With the 2017 release of the blockbuster film “Blade Runner 2049” on October 6, actor Ryan Gosling is continuing his stellar career that began in the early days of the 21st century. The sci-fi movie is directed by Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”) and co-stars original leading man Harrison Ford. Our photo gallery (view above) focuses on his top 10 best movies leading up to this new hit release.
The critically-acclaimed musical romance “La La Land” ended 2016 with critical and box office successes for the Canadian actor. His role as an aspiring jazz pianist brought him Oscar and SAG nominations plus a Golden Globe win as Best Comedy/Musical Actor. Prior to that film, he had an additional Academy Award nomination for “Half Nelson” (2006) and four more Globe bids for “Lars and the Real Girl” (2007), “Blue Valentine” (2010), “Crazy, Stupid, Love” (2011), and “The Ides of March” (2011).
Gosling began his career as a child actor, starring for two seasons on the revival of “The Mickey Mouse Club,” alongside future stars like Keri Russell, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera. He broke into the mainstream with his role in the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks “The Notebook” (2004), which was a modest hit at the box office but later developed a strong cult following.
Throughout his first 17 years in the movie world, he has appeared in a range of movies, including “Remember the Titans,” “Drive,” “The Big Short,” and “The Nice Guys.” Several of the movies mentioned above are featured in our photo gallery of his top 10 best roles, so take a tour now and let us know which one you think is the greatest.
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