These Are The Best Timothee Chalamet Movies, Ranked

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Timothee Chalamet is the go-to actor nowadays. He may be a young heartthrob, but he is also one of the greatest talents working. In every film Chalamet takes on, he dives deep into his character and always delivers a memorable performance. Konstantin Stanislavski once said, there are no small parts, just small actors. For Chalamet, this is certainly true. He started his career out with small roles in films like Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar where, even in such a minor role, Chalamet was able to bring something to the character. Nolan, among other directors, certainly saw the range and capabilities of Chalamet, and he has since become a leading man.

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Chalamet was born in 1995 in New York City and grew up around artists and actors. He attended a performing arts school in New York where his love for acting grew. Chalamet started his career working on commercials and short films and eventually made his television debut on Law and Order. From there, his career began to take shape and Chalamet landed his first feature role in Jason Reitman’s Men, Woman, And Children. The Oscar-nominated actor has been lighting up the screen with his charisma, emotion, and range proving his capabilities to be one of the greats. In such a small period of time, Chalamet has wowed audiences over and over again and has become a worldwide superstar. With some very exciting upcoming projects, including a Willy Wonka prequel, Chalamet is certainly going to continue his career with brilliant performances. Let’s take a look at his finest films, ranked.

Hot Summer Nights


The 2017 coming of age drama tells the story of Daniel (Chalamet), a sheltered teenager who spends a Summer in Cape Cod selling drugs to gangsters and falling in love. First-time director Elijah Bynum created a beautiful movie filled with drugs, romance, and Summer nostalgia. The film was produced by A24 and even though it received mixed reviews, Chalamet’s performance was praised.

A Rainy Day In New York


In 2019, Chalamet got a chance to star in this romantic comedy written and directed by Woody Allen. Chalamet acts opposite Elle Fanning and they play a couple who spends a weekend in New York City, resulting in an unexpected and prolific journey. A Rainy Day In New York is a love letter to New York City and is a good blend of drama and comedy. The film also stars Selena Gomez, Liev Schreiber, and Jude Law.

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The French Dispatch


Wes Anderson’s latest film has been receiving positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. Like all of Anderson’s films, The French Dispatch is visually stunning, original, and profound. Chalamet takes the role of Zeffirelli, a student revolutionary, alongside a brilliant cast including Owen Wilson, Tilda Swinton, and Bill Murray. Chalamet could possibly be Anderson’s next pick for recurring actors in his movies.

The King


Chalamet plays the role of King Henry V with ease. It is not an easy role to pull off, but Chalamet delivers a powerful performance as the young King who must navigate wars, politics, and betrayal. The film was released by Netflix and received positive reviews with a 71% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The King also stars Robert Pattinson, Lilly Rose-Depp, and Sean Harris.

Little Women


Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of the beloved novel deservedly received six Academy Award nominations. The classic tale follows the lives and adventures of the March sisters who navigate love, family values, and tragedy. Chalamet takes the role of the charming Laurie who finds himself romantically involved with Jo March (Saorise Ronan). Every cast member of Little Women shines and Gerwig proved herself once again as a brilliant filmmaker.

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Lady Bird


Although Chalamet’s role in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird may not get a lot of screen time, he still makes it his own. The coming of age film tells the story of Lady Bird (Saorise Ronan) trying to find her path through high school, love, and family. Chalamet plays Kyle, a dark and self-involved love interest of Lady Bird. The film currently holds a 99% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Beautiful Boy


Based on the memoir by Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy tells an honest and brutal story about the effects of drug addiction. Chalamet plays Sheff in a masterful performance depicting the torments and pains of drug use. The story highlights the relationship between Nic and his father David (Steve Carell) who is desperate to save him. Although it can be hard to watch at some points, the film should be seen by all. It is a story of love, fatherhood, and desperately trying to overcome personal demons.



Chalamet gives a subtle, yet powerful, performance as Paul Atreides in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. The epic science fiction film was a game-changer in special effects and takes you on a journey through the cosmos. Chalamet shines in every scene and proves that he has what it takes to be a leading man. The film left many cliffhangers but the second installment of the story is set to be released in 2023.

Related: Dune: Part Two Reportedly Starts Filming in Summer 2022

Call Me By Your Name


Luca Guadagnino’s 2017 film tells the story of a young man named Elio (Chalamet) who falls in love with an American student, Oliver (Armie Hammer), during a Summer in Italy in the 1980s. The film not only showcases the beauty of Italy, but it tells you an honest story of young love and heartbreak. Chalamet deservingly earned an Oscar nomination for his brilliant performance. The final shot of the film is a long take of Elio’s face looking upon a fire thinking about Oliver and the time they had together. Chalamet says so much while saying nothing at all, proving that he has what it takes to be one of the greats.

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