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List of the best Ryan O'Neal movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ryan O'Neal'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 Ryan O'Neal movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ryan O'Neal movies will be at the top of the list. Ryan O'Neal has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ryan O'Neal movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ryan O'Neal films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List includes Love Hate Love, People I Know and more.

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Notable directors that have worked with Ryan O'Neal include names like Stanley Kubrick, John Whitesell and James Burrows.

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Barry Lyndon Ryan O'Neal, Leonard Rossiter, Hardy Krüger Barry Lyndon is a 1975 British-American period drama film written, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on the 1844 novel The Luck of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray. It ...more

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What's Up, Doc? Barbra Streisand, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn What's Up, Doc? is a 1972 screwball comedy film released by Warner Bros., directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, and Madeline Kahn in her first feature film ...more

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Paper Moon Tatum O'Neal, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn Paper Moon is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich and released by Paramount Pictures. Screenwriter Alvin Sargent adapted the script from the novel Addie Pray by Joe ...more

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Love Story Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal Love Story is a 1970 romantic drama film written by Erich Segal, who also authored the best-selling novel of the same name. It was directed by Arthur Hiller and starred Ryan O'Neal, Ali MacGraw, ...more

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A Bridge Too Far Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic war film based on the 1974 book of the same name by Cornelius Ryan, adapted by William Goldman. It was produced by Joseph E. Levine and Richard P. Levine and ...more

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The Driver Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ryan O'Neal The Driver is a 1978 crime film written and directed by Walter Hill, starring Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, and Isabelle Adjani. Based upon similarities in plot elements, it is heavily influenced by ...more

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Chances Are Robert Downey Jr., Cybill Shepherd, Mary Stuart Masterson Chances Are is a 1989 romantic comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey, Jr., Ryan O'Neal, and Mary Stuart Masterson. The original music score was ...more

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The Thief Who Came to Dinner Jacqueline Bissett, Ryan O'Neal, Ned Beatty The Thief Who Came to Dinner is a 1973 comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and based on the novel by Terrence Lore Smith. The film stars Ryan O'Neal and Jacqueline Bisset, with Charles Cioffi, ...more

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Oliver's Story Candice Bergen, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal Oliver's Story, the sequel to Love Story, is a 1978 film based on an Erich Segal novel published a year earlier. It was directed by John Korty and again starred Ryan O'Neal, this time opposite ...more

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The Main Event Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Rory Calhoun The Main Event is a 1979 comedy starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal, written by Gail Parent and directed by Howard Zieff. The film received negative reviews from critics, but was among the ...more

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Faithful Cher, Amber Smith, Ryan O'Neal Faithful is a comedy film, directed by Paul Mazursky and starring Cher, Chazz Palminteri and Ryan O'Neal. Palminteri wrote the screenplay, which is an adaptation of his stage play of the same ...more

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Tough Guys Don't Dance Isabella Rossellini, Penn Jillette, Ryan O'Neal Tough Guys Don't Dance is a 1987 crime mystery comedy-drama film written and directed by Norman Mailer based on his novel of the same name. It is a murder mystery/film noir piece that was ...more

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Nickelodeon Burt Reynolds, Tatum O'Neal, Stella Stevens Nickelodeon is a 1976 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and stars Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds and Tatum O'Neal. According to Bogdanovich, the film was based on true stories told to him ...more

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Wild Rovers William Holden, Ryan O'Neal, Karl Malden Wild Rovers is a 1971 American Western film directed by Blake Edwards and starring William Holden and Ryan O'Neal. Originally intended as a three-hour epic, it was heavily edited and changed by ...more

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The Man Upstairs Katharine Hepburn, Ryan O'Neal The Man Upstairs is a film directed by George Schaefer released on December 2, 1992.

