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The Best Kate Mara Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 1.1k votes 424 voters 76.2k views 23 items

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

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

List below includes Peoples, 10 Years and more films.

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Mark Wahlberg, Kate Mara, Rhona Mitra

Released: 2007

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Shooter is a 2007 American conspiracy action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua based on the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter. The film concerns a former U.S. Marine Scout Sniper, ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

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Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones

Released: 2006

Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol

We Are Marshall is a 2006 American historical drama biopic film directed by McG. It depicts the aftermath of the 1970 incident that 37 football players on the Marshall University Thundering Herd ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Kate Mara, Eric Bana

Released: 2012

Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Deadfall is a 2012 crime drama film directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky, written by Zach Dean and starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, and Charlie Hunnam.
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Kate Mara, Malin Åkerman, Josh Radnor

Released: 2010

Directed by: Josh Radnor

happythankyoumoreplease is a 2010 comedy-drama film written and directed by Josh Radnor in his directorial debut. The film stars Radnor, Malin Åkerman, Kate Mara, Zoe Kazan, Michael ...more
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Courteney Cox, Kate Mara, Chevy Chase

Released: 2006

Directed by: Peter Hewitt

Zoom: Academy for Superheroes is a 2006 American superhero comedy film based upon the children's book Amazing Adventures from Zoom's Academy by Jason Lethcoe. Directed by Peter Hewitt, the film ...more

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James Franco, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan

Released: 2010

Directed by: Danny Boyle

127 Hours is a 2010 British-American biographical survival drama film directed, co-written and produced by Danny Boyle. The film stars James Franco as real-life canyoneer Aron Ralston, who ...more

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Ironclad Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jonathan English

Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick Kastel, based on a screenplay by Stephen McDool, the cast includes James Purefoy, Brian Cox, Vladimir ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

Released: 2005

Directed by: Ang Lee

Brokeback Mountain is a 2005 American epic romantic drama film directed by Ang Lee. It is a film adaptation of the 1997 short story of the same name by Annie Proulx; the screenplay was written ...more

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Kate Mara, Woody Harrelson, Ben Kingsley

Released: 2008

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Transsiberian is a 2008 Spanish-German-British-Lithuanian thriller film, set on the Trans-Siberian Railway, in which an American couple's journey from China to Russia becomes a nightmare after ...more

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Kate Mara, Rooney Mara, Tamala Jones

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mary Lambert

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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My Days of Mercy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kate Mara Movies
Kate Mara, Ellen Page, Amy Seimetz

Released: 2019

Directed by: Tali Shalom Ezer

My Days of Mercy is a 2017 (2019 US release) American-British drama-romance film directed by Tali Shalom Ezer. The daughter of a man who is on death row, Lucy (Ellen Page) falls in love with ...more
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Kate Mara, Jane Lynch, Cloris Leachman

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

The Californians is a 2005 independent drama film from Hart Sharp Films starring Noah Wyle. It is a modern-day adaptation of the 1886 Henry James novel The Bostonians, with the location moved ...more
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Kate Mara, Sarah Silverman, Taraji P. Henson

Released: 2011

Directed by: Barry W. Blaustein

Peep World is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Barry W. Blaustein and starring an ensemble cast, including Ron Rifkin, Lesley Ann Warren, Ben Schwartz, Michael C. Hall, Sarah ...more
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10 Years is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kate Mara Movies
Kate Mara, Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jamie Linden

10 Years is a 2011 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Jamie Linden in his directorial debut. The film stars with an ensemble cast including Channing Tatum, Justin Long, Kate Mara, ...more
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Kate Mara, Robert Carlyle, Billy Boyd

Released: 2008

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Stone of Destiny is a 2008 Scottish-Canadian adventure/comedy film written and directed by Charles Martin Smith and starring Charlie Cox, Billy Boyd, Robert Carlyle, and Kate Mara. Based on real ...more
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Justin Timberlake, Kate Mara, Jeff Bridges

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael Meredith

The Open Road is a 2009 comedy-drama film written and directed by Michael Meredith. It stars Justin Timberlake, Kate Mara, Jeff Bridges and Mary Steenburgen and was produced by Anchor Bay ...more
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Carmen Electra, Kate Mara, Teri Polo

Released: 2007

Directed by: Christian Charles

Full of It is a 2007 comedy directed by Christian Charles. It was released in the US on March 2, 2007, and aired on ABC Family under the title Big Liar on Campus on September 16, 2007. It ...more
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Harrison Ford, Kate Mara, Edie Falco

Released: 1999

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Random Hearts is a 1999 American romantic drama film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas. Based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Warren Adler, the ...more
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Kate Mara, Sigourney Weaver, John Ritter

Released: 2000

Directed by: Gary Winick

Tadpole is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Heather McGowan and Niels Mueller. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Bebe Neuwirth, Aaron Stanford, John Ritter, ...more
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Kate Mara, Val Kilmer, Ethan Hawke

Released: 1999

Directed by: Frank Whaley

Joe the King is a 1999 drama film, written and directed by Frank Whaley, based largely on his own childhood and the childhood of his brother. It stars Noah Fleiss, Val Kilmer, Karen Young, Ethan ...more
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Kate Mara, Alfred Molina, Clint Howard

Released: 2009

Directed by: David Oyelowo

Big Guy is a 2009 short comedy-romance film written by Martin Saunders and directed by David Oyelowo.
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Peoples Kate Mara, Sam Freed, Joshua Harto

Released: 2004

Directed by: Joseph Ardery