Last Updated on March 8, 2022
Bradley Cooper is a Hollywood triple threat. He is handsome, talented, and popular. If you are a fan of this great actor and feel like a thought-provoking, romantic or comedic adventure, then our master list of Bradley Cooper’s best roles is a great way to find the perfect movie for your mood.
1. A Star Is Born (2018)
Ally is a talented singer-songwriter struggling to get noticed. But one night she meets Jack Maine, a famous country-rock singer. He’s so impressed by her that he invites her to perform with him on stage. Her career takes off and they fall in love.
But as Ally wins awards, Jack’s alcoholism is ruining his career and their relationship. Fearing that Jack’s public spectacles will destroy his new star, Ally’s record producer confronts Jack with tragic results.
2. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Suffering from bipolar disorder, Patrizio “Pat” Solitano Jr has just completed eight months of treatment at a psychiatric facility. He moves in with his parents and adopts an attitude that everything has a silver lining.
But his new philosophy is challenged by his anger problem, frustrating attempts to reconcile with his ex-wife and the appearance of Tiffany, a young woman who is unapologetic about her own mental struggles and her attraction to Pat.
3. American Sniper (2014)
Based on a remarkable true story, the movie follows the key events that made Chris Kyle one of the deadliest snipers in US history. Born in Texas, Kyle became a Navy SEAL in 1998 and served four tours in Iraq.
The movie shows the horrible realities of war and Kyle’s struggle to balance his family life with his desire to serve his country, culminating in a tragedy that captured the hearts of Americans.
4. The Mule (2018)
Earl’s interest in horticulture causes him to miss his daughter’s wedding, leading to them becoming estranged and his marriage also falls apart. Years later, Earl is alone and facing foreclosure, so when a cartel offers him a lucrative job as a drug mule he accepts.
Earl becomes the best mule ever and uses the money to save his house and put his granddaughter through college. But when the cartel gets a bloodthirsty new leader and the authorities close in, Earl risks execution and prison to reconcile with his family.
5. Limitless (2011)
When Vernon finds Eddie, the latter is a mess. Eddie struggles with everything including completing his book, keeping a relationship or even grooming himself. Vernon offers him a pill that can fix any problem.
Called NZT-48, the drug gives Eddie such immense focus and attention to detail that he soon gets a job that makes him rich, he completes his book and lands hot dates. But Eddie soon realizes that NZT-48 users eventually die and he starts his desperate fight to minimize the frightening side-effects and the mysterious figures who now follow his every move.
6. The Hangover (2009)
Doug Billings is about to get married and takes his three best friends to Las Vegas. They book into a hotel and awaken to find animals and a baby in their room. Doug is also missing.
With no recollection of what had happened the previous night, Stu, Alan, and Phil (Cooper) have to follow a string of clues that suggest they got involved in crime and crazy times to find out when and where they lost the groom.
7. Burnt (2015)
Adam Jones is a talented chef but his temper and drug use destroy his career at a Parisian restaurant. Dreaming of earning a third Michelin star, Adam sobers up and looks up old contacts to find work.
However, before he can mend his life he has to learn to control his volatile nature, avoid a drug dealer he owes money to and deal with the revenge of another chef whose success Jones had sabotaged in the past.
8. American Hustle (2013)
Con artists Irving Rosenfeld and Sydney Prosser run scams until FBI agent Richie DiMaso gives Irving an ultimatum. Deliver four other scammers to him or go to prison.
Irving and Sydney wing the situation to survive, becoming involved with corrupt congressmen, a fake sheikh, and ultimately drawing on all their skills to walk away, not only with their freedom but possibly with the biggest haul of money that they had ever conned from anyone.
9. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Luke Glanton gives up his career as a motorcycle stuntman when he learns that his ex-girlfriend, Romina, has given birth to their son. Wanting to care for them, he asks for work at a local mechanic, Robin, who offers Luke a job as a bank robber instead.
The pair pull off successful heists but they begin to argue when Luke pushes to do more robberies. Wanting the money for his new family, Luke decides to go solo, an act that will haunt his son forever.
10. Wedding Crashers (2005)
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey are experienced wedding crashers who use the opportunity to pick up women. When they learn of a high-society wedding, they decide to crash the reception of a bride whose father is the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
At the wedding, they set their sights on the bride’s two sisters. Jeremy has a little too much success with his conquest, Gloria, who becomes crazily obsessed with him but John’s encounter with the shy Claire changes all of their lives.