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List of Gwyneth Paltrow Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Se7en (1995)
36
9
Se7en
R
36
9

Veteran homicide detective William Somerset takes one final case with young colleague David Mills, who is set to replace him, in an attempt to trace the steps of a serial killer who is targeting victims representing seven deadly sins, only to get themselves embroiled into the twisted plan of the diabolical assailant.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker, Daniel Zacapa
2. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
19
7
Avengers: Infinity War
PG-13
19
7

The intergalactic warlord from Titan, Thanos, is on a quest to collect the six Infinity Stones that will empower him to destroy half of all life in the universe. The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy must come together to stop Thanos and save the world.

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
3. Iron Man (2008)
29
6
Iron Man
PG-13
29
6

A superhero film based on the eponymous Marvel Comics character and the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Iron Man has Tony Stark, a genius billionaire, securing his release from an Afghan cave by creating high-tech suit of armor. He perfects the suit and uses it to fight evil forces to protect the world.

As:
Cast
Role:
Pepper Potts
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
4. The Avengers (2012)
22
5
The Avengers
PG-13
22
5

In this first crossover film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury assembles a team of superheroes, featuring Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye, who must overcome their differences to tackle extraterrestrial threats posed by Asgardian Loki after he comes into possession of the powerful device Tesseract.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action
5. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
20
6
Spider-Man: Homecoming
PG-13
20
6

Returning to his neighborhood after fighting alongside the Avengers, Peter Parker resumes his studies, as well as crime-fighting, but after his recklessness endangers public life, his mentor, Tony Stark, confiscates his high-tech suit. However, Peter has a lead on the mysterious supervillain Vulture, who has access to powerful Chitauri technology, and must pursue him on his own.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Watts
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
6. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
28
5
Shakespeare in Love
R
28
5

The Academy Awards-winning movie depicts a fictional love-story of the Bard. Shakespeare is desperately searching for a muse when he meets Viola de Lesseps. A theater-lover, she disguises as man to audition for Shakespeare’s play, but he soon finds the truth. Their blossoming romance inspires him to write ‘Romeo & Juliet.’ However, he is married while she is betrothed to Lord Wessex. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Drama, Romance, History, Comedy
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Joseph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Ben Affleck, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Steven O'Donnell
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
7. A Perfect Murder (1998)
37
1
A Perfect Murder
R
37
1

Steven, a multimillionaire industrialist approaches David, an artist, and offers him a huge sum of money to kill his wife, after finding out that she was having an affair with the latter. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Bradford Taylor
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet, Sarita Choudhury
8. Sliding Doors (1998)
29
3
Sliding Doors
PG-13
29
3

The movie follows the central character Helen Quilley’s life in two alternate storylines. In the first, she manages to catch a train, discovers her boyfriend Gerrys’s affair, breaks up, and starts a relationship with James. In the second, she misses the train, becomes pregnant with Gerry’s child only to later discover his infidelity.

As:
Cast
Role:
Helen
Director:
Peter Howitt
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeanne Tripplehorn, John Hannah, John Lynch, Zara Turner
9. Great Expectations (1998)
30
4
Great Expectations
R
30
4

A modern adaption of Charles Dickens’ eponymous classic, the film centers on Finn, an orphan raised by his sister’s boyfriend. Much later, he becomes a painter and is invited to hold an exhibition at a New York gallery. Although perplexed, he moves to the city, where he once again meets his childhood love. But who is really is benefactor? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Estella
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
10. Iron Man Three (2013)
19
4
Iron Man Three
PG-13
19
4

The seventh film in the Iron Man film series, Iron Man Three sees Tony Stark suffering from stress, anxiety and insomnia after the battle of New York. Soon, he finds himself pitted against a powerful and mysterious foe, Mandarin. When his close ones get attacked, Tony goes after those responsible and in process discovers that an event from past is connected to the present. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Pepper Potts
Director:
Shane Black
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
11. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
14
7
The Royal Tenenbaums
R
14
7

Royal Tenenbaum and his now-separated wife Etheline have three children, including an adopted girl, all of whom were geniuses as teenagers, but are now struggling with their adult lives. Learning that Etheline is planning to remarry, Royal fakes cancer to bring his dysfunctional family together, but also exposes years of failure and betrayal, resulting in chaos.

