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Best Brie Larson Movies 

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Updated September 18, 2019 663 votes 149 voters 2.5k views 26 items

List of the best Brie Larson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Brie Larson's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Brie Larson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Brie Larson movies will be at the top of the list. Brie Larson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Brie Larson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Brie Larson films to end the squabble once and for all.

In 2016, Brie Larson won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her critically acclaimed performance as Joy Newsome in Room. Later that year, Brie Larson joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe when she was cast as Carol Danvers in the upcoming Captain Marvel film.

This is a list that features films like Short Term 12 and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Brie Larson movies?" and "What are the greatest Brie Larson roles of all time?"

If you think the best Brie Larson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Brie Larson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen

Released: 2015

Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson

Room is a 2015 independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson, based on the novel by Emma Donoghue. After being held captive for seven years, a woman (Brie Larson) and her son (Jacob ...more

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Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Brie Larson Movies
Captain Marvel Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn

Released: 2019

Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more

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Brie Larson, Stephanie Beatriz, Melora Walters

Released: 2013

Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton

Short Term 12 is a 2013 American drama film written and directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. The film is based on Cretton's short film of the same name, produced in 2009. It stars Brie Larson as ...more
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Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2010

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera ...more

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Free Fire Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson

Released: 2016

Directed by: Ben Wheatley

Free Fire is a 2016 British action-comedy film directed by Ben Wheatley. Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.
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Brie Larson, Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson

Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton

The Glass Castle is a 2017 drama film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, based on Jeannette Walls's 2005 memoir of the same name. Brie Larson stars Jeannette Walls, the eldest daughter of deeply ...more
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Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Released: 2012

Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, executive produced by and starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, and scripted by Michael ...more

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Kong: Skull Island is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Brie Larson Movies
Kong: Skull Island Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman

Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and will serve as the second film in Legendary's Godzilla┬ľKong ...more

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Shailene Woodley, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Released: 2013

Directed by: James Ponsoldt

The Spectacular Now is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber and starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. The ...more

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Unicorn Store is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Brie Larson Movies
Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Bradley Whitford

Released: 2019

Directed by: Brie Larson

Unicorn Store is a 2019 comedy film directed and co-produced by Brie Larson. Kit (Brie Larson) is a failed artist who moves back in with her parents and takes a job up as an office worker, then ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt

Released: 2013

Directed by: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Don Jon is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Produced by Ram Bergman and Nicolas Chartier, the film stars Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett ...more
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Digging for Fire Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Brie Larson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Joe Swanberg

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Steve Carell, Summer Glau, Jane Lynch

Released: 2004

Directed by: Joe Nussbaum

Sleepover is a 2004 American teen film directed by Joe Nussbaum and starring Alexa Vega, Mika Boorem, Jane Lynch, Sam Huntington, Sara Paxton, Brie Larson, Steve Carell and Jeff Garlin.

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Remember the Daze Katrina Begin, Melonie Diaz, Leighton Meester

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jess Manafort

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Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Brie Larson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Rupert Wyatt

The Gambler is an upcoming drama film written by Fyodor Dostoevsky and directed by Szabolcs Hajdu.
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Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2004

Directed by: Gary Winick

13 Going on 30 is a 2004 American romantic comedy fantasy film written by Josh Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa, and directed by Gary Winick. Starring Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Andy ...more

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Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Trainwreck is a 2015 American romantic comedy film directed by Judd Apatow. A hard-drinking, free-spirited young magazine writer (Amy Schumer) has her first serious relationship with a prominent ...more

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Just Peck Marcia Cross, Octavia Spencer, Brie Larson

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael A. Nickles

Just Peck is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Michael A. Nickles and written by Marc Arneson.
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Lucy Liu, Sarah Shahi, Michael C. Hall

Released: 2012

Directed by: Michael Knowles

East Fifth Bliss is a 2010 comedy film directed by Michael Knowles.
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Rooney Mara, Brie Larson, Amy Sedaris

Released: 2009

Directed by: Francesca Gregorini, Tatiana von F├╝rstenberg

Tanner Hall is a 2009 independent drama film about four girls having their coming-of-age in boarding school. It was written and directed by Tatiana von Fürstenberg and Francesca Gregorini. ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Ice Cube, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2011

Directed by: Oren Moverman

Rampart is a drama film released in 2011. Directed by Oren Moverman and co-written by Moverman and James Ellroy, the film stars Woody Harrelson. In the midst of the fallout from the Rampart ...more
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Danny DeVito, Katey Sagal, Brie Larson

Released: 2009

Directed by: Sam Harper

House Broken, also known as No Place Like Home, is an American film directed by Sam Harper, released in 2009.
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Christina Applegate, Whoopi Goldberg, Alyson Hannigan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Bob Saget

Farce of the Penguins is a 2007 American direct-to-video parody of the 2005 French documentary film March of the Penguins. The film features Samuel L. Jackson as narrator, with the two main ...more
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Jim Caviezel, Bruce Dern, Brie Larson

Released: 2005

Directed by: William Bindley

Madison is a 2005 film about APBA hydroplane racing in the 1970s that is based on a true story. Produced by Carl Amari, it stars Jim Caviezel as a driver who comes out of retirement to lead the ...more
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Logan Lerman, Jimmy Buffett, Robert Wagner

Released: 2006

Directed by: Wil Shriner

Hoot is a 2006 American family comedy film, based on Carl Hiaasen's novel of the same name. It was written and directed by Wil Shriner, and produced by New Line Cinema and Walden Media. The film ...more