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List Rules Vote for your favorite Matthew McConaughey character or performance, which doesn't have to be their best movie.

Matthew McConaughey characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Matthew McConaughey are at the top of the list. Items include everything from Dirk Pitt to Mickey Haller. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Matthew McConaughey character?" or "What are the top Matthew McConaughey performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Matthew McConaughey performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Matthew McConaughey roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Rust Cohle True Detective

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Ron Woodroof Dallas Buyers Club

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Jake Tyler Brigance A Time to Kill

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Mickey Haller The Lincoln Lawyer

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Mud Mud

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Cooper Interstellar

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David Wooderson Dazed and Confused

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Mark Hanna The Wolf of Wall Street

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Benjamin Barry How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

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Roger Sherman Baldwin Amistad

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Jack Lengyel We Are Marshall

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Palmer Joss Contact

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Steve Edison The Wedding Planner

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Ward Jansen The Paperboy

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Fenton Meiks Frailty

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Buddy Deeds Lone Star

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Killer Joe Cooper Killer Joe

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Tripp Failure to Launch

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Troy Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

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Connor Mead The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

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Dallas Magic Mike

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Dirk Pitt Sahara

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Rick Peck Tropic Thunder

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Finn Finnegan Fool's Gold

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Steven Bedalia Tiptoes

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Danny Buck Bernie

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Denton Van Zan Reign of Fire

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Ed 'Eddie' Pekurny EDtv

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Lt. Andrew Tyler U-571

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Willis Newton The Newton Boys

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Larry Dickens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Matthew McConaughey Characters
Larry Dickens Unsolved Mysteries

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Rad Thibodeaux King of the Hill

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Steve Addington Surfer Dude

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Ben Williams Angels in the Outfield

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Brandon Lang Two for the Money

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Vilmer Slaughter Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation

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Tip Tucker Larger than Life

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Texas Scout Eastbound and Down