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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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Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Judi Dench Movies
Skyfall Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem

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Iris Kate Winslet, Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent

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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Judi Dench Movies
Casino Royale Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Chocolat Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

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Ladies in Lavender Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Natascha McElhone

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Tea with Mussolini Cher, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith

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Mrs Henderson Presents Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest

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Pride & Prejudice Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

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A Room with a View Daniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench

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Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench

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GoldenEye Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench

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Tomorrow Never Dies Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Gerard Butler

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The Shipping News Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey

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The World Is Not Enough Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese

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Jane Eyre Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Mia Wasikowska

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My Week with Marilyn Emma Watson, Michelle Williams, Judi Dench

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Die Another Day Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan

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Quantum of Solace Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Masterpiece Classic: Cranford: Return to Cranford Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce

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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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The Chronicles of Riddick Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Thandie Newton

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84 Charing Cross Road Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Anne Bancroft

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Helen Mirren, Judi Dench, Diana Rigg

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Hamlet Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal

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The Last of the Blonde Bombshells Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Leslie Caron

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Nine Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Penélope Cruz

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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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A Handful of Dust Judi Dench, Anjelica Huston, Alec Guinness

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

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J. Edgar Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench

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A Study in Terror Judi Dench, Barbara Windsor, Anthony Quayle

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Rage Jude Law, Steve Buscemi, Judi Dench

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Saigon—Year of the Cat Judi Dench, Wallace Shawn, Roger Rees

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Jack and Sarah Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Richard E. Grant

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The Cherry Orchard (1962 / 1981) Judi Dench, Timothy Spall, Jenny Agutter

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Friend Request Pending Tom Hiddleston, Judi Dench, Philip Jackson

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Better Living Through Chemistry Olivia Wilde, Jane Fonda, Judi Dench

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Angelina Ballerina: Follows Her Dreams Judi Dench, Finty Williams

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The Third Secret Judi Dench, Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins

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Home on the Range Steve Buscemi, Roseanne Barr, Judi Dench

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Luther Judi Dench, Stacy Keach, Julian Glover

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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Judi Dench, Lore Segal, Hedy Epstein

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The Angelic Conversation Judi Dench, Paul Reynolds

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Run for Your Wife Judi Dench, Cliff Richard, Sarah Harding

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Four in the Morning Judi Dench, Norman Rodway, Ann Lynn