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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'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 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 our list of best Sandra Bullock movies and best Jason Bateman movies.

Is Ryan Reynolds your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Emma Stone and Kate Beckinsale films lists too.

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Deadpool Ryan Reynolds Deadpool is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Directed by Tim Miller, it is intended to be the eighth installment in the X-Men film ...more

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The Proposal Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the ...more

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Just Friends Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, Amy Smart Just Friends is a 2005 American romantic comedy and Christmas film directed by Roger Kumble, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein and Christopher Maquette. The plot ...more

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The Hitman's Bodyguard Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman The Hitman's Bodyguard is a 2017 action comedy film directed by Patrick Hughes. A bodyguard takes his former enemy, a hit man, as a client so they can defeat a dictator.

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Definitely, Maybe Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher Definitely, Maybe is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam Brooks, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Abigail Breslin and ...more

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National Lampoon's Van Wilder Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Sophia Bush National Lampoon's Van Wilder is a 2002 comedy film directed by Walt Becker that stars Ryan Reynolds as the title character. The film also stars Kal Penn, Tara Reid, and Daniel Cosgrove. It ...more

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Waiting... Ryan Reynolds, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Anna Faris Waiting... is a 2005 American comedy film starring Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, and Justin Long. It was written and directed by Rob McKittrick. McKittrick wrote the screenplay while working as a ...more

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The Change-Up Olivia Wilde, Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman The Change-Up is a 2011 American comedy film produced and directed by David Dobkin, written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and starring Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman. The film was released on ...more

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Safe House Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga Safe House is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. It was released on February 10, 2012, in North America by Universal ...more

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Blade: Trinity Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H Blade: Trinity is a 2004 American vampire superhero action film written, produced and directed by David S. Goyer who also wrote the screenplays to Blade and Blade II, and also produced by and ...more

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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ryan Reynolds Movies
The Amityville Horror Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols The Amityville Horror is a 2005 American horror film directed by Andrew Douglas. It is a remake of the 1979 film of the same name which itself was based on the novel of the same name by Jay ...more

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The Croods is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ryan Reynolds Movies
The Croods Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, ...more

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Buried Ryan Reynolds, Samantha Mathis, Stephen Tobolowsky Buried is a 2010 American thriller film directed by Rodrigo Cortés. It stars Ryan Reynolds and was written by Chris Sparling. The story is about Iraq-based American civilian truck driver ...more

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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Ryan Reynolds, Neil Patrick Harris, Malin Åkerman American High er en film.

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R.I.P.D. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ryan Reynolds Movies
R.I.P.D. Ryan Reynolds, Marisa Miller, Jeff Bridges R.I.P.D. is a 2013 American science fiction action-comedy film starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds. Robert Schwentke directed the film based on a screenplay adapted from the comic book Rest ...more

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Smokin' Aces Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French crime film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned mafia informant and Ryan Reynolds as ...more

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics' fictional character Wolverine, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the fourth installment in the X-Men film ...more

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Turbo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ryan Reynolds Movies
Turbo Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is based on an original idea by David Soren, who also ...more

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Adventureland Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig Adventureland is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Mottola, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and co-starring Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, and ...more

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Life Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Olga Dihovichnaya Life is a 2017 science fiction horror thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Olga Dihovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare, Hiroyuki Sanada and Ryan ...more

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Fireflies in the Garden Hayden Panettiere, Julia Roberts, Willem Dafoe Fireflies in the Garden is a 2008 drama film starring Willem Dafoe, Ryan Reynolds, and Julia Roberts. Written and directed by Dennis Lee, the film premiered at the 2008 Berlin International Film ...more

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The In-Laws Ryan Reynolds, Michael Douglas, Candice Bergen The In-Laws is a 2003 American comedy film starring Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks, Candice Bergen, Robin Tunney, Maria Ricossa, Lindsay Sloane and Ryan Reynolds. The film is a remake of the ...more

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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett Green Lantern is a 2011 action fantasy film written by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim and directed by Martin Campbell.

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School of Life Ryan Reynolds, John Astin, David Paymer School of Life is a 2005 made-for-television drama film starring Ryan Reynolds about a teacher who moves to a town and shakes the old school ways up a bit.

