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List of Vera Farmiga Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Conjuring (2013)
55
1
The Conjuring
R
55
1

Roger and Carolyn Perron move into their new home in Harrisville, Rhode Island, along with their daughters. Within a short time, they start to experience paranormal events. Fearing that there is a dark presence lurking in the house, they decide to call Ed and Lorraine Warren, two paranormal investigators, to find out what’s going on.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lorraine Warren
Director:
James Wan
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Lili Taylor, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, Shanley Caswell
2. The Departed (2006)
38
7
The Departed
R
38
7

This Academy Award-winning crime drama is a tale of two newly graduated officers from Massachusetts State Police Academy. Billy Costigan goes undercover to gain the trust of Irish-American mobster Frank Costello, while Costello's protégé Colin Sullivan joins the police as his informer. Chaos ensues as both try to expose the other in order to survive.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
3. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
42
3
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
PG-13
42
3

A tragedy war drama depicting the horrors of a Nazi camp, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, is a Holocaust film, based on John Boyne’s eponymous novel. The main characters of the story are two boys of 8 years – Shmuel, who plays the title role of a Jewish prisoner and Bruno, who is the son of the Nazi commander.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Director:
Mark Herman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Asa Butterfield, Rupert Friend, Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Domonkos Németh, Henry Kingsmill
4. The Conjuring 2 (2016)
40
1
The Conjuring 2
R
40
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorraine Warren
Director:
James Wan
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Frances O'Connor, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Lauren Esposito
5. Up in the Air (2009)
33
1
Up in the Air
R
33
1

Ryan Bingham, a professional downsizing expert, constantly travels across the country, sometimes meeting Alex, another frequent flier, and is close to achieving ten million frequent flyer miles. However, his lifestyle is threatened when his ambitious new colleague, Natalie, proposes termination via videoconferencing to cut expense, and Ryan must prove the importance of doing his job in-person.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Goran
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Romance, Drama
6. Orphan (2009)
35
2
Orphan
R
35
2

Kate and John adopt a nine-year-old Russian girl, Esther, after the loss of their third child. Esther mingles well with the family but Kate realises that there is something strange about the girl. John disagrees with his wife but Kate soon discovers Esther’s real identity and her horrid past. She now has to protect her family, but is it too late?

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Isabelle Fuhrman, Peter Sarsgaard, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett
7. Source Code (2011)
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2
Source Code
PG-13
24
2

Source Code is a sci-fi mystery action thriller, revolving around Captain Colter Stevens of the US Army, who finds himself in a computed reality, and is given a mission to find a train bomber.

As:
Cast
Role:
Colleen Goodwin
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Romance
Star Cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott Bakula, Michelle Monaghan, Jeffrey Wright, Michael Arden
8. Running Scared (2006)
23
2
Running Scared
R
23
2

A minor mob-hand, Joey Gazelle, is told to dispose of the guns that killed corrupt cops during a drug-operation bust. Joey’s 10-year old neighboring boy steals the gun and runs away after shooting his abusive step-father, a member of rival Russian mob. With the mobsters and cops chasing him, Joey tears through the risky underworld grid of criminals to retrieve the gun. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Teresa Gazelle
Director:
Wayne Kramer
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Chazz Palminteri, Cameron Bright, Karel Roden
9. The Judge (2014)
21
2
The Judge
R
21
2

The Judge is a crime-drama film that revolves around a father-son duo, where the son is a successful city lawyer and the father is a judge in a small-town court. The son, played by Robert Downey Jr., decides to defend his father in court after discovering that his ageing father is convicted of murder and suffering from memory loss.

As:
Cast
Role:
Samantha Powell
Director:
David Dobkin
Genres:
Drama, Crime
10. Nothing But the Truth (2008)
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3
Nothing But the Truth
R
17
3

Nothing But the Truth is a mystery drama film, which revolves around Rachel Armstrong, a journalist, who pens a story that divulges the identity of a secret CIA agent. She also refuses to reveal her source, and therefore she is eventually put in jail.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Erica Van Doren
Director:
Rod Lurie
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
11. Closer to the Moon (2014)
14
2
Closer to the Moon
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice
Director:
Nae Caranfil
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Strong, Anton Lesser, Harry Lloyd, Joe Armstrong
12. Down to the Bone (2004)
17
1
Down to the Bone
R
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Irene
Director:
Debra Granik
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Nancy Juvonen, Hugh Dillon, Clint Jordan, Caridad 'La Bruja' De La Luz, Jasper Daniels
13. Safe House (2012)
15
3
Safe House
R
15
3

