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List of all movies directed by Peter Jackson ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Peter Jackson are listed here and include movie posters and Peter Jackson movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Peter Jackson as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Peter Jackson movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Peter Jackson film is can be factored into this list.

From Peter Jackson's studio films to Peter Jackson's independent films, this Peter Jackson filmography keeps tabs on all Peter Jackson movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List contains movies like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Peter Jackson direct?” or “who is Peter Jackson?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Peter Jackson?” and “what's a good selection of good Peter Jackson movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Peter Jackson films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Peter Jackson works.

All Peter Jackson director credits are included. This list of every movie that Peter Jackson has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Peter Jackson movie is and which actors starred in the Peter Jackson film.

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Peter Jackson has been fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including Kate Winslet and Daniel Craig. If you're a fan of Peter Jackson's movies, you might also like movies by Robert Zemeckis and Ron Howard.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Peter Jackson
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is the first ...more

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...more

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Jour... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Peter Jackson
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Orlando Bloom The Hobbit is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, with large portions of ...more

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen The Hobbit: There and Back Again retitled to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 fantasy adventure film written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro and one more and ...more

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a 2012 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson. It is the first installment in a three-part film adaptation based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit ...more

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Ian McKellen The Hobbit: There and Back Again is a 2014 film writted by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro and directed by Peter Jackson.

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King Kong Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody King Kong is a 2005 epic monster film and remake of the 1933 film of the same name. Directed, co-written, and produced by Peter Jackson, it stars Naomi Watts as Ann Darrow, Jack Black as Carl ...more

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The Frighteners Michael J. Fox, Peter Jackson, R. Lee Ermey The Frighteners is a 1996 New Zealand-American horror comedy film directed by Peter Jackson and co-written with his wife, Fran Walsh. The film stars Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, ...more

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Heavenly Creatures Kate Winslet, Peter Jackson, Melanie Lynskey Heavenly Creatures is a 1994 New Zealand drama film directed by Peter Jackson, from a screenplay he co-wrote with his partner, Fran Walsh, about the notorious 1954 Parker–Hulme murder case in ...more

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Dead Alive Peter Jackson, Jed Brophy, Tim Balme Braindead, released as Dead Alive in North America, is a 1992 New Zealand Zombie comedy gore film directed by Peter Jackson. Written by Jackson with his partner Fran Walsh and Stephen Sinclair, ...more

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The Lovely Bones Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon The Lovely Bones is a 2009 supernatural drama film directed by Peter Jackson and stars Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli, and Saoirse Ronan. A film ...more

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Bad Taste Peter Jackson, Craig Smith, Pete O'Herne Bad Taste is a 1987 splatter science fiction horror comedy film directed, written, produced, photographed, co-edited by and co-starring Peter Jackson, who also made most of the makeup and ...more

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Meet the Feebles Mark Hadlow, Stuart Devenie, Donna Akersten Meet the Feebles is a 1989 New Zealand musical black comedy film directed by Peter Jackson, and written by Jackson, Fran Walsh, Stephen Sinclair, and Danny Mulheron. It features Jim Henson-esque ...more

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The Adventures of Tintin: Pris... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Peter Jackson
The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun is a 2015 animated adventure film written by Anthony Horowitz and directed by Peter Jackson.

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Forgotten Silver Sam Neill, Peter Jackson, Harvey Weinstein Forgotten Silver is a New Zealand mockumentary film that purports to tell the story of a pioneering New Zealand filmmaker. It was written and directed by Peter Jackson and Costa Botes, both of ...more

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The Valley Peter Jackson, Ken Hammon, Pete O'Herne The Valley is an amateur film made by then fifteen-year-old Peter Jackson in 1976 with his friends. It was strongly influenced by the films of Ray Harryhausen. It was filmed silent on a Super 8 ...more

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Crossing the Line Danielle Souza, Calum Gittins, Ryan O'Kane Crossing the Line is a 2008 war short film written and directed by Peter Jackson set in World War I. It is the first film made with the Red One camera. The film has no dialog apart from the ...more