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List of Richard Gere Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
44
6
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
G
44
6

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.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Parker Wilson
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Alexander, Joan Allen, Sarah Roemer, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
2. Days of Heaven (1978)
21
4
Days of Heaven
PG
21
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bill
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Terrence Malick, Sam Shepard, Brooke Adams, Robert J. Wilke, Linda Manz
3. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
37
3
An Officer and a Gentleman
R
37
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Zack Mayo
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Debra Winger, David Caruso, Ed Begley Jr., David Keith, Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount
4. Primal Fear (1996)
27
4
Primal Fear
R
27
4

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Vail
Director:
Gregory Hoblit
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
5. Pretty Woman (1990)
37
4
Pretty Woman
R
37
4

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Edward Lewis
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
6. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
21
3
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
R
21
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony
Director:
Richard Brooks
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Tom Berenger, Brian Dennehy, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton, Richard Kiley
7. Unfaithful (2002)
29
2
Unfaithful
R
29
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Edward Sumner
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Diane Lane, Erik Per Sullivan, Olivier Martinez, Myra Lucretia Taylor
8. Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî (1991)
14
2
Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî
PG
14
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mitsunori Isaki, Hisashi Igawa, Sachiko Murase, Narumi Kayashima
9. Chicago (2002)
19
6
Chicago
PG-13
19
6

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.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Marshall
Genres:
Crime, Musical, Comedy
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
13. American Gigolo (1980)
20
4
American Gigolo
R
20
4

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Julian
Director:
Paul Schrader
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lauren Hutton, Bill Duke, Nina van Pallandt, Hector Elizondo
14. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
19
2
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
PG
19
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, David Strathairn
15. The Hunting Party (2007)
14
3
The Hunting Party
R
14
3

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Simon Hunt
Director:
Richard Shepard
Genres:
Comedy, War, Thriller, Drama, Romance, Adventure
16. Report to the Commissioner (1975)
13
4
Report to the Commissioner
PG
13
4

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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Milton Katselas
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Moriarty, William Devane, Yaphet Kotto, Michael McGuire, Hector Elizondo
17. Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
15
2
Brooklyn's Finest
R
15
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Antoine Fuqua
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
18. The Hoax (2006)
15
2
The Hoax
R
15
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clifford Irving
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Mamie Gummer, Stanley Tucci, Eli Wallach, John Carter, David Aaron Baker, Judi Barton
19. Arbitrage (2012)
17
3
Arbitrage
R
17
3

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Miller
Director:
Nicholas Jarecki
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Alyssa Sutherland, Brit Marling, Laetitia Casta
20. Internal Affairs (1990)
18
3
Internal Affairs
R
18
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis Peck
Director:
Mike Figgis
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Laurie Metcalf, Elijah Wood, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis
21. Breathless (1983)
22
3
Breathless
R
22
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jesse Lujack
Director:
Jim McBride
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
John P. Ryan, William Tepper, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano
22. The Jackal (1997)
18
2
The Jackal
R
18
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Declan Mulqueen
Director:
Michael Caton-Jones
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Sidney Poitier, Jack Black, Diane Venora, Mathilda May
23. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
17
3
The Mothman Prophecies
PG-13
17
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
John Klein
Director:
Mark Pellington
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Linney, Debra Messing, David Eigenberg, Bob Tracey, Ron Emanuel
24. Shall We Dance (2004)
24
2
Shall We Dance
PG-13
24
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John Clark
Director:
Peter Chelsom
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy
25. Baby Blue Marine (1976)
12
2
Baby Blue Marine
PG
12
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
John D. Hancock
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Drew Barrymore, Bert Remsen, Dana Elcar, Jan-Michael Vincent, Katherine Helmond
26. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
25
3
Nights in Rodanthe
PG-13
25
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Paul Flanner
Director:
George C. Wolfe
Genres:
Romance, Drama
27. Red Corner (1997)
15
2
Red Corner
R
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Moore
Director:
Jon Avnet
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford, Byron Mann, Peter Donat
29. Sommersby (1993)
16
2
Sommersby
PG-13
16
2

