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List of Michael Fassbender Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
13
2
Inglourious Basterds
R
13
2

A team of ruthless Jewish soldiers led by Allied officer Lieutenant Aldo Raine earns notoriety as 'Basterds' for scalping Nazi soldiers in German occupied France. After their meeting with undercover agent and German actress Bridget von Hammersmark ends poorly, their mission converges with the vengeful plan of theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, whose Jewish family was executed by the Nazis.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Archie Hicox
Genres:
Adventure, War, Drama
2. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
16
4
12 Years a Slave
R
16
4

The movie is adapted from the memoirs of Solomon Northup, an Afro-American violinist who lived freely in New York in 1841 when two conmen kidnapped and sold him into slavery. For twelve years, he is forced to work in plantations and bear the abusive behaviour of his masters. His hope for release comes when he meets Canadian abolitionist Bass.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve McQueen
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
13
3
X-Men: Days of Future Past
PG-13
13
3

In 2023, mutants are pushed to the brink of extinction by Sentinels, robotic killing machines programmed to identify and exterminate them, as well as humans helping them. In a desperate attempt, Professor X, Magneto, Storm, and Kitty Pryde send volunteer Wolverine five decades back to stop a younger Mystique from attempting to assassinate Bolivar Trask, who created the Sentinels.

As:
Cast
Role:
Erik Lehnsherr
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
4. X: First Class (2011)
14
2
X: First Class
PG-13
14
2

The 5th movie in X-Men film series centres on the relationship of two very powerful mutants, Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr, as they join hands to prevent Sebastian Shaw, a dangerous mutant from starting a nuclear war. However, Eric has his own plan which causes a rift between the two friends.

As:
Cast
Role:
Erik Lensherr
Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
5. 300 (2006)
12
3
300
R
12
3

A retelling of actual events during the Persian War, 300 is based on a graphic novel of the same name. It tells the tale of invading Persian forces under King Xerxes—who are trying to conquer Greece—and their face-off against the Spartan King and 300 of his loyal followers.

As:
Cast
Director:
Zack Snyder
Genres:
Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan
6. Hunger (2008)
13
3
Hunger
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve McQueen
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Stuart Graham, Laine Megaw, Liam McMahon, Brian Milligan
7. Pitch Black Heist (2011)
10
2
Pitch Black Heist
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Michael
Director:
John Maclean
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Liam Cunningham, Alex Macqueen
8. The Light Between Oceans (2016)
15
2
The Light Between Oceans
PG-13
15
2

Tom Sherbourne, a traumatized WWI-veteran, takes up job as lighthouse keeper on a remote Australian island and marries local girl, Isabel. When they find an infant girl afloat in a rowboat, childless Isabel convinces Tom to raise the baby as their own. Later, as they realize that the girl’s mother is looking for her, the future of four lives rests on the couple’s decision.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Sherbourne
Director:
Derek Cianfrance
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Rachel Weisz, Alicia Vikander, Florence Clery, Jack Thompson
9. Jane Eyre (2011)
14
5
Jane Eyre
PG-13
14
5

As a child Jane Eyre was ill-treated by her abusive aunt before being further abused at the Lowood School. An 18 years old Jane takes up the post of governess to Adèle Varens at Edward Rochester’s estate. As Rochester and Jane get closer and start falling in love, Rochester’s secret past threatens to tear the two apart. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Cary Joji Fukunaga
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
10. Shame (2011)
14
2
Shame
TV-MA
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brandon
Director:
Steve McQueen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Lucy Walters
11. Fish Tank (2009)
12
3
Fish Tank
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Conor
Director:
Andrea Arnold
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kierston Wareing, Harry Treadaway, Katie Jarvis, Rebecca Griffiths
12. Steve Jobs (2015)
12
2
Steve Jobs
R
12
2

This biographical film about Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs provides a behind-the-scene look at his life, starting with the launch of the first Macintosh in 1984. He struggles with accepting his daughter from his ex-girlfriend and is forced out of Apple, following which he launches NeXT Computer in 1988 and returns to Apple in 1998 to unveil the iMac.

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Jobs
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
13. Alien: Covenant - Prologue: The Crossing (2017)
11
3
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: The Crossing
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
Genres:
Short, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Noomi Rapace
14. Prometheus (2012)
12
2
Prometheus
R
12
2

When a star map is discovered among the various ancient cultures of earth, it is deduced that it is a clue to the origin of humanity. Following the map a team of explorers, aboard spaceship Prometheus, embark on a journey to a distant planet. Soon, they get involved in a dangerous battle to save the human race from extinction.

