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List of Josh Hutcherson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
45
5
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
PG-13
45
5

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.

Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Male Performance
2. The Hunger Games (2012)
42
4
The Hunger Games
PG-13
42
4

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.

Directed By:
Gary Ross
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Male Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Fight, People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry
3. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
41
3
Bridge to Terabithia
PG
41
3

Jesse Aarons, who is targeted at the school, finds a friend in the new girl, Leslie Burke. Together, they create a fantasy world of ‘Terabithia,’ an enchanted kingdom where they enjoy many adventures to escape their everyday troubles. When a sudden tragedy drowns Jesse in grief, the magic of Terabithia, and everything learnt from Leslie help him get over the pain. 

Role:
Jess Aarons
Starring:
Directed By:
Gabor Csupo
4. Little Manhattan (2005)
17
3
Little Manhattan
PG
17
3

Gabe is a ten year old boy living in a Manhattan who develops feelings for the first time for an eleven year old girl named Rosemary. Since he is also dealing with the divorce process of his parents, he is confused regarding his feelings.

Role:
Gabe
Starring:
Cynthia Nixon, Willie Garson, Bradley Whitford, Charlotte Ray Rosenberg
Directed By:
Mark Levin
5. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
32
3
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
PG-13
32
3

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.

Role:
Peeta Mellark
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
6. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
34
4
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
PG-13
34
4

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.

Role:
Peeta Mellark
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
7. The Disaster Artist (2017)
13
6
The Disaster Artist
R
13
6

Aspiring filmmaker and actor, Tommy Wiseau, forms an unlikely friendship with actor, Greg Sestero, and the two move to Los Angeles. Eventually, as Tommy, writes and directs The Room, one of the worst movies ever made, his awful behavior alienates everyone including his friends. The Room is a flop but goes on to become a cult classic.

Directed By:
8. American Splendor (2003)
10
4
American Splendor
TV-MA
10
4

American Splendor is a comedy drama film, which tells the story of Harvey Pekar, who works as a file clerk at a local hospital. After meeting an art and music enthusiast, he gets inspired to write his own brand of comic book series. 

Role:
Robin
Starring:
Molly Shannon, Donal Logue, Paul Giamatti, Daniel Tay, Chris Ambrose
Directed By:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
9. The Kids Are All Right (2010)
14
4
The Kids Are All Right
R
14
4

Nic and Jules are a lesbian couple raising their two children Laser and Joni together. When the children contact the sperm donor Paul, to get to know him better, he becomes a part of their family and even starts having an affair with Jules. Complications arise leading the family to a confrontation. 

Role:
Laser
Directed By:
Lisa Cholodenko
10. Tragedy Girls (2017)
11
3
Tragedy Girls
R
11
3

Sadie and McKayla are two teenage girls who have an online show, where they focus on real life tragedies. Currently, they are on the trail of a crazy serial killer. They eventually manage to capture the maniac and hold him hostage, but eventually they realize that if they want to increase their popularity, the best thing to do is commit the murders themselves.

Role:
Toby Mitchell
Starring:
Kevin Durand, Jack Quaid, Nicky Whelan, Brianna Hildebrand
Directed By:
Tyler MacIntyre
11. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
23
2
Zathura: A Space Adventure
PG
23
2

As the two brothers, Walter and Danny, start playing Zathura, a mysterious board game found in the basement, their entire home along with teenage sister, Lisa ,hurtles into the outer space. Each move of the game unfolds a new hazard. Amidst meteors, robots, hostile aliens they meet an astronaut who helps them as the siblings work together to find their way home.   

Role:
Walter
Starring:
Kristen Stewart, Timothy Francis Robbins, Frank Oz, Tim Robbins, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard
Directed By:
12. Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)
10
2
Escobar: Paradise Lost
R
10
2

A young surfer finds himself attracted to a young woman named Maria and starts a relationship with her. However, he soon learns that she is the niece of the drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and he is soon pulled into the dangerous family business.

Role:
Nick
Starring:
Benicio Del Toro, Brady Corbet, Carlos Bardem, Ana Girardot
Directed By:
Andrea Di Stefano
13. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
25
2
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
PG
25
2

After receiving a coded distress signal from an uncharted mysterious island, 17-year old Sean Anderson, with his step-father Hank, embarks on a journey to search the island where he believes his long-lost grandfather is stranded. With a helicopter pilot and his daughter, they discover the spectacular island, meet Sean’s grandfather, but must find their way back before the island sinks under water. 

