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List of Jennifer Lawrence Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
PG-13
115
11

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.

Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance
2. Winter's Bone (2010)
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7
Winter's Bone
R
75
7
Role:
Ree
Starring:
Isaiah Stone, Ashlee Thompson, Valerie Richards, Shelley Waggener
Directed By:
Debra Granik
3. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
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8
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
PG-13
95
8

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.

Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Musical Moment
4. The Hunger Games (2012)
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The Hunger Games
PG-13
131
14

The movie is based on the eponymous novel by Suzanne Collins and is the first in The Hunger Games film series. In a fictional nation of Panem, in a dystopian post-apocalyptic future, Katniss Everdeen willingly replaces her sister in a televised competition wherein two teenagers from each of the twelve districts of the nation are selected as ‘tributes’ and compelled to fight to the death.

Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Directed By:
Gary Ross
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Fight, People's Choice Award for Favorite Face of Heroism, People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry
5. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
PG-13
86
11

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.

Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Hero
6. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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Silver Linings Playbook
R
117
15

Pat Solitano is now living with his parents after spending eight months in a mental hospital to treat bipolar disorder for beating his wife's lover. As he attempts to get his wife back, he meets his friend's widowed sister-in-law Tiffany, a mysterious woman with her own problems, who offers to help him for a favor.

Role:
Tiffany
Directed By:
David O. Russell
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
7. X: First Class (2011)
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X: First Class
PG-13
54
8

The 5th movie in X-Men film series centres on the relationship of two very powerful mutants, Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr, as they join hands to prevent Sebastian Shaw, a dangerous mutant from starting a nuclear war. However, Eric has his own plan which causes a rift between the two friends.

Directed By:
Matthew Vaughn
8. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
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X-Men: Days of Future Past
PG-13
76
11

In 2023, mutants are pushed to the brink of extinction by Sentinels, robotic killing machines programmed to identify and exterminate them, as well as humans helping them. In a desperate attempt, Professor X, Magneto, Storm, and Kitty Pryde send volunteer Wolverine five decades back to stop a younger Mystique from attempting to assassinate Bolivar Trask, who created the Sentinels.

Role:
Raven / Mystique
Directed By:
Bryan Singer
9. Passengers (2016)
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Passengers
PG-13
110
15

On-board the spaceship The Avalon, James ‘Jim’ Preston is woken up from his hibernation, 90 years too early, after an asteroid collision. After a year alone, he wakes up another passenger Aurora out of desperation, thus robbing her of her future life. The two eventually reunite to save the ship and all its hibernating passengers. 

Role:
Aurora Lane
Starring:
Directed By:
Morten Tyldum
11. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
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X-Men: Apocalypse
PG-13
38
7

En Sabah Nur, the first mutant worshipped as a god in ancient Egypt, wakes up thousands of years later and is extremely dissatisfied with the modern world. He recruits four powerful mutants, Storm, Psylocke, Angel and Magneto, to bring about Apocalypse to the world, which Professor Xavier and Mystique must prevent with the help of young recruits.

Role:
Raven / Mystique
Starring:
Ally Sheedy, Sophie Turner, Oscar Isaac, James McAvoy, Hugh Jackman, Evan Peters, Rose Byrne
Directed By:
Bryan Singer
12. American Hustle (2013)
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American Hustle
R
58
11

FBI agent Richie DiMaso catches two con artists and lovers—Irving and Sydney—in a loan scam and compels them to set up detailed sting operations to nab corrupt politicians and mafia including the Mayor, Carmine Polito. Meanwhile Rosalyn, Irving’s unpredictable wife, has her own interests and can ruin the entire operation.

Role:
Rosalyn Rosenfeld
Starring:
Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Louis C.K., Jack Huston, Elisabeth Rohm, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro
Directed By:
David O. Russell
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
13. The Burning Plain (2008)
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The Burning Plain
R
20
4

The film shows the life of Sylvia who appears to live a confident life as the manager of a restaurant but hides the fact that she is depressed and suicidal. The film then takes us to the past, where a young girl Mariana, tries to figure out why her mother started having an affair.  

Starring:
Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, John Corbett, José María Yazpik, Robin Tunney
Directed By:
Guillermo Arriaga
14. Like Crazy (2011)
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Like Crazy
PG-13
20
7

While attending college in Los Angeles, a British exchange student falls in love with her American counterpart, who reciprocates her emotions with equal intensity. After graduation, she decides to spend time with him, not realizing that her student visa has expired upon her graduation and that her overstaying may invite punitive action. 

Role:
Sam
Starring:
Alex Kingston, Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Charlie Bewley
Directed By:
Drake Doremus
15. Don't Look Up (2021)
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Don't Look Up
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17
6

Don’t Look Up is a science fiction comedy drama film which tells the story of Dr Randall Mindy, and his student Kate Diblasky, two low-level astronomers, who discover that a comet is going to collide with Earth, which can cause a huge catastrophe, leading to extinction of all living creatures. They approach the US President about the matter, who doesn’t pay much heed to it. Therefore, the two scientists decide to leak the news to the media, in order to warn mankind about the upcoming threat.

Role:
Kate Dibiasky
Starring:
Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep
16. The Beaver (2011)
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The Beaver
PG-13
13
6

The Beaver is a comedy-drama film which tells the story of a depressed executive, who hits his rock-bottom after he is kicked out of his house, by his wife. Therefore, he begins using a beaver hand puppet to communicate with people in order to overcome his issues. 

