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List of Sofia Coppola Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Lost in Translation (2003)
31
9
Lost in Translation
R
31
9

An engaging tale about the unlikely romance between a fading American movie star who is having a midlife crisis and a young college graduate, Lost in Translation was viewed as a critical and commercial success. The film won many awards, including one Oscar. 

Starring:
Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris, Giovanni Ribisi, Akiko Takeshita, Kazuyoshi Minamimagoe, Kazuko Shibata
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
2. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
15
6
The Virgin Suicides
R
15
6

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. 

Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best New Filmmaker
3. Marie Antoinette (2006)
11
6
Marie Antoinette
PG-13
11
6

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.

Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
4. Somewhere (2010)
8
4
Somewhere
R
8
4

The film focuses on the life of a famous star, who in spite of money and fame suffers from existential crisis. Emotionally empty, he unsuccessfully tries to find fulfillment by various means until his ex-wife leaves their 11 years old daughter with him. Spending time together, they soon develop a bond and he starts re-examining his life.  

Starring:
Alden Ehrenreich, Ellie Kemper, Benicio Del Toro, Elle Fanning, Chris Pontius, Stephen Dorff, Erin Wasson
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
5. The Beguiled (2017)
8
5
The Beguiled
R
8
5

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.  

Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
6. Lick the Star (1998)
5
4
Lick the Star
5
4
Starring:
Christina Turley, Audrey Kelly, Julia Vanderham, Lindsy Drummer, Robert Schwartzman
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
7. La Traviata (2017)
5
3
La Traviata
5
3
Starring:
Roberto Frontali, Francesca Dotto, Antonio Poli, Jader Bignamini
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
8. The Bling Ring (2013)
8
6
The Bling Ring
R
8
6

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. 

Starring:
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
10. Bed, Bath and Beyond (1996)
4
4
Bed, Bath and Beyond
4
4
Starring:
Roman Coppola, Amanda De Cadenet, Jenny Shimizu, María Luisa Mosquera, Jaqueline De La Fontaine
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola, Ione Skye, Andrew Durham

Movies (Actor)

1. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
24
7
The Godfather: Part III
R
24
7

In the final film in The Godfather trilogy, Michael Corleone is almost successful in legitimizing his family business and is keen to leave the underworld. However, there are numerous issues that he has to deal with, starting from his own health to a feud between Vincent Mancini and Joey Zasa and a blooming romance between Vincent Mancini and Mary.

Starring:
Eli Wallach, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia, Joe Mantegna, Talia Shire
Directed By:
2. Frankenweenie (1984)
8
3
Frankenweenie
PG
8
3

Victor Frankenstein is a young boy who likes to create movies starring his dog Sparky. Unfortunately, Sparky gets hit by a car and is killed. Therefore, Victor decides to learn about electrical impulses in muscles, and he tries to use this to bring his beloved pet to life.  

Starring:
Shelley Duvall, Barret Oliver, Daniel Stern, Joseph Maher, Paul Bartel
Directed By:
3. The Outsiders (1983)
10
4
The Outsiders
PG
10
4

In an Oklahoma town during the mid-1960s, two rival teen gangs, working-class ‘Greasers’ and well-to-do ‘Socials’ are frequently at loggerheads with each other. One night, Socs gang attacks two Greasers, Ponyboy and Johnny, who fight back, killing a Socs member in the scuffle. As they hide in an abandoned church, this incidence leads to a chain of grim events involving all the Greasers.

Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon, Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise
Directed By:
4. Rumble Fish (1983)
8
3
Rumble Fish
R
8
3

Rumble Fish is a crime drama film, which tells the story of an absent-minded street thug named Rusty James, who struggles to live up to the reputation of his legendary older brother.

Starring:
Mickey Rourke, Laurence Fishburne, Tom Waits, Dennis Hopper, Nicolas Cage, Matt Dillon, Diane Lane
Directed By:
5. The Princess Who Had Never Laughed (1984)
6
3
The Princess Who Had Never Laughed
6
3
Role:
Gwendolyn (as Domino Coppola)
Starring:
Howie Mandel, Howard Hesseman, Ellen Barkin, Maurice LaMarche
Directed By:
Mark Cullingham
6. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
33
18
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
PG
33
18

Two Jedi Knights sent to end a blockade organised by the evil Trade Federation find themselves in trouble and escape after rescuing Queen Amidala. Later, they meet Anakin Skywalker, a slave boy with strong natural powers of the Force. They now have to find a solution to trade blockade and also deal with the mysterious return of the Sith.

Starring:
Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson, Ray Park, Keira Knightley, Natalie Portman, Brian Blessed
Directed By:
7. The Cotton Club (1984)
6
3
The Cotton Club
R
6
3

Starting from a musician, and the gorgeous girlfriend of a well-known gangster, the lives of various characters intersect at Cotton Club.

Starring:
Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins, Jennifer Grey, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, Tom Waits, Nicolas Cage
Directed By:
8. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
7
4
Peggy Sue Got Married
PG-13
7
4

Peggy Sue attends a high school reunion after separating from her cheating husband. However, she faints during the reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school, and gets a chance to relive her life, making different choices.

Starring:
Helen Hunt, John Carradine, Jim Carrey, Nicolas Cage, Kathleen Turner, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks
Directed By:
9. CQ (2001)
5
3
CQ
R
5
3

In 1969, a young filmmaker in Paris is directing a cheesy science fiction film that is set in 2001. He soon gets infatuated with the beautiful leading lady of the film, and this starts clouding his judgment. Eventually, a young American decides to step in to help him.