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Zero Effect Ben Stiller, Kim Dickens, Ryan O'Neal Zero Effect is a 1998 mystery film written and directed by Jake Kasdan. It stars Bill Pullman as "the world's most private detective" Daryl Zero and Ben Stiller as his assistant Steve ...more

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Malibu's Most Wanted Snoop Dogg, Bo Derek, Giuliana Rancic Malibu's Most Wanted is a 2003 comedy film written by and starring Jamie Kennedy and co-starring Taye Diggs, Anthony Anderson, Blair Underwood, Regina Hall, Damien Dante Wayans, Ryan O'Neal and ...more

The Best British Documentaries

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Irreconcilable Differences Drew Barrymore, Sharon Stone, Shelley Long Irreconcilable Differences is a 1984 comedy-drama film starring Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long, and Drew Barrymore. The film was a minor box office success, making over $12 million. For their ...more

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People I Know Al Pacino, Kim Basinger, Téa Leoni People I Know is a 2002 crime drama film directed by Daniel Algrant and stars Al Pacino, Kim Basinger, and Téa Leoni.

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The List Mädchen Amick, Ryan O'Neal, Ben Gazzara

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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg, Naomi Campbell An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn is a 1998 comedy film. The film was critically panned, winning five awards at the 1998 Golden Raspberry Awards. The film had an estimated budget of $10 ...more

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Partners John Hurt, Bridget Fonda, Ryan O'Neal Partners is a gay-themed buddy comedy, starring Ryan O'Neal and John Hurt as a mismatched pair of cops.

The Best Eva Mendes Movies

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Fever Pitch Ryan O'Neal, Catherine Hicks, Chad Everett Fever Pitch is a 1985 American film starring Ryan O'Neal, and written and directed by Richard Brooks. This turned out to be the final film for Brooks, director of such acclaimed pictures as ...more

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Coming Soon Ashton Kutcher, Ryan Reynolds, Ellen Pompeo Coming Soon is a 1999 American romantic comedy film and is also Ashton Kutcher's debut role.

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The Games Sam Elliott, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour The Games is a 1970 film based on the Hugh Atkinson novel and adapted to the screen by Erich Segal. It was directed by Michael Winner. The plot concerned four marathon competitors at a ...more

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The Gentleman Bandit Fergie, Ryan O'Neal, Ed Lauter The Gentleman Bandit retitled after theatrical release as Gentleman B., is a crime-drama film by producer-director Jordan Alan released in 2002. It was based on the life story of real-life ...more

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Love Hate Love Lesley Ann Warren, Ryan O'Neal Love Hate Love is a 1971 television film directed by George McCowan.

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The Big Bounce Ryan O'Neal, Lee Grant, Van Heflin The Big Bounce is a 1969 film directed by Alex March, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard and starring Ryan O'Neal, Van Heflin, and Leigh Taylor-Young in what was the first of ...more

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Hacks Lisa Kudrow, Tom Arnold, John Ritter Hacks is a 1997 film written and directed by Gary Rosen. The film premiered at the AFI Los Angeles Film Festival.

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Green Ice Omar Sharif, Anne Archer, Ryan O'Neal Green Ice is a 1981 adventure film directed by Ernest Day.

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So Fine Ryan O'Neal, Fred Gwynne, Jack Warden So Fine is a 1981 comedy film written and directed by Andrew Bergman. The original music score was composed by Ennio Morricone. O'Neal was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award as Worst Actor ...more

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Circle of Two Richard Burton, Tatum O'Neal, Lee Majors Circle of Two is a 1980 Canadian film. It starred Richard Burton as a 60-year old artist who falls in love with a sixteen-year-old played by Tatum O'Neal. It was the last film directed by ...more

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Epoch Ryan O'Neal, James Avery, James Hong Epoch is a 2001 science fiction film directed by Matt Codd, starring David Keith, Stephanie Niznik, Brian Thompson, and Shannon Lee. In it, a strange monolith is discovered, and the team sent to ...more

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Small Sacrifices Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, Emily Perkins Small Sacrifices is a 1989 American made-for-TV movie written by Joyce Eliason and based on the best-selling true crime book by Ann Rule of the same name. The film is about Diane Downs and the ...more