Denis Villeneuve, the acclaimed Canadian filmmaker known for his captivating storytelling and visually stunning cinematic style, has garnered a loyal following with his impressive filmography. With each of his works leaving a lasting impact on audiences, it comes as no surprise that fans often turn to IMDb scores to gauge the quality and reception of his films.

Let’s delve into the rankings of all of Denis Villeneuve’s movies based on their IMDb scores.

10Un 32 août sur terre (1998) – IMDb Score: 6.5/10

Photo: Un 32 août sur terre (1998) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Pascale Bussières,Alexis Martin,Paule Baillargeon/Max Films Productions –

After escaping unscathed from a car accident, photo model Simone decides that having a baby is the only way to give her vacant life some meaning. She asks her best friend Philippe to get her pregnant, and he reluctantly agrees, on the condition that they conceive somewhere in a desert, so they leave Montréal on a 24-hour round-trip to Salt Lake City to find a suitable spot.

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9Maelström (2000) – IMDb Score: 6.7/10

Photo: Maelström (2000) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Marie-Josée Croze,Jean-Nicolas Verreault,Stephanie Morgenstern/Max Films Productions –

A young woman’s life spirals into chaos after she is involved in a hit-and-run accident. Then she encounters a mysterious man named Evian who offers her an opportunity for redemption. Narrated by a fish.

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8Enemy (2013) – IMDb Score: 6.9/10

Photo: Enemy (2013) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Jake Gyllenhaal,Sarah Gadon,Mélanie Laurent/Pathé –

A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man’s private affairs.

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7Polytechnique (2009) – IMDb Score: 7.2/10

Photo: Polytechnique (2009) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Maxim Gaudette,Sébastien Huberdeau,Karine Vanasse/Remstar Media Partners –










A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.

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6Sicario (2015) – IMDb Score: 7.7/10

Photo: Sicario (2015) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Emily Blunt,Benicio del Toro,Josh Brolin/Lions Gate Films –

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

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5Arrival (2016) – IMDb Score: 7.9/10

Photo: Arrival (2016) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Amy Adams,Jeremy Renner,Forest Whitaker/Lava Bear Films –










Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

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4Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – IMDb Score: 8/10

Photo: Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Ryan Gosling,Harrison Ford,Sylvia Hoeks/Columbia Pictures –

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

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3Dune: Part One (2021) – IMDb Score: 8/10

Photo: Dune: Part One (2021) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Timothée Chalamet,Rebecca Ferguson,Oscar Isaac/Warner Bros. –

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

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2Prisoners (2013) – IMDb Score: 8.1/10

Photo: Prisoners (2013) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Hugh Jackman,Jake Gyllenhaal,Terrence Howard/Alcon Entertainment –

Keller Dover is facing a parent’s worst nightmare: his young daughter and her friend have gone missing. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests the only suspect – the driver of an RV on which the girls had been playing – but a lack of evidence forces his release. As pressure mounts, Loki’s team pursues multiple leads while a frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.

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1Incendies (2010) – IMDb Score: 8.3/10

Photo: Incendies (2010) – Directed by Denis Villeneuve and also Starring Lubna Azabal,Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin,Maxim Gaudette/TS Productions –

A mother’s last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad’s acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults’ voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.

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While these IMDb scores offer a glimpse into the audience’s appreciation for Denis Villeneuve’s films, it’s important to note that each of his works contributes uniquely to his diverse filmography. Whether exploring complex themes in thought-provoking narratives or crafting visually arresting scenes that linger in the mind, Villeneuve continues to captivate audiences and critics alike with his cinematic prowess.

As fans eagerly anticipate Villeneuve’s future projects and the subsequent impact they will have on audiences, these IMDb rankings serve as a testament to the enduring legacy of one of contemporary cinema’s most talented directors.