Jennifer Garner Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Catch Me If You Can
PG-13

Catch Me If You Can

(2002)
29
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Spielberg
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Biography
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye
Plot:

A biographical crime film directed by Steven Spielberg, Catch Me If You Can follows the life of Frank Abagnale who, even before turning 19, successfully carries out cons worth millions of dollars. He has posed as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer in process. He is chased and caught by Carl Hanratty who eventually convinces him to help FBI catch other check forgers.

29
1
Miracles from Heaven
PG

Miracles from Heaven

(2016)
45
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Christy Beam
Director:
Patricia Riggen
Genres:
Biography, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Queen Latifah, Martin Henderson, Kylie Rogers, Brighton Sharbino
45
3
Dallas Buyers Club
R

Dallas Buyers Club

(2013)
21
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Eve
Director:
Jean-Marc Vallée
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn
Plot:

A biographical drama, the movie follows a Dallas electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof who is diagnosed with AIDS in 1985. With very little research and a lot of stigma attached to the disease, Ron finds it difficult to get medicines. He then begins to smuggle unapproved drugs to treat himself and other AIDS patients in the Dallas Buyers Club.

21
6

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Peppermint
R

Peppermint

(2018)
42
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Pierre Morel
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Annie Ilonzeh, Richard Cabral
42
5
Juno
PG-13

Juno

(2007)
18
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Loring
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Allison Janney, Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Ellen Page
Plot:

A young independent teenage girl, Juno, becomes pregnant and with the help of her best friend, Leah, sets out to find a family to adopt her child. The events that follow make her take some challenging decisions and discover her true self.

18
5
13 Going on 30
PG-13

13 Going on 30

(2004)
37
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jenna Rink
Director:
Gary Winick
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Mark Ruffalo, Kathy Baker, Judy Greer, Andy Serkis
Plot:

After being humiliated on her 13th birthday, Jenna Rink wishes to be a grown up woman and wakes up as a successful and fashionable 30-year-old. However, as she attempts to remember her lost years, she realizes that she is not the person she was before and that she has lost her best friend Matt in the meantime.

37
2
The Kingdom
R

The Kingdom

(2007)
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Janet Mayes
Director:
Peter Berg
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom
Plot:

Following a terrorist attack on an American housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury blackmails the Saudi ambassador to secure permission to conduct an investigation within days. He reaches Riyadh with an elite team, but faces obstruction at every step until they are assisted by a like-minded Saudi police captain, Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi.

12
3
Deconstructing Harry
R

Deconstructing Harry

(1997)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Dan Frazer, Paul Giamatti, Elisabeth Shue, Tobey Maguire
3
0
Draft Day
PG-13

Draft Day

(2014)
9
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ivan Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Denis Leary, Sam Elliott, Kevin Costner, Tom Welling, Patrick St. Esprit
9
1
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
PG

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

(2012)
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Cindy Green
Director:
Peter Hedges
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Joel Edgerton, Odeya Rush, Shohreh Aghdashloo, CJ Adams
13
1
Pearl Harbor
PG-13

Pearl Harbor

(2001)
22
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Bay
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Action, War, History
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, William Lee Scott, Greg Zola
Plot:

Rafe and Danny, two boyhood friends, join WWII as first lieutenants and Rafe falls in love with Evelyn, a nurse. Rafe, who volunteers to fight with the British, is shot down and is presumed dead, while Evelyn finds solace in the company of Danny. However, Rafe comes back on the eve of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor.

22
2
Catch and Release
PG-13

Catch and Release

(2006)
26
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Gray
Director:
Susannah Grant
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Smith, Juliette Lewis, Timothy Olyphant, Sam Jaeger
26
4

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Danny Collins
R

Danny Collins

(2015)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Samantha Leigh Donnelly
Director:
Dan Fogelman
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Bobby Cannavale, Annette Bening
1
3
Washington Square
PG

Washington Square

(1997)
5
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Agnieszka Holland
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Maggie Smith, Ben Chaplin
5
2
The Invention of Lying
PG-13

The Invention of Lying

(2009)
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna McDoogles
Director:
Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Rob Lowe, Tina Fey, Jeffrey Tambor, Ricky Gervais, Jason Bateman
Plot:

Mark Bellison is a screenwriter of historical readings in an alternate universe where the concept of lying does not exist and people tell whatever is on their minds. After being fired from his job and warned of being evicted, he blurts out a lie in the bank and realizes how it can change his life forever.

11
3
Men, Women & Children
R

Men, Women & Children

(2014)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia Beltmeyer
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson, Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Judy Greer, Jennifer Garner
2
1
Wakefield
R

Wakefield

(2016)
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Diana Wakefield
Director:
Robin Swicord
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bryan Cranston, Ian Anthony Dale, Beverly D'Angelo, Jason O'Mara
9
4
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
PG-13

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

(2009)
20
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Jenny Perotti
Director:
Mark Waters
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Lacey Chabert, Michael Douglas, Jennifer Garner
Plot:

Connor Mead, a famous photographer is a playboy never settling down and having simultaneous relationships with multiple women. While attending his brother’s wedding, he is visited by three ghosts of his past girlfriends who take him on a journey so that he can have a real chance of a relationship with his first true love, Jenny Perotti. 

20
4
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
PG

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

(2014)
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly Cooper
Director:
Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Ed Oxenbould, Dylan Minnette, Kerris Dorsey
8
1
Valentine's Day
PG-13

Valentine's Day

(2010)
15
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Garry Marshall
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper
Plot:

A Valentine’s Day witnesses remarkable ups and downs in some intersecting relationships in Los Angeles. Married-for-many-years grandparents wither a crisis, a lady army officer chats for hours with a businessman co-passenger, a florist plans to propose to his school-teacher girlfriend who has inadvertently fallen for a married man, whereas a sports-reporter is assigned to cover ‘Valentine’s Day’ ……which holds many more twists. 

15
3

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Butter
R

Butter

(2011)
3
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Laura Pickler
Director:
Jim Field Smith
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kristen Schaal, Alicia Silverstone, Ty Burrell, Hugh Jackman
3
2
Mother's Day
PG-13

Mother's Day

(2016)
13
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Garry Marshall
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, Kate Hudson
13
1
Elektra
PG-13

Elektra

(2005)
26
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Elektra
Director:
Rob Bowman
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Goran Visnjic, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Will Yun Lee, Kirsten Prout
26
0
Daredevil
PG-13

Daredevil

(2003)
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elektra Natchios
Director:
Mark Steven Johnson
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jon Favreau
Plot:

Daredevil is the film adaptation of the eponymous Marvel Comics character who is a masked vigilante protecting a New York City neighbourhood from crime but gets embroiled with dangerous criminals like Bullseye and Kingpin. Ben Affleck plays a blind lawyer, Matt Murdock, and his alter ego, Daredevil, in this action film that also features another Marvel Comics character, Elektra.

16
2
Arthur
PG-13

Arthur

(2011)
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan
Director:
Jason Winer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Geraldine James, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Russell Brand, Jennifer Garner
5
3
Dude, Where's My Car?
PG-13

Dude, Where's My Car?

(2000)
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wanda
Director:
Danny Leiner
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Marla Sokoloff, Kristy Swanson
Plot:

Stoner best friends Jesse and Chester wake up one morning with no recollection of the past night and realize that Jesse's car is missing. While tracking their steps, they encounter their angry twin girlfriends, a transgender stripper seeking a money-filled suitcase, a vicious gang, two police detectives, UFO cultists, and two separate groups of aliens in human form.

5
2
Nine Lives
PG

Nine Lives

(2016)
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lara Brand
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Kevin Spacey, Robbie Amell, Cheryl Hines
7
3
Mr. Magoo
PG

Mr. Magoo

(1997)
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Stanley Tong
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Stephen Tobolowsky, Nick Chinlund
3
1
Love, Simon
PG-13

Love, Simon

(2018)
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Spier
Director:
Greg Berlanti
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Josh Duhamel, Nick Robinson, Alexandra Shipp, Katherine Langford
Plot:

High school student, Simon Spier, is looking for love but hasn’t told anyone that he is gay. When a closeted gay student posts an online confession under the pseudonym Blue, Simon starts communicating with him under the pseudonym Jacques. As Simon tries to deduce the identity of Blue, he must also find a way to come out.  

5
3
Serena

Serena

(2012)
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Serena
Director:
Rodrigo García
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Jennifer Garner
7
4

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Rennie's Landing
R

Rennie's Landing

(2001)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kiley Bradshaw
Director:
Marc Fusco
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Facinelli, Ethan Embry, Scott Foley, Charlotte Ayanna
0
1
In Harm's Way

In Harm's Way

(1997)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly
Director:
Peter Sobich Jr.
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Orlando Jones, Jon Curry
1
1
1999
R

1999

(1998)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Annabell
Director:
Nick Davis
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Futterman, Buck Henry, Matt McGrath, Allyson Downey
0
1
The Tribes of Palos Verdes
R

The Tribes of Palos Verdes

(2017)
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Brendan Malloy, Emmett Malloy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alicia Silverstone, Joely Fisher, Justin Kirk, Noah Silver
3
1
Zoya

Zoya

(1995)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard A. Colla
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Bruce Boxleitner, Denise Alexander, Melissa Gilbert, Zane Carney
1
1
Rose Hill
PG

Rose Hill

(1997)
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Rose Clayborne / Victoria Elliot at 17
Director:
Christopher Cain
Genres:
Western, Family
Star Cast:
Vera Farmiga, Justin Chambers, Tristan Tait, Zak Orth
5
3
Harvest of Fire
PG

Harvest of Fire

(1996)
1
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Craig Wasson, Lolita Davidovich, J.A. Preston, Tom Aldredge
1
3
The Player

The Player

(1997)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Piznarski
Star Cast:
Michael Parks, Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Grey, Ned Bellamy
2
0

Animation(s)

The Animated Alias: Tribunal

The Animated Alias: Tribunal (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Sydney Bristow
Director:
David Lipson
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Terry O'Quinn, Steve Kramer, Frank Lyon
Wonder Park
PG

Wonder Park (2019)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Mila Kunis, Matthew Broderick, John Oliver, Ken Jeong

TV Shows and Videos

Great Performances

Great Performances (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo
Law & Order
TV-14

Law & Order (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Constantine Makris, Edwin Sherin, Jace Alexander, David Platt, Richard Dobbs
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston, Jerry Orbach, Steven Hill
Alias
TV-14

Alias (2001)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Sydney Bristow / ...
Director:
Ken Olin, Lawrence Trilling, Jack Bender, Daniel Attias, J.J. Abrams
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Quentin Tarantino, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly, Kevin Weisman
The Pretender

The Pretender (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Terrence O'Hara, Chuck Bowman, Michael Lange, Vern Gillum, Scott Lautanen
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Patrick Bauchau, Michael T. Weiss, Drake Bell, Ryan Merriman
Spin City
TV-14

Spin City (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Cadiff, Ted Wass, Lee Shallat Chemel, Carl Lauten
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, Dakota Fanning, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck, Michael Boatman
Dead Man's Walk
PG-13

Dead Man's Walk (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Yves Simoneau
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Edward James Olmos, Harry Dean Stanton, F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine
13 Going on 30: Bloopers

13 Going on 30: Bloopers (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Jenna Rink
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Sam Ball, Marcia DeBonis
Felicity
TV-14

Felicity (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lawrence Trilling, Harry Winer, Keith Samples, Matt Reeves, Stan Salfas
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Teri Garr, Jane Lynch, Tyra Banks, Taraji P. Henson
Significant Others

Significant Others (1998)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nell
Director:
Michael Engler, Scott Winant, George Huang
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Mitchell, Scott Bairstow, Michael Weatherly, Eion Bailey
Swift Justice

Swift Justice (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Frederick King Keller, Don Kurt
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Kim Dickens, Tony Darrow, Drea de Matteo, James McCaffrey
Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dinner, Perry Lang, Rick Wallace, Deran Sarafian
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alyssa Milano, Malcolm McDowell, Marley Shelton, Louis Lombardi
Alias
T

Alias (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Agent Sydney Bristow
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Star Cast:
Victor Garber, Carl Lumbly, Ron Rifkin, Michael Vartan
Time of Your Life

Time of Your Life (1999)

As:
Cast
Role:
Romy Sullivan
Director:
Michael Engler, Ellen S. Pressman, Daniel Attias, Robert Berlinger, Steven Robman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pauley Perrette, Wentworth Miller, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Gina Ravera
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York

Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999)

As:
Cast
Role:
Diane Agostini
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles S. Dutton, Tom Skerritt, Lisa Nicole Carson, Cicely Tyson
Player$

Player$ (2002)

As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Elijah Wood, Courtney Peldon, Greg Grunberg

Jennifer Garner Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Alias Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama 2002
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Female Action Star 2006
Winner Favorite Female Television Star 2006
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Daredevil Breakthrough Female Performance 2003