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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.

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Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman Seven is a 1995 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher. The film stars Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, with Gwyneth Paltrow, R. Lee Ermey, John C. McGinley, and Kevin ...more

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Sliding Doors Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeanne Tripplehorn, John Hannah Sliding Doors is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Howitt and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah, while also featuring John Lynch, Jeanne ...more

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The Talented Mr. Ripley Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon The Talented Mr. Ripley is a 1999 American psychological thriller written for the screen and directed by Anthony Minghella. An adaptation of the 1955 Patricia Highsmith novel of the same name, ...more

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The Royal Tenenbaums Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray The Royal Tenenbaums is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson and co-written with Owen Wilson. The film stars Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Bill Murray, Gwyneth Paltrow, ...more

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Shallow Hal Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black, Dolph Ziggler Shallow Hal is a 2001 romantic comedy film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black, and Jason Alexander. It was directed by the Farrelly brothers and filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina ...more

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Proof Gwyneth Paltrow, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anthony Hopkins Proof is a 2005 American drama film directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Hope Davis. It was written by Rebecca Miller, based on David ...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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Emma Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Toni Collette Emma is a 1996 period film based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen. Directed by Douglas McGrath, the film stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Alan Cumming, Toni Collette, Ewan McGregor, and Jeremy ...more

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Iron Man Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark (Robert ...more

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Two Lovers Gwyneth Paltrow, Joaquin Phoenix, Isabella Rossellini Two Lovers is a 2008 American romantic drama film, taking its inspiration from Fyodor Dostoyevsky's short story "White Nights", which had already been turned into a film 7 times, first ...more

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Hard Eight Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, Philip Seymour Hoffman Hard Eight is a 1996 American neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow and Samuel L. Jackson. There ...more

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A Perfect Murder Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Douglas A Perfect Murder is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen. It is a modern remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 ...more

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Possession Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Headey, Aaron Eckhart Possession is a 2002 American/British romantic/mystery drama film written and directed by Neil LaBute, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart. It was based on the 1990 novel of the same name ...more

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Contagion 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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Great Expectations Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Ethan Hawke Great Expectations is a 1998 contemporary film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel of the same name, co-written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth ...more

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Sylvia Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Michael Gambon Sylvia is a 2003 British biographical drama film directed by Christine Jeffs and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, and Michael Gambon. It tells the true story of the romance ...more

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Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley Iron Man 3 is a 2013 superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008's ...more

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Country Strong Gwyneth Paltrow, Leighton Meester, Tim McGraw Country Strong is a 2010 drama film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund, and Leighton Meester. The film, about an emotionally unstable country music star who attempts to ...more

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best Gwyneth Paltrow Movies of All Time, Ranked
The Avengers Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a ...more

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View from the Top Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mike Myers View from the Top is a 2003 American romantic comedy film directed by Bruno Barreto, and stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, Joshua Malina, Mark Ruffalo, Rob Lowe, Mike ...more

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Duets Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti, Maria Bello Duets is a 2000 American road trip film co-produced and directed by Bruce Paltrow and written by John Byrum. The motion picture features an ensemble cast co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul ...more

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Flesh and Bone Gwyneth Paltrow, Meg Ryan, James Caan Flesh and Bone is a 1993 neo noir film drama written and directed by Steve Kloves that stars Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid and James Caan. Gwyneth Paltrow is featured in an early role. Janet Maslin of ...more

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Iron Man 2 Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

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Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Gwyneth Paltrow, Heather Graham, Matthew Broderick Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle is a 1994 American film scripted by screenwriter/director Alan Rudolph and former Washington Star reporter Randy Sue Coburn. Directed by Rudolph, it starred ...more

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The Anniversary Party Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Kline, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Anniversary Party is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written, directed, produced by, and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Alan Cumming.

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Hook Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Robin Williams Hook is a 1991 American fantasy adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by James V. Hart and Malia Scotch Marmo. It stars Robin Williams as Peter Pan/Peter Banning, Dustin ...more

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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is a 2004 American science fiction action adventure film written and directed by Kerry Conran in his directorial debut. The film is set in an alternative ...more

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Running with Scissors Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Evan Rachel Wood Running with Scissors is a 2006 American black comedy film based on Augusten Burroughs' 2002 memoir of the same name, written and directed by Ryan Murphy, and starring Joseph Cross, Annette ...more

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The Pallbearer Gwyneth Paltrow, David Schwimmer, Toni Collette The Pallbearer is a 1996 American romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Matt Reeves and starring David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, Michael Vartan, Michael Rapaport, and ...more

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Hush Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Hal Holbrook Hush is a 1998 American thriller starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech, and Jessica Lange.

