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List of Joe Wright Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
25
4
Pride & Prejudice
PG
25
4

Elizabeth, second of five daughters of the Bennets living in the English countryside, is pressured by her mother for marriage after the wealthy bachelor Charles Bingley becomes infatuated with her older sister Jane. Her relationship with handsome snob Mr. Darcy starts on the wrong foot, and she is pursued by her pompous cousin, clergyman Mr. Collins.

As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Awards:
BAFTA Award for
2. Atonement (2007)
23
2
Atonement
R
23
2

Based on Ian McEwan’s novel of the same name, the movie tells the tragic story of young lovers Cecelia Tallis and Robbie Turner. A lie from Cecelia’s jealous younger sister Briony sends Robbie to prison and then to World War II. Robbie and Cecelia both lose their lives in the war. 

As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, War, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
3. Darkest Hour (2017)
14
3
Darkest Hour
14
3

As the Second World War gets underway, Winston Churchill assumes the position of the Prime Minister of the Great Britain. The newly appointed Prime Minister faces a tough task. He has to decide between two choices – whether to accept a peace treaty dictated by German’s Adolf Hitler or enter the war and fight against the Nazis for Britain’s liberty and freedom.

As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama, War
4. Locke (2013)
9
3
Locke
R
9
3

This one-man show is about Ivan Locke who has built a successful career as a construction foreman and has a loving wife and two children. The previous evening before starting a challenging construction project, he takes the important decision to be present at the premature birth of his child from a woman he had a one-night stand with.

As:
Producer
Director:
Steven Knight
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Ben Daniels
5. Hanna (2011)
14
2
Hanna
PG-13
14
2

Since the time she was two years old, Hanna is trained by her ex-CIA operative father to become an assassin. Now sixteen, she steps out on a mission to kill Marissa, an intelligence operative. As she travels across Europe, Hanna is pursued by Marissa who is hell bent on killing her. Along the way, she learns a secret about her own identity.

As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Olivia Williams, Saoirse Ronan, Vicky Krieps
6. Anna Karenina (2012)
15
3
Anna Karenina
R
15
3

Aristocratic socialite Anna Karenina, wife of Russian imperial minister Count Alexei Karenin, visits her brother Prince Oblonsky in Moscow, where she meets cavalry officer Count Vronsky. Their mutual attraction soon develops into deep love and Vronsky follows her when she returns home to St. Petersburg. Their affair scandalizes the patrician society of St. Petersburg; as a result, Karenin issues an ultimatum to Anna. 

As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, Romance
7. The Soloist (2009)
9
4
The Soloist
PG-13
9
4

A newspaper journalist discovers a mentally ill, homeless man, who is also a music genius possessing extraordinary talent. Inspired his story, he writes an acclaimed series of articles, and tries to improve the latter’s life. 

As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Biography, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Jena Malone, Catherine Keener, LisaGay Hamilton, Tom Hollander
8. Hummingbird (2013)
9
3
Hummingbird
R
9
3

This action drama film tells the story of an ex-veteran who is haunted by his war crimes. Eventually, he befriends a nun and gets involved in organized crime.  

As:
Producer
Director:
Steven Knight
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong, Ger Ryan
9. Pan (2015)
8
3
Pan
PG
8
3

After a 12-year old orphan named Pan, is captured and taken to a magical city named Neverland as a slave, he starts making new friends and also discovers his true destiny. 

As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
11. Plagium (2011)
11
2
Plagium
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Brady Hood
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Short, Mystery
Star Cast:
Elly Fairman, Eva Burke, Elizabeth Holland, Grace Vallorani, David Ross Elliott
12. Coco Mademoiselle: Chanel (2014)
12
2
Coco Mademoiselle: Chanel
12
2
As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, Danila Kozlovsky, Alberto Ammann, Marlon Blue, Toby Johnson
13. Small Gifts (2010)
10
2
Small Gifts
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Brady Hood
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Nick Bagnall, Harry Soper, Shaheen Khan
14. Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home (2010)
10
2
Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Thomas Napper
Genres:
News, Documentary
Star Cast:
Kevin Cohen, Manuel Compito, Danny Harris, Linda Harris, Terri Hughes
15. In T'Vic (2013)
9
2
In T'Vic
R
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Brady Hood
Genres:
Drama, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Liam Boyle, Jason Charnley, Jodie Comer, Andrew Ellis, Mark Stanley
16. Crocodile Snap (1997)
8
2
Crocodile Snap
8
2
As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Evelyn Duah, Claire Rushbrook, Roseanne Wall, Neil Maskell, Jordan Hutton
17. The End (1998)
6
1
The End
6
1
As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Rob Jarvis, Willie Ross, Curtis Walker

TV Shows and Videos

One Foot in the Grave (1990)
One Foot in the Grave
As:
Cast
Director:
Susan Belbin, Christine Gernon
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Edward Cook, Eric Idle, Craig Ferguson, Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Owen Brenman
Bob & Rose (2001)
Bob & Rose
As:
Director
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lesley Sharp, Alan Davies, Penelope Wilton, Katy Cavanagh, Jessica Hynes

Joe Wright Awards

BAFTA Awards
Charles II: The Power & the Passion Best Drama Serial 2004