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All Denis Villeneuve Movies Ranked by Tomatometer

We’re ranking director Denis Villeneuve‘s movies, all critical and audience favorites, including Dune, Blade Runner 2049, Sicario, and Arrival!

#9

Enemy (2013)
71%

#9
Adjusted Score: 75677%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to a strong performance from Jake Gyllenhaal and smart direction from Denis Villeneuve, Enemy hits the mark as a tense, uncommonly adventurous thriller.
Synopsis: A mild-mannered college professor (Jake Gyllenhaal) discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#8

Maelstrom (2000)
81%

#8
Adjusted Score: 81659%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Bibiane (Marie-Josée Croze), a wealthy part-time model, questions her seemingly perfect life after she has a traumatic abortion. She succumbs... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#7

Prisoners (2013)
81%

#7
Adjusted Score: 90310%
Critics Consensus: Prisoners has an emotional complexity and a sense of dread that makes for absorbing (and disturbing) viewing.
Synopsis: Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) faces a parent's worst nightmare when his 6-year-old daughter, Anna, and her friend go missing. The... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#6

Dune (2021)
83%

#6
Adjusted Score: 107115%
Critics Consensus: Dune occasionally struggles with its unwieldy source material, but those issues are largely overshadowed by the scope and ambition of this visually thrilling adaptation.
Synopsis: Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#5

Polytechnique (2009)
88%

#5
Adjusted Score: 63356%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A misogynist massacres female engineering students.... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#4
#4
Adjusted Score: 120612%
Critics Consensus: Visually stunning and narratively satisfying, Blade Runner 2049 deepens and expands its predecessor's story while standing as an impressive filmmaking achievement in its own right.
Synopsis: Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#3

Incendies (2010)
92%

#3
Adjusted Score: 95291%
Critics Consensus: It's messy, overlong, and a touch melodramatic, but those flaws pale before Incendies' impressive acting and devastating emotional impact.
Synopsis: Nawal (Lubna Azabal), a dying Middle Eastern woman living in Montreal, leaves separate letters to her twin children to be... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#2

Sicario (2015)
92%

#2
Adjusted Score: 102520%
Critics Consensus: Led by outstanding work from Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro, Sicario is a taut, tightly wound thriller with much more on its mind than attention-getting set pieces.
Synopsis: After rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession, idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) receives a top assignment.... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#1

Arrival (2016)
94%

#1
Adjusted Score: 121885%
Critics Consensus: Arrival delivers a must-see experience for fans of thinking person's sci-fi that anchors its heady themes with genuinely affecting emotion and a terrific performance from Amy Adams.
Synopsis: Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

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