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This is a list of the best Richard Gere movies, ranked best to worst - with movie trailers when available. Richard Gere's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. His wide-ranging filmography includes films like Pretty Woman, Arbitrage, Autumn in New York, and Days of Heaven. The order of these top Richard Gere movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Richard Gere movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Richard Gere movies?," "What are the greatest Richard Gere roles of all time?," and "How does Richard Gere's latest film compare to his first?" The greatest Richard Gere performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. If you think the most worthy Richard Gere role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

Robert Altman and Terrence Malick are among those who have directed Richard Gere at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Richard Gere, then check out our lists of the best Michael Douglas and Kevin Costner movies as well.

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An Officer and a Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
An Officer and a Gentleman Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett An Officer and a Gentleman is a 1982 American drama film that tells the story of a U.S. Navy aviation officer candidate who comes into conflict with the Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant who is the ...more

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Pretty Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Pretty Woman Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria Pretty Woman is a 1990 American romantic comedy film set in Los Angeles. Written by J. F. Lawton and directed by Garry Marshall, it stars Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, and features Hector ...more

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Hachi: A Dog's Tale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Hachi: A Dog's Tale Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, Joan Allen Hachi: A Dog's Tale is a 2009 drama film. Based on the true story of a faithful Akita Inu, the titular Hachikō, it is directed by Lasse Hallström, written by Stephen P. Lindsey,Kaneto ...more

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Primal Fear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Primal Fear Edward Norton, Richard Gere, Laura Linney Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-thriller film, based on William Diehl's 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit. The film tells the story of Chicago defense ...more

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Shall We Dance? is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Shall We Dance? Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere Shall We Dance? is a 2004 American film that is a remake of the award-winning 1996 Japanese film of the same name. The film made its US premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival.

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Sommersby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Sommersby Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, James Earl Jones Sommersby is a 1993 romantic drama film directed by Jon Amiel and starring Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman and James Earl Jones. Set in the Reconstruction period following the U.S. ...more

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The Mothman Prophecies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Mothman Prophecies Richard Gere, Debra Messing, Laura Linney The Mothman Prophecies is a 2002 supernatural thriller film directed by Mark Pellington, based on the 1975 book of the same name by parapsychologist and Fortean author John Keel. The screenplay ...more

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Days of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Days of Heaven Richard Gere, Sam Shepard, Brooke Adams Days of Heaven is a 1978 American drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz. Set in 1916, it tells the story of Bill ...more

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First Knight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
First Knight Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond First Knight is a 1995 medieval film based on Arthurian legend, directed by Jerry Zucker. It stars Richard Gere as Lancelot, Julia Ormond as Guinevere, Sean Connery as King Arthur and Ben Cross ...more

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy crime film adapted from the satirical stage musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Jazz Age Chicago. ...more

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Internal Affairs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Internal Affairs Richard Gere, Elijah Wood, Andy Garcia Internal Affairs is a 1990 American crime thriller film set in Los Angeles about the police department's Internal Affairs Division. Directed by Mike Figgis, the film stars Richard Gere as Dennis ...more

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No Mercy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
No Mercy Kim Basinger, Richard Gere, Charles S. Dutton No Mercy is a 1986 film starring Richard Gere and Kim Basinger about a cop who accepts an offer to kill a Cajun gangster.

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Arbitrage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Arbitrage Susan Sarandon, Richard Gere, Laetitia Casta Arbitrage is a 2012 American thriller drama film directed by Nicholas Jarecki and starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, and Brit Marling. Filming began in April 2011 in New York City. ...more

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Autumn in New York is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Autumn in New York Winona Ryder, Richard Gere, Rachel Nichols Autumn in New York is a 2000 American romantic drama film directed by Joan Chen and starring Richard Gere, Winona Ryder, and Anthony LaPaglia. Written by Allison Burnett, the film is about a ...more

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Runaway Bride is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Runaway Bride Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni Runaway Bride is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.The screenplay was written by Josann McGibbon, Sara Parriott and Audrey ...more

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Mr. Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Mr. Jones Richard Gere, Anne Bancroft, Lena Olin Mr. Jones is a 1993 American romantic drama film starring Richard Gere, Lena Olin, Anne Bancroft, Tom Irwin and Delroy Lindo, and directed by Mike Figgis.

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Nights in Rodanthe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Nights in Rodanthe James Franco, Diane Lane, Richard Gere Nights in Rodanthe is a 2008 American/Australian romantic drama film. It is a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Richard Gere and Diane Lane in ...more

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The Jackal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Jackal Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black The Jackal is a 1997 American spy action thriller film directed by Michael Caton-Jones, and starring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, and Sidney Poitier. The film is a loose remake of the 1973 movie ...more

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Red Corner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Red Corner Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford Red Corner is a 1997 American mystery thriller film directed by Jon Avnet and starring Richard Gere, Bai Ling, and Bradley Whitford. Written by Robert King, the film is about an American ...more

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Intersection is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Intersection Sharon Stone, Jennifer Morrison, Richard Gere Intersection is a 1994 film, directed by Mark Rydell and starring Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, and Lolita Davidovich. A remake of the French film Les choses de la vie by Claude Sautet, the story ...more

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Dr. T & the Women is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Dr. T & the Women Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler, Farrah Fawcett Dr. T & the Women is a 2000 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Altman. It stars Richard Gere as wealthy gynecologist Dr. Sullivan Travis and Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura ...more

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The Cotton Club is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Cotton Club Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere The Cotton Club is a 1984 crime drama music film written by William Kennedy, Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo and Jim Haskins and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

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Breathless is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Breathless Richard Gere, James Hong, Valérie Kaprisky Breathless is a 1983 American drama film directed by Jim McBride and written by McBride and L. M. Kit Carson, starring Richard Gere and Valérie Kaprisky. It is a remake of the 1960 French ...more

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Final Analysis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Final Analysis Uma Thurman, Kim Basinger, Richard Gere Final Analysis is a 1992 American neo-noir drama directed by Phil Joanou and written by Wesley Strick. It stars Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Uma Thurman, Eric Roberts and Keith David. The ...more

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The Double is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Double Richard Gere, Stana Katic, Odette Annable The Double is a 2011 action, crime, drama film written by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas and directed by Michael Brandt.

