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List of Anna Kendrick Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Pitch Perfect (2012)
154
12
Pitch Perfect
PG-13
154
12

Forced to attend college by her father, Beca, an aspiring DJ, reluctantly joins the Barden Bellas, the all-female a cappella group at Barden University. After she meets Jesse from the rival all-male group, she finds renewed interest in winning the college music competitions and takes initiative in reorganizing the group's decade-old playlist by incorporating contemporary tunes.

Role:
Beca
Directed By:
Jason Moore
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Musical Moment
2. Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
109
10
Pitch Perfect 2
PG-13
109
10

The Bellas are enjoying three consecutive ICCA champions win. However, a wardrobe malfunction in front of President Obama leads to a huge scandal and their subsequent suspension from the ICCAs. Their only way to get reinstated is to win the World Championship of Acappella, something no American team has ever achieved and which requires them to beat the super impressive German group. 

Role:
Beca
Directed By:
3. Mr. Right (2015)
120
14
Mr. Right
R
120
14

A young woman Martha falls for a guy named Francis, whom she believes is the perfect guy for her. However, as their relationship develops, it turns out that Francis is actually a hitman on the run from the crime cartels he worked for. 

Role:
Martha McKay
Starring:
Sam Rockwell, Tim Roth, James Ransone, Anson Mount
Directed By:
Paco Cabezas
4. The Accountant (2016)
111
14
The Accountant
R
111
14

An intensely dark and thrilling film that follows the life of Christian Wolff, a certified public accountant who works with criminal and terrorist organizations, The Accountant is also known for its action sequences featuring Pencak silat, an Indonesian martial art.

 

Role:
Dana Cummings
Directed By:
Gavin O'Connor
6. Up in the Air (2009)
69
12
Up in the Air
R
69
12

Ryan Bingham, a professional downsizing expert, constantly travels across the country, sometimes meeting Alex, another frequent flier, and is close to achieving ten million frequent flyer miles. However, his lifestyle is threatened when his ambitious new colleague, Natalie, proposes termination via videoconferencing to cut expense, and Ryan must prove the importance of doing his job in-person.

Role:
Natalie Keener
Directed By:
Jason Reitman
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Breakout Star
7. A Simple Favor (2018)
70
14
A Simple Favor
R
70
14

A Simple Favor is a black comedy mystery thriller film which revolves around Stephanie, a young single mother, who befriends an upper-class woman named Emily, whose child studies in the same elementary school as Stephanie’s. However, when Emily suddenly vanishes, Stephanie decides to investigate her disappearance.    

Role:
Stephanie
Starring:
Directed By:
Paul Feig
8. 50/50 (2011)
55
13
50/50
R
55
13

Adam Lerner, a 27-year-old radio journalist, is suddenly diagnosed with a malignant cancerous tumor in his spine and has a 50/50 chance of survival. As he begins chemotherapy, he develops a new outlook on his relationships with his overprotective mother Diane, shady girlfriend Rachael, frivolous best friend Kyle, as well as his new therapist Katherine.

Role:
Katherine
Starring:
Directed By:
Jonathan Levine
9. End of Watch (2012)
44
11
End of Watch
R
44
11

Two LAPD officers, Brian Taylor and Mike Zavala, are partners as well as close friends. After killing a gangster for self-protection, they are assigned to the dangerous parts of the city. While dealing with the clashes between black and Mexican gangs, they uncover drug and human-trafficking rackets. As a result, the two are hunted down by a powerful Mexican Cartel. 

Role:
Janet
Starring:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Frank Grillo, America Ferrera, David Harbour, Michael Peña, Natalie Martinez
Directed By:
David Ayer
10. Into the Woods (2014)
53
17
Into the Woods
PG
53
17

Based on Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, the movie starts with a baker and wife failing to have a child because of a witch’s curse. The witch will lift the curse if they can attain four objects. On their journey, they encounter Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Jack, Rapunzel and many monsters and happy endings are not guaranteed.  

