The Best Ian Somerhalder Movies

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Nearly 500 movie fans have come together to rank the best of Ian Somerhalder's films. Whether you know him as Damon Salvatore from The Vampire Diaries or Boone Carlyle from Lost, it's no surprise that Ian Somerhalder has become a fan favorite for his roles in both television and movies.

From supernatural dramas to dark comedies, this list ranks all of the actor's feature-length film appearances from best to worst according to movie fans casting votes. With titles like Pulse, Wake, The Tournament, and Life as a House makes up some of his most iconic work on the big screen.

These movies showcase Ian's diverse range as an actor. His performance as Sully in The Rules of Attraction is particularly noteworthy - playing a nihilistic drug dealer who falls for a troubled young student despite their differences. On the other hand there are indie gems like How to Make Love to a Woman which prove that he can handle lighthearted comedy just as well as heavy dramas.

So don't miss your chance to check out these top rated films starring Ian Somerhalder and be sure to vote up your favorites.

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  • Wake
    Ian Somerhalder, Jane Seymour, Bijou Phillips
    132 votes
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Ellie Kanner
    Wake is a 2009 comedy drama romance independent film directed by Ellie Kanner. It features Bijou Phillips, Ian Somerhalder, Jane Seymour, Danny Masterson, and Marguerite Moreau.

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  • Pulse
    Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Steve Talley
    115 votes
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Jim Sonzero
    After her boyfriend commits suicide, a psychology student (Kristen Bell) and her friends begin receiving unsettling e-mails and video messages. After a number of disappearances across campus, she ...more
  • Changing Hearts
    Ian Somerhalder, Faye Dunaway, Lauren Holly
    86 votes
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Martin Guigui
    Changing Hearts is a 2002 romantic drama comedy film written by Daniel Wright and directed by Martin Guigui.
  • Marco Polo

    Marco Polo

    Ian Somerhalder, Brian Dennehy, B. D. Wong
    83 votes
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Kevin Connor
    Marco Polo is a 2007 television film directed by Kevin Connor, starring Ian Somerhalder, BD Wong and Brian Dennehy. In the 13th Century, imprisoned in Genoa, Marco Polo, a Venetian trader, recounts ...more
  • Lost City Raiders

    Lost City Raiders

    Ian Somerhalder, James Brolin, Bettina Zimmermann
    103 votes
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Jean de Segonzac
    Lost City Raiders is a 2008 made-for-television science fiction film written and directed by Jean de Segonzac. It starred James Brolin, Ian Somerhalder, Jamie King, and Bettina Zimmermann.
  • The Lost Samaritan

    The Lost Samaritan

    Ian Somerhalder, Ruta Gedmintas, David Scheller
    74 votes
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Thomas Jahn