Best Movies of Sam Mendes

American Beauty (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 230 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $130.06M

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.


Skyfall (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 203 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $304.36M

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.


1917 (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 198 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $159.23M

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.


Spectre (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $200.07M

A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.


Road to Perdition (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $104.05M

Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living.


Revolutionary Road (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $22.88M

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.


Jarhead (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $62.65M

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.


Away We Go (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $9.43M

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.