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List of Julia Stiles Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
49
12
The Bourne Ultimatum
PG-13
49
12

In order to find his true identity, Jason Bourne comes out of hiding to meet Britsh reporter Simon Ross who is researching Operation Blackbriar, which replaced the Operation Treadstone that he was a part of. However, realizing Ross is being followed, Jason escapes and survives CIA chase across countries with help from Nicky Parsons and Pamela Landy.

Role:
Nicky Parsons
Starring:
Matt Damon, Albert Finney, Scott Adkins, Daniel Brühl, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn
Directed By:
Paul Greengrass
2. The Bourne Identity (2002)
43
11
The Bourne Identity
PG-13
43
11

Based on a Robert Ludlum novel of the same name, The Bourne Identity is an action-packed thriller where the lead character, Jason Bourne, brilliantly portrayed by Matt Damon has lost all memory but discovers that he is being hunted. He embarks on a mission to unravel his identity and realizes that he is involved with CIA and its secrets.

Starring:
Directed By:
Doug Liman
3. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
50
15
Silver Linings Playbook
R
50
15

Pat Solitano is now living with his parents after spending eight months in a mental hospital to treat bipolar disorder for beating his wife's lover. As he attempts to get his wife back, he meets his friend's widowed sister-in-law Tiffany, a mysterious woman with her own problems, who offers to help him for a favor.

Directed By:
David O. Russell
4. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
37
11
The Bourne Supremacy
PG-13
37
11

Jason Bourne's new life with girlfriend Marie in India is threatened after he is framed by Russian agent Kirill for a huge money theft from the CIA. When Kirill kills Marie while attempting to assassinate Bourne, the latter vows to avenge her and to prove his innocence to the CIA, which is also after him.

Role:
Nicky
Starring:
Karl Urban, Chris Cooper, Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Brian Cox
Directed By:
Paul Greengrass
5. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
28
10
10 Things I Hate About You
PG-13
28
10

Cameron James, a high school student wants to date another student Bianaca Stratford; however, she cannot. Her father’s rule prevent her from dating anyone till the time her elder sister Kat begins dating first. To enable Bianca to date, Cameron attempts to set up the ill-tempered, aggressive and antisocial Kat with another rebellious boy – Patrick.

Role:
Katarina Stratford
Directed By:
Gil Junger
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Breakthrough Female Performance
6. The '60s (1999)
8
3
The '60s
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Katie Herlihy
Starring:
Jeremy Sisto, Elisabeth Rohm, Jerry O'Connell, Josh Hamilton, Jordana Brewster
Directed By:
Mark Piznarski
8. Jason Bourne (2016)
19
9
Jason Bourne
PG-13
19
9

In this fifth film of Bourne series, the former CIA operative Jason Bourne, now recovered from his amnesia, attempts to find the truth behind his father’s death. He works with Nicky Parson who hacks CIA systems for program information, inviting attention of CIA cyber division’s head, Heather Lee. Alerted by Lee, CIA Director Dewey gives orders to hunt down Parson and Bourne.    

Role:
Nicky Parsons
Directed By:
Paul Greengrass
9. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
11
6
Mona Lisa Smile
PG-13
11
6

30 years old arts graduate, Katherine Ann Watson, starts teaching History of Art at Wellesley College, in Massachusetts, in 1953. Realizing many of her students and colleagues are still guided by conservative attitudes, she decides to inspire the young girls, particularly her conservative students like Joan and Betty to change their lives for the better. 

Role:
Joan Brandwyn
Directed By:
Mike Newell
10. It's a Disaster (2012)
7
4
It's a Disaster
R
7
4

It’s a Disaster is a comedy drama film which tells the story of four couples who meet for their Sunday brunch. However, they soon realize that the world is going through a catastrophic event, and therefore they think of ways to escape their fate.

Starring:
David Cross, America Ferrera, Jeff Grace, Rachel Boston
Directed By:
Todd Berger
11. The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
6
4
The Great Gilly Hopkins
PG
6
4
Role:
Courtney
Starring:
Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, Frank Oz, Octavia Spencer
Directed By:
Stephen Herek
12. Hustlers (2019)
12
6
Hustlers
R
12
6

Fascinated by exotic dancer Ramona’s performance and lifestyle, stripper Destiny approaches Ramona, who shows her how to earn from well-off Wall Street clients. After the 2008 economic collapse, the two, with other dancers, get into a risky scheme of swindling clients by intoxicating them, then using their credit cards. But soon this leads them into trouble. 

