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List of Jena Malone Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Donnie Darko (2001)
20
2
Donnie Darko
R
20
2

This Richard Kelly’s science fiction psychological thriller film is about a troubled high-school student who is frequently visited by Frank, a huge six-foot rabbit, visible only to him. Frank pushes him to carry out a series of dangerous pranks and also tells him that the world will be over in 28 days.

Directed By:
Richard Kelly
2. Into the Wild (2007)
18
2
Into the Wild
R
18
2

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:
Carine McCandless / Additional Narrator
Starring:
Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Catherine Keener, William Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden
Directed By:
3. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
20
3
Pride & Prejudice
PG
20
3

Elizabeth, second of five daughters of the Bennets living in the English countryside, is pressured by her mother for marriage after the wealthy bachelor Charles Bingley becomes infatuated with her older sister Jane. Her relationship with handsome snob Mr. Darcy starts on the wrong foot, and she is pursued by her pompous cousin, clergyman Mr. Collins.

Role:
Lydia Bennet
Directed By:
4. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
15
3
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
PG-13
15
3

An uprising erupts after Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are announced co-winners of the 74th Hunger Games. Furious, President Snow visits her ahead of the Victory Tour and warns her of dire consequences if she fails to convince the crowds that she has chosen to die with Peeta out of love, and not to defy him.

Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
6. Nocturnal Animals (2016)
13
2
Nocturnal Animals
R
13
2

The neo-noir thriller follows art gallery owner Susan Morrow who receives and starts reading a manuscript written by her ex-husband Edward Sheffield. Susan who is troubled by her current husband’s unfaithfulness finds parallels between her first marriage, her life, and that of the tragic story of the protagonist of the novel, Tony Hastings.  

Directed By:
Tom Ford
7. Life as a House (2001)
13
2
Life as a House
R
13
2

George, a divorcee, is diagnosed with terminal cancer the day he loses his job. He decides to take down the house passed on by his father and build a new one. Trying to reconnect, he asks his rebellious son Sam for help. His ex-wife, friends and neighbors extend their support; soon he realizes, he is not rebuilding a house, but also relationships.

Role:
Alyssa Beck
Directed By:
Irwin Winkler
8. Contact (1997)
13
2
Contact
PG
13
2

As hope in extraterrestrial life exploration dwindles, a SETI scientist stumbles upon a sequenced signal. She is faced with the challenge of deciphering the message under massive global scrutiny. This science-fiction drama is an adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name.

Role:
Young Ellie
Directed By:
Robert Zemeckis
9. Cold Mountain (2003)
14
2
Cold Mountain
R
14
2

Set in the Civil War era, Cold Mountain is a period drama that revolves around a Confederate soldier as he makes an epic journey back to his beloved, who is also trying to rebuild her life in the face of trouble and danger. Starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger, it is a touching saga of love and war.

Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
10. The Messenger (2009)
12
2
The Messenger
R
12
2

Will Montgomery, an American soldier, gets injured during war. Shortly after, he finds himself in an ethical dilemma, after he finds himself attracted to a widow of a fallen officer. 

Role:
Kelly
Starring:
Directed By:
Oren Moverman
11. The United States of Leland (2003)
12
2
The United States of Leland
R
12
2

The United States of Leland is an American drama film, which revolves around the life of an ordinary teenage boy, who is sent to a juvenile detention center after he commits a murder. The murder deeply impacts the people involved in it, and therefore his teacher decides to write a book on it.

Role:
Becky Pollard
Starring:
Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington, Kevin Spacey, Ryan Gosling, Lena Olin, Chris Klein
Directed By:
Matthew Ryan Hoge
12. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
11
2
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
R
11
2

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:
Margie Flynn
Starring:
Kieran Culkin, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Jodie Foster, Vincent D'Onofrio, Emile Hirsch
Directed By:
Peter Care
13. Stepmom (1998)
15
2
Stepmom
PG-13
15
2

Luke and Jackie, parents of Anna and Ben, are divorced and Luke now lives with his fashion photographer girlfriend Isabel who strives to make Luke’s children comfortable. However, the children resist her efforts as Jackie remains resentful towards Isabel. But when Jackie is diagnosed with terminal illness, both women have to keep aside their differences and learn to work as a family.

