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The Best Bradley Cooper Movies

Updated October 16, 2019 7.8k votes 2.1k voters 155.2k views37 items

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List of the best Bradley Cooper movies, ranked best to worst. Before he became an Oscar-nominated actor, Bradley Cooper actually appeared on a 1999 episode of Inside the Actor's Studio, asking Sean Penn a question about his success. Bradley Cooper's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Bradley Cooper movies list is decided by how many votes each film receive, so only his most highly rated movies will be at the top.

If you think the best Bradley Cooper role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Bradley Cooper performances don't always come from the best movies so keep that in mind as you vote. 

This list is made up of films like Silver Linings Playbook and The Hangover and answers the questions, "What are the best Bradley Cooper movies?" and "What are the greatest Bradley Cooper roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Cooper's dramatic work, you might also enjoy our list of best Jennifer Lawrence movies and best Ryan Gosling movies.

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    American Sniper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    American Sniper

    Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

    Released2015

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and... more on Wikipedia
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    A Star Is Born is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    A Star Is Born

    Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga

    Released2018

    Directed byBradley Cooper

    A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film directed by Bradley Cooper. A... more on Wikipedia

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    Silver Linings Playbook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Silver Linings Playbook

    Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

    Released2012

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Limitless is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Limitless

    Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper

    Released2011

    Directed byNeil Burger

    Limitless is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Neil Burger and starring Bradley... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hangover Part II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    The Hangover Part II

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2011

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.

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    Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

    Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American comedy film directed by David Dobkin. John Beckwith (Owen... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    The A-Team

    Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper

    Released2010

    Directed byJoe Carnahan

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    American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    American Hustle

    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams

    Released2013

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

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    Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    Burnt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Burnt

    Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

    Released2015

    Directed byJohn Wells

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    The Hangover Part III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    The Hangover Part III

    Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

    Released2013

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover Part III is a 2013 American comedy film produced by Legendary Pictures and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    He's Just Not That Into You is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    He's Just Not That Into You

    Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2009

    Directed byKen Kwapis

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    The Place Beyond the Pines is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    The Place Beyond the Pines

    Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper

    Released2012

    Directed byDerek Cianfrance

    The Place Beyond the Pines is a 2012 drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance. In 1997, Luke... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Aloha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Aloha

  • 16
    Failure to Launch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Failure to Launch

    Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released2006

    Directed byTom Dey

    Failure to Launch is a 2006 American romantic comedy film. In the movie a 35-year-old man... more on Wikipedia

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    Yes Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Yes Man

    Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey

    Released2008

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    Yes Man is a 2008 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, written by... more on Wikipedia
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2017

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    All About Steve is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    All About Steve

    Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byPhil Traill

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    Joy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Joy

    Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

    Released2015

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    Joy is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell. A divorced... more on Wikipedia
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    Valentine's Day is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Valentine's Day

    Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift

    Released2010

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • 22
    War Dogs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    War Dogs

    Alastair Duncan, Vincent Riotta

    Released1994

    Directed byStelvio Massi

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    The Words is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    The Words

    Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana

    Released2012

    Directed byBrian Klugman, Lee Sternthal

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    Serena is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Serena

    Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper

    Released2014

    Directed bySusanne Bier

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  • 25
    Brother's Justice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
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    Brother's Justice

    Bradley Cooper, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2010

    Directed byDax Shepard, David Palmer

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