Role:
Elizabeth
Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Keke Palmer, Wai Ching Ho, Constance Wu
Directed By:
Lorene Scafaria
13. The Business of Strangers (2001)
6
4
The Business of Strangers
R
6
4
Role:
Paula Murphy
Starring:
Stockard Channing, Frederick Weller, Jack Hallett, Mary Testa
Directed By:
Patrick Stettner
14. Save the Last Dance (2001)
10
5
Save the Last Dance
PG-13
10
5

Sara loses the zeal for dancing after her mother passes away all of a sudden. However, she meets Derek, who helps her fight her trauma, as well as pursue her passion of dancing.

Role:
Sara
Starring:
Kerry Washington, Bianca Lawson, Sean Patrick Thomas, Terry Kinney, Fredro Starr
Directed By:
Thomas Carter
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
15. The Devil's Own (1997)
10
5
The Devil's Own
R
10
5

On a friend’s request, Irish-American NY policeman Tom O’Meara allows visiting Irishman Rory Devaney to stay in his house. Tom is not aware of Rory’s true identity as IRA terrorist Frankie McGuire who is in the US to buy anti-aircraft guns for IRA. Though the two come to like each other, soon Tom starts suspecting Rory’s real purpose and must stop him. 

Starring:
Brad Pitt, Harrison Ford, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades, Treat Williams
Directed By:
Alan J. Pakula
16. Closed Circuit (2013)
7
5
Closed Circuit
R
7
5

Two former lovers are reunited by a high-profile terrorism case as they are put on the same defense team. They represent Farroukh, a suspected terrorist, and soon it seems that the case is much more complicated than it seems.

Starring:
Eric Bana, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Kate Lock, Katherine Press, Patrick Warner, Ricky Nixon
Directed By:
John Crowley
17. Edmond (2005)
6
4
Edmond
R
6
4

Edmond is an American thriller film which tells the story of a middle-aged New York City businessman, who visits a fortune teller who tells him ‘You are not where you belong’. A little startled, he decides to make changes to his life, and he first leaves his wife. He visits a bar, hoping to fulfill his sexual desires, but things don’t go as expected.

Starring:
Denise Richards, Bai Ling, William H. Macy, Joe Mantegna, Rebecca Pidgeon
Directed By:
Stuart Gordon
18. O (2001)
8
4
O
R
8
4

Based on the play Othello by William Shakespeare, this film is about a high-school basketball coach named Duke who presents Odin James with the MVP award for his outstanding performance which helped the team win the game. However, this makes Hugo, Duke’s son envious.

Role:
Desi Brable
Starring:
Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Martin Sheen, Andrew Keegan
Directed By:
Tim Blake Nelson
19. Carolina (2003)
7
4
Carolina
PG-13
7
4
Role:
Carolina Mirabeau
Starring:
Jennifer Coolidge, Alan Thicke, Shirley MacLaine, Barbara Eden, Randy Quaid, Alessandro Nivola, Edward Atterton
Directed By:
Marleen Gorris
20. Orphan: First Kill (2022)
6
4
Orphan: First Kill
A
6
4
Role:
Tricia Albright
Starring:
Isabelle Fuhrman
21. Hamlet (2000)
6
4
Hamlet
R
6
4

Based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, this suspense drama film tells the story of Hamlet, a young filmmaker, who learns that the person behind his father’s death is none other than Claudius, his uncle, who is also now his step-father. When Claudius learns about Hamlet’s plan for revenge, he tries to use Ophelia, the girl Hamlet is in love with.

Starring:
Kyle MacLachlan, Sam Shepard, Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Ethan Hawke, Casey Affleck, Bill Murray
Directed By:
Michael Almereyda
22. A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
6
4
A Little Trip to Heaven
R
6
4
Starring:
Forest Whitaker, Joanna Scanlan, Iddo Goldberg, Kharl Anton Leigh, Peter Coyote, Juan Carlos Pardo Pardo
Directed By:
Baltasar Kormákur
23. The Cry of the Owl (2009)
5
4
The Cry of the Owl
R
5
4
Role:
Jenny Thierolf
Starring:
Paddy Considine, Karl Pruner, Gord Rand, Phillip MacKenzie
Directed By:
Jamie Thraves
24. Wide Awake (1998)
5
4
Wide Awake
PG
5
4
Starring:
Rosie O'Donnell, Denis Leary, Dana Delany, Robert Loggia, Joseph Cross
Directed By:
25. The Prince & Me (2004)
7
5
The Prince & Me
PG
7
5

An ignored and playboy prince flies from Denmark to the US to study at a university in Wisconsin. He soon meets and falls in love with Paige Morgan, a pre-med student who doesn't know he's a prince.