As:
Cast
Role:
Margot Tenenbaum
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
12. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
24
11
The Talented Mr. Ripley
R
24
11

Tom Ripley, who is talented in lying, impersonating and forging, pretends to know recently graduated Princeton student Dickie Greenleaf and promises Dickie's wealthy father to bring him back home from vacationing in Italy. Once there, he becomes obsessed with Dickie's leisurely and extravagant lifestyle and goes to extreme lengths to assume that lifestyle as his own.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marge Sherwood
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
14. Two Lovers (2008)
14
2
Two Lovers
R
14
2

After a broken engagement, Leonard moves in with his parents. He soon becomes involved with an honest and a sensible young woman named Sandra, whom his parents set up for him. Although the two seem to be a perfect match, Leonard soon finds himself being attracted to another manipulative woman Michelle, who is also a drug-addict. 

As:
Cast
Director:
James Gray
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Joaquin Phoenix, Isabella Rossellini, Anne Joyce, Elliot Villar, Craig Walker
15. Country Strong (2010)
30
2
Country Strong
PG-13
30
2

Kelly is a recovering alcoholic singer who is going through rehabilitation. Despite the fact that she is married, she starts having an affair with the man whom she sings with.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly Canter
Director:
Shana Feste
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
16. Emma (1996)
18
0
Emma
PG
18
0

Based on Jane Austen’s novel of the same, this film revolves around Emma Woodhouse, who considers herself a matchmaker within her small community. She tries to find a suitable match for her timid friend Harriet, and during the process, she falls in love with the most eligible bachelor. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Emma Woodhouse
Director:
Douglas McGrath
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Alan Cumming, Toni Collette, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi
17. Contagion (2011)
18
3
Contagion
PG-13
18
3

When Beth Emhoff and her son Clark die because of unknown causes, it is just the beginning of deadly infection. It soon spreads and turns into a pandemic. As people panic, medical researchers and public health officials around the world continuously try to determine the cause of the disease and its cure.

As:
Cast
Role:
Beth Emhoff
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
18. Sydney (1996)
5
4
Sydney
R
5
4

Sydney, a veteran gambler, teaches a young broke youngster John how to gamble and the latter eventually becomes his protégé. John does quite well, till he starts falling for a waitress named Clementine. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Clementine
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly
19. Possession (2002)
20
1
Possession
PG-13
20
1

Roland is a struggling scholar, who along with another literary sleuth, discovers a forbidden love affair between two Victorian poets, after they stumble upon some of their letters.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maud Bailey
Director:
Neil LaBute
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Aaron Eckhart, Lena Headey, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle
20. Infamous (2006)
6
3
Infamous
R
6
3

Infamous is a crime drama film which revolves around a reckless woman who along with her new boyfriend, commits several robberies, on a cross-country trip. She soon becomes a sensation on social media after she decides to post her exploits online.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Kitty Dean
Director:
Douglas McGrath
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Biography
21. Proof (2005)
12
5
Proof
PG-13
12
5

Based on an award winning play of the same name, Proof tells the story of Catherine, daughter a genius mathematician Robert Llewellyn, who struggles to cope with the death of her father. She is also worried that she may have inherited his mental illness. Her life gets even more complicated when one of her father’s ex-students wants to search through his papers. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal, Danny McCarthy, Hope Davis
22. Hook (1991)
7
0
Hook
PG
7
0

Peter Pan has grown up and forgotten all about his childhood. He is now Peter Banning, a successful and workaholic lawyer who lives with his wife and two children. When Captain Hook, his arch-enemy, kidnaps his children, Peter returns to Neverland to save them. The journey brings back his memories and transforms him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Family
23. Shallow Hal (2001)
22
2
Shallow Hal
PG-13
22
2

Hal Larson is a shallow man who only dates beautiful women. However, when he is hypnotized by the self-help guru Tony Robbins, he begins seeing the inner beauty of women and falls for Rosemary. He realises that she is largely obese once his friend Mauricio manages to pull him out of his hypnosis. Will Hal ignore his true feelings for Rosemary because of her outward appearance?

