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Ranking All Of Director Lynne Ramsay’s Movies

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

We took all of the movies directed by Lynne Ramsay 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 Lynne Ramsay



8 ) Kill the Day (1996)

	Kill the Day (1996)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Life through the eyes of an addict.



7 ) Small Deaths (1996)

	Small Deaths (1996)

Review Website Ranks:

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

The movie covers 3 events in a girl’s life. The first shows her as a very young girl watching her father get ready to go out for a night. In the second segment she’s a teenager who witnesses a nasty incidence involving a cow. While in the third she’s a young adult who goes to a creepy building with her boyfriend. He goes upstairs, leaving her to fidget nervously below. But then he calls to her …



6 ) Swimmer (2012)

	Swimmer (2012)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 8
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 3
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

A young man swims across the rivers and lakes of Britain to a soundtrack of assorted nationalistic music. As he passes people on the banksides including children, lovers and a tramp their thoughts and conversations are also heard. Ultimately, after walking through a wood at night, the boy returns to the water and appears to sink below the surface.



5 ) Gasman (1997)

	Gasman (1997)

Review Website Ranks:

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

It’s the Christmas season. With her mom’s help, Lynne, a girl of perhaps eight, dresses up; her younger brother Steven plays with a toy car. The children leave with their dad, who’s affectionate with them. They walk down a railroad track where an unkempt woman waits with two children, about the same age as Lynne and Steven. The children go with them. They’re all headed to a holiday party at a pub. Lynne notices that the girl acts all too familiar with her dad. What’s going on?



4 ) Morvern Callar (2002)

	Morvern Callar (2002)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use both to reinvent her life.



3 ) You Were Never Really Here (2017)

	You Were Never Really Here (2017)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 1
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 7
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 1
  • Metacritic User Score: 2
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 3

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe’s nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.



2 ) We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

	We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

Review Website Ranks:

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

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.



1 ) Ratcatcher (1999)

	Ratcatcher (1999)

Review Website Ranks:

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

James Gillespie is 12 years old. The world he knew is changing. Haunted by a secret, he has become a stranger in his own family. He is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. He finds an awkward tenderness with Margaret Anne, a vulnerable 14 year old expressing a need for love in all the wrong ways, and befriends Kenny, who possesses an unusual innocence in spite of the harsh surroundings.



Lynne Ramsay’s Best Movies



Lynne Ramsay Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
Ratcatcher (1999) 2 1 3 2 1 1 1
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) 4 3 4 1 1 2 2
You Were Never Really Here (2017) 1 7 1 2 6 3 3
Morvern Callar (2002) 2 4 2 4 6 4 4
Gasman (1997) 5 2 5 5 4 4 5
Swimmer (2012) 5 8 5 5 3 4 6
Small Deaths (1996) 5 6 5 5 5 7 7
Kill the Day (1996) 5 5 5 5 8 8 8

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