Role:
Cinderella
Directed By:
Rob Marshall
11. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
33
13
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
R
33
13

This film revolves around two brothers Mike and Dave, who post an online advertisement in the hope that they will find dates to bring to their sister’s wedding in Hawaii.  

Role:
Alice
Starring:
Zac Efron, Kumail Nanjiani, Jake Johnson, Marc Maron, Wendy Williams, Adam Devine, Aubrey Plaza
Directed By:
Jake Szymanski
12. Table 19 (2017)
24
9
Table 19
PG-13
24
9

Eloise McGarry is attending her friend Francie’s wedding, although she was dropped out as the maid of honor, as her ex-boyfriend Teddy, the bride’s brother had broken up with her. Things get complicated as she finds that she has to sit with a few unwelcome strangers.

Role:
Eloise McGarry
Starring:
Lisa Kudrow, Stephen Merchant, Rya Meyers, Charles Green, Craig Robinson
Directed By:
Jeffrey Blitz
13. What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
22
8
What to Expect When You're Expecting
PG-13
22
8

This 2012 romantic comedy film follows the lives of five interconnected couples, who are looking forward to the surprises and thrills of having a baby for the first time. They eventually realize that parenthood demands a lot more than they imagined. 

Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Kim Fields, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, Megan Mullally, Joe Manganiello, Chris Rock
Directed By:
Kirk Jones
14. The Last Five Years (2014)
18
8
The Last Five Years
PG-13
18
8
Role:
Cathy Hiatt
Starring:
Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz, Cassandra Inman, Kate Meltzer
Directed By:
Richard LaGravenese
15. Cake (2014)
18
7
Cake
R
18
7

When Nina, member of her chronic pain support group, commits suicide, former defense attorney Claire Bennett gets absorbed in the tragedy. Claire, who consumes heavy doses of painkillers for chronic pain which is constant reminder of a personal trauma, starts having recurrent hallucinations of Nina. As she seeks out Nina’s widower Roy, their shared pain of loss forms a touching bond of friendship. 

Role:
Nina Collins
Starring:
Jennifer Aniston, William H. Macy, Mamie Gummer, Britt Robertson, Sam Worthington, Lucy Punch, Adriana Barraza
Directed By:
Daniel Barnz
16. Twilight (2008)
47
19
Twilight
PG-13
47
19

The movie adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s novel of the same name, Twilight is a romantic fantasy depicting the forbidden love between a vampire Edward Cullen and a human Bella Swan. A dedicated fan-base, stunning visual effects, blood, and romance turned the movie into an instant pop-classic and one of the highest-grossing movies of 2008. 

Starring:
Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene, Christian Serratos, Elizabeth Reaser
Directed By:
Catherine Hardwicke
17. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
39
17
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
PG-13
39
17

Based on Bryan Lee O'Malley’s graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim, the movie is an action-comedy which portrays the romantic life and struggles of Sex Bob-Omb bassist Scott Pilgrim. He must win a competition to sign a record deal and battle an army of seven evil ex-boyfriends of his newest girlfriend Ramona Flowers.  

Starring:
Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Alison Pill, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Hader, Thomas Jane
Directed By:
Edgar Wright
18. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
33
14
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
PG-13
33
14

Now a vampire, Bella trains with Edward to get used to her new life while watching over their fast-growing daughter Renesmee, who has been imprinted by Jacob as her protector. However, the Cullens need to gather allies to save their family from the Volturi, which consider Renesmee a threat to vampires due to a false allegation.

Starring:
Dakota Fanning, Maggie Grace, Michael Sheen, Rami Malek, Noel Fisher, Peter Facinelli, Edi Gathegi
Directed By:
Bill Condon
19. Drinking Buddies (2013)
14
7
Drinking Buddies
R
14
7

In a Chicago micro-brewery, co-workers Kate and Luke are best friends who goofed around with each other. However, Luke plans to marry girlfriend Jill while Kate is serious about music-producer Chris. When they all spend a weekend at Chris’s cottage, Chris gets attracted to Jill and later breaks-up with Kate. As Kate gets upset, her behavior upsets Luke. So what’s brewing here? 

