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List of Richard Gere Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
54
12
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
G
54
12

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale is an American drama film which tells the story of a professor who finds an abandoned dog and brings it home. Within some time, he starts to feel a strong bond with the animal.

Role:
Parker Wilson
Starring:
Jason Alexander, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer
Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
3. Days of Heaven (1978)
16
4
Days of Heaven
PG
16
4

In 1916, Chicago steel-worker Bill flees to Texas with girlfriend and sister, after a fight with foreman. While working for a rich but dying farmer, Bill and girlfriend Abby pose as siblings. When the farmer proposes marriage Bill encourages Abby, so as to claim his wealth. Later, the farmer realizes the truth, but by then Abby has fallen in love with him.

Role:
Bill
Starring:
Terrence Malick, Sam Shepard, Brooke Adams, Robert J. Wilke, Linda Manz
Directed By:
4. Primal Fear (1996)
40
9
Primal Fear
R
40
9

A thriller court-room drama, Primal Fear shows the audience how deceptive appearances can be, when experienced Chicago defence attorney Martin Vail, lands-up fighting on behalf of an altar boy, Aaron Stampler, who is accused of murdering Archbishop Rushman, brutally. The film progresses through Vail’s perspective and his reactions to unearthing dark hidden secrets of the Church, while being astutely manipulated.  

Role:
Martin Vail
Starring:
Directed By:
Gregory Hoblit
5. Chicago (2002)
32
13
Chicago
PG-13
32
13

This 6 Academy Awards-winning film, an adaption of the Broadway musical Chicago, revolves around jailed murderesses Velma Kelly, a nightclub performer, and Roxie Hart, a starry-eyed housewife. Velma killed her husband and sister for cheating, while Roxie murdered her boyfriend for his false promises of stardom. Represented by same smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn, both compete for fame, publicity and attention of Flynn.   

Directed By:
Rob Marshall
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
6. Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî (1991)
9
3
Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî
PG
9
3

This drama film revolves around three different generations of a family, who were affected by the atomic bomb that was dropped in Nagasaki in 1945.

Starring:
Mitsunori Isaki, Hisashi Igawa, Sachiko Murase, Narumi Kayashima
Directed By:
7. Pretty Woman (1990)
48
16
Pretty Woman
R
48
16

Edward Lewis, a corporate raider who buys and tears down companies, is ditched by his girlfriend after he asks her to escort him during a business trip. He hires a prostitute, Vivian Ward, to pose as his girlfriend for a week, but things get complicated when he falls in love with her despite their disparate lifestyles.

Role:
Edward Lewis
Starring:
Directed By:
8. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
22
5
An Officer and a Gentleman
R
22
5

Zack Mayo, a loner who grew up without much of a family, joins Navy to become naval aviator. The strict regime of Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley at the Officer Candidate School makes it difficult for Zack to take an easy route through the drill. But Foley’s training teaches him importance of relating with others; while girlfriend Paula enriches his life with romance.

Role:
Zack Mayo
Starring:
Debra Winger, David Caruso, David Keith, Ed Begley Jr., Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount
Directed By:
Taylor Hackford
10. The Hunting Party (2007)
12
4
The Hunting Party
R
12
4

Two journalists and a cameraman decide to go to Bosnia in order to track down a war criminal. However, things take a dangerous turn when they are mistaken to be CIA agents.  

Role:
Simon Hunt
Directed By:
Richard Shepard
11. Unfaithful (2002)
23
7
Unfaithful
R
23
7

When Edward Summer discovers that his wife, Conni,e has been having an affair with a stranger, Paul, he confronts the man and kills him in a fit of rage. Connie discovers this and is racked by guilt. Guilt ultimately decides their fate as both try to come to terms with their own and each other’s actions. 

Role:
Edward Sumner
Starring:
Diane Lane, Erik Per Sullivan, Olivier Martinez, Myra Lucretia Taylor
Directed By:
12. Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
16
6
Brooklyn's Finest
R
16
6

The movie revolves around the lives of three of Brooklyn’s law officers: cynical officer, Edward Duggan, is close to retirement, detective, Sal Procida, is stealing drug money from raids to support his big family, andnd undercover black cop, Clarence ‘Tango’ Butler, feels more loyal to his drug dealer friend than to the racist police superiors. 