Role:
Sean
Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Hudgens, Kristin Davis, Michael Caine, Luis Guzmán
Directed By:
Brad Peyton
14. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
23
2
Journey to the Center of the Earth
PG
23
2

A scientist embarks on a journey to look for his disappeared brother and is accompanied by his nephew and a mountain guide. Their adventurous journey takes them into the depths of earth where they encounter unique and mind boggling flora and fauna. Sensing that they are in dangerous surroundings, the three struggle to get back to surface.

Role:
Sean Anderson
Starring:
Brendan Fraser, Seth Meyers, Anita Briem, Jean Michel Paré
Directed By:
Eric Brevig
15. 7 días en La Habana (2012)
8
2
7 días en La Habana
8
2
Role:
Teddy
Starring:
Daniel Brühl, Emir Kusturica, Luis Alberto García, Vladimir Cruz, Magali Wilson, Daisy Granados
Directed By:
16. In Dubious Battle (2016)
8
3
In Dubious Battle
R
8
3
Starring:
Selena Gomez, Robert Duvall, Analeigh Tipton, Ashley Greene, Bryan Cranston, Sam Shepard, Zach Braff
Directed By:
17. RV (2006)
17
1
RV
PG
17
1

RV is an adventure comedy film revolving around Bob Munro, who plans a road trip with his dysfunctional family to the Colorado Rockies, on an RV. However, things don’t go as planned, when they come across a bizarre community of campers. 

Role:
Carl Munro
Starring:
Robin Williams, Kristin Chenoweth, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Daniels, Will Arnett, Matthew Gray Gubler
Directed By:
Barry Sonnenfeld
18. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
10
3
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
TV-PG
10
3

Two teenagers, Darren and Steve, attend a freak show where the main attraction is Larten Crepsley, a vampire, and his deadly spider. When the spider bites Steve, Darren makes a deal with Larten in exchange of antidote. After Larten turns him into a vampire, Darren joins the show as his assistant. However, with new powers, Darren also encounters unforeseen enemies and challenges. 

Role:
Steve
Starring:
Salma Hayek, Jane Krakowski, Willem Dafoe, Ray Stevenson
Directed By:
Paul Weitz
19. Detention (2011)
10
2
Detention
R
10
2

A serial killer that goes by the name Cinderhella is on the loose and is preying on students at the Grizzly Lake High school. Convinced that one of them is the killer, the principal places few students under detention. The students decide to work together to solve the mystery, and find out who the real killer is.

Starring:
Dominic Monaghan, Alison Woods, Shanley Caswell, Will Wallace, Logan Stalarow
Directed By:
Joseph Kahn
20. Red Dawn (2012)
15
1
Red Dawn
PG-13
15
1

Back home in Spokane, Washington, Marine Jed Eckert sees number of North Korean paratroopers raiding their town. Jed, with brother Matt and group of teenagers, seeks refuge in their cabin in woods. As they witness Captain Cho execute Jed’s father, Sergeant Tom, the shocked youths form a guerilla group, the Wolverines, to fight the enemy which is more in number and power. 

Role:
Robert Kitner
Starring:
Chris Hemsworth, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Isabel Lucas, Josh Peck, Adrianne Palicki
Directed By:
Dan Bradley
21. Kicking & Screaming (2005)
9
1
Kicking & Screaming
PG
9
1

As a child, Phil Weston could never live up to the expectations of his father’s competitive nature. Now a parent himself, he takes up the coaching duties of his son’s soccer team, but he finds that he has inherited his father’s nature. 

Starring:
Will Ferrell, Alex Borstein, Robert Duvall, Kate Walsh, Mike Ditka
Directed By:
Jesse Dylan
22. Winged Creatures (2008)
8
2
Winged Creatures
R
8
2

Winged Creatures is a drama film which revolves around a group of people, including Carla, Charlie, Bruce, Annie, and Jimmy, who are forced to retreat under a table at a diner when a suicidal gunman begins shooting people randomly. All five of them manage to survive and they develop a unique relationship with one another.  

