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List of Jennifer Lawrence Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
103
9
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
PG-13
103
9

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
Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Adventure, Thriller, Action
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance
2. Winter's Bone (2010)
71
7
Winter's Bone
R
71
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Ree
Director:
Debra Granik
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Isaiah Stone, Ashlee Thompson, Valerie Richards, Shelley Waggener
3. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
88
8
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
PG-13
88
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action, Thriller
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Musical Moment
4. The Hunger Games (2012)
122
14
The Hunger Games
PG-13
122
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Director:
Gary Ross
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Thriller
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)
81
11
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
PG-13
81
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Katniss Everdeen
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Hero
6. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
112
15
Silver Linings Playbook
R
112
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tiffany
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
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)
53
8
X: First Class
PG-13
53
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
8. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
75
11
X-Men: Days of Future Past
PG-13
75
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Raven / Mystique
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
9. Passengers (2016)
103
15
Passengers
PG-13
103
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Aurora Lane
Director:
Morten Tyldum
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
10. Red Sparrow (2018)
57
9
Red Sparrow
R
57
9

A Ballerina is recruited by the Russian intelligence service, and she attends a school, where she learns to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, is to entrap a CIA agent, who threatens to unravel the security of both nations. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dominika Egorova
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
11. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
37
7
X-Men: Apocalypse
PG-13
37
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Raven / Mystique
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
12. American Hustle (2013)
56
11
American Hustle
R
56
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosalyn Rosenfeld
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Drama, Crime
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)
19
4
The Burning Plain
R
19
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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Guillermo Arriaga
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, John Corbett, José María Yazpik, Robin Tunney
14. Like Crazy (2011)
20
7
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sam
Director:
Drake Doremus
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alex Kingston, Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Charlie Bewley
15. Don't Look Up (2021)
16
6
Don't Look Up
18
16
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Dibiasky
Genres:
Comedy,Drama,Sci-Fi
16. The Beaver (2011)
13
5
The Beaver
PG-13
13
5

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
17. The Poker House (2008)
15
6
The Poker House
R
15
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Agnes
Director:
Lori Petty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Selma Blair, Danielle Campbell, Javon Johnson, Sophi Bairley, Bokeem Woodbine
18. Dark Phoenix (2019)
15
7
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Raven / Mystique
Director:
Simon Kinberg
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
19. Joy (2015)
8
4
Joy
PG-13
8
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joy
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
20. The Devil You Know (2013)
12
7
The Devil You Know
12
7
As:
Cast
Director:
James Oakley
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Rosamund Pike, Lena Olin, Dean Winters, Molly Price
21. Garden Party (2008)
11
6
Garden Party
11
6
As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Freeland
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Willa Holland, Tierra Abbott, Christopher Allport, Lisa Arturo, Erik Bragg
22. House at the End of the Street (2012)
5
4
House at the End of the Street
PG-13
5
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Elissa
Director:
Mark Tonderai
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot, Gil Bellows, Eva Link
23. Serena (2014)
4
4
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Serena Pemberton
Director:
Susanne Bier
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
24. Mother! (2017)
22
23
Mother!
R
22
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Director:
Darren Aronofsky
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Horror
25. Company Town (2006)
3
3
Company Town
3
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Carter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Cole, Sherry Stringfield, Michael Michele, Will Beinbrink, Catherine Bell

TV Shows

The Bill Engvall Show
4
3
The Bill Engvall Show
TV-PG
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lauren Pearson
Director:
James Widdoes
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Bill Engvall, Nancy Travis, Graham Patrick Martin, Skyler Gisondo

Special appearance/Cameo

Not Another High School Show (2007)
8
7
Not Another High School Show
TV-14
8
7
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Frantic Girl (uncredited)
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
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