Best Movies of James McAvoy

X: First Class (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 235 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $146.41M

In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.


X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 206 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $233.91M

The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.


Atonement (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 194 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $50.92M

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.


Split (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $138.12M

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.


The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $17.61M

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.


X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 166 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $155.33M

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.


Atomic Blonde (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $51.57M

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.


The Last Station (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $6.62M

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.


Wanted (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $134.57M

A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.


It Chapter Two (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $211.59M

Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.


Arthur Christmas (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $46.44M

Lead Role: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie, | Director:

Santa's clumsy son Arthur gets put on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.


Trance (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $2.32M

An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.


Inside I'm Dancing (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $0.02M

When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home.


The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: null

Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.


Starter for 10 (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $0.21M

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.


Filth (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.03M

A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own borderline-fueled inner demons.


Glass (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $111.05M

Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.


The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: null

Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.


Becoming Jane (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $18.66M

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.


The Conspirator (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $11.54M

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.



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