The Best Judi Dench Movies Films

The Best Judi Dench Movies

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List of the best Judi Dench movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Judi Dench's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Judi Dench movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Judi Dench movies will be at the top of the list. Judi Dench has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Judi Dench movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Judi Dench films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Judi Dench role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Judi Dench performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items on this list include Mrs Henderson Presents and A Room with a View.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Judi Dench movies?" and "What are the greatest Judi Dench roles of all time?"


Judi Dench has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Glenn Close and Helen Mirren in terms of fame and success.



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    Mrs Brown

    Gerard Butler, Judi Dench, Billy Connolly

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    Notes on a Scandal

    Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy

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    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

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  4. 4
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    Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem

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  5. 5
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    Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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  6. 6
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    Iris

    Kate Winslet, Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent

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  7. 7
    + 45
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    Chocolat

    Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

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  8. 8
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    Mrs Henderson Presents

    Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest

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    Ladies in Lavender

    Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Natascha McElhone

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  10. 10
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    - 13
    Shakespeare in Love

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench

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    Tea with Mussolini

    Cher, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith

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    - 10
    GoldenEye

    Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench

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    - 10
    A Room with a View

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench

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  14. 14
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    Tomorrow Never Dies

    Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Gerard Butler

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    Pride & Prejudice

    Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

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    Die Another Day

    Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan

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    The World Is Not Enough

    Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese

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    Quantum of Solace

    Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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    My Week with Marilyn

    Emma Watson, Michelle Williams, Judi Dench

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    The Chronicles of Riddick

    Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Thandie Newton

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    The Shipping News

    Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey

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    Jane Eyre

    Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Mia Wasikowska

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    - 7
    Masterpiece Classic: Cranford: Return to Cranford

    Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce

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    The Last of the Blonde Bombshells

    Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Leslie Caron

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    - 9
    The Importance of Being Earnest

    Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Colin Firth

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    Henry V

    Christian Bale, Emma Thompson, Judi Dench

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    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Helen Mirren, Judi Dench, Diana Rigg

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    84 Charing Cross Road

    Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Anne Bancroft

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    - 8
    Hamlet

    Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal

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    Nine

    Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Penélope Cruz

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    J. Edgar

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench

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    Macbeth

    Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Ian McDiarmid

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    Wetherby

    Judi Dench, Vanessa Redgrave, Tom Wilkinson

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    Funny Ladies of British Comedy

    Funny Ladies of British Comedy John Cleese, Judi Dench, Dawn French

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    Home on the Range

    Steve Buscemi, Roseanne Barr, Judi Dench

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    Rage

    Jude Law, Steve Buscemi, Judi Dench

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    Jack and Sarah

    Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Richard E. Grant

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    Friend Request Pending

    Friend Request Pending Tom Hiddleston, Judi Dench, Philip Jackson

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    The Cherry Orchard (1962 / 1981)

    Judi Dench, Timothy Spall, Jenny Agutter

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    A Handful of Dust

    Judi Dench, Anjelica Huston, Alec Guinness

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    Saigon—Year of the Cat

    Judi Dench, Wallace Shawn, Roger Rees

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    Better Living Through Chemistry

    Olivia Wilde, Jane Fonda, Judi Dench

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    A Study in Terror

    Judi Dench, Barbara Windsor, Anthony Quayle

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    Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport
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    Run for Your Wife

    Judi Dench, Cliff Richard, Sarah Harding

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    The Third Secret

    Judi Dench, Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins

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    Angelina Ballerina: Follows Her Dreams

    Angelina Ballerina: Follows Her Dreams Judi Dench, Finty Williams

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    Luther

    Judi Dench, Stacy Keach, Julian Glover

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    - 8
    Doogal

    Kylie Minogue, Whoopi Goldberg, Chevy Chase

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    The Angelic Conversation

    Judi Dench, Paul Reynolds

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