Andrew Garfield is currently the bookmaker’s favorite to pick up the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his work in the Lin-Manuel Miranda film Tick, tick… BOOM!
Throughout his career, the British actor has been nominated for an Oscar Hacksaw Ridge) and three Golden Globes (for that film, Tick, tick… BOOM! And Social Networks,
But which of them is considered by critics to be his best film? According to review gathering sites Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, here are the most acclaimed movies starring Andrew Garfield.
(And beware – if you don’t want to know if Garfield appears in a certain Marvel movie, watch now…)
Top 10 Andrew Garfield Movies
10. the amazing Spider Man
Of the 11 Spider-Man movies ever made, the amazing Spider Man In eighth place on Rotten Tomatoes, Garfield is considered by many to be Peter Parker, who didn’t get the proper flick in the role. However, his first outing apparently still has some fans.
9. never let me go
This Kazuo Ishiguro adaptation brought together three of the most exciting British talents of the time (Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and Garfield) in an unconventional tale of cloning. Despite such competition, Garfield gives the best performance of the film.
8. Hacksaw Ridge
Mel Gibson’s war film earned Garfield his first Oscar nomination (he lost to Casey Affleck Manchester by the Sea) Although the film’s reputation has been tarnished by the question of whether Hollywood should have let Gibson make it after multiple accusations of anti-Semitism and homosexuality, there is no doubt that Garfield as conscientious objector Desmond Doss Gives a committed performance.
Calmness What generally has gone down as a non-advice passion project for Martin Scorsese, cashing in on his “blank check” to make The Wolf of Wall Street On a long and difficult film about missionaries in feudal Japan. Garfield’s accent in the film is clearly questionable, but that didn’t stop most critics from enjoying the film.
6. Tick, tick… BOOM!
Garfield’s latest Golden Globe nomination comes from this musical biopic/one man show adaptation Rent producer Jonathan Larson, and he’s the current favorite to win — even though he’ll have another project in 2021, with an edge over Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.
5. boy a
Garfield is one of the most notable performances a young actor gives in this 2007 drama about a child murderer trying to rehabilitate himself after being released from prison. The project earned Garfield a BAFTA nomination, and casting agents everywhere took notice.
4. The red Riding trilogy
Produced for the BBC in the UK, these three adaptations of David Peace’s “Yorkshire noir” books received a cinematic release in the US. Garfield unifies the trilogy as a young reporter investigating a series of schoolgirl murders.
3. Spider-Man: No Way Home
Sorry, spoiler haters… Garfield reprized his role of Peter Parker in the third of the Tom Holland Marvel Cinematic Universe films. And according to several critics (including one here) newsweek), the actor gives the best of three Spidey-performances that are in many ways a redemption of his original outing in a Spider-suit.
2. 99 house
For his first film after Spider-Run, Garfield went back to his more indie roots, making this low-budget film about a man who evicted people from their homes in order to save his home. . Sadly for the actor, he was overshadowed by Michael Shannon (who received a Golden Globe nomination for the role).
1. Social Networks
David Fincher’s Facebook Foundation myth is littered with young male actors, including Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer (in a dual role) and Max Minghella. But Garfield gives one of the film’s strongest performances as Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.