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List of Anna Paquin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
37
9
X-Men: Days of Future Past
PG-13
37
9

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.

Directed By:
Bryan Singer
2. Almost Famous (2000)
19
5
Almost Famous
R
19
5

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.

Directed By:
Cameron Crowe
4. 25th Hour (2002)
14
5
25th Hour
R
14
5

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.  

Role:
Mary D'Annunzio
Directed By:
5. The Piano (1993)
11
4
The Piano
R
11
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. 

Role:
Flora
Directed By:
Jane Campion
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
6. X2 (2003)
27
9
X2
TV-G
27
9

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.

Directed By:
Bryan Singer
7. X-Men (2000)
28
11
X-Men
PG-13
28
11

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.

Directed By:
Bryan Singer
8. Finding Forrester (2000)
10
4
Finding Forrester
PG-13
10
4

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.  

Role:
Claire Spence
Starring:
Sean Connery, Busta Rhymes, F. Murray Abraham, Matt Damon, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham
Directed By:
Gus Van Sant
9. The Squid and the Whale (2005)
10
4
The Squid and the Whale
R
10
4

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. 

Starring:
Directed By:
10. Amistad (1997)
10
4
Amistad
TV-MA
10
4

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.  

Starring:
Directed By:
11. The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
7
3
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
7
3
Role:
Irena Sendler[owa]
Starring:
Iddo Goldberg, Goran Visnjic, Marcia Gay Harden, Nathaniel Parker, Steve Speirs
Directed By:
John Kent Harrison
12. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
7
3
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
TV-14
7
3
Role:
Elaine Goodale
Starring:
Adam Beach, Aidan Quinn, August Schellenberg, Fred Dalton Thompson, Chevez Ezaneh
Directed By:
Yves Simoneau
13. American Underdog (2021)
8
3
American Underdog
PG
8
3

American Underdog is a biographical sports drama film which tells the story of Kurt Warner, who had to overcome years of challenges to become a two-time NFL Most Valuable Player, as well as Superbowl Champion.

Role:
Brenda Meoni
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Zachary Levi
14. Fly Away Home (1996)
7
3
Fly Away Home
PG
7
3

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.      

Role:
Amy Alden
Starring:
Jeff Daniels, Dana Delany, Terry Kinney, Holter Graham
Directed By:
Carroll Ballard
15. Jane Eyre (1996)
7
3
Jane Eyre
PG
7
3

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.

Role:
Young Jane Eyre
Starring:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Elle Macpherson, Geraldine Chaplin, Maria Schneider, Fiona Shaw, Nic Knight, Nicola Howard
Directed By:
16. Trick 'r Treat (2007)
9
4
Trick 'r Treat
R
9
4
Starring:
Dylan Baker, Tahmoh Penikett, Rochelle Aytes, Lauren Lee Smith
Directed By:
Michael Dougherty
17. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
7
3
Buffalo Soldiers
R
7
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.

Role:
Robyn Lee
Starring:
Elizabeth McGovern, Idris Elba, Joaquin Phoenix, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris
Directed By:
Gregor Jordan
18. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
22
11
X-Men: The Last Stand
TV-G
22
11

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. 

Starring:
Kelsey Grammer, Ben Foster, Vinnie Jones, Eric Dane, Olivia Williams, Ellen Page, Halle Berry
Directed By:
Brett Ratner
19. A Walk on the Moon (1999)
6
3
A Walk on the Moon
R
6
3

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.

Role:
Alison Kantrowitz
Starring:
Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber, Julie Kavner, Tovah Feldshuh, Bobby Boriello
Directed By:
20. Margaret (2011)
6
3
Margaret
R
6
3

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.

Role:
Lisa Cohen
Starring:
Kieran Culkin, Jean Reno, Mark Ruffalo, Allison Janney, Krysten Ritter, Matthew Broderick, Matt Damon
Directed By:
Kenneth Lonergan
21. Tell It to the Bees (2018)
6
3
Tell It to the Bees
TV-MA
6
3
Role:
Dr. Jean Markham
Starring:
Billy Boyd, Kate Dickie, Holliday Grainger, Emun Elliott
Directed By:
Annabel Jankel
22. Scream 4 (2011)
10
6
Scream 4
R
10
6

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. 

Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Neve Campbell, Emma Roberts, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Lucy Hale, Marley Shelton, Hayden Panettiere
Directed By:
Wes Craven
23. She's All That (1999)
7
5
She's All That
PG-13
7
5

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. 

Starring:
Paul Walker, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Milo Ventimiglia, Rachael Leigh Cook, Kevin Pollak, Alexis Arquette, Kieran Culkin
Directed By:
Robert Iscove
24. Blue State (2007)
5
3
Blue State
R
5
3
Role:
Chloe Hamon
Starring:
Breckin Meyer, Richard Blackburn, Joyce Krenz, Adriana O'Neil
Directed By:
Marshall Lewy
25. Hurlyburly (1998)
5
4
Hurlyburly
R
5
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.  

