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All Kristen Stewart Movies Ranked by Tomatometer

Before she became ambassador for vegetarian vampire-and-werewolf relations in the late 2000s, Kristen Stewart had already built a steady career transitioning from child actor roles and into young adulthood. First, she starred in David Fincher’s efficient potboiler Panic Room, then went into space with with Jumanji cinematic universe-adjacent Zathura (directed by pre-Iron Man Jon Faverau), and helped guide a wayward traveler in Into the Wild.

Of course, that all seems like pre-history in the wake of Twilight, the romantic fantasy phenomenon that would make unlikely tabloid stars out of Stewart and Robert Pattinson for years to come. Five Twilight movies released annually for a half-decade, and whatever the benefits of becoming household names through them, there was also the very real threat of a post-career forever in the shadow of the vampire.

Stewart responded, much like Pattinson, by going indie, as she racked up impressive performances in the likes of Still Alice, Personal Shopper, Clouds of Sils Maria, and Certain Women, working with big arthouse names like Olivier Assayas and Kelly Reichardt. She also completed her unofficial “Co-Starring Jesse Eisenberg” trilogy that started with Adventureland, following through with American Ultra and Cafe Society.

Even Stewart’s approach towards mainstream filmmaking come packaged with feminist or revisionist touches, like Charlie’s Angels or Snow White and the Huntsman. And her latest, the major studio Underwater, reminds of the tough heroines of Aliens by way of The Abyss. And now we’re taking our own deep dive with all Kristen Stewart movies ranked by Tomatometer!

#39

Cold Creek Manor (2003)
12%

#39
Adjusted Score: 14.721%
Critics Consensus: The plot of Cold Creek Manor is too predictable and contrived to generate suspense.
Synopsis: Finally putting an end to their days as slaves to the hustle-bustle of city life, Gothamites Cooper Tilson and his... [More]
Directed By: Mike Figgis

#38

The Messengers (2007)
12%

#38
Adjusted Score: 14.199%
Critics Consensus: The Messengers is an atmospheric but derivative rip-off of countless other horror movies.
Synopsis: A family moves into a run-down sunflower farm. As the farm begins to revive after years of disrepair, the family... [More]

#37

Catch That Kid (2004)
13%

#37
Adjusted Score: 14.817%
Critics Consensus: An unimaginative heist movie aimed strictly at the preteen set.
Synopsis: Bart Freundlich directs Catch That Kid, a Fox-financed U.S. remake of the Danish family action film Klatretøsen (2002). Adventurous 12-year-old... [More]
Directed By: Bart Freundlich

#36

Jumper (2008)
15%

#36
Adjusted Score: 21.014%
Critics Consensus: Featuring uninvolving characters and loose narrative, Jumper is an erratic action pic with little coherence and lackluster special effects.
Synopsis: Following up his blockbuster action hit Mr. and Mrs. Smith, director Doug Liman turns to an entirely new genre --... [More]
Directed By: Doug Liman

#35

Fierce People (2005)
24%

#35
Adjusted Score: 24.724%
Critics Consensus: Fierce People's premise of a teenager studying rich people like animals is grating and self-satisfied, and Anton Yelchin's smug performance makes the film even harder to agree with.
Synopsis: Trapped in his mother's Lower East Side apartment, 16-year-old Finn wants nothing more than to escape New York and spend... [More]
Directed By: Griffin Dunne

#34
Adjusted Score: 31.281%
Critics Consensus: Slow, joyless, and loaded with unintentionally humorous moments, Breaking Dawn Part 1 may satisfy the Twilight faithful, but it's strictly for fans of the franchise.
Synopsis: In The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson), plus those they love,... [More]
Directed By: Bill Condon

#33

Anesthesia (2016)
25%

#33
Adjusted Score: 25.881%
Critics Consensus: Anesthesia's incredible cast is wasted on a sloppily-assembled drama whose grand ambitions are undermined by a flawed screenplay.
Synopsis: A snowy New York City night, a beloved teacher, a shocking crime: this provocative drama pieces together the puzzle of... [More]
Directed By: Tim Blake Nelson

