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The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies

Updated May 20, 2020 4.4k votes 809 voters 29.0k views22 items

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List of the best Jennifer Lawrence movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jennifer Lawrence'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 Jennifer Lawrence movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jennifer Lawrence movies will be at the top of the list. Jennifer Lawrence has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jennifer Lawrence movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jennifer Lawrence films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list below has everything from American Hustle to Passengers.as well as the X-Men movies and the Hunger Games series. 

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

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    The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    The Hunger Games

    Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

    Released2012

    Directed byGary Ross

    The Hunger Games is a 2012 American dystopian science fiction adventure film directed by Gary... more on Wikipedia

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    Silver Linings Playbook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Silver Linings Playbook

    Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

    Released2012

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    Silver Linings Playbook is a 2012 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hunger Games: Catching Fir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2013

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

    This film is a 2013 American science fiction action film based on Suzanne Collins' dystopian... more on Wikipedia
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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,  is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2015

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is a 2015 adventure film directed by Francis Lawrence, it... more on Wikipedia

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    Passengers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Passengers

    Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

    Released2016

    Directed byMorten Tyldum

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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,  is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

    Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

    Released2014

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is a 2014 American dystopian science fiction adventure... more on Wikipedia

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry

    Released2014

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 science fiction action film written by Jane Goldman,... more on Wikipedia

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    X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    X-Men: First Class

    Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman

    Released2011

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing... more on Wikipedia
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    X-Men: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    X-Men: Apocalypse

    Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum

    Released2016

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 Action, Adventure, Fantasy film written by Michael Dougherty, Dan...

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    Winter’s Bone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Winter’s Bone

    Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes

    Released2010

    Directed byDebra Granik

    "Deep in the Ozark Mountains, clans live by a code of conduct that no one dares defy—until an... more on Wikipedia
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    American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    American Hustle

    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams

    Released2013

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    American Hustle is a 2013 American comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell. It was... more on Wikipedia

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    Joy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Joy

    Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

    Released2015

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    Joy is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by David O. Russell. A divorced... more on Wikipedia
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    Serena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Serena

    Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper

    Released2014

    Directed bySusanne Bier

    Serena is a 2014 American-French drama film based upon the 2008 novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
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    Red Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Red Sparrow

    Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

    Red Sparrow is a 2018 American spy thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence, based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    House at the End of the Street is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    House at the End of the Street

    Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue

    Released2012

    Directed byMark Tonderai

    House at the End of the Street is a 2012 horror film directed by Mark Tonderai and written by... more on Wikipedia
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    mother! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    mother!

    Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem

    Released2017

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

    Mother! is a 2017 American psychological horror thriller film, written and directed by Darren... more on Wikipedia

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    The Poker House is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    The Poker House

    Jennifer Lawrence, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2008

    Directed byLori Petty

    The Poker House is a 2008 drama film written by David Alan Grier and Lori Petty and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Like Crazy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Like Crazy

    Jennifer Lawrence, Keeley Hazell

    Released2011

    Directed byDrake Doremus

    "Like Crazy is a film from and about the heart. Jacob, an American, and Anna, who is British,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Burning Plain is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    The Burning Plain

    Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron

    Released2008

    Directed byGuillermo Arriaga

    The Burning Plain is a 2008/2009 drama film directed and written by Guillermo Arriaga, the... more on Wikipedia
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    Garden Party is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Garden Party

    Jennifer Lawrence, Willa Holland

    Released2008

    Directed byJason Freeland

    Garden Party is a 2008 American drama film directed by Jason Freeland, starring Vinessa Shaw,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Beaver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    The Beaver

    Jennifer Lawrence, Mel Gibson

    Released2011

    Directed byJodie Foster

    The Beaver is a 2011 dramedy film directed by and starring Jodie Foster, written by Kyle... more on Wikipedia
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    Devil You Know is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jennifer Lawrence Movies
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    Devil You Know

    Jennifer Lawrence, Rosamund Pike

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Oakley

    When a reclusive ex-movie star attempts to make a career comeback, she is threatened by an...
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