After criminal Tobin Frost acquires a data storage device for an MI6 agent, he is attacked by mercenaries. He surrenders to the American consulate, who place him in a safe house under rookie agent Matt Weston. The two men then try to survive assassins and the CIA while uncovering the truth. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine Linklater
Director:
Daniel Espinosa
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime, Mystery
14. Return to Paradise (1998)
11
2
Return to Paradise
R
11
2

Lewis, Sheriff and Tony are three close friends who are on a vacation in Malaysia. Sheriff and Tony eventually decide to leave for New York, to pursue new careers, but Lewis decides to stay to work with orangutans. Two years later, Sheriff and Tony learn that Lewis has been arrested for drug possession, as a result of their past actions, and is now scheduled for execution.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kerrie
Director:
Joseph Ruben
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Drama
15. Skin (2019)
11
3
Skin
R
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Shareen
Director:
Guy Nattiv
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jamie Bell, Bill Camp, Louisa Krause, Daniel Henshall
16. Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
18
2
Annabelle Comes Home
R
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorraine Warren
Director:
Gary Dauberman
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Patrick Wilson, Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife
18. Captive State (2019)
10
7
Captive State
PG-13
10
7

Captive State is a horror science fiction film which revolves around a young man named Gabriel, who decides to take a stand against alien rule, ten years after they invade to take over Earth. However, the fight is going to be harder than he expects.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rupert Wyatt
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alan Ruck, John Goodman, Kevin Dunn, Jonathan Majors
20. Never Forever (2007)
15
2
Never Forever
R
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sophie Lee
Director:
Gina Kim
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
David Lee McInnis, Joseph Y. Kim, Shirley Roeca, Steve Greenstean
21. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
14
4
The Manchurian Candidate
R
14
4

Gulf War veteran Major Bennett ‘Ben’ Marco starts looking into his past after experiencing vivid dreams. While investigating his friend, Sergeant First Class Raymond Shaw, now a senator, who was also part of the same mission, Marco unveils a conspiracy by elite politicians and the Manchurian Global corporation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
22. At Middleton (2013)
14
2
At Middleton
R
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Edith Martin
Director:
Adam Rodgers
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Taissa Farmiga, Tom Skerritt, Andy Garcia, Spencer Rocco Lofranco, Nicholas Braun
23. Dust (2001)
10
2
Dust
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Milcho Manchevski
Genres:
Western, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Fiennes, Adrian Lester, David Wenham, Rosemary Murphy
24. The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
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12
The Many Saints of Newark
R
26
12

A prequel to the well-known crime drama series The Sopranos, this film revolves around a violent gang war in the 1960s, which is shown from the perspectives of Dickie Moltisanti, as well as his teen nephew Tony Soprano.

As:
Cast
Role:
Livia Soprano
Genres:
Crime,Drama
25. Higher Ground (2011)
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2
Higher Ground
R
16
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Corinne Walker
Director:
Vera Farmiga
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Boyd Holbrook, Taissa Farmiga, Joshua Leonard, Norbert Leo Butz, Michael Chernus
26. Breaking and Entering (2006)
11
3
Breaking and Entering
R
11
3

Miro is a teen who is hired by a group of thieves to help them break in and steal computers from an architectural firm owned by Will Francis. Will eventually finds out about Miro, who is living a humble life with his mother Amira, but decides not to report to the police.    

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Drama
27. Quid Pro Quo (2008)
12
1
Quid Pro Quo
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Carlos Brooks
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Ashlie Atkinson, Nick Stahl, Jessica Hecht, Jacob Pitts
28. 15 Minutes (2001)
13
1
15 Minutes
R
13
1

Two eastern European ex convicts arrive in New York City to collect their share of spoils from a past heist. On being refused, one of them kills their old partner, while the other shoots the whole incident with a stolen video camera.  Before any step can be taken, an escort is murdered in the same manner.  Will the assigning officers be able to solve the case? 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Herzfeld
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
30. Henry's Crime (2010)
14
2
Henry's Crime
R
14
2

Henry’s Crime is a comedy crime film which revolves around Henry, a man without a purpose, who is arrested for robbing a bank, a crime which he had not committed. However, after he gets out of prison, he decides to rob the very same bank.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Malcolm Venville
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Judy Greer, Peter Stormare, Bill Duke, Fisher Stevens
32. In Tranzit (2008)
19
3
In Tranzit
R
19
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Natalia
Director:
Tom Roberts
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
John Malkovich, Thomas Kretschmann, Daniel Brühl, Natalie Press
33. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
13
18
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
PG-13
13
18

After King Ghidorah and Rodan awaken several other Titans to destroy the World, the members of Monarch, a crypto-zoological organization, has no other option but to rely on the Godzilla and Mothra to save humanity.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dougherty
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Ziyi Zhang, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe
34. Joshua (2007)
12
2
Joshua
R
12
2

After the arrival of a newborn girl in a family, their nine -year old son starts to feel neglected. He soon starts to distance himself from his parents, and also starts to show sociopathic behavior.

