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List of Aaron Taylor-Johnson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Kick-Ass (2010)
28
9
Kick-Ass
R
28
9

Dave Lizewski, an ordinary school student and comic book lover, decides to change his life by becoming masked vigilante, Kick-Ass, despite having no superpower or training. He soon earns the attention of a mafia boss after a video of him beating thugs goes viral online, forcing him to join forces with real vigilantes, Big Daddy and Hit-Girl.

Role:
Dave Lizewski / Kick-Ass
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Evan Peters, Lyndsy Fonseca, Elizabeth McGovern, Garrett M. Brown, Deborah Twiss
Directed By:
Matthew Vaughn
2. The Illusionist (2006)
21
6
The Illusionist
PG-13
21
6

Set in Vienna, 1889, The Illusionist is a romantic mystery movie that follows the story of magician Eisenheim the Illusionist. Hunted by Chief Inspector Walter Uhl, he uses his skills to save his own and Duchess Sophie von Teschen’s lives from the tyrant Crown Prince Leopold.  

Starring:
Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Eddie Marsan, Jessica Biel
Directed By:
Neil Burger
3. Nocturnal Animals (2016)
16
5
Nocturnal Animals
R
16
5

The neo-noir thriller follows art gallery owner Susan Morrow who receives and starts reading a manuscript written by her ex-husband Edward Sheffield. Susan who is troubled by her current husband’s unfaithfulness finds parallels between her first marriage, her life, and that of the tragic story of the protagonist of the novel, Tony Hastings.  

Role:
Ray Marcus
Directed By:
Tom Ford
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
4. Bullet Train (2022)
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9
Bullet Train
A
27
9

Five assassins make their way into a fast moving train. They discover that though they are set out on different missions, yet they have something in common.

Role:
Tangerine
Starring:
5. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
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12
Avengers: Age of Ultron
PG-13
35
12

After the Avengers retrieve Loki's scepter from a Hydra facility, Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use it to complete Stark's Ultron global defense program. However, Ultron turns against humans realizing their wrongdoings, and attacks the Avengers, eliminating Stark's A.I. J.A.R.V.I.S. The Avengers must stop a global extinction with mysterious superhuman twins, Pietro and Wanda Maximoff.

Directed By:
6. Tenet (2020)
22
8
Tenet
PG-13
22
8

Directed by the renowned Christopher Nolan, Tenet is a mind-bending science-fiction action thriller film which revolves around a special agent who is sent on a mission armed with only one word as his weapon. He must travel through time as well as bend the laws of nature in order to succeed in his mission, which involves stopping a Third World War from erupting.  

Role:
Ives
7. Nowhere Boy (2009)
9
3
Nowhere Boy
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9
3

Nowhere Boy is a biographical drama film which revolves around mostly the early years of John Lennon’s life. Quite rebellious in his teenage years, he lived with his stern aunt, who raised him, in the absence of his mother. Later, he forms a relationship with his mother Julia, who introduces him to popular music and the banjo. 

Role:
John
Starring:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kristin Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, Josh Bolt
Directed By:
Sam Taylor-Johnson
8. Outlaw King (2018)
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4
Outlaw King
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9
4

Based on the life of 14th-century Scottish King, Robert the Bruce, this is a historical drama film focusing on his fight against the much larger and better equipped English army.  Declared an outlaw by King Edward I and abandoned by most of the Scottish knights, he continues to fight before reclaiming his throne by cunning and bravery.   

Starring:
Chris Pine, Stephen Dillane, Callan Mulvey, Paul Blair
Directed By:
David Mackenzie
9. Albert Nobbs (2011)
7
3
Albert Nobbs
R
7
3

In 19th century Ireland, where women were not quite allowed to be independent, a woman poses as a man in order to find work as a butler, in the most elegant hotel in Dublin. Soon she meets a handsome artist and finds herself attracted to him.

Starring:
Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Brendan Gleeson, Pauline Collins, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Directed By:
Rodrigo García
10. Anna Karenina (2012)
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4
Anna Karenina
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9
4

Aristocratic socialite Anna Karenina, wife of Russian imperial minister Count Alexei Karenin, visits her brother Prince Oblonsky in Moscow, where she meets cavalry officer Count Vronsky. Their mutual attraction soon develops into deep love and Vronsky follows her when she returns home to St. Petersburg. Their affair scandalizes the patrician society of St. Petersburg; as a result, Karenin issues an ultimatum to Anna. 

Directed By:
11. The Greatest (2009)
6
3
The Greatest
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6
3

Rose is a young teenager who is in love with a boy named Bennett. However, her life takes a turn when Bennett is killed in a car crash, leaving behind his parents and a younger brother. When Rose learns that she is pregnant, she comes to Bennett’s family for support, since she has no one to turn back to.

