7. The Last Cowboy (2003)
After 8 years, Jake comes back to her family ranch in Texas for the funeral of her grandfather. There she soon finds herself in conflict with her father Will over the operation of the ranch, as well as the death of Jake’s mother, for which she holds Will accountable.
However, disaster looms on the horizon in the face of overwhelming debt, and this may be one time that the clashing father and daughter may have to put their differences aside for their own good. The question is: can they?
6. Limitless (2011)
Cooper plays Eddie Morra, a struggling author whose life is falling apart around him. He comes across a drug which enables him to access and use 100% of his brain power. It works miracles for him, and he soon becomes a financial wizard. But the drug has side effects, and is highly sought after. Morra must make sense of both the drug and the stakes involved in order to survive.
The film is a roller coaster ride for sci-fi and thriller fans. Cooper’s performance is specially exceptional and makes the film more fun to watch.
5. American Sniper (2014)
Released in 2014, American Sniper tells the story of how Chris Kyle enlists himself in the Navy, and soon becomes an excellent sniper. He becomes a hero in the battlefield, saving numerous lives, but not at home with his family as he finds it hard to adjust to civilian life.
The film rocked box office, impressed critics, and bagged dozens of awards including an Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Editing.
4. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
No deed is without consequence and this movie shows exactly how small events can change the entire course of somebody’s life. Two men, played by Gosling and Cooper, must come to terms with their actions that not only impacts them, but their next of kin as well.
The film has a rating of 80 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, with the audience appreciating the roles depicting fatherhood, adulthood and consequences of actions.
3. The Hangover (2009)
Doug heads to Las Vegas with three friends to celebrate his upcoming marriage. After having a few drinks on the roof, the three friends wake up in various states of disarray with no memory of the night before, and Doug missing.
From this point on, it’s a hilarious unfolding of events as clue after clue is discovered to find out what happened the night before, where Doug is, all in a race against time to get back home in time for the wedding. The movie won the Golden Globe award for Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
2. American Hustle (2013)
“Everyone hustles to survive.” Con man Irving Rosenfield and his sly partner Sydney Prosser find this phrase as words to live by when they find themselves forced to work for an FBI agent who goes by the name of Richie DiMaso (Cooper). Thrust into a world of mafia that’s as perilous as it is exciting, does the duo have what it takes to navigate these dangerous waters and survive?
1. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Losing a job and your wife can have a toll on you, as it did on Pat Solatano, played by Cooper. All he wants to do is to rebuild his life and get his wife back but his parents have other plans for him.
Things get interesting when Pat meets a woman who offers to help him win his wife back if he could return it with a favor. This Rom-Com took the box office with a storm, getting nominated for eight awards, including best actor and best actress.
Honorable Mention: Valentine’s Day (2010)
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