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This list of the best Mark Wahlberg movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available.  Mark Wahlberg, originally known as "Marky Mark,"  has been acting since 1993, but it wasn't until he played Dirk Diggler in Boogie Nights in 1997 that he truly showed his talents. Mark Wahlberg'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 Wahlberg movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mark Wahlberg movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mark Wahlberg movies?" and "What are the greatest Mark Wahlberg roles of all time?" Do you prefer new Mark Walhberg movies, his older flicks, or the ones when he teams up with The Rock? The greatest Mark Wahlberg performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.   This Mark Wahlberg (NOT "Walberg" or "Wahlburg," BTW) filmography includes famous movies likeThe Fighter and The Departed, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best. If you think the best Mark Wahlberg role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Wahlberg's tough-guy persona, you might also enjoy our list of the best Christian Bale movies and best Alec Baldwin movies.

Michael Bay and Tim Burton are among those who have directed Mark Wahlberg at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Mark Wahlberg movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Ben Stiller and Joseph Gordon-Levitt too.

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Shooter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Mark Wahlberg, Kate Mara, Rhona Mitra
Shooter is a 2007 American conspiracy action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua based on the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter. The film concerns a former U.S. Marine Scout Sniper, ...more
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583 86
The Departed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin
The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack ...more
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513 87
The Fighter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg
The Fighter is a 2010 biographical sports drama film directed by David O. Russell, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Melissa Leo. The film centers on the life of ...more
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545 105
Four Brothers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
SofĂ­a Vergara, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson
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 ...more
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508 123
The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg
The Italian Job is a 2003 film directed by F. Gary Gray, written by Wayne and Donna Powers and produced by Donald DeLine. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Edward ...more
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515 138
Ted is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Reynolds
Ted is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane. The screenplay by MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild is from MacFarlane's story. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, ...more
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399 78
The Perfect Storm is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane
The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more
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330 81
Fear is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Alyssa Milano, Mark Wahlberg
Fear is a 1996 American thriller drama film directed by James Foley. It was written by Christopher Crowe, who created the TV series B.L. Stryker, The Watcher, B.J. and the Bear and Seven Days. ...more
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417 124
The Other Guys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg
The Other Guys is a 2010 action comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and featuring Michael Keaton, Eva Mendes, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, ...more
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341 94
Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham
Boogie Nights is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. It is set in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley and focuses on a young nightclub dishwasher, Eddie Adams, ...more
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155 13
Lone Survivor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Mark Wahlberg, Eric Bana, Taylor Kitsch
Lone Survivor is a 2013 American film written and directed by Peter Berg, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster and Eric Bana. The film is based on the 2007 ...more
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328 88
Invincible is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture
Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true story of Vince Papale, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 to 1978. Mark Wahlberg ...more
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310 84
Contraband is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg, J.K. Simmons
Contraband is an 2012 American action thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur, starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Caleb Landry Jones, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas, ...more
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265 77
Three Kings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube
Three Kings is a 1999 satirical comedy film written and directed by David O. Russell from a story by John Ridley about a men taking gold that takes place during the 1991 Iraqi uprising against ...more
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225 70
Rock Star is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Jennifer Aniston, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Hunter
Rock Star is a 2001 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston. It tells the story of Chris "Izzy" Cole, a tribute ...more
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Deepwater Horizon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich
Deepwater Horizon is a 2016 American biopic disaster film directed by Peter Berg, written by Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan, and starring an ensemble cast including Mark Wahlberg, ...more
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165 49
The Basketball Diaries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis
The Basketball Diaries is a 1995 American drama film directed by Scott Kalvert, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, James Madio, and Mark Wahlberg from the non-fiction work of the same ...more
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184 60
The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon
The Lovely Bones is a 2009 supernatural drama film directed by Peter Jackson and stars Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli, and Saoirse Ronan. A film ...more
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226 90
Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti
Planet of the Apes is a 2001 American science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and starring Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti, and Estella ...more
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284 130
Pain & Gain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Ed Harris
Pain & Gain is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie. The film is loosely based on a story published in a 1999 ...more
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165 57
We Own the Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall
We Own the Night is a 2007 American drama film written and directed by James Gray and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes and Robert Duvall. It is the third film directed by ...more
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163 61
Broken City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe
Broken City is a 2013 American crime thriller film directed by Allen Hughes and written by Brian Tucker. Mark Wahlberg stars as a police officer turned private investigator and Russell Crowe as ...more
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Daddy's Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini
Daddy's Home is a 2015 American comedy film directed by Sean Anders and written by Brian Burns, Anders and John Morris. The film is about a mild-mannered executive named Brad (Will Ferrell) who ...more
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The Yards is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix
The Yards is a 2000 American crime film directed by James Gray. It was written by Gray and Matt Reeves, and stars Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron and James Caan. The setting is ...more
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2 Guns is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mark Wahlberg Movies
Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton
2 Guns is a 2013 American action comedy film directed by Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur and starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Based on a comic book series of the same ...more