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Ranking All Of Director Michel Gondry’s Movies

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

We took all of the movies directed by Michel Gondry 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.

Happy Viewing!



The Top Film’s Of Michel Gondry



13 ) The Green Hornet (2011)

The Green Hornet (2011)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 12
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 12
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 7
  • Metacritic User Score: 7
  • IMDB User Review Score: 13
  • Letterboxd User Score: 13

Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company employee. Realizing that they have the talent and resources to make something of their lives, Britt and Kato join forces as costumed crime-fighters to bring down the city’s most-powerful criminal, Chudnofsky (Christoph Waltz).



12 ) The Thorn in the Heart (2009)

The Thorn in the Heart (2009)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 10
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 12
  • Metacritic User Score: 10
  • IMDB User Review Score: 11
  • Letterboxd User Score: 9

Michel Gondry chronicles the life of Gondry family matriarch, his aunt Suzette Gondry, and her relationship with her son, Jean-Yves.



11 ) The We and the I (2012)

The We and the I (2012)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 7
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 10
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 9
  • Metacritic User Score: 10
  • IMDB User Review Score: 12
  • Letterboxd User Score: 9

The We and the I is the heartfelt and comical story of the final bus ride home for a group of young high school students and graduates.



10 ) I’ve Been Twelve Forever (2004)

I've Been Twelve Forever (2004)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 13
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 13
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 12
  • Metacritic User Score: 10
  • IMDB User Review Score: 6
  • Letterboxd User Score: 2

A documentary about the inspiration of director Michel Gondry. An extraordinary world where onirism, memories and childhood have the utmost importance.



9 ) Mood Indigo (2013)

Mood Indigo (2013)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.



8 ) Be Kind Rewind (2008)

Be Kind Rewind (2008)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend’s video store. In order to satisfy the store’s most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.



7 ) Human Nature (2001)

Human Nature (2001)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 11
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 7
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 5
  • Metacritic User Score: 6
  • IMDB User Review Score: 9
  • Letterboxd User Score: 9

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world – starting with table manners – Nathan’s lover Lila fights to preserve the man’s simian past, which represents a freedom enviable to most.



6 ) Microbe and Gasoline (2015)

Microbe and Gasoline (2015)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 4
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 4
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 4
  • Metacritic User Score: 10
  • IMDB User Review Score: 7
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.



5 ) Tokyo! (2008)

Tokyo! (2008)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 5
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 10
  • Metacritic User Score: 3
  • IMDB User Review Score: 4
  • Letterboxd User Score: 6

Tokyo! is an anthology of three short films by directors Michel Gondry (France), Leos Carax (France) and Joon-ho Bong (Korea), each of whom offers an imaginative and transnatural/supernatural glimpse into the Tokyo Megapolis.



4 ) Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Review Website Ranks:

  • Rotten Tomatoes Critic: 2
  • Rotten Tomatoes Users: 6
  • Metacritc Critic Score: 3
  • Metacritic User Score: 5
  • IMDB User Review Score: 4
  • Letterboxd User Score: 4

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.



3 ) The Science of Sleep (2006)

The Science of Sleep (2006)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.



2 ) Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (2005)

Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005)

Review Website Ranks:

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

The American comedian/actor delivers a story about the alternative Hip Hop scene. A small town Ohio man’s moves to Brooklyn, New York, to throw an unprecedented block party.



1 ) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.



Michel Gondry’s Best Movies



Michel Gondry Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (2005) 2 3 2 4 3 3 2
The Science of Sleep (2006) 6 2 6 2 2 4 3
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013) 2 6 3 5 4 4 4
Tokyo! (2008) 5 5 10 3 4 6 5
Microbe and Gasoline (2015) 4 4 4 10 7 6 6
Human Nature (2001) 11 7 5 6 9 9 7
Be Kind Rewind (2008) 8 8 8 8 9 9 8
Mood Indigo (2013) 9 9 10 9 8 8 9
I’ve Been Twelve Forever (2004) 13 13 12 10 6 2 10
The We and the I (2012) 7 10 9 10 12 9 11
The Thorn in the Heart (2009) 10 10 12 10 11 9 12
The Green Hornet (2011) 12 12 7 7 13 13 13

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