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The Best Rooney Mara Movies  

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

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Emmy Rossum, Rooney Mara, Alan Cumming
Dare is a 2009 indie romantic drama film directed by Adam Salky. It is written by David Brind. The movie is based on Salky's 2005 short film which was met with acclaim at film festivals. The ...more
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The Girl with the Dragon Tatto... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rooney Mara Movies
Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 Swedish-American mystery thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Stieg Larsson. This film adaptation was directed by David Fincher and ...more
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law, Channing Tatum
Side Effects is a 2013 American psychological thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh from a screenplay written by Scott Z. Burns. The film stars Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, ...more
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Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara
The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from Ben Mezrich's 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of ...more
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Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong
Untitled International Thriller is a 2012 thriller film written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
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Tanner Hall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rooney Mara Movies
Rooney Mara, Brie Larson, Amy Sedaris
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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Friends (With Benefits) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rooney Mara Movies
Friends (With Benefits) Rooney Mara, Tara Stiles, Brendan Bradley
Friends (With Benefits) is a 2009 romantic comedy film released on June 12, 2009 at the Seattle True Independent Film Festival.
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Rooney Mara, Diana Scarwid, Rickie Lee Jones
Dream Boy is a 2008 gay-themed romantic drama film written and directed by James Bolton and based on Jim Grimsley's 1995 novel of the same name about two gay teenagers who fall in love in the ...more
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Emma Roberts, Rooney Mara, Sam Rockwell
The Winning Season is a 2009 sports comedy film written and directed by James C. Strouse, starring Sam Rockwell. The film premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and had a limited ...more
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Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett
Weightless is an upcoming musical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Val Kilmer, Clifton ...more
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Youth in Revolt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rooney Mara Movies
Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis
Youth in Revolt is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta. Based on C.D. Payne's epistolary novel of the same name and written by Gustin Nash, the film stars ...more
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Kate Mara, Rooney Mara, Tamala Jones
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary is a 2005 horror film starring Kate Mara, Robert Vito, Tina Lifford, Jeff Olson, Tamala Jones, Michael Gregory Coe, and Ed Marinaro. Released direct-to-video, it is ...more
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Rooney Mara, Connie Britton, Katie Cassidy
A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 2010 American slasher film directed by Samuel Bayer and written by Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer as a remake of Wes Craven's 1984 film of the same name, which ...more
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Mary Magdalene is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rooney Mara Movies
Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Mary Magdalene is a 2018 biblical drama film directed by Garth Davis. Constricted by the hierarchies of the day, Mary (Rooney Mara), a young woman in search of a new way of living, defies her ...more
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The Truth About Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rooney Mara Movies
Jessica Biel, Alfred Molina, Kaya Scodelario
The Truth About Emanuel (previously Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes) is a 2013 American thriller drama film directed by Francesca Gregorini. A troubled girl (Kaya Scodelario) becomes ...more