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All Jason Statham Movies Ranked

Once, during a long-ago era called The ‘80s, Hollywood action heroes roamed the Earth with bulging biceps and names like Sly, Arnold, and Bruce. With a limitless supply of weapons and wisecracks, they saved the world countless times, only to be exiled to the land of Direct-to-Video for their trouble, where they wandered lost throughout the ‘90s and much of the aughts. But they’re fighting their way back from extinction, thanks in large part to the tenacious efforts of steely-eyed roughnecks like Jason Statham, the veteran of latter-day genre classics like Crank, The Bank Job, and recent Fast and Furious sequels who rose to stardom on the strength of his appearances in Guy Ritchie‘s Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. To celebrate his bravery in the face of indie dramas and romantic comedies, we’ve rounded up all of his major roles to offer a comprehensive look back at all Jason Statham movies, sorted by Tomatometer.

#38
Adjusted Score: 4.878%
Critics Consensus: Featuring mostly wooden performances, laughable dialogue, and shoddy production values, In the Name of the King fulfills all expectations of an Uwe Boll film.
Synopsis: Uwe Boll's fantasy adventure film In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale stars Jason Statham as Farmer,... [More]
Directed By: Uwe Boll

#37

13 (2011)
8%

#37
Adjusted Score: 3.468%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Vince Ferro is a man in desperate circumstances. While on a quick fix-it job, he steals an envelope containing instructions... [More]
Directed By: Géla Babluani

#36

Turn It Up (2000)
8%

#36
Adjusted Score: 8.58%
Critics Consensus: Reviewers say Turn It Up has a derivative feel, running through too many urban movie cliches.
Synopsis: Prakazrel Michel, better known as Pras from the top-selling R&B group The Fugees, stars in this urban drama based on... [More]
Directed By: Robert Adetuyi

#35

London (2006)
14%

#35
Adjusted Score: 14.352%
Critics Consensus: Hampered by pretension and undermined by unlikable characters, London proves that the novelty of seeing actors play against type isn't enough to rescue a deeply flawed film.
Synopsis: A party becomes a metaphor for the wasted lives of a handful of young hipsters in this edgy independent drama.... [More]
Directed By: Hunter Richards

#34
#34
Adjusted Score: 15.156%
Critics Consensus: Jet Li and Jason Statham find themselves on opposing sides in the immensely boring War, which is full of clichés but short on action.
Synopsis: An FBI agent whose partner and family were killed by a notorious assassin sets out for revenge as the elusive... [More]
Directed By: Philip G. Atwell

#33

The One (2001)
14%

#33
Adjusted Score: 16.301%
Critics Consensus: The One plays more like a video game than a movie and borrows freely from other, better sci-fi actioners, burying Jet Li's spectacular talents under heaps of editing and special effects.
Synopsis: Former X-Files writer James Wong makes his sophomore feature as a director at the helm of this science fiction thriller... [More]
Directed By: James Wong

#32

Revolver (2005)
16%

#32
Adjusted Score: 17.507%
Critics Consensus: In attempting to meld his successful previous formulas with philosophical musings, Guy Ritchie has produced an incoherent misfire.
Synopsis: Gambler and conman Jake Green always ran with a bad crowd and it cost him seven years in jail. After... [More]
Directed By: Guy Ritchie

#31
Adjusted Score: 23.992%
Critics Consensus: John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars is not one of Carpenter's better movies, filled as it is with bad dialogue, bad acting, confusing flashbacks, and scenes that are more campy than scary.
Synopsis: By the year 2025, the planet Mars, long inhabited by human settlers, has become the manifest destiny of an over-populated... [More]
Directed By: John Carpenter

#30

Killer Elite (2011)
25%

#30
Adjusted Score: 28.101%
Critics Consensus: A rote, utterly disposable Jason Statham vehicle that just happens to have Clive Owen and Robert De Niro in it.
Synopsis: A match-up made in tough-guy heaven -- Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro star in Killer Elite. Based... [More]
Directed By: Gary McKendry

#29
#29
Adjusted Score: 34.341%
Critics Consensus: With little to recommend beyond a handful of entertaining set pieces, Mechanic: Resurrection suggests this franchise should have remained in its tomb.
Synopsis: Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) returns as the Mechanic in the sequel to the 2011 action thriller. When the deceitful actions... [More]
Directed By: Dennis Gansel

#28

Wild Card (2015)
31%

#28
Adjusted Score: 32.25%
Critics Consensus: Hardcore Jason Statham fans may enjoy parts of Wild Card, but all other action aficionados need not apply.
Synopsis: Simon West directs this remake of the 1987 Burt Reynold action thriller in this Sierra/Affinity production starring Jason Statham as... [More]
Directed By: Simon West

