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List of Jena Malone Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Donnie Darko (2001)
19
2
Donnie Darko
R
19
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Kelly
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
2. Into the Wild (2007)
17
2
Into the Wild
R
17
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Carine McCandless / Additional Narrator
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Biography
Star Cast:
Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Catherine Keener, William Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden
3. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
18
3
Pride & Prejudice
PG
18
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lydia Bennet
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
4. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
14
3
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
PG-13
14
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Adventure, Thriller, Action
5. 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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Ford
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller, Crime
6. 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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alyssa Beck
Director:
Irwin Winkler
Genres:
Drama
8. Contact (1997)
12
2
Contact
PG
12
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Young Ellie
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
9. Cold Mountain (2003)
13
2
Cold Mountain
R
13
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, History, War, Romance
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly
Director:
Oren Moverman
Genres:
War, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Becky Pollard
Director:
Matthew Ryan Hoge
Genres:
Drama
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Margie Flynn
Director:
Peter Care
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kieran Culkin, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Jodie Foster, Vincent D'Onofrio, Emile Hirsch
13. Stepmom (1998)
14
2
Stepmom
PG-13
14
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Harrison
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Liam Aiken
14. 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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, LisaGay Hamilton, Tom Hollander
15. Saved! (2004)
11
2
Saved!
PG-13
11
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary
Director:
Brian Dannelly
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
16. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
13
3
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
PG-13
13
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action, Thriller
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. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
18. For Love of the Game (1999)
13
2
For Love of the Game
PG-13
13
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Heather Aubrey
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, Brian Cox, John C. Reilly
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Camilla Belle, Daniel Day-Lewis, Catherine Keener, Susanna Thompson
21. 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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Zack Snyder
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
22. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
13
3
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
PG-13
13
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
23. Lovesong (2016)
11
3
Lovesong
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mindy
Director:
So Yong Kim
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Riley Keough, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Jessie Ok Gray, Juliet Fitzpatrick
24. The Neon Demon (2016)
10
2
The Neon Demon
R
10
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruby
Director:
Nicolas Winding Refn
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Elle Fanning, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rocket
Director:
Zack Snyder
Genres:
Fantasy, Action
27. American Girl (2002)
9
2
American Girl
R
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Rena Grubb
Director:
Jordan Brady
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brad Renfro, Alicia Witt, Michelle Forbes, Erik von Detten
29. The Ruins (2008)
9
2
The Ruins
R
9
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Amy
Director:
Carter Smith
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Jonathan Tucker, Laura Ramsey, Shawn Ashmore, Joe Anderson
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.

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

TV Movie(s)

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

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure
True Vulture (2012)
True Vulture
As:
Cast
Role:
Voices (voice)
Director:
Galen Pehrson
Genres:
Music, Short, Animation
The Caged Pillows (2016)
The Caged Pillows
As:
Cast
Role:
Ediza
Director:
Galen Pehrson
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
James Franco, Rose McGowan, Gemma Ward

TV Shows and Videos

Too Old To Die Young (2018)
Too Old To Die Young
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicolas Winding Refn
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
William Baldwin, John Hawkes, Celestino Cornielle, Miles Teller
Michael Jackson: Childhood (1995)
Michael Jackson: Childhood
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Brandt
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Michael Jackson, Francis Capra, Jason James Richter, Erika Christensen
Dakota (2012)
Dakota
As:
Cast
Role:
Dakota (3 episodes, 2012)
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Heckel, Emmett Heckel, Wilfred Biggs, Billy Macy