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Rhapsody in August is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Rhapsody in August Richard Gere, Hisashi Igawa, Hidetaka Yoshioka Rhapsody in August is a 1991 Japanese film by Akira Kurosawa. The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four ...more

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And the Band Played On is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
And the Band Played On Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, Richard Gere And the Band Played On is a 1993 American television film docudrama directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The teleplay by Arnold Schulman is based on the best-selling 1987 non-fiction book And the ...more

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Yanks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Yanks Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Roberts Yanks is a 1979 period drama film set during World War II in Northern England. The film was directed by John Schlesinger and starred Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane, Lisa Eichhorn ...more

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Amelia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Amelia Ewan McGregor, Richard Gere, Hilary Swank Amelia is a 2009 biographical film about the life of Amelia Earhart. The film was directed by Mira Nair and starred Hilary Swank as Earhart and Richard Gere as her husband, George Putnam. The ...more

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The Flock is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Flock Avril Lavigne, Claire Danes, Richard Gere The Flock is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Andrew Lau, the co-director of the Infernal Affairs trilogy. The film, which marks his first English-language film, stars Richard Gere and ...more

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Brooklyn's Finest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Brooklyn's Finest Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Don Cheadle Brooklyn's Finest is a 2009 American crime film directed by Antoine Fuqua, and written by Michael C. Martin. The film stars Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke and Wesley Snipes. The film was ...more

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King David is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
King David Richard Gere, Gina Bellman, Alice Krige King David is an American 1985 drama film about the second king of Israel, David. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and starred Richard Gere in the title role.

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The Hoax is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Hoax Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, Stanley Tucci The Hoax is a 2006 American drama film starring Richard Gere, directed by Lasse Hallström. The screenplay by William Wheeler is based on the book of the same title by Clifford Irving and ...more

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I'm Not There is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
I'm Not There Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore I'm Not There is a 2007 biographical musical film directed by Todd Haynes, inspired by the life and music of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Six actors depict different facets of Dylan's ...more

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Sp... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
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Bee Season is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Bee Season Kate Bosworth, Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche Bee Season is a 2005 American drama film adaptation of the 2000 novel of the same name by Myla Goldberg. The film was directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel and written by Naomi Foner ...more

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The Honorary Consul is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Honorary Consul Richard Gere, Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins The Honorary Consul is a 1983 British drama film directed by John Mackenzie and starring Michael Caine, Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins and Elpidia Carrillo. It is based on the novel The Honorary ...more

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Henry and Me is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Henry and Me Alex Rodriguez, Richard Gere, Cyndi Lauper Henry and Me is a 2014 animation family film directed by Barrett Esposito.

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The Benefactor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Benefactor Richard Gere, Dakota Fanning, Theo James The Benefactor (originally titled Franny) is a 2015 American drama film directed by Andrew Renzi. A wealthy man (Richard Gere) feels responsible for the deaths of two married friends, leading ...more

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The Second Best Exotic Marigol... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a 2015 comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, and the sequel to the 2011 film. As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy ...more

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Power Denzel Washington, Richard Gere, Gene Hackman Power is a 1986 American drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Richard Gere. The original screenplay by David Himmelstein focuses on political corruption and how power affects both ...more

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Norman: The Moderate Rise and ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Hank Azaria Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (previously titled Oppenheimer Strategies) is a 2016 American-Israeli political drama film directed by Joseph Cedar. Norman ...more

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Time Out of Mind is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Time Out of Mind Richard Gere, Jena Malone, Ben Vereen Time Out of Mind is a 2014 American drama film directed by Oren Moverman. George (Richard Gere) seeks refuge at Bellevue Hospital, a Manhattan intake center for homeless men, where his ...more

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Miles from Home is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Miles from Home Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, John Malkovich Miles From Home is a 1988 film starring Richard Gere. It is about two brothers who, after being forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west, become folk heroes when they begin robbing ...more

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When the Dragon Swallowed the ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun is a 2010 documentary film directed by Dirk Simon.

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The Dinner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Dinner Richard Gere, Steve Coogan, Laura Linney The Dinner is a 2017 American drama thriller film directed by Oren Moverman, based on the Dutch novel by Herman Koch. Two couples, including a U.S. congressman, meet for a tense dinner to ...more

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The Hunting Party is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
The Hunting Party Diane Kruger, Richard Gere, Jesse Eisenberg The Hunting Party is a 2007 American action-adventure-thriller film with elements of political activism and dark satire starring Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Diane Kruger and Jesse Eisenberg. ...more

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Baby Blue Marine is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Baby Blue Marine Richard Gere, Jan-Michael Vincent, Katherine Helmond Baby Blue Marine is a 1976 Metrocolor film set during World War II that was directed by John D. Hancock. It stars Jan-Michael Vincent and Glynnis O'Connor. Film critic Roger Ebert gave the film ...more

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Strike Force is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Strike Force Richard Gere, Joe Spinell, Allan Rich

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Bloodbrothers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Richard Gere Movies
Bloodbrothers Richard Gere, Marilu Henner, Paul Sorvino Bloodbrothers is a 1978 coming-of-age film directed by Robert Mulligan. It stars Richard Gere, Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco and Marilu Henner and was based on the novel of the same title by ...more