Watchworthy

The Best Paul Walker Movies 

Reference
Originally by
Updated June 14, 2019 19.2k votes 2.9k voters 221k views 28 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

List of the best Paul Walker movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. The life of the Fast and Furious franchise star ended much too soon after a 2013 car accident, but he has left fans with an impressive filmography to carry on his memory.  Paul Walker'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 Paul Walker movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Paul Walker movies will be at the top of the list. Paul Walker has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Paul Walker movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Paul Walker films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Paul Walker role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Paul Walker performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list has a variety of films, like Fast Five and Varsity Blues, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Paul Walker movies?" and "What are the greatest Paul Walker roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Paul Walker's fast paced filmography, you might also list our list of the best Vin Diesel movies and best Dwayne Johnson movies.

Clint Eastwood and Frank Marshall both worked with Paul Walker over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If you're a fan of Paul Walker, then check out our lists of the best Vin Diesel and Gerard Butler movies as well.

Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
1
Ranker Video
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. The film is the first ...more

More The Fast and the Furious 

Things You Didn't Know about the Fast and Furious Films #339 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #328 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies

2
Fast Five is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paul Walker Movies
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2011

Directed by: Justin Lin

Fast Five is a 2011 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the fifth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew of street racers plan ...more

More Fast Five 

#226 of 233 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #916 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #308 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies

3
Fast & Furious 6 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paul Walker Movies
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Released: 2013

Directed by: Justin Lin

Fast & Furious 6 is a 2013 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the sixth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) has Dominic (Vin Diesel) and ...more

More Fast & Furious 6 

#940 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #329 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies #254 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

4
Ranker Video
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

Released: 2009

Directed by: Justin Lin

Fast & Furious is a 2009 American street racing action film directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan. It is the fourth installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. The plot ...more

More Fast & Furious 

Fast & Furious Quotes That Prove Dom Is Truly Wise #743 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #321 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies

5
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs

Released: 2006

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Eight Below is a 2006 American family drama adventure film directed by Frank Marshall and written by David DiGilio. It stars Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, and Jason Biggs. It was ...more

More Eight Below 

#289 of 322 The Best Movies for Kids #26 of 181 The Greatest Animal Movies Ever Made #27 of 83 The Best Live Action Animal Movies for Kids

6
Ranker Video
Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Singleton

2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American street racing action film directed by John Singleton. It is the second installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. Brian O'Conner teams up with his ...more

More 2 Fast 2 Furious 

#100 of 233 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #1,161 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #313 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies

7
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Walton Goggins

Released: 2001

Directed by: John Dahl

Joy Ride, also known as Roadkill, is a 2001 American thriller road film. The film was written by J. J. Abrams and Clay Tarver and directed by John Dahl and starring Steve Zahn, Paul Walker and ...more

More Joy Ride 

#130 of 852 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #66 of 149 The Best and Scariest Psychological Thrillers of All Time #78 of 128 The Best Horror Movie Franchises

8
Ranker Video
Jessica Alba, Paul Walker, Josh Brolin

Released: 2005

Directed by: John Stockwell

Into the Blue is a 2005 American action film starring Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin and Scott Caan. The film was directed by Top Gun actor John Stockwell, and distributed by ...more

More Into the Blue 

#90 of 327 The Best Free Movies On YouTube, Ranked #25 of 32 Great Movies Set on the Beach #16 of 50 The Best Josh Brolin Movies

9
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, Elizabeth Mitchell, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2006

Directed by: Wayne Kramer

Running Scared is a 2006 American thriller film, written and directed by Wayne Kramer, and starring Paul Walker, Cameron Bright and Vera Farmiga. It was released in the United States on February ...more

More Running Scared 

#487 of 548 The Greatest Movies for Guys #453 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #43 of 61 The Best Buddy Cop Movies

10
Ranker Video
Ali Larter, Paul Walker, Amy Smart

Released: 1999

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Varsity Blues is a 1999 American coming-of-age sports comedy-drama film directed by Brian Robbins that follows a small-town high school football team and their overbearing coach through a ...more

More Varsity Blues 

#83 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #1,285 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #516 of 802 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

11
Ranker Video
TaraCook added Hours Paul Walker, Génesis Rodríguez, Elton LeBlanc

Released: 2013

Directed by: Eric Heisserer

Hours is a 2013 American thriller film directed and written by Eric Heisserer. The film stars Paul Walker, Génesis Rodríguez, TJ Hassan, Nick Gomez, and Judd Lormand. The film ...more
12
Ranker Video
Zoe Saldana, Chris Brown, Idris Elba

