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List of Joel Edgerton Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Warrior (2011)
21
2
Warrior
PG-13
21
2

Tommy Riordan, a former Marine, convinces his estranged father, a recovered alcoholic and former coach, to train him for a winner-takes-all mixed martial arts tournament. At the same time, his estranged brother Brendan, a former MMA fighter struggling as a school teacher, returns to the ring to support his family, making another family conflict inevitable.

Role:
Brendan Conlon
Directed By:
Gavin O'Connor
2. Thirteen Lives (2022)
12
2
Thirteen Lives
UA 16+
12
2

Based on real events, Thirteen Lives is a survival film which revolves around a group of young boys and their coach, who get trapped in underground caves in Northern Thailand, that are being flooded. Meanwhile, the Royal Thai Navy SEALs are assigned to search for them, but the search seems to be too difficult. Eventually, they are forced to take help from the British Cave Rescue Council.

Role:
Harry Harris
3. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
15
3
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
PG-13
15
3

Anakin Skywalker, now a Jedi Knight disillusioned with the crumbling order, is encouraged by Chancellor Palpatine to use the dark side to kill Count Dooku while rescuing the former with Obi-Wan Kenobi. When he gets visions of his pregnant wife Padmé Amidala dying in childbirth, Palpatine again lures him to the dark side, promising him powers to prevent death.

Directed By:
4. Spider (2007)
12
2
Spider
R
12
2
Starring:
Nash Edgerton, Mirrah Foulkes, Chum Ehelepola, Bruno Xavier
Directed By:
Nash Edgerton
5. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
15
2
Zero Dark Thirty
R
15
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.

Directed By:
Kathryn Bigelow
8. The Gift (2015)
18
2
The Gift
R
18
2

Simon and Robyn, a young married couple leading a normal life, happen to meet Simon’s past acquaintance, Gordo, who starts visiting them uninvited, bringing mysterious gifts which make Simon uneasy. Robyn realizes that Simon’s past holds some deeply buried secrets and that she doesn’t really know her husband well. Under the shadow of his past, what does their future hold for them?

Role:
Gordo
Starring:
Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Allison Tolman, Tim Griffin
Directed By:
Joel Edgerton
9. Animal Kingdom (2010)
15
3
Animal Kingdom
R
15
3

After his mother dies of overdose, seventeen years old Joshua J Cody moves in with his estranged grandmother, a loving matriarch of a Melbourne crime family and is quickly indoctrinated into their line of trade. But very soon, he is spotted by an honest cop, who realizes his condition and offers him an opportunity to go straight. 

Role:
Barry 'Baz' Brown
Starring:
Directed By:
David Michôd
10. Loving (2016)
16
3
Loving
PG-13
16
3

Virginia’s white construction worker Richard Loving falls in love with Mildred Jeter, a black family friend. Owing to Virginia’s anti-miscegenation laws, they get married in Washington DC in 1958. Though they wish to continue living in their hometown, the state banishes them for 25 years. Their urge to return home leads to a legal battle, concluding in Supreme Court’s 1967 historic decision.  

Role:
Richard
Starring:
Nick Kroll, Michael Shannon, Ruth Negga, Will Dalton, Dean Mumford, Terri Abney
Directed By:
Jeff Nichols
11. Kinky Boots (2005)
13
2
Kinky Boots
PG-13
13
2

A man inherits his father’s shoe factory, but is unsure of how to keep the business afloat. Soon, a woman comes to his rescue.

Role:
Charlie
Starring:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joanna Scanlan, Linda Bassett, Nick Frost
Directed By:
Julian Jarrold
12. Boy Erased (2018)
12
2
Boy Erased
R
12
2

Boy Erased is a biographical drama film which tells the story of Jared Eamons, son of a successful car dealer and Baptist preacher. His life takes a turn when his parents find out that he is homosexual, and they decide to send him to a conversion therapy camp.

Role:
Victor Sykes
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Troye Sivan, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges
Directed By:
Joel Edgerton
13. Black Mass (2015)
11
3
Black Mass
R
11
3

In order to curb the influence of Italian mafia in Boston, FBI agent John Connolly approaches state senator William Bulger to form an alliance with his brother, crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger. This biographical film depicts how the latter took advantage of this partnership to become one of the most notorious criminals in the history of America.

Role:
John Connolly
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Kevin Bacon, Dakota Johnson, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Harbour, Corey Stoll
Directed By:
Scott Cooper
14. Red Sparrow (2018)
14
2
Red Sparrow
R
14
2

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. 

