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List of Rooney Mara Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Lion (2016)
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2
Lion
PG-13
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2

Five year old Saroo lives with his poor family and steals coal with his elder brother Guddu to fulfil his family’s needs. One day, while out on work, he gets separated from his brother and accidentally reaches Kolkata. After months of struggle, he finds himself in an orphanage from where he is adopted by an Australian couple. When he grows up, he decides to look for his real family.

As:
Cast
Director:
Garth Davis
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, Khushi Solanki
2. Her (2013)
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2
Her
R
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2

Theodore Twombly is a highly sensitive loner whose professional qualification is writing soulful personal letters for others. Depressed over his impending divorce, he decides to install the latest artificially intelligent operating system Samantha, which has a bright voice and a consciousness. He begins to doubt himself as he gradually develops a romantic relationship with his AI assistant.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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2
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
R
15
2

Based on the eponymous novel by Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a thriller that centers around a journalist, played by Daniel Craig, trying to solve the mysterious disappearance of a rich woman 40 years ago. He is aided by a tattooed hacker, portrayed by Rooney Mara, who helps him uncover the dark secrets of Sweden’s high society.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lisbeth Salander
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
4. The Social Network (2010)
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2
The Social Network
PG-13
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2

Adapted from Ben Mezrich's book The Accidental Billionaires, the movie revolves around the time when Facebook was created and became super successful globally. Its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, soon finds himself in two lawsuits – one by twins who claimed that the idea was originally theirs and the other by his friend, Eduardo Saverin, who found the dilution of his shares in the company unfair.

As:
Cast
Role:
Erica Albright
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
5. Carol (2015)
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2
Carol
R
15
2

Aspiring photographer, Therese Belivet, runs into the glamorous Carol Aird while working at Frankenberg's department store in Manhattan. When the two women later develop a bond, it blossoms in love and relationship. But Carol’s bitter divorce proceedings threaten the relationship with heartbreak. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Therese Belivet
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
6. The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012)
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3
The 84th Annual Academy Awards
TV-14
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Nominee
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jessica Chastain, Natalie Portman, Steven Spielberg, Michelle Williams
7. Trash (2014)
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2
Trash
R
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2

Three young kids in Brazil often spend their time searching through garbage dumps, hoping to find something useful. One day, they find a wallet, but it only brings them into trouble with the local police.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, Rickson Tevez, Wagner Moura, José Dumont
8. Side Effects (2013)
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Side Effects
R
12
2

A depressed Emily Taylor is prescribed an experimental drug by her psychiatrist, Jonathan Banks; however the drug makes Emily sleepwalk as a side effect.  Once while sleepwalking, she kills her husband and is consequently sent to a psychiatric hospital. Jonathan’s reputation is hit too but he figures out that Emily is not what she pretends to be and there is an insidious conspiracy at play.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Taylor
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
9. A Ghost Story (2017)
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2
A Ghost Story
R
10
2

A happily married man dies in front of his house shortly after moving in. However, he continues to linger there as a ghost, watching his wife greave and then move on with her life, leaving the house they shared.  Other tenants move in and he continues to watch them until the house is leveled to be replaced by a hotel; but he stays on.   

As:
Cast
Role:
M
Director:
David Lowery
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Casey Affleck, Grover Coulson, McColm Cephas Jr., Kenneisha Thompson
11. The Winning Season (2009)
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2
The Winning Season
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wendy
Director:
Jim Strouse
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Emma Roberts, Sam Rockwell, Rob Corddry, Emily Rios
12. Youth in Revolt (2009)
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2
Youth in Revolt
R
10
2

Socially inept teenager, Nick Twisp, meets Sheeni Saunders who shares his taste for French culture and music. In spite of Sheeni having a boyfriend, the two start a relationship. Later, when Sheeni is shipped off to a boarding school, Nick starts a hilarious personal quest to win her heart and to sleep with her. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
13. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
10
2
Ain't Them Bodies Saints
R
10
2

This romantic crime drama film tells the story of Bob and Ruth, a couple who gets involved in criminal activities. When they are caught, Bob takes the blame and goes to prison. Meanwhile, Ruth gives birth to their daughter. Four years later, Bob manages to escape from prison, and tries to reconnect with his family.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Guthrie
Director:
David Lowery
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Rami Malek, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine
14. The Discovery (2017)
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2
The Discovery
TV-MA
9
2

A scientific discovery by Dr Thomas Harbor helps humanity find definite proof of the afterlife. However, this leads to a lot of people committing suicide to reset their lives. Meanwhile, Will, Dr Harbor’s son, helps a mysterious young woman break away from her dark past.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Isla
Director:
Charlie McDowell
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
15. Una (2016)
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2
Una
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Una
Director:
Benedict Andrews
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Indira Varma, Ben Mendelsohn, Tara Fitzgerald, Ruby Stokes
16. Dream Boy (2008)
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2
Dream Boy
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Bolton
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Diana Scarwid, Tom Gilroy, Thomas Jay Ryan, Stephan Bender
17. Dare (2009)
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Dare
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Salky
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Emmy Rossum, Alan Cumming, Cady Huffman, Ashley Springer, Matthew Garrick
19. Pan (2015)
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Pan
PG
9
2

After a 12-year old orphan named Pan, is captured and taken to a magical city named Neverland as a slave, he starts making new friends and also discovers his true destiny. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Tiger Lily
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried, Cara Delevingne, Levi Miller, Garrett Hedlund
20. Mary Magdalene (2018)
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2
Mary Magdalene
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Magdalene
Director:
Garth Davis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ariane Labed, Tahar Rahim
22. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
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2
A Nightmare on Elm Street
R
8
2

The ninth film of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ franchise follows a group of young adults of a community who experience a same sinister nightmare with images of a terrifying, disfigured man – Freddy Krueger. After the death of one of them following such nightmare, the horrified teenagers realize that their nightmares translate into reality …… a dreadful realization that keeps them awake.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Holbrook
Director:
Samuel Bayer
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Aaron Yoo, Katie Cassidy, Connie Britton, Kellan Lutz, Kyle Gallner, Jackie Earle Haley, Thomas Dekker
23. Calvin Klein: Downtown (2013)
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Calvin Klein: Downtown
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Actress
Director:
David Fincher
Genres:
Short
26. Friends (With Benefits) (2009)
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2
Friends (With Benefits)
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gorman Bechard
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Margaret Laney, Alex Brown, Anne Petersen, Jake Alexander

Animation(s)

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Kubo and the Two Strings
PG
Plot:

Kubo, a one eyed kind boy, lives a modest life narrating stories to his village people and simultaneously tends to his ill mother. However, his peaceful life is disrupted when evil spirits from past appear and wreak havoc. For Kubo, the only way to defeat the evil, is to set out on a journey to find his dad’s unbreakable sword, a magic armour and helmet. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Travis Knight
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

Women's Murder Club (2007)
Women's Murder Club
As:
Cast
Director:
Rick Wallace, Scott Winant
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Christina Moore, Boris Kodjoe, Angie Harmon, Laura Harris, Rob Estes, Aubrey Dollar
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary
R
As:
Cast
Director:
Mary Lambert
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ed Marinaro, Tina Lifford, Kate Mara, Robert Vito