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List of Anna Paquin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
14
5
X-Men: Days of Future Past
PG-13
14
5

In 2023, mutants are pushed to the brink of extinction by Sentinels, robotic killing machines programmed to identify and exterminate them, as well as humans helping them. In a desperate attempt, Professor X, Magneto, Storm, and Kitty Pryde send volunteer Wolverine five decades back to stop a younger Mystique from attempting to assassinate Bolivar Trask, who created the Sentinels.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
3. Almost Famous (2000)
15
4
Almost Famous
R
15
4

Inspired by writer-director Cameron Crowe's boyhood experiences, the film records the coming of age story of 15-year-old rock music enthusiast William Miller, who receives an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to write about up-and-coming band Stillwater. Despite his mother's concerns about drug usage and raunchy language, he joins the band on an enlightening tour that changes his life.

As:
Cast
Director:
Cameron Crowe
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Music, Drama
4. 25th Hour (2002)
14
3
25th Hour
R
14
3

Monty has 24 hours before he begins his seven years of prison term for drug dealing. He decides to meet his father, catch up with his childhood friends, Jacob and Frank and meet his girlfriend Naturelle. During the time, he looks back at his life to understand why he is in his current situation.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary D'Annunzio
Director:
Genres:
Drama
5. The Piano (1993)
13
4
The Piano
R
13
4

Electively mute, Ada McGrath, arrives in New Zealand with her daughter Flora and her new husband, Alisdair Stewart. She expresses herself through her piano. But when Alisdair gives her piano to his friend Baines, she becomes cold towards him. Baines and Ada fall in love during piano lessons but all hell breaks loose when Alisdair finds out. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Flora
Director:
Jane Campion
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Music
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
6. X2 (2003)
11
3
X2
TV-G
11
3

After brainwashed mutant Nightcrawler attempts to assassinate the President in the White House, it triggers an all-out military offensive led by fanatic scientist Colonel William Stryker, who abducts Professor Xavier to use him to kill all mutants with the device Cerebro. The rest of the X-Men must work together with arch enemy Magneto to stop Stryker.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
7. X-Men (2000)
12
3
X-Men
PG-13
12
3

Humans have a growing fear of mutants, who are born with unique genetic mutations, and employ various discriminatory practices to keep their powers in check. Professor Xavier advocates peace between the two groups and runs a school for "gifted" mutant children. However, his old colleague Magneto, who detests humans, steals one of Xavier's protégés to destroy humans.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
8. Finding Forrester (2000)
12
3
Finding Forrester
PG-13
12
3

With a high score in standardized exams and excellent basketball background, Jamal Wallace, a black teenager, gets admission in an elite school. Jamal comes in contact and makes friends with reclusive, unconventional Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Forrester, who becomes Jamal’s mentor and helps him hone his skills; at the same time, Jamal’s friendship urges Forrester to take positive outlook towards his life.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Spence
Director:
Gus Van Sant
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, F. Murray Abraham, Busta Rhymes, Matt Damon, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham
9. Amistad (1997)
11
3
Amistad
TV-MA
11
3

Based on true events of 1839, the film depicts the slave revolt led by Mende tribal chief, Cinque aboard, the Spanish slave-ship, La Amistad, traveling from Cuba to US. The chained African slaves take over the ship but reach US shore. A formerly-freed slave fights in the court for their freedom, while ex-president, John Quincy Adams, represents them in the Supreme Court.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
10. Fly Away Home (1996)
20
2
Fly Away Home
PG
20
2

After her mother passes away, Amy moves to Ontario to live with her father, who is an aviation expert. With his help, Amy helps a flock of orphaned geese head south for the winter.      

As:
Cast
Role:
Amy Alden
Director:
Carroll Ballard
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Jeff Daniels, Dana Delany, Terry Kinney, Holter Graham
11. The Squid and the Whale (2005)
10
5
The Squid and the Whale
R
10
5

The Squid and the Whale is an independent comedy-drama film which tells us the semi-autobiographical story of two boys in Brooklyn dealing with the divorce of their parents. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
12. Trick 'r Treat (2007)
14
4
Trick 'r Treat
R
14
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dougherty
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Dylan Baker, Tahmoh Penikett, Rochelle Aytes, Lauren Lee Smith
13. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
9
3
Buffalo Soldiers
R
9
3

This black comedy war film takes us to the time of the Second World War. It revolves around the lives of few US soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin Wall. A criminal subculture operates among the men as they steal, fight, drink as well as sell drugs.