#32
Adjusted Score: 35.222%
Critics Consensus: The Twilight Saga's second installment may satisfy hardcore fans of the series, but outsiders are likely to be turned off by its slow pace, relentlessly downcast tone, and excessive length.
Synopsis: The supernatural tale of star-crossed lovers continues as the Cullen family flees Forks in order to protect Bella (Kristen Stewart),... [More]
Directed By: Chris Weitz

#31

Equals (2016)
35%

#31
Adjusted Score: 37.505%
Critics Consensus: Equals is a treat for the eyes, but its futuristic aesthetic isn't enough to make up for its plodding pace and aimlessly derivative story.
Synopsis: Two young lovers living in a future devoid of emotions discover that a disease has the power to bring them... [More]
Directed By: Drake Doremus

#30

Seberg (2020)
35%

#30
Adjusted Score: 40.59%
Critics Consensus: Seberg's frustratingly superficial treatment of a fascinating true story does a disservice to its subject -- and Kristen Stewart's performance in the central role.
Synopsis: Seberg is inspired by true events about the French New Wave darling and Breathless star, Jean Seberg (Kristen Stewart), who... [More]
Directed By: Benedict Andrews

#29

American Ultra (2015)
43%

#29
Adjusted Score: 49.272%
Critics Consensus: American Ultra has some interesting ideas, but like its stoned protagonist, it's too easily distracted to live up to its true potential.
Synopsis: American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with... [More]
Directed By: Nima Nourizadeh

#28
#28
Adjusted Score: 47.455%
Critics Consensus: While pleasantly acted, In the Land of Women is a dramatically stilted film with underdeveloped characters.
Synopsis: A man having trouble with women suddenly finds himself surrounded by them in this independent comedy drama. Carter Webb (Adam... [More]
Directed By: Jon Kasdan, Jon Kasdan

#27
Adjusted Score: 48.796%
Critics Consensus: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk has noble goals, but lacks a strong enough screenplay to achieve them -- and its visual innovations are often merely distracting.
Synopsis: The film is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn, who, along with his fellow soldiers... [More]
Directed By: Ang Lee

#26

On the Road (2012)
44%

#26
Adjusted Score: 49.242%
Critics Consensus: Beautiful to look at but a bit too respectfully crafted, On the Road doesn't capture the energy and inspiration of Jack Kerouac's novel.
Synopsis: Based on Jack Kerouc's beloved American novel, On The Road is the story of Sal Paradise, an aspiring New York... [More]
Directed By: Walter Salles

#25
Adjusted Score: 55.268%
Critics Consensus: Stuffed with characters and overly reliant on uninspired dialogue, Eclipse won't win The Twilight Saga many new converts, despite an improved blend of romance and action fantasy.
Synopsis: The third film in the Twilight series explores a love triangle between Bella (Kristen Stewart), Edward (Robert Pattinson), and Jacob... [More]
Directed By: David Slade

#24

Twilight (2008)
49%

#24
Adjusted Score: 57.198%
Critics Consensus: Having lost much of its bite transitioning to the big screen, Twilight will please its devoted fans, but do little for the uninitiated.
Synopsis: When Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) reluctantly moved to the perpetually overcast town of Forks, WA, and set out to carve... [More]
Directed By: Catherine Hardwicke

#23
Adjusted Score: 57.547%
Critics Consensus: While it offers an appropriately dark take on the fairy tale that inspired it, Snow White and the Huntsman is undone by uneven acting, problematic pacing, and a confused script.
Synopsis: In the epic action-adventure Snow White and the Huntsman, Kristen Stewart plays the only person in the land fairer than... [More]
Directed By: Rupert Sanders

