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

1. Kick-Ass (2010)
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8
Kick-Ass
R
26
8

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dave Lizewski / Kick-Ass
Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Evan Peters, Lyndsy Fonseca, Elizabeth McGovern, Garrett M. Brown, Deborah Twiss
2. The Illusionist (2006)
20
6
The Illusionist
PG-13
20
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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Burger
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Eddie Marsan, Jessica Biel
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Ray Marcus
Director:
Tom Ford
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller, Crime
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
4. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
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12
Avengers: Age of Ultron
PG-13
34
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
5. 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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Ives
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
6. Nowhere Boy (2009)
8
3
Nowhere Boy
R
8
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Sam Taylor-Johnson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music, Biography
Star Cast:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kristin Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, Josh Bolt
7. 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.   

As:
Cast
Director:
David Mackenzie
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Action, History
Star Cast:
Chris Pine, Stephen Dillane, Callan Mulvey, Paul Blair
8. 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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rodrigo García
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Glenn Close, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Brendan Gleeson, Mia Wasikowska, Pauline Collins, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
9. Anna Karenina (2012)
9
4
Anna Karenina
R
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
10. The Greatest (2009)
6
3
The Greatest
R
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bennett Brewer
Director:
Shana Feste
Genres:
Drama, Romance
11. Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
13
7
Kick-Ass 2
R
13
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dave Lizewski / Kick-Ass
Director:
Jeff Wadlow
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
John Leguizamo, Donald Faison, Jim Carrey, Lyndsy Fonseca, Chloë Grace Moretz, Morris Chestnut, Claudia Lee
12. Godzilla (2014)
17
9
Godzilla
PG-13
17
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ford Brody
Director:
Gareth Edwards
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
13. 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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ben
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
14. Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
6
4
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
PG-13
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Robbie
Director:
Gurinder Chadha
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eleanor Tomlinson, Alan Davies, Georgia Groome, Karen Taylor
15. Shanghai Knights (2003)
8
5
Shanghai Knights
PG-13
8
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie
Director:
David Dobkin
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Owen Wilson, Jackie Chan, Mars, Tom Fisher, Aidan Gillen
16. 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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Isaac
Director:
Doug Liman
Genres:
War, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Cena, Laith Nakli
18. The Thief Lord (2006)
5
3
The Thief Lord
PG
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Prosper
Director:
Richard Claus
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Carter, Jasper Harris, Carole Boyd, Bob Goody
19. 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.

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

TV Shows

I Shouldn't Be Alive
18
4
I Shouldn't Be Alive
TV-PG
18
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Keillor, Ian Barnes, Christopher Spencer, Nick Copus, Bren Simson
Genres:
Documentary, Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Eric Meyers
Nearly Famous
10
3
Nearly Famous
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Owen Stephens
Director:
Mat Whitecross, John Hardwick, Sheree Folkson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Talulah Riley, Anna Brewster, Tunji Kasim, Rebecca Palmer
Feather Boy
8
3
Feather Boy
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Niker
Director:
Dermot Boyd
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Omari Carter, Lindsey Coulson, Sheila Hancock
Armadillo
8
3
Armadillo
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Davies
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Hiddleston, James Frain, Moses Rockman
Talk to Me
7
3
Talk to Me
7
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Dearbhla Walsh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Max Beesley, Laura Fraser, Angel Coulby, Joseph Millson
Family Business
5
3
Family Business
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Shankland, Sarah Harding
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Berrington, Ian Burfield, Ronnie Fox, Grace Monchar
Coming Up
6
4
Coming Up
6
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Gregor, Jonathan van Tulleken, John Hardwick, Michael Keillor, Destiny Ekaragha
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Sheehan, Peter Capaldi, Iwan Rheon, Karen Gillan, Anthony Flanagan, Ben Smith, Fotios Foddy Savva
The Magic Door (2007)
2
4
The Magic Door
PG
2
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Matthews
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jenny Agutter, Anthony Head, Patsy Kensit, Mick Walter

Animation Movies

Special Appearance/Cameo

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
12
3
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
PG-13
12
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.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Pietro Maximoff (uncredited)
Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Awards

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