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List of Sam Worthington Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
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8
Hacksaw Ridge
R
36
8

Based on the 2004 documentary The Conscientious Objector, the movie narrates the true story of WWII American Army Medic, Desmond T. Doss. As a conscientious objector, he refused to carry or use any weapon/firearm during the Battle of Okinawa but still managed to rescue and treat 75 men. He won Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery.

Starring:
Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Vince Vaughn, Andrew Garfield, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner, Milo Gibson
Directed By:
2. Avatar (2009)
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19
Avatar
PG-13
68
19

After the sudden death of his twin brother, paraplegic former Marine Jake Sully replaces him on a mission to lush alien moon Pandora, inhabited by the Na'vi, and experiences newfound freedom assuming his Na'vi-human hybrid 'Avatar'. He falls in love with Neytiri, a female Na'vi, and helps her save the planet from the malicious plans of Colonel Miles Quaritch.

Role:
Jake Sully
Directed By:
3. Everest (2015)
18
7
Everest
PG-13
18
7

Everest is inspired by the true-life events of a mountaineering disaster. Two separate commercial expeditions, led by Rob Hall and Scott Fischer, set out to conquer the world’s highest summit, Mt. Everest. Unexpectedly, they are engulfed by a fierce blizzard where they struggle for survival against freezing temperatures and winds, as their mettle is tested by the harshest possible elements. 

Directed By:
Baltasar Kormákur
4. The Debt (2010)
10
5
The Debt
R
10
5

In 1965, three Mossad Agents come into East Berlin in order to apprehend a Nazi war criminal. However the mission seems more complicated than their expectations.

Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds
Directed By:
John Madden
5. Somersault (2004)
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3
Somersault
7
3

Heidi is a young and pretty teenage girl who runs away from home after she is caught kissing her mother’s boyfriend. She eventually arrives at a ski resort town near the Australian Alps, and tries to find a job at a convenience store. Her attractiveness and loneliness make her quite vulnerable, but she still struggles to survive and make ends meet. However, she is unable to tell the difference between sex and love.

Starring:
Abbie Cornish, Olivia Pigeot, Damian de Montemas, Alex Babic
Directed By:
Cate Shortland
6. Man on a Ledge (2012)
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6
Man on a Ledge
PG-13
13
6

Disgraced former cop Nick Cassidy goes to the 21st floor of the Roosevelt Hotel and then climbs on to the ledge to commit suicide and will only negotiate with Lydia Mercer. Lydia soon realizes he was framed for the theft of the $40 million Monarch diamond by the owner of the diamond David Englander. 

Role:
Nick Cassidy
Starring:
Directed By:
Asger Leth
7. The Great Raid (2005)
7
4
The Great Raid
R
7
4

Near the end of WWII in 1945, around 500 American soldiers are held prisoner at Cabanatuan, Philippines, and are subjected to harsh treatment. The 6th Ranger Battalion embarks on a heroic mission under Lt. Col. Henry Mucci and Capt. Robert Prince to rescue the POWs. Filipino guerillas assist the Rangers in one of the bravest and triumphant POW rescue raid in American history.

Directed By:
John Dahl
8. Gettin' Square (2003)
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3
Gettin' Square
6
3
Role:
Barry 'Wattsy' Wirth
Starring:
Joe Bugner, Gary Sweet, Timothy Spall, David Wenham, Freya Stafford
Directed By:
Jonathan Teplitzky
9. Terminator Salvation (2009)
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11
Terminator Salvation
PG-13
21
11

The fourth installment in the Terminator film series, the movie revolves around humanity’s war against Skynet’s network and its army of terminators. John Connor leads the resistance against Skynet and forms a bond with a cyborg Marcus Wright. Marcus ultimately sacrifices himself to save John and to help destroy the Skynet base. 

Role:
Marcus Wright
Directed By:
McG
10. Last Night (2010)
8
4
Last Night
R
8
4

Happily married Michael and Joanna Reed are a successful New York couple. When Michael travels on a business trip with attractive colleague Laura, Joanna happens to meet her former beau, Alex, who is visiting New York. That night, both Michael and Joanna are faced with temptation, and the future of their marriage depends on how each one chooses to handle that temptation. 

Role:
Michael
Starring:
Directed By:
Massy Tadjedin
11. Cake (2014)
7
4
Cake
R
7
4

When Nina, member of her chronic pain support group, commits suicide, former defense attorney Claire Bennett gets absorbed in the tragedy. Claire, who consumes heavy doses of painkillers for chronic pain which is constant reminder of a personal trauma, starts having recurrent hallucinations of Nina. As she seeks out Nina’s widower Roy, their shared pain of loss forms a touching bond of friendship. 

Role:
Roy Collins
Starring:
Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, William H. Macy, Mamie Gummer, Britt Robertson, Lucy Punch, Adriana Barraza
Directed By:
Daniel Barnz
12. Fractured (2019)
9
5
Fractured
TV-MA
9
5
Role:
Ray Monroe
Starring:
Adjoa Andoh, Stephen Tobolowsky, Lily Rabe, Lucy Capri
Directed By:
Brad Anderson
13. Hart's War (2002)
8
5
Hart's War
R
8
5

This war drama tells the story of a law student who joins the army, during the Second World War, and gets imprisoned by the Nazis shortly after. Later, he is asked to defend a Negro man who is accused of a murder. 

