20 Best Matthew McConaughey Performances

From the alright to the 'all right all right all right!,' here are the greatest acting turns from the 'Interstellar' star

5. 'Dallas Buyers Club' (2013)

Like many Oscar-winners, McConaughey has peaked higher than the performance that netted him a statuette. But that shouldn't diminish his evocative portrayal of Ron Woodroof, a homophobe who contracted HIV in the 1980s and decided to make a buck off his fellow sufferers. Best when fighting off inspirational-drama platitudes, Dallas Buyers Club focuses on a flawed man who begrudgingly grew a conscience once his life was threatened. McConaughey never lets you forget that Ron is a stubborn old bastard — and makes you respect the guy anyway.

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