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List of Emile Davenport Hirsch Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Into the Wild (2007)
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Into the Wild
R
62
14

Jon Krakauer’s 1996 non-fiction book - Into the Wild - is the basis of this movie. Christopher McCandless, a young graduate from Emory University, abandons the life of privilege and sets out on a cross country drive to explore the life in wilderness. He meets various people en route who all influence him in their own meaningful way.

Role:
Chris McCandless
Starring:
Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Jena Malone, Hal Holbrook, Catherine Keener, William Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden
Directed By:
2. Lone Survivor (2013)
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10
Lone Survivor
R
30
10

Set during the Afghanistan war, the movie depicts the true story of four American navy SEALs Marcus Luttrell, Michael P. Murphy, Danny Dietz, and Matthew ‘Axe’ Axelson. During a surveillance mission, they are surrounded and outnumbered by Taliban fighters. In the ensuing battle, only Michael Luttrell survives with the help of local Pashtun villagers. 

Role:
Danny Dietz
Starring:
Directed By:
Peter Berg
3. Milk (2008)
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Milk
R
22
7

Through flashbacks, this biographical film records the career of Harvey Milk who became America's first openly gay person to be elected to public office on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors following a successful campaign led by his young partner and campaign manager Scott Smith. A year later, he is assassinated by his former conservative colleague Dan White.

Role:
Cleve Jones
Directed By:
Gus Van Sant
4. Venuto al mondo (2012)
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3
Venuto al mondo
R
9
3

Venuto al mondo is a romantic drama war film which tells the story of a woman Gemma, who arrives in Sarajevo with her teenage son Pietro, the same place where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago. She is forced to relive some of the horrifying memories from her past.

Role:
Diego
Starring:
Jane Birkin, Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Adnan Haskovic, Saadet Aksoy, Pietro Castellitto
Directed By:
Sergio Castellitto
5. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
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5
Lords of Dogtown
PG-13
11
5

Lords of Dogtown is a biographical drama film depicting the lives of three young pioneering skateboarders who swiftly rise to stardom. However, as they face different challenges in their personal lives, they find their brotherhood threatened. 

Role:
Jay
Directed By:
Catherine Hardwicke
6. Imaginary Heroes (2004)
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3
Imaginary Heroes
R
8
3

After their college athlete son commits suicide, members of a dysfunctional family begin to re-examine their lives and their relationships.  

Role:
Tim Travis
Starring:
Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Michelle Williams, Emile Hirsch, Kip Pardue
Directed By:
Dan Harris
7. The Mudge Boy (2003)
8
3
The Mudge Boy
R
8
3
Role:
Duncan Mudge
Starring:
Emile Hirsch, Richard Jenkins, Tom Guiry, Pablo Schreiber, Zachary Knighton
Directed By:
Michael Burke
8. Alpha Dog (2006)
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Alpha Dog
R
14
6

Johnny Truelove, a young drug dealer is living the high life, thanks to his supplier dad Sonny. However, when Jake Mazursky, a dangerous junkie fails to pay, Johnny and his right-hand man Frankie, kidnap Jake’s brother, Zack. Tragic consequences await as they find themselves out of their depth. 

Role:
Johnny Truelove
Directed By:
Nick Cassavetes
9. The Emperor's Club (2002)
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4
The Emperor's Club
PG-13
8
4

Mr Hundert is a teacher working at a boarding school for boys called Saint Benedict, where he is quite passionate about his profession. Things get complicated when he has a new student in his class, who is the son of a Senator.

Role:
Sedgewick Bell
Starring:
Kevin Kline, Patrick Dempsey, Jesse Eisenberg, Emile Hirsch, Embeth Davidtz, Rob Morrow
Directed By:
Michael Hoffman
10. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
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4
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
R
8
4

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys is a comedy drama film which revolves around a group of Catholic school friends, who are caught drawing an obscene comic book by Sister Assumpta. They decide to plan a heist, as an act of revenge, unaware that it will change their lives.   