Role:
Paige Morgan
Starring:
Miranda Richardson, Ben Miller, James Fox, Luke Mably
Directed By:
Martha Coolidge
26. The God Committee (2021)
6
4
The God Committee
6
4
Role:
Dr. Jordan Taylor
Starring:
Kelsey Grammer
27. Hits (2014)
5
4
Hits
5
4
Starring:
Amy Sedaris, Mario Lopez, Michael Cera, Jason Ritter, Wyatt Cenac
Directed By:
28. The Makeover (2013)
5
4
The Makeover
TV-PG
5
4
Role:
Hannah Higgins
Starring:
Frances Fisher, Camryn Manheim, David Walton, Georgia Lyman
Directed By:
John Gray
29. Girl Most Likely (2012)
6
4
Girl Most Likely
PG-13
6
4

After failing in her career as a playwright and being left by her partner, a young woman attempts suicide. She eventually returns to her home in New Jersey but must now deal with her eccentric mother. She soon learns that her father never died but left to pursue a PhD.

Starring:
Natasha Lyonne, Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Darren Criss
Directed By:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
30. A Guy Thing (2003)
5
4
A Guy Thing
PG-13
5
4

After his bachelor’s party, Paul is quite shocked to wake up next to a woman. He assumes that he slept with her, and made a mistake by cheating on his fiancée.

Role:
Becky
Starring:
Selma Blair, Noel Fisher, James Brolin, Jason Lee, Shawn Hatosy
Directed By:
Chris Koch
31. The Omen (2006)
7
6
The Omen
TV-14
7
6

After his wife Katherine delivers a stillborn, Robert agrees to adopt a baby, whom they name Damien. However, after Father Brennan informs Robert that Damien is an incarnate of the Devil himself, Robert attempts to kill him. 

Starring:
Mia Farrow, MyAnna Buring, Liev Schreiber, Predrag Bjelac, Carlo Sabatini, Bohumil Svarc
Directed By:
John Moore
32. Misconduct (2016)
5
4
Misconduct
R
5
4

Misconduct is a drama thriller film which tells the story of Arthur Denning, owner of a pharma company, who dominates his girlfriend. Things take a turn when she is kidnapped, and he is asked to go to an art gallery with the ransom amount.

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Lee Byung-hun, Josh Duhamel, Al Pacino, Malin Akerman, Alice Eve
Directed By:
Shintaro Shimosawa
33. Go with Me (2015)
5
4
Go with Me
R
5
4

After being stalked, harassed and attacked by a former cop, a vengeful young woman recruits two men to help her track him down.

Role:
Lillian
Starring:
Ray Liotta, Alexander Ludwig, Hal Holbrook, Anthony Hopkins, Lochlyn Munro
Directed By:
Daniel Alfredson
34. Wicked (1998)
4
4
Wicked
R
4
4
Role:
Ellie Christianson
Starring:
Chelsea Field, William R. Moses, Vanessa Zima, Louise Myrback
Directed By:
Michael Steinberg
35. I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)
4
4
I Love You, I Love You Not
PG-13
4
4
Starring:
Claire Danes, Jeanne Moreau, Jude Law, James Van Der Beek
Directed By:
Billy Hopkins
36. Down to You (2000)
4
4
Down to You
PG-13
4
4

Al and Imogen fall for each other while studying at college. They begin dating, and even have sex. However, over time their relationship turns sour and Imogen breaks up with him.  

