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The Best Adam Driver Movies  

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List of the best Adam Driver movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Adam Driver started his acting career appearing in TV series like HBO's Girls as Adam Sackler, but he quickly became a good bet at the box office. Adam Driver'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 Adam Driver movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Adam Driver movies will be at the top of the list. Adam Driver has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Adam Driver movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Adam Driver films to end the squabble once and for all.

In 2015, Adam Driver starred as Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He will reprise his role in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi

This is a list that features films like Paterson and Silence.

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

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

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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. ...more

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Paterson Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Barry Shabaka Henley
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Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson
Silence is a 2016 historical period drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the 1966 novel by Shūsaku Endō. In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam ...more

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Hungry Hearts Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher, Roberta Maxwell
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Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne
This Is Where I Leave You is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Shawn Levy. It is based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Tropper, who also wrote the film's screenplay. The ...more

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Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver
While We're Young is a 2014 American comedy film directed by Noah Baumbach. A New York-based documentary filmmaker (Ben Stiller) and his wife (Naomi Watts) develop a friendship with a couple in ...more
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Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker a 2019 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe (Oscar Isaac) must stop Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) ...more

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The Report is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Adam Driver Movies
Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Ted Levine
The Report is a 2019 American drama film directed by Scott Z. Burns. Senate staffer Daniel Jones (Adam Driver) is assigned the daunting task of leading an investigation into the CIA’s Detention ...more
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Marriage Story is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Adam Driver Movies
Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern
Marriage Story is a 2019 American drama film directed by Noah Baumbach. A stage director (Adam Driver) and his actor wife (Scarlett Johansson) struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce ...more

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Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman
Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 American comedy-drama film edited, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It was produced by Scott Rudin, Ethan and Joel Coen. Set in 1961, the film stars ...more

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Greta Gerwig, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen
Frances Ha is a 2013 American comedy-drama film directed by Noah Baumbach and written by Baumbach and Greta Gerwig. Gerwig also plays the title role. The film premiered at the Telluride Film ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton
Midnight Special is an upcoming American science fiction film written and directed by Jeff Nichols. The film stars Adam Driver, Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, and Joel Edgerton. It is Nichols' ...more

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Tracks Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field
Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The ...more

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The Dead Don't Die is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Adam Driver Movies
Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton
The Dead Don't Die is a 2019 American zombie horror comedy film, written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together ...more

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Daniel Radcliffe, Oona Chaplin, Adam Driver
What If is a 2014 romantic comedy film written by Elan Mastai and directed by Michael Dowse.
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Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver, Olga Kurylenko
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is a 2018 fantasy-adventure-comedy film directed by Terry Gilliam, loosely based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes. An advertising executive (Adam Driver) jumps ...more
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Bluebird John Slattery, Margo Martindale, Adam Driver
Bluebird is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Maine native Lance Edmands. Set and filmed in Northern Maine, it tells the story of how a school bus driver's momentary distraction causes a ...more
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Joanne Woodward, Adam Driver, Dulé Hill
Gayby is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film based on the 2010 short film of the same name. It debuted on March 12, 2012 at the South by Southwest film festival.
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench
J. Edgar is a 2011 American biographical drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood. Written by Dustin Lance Black, the film focuses on the career of FBI director J. Edgar ...more

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