Role:
Nate Nash
Starring:
Jennifer Lawrence, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, Mary-Louise Parker
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
15. Smokin' Aces (2006)
12
2
Smokin' Aces
R
12
2

Small-time conman and magician Buddy "Aces" Israel seeks immunity deal with FBI in exchange for testifying against ailing mob boss Primo Sparazza, who in turn declares million dollar bounty on the snitch. "Aces" soon becomes the target of a number of dangerous assassins, including a hitman, two hitwomen, a torture expert, a neo-Nazi, and the mysterious The Swede.

Starring:
Ray Liotta, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Durand, Taraji P. Henson, Chris Pine, Jeremy Piven, Ben Affleck
Directed By:
Joe Carnahan
16. The Square (2008)
11
2
The Square
R
11
2

The Square is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of Ray, a construction worker who is stuck in a loveless and unhappy marriage. He begins having an affair with his neighbor, Carla, whose husband is a mobster. Carla tells him that her husband keeps large sums of money in their home. She makes up a plan to steal the money, burn down the house, and convince her husband Greg that the money was lost in the fire, before running away with Ray. Although initially hesitant, Ray eventually agrees to her plan.  

Starring:
Bill Hunter, Peter Phelps, David Roberts, Kieran Darcy-Smith
Directed By:
Nash Edgerton
17. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
11
2
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
PG
11
2

The second movie in Star Wars prequel trilogy has the former queen of Naboo, Padmé Amidala serving as the Senator in the Galactic Republic. When there is an assassination attempt on her, Obi-Wan Kenobi sets out to investigate the matter and discovers a massive army of clones. Meanwhile, Anakin Skywalker, while protecting Padme Amidala, falls in love with her.

Starring:
Rose Byrne, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, Jimmy Smits, Ahmed Best, Hayden Christensen, Ewan McGregor
Directed By:
18. Midnight Special (2016)
11
2
Midnight Special
PG-13
11
2

After a cult tries to exploit 8 years old Alton Meyer who was born with extraordinary supernatural powers, his biological father, Roy, rescues the child. Now on the run from FBI and cult members, Roy must protect the child at all costs and help Alton to return to his real world. 

Role:
Lucas
Starring:
Jaeden Lieberher, Sam Shepard, Adam Driver, Kirsten Dunst, Michael Shannon
Directed By:
Jeff Nichols
19. The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
10
2
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
PG
10
2

The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a fantasy comedy-drama film, which revolves around a couple, Cindy and Jim, who are devastated when they learn that Cindy cannot conceive. However, their misery ends after the sudden appearance of an orphan boy Timothy. 

Role:
Jim Green
Starring:
Jennifer Garner, Dianne Wiest, Odeya Rush, Shohreh Aghdashloo, CJ Adams
Directed By:
Peter Hedges
20. Ned Kelly (2003)
11
2
Ned Kelly
R
11
2

Ned Kelly is an action adventure film which tells the story of an innocent man who is being blamed for a crime. He goes into hiding, but soon the news spreads, making him one of the most wanted criminals worldwide.

Role:
Aaron Sherritt
Starring:
Heath Ledger, Emily Browning, Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts
Directed By:
Gregor Jordan
21. Bright (2017)
12
2
Bright
TV-MA
12
2

In an alternate universe where humans co-exist with orcs, elves and fairies, veteran LAPD officer Daryl Ward is paired with the first orc police officer Nick Jakoby. On a regular patrol, the unlikely pair comes across the elf Tikka and a powerful artifact that is being sought after by a terrorist group to resurrect the semi-mythical Dark Lord.

Role:
Nick Jakoby
Starring:
Will Smith, Margaret Cho, Noomi Rapace, Enrique Murciano
Directed By:
David Ayer
22. The Rover (2014)
9
2
The Rover
R
9
2

The film is set 10 years after the global economic collapse. The Australian outback has now become infested with poverty and crime, in the midst of which a loner continues to wander about in his car until it is stolen by a bunch of criminals. Bent on retrieving his only possession, he soon embarks on a dangerous journey, killing anybody who comes in his way.  

Starring:
Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce, Chan Kien, Tek Kong Lim, Tawanda Manyimo
Directed By:
David Michôd
23. King Arthur (2004)
9
2
King Arthur
PG-13
9
2

This 'realistic' portrayal of the legendary King Arthur shows him as a cavalry officer in the Roman army in the fifth century when the influence of the Roman Empire on Britannia is diminishing. Arthur and his men reluctantly accept one final mission against the invading Saxons that would put him on the British throne following a tragic battle.