Starring:
Jon Stewart, Jodie Foster, Mel Gibson, Cherry Jones
Directed By:
17. The Poker House (2008)
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6
The Poker House
R
15
6

The Poker House is a drama film which depicts a single day in the life of three abused and neglected sisters, Anges, Bee and Cammie. Their drug addicted mother is coerced into prostitution by a pimp named Duval, and she is unable to care for the girls. Thus, Agnes is forced to take responsible of her two younger sisters. The film shows her struggle throughout the day in a home that is overrun by thieves and gamblers.

Role:
Agnes
Starring:
Selma Blair, Danielle Campbell, Javon Johnson, Sophi Bairley, Bokeem Woodbine
Directed By:
Lori Petty
18. Dark Phoenix (2019)
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Dark Phoenix
PG-13
15
7

This action science fiction superhero film, which is based on the Marvel Comics series X-Men revolves around Jean Gray, whose powers grow incredibly, turning her corrupt. Soon, the X-Men are forced to face her at full power.

Role:
Raven / Mystique
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Fassbender, Sophie Turner, Evan Peters
Directed By:
Simon Kinberg
19. Joy (2015)
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Joy
PG-13
10
4

This biographical film depicts the story of brilliant inventor, Joy Mangano, who is financially struggling as a divorced mother of two children with a huge family to support. She designs an innovative self-wringing mop and manages to get a sponsor, but has an excruciating journey through betrayals before she can establish herself as a successful independent businesswoman.

Role:
Joy
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Isabella Rossellini, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Elisabeth Rohm, Edgar Ramírez
Directed By:
David O. Russell
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
20. The Devil You Know (2013)
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The Devil You Know
12
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Starring:
Rosamund Pike, Lena Olin, Dean Winters, Molly Price
Directed By:
James Oakley
21. Garden Party (2008)
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Garden Party
11
6
Starring:
Willa Holland, Tierra Abbott, Christopher Allport, Lisa Arturo, Erik Bragg
Directed By:
Jason Freeland
22. House at the End of the Street (2012)
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House at the End of the Street
PG-13
7
4

Soon after moving into an upscale suburb, Elissa and her mother are shocked to discover that a house in the same street is occupied by Ryan, a lonely young man, whose sister Carrie-Anne had killed their parents four years earlier, and then fled into the forest. Despite her mother’s protest, Alissa befriends Ryan, slowly developing a relationship. 

Role:
Elissa
Starring:
Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot, Gil Bellows, Eva Link
Directed By:
Mark Tonderai
23. Serena (2014)
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Serena
R
4
4

Based on a novel of the same name, Serena is a drama film which tells the story of a successful timber businessman named George, who gets married to a smart and pretty girl named Serena. However, his life gets complicated when Serena starts manipulating his business decisions.

Role:
Serena Pemberton
Starring:
Rhys Ifans, Kim Bodnia, David Dencik, Bradley Cooper, Toby Jones
Directed By:
Susanne Bier
24. Mother! (2017)
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Mother!
R
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23

The psychological horror follows the story of Mother, a young woman married to Him, an acclaimed writer. When random strangers start arriving at their house and behaving rudely with her, Mother gets angry and asks them to leave. Later, she becomes pregnant but Him’s followers turn up to their house with tragic consequences. 

Role:
Mother
Starring:
Kristen Wiig, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris
Directed By:
Darren Aronofsky
25. Company Town (2006)
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3
Company Town
3
3
Starring:
Gary Cole, Sherry Stringfield, Michael Michele, Will Beinbrink, Catherine Bell
Directed By:
Thomas Carter

TV Shows

Monk
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5
Monk
TV-PG
20
5
Starring:
Tim Curry, Amy Sedaris, Danny Trejo, Donal Logue, Nick Offerman, Julie Bowen, Odette Annable
Directed By:
Randy Zisk, Jerry Levine, Andre Belgrader, Michael Zinberg, Anton Cropper
Cold Case
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4
Cold Case
TV-14
11
4
Starring:
Meagan Good, Adrienne Barbeau, Yara Shahidi, Patrick J. Adams, Shailene Woodley, Jonathan Banks, Jenna Fischer
Directed By:
Medium
10
4
Medium
TV-14
10
4
Starring:
Alexandra Breckenridge, Adam Goldberg, Christina Pickles, Tracy Pollan, Kelly Preston, Jeffrey Tambor, David Arquette
The Bill Engvall Show
4
3
The Bill Engvall Show
TV-PG
4
3
Role:
Lauren Pearson
Starring:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Bill Engvall, Nancy Travis, Graham Patrick Martin, Skyler Gisondo
Directed By:
James Widdoes

Special Appearance/Cameo

Not Another High School Show (2007)
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Not Another High School Show
TV-14
8
7
Role:
Frantic Girl (uncredited)
Starring:
John Keefe, Jocelin Donahue, Rachel Specter, Jeffrey Christopher Todd

Jennifer Lawrence Awards

Academy Awards
Silver Linings Playbook Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2013
Golden Globe Awards
Joy Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2016
American Hustle Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2014
Silver Linings Playbook Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2013
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Movie Actress 2017
Winner Favorite Movie Actress 2015
Winner Favorite Action Movie Actress 2015
The Hunger Games Favorite Face of Heroism 2013
The Hunger Games Favorite On-Screen Chemistry 2013
Winner Favorite Movie Actress 2013
BAFTA Awards
American Hustle Best Supporting Actress 2014
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Best Hero 2016
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Best Musical Moment 2015
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Best Female Performance 2014
Silver Linings Playbook Best Female Performance 2013
Silver Linings Playbook Best Kiss 2013
The Hunger Games Best Female Performance 2012
The Hunger Games Best Fight 2012