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The Best Bryan Cranston Movies  

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List of the best Bryan Cranston movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bryan Cranston'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 Bryan Cranston movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bryan Cranston movies will be at the top of the list. Bryan Cranston has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bryan Cranston movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bryan Cranston films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list you're viewing contains films like Drive and Godzilla.

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

Steven Spielberg and Steven Soderbergh have both worked with Bryan Cranston over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Bryan Cranston has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jon Hamm and Aaron Eckhart in terms of fame and success.

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Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan
Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more

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Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette
Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama road film and the directorial film debut of the husband-wife team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The screenplay was written by ...more

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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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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon
Contagion is a 2011 medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Marion Cotillard, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, ...more

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Jessica Chastain, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the third installment of the ...more

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Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman
The Upside is a 2017 American comedy drama film directed by Neil Burger, based on the 2011 French film The Intouchables. A paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) strikes up an unlikely ...more
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Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston
The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Connelly, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and Marisa Tomei. ...more
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Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler
That Thing You Do! is a 1996 American musical comedy drama film written, directed by, and co-starring Tom Hanks. Set in the summer of 1964, the movie tells the story of the quick rise and fall ...more

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Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong
John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom ...more

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Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel
Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for ...more

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Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alec Baldwin
Rock of Ages is a 2012 American romantic musical comedy film directed by Adam Shankman. The film is an adaptation of the 2006 rock jukebox Broadway musical of the same name by Chris D'Arienzo. ...more
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Daniela Ruah, Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Red Tails is a 2012 American film directed by Anthony Hemingway in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr. The film is about the Tuskegee Airmen, a ...more

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Bryan Cranston, Lauren Graham, Helen Slater
Seeing Other People is a comedy film about a couple that decide to see other people two months before their wedding. It was released in 2004.

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Carrie Fisher, Bryan Cranston
Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 American satirical comedy film that parodies the experience of watching low-budget movies on late-night television. The film, featuring a large ensemble cast, ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Colin Farrell
Total Recall is a 2012 American science fiction action film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the second adaptation of the 1966 short story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale" by ...more

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Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Bryan Cranston
Larry Crowne is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The film was produced and directed by Hanks, who co-wrote its screenplay with Nia Vardalos. The story ...more

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Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff
Batman: Year One is a 2011 animated superhero film based on the four-issue story arc Batman: Year One printed in 1987. It premiered at Comic-Con on July 22 and was officially released October ...more
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Hirotaka Suzuoki, Bin Shimada, Kazuyuki Sogabe
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise is a 1987 Japanese animated science fiction film and the first film produced by Gainax and Bandai Visual. It was directed and written by Hiroyuki ...more
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Bryan Cranston, James Earl Jones, Michael Gambon
Clean Slate is a 1994 American comedy film, directed by Mick Jackson. The film stars Dana Carvey as a private investigator.He has developed a rare form of amnesia that causes him to forget ...more
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John Travolta, Tom Hanks, Morgan Freeman
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D is a 2005 IMAX 3D documentary film about the first humans on the Moon, the twelve astronauts in the Apollo program. It is co-written, produced and ...more
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Bryan Cranston, Marc Singer, Judith Chapman
Dead Space is a 1991 science-fiction film involving the crew members of a space station orbiting Saturn when they face a killer virus. In 2010 Shout! Factory released the film on DVD, packaged ...more
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Bryan Cranston, Josh Zuckerman, Jefferson Mappin
'Twas the Night is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie released in December for the Christmas holiday. Disney Channel has aired the film every year sometime in December. This was the most ...more
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Christina Hendricks, Lucy Liu, Bryan Cranston
Detachment is a 2011 American drama film about the high school education system directed by Tony Kaye, starring Adrien Brody with an ensemble supporting cast.
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Kirk Douglas, Bryan Cranston, Ted Raimi
Illusion is an independent feature film released in 2004. It was directed by Michael Goorjian and features Kirk Douglas in his last film role before retirement.
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Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, Benjamin Bratt
The Infiltrator is a 2016 American crime drama film directed by Brad Furman and written by Ellen Brown Furman. The film is based on the autobiography of the same name by Robert Mazur, a U.S. ...more