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Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked 

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List Rules Vote for what you think are the best Ben Affleck movies, regardless whether or not Matt Damon costarred.

The best Ben Affleck movies of all time prove that he’s one of the best actors and directors currently working. Since the ‘90s, Affleck has appeared in plenty of blockbusters and critically-acclaimed movies, earning billions at the box office. In fact, his lifetime box office gross exceeds $2.1 billion.

Born in Berkeley, California, Ben Affleck and his family relocated to Boston when he was two years old. A few short years later, he became friends with Matt Damon at the two eventually went on to co-write Good Will Hunting. His first movie as a leading man was Michael Bay’s 1998 action flick Armageddon. Following that film, the best Ben Afflect movies have typically featured him as a leading man.

The order of these top Ben Affleck movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ben Affleck movies will be at the top of the list. Ben Affleck has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ben Affleck movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ben Affleck films to end the squabble once and for all.

So what are the best Ben Affleck movies of all time? Is it The Town or Batman v. Superman? See what fans have ranked as their favorite Ben Affleck movies below. Movie trailers have been included below if you want a preview of the film. If you think the best Ben Affleck 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 Ben Affleck movies should be as comprehensive as possible. 

Michael Bay and Terrence Malick are among those who have directed Ben Affleck at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Ben Affleck, then check out our lists of the best Jennifer Garner and Rob Lowe movies as well.

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The Town is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

Released: 2010

Directed by: Ben Affleck

The Town is a 2010 American drama film starring, co-written and directed by Ben Affleck. The film opened in theaters in the United States on September 17, 2010, at number one with more than $23 ...more

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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

Released: 1997

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and ...more

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Argo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston

Released: 2012

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Argo is a 2012 American political thriller film directed by Ben Affleck. The film is adapted from U.S. Central Intelligence Agency operative Tony Mendez's book The Master of Disguise and Joshuah ...more

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Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

Released: 1998

Directed by: Michael Bay

Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster thriller film, directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures. The film follows a group of ...more

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Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Bay

Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American war film with romance and action elements directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and written by Randall Wallace. It features an ensemble cast, ...more

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Gone Girl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Released: 2014

Directed by: David Fincher

Gone Girl is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and adapted by Gillian Flynn from her 2012 novel of the same name. It stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Set ...more

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The Accountant is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Walton Goggins, Ray McKinnon

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ray McKinnon

The Accountant is a 2001 American short comedy film directed by Ray McKinnon. It won an Academy Award at the 74th Academy Awards in 2002 for McKinnon and his wife Lisa Blount for Best Short ...more
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Dogma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more

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Chasing Amy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

Released: 1997

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Chasing Amy is a 1997 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. The central tension revolves around sexuality, sexual history, and evolving friendships. It is the third ...more

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Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey

Released: 1993

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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Batman v Superman: Dawn ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams

Released: 2016

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Zack Snyder, based on the DC Comics characters. Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman ...more

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Mallrats is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

Released: 1995

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Mallrats is a 1995 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. It is the second film in the View Askewniverse series and prequel to 1994's Clerks. As in the other View ...more

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The Sum of All Fears is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber

Released: 2002

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

The Sum of All Fears is a 2002 American action political thriller film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name. The motion picture, which is set in the Jack ...more

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Jay and Silent Bob Strik... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku

Released: 2001

Directed by: Kevin Smith

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Changing Lanes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Changing Lanes Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Amanda Peet

Released: 2002

Directed by: Roger Michell

Changing Lanes is a 2002 drama-thriller film directed by Roger Michell and starring Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson. The film was released on April 12, 2002 in North America by Paramount

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State of Play is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe

Released: 2009

Directed by: Kevin Macdonald

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Boiler Room is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Nia Long

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ben Younger

Boiler Room is a 2000 American drama film written and directed by Ben Younger, and starring Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Scott Caan, Tom Everett Scott, Ron ...more

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Hollywoodland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Robin Tunney

Released: 2006

Directed by: Allen Coulter

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Suicide Squad is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie

Released: 2016

Directed by: David Ayer

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Gone Baby Gone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 American neo-noir mystery film directed by Ben Affleck and starring his brother Casey Affleck. The screenplay by Ben Affleck and Aaron Stockard is based on the novel of ...more

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Reindeer Games is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck, Ashton Kutcher

Released: 2000

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Reindeer Games is a 2000 action film film, directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, and Charlize Theron. It was Frankenheimer's final theatrically released film and ...more
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Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell

Released: 2003

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

Daredevil is a 2003 American neo-noir superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, the film stars Ben Affleck as Matt ...more

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Paycheck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Woo

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School Ties is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser

Released: 1992

Directed by: Robert Mandel

School Ties is a 1992 sports film directed by Robert Mandel starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris O'Donnell, Cole Hauser, Randall Batinkoff, Andrew Lowery and Anthony Rapp. ...more

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Smokin' Aces is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds

Released: 2006

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

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