Starring:
Garry Shandling, Chazz Palminteri, Robin Wright, Kevin Spacey, Sean Penn, Meg Ryan
Directed By:
Anthony Drazan
26. Straight A's (2013)
4
3
Straight A's
R
4
3
Role:
Katherine
Starring:
Luke Wilson, Ursula Parker, Ryan Phillippe, Riley Thomas Stewart
Directed By:
James Cox
27. Free Ride (2013)
4
3
Free Ride
4
3
Role:
Christina
Starring:
Drea de Matteo, Liana Liberato, Ava Acres, Daniella Garcia
Directed By:
Shana Betz
28. All the Rage (1999)
4
3
All the Rage
R
4
3
Role:
Annabel Lee
Starring:
January Jones, Andre Braugher, Giovanni Ribisi, David Schwimmer, Josh Brolin, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen
Directed By:
James D. Stern
29. Furlough (2018)
4
4
Furlough
R
4
4
Role:
(rumored)
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg
30. Darkness (2002)
4
4
Darkness
PG-13
4
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.

Role:
Regina
Starring:
Lena Olin, Giancarlo Giannini, Iain Glen, Fele Martínez
Directed By:
Jaume Balagueró
31. The Romantics (2010)
4
4
The Romantics
PG-13
4
4

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.

Role:
Lila Hayes
Starring:
Dianna Agron, Adam Brody, Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel, Elijah Wood, Malin Akerman
Directed By:
Galt Niederhoffer
32. Open House (2010)
3
3
Open House
R
3
3
Role:
Jennie
Starring:
Stephen Moyer, Tricia Helfer, Brian Geraghty, Rachel Blanchard
Directed By:
Andrew Paquin
33. The Carrier (2011)
8
2
The Carrier
8
2
Role:
Kim
Starring:
Chad Michael Murray, Rita Wilson, Paul Ben-Victor, Matt Corboy
Directed By:
Scott Schaeffer
34. The Member of the Wedding (1997)
5
3
The Member of the Wedding
PG
5
3
Role:
Frankie Addams
Starring:
Enrico Colantoni, Alfre Woodard, Anne Tremko, Corey Dunn
Directed By:
Fielder Cook

Narrator/Dubbing

Joan of Arc (2005)
9
6
Joan of Arc
9
6
Role:
Joan (voice)
Starring:
Alfred Molina, Francis Dumaurier, Michal Havelka, Tomás Karger
Directed By:
Pamela Mason Wagner

Animation Movies

Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta (1986)
20
5
Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta
TV-PG
20
5

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.  

Role:
Sheeta (Disney dub) (voice)
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Cloris Leachman, Corey Burton, Mandy Patinkin, Mark Hamill, James Van Der Beek
Directed By:
Phineas and Ferb
11
3
Phineas and Ferb
TV-G
11
3
Starring:
Tom Kenny, Josh Gad, Jay Leno, Bella Thorne, Sabrina Carpenter, Simon Pegg, Joel Grey
Directed By:
Robert Hughes, Zac Moncrief, Jay Lender, Dan Povenmire, Sue Perrotto
Suchîmubôi (2004)
7
3
Suchîmubôi
PG-13
7
3

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.

Role:
James Ray Steam (voice)
Starring:
Alfred Molina, Patrick Stewart, Anne Suzuki, Masane Tsukayama, Katsuo Nakamura
Directed By:
Katsuhiro Ôtomo
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
12
6
The Good Dinosaur
PG
12
6

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.

Role:
Ramsey (voice)
Starring:
John Ratzenberger, Sam Elliott, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Maleah Nipay-Padilla
Directed By:
Peter Sohn
Mosaic (2007)
4
3
Mosaic
4
3
Role:
Maggie (voice)
Starring:
Cam Clarke, Garry Chalk, Kirby Morrow, Nicole Oliver
Directed By:
Roy Allen Smith

TV Shows

A Drop of True Blood
8
2
A Drop of True Blood
8
2
Starring:
Stephen Moyer, Claudia Abrego
Directed By:
Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg
True Blood
37
10
True Blood
TV-MA
37
10
Role:
Sookie Stackhouse
Starring:
Christina Moore, Alexandra Breckenridge, Christopher Meloni, Gary Cole, Joe Manganiello, Evan Rachel Wood, Arielle Kebbel
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Roots
8
2
Roots
8
2
Starring:
Mekhi Phifer, Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Laurence Fishburne, LeVar Burton, Herbert Cavalier Jr.
Directed By:
Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
8
3
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
TV-MA
8
3
Starring:
Vera Farmiga, Terrence Howard, Essie Davis, Greg Kinnear, Bryan Cranston, Steve Buscemi, Sidse Babett Knudsen
Directed By:
Flack
7
3
Flack
TV-14
7
3
Role:
Robyn
Starring:
Sam Neill
Susanna
6
2
Susanna
6
2
Role:
Katie
Starring:
Maggie Grace, Rob Benedict, Vanessa Martinez, Rebecca Mark
Directed By:
Jon Avnet
Bellevue
5
3
Bellevue
5
3
Role:
Annie Ryder
Starring:
Shawn Doyle, Billy MacLellan, Sharon Taylor, Janine Theriault
Directed By:
Adrienne Mitchell, April Mullen, Kim Nguyen

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