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List of Greta Gerwig Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Frances Ha (2012)
25
8
Frances Ha
R
25
8

Frances Halladay, 27-year-old aspiring dancer, moves to New York to live her big dreams, though she has to face several ups-and-downs. She travels through the life with a zest and wit despite not having an apartment to live, or proper job to pay bills, and despite strained relationship with best friend Sophie; however, she holds abundant hope that good things will come her way.

Role:
Frances
Starring:
Adam Driver, Michael Esper, Michael Zegen, Mickey Sumner
Directed By:
2. 20th Century Women (2016)
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6
20th Century Women
R
18
6

20th Century Woman tells the story of a teenage boy, and his mother, in 1979 Santa Barbara, and two other women who help in raising him.   

Role:
Abbie
Starring:
Directed By:
Mike Mills
3. Jackie (2016)
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10
Jackie
R
20
10

Following the assassination of US President John F Kennedy, his traumatized wife, fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, in order to take care of her children, as well as define her husband’s historic tragedy. 

Role:
Nancy Tuckerman
Starring:
Directed By:
Pablo Larraín
4. Mistress America (2015)
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6
Mistress America
R
12
6

Mistress America is a comedy drama film which revolves around Tracy, a naive and lonely college freshman. She soon finds her life turning upside down, after she starts living with her mischievous and adventurous stepsister.  

Starring:
Kathryn Erbe, Lola Kirke, Shana Dowdeswell, Shelby Rebecca Wong
Directed By:
5. Bergman Island (2021)
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5
Bergman Island
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9
5

Bergman Island is a drama film which tells the story of Chris and Tony Sanders, a filmmaking couple, who travel to an island to write screenplays for their upcoming films. Over time, they are captivated by the beauty of the island, and soon the lines between reality and fiction start to blur, which begin to tear the couples apart.

6. Eden (2014)
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4
Eden
R
7
4
Starring:
Golshifteh Farahani, Pauline Etienne, Félix de Givry, Vincent Macaigne
Directed By:
Mia Hansen-Løve
7. To Rome with Love (2012)
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To Rome with Love
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20
12

The film presents four unrelated stories, taking place in Rome. The first story focuses on an Italian bathroom singer being put on stage by an American opera director, while the second portrays the perils of a young couple, fresh from rural belt. The third focuses on a middle-class Roman suddenly becoming a celebrity while the fourth is about an American architect reliving his youth. 

Directed By:
8. The House of the Devil (2009)
13
8
The House of the Devil
R
13
8
Role:
Megan
Starring:
Mary Woronov, Dee Wallace, Tom Noonan, Jocelin Donahue
Directed By:
Ti West
9. No Strings Attached (2011)
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26
No Strings Attached
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42
26

Friends Dr. Emma K. Kurtzman and Adam Franklin decide to have a relationship based on sex but not falling in love with each other. Things get complicated when Adam falls in love but Emma isn’t emotionally available. In the end Emma realizes her love for Adam and they get back together to live happily ever after. 

Role:
Patrice
Directed By:
10. Maggie's Plan (2015)
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5
Maggie's Plan
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9
5

Maggie Hardin, who works at a university, wants to have a baby on her own. However, her plan gets derailed when she falls for John, a married man. John reciprocates her feelings too, and therefore he is forced to end his relationship with his wife.  

Role:
Maggie
Directed By:
11. Greenberg (2010)
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7
Greenberg
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12
7

Recently discharged from hospital after suffering a nervous breakdown, New York City resident Roger visits Los Angeles to house sit for his brother, where he meets the family's personal assistant and soon falls in love with her.

Role:
Florence Marr
Starring:
Rhys Ifans, Brie Larson, Ben Stiller, Dave Franco, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Koby Rouviere, Sydney Rouviere
Directed By:
12. Baghead (2008)
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4
Baghead
R
6
4
Role:
Michelle
Starring:
Ross Partridge, Elise Muller, Steve Zissis, Jett Garner
Directed By:
Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass
13. Nights and Weekends (2008)
7
4
Nights and Weekends
7
4
Role:
Mattie
Starring:
Kent Osborne, Alison Bagnall, Jay Duplass, Elizabeth Donius
Directed By:
Greta Gerwig, Joe Swanberg
14. Wiener-Dog (2016)
7
5
Wiener-Dog
R
7
5

Weiner-Dog is a drama film which revolves around a dachshund, who changes homes, going from one owner to the other. It experiences bizarre moments due to the dysfunctional lives of its owners, before the dog finally finds its true home.  

