10 Iconic Zac Efron Movies To Watch As A Family Affair Trailer Drops

Zac Efron is gearing up for his coming-of-age upcoming film, A Family Affair, releasing on June 28, 2024. Here are 10 movies of his to watch ahead of his upcoming movie.

Updated on Jun 04, 2024  |  10:12 AM IST |  50.1K
10 Iconic Zac Efron Movies To Watch As A Family Affair Trailer Drops
Zac Efron (PC: YouTube/A Family Affair/Netflix)

Zac Efron needs no introduction; he is quite literally everyone’s teenage heartthrob. Efron is widely recognized for teen movies. The actor has now shifted his focus to more adult, off-the-radar films that highlight his talent. Zac Efron is gearing up to grace our screens very soon. Starring in the Netflix forthcoming film Efron, she is all set to star in A Family Affair alongside Nicole Kidman and Joey King. 

The trailer for the film was released recently, with the film releasing this month on June 28, 2024. The film might easily be seen as a coming-of-age story for a variety of generations. as all three main cast members experience the growing pains of life as an unexpected relationship emerges.

Zac Efron has appeared in a number of big-budget films, including studio comedies, adored adolescent musicals, and, more lately, crime dramas and horror thrillers. He has a wide range, and his career has been particularly exciting to follow in recent years. Here are the top 10 movies to watch by the actor as we await his upcoming film. 

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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile


Zac Efron's frightening performance as serial killer Ted Bundy was a watershed event in the actor's career. The role left moviegoers stunned with his really chilling portrayal of the real-life psychopath. Although the film received little critical recognition, Efron's performance was widely discussed for a long time.

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Baywatch


Baywatch was one of Zac Efron's first forays into popular filmmaking since his career-defining role in HSM, and the difference is night and day. Baywatch is a pure blast from beginning to end. The film never took itself too seriously and constantly had fun with its zany plot. Baywatch stars Efron, Dwayne Johnson, and Alexandra Daddario, and the three have great chemistry on screen. They bring every scene to life, taking the film well beyond its admittedly simple screenplay and direction. Many believe the picture to be one of Dwayne Johnson's greatest. Due to his magnetic performance as the lead, this is impossible to argue.

The Greatest Showman


The Greatest Showman, starring Zac Efron, Hugh Jackman, and Zendaya, soon became one of the most successful film musicals of the 2010s. The film was apparently taking over a whole corner of pop culture with its catchy music and fascinating tale. Few films have gained as much popularity as The Greatest Showman. The movie chronicles the entertaining story of P.T. Barnum and his rise to prominence as America's first circus showman. Jackman delivered an immensely entertaining performance as the lead, infusing the film with a thrilling burst of energy that made it extremely likeable.

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Neighbors


Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, and Rose Byrne appear in Neighbors. A humorous film about a suburban couple whose lives were flipped upside down when a college fraternity moved in next door. The film contains several instantly memorable moments and statements. These moments will undoubtedly go down as some of the funniest in both Rogen and Efron's filmography. Neighbors was also lucky enough to get a sequel, Sorority Rising. The sequel was considered to be one of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's best collaborations yet. The two have collaborated on numerous films, but their contributions to this series are among their greatest.

The Lucky One


The Lucky One is one of Zac Efron's most popular romantic films. The movie follows the narrative of a lonely marine who returns home from war to find his lost love. He plays opposite Taylor Schilling in this heartfelt film based on Nicholas Sparks' romantic novel of the same name. There are numerous adaptations of Nicholas Sparks' writings that have memorable quotes and charismatic couples. But the lucky one is no exception. Efron and Schilling play off each other in a very fascinating way, and their relationship is easy for audiences to buy into.

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Charlie St. Cloud


Zac Efron stars as the eponymous character in Burr Steers' Charlie St. Cloud, a delightful romance/fantasy film. The movie revolves around a young guy who works in a cemetery and has a mysterious link to his late brother Sam. However, when Amanda Crew's character Tess enters his life, Charlie is forced to choose between his new love and his lost sibling. Along with its captivating romance, Charlie St. Cloud delivers a wealth of complex and philosophical thoughts. These thoughts are about death and the afterlife. They elevate the script above many others in the genre. Efron offers an excellent performance, demonstrating all of the qualities that make him such a captivating protagonist.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year


The High School Musical franchise is filled with unique characters. These characters have been adored by many fans over the years. Senior Year knows precisely how to make these people new and interesting again. It contains plenty of exciting and dramatic moments. As well as engaging music and set pieces that fans will undoubtedly like. Zac Efron's most well-known character over the years has been Troy Bolton, which is not surprising. He gives a lot of enthusiasm to the job, making it difficult to picture anyone else playing the character.

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High School Musical 2


While High School Musical 2 is among those films that is embarrassing to confess you enjoy, But there are still many fans who defend the teen musical and its sequels. Zac Efron reprises his renowned role as Troy Bolton. He delivered with the same lighthearted spirit that made the original so popular. Most fans think that the second chapter is the poorest of the original trilogy. Still, there are many moments that spectators can relate to and appreciate. With the majority of the original cast returning and a new slate of fresh tunes, this sequel achieves almost everything right.

High School Musical


High School Musical has pretty much established the gold standard for teen musicals. Numerous films are striving to emulate its distinct approach, but very few succeed. Along with the catchy music and entertaining performances, The film does an excellent job of creating a riveting plot that draws you in and keeps you invested. The entire high school musical also does an excellent job of capturing the distinct style of filmmaking that defined the late 2000s. The film operates almost as a time capsule of a very specific era that is a lot of fun to rewatch. This is why so many people hold this picture in such high regard, owing to its charm and nostalgic value.

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