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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 these top Bradley Cooper movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bradley Cooper movies will be at the top of the list.

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.

"This list 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.

Steven Spielberg and Garry Marshall have both worked with Bradley Cooper over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If you're a fan of Bradley Cooper, then check out our lists of the best Zoe Saldana and Jon Hamm movies as well.

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The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. It is the first film of The Hangover trilogy. The film stars ...more

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Limitless Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Bruce Lee Limitless is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Neil Burger and starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, and Robert De Niro. It is based on the novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn.

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Silver Linings Playbook Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by David O. Russell, adapted from the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick. The film ...more

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American Sniper Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jonathan Groff American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall. It is based on the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal ...more

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The A-Team Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson The A-Team is a 2010 American action-comedy film based on the television series of the same name created by Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell. Co-written and directed by Joe Carnahan, the film ...more

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The Hangover Part II Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Chung The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.

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The Hangover Part III is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
NickyWattsKabakos added The Hangover Part III Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham, John Goodman The Hangover Part III is a 2013 American comedy film produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the sequel to 2009's The Hangover and 2011's The Hangover Part ...more

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Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
Wedding Crashers Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed by David Dobkin. It stars Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Christopher Walken. Will Ferrell also has a notable cameo appearance. ...more

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He's Just Not That Into You Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. This Baltimore-set movie of ...more

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The Place Beyond the Pines Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling The Place Beyond the Pines is a 2012 crime drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance.

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Failure to Launch Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConaughey Failure to Launch is a 2006 American romantic comedy film. In the movie a 35-year-old man lives in the home of his parents and shows no interest in leaving the comfortable life his parents, ...more

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Yes Man Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey, Bradley Cooper Yes Man is a 2008 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, written by Nicholas Stoller, Jarrad Paul, and Andrew Mogel and starring Jim Carrey. The film is based loosely on ...more

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Burnt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
Burnt Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy Burnt is a 2015 American drama film directed by John Wells. After cleaning up his drug habits, hotheaded chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) returns to London, determined to redeem himself by ...more

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All About Steve Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Ken Jeong All About Steve is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Phil Traill that stars Sandra Bullock, Thomas Haden Church, and Bradley Cooper as the eponymous Steve. The film was panned by critics ...more

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American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
American Hustle Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro American Hustle is a 2013 American crime comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell. It was written by Eric Warren Singer and Russell, inspired by the FBI ABSCAM operation of the late 1970s ...more

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The Words Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper The Words is a 2012 mystery romantic drama film, written and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal in their directorial debut. It stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy ...more

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Valentine's Day is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
Valentine's Day Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway Valentine's Day is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. The screenplay and the story were written by Katherine Fugate, Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. The film ...more

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The Midnight Meat Train Bradley Cooper, Brooke Shields, Leslie Bibb The Midnight Meat Train is a 2008 mystery horror-thriller film based on Clive Barker's 1984 short story of the same name, which can be found in Volume One of Barker's collection Books of Blood. ...more

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DanielKersey added Serena Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Ifans Serena is a 2014 American-French drama film based upon the 2008 novel of the same name by American author Ron Rash. Directed by Susanne Bier, the film stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper ...more

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Hit and Run Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth Outrun is a 2012 action romantic comedy film written by Sam Shepard and directed by David Palmer and Dax Shepard.

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Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies
Guardians of the Galaxy Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic criminals ...more

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Joy Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper Joy is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell. A divorced mother (Jennifer Lawrence) becomes the founder and matriarch of a powerful family business

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Bending All the Rules Bradley Cooper, Wade Boggs, Alana de la Garza Bending All the Rules is a 2002 American drama romance film starring Bradley Cooper. the film was written and directed by Morgan Klein and Peter Knight.

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

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New York, I Love You Natalie Portman, Blake Lively, Christina Ricci New York, I Love You is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama anthology consisting of eleven short films, each by a different director. The short films all relate in some way to the subject of ...more

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I Want to Marry Ryan Banks Bradley Cooper, Jason Priestley, Emma Caulfield I Want to Marry Ryan Banks is a 2004 television film starring Jason Priestley, Bradley Cooper and Emma Caulfield.

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The Rocker Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Christina Applegate The Rocker is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger, Josh Gad, Emma Stone, and Jane Lynch. The film was written by Maya ...more

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Wet Hot American Summer Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler Wet Hot American Summer is a 2001 satirical comedy film directed by David Wain from a screenplay written by David Wain and Michael Showalter, starring Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, ...more

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Older Than America Bradley Cooper, Chris Mulkey, Adam Beach Older than America is 2008 American suspense drama film directed by Georgina Lightning and starring Adam Beach, Wes Studi, Georgina Lightning and Bradley Cooper. The film explores and highlights ...more

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Case 39 Bradley Cooper, RenĂ©e Zellweger, Ian McShane Case 39 is a 2009 American psychological horror film directed by Christian Alvart, and stars Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Bradley Cooper and Ian McShane. The film was shot in ...more

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War Dogs Alastair Duncan, Vincent Riotta, Emma Croft War Dogs is a 1994 action film written by Daniel Stone and directed by Stelvio Massi.

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10 Cloverfield Lane is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bradley Cooper Movies

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The Comebacks Bradley Cooper, Stacy Keibler, Dennis Rodman The Comebacks is a 2007 American satirical comedy film directed by Tom Brady. This film is a parody of the clichés and plots of the sports film genre. In the UK, Greece, Finland, ...more

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Brother's Justice Bradley Cooper, Ashton Kutcher, Seth Green Brother's Justice is a 2011 comedy film written by Dax Shepard and directed by Dax Shepard and David Palmer.

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MichaelChoi added Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family ...more

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My Little Eye Bradley Cooper, Laura Regan, Jennifer Sky My Little Eye is a 2002 British horror film directed by Marc Evans about five adults who agree to spend six months together in an isolated mansion while being filmed at all times. The idea for ...more