BEST 12 JENNA ORTEGA MOVIES AND TV SHOWS

“I’ll dance dance dance, with my hands hands hands” Does this song ring any bells? Well, of course, it does. here are JENNA ORTEGA MOVIES AND TV SHOWS. Who can ever forget the WEDNESDAY ADAMMS, right? After starring in the Netflix original blockbuster series ‘Wednesday’, JENNA ORTEGA stole all the hearts worldwide.

JENNA ORTEGA MOVIES AND TV SHOWS

The already talented and extremely gorgeous Jenna finally got the recognition she deserves and now no one can stop this rising star from reaching the zenith. Besides Wednesday, Jenna has given various super hits in the film and TV industry. This article shall take you on a journey through some of the best works of Jenna Ortega.

JENNA ORTEGA MOVIES AND TV SHOWS

12. American Carnage (2022)

  •       Director: Diego Hallivis
  •       Duration: 1 hour and 41 minutes
  •       Cast: Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Jenna Ortega, Eric Dane
  •       Type: Comedy, Horror
American Carnage
American Carnage

This 2022 movie portrays a scenario in which the Governor issues arrest warrants against all the immigrant children but offers them a last chance to elude the process. They all must serve their time in a nursing facility but later on, Camila, played by Ortega, along with others comes to know about the sinister activities happening there. This movie is a great addition to Ortega’s already bright career.

11. Studio 666 (2022)

  • Director: BJ McDonnell, Dave Grohl
  • Duration: 1 hour and 46 minutes
  • Cast: Dave Grohl, Whitney Cummings, Will Forte, Jenna Ortega, and others
  • Type: Mockery, documentary, horror, comedy
Studio 666
Studio 666

Another solid film that was released in 2022 featuring Jenna was Studio 666. Jenna’s role in this film, however, was a small one but she makes the most out of it. Skye Willow, played by Ortega, is a drummer and essentially holds a great connection to the overall story. The story revolves around Foo Fighters recording their new album in a haunted mansion. Ortega’s role received a mixed reaction from the critics but overall, her performance was great.

10. You (2018-present)

  •       Director: Lee Toland Krieger, Marisha Griffin, Silver Tree, Liz Friedlander
  •       Duration: 4 seasons with 10 episodes each, each episode is approximately 45 minutes long, 5th season is in the making
  •       Cast: Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, Victoria Pedretti, Tati Gabrielle, Jenna Ortega
  •       Type: Psychological thriller
You
You

This Netflix original serial killer thriller broke the charts and proved to be extremely successful. Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Badgley, is an obnoxious and obsessive psychopath who kills everyone who comes in between him and his love interest(s). Jenna features as Ellie Alves in the second season of the show and lives in the vicinity of Joe. Her character is shown as that of a modern-day teen, full of fearlessness and curiosity.

9. Jane The Virgin (2014-2019)

  •   Director: Jennie Snyder Urman, Brad Silberling, Gina Rodriguez, Silver Tree
  •   Duration: 5 seasons with a total of 100 episodes, each episode has a run-time of approximately 45 minutes
  •   Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Jenna Ortega, Justin Baldoni, Andrea Navedo
  •   Type: Romantic comedy-drama, satire, telenovela
Jane The Virgin
Jane The Virgin

This popular satirical telenovela portrays the story of a young extremely religious Latina who gets artificially inseminated during a doctor’s visit. This accident makes her grow through motherhood, love interests, and several hilarious troubles. Young Jenna plays the role of a young Jane, and her performance is extremely appreciated by the audience.

8. Scream (2022)

  •   Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
  •   Duration: 1 hour and 54 minutes
  •   Cast: Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, David Arquette, Courteney Cox
  •   Type: Slasher, horror, comedy
Scream
Scream

This film is the 5th one in the Scream Franchise. It is based on a new Ghostface killer who targets teenagers with secrets related to the original Woodsboro murders. The movie has several references to the prequels. Ortega plays the role of Tara who survives while being the first victim of the killer.

7. The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)

  •       Director: McG
  •       Duration: 1 hour and 41 minutes
  •       Cast: Judah Lewis, Emily Alyn, Jenna Ortega
  •       Type: Black comedy, slasher, teen comedy
The Babysitter: Killer Queen
The Babysitter: Killer Queen

Ortega played the role of Phoebe Atwell, a new addition to the school of Cole, the male protagonist, played by Judah Lewis. He then finds his love interest in Jenna’s character and receives help from her in this dark horror comedy series. Although Jenna was just a supporting actor in the said film, her role had a huge impact on the overall development of the movie.

