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List of Vanessa Hudgens Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Grease Live! (2016)
10
4
Grease Live!
TV-14
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Rizzo
Director:
Thomas Kail, Alex Rudzinski
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Keke Palmer, Mario Lopez, Eve Plumb, Joe Jonas, Julianne Hough, Aaron Tveit, Carly Rae Jepsen
2. Thirteen (2003)
13
7
Thirteen
R
13
7

This teen film is about Tracy Freeland, a junior high student with a troubled family background, who gets involved in drugs, sex and theft in the company of school’s most popular girl Evie. These major changes in her lifestyle put strain on her relationships with her old friends as well as her mother, who finally decides to take things in her hands.

As:
Cast
Role:
Noel
Director:
Catherine Hardwicke
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeremy Sisto, Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Brady Corbet
3. Bad Boys for Life (2020)
18
9
Bad Boys for Life
R
18
9

Bad Boys for Life is a 2020 action comedy film, which tells the story of Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett, of the Miami Police Department, as they work together to bring down a mother-and-son pair of drug lords who wreak havoc on the city.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly
Director:
Bilall Fallah , Adil El Arbi
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
4. The Frozen Ground (2013)
11
6
The Frozen Ground
R
11
6

Based on real-life Alaskan serial killer. Alaskan State trooper Jack Holcombe is assigned the case of 7 women who were tortured and murdered violently. Streetwalker Cindy Paulsen, who escaped the assault, named Robert Hansen, a respectable family man; but later, she is afraid to help. Holcombe, who believes Hansen to be the killer, must earn her trust to get evidence against Hansen. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Cindy Paulson
Director:
Scott Walker
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Dean Norris, Gia Mantegna
5. Gimme Shelter (2013)
8
4
Gimme Shelter
PG-13
8
4

After getting pregnant, a teenager runs away from her abusive mother in search of her father. However, her father and her stepmother disowns her as well. Now she is forced to survive on the streets, until a compassionate priest decides to take her under his wing.

As:
Cast
Role:
Agnes 'Apple' Bailey
Director:
Ron Krauss
Genres:
Drama
6. Bandslam (2009)
9
4
Bandslam
PG
9
4

A new kid at school joins a rock band. He brings hope to them, as they decide to take part at a huge annual event.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sa5m
Director:
Todd Graff
Genres:
Music, Drama, Family, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lisa Kudrow, Scott Porter, Aly Michalka, Ryan Donowho
8. Sucker Punch (2011)
20
13
Sucker Punch
PG-13
20
13

The psychological fantasy centers on a young woman named Babydoll who is wrongfully locked away in a mental institution. She envisions the institution as a brothel in her mind and escapes into a fantasy world with different levels of challenges to survive. In reality, she also enlists the help of four other prisoners to escape. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Blondie
Director:
Zack Snyder
Genres:
Fantasy, Action
9. Freaks of Nature (2015)
6
4
Freaks of Nature
R
6
4

Humans were living in peace in the town of Dillford, along with zombies and vampires, until the alien apocalypse occurs. Things turn upside down, and humans, vampires and zombies turn against one another. One human teen, along with a vampire and a zombie, unite together in order to fight the aliens and bring them down.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lorelei
Director:
Robbie Pickering
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi
11. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
13
8
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
PG
13
8

After receiving a coded distress signal from an uncharted mysterious island, 17-year old Sean Anderson, with his step-father Hank, embarks on a journey to search the island where he believes his long-lost grandfather is stranded. With a helicopter pilot and his daughter, they discover the spectacular island, meet Sean’s grandfather, but must find their way back before the island sinks under water. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kailani
Director:
Brad Peyton
Genres:
Action, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy
12. Machete Kills (2013)
10
7
Machete Kills
R
10
7

Machete-wielding ex-Federal agent, Machete Cortez, is hired by the US President Rathcock to hunt down and kill Marcos Mendez, who is threatening to fire a nuclear missile. Machete travels to Mexico and is immediately hunted by assassins and cartels. He catches up to Mendez only to find a megalomaniac Luther Voz to be the main villain.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Rodriguez
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Crime, Thriller
13. Beastly (2011)
9
7
Beastly
PG-13
9
7

A modern-day adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, the movie follows vain and arrogant high school student, Kyle Kingson, who is cursed by witch Kendra Hilferty after he bullies her. Now heavily scarred and ugly, he can only be saved if he can make Lindy Taylor, a former classmate, fall in love with him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lindy
Director:
Daniel Barnz
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
14. The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
8
5
The Knight Before Christmas
TV-PG
8
5

