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List of Ryan Gosling Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Fracture (2007)
35
8
Fracture
R
35
8

Successful and ambitious deputy district attorney Willy Beachum preparing to move to a private civil-law firm takes one final open-and-shut case of wealthy engineer Ted Crawford who shot his unfaithful wife. However, he becomes locked in a prolonged battle of wits with Crawford after realizing that the latter's confession and the murder weapon are now inadmissible as evidences.

Role:
Willy Beachum
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Rosamund Pike, David Strathairn, Embeth Davidtz
Directed By:
Gregory Hoblit
2. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
44
10
Blade Runner 2049
R
44
10

Thirty years after the events of the original film, a young blade runner, LAPD officer K, uncovers a secret that can lead to a war between humans and replicants. His investigation points him towards a previous blade runner, Rick Deckard, the protagonist of the first story, who is missing for the last three decades.

Role:
Officer K
Directed By:
3. The Notebook (2004)
54
14
The Notebook
PG-13
54
14

Adapted from the 1996 novel by Nicholas Sparks, the movie begins with an elderly man narrating a romance story from his notebook to a woman suffering from dementia. The story revolves around the love of a young couple in 1940s, who get separated due to the differences in social status but eventually find their way to each other

Directed By:
Nick Cassavetes
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
4. The Nice Guys: Word of the Day (2017)
12
4
The Nice Guys: Word of the Day
12
4

A series of thirteen Instagram shorts are shown in this film. First the audience is given a word and its definition after which they are treated to a clip from the 2016 film 'The Nice Guys', which relates to the word in a way.

Role:
Holland March
Starring:
Directed By:
Josh Oreck
5. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
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12
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
PG-13
38
12

Cal Weaver is leading a life he loves. He is married to his high school sweetheart for almost 25 years, has two kids and a great job. However, his life takes a turn when he learns that his wife has been cheating on him and wants a divorce. He meets Jacob Palmer and learns how to pick up girls. But can this makeover really change his feelings? 

Role:
Jacob
Directed By:
Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
6. The Big Short (2015)
30
9
The Big Short
R
30
9

Realizing the fragile United States housing bubble, eccentric hedge fund manager Michael Burry makes a huge bet against the housing market that attracts the attention of several opportunists like banker Jared Vennett and hedge-fund specialist Mark Baum. They make a fortune as the American economy collapse in the wake of the financial crisis of 2007–2008.

Role:
Jared Vennett
Directed By:
7. La La Land (2016)
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13
La La Land
PG-13
36
13

A Bollywood-esque romantic comedy musical, La La Land tells the tale of an aspiring actress and a jazz pianist, who fall in love while pursuing their dreams in sunny Los Angeles, but their success threatens to tear them apart.

Role:
Sebastian
Starring:
Emma Stone, John Legend, Jessica Rothe, Cris Judd, Amiée Conn, Terry Walters, Thom Shelton
Directed By:
Damien Chazelle
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
9. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
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13
The Place Beyond the Pines
R
23
13

Luke Glanton, a motorcycle-riding stuntman starts robbing banks to take care of his former lover Romina who has given birth to their son Jason. Unfortunately, he is killed by police officer Avery Cross in a failed robbery. Years later Avery’s son and Jason end up on a collision path when Jason discovers their shared legacy.  

Role:
Luke
Directed By:
Derek Cianfrance
10. Drive (2011)
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15
Drive
R
43
15

Hollywood stuntman by day, getaway driver by night, the hero, known simply as 'driver', is a loner who gets roped into defending his ladylove and neighbour, Irene, and her son, from her ex-convict husband's crimes. Driver is lifted by its colourful supporting cast, and of course, the car chases.

Role:
Driver
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
11. The Ides of March (2011)
14
6
The Ides of March
R
14
6

An adaptation of Beau Willimon's 2008 play Farragut North, the film The Ides of March tells the story of Stephen Meyers, a young man who is the junior campaign manager for Governor Mike Morris, a candidate in the Democratic presidential primary.

