Ryan Reynolds

Biography: Ryan's parents are Jim, who was a Vancouver food wholesaler, and Tammy, was a retail-store saleswoman. Ryan is the youngest of four children. Two of his brothers are cops.

Between 1991-93, Ryan taped Fifteen (1991), a "cheesy" Nickleodeon series, in Florida when he was only 13. After the series ended, he returned to Vancouver where he played in a series of forgettable made-for-TV movies. He did catch roles in Glenn Close's Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995) (TV) and CBS's update of In Cold Blood (1996) (TV). However, his run of luck had led him to decide to quit acting. One night, he ran into fellow Vancouver actor and native Chris Martin. Martin told Ryan to pack everything. They were going to head to L.A., where they stayed in a cheap motel. On the first night of their stay, Reynold's jeep was stolen and stripped. For the next four months, Ryan drove it without doors. In 1997, he landed the role in Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place (1998).
Ryan's parents are Jim, who was a Vancouver food wholesaler, and Tammy, was a retail-store saleswoman. Ryan is the youngest of four children. Two of his brothers are cops.

Between 1991-93, Ryan taped Fifteen (1991), a "cheesy" Nickleodeon series, in Florida when he was only 13. After the series ended, he returned to Vancouver where he played in a series of forgettable made-for-TV movies. He did catch roles in Glenn Close's Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995) (TV) and CBS's update of In Cold Blood (1996) (TV).

However, his run of luck had led him to decide to quit acting. One night, he ran into fellow Vancouver actor and native Chris Martin. Martin told Ryan to pack everything. They were going to head to L.A., where they stayed in a cheap motel. On the first night of their stay, Reynold's jeep was stolen and stripped. For the next four months, Ryan drove it without doors.

In 1997, he landed the role in Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place (1998). Initially, the show was reviled by critics and seemed shaky for any type of ratings success. But it was renewed for a second season. The show became a minor success and has led to many additional film roles.
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Ryan Reynolds' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 46
Highest Metascore: 73 Mississippi Grind
Lowest Metascore: 25 R.I.P.D.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 28
  2. Negative: 10 out of 28
28 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
73 Mississippi Grind TBA Curtis tbd
65 Buried Sep 24, 2010 Paul Conroy 6.2
65 Dick Aug 4, 1999 Chip 8.7
64 The Whale Sep 23, 2011 Executive Producer / Narrator 7.0
59 Definitely, Maybe Feb 14, 2008 Will Hayes 7.3
58 The Voices Feb 6, 2015 Jerry Hickfang / Jerry Hickfang/Mr. Whiskers (Voice)/Bosco (Voice)/Deer (Voice)/Bunny Monkey (Voice) / Jerry/Mr. Whiskers (Voice)/Bosco (Voice)/Deer (Voice)/Bunny Monkey (Voice) / Jerry/Mr. Whiskers (Voice)/Bosco (Voice)/Deer (Voice)/Bunny Monkey (Voice) 7.4
58 Turbo Jul 17, 2013 Cast / Turbo / Principal Cast / Turbo 6.2
55 The Croods Mar 22, 2013 Guy / Guy 7.1
52 The Nines Aug 31, 2007 Gary/Gavin/Gabriel 6.8
52 Safe House Feb 10, 2012 Matt Weston / Matt Weston 6.6
51 Woman in Gold Apr 1, 2015 Randol Schoenberg / Randol Schoenberg 6.9
48 The Proposal Jun 19, 2009 Andrew Paxton 6.6
47 Just Friends Nov 23, 2005 Chris Brander 7.0
46 The In-Laws May 23, 2003 Mark Tobias 6.5
46 Coming Soon May 12, 2000 Henry Lipschitz 4.3
45 Smokin' Aces Jan 26, 2007 Richard Messner 6.0
44 Chaos Theory Apr 11, 2008 Frank Allen 7.5
40 X-Men Origins: Wolverine May 1, 2009 Wade Wilson 5.9
39 Green Lantern Jun 17, 2011 Hal Jordan/Green Lantern 5.5
39 The Change-Up Aug 5, 2011 Mitch 5.8
38 Blade: Trinity Dec 8, 2004 Hannibal King 4.0
37 Paper Man Apr 23, 2010 Captain Excellent 6.8
36 The Captive Dec 12, 2014 Matthew / Matthew 4.9
34 Fireflies in the Garden Oct 14, 2011 Michael Waechter 7.8
33 The Amityville Horror Apr 15, 2005 George Lutz 6.5
30 Waiting... Oct 7, 2005 Monty 6.0
26 Van Wilder Apr 5, 2002 Van Wilder 7.4
25 R.I.P.D. Jul 19, 2013 Nick Walker / Nick / Nick Walker 4.7
tbd Self/less Jul 10, 2015 Cast / Young Damian tbd
tbd The Croods 2 Dec 22, 2017 Guy tbd