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosemary
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
24. Malice (1993)
11
1
Malice
R
11
1

Andy and Tracy are a happily married couple, who are looking forward to having kids. However, due to an illness, Tracy is operated on by Dr Jed Pill, a friend, but the surgery leaves her unable to have children. She leaves her husband, but eventually Andy realizes that Tracy is a con-woman and together with Jed, she had faked her illness to claim the insurance money.

As:
Cast
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery
25. Sylvia (2003)
11
1
Sylvia
R
11
1

Sylvia is a biographical drama film which tells the story of Sylvia Plath, who wants to become a writer. Shattered by the death of her father, by the time she enrolls in college, she becomes emotionally fragile, and begins to suffer from depression. Eventually, she travels to Cambridge to study literature where she meets poet Ted Hughes. She gets married to him, and soon, she seems to find success in the literary world as well. However, Sylvia soon becomes obsessed with death.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Christine Jeffs
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Jared Harris, Blythe Danner, Daniel Craig, David Birkin, Alison Bruce, Amira Casar
27. Thanks for Sharing (2012)
10
5
Thanks for Sharing
R
10
5

Adam is a recovering sex addict, who is being sponsored by a young doctor named Neil, and in turn, Adam sponsors Neil. Soon, he meets a girl named Phoebe at a party, who is a breast cancer survivor. Eventually, they begin a relationship, although Adam doesn’t tell her the whole truth about his own addiction.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Phoebe
Director:
Stuart Blumberg
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Timothy Francis Robbins, Josh Gad, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Joely Richardson
28. Flesh and Bone (1993)
12
3
Flesh and Bone
R
12
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Kloves
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, James Caan, Julia McNeal
29. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
8
0
Austin Powers in Goldmember
TV-14
8
0

The movie starts with super spy Austin Powers arresting Dr. Evil and foiling his plan to bring back the evil Goldmember. But when his father Nigel Powers is kidnapped, Austin travels back in time and teams up with Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Goldmember and Dr. Evil’s son Scott from destroying the world and save his father. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Crime, Adventure
30. The Anniversary Party (2001)
6
1
The Anniversary Party
R
6
1

The Anniversary Party is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Joe Therrian and Sally Nash, who are celebrating their sixth wedding anniversary. Joe is about to direct the screen adaptation of his most recent bestseller, but he has decided not to cast Sally as the lead actress, as he feels that she is now too old for the role. Things quickly begin to spiral out of control, after an unexpected gift arrives.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
31. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
5
0
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
PG
5
0

When giant robots start attacking his city, Sky Captain Joe Sullivan fights them off using his private air force called the Flying Legion. But with the looming threat of the mysterious scientist, Dr. Totenkopf, and his robots, Joe has to team up with reporter Polly Perkins to stop Totenkopf from destroying all of humanity.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Polly Perkins
Director:
Kerry Conran
Genres:
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
32. Duets (2000)
11
3
Duets
R
11
3

This comedy drama road film revolves around several people, who are unknown to each other, but the only thing common between them is their passion for karaoke. When they learn about a karaoke competition, they make their way to it, to sing and hopefully connect with the audience.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Paltrow
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama, Comedy
33. Running with Scissors (2006)
3
1
Running with Scissors
R
3
1

Augusten Burroughs has an alcoholic father and a mother who suffers from mental illness. Therefore. he faces a very difficult childhood. Eventually his mother, who claims that her husband is the reason for her unhappiness, sends Augusten to live with Dr Finch, her eccentric and unconventional psychiatrist.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ryan Murphy
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
34. Love and Other Disasters (2006)
3
1
Love and Other Disasters
R
3
1

Love and Other Disasters is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Emily, who loves playing matchmaker but avoids finding a partner for herself, since she is afraid of being heartbroken by a serious relationship.

As:
Cast
Director:
Alek Keshishian
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Brittany Murphy, Dawn French, Orlando Bloom, Santiago Cabrera, Stephanie Beacham
35. Bounce (2000)
12
1
Bounce
PG-13
12
1

Buddy Amaral, an advertising executive, gives his ticket to Greg Janello, at the airport, as the latter wants to go home soon to his family. However, later that night, he finds out that the plane has crashed. Feeling guilty, he decides to pay a visit to Greg’s family, and soon finds himself attracted to Greg’s wife.