Role:
Stephen Meyers
Starring:
Evan Rachel Wood, George Clooney, Paul Giamatti, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei
Directed By:
12. Half Nelson (2006)
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4
Half Nelson
R
11
4

Dan Dunne is a history teacher who is quite popular amongst his students. Unfortunately, he is also a cocaine addict. When one of his students Drey discovers this, the two form an unlikely friendship. While Dan tries to keep Drey from becoming a dealer, Drey tries to get Dan to open up about his addiction. 

Role:
Dan Dunne
Starring:
Anthony Mackie, Jeff Lima, Shareeka Epps, Nathan Corbett, Tyra Kwao-Vovo
Directed By:
Ryan Fleck
13. The Believer (2001)
9
4
The Believer
R
9
4

The story revolves around a Jewish boy, a bright yeshiva student who argues impassionedly with his teachers. Unable to accept that Jews have never fought back, especially during the Holocaust, he starts rejecting his orthodox upbringing, confronting Jews on the street. Eventually, he joins a neo Nazi group, hiding the fact that he himself is a Jew. 

Role:
Danny Balint
Starring:
Billy Zane, Elizabeth Reaser, Peter Meadows, Garret Dillahunt, Kris Eivers, Joel Marsh Garland
Directed By:
Henry Bean
14. The Nice Guys (2016)
21
6
The Nice Guys
R
21
6

Holland March, a private detective is hired to investigate an apparent suicide. His investigation leads him to Amelia, who in turn hires another violent private investigator, Jackson Healy, to protect her. When more people turn up dead and Amelia herself goes missing, the two unwillingly join hands and unravel a huge conspiracy.

Role:
Holland March
Starring:
Keith David, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Kim Basinger, Karrueche Tran, Russell Crowe, Angourie Rice
Directed By:
Shane Black
15. The United States of Leland (2003)
9
3
The United States of Leland
R
9
3

The United States of Leland is an American drama film, which revolves around the life of an ordinary teenage boy, who is sent to a juvenile detention center after he commits a murder. The murder deeply impacts the people involved in it, and therefore his teacher decides to write a book on it.

Role:
Leland P. Fitzgerald
Starring:
Jena Malone, Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington, Kevin Spacey, Lena Olin, Chris Klein
Directed By:
Matthew Ryan Hoge
16. Remember the Titans (2000)
23
9
Remember the Titans
PG
23
9

The movie depicts the inspirational story of African-American coach Herman Boone and his assistant coach Bill Yoast. In 1971 USA, an all-white high school is integrated with an all-black school. The two coaches fight racial discrimination and unite the racially divided team of the T. C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia to win the state championship.  

Starring:
Denzel Washington, Hayden Panettiere, Donald Faison, Wood Harris, Will Patton, Ryan Hurst
Directed By:
Boaz Yakin
17. Blue Valentine (2010)
18
6
Blue Valentine
R
18
6

Despite their earlier romantic courtship, married couple Dean Pereira, a painter, and Cindy Heller, a nurse, both from unstable households, are facing marital discord. They want to make their marriage work for the sake of their only daughter. In an attempt to resolve their issues, the two go for a getaway without their daughter. So, does it help their relationship?

Role:
Dean
Starring:
Michelle Williams, Faith Wladyka, John Doman, Mike Vogel
Directed By:
Derek Cianfrance
18. Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
21
9
Lars and the Real Girl
PG-13
21
9
Role:
Lars Lindstrom
Starring:
Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, R.D. Reid, Kelli Garner
Directed By:
Craig Gillespie
19. Gangster Squad (2013)
14
6
Gangster Squad
R
14
6

In 1949, Mobster Mickey Cohen rules the California criminal underworld and has even police and politicians in his pocket. A secret police unit called the Gangster Squad, comprising of Sergeant John O’Mara, Sergeant Jerry Wooters, Lieutenant Coleman Harris, Conwell Keeler, Max Kennard, and Navidad Ramirez finally manages to bring him down. 