Role:
Jill
Starring:
Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis, Jake Johnson, Ron Livingston, Ti West
Directed By:
Joe Swanberg
20. Camp (2003)
9
5
Camp
PG-13
9
5

After multiple flops, Broadway songwriter Bert Hanley begins working at a musical camp for young performers. Soon, he begins to receive inspiration from the kids, and sees this as an opportunity to regain his success and revive his career, by staging a new production altogether.

Starring:
Daniel Letterle, Joanna Chilcoat, Robin de Jesus, Steven Cutts
Directed By:
Todd Graff
21. The Oscars (2015)
7
3
The Oscars
TV-14
7
3
Role:
Herself - Performer: Moving Pictures and Presenter: Best Animated Short Film
Starring:
Robert Duvall, Neil Patrick Harris, Jack Black, Ethan Hawke, Lupita Nyong'o
Directed By:
Hamish Hamilton
22. The Company You Keep (2012)
15
8
The Company You Keep
R
15
8

After his identity is revealed by a journalist, a former member of a revolutionary group is forced to go on the run. Now he must find his ex-lover, the only person who can clear his name, before he is caught by the FBI.

Starring:
Robert Redford, Terrence Howard, Brendan Gleeson, Nick Nolte, Shia LaBeouf, Chris Cooper, Stanley Tucci
Directed By:
23. The Voices (2014)
15
9
The Voices
R
15
9

This black comedy horror film tells the story of a schizophrenic man working in a bathtub factory, who believes his pets can talk to him. He has a huge crush on his colleague, and she eventually agrees to go out with him, but things take a sinister turn, when he accidentally hits a deer with his car while dropping her home. 

Role:
Lisa
Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Jacki Weaver, Ella Smith
Directed By:
Marjane Satrapi
24. Rocket Science (2007)
13
8
Rocket Science
R
13
8

Rocket Science is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a teen boy, who has a lot of questions about life. He soon joins his high school’s debate team, and finds himself falling in love with a girl who is the star member of the team.

Role:
Ginny Ryerson
Starring:
Aaron Yoo, Jonah Hill, Nicholas D'Agosto, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Candace Hammer, Margo Martindale
Directed By:
Jeffrey Blitz
25. Noelle (2019)
10
4
Noelle
G
10
4

Santa’s daughter Noelle is eagerly looking forward to Christmas, but she also wishes that she could do something important like her brother Nick, as he would be taking over for their father this Christmas. Things take a turn when Nick disappears right before Christmas, and Noelle sets out to find her brother.   

Role:
Noelle Kringle
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Bill Hader, Julie Hagerty, Kingsley Ben-Adir
Directed By:
Marc Lawrence
26. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
29
17
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
PG-13
29
17

When Edward realises that his presence can actually harm Bella, he and his family leave Forks. Bella is heartbroken and depressed. Her long-time friend Jacob tries to keep her engaged and happy, but he has his own secrets. As Bella unravels new secrets from the supernatural world, she puts herself in new dangers.

Role:
Jessica
Starring:
Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Kellan Lutz, Michael Sheen, Ashley Greene
Directed By:
Chris Weitz
27. Happy Christmas (2014)
13
7
Happy Christmas
R
13
7

Happy Christmas is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Jenny, a woman, who moves to her brother’s house, after her breakup. With Jenny’s help, Kelly, her brother's wife, begins to realize that she needs to make changes in her personal and professional life.

Role:
Jenny
Starring:
Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber, Lena Dunham, Joe Swanberg
Directed By:
Joe Swanberg
28. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
26
15
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
PG-13
26
15

Bella, who decided to consummate her marriage to Edward while still a human, finds herself pregnant with their child, which is growing at an alarming rate, threatening her life. Meanwhile, the Cullens must protect themselves from the Wolf Pack which believes that the unborn child will become a threat to the wolves and the townspeople.

