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The Best Robert Pattinson Movies 

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List of the best Robert Pattinson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Robert Pattinson may be best known for his role as Edward Cullen in the Twilight series, but his recent collaborations with director David Cronenberg has produced some of his best work to date. Robert Pattinson'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 Robert Pattinson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Pattinson movies will be at the top of the list. Robert Pattinson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Robert Pattinson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Robert Pattinson films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List features Cosmopolis, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Pattinson movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Pattinson roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Pattinson's blood-sucking heroics, you might also enjoy our list of best Kristen Stewart movies and best Taylor Lautner movies.

Movie fans who love Robert Pattinson have also been known to enjoy films starring Ed Westwick and Orlando Bloom.

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Twilight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

Released: 2008

Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke

Twilight is a 2008 American vampire romance film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of the same name. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. ...more

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The Twilight Saga: Break... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

Released: 2011

Directed by: Bill Condon

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn is the 2011 film based off the fourth and final novel in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. This currently optioned property is expected to start production ...more

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The Twilight Saga: Break... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

Released: 2012

Directed by: Bill Condon

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is a 2012 American romantic fantasy and adventure film directed by Bill Condon and based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The second part ...more

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Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

Released: 2010

Directed by: David Slade

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, commonly referred to as Eclipse, is a 2010 American romantic fantasy film based on Stephenie Meyer's 2007 novel Eclipse. It is the third installment of The Twilight ...more

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Remember Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Pierce Brosnan, Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin

Released: 2010

Directed by: Allen Coulter

Remember Me is a 2010 American romantic coming of age drama film directed by Allen Coulter, and screenplay by Will Fetters. It stars Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Chris Cooper, Lena Olin ...more

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Harry Potter and the Gob... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mike Newell

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, ...more

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The Twilight Saga: New M... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

Released: 2009

Directed by: Chris Weitz

New Moon is the sequel to 2008's Twilight, based on a novel of the same name written by Stephanie Meyer.

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Water for Elephants is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz

Released: 2011

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Water for Elephants is a 2011 American romantic drama film directed by Francis Lawrence. Richard LaGravenese wrote the screenplay, which was based on Sara Gruen's 2006 novel of the same name. It ...more

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Harry Potter and the Ord... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Yates

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Bel Ami is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Uma Thurman, Robert Pattinson, Kristin Scott Thomas

Released: 2012

Directed by: Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod

This drama is based on the short story, Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant is scheduled to begin filming in Budapest in February 2010 for a planned 2011 release. The fim will be directed by Declan ...more
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Cosmopolis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamatti, Juliette Binoche

Released: 2012

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Cosmopolis is a 2012 Canadian drama-thriller film written, produced, and directed by David Cronenberg and starring Robert Pattinson. It is based on the novel of the same name by Don DeLillo. On ...more
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Little Ashes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Robert Pattinson, Arly Jover, Matthew McNulty

Released: 2008

Directed by: Paul Morrison

Little Ashes is a 2008 Spanish-British drama film set against the backdrop of Spain during the 20s and 30s, as three of the era's most creative young talents meet at university and set off on a ...more

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Vanity Fair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mira Nair

Vanity Fair is a 2004 British-American costume drama film directed by Mira Nair and adapted from William Makepeace Thackeray's novel of the same name. The novel has been the subject of numerous ...more
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Waiting for the Barbaria... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson

Released: 2020

Directed by: Ciro Guerra

Waiting for the Barbarians is a 2020 drama film directed by Ciro Guerra, based on the novel of the same name by J. M. Coetzee. A Magistrate (Mark Rylance) working in a distant outpost begins to ...more
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Love & Distrust is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Amy Adams, Robert Downey Jr., James Franco

Released: 2010

Directed by: Lorraine Bracco, Daisy Gili, Warner Loughlin, Diana Valentine, Eric Kmetz, + more

Love & Distrust is a 2010 direct-to-video romance film starring Robert Pattinson, Amy Adams, Sam Worthington, Robert Downey, Jr. and James Franco. The movie includes 5 unique short films, ...more
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Maps to the Stars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2014

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Maps to the Stars is a 2014 satirical drama film directed by David Cronenberg, and starring Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, John Cusack, Robert Pattinson, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, and Evan ...more
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How to Be is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Robert Pattinson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Jeremy Hardy

Released: 2008

Directed by: Oliver Irving

How to Be is a 2008 independent comedy-drama film written and directed by Oliver Irving. It is about a young man named Art, played by Robert Pattinson, who is going through a quarter-life ...more
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Good Time is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Robert Pattinson, Barkhad Abdi, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Directed by: Ben Safdie, Josh Safdie

Good Time is a 2017 American crime-drama film directed by Ben and Josh Safdie and written by Josh and Ronald Bronstein. Constantine "Connie" Nikas goes through a dangerous and ...more
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The Lighthouse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman

Released: 2019

Directed by: Robert Eggers

The Lighthouse is a 2019 black-and-white psychological horror film directed by Robert Eggers. The story of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote and mysterious ...more

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The Lost City of Z is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller

Released: 2017

Directed by: James Gray

The Lost City of Z is a 2016 American biographical adventure drama film directed by James Gray, based on the 2009 book by David Grann. A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. ...more

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Life is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Robert Pattinson, Dane DeHaan, Joel Edgerton

Released: 2015

Directed by: Anton Corbijn

Life is a 2015 biographical drama film directed by Anton Corbijn. Photographer Dennis Stock (Robert Pattinson) gets an assignment to shoot rising Hollywood star James Dean (Dane DeHaan), before ...more
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The Childhood of a Leade... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
The Childhood of a Leader Robert Pattinson, Stacy Martin, Liam Cunningham

Released: 2016

Directed by: Brady Corbet

The Childhood of a Leader is a 2015 historical mystery drama film directed by Brady Corbet, and loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre's short story. In 1919, an American boy (Robert Pattinson) ...more
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The King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Robert Pattinson

Released: 2019

Directed by: David Michôd

The King is a 2019 biographical drama film directed by David Michôd, based on several plays from Shakespeare's Henriad. Hal (Timothée Chalamet), a wayward prince, ascends the ...more
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Queen of the Desert is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Queen of the Desert is a 2015 epic biographical drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and is based on the life of British traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and ...more
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High Life is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Robert Pattinson Movies
Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin

Released: 2019

Directed by: Claire Denis

High Life is a 2018 English-language science fiction film directed by Claire Denis. Part of a group of criminals sent on a journey in space to find alternative energy, Monte (Robert Pattinson) ...more