Role:
Eddie
Starring:
Wesley Snipes, Ethan Hawke, Michael K. Williams, Don Cheadle, Will Patton
Directed By:
Antoine Fuqua
13. The Hoax (2006)
10
4
The Hoax
R
10
4

This biographical comedy drama film revolves around Clifford Irving, who writes a fake biography of Howard Hughes, and tries to sell it to a publishing house, hoping it will help him rebuild his life and career.

Role:
Clifford Irving
Starring:
Alfred Molina, Mamie Gummer, Stanley Tucci, Eli Wallach, John Carter, David Aaron Baker, Judi Barton
Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
14. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
10
4
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
R
10
4

This romantic drama film tells the story of a dedicated schoolteacher, who looks to have violent sexual encounters, in order add spice to her ordinary life. She spends her night visiting bars, hoping to find abusive men who can give her what she wants.

Role:
Tony
Starring:
Diane Keaton, Tom Berenger, Brian Dennehy, LeVar Burton, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton, Richard Kiley
Directed By:
Richard Brooks
15. Report to the Commissioner (1975)
8
3
Report to the Commissioner
PG
8
3

Undercover NYPD Detective Bo Lockley is given the assignment to find a missing woman named Patty Butler, who is also an undercover police officer assigned to get close to drug dealer Henderson. Lockley accidentally kills Butler in a chaotic shootout with Henderson. Later the police kill Henderson and blame a love triangle for the deaths.  

Starring:
Michael Moriarty, William Devane, Yaphet Kotto, Michael McGuire, Hector Elizondo
Directed By:
Milton Katselas
16. Arbitrage (2012)
14
6
Arbitrage
R
14
6

Robert Miller, a business magnate, faces one crisis after another. In order to protect his family and business empire from falling, he turns to an unlikely person for help. 

Role:
Robert Miller
Starring:
Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Alyssa Sutherland, Brit Marling, Laetitia Casta
Directed By:
Nicholas Jarecki
17. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
13
5
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
PG
13
5

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full with its long-term residents, co-owners Muriel and Sonny make plans to expand their franchise and create The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.  

Starring:
Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, David Strathairn
Directed By:
John Madden
18. Internal Affairs (1990)
11
4
Internal Affairs
R
11
4

Dennis is an extremely corrupt policeman who uses his fellow officers as pawns to commit criminal activities. Despite this, he has a spotless record. However, soon, an investigator in the Internal Affairs division of the LAPD, embarks on a mission to apprehend him and put an end to his nefarious activities.

Role:
Dennis Peck
Starring:
Laurie Metcalf, Elijah Wood, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis
Directed By:
Mike Figgis
19. The Cotton Club (1984)
11
4
The Cotton Club
R
11
4

Starting from a musician, and the gorgeous girlfriend of a well-known gangster, the lives of various characters intersect at Cotton Club.

Role:
Dixie Dwyer
Starring:
Laurence Fishburne, Sofia Coppola, Bob Hoskins, Tom Waits, Jennifer Grey, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane
Directed By:
20. The Jackal (1997)
19
9
The Jackal
R
19
9

A Russian mobster hires The Jackal, a mysterious highly-trained killer to eliminate a top government official. However, Jackal is chased by FBI’s Carter Preston and the Russian officer Valentina. The two also enlist the help of imprisoned Irish agent Mulqueen for the purpose. However, Jackal is not only smart and shrewd but also a master of disguise and absolutely ruthless.

Role:
Declan Mulqueen
Starring:
Bruce Willis, Sidney Poitier, Jack Black, Diane Venora, Mathilda May
Directed By:
Michael Caton-Jones
21. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
16
7
The Mothman Prophecies
PG-13
16
7

Among his deceased wife’s possessions, John discovers a sketch pad. He drives to a town 400 miles away as he feels that there is a connection to the strange things happening in that town, to his wife’s death.

Role:
John Klein
Starring:
Laura Linney, Debra Messing, David Eigenberg, Bob Tracey, Ron Emanuel
Directed By:
Mark Pellington
22. Yanks (1979)
8
4
Yanks
R
8
4
Role:
Matt Dyson
Starring:
William Devane, John Ratzenberger, Vanessa Redgrave, Chick Vennera, Lisa Eichhorn
Directed By:
John Schlesinger
23. American Gigolo (1980)
13
5
American Gigolo
R
13
5

American Gigolo is a crime drama mystery thriller film which revolves around a male escort in Los Angeles named Julian, who gets framed when his client is murdered. He is desperate to clear his name, despite having no strong alibi.  