Starring:
Frank Grillo, Josh Brolin, Nick Nolte, Sullivan Stapleton, Giovanni Ribisi, Troy Garity, Sean Penn
Directed By:
Ruben Fleischer
20. Stay (2005)
10
4
Stay
R
10
4

Psychiatrist, Sam Foster, is treating his colleague’s patient Henry Letham, who states that he has difficulty in differentiating between reality and illusion, and that he’ll kill himself in 3 days. As Sam tries to investigate Henry’s background for reasons, he realizes that slowly he, too, is losing hold over reality. But he must stay in actuality and stop Henry from killing himself.  

Role:
Henry Letham
Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Amy Sedaris, Bob Hoskins, Naomi Watts, Elizabeth Reaser, Janeane Garofalo, Kate Burton
Directed By:
Marc Forster
21. The Gray Man (2022)
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4
The Gray Man
UA 16+
7
4

Few dark agency secrets are uncovered by the CIA’s most skilled operative accidentally, whose identity is not known to anyone. However, a bounty is put on him by an  erstwhile colleague that sets-off a manhunt by international assassins across the globe.

Role:
Six
Starring:
Billy Bob Thornton
22. Murder by Numbers (2002)
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4
Murder by Numbers
R
9
4

Two intelligent high school students commit a ‘perfect’ murder of a young woman and ditch the body in the woods. When two homicide detectives are assigned to the case, they get engaged in an intellectual battle against the boys. 

Role:
Richard Haywood
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Nick Offerman, Michael Pitt, Agnes Bruckner
Directed By:
Barbet Schroeder
23. The Slaughter Rule (2002)
5
3
The Slaughter Rule
R
5
3
Role:
Roy Chutney
Starring:
Amy Adams, David Morse, Clea DuVall, David Cale
Directed By:
Alex Smith, Andrew J. Smith
24. Only God Forgives (2013)
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6
Only God Forgives
R
7
6

Julian, a tough and reticent drug dealer, operates a boxing club in Thailand as his front business. When his partner and more violent brother Billy gets murdered, their widowed mother demands a revenge. His quest leads him to Lieutenant Chang, a Thai-Chinese detective known as the Angel of Death.

Role:
Julian
Starring:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, Gordon Brown, Yayaying Rhatha Phongam
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
25. Song to Song (2017)
5
4
Song to Song
R
5
4

A struggling musician in Texas is determined to achieve stardom. She soon gets involved with endless love triangles, and betrayals. She soon starts feeling guilty about her actions.

Role:
BV
Starring:
Val Edward Kilmer, Holly Hunter, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender, Tom Sturridge
Directed By:
26. All Good Things (2010)
12
7
All Good Things
R
12
7

Based on a true story, the film revolves around an insecure son of a powerful New York real estate tycoon, who marries a beautiful and free spirited student from working class background. Their once loving relationship begins to deteriorate once she becomes pregnant and very soon she contemplates leaving him. Then one day she goes missing. 

Role:
David Marks
Starring:
Kirsten Dunst, Nick Offerman, Frank Langella, Kristen Wiig, Lily Rabe
Directed By:
Andrew Jarecki
27. The Unbelievables (1999)
6
3
The Unbelievables
6
3
Role:
Josh
Starring:
Tim Curry, Corbin Bernsen, Lyle Kanouse, Tom Pardoe
Directed By:
Ed Solomon
28. Drunk History Christmas (2011)
4
3
Drunk History Christmas
4
3
Role:
Pa
Starring:
Jim Carrey, Eva Mendes, Allan McLeod, Ellie Culp
Directed By:
Derek Waters, Jeremy Konner
29. Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (1998)
4
3
Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy
4
3
Role:
Tommy
Starring:
Chad Willett, Ted Atherton, Falconer Abraham, Zachary Bennett
Directed By:
Kari Skogland
30. Frankenstein and Me (1996)
3
3
Frankenstein and Me
PG
3
3
Starring:
Louise Fletcher, Burt Reynolds, Jamieson Boulanger, Ricky Mabe, Polly Shannon
Directed By:
Robert Tinnell

Director

Lost River (2014)
9
6
Lost River
R
9
6

Lost River is a fantasy thriller mystery film which takes us to a ghostly and deserted city, where Billy, a mother of two single boys, try to raise her sons. Meanwhile, she is dealing with her own financial problems, as she is without a job in the middle of a severe economic crisis.

Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Eva Mendes, Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker, Saoirse Ronan, Matt Smith
Directed By:
Ryan Gosling

Narrator/Dubbing

ReGeneration (2010)
11
5
ReGeneration
TV-14
11
5
Role:
Narration (voice)
Starring:
Noam Chomsky, Talib Kweli, Jay Walker, Howard Zinn
Directed By:
Phillip Montgomery
I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust (2005)
9
5
I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust
9
5
Role:
Ilya Gerber (voice)
Starring:
Brittany Murphy, Zach Braff, Elijah Wood, Kate Hudson, Oliver Hudson
Directed By:
Lauren Lazin

TV Shows

Road to Avonlea
12
2
Road to Avonlea
PG
12
2
Starring:
Eugene Levy, Christopher Lloyd, Faye Dunaway, Dianne Wiest, Michael York, Christopher Reeve, Bruce Greenwood
Directed By:
Harvey Frost, Allan King, Don McBrearty, Stuart Gillard, Stephen Surjik
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
20
4
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
TV-Y7
20
4
Starring:
Emily VanCamp, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gilbert Gottfried, Hayden Christensen, Tatyana Ali, Laura Vandervoort, Tia Mowry
Directed By:
D.J. MacHale, Ron Oliver, David Winning, Iain Paterson, Lorette Leblanc
Drunk History
9
2
Drunk History
TV-14
9
2
Starring:
Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, Crispin Glover, Jason Ritter, Michael Cera, Jake Johnson
Directed By:
Jeremy Konner
Flash Forward
9
2
Flash Forward
9
2
Starring:
Ben Foster, Jewel Staite, Asia Vieira, Theodore Borders
Directed By:
Alex Chapple, John Bell, Milan Cheylov, Neill Fearnley, Graeme Lynch
Goosebumps
16
5
Goosebumps
16
5
Starring:
Adam West, Laura Vandervoort, Hayden Christensen, R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones, Scott Wickware
Directed By:
William Fruet, Ron Oliver, John Bell, Randy Bradshaw, Timothy Bond
The Adventures of Shirley Holmes
7
2
The Adventures of Shirley Holmes
7
2
Starring:
Meredith Henderson, John White, Annick Obonsawin, Blair Slater
Directed By:
Gary Harvey, Norma Bailey, Rick Stevenson, Graeme Lynch, Kim Todd
Breaker High
7
3
Breaker High
7
3
Role:
Sean Hanlon
Starring:
Drew Scott, Rachel Wilson, Terri Conn, Kyle Alisharan, Wendi Kenya
Directed By:
David Winning, James Taylor, Scott Smith, John Bell, George Erschbamer
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal
8
3
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal
8
3
Starring:
Michael Moriarty, Katheryn Winnick, Dan Aykroyd, Alison Pill, Corey Haim, Margot Kidder, Emmanuelle Chriqui
Directed By:
John Bell, Ron Oliver, Clay Borris, Giles Walker, Milan Cheylov
Ready or Not
7
4
Ready or Not
7
4
Starring:
Tara Strong, Laura Bertram, Lani Billard, Gerry Mendicino, Gail Kerbel
Directed By:
Alyse Rosenberg, Stacey Stewart Curtis, Alan Goluboff, Stefan Scaini, Graeme Campbell
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
7
4
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
7
4
Starring:
Robert Carradine, George Lazenby, Neve Campbell, Kim Coates, David Carradine, Mako Iwamatsu, George Takei
Directed By:
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
23
13
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
23
13
Starring:
Jacinda Barrett, Traci Lords, Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Karl Urban, Rose McIver, Lucy Liu
Young Hercules
5
4
Young Hercules
5
4
Role:
Hercules
Starring:
Daniel Gillies, D.C. Douglas, Dean O'Gorman, Chris Conrad, Jodie Rimmer
Directed By:
Chris Graves, Charlie Haskell, Andrew Merrifield, Simon Raby, T.J. Scott

Ryan Gosling Awards

Golden Globe Awards
La La Land Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy 2017
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Notebook Best Kiss 2005