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This piece was written during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the movie/series/feature being covered here wouldn't exist.

Christopher Nolan's latest blockbuster, Oppenheimer, is out now in theatres. The acclaimed director is one of the most recognisable working directors today, with each of his movies being a massive event on the movie calendar. We take a look at Nolan's movies up until now, and rank them as a collective team.

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(We haven't seen these 2 movies, so were unable to rank)


Neo noir crime story about a writer, The Young Man, who follows strangers for writing material in the broad day light or into the darkness of London.

Cst. Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell


Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

Cst. Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

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(We haven't seen these 2 movies, so were unable to rank)

9. TENET (2020)

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Cst. John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki


Eight years after the Joker's reign of chaos, Batman is coerced out of exile with the assistance of the mysterious Selina Kyle in order to defend Gotham City from the vicious guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Cst. Cristian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway


After witnessing his parents' death, Bruce learns the art of fighting to confront injustice. When he returns to Gotham as Batman, he must stop a secret society that intends to destroy the city.

Cst. Cristian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe

6. DUNKIRK (2017)
Christopher Nolan Dunkirk

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Commonwealth and Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Cst. Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance

5. MEMENTO (2000)

Memento chronicles two separate stories of Leonard, an ex-insurance investigator who can no longer build new memories, as he attempts to find the murderer of his wife, which is the last thing he remembers.

Cst. Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

4. INCEPTION (2010)

A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O., but his tragic past may doom the project and his team to disaster.

Cst. Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page


When Earth becomes uninhabitable in the future, a farmer and ex-NASA pilot, Joseph Cooper, is tasked to pilot a spacecraft, along with a team of researchers, to find a new planet for humans.

Cst. Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain

2. THE PRESTIGE (2006)
Christopher Nolan The Prestige

After a tragic accident, two stage magicians in 1890s London engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.

Cst. Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Christopher Nolan The Dark Knight

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Cst. Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart


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