Role:
Dawn Wiener
Starring:
Kieran Culkin, Danny DeVito, Julie Delpy, Tracy Letts
Directed By:
Todd Solondz
15. Arthur (2011)
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9
Arthur
PG-13
13
9

Wealthy playboy, Arthur Bach, has yet another run-in with the law, after which his thorough-businesswoman mother issues an ultimatum that he has to marry corporate executive, Susan Johnson, or else lose his billions-worth inheritance. After getting engaged to Susan, Arthur meets and falls for Naomi, a free-spirited girl he wants as life-partner. The difficult choice teaches him a thing or two about growing-up.

Role:
Naomi
Starring:
Russell Brand, Nick Nolte, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Skai Jackson, Geraldine James
Directed By:
Jason Winer
16. Damsels in Distress (2011)
6
5
Damsels in Distress
PG-13
6
5

Three girls studying at a college campus, decide to take a stand against the male-dominated environment, in order to rescue their fellow students from their depressed and substandard lives.

Role:
Violet
Starring:
Adam Brody, Analeigh Tipton, Carrie MacLemore, Megalyn Echikunwoke
Directed By:
Whit Stillman
17. Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)
5
4
Hannah Takes the Stairs
5
4
Role:
Hannah
Starring:
Kent Osborne, Andrew Bujalski, Ry Russo-Young, Mark Duplass
Directed By:
Joe Swanberg
18. The Humbling (2014)
6
5
The Humbling
R
6
5

The Humbling is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Simon Axler, an aging stage actor, who is beginning to suffer from dementia. He is institutionalized after an incident, and this affects him so much that he begins to consider suicide. His life takes a turn when he meets the daughter of an ex-girlfriend and begins a relationship with her.    

Role:
Pegeen Mike Stapleford
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Kyra Sedgwick, Dianne Wiest, Al Pacino, Dylan Baker
Directed By:
Barry Levinson
19. Lola Versus (2012)
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5
Lola Versus
R
6
5

Lola is dumped by her boyfriend only three weeks prior to their wedding. Since she is approaching her 30s, she begins to look for love and happiness in other ways.

Role:
Lola
Starring:
Joel Kinnaman, Debra Winger, Bill Pullman, Hamish Linklater
Directed By:
Daryl Wein
20. The Corrections (2012)
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3
The Corrections
7
3
Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans, Chris Cooper, Dianne Wiest
21. Quick Feet, Soft Hands (2008)
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3
Quick Feet, Soft Hands
7
3
Role:
Lisa
Starring:
Jason Von Stein, Ron Burnette, Phil Campbell, Maria Farmer
Directed By:
Paul Harrill
22. A NY Thing (2009)
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4
A NY Thing
6
4
Role:
Tamera
Starring:
Leo Fitzpatrick, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Jonathan Zaccaï, Fanny Valette
Directed By:
Olivier Lécot
23. The Dish & the Spoon (2011)
5
4
The Dish & the Spoon
R
5
4
Role:
Rose
Starring:
Adam Rothenberg, Amy Seimetz, Olly Alexander, Eleonore Hendricks
Directed By:
Alison Bagnall
24. Yeast (2008)
5
4
Yeast
5
4
Role:
Gen
Starring:
Josh Safdie, Mary Bronstein, Ignacio Carballo, Amy Judd Lieberman
Directed By:
Mary Bronstein
25. Northern Comfort (2010)
5
4
Northern Comfort
5
4
Role:
Cassandra
Starring:
Rod Webber, Joseph James Bellamy, Irina Peligrad, Markus Nechay
Directed By:
Rod Webber
26. Art House (2010)
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4
Art House
4
4
Role:
Nora Ohr
Starring:
Iggy Pop, Chris Beier, Hayes Hargrove, Timothy Brennen
Directed By:
Victor Fanucchi
27. Jagoo (2012)
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4
Jagoo
4
4
Role:
Olivia
Starring:
Hale Appleman, Matt Burns, Emily Dorsch, Nicholas Hoge
Directed By:
Hallie Cooper-Novack
28. You Wont Miss Me (2009)
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4
You Wont Miss Me
4
4
Starring:
Stella Schnabel, Simon O'Connor, Zachary Tucker, Noah Kimmerling
Directed By:
Ry Russo-Young
29. LOL (2006)
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4
LOL
3
4
Starring:
Joe Swanberg, C. Mason Wells, Kevin Bewersdorf, Brigid Reagan
Directed By:
Joe Swanberg
30. I Thought You Finally Completely Lost It (2008)
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4
I Thought You Finally Completely Lost It
3
4
Starring:
Rod Webber, Irina Peligrad, Dede Webber, Corinne Ferry
Directed By:
Rod Webber
31. How I Met Your Dad (2014)
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4
How I Met Your Dad
3
4
Role:
Sally
Starring:
Meg Ryan, Anders Holm, Nicholas D'Agosto, Ryan Lee
Directed By:
Rob Greenberg
32. Family Tree (2009)
3
4
Family Tree
3
4
Starring:
Jessy Brodsky, Hallie Cooper-Novack, Lena Dunham, Ana Kayne
Directed By:
Kentucker Audley

