Ben Affleck has recently been making headlines after he and his wife of ten years, Jennifer Garner, announced that they were divorcing. Besides being a loving husband and father, Affleck has become an iconic Hollywood film star and director over the past 25 years of his career. These are the top ten Ben Affleck films. Let us know what you think of our list. Are any of your favorite Affleck movies missing?
The sci-fi disaster film released in 1998 tells the story of a group of blue-collar drillers sent by NASA to stop a gigantic asteroid heading towards Earth. Armageddon features features an ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Will Patton, Peter Stormare, William Fichtner, Michael Clarke Duncan, Keith David and Steve Buscemi. Armaggedon received mixed reviews from critics, but was praised by fans who were distracted from the scientific inaccuracies by the love story played out by Affleck and Liv Tyler’s characters.
9. Smokin Aces
In the 2006 action drama about a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch who decides to turn state’s evidence and testify against the mob, Affleck played cynical Las Vegas bail bondsman Jack Dupree. The movie gained quite a cult following, although it was negatively reviewed by film critics. It featured an ensemble cast of Jeremy Piven, Ryan Gosling, Alicia Keys and Ray Liotta and grossed $57 million at the box office.
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