#27
#27
Adjusted Score: 38.078%
Critics Consensus: Like its predecessors, Expendables 3 offers a modicum of all-star thrills for old-school action thriller aficionados -- but given all the talent assembled, it should have been a lot more fun.
Synopsis: In THE EXPENDABLES 3, Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team come face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson),... [More]
Directed By: Patrick Hughes

#26

Mean Machine (2002)
34%

#26
Adjusted Score: 34.84%
Critics Consensus: Despite some genuine wit, this crowd pleaser is filled with too many cliches.
Synopsis: Mean Machine is director Barry Skolnick's British spin on the 1974 Burt Reynolds hit The Longest Yard. The film sticks... [More]
Directed By: Barry Skolnick

#25

Transporter 3 (2008)
39%

#25
Adjusted Score: 42.596%
Critics Consensus: This middling installment in the Transporter franchise is a few steps down from its predecessors, featuring generic stunts and a lack of energy.
Synopsis: Strong-armed into transporting the kidnapped daughter of the head of the Environmental Agency for the Ukraine from Marseilles to Odessa,... [More]
Directed By: Olivier Megaton

#24

Parker (2013)
40%

#24
Adjusted Score: 43.321%
Critics Consensus: Jason Statham is game as usual, but Parker is a thoroughly generic and convoluted heist movie.
Synopsis: Set amidst the unparalleled wealth and glamor of Palm Beach, Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez team up to get their... [More]
Directed By: Taylor Hackford

#23

Homefront (2013)
42%

#23
Adjusted Score: 45.57%
Critics Consensus: While it boasts a capable cast, the disappointingly dull Homefront hearkens back to classic action thrillers without adding anything to the genre.
Synopsis: HOMEFRONT is an action movie about a widowed ex-DEA agent who retires to a small town for the sake of... [More]
Directed By: Gary Fleder

#22

Death Race (2008)
42%

#22
Adjusted Score: 47.385%
Critics Consensus: Mindless, violent, and lightning-paced, Death Race is little more than an empty action romp.
Synopsis: The Transporter star Jason Statham takes the wheel in director Paul W.S. Anderson's remake of the Roger Corman classic about... [More]
Directed By: Paul W.S. Anderson

#21

The Expendables (2010)
42%

#21
Adjusted Score: 47.592%
Critics Consensus: It makes good on the old-school action it promises, but given all the talent on display, The Expendables should hit harder.
Synopsis: An all-star cast of action-movie icons headline Sylvester Stallone's explosive action thriller about a group of hard-nosed mercenaries who are... [More]
Directed By: Sylvester Stallone

#20

Blitz (2011)
48%

#20
Adjusted Score: 40.01%
Critics Consensus: A middling crime thriller largely assembled from wearyingly familiar parts, Blitz sacks a game Jason Statham's performance behind the line of genre scrimmage.
Synopsis: A fast-paced thriller set in contemporary London, "Blitz" reflects the challenges faced by a group of police officers working in... [More]
Directed By: Rob Hardy, Elliott Lester

#19

The Meg (2018)
45%

#19
Adjusted Score: 57.384%
Critics Consensus: The Meg sets audiences up for a good old-fashioned B-movie creature feature, but lacks the genre thrills -- or the cheesy bite -- to make it worth diving in.
Synopsis: A deep-sea submersible--part of an international undersea observation program--has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct,... [More]
Directed By: Jon Turteltaub

#18

Redemption (2013)
49%

#18
Adjusted Score: 50.119%
Critics Consensus: While it certainly has more on its mind than the average Jason Statham action thriller, Redemption doesn't quite capitalize on its premise -- or on its star's strong, committed performance.
Synopsis: Notorious badass Jason Statham stars as an ex-Special Forces soldier who returns to London a damaged man, struggling to find... [More]
Directed By: Steven Knight

#17

Transporter 2 (2005)
51%

#17
Adjusted Score: 54.527%
Critics Consensus: A stylish and more focused sequel to The Transporter, the movie is over-the-top fun for fans of the first movie.
Synopsis: Driver and muscle for hire Frank Martin returns in this sequel to the 2002 box-office hit. Frank Martin (Jason Statham)... [More]
Directed By: Louis Leterrier

#16

The Mechanic (2011)
53%

#16
Adjusted Score: 57.268%
Critics Consensus: Jason Statham and Ben Foster turn in enjoyable performances, but this superficial remake betrays them with mind-numbing violence and action thriller cliches.
Synopsis: Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly... [More]
Directed By: Simon West

#15

The Transporter (2002)
54%

#15
Adjusted Score: 57.173%
Critics Consensus: The Transporter delivers the action at the expense of coherent storytelling.
Synopsis: An outlaw finds his life becoming all the more dangerous when he turns against a gang of criminals in this... [More]

#14

Cellular (2004)
55%

#14
Adjusted Score: 58.763%
Critics Consensus: Though it's gimmicky and occasionally feels like a high-end cell phone ad, Cellular is also an energetic and twisty thriller.
Synopsis: A random wrong number on his cell phone sends a young man into a high-stakes race against time to save... [More]
Directed By: David R. Ellis