As:
Cast
Role:
Abby Cairn
Director:
George Ratliff
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Michael McKean, Celia Weston, Dallas Roberts
35. The Commuter (2018)
15
14
The Commuter
PG-13
15
14

Ex- NYPD cop Michael MacCauley is now an insurance agent and commutes to and from his home by the same train. One day while returning home, he is contacted by a mysterious woman who offers him a large sum for locating an unknown passenger called "Prynne”, who is supposed to be carrying stolen items. He accepts the money; but soon finds that he has become involved in a life threatening situation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra
Genres:
Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
36. The Opportunists (2000)
11
1
The Opportunists
R
11
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Myles Connell
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Cyndi Lauper, Donal Logue, Christopher Walken, Peter McDonald, Anne Pitoniak, Kate Burton, Jim Mayzik
37. Special Correspondents (2016)
9
3
Special Correspondents
TV-MA
9
3

Special Correspondents is a satirical comedy film which revolves around two radio journalists who plan a scheme to fake their kidnappings during a rebel uprising in South America.

As:
Cast
Role:
Eleanor
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
38. Autumn in New York (2000)
8
1
Autumn in New York
PG-13
8
1

Will Keane, a successful nearly-50 restaurateur, is a womanizer with no belief in love or commitment. When he meets the 22-year-old free-spirited Charlotte Fielding, who reveals her terminal illness after their first night together, he finds himself getting intrigued by unpredictable Charlotte. The blooming love brings unexpected changes….she tries to fight for her life, while love teaches him to accept responsibilities of life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Tyler
Director:
Joan Chen
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
39. Burn Your Maps (2016)
19
3
Burn Your Maps
PG-13
19
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Alise
Director:
Jordan Roberts
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Ramon Rodriguez, Marton Csokas, Virginia Madsen, Jacob Tremblay
40. Mind the Gap (2004)
12
1
Mind the Gap
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Schaeffer
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Reaser, Alan King, Eric Schaeffer, Charles Parnell
42. The Escape (2016)
10
2
The Escape
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Nora Phillips
Director:
Neill Blomkamp
Genres:
Drama, Action, Short
Star Cast:
44. The Vintner's Luck (2009)
9
3
The Vintner's Luck
R
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Niki Caro
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Godon, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Jérémie Renier, Vania Vilers
45. Love in the Time of Money (2002)
10
1
Love in the Time of Money
R
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Greta
Director:
Peter Mattei
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rosario Dawson, Adrian Grenier, Steve Buscemi, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jill Hennessy, Malcolm Gets

TV Movie(s)

1. Iron Jawed Angels (2004)
11
4
Iron Jawed Angels
11
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Katja von Garnier
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Carrie Snodgress, Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Anjelica Huston, Frances O'Connor, Lois Smith
2. Snow White (2001)
11
1
Snow White
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Josephine
Director:
Caroline Thompson
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Kristin Kreuk, Miranda Richardson, Clancy Brown, Tom Irwin
3. Rose Hill (1997)
9
2
Rose Hill
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Cain
Genres:
Western, Family
Star Cast:
Jennifer Garner, Justin Chambers, Tristan Tait, Zak Orth

TV Shows and Videos

Bates Motel (2013)
Bates Motel
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Norma Louise Bates
Director:
Nestor Carbonell, Phil Abraham, Tucker Gates, Roxann Dawson, Tim Southam
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicola Peltz, Nestor Carbonell, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke
Touching Evil (2004)
Touching Evil
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Susan Branca
Director:
Allen Hughes, Rod Hardy
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kevin Durand, Bradley Cooper, Jeffrey Donovan, Zach Grenier, Brian Markinson
Roar (1997)
Roar
As:
Cast
Role:
Catlin
Director:
Ian Toynton, Jefery Levy
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Heath Ledger, Keri Russell, Lisa Zane, Sebastian Roché, John Saint Ryan
Trinity (1998)
Trinity
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Misiano, R.W. Goodwin, Michael Caton-Jones, Anthony Drazan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jill Clayburgh, Sarah Hyland, Bobby Cannavale, Dennis Boutsikaris, Alicia Coppola

Vera Farmiga Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Cable TV Actress 2017