#22
Adjusted Score: 55.874%
Critics Consensus: It's the most entertaining Twilight, but that's not enough to make Breaking Dawn Part 2 worth watching for filmgoers who don't already count themselves among the franchise converts.
Synopsis: The astonishing conclusion to the series, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2, illuminates the secrets and mysteries of this... [More]
Directed By: Bill Condon

#21
#21
Adjusted Score: 51.843%
Critics Consensus: The large cast of characters and scripting are too unwieldy, and the suburban angst theme feels tired.
Synopsis: Following up on her 1998 opus Bedrooms and Hallways, Rose Troche directs this ensemble film about suburbia and its discontents.... [More]
Directed By: Rose Troche

#20
#20
Adjusted Score: 54.922%
Critics Consensus: What Just Happened has some inspired comic moments, but this inside-baseball take on Hollywood lacks satirical bite.
Synopsis: Inspired by the personal memoirs of Hollywood producer Art Linson, Barry Levinson's fictional showbiz comedy stars Robert De Niro as... [More]
Directed By: Barry Levinson

#19

Underwater (2020)
48%

#19
Adjusted Score: 57.469%
Critics Consensus: Underwater's strong cast and stylish direction aren't enough to distract from the strong sense of déjà vu provoked by this claustrophobic thriller's derivative story.
Synopsis: A crew of underwater researchers must scramble to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory.... [More]
Directed By: William Eubank

#18

Charlie's Angels (2019)
51%

#18
Adjusted Score: 60.588%
Critics Consensus: Earnest and energetic, if a bit uneven, Elizabeth Banks's pulpy Charlie's Angels adds new flair to the franchise with fun performances from its three leads.
Synopsis: Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie's Angels take flight. In Banks' bold vision,... [More]
Directed By: Elizabeth Banks

#17
#17
Adjusted Score: 55.812%
Critics Consensus: Despite earnest performances, Welcome to the Rileys cannot escape its belabored over-sentimentality and sluggish delivery.
Synopsis: WELCOME TO THE RILEYS is a powerful drama about finding hope in the most unusual of places. Once a happily... [More]
Directed By: Jake Scott

#16

J.T. LeRoy (2019)
55%

#16
Adjusted Score: 57.995%
Critics Consensus: While it may leave some viewers wishing for a more in-depth exploration of its story and themes, J.T. Leroy offers a diverting dramatization of incredible real-life events.
Synopsis: In this captivating true story, a young woman (Kristen Stewart) spends years playing the public role of Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy,... [More]
Directed By: Justin Kelly

#15

Undertow (2004)
55%

#15
Adjusted Score: 57.931%
Critics Consensus: Undertow's gently fantastical elements are balanced by fully realized characters and a story with genuine, steadily accumulating emotional weight.
Synopsis: Chris (Jamie Bell of Billy Elliot) is a volatile teen who lives with his father, John (Dermot Mulroney), and his... [More]
Directed By: David Gordon Green

#14

The Cake Eaters (2007)
64%

#14
Adjusted Score: 60.925%
Critics Consensus: Though light on theme and craftsmanship, The Cake Eaters relies on fine performances and brisk direction to provide an affecting tale of small-town life.
Synopsis: Actress Mary Stuart Masterson makes her feature directorial debut with this drama detailing the manner in which three generations of... [More]
Directed By: Mary Stuart Masterson

#13
#13
Adjusted Score: 66.694%
Critics Consensus: Small and intimate -- occasionally to a fault -- The Yellow Handkerchief rises above its overly familiar ingredients thanks to riveting performances from William Hurt and Kristen Stewart.
Synopsis: A love story at its core, :"The Yellow Hankerchief" is about three strangers of two generations who embark on a... [More]
Directed By: Udayan Prasad

#12

Lizzie (2018)
66%

#12
Adjusted Score: 71.83%
Critics Consensus: Lizzie forces audiences to take a new look at a widely known true-crime story -- even if the well-acted end result is never quite as gripping as it could be.
Synopsis: Academy Award (R) nominee Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don't Cry, "Big Love") stars as Lizzie Borden, the notorious woman at the... [More]

