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Ranking All Of Director Xavier Dolan’s Movies

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

We took all of the movies directed by Xavier Dolan 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 Xavier Dolan



7 ) The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019)

	The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019)

Review Website Ranks:

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

An American movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.



6 ) It’s Only the End of the World (2016)

	It's Only the End of the World (2016)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.



5 ) Heartbeats (2010)

	Heartbeats (2010)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends — until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas’ indeterminate affections, a conflict that climaxes when the trio visit the vacation home of Nicolas’ mother. The frothy comedy unfolds through narrative, fantasy sequences and confessional monologues.



4 ) Tom at the Farm (2013)

	Tom at the Farm (2013)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover’s funeral where he’s quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover’s aggressive brother.



3 ) Laurence Anyways (2012)

	Laurence Anyways (2012)

Review Website Ranks:

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

The story of an impossible love between a woman named Fred and a transgender woman named Laurence who reveals her inner desire to become her true self: a woman.



2 ) I Killed My Mother (2009)

	I Killed My Mother (2009)

Review Website Ranks:

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

Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, where he grew up, and where a murder will be committed: the murder of childhood.



1 ) Mommy (2014)

	Mommy (2014)

Review Website Ranks:

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

A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.



Xavier Dolan’s Best Movies



Xavier Dolan Review Website Filmography Rankings

FilmRT CriticRT UserMC CriticMC UserIMDBLetterboxdOveral Rank
Mommy (2014) 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
I Killed My Mother (2009) 3 2 1 2 3 3 2
Laurence Anyways (2012) 2 3 3 3 2 2 3
Tom at the Farm (2013) 4 5 6 3 5 4 4
Heartbeats (2010) 5 6 5 5 4 4 5
It’s Only the End of the World (2016) 6 7 4 6 6 6 6
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019) 7 4 7 7 7 7 7

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