Role:
Gawain
Starring:
Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, Mads Mikkelsen, Hugh Dancy, Owen Teale, Til Schweiger, Ioan Gruffudd
Directed By:
Antoine Fuqua
24. The Thing (2011)
10
2
The Thing
R
10
2

When Norwegian scientific team finds an extraterrestrial spacecraft buried deep beneath Antarctic ice, team-member paleontologist Kate Lloyd discovers a seemingly dead alien creature. But once released from its frozen condition, the parasitic creature starts flourishing by attacking them and assuming the form of its victim. Kate takes help of crew’s pilot Carter to prevent the alien from killing them one by one.      

Role:
Carter
Starring:
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Eric Christian Olsen, Ulrich Thomsen
Directed By:
Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.
25. It Comes at Night (2017)
9
2
It Comes at Night
R
9
2

As a highly infectious disease ravages the earth, Paul, his wife Sarah and son Travis set up their home in a secluded place, even killing Sarah’s father and burning his body when he contacts the disease. Then one night a stranger breaks into their home, looking for fresh water and proposes to trade food for it.  Will they accept the offer?

Role:
Paul
Starring:
Riley Keough, Carmen Ejogo, Christopher Abbott, Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Directed By:
Trey Edward Shults
26. Felony (2013)
11
2
Felony
TV-MA
11
2
Role:
Detective Malcolm Toohey
Starring:
Jai Courtney, Paul Caesar, Mark Simpson, Ryan Gibson
Directed By:
Matthew Saville
27. Life (2015)
9
2
Life
R
9
2

Dennis Stock is a photographer who is assigned to shoot photos of upcoming Hollywood star James Dean. The two develop an unlikely bond, as they travel across the US.

Starring:
Dane DeHaan, Ben Kingsley, Alessandra Mastronardi, Robert Pattinson, Peter Lucas, Lauren Gallagher, Kendal Rae
Directed By:
Anton Corbijn
28. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
11
2
Exodus: Gods and Kings
PG-13
11
2

Ramesses is the real son of the Pharaoh of Egypt, Seti while Moses is his adopted son. When Seti dies, Ramesses becomes the new Pharaoh and learn of Moses Hebrew origin. Moses is banished but, on God’s will soon becomes the leader of Jews and takes up a difficult task of leading six-hundred-thousand of them across the Red Sea.

Role:
Ramses
Starring:
Christian Bale, Indira Varma, Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Paul, Hiam Abbass, Ben Mendelsohn, Ben Kingsley
Directed By:
29. Jane Got a Gun (2015)
12
2
Jane Got a Gun
R
12
2

Jane Got a Gun is a western action drama film which tells the story of Jane and Bill Hammond, who live together in an isolated house with their five-year-old daughter Katie. One day Bill returns home with several injuries and tells his wife that a gang of vicious criminals are coming to get him. Jane decides to ask her ex-lover for help in protecting her family.

Role:
Dan Frost
Starring:
Boyd Holbrook, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Noah Emmerich
Directed By:
Gavin O'Connor
30. Gringo (2018)
10
2
Gringo
R
10
2
Role:
Richard Rusk
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Sharlto Copley, Alan Ruck, Charlize Theron, Thandie Newton, Amanda Seyfried
Directed By:
Nash Edgerton
31. The Hard Word (2002)
9
2
The Hard Word
R
9
2

After spending some time in prison for armed robbery, Dale, Mal and Shane, three brothers prepare for a bank heist prepared by their underhanded lawyer Frank. Things get complicated after Dale finds out that while he was been away, Frank has been sleeping with his wife Carol.  Although he understands that his attorney is up to no good, Dale and his brothers agree to pull off a final heist.  

Role:
Shane Twentyman
Starring:
Guy Pearce, Robert Taylor, Rachel Griffiths, Nash Edgerton
Directed By:
Scott Roberts
32. Wish You Were Here (2012)
10
2
Wish You Were Here
R
10
2

Dave reluctantly agrees to go on a vacation with his pregnant wife Alice, her younger sister Steph and Steph’s boyfriend Jeremy. Things get complicated when Jeremy vanishes without a trace. They eventually try to find out what happened, and it seems that one of them might be hiding something.

Role:
Dave Flannery
Starring:
Teresa Palmer, Antony Starr, Felicity Price, Nicholas Cassim
Directed By:
Kieran Darcy-Smith
33. Whisper (2007)
9
2
Whisper
R
9
2

An ex-convict takes one last job which involves kidnapping David, an eight-year-old son of a wealthy socialite. He assumes that it will be a routine kidnapping job, which will fetch them a huge amount of money in exchange for the child. However, unknown to the kidnapper and his associates, the boy has mysterious supernatural powers.

