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List of Gwyneth Paltrow Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Sliding Doors (1998)
28
6
Sliding Doors
PG-13
28
6

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.

Role:
Helen
Starring:
Jeanne Tripplehorn, John Hannah, John Lynch, Zara Turner
Directed By:
Peter Howitt
2. Great Expectations (1998)
29
6
Great Expectations
R
29
6

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? 

Role:
Estella
Directed By:
3. Se7en (1995)
75
15
Se7en
R
75
15

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.

Starring:
Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Kevin Walker, Daniel Zacapa
Directed By:
4. Iron Man (2008)
49
12
Iron Man
PG-13
49
12

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.

Role:
Pepper Potts
Directed By:
5. The Avengers (2012)
51
13
The Avengers
PG-13
51
13

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.

Directed By:
6. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
30
9
Shakespeare in Love
R
30
9

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. 

Starring:
Colin Firth, Joseph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Ben Affleck, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Steven O'Donnell
Directed By:
John Madden
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. Contagion (2011)
22
7
Contagion
PG-13
22
7

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.

Role:
Beth Emhoff
Directed By:
9. Iron Man Three (2013)
33
12
Iron Man Three
PG-13
33
12

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. 

Role:
Pepper Potts
Directed By:
Shane Black
10. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
30
11
Spider-Man: Homecoming
PG-13
30
11

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.

Directed By:
Jon Watts
11. Sydney (1996)
8
3
Sydney
R
8
3

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. 

Role:
Clementine
Starring:
Samuel L. Jackson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly
Directed By:
12. Infamous (2006)
7
3
Infamous
R
7
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.    

Role:
Kitty Dean
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Daniel Craig, Isabella Rossellini, Toby Jones
Directed By:
Douglas McGrath
13. Two Lovers (2008)
9
3
Two Lovers
R
9
3

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. 

Starring:
Joaquin Phoenix, Isabella Rossellini, Anne Joyce, Elliot Villar, Craig Walker
Directed By:
James Gray
14. Iron Man 2 (2010)
22
10
Iron Man 2
PG-13
22
10

Since revealing himself as Iron Man, Tony Stark is being pressured by the government and weapon contractors to reveal the technology behind his powerful suit. He must find a way to fight them while also tackling his other enemies.

Role:
Pepper Potts
Starring:
Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Seth Green, John Slattery, Garry Shandling, Helena Mattsson, Scarlett Johansson
Directed By:
15. Hook (1991)
11
6
Hook
PG
11
6

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.

Starring:
Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Dustin Hoffman, Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Phil Collins, Glenn Close
Directed By:
16. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
29
13
The Talented Mr. Ripley
R
29
13

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.

Role:
Marge Sherwood
Starring:
Matt Damon, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
17. Flesh and Bone (1993)
9
4
Flesh and Bone
R
9
4
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, James Caan, Julia McNeal
Directed By:
Steve Kloves
18. A Perfect Murder (1998)
8
4
A Perfect Murder
R
8
4

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. 

Role:
Emily Bradford Taylor
Starring:
Michael Douglas, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet, Sarita Choudhury
Directed By:
Andrew Davis
19. Emma (1996)
7
4
Emma
PG
7
4

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. 

Role:
Emma Woodhouse
Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Alan Cumming, Toni Collette, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi
Directed By:
Douglas McGrath
20. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
17
10
The Royal Tenenbaums
R
17
10

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.

Role:
Margot Tenenbaum
Starring:
Gene Hackman, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Danny Glover, Ben Stiller, Wes Anderson
Directed By:
21. Malice (1993)
6
3
Malice
R
6
3

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.

Starring:
Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Bebe Neuwirth, Ann Cusack, George C. Scott, Bill Pullman, Anne Bancroft
Directed By:
Harold Becker
22. Country Strong (2010)
8
3
Country Strong
PG-13
8
3

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.  

Role:
Kelly Canter
Starring:
Tim McGraw, Leighton Meester, Garrett Hedlund, Marshall Chapman
Directed By:
Shana Feste
23. Possession (2002)
8
3
Possession
PG-13
8
3

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.

