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List of Joe Wright Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
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4
Pride & Prejudice
PG
28
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.

Directed By:
Joe Wright
Awards:
BAFTA Award for
2. Atonement (2007)
25
2
Atonement
R
25
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. 

Starring:
Directed By:
Joe Wright
3. Darkest Hour (2017)
14
4
Darkest Hour
14
4

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.

Directed By:
Joe Wright
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.

Starring:
Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Ben Daniels
Directed By:
Steven Knight
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.

Starring:
Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Olivia Williams, Saoirse Ronan, Vicky Krieps
Directed By:
Joe Wright
6. Anna Karenina (2012)
16
3
Anna Karenina
R
16
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. 

Directed By:
Joe Wright
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. 

Starring:
Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Jena Malone, Catherine Keener, LisaGay Hamilton, Tom Hollander
Directed By:
Joe Wright
8. Cyrano (2021)
10
2
Cyrano
PG-13
10
2

Roxanne is a beautiful but penniless orphan whom Duke De Guiche is in love with. However, Roxanne finds herself attracted to Christian de Neuvillete, a newly recruited soldier. She asks her childhood friend Cyrano to help her set up a meeting with him.

9. 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.  

Starring:
Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong, Ger Ryan
Directed By:
Steven Knight
10. The Woman in the Window (2021)
9
2
The Woman in the Window
18
9
2

The Woman in the Window is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of an agoraphobic woman named Anna, who lives alone. She is addicted to alcohol, and also takes a large number of medications daily. To get rid of her boredom, she spies on the Russell family, her neighbors. One night, she sees their daughter being stabbed to death.  

11. 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. 

Starring:
Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, Amanda Seyfried, Garrett Hedlund, Cara Delevingne, Levi Miller
Directed By:
Joe Wright
12. Revolution (1985)
7
2
Revolution
PG
7
2

Revolution is a historical drama film which tells the story of Tom Dobb, a fur trapper, who decides to take part in the American Revolution, since his son Ned joins the Army as a drummer boy. Things get complicated when his son is captured by the British, and is chosen to replace some British drummer boys. Meanwhile, his father sets out to find and rescue him.

Starring:
Nastassja Kinski, Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Joan Plowright, Dave King
Directed By:
Hugh Hudson
13. Plagium (2011)
11
2
Plagium
11
2
Starring:
Elly Fairman, Eva Burke, Elizabeth Holland, Grace Vallorani, David Ross Elliott
Directed By:
Brady Hood
14. Coco Mademoiselle: Chanel (2014)
12
2
Coco Mademoiselle: Chanel
12
2
Starring:
Keira Knightley, Danila Kozlovsky, Alberto Ammann, Marlon Blue, Toby Johnson
Directed By:
Joe Wright
15. Small Gifts (2010)
10
2
Small Gifts
10
2
Starring:
Nick Bagnall, Harry Soper, Shaheen Khan
Directed By:
Brady Hood
16. Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home (2010)
10
2
Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home
10
2
Starring:
Kevin Cohen, Manuel Compito, Danny Harris, Linda Harris, Terri Hughes
Directed By:
Thomas Napper
17. In T'Vic (2013)
9
2
In T'Vic
R
9
2
Starring:
Liam Boyle, Jason Charnley, Jodie Comer, Andrew Ellis, Mark Stanley
Directed By:
Brady Hood
18. Crocodile Snap (1997)
8
2
Crocodile Snap
8
2
Starring:
Evelyn Duah, Claire Rushbrook, Roseanne Wall, Neil Maskell, Jordan Hutton
Directed By:
Joe Wright
19. The End (1998)
6
1
The End
6
1
Starring:
Rob Jarvis, Willie Ross, Curtis Walker
Directed By:
Joe Wright

TV Shows and Videos

Black Mirror (2011)
Black Mirror
TV-MA
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Jon Hamm, Mackenzie Davis, Cristin Milioti, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Cullen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Directed By:
Jodie Foster, Owen Harris, Carl Tibbetts
One Foot in the Grave (1990)
One Foot in the Grave
Starring:
Peter Edward Cook, Eric Idle, Craig Ferguson, Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Owen Brenman
Directed By:
Susan Belbin, Christine Gernon
Bob & Rose (2001)
Bob & Rose
Starring:
Lesley Sharp, Alan Davies, Penelope Wilton, Katy Cavanagh, Jessica Hynes
Directed By:
Joe Wright

Joe Wright Awards

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