Role:
Julian
Starring:
Lauren Hutton, Bill Duke, Nina van Pallandt, Hector Elizondo
Directed By:
Paul Schrader
24. Red Corner (1997)
11
4
Red Corner
R
11
4

Red Corner is an American mystery thriller film which tells the story of an American businessman named Jack Moore, who is on a business trip to China. He tries to put together a satellite communications deal with the government of China. Things get ugly when he is wrongly accused of the murder of a Chinese general’s daughter. It soon seems that a Chinese female lawyer is his only key to proving his innocence. 

Role:
Jack Moore
Starring:
Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford, Byron Mann, Peter Donat
Directed By:
Jon Avnet
25. Sommersby (1993)
11
5
Sommersby
PG-13
11
5

Sommersby is a romantic period drama mystery film which tells the story of a farmer John, who goes to fight in the Civil War, but is presumed dead as he doesn’t return. When his wife is set to marry her neighbor, John suddenly returns to her life. Soon, she starts feeling that he might be an impostor.

Role:
Jack
Starring:
Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones, R. Lee Ermey
Directed By:
Jon Amiel
26. Baby Blue Marine (1976)
9
4
Baby Blue Marine
PG
9
4

Baby Blue Marine is a drama film which takes us to the time of the Second World War. A would-be Marine is sent back after he fails basic training. He soon finds himself in a small town in Colorado, and deceives them into thinking that he is a war hero.

Starring:
John Drew Barrymore, Bert Remsen, Dana Elcar, Jan-Michael Vincent, Katherine Helmond
Directed By:
John D. Hancock
27. Shall We Dance (2004)
14
6
Shall We Dance
PG-13
14
6

Shall We Dance is a romantic comedy film, which tells us the story of a bored, overworked estate lawyer, who falls in love at first sight, with a beautiful dance instructor. With the hope of meeting her, he signs up for ballroom dancing lessons. 

Role:
John Clark
Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Bobby Cannavale, Stanley Tucci, Susan Sarandon, Lisa Ann Walter
Directed By:
Peter Chelsom
28. Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer (2016)
10
4
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
R
10
4
Role:
Norman Oppenheimer
Starring:
Steve Buscemi, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Hank Azaria, Lior Ashkenazi, Yehuda Almagor
Directed By:
Joseph Cedar
29. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
15
5
Nights in Rodanthe
PG-13
15
5

Nights in Rodanthe is a romantic drama film which revolves around two people who are both unhappy with their lives. Their lives change when they meet and fall in love with each other.

Role:
Dr. Paul Flanner
Starring:
James Franco, Christopher Meloni, Viola Davis, Diane Lane
Directed By:
George C. Wolfe
30. First Knight (1995)
17
10
First Knight
PG-13
17
10

The film about medieval times features King Arthur of Camelot, who is set to marry Lady Guinevere of Lyonesse. As rebel knight Malagant attacks Camelot, and abducts Guinevere, gifted swordsman Lancelot saves her and earns knighthood. Lancelot falls in love with her, and though Guinevere struggles with her feelings, she too is drawn towards him; however, Arthur remains unaware of the budding romance.  

Role:
Lancelot
Starring:
Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Rob Brydon, Julia Ormond, Ben Cross, Liam Cunningham
Directed By:
Jerry Zucker
31. The Double (2011)
15
5
The Double
PG-13
15
5

The Double is a 2011 action thriller film, which tells the story of a retired CIA operative who is paired with a young FBI agent to unravel the mystery of a senator’s murder.  All signs point to a Soviet assassin, whom they try to hunt down, but circumstances eventually make them suspect each other.

Role:
Paul Shepherdson
Starring:
Odette Annable, Stephen Moyer, Stana Katic, Topher Grace, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
Michael Brandt
32. Final Analysis (1992)
9
5
Final Analysis
R
9
5

Isaac is a psychiatrist who gets romantically involved with Heather, the sister of one of his patients. However, their lives get complicated because of their affair, since Heather is married to an influential gangster.

Role:
Dr. Isaac Barr
Starring:
Kim Basinger, Keith David, Uma Thurman, Eric Roberts, Paul Guilfoyle
Directed By:
Phil Joanou
33. Breathless (1983)
12
5
Breathless
R
12
5

While getting out of Las Vegas quickly, Jesse is forced to steal a car, and he shoots a cop on the way. After making it to LA, he stays with a young confused girl, whom he has known for only a few days. Meanwhile, the police is getting closer to him.

