Matthew McConaughey has had an amazing year in 2013, with films like, Mud, Dallas Buyers Club and Wolf of Wall Street all receiving Oscar buzz, it seems that McConaughey has moved past being a romantic comedy star and is moving towards being a serious actor.
McConaughey has the charm and loveable attitude to make it far in Hollywood and fans have fallen in love with the actor in each role he takes on. 2014 will prove to be another high profile year for McConaughey. He is staring in the upcoming sci-fi epic from Christopher Nolan, Interstellar. Even though not much is known about the upcoming film, it is one of the most anticipated films of 2014.
TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down the top ten McConaughey films. From his romantic comedies that made women all over America fall in love with him to his more serious roles in films like, We Are Marshall and A Time To Kill, McConaughey is a classic All-American actor.
Bonus: The following is the trailer for the upcoming Christopher Nolan film, Interstellar.
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10. The Lincoln Lawyer
McConaughey showed a new side to his acting abilities when he stared in The Lincoln Lawyer. The role was emotional along with the dark subject matter.
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9. The Wolf of Wall Street
Wolf of Wall Street has been getting Oscar buzz since the three hour film premiered on movie screens everywhere. McConaughey is getting high praise for his supporting actor role in this Scorsese film.
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This emotional film tells the story of a World War II German submarine which is boarded in 1942 by disguised United States Navy officers. This was one of the earlier films that really highlighted the acting range that McConaughey could bring to the big screen.
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7. The Wedding Planner
McConaughey is known for his roles in romantic comedies and ability to look very attractive without a shirt. He started his rom-com career with films like The Wedding Planner and they are still fan favorites today.
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6. Magic Mike
The movie that had audiences screaming all over America and internationally, Magic Mike featured a very good looking cast including McConaughey looking better than ever.
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5. We Are Marshall
McConaughey was truly hearting breaking, uplifting and emotional in his role as the head coach of the Marshall football team that suffers an unspeakable loss.
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4. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
This is the romantic comedy that first got the attention of million of female fans across the world. McConaughey brought a new level to romantic comedies and provided a more honest view of this world, even guys could be found watching and even liking, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.
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3. Dallas Buyers Club
The Oscar buzz is strong already when it comes to McConaughey’s role in Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey plays a true-life character of Ron Woodroof, who is an AIDS patient who began smuggling drugs unapproved by pharmaceutical companies into Texas when he finds out these unique drugs have been improving his symptoms.
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While McConaughey is already getting nominations and Oscar buzz for his role in films like Dallas Buyers Club and Wolf of Wall Street, he is also getting recognized for his work in Mud. McConaughey plays the role of a lifetime in this film and fans cannot take their eyes of the screen when McConaughey is front and center.
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1. A Time To Kill
The role that changed it all, McConaughey played Jake Brigance in the film adaptation of A Time To Kill. This classic novel came to life in a way that few thought would be possible on film and stands the test of time.
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