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List Rules Vote 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 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.)

Matt Damon is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese and Steven Soderbergh. Is Matt Damon your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best George Clooney and Will Smith films lists too.

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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon Good Will Hunting is a 1997 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, and starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Affleck and ...more

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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. The film stars Leonardo ...more

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The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action spy film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel of the same name. It stars Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, a man suffering from extreme memory loss ...more

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Saving Private Ryan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, the film is notable for ...more

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The Martian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
JennyLynne added Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig The Martian is a 2015 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the novel by Andy Weir. An astronaut (Matt Damon) becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must ...more

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566 241
Ocean's Eleven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name. The 2001 film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and features an ensemble cast ...more

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The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more

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609 210
The Bourne Supremacy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne character. Though it takes the name of the second Bourne novel, its plot is entirely ...more

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458 235
The Talented Mr. Ripley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon The Talented Mr. Ripley is a 1999 American psychological thriller written for the screen and directed by Anthony Minghella. An adaptation of the 1955 Patricia Highsmith novel of the same name, ...more

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456 128
Rounders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Famke Janssen Rounders is a 1998 American crime drama film about the underground world of high-stakes poker, directed by John Dahl, and starring Matt Damon and Edward Norton. The film follows two friends who ...more

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411 155
Dogma is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more

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317 148
True Grit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed by the Coen brothers, based on the 1968 novel by Charles Portis. A stubborn teenager (Hailee Steinfeld) enlists the help of a tough ...more

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325 222
The Adjustment Bureau is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Jon Stewart The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American romantic science fiction thriller film loosely based on the Philip K. Dick short story, "Adjustment Team". The film was written and directed by ...more

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266 149
The Rainmaker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke The Rainmaker is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Matt Damon, based on the 1995 novel of the same name by John Grisham. Danny DeVito, Danny ...more

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Invictus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Langley Kirkwood "From director Clint Eastwood, “Invictus” tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the captain of South Africa’s rugby team, Francois Pienaar ...more

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258 73
Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Jac Friesen added Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Tommy Lee Jones Jason Bourne is a 2016 American action thriller film directed and written by Paul Greengrass and film editor Christopher Rouse. The fifth installment of the Bourne film series and the direct ...more

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299 126
The Legend of Bagger Vance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Matt Damon The Legend of Bagger Vance is a 2000 American sports drama directed by Robert Redford and starring Will Smith, Matt Damon and Charlize Theron. It is based on the 1995 book of the same title by ...more

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304 217
Ocean's Thirteen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Al Pacino Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy heist film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. It is the third and final film in the Soderbergh series following the 2004 ...more

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We Bought a Zoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Matt Damon, Elle Fanning We Bought a Zoo is a 2011 American family comedy-drama film loosely based on the 2008 memoir of the same name by Benjamin Mee. The film is directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Matt Damon as ...more

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Ocean's Twelve is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney Ocean's Twelve is a 2004 American comedy heist film, which acts as the sequel to 2001's Ocean's Eleven. Like its predecessor, which was a remake of the 1960 heist film Ocean's 11, the film was ...more

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Interstellar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
JennyLynne added Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon Interstellar is a British-American 2014 science fiction epic film directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. The film ...more

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Elysium is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga Elysium is a 2013 American dystopian science fiction action thriller film written, directed, and co-produced by Neill Blomkamp, and starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga and Sharlto ...more

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211 113
School Ties is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser School Ties is a 1992 sports film directed by Robert Mandel starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris O'Donnell, Cole Hauser, Randall Batinkoff, Andrew Lowery and Anthony Rapp. ...more

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is a 2001 American comedy film directed, written by, and starring Kevin Smith as Silent Bob, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of ...more

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EuroTrip is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk, Michelle Trachtenberg EuroTrip is a 2004 American-European teen comedy adventure film written by Alec Berg, David Mandel, and Jeff Schaffer, and directed by Schaffer. The film stars Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, ...more

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The Brothers Grimm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon, Lena Headey The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam. The film stars Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, and Lena Headey in an exaggerated and fictitious portrait of the Brothers ...more

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Courage Under Fire is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips and Matt Damon.

