Best Matt Damon Movies

One of the best actors out there is without a doubt, Matt Damon. He has brought many different personas to our screens giving us a plethora of incredible experiences! He’s has done everything from taking on the role of an astronaut to being one of the most lethal killers on the Earth. Matt Damon movies show you that this man really is a jack of all trades!

If you are here you must be looking for some of his best movies that will give you a hell of a time watching them. Well, we have created a list of what we believe are the best Matt Damon movies for you to go ahead and binge on! All of these movies kept our eyes glued to the screen without fail. So, if you are looking for Matt Damon movies then we have put all of his best works right here for you to enjoy and decide what you will put on the big screen next! Without further ado, read on and see what we have in store for you!

1. The Martian

For the first of the Matt Damon movies, we have one of his best performances yet! If you are a Matt Damon fan and also a space fanatic then this movie is perfect for you! The Martian has everything you could want in a proper space movie! Give it a watch.

The Martian Movie Description

Mark Watney (Matt Damon), one of the first astronauts to step foot on Mars, ends up unconscious and blown away from the team during a deadly storm. Presumed dead, the team evacuates leaving Mark behind and heads back to Earth. Not too long after, Mark wakes up and realizes he is alone. With not much to survive off of, Mark must now find a way to feed himself and make contact with Earth or the crew. He must set up a shelter quickly before he runs out of oxygen. More importantly, will he manage to contact someone to let them know he has survived his injuries.

2. Contagion

Well, we definitely don’t ever want to live through anything like this ever. The horror of a plague wiping out most of the population is terrifying! This movie really makes your heart pound and you won’t regret watching it!

Contagion Movie Description

Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) doesn’t feel so good after returning to Minnesota from a business trip she took to Hong Kong. She decides to ignore her symptoms and plans to sleep it off. Not long after, Beth dies. The news of losing his wife leaves Mitch Emhoff (Matt Damon) distraught. No one can explain the origins of what killed Beth. Soon after Beth’s death, and an uncountable number of people around the entire globe begin to exhibit the same symptoms and quickly die. As doctors struggle to maintain control of this outbreak it seems as though they are already too late.

3. The Adjustment Bureau

It really doesn’t feel like nine years since this movie came out! This movie is absolutely phenomenal and may mess with your mind a little bit. We highly recommend you give it a watch, it’s absolutely worth it!

The Adjustment Bureau Movie Description

A mysterious and unknown force begins to meddle in a politician named David Norris’s (Matt Damon) life when he meets a gorgeous ballerina named Elise Sellas (Emily Blunt). He quickly learns that agents from Fate are attempting to keep him away from the dancer. Norris begins picturing his possible futures, one which includes Elise and one which doesn’t. He must either go down the predetermined path made for him or try his hardest to defy Fate itself.

4. Good Will Hunting

Okay, so this movie as a whole is one of the best films ever created in the entirety of cinematic history. You should watch Good Will Hunting at least once in your life to appreciate this movie. But once you watch it, youll want to watch it again! So go ahead and give it a watch if you haven’t already!

Good Will Hunting Movie Description

Professor Gerald Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard) notices that young Will Hunting (Matt Damon) isn’t an ordinary MIT janitor but he also has a genius-level IQ. His ability to answer math problems is extraordinary and surpasses most of the population’s ability to do the same. However, Will is a troubled teen and finds himself in jail. Lambeau bails him out, however, there are conditions to his release. Will must visit with Lambeau and work on math but also go to therapy. All the therapists that Will has seen have left and admit to not have the needed skill to help the boy. Lambeau must resort to an old friend that serves as a last hope for young Will.

5. Elysium

If we could manage to have those eco skeletons without having to go through the pain of having it attached then we all would! It makes you a fricken super-human! This movie is filled with action and you’ll love every second of it!

Elysium Movie Description

The year 2154 has come around and humanity has completely decimated itself. There are two types of people now. The unimaginably rich who live up on a space station named Elysium and the rest of the humans who live on an old worn-out Earth. A man living on Earth named Max (Matt Damon) may soon lose his life. To prevent this he decides to undergo an operation that makes him a killing machine for the mission he must prepare for. Max believes he can bring equality between the rich and the poor. However, Secretary Delacourt (Jodie Foster) will stop at nothing to preserve the rich life of Elysium.

6. The Bourne Ultimatum

We don’t think this would truly be a Matt Damon movie list if Jason Bourne wasn’t one here. This is one of his most iconic characters and he is a complete badass! All the Bourne movies are worth a watch not only this one!

The Bourne Ultimatum Movie Description

The former CIA agent Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) continues his fight to find out more about his past as he does not remember. When he meets a reporter, he believes that his chance to bring the CIA’s secret operation to light has come. This proves harder than ever as the CIA intends on keeping everything a secret. Jason’s life is in more danger than ever as the CIA sends an endless barrage of killers after Bourne.

7. The Departed

Not only does this movie have Matt Damon in it, but it also has Leonardo DiCaprio! What more could you want!? This movie is nothing short of insane and will bring one hell of an experience to your screen! Go ahead and give it a watch.

The Departed Movie Description

A cop named Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio)  has gone undercover in one of the largest gangs in Boston. he must gain the trust of mobster boss Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson) and report back to his partners. However, as Costigan gains his trust, a criminal (Matt Damon) working for the mobster goes undercover in the police department. When both sides learn that they have a mole inside of their operation the two moles must figure out the identity of the other if they want to live.

8. True Grit

For the final of the Matt Damon movies, we have True Grit! We would probably do the exact same thing this little farm girl did if what happened to her happened to us! The movie is amazing and is worth every second of your time!

True Grit Movie Description

Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld), a young farm girl has recently enlisted the help of a gun for hire named Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges) to kill the man known as Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin) who killed her father. However, it seems as though they aren’t the only two going after Tom. Another man, a Texas Ranger named LaBoeuf (Matt Damon) also has Tom in his sights. Though not for the same reason, the three of them have one common goal, to kill Tom Chaney.

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