Role:
Imogen
Starring:
Jimmy Kimmel, Rosario Dawson, Lauren German, Ashton Kutcher, Selma Blair, Freddie Prinze Jr.
Directed By:
Kris Isacsson
37. Out of the Dark (2014)
3
4
Out of the Dark
R
3
4
Role:
Sarah Harriman
Starring:
Stephen Rea, Scott Speedman, Pixie Davies, Vanesa Tamayo
Directed By:
Lluís Quílez
38. Passage (2009)
6
3
Passage
6
3
Starring:
Lily Cole, Haley Bennett, Vikram Chatwal, Agustina Cabo
Directed By:
Shekhar Kapur
39. Before Women Had Wings (1997)
6
3
Before Women Had Wings
TV-14
6
3
Role:
Phoebe Jackson
Starring:
Tina Majorino, Ellen Barkin, John Savage, Oprah Winfrey
Directed By:
Lloyd Kramer
40. Guilt by Association (2015)
5
4
Guilt by Association
5
4
Role:
Rachel Knight
Starring:
Elisabeth Rohm, Spencer Garrett, Elisabeth Röhm, Niall Matter, James Martinez
41. Sexting (2010)
5
4
Sexting
TV-MA
5
4
Role:
Young Woman
Starring:
Marin Ireland, Jamie Anderson, Elizabeth Greer
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
42. Gospel Hill (2008)
5
4
Gospel Hill
5
4
Starring:
Angela Bassett, Danny Glover, Adam Baldwin, Taylor Kitsch, Samuel L. Jackson
Directed By:
Giancarlo Esposito
43. Midnight Sun (2012)
4
4
Midnight Sun
4
4
Role:
Leah Kafka
Starring:
David Harbour, Titus Welliver, Alexia Fast, Michael Raymond-James
Directed By:
Brad Anderson
44. 11:55 (2016)
4
4
11:55
TV-MA
4
4
Starring:
John Leguizamo, Robin de Jesus, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Victor Almanzar, Shirley Rumierk
Directed By:
Ari Issler, Ben Snyder
45. Between Us (2012)
3
4
Between Us
R
3
4
Role:
Grace
Starring:
David Harbour, Taye Diggs, Melissa George, Julia Cho
Directed By:
Dan Mirvish
46. Trouble (2017)
3
4
Trouble
3
4
Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Bill Pullman, David Morse, Anjelica Huston, Brian d'Arcy James
Directed By:
Theresa Rebeck
47. The Drowning (2016)
3
4
The Drowning
3
4
Role:
Lauren Seymour
Starring:
Avan Jogia, Josh Charles, John C. McGinley, Tracie Thoms
Directed By:
Bette Gordon

Director

Raving (2007)
10
5
Raving
10
5
Starring:
Zooey Deschanel, Bill Irwin, Marcia DeBonis, Michael Wright, Valerie Filipovna
Directed By:
Julia Stiles

TV Shows

Dexter
59
9
Dexter
TV-MA
59
9
Starring:
Courtney Ford, Yvonne Strahovski, Michael C. Hall, Jimmy Smits, Julie Benz, Edward James Olmos, Laura Marano
Directed By:
Ghostwriter
9
2
Ghostwriter
TV-Y7
9
2
Starring:
Madhur Jaffrey, Spike Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Marcella Lowery, Blaze Berdahl
Directed By:
Nell Cox, Susan Dansby, Gilbert Moses, Gregory Lehane, Maureen Thorp
Blue
9
2
Blue
9
2
Role:
Blue
Starring:
Uriah Shelton, Sarah Paulson, Eric Stoltz, David Harbour
Directed By:
Rodrigo García
The Mindy Project
9
3
The Mindy Project
TV-14
9
3
Starring:
Drea de Matteo, Bill Hader, Kunal Nayyar, James Franco, Ken Burns, Mindy Kaling, Hal Linden
Directed By:
Promised Land
6
3
Promised Land
6
3
Starring:
Celeste Holm, Ossie Davis, Ben Vereen, Cloris Leachman, Della Reese, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Joe Walsh
Directed By:
Victor Lobl, Stuart Margolin, Burt Brinckerhoff, Alan J. Levi, Jim Johnston
Paloma
6
3
Paloma
6
3
Starring:
Grace Gummer, Garret Dillahunt, Rhys Coiro
Directed By:
Julia Stiles
Chicago Hope
6
3
Chicago Hope
6
3
Starring:
Lauren Bacall, Mike Vitar, Richard Pryor, Tippi Hedren, Mark Harmon, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston
Directed By:
Riviera
6
3
Riviera
6
3
Role:
Georgina Clios
Starring:
Iwan Rheon, Meera Syal, Lena Olin, Adrian Lester, Amr Waked
Directed By:
Adrian Lester, Paul Walker, Hans Herbots, Philipp Kadelbach, Damon Thomas
Inside Amy Schumer
5
4
Inside Amy Schumer
TV-14
5
4
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Bill Nye, Justin Long, Tina Fey, Jeff Goldblum, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Amber Rose
Directed By:
Ryan McFaul, Neal Brennan, Steven K. Tsuchida, Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer
Jan
4
3
Jan
4
3
Starring:
Stephen Moyer, Iddo Goldberg, Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, Caitlin Gerard
Directed By:
Jon Avnet

Julia Stiles Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
Save the Last Dance Best Kiss 2001
10 Things I Hate About You Breakthrough Female Performance 2000