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List of Vanessa Hudgens Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Grease Live! (2016)
12
5
Grease Live!
TV-14
12
5
Role:
Betty Rizzo
Starring:
Keke Palmer, Mario Lopez, Eve Plumb, Joe Jonas, Julianne Hough, Aaron Tveit, Carly Rae Jepsen
Directed By:
Thomas Kail, Alex Rudzinski
2. Thirteen (2003)
13
8
Thirteen
R
13
8

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.

Role:
Noel
Starring:
Jeremy Sisto, Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Brady Corbet
Directed By:
Catherine Hardwicke
3. Bad Boys for Life (2020)
19
10
Bad Boys for Life
R
19
10

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.  

Role:
Kelly
Directed By:
Bilall Fallah , Adil El Arbi
4. The Frozen Ground (2013)
12
7
The Frozen Ground
R
12
7

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. 

Role:
Cindy Paulson
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Dean Norris, Gia Mantegna
Directed By:
Scott Walker
5. Gimme Shelter (2013)
9
5
Gimme Shelter
PG-13
9
5

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.

Role:
Agnes 'Apple' Bailey
Directed By:
Ron Krauss
6. Rent: Live (2019)
9
6
Rent: Live
TV-14
9
6
Role:
Maureen Johnson
7. Bandslam (2009)
9
6
Bandslam
PG
9
6

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.

Role:
Sa5m
Starring:
Lisa Kudrow, Scott Porter, Aly Michalka, Ryan Donowho
Directed By:
Todd Graff
9. Sucker Punch (2011)
20
14
Sucker Punch
PG-13
20
14

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. 

Role:
Blondie
Directed By:
Zack Snyder
10. Freaks of Nature (2015)
6
5
Freaks of Nature
R
6
5

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.

Role:
Lorelei
Directed By:
Robbie Pickering
11. Second Act (2018)
9
6
Second Act
PG-13
9
6
Role:
Zoe
Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Milo Ventimiglia, Leah Remini, Treat Williams
Directed By:
Peter Segal
12. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
16
8
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
PG
16
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. 

Role:
Kailani
Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Josh Hutcherson, Kristin Davis, Michael Caine, Luis Guzmán
Directed By:
Brad Peyton
13. Machete Kills (2013)
10
8
Machete Kills
R
10
8

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.  

Starring:
Michelle Rodriguez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, Antonio Banderas, Charlie Sheen, Corey Burton
Directed By:
Robert Rodriguez
14. Beastly (2011)
10
8
Beastly
PG-13
10
8

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. 

Role:
Lindy
Starring:
Alex Pettyfer, Neil Patrick Harris, Peter Krause, Mary-Kate Olsen, Dakota Johnson
Directed By:
Daniel Barnz
15. The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
12
5
The Knight Before Christmas
TV-PG
12
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.  

Role:
Brooke
Starring:
Kat Graham, Rob Lowe, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kristin Davis, Ella Kenion
Directed By:
Monika Mitchell
16. The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star (2021)
13
9
The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star
7
13
9
Role:
Fiona Pembroke
17. High School Musical (2006)
15
8
High School Musical
TV-G
15
8
Role:
Gabriella Montez
Starring:
Zac Efron, Corbin Bleu, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel
Directed By:
Kenny Ortega
18. The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020)
10
4
The Princess Switch: Switched Again
TV-G
10
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.

Role:
Stacy
Starring:
Rose McIver
19. Spring Breakers (2012)
13
11
Spring Breakers
R
13
11

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.

Role:
Candy
Starring:
Selena Gomez, James Franco, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine
Directed By:
Harmony Korine
20. High School Musical 2 (2007)
10
8
High School Musical 2
TV-G
10
8
Role:
Gabriella Montez
Starring:
Zac Efron, Corbin Bleu, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel
Directed By:
Kenny Ortega
21. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
10
8
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
G
10
8

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. 

Role:
Gabriella Montez
Starring:
Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel
Directed By:
Kenny Ortega
22. Thunderbirds (2004)
4
6
Thunderbirds
PG
4
6

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.

