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The Best Casey Affleck Movies

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List of the best Casey Affleck movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Casey Affleck'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 Casey Affleck movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Casey Affleck movies will be at the top of the list. Casey Affleck has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Casey Affleck movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Casey Affleck films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Casey Affleck role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Casey Affleck performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of a variety of films, including American Pie 2 and Chasing Amy.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Casey Affleck movies?" and "What are the greatest Casey Affleck roles of all time?"


  • 1


    Directed byAndrew Dominik

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  • 2

    Gone Baby Gone

    Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan


    Directed byBen Affleck

    Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 American neo-noir mystery thriller film directed by Ben Affleck, based on the 1998 novel by Dennis Lehane. After a young girl goes missing, Boston detectives Patrick Kenzie...  more

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  • 3

    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams


    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and Damon, and...  more

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  • 4

    The Killer Inside Me

    Jessica Alba, Kate Hudson


    Directed byMichael Winterbottom

    This film is a 2010 American film adaptation of the 1952 novel of the same name by Jim Thompson. The film is directed by Michael Winterbottom and stars Casey Affleck, Jessica Alba, and Kate Hudson. ...  more

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  • 5

    Out of the Furnace

    Zoe Saldana, Christian Bale


    Directed byScott Cooper

    Out of the Furnace is a 2013 American thriller film, directed by Scott Cooper, from a screenplay written by Cooper and Brad Ingelsby. Produced by Ridley Scott and Leonardo DiCaprio, the film stars...  more
  • 6

    Ocean's Eleven

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts


    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name. The 2001 film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and features an ensemble cast including...  more

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  • 7

    Tower Heist

    Kate Upton, Eddie Murphy


    Directed byBrett Ratner

    This film is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. The plot follows Josh Kovaks (Ben Stiller), Charlie Gibbs (Casey Affleck) and Enrique Dev'reaux (Michael Peña), employees of an...  more
  • 8

    Lonesome Jim

    Liv Tyler, Casey Affleck


    Directed bySteve Buscemi

    Lonesome Jim is a 2005 American comedy/drama film directed by Steve Buscemi. Filmed mostly in the city of Goshen, Indiana, the film stars Casey Affleck as a chronically depressed aspiring novelist...  more
  • 9

    Manchester by the Sea

    Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams


    Directed byKenneth Lonergan

    Manchester by the Sea is a 2016 American drama film directed and written by Kenneth Lonergan. After the death of his older brother Joe (Kyle Chandler), Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked to...  more

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  • 10

    Light of My Life

    Casey Affleck, Anna Pniowsky


    Directed byCasey Affleck

    Light of My Life is a 2019 American drama film directed by Casey Affleck. A father (Casey Affleck) and his young daughter (Anna Pniowsky) find themselves trapped in the woods. ...  more
  • 11


    Matt Damon, Casey Affleck


    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Gerry is a 2002 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon and Casey Affleck, who also co-wrote the film with Van Sant. It is the first film of Van Sant's "Death Trilogy",...  more
  • 12

    200 Cigarettes

    Kate Hudson, Courtney Love


    Directed byRisa Bramon Garcia

    200 Cigarettes is a 1999 American ensemble comedy film directed by Risa Bramon Garcia, and written by Shana Larsen. The film is a mosaic following multiple characters in New York City on New Year's...  more

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  • 13

    To Die For

    Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix


    Directed byGus Van Sant

    This film is a 1995 American comedy-drama film, made in a mockumentary format, directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Buck Henry, based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard, which in turn...  more

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  • 14


    Anna Kendrick, John Goodman


    Directed bySam Fell, Chris Butler

    ParaNorman is a 2012 American 3D stop-motion animated horror comedy film produced by Laika, distributed by Focus Features and was released on August 17, 2012. It stars the voices of Kodi Smit-McPhee,...  more

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  • 15

    The Last Kiss

    Rachel Bilson, Tom Wilkinson


    Directed byTony Goldwyn

    The Last Kiss is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film which is based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino. The plot revolves around a young couple and their...  more
  • 16

    Ocean's Thirteen

    Brad Pitt, George Clooney


    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. It is the third and final film in the Soderbergh series following the 2004 sequel Ocean's...  more

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  • 17

    Drowning Mona

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Will Ferrell


    Directed byNick Gomez

    This film is a 2000 comedy-mystery film starring Danny DeVito as Wyatt Rash, a local police chief from Verplanck, New York, who investigates Mona Dearly, a spiteful, loud-mouthed, cruel and highly...  more

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  • 18

    Desert Blue

    Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci


    Directed byMorgan J. Freeman

    Desert Blue is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Morgan J. Freeman and starring Brendan Sexton III, Kate Hudson. Christina Ricci, Casey Affleck, Sara Gilbert, and John Heard....  more
  • 19

    Race the Sun

    Halle Berry, Eliza Dushku


    Directed byCharles T. Kanganis

    Race the Sun is a 1996 comedy-drama movie starring Halle Berry and James Belushi. The plot is loosely based on the true story of the Konawaena High School Solar Car Team, which finished 18th in the...  more
  • 20

    The Old Man and the Gun

    Robert Redford, Casey Affleck


    Directed byDavid Lowery

    The Old Man and the Gun is a 2018 American crime film directed by David Lowery, based on the 2003 New Yorker article by David Grann. The true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his...  more


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  • 21

    WWII in HD: The Air War

    Elijah Wood, Sean Astin


    Directed bySammy Jackson

    WWII in HD: The Air War is a 2010 documentary history war film directed by Sammy Jackson and written by Bruce Kennedy, Alec Michod and Liz Reph....  more
  • 22


    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey


    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Interstellar is a British-American 2014 science fiction epic film directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. The film features a...  more

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  • 23

    The Finest Hours

    Chris Pine, Casey Affleck


    Directed byCraig Gillespie

    The Finest Hours is a 2016 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Craig Gillespie. It chronicles the historic 1952 United States Coast Guard rescue of the crew of the SS Pendleton, after...  more
  • 24

    Our Friend

    Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck


    Directed byGabriela Cowperthwaite

    Our Friend (aka The Friend) is a 2021 American comedy-drama film directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected support from their best friend, who...  more
  • 25

    I'm Still Here

    Joaquin Phoenix, Antony Langdon


    Directed byCasey Affleck

    I'm Still Here is a 2010 documentary film directed by Casey Affleck. Joaquin Phoenix plans to retire from acting and concentrate on a new career as a hip-hop musician....  more

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