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The Best Movies Directed by Steven Soderbergh  

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List of all movies directed by Steven Soderbergh ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Steven Soderbergh are listed here and include movie posters and Steven Soderbergh movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Steven Soderbergh as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Steven Soderbergh movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Steven Soderbergh film is can be factored into this list.

From Steven Soderbergh's studio films to Steven Soderbergh's independent films, this Steven Soderbergh filmography keeps tabs on all Steven Soderbergh movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List movies include Ocean's Eleven, Contagion and many more.

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All Steven Soderbergh director credits are included. This list of every movie that Steven Soderbergh has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Steven Soderbergh movie is and which actors starred in the Steven Soderbergh film.

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Steven Soderbergh has been fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including Brad Pitt and Al Pacino. Are you a fan of Steven Soderbergh's filmography? Vote on our lists of the best movies directed by Oliver Stone and Danny Boyle too.

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Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Laura San Giacomo
This film is a 1989 American independent drama film that brought director Steven Soderbergh to prominence. It tells the story of a man who films women discussing their impact on the ...more

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#381 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #36 of 106 The Greatest Directorial Debuts Of All Time #65 of 111 The Best Movies That Pass the Bechdel Test

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Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas
Traffic is a 2000 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, a politician and a ...more

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#1,511 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #86 of 265 The Best Ensemble Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#104 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #321 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #949 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson
Out of Sight is a 1998 American comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The first of several collaborations between Soderbergh and ...more

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#1,459 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #246 of 347 The Best Movies Based On Books #376 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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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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#581 of 769 The Best Horror Movies of All Time #1,231 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #291 of 582 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law, Channing Tatum
Side Effects is a 2013 American psychological thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh from a screenplay written by Scott Z. Burns. The film stars Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, ...more
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Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart
Erin Brockovich is a 2000 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant. The film is a dramatization of the true story of Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia ...more

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#120 of 231 The Best Movies for Women #23 of 239 The Best Movies Based on True Storieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#95 of 205 The Best Movies About Music #165 of 391 The Best Gay Themed Movies #26 of 53 The Best Michael Douglas Movies

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George Clooney, Viola Davis, Natascha McElhone
Solaris is a 2002 American science fiction drama film written and directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring George Clooney and Natascha McElhone. It is based on the 1961 science fiction novel ...more

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#168 of 257 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #168 of 193 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made #46 of 46 35+ Great Movies That Blur the Lines Between Horror and Drama

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Jeremy Irons, Alec Guinness, Ian Holm
Kafka is a 1991 mystery thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Ostensibly a biopic, based on the life of Franz Kafka, the film blurs the lines between fact and Kafka's fiction, creating a ...more
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The Informant! Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt, Joel McHale
The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical-comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It depicts Mark Whitacre's involvement as a whistle blower in the lysine price-fixing conspiracy of the ...more

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#538 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars #234 of 239 The Best Movies Based on True Stories #30 of 101 The Best Docudrama Movies

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Melissa George, Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda
The Limey is a 1999 American film, directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Lem Dobbs. The film features Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán, Barry Newman, and Peter Fonda. ...more

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#16 of 20 20 Action Movies That Are Way Better Than The Oscar Winners That Beat Them #46 of 74 The Best Gangster Movies of the 1990s #369 of 519 The Greatest Crime Movies Ever Made

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Olivia Munn, Matthew McConaughey, Channing Tatum
Magic Mike is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, and Matthew McConaughey. The plot revolves ...more

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#864 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #385 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies #25 of 100 The Best Dance Movies Ever Made

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Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney
Ocean's Twelve is a 2004 American comedy film, which acts as the sequel to 2001's Ocean's Eleven. Like its predecessor, which was a remake of the 1960 film Ocean's 11, the film was directed by ...more

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#63 of 181 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made #13 of 20 21 Surprisingly Bad Movies Directed by Good Directors #66 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

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Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Benicio del Toro
Che is a two-part 2008 biopic about Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Benicio del Toro. Rather than follow a standard ...more
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Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Channing Tatum
Haywire is a 2011 action-thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Gina Carano, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paxton, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, and Michael Douglas. ...more

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#103 of 164 The Best Spy Movies #43 of 65 The Best Female Action Movies, Ranked #25 of 41 The Best Movies About Female Spies

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Benicio del Toro, Demián Bichir, Rodrigo Santoro
Che is a two-part 2008 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Part One is entitled The Argentine and focuses on the Cuban Revolution from the landing of Fidel Castro (Demián ...more

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#13 of 14 The Most Random Matt Damon Cameos #60 of 67 The Best Matt Damon Movies #31 of 71 The Best Movies About Communism

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Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Al Pacino
Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. It is the third and final film in the Soderbergh series following the 2004 sequel ...more

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#666 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #27 of 93 The Best Third Films In A Movie Series #156 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

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Katherine Heigl, Adrien Brody, Karen Allen
King of the Hill is Steven Soderbergh's third feature film, released in 1993, and the second he directed from his own screenplay following his 1989 Palme d'Or-winning film Sex, Lies, and ...more
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Dustin James Ashley, Misty Dawn Wilkins, Phyllis Workman
Bubble is a 2005 film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It was shot on high-definition video. It featured some unusual production aspects. In traditional terms, the movie has no script. All lines ...more

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#626 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars #85 of 125 The Best Movies About Tragedies #11 of 12 12 Films Featuring Local and Unknown Actors

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Steven Soderbergh, Katherine LaNasa, David Jensen
Schizopolis is an experimental comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh in 1996 with a non-linear narrative.
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Sasha Grey, Edward M. Kelahan, Ted Jessup
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And Everything Is Going Fine is a 2010 documentary film directed by Steven Soderbergh about the life of the late monologuist Spalding Gray. It premiered at the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival and ...more
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Arthur & Lancelot Marion Cotillard, Gary Oldman, Kit Harington
Arthur & Lancelot is a 2013 action, adventure and fantasy film written and directed by David Dobkin.
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Spalding Gray, Tommy Staub, Melissa Robertson
Gray's Anatomy is an 80-minute film directed by Steven Soderbergh in 1996 involving a dramatized monologue by actor/writer Spalding Gray. The title is taken from the classic human anatomy ...more