Director

Little Women (2019)
15
5
Little Women
PG
15
5

Little Women is a period drama film which is based on the popular novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott.  The film revolves around four sisters, each determined to live her life according to her own terms.

Starring:
Timothée Chalamet, Emma Watson, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep
Directed By:
Greta Gerwig
Lady Bird (2017)
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5
Lady Bird
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16
5

The coming of age movie centers on the life of teenager Christine McPherson, who gives herself the name ‘Lady Bird’. The movie follows Lady Bird’s journey through high school senior years, her turbulent relationship with her mother Marion who has been supporting the family, and her desperate attempts to move away from the city she grew up in. 

Starring:
Laurie Metcalf, Laura Marano, Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Lucas Hedges, Tracy Letts
Directed By:
Greta Gerwig
Nights and Weekends (2008)
5
3
Nights and Weekends
5
3
Starring:
Kent Osborne, Alison Bagnall, Jay Duplass, Elizabeth Donius
Directed By:
Greta Gerwig, Joe Swanberg

Animation Movies

Isle of Dogs (2018)
17
5
Isle of Dogs
PG-13
17
5

Isle of Dogs is an animated adventure comedy film, which takes us to Japan, and tells the story of a young boy, who is on a quest to find his lost dog. On his journey, he befriends several other dogs, who decide to help him. 

Role:
Tracy Walker (voice)
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Courtney B. Vance, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton, F. Murray Abraham, Scarlett Johansson, Liev Schreiber
Directed By:
China, IL
6
3
China, IL
TV-14
6
3
Role:
Pony Merks (21 episodes, 2011-2015)
Starring:
Kate McKinnon, Rosa Salazar, Evan Peters, Dave Coulier, Chelsea Peretti, Jeffrey Tambor, Brooke Hogan
Directed By:
Griffith Kimmins, Mike L. Mayfield, Angelo Hatgistavrou

TV Shows

Arcade Fire: Afterlife, Live Version (2013)
8
2
Arcade Fire: Afterlife, Live Version
8
2
Directed By:
Portlandia
12
3
Portlandia
TV-14
12
3
Starring:
Kyle MacLachlan, Paul Simon, Natasha Lyonne, Fred Armisen, Kristen Wiig, Nick Swardson, Rose Byrne
The Mindy Project
14
5
The Mindy Project
TV-14
14
5
Starring:
Eva Amurri, Kevin Smith, James Franco, Hal Linden, Reese Witherspoon, Stephen Colbert, Jussie Smollett
Directed By:
Young American Bodies
4
3
Young American Bodies
4
3
Starring:
Joe Swanberg, Frank V. Ross, Kris Swanberg, Mollie Leibovitz