As:
Cast
Role:
Robyn Lee
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, War, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
14. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
11
2
X-Men: The Last Stand
TV-G
11
2

The third film of the X-Men series, the movie revolves around a 'cure', which can apparently turn any mutant into a regular human being. This leads to outrage, and eventually a war is seen to be imminent. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Brett Ratner
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
15. Jane Eyre (1996)
9
2
Jane Eyre
PG
9
2

Jane Eyre is an orphan who was cast out at an early age by Mrs Reed, her aunt, after which she was raised in a harsh all-girls charity school. She eventually learns to become a teacher and seeks employment outside. She is hired by Mr Rochester, and over some time, they fall in love.

As:
Cast
Role:
Young Jane Eyre
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Elle Macpherson, Geraldine Chaplin, Fiona Shaw, Nic Knight, Nicola Howard
16. A Walk on the Moon (1999)
10
2
A Walk on the Moon
R
10
2

A Walk on the Moon is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Pearl, who lives with her husband Marty and their daughter, in New York City. Since Marty is able to see his family only on weekends, Pearl begins to feel lonely and isolated. Things take a turn when she begins to fall for a good-looking and free-spirited man named Walker, who is a traveling salesman.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alison Kantrowitz
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Julie Kavner, Liev Schreiber, Tovah Feldshuh, Bobby Boriello
17. Margaret (2011)
10
2
Margaret
R
10
2

Lisa Cohen interacts with a bus driver, running alongside his bus, but this makes him distracted which leads to a fatal accident. Lisa accuses the driver of being responsible for the accident and the death of the woman who died in her arms. She files a lawsuit against the driver as well, but she ends up losing.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Cohen
Director:
Kenneth Lonergan
Genres:
Drama
18. Scream 4 (2011)
8
4
Scream 4
R
8
4

The fourth installment in the Scream franchise follows Sidney Prescott returning to Woodsboro on the fifteenth anniversary of the Woodsboro murders by the killer known as Ghostface. Unfortunately, her return also coincides with the return of Ghostface who starts killing again, putting Sidney and her loved ones in mortal danger. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Horror, Mystery
19. Blue State (2007)
8
3
Blue State
R
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Chloe Hamon
Director:
Marshall Lewy
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Breckin Meyer, Richard Blackburn, Joyce Krenz, Adriana O'Neil
20. Tell It to the Bees (2018)
8
2
Tell It to the Bees
TV-MA
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Jean Markham
Director:
Annabel Jankel
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Billy Boyd, Kate Dickie, Holliday Grainger, Emun Elliott
21. She's All That (1999)
8
2
She's All That
PG-13
8
2

High school hotshot, Zackary Siler’s popularity falls when his hot narcissistic girlfriend, Taylor, dumps him. To get back his popularity, he takes a bet with his friend Dean, that he can convert any high school girl into the Prom Queen. Zack has his work cut out when Dean selects unpopular introvert Laney Boggs. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Iscove
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
22. Straight A's (2013)
8
2
Straight A's
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Katherine
Director:
James Cox
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Luke Wilson, Ursula Parker, Ryan Phillippe, Riley Thomas Stewart
23. Hurlyburly (1998)
7
4
Hurlyburly
R
7
4

Eddie is a young man who is living a confused and reckless life, along with his group of friends, having equally problematic lives. They are also addicted to drugs and alcohol. Things get interesting when another friend named Artie arrives with a date.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Drazan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
24. Free Ride (2013)
7
3
Free Ride
7
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Christina
Director:
Shana Betz
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Drea de Matteo, Liana Liberato, Ava Acres, Daniella Garcia
26. Darkness (2002)
7
4
Darkness
PG-13
7
4

A teen girl moves into a house located in the remote countryside along with her family. However, she soon discovers strange supernatural occurrences, which may be a result of a horrifying past. Before the supernatural forces can harm her family, she tries to unravel the mystery.

As:
Cast
Role:
Regina
Director:
Jaume Balagueró
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Giancarlo Giannini, Iain Glen, Lena Olin, Fele Martínez
27. The Romantics (2010)
8
3
The Romantics
PG-13
8
3

Seven friends reunite after six years for the wedding of Tom and Lila. The bridesmaid at the wedding is Laura, whom Tom used to date for a very long time. Laura is quite emotionally upset, but regardless, she tries to hide it, so that Tom and Lila can get married. However, she eventually has a change of plans.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lila Hayes
Director:
Galt Niederhoffer
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
28. Open House (2010)
6
3
Open House
R
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jennie
Director:
Andrew Paquin
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Moyer, Tricia Helfer, Brian Geraghty, Rachel Blanchard
29. The Carrier (2011)
10
4
The Carrier
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Kim
Director:
Scott Schaeffer
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Chad Michael Murray, Rita Wilson, Paul Ben-Victor, Matt Corboy

TV Movie(s)

1. The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
11
3
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Irena Sendler[owa]
Director:
John Kent Harrison
Genres:
War, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Goran Visnjic, Marcia Gay Harden, Nathaniel Parker, Steve Speirs
2. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
10
3
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
TV-14
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Elaine Goodale
Director:
Yves Simoneau
Genres:
Drama, History, Western
Star Cast:
Adam Beach, Aidan Quinn, August Schellenberg, Fred Dalton Thompson, Chevez Ezaneh
3. Joan of Arc (2005)
9
2
Joan of Arc
9
2
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Joan
Director:
Pamela Mason Wagner
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Francis Dumaurier, Michal Havelka, Tomás Karger
4. The Member of the Wedding (1997)
9
3
The Member of the Wedding
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie Addams
Director:
Fielder Cook
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Enrico Colantoni, Alfre Woodard, Anne Tremko, Corey Dunn

Animation(s)

Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta (1986)
Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta
TV-PG
Plot:

Also known as Castle in the Sky, the movie follows the young girl Sheeta who has been kidnapped by Colonel Muska. When Sheeta escapes and becomes friends with Pazu, a young boy, they are pursued by Muska and Captain Dola and her pirates who want to reach the mysterious floating city of Laputa and plunder its riches.  

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Sheeta
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Corey Burton, Mandy Patinkin, Jim Cummings, Mark Hamill, James Van Der Beek
Suchîmubôi (2004)
Suchîmubôi
PG-13
Plot:

This animated sci-fi action film tells the story of Ray, a brilliant young inventor who receives a mysterious mechanical ball as a gift from his grandfather. However, it contains some strange revolutionary power, which leads to his life turning upside down. Meanwhile, other people are in pursuit of this ball as well, and their intentions may not be good.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Patrick Stewart, Anne Suzuki, Masane Tsukayama, Katsuo Nakamura
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
The Good Dinosaur
PG
Plot:

A gentle young Apatosaurus, Arlo, finds himself far away from his home and family after he accidentally falls into a fast moving river. The way back to his home is not a simple one and as he journeys, he learns to conquer his fear and recognise his own capabilities. Helping him is his new friend – a wild human child named Spot.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Peter Sohn
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Comedy, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Sam Elliott, Frances McDormand, John Ratzenberger, Jeffrey Wright, Maleah Nipay-Padilla
Mosaic (2007)
Mosaic
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Maggie
Director:
Roy Allen Smith
Genres:
Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Cam Clarke, Garry Chalk, Kirby Morrow, Nicole Oliver

TV Shows and Videos

A Drop of True Blood (2010)
A Drop of True Blood
As:
Cast
Director:
Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg
Genres:
Horror, Short, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Moyer, Claudia Abrego
Susanna (2013)
Susanna
As:
Cast
Role:
Katie
Director:
Jon Avnet
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maggie Grace, Rob Benedict, Vanessa Martinez, Rebecca Mark
Flack (2018)
Flack
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Robyn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bellevue (2017)
Bellevue
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Annie Ryder
Director:
Adrienne Mitchell, April Mullen, Kim Nguyen
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Shawn Doyle, Billy MacLellan, Sharon Taylor, Janine Theriault

Anna Paquin Awards

Academy Awards
The Piano Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1994
Golden Globe Awards
True Blood Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama 2009