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

Here are the best Rachel McAdams movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Since starring as Regina George in Mean Girls, Rachel McAdams quickly became a Hollywood A-lister with her performances in romantic films like The Notebook and The Time Traveler's Wife. Rachel McAdams'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 Rachel McAdams movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Rachel McAdams movies will be at the top of the list. Rachel McAdams has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Rachel McAdams movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Rachel McAdams films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List is made up of many different films, including Spotlight, Wedding Crashers, and Sherlock Holmes.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Rachel McAdams movies?" and "What are the greatest Rachel McAdams roles of all time?"

Brian De Palma and Terrence Malick are among those who have directed Rachel McAdams at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is Rachel McAdams your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Kate Beckinsale and Olga Kurylenko films lists too.

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The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner
The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a ...more
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Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried
Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more
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About Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
sandro.kahlhammer added Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy
About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Richard Curtis. A young man (Domhnall Gleeson) with the special ability to time travel tries to change his past in order to ...more
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The Vow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange
The Vow is a 2012 romantic drama film directed by Michael Sucsy, starring Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams. The film is inspired by the true story of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter. The Vow was a ...more
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Red Eye is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox
Red Eye is a 2005 American thriller film directed by Wes Craven and starring Rachel McAdams as a hotel manager ensnared in a plot by a terrorist while aboard a red-eye flight to Miami. The film ...more
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Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law
Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 British–American action mystery film based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The film was directed by Guy Ritchie. In the film, ...more
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Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher
Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed by David Dobkin. It stars Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Christopher Walken. Will Ferrell also has a notable cameo appearance. ...more
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The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston
The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2009 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by Robert Schwentke. The story follows Henry DeTamble, a Chicago librarian with a paranormal genetic ...more
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Morning Glory is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Eva Longoria, George Clooney, Rachel McAdams
Morning Glory is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Roger Michell, written by Aline Brosh McKenna and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. It stars Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, and ...more
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Midnight in Paris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston
Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Set in Paris, the film follows Gil Pender, a screenwriter, who is forced to confront the ...more
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Sha... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a 2011 British-American action mystery film directed by Guy Ritchie and produced by Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey and Dan Lin. It is a sequel to ...more
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Spotlight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
Spotlight is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed by Tom McCarthy. The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the ...more
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Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams
Doctor Strange is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Scott Derrickson, based on the Marvel Comics character. After a career-ending car collision, brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon ...more
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Southpaw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomie Harris
Southpaw is a 2015 American sports drama film directed by Antoine Fuqua. A champion boxer (Jake Gyllenhaal) fights to get his daughter back as well as revive his professional career, after an ...more
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Married Life is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper
Married Life is a 2007 American drama period film directed by Ira Sachs. The screenplay by Sachs and Oren Moverman is based on the 1953 novel Five Roundabouts to Heaven by John Bingham. Cast ...more
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State of Play is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe
State of Play is a 2009 political thriller film. It is an adaptation of the six-part British television serial of the same name which first aired on BBC One in 2003. The plot of the six-hour ...more
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The Lucky Ones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña
The Lucky Ones is a 2008 film directed by Neil Burger.
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Passion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfurth
Passion is a 2013 thriller film written by Natalie Carter,Alain Corneau and Brian De Palma and directed by Brian De Palma.
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To the Wonder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko
To the Wonder is a 2012 romantic drama art film written and directed by Terrence Malick, starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams, and Javier Bardem. Filmed in Oklahoma and Paris, ...more
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The Family Stone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes
The Family Stone is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha. Produced by Michael London and distributed by 20th Century Fox, it stars an ensemble cast, including ...more
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The Hot Chick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Adam Sandler, Anna Faris
The Hot Chick is a 2002 American comedy film about a teenage girl whose mind is magically swapped with that of a 30-year-old. It was directed by Tom Brady and produced by John Schneider and Carr ...more
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Game Night is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler
Game Night is a 2018 American comedy thriller film directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. A group of friends meet regularly for their game night, and one night they find ...more
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A Most Wanted Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Erwin91 added Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright
A Most Wanted Man is a 2013 thriller film based on a novel by John le Carré, written by Andrew Bovell and directed by Anton Corbijn.
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Aloha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams
Aloha is a 2015 American romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe. The film, starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray, John Krasinski, ...more
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Guilt by Association is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rachel McAdams Movies
Rachel McAdams, Mercedes Ruehl, Alberta Watson