Role:
Jesse Lujack
Starring:
John P. Ryan, William Tepper, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano
Directed By:
Jim McBride
34. Bloodbrothers (1978)
7
4
Bloodbrothers
R
7
4

Stoney, a teenager is torn between following his brother’s footsteps and accepting the family line of work, or taking up a job as a teacher. 

Role:
Stony De Coco
Starring:
Robert Englund, Paul Sorvino, Danny Aiello, Marilu Henner, Yvonne Wilder, Tony Lo Bianco, Lelia Goldoni
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan
35. Amelia (2009)
8
4
Amelia
PG
8
4

Amelia Earhart is recruited to be the first woman who will fly over the Atlantic Ocean. However, she is disappointed to see that she did not get the fame she deserves. Therefore, she attempts to make a flight around the world, but unfortunately, she disappears while flying over the Pacific Ocean.

Role:
George Putnam
Starring:
Hilary Swank, Mia Wasikowska, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, Joe Anderson
Directed By:
Mira Nair
36. Mr. Jones (1993)
10
4
Mr. Jones
R
10
4
Role:
Mr. Jones
Starring:
Anne Bancroft, Lena Olin, Bill Pullman, Delroy Lindo, Tom Irwin
Directed By:
Mike Figgis
37. The Honorary Consul (1983)
8
5
The Honorary Consul
R
8
5

Eduardo Plarr, a doctor, practices in a small Argentinean town and awaits news from his British father who is a political prisoner in Paraguay. One day his old friend seeks his help in kidnapping the US ambassador. The objective is to free political prisoners from Paraguay, including his father, in exchange. However, when a wrong person is kidnapped, Plarr faces a moral predicament.

Role:
Dr. Eduardo Plarr
Starring:
Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, Elpidia Carrillo, Joaquim de Almeida
Directed By:
John Mackenzie
38. The Flock (2007)
8
4
The Flock
R
8
4

The Flock is a crime thriller mystery film which tells the story of an officer working for the department of public safety, who is forced to take an early retirement. While he is spending his last days training his female replacement, an old case resurfaces, and he needs to track down a missing girl, who might be connected to a paroled sex offender he knows.

Role:
Errol Babbage
Starring:
Claire Danes, Avril Lavigne, KaDee Strickland, Ray Wise, Russell Sams
Directed By:
Wai-Keung Lau
39. No Mercy (1986)
8
4
No Mercy
R
8
4
Role:
Eddie Jillette
Starring:
George Dzundza, Kim Basinger, Jeroen Krabbé, Gary Basaraba
Directed By:
Richard Pearce
40. Time Out of Mind (2014)
6
5
Time Out of Mind
6
5
Role:
George
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Kyra Sedgwick, Jena Malone, Michael K. Williams, Steve Buscemi
Directed By:
Oren Moverman
41. Power (1986)
6
4
Power
R
6
4
Role:
Pete St. John
Starring:
Denzel Washington, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Julie Christie, Gene Hackman, Kate Capshaw
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
42. Miles from Home (1988)
7
4
Miles from Home
R
7
4
Role:
Frank Roberts
Starring:
John Malkovich, Helen Hunt, Brian Dennehy, Laurie Metcalf, Jason Campbell
Directed By:
Gary Sinise
43. Autumn in New York (2000)
12
5
Autumn in New York
PG-13
12
5

Will Keane, a successful nearly-50 restaurateur, is a womanizer with no belief in love or commitment. When he meets the 22-year-old free-spirited Charlotte Fielding, who reveals her terminal illness after their first night together, he finds himself getting intrigued by unpredictable Charlotte. The blooming love brings unexpected changes….she tries to fight for her life, while love teaches him to accept responsibilities of life. 

Role:
Will Keane
Starring:
Winona Ryder, Vera Farmiga, Elaine Stritch, Anthony LaPaglia
Directed By:
Joan Chen
44. Runaway Bride (1999)
19
10
Runaway Bride
PG
19
10

Scared of commitment, a small town woman, Maggie Carpenter, ditches her fiance every time at the altar. Ike Graham is a New York based weary journalist who travels to Maggie’s town to write an expose on her. The two inevitably fall in love as they get to know more of each other, but the big question is – Will Maggie again run away from her marriage?

