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Ranking All Of Director Lucrecia Martel’s Movies

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

We took all of the movies directed by Lucrecia Martel 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 Lucrecia Martel



6 ) The Empty Classroom (2015)

	The Empty Classroom (2015)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Eleven award winning directors explore why nearly one out of every two students in Latin America never graduates high school.



5 ) Dead King (1995)

	Dead King (1995)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A wife tries to leave her village to get away from her abusive husband.



4 ) The Headless Woman (2008)

	The Headless Woman (2008)

Review Website Ranks:

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

After running into something with her car, Vero experiences a particular psychological state. She realizes she might have killed someone.



3 ) The Holy Girl (2004)

	The Holy Girl (2004)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Amalia is an adolescent girl who is caught in the throes of her emerging sexuality and her deeply held passion for her Catholic faith. These two drives mingle when the visiting Dr. Jano takes advantage of a crowd to get inappropriately close to the girl. Repulsed by him but inspired by an inner burning, Amalia decides it is her God-given mission to save the doctor from his behavior, and she begins to stalk Dr. Jano, becoming a most unusual voyeur.



1 ) La Ciénaga (2001)

	La Ciénaga (2001)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Chekhov in contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country place near La Ciénaga with their teen children. It’s hot. The adults drink constantly; Mecha cuts herself, engendering a trip to the hospital and a visit from her son José. A cousin, Tali, brings her children. The kids are on their own, sunbathing by the filthy pool, dancing in town, running in the hills with shotguns, driving cars without licenses. One of the teen girls loves Isabel, a family servant constantly accused of stealing. Mother and son, son and sisters, teen and Isabel are in each other’s beds and bathrooms with a creepy intimacy. With no adults paying attention, who’s at risk?



1 ) Zama (2017)

	Zama (2017)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto. Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the 17th century settled in Asunción, awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.



Lucrecia Martel’s Best Movies



Lucrecia Martel Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
La Ciénaga (2001) 2 1 3 4 1 1 1
Zama (2017) 1 4 1 1 2 3 1
The Holy Girl (2004) 3 2 3 3 3 2 3
The Headless Woman (2008) 4 3 2 2 4 4 4
Dead King (1995) 5 5 5 4 5 5 5
The Empty Classroom (2015) 5 5 5 4 6 6 6

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