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The Best Garrett Hedlund Movies

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

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

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Eragon to Troy.

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    Country Strong

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Leighton Meester

    Released2010

    Directed byShana Feste

    Country Strong is a 2010 drama film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund, and Leighton Meester. The film, about an emotionally unstable country music star who attempts to resurrect...  more

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    Four Brothers

    Sofía Vergara, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    Four Brothers is a 2005 American action film directed by John Singleton. The movie stars Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Andre Benjamin, and Garrett Hedlund. The film was shot in Detroit, Michigan and...  more

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    Friday Night Lights

    Amber Heard, Connie Britton

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Berg

    Friday Night Lights is a 2004 sports drama film, directed by Peter Berg, which documents the coach and players of a high school football team and the Texas city of Odessa that supports and is...  more

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    Troy

    Brad Pitt, Eric Bana

    Released2004

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

    Troy is a 2004 epic period war film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, loosely based on Homer's Iliad. After Paris smuggles Queen Helen to Troy, Achilles leads his Myrmidons along with the rest of the...  more

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    Tron: Legacy

    Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges

    Released2010

    Directed byJoseph Kosinski

    Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. A sequel to the 1982 film Tron, it is directed by Joseph Kosinski, produced by Tron director Steven...  more

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    On the Road

    Garret Hedlund, Kristen Stewart

    Released2012

    Directed byWalter Salles

    On the Road is a 2012 adventure drama film directed by Walter Salles. It is an adaptation of the 1957 novel of the same name by Jack Kerouac. The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Garrett...  more
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    Eragon

    Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich

    Released2006

    Directed byStefen Fangmeier

    Eragon is a 2006 British-American fantasy-adventure film based on the novel of the same name by author Christopher Paolini. The cast includes Edward Speleers in the title role, Jeremy Irons, Garrett...  more

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    Death Sentence

    Kevin Bacon, John Goodman

    Released2007

    Directed byJames Wan

    Death Sentence is a 2007 American psychological thriller action film loosely based on the 1975 novel of the same name by Brian Garfield. Directed by Saw director James Wan, the film stars Kevin Bacon...  more
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    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan

    Released2013

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 American comedy-drama film edited, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It was produced by Scott Rudin, Ethan and Joel Coen. Set in 1961, the film stars Oscar...  more
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    Georgia Rule

    Lindsay Lohan, Jane Fonda

    Released2007

    Directed byGarry Marshall

    Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Garrett Hedlund, and Cary Elwes. The original...  more

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    Mojave

    Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund

    Released2015

    Directed byWilliam Monahan

    Mojave is a 2015 American crime thriller film directed by William Monahan. A suicidal artist (Garrett Hedlund) goes into the desert, where he finds encounters a homicidal drifter (Oscar Isaac)....  more
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    Lullaby

    Amy Adams, Jennifer Hudson

    Released2013

    Directed byAndrew Levitas

    Lullaby is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Andrew Levitas, and starring Amy Adams, Garrett Hedlund, Jessica Brown Findlay, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Daniel Sunjata,...  more
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    Unbroken

    Garrett Hedlund, Domhnall Gleeson

    Released2014

    Directed byAngelina Jolie

    Unbroken is a 2014 American biographical drama film, produced and directed by Angelina Jolie, and based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A WWII Story of Survival,...  more

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    Pan

    Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

    Released2015

    Directed byJoe Wright

    Pan is a 2015 fantasy film written by J.M. Barrie and Jason Fuchs and directed by Joe Wright....  more
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    Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

    Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart

    Released2016

    Directed byAng Lee

    Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is a 2016 war drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novel by Ben Fountain. Brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle, Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn)...  more
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    Mudbound

    Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund

    Released2017

    Directed byDee Rees

    Mudbound is a 2017 period drama directed by Dee Rees, with a script written by Virgil Williams based on the novel Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. A family who have relocated to rural Mississippi find...  more
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    Triple Frontier

    Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac

    Released2019

    Directed byJ. C. Chandor

    Triple Frontier is a 2019 American adventure crime-drama film directed by J. C. Chandor. Loyalties are tested when five friends reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a chain of...  more
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    Burden

    Garrett Hedlund, Forest Whitaker

    Released2020

    Directed byAndrew Heckler

    Burden is a 2020 American drama film directed by Andrew Heckler. Mike Burden (Garrett Hedlund), a Klansman who is sheltered by Baptist Reverend Kennedy (Forest Whitaker) is forced to re-examine his...  more
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    Dirt Music

    Kelly Macdonald, Garrett Hedlund

    Released2020

    Directed byGregor Jordan

    Dirt Music is a 2020 romantic drama film directed by Gregor Jordan, based on the novel of the same name by Tim Winton. A poacher has an affair with a woman and is subsequently chased across Western...  more

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    The United States vs. Billie Holiday

    Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes

    Released2021

    Directed byLee Daniels

    The United States vs. Billie Holiday is a 2020 American biographical drama film directed by Lee Daniels, based on the book Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann...  more
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    Dreamland

    Margot Robbie, Garrett Hedlund

    Released2019

    Directed byMiles Joris-Peyrafitte

    Dreamland is a 2020 American thriller drama film directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte. A young boy helps a seductive fugitive bank robber hiding in his small town during the Great Depression....  more