Role:
Bennett Brewer
Starring:
Carey Mulligan, Susan Sarandon, Zoë Kravitz, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Shannon
Directed By:
Shana Feste
12. Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
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7
Kick-Ass 2
R
14
7

After Hit Girl is busted for sneakily fighting crime and is forced into a normal life, Kick-Ass joins a group of self-made superheroes led by reformed mafia-boss Colonel Stars and Stripes. Meanwhile, his nemesis Red Mist swears vengeance on him and gathers a team of supervillains from whom only Hit Girl can save the amateur vigilantes.

Role:
Dave Lizewski / Kick-Ass
Starring:
John Leguizamo, Donald Faison, Jim Carrey, Lyndsy Fonseca, Chloë Grace Moretz, Morris Chestnut, Claudia Lee
Directed By:
Jeff Wadlow
13. Godzilla (2014)
19
9
Godzilla
PG-13
19
9

A reboot of Toho's Godzilla franchise, the movie tells the story of a soldier who attempts to return to his family while caught in the crossfire between Godzilla and two parasitic monsters known as MUTOs. 

Role:
Ford Brody
Starring:
Juliette Binoche, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, CJ Adams, Ken Watanabe
Directed By:
Gareth Edwards
14. Savages (2012)
9
5
Savages
R
9
5

Best friends Chon and Ben are running a lucrative marijuana business and are both in an open relationship with Ophelia Sage. Their lives are violently interrupted by the arrival of Mexican cartel leader, Elena Sánchez, and her enforcer, Miguel ‘Lado’ Arroyo. The three form a plan with corrupt DEA agent, Dennis Cain, to escape Elena and Arroyo’s clutches. 

Role:
Ben
Starring:
Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, John Travolta, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Benicio Del Toro
Directed By:
15. Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
6
4
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Robbie
Starring:
Eleanor Tomlinson, Alan Davies, Georgia Groome, Karen Taylor
Directed By:
Gurinder Chadha
16. Shanghai Knights (2003)
9
5
Shanghai Knights
PG-13
9
5

In this sequel to Shanghai Noon, Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon arrive in London seeking revenge for the murder of former’s father and to recover a precious stolen seal of the Chinese emperor. In London, Chon's sister Lin is imprisoned for an attempted murder of Queen’s cousin, Rathbone. The two, now have to free Lin and deal with an evil plan to assassinate the royal family of Britain.

Role:
Charlie
Starring:
Owen Wilson, Jackie Chan, Mars, Tom Fisher, Aidan Gillen
Directed By:
David Dobkin
17. The Wall (2017)
6
4
The Wall
R
6
4

In the desert of postwar Iraq, U.S soldiers, Shane Matthews and Issac, answer a distress call. Sudden gunshots leave Allan with a bullet in his leg and Shane badly injured. They are forced to take cover behind a crumbling wall and fight for survival while a sniper traps them.

Role:
Isaac
Starring:
John Cena, Laith Nakli
Directed By:
Doug Liman
18. A Million Little Pieces (2019)
5
3
A Million Little Pieces
R
5
3
Role:
James Frey
Starring:
Charlie Hunnam, Juliette Lewis, Giovanni Ribisi, Billy Bob Thornton
19. The Thief Lord (2006)
5
3
The Thief Lord
PG
5
3

After their mother passes away, two boys run away from their cruel aunt and they journey towards Venice, Italy. They are befriended by a group of young urchins, and they also meet the mysterious ‘Thief Lord’, their leader. Together, they rob rich people to support themselves, but soon they attract the interest of a detective.

Role:
Prosper
Starring:
Vanessa Redgrave, Alexei Sayle, Jim Carter, Jasper Harris, Carole Boyd, Bob Goody
Directed By:
Richard Claus
20. Chatroom (2010)
4
4
Chatroom
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4
4

Chatroom is a drama thriller film which tells the story of five teenagers who meet on the internet. All of them have different personalities, but they begin to encourage each other’s bad behavior. However, things soon begin to take a darker turn.