#11

The Runaways (2010)
70%

#11
Adjusted Score: 75.336%
Critics Consensus: Viewers expecting an in-depth biopic will be disappointed, but The Runaways is as electric as the band's music, largely thanks to strong performances from Michael Shannon, Dakota Fanning, and Kristen Stewart.
Synopsis: The film follows two friends, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, as they rise from rebellious Southern California kids to rock... [More]
Directed By: Floria Sigismondi

#10

Café Society (2016)
71%

#10
Adjusted Score: 80.729%
Critics Consensus: Café Society's lovely visuals and charming performances round out a lightweight late-period Allen comedy whose genuine pleasures offset its amiable predictability.
Synopsis: Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen's bittersweet romance CAFÉ SOCIETY follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) to Hollywood, where he... [More]
Directed By: Woody Allen

#9

Panic Room (2002)
75%

#9
Adjusted Score: 80.149%
Critics Consensus: Elevated by Fincher's directorial talent and Foster's performance, Panic Room is a well-crafted, above-average thriller.
Synopsis: After purchasing a brownstone in New York, a thirty-something divorced woman and her daughter are forced to take advantage of... [More]
Directed By: David Fincher

#8
Adjusted Score: 81.131%
Critics Consensus: Dazzling special effects for the kids + well-crafted storytelling for the 'rents = cinematic satisfaction for the whole family.
Synopsis: Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurtled through space because of the... [More]
Directed By: Jon Favreau

#7

Camp X-Ray (2014)
75%

#7
Adjusted Score: 76.562%
Critics Consensus: Camp X-Ray's treatment of its subject verges on the shallow, but benefits greatly from a pair of impressive performances from Kristen Stewart and Peyman Moaadi.
Synopsis: A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But... [More]
Directed By: Peter Sattler

#6

Personal Shopper (2017)
81%

#6
Adjusted Score: 92.027%
Critics Consensus: Personal Shopper attempts a tricky series of potentially jarring tonal shifts with varying results, bolstered by a performance from Kristen Stewart that's impossible to ignore.
Synopsis: Olivier Assayas, the internationally-acclaimed director of Clouds of Sils Maria and Summer Hours, returns with this ethereal and mysterious ghost... [More]
Directed By: Olivier Assayas

#5

Into the Wild (2007)
83%

#5
Adjusted Score: 89.539%
Critics Consensus: With his sturdy cast and confident direction, Sean Penn has turned a complex work of non-fiction like Into the Wild into an accessible and poignant character study.
Synopsis: Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, 22 year-old Christopher McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life... [More]
Directed By: Sean Penn

#4

Still Alice (2015)
85%

#4
Adjusted Score: 92.407%
Critics Consensus: Elevated by a gripping performance from Julianne Moore, Still Alice is a heartfelt drama that honors its delicate themes with bravery and sensitivity.
Synopsis: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she... [More]

#3

Adventureland (2009)
88%

#3
Adjusted Score: 94.824%
Critics Consensus: Full of humor and nostalgia, Adventureland is a sweet, insightful coming-of-age comedy that will resonate with teens and adults alike.
Synopsis: Inspired by writer/director Greg Mottola's own true-life job-from-hell experience, Adventureland stars The Education of Charlie Banks' Jesse Eisenberg as an... [More]
Directed By: Greg Mottola

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 96.104%
Critics Consensus: Bolstered by a trio of powerful performances from its talented leads, Clouds of Sils Maria is an absorbing, richly detailed drama with impressive depth and intelligence.
Synopsis: Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is an actress at the peak of her international career who is asked to perform in... [More]
Directed By: Olivier Assayas

#1

Certain Women (2016)
91%

#1
Adjusted Score: 97.951%
Critics Consensus: Certain Women further demonstrates writer-director Kelly Reichardt's gift for telling the stories of ordinary people with uncommon empathy and skill.
Synopsis: The lives of three woman intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail. Based on stories by... [More]
Directed By: Kelly Reichardt

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