As:
Cast
Role:
Abby Janello
Director:
Don Roos
Genres:
Romance, Drama
37. The Good Night (2007)
6
3
The Good Night
R
6
3

The Good Night is a fantasy romantic comedy drama musical film which tells the story of a former musician named Gary, who makes commercial jingles to earn a living. His life takes a turn when he begins dreaming about a beautiful woman named Anna, and gets drawn to her. However, things get complicated when he realizes that Anna is actually a real person.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Paltrow
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
39. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
4
0
Jefferson in Paris
PG-13
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Patsy Jefferson
Director:
James Ivory
Genres:
History, Drama, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
40. Hush (1998)
13
1
Hush
PG-13
13
1

Jackson Baring, the heir to a grand horse farm in Kilronan, chooses to pursue a life in New York, while it is being run by his overbearing mother Martha. When he pays her a visit after some time with his new wife Helen, they are asked to stay for some time. However, it seems that Martha is hiding something from her son, and she also seems to be trying to get rid of her daughter-in-law, whom she doesn’t approve of.

As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Baring
Director:
Jonathan Darby
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Jessica Lange, Debi Mazar, Johnathon Schaech, Nina Foch
41. Mortdecai (2015)
5
0
Mortdecai
R
5
0

Charismatic British aristocrat and part-time shady art dealer Charlie Mortdecai, suffers constantly from lack of funds to support his lifestyle. Therefore, when his former college friend who is currently an MI5 officer, asks him to find a stolen painting, he accepts. However, it eventually turns out that Charlie is not the only one who is in pursuit of the painting.

As:
Cast
Role:
Johanna
Director:
David Koepp
Genres:
Action, Mystery, Comedy, Romance, Crime
42. Shout (1991)
6
1
Shout
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeffrey Hornaday
Genres:
Music, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Richard Jordan, Heather Graham, Linda Fiorentino
43. The Pallbearer (1996)
3
0
The Pallbearer
PG-13
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie DeMarco
Director:
Matt Reeves
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
David Schwimmer, Toni Collette, Carol Kane, Michael Rapaport
44. Deadly Relations (1993)
8
2
Deadly Relations
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Ann Fagot Applegarth Holland
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Urich, Matthew Perry, Shelley Fabares, Tony Higgins
45. High (1989)
3
3
High
3
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Paltrow
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Craig Ferguson, Zach Braff, Dana Barron, Roxann Dawson, Fernando López
46. Pashmy Dream (2008)
1
1
Pashmy Dream
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Director:
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniele Savoca, Yuri Antonosante

Animation Movies

TV Shows

Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
As:
Cast
Role:
Jefferson's grandaughter
Director:
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Ossie Davis, Sam Waterston, Gore Vidal, Michael Potts
The New Normal
The New Normal
TV-14
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
 Abby (uncredited) 1 episode, 2012
Director:
Elodie Keene, Max Winkler, Ryan Murphy, Scott Ellis, Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
John Stamos, Matt Bomer, George Takei, Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King

Special appearance/Cameo

Dogma (1999)
Dogma
R

When two angels are banished from heaven due to disobedience, they desperately look for a way to return. They find one too, but their solution can destroy humanity. It is now on an abortion clinic counsellor with a unique background, an apostle, a stripper/muse and two prophets, Jay and Silent Bob to stop the two angels from returning to heaven.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Woman at Airport (uncredited)
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
Higher Learning (1995)
Higher Learning
R

Higher Learning is a drama thriller film which revolves around three freshmen from different backgrounds who experience racism as well as other negative experiences while studying at an university campus.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Student (uncredited)
Director:
John Singleton
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Sport, Drama, Thriller

Gwyneth Paltrow Awards

Academy Awards
Shakespeare in Love Best Actress in a Leading Role 1999
Golden Globe Awards
Shakespeare in Love Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1999
Primetime Emmy Awards
Glee Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 2011
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Shakespeare in Love Best Kiss 1999