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List of Jessica Chastain Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Interstellar (2014)
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3
Interstellar
PG-13
13
3

In a post-apocalyptic Earth menaced by crop blights and dust storms, physicist Professor Brand sends a team of researchers led by former NASA pilot Cooper to carry frozen human embryos onboard spacecraft Endurance through a wormhole to a distant galaxy with three potentially habitable planets which can be the new home for the human race.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Adventure
2. The Help (2011)
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2
The Help
PG-13
12
2

Based on a book of the same name, The Help details the daily life and problems of African-American maids in the early 1960s, during the Civil Rights Movement, through the eyes and writing of an aspiring author, who hopes to publish a book about this topic.

As:
Cast
Role:
Celia Foote
Director:
Tate Taylor
Genres:
Drama
3. The Martian (2015)
12
2
The Martian
PG-13
12
2

Adapted from Andy Weir’s 2011 novel of the same name, the film portrays the struggle of an astronaut, Mark Watney, after he gets left behind by his crew who think he died in a powerful storm. He strives to survive on Mars and uses scientific wisdom to send signals to earth. Meanwhile a team of international scientists collaborate to bring him back to earth

As:
Cast
Role:
Melissa Lewis
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
4. Molly's Game (2017)
11
2
Molly's Game
R
11
2

Based on an eponymous memoir by Molly Bloom, the film goes on to chronicle how an Olympic aspirant and a world class mogul skier inadvertently becomes involved in underground poker game, eventually running the world’s most high-stakes poker game in New York. Then one night she is visited by 17 FBI agents carrying automatic weapons and arrested.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Molly Bloom
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
5. Miss Sloane (2016)
11
2
Miss Sloane
R
11
2

Sloane is a political drama thriller film, which revolves around the struggles of Elizabeth Sloane, a fierce lobbyist, as she attempts to pass the gun control legislation. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Madeline Elizabeth Sloane
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
6. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
11
2
Zero Dark Thirty
R
11
2

Post September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, US intelligence and military forces focussed on capturing and killing one of the most wanted men in the world – Osama Bin Laden. The movie dramatizes this search that continued for over ten years and culminated in the killing of Bin Laden by the SEALs in Pakistan.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maya
Director:
Kathryn Bigelow
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, History
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
7. Take Shelter (2011)
11
2
Take Shelter
R
11
2

Despite financial woes due to their handicapped daughter’s special needs, the LaForches are a happy couple. But trouble starts when Curtis LaForche begins to have visions and dreams about an apocalyptic storm and also about betrayal by people close to him. He begins to behave strangely, improving the storm shelter in his backyard, resulting in a strain on their marriage. Will love survive?. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Samantha
Director:
Jeff Nichols
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Katy Mixon, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham, Tova Stewart
8. Lawless (2012)
11
2
Lawless
R
11
2

Inspired by a true-life story and set in 1931’s Prohibition era, this movie revolves around three Bondurant brothers who run a bootlegging business in Virginia. When the brothers refuse to pay bribe to the crooked new Special Deputy, Charles Rakes, he ruthlessly chases them in search of their distillery, triggering a brutal war between the locals and the corrupt authorities. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Beaufort
Director:
John Hillcoat
Genres:
Crime, Drama
9. The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)
11
2
The 84th Annual Academy Awards
TV-14
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Nominee
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rooney Mara, Natalie Portman, Steven Spielberg, Michelle Williams
10. It Chapter Two (2019)
11
2
It Chapter Two
R
11
2

Based on It, the 1986 horror novel by Stephen King, the film shows Pennywise, the Dancing Clown, returning to the town of Derry after 27 years, once again terrorizing people. The seven youngsters, who have earlier defeated him, are now grown ups, busy with their own life. Yet they must unite once again if they want to save the mankind. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Muschietti
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Jaeden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, Isaiah Mustafa
11. A Most Violent Year (2014)
10
2
A Most Violent Year
R
10
2

During the 1980s, immigrant Abel Morales, who owns a heating-oil distribution company in New York, is trying to expand his business with honesty in face of rampant corruption and illegal practices. As he tries to secure loan for expansion, his trucks are hijacked, oil is stolen, and drivers are beaten up. Abel must protect his business and family, but time is running out.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Morales
Director:
J.C. Chandor
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Oscar Isaac, Albert Brooks, David Oyelowo, Elyes Gabel, Lorna Pruce
12. The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
10
2
The Zookeeper's Wife
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Antonina Zabinska
Director:
Niki Caro
Genres:
War, Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Daniel Brühl, Iddo Goldberg, Efrat Dor, Johan Heldenbergh
13. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)
10
2
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Eleanor Rigby
Director:
Ned Benson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, James McAvoy, Nina Arianda, Bill Hader
14. The Debt (2010)
10
2
The Debt
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds
15. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
10
2
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Eleanor Rigby
Director:
Ned Benson
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, James McAvoy, Nina Arianda, Bill Hader
16. The Tree of Life (2011)
10
2
The Tree of Life
PG-13
10
2

Critically acclaimed, experimental-drama film, The Tree of Life, is based in Texas in 1950s. It explores the story of a father, a mother and three brothers, through the eyes of the youngest son Jack. He takes the viewers into his life and mind as a middle-aged adult, who is going through an existential crisis, while reminiscing his childhood struggles.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. O'Brien
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Hunter McCracken, Laramie Eppler
17. Salomé (2013)
10
2
Salomé
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Salome
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Kevin Anderson, Roxanne Hart, Ralph Guzzo
18. Seduced and Abandoned (2013)
10
2
Seduced and Abandoned
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
James Toback
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Diane Kruger, Alec Baldwin, James Toback, Neve Campbell
19. Crimson Peak (2015)
10
2
Crimson Peak
R
10
2

A young Edith Cushing is warned by her mother's ghost about Crimson Peak and after she grows up, her father opposes her relationship with charming English baronet Thomas Sharpe. However, following her father's sudden death, she marries Sharpe and with him and his mysterious sister Lucille, comes to his estate, which she learns is known as 'Crimson Peak'.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lucille Sharpe
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Horror, Romance, Mystery, Fantasy
Star Cast:
21. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
9
2
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
R
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Eleanor Rigby
Director:
Ned Benson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, James McAvoy, Nina Arianda, Bill Hader
22. Mama (2013)
9
2
Mama
PG-13
9
2

After a psychological breakdown, Jeffrey Desange kills his colleagues and estranged wife, then abducts his little daughters, Victoria and Lily. Five years later, Jeffrey’s twin Lucas and his girlfriend Annabel find the girls in a forest cabin and take them in. However, strange incidences force them to wonder whether some supernatural presence, whom the girls refer as ‘Mama,’ has accompanied them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Annabel
Director:
Andy Muschietti
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash, Isabelle Nélisse, Megan Charpentier
23. Coriolanus (2011)
9
2
Coriolanus
R
9
2

Adapted from William Shakespeare’s play of the same name, this film tells the story of a Roman General Coriolanus who fails to win the support of his people. After he is banished, he swears revenge and allies with the enemies instead.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave, Ashraf Barhom, Lubna Azabal, Zoran Cica
24. The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
9
2
The Huntsman: Winter's War
PG-13
9
2

Evil Queen, Ravenna, betrays her sister, Freya, and murders her child, unleashing Freya’s latent ability to control ice. Not knowing the truth, Freya builds herself a new kingdom where she abducts and trains children as her huntsmen. Truth is revealed when she tries to stop two of them, Sara and Eric, from falling in love, and Ravenna is resurrected. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sara
Director:
Cedric Nicolas-Troyan
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Action, Fantasy
25. Dark Phoenix (2019)
9
2
Dark Phoenix
PG-13
9
2

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
Director:
Simon Kinberg
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
26. Stolen (2009)
9
2
Stolen
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Ann
Director:
Anders Anderson
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jon Hamm, Rhona Mitra, James Van Der Beek, Josh Lucas
27. Texas Killing Fields (2011)
8
2
Texas Killing Fields
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pam Stall
Director:
Ami Canaan Mann
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jason Clarke, Sam Worthington, Annabeth Gish
28. Miss Julie (2014)
8
2
Miss Julie
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Julie
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Nora McMenamy
30. The Color of Time (2012)
7
1
The Color of Time
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Williams
Director:
Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Romance
31. The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012)
11
2
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Nominee
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman, Jessica Biel, Michelle Williams
33. I am Jane Doe (2017)
10
2
I am Jane Doe
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Mary Mazzio
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
John McCain
34. Wilde Salomé (2011)
10
2
Wilde Salomé
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Salome
Director:
Al Pacino
Genres:
Drama, Documentary
Star Cast:
Jack Huston, Al Pacino, Kevin Anderson, Roxanne Hart, Estelle Parsons
35. The Westerner (2010)
10
2
The Westerner
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Daniel's Mother
Director:
Ned Benson
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Daniel Hastey, Kaili Hollister, Oona Lulu, Thomas Scott Stanton
36. Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
8
2
Woman Walks Ahead
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine Weldon
Director:
Susanna White
Genres:
Drama, History, Western, Biography
Star Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Ciarán Hinds, Bill Camp, David Midthunder
37. Dark Shadows (2005)
9
2
Dark Shadows
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carolyn Stoddard
Director:
P.J. Hogan
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Marley Shelton, Martin Donovan, Alec Newman, Alexander Gould

Animation(s)

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
TV-PG
Plot:

An animated comedy, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is the third film in the series and showcases four animals still trying to get back to their home in Central Park Zoo of New York. In this instalment, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman join a travelling circus in Europe, all the while trying to evade capture by an overzealous animal control officer.

As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

Journeyman (2007)
Journeyman
As:
Cast
Genres:
Romance, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
John Aniston, Reed Diamond, Brian Howe, Kevin McKidd
The Evidence (2006)
The Evidence
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Landau, Rob Estes, Bokeem Woodbine, Orlando Jones
Ares III: The Right Stuff (2016)
Ares III: The Right Stuff
As:
Cast
Role:
Melissa Lewis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Short, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sebastian Stan, Matt Damon, Aksel Hennie, Kate Mara, Michael Peña
Ares III: Farewell (2016)
Ares III: Farewell
As:
Cast
Role:
Melissa Lewis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Short
Star Cast:
Sebastian Stan, Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Michael Peña

Jessica Chastain Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Zero Dark Thirty Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2013