The Best Films Directed By Famous Actors, Ranked

Voting Rules
Only movies directed by famous ACTORS (or at least people who are known for their acting as much as for directing)

Over 5,900 movie fans have voted to shape these rankings of the best films directed by famous actors. From Ben Affleck's award-winning Argo to Bradley Cooper's directorial debut A Star is Born, some of Hollywood’s most beloved stars have stepped behind the camera and created truly remarkable works of art. Whether you are a fan of Tom Hanks' romantic comedy Larry Crowne or Robert Redford’s legal drama The Conspirator, there is something here for everyone who appreciates great movies helmed by famous faces.

These kinds of movies often resonate with audiences because they feature actors we know and love in multiple roles - as both an actor and director. It can also be interesting to see how their vision translates from acting into directing a film. For example, Clint Eastwood has become an incredibly successful filmmaker after winning Best Picture for Million Dollar Baby; after his first directorial effort, Unforgiven won him Best Director at the Academy Awards.

The list below contains some incredible films that have been voted on and ranked by movie fans everywhere - why not add yours? Cast your vote today for your favorite film directed by a renowned actor or actress.

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