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Infamous Gwyneth Paltrow, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig Infamous is a 2006 American drama film based on the 1997 book by George Plimpton, Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career. It ...more

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Austin Powers: Goldmember Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise Austin Powers in Goldmember is a 2002 American spy comedy film. It is the third installment of the Austin Powers film series starring Mike Myers in the title role. The film was directed by Jay ...more

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Thanks for Sharing Gwyneth Paltrow, P!nk, Mark Ruffalo Thanks for Sharing is a 2012 drama film written by Stuart Blumberg, Matt Winston and directed by Stuart Blumberg.

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Malice Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin Malice is a 1993 American thriller film directed by Harold Becker. The screenplay by Aaron Sorkin and Scott Frank is based on a story by Jonas McCord. It stars Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman and ...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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Glee: The 3D Concert Movie Gwyneth Paltrow, Lea Michele, Dianna Agron A concert documentary shot during the Glee Live! In Concert! summer 2011 tour, featuring song performances and Glee fans' life stories and how the show influenced them.

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Moonlight and Valentino Gwyneth Paltrow, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner Moonlight and Valentino is a 1995 dramedy film directed by David Anspaugh. The screenplay by Ellen Simon is based on her semi-autobiographical play of the same title.

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Higher Learning Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Connelly, Tyra Banks Higher Learning is a 1995 American romantic drama film, directed by John Singleton, and starring an ensemble cast. The film follows the changing lives of three incoming freshmen at the fictional ...more

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Jefferson in Paris Gwyneth Paltrow, Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones Jefferson in Paris is a 1995 Franco-American historical drama film, directed by James Ivory, and previously entitled Head and Heart. The screenplay, by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, is a semi-fictional ...more

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Mortdecai Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Munn Mortdecai is a 2015 American action comedy film directed by David Koepp and written by Eric Aronson. The film is adapted from the book anthology Mortdecai written by Kyril Bonfiglioli. It stars ...more

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Shout Gwyneth Paltrow, John Travolta, Heather Graham Shout is a 1991 American musical romance film directed by Jeffrey Hornaday and starring John Travolta as a music teacher who introduces rock and roll to a west Texas home for boys in 1955. The ...more

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The Good Night Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Danny DeVito The Good Night is a 2007 romantic comedy film written and directed by Jake Paltrow. The film stars his sister Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Martin Freeman, Danny DeVito, Simon Pegg and ...more

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Deadly Relations Gwyneth Paltrow, Matthew Perry, Shelley Fabares Deadly Relations is a 1993 American television film directed by Bill Condon. It stars Robert Urich, Shelley Fabares and Gwyneth Paltrow. The film originally aired on ABC on May 22, 1993. Deadly ...more

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Love and Other Disasters Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom, Brittany Murphy Love and Other Disasters is a 2006 romantic comedy produced by Ruby Film, Europa Corp. and Skyline Films presented at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2008, it had its UK premiere in ...more

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Cruel Doubt Gwyneth Paltrow, Ed Asner, David Arquette Cruel Doubt is a 1992 miniseries starring Blythe Danner and Matt McGrath, as well as Danner's daughter, Gwyneth Paltrow. The film was broadcast in two parts on NBC in the United States and on ...more

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The Intern Gwyneth Paltrow, Joan Rivers, Kathy Griffin The Intern is a 2000 comedy satire film directed by Michael Lange about the shallow world of fashion magazines. It stars Dominique Swain, Joan Rivers, Peggy Lipton and Kathy Griffin. The film ...more

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Classical Baby: I'm Grown Up Now: The Poetry Show Gwyneth Paltrow, Susan Sarandon, John Lithgow Classical Baby: I'm Grown Up Now: The Poetry Show is a 2008 TV movie directed by Amy Schatz.

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Out of the Past is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 20+ Best Gwyneth Paltrow Movies of All Time, Ranked
Out of the Past Gwyneth Paltrow, Edward Norton, Stephen Spinella Out of the Past is a 1998 documentary film directed by Jeffrey Dupre.