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Ranking All Of Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Movies

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

We took all of the movies directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet 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 Jean-Pierre Jeunet



7 ) Alien: Resurrection (1997)

 Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from reaching Earth.



6 ) The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

 The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family’s ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.



5 ) Micmacs (2009)

 Micmacs (2009)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers. Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in Morocco and one fateful night a stray bullet from a nearby shootout embeds itself in his skull, leaving him on the verge of instantaneous death. Losing his job and his home, Bazil wanders the streets until he meets Slammer, a pardoned convict who introduces him to a band of eccentric junkyard dealers including Calculator, a math expert and statistician, Buster, a record-holder in human cannonball feats, Tiny Pete, an artistic craftsman of automatons, and Elastic Girl, a sassy contortionist. When chance reveals to Bazil the two weapons manufacturers responsible for building the instruments of his destruction, he constructs a complex scheme for revenge that his newfound family is all too happy to help set in motion.



4 ) A Very Long Engagement (2004)

 A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Review Website Ranks:

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

In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was “killed on the field of battle.” It’s written in black and white on the official notice. But Mathilde refuses to believe it. If Manech had died, she would know. She hangs on to her intuition as tightly as she would onto the last thread of hope linking her to her lover. A former sergeant tells her in vain that Manech died in the no man’s land of a trench named Bingo Crepescule, in the company of four other men condemned to die for self-inflicted wounds. Her path ahead is full of obstacles but Mathilde is not frightened. Anything is possible to someone who is willing to challenge fate…



3 ) The City of Lost Children (1995)

 The City of Lost Children (1995)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.



2 ) Delicatessen (1991)

 Delicatessen (1991)

Review Website Ranks:

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

This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his next slaughter victim things turn into chaos.



1 ) Amélie (2001)

 Amélie (2001)

Review Website Ranks:

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

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?



Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Best Movies



Jean-Pierre Jeunet Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
Amélie (2001) 1 1 3 5 1 1 1
Delicatessen (1991) 1 2 4 3 2 2 2
The City of Lost Children (1995) 3 3 2 1 4 2 3
A Very Long Engagement (2004) 4 4 1 2 2 4 4
Micmacs (2009) 6 5 6 4 5 5 5
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013) 5 6 7 6 6 5 6
Alien: Resurrection (1997) 7 7 5 7 7 7 7

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