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.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jack
Director:
Jon Amiel
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
30. Bloodbrothers (1978)
12
3
Bloodbrothers
R
12
3

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Stony De Coco
Director:
Robert Mulligan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Robert Englund, Danny Aiello, Marilu Henner, Yvonne Wilder, Tony Lo Bianco, Lelia Goldoni
31. The Honorary Consul (1983)
11
2
The Honorary Consul
R
11
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Eduardo Plarr
Director:
John Mackenzie
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, Elpidia Carrillo, Joaquim de Almeida
32. The Double (2011)
16
2
The Double
PG-13
16
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Shepherdson
Director:
Michael Brandt
Genres:
Drama, Action, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
33. First Knight (1995)
14
2
First Knight
PG-13
14
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lancelot
Director:
Jerry Zucker
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Rob Brydon, Julia Ormond, Ben Cross, Liam Cunningham
34. Mr. Jones (1993)
16
2
Mr. Jones
R
16
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mr. Jones
Director:
Mike Figgis
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Anne Bancroft, Bill Pullman, Delroy Lindo, Lena Olin, Tom Irwin
35. Final Analysis (1992)
13
2
Final Analysis
R
13
2

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.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dr. Isaac Barr
Director:
Phil Joanou
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
36. Amelia (2009)
13
2
Amelia
PG
13
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
George Putnam
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Hilary Swank, Mia Wasikowska, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, Joe Anderson
37. Autumn in New York (2000)
19
3
Autumn in New York
PG-13
19
3

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Will Keane
Director:
Joan Chen
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
38. No Mercy (1986)
14
2
No Mercy
R
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie Jillette
Director:
Richard Pearce
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, Kim Basinger, Jeroen Krabbé, Gary Basaraba
39. Runaway Bride (1999)
16
3
Runaway Bride
PG
16
3

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?

As:
Cast
Role:
Ike Graham
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
41. The Flock (2007)
10
3
The Flock
R
10
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Errol Babbage
Director:
Wai-Keung Lau
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Claire Danes, Avril Lavigne, KaDee Strickland, Ray Wise, Russell Sams
45. Bee Season (2005)
10
2
Bee Season
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Saul
Director:
Scott McGehee, David Siegel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Juliette Binoche, Max Minghella, Kate Bosworth, Flora Cross
46. The Benefactor (2015)
11
2
The Benefactor
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
'Franny' Francis L. Watts
Director:
Andrew Renzi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
47. King David (1985)
10
3
King David
PG-13
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
Bruce Beresford
Genres:
Biography, War, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Alice Krige, Edward Woodward, Denis Quilley, Niall Buggy
49. The Dinner (2017)
8
2
The Dinner
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Oren Moverman
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Steve Coogan, Laura Linney, Michael Chernus, Taylor Rae Almonte, Charlie Plummer
51. Dreaming Lhasa (2005)
12
2
Dreaming Lhasa
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Tenzing Sonam, Ritu Sarin
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso, Tenzin Jigme, Jampa Kalsang, Jampa Kalsang Tamang
52. Three Christs (2017)
10
2
Three Christs
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Stone
Director:
Jon Avnet
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin Pollak, Peter Dinklage, Julianna Margulies, Bradley Whitford

TV Movie(s)

2. Chelsea D.H.O. (1973)
9
2
Chelsea D.H.O.
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Milo
Director:
John Trent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ruby Dee, Luther Adler, Frank Converse, Edward Grover
3. Strike Force (1975)
7
1
Strike Force
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Trooper Walter Spenser
Director:
Barry Shear
Genres:
Sport, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Gorman, Don Blakely, Edward Grover, Joe Spinell

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Richard Gere Awards

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