As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Noomi Rapace, Guy Pearce
15. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
12
2
X-Men: Apocalypse
PG-13
12
2

En Sabah Nur, the first mutant worshipped as a god in ancient Egypt, wakes up thousands of years later and is extremely dissatisfied with the modern world. He recruits four powerful mutants, Storm, Psylocke, Angel and Magneto, to bring about Apocalypse to the world, which Professor Xavier and Mystique must prevent with the help of young recruits.

As:
Cast
Role:
Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
Director:
Bryan Singer
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
16. Frank (2014)
9
2
Frank
R
9
2

A young aspiring songwriter joins an experimental band called the Soronprfbs as the keyboardist. But no one in the band likes him, except the band’s leader who constantly wears a papier-mâché mask. As the band works together on their debut album and prepares to perform in Texas, their personal problems result in a complete breakdown of the band. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Lenny Abrahamson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Domhnall Gleeson, Moira Brooker, Paul Butterworth, Phil Kingston
17. Slow West (2015)
11
2
Slow West
R
11
2

The story follows Jay, a young Scotsman, in search for his lost love, who has left home with her father after he had accidentally killed Jay’s uncle. While searching for her, Jay hires an Irish bounty hunter called Silas for self protection. But when Silas discovers that the father and daughter carry a $2000 bounty, he changes his plan. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
John Maclean
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Ben Mendelsohn, Jeffrey Thomas, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Hayden Frost
18. Eden Lake (2008)
12
2
Eden Lake
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve
Director:
James Watkins
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kelly Reilly, Jack O'Connell, Tara Ellis, Finn Atkins
19. Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper (2017)
11
2
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Luke Scott
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Short
Star Cast:
James Franco, Billy Crudup, Jussie Smollett, Demián Bichir, Nathaniel Dean, Carmen Ejogo
20. Macbeth (2015)
12
2
Macbeth
R
12
2

Based on William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, this drama film tells the story of a Scottish General who rises to power after receiving a prophecy from three witches that he will become the King of Scotland one day.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Macbeth
Director:
Justin Kurzel
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Marion Cotillard, Paddy Considine, Jack Madigan, Frank Madigan
21. Alien: Covenant (2017)
12
3
Alien: Covenant
R
12
3

The second installment in the Alien prequel franchise follows the colonization ship Covenant on its way to Origae-6. When a human transmission from a nearby planet reaches them, they land on it to investigate. However, the journey soon becomes a battle for survival as they are attacked by Facehugger aliens and Xenomorphs. 

As:
Cast
Role:
David / Walter
Director:
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
James Franco, Billy Crudup, Jussie Smollett, Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride
22. Centurion (2010)
10
2
Centurion
R
10
2

Centurion is a 2010 war action film which tells the story of a Roman centurion and the son a legendary gladiator, who leads an army of soldiers on a raid of a Pict camp to rescue a general who is held prisoner. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Centurion Quintus Dias
Director:
Neil Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Adventure, History, Action, War
Star Cast:
Olga Kurylenko, Imogen Poots, Andreas Wisniewski, Dave Legeno, Axelle Carolyn
23. A Dangerous Method (2011)
9
3
A Dangerous Method
R
9
3

A young Russian woman named Sabina Spielrein seeking treatment for hysteria is successfully treated by Carl Jung and later becomes a respected professional in psychoanalysis. Later they meet Freud in person and the married Jung begins an affair with Sabina. Unfortunately, a rift develops between Freud and Jung and Sabina wants more from Jung. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Carl Jung
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography, Thriller
Star Cast:
24. Dark Phoenix (2019)
9
2
Dark Phoenix
PG-13
9
2

This action science fiction superhero film, which is based on the Marvel Comics series X-Men revolves around Jean Gray, whose powers grow incredibly, turning her corrupt. Soon, the X-Men are forced to face her at full power.

As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Kinberg
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
25. Angel (2007)
8
2
Angel
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Esmé
Director:
François Ozon
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Charlotte Rampling, Lucy Russell, Romola Garai
26. Trespass Against Us (2016)
8
3
Trespass Against Us
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Chad Cutler
Director:
Adam Smith
Genres:
Drama, Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal, Rory Kinnear, Georgie Smith
27. Assassin's Creed (2016)
10
3
Assassin's Creed
PG-13
10
3

Callum Lynch learns that he is descendent of a 15th century Spanish Assassin, Aguilar de Nerha, who belonged to a secret Assassins Society. With the help of an innovative technology that unlocks genetic memories, he re-lives the life and exploits of Aguilar. As Lynch acquires tremendous knowledge and skills, he gets set to fight the tyrannical Templar organization of present day. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Cal Lynch / Aguilar
Director:
Justin Kurzel
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
28. Haywire (2011)
8
2
Haywire
R
8
2

MMA Black Ops operative, Mallory Kane, is sent on a mission to Dublin where she is deceived and left for dead by someone from her agency whom she knew well. In order to survive, she needs to find the facts behind the betrayal. Hounded by skilled assassins, she has to employ all the tricks of her training to outwit her killers. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Thriller
31. The Counselor (2013)
8
1
The Counselor
R
8
1

A greedy Texas lawyer, desirous of more money to lead a lavish lifestyle with his girlfriend, gets involved in a perilous drug-smuggling deal. Despite warnings, he is confident that he knows all the angles of the game and will succeed. However, when the deal goes horribly wrong, The Counselor and his wife-to-be are in grave danger.