Role:
Anna Harrison
Starring:
Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Liam Aiken
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
14. Saved! (2004)
13
2
Saved!
PG-13
13
2

This is the story of a devout Evangelical Christian teenager in her senior years at a Christian high school. Her trouble starts when one day she is told that her boyfriend is gay.  Although initially shocked, she decides to help him after she has a vision of Jesus, and has sex with him in order to cure him of his homosexuality. But it only makes her pregnant.   

Role:
Mary
Starring:
Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Mary-Louise Parker, Eva Amurri, Patrick Fugit
Directed By:
Brian Dannelly
15. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
15
3
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
PG-13
15
3

Based on Suzanne Collins’s final novel – Mockingjay – in the trilogy The Hunger Games, the movie follows Katniss Everdeen as she reaches District 13 and unwillingly agrees to become a symbol of rebellion under the command of President Coin to save Peeta and the nation.

Starring:
Natalie Dormer, Mahershala Ali, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paula Malcomson, Julianne Moore, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Claflin
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
16. The Soloist (2009)
13
2
The Soloist
PG-13
13
2

A newspaper journalist discovers a mentally ill, homeless man, who is also a music genius possessing extraordinary talent. Inspired his story, he writes an acclaimed series of articles, and tries to improve the latter’s life. 

Starring:
Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, LisaGay Hamilton, Tom Hollander
Directed By:
17. Inherent Vice (2014)
10
2
Inherent Vice
R
10
2

Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello is a good-hearted but inept stoner who works as a private investigator. His former lover, Shasta suddenly shows up and asks him to prevent her rich lover, Wolfmann, from being committed to insane asylum by Wolfmann’s wife. Doc soon finds himself tangled in the psychedelic world of drugs and corrupt LAPD. 

Starring:
Sasha Pieterse, Owen Wilson, Joaquin Phoenix, Benicio Del Toro, Michael K. Williams, Maya Rudolph, Eric Roberts
Directed By:
18. For Love of the Game (1999)
14
3
For Love of the Game
PG-13
14
3

At the age of 40, a baseball legend feels that he might have reached the end of his exceptional career. However, he feels that he may have one last chance to prove his capability as well as win the heart of the woman whom he has loved for several years.

Role:
Heather Aubrey
Starring:
Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, Brian Cox, John C. Reilly
Directed By:
19. The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
10
2
The Ballad of Jack and Rose
R
10
2

The Ballad of Jack and Rose is a drama film which tells the story of Jack, an environmentalist with a heart condition, who is living with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. When he invites his girlfriend and her sons to live with them on the island, his daughter Rose is quite upset.

Starring:
Camilla Belle, Daniel Day-Lewis, Catherine Keener, Susanna Thompson
Directed By:
20. The Go-Getter (2007)
10
2
The Go-Getter
R
10
2
Starring:
Judy Greer, Nick Offerman, Zooey Deschanel, Lou Taylor Pucci, M. Ward
Directed By:
Martin Hynes
21. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
15
3
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
PG-13
15
3

In this final movie of The Hunger Games franchise, Katniss Everdeen escapes the clutches of President Coin to join the ‘Star Squad’. The squad infiltrates the Capitol and brings down President Snow and the Capitol. Unfortunately, Coin’s betrayal ends up killing Prim and Katniss executes Coin who plans to bring the Hunger Games back.

Starring:
Gwendoline Christie, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Claflin, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
22. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
10
2
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
PG-13
10
2

Fearing that Superman's alien powers are left unchecked, Batman launches a personal mission to get rid of the Kyrptonian, while the Man of Steel is also wary of Batman's form of justice. However, as they realize that they were both being manipulated by supervillain Lex Luthor, they must join forces with Wonder Woman to save mankind from an abomination.

Starring:
Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ben Affleck, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jon Stewart, Carla Gugino
Directed By:
Zack Snyder
23. Lovesong (2016)
11
3
Lovesong
11
3
Role:
Mindy
Starring:
Riley Keough, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Jessie Ok Gray, Juliet Fitzpatrick
Directed By:
So Yong Kim
24. The Neon Demon (2016)
11
2
The Neon Demon
R
11
2

Jesse, a 16-year-old aspiring model, moves to Los Angeles to further her career. She tries to befriend other models, make-up artist while protecting herself from lecherous motel owner. Soon her youth, natural qualities, and fresh face beauty earns her popularity and fame in the fashion world. But this turns the other seasoned models into ruthless rivals who refuse to stop at anything.

Role:
Ruby
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Elle Fanning, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
25. The Badge (2002)
10
2
The Badge
R
10
2
Starring:
Billy Bob Thornton, William Devane, Patricia Arquette, Sela Ward, Julie Hagerty
Directed By:
Robby Henson
26. Sucker Punch (2011)
11
2
Sucker Punch
PG-13
11
2

The psychological fantasy centers on a young woman named Babydoll who is wrongfully locked away in a mental institution. She envisions the institution as a brothel in her mind and escapes into a fantasy world with different levels of challenges to survive. In reality, she also enlists the help of four other prisoners to escape. 

Role:
Rocket
Starring:
Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish, Jon Hamm, Oscar Isaac, Carla Gugino, Jamie Chung
Directed By:
Zack Snyder
27. American Girl (2002)
9
2
American Girl
R
9
2
Role:
Rena Grubb
Starring:
Brad Renfro, Alicia Witt, Michelle Forbes, Erik von Detten
Directed By:
Jordan Brady
28. For Ellen (2012)
10
2
For Ellen
10
2
Starring:
Margarita Levieva, Dakota Johnson, Paul Dano, Jon Heder
Directed By:
So Yong Kim
29. The Ruins (2008)
11
2
The Ruins
R
11
2

This horror film tells us the story of a group of friends who is on a leisurely trip to Mexico. Things take a turn for the worse when they embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil resides among the ruins.  

Role:
Amy
Starring:
Jonathan Tucker, Laura Ramsey, Shawn Ashmore, Joe Anderson
Directed By:
Carter Smith
30. Time Out of Mind (2014)
9
2
Time Out of Mind
9
2
Role:
Maggie
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Kyra Sedgwick, Richard Gere, Michael K. Williams, Steve Buscemi, Ben Vereen
Directed By:
Oren Moverman
31. Antebellum (2020)
8
2
Antebellum
R
8
2

Veronica Henley is a successful author, who is working on finishing her book before returning home to her family. She soon finds herself facing a mind-bending mystery and must solve it before it is too late.

Role:
Elizabeth
Starring:
Gabourey Sidibe, Jack Huston
32. Bottom of the World (2017)
8
2
Bottom of the World
8
2
Role:
Scarlett
Starring:
Ted Levine, Douglas Smith, Jon McLaren, Tamara Duarte
Directed By:
Richard Sears
33. The Public (2018)
12
2
The Public
12
2
Role:
Myra
Starring:
Taylor Schilling, Emilio Estevez, Christian Slater, Alec Baldwin, Michael K. Williams, Michael Kenneth Williams
Directed By:
Emilio Estevez
34. Rachel (2010)
12
2
Rachel
12
2
Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Wass Stevens, Gabe Nevins, Daniel Ball, Nick Mennell
Directed By:
Leonardo Guerra Seràgnoli
35. Encino (2014)
11
2
Encino
11
2
Role:
The Girl
Starring:
Andrew Calder, Benjamin Hjelm, Henry Gummer, Charlie Wadhams
Directed By:
Benjamin Kutsko
36. The Rusted (2015)
11
2
The Rusted
11
2
Role:
Karen
Starring:
Josh Hutcherson, Julia Butters, Will Green
Directed By:
Kat Candler
37. Hola to the World (2007)
11
2
Hola to the World
11
2
Starring:
Hugh Bonneville
Directed By:
Esperanza Hill
38. The Book of Stars (1999)
11
2
The Book of Stars
11
2
Role:
Mary McGuire
Starring:
Mary Stuart Masterson, Delroy Lindo, Karl Geary, Monica Hart
Directed By:
Michael Miner
39. Memory 2.0 (2014)
10
2
Memory 2.0
10
2
Role:
Sophie
Starring:
Wilson Bethel, Laura Patalano, Matt Lowe, Julian Works
Directed By:
Dugan O'Neal
40. I Think Bad Thoughts (2011)
10
2
I Think Bad Thoughts
10
2
Role:
Jena
Starring:
Ralph Macchio, Elijah Wood, Frank Drank, Art Hsu, Danko Jones
Directed By:
Jason Diamond, Josh Diamond
41. Teenage (2013)
10
2
Teenage
10
2
Role:
American Girl (voice)
Starring:
Ben Whishaw, Alden Ehrenreich, Julia Hummer, Jessie T. Usher, Leah Hennessey
Directed By:
Matt Wolf
42. The Painted Lady (2012)
10
3
The Painted Lady
10
3
Role:
The Painted Lady (uncredited)
Directed By:
Liz Goldwyn
43. Four Last Songs (2007)
9
2
Four Last Songs
9
2
Role:
Frankie
Starring:
Emmanuelle Seigner, Rhys Ifans, Stanley Tucci, Hugh Bonneville
Directed By:
Francesca Joseph
44. 5 Star Day (2010)
9
2
5 Star Day
9
2
Starring:
Will Yun Lee, Brooklyn Sudano, Cam Gigandet, Guy Herbert
Directed By:
Danny Buday
45. Angelica (2015)
9
2
Angelica
9
2
Role:
Constance
Starring:
Glynnis O'Connor, Tovah Feldshuh, Janet McTeer, Ed Stoppard
Directed By:
Mitchell Lichtenstein
46. In Our Nature (2012)
8
2
In Our Nature
8
2
Role:
Andie
Starring:
John Slattery, Gabrielle Union, Zach Gilford, David Ilku
Directed By:
Brian Savelson
47. Container (2006)
8
2
Container
8
2
Role:
The Woman / Speaker (voice)
Starring:
Peter Lorentzon, Mariha Åberg
Directed By:
Lukas Moodysson
48. Lying (2006)
8
2
Lying
8
2
Role:
Grace
Starring:
Leelee Sobieski, Chloë Sevigny, Maya Goldsmith, Halley Wegryn Gross
Directed By:
M. Blash
49. David Goldberg (2011)
7
1
David Goldberg
7
1
Role:
Vida
Starring:
Kiara Muhammad, Daniel Jenks, Trevor Teichmann, Phillip Terry
Directed By:
Ione Skye
50. The Wait (2013)
7
1
The Wait
R
7
1
Role:
Angela
Starring:
Patricia Arquette, Chloë Sevigny, Michael O'Keefe, Josh Hamilton
Directed By:
M. Blash
51. 10 Cent Pistol (2014)
7
1
10 Cent Pistol
7
1
Role:
Danneel
Starring:
Joe Mantegna, Adam Arkin, JT Alexander, Damon Alexander
Directed By:
Michael C. Martin
52. Corn (2004)
6
1
Corn
PG-13
6
1
Role:
Emily Rasmussen
Starring:
Jamie Harrold, Peter McRobbie, Pamela Gray, John Hartmann
Directed By:
Dave Silver

TV Movie(s)

1. Cheaters (2000)
10
2
Cheaters
R
10
2
Role:
Jolie Fitch
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, Jeff Daniels, Luke Edwards, Blake Heron
Directed By:
John Stockwell
2. Ellen Foster (1997)
11
2
Ellen Foster
PG-13
11
2
Role:
Ellen Foster
Starring:
Julie Harris, Glynnis O'Connor, Ted Levine, Debra Monk
Directed By:
John Erman
3. Hidden in America (1996)
10
2
Hidden in America
PG-13
10
2
Role:
Willa
Starring:
Frances McDormand, Jeff Bridges, Bruce Davison, Josef Sommer
Directed By:
Martin Bell
4. Hope (1997)
10
2
Hope
10
2
Role:
Lilly Kate Burns
Starring:
Haylie Duff, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, J.T. Walsh, Catherine O'Hara, Christine Lahti
Directed By:
Goldie Hawn
5. The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2001)
11
2
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
11
2
Role:
California Morning 'Lucy' Whipple
Starring:
Meat Loaf, Glenn Close, Chloe Webb, Bruce McGill
Directed By:
Jeremy Kagan

Animation(s)

Hauru no ugoku shiro (2004)
Hauru no ugoku shiro
TV-PG
Plot:

Soon after young milliner Sophie Hatter befriends the wizard Howl, she is cursed by the Witch of the Waste into a ninety-year-old woman. In her quest to end the curse, she finds Howl's moving castle with help from a living scarecrow, befriends fire demon Calcifer who powers the castle, and alters the course of war between two kingdoms.

Starring:
Billy Crystal, Jean Simmons, Lauren Bacall, Blythe Danner, Christian Bale, Josh Hutcherson, Chieko Baishô
Directed By:
Hayao Miyazaki
Robot Chicken (2001)
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
Starring:
Zac Efron, Zachary Levi, Tom Hiddleston, Donald Faison, Brenda Song, Kristin Kreuk, Liev Schreiber
Directed By:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
True Vulture (2012)
True Vulture
Role:
Voices (voice)
Directed By:
Galen Pehrson
The Caged Pillows (2016)
The Caged Pillows
Role:
Ediza
Starring:
James Franco, Rose McGowan, Gemma Ward
Directed By:
Galen Pehrson

TV Shows and Videos

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
Homicide: Life on the Street
TV-14
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, John Waters, James Earl Jones, Sam Waterston, Lily Tomlin, Mandy Patinkin, Jerry Stiller
Directed By:
Kenneth Fink, Alan Taylor, Nick Gomez, Peter Medak, Jean de Segonzac
Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Hatfields & McCoys
TV-14
Starring:
Mare Winningham, Boyd Holbrook, Noel Fisher, Bill Paxton, Noah Taylor, Tom Berenger, Kevin Costner
Directed By:
Kevin Reynolds
Law & Order (1990)
Law & Order
TV-14
Starring:
Cynthia Nixon, Christine Baranski, Sebastian Stan, Dianne Wiest, Andre Braugher, Samuel L. Jackson, Julie Benz
Directed By:
Constantine Makris, Edwin Sherin, Jace Alexander, David Platt, Richard Dobbs
Too Old To Die Young (2018)
Too Old To Die Young
TV-MA
Starring:
William Baldwin, John Hawkes, Celestino Cornielle, Miles Teller
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Hitler: The Rise of Evil
Starring:
Matthew Modine, Peter O'Toole, Peter Stormare, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Liev Schreiber, Friedrich von Thun, Zoe Telford
Directed By:
Christian Duguay
Michael Jackson: Childhood (1995)
Michael Jackson: Childhood
Starring:
Michael Jackson, Francis Capra, Jason James Richter, Erika Christensen
Directed By:
Nicholas Brandt
Dakota (2012)
Dakota
Role:
Dakota (3 episodes, 2012)
Starring:
David Heckel, Emmett Heckel, Wilfred Biggs, Billy Macy
Chicago Hope (1994)
Chicago Hope
Starring:
John Ritter, Alanna Ubach, Jon Favreau, Hilary Duff, Isabella Rossellini, Jeremy Piven, Carrie Snodgress
Directed By:
Bill D'Elia, Lou Antonio, Michael Dinner, Stephen Cragg, Rob Corn
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Touched by an Angel
TV-G
Starring:
America Ferrera, Margot Kidder, Anthony Michael Hall, Scott Baio, Adam Beach, Della Reese, Hal Linden
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin