Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively: The Couple’s Five Best Films, According To Rotten Tomatoes


If you think about it, the story of how Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively became a couple is a true Hollywood fairytale. Just like other movie actors who married their co-stars, the two met on the set of the film Green Lantern. One of the interesting things about their relationship is that they were both with someone else at that time.

Since getting together, however, Reynolds and Lively never parted. They also started a family with three adorable Despite being busy at home, though, they have still found ways to star in some critically acclaimed movies.

10 The Voices, 74%

This 2014 dark comedy is considered one of Reynolds’ riskier roles. In the movie, Reynolds plays a factory worker with talking pets who convince him to do something sinister. It’s easily unlike any other role that the actor has ever portrayed for the big screen.

That said, Reynolds still found a way to empathize with the character. “I saw a guy who was hurt very badly when he was 11-years-old,” Reynolds told Shock Ya! “And he never emotionally grew past that age.” Reynolds also believes that the character is the “nicest and kindest serial killer you’ve ever met.”

9 Blake Lively: Café Society, 71%

The 2016 film tells the story of a man who falls for a woman who is seeing a married man. Directed by Woody Allen, Café Society boasts of an ensemble cast that also includes Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, and Anna Camp.

While working on the movie, Lively spent most of her scenes with Posey and Eisenberg who had worked with Allen previously. The two actors helped put her at ease on the set.

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8 Ryan Reynolds: Deadpool, 85%

Deadpool is one of those movies with tiny budgets that scored big at the box office. For Reynolds, Deadpool started out as a passion project, one that seemed to drag on forever to get made. “I’ve been on the train for 11 years trying to get it made,” the actor told GQ.

“We did every iteration of that script we could to allow them to make the movie that looked vaguely like the movie we wanted to make.” Eventually, they got the green light after footage of the film leaked.

7 Blake Lively: The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants, 77%

One can argue that this 2005 movie has become a classic. After all, there are several things about it that remain relatable to this day. Based on a book of the same name, the story focuses on a group of four close friends who come up with a plan to stay in contact as they went their separate ways.

Aside from Lively, that group of friends also includes America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, and Amber Tamblyn. All the girls later returned for the movie’s sequel. Meanwhile, there is talk of a possibility of doing The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 3.

6 Ryan Reynolds: Buried, 87%

Buried is a horror story that stars Reynolds as a truck driver in Iraq who wakes up inside a coffin after being attacked. He now has to find a way to survive using only a cell phone and lighter. As it turned out, there was not much Reynolds could do to prep for his role and the character’s traumatic dilemma.

“I couldn’t actually imagine what that was like, so for me most of the prep happened moments before,” the actor told ComingSoon.net. “I wanted to get inside and see if the shoe fit”.

5 Blake Lively: The Shallows, 78%

In this 2016 movie, Lively plays a surfer who gets attacked by a great white shark. For the actress, working on the movie took a lot of effort since she did most of the physical work. While speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Lively revealed that she did her own stunts up until the last two weeks of production.

It appears she had to stop due to an incident. Lively revealed, “there’s a scene where I’m swimming up to the buoy and I crack my face under water and my nose is pouring blood and that was real.”

4 Ryan Reynolds: Adventureland, 89%

The 2009 movie stars Jesse Eisenberg as a college graduate who takes a job at a local amusement park. Meanwhile, Reynolds plays a technician at the park. The movie was filmed at an actual amusement park where actors had to deal with a lot of noise from workers and attendees.

Meanwhile, aside from the two actors, it also boasts of a cast that includes Kristen Stewart, Bill Hader, and Kristen Wiig. Despite the well-known talent in the film, Adventureland remained one of the most underrated comedy movies from the 2000s.

3 Blake Lively: A Simple Favor, 84%

In this 2018 movie, Lively stars as a glamorous single mother who suddenly disappears without a trace. And when she does, it’s up to her best friend, played by Anna Kendrick, to figure out what happened. A Simple Favor also stars Crazy Rich Asian’s Henry Golding who had to kiss both actresses in the movie.

And when asked who the better kisser was between the two, Golding told ABC News, “I’m going to stay very neutral and say both girls are absolutely amazing.” Well played, Mr. Golding. Well played.

2 Ryan Reynolds: Mississippi Grind, 91%

Mississippi Grind is considered one of the best drama movie masterpieces from the 2010s, although you may have never heard of it. In the film, Reynolds plays a poker player that goes on a road trip with a man (played by Ben Mendelsohn) who hopes to change his fortune.

According to Ryan Fleck, who directed Mississippi Grind, the movie would not have been made if it weren’t for Reynolds and his Hollywood clout. “He did trigger the financing,” Fleck told Indie Wire. “And he’s also terrific.”

1 Blake Lively: The Town, 92%

The Town generally gained a reputation as one of Ben Affleck’s best movies, but it turns out to be Lively’s too. In the movie, she plays Affleck’s drug-dealing ex-girlfriend. As for Affleck, he plays a bank robber alongside co-star Jeremy Renner. While speaking with Lively for Interview, Affleck recalled how impressed he was with her ability to adapt a Boston accent.

Interestingly though, it was thought that Lively was too young for the part. Determined to grab the role, Lively made her way to Boston. Of her initiative, Affleck said he thought it was “cool.”

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