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Contagion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon Contagion is a 2011 medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Marion Cotillard, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, ...more

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127 152
Syriana is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet Syriana is a 2005 geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, and executive produced by George Clooney, who also stars in the film with an ensemble cast. Gaghan's ...more

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172 152
The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast. De Niro also produced it with ...more

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162 86
Chasing Amy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith Chasing Amy is a 1997 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. The central tension revolves around sexuality, sexual history, and evolving friendships. It is the third ...more

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Green Zone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs Green Zone is a 2010 British-French-American war thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Brian Helgeland, based on a 2006 non-fiction ...more

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Finding Forrester is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Sean Connery Finding Forrester is a 2000 American drama film written by Mike Rich and directed by Gus Van Sant. An African-American teenager, Jamal Wallace, is invited to attend a prestigious private high ...more

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163 103
The Monuments Men is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
ejlinehan added George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon The Monuments Men is a 2014 American-German war film directed by George Clooney, written and produced by Clooney and Grant Heslov, and starring Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, ...more

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136 128
Stuck on You is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Tom Brady, Eva Mendes, Cher Stuck on You is a 2003 comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear as conjoined twins, whose conflicting aspirations provide both conflict and humorous ...more

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160 126
Behind the Candelabra is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
ejlinehan added Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Dan Aykroyd Behind the Candelabra is a 2013 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It dramatizes the last ten years in the life of pianist Liberace and the relationship he had with Scott ...more

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The Informant! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt, Joel McHale The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical-comedy-crime film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It depicts Mark Whitacre's involvement as a whistle blower in the lysine price-fixing conspiracy ...more

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The Majestic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Jim Carrey, Matt Damon, Rob Reiner The Majestic is a 2001 American drama film directed and produced by Frank Darabont, written by Michael Sloane, and starring Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Jeffrey DeMunn, David Ogden Stiers, James ...more

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90 93
Happy Feet Two is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Brad Pitt, Sofía Vergara, Robin Williams Happy Feet 2 in 3D is a 2011 animated film written and directed by George Miller.

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87 86
Mystic Pizza is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Vincent D'Onofrio Mystic Pizza is a 1988 American coming-of-age film directed by Donald Petrie. It stars Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, and Lili Taylor. The film also stars Vincent D'Onofrio, William R. Moses, ...more

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Confessions of a Dangerous Min... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 biographical spy comedy film depicting the life of popular game show host and producer Chuck Barris, who claimed to have also been an assassin for the ...more

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95 89
Jersey Girl is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Ben Affleck Jersey Girl is a 2004 American comedy-drama film written, co-edited, and directed by Kevin Smith. It stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, George Carlin, Jason Biggs, Jennifer Lopez and ...more

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Titan A.E. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, Janeane Garofalo Titan A.E. is a 2000 animated post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film directed by both Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. The title refers to the spacecraft central to the plot, with A.E. ...more

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71 97
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarr... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, James Cromwell, Charles Napier Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western drama film that that was produced by DreamWorks Animation and released by DreamWorks Pictures. It follows the adventures of a ...more

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Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

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Hereafter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Matt Damon, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jay Mohr Hereafter is a 2010 American supernatural thriller fantasy film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood, written by Peter Morgan and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. The film ...more

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All the Pretty Horses is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Penélope Cruz, Matt Damon, Bruce Dern All the Pretty Horses is a 2000 American romance western film, directed by Billy Bob Thornton and based on the novel of the same name by author Cormac McCarthy. It stars Matt Damon as John Grady ...more

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Ponyo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Nozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro Ponyo, initially titled in English as Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, is a 2008 Japanese animated fantasy comedy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli and Toho. It is ...more

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Valentine's Day is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway Valentine's Day is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. The screenplay and the story were written by Katherine Fugate, Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. The film ...more

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Margaret is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Matt Damon Movies
Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo Margaret is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. The film stars Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, Kieran Culkin, Olivia Thirlby, and Rosemarie DeWitt. Margaret ...more