Role:
Francis Doyle
Starring:
Kieran Culkin, Jodie Foster, Jena Malone, Vincent D'Onofrio, Emile Hirsch
Directed By:
Peter Care
11. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
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7
The Autopsy of Jane Doe
R
15
7
Role:
Austin
Starring:
Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Michael McElhatton, Ophelia Lovibond, Olwen Catherine Kelly
Directed By:
André Øvredal
12. The Girl Next Door (2004)
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The Girl Next Door
R
22
11

High school student Matthew Kidman has lived a boring life until the beautiful Danielle moves in as his next-door neighbor. Matthew falls in love and also discovers that Danielle is an ex-porn star. Despite misunderstandings they fall in love and must beat porn producer and Danielle’s ex Kelly, who constantly threatens them. 

Role:
Matthew Kidman
Starring:
Karen McDougal, Olivia Wilde, Chris Marquette, Paul Dano, James Remar, Elisha Cuthbert, Emile Hirsch
Directed By:
Luke Greenfield
13. Killer Joe (2011)
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6
Killer Joe
12
6

Drug dealer, Chris Smith, hires police detective, Joe Cooper, to kill his mother Adele, who stole all of Chris’ cocaine leaving him in debt to dealer Digger Soames. His plan is to collect Adele’s life insurance of which his sister Dottie is the only beneficiary. But all plans go awry when Joe starts an affair with Dottie. 

Role:
Chris Smith
Starring:
Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church, Gina Gershon
Directed By:
William Friedkin
14. The Air I Breathe (2007)
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4
The Air I Breathe
R
9
4

This drama film tells four different stories about four people, a gangster who can predict the future, a doctor struggling to save his lover’s life, a businessman who bets his life in a horse race, and a pop star who falls prey to a crime boss. 

Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Sasha Pieterse, Brendan Fraser, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Forest Whitaker, Jon Bernthal, Julie Delpy
Directed By:
Jieho Lee
15. Taking Woodstock (2009)
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4
Taking Woodstock
R
9
4

Elliot’s parents own a motel which is located in Catskills, New York. Since they are going through a financial crisis, Elliot decides to offer boarding and lodging in the motel to the organizers of the Woodstock music festival.

Starring:
Mamie Gummer, Kevin Sussman, Eugene Levy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Liev Schreiber, Demetri Martin, Imelda Staunton
Directed By:
16. Freaks (2019)
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4
Freaks
R
9
4

Chloe is a lonely seven year old girl who is kept locked inside her house by her overprotective and paranoid father, who tells her that the outside world is unsafe. However, a mysterious stranger appears in her life, who tells her that her father is hiding a lot of things from her, including the fact that Chloe has the ability to manipulate minds.

Role:
Dad
Starring:
Bruce Dern, Emile Hirsch, Grace Park, Amanda Crew, Lexy Kolker
Directed By:
Zach Lipovsky, Adam B. Stein
17. Savages (2012)
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Savages
R
15
8

Best friends Chon and Ben are running a lucrative marijuana business and are both in an open relationship with Ophelia Sage. Their lives are violently interrupted by the arrival of Mexican cartel leader, Elena Sánchez, and her enforcer, Miguel ‘Lado’ Arroyo. The three form a plan with corrupt DEA agent, Dennis Cain, to escape Elena and Arroyo’s clutches. 

Starring:
Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro, Taylor Kitsch
Directed By:
18. Prince Avalanche (2013)
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4
Prince Avalanche
R
7
4

Prince Avalanche is a comedy drama film which tells the story of two highway road workers who spend the summer away from the city. They soon find themselves at odds with each other.

Role:
Lance
Starring:
Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lance LeGault, Joyce Payne, Gina Grande
Directed By:
David Gordon Green
19. The Outsider (2018)
7
4
The Outsider
TV-MA
7
4

The Outsider is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of an American Prisoner-of-war in Japan.  After the Second World War is over, he decides to stay in Japan, and become a member of a crime organization known as the Yakuza.

Role:
Paulie Bowers
Starring:
Jared Leto, Emile Hirsch, Tadanobu Asano, Kippei Shîna, Shioli Kutsuna
Directed By:
Martin Zandvliet
20. Speed Racer (2008)
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Speed Racer
PG
10
7

Based on an anime and manga series of the same name, the film focuses on eighteen-year old Speed Racer, whose family runs the Racer Motors. Passionate about automobile racing, he drives his late brother’s March 5, aspiring to be a champion some day. Trouble starts when he turns down an astounding offer from the owner of Royalton Industries.  