6. The Fallout (2021)

  •   Director: Megan Park
  •   Duration: 1 hour and 36 minutes
  •   Cast: Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler, Julie Bowen, John Ortiz
  •   Type: Drama
The Fallout
The Fallout

When choosing the film that portrays the greatest acting potential of Ortega, it is none other than The Fallout. Jenna stars as the female protagonist, Vada Cavell, who is a high school student going through a significant trauma caused by a school shooting. The story plots the bonding between two grief-stricken girls hiding in the bathroom during the school shooting. The atmosphere created by the movie is extremely emotional and sad at times.

5. X (2022)

  •       Director: Ti West
  •       Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  •       Cast: Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Brittany Snow, Scott Mescudi, Martin Henderson, Owen Campbell
  •       Type: Slasher, Horror
X
X

This original horror by Ti West is one of the three horror movies that Ortega starred in the year 2022. This right here was the main attraction of the horror trio and displayed Jenna’s tremendous talent and acting skills. The movie takes place in rural Texas where a group rents a home to shoot an adult movie, and later gets attacked by the owner. Ortega plays the role of Lorraine and displays the character of a terrified shy girl. Jenna Ortega became famous for her world-class scream through this masterpiece.

4. Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020-2022)

  • Director: Scott Kreamer, Ryan Johnson
  • Duration: 5 seasons, each season with 8-13 episodes, approximately 22-24 minutes long
  • Cast: Paul Williams, Jenna Ortega, Ryan Potter and others
  • Type: Animation, sci-fi, adventure
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous

When it comes to being talented, Ortega doesn’t just stop at acting. She has demonstrated incredible voice artistic skills in this animated adventure series. She voices for the character Brooklyn Pierce, a teen character. This animated continuation of the Jurassic Park Franchise narrates the story of a group of teenagers who get trapped in a forest after they escape from dinosaurs. This series is mainly aimed at children and has won both an Annie and an Emmy Award.

3. Elena of Avalor (2016-2020)

  •       Director: Craig Gerber
  •       Duration: 3 seasons with 77 episodes, each episode approximately 24 minutes long
  •       Cast: Aimee Carrero, Jenna Ortega, Chris Parnell, Yvette Nicole and others
  •       Type: Animation, adventure, fantasy, comedy
Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor

Another animated series where Jenna Ortega is featured as a voice artist is Elena of Avalor. The series revolves around a princess who has to save her kingdom from an evil sorceress. Jenna voices the character of the princess’s younger sister, Isabel, who is also an amazing inventor, while Aimee Carrero voices the character of Princess Elena.

2. Scream VI (2023)

  •       Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
  •       Duration: 2 hours and 2 minutes
  •       Cast: Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, Courteney Cox
  •       Type: Slasher, mystery, horror, comedy
Scream VI
Scream VI

This film was a direct sequel to Scream (2022) and features mostly all of the previous movie characters. It is the sixth installment of the Scream Franchise. The plot covers the survivors of the prequel and their relocation to New York but fate has other plans for them as they are attacked by a new killer here as well. Jenna Ortega continues her role as Tara in this movie and has exhibited her acting skills just as perfectly as before.

1. Wednesday (2022)

  •       Director: Tim Burton, James Marshall, Gandja Monteiro
  •       Duration: 1 season with 8 episodes, each episode with a run-time of 45-57 minutes approximately
  •       Cast: Jenna Ortega, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzman, Gwendoline Christie, Hunter Doohan, Percy Hynes White, Emma Myers and others
  •       Type: Supernatural, coming-of-age, comedy, horror
Wednesday
Wednesday

This record-breaking, award-winning Netflix original blockbuster series doesn’t require any sort of introduction. Jenna Ortega, who starred as Wednesday Adams, in this supernatural horror dramedy got an Emmy nomination for the same. Jenna Ortega took this major leading role and completely knocked it out of the park with her stunning performance. Also, the other cast members did their job all too well and made this series a huge success worldwide.

JENNA ORTEGA MOVIES AND TV SHOWS

 Conclusion:  

Jenna Ortega, who started her career as a child actor, has given many wonderful gifts to her fans in the form of super-hit movies and TV shows. Her skills combined with her beauty make her a complete package as an actress. The artist not only emerged as a wonderful actress but also as a terrific voice artist. If one is looking to binge-watch, Ortega’s movies and TV series/shows provide you with the perfect choice to choose from horror, dramedy, supernatural, and even animation. Give it a go, right now!

 

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