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List of Shailene Woodley Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
27
7
The Fault in Our Stars
PG-13
27
7

The movie, which is based on John Green’s novel of the same name, follows the journey of two teenagers, Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Gus Waters – both cancer patients – who meet and fall in love with each other. The two also travel together to meet her favourite author, though it does not turn to be what she expected.

Role:
Hazel
Starring:
Directed By:
Josh Boone
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
2. The Mauritanian (2021)
10
3
The Mauritanian
R
10
3

After being subjected to horrific torture and spending six years in imprisonment, a prisoner  eventually confesses to crimes of terrorism. A defense attorney makes it her mission to defend him, and she soon uncovers a deep conspiracy.

Role:
Teri Duncan
3. The Descendants (2011)
18
7
The Descendants
R
18
7

The Descendants follows the story of islander Matt King who lives in Kauai, Hawaii. His world comes to a stop when his wife Elizabeth ends up in a coma. Matt must find a way to cope with his wife’s will who wants her life support to be discontinued, save his land, and connect to his two troubled daughters. 

Role:
Alexandra King
Starring:
Judy Greer, George Clooney, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Patricia Hastie
Directed By:
Alexander Payne
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Breakthrough Performance
4. Snowden (2016)
14
5
Snowden
R
14
5

Edward Snowden, an employee and sub-contractor of National Security Agency, becomes disillusioned after discovering that the government is amassing virtual data even from ordinary citizens. Feeling accountable and outraged, he quits and putting his safety at risk, exposes this highly classified information about NSA’s illegal mass surveillance to the press, which makes him one of the most wanted men in the world.

Starring:
Directed By:
5. The Spectacular Now (2013)
13
5
The Spectacular Now
R
13
5

Sutter Keely, a charismatic high school senior who loves to party, gets heavily drunk after sudden breakup with his girlfriend and is awakened the next morning in a stranger's lawn by shy and studious peer Aimee Finecky. Despite being polar opposites, they gradually begin to develop a bond after he convinces her to teach him geometry.

Role:
Aimee
Directed By:
James Ponsoldt
6. Divergent (2014)
26
12
Divergent
PG-13
26
12

In a futuristic society where each adult must choose one of five factions for life, Tris Prior trains to join Dauntless, the faction of the brave, hiding that she is a Divergent who will not fit into any group. However, after uncovering a plot to kill all Divergents, she must use her divergence to save the world.

Role:
Tris
Directed By:
Neil Burger
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Favorite Character, People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Duo
7. Adrift (2018)
8
4
Adrift
PG-13
8
4

Adrift is a survival drama film which tells the story of a young couple who gets stuck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes recorded in human history.  

Role:
Tami Oldham
Starring:
Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Thomas, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Grace Palmer
Directed By:
Baltasar Kormákur
8. The Last Letter from Your Lover (2021)
9
3
The Last Letter from Your Lover
13
9
3

The Last Letter from your Lover is a romantic drama film which revolves around Ellie, a journalist who discovers several love letters from 1965. She decides to set out to find the people who had written them.

Role:
Jennifer Stirling
Starring:
9. White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
7
4
White Bird in a Blizzard
R
7
4

White Bird in a Blizzard is a mystery drama film which tells the story of a teenage girl who relishes her newfound freedom after her disturbed mother disappears. However, soon she starts being haunted by strange facts regarding the disappearance, and her life descends into chaos.

Role:
Kat Connors
Directed By:
Gregg Araki
10. Insurgent (2015)
15
8
Insurgent
PG-13
15
8

The second installment in The Divergent Series, the movie finds Tris Prior, Four, the rest of the Divergents, and the Factionless going to war against Jeanine Matthews and the Dauntless faction. Eventually captured, Tris unlocks a box to reveal that the faction system was an experiment and that the world is waiting outside the walled city. 

Role:
Tris
Directed By:
Robert Schwentke
11. Allegiant (2016)
8
7
Allegiant
PG-13
8
7

In this third movie in the The Divergent series, Tris, her brother, Caleb, and her lover, Four, escape the walled Chicago and come across truths that shatter previous knowledge. Facing dangers that threaten humanity, Tris is forced to make bold decisions in order to survive.

Role:
Tris
Starring:
Jeff Daniels, Theo James, Maggie Q, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts, Zoë Kravitz, Mekhi Phifer
Directed By:
Robert Schwentke
12. Endings, Beginnings (2020)
5
4
Endings, Beginnings
5
4
Role:
Daphne
Starring:
Jamie Dornan, Sebastian Stan, Kyra Sedgwick, Matthew Gray Gubler
13. Felicity: An American Girl Adventure (2005)
6
3
Felicity: An American Girl Adventure
6
3
Role:
Felicity Merriman
Starring:
Kevin Zegers, David Gardner, John Schneider, Marcia Gay Harden
Directed By:
Nadia Tass
14. A Place Called Home (2004)
6
3
A Place Called Home
6
3
Role:
California "Cali" Ford
Starring:
Ann-Margret, Matthew Settle, Hunter Tylo, Gary Sandy
Directed By:
Michael Tuchner
15. 9 Kisses (2014)
6
3
9 Kisses
6
3
Starring:
Rosario Dawson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Steve Carell, Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart, Reese Witherspoon
Directed By:
Elaine Constantine
16. Replacing Dad (1999)
4
4
Replacing Dad
4
4
Starring:
Tippi Hedren, Camilla Belle, Mary McDonnell, William Russ, Jack Coleman, Erik von Detten
Directed By:
Joyce Chopra
17. Moola (2007)
3
4
Moola
PG-13
3
4
Starring:
Daniel Baldwin, William Mapother, Treat Williams, Charlotte Ross, Efren Ramirez
Directed By:
Don Most
18. Final Approach (2007)
3
4
Final Approach
3
4
Starring:
Dean Cain, Anthony Michael Hall, Jennifer Morrison, Ernie Hudson, Sunny Mabrey
Directed By:
Armand Mastroianni

TV Shows

Big Little Lies
33
6
Big Little Lies
TV-MA
33
6
Role:
Jane Chapman
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern
Directed By:
Andrea Arnold
Jack & Bobby
8
2
Jack & Bobby
TV-14
8
2
Starring:
Logan Lerman, Neil Patrick Harris, Ed Begley Jr., Lou Diamond Phillips, Tom Cavanagh, Amber Heard, John Slattery
Directed By:
David Petrarca, Perry Lang, Michael Schultz, Peter Markle, David Nutter
My Name Is Earl
19
5
My Name Is Earl
TV-PG
19
5
Starring:
Erik Estrada, Jane Lynch, Kevin Sussman, Juliette Lewis, Jane Seymour, Christian Slater, Sean Astin
Directed By:
Marc Buckland, Eyal Gordin, Michael Fresco, Chris Koch, Gregory Thomas Garcia
Cold Case
10
3
Cold Case
TV-14
10
3
Starring:
Thomas F. Wilson, Peter Graves, Veronica Cartwright, Darren Criss, Lee Majors, John Aniston, Michael B. Jordan
Directed By:
The O.C.
17
6
The O.C.
TV-PG
17
6
Starring:
Kat Graham, Olivia Wilde, Mischa Anne Marsden Barton, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Michael Schur, Bella Thorne, Janel Parrish
Directed By:
Ian Toynton, Michael Lange, Michael Fresco, Tony Wharmby, Patrick R. Norris
Our Deal (2011)
7
2
Our Deal
7
2
Role:
Day Trotter
Starring:
Drew Barrymore, Donald Glover, Tyler Posey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Alia Shawkat, Miranda Cosgrove
Directed By:
Everybody Loves Raymond
14
5
Everybody Loves Raymond
TV-PG
14
5
Starring:
Jean Stapleton, Ray Romano, Fred Willard, Doris Roberts, Kevin James, Dave Attell, Cheryl Hines
Directed By:
Gary Halvorson, Will Mackenzie, Jerry Zaks, Kenneth Shapiro, Steve Zuckerman
The District
7
3
The District
7
3
Starring:
Ashley Benson, Danny Trejo, John Amos, Jonathan Banks, Ernest Borgnine, Craig T. Nelson, Nastassja Kinski
Directed By:
Crossing Jordan
7
3
Crossing Jordan
7
3
Starring:
Miguel Ferrer, Joel Grey, Ken Jeong, Ashley Greene, Emily Deschanel, Lesley Ann Warren, Mahershala Ali
Directed By:
Allan Arkush, Roxann Dawson, Michael Gershman, Donna Deitch, Ian Toynton
CSI: NY
11
5
CSI: NY
TV-14
11
5
Starring:
Alanna Ubach, Austin Butler, Peter Fonda, Joe Manganiello, Laura Vandervoort, Robbie Amell, Kim Kardashian
Directed By:
Without a Trace
8
4
Without a Trace
TV-14
8
4
Starring:
John Krasinski, Timothy Busfield, Frank Grillo, Viola Davis, Daniella Alonso, Jon Bernthal, Kevin Durand
Close to Home
6
3
Close to Home
6
3
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Jennette McCurdy, Eric Stoltz, Ann Cusack, Dianna Agron, Patrick J. Adams, Lyndsy Fonseca
Directed By:
The Black Eyed Peas: #WHERESTHELOVE Feat. The World (2016)
5
3
The Black Eyed Peas: #WHERESTHELOVE Feat. The World
5
3
Starring:
LL Cool J, Bridgit Mendler, Daniel Sharman, Taye Diggs, Snoop Dogg, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Foxx
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
4
5
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
TV-14
4
5
Role:
Amy Juergens
Starring:
Rumer Willis, Bianca Lawson, Haylie Duff, Chaz Bono, Danica McKellar, Christian Serratos, Jennifer Coolidge
Directed By:

Animation Movies

The Wonderful World of Disney
11
4
The Wonderful World of Disney
11
4
Starring:
Sarah Hyland, Kevin Nealon, Micky Dolenz, Wayne Brady, Eugene Levy, Ricki Lake, Malcolm McDowell
Directed By:

Shailene Woodley Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Action Movie Actress 2016
Divergent Favorite Movie Duo 2015
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Fault in Our Stars Best Female Performance 2015
The Fault in Our Stars Best Kiss 2015
Divergent Favorite Character 2014
The Descendants Breakthrough Performance 2012