Role:
Speed
Starring:
Ariel Winter, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman, Christina Ricci, Hiroyuki Sanada, Scott Porter, Emile Hirsch
Directed By:
Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
21. 10,000 Saints (2015)
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4
10,000 Saints
R
5
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.

Starring:
Avan Jogia, Hailee Steinfeld, Asa Butterfield, Ethan Hawke, Henry Kelemen, Julianne Nicholson
Directed By:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
22. The Motel Life (2012)
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4
The Motel Life
R
5
4
Role:
Frank
Starring:
Kris Kristofferson, Dakota Fanning, Garrett Backstrom, Andrew Lee, Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff
Directed By:
Alan Polsky, Gabe Polsky
23. Never Grow Old (2019)
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4
Never Grow Old
R
5
4
Starring:
John Cusack, Emile Hirsch, Déborah François, Molly McCann , Quinn Topper Marcus
Directed By:
Ivan Kavanagh
24. All Nighter (2017)
5
4
All Nighter
R
5
4

All Nighter is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Mr Gallo, a workaholic, who discovers that his daughter has disappeared without a trace. Therefore, he has no choice but to ask her awkward ex-boyfriend Martin for help. Although Martin is still heartbroken after his breakup with Ginnie, he decides to team up with his ex-father-in-law and find his former lover.

Role:
Martin
Starring:
Milana Vayntrub, Analeigh Tipton, J.K. Simmons, Jon Daly, Emile Hirsch, Taran Killam
Directed By:
Gavin Wiesen
25. Just Jim (2015)
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4
Just Jim
5
4
Role:
Dean
Starring:
Emile Hirsch, Mark Lewis Jones, Richard Harrington, Craig Roberts, Sai Bennett
Directed By:
Craig Roberts
26. The Comeback Trail (2020)
5
4
The Comeback Trail
R
5
4

The Comeback Trail is a crime comedy film which tells the story of Max, a movie producer who is going through financial issues, and also owes a huge amount of money to a gangster. Therefore, along with his nephew, he comes up with a plan involving an insurance scam. They decide to make a movie with an ageing actor, and get him killed on the sets, making it look like an accident, so that they can claim the insurance money.  

Role:
James Moore
27. Son (2021)
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4
Son
Not Rated
5
4
Role:
Paul
28. Vincent N Roxxy (2016)
5
4
Vincent N Roxxy
R
5
4
Role:
Vincent
Starring:
Zoey Deutch, Zoë Kravitz, Emile Hirsch, Emory Cohen, Scott Mescudi
Directed By:
Gary Michael Schultz
29. The Darkest Hour (2011)
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7
The Darkest Hour
PG-13
7
7

Winston Churchill in the early days of World War II is at the crossroads. His decision on whether to negotiate with Hitler or  fight his way out against all odds as the threat of invasion looms, will decide the fate of Western Europe.  The newly appointed Prime Minister scripts his name in history with his leadership and courageous decisions when Britain faces its darkest hour in 1940. 

Role:
Sean
Starring:
Joel Kinnaman, Emile Hirsch, Rachael Taylor, Max Minghella, Olivia Thirlby
Directed By:
Chris Gorak
30. American Night (2021)
3
4
American Night
R
3
4
Role:
Michael Rubino
31. Force of Nature (2020)
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4
Force of Nature
R
3
4

Force of Nature is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of a gang of thieves, who plan to rob an apartment at the same time when a hurricane approaches the city. Things don’t as expected after they run into two policemen who are on evacuation duty, trying to evacuate everyone in the apartment. 

Role:
Cardillo
Starring:
Mel Gibson
32. Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
3
4
Midnight in the Switchgrass
R
3
4

Based on real events, Midnight in the Switchgrass is an action crime thriller film which tells the story of FBI agent Karl Helter and his partner Rebecca Lombardo, who are on a mission to bust a sex trafficking ring. Upon realizing that their investigation has crossed the path of a brutal serial killer, they team up with Florida Department of Law Enforcement, as they have been on this case for years. Things get ugly when Rebecca is herself abducted by the killer.

