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Ranking All Of Director Jon Favreau’s Movies

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

We took all of the movies directed by Jon Favreau 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 Jon Favreau



8 ) Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

 Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws, and Apache warriors against a common enemy from beyond this world in an epic showdown for survival.



7 ) Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

 Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

Review Website Ranks:

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

After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.



6 ) Made (2001)

 Made (2001)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 7
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 6
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 7
  • Metacritic User Score: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 5

Two aspiring boxers lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.



5 ) Iron Man 2 (2010)

 Iron Man 2 (2010)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 2
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 1
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 7
  • IMDB User Review Score: 4
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James ‘Rhodey’ Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.



4 ) Elf (2003)

 Elf (2003)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 4
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 4
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 1
  • IMDB User Review Score: 5
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

When young Buddy falls into Santa’s gift sack on Christmas Eve, he’s transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa’s helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can’t shake the nagging feeling that he doesn’t belong. Buddy vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.



3 ) Chef (2014)

 Chef (2014)

Review Website Ranks:

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

When Chef Carl Casper suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out what’s next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen — and zest for life and love.



2 ) Iron Man (2008)

 Iron Man (2008)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 6
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 1
  • Metacritic User Score: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 1
  • Letterboxd User Score: 1

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.



1 ) The Jungle Book (2016)

 The Jungle Book (2016)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 2
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 2
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 2
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.



Jon Favreau’s Best Movies



Jon Favreau Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
The Jungle Book (2016) 1 2 2 5 2 3 1
Iron Man (2008) 6 5 1 2 1 1 2
Chef (2014) 3 3 3 4 3 2 3
Elf (2003) 4 4 5 1 5 3 4
Iron Man 2 (2010) 2 1 5 7 4 6 5
Made (2001) 7 6 7 2 6 5 6
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005) 5 7 4 6 7 6 7
Cowboys & Aliens (2011) 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

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