Aaron Taylor Johnson Enjoying an exceptional career since his first movie in 2000. Appearing in some of the biggest blockbusters of the past 20 years while also showcasing his talents in smaller, more dramatic films, this young actor is a major player in Hollywood.
As with so many movies these days, Rotten Tomatoes takes pride of place as the go-to resource for moviegoers to finally decide whether or not to watch a certain movie. So what does the site think of Taylor-Johnson’s films so far? These are the 10 highest rated films Aaron Taylor-Johnson appears in on Rotten Tomatoes.
10 The Wall (2017) – 65%
the wall It tells the story of two American soldiers, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena, who find themselves cornered by a sniper in Iraq. The film was mostly criticized for its lack of story compared to the film’s runtime, and the film’s plot was stretched to fit said runtime. This is despite the great acting of both Taylor Johnson and Cena.
9 Shanghai Knights – 65%
At just 13 years old, Aaron Taylor-Johnson found himself staring as young Charlie Chaplin alongside Owen Wilson and Jackie Chan in Shanghai KnightsA follow-up film to the original 2000 Shanghai noon. While the script was heavily criticized, the chemistry between Wilson and Chan was praised for making the film an interesting watch, and the young Taylor-Johnson displays flashes of talent that he would later display as an adult actor.
8 Tenet (2020) – 69%
Released in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, the defiant Christopher Nolan chose to premiere his movie Tenet in cinemas at a time when most of them were closed all over the world. This along with the film’s often confusing plot earned it some of the lowest critical marks of Nolan’s career. All this despite the support of a star cast including Robert Pattinson, John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
7 The Illusionist (2010) – 73%
praised for his interesting story, scammer It tells the story of a magician named Eisenheim played by Edward Norton, with Aaron Taylor-Johnson playing the younger version of the man. Going head to head with another magician-themed movie in 2006, prestigeBoth films performed well enough to enjoy success. Even if the latter was a slightly better movie than the former.
6 Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008) – 73%
Angus, thongs and perfect snooping It is perhaps one of the most vocal British movie titles you will ever come across. Based on the young adult novel of the same name, this teen comedy features young Aaron Taylor-Johnson sporting every teenage boy’s hairstyle in the late 2000s alongside Georgia Grom. Praised for its wide appeal, the film ranks as one of Taylor-Johnson’s best films on Rotten Tomatoes with a score of 73%.
5 Nocturnal animals (2016) – 74%
nocturnal animals It sees Aaron Taylor-Johnson take a sadistic turn as the leader of a local gang named Ray Marcus. Acclaimed for its visual beauty and the acting performance of its participants, nocturnal animals It will rank as one of the best films of 2016 and is well worth a watch if you missed its initial release. The movie will also get actor Michael Shannon an Academy Award nomination for his role in the movie.
4 Kick-Ass (2010) – 76%
From the mind of visionary director Matthew Vaughn, kick ass It is a big screen adaptation of the graphic novel by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Full of great scenes, comedy, and (very intended) brutal kick-kick action. The movie was a breath of fresh air in the superhero genre upon its release in 2010. Kick ass 2 It would be released to lesser praise only three years later.
3 Godzilla (2014) – 76%
After 16 years of the farce that was Roland Emmerich’s 1999 film, the brutal monarchy lay dormant until Gareth Edwards’ 2014 reboot. Godzilla. Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson alongside Elizabeth Olsen, this darker approach to a prehistoric monster was a hit throughout the summer of 2014 and spawned a shared universe with giant ape King Kong.
2 Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) – 76%
Avengers: Age of Ultron It was the highly anticipated follow up to the hugely successful 2012 superhero team-up movie The Avengers. Along with continuing the story of the core Avengers, we were introduced to the Maximoff twins, Wanda and Pietro, also known as the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. While Taylor-Johnson’s Quicksilver didn’t make it out of the fight against Ultron alive, adding him and taking over the character was a breath of fresh air. While it still received praise in general, Age of Ultron ultimately suffered from focusing on world building rather than the story at hand.
1 Nowhere Boy (2009) – 80%
Agreeing to play one of the most famous and famous musicians of all time is no small feat for an actor, but that’s exactly what Aaron Taylor-Johnson did when he signed on to play John Lennon in the 2009 biopic and the seasoned coming-of-age movie. Boy nowhere. Primarily praised for its low-key approach depicting Lennon’s early years, Taylor-Johnson’s acting also received the fame it deserved. In the end, perhaps the biggest reason why no more Beatles biographies have been created is that no Hollywood fantasy can match the real lives of the four most famous musicians on the planet.