Starring:
MyAnna Buring, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, Kellan Lutz, Michael Sheen, Ashley Greene
Directed By:
Bill Condon
29. The Hollars (2016)
12
7
The Hollars
PG-13
12
7

John Hollar is a struggling graphic novelist living in New York City, who learns that his mother Sally has been diagnosed with brain tumor. Dr Fong informs him that the tumor is scheduled to be removed later that week. He turns to his hometown but things get crazy as he has to deal with his dysfunctional family, former high school friends, and his ex-girlfriend at the same time.

Role:
Rebecca
Starring:
John Krasinski, Charlie Day, Sharlto Copley, Josh Groban, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins
Directed By:
30. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
23
14
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
PG-13
23
14

As her high-school graduation day approaches, Bella finds herself struggling to choose between her love for vampire Edward and werewolf Jacob. Meanwhile Seattle witnesses a series of killings as a malicious vampire begins creating an army of new-born vampires to take revenge on Edward and Bella.

Role:
Jessica
Starring:
Jack Huston, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene
Directed By:
David Slade
31. Get a Job (2016)
13
8
Get a Job
R
13
8

Get a Job is a comedy film which tells the story of Will Davis, whose life after graduating from college is not going too well. He is unable to find a lasting job, and things get even worse when his father tells him that he lost his job as well.

Role:
Jillian Stewart
Starring:
Bryan Cranston, Marc Maron, Miles Teller, Nicholas Braun, Brandon T. Jackson
Directed By:
Dylan Kidd
32. Trolls 2: World Tour (2020)
9
6
Trolls 2: World Tour
U
9
6

The Queen of the Hard Rock Trolls tries to take over the Troll kingdoms, and destroy all other genres of music. But Queen Poppy and her friends try to stop her.

Role:
Poppy
Starring:
James Corden
33. Digging for Fire (2015)
5
4
Digging for Fire
R
5
4
Starring:
Brie Larson, Orlando Bloom, Jake Johnson, Melanie Lynskey, Sam Rockwell, Sam Elliott, Rosemarie DeWitt
Directed By:
Joe Swanberg
34. The Day Shall Come (2019)
5
4
The Day Shall Come
5
4
Role:
Kendra Glack
Starring:
Rupert Friend, Miles Robbins, Kayvan Novak, Andrel McPherson
Directed By:
Christopher Morris
35. Rapture-Palooza (2013)
9
7
Rapture-Palooza
R
9
7

Ben and his girlfriend, Lindsey, have to find a way to trounce The Beast who wants to take Lindsey as his unholy bride.

Role:
Lindsey Lewis
Starring:
Ken Jeong, Craig Robinson, John Francis Daley, Rob Corddry, Ana Gasteyer
Directed By:
Paul Middleditch
36. Life After Beth (2014)
5
4
Life After Beth
R
5
4

Life after Beth is a horror comedy film which tells the story of a guy named Zach, whose girlfriend passes away. However, he finds himself in a surprise when she mysteriously returns from the dead. Slowly he realizes that Beth is no longer the same person.

Starring:
Dane DeHaan, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines, Garry Marshall, Matthew Gray Gubler, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly
Directed By:
Jeff Baena
37. Stowaway (2021)
6
5
Stowaway
TV-MA
6
5

A three person-crew is on a mission to Mars. But they soon find themselves in a complicated situation when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.

Role:
Zoe Levenson
Starring:
Toni Collette
38. Elsewhere (2009)
4
4
Elsewhere
R
4
4
Role:
Sarah
Starring:
Paul Wesley, Tania Raymonde, Chuck Carter, Olivia Dawn York
Directed By:
Nathan Hope
39. The Marc Pease Experience (2009)
2
4
The Marc Pease Experience
PG-13
2
4
Role:
Meg Brickman
Starring:
Ben Stiller, Jason Schwartzman, Jay Paulson, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Directed By:
Todd Louiso
40. Stand Up to Cancer (2016)
7
3
Stand Up to Cancer
TV-PG
7
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Hanks, Ben Affleck, Brittany Daniel
Directed By:
Hamish Hamilton
41. The Mayor (2003)
4
4
The Mayor
4
4
Role:
Sadie Winterhalter
Starring:
Ben Feldman, Harry Groener, Samm Levine, Christine Ebersole, Jack Willis
Directed By:
James Widdoes

Narrator/Dubbing

Trolls 2: World Tour (2020)
0
0
Trolls 2: World Tour
U
0
0

The Queen of the Hard Rock Trolls tries to take over the Troll kingdoms, and destroy all other genres of music. But Queen Poppy and her friends try to stop her.

Role:
Poppy (voice)
Starring:
James Corden

Animation Movies

Family Guy
21
5
Family Guy
TV-14
21
5
Starring:
Liam Neeson, David Lynch, Christina Pickles, Gary Cole, Amanda Bynes, Marion Ross, Wentworth Miller
Directed By:
ParaNorman (2012)
10
4
ParaNorman
PG
10
4

Eleven year old Norman Babcock is a bit of an outsider both at school and in his family. His claim that he can communicate with the dead makes things all the more difficult for him. But when his town Blithe Hollow is under threat, Norman is the only one who can fight the zombies, ghosts as well as humans to protect everyone around.

Role:
Courtney Babcock (voice)
Starring:
Alex Borstein, Leslie Mann, Casey Affleck, John Goodman, Elaine Stritch, Ariel Winter, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Directed By:
Chris Butler, Sam Fell
Trolls (2016)
8
4
Trolls
PG
8
4

Small, colorful, and eternally happy creatures, the Trolls have only one thing to worry about, avoid being eaten by the mean, monstrous creatures, Bergens. The Bergens can only be happy by consuming Trolls. When some Trolls are captured by the Bergens, it is up to Princess Poppy and the pessimistic Troll Branch to recuse their friends. 

Role:
Poppy (voice)
Starring:
Rhys Darby, Russell Brand, John Cleese, Kunal Nayyar, Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski
Directed By:
Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell

TV Shows

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
41
5
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
TV-MA
41
5
Starring:
Will Arnett, Steve Buscemi, Jeff Goldblum, Jeremy Sisto, Edward Norton, James Cromwell, Laura Linney
Directed By:
Joe Perota, Jim Hoskinson, Christopher Werner, Bruce Leddy, Frank Prinzi
Anna Kendrick: Cups (Pitch Perfect's 'When I'm Gone') (2013)
10
2
Anna Kendrick: Cups (Pitch Perfect's 'When I'm Gone')
10
2
Role:
Anna Kendrick
Starring:
Christopher Bunyi, Rachel Marie Burgess, Chelsea Carmichael, Julianne Donelle
Directed By:
Jason Moore
Love Life
13
4
Love Life
TV-MA
13
4
Role:
Darby
Ben Folds Five: Do It Anyway (2012)
7
2
Ben Folds Five: Do It Anyway
7
2
Role:
Secretary
Starring:
Ben Folds Five, Rob Corddry, Dave Goelz, Chris Hardwick
Directed By:
Philip Hodges
Fear Itself
7
3
Fear Itself
7
3
Starring:
Elisabeth Moss, Cory Monteith, Eric Roberts, Aaron Stanford, Margherita Donato, Valerie White, Marie Zydek
Directed By:
Brad Anderson, Darren Lynn Bousman, Breck Eisner, Larry Fessenden, Stuart Gordon
Anna Kendrick Goes K-Pop with F(x) (2013)
5
3
Anna Kendrick Goes K-Pop with F(x)
5
3
Role:
Anna Kendrick
Starring:
Krystal Jung, D'Arcy Carden, Sulli Choi, Fx
Directed By:
Andy Maxwell
Viva Laughlin
1
3
Viva Laughlin
1
3
Starring:
Melanie Griffith, Hugh Jackman, Harry Shum Jr., Sebastian Tillinger, Carter Jenkins
Directed By:
Don Kurt, John F. Showalter

Anna Kendrick Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
Pitch Perfect Best Musical Moment 2013
Up in the Air Best Breakout Star 2010