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All Felicity Jones Movies Ranked by Tomatometer

Before starring in the first Fresh Star Wars spin-off (we know, we know, you can’t believe The Ewok Adventure is Rotten), Felicity Jones built an impressive resume in her native Britain, where she had been working as an actress since the age of 12. The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdster College are beloved in certain circles of English millennials, and Jones graduated after that into movies like Flashbacks of a Fool with Daniel Craig, and Brideshead Revisited. Her start in America came with the 2011 romantic drama Like Crazy with Anton Yelchin, which was able to pick up extra headlines for also co-starring Jennifer Lawrence, who was on the cusp of Hunger Games megastardom.

Upwards career trajectory in the 2010s suggests that you haven’t made it until you’re in a superhero movie. With Jones, it was The Amazing Spider-Man 2. (Hey, it doesn’t say the superhero movie had to be actually good.) Jones played Felicia Hardy, who would’ve gone on to become Black Cat, had Sony not given Spider-Man over to Marvel Studios for an MCU makeover. That same year, she was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar with The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne, who did win an Oscar for it.

By 2016, she was picking up blockbuster work: A Monster Calls (which critics loved, but no one saw); Inferno (which critics hated, but some people saw); and Rogue One (which the critics loved, and everyone saw). The packed filming schedule and Rogue One‘s famously troubled production may have been what led Jones to a quiet 2017, before returning in 2018 with On the Basis of Sex, portraying Ruth Bader Ginsburg. That was her only movie that year, and likewise in 2019, she’s got the one: The Aeronauts, a survival adventure of air balloon pioneers that reunites her with Redmayne. She takes to the skies, and we’re taking a look back with all Felicity Jones movies, ranked by Tomatometer!

#21

Collide (2016)
24%

#21
Adjusted Score: 26293%
Critics Consensus: Collide wastes a talented cast on a would-be thriller fatally undermined by eye-rolling dialogue, logical fallacies, and humdrum set pieces.
Synopsis: Casey Stein (Nicholas Hoult) agrees to hijack a shipment of cocaine for his old boss (Ben Kingsley) in return for... [More]
Directed By: Eran Creevy

#20

Inferno (2016)
23%

#20
Adjusted Score: 38345%
Critics Consensus: Senselessly frantic and altogether shallow, Inferno sends the Robert Langdon trilogy spiraling to a convoluted new low.
Synopsis: Famous symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) follows a trail of clues tied to Dante, the great medieval poet. When Langdon... [More]
Directed By: Ron Howard

#19

The Tempest (2010)
30%

#19
Adjusted Score: 33000%
Critics Consensus: Director Julie Taymor's gender-swapping of roles and some frenzied special effects can't quite disguise an otherwise stagey, uninspired take on Shakespeare's classic.
Synopsis: A shipwreck casts members of a royal court ashore on a mysterious island. Their fateful arrival is no accident, for... [More]
Directed By: Julie Taymor

#18
Adjusted Score: 36391%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: On the day of her wedding, an ambivalent bride (Felicity Jones) locks herself in her bedroom while her family --... [More]
Directed By: Donald Rice

#17
#17
Adjusted Score: 37600%
Critics Consensus: Despite Daniel Craig's earnest efforts, Flashbacks of a Fool suffers from an ambitious but underdeveloped script.
Synopsis: When washed-up British actor and drug addict Joe Scott (Daniel Craig) learns that his best friend, Boots (Max Deacon), has... [More]
Directed By: Baillie Walsh

#16

True Story (2015)
45%

#16
Adjusted Score: 51821%
Critics Consensus: James Franco and Jonah Hill make a watchable pair, but True Story loses their performances -- and the viewer's interest -- in a muddled movie that bungles its fact-based tale.
Synopsis: New York Times journalist Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) loses his job when it's revealed that he was not entirely truthful... [More]
Directed By: Rupert Goold

#15

Chéri (2009)
50%

#15
Adjusted Score: 55646%
Critics Consensus: A too-short script and a romance lacking in heat detracts from an otherwise haughty charmer.
Synopsis: When retired courtesan Charlotte (Kathy Bates) asks her former colleague, Lea (Michelle Pfeiffer) to instruct her son, Chéri (Rupert Friend),... [More]
Directed By: Stephen Frears

#14

Albatross (2011)
54%

#14
Adjusted Score: 53272%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Beth (Felicity Jones), a bookish teenager, becomes friends with Emilia (Jessica Brown Findlay) and has an affair with the latter's... [More]
Directed By: Niall MacCormick