Starring:
Dakota Fanning, Troy Garity, Guy Pearce, Kate Beckinsale, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin Durand
Directed By:
Rowan Woods
23. Firehouse Dog (2007)
11
1
Firehouse Dog
PG
11
1

Firehouse Dog is an action comedy film which revolves around a dog Rexxx, who gets lost and is eventually adopted by a firehouse. He soon realizes his capabilities in firefighting and befriends a young child, and they work together to get the fire station back working.

Role:
Shane Fahey
Starring:
Bruce Greenwood, Bill Nunn, Scotch Ellis Loring, Mayte Garcia
Directed By:
Todd Holland
24. Burn (2018)
7
1
Burn
R
7
1
Role:
Billy
Starring:
Harry Shum Jr., Shiloh Fernandez, Suki Waterhouse, Tilda Cobham-Hervey
Directed By:
Mike Gan
25. The Forger (2012)
12
2
The Forger
PG-13
12
2

Joshua is a teenager who is taken in by an artist after the latter is abandoned by his mother. It soon seems that the artist actually wants to use his artistic skills for art-forgery. However, Joshua is not sure if he should sell off his morals to have a chance at a better life.

Role:
Joshua
Starring:
Tricia Helfer, Scott Eastwood, Lauren Bacall, Hayden Panettiere, Alfred Molina, Billy Boyd, Dina Eastwood
Directed By:
Lawrence Roeck
26. Die in a Gunfight (2021)
9
1
Die in a Gunfight
R
9
1
Starring:
Diego Boneta, Justin Chatwin, Kaya Scodelario, Billy Crudup, Alexandra Daddario, Helen Hunt
27. Honor Council (2017)
12
2
Honor Council
12
2
Starring:
Larkin Bell, Jess Gabor, Dane Majors, Elise Malone, Craig Michaelson
Directed By:
Scott Simonsen
28. Boy in a Backpack (2016)
10
2
Boy in a Backpack
10
2
Starring:
Byron Clohessy, Luke Prael, Michelle Veintimilla, Eileen Weisinger, Maechi Aharanwa
Directed By:
Brad Martocello
29. Ape (2017)
11
2
Ape
11
2
Role:
Travis
Starring:
Scott Patterson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Maddie Hasson, Savannah Jayde
Directed By:
Josh Hutcherson
30. The Rusted (2015)
9
2
The Rusted
9
2
Role:
Max
Starring:
Jena Malone, Julia Butters, Will Green
Directed By:
Kat Candler
31. The Third Rule (2010)
8
2
The Third Rule
8
2
Role:
Chuck
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore, Valerie Azlynn
Directed By:
Aundre Johnson
32. One Last Ride (2004)
6
1
One Last Ride
R
6
1
Starring:
Chazz Palminteri, Charles Durning, Lana Parrilla, Jack Carter, Robert Davi, Anita Barone
Directed By:
Tony Vitale
33. Motocross Kids (2004)
7
1
Motocross Kids
PG
7
1
Role:
TJ
Starring:
William Gary Busey, Phyllis Diller, Dan Haggerty, Alana Austin, Lorenzo Lamas, Robert Thomas Preston
Directed By:
Richard Gabai

TV Movie(s)

1. Becoming Glen (2002)
11
2
Becoming Glen
11
2
Role:
Young Glen
Starring:
Johnny Galecki, Gerald McRaney, Samantha Mathis, Soren Fulton
2. House Blend (2002)
10
2
House Blend
10
2
Role:
Nicky Harper
Starring:
Felicia Day, Naya Rivera, Amy Yasbeck, Dan Cortese, Greg Cipes, Sean Faris
Directed By:
John Whitesell
3. Eddie's Father (2004)
10
2
Eddie's Father
10
2
Role:
Eddie Corbett
Starring:
Ken Marino, Nicole Bilderback, Brandon Cruz, Laurie Boloven
Directed By:
Gary Halvorson
4. Wilder Days (2003)
9
3
Wilder Days
PG
9
3
Role:
Chris Morse
Starring:
Peter Falk, Tim Daly, Kate Vernon, Conchita Campbell
Directed By:
David Mickey Evans
5. Miracle Dogs (2003)
8
1
Miracle Dogs
8
1
Starring:
Wayne Rogers, Stacy Keach, Kate Jackson, Alana Austin, Daniel Roebuck
Directed By:
Craig Clyde

