17 Pairs Of Costars Who've Worked Together So Many Times They're Basically A Package Deal

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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard really take the "work wife" thing seriously!

Have you ever had a coworker who's so great that you wished you could take them along with you to every new job in the future?

It's a lot easier to reunite with your old coworkers when you're both in the entertainment industry — and you might even work with them again and again.

Here are 17 pairs of costars who've worked together multiple times:

1. Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder have been in four movies together:

Bram Stoker's Dracula

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A Scanner Darkly

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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

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and Destination Wedding.

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2. Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson have been in a whopping 12 movies together:

Zoolander and Zoolander 2

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Starsky & Hutch

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Night at the Museum, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

The Cable Guy

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Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, and Little Fockers

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and The Royal Tenenbaums.

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3. Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell starred in the shows All That and Kenan & Kel. They also appeared in three movies together:

Good Burger

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The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle

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and Two Heads Are Better Than None.

4. Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, who are married, have shared the screen in eight movies:

Jamón Jamón

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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Everybody Knows

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Live Flesh

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and three films that Bardem only cameoed in — Not Love Just Frenzy, Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health, and Don't Tempt Me.

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5. Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Ruffalo played love interests in both View From the Top and Thanks for Sharing.

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As part of the MCU, they've been in five additional movies together — The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

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6. Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan starred in four movies together:

You've Got Mail

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Sleepless in Seattle

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Joe Versus the Volcano

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and Ithaca.

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Ryan also starred in My Mom's New Boyfriend with Hanks' son Colin.

7. Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne shared the screen three times:

Boyz n the Hood

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What's Love Got to Do With It

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and Akeelah and the Bee.

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8. Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore have fallen in love onscreen three times:

The Wedding Singer

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50 First Dates

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and Blended.

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9. Aside from costarring in the show Peaky Blinders, Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy have been in three movies together, all of which were directed by Christopher Nolan:

Inception

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and Dunkirk.

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10. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, who are married, have been in four movies together:

When in Rome

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CHiPs

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Hit and Run

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and the movie adaptation of Veronica Mars (Shepard had a brief cameo).

He also guest-starred on an episode of Bell's show The Good Place.

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11. Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have worked on eight projects together:

Shaun of the Dead

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The World's End

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Hot Fuzz

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Paul

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Cuban Fury

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and they did voicework for two movies, The Adventures of Tintin and The Boxtrolls.

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12. Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell have been in three TV shows together — Prison Break, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow.

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They've also shared the screen in two movies — Prison Break: The Final Break and Blood Creek (Miller had an uncredited cameo).

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13. Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman costarred in five movies:

The Break-Up

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The Switch

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Office Christmas Party

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and Horrible Bosses and Horrible Bosses 2.

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14. Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly have shared the screen four times:

Step Brothers

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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and Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie.

15. Along with starring on Empire together, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson have been in four movies together:

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Four Brothers

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Term Life

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and Animal (2005).

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16. Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans have been in two non-MCU movies together — The Nanny Diaries and The Perfect Score.

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Within the MCU, they've shared the screen seven times — The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Captain Marvel (mid-credits scene), Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

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17. And finally, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar, who are married, have been in six movies together:

I Know What You Did Last Summer and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

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Scooby-Doo and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

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Happily N'Ever After

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and She's All That (Gellar had a brief cameo).

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