Role:
Ike Graham
Starring:
Joan Cusack, Donal Logue, Julia Roberts, Garry Marshall, Christopher Meloni, Laurie Metcalf, Rita Wilson
Directed By:
45. Bee Season (2005)
7
4
Bee Season
PG-13
7
4

Bee Season is a drama film which tells the story of an eleven year old girl named Eliza, whose life takes a turn when she is chosen to take part in the National Spelling Bee. Upon learning of her success, her father tries to take control of her life, and begins to give her religious teachings.

Role:
Saul
Starring:
Juliette Binoche, Max Minghella, Kate Bosworth, Flora Cross
Directed By:
Scott McGehee, David Siegel
46. Intersection (1994)
8
4
Intersection
R
8
4

While driving on a remote highway, an architect finds himself in a complicated situation, as he is unable to decide between his wife and his mistress.

Role:
Vincent Eastman
Starring:
Martin Landau, Jennifer Morrison, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich, David Selby
Directed By:
Mark Rydell
47. King David (1985)
6
5
King David
PG-13
6
5
Role:
David
Starring:
Alice Krige, Edward Woodward, Denis Quilley, Niall Buggy
Directed By:
Bruce Beresford
48. The Benefactor (2015)
6
4
The Benefactor
6
4
Role:
'Franny' Francis L. Watts
Starring:
Theo James, Cheryl Hines, Dakota Fanning, Dylan Baker
Directed By:
Andrew Renzi
49. Chelsea D.H.O. (1973)
5
4
Chelsea D.H.O.
5
4
Role:
Milo
Starring:
Ruby Dee, Luther Adler, Frank Converse, Edward Grover
Directed By:
John Trent
50. Dr. T & the Women (2000)
8
5
Dr. T & the Women
R
8
5

Dr Sullivan Travis is a wealthy gynecologist whose life gets complicated when all the important women close to him, start experiencing troubles that also start affecting him in ways he never expected.

Role:
Dr. T
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Tara Reid, Sarah Shahi, Lee Grant, Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler, Laura Dern
Directed By:
51. The Dinner (2017)
6
4
The Dinner
R
6
4

Two boys commit a crime during which they get filmed by security cameras and are shown on TV, although they haven’t been identified yet. Their parents meet over dinner at a fancy restaurant, in order to discuss how to handle this.

Starring:
Steve Coogan, Laura Linney, Michael Chernus, Taylor Rae Almonte, Charlie Plummer
Directed By:
Oren Moverman
52. Movie 43 (2013)
11
12
Movie 43
R
11
12

An unsuccessful screenwriter, pitches in shockingly outrageous story ideas to a studio executive in this anthology comprising fourteen interlinked short films. It is directed by twelve different directors and stars famous Hollywood names. 

Starring:
Liev Schreiber, Johnny Knoxville, Greg Kinnear, Naomi Watts, Stephen Merchant, Dennis Quaid, Patrick Warburton
53. Strike Force (1975)
3
5
Strike Force
3
5
Role:
Trooper Walter Spenser
Starring:
Cliff Gorman, Don Blakely, Edward Grover, Joe Spinell
Directed By:
Barry Shear
54. Three Christs (2017)
8
4
Three Christs
8
4
Role:
Dr. Stone
Starring:
Kevin Pollak, Peter Dinklage, Julianna Margulies, Bradley Whitford
Directed By:
Jon Avnet

Animation Movies

Henry & Me (2014)
9
6
Henry & Me
PG
9
6
Role:
Henry (voice)
Starring:
Chazz Palminteri, Paul Simon, Cyndi Lauper, Danny Aiello, Luis Guzmán
Directed By:
Barrett Esposito

TV Shows

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
28
2
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
TV-PG
28
2
Starring:
Patrick Stewart, Seth MacFarlane, Marlee Matlin, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Directed By:
Brannon Braga, Ann Druyan, Bill Pope
Kojak
9
3
Kojak
TV-PG
9
3
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Jackie Cooper, Erik Estrada, Edward James Olmos, Sylvester Stallone, Armand Assante, Shelley Winters
Directed By:
Freedom: A History of Us
6
3
Freedom: A History of Us
6
3
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Billy Crystal, Matthew McConaughey, Harry Connick Jr., Glenn Close, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Newman
Directed By:
Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner

Richard Gere Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Chicago Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2003