#13
#13
Adjusted Score: 59.068%
Critics Consensus: While it has moments of inspiration, Gnomeo and Juliet is often too self-referential for its own good.
Synopsis: The greatest love story ever told, starring...garden gnomes? In the upcoming "Gnomeo & Juliet," Shakespeare's revered tale gets a comical,... [More]

#12

Safe (2012)
57%

#12
Adjusted Score: 60.269%
Critics Consensus: While hard-hitting and violently inventive, Safe ultimately proves too formulaic to set itself apart from the action thriller pack -- including some of its star's better films.
Synopsis: A second-rate cage fighter on the mixed martial arts circuit, Luke Wright lives a numbing life of routine beatings and... [More]
Directed By: Boaz Yakin

#11

Crank (2006)
61%

#11
Adjusted Score: 63.493%
Critics Consensus: It's a film about a guy injected with Speed... wait, there's no bus. It's a film about a guy who has to kick a bunch of squirmy butt to stay alive... wait, no snakes or planes here. But it is a film about doing lots of drugs and pulling lots of punches, and it entertains accordingly.
Synopsis: A one-time freelance hitman who was just attempting to turn his life around is forced to keep his heart pumping... [More]

#10
#10
Adjusted Score: 65.384%
Critics Consensus: Crank: High Voltage delivers on its promises: a fast-paced, exciting thrill ride that doesn't take itself too seriously.
Synopsis: The indestructible hopped-up hitman Chev Chelios, played to the hilt once again by Jason Statham, returns in Crank High Voltage,... [More]

#9
#9
Adjusted Score: 70.06%
Critics Consensus: Taut, violent, and suitably self-deprecating, The Expendables 2 gives classic action fans everything they can reasonably expect from a star-studded shoot-'em-up -- for better and for worse.
Synopsis: The Expendables are back and this time it's personal... Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), Yin Yang (Jet... [More]
Directed By: Simon West

#8
#8
Adjusted Score: 78.811%
Critics Consensus: The Fate of the Furious opens a new chapter in the franchise, fueled by the same infectious cast chemistry and over-the-top action fans have come to expect.
Synopsis: The latest installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise welcomes two Oscar-winning actresses: Charlize Theron plays Cipher, the latest... [More]
Directed By: F. Gary Gray

#7

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
69%

#7
Adjusted Score: 76.268%
Critics Consensus: With high-octane humor and terrific action scenes, Fast & Furious 6 builds upon the winning blockbuster formula that made Fast 5 a critical and commercial success.
Synopsis: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on... [More]
Directed By: Justin Lin

#6

Snatch (2001)
73%

#6
Adjusted Score: 77.374%
Critics Consensus: Though perhaps a case of style over substance, Guy Ritchie's second crime caper is full of snappy dialogue, dark comedy, and interesting characters.
Synopsis: Guy Ritchie's sophomore follow-up to his 1998 sleeper hit Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch revisits the previous film's... [More]
Directed By: Guy Ritchie

#5

The Italian Job (2003)
73%

#5
Adjusted Score: 77.956%
Critics Consensus: Despite some iffy plot elements, The Italian Job succeeds in delivering an entertaining modern take on the original 1969 heist film, thanks to a charismatic cast.
Synopsis: A team of high-class thieves avenge their mentor's death -- with the help of his own daughter -- in this... [More]
Directed By: F. Gary Gray

#4
Adjusted Score: 79.168%
Critics Consensus: Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels is a grimy, twisted, and funny twist on the Tarantino hip gangster formula.
Synopsis: British writer Guy Ritchie made his feature directorial debut with this crime-caper comedy-drama set in London's East End and heavy... [More]
Directed By: Guy Ritchie

#3

The Bank Job (2008)
79%

#3
Adjusted Score: 83.897%
Critics Consensus: Well cast and crisply directed, The Bank Job is a thoroughly entertaining British heist thriller.
Synopsis: A car dealer with a dodgy past and new family, Terry has always avoided major-league scams. But, when Martine, a... [More]
Directed By: Roger Donaldson

#2

Furious 7 (2015)
80%

#2
Adjusted Score: 89.248%
Critics Consensus: Serving up a fresh round of over-the-top thrills while adding unexpected dramatic heft, Furious 7 keeps the franchise moving in more ways than one.
Synopsis: Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the... [More]
Directed By: James Wan

#1

Spy (2015)
94%

#1
Adjusted Score: 102.915%
Critics Consensus: Simultaneously broad and progressive, Spy offers further proof that Melissa McCarthy and writer-director Paul Feig bring out the best in one another -- and delivers scores of belly laughs along the way.
Synopsis: Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions.... [More]
Directed By: Paul Feig

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