As:
Cast
Role:
Counselor
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
32. The Snowman (2017)
10
1
The Snowman
R
10
1

The Snowman is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of Detective Harry Hole, who is investigating the disappearance of a woman on the first snow of winter.  He eventually finds her scarf wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Hole
Director:
Tomas Alfredson
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rebecca Ferguson, Val Kilmer, Jonas Karlsson
33. Jonah Hex (2010)
6
1
Jonah Hex
PG-13
6
1

Jonah Hex was a Confederate Cavalryman until his commander ordered him to burn down a hospital. Today, he is a bounty hunter with a warrant on his head and an ability to temporarily resurrect the dead.  The US military now wants him to stop his ex-commander from unleashing chaos across the country, an offer he cannot refuse. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Burke
Director:
Jimmy Hayward
Genres:
Thriller, Western, Fantasy, Action, Drama
34. Man on a Motorcycle (2009)
10
2
Man on a Motorcycle
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Man on a Motorcycle
Director:
John Maclean
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Jessica Brown Findlay, Sophie Wu, Ray Newe
35. Alien: Covenant - Meet Walter (2017)
11
2
Alien: Covenant - Meet Walter
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter
Director:
Luke Scott
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
36. Goldfish (2007)
9
2
Goldfish
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Christian
Director:
Ed Sayers
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Caroline Carver, Yandis Ying, Terence Lo
37. Zero (2015)
8
2
Zero
8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
David Victori
Genres:
Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
David Atkinson, Ryan Eggold, Felix Avitia, Kurtis Bedford, Elise Eberle

TV Movie(s)

39. Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
10
2
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Emilia Fox, Vulpe Adrian, Carmen Ungureanu, Clémence Poésy
40. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
9
2
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking
TV-14
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Cellan Jones
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Rupert Everett, Anne Carroll, Neil Dudgeon, Ian Hart
41. A Most Mysterious Murder: The Case of Charles Bravo (2004)
10
2
A Most Mysterious Murder: The Case of Charles Bravo
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Bravo
Director:
Michael Samuels
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Cochrane, Julian Fellowes, Nadia Cameron-Blakey, Elizabeth McKechnie
42. Our Hidden Lives (2005)
10
2
Our Hidden Lives
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
German POW
Director:
Michael Samuels
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ian McDiarmid, Richard Briers, Richard Dillane, Mathew Horne
43. Wedding Belles (2007)
9
2
Wedding Belles
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Philip John
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michelle Gomez, Rab Affleck, Tam Dean Burn, Mabel Aitken
44. A Bear Named Winnie (2004)
9
3
A Bear Named Winnie
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Colebourn
Director:
John Kent Harrison
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Gil Bellows, David Suchet, Jonathon Young
45. Carla (2003)
9
2
Carla
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rob
Director:
Diarmuid Lawrence
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Iain Glen, Lesley Sharp, Helen McCrory, Shaun Dingwall

TV Shows and Videos

William and Mary (2003)
William and Mary
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Miranda Hart, Russell Tovey, Annette Crosbie, Cheryl Campbell
Murphy's Law (2003)
Murphy's Law
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Michael Feast, Sarah Berger, Glynis Barber, Owen Teale
Hex (2004)
Hex
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Romance, Horror
Star Cast:
Colin Salmon, Jemima Rooper, Amber Sainsbury, Jamie Davis
The Peter Weyland Files: Happy Birthday, David (2012)
The Peter Weyland Files: Happy Birthday, David
As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
Luke Scott
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
NCS Manhunt (2002)
NCS Manhunt
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Keith Barron, David Suchet, Samantha Bond, Melanie Hill
Alien: Covenant - Advent (2017)
Alien: Covenant - Advent
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter
Director:
Luke Scott
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Noomi Rapace
Alien: Covenant - Phobos (2017)
Alien: Covenant - Phobos
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter
Director:
Toby Dye
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Billy Crudup, Demián Bichir, Danny McBride, Katherine Waterston
The Peter Weyland Files: 'Prometheus' Transmission (2012)
The Peter Weyland Files: 'Prometheus' Transmission
As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
Johnny Hardstaff
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Idris Elba, Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green