films The 20+ Best Jeremy Renner Movies of All Time, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Jeremy Renner movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

The best Jeremy Renner movies prove that he’s a very good action star that is also capable of stellar dramatic performances. Since the 2000s, he has appeared in plenty of blockbusters and critically-acclaimed movies, earning awards and accolades along the way. His highest grossing movies have been well-received at the box office as well, as his lifetime box office gross exceeds $2.5 billion. He can thank roles in giant blockbusters such as Mission Impossible and The Avengers for that.

A native of Modesto, California, Jeremy Renner is the oldest of seven siblings and graduated Fred C. Beyer High School in 1989. While attending Modesto Junior College to study computer science and criminology, he picked a drama class as an elective and promptly changed course. His first film role was in 1995’s National Lampoon's Senior Trip.

Over the next few years, the best Jeremy Renner movies featured him only in small roles. His first taste of success came in the early 2000s, when he portrayed serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in the movie Dahmer. After several noteworthy supporting actor performances, he finally got his breakout role in one of his best movies, The Hurt Locker. Following that role, the best Jeremy Renner movies have been blockbusters.

So what are the best Jeremy Renner movies of all time? Is it his dramatic turn in The Hurt Locker or his action hero adventure The Avengers: Age of Ultron? See what fans have ranked as their favorite Jeremy Renner movies below. Movie trailers (where available) have been included below if you want a preview of the film. If you think the best Jeremy Renner 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 Jeremy Renner movies should be as comprehensive as possible. 

Movie fans who love Jeremy Renner have also been known to enjoy films starring Ryan Gosling and Andrew Dice Clay.

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The Hurt Locker Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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The Town Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner

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The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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The Bourne Legacy Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner

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Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Ferguson

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S.W.A.T. Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Jeremy Renner

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28 Weeks Later Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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Dahmer Jeremy Renner, Bruce Davison, Dion Basco

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Captain America: Civil War Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson

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Neo Ned Gabrielle Union, Jeremy Renner, Cary Elwes

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National Lampoon's Senior Trip Jeremy Renner, Tommy Chong, Tara Strong

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MichaelChoi added Wind River Jeremy Renner, Ashley Olsen, Jon Bernthal

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North Country Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, Woody Harrelson

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner

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12 and Holding Jeremy Renner, Annabella Sciorra, Merritt Wever

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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American Hustle Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro

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Love Comes to the Executioner Ginnifer Goodwin, Jeremy Renner, Christine Ebersole

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Take Jeremy Renner, Minnie Driver, Adam Rodríguez

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Lords of Dogtown Sofía Vergara, Heath Ledger, Jeremy Renner

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Lightbulb Jeremy Renner, Ayelet Zurer, Richard Kind

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A Little Trip to Heaven Jeremy Renner, Julia Stiles, Forest Whitaker

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Fish in a Barrel Jeremy Renner, Arly Jover, Travis Oates

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A Friend's Betrayal Jeremy Renner, Brian Austin Green, Sharon Lawrence

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The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner, Willa Holland

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Monkey Love Jeremy Renner, Seamus Dever, Amii Stewart

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Kill the Messenger Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jeremy Renner, Paz Vega

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The Immigrant Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner

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Paper Dragons Jeremy Renner, Kathryn Morris, Ernie Reyes