15 of Ryan Gosling’s Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

  • Celebrating the Internet’s boyfriend 37th birthday, here’s a look back at some of Mr. Gosling’s most notable performances, ranked from worst to best. (Photo: WENN)

  • Ok, this isn’t one of his best. But The Notebook did turned Ryan Gosling into the Internet’s boyfriend. His captivating performance made the lazy writing and central love story believable. And he gave us Ryan + Rachel for a few years. (Photo: Release)

  • Ryan’s second project with Nicolas Winding Refn isn’t his best, but Gosling’s irresistible charms and the film’s stylish visuals kind of, sort of, saved the movie. (Photo: Release)

  • Ryan Gosling plays a character “loosely” based on Robert Durst, the murderer and subject of HBO’s hit docuseries, The Jinx. Gosling’s performance is just as creepy and captivating as Durst himself. (Photo: Release)

  • Crazy, Stupid, Love is a charming movie that wouldn’t have worked without its star-studded cast partially leaded by Ryan, where he proved he can carry a comedy just as much as master Steve Carell. (Photo: Release)

  • The Place Beyond the Pines is a great example of Ryan Gosling saving a movie from itself. He shows another new side of himself with his portrayal of a man who commits a crime to support his child. (Photo: Release)

  • Lars and the Real Girl is a sweet little movie transformed by Gosling’s performance, which makes Lars’ delusional relationship with a doll real, heartbreaking, and funny all at once. (Photo: Release)

  • Many consider Gosling’s Neo-Nazi character in The Believe his break-out role. He delivered an arresting performance and managed to make his self-hating character sympathetic. (Photo: Release)

  • Ryan’s performance in The Ides of March, and his amazing chemistry with George Clooney, makes this realistic but sort of expected political drama way more thrilling than it should be! (Photo: Release)

  • Gosling does some of his best work in The Big Short, reminding the world once again that he is not only attractive and good at acting, but is funny as well. A movie that could’ve gone terribly wrong, but turned into something great due to Gosling’s presence among some amazing actors. (Photo: Release)

  • Blade Runner 2049 is all about the stunning visuals and thrilling sci-fi mystery thanks and Ryan Gosling’s cool, quite performance lets them shine here. (Photo: WENN)

  • Gosling’s performance in Blue Valentine features all of his biggest strengths: irresistible charm and raw emotion, all with the subtlety that makes his costars shine just as much as he does. He also sings while playing the ukulele, so there’s that! (Photo: Release)

  • Half Nelson was the first movie to really prove that Ryan should be taken seriously as an actor. His performance is moving, but as always, Gosling lets his costar, and their chemistry, shine. (Photo: Release)

  • Drive would’ve been dull without Gosling’s chilling and fully-committed but quite performance. He’s creepy, mysterious, sexy, and menacing in a role that combines a lot of traits of his previous roles into one. (Photo: Release)

  • The Good Guys shows a rare side of Ryan. The actor is hilarious in this surprising and quite violent comedy-mystery. What’s even more surprising is Gosling’s sparkling comedic chemistry with Russel Crowe! (Photo: Release)

  • Ryan Gosling is such a good Sebastian in La La Land that it doesn’t feel like he’s even acting! He may have not win an Oscar, but this role allowed him to show off all his acting strengths, including his gift of song! (Photo: Release)

Celebrating the Internet’s boyfriend 37th birthday, here’s a look back at some of Mr. Gosling’s most notable performances, ranked from worst to best. (Photo: WENN)

Ryan Gosling is much more than just a pretty face. And an amazing body. And a captivating personality.

Film after film, for nearly three decades, Gosling has proven that he’s also one of the best actors of our generation. He acts! He sings! He dances! He kills replicants! It certainly appears that Ryan Gosling can do close to anything without actually having to say much.

The multitalented actor has stared in dramas, thrillers, action films, and even comedies, and he’s always done it surpassingly well.

Celebrating the Internet’s boyfriend 37th birthday, here’s a look back at some of Mr. Gosling’s most notable performances, ranked from worst to best.


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