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The Best Ryan Gosling Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 3.5k votes 1.0k voters 62.0k 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
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    Drive

    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling

    Released2011

    Directed byNicolas Winding

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  • 2
    The Notebook
    279
    86

    The Notebook

    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling

    Released2004

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

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  • 3
    Crazy, Stupid, Love.
    228
    71

    Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    Emma Stone, Julianne Moore

    Released2011

    Directed byJohn Requa, Glenn Ficarra

    Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Glenn Ficarra... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    The Nice Guys
    145
    26

    The Nice Guys

    Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling

    Released2016

    Directed byShane Black

    The Nice Guys is a 2016 American neo-noir action comedy film directed by Shane Black. Set in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    La La Land
    182
    31

    La La Land

    Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone

    Released2016

    Directed byDamien Chazelle

    La La Land is a 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Place Beyond the Pines
    176
    49

    The Place Beyond the Pines

    Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper

    Released2012

    Directed byDerek Cianfrance

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  • 7
    Blue Valentine
    158
    52

    Blue Valentine

    Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams

    Released2010

    Directed byDerek Cianfrance

    "Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Half Nelson
    119
    36

    Half Nelson

    Ryan Gosling, Denis O'Hare

    Released2006

    Directed byRyan Fleck

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  • 9
    Lars and the Real Girl
    141
    40

    Lars and the Real Girl

    Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer

    Released2007

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

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  • 10
    The Big Short
    65
    13

    The Big Short

    Christian Bale, Steve Carell

    Released2015

    Directed byAdam McKay

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  • 11
    First Man
    63
    6

    First Man

    Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy

    Directed byDamien Chazelle

    First Man is a 2018 American historical biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle. A... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Remember the Titans
    94
    39

    Remember the Titans

    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling

    Released2000

    Directed byBoaz Yakin

    Remember the Titans is a 2000 American sports drama film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Fracture
    80
    23

    Fracture

    Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2007

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

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  • 14
    The Ides of March
    87
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    The Ides of March

    George Clooney, Evan Rachel Wood

    Released2011

    Directed byGeorge Clooney

    The Ides of March is a 2011 American political drama film directed by George Clooney from a... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    The Believer
    55
    15

    The Believer

    Ryan Gosling, Billy Zane

    Released2002

    Directed byHenry Bean

    The Believer is a 2002 American drama film co-written and directed by Henry Bean. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Gangster Squad
    68
    39

    Gangster Squad

    Emma Stone, Sean Penn

    Released2013

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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  • 17
    Weightless
    57
    17

    Weightless

    Natalie Portman, Christian Bale

    Directed byTerrence Malick

    Weightless is an upcoming musical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Murder by Numbers
    47
    25

    Murder by Numbers

    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling

    Released2002

    Directed byBarbet Schroeder

    This film is a 2002 psychological thriller film produced and directed by Barbet Schroeder. It... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    All Good Things
    46
    22

    All Good Things

    Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling

    Released2010

    Directed byAndrew Jarecki

    All Good Things is a 2010 drama mystery romance thriller film written by Marcus Hinchey and... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Song to Song
    51
    17

    Song to Song

    Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling

    Directed byTerrence Malick

    Song to Song is a 2017 drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick. In this modern love... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy
    43
    16

    Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy

    Ryan Gosling, Sarah Chalke

    Released1998

    Directed byKari Skogland

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  • 22
    The United States of Leland
    38
    21

    The United States of Leland

    Kerry Washington, Ryan Gosling

    Released2003

    Directed byMatthew Ryan Hoge

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  • 23
    Only God Forgives
    51
    34

    Only God Forgives

    Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas

    Released2013

    Directed byNicolas Winding

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    I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust

    Released2005

    Directed byLauren Lazin

    Brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the...
  • 25
    Stay
    44
    28

    Stay

    Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts

    Released2005

    Directed byMarc Forster

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