Role:
Maud Bailey
Starring:
Aaron Eckhart, Lena Headey, Henry Ian Cusick, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
24. Sylvia (2003)
6
3
Sylvia
R
6
3

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.  

Starring:
Jared Harris, Blythe Danner, Amira Casar, Daniel Craig, David Birkin, Alison Bruce
Directed By:
Christine Jeffs
25. The Anniversary Party (2001)
6
3
The Anniversary Party
R
6
3

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.

Starring:
Parker Posey, Kevin Kline, Alan Cumming, Jennifer Beals, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Otis
26. Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
6
3
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
R
6
3
Starring:
Stephen Baldwin, Jennifer Beals, Cyndi Lauper, Rebecca Miller, Andrew McCarthy, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stanley Tucci
Directed By:
Alan Rudolph
27. Duets (2000)
8
5
Duets
R
8
5

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.

Starring:
Paul Giamatti, Angie Dickinson, Maya Rudolph, Andre Braugher, Maria Bello, Michael Bublé, James Cameron
Directed By:
Bruce Paltrow
28. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
9
6
Austin Powers in Goldmember
TV-14
9
6

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. 

Starring:
Mike Myers, Tom Cruise, Danny DeVito, Steven Spielberg, Michael York, Fred Savage, Nathan Lane
Directed By:
Jay Roach
29. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
7
4
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
PG
7
4

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.  

Role:
Polly Perkins
Starring:
Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Bai Ling, Jude Law, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
Kerry Conran
30. Running with Scissors (2006)
6
4
Running with Scissors
R
6
4

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.

Starring:
Jill Clayburgh, Kristin Chenoweth, Evan Rachel Wood, Annette Bening, Dagmara Dominczyk, Joseph Fiennes, Alec Baldwin
Directed By:
Ryan Murphy
31. Love and Other Disasters (2006)
5
3
Love and Other Disasters
R
5
3

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.

Starring:
Brittany Murphy, Dawn French, Orlando Bloom, Santiago Cabrera, Stephanie Beacham
Directed By:
Alek Keshishian
32. Shallow Hal (2001)
7
5
Shallow Hal
PG-13
7
5

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?

Role:
Rosemary
Starring:
Jack Black, Molly Shannon, Jason Alexander, Joe Viterelli
Directed By:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
33. Proof (2005)
9
7
Proof
PG-13
9
7

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. 

Role:
Catherine
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Jake Gyllenhaal, Danny McCarthy, Hope Davis
Directed By:
John Madden
34. Bounce (2000)
5
4
Bounce
PG-13
5
4

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.

Role:
Abby Janello
Starring:
Johnny Galecki, Natasha Henstridge, Jennifer Grey, Alex D. Linz, Tony Goldwyn, Ben Affleck, Edward Edwards
Directed By:
Don Roos
35. The Good Night (2007)
5
5
The Good Night
R
5
5

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.

Starring:
Lucy DeVito, Penelope Cruz, Simon Pegg, Martin Freeman, Danny DeVito, Penélope Cruz, Keith Allen
Directed By:
Jake Paltrow
36. Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
6
3
Moonlight and Valentino
R
6
3
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Bon Jovi, Kathleen Turner, Jeremy Sisto, Elizabeth Perkins
Directed By:
David Anspaugh
37. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
5
3
Jefferson in Paris
PG-13
5
3
Role:
Patsy Jefferson
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Nick Nolte, Thandie Newton, Lambert Wilson, Vincent Cassel, Michael Lonsdale, Estelle Eonnet
Directed By:
James Ivory
38. Mortdecai (2015)
5
4
Mortdecai
R
5
4

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.

Role:
Johanna
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Jeff Goldblum, Paul Bettany, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn
Directed By:
David Koepp
39. Hush (1998)
4
4
Hush
PG-13
4
4

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.

Role:
Helen Baring
Starring:
Hal Holbrook, Jessica Lange, Debi Mazar, Johnathon Schaech, Nina Foch
Directed By:
Jonathan Darby
40. Thanks for Sharing (2012)
7
7
Thanks for Sharing
R
7
7

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.  

Role:
Phoebe
Starring:
Timothy Francis Robbins, Josh Gad, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Joely Richardson
Directed By:
Stuart Blumberg
41. View from the Top (2003)
4
4
View from the Top
PG-13
4
4

View from the Top is a romantic comedy film which revolves around a small-town woman who wants to make it big in the world, and become a flight attendant.  Eventually she finds work with a small airline named Sierra.

Role:
Donna Jensen
Starring:
Kelly Preston, Christina Applegate, Jessica Capshaw, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Rob Lowe, Mike Myers, Mark Ruffalo
Directed By:
Bruno Barreto
42. Shout (1991)
4
4
Shout
PG-13
4
4
Starring:
John Travolta, Richard Jordan, Heather Graham, Linda Fiorentino
Directed By:
Jeffrey Hornaday
43. The Pallbearer (1996)
4
4
The Pallbearer
PG-13
4
4

The Pallbearer is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man named Tom, whose life takes a turn when he is asked to be the pallbearer during the funeral of a former classmate whom he doesn’t even remember. He is also tasked with delivering the eulogy. Meanwhile, his old high school crush returns to town, and reappears in his life.    

Role:
Julie DeMarco
Starring:
David Schwimmer, Michael Vartan, Toni Collette, Carol Kane, Michael Rapaport
Directed By:
Matt Reeves
44. Deadly Relations (1993)
6
3
Deadly Relations
6
3
Role:
Carol Ann Fagot Applegarth Holland
Starring:
Robert Urich, Matthew Perry, Shelley Fabares, Tony Higgins
Directed By:
Bill Condon
45. High (1989)
3
4
High
3
4
Starring:
Craig Ferguson, Zach Braff, Dana Barron, Roxann Dawson, Fernando López
Directed By:
Bruce Paltrow
46. Pashmy Dream (2008)
2
3
Pashmy Dream
2
3
Role:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Starring:
Daniele Savoca, Yuri Antonosante
Directed By:

Animation Movies

Clerks
11
4
Clerks
TV-14
11
4
Starring:
James Woods, Gilbert Gottfried, Tara Strong, Bryan Cranston, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes
Directed By:
Steve Loter, Chris Bailey, Nicholas Filippi

TV Shows

Thomas Jefferson
8
3
Thomas Jefferson
8
3
Role:
Jefferson's grandaughter
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Sam Waterston, Gore Vidal, Michael Potts
Directed By:
Glee
29
13
Glee
TV-PG
29
13
Starring:
Dylan Sprayberry, Kathy Griffin, Katherine McNamara, Aisha Tyler, Naya Rivera, Melissa Benoist, Eric Roberts
Directed By:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
The New Normal
8
5
The New Normal
TV-14
8
5
Role:
 Abby (uncredited) 1 episode, 2012
Starring:
John Stamos, Matt Bomer, George Takei, Mark Consuelos, Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King
Directed By:
Elodie Keene, Max Winkler, Ryan Murphy, Scott Ellis, Miguel Arteta
Web Therapy
7
3
Web Therapy
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Lauren Graham, Rosie O'Donnell, Meryl Streep, Jon Hamm, Darren Criss, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Steve Carell
Directed By:
Don Roos, Dan Bucatinsky
Cruel Doubt
4
4
Cruel Doubt
4
4
Starring:
David Arquette, Ed Asner, Adam Baldwin, Blythe Danner, Miguel Ferrer, R.D. Call, Denis Arndt
Directed By:
Yves Simoneau
Nightcap
4
4
Nightcap
TV-PG
4
4
Starring:
Julianne Moore, Mariska Hargitay, Michael J. Fox, Rosie Perez, Brooke Shields, Paul Rudd, David Hasselhoff
Directed By:
Johnny Milord

Special Appearance/Cameo

Dogma (1999)
15
6
Dogma
R
15
6

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.

Role:
Woman at Airport (uncredited)
Starring:
Alan Rickman, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, George Carlin, Alanis Morissette
Directed By:
Higher Learning (1995)
6
3
Higher Learning
R
6
3

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.

Role:
Student (uncredited)
Starring:
Busta Rhymes, Bridgette Wilson, Adam Goldberg, Tyra Banks, Laurence Fishburne, Jennifer Connelly, Omar Epps
Directed By:
John Singleton

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