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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 Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm The Town is a 2010 American crime drama film starring, co-written and directed by Ben Affleck adapted from Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves. The film opened in theaters in the United States ...more

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Argo Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston 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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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon 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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Gone Girl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Gone Girl Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry 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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Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler 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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The Accountant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
The Accountant Walton Goggins, 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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Chasing Amy Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, 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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Dogma Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock 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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Dazed and Confused Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including ...more

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams 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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Pearl Harbor Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck 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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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more

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Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani 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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Changing Lanes Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Amanda Peet 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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Boiler Room Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Nia Long Boiler Room is a 2000 American crime 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, ...more

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Hollywoodland Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Robin Tunney Hollywoodland is a 2006 American period detective film directed by Allen Coulter in his feature directorial debut. The story presents a fictionalized account of the circumstances surrounding the ...more

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The Sum of All Fears Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber 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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State of Play Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe State of Play is a 2009 political thriller film. It is an adaptation of the six-part British television serial of the same name which first aired on BBC One in 2003. The plot of the six-hour ...more

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Smokin' Aces Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French crime film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned mafia informant and Ryan Reynolds as ...more

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Clerks II Ben Affleck, Rosario Dawson, Wanda Sykes Clerks II is a 2006 American comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, sequel to his 1994 film Clerks, and his sixth feature film to be set in the View Askewniverse. The film stars Brian ...more

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Gone Baby Gone Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris 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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The Company Men Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones The Company Men is an American drama film, written and directed by John Wells. It stars Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Chris Cooper and Tommy Lee Jones. It premiered at the 26th Sundance Film ...more

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School Ties Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser 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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Suicide Squad Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film directed by David Ayer, based on the DC Comics antihero team. A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated ...more

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Paycheck Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti Paycheck is a 2003 sci-fi thriller film based on the short story of the same name by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. The film was directed by John Woo and stars Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman ...more

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He's Just Not That Into You Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. This Baltimore-set movie of ...more

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Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard. The film depicts an imaginary love affair ...more

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Daredevil Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell 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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Reindeer Games Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck, Ashton Kutcher 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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Forces of Nature Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Blythe Danner Forces of Nature is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Bronwen Hughes. A soon-to-be-married man (Ben Affleck) encounters an exciting stranger (Sandra Bullock) after his plane ...more

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Jersey Girl Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Ben Affleck Jersey Girl is a 2004 American comedy-drama film written, co-edited, and directed by Kevin Smith. It stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, Jennifer Lopez and ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Ben Affleck, Hilary Swank, Donald Sutherland Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The film starred Kristy ...more

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200 Cigarettes Kate Hudson, Courtney Love, Ben Affleck 200 Cigarettes is a 1999 American ensemble comedy film directed by Risa Bramon Garcia, and written by Shana Larsen. The film is a mosaic following multiple characters in New York City on New ...more

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Surviving Christmas Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison, Christina Applegate Surviving Christmas is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini, Christina Applegate and Catherine O'Hara. Despite being a Christmas movie, ...more

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Extract Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck, Kristen Wiig Extract is a 2009 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. The film stars Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Dustin Milligan, J. K. Simmons, and Ben Affleck. This was said ...more

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Bounce Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Natasha Henstridge Bounce is a 2000 American romantic drama film starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and directed by Don Roos.

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Runner, Runner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Top 30+ Best Ben Affleck Movies of All Time, Ranked
Runner, Runner Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton Runner Runner is a 2013 American crime thriller film directed by Brad Furman, and written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien. The film stars Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck, Gemma Arterton, and ...more

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To the Wonder Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko To the Wonder is a 2012 romantic drama art film written and directed by Terrence Malick, starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams, and Javier Bardem. Filmed in Oklahoma and Paris, ...more

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Joseph: King of Dreams Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Dan Castellaneta Joseph: King of Dreams is a 2000 American animated biblical musical family film and the only direct-to-video release from DreamWorks Animation. The film is an adaptation of the story of Joseph ...more

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Office Killer Ben Affleck, Molly Ringwald, Jeanne Tripplehorn Office Killer is a comedy-horror film directed by Cindy Sherman. It was released in 1997 and stars Carol Kane, Molly Ringwald and David Thornton.

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Daddy Ben Affleck, Lynda Carter, Jenny Lewis Daddy, also known as Danielle Steel's Daddy, is a 1991 television film directed by Michael Miller. The film is based upon the 1989 novel Daddy written by Danielle Steel.

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Phantoms Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber Phantoms is a 1998 American-Japanese science fiction horror film adapted from Dean Koontz's 1983 novel of the same name. Directed by Joe Chappelle with a screenplay by Koontz, the film stars ...more

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Man About Town Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn, John Cleese Man About Town is a 2006 comedy-drama film produced by Sunlight Productions and independently presented by Media 8 Entertainment. It was written and directed by Mike Binder and stars Ben ...more

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Glory Daze Ben Affleck, Alyssa Milano, Matthew McConaughey Glory Daze is an independent film starring Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell, French Stewart and Alyssa Milano. It had a limited release in 1995.

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Going All the Way Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Rachel Weisz Going All the Way is a 1997 film directed by Mark Pellington. The film was written by Dan Wakefield, based on his 1970 novel. It won an award at the Sundance Film Festival.

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The Third Wheel Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Denise Richards The Third Wheel is a 2002 American film directed by Jordan Brady, starring Luke Wilson, Denise Richards, Jay Lacopo and Ben Affleck. The plot of the movie revolves around a first date between ...more

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Daddy and Them Ben Affleck, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kelly Preston Daddy and Them is a 2001 American film written and directed by, as well as starring Billy Bob Thornton. In addition to Thornton, it stars Laura Dern, Ben Affleck, Kelly Preston, Diane Ladd, ...more

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Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Will Ferrell Oh, What a Lovely Tea Party is a 2004 documentary about the making of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, released and produced by Kevin Smith's View Askew Productions. The 3-hour work marks the ...more

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The People Speak Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Marisa Tomei The People Speak is a documentary tv program/film.