Starring:
Bill Paxton, Anthony Edwards, Ben Kingsley, Lou Hirsch, Demetri Goritsas, Brady Corbet
Directed By:
Jonathan Frakes
23. Choose You (2013)
3
5
Choose You
3
5
Starring:
Michael Shannon, Joel Marsh Garland, Nick Lashaway, Dree Hemingway
Directed By:

Animation Movies

Robot Chicken
16
5
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
16
5
Starring:
James Marsden, Tara Strong, Jason Sudeikis, Norman Reedus, Kel Mitchell, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Christian Slater
Directed By:
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.

Role:
Sunny Starscout (voice)
Starring:
James Marsden

TV Shows

RENT at the Hollywood Bowl (2010)
12
1
RENT at the Hollywood Bowl
12
1
Role:
Mimi
Starring:
Wayne Brady, Nicole Scherzinger, Skylar Astin, Eric B. Anthony, Telly Leung
Directed By:
Kenneth Shapiro
Shawn Hook & Vanessa Hudgens: Reminding Me (2017)
10
2
Shawn Hook & Vanessa Hudgens: Reminding Me
10
2
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Starring:
Shawn Hook
Robbery Homicide Division
9
2
Robbery Homicide Division
9
2
Starring:
Nick Offerman, Tom Sizemore, Barry Shabaka Henley, Michael Paul Chan, David Cubitt
Directed By:
D.J. Caruso, Paul Michael Glaser, Rod Hardy
Drake & Josh
39
11
Drake & Josh
TV-Y7
39
11
Starring:
AnnaSophia Robb, Nathan Kress, Tom Kenny, Minka Kelly, Lucy Hale, Gary Coleman, Dianna Agron
Directed By:
Still Standing
14
4
Still Standing
TV-PG
14
4
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, Rodney Dangerfield, Ben Savage, David Hasselhoff, Kevin Nealon, Jason Earles, Swoosie Kurtz
Directed By:
Andrew D. Weyman, Gerry Cohen, John Tracy, Mark Cendrowski, Bob Koherr
Vanessa Hudgens: Come Back to Me (2006)
9
2
Vanessa Hudgens: Come Back to Me
9
2
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Starring:
Alexa Nikolas
Vanessa Hudgens v YLA: $$$ex (2013)
8
3
Vanessa Hudgens v YLA: $$$ex
8
3
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Starring:
Brooke Adams, Dominique Domingo, Laura New, Jamie Ruiz
The Brothers Garcia
8
3
The Brothers Garcia
8
3
Starring:
Romeo Miller, Alfonso Ribeiro, Brenda Song, George Lopez, John Leguizamo, Cindy Williams, Danny Trejo
Directed By:
Henry Chan, Carlos Lacamara, Joe Menendez, Carlos González, Matt Casado
Quintuplets
8
3
Quintuplets
TV-14
8
3
Starring:
Jill Wagner, Tara Reid, Jason Priestley, Phyllis Diller, Odette Annable, Andy Richter, Johnny Lewis
Directed By:
Steve Zuckerman, Andy Cadiff
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
29
15
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody
TV-G
29
15
Starring:
Adrienne Bailon, Dylan Sprouse, Tahj Mowry, Cole Sprouse, Michael Clarke Duncan, Emma Stone, Ashley Tisdale
Directed By:
Rich Correll, Jim Drake, Lex Passaris, Danny Kallis, Kelly Sandefur
The Black Eyed Peas: #WHERESTHELOVE Feat. The World (2016)
6
3
The Black Eyed Peas: #WHERESTHELOVE Feat. The World
6
3
Starring:
LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx, Jaden Smith, Taye Diggs, Bridgit Mendler, Daniel Sharman, Shailene Woodley
Vanessa Hudgens: Say Ok (2007)
7
3
Vanessa Hudgens: Say Ok
7
3
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Starring:
Zac Efron
High School Musical Cast: I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You (2006)
8
3
High School Musical Cast: I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
8
3
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Starring:
Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel
Vanessa Hudgens: Sneakernight (2008)
7
3
Vanessa Hudgens: Sneakernight
7
3
Role:
Vanessa Hudgens
Directed By:
R. Malcolm Jones