Fictional Characters 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 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
2
132 19
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Dallas Buyers Club
3
116 18
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A Time to Kill
4
105 20
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The Lincoln Lawyer
5
91 20
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Dazed and Confused
6
106 28
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
7
97 25
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Cooper Interstellar
8
89 21
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Mud Mud
9
94 29
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The Wolf of Wall Street
10
55 13
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Roger Sherman Baldwin Amistad
11
59 21
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We Are Marshall
12
60 23
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The Wedding Planner
13
48 16
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Palmer Joss Contact
14
65 30
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Dallas Magic Mike
15
47 17
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Connor Mead The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
16
55 23
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Tripp Failure to Launch
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45 16
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Finn Finnegan Fool's Gold
18
40 13
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Frailty
19
35 11
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Buddy Deeds Lone Star
20
44 18
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Rick Peck Tropic Thunder
21
41 16
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Ward Jansen The Paperboy
22
46 22
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Dirk Pitt Sahara
23
46 23
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Killer Joe
24
32 15
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Troy Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
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30 15
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Ed 'Eddie' Pekurny EDtv