The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked Films

The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked

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List Criteria: Vote for your favorite Jeremy Renner movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

The best Jeremy Renner movies prove that he’s a very good action star that is also capable of stellar dramatic performances. Since the 2000s, he has appeared in plenty of blockbusters and critically-acclaimed movies, earning awards and accolades along the way. His highest grossing movies have been well-received at the box office as well, as his lifetime box office gross exceeds $2.5 billion. He can thank roles in giant blockbusters such as Mission Impossible and The Avengers for that.

A native of Modesto, California, Jeremy Renner is the oldest of seven siblings and graduated Fred C. Beyer High School in 1989. While attending Modesto Junior College to study computer science and criminology, he picked a drama class as an elective and promptly changed course. His first film role was in 1995’s National Lampoon's Senior Trip.

Over the next few years, the best Jeremy Renner movies featured him only in small roles. His first taste of success came in the early 2000s, when he portrayed serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in the movie Dahmer. After several noteworthy supporting actor performances, he finally got his breakout role in one of his best movies, The Hurt Locker. Following that role, the best Jeremy Renner movies have been blockbusters.

So what are the best Jeremy Renner movies of all time? Is it his dramatic turn in The Hurt Locker or his action hero adventure The Avengers: Age of Ultron? See what fans have ranked as their favorite Jeremy Renner movies below. Movie trailers (where available) have been included below if you want a preview of the film. If you think the best Jeremy Renner role isn't at the top, then vote it up. Don’t see it listed? Add it so that others may vote for it. After all, this list of the best Jeremy Renner movies should be as comprehensive as possible. 

Movie fans who love Jeremy Renner have also been known to enjoy films starring Ryan Gosling and Andrew Dice Clay.

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner

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    Mission: Impossible – Rogue Na... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Ferguson

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner

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    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Jeremy Renner

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

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    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Gabrielle Union, Jeremy Renner, Cary Elwes

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    Jeremy Renner, Bruce Davison, Dion Basco

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    Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, Woody Harrelson

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    Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner

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    Jeremy Renner, Tommy Chong, Tara Strong

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    Jeremy Renner, Annabella Sciorra, Merritt Wever

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    Jeremy Renner, Minnie Driver, Adam Rodríguez

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    Love Comes to the Executioner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Ginnifer Goodwin, Jeremy Renner, Christine Ebersole

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    Fish in a Barrel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Fish in a Barrel Jeremy Renner, Arly Jover, Travis Oates

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    Lightbulb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Lightbulb Jeremy Renner, Ayelet Zurer, Richard Kind

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    Jeremy Renner, Julia Stiles, Forest Whitaker

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    A Friend's Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    A Friend's Betrayal Jeremy Renner, Brian Austin Green, Sharon Lawrence

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    Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner, Willa Holland

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    Sofía Vergara, Heath Ledger, Jeremy Renner

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    Monkey Love is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Jeremy Renner, Seamus Dever, Amii Stewart

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    American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro

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    Jeremy Renner, Kathryn Morris, Ernie Reyes

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    Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman

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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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    The Immigrant is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner

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    Kill the Messenger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked


    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jeremy Renner, Paz Vega

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