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List of Asa Butterfield Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
28
7
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
PG-13
28
7

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.

Role:
Bruno
Starring:
Vera Farmiga, Rupert Friend, Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Domonkos Németh, Henry Kingsmill
Directed By:
Mark Herman
2. Hugo (2011)
28
10
Hugo
PG
28
10

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.

Role:
Hugo Cabret
Directed By:
3. A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)
11
4
A Brilliant Young Mind
PG-13
11
4
Role:
Nathan Ellis
Starring:
Eddie Marsan, Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall, Jo Yang
Directed By:
Morgan Matthews
4. Son of Rambow (2007)
9
5
Son of Rambow
PG-13
9
5

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.

Starring:
Will Poulter, Ed Westwick, Neil Dudgeon, Bill Milner, Jessica Hynes, Anna Wing
Directed By:
Garth Jennings
6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
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8
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
PG-13
21
8

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.

Role:
Jake
Directed By:
7. Ender's Game (2013)
24
10
Ender's Game
PG-13
24
10

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.

Role:
Ender Wiggin
Directed By:
Gavin Hood
8. The Space Between Us (2017)
10
6
The Space Between Us
PG-13
10
6

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.  

Starring:
Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino, Gary Oldman, Janet Montgomery, Trey Tucker, Scott Takeda, Adande 'Swoozie' Thorne
Directed By:
Peter Chelsom
9. Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
8
5
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
PG
8
5

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.

Role:
Norman Green
Directed By:
Susanna White
10. 10,000 Saints (2015)
7
4
10,000 Saints
R
7
4

10,000 Saints is a comedy drama musical film which follows the story of three young people and their equally screwed up parents in 1980s New York.

Role:
Jude
Starring:
Avan Jogia, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld, Henry Kelemen, Julianne Nicholson
Directed By:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
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.

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Benicio Del Toro, Hugo Weaving, Geraldine Chaplin, Max von Sydow, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells
Directed By:
Joe Johnston
12. Greed (2020)
6
4
Greed
R
6
4
Role:
Finn
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Steve Coogan, Isla Fisher, Shirley Henderson, David Mitchell
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
13. Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018)
6
4
Slaughterhouse Rulez
R
6
4
Role:
Willoughby Blake
Starring:
Michael Sheen, Simon Pegg, Margot Robbie, Nick Frost
Directed By:
Crispian Mills
14. Choose or Die (2022)
3
4
Choose or Die
A
3
4

Hal is a married man who likes to collect old video games. He finds a classic game named CURS>R, and begins to install and play it. He is however shocked when objects around him begin to interact with the game. He begins to realize that it is more than just a game, but soon, things get uglier as he is forced to make terrifying decisions, which have deadly consequences.

Role:
Isaac
Starring:
Robert Englund
15. After Thomas (2006)
9
4
After Thomas
9
4
Starring:
Sheila Hancock, Keeley Hawes, Lorraine Pilkington, Ben Miles
Directed By:
Simon Shore
16. Journey's End (2017)
9
3
Journey's End
R
9
3
Role:
Raleigh
Starring:
Sam Claflin, Tom Sturridge, Paul Bettany, Toby Jones
Directed By:
Saul Dibb
17. The House of Tomorrow (2017)
6
3
The House of Tomorrow
6
3
Role:
Sebastian Prendergast
Starring:
Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen, Maude Apatow, Ellen Burstyn
Directed By:
Peter Livolsi

Animation Movies

Thunderbirds Are Go
10
5
Thunderbirds Are Go
TV-G
10
5
Starring:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Jenna Coleman, Jack Whitehall, David Tennant, Rhys Darby, Rosamund Pike, Emilia Clarke
Directed By:
David Scott, Theo Baynton, Andrew McCully, Tim Gaul, Karl Essex

TV Shows

Ashes to Ashes
10
2
Ashes to Ashes
10
2
Starring:
Russell Tovey, Keeley Hawes, Philip Glenister, Dean Andrews
Merlin
16
4
Merlin
16
4
Starring:
John Hurt, Miriam Margolyes, Katie McGrath, Angel Coulby, Ben Daniels, Richard Wilson, Colin Morgan
Directed By:
Metin Hüseyin, James Hawes, Alex Pillai, Declan O'Dwyer, Jeremy Webb