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List of Kirsten Dunst Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
16
3
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
R
16
3

The winner of the Academy award for best original screenplay, this science fiction romantic drama depicts the story of a couple–Joel and Clementine–who break up and resort to medical procedures to wipe out their own memories of each other. However, during the procedure Joel realises that he wants to save those memories.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
2. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
27
5
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
R
27
5

Based on Anne Rice’s novel of the same name, the movie tells the story of vampires Lestat de Lioncourt and Louis de Pointe du Lac and their turning of ten years old Claudia. The story is revealed as Louis is interviewed by reporter Daniel Molloy, who at the end is given the choice of becoming a vampire by Lestat. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
3. Spider-Man (2002)
25
3
Spider-Man
PG-13
25
3

Brilliant but socially awkward high school student Peter Parker gets bitten by a radioactive spider on a field trip and gains spider-like abilities and super strength. Following a family tragedy, he learns to use his superpowers only for good, as he faces an evil millionaire to save his aunt May and his crush Mary Jane Watson.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Jane Watson
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
4. Hidden Figures (2016)
17
5
Hidden Figures
PG
17
5

Inspired by Margot Lee Shetterly's 2016 non-fiction book, the movie is about three black female NASA mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan. They struggle with gender and race discrimination to emerge as crucial brains behind one of NASA’s most significant missions—the launch of astronaut John Glenn into earth's orbit and his subsequent safe passage back.

As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian Mitchell
Director:
Theodore Melfi
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
6. Jumanji (1995)
28
2
Jumanji
PG
28
2

The fantasy action-adventure movie revolves around the supernatural board game Jumanji. The game releases jungle-based real-life hazards on its players and traps young Alan Parish in the game. Twenty-six years later, Judy and Peter Shepherd release Alan from the game and must complete the game to reverse all the chaos the game has caused. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Judy Shepherd
Director:
Joe Johnston
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, Bebe Neuwirth, Jonathan Hyde, Bradley Pierce
7. Melancholia (2011)
26
4
Melancholia
R
26
4

The second installment of Lars von Trier’s Depression Trilogy, Melancholia follows the two sisters Justine and Claire. The severely depressed Justine and the fearful Claire must come to terms with their destinies as a rogue planet named Melancholia heads on a direct collision course towards Earth.

As:
Cast
Role:
Justine
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
8. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
20
4
Spider-Man 2
PG-13
20
4

Despite desperate attempts to balance his life as crime-fighting neighborhood hero Spider-Man, Peter Parker's grades are falling, he loses his jobs regularly, and his love interest is engaged to someone else. Dejected, he gives up his alter ego, but eccentric scientist Dr. Otto Octavius, now tentacled villain Doctor Octopus, holds him responsible for a botched nuclear experiment.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Jane Watson
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure
9. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
22
5
The Virgin Suicides
R
22
5

Set in 1970s, the film revolves around 5 teenaged Lisbon sisters growing up in Michigan’s upscale neighborhood. After the youngest sister Cecilia attempts suicide, their protective parents take the girls out of school and isolate them from the world. The film is narrated through the perspective of a group of neighborhood boys who are obsessed and intrigued by the mysterious sisters. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lux Lisbon
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
10. Marie Antoinette (2006)
29
2
Marie Antoinette
PG-13
29
2

Set in the French Revolution time-period, the film depicts the life of the iconic Queen of France. The Archduchess of Austria, a 14-year old Marie Antoinette is betrothed and then married to the Dauphin of France. The teenaged bride soon blooms to become the Queen of France and leads a life of opulence and luxury, only to face a doomed fate.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marie Antoinette
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Romance, History, Drama
11. Little Women (1994)
11
2
Little Women
PG
11
2

Little Women is a family drama film, which tells the story of the March sisters, and their struggles to live and grow in a 19th century America that is struck by the Civil War, after their father leaves to fight for the Union Army. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Younger Amy March
Director:
Gillian Armstrong
Genres:
Family, Drama, Romance
12. Wag the Dog (1997)
11
4
Wag the Dog
R
11
4

A sex scandal that is about to expose the president at an inopportune time of pre-election period jeopardizes the president’s chances of being re-elected. Political consultant, Conrad Brean, and Hollywood producer, Stanley Motss, are appointed to contrive a war in Albania to divert the media attention away from the scandal and towards the fake war that projects the president as a hero. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
13. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
18
2
Drop Dead Gorgeous
PG-13
18
2

Drop Dead Gorgeous is a romantic thriller comedy film, which revolves around the events of an annual beauty pageant in a small-town in Minnesota that turns ridiculously competitive and chaotic.

As:
Cast
Role:
Amber Atkins
Director:
Michael Patrick Jann
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Comedy
14. The Beguiled (2017)
11
3
The Beguiled
R
11
3

During the Civil War, a wounded soldier John McBurney, takes shelter in an all-girls boarding school in Virginia. Due to his good looks, all the women are immediately fascinated by him. When he is able to move again, he thinks of staying at the school itself as a gardener, as he doesn’t want to return to battle again.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Edwina
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
16. Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
14
2
Crazy/Beautiful
PG-13
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nicole Oakley
Director:
John Stockwell
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jay Hernandez, Bruce Davison, Herman Osorio, Miguel Castro
17. Elizabethtown (2005)
16
4
Elizabethtown
PG-13
16
4

The story focuses on an aspiring shoe designer, who has recently been shamed and fired from his high profile job. In desperation, he breaks up with his girlfriend and becomes suicidal. At this point, news comes that his father has passed away, requiring him to return to his hometown, Elizabethtown. On the way, he meets a lovely fight attendant. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Colburn
Director:
Cameron Crowe
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
19. High Strung (1991)
4
3
High Strung
PG
4
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Nygard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fred Willard, Jim Carrey, Thomas F. Wilson, Steve Oedekerk, Denise Crosby
20. Wimbledon (2004)
15
3
Wimbledon
PG-13
15
3

After slipping to the rank of 119, British tennis pro Peter colt decides to retire from competitive tennis. As he appears for his last Wimbledon, he meets Lizzie Bradbury, an American rising star and the two fall in love. Peter once again  starts winning games. But Lizzie's overprotective father objects to the liaison, fearing it will hamper her career.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Lizzie Bradbury
Director:
Richard Loncraine
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Sport
21. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
9
2
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R
9
2

On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert B. Weide
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography
22. All Good Things (2010)
13
2
All Good Things
R
13
2

Based on a true story, the film revolves around an insecure son of a powerful New York real estate tycoon, who marries a beautiful and free spirited student from working class background. Their once loving relationship begins to deteriorate once she becomes pregnant and very soon she contemplates leaving him. Then one day she goes missing. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Katie Marks
Director:
Andrew Jarecki
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Romance, Drama
24. Midnight Special (2016)
6
5
Midnight Special
PG-13
6
5

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Jeff Nichols
Genres:
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
25. Bring It On (2000)
18
1
Bring It On
PG-13
18
1

Torrance Shipman, the newly-elected captain of the Rancho Carne High School’s 5-times champion cheerleading team, realizes that their impeccably composed routines were lifted by previous captain from East Compton’s hip-hop squad, Clovers. Now, with restricted time and escalating pressures, Torrance has to get her team ready; but the Clovers, too, are determined to get their deserved recognition. Which squad wins the title?

As:
Cast
Role:
Torrance Shipman
Director:
Peyton Reed
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Eliza Dushku, Bianca Kajlich, Jesse Bradford, Gabrielle Union
26. Upside Down (2012)
8
2
Upside Down
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eden
Director:
Juan Solanas
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jim Sturgess, Timothy Spall, Blu Mankuma, Nicholas Rose
27. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
9
4
Mona Lisa Smile
PG-13
9
4

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Warren
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Drama
28. The Cat's Meow (2001)
8
3
The Cat's Meow
PG-13
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Marion Davies
Director:
Peter Bogdanovich
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Tilly, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann, Cary Elwes
29. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
12
4
Spider-Man 3
PG-13
12
4

Just as Peter Parker seems to have achieved a balance between school, love life, and his vigilante alter-ego, a new threat arises when his suit turns black, enhancing his powers and amplifying the dark side of his character. He also has to tackle his old-friend-turned-sworn-enemy Harry Osborn and bring to justice uncle Ben's real killer, the Sandman.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Jane Watson
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Action
30. Small Soldiers (1998)
10
2
Small Soldiers
PG-13
10
2

