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Edgar Wright Movies Ranked by Tomatometer

We’re ranking all the films of director Edgar Wright, including his Cornetto Trilogy with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End), his fanboy tribute to The Sparks Brothers (Wright revealed his 10 favorite music documentaries and told us to “turn these up to 11”), and more straight-forward action and horror flicks Baby Driver and Last Night in Soho). Alex Vo

#1

The Sparks Brothers (2021)
96%98%

#1
Adjusted Score: 102413%
Critics Consensus: Their albums may be cult favorites, but this Edgar Wright-directed documentary offers an introduction to Sparks that has something for everyone.
Synopsis: How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Edgar Wright's... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright

#2

Baby Driver (2017)
92%86%

#2
Adjusted Score: 119802%
Critics Consensus: Stylish, exciting, and fueled by a killer soundtrack, Baby Driver hits the road and it's gone -- proving fast-paced action movies can be smartly written without sacrificing thrills.
Synopsis: Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright

#3

Shaun of the Dead (2004)
92%93%

#3
Adjusted Score: 99604%
Critics Consensus: Shaun of the Dead cleverly balances scares and witty satire, making for a bloody good zombie movie with loads of wit.
Synopsis: Shaun is a 30-something loser with a dull, easy existence. When he's not working at the electronics store, he lives... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright

#4

Hot Fuzz (2007)
91%89%

#4
Adjusted Score: 98517%
Critics Consensus: The brilliant minds behind Shaun of the Dead successfully take a shot at the buddy cop genre with Hot Fuzz. The result is a bitingly satiric and hugely entertaining parody.
Synopsis: As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) finds if difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright

#5

The World's End (2013)
89%71%

#5
Adjusted Score: 97908%
Critics Consensus: Madcap and heartfelt, Edgar Wright's apocalypse comedy The World's End benefits from the typically hilarious Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, with a plethora of supporting players.
Synopsis: Gary King (Simon Pegg) is an immature 40-year-old who's dying to take another stab at an epic pub-crawl that he... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright

#6
#6
Adjusted Score: 92229%
Critics Consensus: Its script may not be as dazzling as its eye-popping visuals, but Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is fast, funny, and inventive.
Synopsis: As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright

#7

Last Night in Soho (2021)
76%90%

#7
Adjusted Score: 90683%
Critics Consensus: Although it struggles to maintain its thrilling early momentum, Last Night in Soho shows flashes of Edgar Wright at his most stylish and ambitious.
Synopsis: In acclaimed director Edgar Wright's psychological thriller, Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright