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Ranking All Of Director Catherine Hardwicke’s Movies

“What are Catherine Hardwicke’s Best Movies?” We looked at all of Hardwicke’s directed filmography and ranked them against one another to answer that very question!

We took all of the movies directed by Catherine Hardwicke and looked at their Rotten Tomato Critic, Rotten Tomato User, Metacritic, Metacritic User, IMDB, and Letterboxd scores, ranking them against one another to see which movies came out on top. The movies are ranked in our list below based on which movies have the highest overall score between all 6 review sites in comparison with all of the other movies by the same director. The process is all very scientific with no flaws at all.

The full ranking chart is also included below the countdown on the bottom of the page.

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The Top Film’s Of Catherine Hardwicke

8 ) Red Riding Hood (2011)

Red Riding Hood (2011)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 7
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 8
  • IMDB User Review Score: 5
  • Letterboxd User Score: 7

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie’s older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon’s arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

7 ) Miss Bala (2019)

Miss Bala (2019)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 7
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 6
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 6
  • IMDB User Review Score: 8
  • Letterboxd User Score: 5

Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.

6 ) Plush (2013)

Plush (2013)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 6
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 8
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

A young singer/songwriter, despite being married, becomes involved with her new guitarist, who she soon discovers has a dark past and may be a danger to her and those close to her.

5 ) Twilight (2008)

Twilight (2008)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 4
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 4
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 7
  • IMDB User Review Score: 7
  • Letterboxd User Score: 8

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward’s repeated cautions, Bella can’t help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

4 ) The Nativity Story (2006)

The Nativity Story (2006)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 3
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 2
  • Metacritic User Score: 3
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in a small village, where they find shelter in a quiet manger and Jesus is born.

3 ) Miss You Already (2015)

Miss You Already (2015)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 2
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 3
  • Metacritic User Score: 4
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 2

The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.

2 ) Thirteen (2003)

Thirteen (2003)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 2
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 4
  • Metacritic User Score: 1
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy’s world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn’t long before Tracy’s new world and attitude finally takes a toll on her, her family, and old friends.

1 ) Lords of Dogtown (2005)

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 3
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 1
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 1
  • Metacritic User Score: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 1
  • Letterboxd User Score: 1

“Lords of Dogtown” tells the radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta (John Robinson, Elephant), Tony Alva (Victor Rasuk, Raising Victor Vargas) and Jay Adams (Emile Hirsch, The Girl Next Door) are the Z-Boys, a bunch of nobodies until they create a new style of skateboarding that becomes a worldwide phenomenon. But when their hobby becomes a business, the success shreds their friendship. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen) and written by Stacy Peralta, Lords of Dogtown is “…a dazzling daredevil ride.” (Peter Travers, Rollng Stone)

Catherine Hardwicke’s Best Movies

Catherine Hardwicke Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
Lords of Dogtown (2005) 3 1 1 2 1 1 1
Thirteen (2003) 1 2 4 1 2 3 2
Miss You Already (2015) 2 5 3 4 2 2 3
The Nativity Story (2006) 5 3 2 3 2 4 4
Twilight (2008) 4 4 5 7 7 8 5
Plush (2013) 6 8 5 5 6 6 6
Miss Bala (2019) 7 6 5 6 8 5 7
Red Riding Hood (2011) 8 7 5 8 5 7 8