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List of Jennifer Carpenter Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
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3
Dragged Across Concrete
R
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3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly Summer
Director:
S. Craig Zahler
Genres:
Action, Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
2. Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
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3
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lauren Thomas
Director:
S. Craig Zahler
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Rose
Director:
Scott Derrickson
Genres:
Thriller, History, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Colm Feore, Campbell Scott
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Frightened Performance
5. Faster (2010)
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Faster
R
10
3

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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
George Tillman Jr.
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
7. Seeking Justice (2011)
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2
Seeking Justice
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10
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Trudy
Director:
Roger Donaldson
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
8. Quarantine (2008)
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2
Quarantine
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11
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Angela Vidal
Director:
John Erick Dowdle
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Marin Hinkle, Johnathon Schaech, Steve Harris, Jay Hernandez
9. Gone (2012)
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Gone
PG-13
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2

 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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sharon Ames
Director:
Heitor Dhalia
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Amanda Seyfried, Sebastian Stan, Daniel Sunjata, Wes Bentley
10. The Factory (2012)
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2
The Factory
R
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kelsey
Director:
Morgan O'Neill
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Mae Whitman, Dallas Roberts, Sonya Walger
11. White Chicks (2004)
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2
White Chicks
PG-13
10
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.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Evangeline Lilly, Lochlyn Munro, Frankie Faison, Jaime King
12. D.E.B.S. (2004)
8
2
D.E.B.S.
PG-13
8
2

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.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Angela Robinson
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Meagan Good, Michael Clarke Duncan, Devon Aoki, Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster
13. The Devil's Hand (2014)
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1
The Devil's Hand
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Christian E. Christiansen
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Adelaide Kane, Colm Meaney, Rufus Sewell, Leah Pipes
14. May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers (2017)
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3
May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Judd Apatow, Michael Bonfiglio
Genres:
Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Brothers The Avett, Scott Avett, Seth Avett, Bob Crawford
15. The Break-Up Tour (2012)
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The Break-Up Tour
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Alexander Poe
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Noah Bean, Ian Unterman, Caitlin FitzGerald, Minji Kang
16. Ash Tuesday (2003)
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3
Ash Tuesday
10
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Hershleder
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Goldwyn, Pauley Perrette, Janeane Garofalo, Giancarlo Esposito, Tony Spiridakis, Nicole Hansen
17. Ex-Girlfriends (2012)
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1
Ex-Girlfriends
7
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Kate
Director:
Alexander Poe
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kristen Connolly, Alexander Poe, Liz Holtan, Ian Unterman
18. Lethal Eviction (2005)
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1
Lethal Eviction
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah / Tessi / Beth
Director:
Michael Feifer
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Judd Nelson, Michael Learned, James Avery, Michael Bowen
19. People Are Dead (2002)
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1
People Are Dead
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Ford
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kristen Bell, Norm MacDonald, Angela Bettis, Cinqué Lee, Eddie Steeples, Kevin Ford

TV Movie(s)

1. Queen B (2005)
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Queen B
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kristen
Director:
Danny DeVito
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alicia Silverstone, Danny DeVito, Paul Haasch, Lauren Hodges
2. Sea of Fire (2014)
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2
Sea of Fire
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leah Pierce
Director:
Allison Liddi-Brown
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Davenport, Amanda Detmer, Keir Gilchrist, Morgan Taylor Campbell
3. Stanistan (2015)
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2
Stanistan
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Mayer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Laura Bell Bundy, Darius Homayoun, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, John Farmanesh-Bocca

Animation(s)

Dexter: Early Cuts (2009)
Dexter: Early Cuts
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Debra Morgan (2 episodes, 2009)
Director:
Marco Fernandez
Genres:
Animation, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael C. Hall, Shawn Shultz
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020)
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Sonya Blade
Director:
Ethan Spaulding
Genres:
Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Steve Blum, Joel McHale, Ike Amadi, Artt Butler
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Selina Kyle (voice)
Director:
Sam Liu
Genres:
Animation, History, Mystery, Crime, Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Tara Strong, Bruce Greenwood, John DiMaggio, Grey Griffin
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014)
Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher
PG-13
As:
Cast
Role:
Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow (voice)
Director:
Kenichi Shimizu
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Matthew Mercer, Brian Bloom, Fred Tatasciore, Grant George

TV Shows and Videos

The Evil Within (2014)
The Evil Within
M
As:
Cast
Role:
Juli Kidman (voice)
Director:
Shinji Mikami, Yun M. Watanabe
Genres:
Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jackie Earle Haley, Daniel Riordan, Anson Mount, Yuri Lowenthal
Limitless (2015)
Limitless
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca Harris (22 episodes, 2015-2016)
Director:
Douglas Aarniokoski, Peter Werner, Marc Webb
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bradley Cooper, Analeigh Tipton, Andrei Arlovski, Jake McDorman, Hill Harper, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Jennifer Carpenter Awards

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