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The Best Matthew McConaughey Characters  

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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 Matthew McConaughey's 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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True Detective
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Dallas Buyers Club
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A Time to Kill
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The Lincoln Lawyer
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Dazed and Confused
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Mud Mud
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
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Cooper Interstellar
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The Wolf of Wall Street
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Roger Sherman Baldwin Amistad
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The Wedding Planner
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Connor Mead The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
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We Are Marshall
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Palmer Joss Contact
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Frailty
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Dallas Magic Mike
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Finn Finnegan Fool's Gold
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Buddy Deeds Lone Star
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Tripp Failure to Launch
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Rick Peck Tropic Thunder
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Ward Jansen The Paperboy
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Dirk Pitt Sahara
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Killer Joe
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Ed 'Eddie' Pekurny EDtv
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Troy Thirteen Conversations About One Thing