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The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies

Updated November 22, 2019 2.2k votes 491 voters 33.3k views48 items

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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.

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    13 Going on 30 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    13 Going on 30

    Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson

    Released2004

    Directed byGary Winick

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    Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams

    Released2010

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The... more on Wikipedia
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    The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

    Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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    Now You See Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Now You See Me

    Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher

    Released2013

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

    Now You See Me is a 2013 thriller film directed by Louis Leterrier and written by Boaz Yakin ... more on Wikipedia
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    Zodiac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Zodiac

    Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, based on the 1986... more on Wikipedia

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    Just like Heaven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Just like Heaven

    Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Waters

    Just Like Heaven is an American romantic comedy fantasy film released on September 16, 2005,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Normal Heart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    The Normal Heart

    Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2014

    Directed byRyan Murphy

    The Normal Heart is a 2014 American drama film directed by Ryan Murphy, based on the 1985 play... more on Wikipedia
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    The Kids Are All Right is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    The Kids Are All Right

    Julianne Moore, Annette Bening

    Released2010

    Directed byLisa Cholodenko

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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2004

    Directed byMichel Gondry

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama... more on Wikipedia
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    You Can Count on Me is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    You Can Count on Me

    Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick

    Released2000

    Directed byKenneth Lonergan

    You Can Count on Me is a 2000 American drama film starring Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Rory... more on Wikipedia

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    Spotlight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Spotlight

    Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton

    Released2015

    Directed byTom McCarthy

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    Collateral is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Collateral

    Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx

    Released2004

    Directed byMichael Mann

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    Thanks for Sharing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Thanks for Sharing

    Gwyneth Paltrow, P!nk

    Released2012

    Directed byStuart Blumberg

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    Reservation Road is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Reservation Road

    Jennifer Connelly, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2007

    Directed byTerry George

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    The Last Castle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    The Last Castle

    Robert Redford, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2001

    Directed byRod Lurie

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    Rumor Has It is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Rumor Has It

    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner

    Released2005

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    The Brothers Bloom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    The Brothers Bloom

    Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released2008

    Directed byRian Johnson

    The Brothers Bloom is a 2008 American caper comedy film written and directed by Rian Johnson.... more on Wikipedia
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    All the King's Men is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    All the King's Men

    Kate Winslet, Sean Penn

    Released2006

    Directed bySteven Zaillian

    All the King's Men is a 2006 film adaptation of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the... more on Wikipedia
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    Blindness is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Blindness

    Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2008

    Directed byFernando Meirelles

    Blindness is a 2008 Canadian film in English. It is an adaptation of the 1995 novel of the... more on Wikipedia

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    Windtalkers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Windtalkers

    Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Woo

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    My Life Without Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    My Life Without Me

    Debbie Harry, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2003

    Directed byIsabel Coixet

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    We Don't Live Here Anymore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    We Don't Live Here Anymore

    Naomi Watts, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Curran

    We Don't Live Here Anymore is a 2004 drama film directed by John Curran. It is based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    Where the Wild Things Are is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Where the Wild Things Are

    Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker

    Released2009

    Directed bySpike Jonze

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    54 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    54

    Salma Hayek, Heidi Klum

    Released1998

    Directed byMark Christopher

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    Ride with the Devil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mark Ruffalo Movies
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    Ride with the Devil

    Mark Ruffalo, Tobey Maguire

    Released1999

    Directed byAng Lee

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