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The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies 

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List of the best Mark Ruffalo movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Mark Ruffalo has worked on a diverse range of films including indies like Sympathy for Delicious , romantic comedies like 13 Going on 30, and blockbusters like The Avengers. Mark Ruffalo'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 Mark Ruffalo movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mark Ruffalo movies will be at the top of the list. Mark Ruffalo has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Mark Ruffalo movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Mark Ruffalo films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list contains films like Shutter Island and Now You See Me.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mark Ruffalo movies?" and "What are the greatest Mark Ruffalo roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Mark Ruffalo's Marvel movies, you might also enjoy our list of best Robert Downey, Jr. movies and best Chris Hemsworth movies.

Martin Scorsese and Joss Whedon are among those who have directed Mark Ruffalo at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Mark Ruffalo movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Hiddleston too.

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Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2004

Directed by: Gary Winick

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Joss Whedon

Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2013

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Now You See Me is a 2013 thriller film directed by Louis Leterrier and written by Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt .

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Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Fincher

Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, based on the 1986 non-fiction book by Robert Graysmith. In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist (Jake ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Heder

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mark Waters

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Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer

Released: 2014

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

The Normal Heart is a 2014 American drama film directed by Ryan Murphy, based on the 1985 play by Larry Kramer. A gay activist (Mark Ruffalo) attempts to raise H.I.V. and A.I.D.S. awareness ...more

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Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2010

Directed by: Lisa Cholodenko

The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and written by Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg. A hit at 2010 Sundance, it opened in limited release on ...more

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Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

Released: 2004

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie ...more

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Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Laura Linney

Released: 2000

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan

You Can Count on Me is a 2000 American drama film starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Rory Culkin, and Matthew Broderick. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, it tells the story of Sammy, ...more

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Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams

Released: 2015

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Spotlight is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by Tom McCarthy. The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the ...more

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Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jason Statham

Released: 2004

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Gwyneth Paltrow, P!nk, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Stuart Blumberg

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Jennifer Connelly, Joaquin Phoenix, Elle Fanning

Released: 2007

Directed by: Terry George

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Robert Redford, Mark Ruffalo, Robin Wright

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rod Lurie

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 2005

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rian Johnson

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Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steven Zaillian

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Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Sandra Oh

Released: 2008

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles

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Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo, Christian Slater

Released: 2002

Directed by: John Woo

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Debbie Harry, Mark Ruffalo, Alfred Molina

Released: 2003

Directed by: Isabel Coixet

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Naomi Watts, Mark Ruffalo, Laura Dern

Released: 2004

Directed by: John Curran

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Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

Released: 2009

Directed by: Spike Jonze

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Salma Hayek, Heidi Klum, Donald Trump

Released: 1998

Directed by: Mark Christopher

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Mark Ruffalo, Tobey Maguire, Jewel

Released: 1999

Directed by: Ang Lee

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