The best Gwyneth Paltrow movies of all time prove that she’s one of the top actresses of her generation. Since the 1990s, she has appeared in plenty of blockbusters and critically-acclaimed movies, earning awards and accolades along the way. Her highest grossing movies have been well-received at the box office as well, as her lifetime box office gross exceeds $1 billion.
A native of Los Angeles, California, Gwyneth Paltrow is the daughter of actress Blythe Danner and director Bruce Paltrow. Her first acting role was in a TV film directed by her father, which was followed by two film roles and several more TV movies. Her breakthrough role was the 1996 movie Emma, in which she played the title character.
Since then, Gwyneth Paltrow has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Jon Favreau. She has costarred with other A-list actors such as Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Aniston .
Needless to say, Gwyneth Paltrow has been in a lot of blockbusters, including Iron Man 3, Mordecai, and more. Because of that, people often debate each other over what the greatest Gwyneth Paltrow movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Gwyneth Paltrow films to end the squabble once and for all.
So what are the best Gwyneth Paltrow movies of all time? Is it Enchanted or The Fighter? See what fans have ranked as their favorite Gwyneth Paltrow movies below. Movie trailers have been included below if you want a preview of the film. If you think the best Gwyneth Paltrow 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 Gwyneth Paltrow movies should be as comprehensive as possible.
Gwyneth Paltrow has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Joss Whedon. Gwyneth Paltrow has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Aniston in terms of fame and success.
- When retiring police Detective William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) tackles a final case with the aid of newly transferred David Mills (Brad Pitt), they discover a number of elaborate and grizzly ...more
- To be young and carefree amid the blue waters and idyllic landscape of sun-drenched Italy in the late 1950s; that's la dolce vita Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) craves- and Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) ...more
- Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums ...more
- When Helen (Gwyneth Paltrow), a London ad executive, is fired from her job and rushes out to catch a train, two scenarios take place. In one, she gets on the train and comes home to find her ...more
- A billionaire industrialist and genius inventor, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), is conducting weapons tests overseas, but terrorists kidnap him to force him to build a devastating weapon. Instead, ...more
- The story revolves around Hal (Jack Black) who, taking his dying father's advice, dates only the embodiments of female physical perfection. But that all changes after Hal has an unexpected run-in ...more
- Plagued with worry and insomnia since saving New York from destruction, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), now, is more dependent on the suits that give him his Iron Man persona -- so much so that every ...more
- A stranger (Philip Baker Hall) mentors a young Reno gambler (John C. Reilly) who weds a hooker (Gwyneth Paltrow) and befriends a vulgar casino regular.
- Catherine (Gwyneth Paltrow) is a 27-year-old grieving after the loss of her father (Anthony Hopkins), a genius mathematician whose mind gradually deteriorated from mental illness. With her sister, ...more
- With the world now aware that he is Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) faces pressure from all sides to share his technology with the military. He is reluctant to divulge ...more
- In this adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, pretty socialite Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow) entertains herself by playing matchmaker for those around her. Her latest "project" is Harriet ...more
- Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change ...more
- Young Sylvia Plath (Gwyneth Paltrow) dreams of becoming an important writer. Her childhood is scarred by the unexpected loss of her father, and by the time she enrolls in college Sylvia has become ...more
- A comedy about a young woman from meager beginnings, who has high hopes for the future. Donna (Gwyneth Paltrow) dreams of becoming a first-class international flight attendant and is willing to do ...more
- "Shakespeare in Love" is a romantic comedy for the 1990s set in the 1590s. It imaginatively unfolds the witty, sexy and timeless tale behind the creation of the greatest love story ever told. A young ...more
- Wall Street baron Steven Taylor (Michael Douglas) discovers that his pretty young wife, Emily (Gwyneth Paltrow), is cheating on him. But what concerns him more than her infidelity is the hope of ...more
- Maud Bailey (Gwyneth Paltrow), a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell (Aaron Eckhart) is an American scholar in London to study ...more
- When Thor's evil brother, Loki (Tom Hiddleston), gains access to the unlimited power of the energy cube called the Tesseract, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of S.H.I.E.L.D., initiates a ...more
- Following a broken engagement, sometime photographer Leonard Kraditor (Joaquin Phoenix) moves in with his parents in Brighton Beach. He soon becomes involved with Sandra (Vinessa Shaw), an honest and ...more
- A collection of disparate but equally damaged characters is traveling to Omaha, Neb. to perform in a karaoke competition with a grand prize of $5,000. They include con artist Ricky Dean (Huey Lewis), ...more
- While recuperating at a rehab facility, country-music superstar Kelly Canter (Gwyneth Paltrow) takes a romantic interest in Beau Hutton (Garrett Hedlund), a talented musician who works there. Kelly ...more
- When Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) returns to Minnesota from a Hong Kong business trip, she attributes the malaise she feels to jet lag. However, two days later, Beth is dead, and doctors tell her ...more
- When his young children are abducted by his old nemesis, Capt. Hook (Dustin Hoffman), middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams) returns to his magical origins as Peter Pan. Peter must revisit ...more
- Haunted by memories of his father murdering a family, Arlis Sweeney (Dennis Quaid) prefers to keep to himself, focusing his energy on his work. One day, the traumatic past that eats away at him ...more
- As the son of an alcoholic father (Alec Baldwin) and a mentally ill mother (Annette Bening), young Augusten Burroughs (Joseph Cross) faces a challenging childhood at the very least. His life takes an ...more