10 Best Timothèe Chalamet Movies, Ranked

March 14, 2022 | Benjamin Carpenter

Every once in a while there is a new, young actor in Hollywood that grabs the hearts of audiences and proves themselves to be an acting force in the industry. In 2010, the young and rising star was Jennifer Lawrence with the release of Winter’s Bone. 2 years later, she won an Oscar for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook and went on to become the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. Timothèe Chalamet is having a similar trajectory with his career.

The release of Call Me By Your Name in 2017 launched Timothèe Chalamet’s career into the spotlight and now he is one of the most prolific actors working today. In 2021, in fact, Chalamet starred in 3 major film releases (Dune, Don’t Look Up, and The French Dispatch).

Chalamet has proven himself to be one of the best actors working today but how does his performances stack up against each other? In this blog post, we rank the 10 best Timothèe Chalamet movies.

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10 Best Timothèe Chalamet Movies

Timothee Chalamet in Interstellar

10. Interstellar

Timothèe Chalamet may have had a minor role in Nolan’s sci-fi movie Interstellar but his performance still managed to have a lasting impact. At 19yrs old, Chalamet plays Tom who is the son of Cooper, played by Matthew McConaughey. Interstellar is about a team of explorers who travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity’s survival.

 

Where To Watch Interstellar

Paramount Plus

 

Timothèe Chalamet in Don't Look Up

9. Don’t Look Up

In Adam Mckay’s 2021 satire about the end of the world, Timothèe Chalamet plays a delinquent young man who is fascinated by Kate Dibiasky, played by Jennifer Lawrence. Chalamet doesn’t show up until around the 90 minute mark but when he does, his performance is electric. Don’t Look Up is about two low-level astronomers who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

Where To Watch Don’t Look Up

Netflix

 

8. Lady Bird

Timothèe Chalamet is no stranger to coming of age films. Even though he is now getting close to 30yrs old, Chalamet still manages to play teenagers with ease. In Lady Bird, he plays Kyle, a high school student who befriends and dates Saoirse Ronan’s character. His performance as the bad boy outsider archetype is fantastic, and he attracts viewers just as he attracts Ronan’s character. and he draws in the audience just as he draws in Ronan’s character. Lady Bird is about an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl in 2002 who comes of age in Sacramento, California.

 

Where To Watch Lady Bird

Netflix

 

Timothèe Chalamet in The French Dispatch

7. The French Dispatch

Timothèe Chalamet may have been featured in the marketing for The French Dispatch a great deal, however, he actually only gets 20 minutes of screentime in the film. Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is formatted to depict a few short stories like articles in a magazine instead of having just one overarching story. Chalamet gives a charming and whimsical performance as a rebellious student activist.

 

Where To Watch The French Dispatch

HBO Max

 

Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet in Greta Gerwig' LITTLE WOMEN.

6. Little Women

Saoirse Ronan, Greta Gerwig, and Timothèe Chalamet reunite after Lady Bird to work together on Little Women. After Little Women had been adapted to film 6 times starting from 1917, Gerwig tried her hand at adapting Louisa May Alcott’s novel in 2019. Chalamet portrays Laurie as a sympathetic and flawed individual with an ability to pull at the heartstrings. Little Women is about Jo March as she reflects back on her life and tells the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women, each determined to live life on her own terms.

 

Where To Watch Little Women

Hulu w/ Live TV

 

Timothée Chalamet in The King

5. The King

Timothèe Chalamet elevates what could’ve been a forgettable period piece along with the rest of the cast. His captivating performance as Henry V makes the film much more than just an entertaining medieval drama. The King is about Young Henry V as he encounters deceit, war and treachery after becoming King of England in the 15th century, in the aftermath of his brother’s death.

 

Where To Watch The King

Netflix

 

Timothée Chalamet in Dune

4. Dune

Dune is a sci-fi epic based on the book with the same name written by Frank Herbert. The breathtaking cinematography and the immersive performances will have you completely engaged in the film. At the core of the film is Timothèe Chalamet, who gives a layered and enthralling performance as Paul Atreides. Dune is about the son of a noble family who is entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.

 

Where To Watch Dune

HBO Max

 

Timothée Chalamet in Miss Stevens

3. Miss Stevens

Miss Stevens could be described as Timothee Chamalet’s first breakout role. Coming out a year before Call Me By Your Name, his performance as the young and troubled Billy is heart-wrenching and he easily stands out amongst the cast. The film is about a heart-broken teacher who chaperones a group of high schooners to a state drama competition.

 

Where To Watch Miss Stevens

Tubi
Vudu
YouTube
Pluto TV
Hulu
The Roku Channel

 

Timothée Chalamet in Beautiful Boy

2. Beautiful Boy

Timothèe Chalamet stars opposite of Steve Carrell in Beautiful Boy, a role that is more gripping and dramatic than any other he’s had yet. Based off the memoirs of David Shef and his son Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy tells the harrowing story of a journey to overcome addiction. The film chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. David Sheff has praised Chalamet on the portrayal of his son.

 

Where To Watch Beautiful Boy

Prime Video

 

Timothée Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name

1. Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name is one of Chalamet’s most well-renowned performances. It was his breakout performance and he received an Oscar nomination for the role in the romance film. The movie is not only a beautiful tribute to Italy but is also a raw portrait of two people discovering they have a wonderful connection. Call Me By Your Name is about a romance that blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant in 1980s Italy.

 

Where To Watch Call Me By Your Name

Starz

 

Timothèe Chalamet’s Future Prospects

Chalamet has had an impressive start to his acting career. And even though he is usually typecast as the boy in a coming of age movie with behavioral issues, he has shown that his acting performances has a range far beyond that. As he grows and matures, time will only tell what opportunities his acting career holds.

This list will be updated as films are released like Wonka (2023) and Dune: Part Two.

 

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