Starring:
Colin Farrell, Bruce Willis, Adrian Grenier, Terrence Howard, Jonathan Brandis, Cole Hauser, Marcel Iures
Directed By:
Gregory Hoblit
14. Lansky (2021)
6
4
Lansky
R
6
4
Role:
David Stone
Starring:
Harvey Keitel, Minka Kelly
15. Drift (2013)
6
3
Drift
R
6
3
Role:
JB
Starring:
Myles Pollard, Robyn Malcolm, Xavier Samuel, Lesley-Ann Brandt
Directed By:
Morgan O'Neill, Ben Nott
16. Rogue (2007)
7
4
Rogue
R
7
4

Assigned to write about Northern Australia, American adventure-travel journalist Pete McKell joins a tourist group on a river cruise with guide Kate Ryan. But the cruise turns into terror when a massive 25-foot crocodile attacks the vessel. Kate steers the craft to a mud island amidst escalating hysteria. With rising tide and descending darkness, Kate and Pete team up to battle the cunning rogue.

Role:
Neil Kelly
Starring:
Mia Wasikowska, Michael Vartan, Radha Mitchell, John Jarratt, Stephen Curry
Directed By:
Greg McLean
17. The Shack (2017)
7
4
The Shack
PG-13
7
4

After his youngest child disappears, Mack Philips is unable to move on, and is severely depressed. However, his life takes an interesting turn when he receives a mysterious letter inviting him for a personal meeting with God.  

Role:
Mack Phillips
Starring:
Tim McGraw, Radha Mitchell, Ty Olsson, Octavia Spencer
Directed By:
Stuart Hazeldine
18. Paper Planes (2014)
6
3
Paper Planes
6
3
Role:
Jack
Starring:
David Wenham, Deborah Mailman, Ed Oxenbould, Ena Imai
Directed By:
Robert Connolly
19. Dirty Deeds (2002)
6
3
Dirty Deeds
R
6
3
Role:
Darcy
Starring:
Toni Collette, Sam Neill, John Goodman, Bryan Brown
Directed By:
David Caesar
20. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
6
4
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
R
6
4

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken is a suspense crime drama film which tells the story of five friends who decide to kidnap Freddy Heineken, a well-known and successful businessman, in order to earn some money without much effort. However, when they try to execute the plan, things don’t go as expected.

Role:
Willem Holleeder
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, David Dencik, Jim Sturgess, Ryan Kwanten, Mark van Eeuwen
Directed By:
Daniel Alfredson
21. Bootmen (2000)
5
3
Bootmen
R
5
3
Role:
Mitchell
Starring:
Adam Garcia, Vaughan Sheffield, Christian Patterson, Lisa Perry
Directed By:
Dein Perry
22. The Keeping Room (2014)
5
4
The Keeping Room
R
5
4

The Keeping Room is a Western drama film which takes us to the time towards the end of the Civil War.  A woman named Augusta manages to escape an attempted assault by two rogue soldiers. However, things get even worse as they track her down to her house. Now, along with her sisters, she will need to fight if she wants to survive.

Role:
Moses
Starring:
Hailee Steinfeld, Brit Marling, Muna Otaru, Kyle Soller
Directed By:
Daniel Barber
23. Clash of the Titans (2010)
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11
Clash of the Titans
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15
11

A remake of the 1981 movie of the same name, Clash of the Titans is an action-fantasy based on Greek mythology. It sees Zeus’ son Perseus and his companions go on a journey to save humans and the Gods. In order to do so, they must survive mythical beings like Medusa, the Kraken, and Hades.  

Role:
Perseus
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Kaya Scodelario, Mads Mikkelsen, Elizabeth McGovern, Agyness Deyn, Nicholas Hoult
Directed By:
24. Wrath of the Titans (2012)
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9
Wrath of the Titans
PG-13
11
9

Zeus is apprehended by his godly son Ares and brother Hades, who have betrayed by making a deal with their father Kronos, the ferocious leader of the Titans. Growing more powerful, the Titans create mayhem on earth. Parseus, the demigod son of Zeus, with the help of warrior Queen Andromeda and Poseidon’s demigod son Argenor, ventures into the underworld to save mankind.

Role:
Perseus
Starring:
Rosamund Pike, Lily James, Danny Huston, George Blagden, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Edgar Ramírez
Directed By:
Jonathan Liebesman
25. Sabotage (2014)
7
5
Sabotage
R
7
5

Sabotage is a 2014 American action thriller, which tells the story of a DEA task force, who are being hunted down one by one, after they steal money from a drug raid. 

Role:
James 'Monster' Murray
Starring:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Troy Garity, Josh Holloway, Olivia Williams, Joe Manganiello, Terrence Howard
Directed By:
David Ayer
26. Texas Killing Fields (2011)
5
4
Texas Killing Fields
R
5
4

Texas Killing Fields is an American crime film which revolves around a small Texas town which is home to a sadistic serial killer, who dumps the bodies of the victim in a marsh. Meanwhile, two detective attempts to hunt down the killer.

