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The Best Matt Damon Movies

Updated November 15, 2019 21.4k votes 2.9k voters 156.1k views67 items

List RulesVote for your favorite Matt Damon movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

In celebration of his massively successful movie career, we've created this ranked list of the best Matt Damon movies of all time. His films make a ton of money, with the top Matt Damon films earning him more than he'll ever know what to do with. Aside from his wealth, Damon is legitimately one of the most versatile film actors alive today. He can play any type of role, from action heroes like Jason Bourne in the Bourne Series, to nefarious villains like his role of Sgt. Colin Sullivan in The Departed. This Matt Damon films list includes trailers of each movie, so you can preview them here if you're curious. Given that Matt Damon's filmography is extremely celebrated, it's hard to decide which of his movies are better than others. Vote for your favorite movies starring or co-starring Damon, and downvote ones you think should be lower on the list.

Although he stars in a lot of dramas, Damon has got a great sense of humor too. He even made fun of himself alongside his friend Ben Affleck in Kevin Smith's Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back in 2001 (if you're a fan of Ben then check out our list of Ben Affleck's best movies too.)

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    Good Will Hunting
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    Good Will Hunting

    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    The Departed
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    The Departed

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson

    Released2006

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • 3
    The Martian
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    The Martian

    Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain

    Released2015

    Directed byRidley Scott

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  • 4
    The Bourne Identity
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    The Bourne Identity

    Matt Damon, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byDoug Liman

    The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action spy film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Saving Private Ryan
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    Saving Private Ryan

    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon

    Released1998

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Bourne Ultimatum
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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Bourne Supremacy
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    The Bourne Supremacy

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Rounders
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    Rounders

    Matt Damon, Edward Norton

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Dahl

    Rounders is a 1998 American drama film about the underground world of high-stakes poker,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Ocean's Eleven
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    Ocean's Eleven

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts

    Released2001

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    The Talented Mr. Ripley
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    The Talented Mr. Ripley

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett

    Released1999

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

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  • 11
    Jason Bourne
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    Jason Bourne

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2016

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

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  • 12
    Dogma
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    Dogma

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Smith

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  • 13
    True Grit
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    True Grit

    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon

    Released2010

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed by the Coen brothers, based on... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    The Legend of Bagger Vance
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    The Legend of Bagger Vance

    Charlize Theron, Will Smith

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Redford

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  • 15
    Interstellar
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    Interstellar

    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2014

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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  • 16
    Elysium
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    Elysium

    Matt Damon, Jodie Foster

    Released2013

    Directed byNeill Blomkamp

    Elysium is a 2013 American dystopian science fiction action thriller film written, directed,... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    We Bought a Zoo
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    We Bought a Zoo

    Scarlett Johansson, Matt Damon

    Released2011

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    We Bought a Zoo is a 2011 American family comedy-drama film loosely based on the 2008 memoir... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    The Rainmaker
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    The Rainmaker

    Matt Damon, Claire Danes

    Released1997

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

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  • 19
    School Ties
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    School Ties

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1992

    Directed byRobert Mandel

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  • 20
    Contagion
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    Contagion

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet

    Released2011

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 21
    Courage Under Fire
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    Courage Under Fire

    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon

    Released1996

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • 22
    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
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    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released2001

    Directed byKevin Smith

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  • 23
    EuroTrip
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    EuroTrip

    Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk

    Released2004

    Directed byJeff Schaffer, David Mandel, Alec Berg

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  • 24
    Ocean's Thirteen
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    Ocean's Thirteen

    Brad Pitt, George Clooney

    Released2007

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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    The Adjustment Bureau
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    The Adjustment Bureau

    Emily Blunt, Matt Damon

    Released2011

    Directed byGeorge Nolfi

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