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List of the best Joaquin Phoenix movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Joaquin Phoenix's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Joaquin Phoenix movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Joaquin Phoenix movies will be at the top of the list. Joaquin Phoenix has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Joaquin Phoenix movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Joaquin Phoenix films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Joaquin Phoenix role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Joaquin Phoenix performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items on this list include Her and Inherent Vice.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Joaquin Phoenix movies?" and "What are the greatest Joaquin Phoenix roles of all time?"

Joaquin Phoenix is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Ron Howard, M. Night Shyamalan and Joel Schumacher. Movie fans who love Joaquin Phoenix have also been known to enjoy films starring Ben Stiller and Paul Rudd.

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Walk the Line Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Ginnifer Goodwin

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Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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The Master Amy Adams, Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Hotel Rwanda Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Don Cheadle

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Signs Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin

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Two Lovers Gwyneth Paltrow, Joaquin Phoenix, Isabella Rossellini

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The Village Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix

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Return to Paradise Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, Jada Pinkett Smith

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Ladder 49 John Travolta, Joaquin Phoenix, Martin O'Malley

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Inventing the Abbotts Jennifer Connelly, Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix

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Clay Pigeons Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, Janeane Garofalo

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To Die For Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon

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We Own the Night Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall

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The Yards Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix

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It's All About Love Sean Penn, Claire Danes, Joaquin Phoenix

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Brother Bear Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette, Michael Clarke Duncan

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Buffalo Soldiers Anna Paquin, Idris Elba, Joaquin Phoenix

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SpaceCamp Joaquin Phoenix, Kelly Preston, Lea Thompson

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Parenthood Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard

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Reservation Road Jennifer Connelly, Joaquin Phoenix, Elle Fanning

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8mm Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini

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Her Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams

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U Turn Jennifer Lopez, Sean Penn, Claire Danes

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Russkies Joaquin Phoenix, Carole King, Peter Billingsley

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Irrational Man Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Joe Stapleton

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Backwards: The Riddle of Dysle... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Joaquin Phoenix Movies
Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia Joaquin Phoenix, River Phoenix, Madge Sinclair

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The Immigrant Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner

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Inherent Vice Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Owen Wilson

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Kids Don't Tell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Joaquin Phoenix Movies
Kids Don't Tell Joaquin Phoenix, JoBeth Williams, Judith Barsi

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I'm Still Here Antony Chester Langdon