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Ranking All Of Director David Mamet’s Movies

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

We took all of the movies directed by David Mamet and looked at their Rotten Tomato Critic, Rotten Tomato User, Metacritic, 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 5 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 David Mamet



12 ) Phil Spector

Phil Spector

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 11
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 12
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 11
  • IMDB User Review Score: 12
  • Letterboxd User Score: 12

A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.



11 ) Spartan

Spartan

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 9
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 9
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 10
  • IMDB User Review Score: 10
  • Letterboxd User Score: 9

The investigation into a kidnapping of the daughter of a high-ranking US government official.



10 ) Heist

Heist

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 11
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 8
  • IMDB User Review Score: 10
  • Letterboxd User Score: 9

A career jewel thief finds himself at tense odds with his longtime partner, a crime boss who sends his nephew to keep watch.



9 ) Oleanna

Oleanna

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 10
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 9
  • IMDB User Review Score: 7
  • Letterboxd User Score: 9

When a student visits her professor to discuss how she failed his course, the discussion takes an awkward turn.



8 ) Redbelt

Redbelt

Review Website Ranks:

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

A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.



7 ) State and Main

State and Main

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 7
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 4
  • IMDB User Review Score: 7
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.



5 ) Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 12
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 1
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 11
  • IMDB User Review Score: 1
  • Letterboxd User Score: 1

Sleight of hand magician Ricky Jay, blends light comedy and close up magic to entertain a live audience. He discusses everything from the birth of the classic cup and balls trick to 14th century poetry.



5 ) Things Change

Things Change

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 6
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 3
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

Shoe-shiner Gino is hired to take the rap for a mafia murder. Two-bit gangster Jerry watches over Gino and gives him a weekend to remember.



3 ) The Spanish Prisoner

The Spanish Prisoner

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 4
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 2
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 6
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there’s more to it than that.



3 ) Homicide

Homicide

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 3
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 6
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 1
  • IMDB User Review Score: 5
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

A Jewish homicide detective investigates a seemingly minor murder and falls in with a Zionist group as a result.



2 ) The Winslow Boy

The Winslow Boy

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

Following the theft of a postal-order, a fourteen-year old cadet is expelled from Naval College. To save the honour of the boy and his family, the pre-eminent barrister of the day is engaged to take on the might the Admiralty.



1 ) House of Games

House of Games

Review Website Ranks:

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

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.



David Mamet’s Best Movies



David Mamet Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
Phil Spector111211121212
Spartan991010911
Heist811810910
Oleanna10109799
Redbelt787788
State and Main574767
Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants12111115
Things Change635665
The Spanish Prisoner426243
Homicide361533
The Winslow Boy152242
House of Games233221

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