Role:
Mike Souder
Starring:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jason Clarke, Jessica Chastain, Annabeth Gish
Directed By:
Ami Canaan Mann
27. The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
5
4
The Hunter's Prayer
R
5
4

The Hunter’s Prayer is an action thriller film which tells the story of Lucas, an assassin, who is hired to kill a young woman named Ella. However, upon seeing her, he develops an affection for her, and he is unable to pull the trigger. This leads to both of them being marked for death, and therefore, they form an unlikely alliance. They are forced to flee across Europe, and they try to gather evidence and expose the people responsible for her family’s death.  

Starring:
Martin Compston, Odeya Rush, Tina Maskell, Eben Young
Directed By:
Jonathan Mostow
28. The Titan (2018)
4
5
The Titan
TV-MA
4
5

The Titan is a science fiction thriller film which takes us to a future where Earth is approaching its doom, and humanity might go extinct. A family decides to take part in an experiment to determine if humanity might be able to survive on Titan, one of Saturn’s moons.  

Role:
Lt. Rick Janssen
Starring:
Noah Jupe, Taylor Schilling, Diego Boneta, Agyness Deyn, Tom Wilkinson
Directed By:
Lennart Ruff
29. Macbeth (2006)
3
4
Macbeth
3
4
Role:
Macbeth
Starring:
Nash Edgerton, Chloe Armstrong, Kate Bell, Miranda Nation
Directed By:
Geoffrey Wright
30. A Matter of Life (2001)
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2
A Matter of Life
9
2
Role:
Our Hero
Starring:
Deborah Kennedy
Directed By:
Jennifer Perrott
31. A Fairytale of the City (2006)
9
3
A Fairytale of the City
9
3
Role:
The Artist
Starring:
Maeve Dermody, Marea Burton, Peter Barry
Directed By:
Vanessa Caswill
32. New Skin (2002)
7
3
New Skin
7
3
Role:
Peter
Starring:
Samuel Johnson, Jessica Napier, Anthony Hayes, Paul Pantano
Directed By:
Anthony Hayes
33. Thunderstruck (2004)
5
3
Thunderstruck
5
3
Role:
Ronnie
Starring:
Bojana Novakovic, Callan Mulvey, Stephen Curry, Ryan Johnson
Directed By:
Darren Ashton
34. Life in a Volkswagen (2000)
5
3
Life in a Volkswagen
5
3
Starring:
Anthony Hayes, Don Hany, Craig Anderson, Bryan Moses
Directed By:
Craig Anderson, Bryan Moses
35. Blue Poles (2004)
5
4
Blue Poles
5
4
Role:
Miles
Starring:
Charlie Kevin, Mungo McKay, Emma Randall, Hallie Shellam
Directed By:
Darcy Yuille
36. Pros and Ex-Cons (2005)
2
3
Pros and Ex-Cons
R
2
3
Role:
Able
Starring:
Steve Bastoni, John Boxer, Brett Stiller, Jason Crewes
Directed By:
Timothy Boyle

TV Shows

Love My Way
11
2
Love My Way
11
2
Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Lynette Curran, Asher Keddie, Claudia Karvan
The Surgeon
8
3
The Surgeon
8
3
Role:
Dr. Sam Dash (8 episodes, 2005)
Starring:
Nicholas Bell, Matthew Newton, Justine Clarke, Katie Wall
Two Twisted
8
3
Two Twisted
8
3
Starring:
Sam Neill, Bryan Brown, Jacqueline McKenzie, Peta Wilson
Blue Heelers
8
4
Blue Heelers
8
4
Starring:
Jesse Spencer, Emily Browning, Sullivan Stapleton, Luke Hemsworth, Eliza Taylor, Hugh Jackman, Jason Clarke
Directed By:
Jeffrey Walker, Chris Martin-Jones, Ray Quint, Declan Eames, Denny Lawrence
Water Rats
8
4
Water Rats
8
4
Starring:
Essie Davis, Manu Bennett, Dominic Purcell, Joel Edgerton, Noah Taylor, Abbie Cornish, Jason Clarke
Directed By:
Chris Martin-Jones, Ray Quint, Michael Offer, Alister Hallum, David Caesar
JAG
30
15
JAG
TV-14
30
15
Starring:
Sarah Silverman, Cameron Mathison, Alexandra Breckenridge, Jane Lynch, Gavin MacLeod, Michael Weatherly, Lana Parrilla
Directed By:
Bradford May, Tony Wharmby, Alan J. Levi, Jeannot Szwarc, Terrence O'Hara
Cleaners
6
4
Cleaners
6
4
Starring:
Emily Osment, Missi Pyle, David Arquette, Mimi Rogers, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gina Gershon
Directed By:
Paul Leyden
Love & Distrust (2010)
3
5
Love & Distrust
R
3
5
Starring:
Amy Adams, Robert Pattinson, Robert Downey Jr., Talulah Riley, James Franco
Directed By: