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List of Ian Somerhalder Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Life as a House (2001)
21
4
Life as a House
R
21
4

George, a divorcee, is diagnosed with terminal cancer the day he loses his job. He decides to take down the house passed on by his father and build a new one. Trying to reconnect, he asks his rebellious son Sam for help. His ex-wife, friends and neighbors extend their support; soon he realizes, he is not rebuilding a house, but also relationships.

As:
Cast
Director:
Irwin Winkler
Genres:
Drama
2. The Rules of Attraction (2002)
19
5
The Rules of Attraction
R
19
5

The Rules of Attraction is a black-comedy drama film which tells the story of an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Avary
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jay Baruchel, Swoosie Kurtz, Eric Stoltz, Fred Savage, Jessica Biel, James Van Der Beek, Kate Bosworth
4. The Tournament (2009)
13
2
The Tournament
R
13
2

Thirty of the world’s deadliest assassins take part in a contest where the survivor will win an amount of $ 10 million and will also gain the opportunity to become the costliest assassin in the world. Meanwhile, the contest is being watched by several wealthy men, who are betting on which one of them will survive and win the prize. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Miles Slade
Director:
Scott Mann
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Liam Cunningham
5. In Enemy Hands (2004)
12
1
In Enemy Hands
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Giglio
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
William H. Macy, Jeremy Sisto, Lauren Holly, Thomas Kretschmann, Scott Caan, Til Schweiger
6. Wake (2009)
17
2
Wake
R
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tyler
Director:
Ellie Kanner
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Danny Masterson, Bijou Phillips, Marguerite Moreau
7. The Anomaly (2014)
27
1
The Anomaly
27
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Harkin Langham
Director:
Noel Clarke
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Luke Hemsworth, Brian Cox, Alexis Knapp, Noel Clarke
8. Pulse (2006)
15
0
Pulse
PG-13
15
0

Josh is a computer hacker and he accidently releases a powerful wireless signal developed by Douglas Ziegler, which starts taking away the will to live, spreading a suicide epidemic. When Josh’s girlfriend, Mattie, a psychology student, finds Josh and others falling victim to the mysterious power, she takes help of computer-whiz Dexter to shut down the system and stop the evil force from destroying mankind. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dexter
Director:
Jim Sonzero
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Christina Milian, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Tucker, Rick Gonzalez
9. How to Make Love to a Woman (2010)
12
2
How to Make Love to a Woman
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Daniel Meltzer
Director:
Scott Culver
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ken Jeong, Krysten Ritter, Eugene Byrd, Josh Meyers, Lindsay Richards
10. TV: The Movie (2006)
8
1
TV: The Movie
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Maccarone
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Mewes, Judd Nelson, Danny Trejo, Lee Majors, Steve-O, Jason 'Wee Man' Acuña, Preston Lacy
11. Recess (2004)
8
0
Recess
8
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Cooley
Director:
Dave Kalstein
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Cy Carter, Terc Martinez, Jordan Reid, Aaron Testerman
12. The Old Man and the Studio (2004)
7
1
The Old Man and the Studio
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Champnella
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Marley Shelton, Trey Callaway, Tim Conlon, Heather Ankeny
13. The Sensation of Sight (2006)
8
0
The Sensation of Sight
R
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Drifter
Director:
Aaron J. Wiederspahn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ann Cusack, Daniel Gillies, David Strathairn, Jane Adams
14. Changing Hearts (2002)
10
0
Changing Hearts
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason Kelly
Director:
Martin Guigui
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly, Faye Dunaway, Edie McClurg
15. The Lost Samaritan (2008)
13
3
The Lost Samaritan
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
William Archer
Director:
Thomas Jahn
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Ruta Gedmintas, Oliver Debuschewitz, David Scheller, Anna Fin

TV Movie(s)

17. Marco Polo (2007)
13
1
Marco Polo
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Marco Polo
Director:
Kevin Connor
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Dennehy, BD Wong, Kay Tong Lim, Desiree Siahaan
18. Lost City Raiders (2008)
14
0
Lost City Raiders
PG-13
14
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Kubiak
Director:
Jean de Segonzac
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
James Brolin, Bettina Zimmermann, Jamie Thomas King, Elodie Frenck
19. Fearless (2004)
7
1
Fearless
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jordan Gracie
Director:
Blair Hayes
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Bianca Lawson, Rachael Leigh Cook, Erich Anderson, Eric Balfour
20. Anatomy of a Hate Crime (2001)
6
2
Anatomy of a Hate Crime
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Russell Henderson
Director:
Tim Hunter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brendan Fletcher, Busy Philipps, Cy Carter, Amanda Fuller
21. Fireball (2009)
6
0
Fireball
PG-13
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lee Cooper
Director:
Kristoffer Tabori
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Colin Cunningham, Lexa Doig, Aleks Paunovic, Aaron Pearl

TV Shows and Videos

Years of Living Dangerously (2014)
Years of Living Dangerously
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Tom Casciato, Martha Jeffries, Drew Magratten, Ivy Meeropol, Jon Meyersohn
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Now and Again (1999)
Now and Again
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Martha Mitchell, Vincent Misiano, Ronald L. Schwary
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Charles Durning, Christine Baranski, Gerrit Graham, Dennis Haysbert
The Vampire Diaries (2009)
The Vampire Diaries
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Damon Salvatore
Director:
Chris Grismer, Joshua Butler, Michael A. Allowitz, Marcos Siega, Pascal Verschooris
Genres:
Romance, Mystery, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Awards:
People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Duo, People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry
Young Americans (2000)
Young Americans
As:
Cast
Role:
Hamilton Fleming
Director:
James Whitmore Jr.
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charlie Hunnam, Kate Bosworth, Ed Quinn, Mark Famiglietti
Tell Me You Love Me (2007)
Tell Me You Love Me
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Melanie Mayron, Patricia Rozema
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam Scott, Ally Walker, Sonya Walger, Aislinn Paul
V Wars (2018)
V Wars
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dr. Luther Swann
Director:
T.J. Scott, Brad Turner, Kaare Andrews
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Laura Vandervoort, Adrian Holmes, Kyle Breitkopf, Kimberly-Sue Murray

Ian Somerhalder Awards

People's Choice Awards
The Vampire Diaries Favorite TV Duo 2015
The Vampire Diaries Favorite On-Screen Chemistry 2014
Winner Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor 2014