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Taika Waititi Movies Ranked by Tomatometer

We’re ranking the films directed by Taika Waititi! We start with his Certified Fresh films, including his Best Picture-nominated Jojo Rabbit (which did net him an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay), his comedy lightning-infused Thor: Ragnarok, and vampire send-up What We Do in the Shadows. That’s followed with his MCU sequel Thor: Love and Thunder, and his debut Eagle vs. Shark. Alex Vo

#1
Adjusted Score: 109143%
Critics Consensus: The charmingly offbeat Hunt for the Wilderpeople unites a solid cast, a talented filmmaker, and a poignant, funny, deeply affecting message.
Synopsis: A boy (Julian Dennison) and his foster father (Sam Neill) become the subjects of a manhunt after they get stranded... [More]
Directed By: Taika Waititi

#2
Adjusted Score: 103760%
Critics Consensus: Smarter, fresher, and funnier than a modern vampire movie has any right to be, What We Do in the Shadows is bloody good fun.
Synopsis: Vampire housemates (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh) try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a... [More]

#3

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
93%

#3
Adjusted Score: 127342%
Critics Consensus: Exciting, funny, and above all fun, Thor: Ragnarok is a colorful cosmic adventure that sets a new standard for its franchise -- and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Synopsis: Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits... [More]
Directed By: Taika Waititi

#4

Boy (2010)
88%

#4
Adjusted Score: 89371%
Critics Consensus: Boy possesses the offbeat charm associated with New Zealand film but is also fully capable of drawing the viewer in emotionally.
Synopsis: A New Zealand youth (James Rolleston) finds that his father (Taika Waititi) is a far cry from the heroic adventurer... [More]
Directed By: Taika Waititi

#5

Jojo Rabbit (2019)
80%

#5
Adjusted Score: 107340%
Critics Consensus: Jojo Rabbit's blend of irreverent humor and serious ideas definitely won't be to everyone's taste -- but either way, this anti-hate satire is audacious to a fault.
Synopsis: Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic.... [More]
Directed By: Taika Waititi

#6
#6
Adjusted Score: 87122%
Critics Consensus: In some ways, Thor: Love and Thunder feels like Ragnarok redux -- but overall, it offers enough fast-paced fun to make this a worthy addition to the MCU.
Synopsis: "Thor: Love and Thunder" finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he's ever faced -- a quest for... [More]
Directed By: Taika Waititi

#7

Eagle vs. Shark (2007)
56%

#7
Adjusted Score: 59398%
Critics Consensus: Though there are frequent moments of wit and mordant humor, Eagle vs Shark needs more to distinguish itself from other precious, Napoleon Dynamite-ish comedies.
Synopsis: Lily (Loren Horsley), a socially awkward fast-food waitress, meets Jarrod (Jemaine Clement), an equally oddball video-game clerk, at a costume... [More]
Directed By: Taika David Cohen