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List of Jennifer Carpenter Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
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Dragged Across Concrete
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Brett and Anthony, two police detectives, raid the house of Vasquez, a drug dealer. Although they manage to uncover a bag of money and narcotics, they are suspended because they assaulted the suspect. They soon become disillusioned with law enforcement, and they fall into the criminal underworld.

Role:
Kelly Summer
Directed By:
S. Craig Zahler
2. Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
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Brawl in Cell Block 99
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3

After losing his job, ex-boxer Bradley Thomas works as drug-runner. He and his wife decide to have a baby to save their crumbling marriage. A drug-deal bust leads to his imprisonment while the drug-lord loses his shipment. In the prison, he receives an ultimatum to kill inmate of cell block 99 or else his kidnapped wife and unborn baby will be affected.

Role:
Lauren Thomas
Starring:
Directed By:
S. Craig Zahler
3. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose
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2

The Exorcism of Emily Rose is a horror drama that revolves around the trial of a Catholic priest who is accused of murdering a young girl as a result of an exorcism that he performed on her to rid her of demons. Tom Wilkinson is the priest and Laura Linney is the agnostic lawyer who is tasked with defending him in court.

Role:
Emily Rose
Starring:
Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Colm Feore, Campbell Scott
Directed By:
Scott Derrickson
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Frightened Performance
5. Faster (2010)
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Faster
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The story revolves around an ex-criminal trying to avenge his half-brother’s murder .Out of jail after completing a ten-year prison term, first thing he does is to retrieve his 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle and then forces a man to give him a list of names. While he continues on his mission single-mindedly, he is pursued by a veteran policeman and a hired killer.  

Directed By:
George Tillman Jr.
7. Seeking Justice (2011)
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Seeking Justice
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2

Seeking Justice is an action thriller film about a husband who enlists the services of a vigilante group, in order to take revenge from an assailant who brutally attacked his wife. Later, he discovers that the group wants a ‘favor’ from him in return. 

Role:
Trudy
Starring:
Directed By:
Roger Donaldson
8. Quarantine (2008)
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Quarantine
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2

Television reporter Angela Vidal and cameraman Scott, doing a night shift with Los Angeles fire station, find that in an apartment building a woman infected with a strange virus is viciously attacking the residents. As everyone tries to escape, they realize that the CDC has quarantined the building. Thus, only the video recording of the crew is the evidence of what transpired.  

Role:
Angela Vidal
Starring:
Marin Hinkle, Johnathon Schaech, Steve Harris, Jay Hernandez
Directed By:
John Erick Dowdle
9. Gone (2012)
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Gone
PG-13
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 A year earlier, she was kidnapped by a serial killer and held captive under terrifying condition. However, she managed to escape and although the police refused to believe her story, she starts leading a normal life. Then one day, she finds her sister missing and becomes convinced that she too has been kidnapped by the same person. 

Role:
Sharon Ames
Starring:
Amanda Seyfried, Sebastian Stan, Daniel Sunjata, Wes Bentley
Directed By:
Heitor Dhalia
10. The Factory (2012)
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The Factory
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Detective Mike Fletcher's daughter, Abby, is kidnapped by a serial killer who preys sex workers. He and his partner, Kelsey Walker, set out to find Abby. Will they be able to reach out to her before she becomes the next victim?

Role:
Kelsey
Starring:
John Cusack, Mae Whitman, Dallas Roberts, Sonya Walger
Directed By:
Morgan O'Neill
11. White Chicks (2004)
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White Chicks
PG-13
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2

After messing up their previous case, two FBI agents - Marcus and Kevin Copeland – are tasked to safely escort two sisters - Brittany and Tiffany Wilton - from airport to their hotel. FBI wants to use the sisters to catch a kidnapper who is after them; however, the sisters do not want to do so. The two brothers now disguise themselves as the sisters to catch the kidnapper.

Starring:
Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Evangeline Lilly, Lochlyn Munro, Frankie Faison, Jaime King
Directed By:
12. D.E.B.S. (2004)
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2
D.E.B.S.
PG-13
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D.E.B.S. is an action comedy romantic film which tells the story of a group of schoolgirls who is hired by a secret US government agency, to join an elite national defense group named D.E.B.S.   

