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    The Films Of Gerard Butler, Ranked

    From his very best to his most WTF, let's run down the flicks of this modern master of the action B-movie!

    Is there anything more comforting to modern action fans than the release of a new, somewhat absurd Gerard Butler vehicle? If Plane is any indication, the answer is "not really," as the gruff Scottish actor's badass feature film output hits our cinematic sweet spot in the way any worthwhile guilty pleasure can.

    47. Movie 43 (2013)

    A leprechaun in a pot of gold dual-wields pistols

    46. Tale of the Mummy (1998)

    A pair of scientists explore a scary cave

    45. Playing for Keeps (2012)

    A soccer player flirts with a woman in a posh brown shirt and white pants

    44. Gods of Egypt (2016)

    A gruff man in armor stars at a concerning development

    43. Last Seen Alive (2022)

    An upset man stares intensely while talking into his cell phone

    42. The Bounty Hunter (2010)

    A man in a striped polo shirt holds a gun in a warehouse next to a blonde woman in a tanktop

    41. A Family Man (aka The Headhunter’s Calling) (2016)

    A sharply dressed man and woman sit in a posh office setting

    40. The Cherry Orchard (1999)

    A fancy older couple from the turn of the century stare into the distance

    39. Fast Food (1998)

    A man drinking milk stares through a hole in his wall

    38. Shooters (2002)

    A man in a bathrobe pulls out a gun on the streets of London

    37. One More Kiss (1999)

    A man in a turtleneck sweater looks behind him

    36. The Game of Their Lives (aka The Miracle Match) (2005)

    A goalie in a black sweater attempts to stop a kick during a soccer game

    35. The Ugly Truth (2009)

    Two rival reporters give one another a flirtatious side-eye

    34. Geostorm (2017)

    An astronaut looks out of a space vessel with concern

    33. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

    A short-haired man in a leather jacket holds a mysterious orb

    32. Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000 (2000)

    A naked vampire bares his fangs in a pool of blood

    31. Timeline (2003)

    A bearded man holds a torch and a traditional medieval shield

    30. Hunter Killer (2018)

    An intense submarine commander picks up a red telephone

    29. Shattered (a/k/a Butterfly on a Wheel) (2007)

    A married couple stares at one another as they are stared at by an intense stranger

    28. Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

    A bearded missionary attempts to help a number of African children

    27. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

    A bearded man in a long fur coat stands in the wilderness by a fire

    26. Angel Has Fallen (2019)

    Gerard Butler attends the premiere for the film "Angel Has Fallen" in Los Angeles, California

    25. Nim’s Island (2008)

    A man in a cowboy hat and traveler's clothes smiles near a window

    24. Plane (2023)

    Two rifle-wielding men sneak around a jungle area

    23. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

    A pair of spies ride a motorcycle through a crowded street

    22. Chasing Mavericks (2012)

    An older man and a young surfer kneel on a beach by a surfboard

    21. Rocknrolla (2008)

    A man in noise-cancelling headphones has a sword held to his neck

    20. Coriolanus (2011)

    A military leader stares intensely into the distance

    19. Copshop (2021)

    A bearded man is handcuffed to a jail cell

    18. Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

    British actor Gerard Butler poses for the camera at a photocall for his new film 'Olympus Has Fallen' in Munich, Germany

    17. London Has Fallen (2016)

    Gerard Butler poses at the premiere of the movie "London Has Fallen" at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles, California

    16. Gamer (2009)

    An angry, muscular man holds a knife toward a calm man's neck

    15. P.S. I Love You (2007)

    A woman reads a letter next to the visage of her dead husband

    14. Harrison’s Flowers (2000)

    A group of bruised and impoverished people examine a concerning situation

    13. Watchmen: The Ultimate Cut (2009)

    A superhero team poses for a photograph

    12. The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

    The Phantom of the Opera reads a letter by candlelight

    11. Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997)

    A woman in black on a white horse gives a feather to a bearded Scotsman

    10. Reign of Fire (2002)

    Two men in a castle hold their guns and stare at a threat in the sky

    9. Den of Thieves (2018)

    A bearded police officer receives disconcerting news on his cell phone

    8. Greenland (2020)

    A group of scared passengers brace themselves on an airplane

    7. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

    Gerard Butler attends the premiere of "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" in Los Angeles, California

    6. The Vanishing (2018)

    A bruised and bloodied man in suspenders confronts someone in a smokey room

    5. 300 (2006)

    A bearded man with a sword screams near a pit of dead bodies

    4. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

    Gerard Butler takes a promotional photo next to his CGI counterpart, Stoick

    3. Dear Frankie (2004)

    A man and a young boy stare intently in a digital camera

    2. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

    Two animated vikings discuss a battle plan

    1. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

    A prosecutor discusses a deal with a stoic criminal in an interrogation room