Jennifer Lawrence: All Her Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

12 The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games: Lionsgate

7. The Hunger Games (2012). Total score: 70.8%. IMDb users: 7.2. Metacritic: 68. Rotten Tomatoes: 7.3. Directed by: Gary Ross. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci.
Plot summary: Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
What the critics said: "Lawrence is a tremendous talent, and she is what makes The Hunger Games ultimately worth spending time with. She doesn't elevate the film to the heights to which one might have wanted, but she takes it a lot higher than it would have otherwise risen." Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic.

13 X-Men- First Class
X-Men: First Class: Marvel/Twentieth Century Fox

6. X-Men: First Class (2011). Total score: 71%. IMDb users: 7.7. Metacritic: 65. Rotten Tomatoes: 7.4. Directed by: Matthew Vaughn. Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Kevin Bacon.
Plot summary: 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.
What the critics said: "The finest comic-book flick since 2008's The Dark Knight." Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post.

14 The Hunger Games- Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Lionsgate

5. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013). Total score: 75.8%. IMDb users: 7.5. Metacritic: 76. Rotten Tomatoes: 7.6. Directed by: Francis Lawrence. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Lenny Kravitz.
Plot summary: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
What the critics said: "This is Empire Strikes Back stuff. It has that second Star Wars movie's kick of confidence." Wesley Morris, Grantland.

15 X-Men- Days of Future Pas
X-Men: Days of Future Past: Marvel/Twentieth Century Fox

4. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). Total score: 76.0%. IMDb users: 8. Metacritic: 75. Rotten Tomatoes: 7.5. Directed by: Bryan Singer. Starring: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page.
Plot summary: 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.
What the critics said: "Step up, cynics, and see the summer 2014 blockbuster that gets damn near everything right." Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.

16 Silver Linings Playbook
Silver Linings Playbook: The Weinstein Company

3. Silver Linings Playbook (2012). Total score: 80.6%. IMDb users: 7.7. Metacritic: 81. Rotten Tomatoes: 8.2. Directed by: David O. Russell. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver.
Plot summary: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
What the critics said: "It's Lawrence who knocked me sideways. I loved her in Winter's Bone and The Hunger Games but she's very young—I didn't think she had this kind of deep-toned, layered weirdness in her." David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture.

17 American Hustle
American Hustle: Columbia Pictures

2. American Hustle (2013). Total score: 83.4%. IMDb users: 7.3. Metacritic: 90. Rotten Tomatoes: 8.2. Directed by: David O. Russell. Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence.
Plot summary: A con man and his seductive partner are forced to work for a rogue F.B.I. Agent, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
What the critics said: "Save your admiration for the performances, especially Lawrence, who is now Hollywood's most important presence in front of the camera." Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail.

18 Winter's Bone
Winter's Bone: Roadside Attractions

1. Winter's Bone (2010). Total score: 83.6%. IMDb users: 7.2. Metacritic: 90. Rotten Tomatoes: 8.3. Directed by: Debra Granik. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt.
Plot summary: An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
What the critics said: "The dialogue is so sparse and the plot is so lean in Winter's Bone, it requires acting of exemplary strength, and the movie delivers in spades, chiefly in the performances by Lawrence and Hawkes." Peter Howell, Toronto Star.