Animation(s)

Justice League Unlimited (2004)
Justice League Unlimited
Starring:
Wayne Knight, Billy West, Jason Bateman, Robert Englund, Ed Asner, Eric Roberts, Jeremy Piven
Directed By:
Joaquim Dos Santos, Dan Riba
Hauru no ugoku shiro (2004)
Hauru no ugoku shiro
TV-PG
Plot:

Soon after young milliner Sophie Hatter befriends the wizard Howl, she is cursed by the Witch of the Waste into a ninety-year-old woman. In her quest to end the curse, she finds Howl's moving castle with help from a living scarecrow, befriends fire demon Calcifer who powers the castle, and alters the course of war between two kingdoms.

Starring:
Jean Simmons, Christian Bale, Billy Crystal, Blythe Danner, Lauren Bacall, Jena Malone, Chieko Baishô
Directed By:
Hayao Miyazaki
Party Wagon (2004)
Party Wagon
Starring:
Sean Astin, Maurice LaMarche, Carolyn Lawrence, Craig Bartlett
Directed By:
Tuck Tucker, Craig Bartlett
Epic (2013)
Epic
PG
Plot:

Seventeen years old Mary Katherine moves in with her estranged father, eccentric scientist Professor Bomba, who believes there are tiny humanoids called Leafmen, protecting the forests. When the skeptical Mary is actually transported to the world of the Leafmen, she embarks on a great adventure to save them from the evil Mandrake and the Boggans. 

Starring:
Aziz Ansari, Colin Farrell, Rosa Salazar, Thomas F. Wilson, Amanda Seyfried, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis
Directed By:
Chris Wedge
The Polar Express (2004)
The Polar Express
G
Plot:

A boy, skeptical of Santa Claus, is invited onboard a magical train by its mysterious conductor for an adventurous journey to meet Santa in the North Pole along with several other doubting kids. It becomes a journey of self-discovery for the boy who receives a special gift and learns a very important life lesson.

Starring:
Daryl Sabara, Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari
Directed By:
Robert Zemeckis

TV Shows and Videos

DJ Snake and Bipolar Sunshine: Middle (2016)
DJ Snake and Bipolar Sunshine: Middle
Role:
Superhero
Starring:
Kiersey Clemons, DJ Snake
Directed By:
Colin Tilley
Future Man (2017)
Future Man
TV-MA
Role:
Josh Futterman
Starring:
Keith David, Haley Joel Osment, Ed Begley Jr., Martin Starr
Directed By:
Seth Rogen
Paquita Salas (2016)
Paquita Salas
Role:
Ryan
Starring:
Lidia San José , Anna Castillo, Belén Cuesta , Brays Efe
Directed By:
Javier Ambrossi , Javier Calvo
ER (1994)
ER
TV-14
Starring:
Mekhi Phifer, Thandie Newton, Nick Offerman, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Tom Arnold, Anthony Edwards, Sean Young
Directed By:
Christopher Chulack, Jonathan Kaplan, Richard Thorpe, Stephen Cragg, Lesli Linka Glatter
Line of Fire (2003)
Line of Fire
Starring:
Aaron Paul, Leslie Hope, Leslie Bibb, Anson Mount
Directed By:
Rod Lurie
The Division (2001)
The Division
Starring:
Meagan Good, Jon Hamm, Milana Vayntrub, Bianca Lawson, Dean Cain, Zachary Levi, Taraji P. Henson
Directed By:
Nancy McKeon, Aaron Lipstadt, Jeffrey Reiner, Andy Wolk, Patrick R. Norris
Adventure at the Center of the Earth (2008)
Adventure at the Center of the Earth
Role:
Sean Anderson
Starring:
Brendan Fraser, Anita Briem, Casey Mongillo
Directed By:
Eric Brevig

Josh Hutcherson Awards

People's Choice Awards
The Hunger Games Favorite On-Screen Chemistry 2013
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Best Male Performance 2014
The Hunger Games Best Male Performance 2012
The Hunger Games Best Fight 2012