Role:
William
Starring:
Imogen Poots, Jacob Anderson, Daniel Kaluuya, Matthew Beard, Hannah Murray
Directed By:
Hideo Nakata
21. Behind Closed Doors (2003)
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2
Behind Closed Doors
9
2
Role:
Sam Goodwin
Starring:
Tilly Gerrard, Liam Noble, Victoria Willing, Caroline O'Neill
Directed By:
Louis Caulfield
22. The Best Man (2006)
6
3
The Best Man
6
3
Starring:
Toby Stephens, Indra Ové, Richard Coyle, Keeley Hawes
Directed By:
Alex Pillai
23. Dummy (2008)
6
3
Dummy
6
3
Role:
Danny
Starring:
Moira Brooker, Emma Catherwood, Thomas Grant, Therese Bradley
Directed By:
Matthew Thompson
24. Tom & Thomas (2002)
6
3
Tom & Thomas
PG
6
3
Role:
Tom / Thomas
Starring:
Sean Bean, Bill Stewart, Sean Harris, Inday Ba
Directed By:
Esmé Lammers
25. Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007)
6
3
Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars
6
3
Starring:
Jonathan Pryce, Anna Chancellor, Bill Paterson, Michael Maloney
Directed By:
Julian Kemp
26. Fast Learners (2006)
6
3
Fast Learners
6
3
Role:
Neil
Starring:
Saskia Reeves, Jack Bagley, Daisy Evans, Jamie Langlands
Directed By:
Christoph Röhl
27. San Giovanni - L'apocalisse (2000)
5
3
San Giovanni - L'apocalisse
5
3
Starring:
Richard Harris, Vittoria Belvedere, Benjamin Sadler, Christian Kohlund
Directed By:
Raffaele Mertes
28. Dead Cool (2004)
5
3
Dead Cool
R
5
3
Role:
George
Starring:
Imogen Stubbs, James Callis, Steven Geller, David Cohen
Directed By:
David Cohen

TV Shows

I Shouldn't Be Alive
18
4
I Shouldn't Be Alive
TV-PG
18
4
Starring:
Eric Meyers
Directed By:
Michael Keillor, Ian Barnes, Christopher Spencer, Nick Copus, Bren Simson
Nearly Famous
10
3
Nearly Famous
10
3
Role:
Owen Stephens
Starring:
Talulah Riley, Anna Brewster, Tunji Kasim, Rebecca Palmer
Directed By:
Mat Whitecross, John Hardwick, Sheree Folkson
Feather Boy
8
3
Feather Boy
8
3
Role:
Niker
Starring:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Omari Carter, Lindsey Coulson, Sheila Hancock
Directed By:
Dermot Boyd
Armadillo
8
3
Armadillo
8
3
Starring:
Tom Hiddleston, James Frain, Moses Rockman
Directed By:
Howard Davies
Talk to Me
7
3
Talk to Me
7
3
Starring:
Angel Coulby, Max Beesley, Laura Fraser, Joseph Millson
Directed By:
Dearbhla Walsh
Savages: The Interrogations (2012)
14
6
Savages: The Interrogations
14
6
Starring:
Oliver Stone, Taylor Kitsch, Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro
Directed By:
The Bill
19
10
The Bill
19
10
Starring:
Idris Elba, Roger Daltrey, Tamzin Outhwaite, Gemma Atkinson, Paul Bettany, Nicholas Hoult, Alex Kingston
Directed By:
Steve Shill, David Yates, Peter Lydon, Jonathan Dent, Stuart Burge
Family Business
5
3
Family Business
5
3
Starring:
Elizabeth Berrington, Ian Burfield, Ronnie Fox, Grace Monchar
Directed By:
Tom Shankland, Sarah Harding
Coming Up
6
4
Coming Up
6
4
Starring:
Peter Capaldi, Iwan Rheon, Karen Gillan, Robert Sheehan, MyAnna Buring, Joanna Scanlan, Anthony Flanagan
Directed By:
Ben Gregor, Jonathan van Tulleken, John Hardwick, Michael Keillor, Destiny Ekaragha
Casualty
15
10
Casualty
15
10
Starring:
David Walliams, Jason Connery, Kate Winslet, Pam Ferris, Alfred Molina, Minnie Driver, Daisy Ridley
Directed By:
Michael Owen Morris, Paul Murphy, Declan O'Dwyer, Alan Wareing, Julie Edwards
The Magic Door (2007)
2
4
The Magic Door
PG
2
4
Starring:
Jenny Agutter, Anthony Head, Patsy Kensit, Mick Walter
Directed By:
Paul Matthews

Animation Movies

Family Guy
12
3
Family Guy
TV-14
12
3
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Liam Neeson, Nick Kroll, DJ Qualls, Dakota Fanning, Scott Bakula, Kathleen Turner
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
13
3
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
PG-13
13
3

Waking from decades of suspended animation, Steve Rogers is getting accustomed to modern life when he faces a new threat after the mysterious Winter Soldier kills Nick Fury and the compromised S.H.I.E.L.D. high command brands Steve a fugitive. He must expose a deadly conspiracy with the help of the Black Widow and his new friend, the Falcon.

Role:
Pietro Maximoff (uncredited)
Starring:
Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Frank Grillo, Cobie Smulders, Robert Redford
Directed By:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Nocturnal Animals Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2017