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The Nines Ryan Reynolds, Elle Fanning, Melissa McCarthy The Nines is a 2007 science fantasy film written and directed by John August and starring Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy, and Elle Fanning. The film debuted at the 2007 Sundance ...more

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Chaos Theory Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, Sarah Chalke Chaos Theory is a 2008 comedy-drama film starring Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, and Stuart Townsend. The film was directed by Marcos Siega, written by Daniel Taplitz and Kathy Gori, and was ...more

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch Ryan Reynolds, Melissa Joan Hart, Laura Harris Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a 1996 American television film adaptation based on a character from Archie Comics. It served as a pilot for the Sabrina, the Teenage Witch television series, and ...more

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Self/less Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Natalie Martinez Self/less is an upcoming 2015 science fiction thriller film directed by Tarsem Singh and written by David Pastor and Àlex Pastor. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Matthew Goode ...more

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Foolproof Ryan Reynolds, David Suchet, Tara Slone Foolproof is a 2003 Canadian heist film directed by William Phillips and starring Ryan Reynolds, David Suchet, Kristin Booth, Joris Jarsky, and James Allodi. It was the first attempt by a ...more

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Criminal Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones Criminal is a 2016 American science fiction action crime thriller film directed by Ariel Vromen. The film is about a convict who is implanted with a dead CIA agent's memories to finish an ...more

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Woman in Gold Katie Holmes, Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds Woman in Gold is a 2015 British-American drama film directed by Simon Curtis and written by Alexi Kaye Campbell. The film stars Dame Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, ...more

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Buying the Cow Alyssa Milano, Ryan Reynolds, Bridgette Wilson Buying the Cow is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Walt Becker and starring Jerry O'Connell, Ryan Reynolds, Alyssa Milano and Bridgette L. Wilson.

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The Captive is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ryan Reynolds Movies
The Captive Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson The Captive, formerly Queen of the Night and Captives, is a 2014 Canadian thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan. Eight years after the supposed disappearance of Cassandra, police, parents, and ...more

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A Million Ways to Die in the West Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman A Million Ways to Die in the West is a 2014 American western comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane. As a cowardly farmer (Seth MacFarlane) begins to fall for the mysterious new woman (Charlize ...more

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Finder's Fee Ryan Reynolds, James Earl Jones, Matthew Lillard Finder's Fee is a 2001 American film directed by Jeff Probst from his original screenplay.

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Paper Man Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Lisa Kudrow Paper Man is a 2009 independent comedy-drama film written and directed by Kieran and Michele Mulroney.

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Big Eyes Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston Big Eyes is a 2014 American biographical drama film directed by Tim Burton. Famous for drawing portraits and paintings with big eyes, American artist Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) fights a legal ...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 Alarmist Ryan Reynolds, Stanley Tucci, David Arquette The Alarmist, also known as Life During Wartime, is a 1997 film written and directed by Evan Dunsky, starring David Arquette, Stanley Tucci, with Kate Capshaw and Ryan Reynolds. The film is an ...more

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Boltneck Ryan Reynolds, Bianca Lawson, Christine Lakin Boltneck is a 2000 comedy, horror, science fiction film written by Dave Payne and directed by Mitch Marcus.

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Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story Ryan Reynolds, Glenn Close, Eric Dane Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story is a 1995 American television film that aired on NBC.

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My Name Is Kate Ryan Reynolds My Name Is Kate is a 1994 drama film written by George Eckstein and directed by Rod Hardy.

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Ordinary Magic Ryan Reynolds, Paul Anka, Glenne Headly Ordinary Magic is a 1993 Canadian film about a boy who is raised in India by his father. The story is based on a novel by Malcolm Bosse with Canada substituting in the film for the book's ...more

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When Friendship Kills is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Ryan Reynolds Movies
When Friendship Kills Ryan Reynolds, Lynda Carter, Marley Shelton When Friendship Kills, also released as A Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth Movie, is a 1996 American television film directed by James A. Contner. The movie is a part of the Moment of ...more

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We All Fall Down Ryan Reynolds, Brandy Ledford, Rene Auberjonois We All Fall Down is a Canadian drama film, directed by Martin Cummins and released in 2000. The film stars Darcy Belsher as Michael, a young man whose life enters a downward spiral after the ...more