Role:
Byron
33. Gargantua (1998)
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3
Gargantua
1
3
Role:
Brandon Ellway
Starring:
Adam Baldwin, Julie Carmen, Emile Hirsch, Bobby Hosea, Doug Penty
Directed By:
Bradford May
34. Jay-Z: Legacy (2017)
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3
Jay-Z: Legacy
6
3
Role:
Benny
Starring:
Susan Sarandon, Emile Hirsch, Ron Perlman, Edi Gathegi, Jesse Williams
Directed By:
Jeymes Samuel
35. Wild Iris (2001)
6
3
Wild Iris
R
6
3
Role:
Lonnie Bravard
Starring:
Laura Linney, Gena Rowlands, Emile Hirsch, Fred Ward, Lee Tergesen
Directed By:
Daniel Petrie
36. The Chinese Widow (2017)
6
4
The Chinese Widow
6
4
Role:
Jack
Starring:
Liu Yifei, Yifei Liu, Emile Hirsch, Fangcong Li, Hanlin Gong, Tiankuo Gong
Directed By:
Bille August
37. An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018)
5
4
An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn
5
4
Role:
Shane Danger
Starring:
Jemaine Clement, Emile Hirsch, Maria Bamford, Craig Robinson, Matt Berry
Directed By:
Jim Hosking
38. Houdini (1998)
5
4
Houdini
5
4
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, Rhea Perlman, Mark Ruffalo, Stacy Edwards, David Warner
Directed By:
Pen Densham

TV Shows

ER
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6
ER
TV-14
23
6
Starring:
John Stamos, Marilu Henner, Sarah Shahi, Ving Rhames, Garry Marshall, Taraji P. Henson, Angela Bassett
3rd Rock from the Sun
21
6
3rd Rock from the Sun
TV-PG
21
6
Starring:
Phil Hartman, Angie Everhart, Tracy Morgan, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ed Begley Jr., Kathy Bates, Wayne Knight
Directed By:
Terry Hughes, Robert Berlinger, James Burrows
NYPD Blue
11
3
NYPD Blue
TV-14
11
3
Starring:
Danica McKellar, Sam Rockwell, Elizabeth Berkley, Paul Giamatti, Leah Remini, Wood Harris, Katt Williams
Directed By:
The Pretender
11
4
The Pretender
11
4
Starring:
Drake Bell, Aisha Tyler, Haley Joel Osment, Christina Pickles, Jennifer Garner, Jake Lloyd, Bryan Cranston
Directed By:
Terrence O'Hara, Chuck Bowman, Michael Lange, Vern Gillum, Scott Lautanen
Early Edition
10
3
Early Edition
TV-PG
10
3
Starring:
William Devane, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Jane Krakowski, Kyle Chandler, Charles Durning, Cynthia Nixon, Stephanie March
Directed By:
Kindred: The Embraced
8
3
Kindred: The Embraced
8
3
Starring:
Emile Hirsch, Patrick Bauchau, Stacy Haiduk, Brigid Brannagh, Erik King
Directed By:
Peter Medak, James L. Conway, Ralph Hemecker
Players
7
2
Players
7
2
Starring:
Emile Hirsch, Costas Mandylor, Ice-T, Susanna Thompson, Frank John Hughes
Profiler
7
3
Profiler
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Julian McMahon, Paula Malcomson, Courtney Ford, Nick Offerman, David Carradine, James Coburn, Evan Rachel Wood
Directed By:
Ian Toynton, Jefery Levy, Lee Bonner, Richard Compton, Sarah Pia Anderson
Promised Land
6
3
Promised Land
6
3
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Cloris Leachman, Ossie Davis, Joe Walsh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Della Reese, Marion Ross
Directed By:
Victor Lobl, Stuart Margolin, Burt Brinckerhoff, Alan J. Levi, Jim Johnston
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
14
7
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
TV-G
14
7
Starring:
Adrienne Barbeau, Kevin Nash, Debbie Harry, Frankie Muniz, Raquel Welch, Penn Jillette, Alice Ghostley
Directed By:
Linda Day, Jeff Melman, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Joyce Gittlin, David Grossman
Two of a Kind
6
3
Two of a Kind
TV-G
6
3
Starring:
Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Sally Wheeler, Christopher Sieber, David Valcin
Directed By: