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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, Arrival, and now his undertaking of adapting Frank Herbet’s landmark novel, Dune! Alex Vo

#1

Dune: Part Two (2024)
92%

#1
Adjusted Score: 123508%
Critics Consensus: Visually thrilling and narratively epic, Dune: Part Two continues Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of the beloved sci-fi series in spectacular form.
Synopsis: "Dune: Part Two" will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#2

Arrival (2016)
94%

#2
Adjusted Score: 115687%
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

#3

Sicario (2015)
92%

#3
Adjusted Score: 105687%
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

#4

Incendies (2010)
91%

#4
Adjusted Score: 95697%
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

#5
#5
Adjusted Score: 112942%
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

#6

Dune (2021)
83%

#6
Adjusted Score: 109954%
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 a... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#7

Prisoners (2013)
81%

#7
Adjusted Score: 92769%
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

#8

Enemy (2013)
72%

#8
Adjusted Score: 77083%
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

#9

Polytechnique (2009)
88%

#9
Adjusted Score: 66656%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A misogynist massacres female engineering students.... [More]
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

#10

Maelstrom (2000)
79%

#10
Adjusted Score: 79748%
Critics Consensus: A peculiar breach of morality that leads with pretension: Denis Villeneuve guides Maelstrom through teetering absurdity without malicious intent.
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