A toy company programs their2 sets of toys, ‘The Commando Elite’ and ‘The Gorgonites,’ with military technology that is used for steering missiles, enabling the toys to move and talk. In a suburban community, the two cliques acquire thinking capacity and creating their own weapons, the Commando Elite set out to destroy the peaceful Gorgonites, consequently putting the neighborhood humans in danger. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Dante
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family
31. The Two Faces of January (2014)
9
2
The Two Faces of January
PG-13
9
2

The Two Faces of January is a romantic thriller film which tells the story of a con artist and his wife who land in deep trouble in Greece, after the former kills a detective.  Eventually, they have no choice but to seek help from a stranger who seems to be quite untrustworthy.

As:
Cast
Role:
Colette
Director:
Hossein Amini
Genres:
Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Viggo Mortensen, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Bevan, Babis Chatzidakis
32. Dick (1999)
12
3
Dick
PG-13
12
3

Dick is a 1999 comedy film which tells the story of two teen girls who wander away from their White House tour and meets US President Nixon. However, after the President eats marijuana based cookies offered by them, he ends up leaking several secrets regarding the Watergate scandal.

As:
Cast
Role:
Betsy Jobs
Director:
Andrew Fleming
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya
33. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
8
4
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
PG-13
8
4

As a sequel to a 2004 film, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 1980s-themed comedy that revolves around a San Diego news anchor, Ron Burgundy, who moves to New York to join a 24-hour news channel along with his former colleagues. Starring Will Ferrell as Burgundy, and other major stars, this film features family drama and hilarious professional rivalry too.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
35. New York Stories (1989)
4
6
New York Stories
PG
4
6

New York Stories is an anthology drama film which tells us three different stories, all of them taking place in New York. The first one tells the story of Lionel, a middle-aged artist, who is infatuated with his assistant. The second story revolves around a 12 year old girl who lives in a luxurious hotel. The third one deals with a New York lawyer dealing with his possessive mother.     

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
36. Get Over It (2001)
13
3
Get Over It
PG-13
13
3

Based on William Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream,' the movie revolves around Berke Landers, a high school student who is going through a streak of hard luck. Surviving in a world where his ex-girlfriend is making his life bitter by dating a new hot guy in school, Berke decides to get her back. But the road to true love is never easy. Is it?

As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly Woods
Director:
Tommy O'Haver
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
37. On the Road (2012)
5
4
On the Road
R
5
4

Based on the popular novel of the same name, On the Road is an American adventure drama film, which tells the story of a young writer, whose life changes after he meets Dean Moriarty and Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter several people who make an impact on the journey. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Salles
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, Drama
38. Deeply (2000)
7
6
Deeply
7
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Silly
Director:
Sheri Elwood
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Julia Brendler, Trent Ford, Brent Carver
39. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
7
2
The Bonfire of the Vanities
R
7
2

Based on a novel of the same name, this black comedy film tells the story of an investment banker, named Sherman McCoy who is quite wealthy and enjoys a luxurious life with his mistress Maria Ruskin. However, one day, he finds himself in a big mess when Maria accidentally kills an African-American teenager.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
40. Bachelorette (2012)
13
4
Bachelorette
R
13
4

Bachelorette is a 2012 American comedy film, revolving around three friends who are asked to be bridesmaids at the wedding ceremony of a woman whom they used to ridicule back during their high school days. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Regan
Director:
Leslye Headland
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
41. The Bling Ring (2013)
4
4
The Bling Ring
R
4
4