Released: 2010

Directed by: John Luessenhop

Takers is a 2010 American crime action thriller film directed by John Luessenhop from a story and screenplay written by Luessenhop, Gabriel Casseus, Peter Allen, John Rogers, and Avery Duff. It ...more
13
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, RZA, Ron Lea

Released: 2014

Directed by: Camille Delamarre

Brick Mansions is a 2014 French-Canadian action film starring Paul Walker, David Belle and RZA. The film was directed by Camille Delamarre and written by Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen and Bibi ...more
14
Ranker Video
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim

Released: 1999

Directed by: Robert Iscove

She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook. It is a modern adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's ...more

More She's All That 

#448 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #66 of 802 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #86 of 94 The Worst January Movie Releases

15
Ranker Video
Olivia Wilde, Paul Walker, Laurence Fishburne

Released: 2007

Directed by: John Herzfeld

The Death and Life of Bobby Z, also known as Bobby Z and Let's Kill Bobby Z, is a 2007 American/German action film, directed by John Herzfeld, and starring Paul Walker, Laurence Fishburne, ...more
16
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, Piper Perabo, Linda Cardellini

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Glenn

The Lazarus Project is a 2008 American drama/thriller film directed and written by John Patrick Glenn. It stars Paul Walker as Ben, a former criminal who gets a second chance at life and ...more

More The Lazarus Project 

#85 of 149 The Best and Scariest Psychological Thrillers of All Time #38 of 60 The Best Drama Movies With A Supernatural Twist #23 of 25 The Top 25 Must-See Quintessential Psychological Thrillers

17
Ranker Video
Malin Åkerman, Paul Walker, Joshua Jackson

Released: 2000

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Skulls is a 2000 American psychological thriller film starring Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker and Leslie Bibb, directed by Rob Cohen. Its plot is based upon some of the conspiracy theories ...more

More The Skulls 

#121 of 128 The Best Horror Movie Franchises #85 of 280 The Best Whodunit Movies #26 of 43 30+ Very Preppy Movies with the Preppiest Characters

18
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, Ryan Phillippe, Jamie Bell

Released: 2006

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Flags of Our Fathers is a 2006 American film directed, co-produced and scored by Clint Eastwood and written by William Broyles, Jr. and Paul Haggis. It is based on the book of the same name ...more

More Flags of Our Fathers 

#61 of 375 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #44 of 222 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time #34 of 81 The Most Patriotic Movies of All Time

19
Ranker Video
Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire

Released: 1998

Directed by: Gary Ross

Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Gary Ross. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, and ...more

More Pleasantville 

#92 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #244 of 1,027 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #286 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

20
Ranker Video
Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Donner

Timeline is a 2003 science fiction adventure film directed by Richard Donner, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. A team of present-day archaeologists are sent back in time ...more

More Timeline 

#1,644 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #553 of 802 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #35 of 189 The Best Medieval Movies

21
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, Michael Botha, Nazli George

Released: 2013

Directed by: Mukunda Michael Dewil

Vehicle 19 is a 2013 American action thriller film directed by Mukunda Michael Dewil, who also wrote the screenplay. It stars Paul Walker and Naima McLean. The film was released on February 7, ...more
22
Ranker Video
Penélope Cruz, Robin Williams, Susan Sarandon

Released: 2004

Directed by: Chazz Palminteri

Noel is a 2004 Christmas-themed drama film written by David Hubbard and directed by Chazz Palminteri. It stars Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin, Daniel Sunjata and ...more
23
Ranker Video
Minka Kelly, Paul Walker, Rodney Neil

Released: 2003

Directed by: Philip Atwell

Turbo-Charged Prelude is a 2003 short film, directed by Philip Atwell, featuring Paul Walker reprising his role as Brian O'Conner, in a short series of sequences which bridge The Fast and the ...more
24
Ranker Video
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Released: 2015

Directed by: James Wan

Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan, and the seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against Dominic ...more

More Furious 7 

#151 of 293 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #235 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #157 of 199 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

25
Ranker Video
Paul Walker, Dennis Hopper, Ana Gasteyer

Released: 1998

Directed by: Steve Boyum

Meet the Deedles is a 1998 American comedy film directed by Steve Boyum and starring Paul Walker and Steve Van Wormer. It was the first theatrically released film to be produced by DIC ...more