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List of Asa Butterfield Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
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6
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
PG-13
26
6

A tragedy war drama depicting the horrors of a Nazi camp, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, is a Holocaust film, based on John Boyne’s eponymous novel. The main characters of the story are two boys of 8 years – Shmuel, who plays the title role of a Jewish prisoner and Bruno, who is the son of the Nazi commander.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bruno
Director:
Mark Herman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Vera Farmiga, Rupert Friend, Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Domonkos Németh, Henry Kingsmill
2. Hugo (2011)
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9
Hugo
PG
28
9

Hugo, an orphan boy, sneakily maintains the clocks of the Paris train station he lives in while his uncle is mysteriously missing. He often steals toy parts from bitter store owner Georges to repair an automaton found by his late father, but it can only be activated with a special key in possession of Georges' goddaughter Isabelle.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hugo Cabret
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Family, Drama, Adventure
3. A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)
11
3
A Brilliant Young Mind
PG-13
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan Ellis
Director:
Morgan Matthews
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Eddie Marsan, Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall, Jo Yang
4. Son of Rambow (2007)
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4
Son of Rambow
PG-13
9
4

Two boys Will and Lee, become good friends, despite being from different backgrounds. Since Will is not allowed to watch television, Lee shows him the movie ‘First Blood’. Shortly after, they decide to make their own version of the movie.

As:
Cast
Director:
Garth Jennings
Genres:
Family, Action, Comedy, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Will Poulter, Ed Westwick, Neil Dudgeon, Bill Milner, Jessica Hynes, Anna Wing
5. Departures (2018)
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3
Departures
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Calvin
Director:
Peter Hutchings
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
18
7
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
PG-13
18
7

After learning from his grandfather about a magical place for specially gifted children, Jacob sets out to search for Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children. When he discovers the enchanted place, Jacob realizes that he too has a special ‘ability’ that can help the inhabitants of that mysterious place to fight an imminent danger from macabre nemeses called Hollowgasts.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jake
Director:
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
7. Ender's Game (2013)
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9
Ender's Game
PG-13
20
9

After being attacked by an alien race, humans have set up an advanced military academy in outer space where gifted children are trained to prepare for a future alien invasion. One extraordinary student's wits are challenged in particular.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ender Wiggin
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
8. The Space Between Us (2017)
10
5
The Space Between Us
PG-13
10
5

Sarah Elliot, an astronaut, dies on Mars while giving birth to her son. Upon arrival to Earth, her son starts looking for his father, with the help of a street-smart girl.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Chelsom
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino, Gary Oldman, Janet Montgomery, Trey Tucker, Scott Takeda, Adande 'Swoozie' Thorne
9. Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
8
4
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
PG
8
4

In this period fantasy, Isabel Green is having difficult time managing the family farm and children, while her husband is away at WWII. With two additional guest children, Isabel needs help, which she receives in the form of enigmatic Nanny McPhee. Initially the children ignore the mystical nanny, but McPhee uses her magic to inculcate five valuable lessons in the children.

As:
Cast
Role:
Norman Green
Director:
Susanna White
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
11. The Wolfman (2010)
10
7
The Wolfman
R
10
7

Lawrence Talbot, who moved to America following a childhood trauma, returns to his estranged father's estate in England after learning that his brother is missing. He is soon bitten and cursed by a werewolf and is worried about the safety of Ben's fiancée Gwen, while an investigating inspector suspects his past mental instability for the recent killings.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Johnston
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, Drama
12. Greed (2020)
6
4
Greed
R
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Finn
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Isla Fisher, Stephen Fry, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, David Mitchell
13. Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018)
6
4
Slaughterhouse Rulez
R
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Willoughby Blake
Director:
Crispian Mills
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
14. After Thomas (2006)
9
3
After Thomas
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Shore
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Sheila Hancock, Keeley Hawes, Lorraine Pilkington, Ben Miles
16. The House of Tomorrow (2017)
6
3
The House of Tomorrow
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sebastian Prendergast
Director:
Peter Livolsi
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Fred Armisen, Nick Offerman, Maude Apatow, Ellen Burstyn

Animation Movies

TV Shows

Ashes to Ashes
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2
Ashes to Ashes
10
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Russell Tovey, Keeley Hawes, Philip Glenister, Dean Andrews
Merlin
16
4
Merlin
16
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Metin Hüseyin, James Hawes, Alex Pillai, Declan O'Dwyer, Jeremy Webb
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Katie McGrath, John Hurt, Miriam Margolyes, Richard Wilson, Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Angel Coulby