Starring:
Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Cory Monteith, Michael Rooker
Directed By:
Stewart Hendler
34. Acolytes (2008)
8
2
Acolytes
8
2
Role:
Ian Wright
Starring:
Michael Dorman, Sebastian Gregory, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, Joshua Payne
Directed By:
Jon Hewitt
35. Race the Sun (1996)
8
2
Race the Sun
PG
8
2
Starring:
Jim Belushi, Eliza Dushku, Casey Affleck, Halle Berry, James Belushi, Bill Hunter
Directed By:
Charles T. Kanganis
36. Lifted (2015)
12
3
Lifted
12
3
Role:
Paul
Starring:
Kylie Rogers, Carrie Schroeder, Andrew Fox
Directed By:
Lin Oeding
37. The Thief (2010)
11
2
The Thief
11
2
Role:
Joel
Starring:
Rosemarie DeWitt, Danielle Macdonald, Mike Randleman
Directed By:
Rachel Weisz
38. Gate (2000)
10
2
Gate
10
2
Role:
David
Starring:
Tony Ryan, Brett Wood
Directed By:
Peter Carstairs
39. Praise (1998)
10
2
Praise
10
2
Role:
Leo
Starring:
Jason Clarke, Peter Fenton, Sacha Horler, Marta Dusseldorp
Directed By:
John Curran
40. Crossbow (2007)
10
2
Crossbow
10
2
Role:
The dad
Starring:
Nash Edgerton, Mirrah Foulkes, David Michôd, Cy Standen
Directed By:
David Michôd
41. The List (2008)
10
2
The List
TV-MA
10
2
Starring:
Anthony Hayes, Kieran Darcy-Smith, Nash Edgerton, Justine Clarke, Paul Pantano
Directed By:
Joel Edgerton
42. Erskineville Kings (1999)
9
2
Erskineville Kings
9
2
Role:
Wayne
Starring:
Hugh Jackman, Marty Denniss, Andrew Wholley, Aaron Blabey
Directed By:
Alan White
43. The Pitch (2001)
9
2
The Pitch
9
2
Role:
Guy
Starring:
Rose Byrne, Dan Spielman, Catriona Hughes, Kieran Darcy-Smith
Directed By:
Nash Edgerton
44. The Waiting City (2009)
9
2
The Waiting City
R
9
2
Role:
Ben Simmons
Starring:
Isabel Lucas, Radha Mitchell, Tillotama Shome, Samrat Chakrabarti
Directed By:
Claire McCarthy
45. Open Window (2006)
9
2
Open Window
R
9
2
Role:
Peter Delaney
Starring:
Alanna Ubach, Ahmed Best, Scott Wilson, Cybill Shepherd
Directed By:
Mia Goldman
46. The Night We Called It a Day (2003)
9
2
The Night We Called It a Day
R
9
2
Role:
Rod Blue
Starring:
Portia de Rossi, Dennis Hopper, Melanie Griffith, Rose Byrne
Directed By:
Paul Goldman
47. Dogwatch (1999)
9
2
Dogwatch
9
2
Role:
Sparrow
Starring:
Steven Vidler, Russell Kiefel, Richard Carter, John Alansu
Directed By:
Laurie McInnes
48. The Cartographer (2011)
9
2
The Cartographer
9
2
Role:
The Envoy (voice)
Starring:
Paula Arundell, Toby Leonard Moore
Directed By:
Jane Shadbolt
49. Separation City (2009)
9
2
Separation City
9
2
Role:
Simon Nicholson
Starring:
Rhona Mitra, Thomas Kretschmann, Danielle Cormack, Les Hill
Directed By:
Paul Middleditch
50. The Captain (2013)
9
2
The Captain
9
2
Role:
Dead Body
Starring:
Taika Waititi, Nash Edgerton, David Michôd, Andy Bate
Directed By:
Nash Edgerton, Spencer Susser
51. Monkeys (2011)
9
2
Monkeys
9
2
Starring:
Damon Herriman, Damian Walshe-Howling, Krew Boylan
Directed By:
Joel Edgerton
52. Bloodlock (1998)
8
2
Bloodlock
8
2
Role:
Danny
Starring:
Simon Lyndon, Amanda Crompton, Damien Spencer, Steve Le Marquand
Directed By:
Kieran Darcy-Smith, Nash Edgerton
53. Sample People (2000)
7
1
Sample People
7
1
Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Kylie Minogue, David Field, Simon Lyndon
Directed By:
Clinton Smith
54. Loaded (1996)
6
1
Loaded
6
1
Role:
Frog
Starring:
Kieran Darcy-Smith, Nash Edgerton, Tony Lynch
Directed By:
Kieran Darcy-Smith, Nash Edgerton

TV Movie(s)

