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The Best Ryan Gosling Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 3.4k votes 1.0k voters 62.3k views26 items

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The best Ryan Gosling movies! You know, movies with Ryan Gosling. What else do you want? Here they are, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ryan Gosling's highest grossing movies have received a lot of praise over the years, and so has his face and his rockin' bod. The order of these top Ryan Gosling movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ryan Gosling movies will be at the top of the list. What are the greatest Ryan Gosling movies? The best Ryan Gosling movies?

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

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    Drive

    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling
    Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring...  more

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    The Notebook

    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling
    The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on...  more

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    Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    Emma Stone, Julianne Moore
    Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra...  more

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    La La Land

    Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
    La La Land is a 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by...  more

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    The Nice Guys

    Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling
    The Nice Guys is a 2016 American neo-noir action comedy film directed by Shane Black. Set in...  more

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    The Place Beyond the Pines

    Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper
    The Place Beyond the Pines is a 2012 drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance. In 1997, Luke...  more
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    Blue Valentine

    Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams
    "Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time....  more

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    Half Nelson

    Ryan Gosling, Denis O'Hare
    Half Nelson is a 2006 American drama film directed by Ryan Fleck, written by Fleck and Anna...  more

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    Lars and the Real Girl

    Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer
    Lars and the Real Girl is a 2007 comedy-drama film directed by Craig Gillespie. A sweet but...  more

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    The Big Short

    Christian Bale, Steve Carell
    The Big Short is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Adam McKay, based...  more

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    Remember the Titans

    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling
    Remember the Titans is a 2000 American sports drama film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and...  more

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    The Ides of March

    George Clooney, Evan Rachel Wood
    The Ides of March is a 2011 American political drama film directed by George Clooney from a...  more
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    Fracture

    Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins
    Fracture is a 2007 American-German mystery thriller film, directed by Gregory Hoblit and...  more

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    First Man

    Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy
    First Man is a 2018 American historical biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle. A...  more

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    The Believer

    Ryan Gosling, Billy Zane
    The Believer is a 2002 American drama film co-written and directed by Henry Bean. The film...  more
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    Gangster Squad

    Emma Stone, Sean Penn
    This film is a 2013 American film directed by Ruben Fleischer, from a screenplay written by...  more

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    Murder by Numbers

    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling
    This film is a 2002 psychological thriller film produced and directed by Barbet Schroeder. It...  more
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    Weightless

    Natalie Portman, Christian Bale
    Weightless is an upcoming musical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and...  more
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    All Good Things

    Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling
    All Good Things is a 2010 drama mystery romance thriller film written by Marcus Hinchey and...  more
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    Song to Song

    Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling
    Song to Song is a 2017 drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick. In this modern love...  more
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    Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy

    Ryan Gosling, Sarah Chalke
    Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy is a 1998 comedy romance film directed by Kari Skogland and...  more
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    Stay

    Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts
    Stay is a 2005 American psychological thriller film directed by Marc Forster. A psychiatrist...  more

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    The United States of Leland

    Kerry Washington, Ryan Gosling
    The United States of Leland is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by Matthew Ryan...  more
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    Brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the...  more
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    Only God Forgives

    Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas
    Only God Forgives is a 2013 Danish-French thriller film written and directed by Nicolas...  more

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