Elle Fanning Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
PG-13

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

(2008)
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
David Fincher
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Julia Ormond, Faune Chambers Watkins, Elias Koteas
Plot:

The movie is an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald short story written in 1922. It narrates the story of Benjamin Button who is born old and wrinkled. His chances of survival is minimal but not only does he survive, but also, strangely, starts ageing backwards. Then there is Daisy, his love interest, who gets older as he gets younger.

7
1
I Am Sam
PG-13

I Am Sam

(2001)
6
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jessie Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianne Wiest, Loretta Devine
Plot:

Sam Dawson is an intellectually disabled father raising his daughter Lucy with the help of a group of friends who also have disabilities. As Lucy grows up her intellectual superiority threatens their relationship. Things get more complicated when Lucy is placed in foster care but keeps coming back to her dad. 

6
0
20th Century Women
R

20th Century Women

(2016)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie
Director:
Mike Mills
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Greta Gerwig, Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Lucas Jade Zumann
4
0
Babel
R

Babel

(2006)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Mohamed Akhzam, Peter Wight, Harriet Walter
Plot:

The reckless son of a Moroccan shepherd accidentally shoots an American woman vacationing with her husband, which the media describes as a terrorist attack. The couple's nanny, forced to take their children with her to Mexico to attend her son's wedding, is stopped at the border, while a traumatized deaf Japanese girl is questioned about her father's missing rifle.

1
1
Trumbo
R

Trumbo

(2015)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg, John Getz, Diane Lane
0
1
Maleficent
PG

Maleficent

(2014)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Aurora
Director:
Robert Stromberg
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Family, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton
Plot:

A powerful winged fairy living in a magical forest is betrayed by her true love in his ambition to be king. She becomes the witch of her dark kingdom, Maleficent, and puts a curse on the new king's infant daughter that only true love could break. However, she gradually grows attached to the princess and regrets her decision.

8
0
We Bought a Zoo
TV-PG

We Bought a Zoo

(2011)
5
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Cameron Crowe
Genres:
Family, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford, Maggie Elizabeth Jones
Plot:

After the untimely death of his wife, Benjamin Mee decides to move with his children to a property containing the closed Rosemoor Animal Park. With no prior experience, Mee provides the funds and works with the caretakers of the zoo, to re-open it, ultimately healing his family of the pain. 

5
0
Phoebe in Wonderland
PG-13

Phoebe in Wonderland

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Phoebe Lichten
Director:
Daniel Barnz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Pullman, Bailee Madison, Madhur Jaffrey, Patricia Clarkson
0
0
Super 8
PG-13

Super 8

(2011)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
J.J. Abrams
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jessica Tuck, Joel Courtney, Joel McKinnon Miller, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills
Plot:

While making a low-budget zombie-movie using a Super-8 camera, youngsters Joe Lamb, Alice Dainard and others accidentally film a horrifying train accident. An alien experimented on by the U.S. army escapes from the wreckage. Soon, unexplained incidents and disappearances start happening. Joe decides to help the alien escape and rescue everyone abducted by it.   

3
0
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
PG

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

(2019)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joachim Rønning
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Angelina Jolie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley, Elle Fanning
2
0
Deja Vu
PG-13

Deja Vu

(2006)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Scott
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Val Kilmer, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Adam Goldberg, Jim Caviezel
Plot:

Deja Vu is an action-thriller that centers around an A.T.F. agent who uses an experimental technology, which can take you back in time, to discover the identity of the culprit responsible for bombing a ferry in New Orleans. Denzel Washington stars as the brilliant agent who becomes obsessed with a particular clue to find the bomber before he strikes again.

1
1
Sidney Hall
R

Sidney Hall

(2017)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Melody
Director:
Shawn Christensen
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Logan Lerman, Michelle Monaghan, Kyle Chandler, Margaret Qualley
3
0
The Door in the Floor
R

The Door in the Floor

(2004)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Cole
Director:
Tod Williams
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Larry Pine, Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, Jon Foster
1
0
Reservation Road
R

Reservation Road

(2007)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Emma
Director:
Terry George
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
John Slattery, Jennifer Connelly, Mark Ruffalo, Joaquin Phoenix
0
0
A Rainy Day in New York
PG-13

A Rainy Day in New York

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jude Law, Liev Schreiber, Rebecca Hall, Diego Luna, Elle Fanning
0
0
Because of Winn-Dixie
PG

Because of Winn-Dixie

(2005)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Wayne Wang
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Jeff Daniels, Cicely Tyson, AnnaSophia Robb, Dave Matthews
3
0
All the Bright Places
TV-MA

All the Bright Places

(2020)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Brett Haley
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Luke Wilson, Kelli O'Hara, Alexandra Shipp, Lamar Johnson
1
0
Live by Night
R

Live by Night

(2016)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Loretta Figgis
Director:
Ben Affleck
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Remo Girone, Brendan Gleeson, Robert Glenister
1
0
The Nines
R

The Nines

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Noelle
Director:
John August
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Ryan Reynolds, Melissa McCarthy, Hope Davis, David Denman
1
0
Ginger & Rosa
PG-13

Ginger & Rosa

(2012)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Sally Potter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Annette Bening, Jodhi May, Alessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks
1
0
The Beguiled
R

The Beguiled

(2017)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alicia
Director:
Sofia Coppola
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Oona Laurence
1
2
Somewhere
R

Somewhere

(2010)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Sofia Coppola
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Benicio Del Toro, Chris Pontius, Stephen Dorff, Ellie Kemper, Erin Wasson
0
0
The Neon Demon
R

The Neon Demon

(2016)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jesse
Director:
Nicolas Winding Refn
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Jena Malone, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote
2
1
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
R