Starring:
Billy Zane, Giancarlo Giannini, Jason Schwartzman, Gérard Depardieu, Jeremy Davies, Massimo Ghini
Directed By:
Roman Coppola
10. Anna (1987)
6
3
Anna
PG-13
6
3
Starring:
Paulina Porizkova, Sally Kirkland, Robert Fields, Gibby Brand
Directed By:
Yurek Bogayevicz
11. La Traviata (2017)
5
3
La Traviata
5
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Roberto Frontali, Francesca Dotto, Antonio Poli, Jader Bignamini
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
12. Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992)
3
3
Inside Monkey Zetterland
R
3
3
Role:
Cindy
Starring:
Ricki Lake, Patricia Arquette, Tate Donovan, Sandra Bernhard, Steve Antin
Directed By:
Jefery Levy

TV Shows

The Godfather: A Novel for Television
37
2
The Godfather: A Novel for Television
37
2
Role:
 Child on Steamship (uncredited) 1 episode, 1977
Starring:
Robert Duvall, Marlon Brando, Harry Dean Stanton, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, John Cazale
Directed By:
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
44
8
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
TV-14
44
8
Role:
 Florist (uncredited) 1 episode, 2013
Starring:
Jon Hamm, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis
Directed By:
Beastie Boys: Video Anthology (2000)
13
3
Beastie Boys: Video Anthology
13
3
Starring:
Adam Horovitz, Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch, Mike D, Mario Caldato Jr.
Directed By:
Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (2009)
11
2
Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection
11
2
Starring:
Matthew Modine, Michael York, John Leguizamo, Sacha Baron Cohen, Udo Kier, Aidan Quinn, Sofia Boutella
The Chemical Brothers: Singles 93-03 (2003)
9
2
The Chemical Brothers: Singles 93-03
9
2
Role:
Gymnast (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Tom Rowlands, Ed Simons, Sonja Morgenstern
Directed By:
Corporate Ghost (2004)
9
2
Corporate Ghost
9
2
Starring:
Spike Jonze, Eszter Balint, Chuck D, Karen Carpenter
Directed By:
Lance Bangs, Ray Agony, Joe Cole
Air: Playground Love (2000)
7
2
Air: Playground Love
7
2
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Josh Hartnett, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola
The Chemical Brothers: Elektrobank (1997)
7
3
The Chemical Brothers: Elektrobank
7
3
Role:
Janet
Directed By:
The White Stripes: I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself (2003)
7
3
The White Stripes: I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself
7
3
Starring:
Jack White, Kate Moss
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola
Madonna: Deeper and Deeper (1992)
8
3
Madonna: Deeper and Deeper
8
3
Role:
Girlfriend (uncredited)
Starring:
Udo Kier, Madonna, Chi Chi LaRue, Adam Boster
Directed By:
Bobby Woods
VOID (Video Overview in Deceleration) (2005)
5
3
VOID (Video Overview in Deceleration)
5
3
Starring:
Steven Drozd, Wayne Coyne, Michael Ivins
Directed By:
Sofia Coppola, Wayne Coyne, Bradley Beesley
Platinum
5
3
Platinum
5
3
Starring:
Sticky Fingaz, Davetta Sherwood, Bishop Brigante, Kira Clavell, Kia Goodwin
Directed By:
Kevin Bray, Jim Morrison
High Octane
4
3
High Octane
4
3
Starring:
Leeann Tweeden
Ciao L.A. (1994)
4
3
Ciao L.A.
4
3
Role:
Britney
Starring:
Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch, Mike D, Zoe R. Cassavetes
Directed By:
Hi Octane
3
3
Hi Octane
3
3
Role:
Herself - Host (3 episodes, 1994)
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Zoe R. Cassavetes, Thurston Moore, Shawn Mortensen

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Godfather (1972)
23
2
The Godfather
R
23
2

Michael Corleone returns from WWII as a decorated war hero and is reluctant to enter the family business headed by his father Vito Corleone, a powerful New York mafia boss. However, after his aging father clashes with a treacherous rival for denying assistance regarding a drug deal, Michael is dragged into a mob war that tears his family apart.

Role:
Michael Francis Rizzi (uncredited)
Starring:
Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Abe Vigoda, John Cazale, Simonetta Stefanelli
Directed By:
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
18
2
The Godfather: Part II
R
18
2

Both a prequel and a sequel to the widely acclaimed crime film The Godfather, it continues the story of Michael Corleone as he survives several misfortunes while expanding the family business, and puts it in contrast to the early struggles of his father, Vito Corleone, recording his introduction into a life of crime.

Role:
Child on Ship (uncredited)
Starring:
Robert De Niro, Roger Corman, Danny Aiello, Harry Dean Stanton, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Robert Duvall
Directed By:
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
6
3
Tucker: The Man and His Dream
PG
6
3

This biographical drama film tells the story of Preston Tucker, the well-known auto designer, who had revolutionized the auto industry. The film shows how he had struggled in his early days, and how his dreams are challenged by the established auto manufacturers of Detroit.    

Role:
Girl at Mellon Publicity Event (uncredited)
Starring:
Jeff Bridges, Martin Landau, Mako Iwamatsu, Christian Slater, Lloyd Bridges, Joan Allen, Frederic Forrest
Directed By:
The Spirit of '76 (1990)
4
3
The Spirit of '76
PG-13
4
3
Role:
Girl in parade (uncredited)
Starring:
David Cassidy, Tommy Chong, Rob Reiner, Carl Reiner, Leif Garrett
Directed By:
Lucas Reiner

Sofia Coppola Awards

Academy Awards
Lost in Translation Best Writing, Original Screenplay 2004
Golden Globe Awards
Lost in Translation Best Screenplay - Motion Picture 2004
MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Virgin Suicides Best New Filmmaker 2001