Medieval Knight Sir Cole is transported to the present day by a sorceress. He soon befriends a kind-hearted science teacher named Brooke, who helps him navigate the modern world, and look for a way to return home. Sir Cole soon begins to develop feelings for Brooke, but Brooke has already lost her belief in love.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Brooke
Director:
Monika Mitchell
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
15. High School Musical (2006)
11
8
High School Musical
TV-G
11
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriella Montez
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Musical, Music, Drama, Family, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
16. The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020)
6
4
The Princess Switch: Switched Again
TV-G
6
4

This romantic comedy drama film revolves around the life of Duchess Margaret, which takes a turn when she unexpectedly inherits the throne. However this impacts her relationship with Kevin, her boyfriend.

As:
Cast
Role:
Stacy
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
17. Spring Breakers (2012)
12
10
Spring Breakers
R
12
10

Three friends—Candy, Brit and Cotty—desperate for some spring holiday adventure, rob a local restaurant and along with their fourth friend—Faith—head to Florida. Their wild beach parties in Florida come to an abrupt end when cops arrest them. A drug dealer, Alien, soon comes into picture and bails them out. Barring Faith, he manages to take the three into his world of crime.

As:
Cast
Role:
Candy
Director:
Harmony Korine
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
18. High School Musical 2 (2007)
8
7
High School Musical 2
TV-G
8
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriella Montez
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Musical, Family, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
19. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
8
7
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
G
8
7

In this final installment of ‘High School Musical’ trilogy, Troy, Gabriella and their friends at East High School are in their senior year and it’s time for them to plan their future and face the inevitable separation as they step in the real world. The Wildcats pour their feelings about school experiences and apprehensions of future in a big Spring Musical extravaganza. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriella Montez
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Family, Music, Romance, Drama, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
20. Thunderbirds (2004)
4
5
Thunderbirds
PG
4
5

This action adventure comedy film tells the story of a young boy named Alan, who is studying at a boarding school and dreams of becoming a pilot. When his entire family is made prisoner by an evil mastermind, it is up to young Alan to save the day.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Frakes
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Anthony Edwards, Ben Kingsley, Lou Hirsch, Demetri Goritsas, Brady Corbet
21. Choose You (2013)
3
4
Choose You
3
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Michael Shannon, Joel Marsh Garland, Nick Lashaway, Dree Hemingway

Animation Movies

My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021)
6
3
My Little Pony: A New Generation
PG
6
3

In a small pony seaside town, Argyle Starshine tells his daughter, Sunny, stories about the past, where earth ponies, pegasi, and unicorns, all three races of ponies lived in harmony. Though these ideas are now regarded as myth, Sunny still strives to build a world where all the three races can be friends, and live peacefully. She soon befriends a unicorn named Izzy, and together they attempt to restore peace.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Sunny Starscout (voice)
Genres:
Animation,Adventure,Comedy,Family,Fantasy,Musical
Star Cast:

TV Shows

RENT at the Hollywood Bowl (2010)
10
1
RENT at the Hollywood Bowl
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mimi
Director:
Kenneth Shapiro
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Nicole Scherzinger, Wayne Brady, Skylar Astin, Eric B. Anthony, Telly Leung
Shawn Hook & Vanessa Hudgens: Reminding Me (2017)
8
2
Shawn Hook & Vanessa Hudgens: Reminding Me
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Shawn Hook
Robbery Homicide Division
8
2
Robbery Homicide Division
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
D.J. Caruso, Paul Michael Glaser, Rod Hardy
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, Tom Sizemore, Barry Shabaka Henley, Michael Paul Chan, David Cubitt
Vanessa Hudgens: Come Back to Me (2006)
7
2
Vanessa Hudgens: Come Back to Me
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Alexa Nikolas
Vanessa Hudgens v YLA: $$$ex (2013)
6
3
Vanessa Hudgens v YLA: $$$ex
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Brooke Adams, Dominique Domingo, Laura New, Jamie Ruiz
Vanessa Hudgens: Say Ok (2007)
5
3
Vanessa Hudgens: Say Ok
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
High School Musical Cast: I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You (2006)
6
3
High School Musical Cast: I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel
Vanessa Hudgens: Sneakernight (2008)
5
3
Vanessa Hudgens: Sneakernight
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Director:
R. Malcolm Jones
Genres:
Short, Music