1. The Three Stooges (2000)
10
2
The Three Stooges
10
2
Starring:
John Kassir, Paul Ben-Victor, Michael Chiklis, Evan Handler, Rachael Blake
Directed By:
James Frawley
2. The Secret Life of Us (2001)
12
2
The Secret Life of Us
12
2
Role:
Will McGill
Starring:
Claudia Karvan, Samuel Johnson, Deborah Mailman, Abi Tucker
Directed By:
Lynn-Maree Danzey
3. Secret Men's Business (1999)
10
2
Secret Men's Business
10
2
Starring:
Simon Baker, Ben Mendelsohn, Jeremy Sims, Marcus Graham
Directed By:
Ken Cameron
4. Never Tell Me Never (1998)
10
3
Never Tell Me Never
10
3
Starring:
Michael Caton, John Howard, Claudia Karvan, Paul Bishop
Directed By:
David Elfick

Animation(s)

The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello (2005)
The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello
Role:
Jasper Morello (voice)
Starring:
Tommy Dysart, Helmut Bakaitis, Jude Beaumont, Richard Moss
Directed By:
Anthony Lucas
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
PG
Plot:

Soren, the young barn owl is enthralled by the tales of the legendary Guardian owls of Ga'Hoole. Unfortunately, Soren and his jealous brother, Kludd, are taken as prisoners by the evil owls known as Pure Ones. Soren must escape and find the mythical Guardians to stop the Pure Ones once and for all. 

Role:
Metal Beak (voice)
Starring:
Miriam Margolyes, Helen Mirren, Hugo Weaving, Abbie Cornish, Sam Neill, Essie Davis, Emily Barclay
Directed By:
Zack Snyder
$9.99 (2008)
$9.99
R
Role:
Ron (voice)
Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Geoffrey Rush, Anthony LaPaglia, Barry Otto
Directed By:
Tatia Rosenthal
Father (2008)
Father
Role:
Narrator
Directed By:
Sebastian Danta

TV Shows and Videos

Spellbinder (1995)
Spellbinder
Starring:
Brian Rooney, Heather Mitchell, Zbych Trofimiuk, Gosia Piotrowska
Wildside (1997)
Wildside
Starring:
Bojana Novakovic, Rose Byrne, Jason Clarke, Abbie Cornish, Tony Martin, Rachael Blake, Aaron Pedersen
Directed By:
Andrew Prowse, Geoff Bennett, Peter Andrikidis, Ken Cameron, Michael Jenkins
Dossa and Joe (2002)
Dossa and Joe
Starring:
Michael Caton, Jeanie Drynan, Ryan Johnson, Robert Bruning
Directed By:
Caroline Aherne
Bob Dylan: Duquesne Whistle (2012)
Bob Dylan: Duquesne Whistle
Starring:
Bob Dylan, Daniel 'Cloud' Campos, Noah Arrue, Jon Braver
Directed By:
Nash Edgerton
The Secret Life of Us (2001)
The Secret Life of Us
Starring:
Sullivan Stapleton, Ben Mendelsohn, Anna Torv, Nadine Garner
Dirt Game (2009)
Dirt Game
Role:
Shane Bevic (6 episodes, 2009)
Starring:
Shane Connor, Freya Stafford, Katie Wall, Gerald Lepkowski
Police Rescue (1989)
Police Rescue
Starring:
Cate Blanchett, Ben Mendelsohn, Russell Crowe, Steve Bastoni, Gary Sweet, Tammy Macintosh, Sonia Todd
Directed By:
Rowan Woods, Kate Woods, Tony Tilse, Ian Barry, Ken Cameron
Dangerous (2007)
Dangerous
Starring:
Brooke Satchwell, Paul Pantano, Khan Chittenden, Nicole da Silva
Big Sky (1997)
Big Sky
Starring:
Martin Henderson, Rose Byrne, Bojana Novakovic, Gary Sweet, Rhys Muldoon, Robyn Cruze
Directed By:
Scott Hartford-Davis, Russell Burton, Kate Dennis, Helen Gaynor, Gregor Jordan
Water Rats (1996)
Water Rats
Starring:
Manu Bennett, Sam Worthington, Dominic Purcell, Noah Taylor, Essie Davis, Abbie Cornish, Jason Clarke
Directed By:
Chris Martin-Jones, Ray Quint, Michael Offer, Alister Hallum, David Caesar
Fallen Angels (1997)
Fallen Angels
Starring:
Rose Byrne, Garry McDonald, Celia De Burgh, Jeremy Ball, Eszter Marosszéky
Directed By:
Scott Patterson, Peter Andrikidis, Geoff Bennett, Geoffrey Nottage, Tony Tilse