In a short span of his career, Timothée Chalamet has carved a niche for himself. He is originally named as Timothée Hal Chalamet. He is an American actor who began his acting career in short films.
Tim’s first major role was in the television drama series Homeland in 2012. Very shortly, he made his feature film debut in the drama Men, Women & Children and subsequently bagged a small role in Christopher Nolan’s science-fiction film Interstellar.
But it was in 2017, that Tim rose to the occasion by playing Elio Perlman in Luca Guadagnino’s romantic drama Call Me by Your Name. He also appeared in the coming-of-age films Hot Summer Nights and the critically acclaimed Lady Bird. His next role was the western film Hostiles.
Timothée Chalamet’s performance in Call Me by Your Name earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor at a very young age. It made him the third-youngest nominee in the category. Tim then portrayed a drug-addicted teenager in the drama Beautiful Boy for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
In 2019, Chalamet plays the character of King Henry V in The King and a teenage boy in Little Women, respectively. Tim also has some stage experience. He played a part in John Patrick Shanley’s autobiographical play Prodigal Son in 2016. This earned him a nomination for a Drama League Award and won a Lucille Lortel Award.
But today, we will count Chalamet’s best-rated movies on IMDb.
Miss Stevens (6.6)
Miss Stevens is a 2016 American drama film.
The film was directed by Julia Hart. It was her directorial debut and was based on a screenplay by Hart and Jordan Horowitz. Miss Stevens stars Lily Rabe, Timothée Chalamet, Lili Reinhart, Anthony Quintal, Oscar Nunez, and Rob Huebel.
The story is centered around a teacher who chaperones a small group of high school students to a weekend state drama competition. Timothée Chalamet plays William Billy Mitman and Lily Rabe stars as Rachel Stevens. Anthony Quintal plays Sam.
Rachel Stevens plays Lily Rabe, who is a 29-year-old California high school English teacher. She volunteers to accompany three of her students to a drama competition. These three have been described as the organized Margot (Lili Reinhart), affable Sam (Anthony Quintal), and the struggling but highly talented Billy (Timothée Chalamet).
A Rainy Day In New York (6.6)
A Rainy Day in New York is a 2019 American romantic comedy film.
This one is written and directed by the story genius Woody Allen. The progression alone would keep you hooked.
A Rainy Day in New York stars Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Selena Gomez, Jude Law, Diego Luna, and Liev Schreiber in the lead roles.
The story follows the romantic exploits of a sweet young boy, a college student (Timmy Chalamet) who goes on a weekend trip in his hometown of New York City, with his girlfriend. The whole purpose of the trip is to further bond with his college girlfriend (Elle Fanning). She visits the city to interview a famous film director (Schreiber).
A Rainy Day in New York’s release was halted due to the controversy regarding Allen and the Me Too movement.
Men, Women & Children (6.7)
Men, Women & Children is a 2014 American comedy-drama film.
The movie is directed by Jason Reitman and co-written with Erin Cressida Wilson. The story is based on a novel of the same name written by Chad Kultgen. It deals with online addiction. The open with several families and the various ways the Internet affects their lives.
Men, Women & Children stars Rosemarie DeWitt, Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer, Dean Norris, Adam Sandler, Ansel Elgort, and Kaitlyn Dever. Timothée Chalamet has a minor role in the movie as Danny Vance. The movie is narrated in Emma Thompson’s voice. The film was a critical and commercial flop.
Hostiles is a 2017 American revisionist western film.
The film is written and directed by Scott Cooper. The story is based on a story by Donald E. Stewart.
The film is led by Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike as leads. The rest of the cast includes Wes Studi, Ben Foster, Stephen Lang, Jesse Plemons, Rory Cochrane, Adam Beach, Q’orianka Kilcher, Timothée Chalamet, and Scott Wilson.
Hostiles is Scott Wilson’s final film role. The story follows a U.S. Army cavalry officer who must escort a Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their home in Montana in 1892.
Timothée Chalamet plays Private Philippe Dejardin, the youngest member of the detail to escort Yellow Hawk home. Christian Bale stars as Captain Joseph J. Blocker, who is a veteran of the Indian Wars.
Beautiful Boy (7.3)
Beautiful Boy is a 2018 American biographical drama film.
The film is directed by Felix van Groeningen. It makes for his English-language feature debut. It is based on the screenplay, written by Luke Davies and Van Groeningen, which in turn is based on the memoirs Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction by David Sheff and Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff.
Beautiful Boy stars Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, and Amy Ryan. It deals with a father-son relationship increasingly affected by the latter’s drug addiction.
Steve Carell plays David Sheff, the father. Timothée Chalamet plays Nicholas “Nic” Sheff, the substance abuser son.
The King (7.3)
The King is a 2019 historical drama film.
This one is led by Timothée Chalamet. It is based on several plays from William Shakespeare’s “Henriad”.
The King is directed by David Michôd and written by Michôd and Joel Edgerton. It stars Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Lily-Rose Depp, Robert Pattinson, Rachel O’Shaughnessy, and Ben Mendelsohn. The movie was released in selected theatres before being put up for digital streaming on 1 November 2019 by Netflix.
Timothée Chalamet plays King Henry “Hal” V. The King’s filming took place throughout England and Szilvásvárad, and Hungary. Dean-Charles Chapman plays Thomas and Joel Edgerton as Falstaff.
Lady Bird (7.4)
Lady Bird is a 2017 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film.
Timothée Chalamet and Greta Gerwig’s first collaboration.
It is written and directed by Greta Gerwig and it is her solo directorial debut. Lady Bird stars an ensemble cast that includes Saoirse Ronan in the lead. The rest of the cast consists of Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Lois Smith.
Lady Bird is set in Sacramento, California. The story traces events between the fall of 2002 and the summer of 2003. Saoirse Ronan leads the pack in a coming-of-age story setting. She is a high school senior and she shares a strained relationship with her mother.
Call Me By Your Name (7.9)
Call Me by Your Name (Italian: Chiamami col tuo nome) is a 2017 coming-of-age romantic drama film.
The film is directed by Luca Guadagnino and is based on a screenplay by James Ivory, who by the way also co-produced it.
The story is based on the 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman. The story is the final installment in Guadagnino’s thematic “Desire” trilogy, it is the sequel to I Am Love which came out in 2009 and A Bigger Splash which came out in 2015. Call Me by Your Name is set in 1983 in northern Italy.
Call Me by Your Name traces the young romantic relationship between a 17-year-old, Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), and Oliver (Armie Hammer), who is a 24-year-old graduate-student assistant to Elio’s father (Michael Stuhlbarg). He visits their home and begins a romantic relationship with Elio.
Little Women (7.9)
Little Women is a 2019 American coming-of-age period drama film.
The story is based on the lives of the March sisters–Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth–in Concord, Massachusetts during the 19th century.
Little Women stars Saoirse Ronan as the lead March sister. The rest of the cast consists of Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel, and Chris Cooper.
Timothée Chalamet plays Theodore “Laurie” Laurence, a wasteful young man who is the neighbor of March sisters.
Interstellar is a 2014 science fiction film.
The movie is directed, co-written, and co-produced by Christopher Nolan. Hence it makes for a Nolan classic.
Interstellar stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon, and Michael Caine as the lead pack. Timothée Chalamet plays the young Tom (Tom Cooper, Joseph’s eldest son).
The story is set in a dystopian future. It is here the humanity is struggling to live. The story follows a group of astronauts who travel through a wormhole near Saturn in search of a new home for humans.