The movie is based on the 2010 Vanity Fair article ‘The Suspects Wore Louboutins' which details the exploits of the real-life gang known as the Bling Ring, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers. They use the internet to track celebrities like Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom, etc. and then rob their houses. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
Emma Watson, Paris Hilton, Leslie Mann, Taissa Farmiga, Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Claire Julien
42. The Crow: Salvation (2000)
4
6
The Crow: Salvation
R
4
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Erin Randall
Director:
Bharat Nalluri
Genres:
Action, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Eric Mabius, Fred Ward, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, William Atherton
43. Aspirational (2014)
6
4
Aspirational
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Kirsten Dunst
Director:
Matthew Frost
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Lauren Robertson, Maria Blasucci
45. Woodshock (2017)
6
3
Woodshock
R
6
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Theresa
Director:
Kate Mulleavy, Laura Mulleavy
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Pilou Asbæk, Joe Cole, Jack Kilmer, Susan Traylor
46. Bastard (2010)
4
4
Bastard
4
4
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Kirsten Dunst
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
L.M. Kit Carson, Brian Geraghty, Lukas Haas, Callie Hardy, Juno Temple
47. Welcome (2007)
5
5
Welcome
5
5
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Kirsten Dunst
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Winona Ryder, John Hawkes, Alexandra Gold Jourden
48. The Second Bakery Attack (2010)
3
1
The Second Bakery Attack
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Nat
Director:
Carlos Cuarón
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Brian Geraghty, Lucas Akoskin, Sherry Gordon
49. All Forgotten (2001)
6
1
All Forgotten
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Zinaida
Director:
Reverge Anselmo
Genres:
Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Julie Walters, Geraldine James, Nathaniel Parker, Nick Stahl
50. True Heart (1997)
6
1
True Heart
PG
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bonnie
Director:
Catherine Cyran
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Zachery Ty Bryan, August Schellenberg, Dey Young, Michael Gross
51. Luckytown (2000)
3
4
Luckytown
R
3
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Lidda Doyles
Director:
Paul Nicholas
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
James Caan, Vincent Kartheiser, Luis Guzmán, Robert Miano

TV Movie(s)

2. Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
8
1
Fifteen and Pregnant
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tina Spangler
Director:
Sam Pillsbury
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Katee Sackhoff, Park Overall, David Andrews, Margot Demeter, Karen Trumbo
3. The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996)
6
2
The Siege at Ruby Ridge
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sara Weaver
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Ladd, Laura Dern, Randy Quaid, Darren E. Burrows, G.W. Bailey
5. Darkness Before Dawn (1993)
5
1
Darkness Before Dawn
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
John Patterson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Meredith Baxter, Stephen Lang, Gwynyth Walsh, L. Scott Caldwell

Animation(s)

Majo no takkyûbin (1989)
Majo no takkyûbin
G
Plot:

Majo no takkyûbin or Kiki's Delivery Service is a Japanese animated film adapted from Eiko Kadono 1985 novel. The movie follows a 13 year old witch Kiki, who as per her community tradition, moves to the seaside town of Korico to live independently for a year. She kick-starts her own flying delivery service but is soon faced with a challenge when she begins losing her magical powers.

As:
Cast
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Drama, Family, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Phil Hartman, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keiko Toda, Mieko Nobusawa
Anastasia (1997)
Anastasia
G
Plot:

In 1916, Anastasia, the daughter of Czar Nicholas II, gets separated from her grandmother. Years later, she is found by two con men but she has very vague memories of her childhood. The con men, who think she is just a look alike of the princess, decide to take her to her grandmother and earn a reward. However problems await them in form of Grigori Rasputin.

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Bluth, Gary Goldman
Genres:
Romance, Family, Drama, Fantasy, Animation, Mystery, Adventure, Musical
Kaena: La prophétie (2003)
Kaena: La prophétie
PG-13
As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Delaporte, Pascal Pinon
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Tom Kenny, Keith David, Tara Strong, Richard Harris, Cécile De France, Michael Lonsdale
The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1998)
The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer
As:
Cast
Role:
Becky Thatcher
Director:
William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Genres:
Family, Musical, Animation
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Ross Malinger, Ryan Slater, Jane Mortifee

TV Shows and Videos

Savage Garden: I Knew I Loved You (1999)
Savage Garden: I Knew I Loved You
As:
Cast
Role:
Female Passenger
Director:
Kevin Bray
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Darren Hayes, Daniel Jones, Savage Garden
On Becoming a God in Central Florida (2019)
On Becoming a God in Central Florida
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Tricia Brock, Rodman Flender, Charlie McDowell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Benz, Mary Steenburgen, Ted Levine, Mel Rodriguez

Kirsten Dunst Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
Spider-Man Best Female Performance 2003
Spider-Man Best Kiss 2003
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Best Breakthrough Performance 1995