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List of the best Gerard Butler movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Gerard Butler has been acting since 1997, but he didn't become a star until he appeared in 300 in 2006. Gerard Butler'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 Gerard Butler movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated films from the estimable Gerard Butler filmography will be at the top of the list. 

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

List features Law Abiding Citizen, PS, I Love You and other movies you could find on Gerard Butler's IMDB page.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Gerard Butler movies?" and "What are the greatest Gerard Butler roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Butler's Sparta sparring, then you might also enjoy our list of best Michael Fassbender movies and best Russell Crowe movies.

Joel Schumacher and Marc Forster are among those who have directed Gerard Butler at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is Gerard Butler your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best George Clooney and Sting films lists too.

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Law Abiding Citizen Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

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300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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P.S. I Love You Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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MicheleMilam added Olympus Has Fallen Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Ashley Judd

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The Phantom of the Opera Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Minnie Driver

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The Ugly Truth Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

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Chasing Mavericks Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer

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Dear Frankie Gerard Butler, Emily Mortimer, Cal MacAninch

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Machine Gun Preacher Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon

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The Bounty Hunter Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler, Jason Sudeikis

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236 36
How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gerard Butler Movies
How to Train Your Dragon Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant

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Attila Isla Fisher, Gerard Butler, Tim Curry

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Butterfly on a Wheel Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, Maria Bello

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Timeline Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Djimon Hounsou

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Nim's Island Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin

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Gamer Gerard Butler, Ludacris, Michael C. Hall

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SusannahTurner added London Has Fallen Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Angela Bassett

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Playing for Keeps Jessica Biel, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman

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RocknRolla Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy

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Reign of Fire Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Gerard Butler

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Coriolanus Jessica Chastain, Gerard Butler, Ralph Fiennes

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112 19
How to Train Your Dragon 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gerard Butler Movies
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

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Beowulf & Grendel Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Sarah Polley

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Dracula 2000 Gerard Butler, Jeri Ryan, Nathan Fillion

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One More Kiss Gerard Butler, James Cosmo, Hugh Wilson

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The Game of Their Lives Gerard Butler, Patrick Stewart, Gavin Rossdale

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Mrs Brown Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Billy Connolly

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Gift of the Night Fury Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill

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Wrath of Gods Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Sturla Gunnarsson

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Jewel of the Sahara Gerard Butler

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Harrison's Flowers Gerard Butler, Brendan Gleeson, Adrien Brody

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SusannahTurner added Gods of Egypt Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Geoffrey Rush

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The Cherry Orchard Gerard Butler, Charlotte Rampling, Melanie Lynskey

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Shooters Gerard Butler, Ioan Gruffudd, Melanie Lynskey

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Movie 43 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Gerard Butler Movies
Movie 43 Emma Stone, Halle Berry, Kristen Bell

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Tales of the Black Freighter Gerard Butler, Jared Harris, Cam Clarke

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Fast Food Gerard Butler, Douglas Henshall, Stephen Lord