I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With

(2006)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Garlin
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Amy Sedaris, Dan Castellaneta, Rose Abdoo, Jeff Garlin, Sarah Silverman
1
0
Low Down
R

Low Down

(2014)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Amy-Jo Albany
Director:
Jeff Preiss
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Glenn Close, Flea, Peter Dinklage, John Hawkes
0
1
Young Ones
R

Young Ones

(2014)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Holm
Director:
Jake Paltrow
Genres:
Western, Romance, Action, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Hobbs
1
1
3 Generations
PG-13

3 Generations

(2015)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray
Director:
Gaby Dellal
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Naomi Watts, Sam Trammell, Linda Emond
2
0
Daddy Day Care
PG

Daddy Day Care

(2003)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Carr
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Regina King, Steve Zahn, Lacey Chabert, Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin
1
0
Twixt
R

Twixt

(2011)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
V.
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, David Paymer, Bruce Dern
1
0
The Nutcracker in 3D
PG

The Nutcracker in 3D

(2010)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary
Director:
Andrey Konchalovskiy
Genres:
Action, Family, Musical, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Nathan Lane, Richard Philipps, Fernanda Dorogi, Kriszta Dorogi
2
0
Galveston

Galveston

(2018)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Raquel Arceneaux
Director:
Mélanie Laurent
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Foster, Beau Bridges, María Valverde, Lili Reinhart
2
1
P.N.O.K.

P.N.O.K.

(2005)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca Bullard
Director:
Carolyn McDonald
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Irma P. Hall, Archie Drury, Kathryn Avery Hansen
2
0
Likeness

Likeness

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mia
Director:
Rodrigo Prieto
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Ximena Prieto, Monroe Alvarez, Grant Berman, Bj Bingham
0
0
The Curve of Forgotten Things

The Curve of Forgotten Things

(2011)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Girl
Director:
Todd Cole
Genres:
Mystery, Short, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Elle Fanning
0
0
Day 73 with Sarah

Day 73 with Sarah

(2007)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Brent Hanley
Genres:
Short, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Amber Heard, Jonathan Tucker, Geoff Stults, Bob Stephenson
0
0
Mary Shelley
PG-13

Mary Shelley

(2017)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Shelley
Director:
Haifaa Al-Mansour
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Maisie Williams, Joanne Froggatt, Tom Sturridge, Douglas Booth
3
0
I Think We're Alone Now

I Think We're Alone Now

(2018)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Grace
Director:
Reed Morano
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Dinklage, Paul Giamatti, Charlotte Gainsbourg
1
0
How to Talk to Girls at Parties
R

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

(2017)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Zan
Director:
John Cameron Mitchell
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Ruth Wilson, Elarica Johnson, Alex Sharp
1
2

Animation(s)

Tonari no Totoro
G

Tonari no Totoro (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi, Sumi Shimamoto
Plot:

Also known as My Neighbour Totoro, the Japanese animated classic depicts the story of sisters Satsuki and Mei after they move to an old country house. They become friends with spirits called susuwatari and particularly the adorable creature Totoro, while they come to terms with their mother’s illness and personal trials.

The Boxtrolls
PG

The Boxtrolls (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Kingsley, Dee Bradley Baker, Steve Blum, Richard Ayoade, Jared Harris
Ballerina
PG

Ballerina (2016)

As:
Cast
Role:
Felicie (voice)
Director:
Eric Summer, Éric Warin
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Musical, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Mel Brooks, Terrence Scammell, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen
Astro Boy
PG

Astro Boy (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Bowers
Genres:
Action, Family, Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlize Theron, Freddie Highmore, Ryan Stiles

TV Shows and Videos

House M.D.
TV-14

House M.D. (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Greg Yaitanes, Deran Sarafian, David Straiton, Daniel Attias, Daniel Sackheim
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jesse Spencer
HitRECord on TV

HitRECord on TV (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Star Cast:
Anne Hathaway, Scarlett Johansson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kali Thomas, Richard Vance
Criminal Minds
TV-14

Criminal Minds (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Glenn Kershaw, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Edward Allen Bernero, John Gallagher, Guy Norman Bee
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Holland Roden, Courtney Ford, Beth Riesgraf, Danny Glover, Jane Lynch
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer
Taken

Taken (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Breck Eisner, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, John Fawcett, Tobe Hooper, Jeremy Kagan
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Matt Frewer, Emily Bergl, Heather Donahue, Joel Gretsch
The Great

The Great (2020)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Catherine
Director:
Colin Bucksey, Bertie , Bert
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Sacha Dhawan, Nicholas Hoult, Charity Wakefield, Phoebe Fox
Sigur Rós: Leaning Towards Solace

Sigur Rós: Leaning Towards Solace (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Sara
Director:
Floria Sigismondi
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
John Hawkes, Ever Rabineau
Take 3

Take 3 (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca Bullard (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Biography, News
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, David Strathairn, Linda Hamilton, James Avery
Dirty Sexy Money

Dirty Sexy Money (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Grossman, Michael Schultz, Jeff Melman, Robert Berlinger, Andrew Bernstein
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lucy Liu, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin, Natalie Zea, Seth Gabel
Neglected

Neglected (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
(unknown episodes)
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Daniel Cordey, Renier Cronje
CSI: NY
TV-14

CSI: NY (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Bailey, Alex Zakrzewski, Christine Moore, Oz Scott, Duane Clark
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Sara, Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, Eddie Cahill
Judging Amy

Judging Amy (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Hayman, James Frawley, Helen Shaver, Kevin Dowling, Andrew Robinson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Amy Brenneman, Richard T. Jones, Jessica Tuck, Marcus Giamatti
CSI: Miami
TV-14

CSI: Miami (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Zombie, Sam Hill, Joe Chappelle, Scott Lautanen, Karen Gaviola
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn, Jonathan Togo