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The Best Ryan Reynolds Movies

Updated December 19, 2019 10.3k votes 2.5k voters 108.4k views49 items

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This list of the best Ryan Reynolds movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Ryan Reynolds got his start in TV series like Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place and The Odyssey, but soon enough he was starring in feature films. Ryan Reynolds' 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 Reynolds movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly-rated Ryan Reynolds movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ryan Reynolds movies?" and "What are the greatest Ryan Reynolds roles of all time?" The greatest Ryan Reynolds performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. This Ryan Reynolds filmography includes popular flicks like The Proposal, X-Men, and The Change-Up, but it's up to you to decide the best of the best.  If you think the coolest Ryan Reynolds role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Reynolds' humor (if you only know his action films, take it from us, he's super funny in his comedies!) you might also enjoy some intersting facts about him.

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  • 1
    Deadpool
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    Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Released2016

    Directed byTim MIller

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  • 2
    Deadpool 2
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    Deadpool 2

    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Leitch

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  • 3
    The Hitman's Bodyguard
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    The Hitman's Bodyguard

    Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson

    Directed byPatrick Hughes

    The Hitman's Bodyguard is a 2017 action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes. A bodyguard... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    The Proposal
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    The Proposal

    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2009

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Definitely, Maybe
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    Definitely, Maybe

    Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam Brooks

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  • 6
    Just Friends
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    Just Friends

    Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris

    Released2005

    Directed byRoger Kumble

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  • 7
    Van Wilder: Party Liaison
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    Van Wilder: Party Liaison

    Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid

    Released2002

    Directed byWalt Becker

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  • 8
    Waiting...
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    Waiting...

    Ryan Reynolds, Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Released2005

    Directed byRob McKittrick

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  • 9
    The Change-Up
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    The Change-Up

    Olivia Wilde, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

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  • 10
    Safe House
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    Safe House

    Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2012

    Directed byDaniel Espinosa

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  • 11
    Detective Pikachu
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    Detective Pikachu

    Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith

    Released2019

    Directed byRob Letterman

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  • 12
    The Croods
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    The Croods

    Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage

    Released2013

    Directed byChris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco

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  • 13
    Blade: Trinity
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    Blade: Trinity

    Wesley Snipes, Jessica Biel

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid S. Goyer

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  • 14
    The Amityville Horror
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    The Amityville Horror

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2005

    Directed byAndrew Douglas

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  • 15
    Buried
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    Buried

    Ryan Reynolds, Samantha Mathis

    Released2010

    Directed byRodrigo Cortés

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  • 16
    R.I.P.D.
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    R.I.P.D.

    Ryan Reynolds, Marisa Miller

    Released2013

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

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  • 17
    Smokin' Aces
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    Smokin' Aces

    Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys

    Released2006

    Directed byJoe Carnahan

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  • 18
    Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
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    Released2004

    Directed byDanny Leiner

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  • 19
    Turbo
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    Turbo

    Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2013

    Directed byDavid Soren

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  • 20
    X-Men Origins: Wolverine
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    X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber

    Released2009

    Directed byGavin Hood

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  • 21
    Adventureland
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    Adventureland

    Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2009

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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  • 22
    Life
    74
    35

    Life

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson

    Directed byDaniel Espinosa

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  • 23
    Self/less
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    Self/less

    Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley

    Released2015

    Directed byTarsem Singh

    Self/less is a 2015 American science fiction thriller film directed by Tarsem Singh and... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    6 Underground
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    6 Underground

    Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Bay

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  • 25
    A Million Ways to Die in the West
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    A Million Ways to Die in the West

    Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2014

    Directed bySeth MacFarlane

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