#13
#13
Adjusted Score: 65008%
Critics Consensus: While the cast is outstanding and the special effects are top-notch, the latest installment of the Spidey saga suffers from an unfocused narrative and an overabundance of characters.
Synopsis: Confident in his powers as Spider-Man, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) embraces his new role as a hero and spends time... [More]
Directed By: Marc Webb

#12
#12
Adjusted Score: 57888%
Critics Consensus: It fails to challenge the well-established conventions of its storyline, but Cemetery Junction benefits from the genuine warmth of its script, as well as its refusal to give in to cheap nostalgia.
Synopsis: Three bored young men living in the English suburbs strive to create identities for themselves in the stultifying atmosphere of... [More]

#11

Breathe In (2013)
57%

#11
Adjusted Score: 58788%
Critics Consensus: Breathe In's plot never quite sparks the way it should, but it remains thoroughly watchable thanks to strong performances from Felicity Jones and Guy Pearce.
Synopsis: Father Keith (Guy Pearce, Memento), mother Megan (Amy Ryan, Birdman) and 17-year-old daughter Lauren (Mackenzie Davis, Terminator: Dark Fate), live... [More]
Directed By: Drake Doremus

#10

Hysteria (2011)
59%

#10
Adjusted Score: 64605%
Critics Consensus: Hysteria has an amusing subject but its winking, vaguely sarcastic tone doesn't do the movie any favors.
Synopsis: Two doctors (Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce) in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients' ills,... [More]
Directed By: Tanya Wexler

#9

Like Crazy (2011)
72%

#9
Adjusted Score: 77578%
Critics Consensus: It has the schmaltzy trappings of my romantic films, but Like Crazy allows its characters to express themselves beyond dialogue, crafting a true, intimate study.
Synopsis: While attending college in Los Angeles, Jacob (Anton Yelchin), an American, and Anna (Felicity Jones), who hails from London, fall... [More]
Directed By: Drake Doremus

#8

The Aeronauts (2019)
71%

#8
Adjusted Score: 82512%
Critics Consensus: Thrilling visuals and the substantial chemistry of its well-matched leads make The Aeronauts an adventure well worth taking.
Synopsis: In 1862 headstrong scientist James Glaisher and wealthy young widow Amelia Wren mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than... [More]
Directed By: Tom Harper

#7
#7
Adjusted Score: 88801%
Critics Consensus: On the Basis of Sex is nowhere near as groundbreaking as its real-life subject, but her extraordinary life makes a solid case for itself as an inspirational, well-acted biopic.
Synopsis: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for... [More]
Directed By: Mimi Leder

#6

SoulBoy (2010)
75%

#6
Adjusted Score: 26966%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A love triangle develops among three young people (Martin Compston, Felicity Jones) during the 1970s British music scene.... [More]
Directed By: Shimmy Marcus

#5
#5
Adjusted Score: 80624%
Critics Consensus: Its deliberate pace will frustrate some viewers, but for fans of handsomely mounted period drama, The Invisible Woman offers visual as well as emotional cinematic nourishment.
Synopsis: Nelly Wharton Robinson (Felicity Jones) recalls a fateful time from her past when, as a young actress, she met author... [More]
Directed By: Ralph Fiennes

#4

Chalet Girl (2011)
77%

#4
Adjusted Score: 77103%
Critics Consensus: Chalet Girl is light comedic fun geared for teenage girls, featuring a charming performance from Felicity Jones.
Synopsis: While working a job at an exclusive ski resort to support her Dad, Kim (Felicity Jones) learns to snowboard and... [More]
Directed By: Phil Traill

#3
#3
Adjusted Score: 91395%
Critics Consensus: Part biopic, part love story, The Theory of Everything rises on James Marsh's polished direction and the strength of its two leads.
Synopsis: In the 1960s, Cambridge University student and future physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) falls in love with fellow collegian Jane... [More]
Directed By: James Marsh

#2
Adjusted Score: 114481%
Critics Consensus: Rogue One draws deep on Star Wars mythology while breaking new narrative and aesthetic ground -- and suggesting a bright blockbuster future for the franchise.
Synopsis: Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing... [More]
Directed By: Gareth Edwards

#1

A Monster Calls (2016)
86%

#1
Adjusted Score: 106522%
Critics Consensus: A Monster Calls deftly balances dark themes and fantastical elements to deliver an engrossing and uncommonly moving entry in the crowded coming-of-age genre.
Synopsis: Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones)... [More]
Directed By: J.A. Bayona

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