Starring:
Meagan Good, Michael Clarke Duncan, Devon Aoki, Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster
Directed By:
Angela Robinson
13. The Devil's Hand (2014)
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The Devil's Hand
PG-13
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Starring:
Adelaide Kane, Colm Meaney, Rufus Sewell, Leah Pipes
Directed By:
Christian E. Christiansen
14. May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers (2017)
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May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers
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3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Brothers The Avett, Scott Avett, Seth Avett, Bob Crawford
Directed By:
Judd Apatow, Michael Bonfiglio
15. The Break-Up Tour (2012)
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The Break-Up Tour
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2
Role:
Sarah
Starring:
Noah Bean, Ian Unterman, Caitlin FitzGerald, Minji Kang
Directed By:
Alexander Poe
16. Ash Tuesday (2003)
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Ash Tuesday
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3
Starring:
Tony Goldwyn, Pauley Perrette, Janeane Garofalo, Giancarlo Esposito, Tony Spiridakis, Nicole Hansen
Directed By:
Jim Hershleder
17. Ex-Girlfriends (2012)
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Ex-Girlfriends
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1
Role:
Kate
Starring:
Kristen Connolly, Alexander Poe, Liz Holtan, Ian Unterman
Directed By:
Alexander Poe
18. Lethal Eviction (2005)
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Lethal Eviction
R
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1
Role:
Sarah / Tessi / Beth
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Michael Learned, James Avery, Michael Bowen
Directed By:
Michael Feifer
19. People Are Dead (2002)
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People Are Dead
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1
Starring:
Kristen Bell, Norm MacDonald, Angela Bettis, Cinqué Lee, Eddie Steeples, Kevin Ford
Directed By:
Kevin Ford

TV Movie(s)

1. Queen B (2005)
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Queen B
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Role:
Kristen
Starring:
Alicia Silverstone, Danny DeVito, Paul Haasch, Lauren Hodges
Directed By:
Danny DeVito
2. Sea of Fire (2014)
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Sea of Fire
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2
Role:
Leah Pierce
Starring:
Jack Davenport, Amanda Detmer, Keir Gilchrist, Morgan Taylor Campbell
Directed By:
Allison Liddi-Brown
3. Stanistan (2015)
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Stanistan
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2
Starring:
Laura Bell Bundy, Darius Homayoun, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, John Farmanesh-Bocca
Directed By:
Michael Mayer

Animation(s)

Dexter: Early Cuts (2009)
Dexter: Early Cuts
TV-MA
Role:
Debra Morgan (2 episodes, 2009)
Starring:
Michael C. Hall, Shawn Shultz
Directed By:
Marco Fernandez
Robot Chicken (2001)
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Sandra Oh, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashton Kutcher, Emilia Clarke, Soleil Moon Frye, Andrew Lincoln
Directed By:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020)
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge
R
Role:
Sonya Blade
Starring:
Steve Blum, Joel McHale, Ike Amadi, Artt Butler
Directed By:
Ethan Spaulding
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
R
Role:
Selina Kyle (voice)
Starring:
Tara Strong, Bruce Greenwood, John DiMaggio, Grey Griffin
Directed By:
Sam Liu
Pound Puppies (2010)
Pound Puppies
Starring:
Jim Parsons, Betty White, George Takei, Corey Burton, Tom Kenny, Gary Cole, Gavin MacLeod
Directed By:
Jos Humphrey, Greg Sullivan, Tim Stuby, Richard Weston
Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms (2021)
Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms
R
Role:
Sonya Blade
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014)
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher
PG-13
Role:
Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow (voice)
Starring:
Matthew Mercer, Brian Bloom, Fred Tatasciore, Grant George
Directed By:
Kenichi Shimizu

TV Shows and Videos

Dexter (2006)
Dexter
TV-MA
Role:
Debra Morgan (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
Starring:
Julia Stiles, Yvonne Strahovski, Courtney Ford, Jimmy Smits, Edward James Olmos, Laura Marano, Jonathan Banks
Directed By:
Steve Shill, Tim Hunter, Ernest R. Dickerson, John Dahl, Michael Lehmann
The Good Wife (2009)
The Good Wife
TV-14
Starring:
Jerry Stiller, Brian Dennehy, Vanessa Lynn Williams, Parker Posey, Bill Maher, Cristin Milioti, Elizabeth Reaser
Directed By:
Rosemary Rodriguez, Michael Zinberg, Brooke Kennedy, James Whitmore Jr., Félix Enríquez Alcalá
The Evil Within (2014)
The Evil Within
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Role:
Juli Kidman (voice)
Starring:
Jackie Earle Haley, Daniel Riordan, Anson Mount, Yuri Lowenthal
Directed By:
Shinji Mikami, Yun M. Watanabe
Limitless (2015)
Limitless
TV-14
Role:
Rebecca Harris (22 episodes, 2015-2016)
Starring:
Bradley Cooper, Analeigh Tipton, Andrei Arlovski, Jake McDorman, Hill Harper, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Directed By:
Douglas Aarniokoski, Peter Werner, Marc Webb

Jennifer Carpenter Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Exorcism of Emily Rose Best Frightened Performance 2006