Film The Best Alfred Molina Movies  

Reference
461 votes 61 voters 6.3k views 77 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

List of the best Alfred Molina movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Alfred Molina'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 Alfred Molina movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Alfred Molina movies will be at the top of the list. Alfred Molina has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Alfred Molina movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Alfred Molina films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Examples of films on this list: Murder on the Orient Express, Dead Man and more.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Alfred Molina include names like Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Paul Thomas Anderson. Alfred Molina has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Robbie Coltrane and J.K. Simmons in terms of fame and success.

list ordered by

1
7 0
Ranker Video
Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina Chocolat is a 2000 American-British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Joanne Harris, and was directed by Lasse Hallström. Adapted by screenwriter Robert Nelson ...more

2
18 3
Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alfred Molina Movies
Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan was from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman. It was produced by ...more

3
17 3
Ranker Video
Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd Frida is a 2002 Miramax/Ventanarosa biopic which depicts the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It stars Salma Hayek in her Academy Award-nominated ...more

4
19 5
Ranker Video
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. While struggling to manage both his personal life and his duties as Spider-Man, Peter ...more

5
11 1
Ranker Video
Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman Maverick is a 1994 Western comedy film directed by Richard Donner and written by William Goldman, based on the 1950s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film stars Mel ...more

6
14 3
Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alfred Molina Movies
Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham Boogie Nights is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. It is set in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley and focuses on a young nightclub dishwasher, Eddie Adams, ...more

7
6 0
Ranker Video
Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer The Sorcerer's Apprentice is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Jon Turteltaub, and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the team behind the National ...more

8
12 2
Ranker Video
Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Audrey Tautou The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 American mystery-thriller film produced by John Calley and Brian Grazer and directed by Ron Howard. The screenplay was written by Akiva Goldsman and adapted from Dan ...more

9
11 2
Ranker Video
Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Alfred Molina Identity is a 2003 American psychological thriller film directed by James Mangold from a screenplay written by Michael Cooney. The film stars John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, Alfred Molina, ...more

10
9 1
Ranker Video
Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi Coffee and Cigarettes is the title of three short films and a 2003 feature film by independent director Jim Jarmusch. The film consists of 11 short stories which share coffee and cigarettes as a ...more

11
8 1
Ranker Video
Gemma Arterton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a 2010 American adventure action fantasy film written by Jordan Mechner, Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro, and Carlo Bernard; directed by Mike Newell; produced by ...more

12
10 3
Ranker Video
Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film written, produced, and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, ...more

13
7 1
Ranker Video
Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina Ladyhawke is a 1985 fantasy film directed by Richard Donner, starring Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

14
9 3
Ranker Video
Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Verbinski, Graham King and John B. Carls. Rango was a critical and commercial ...more

15
7 2
Ranker Video
Alfred Molina, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Ustinov Luther is a 2003 biopic about the life of Martin Luther starring Joseph Fiennes. It was an independent film partially funded by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. The film covers Luther's life ...more

16
7 2
Ranker Video
Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave Prick Up Your Ears is a 1987 film, directed by Stephen Frears, about the playwright Joe Orton and his lover Kenneth Halliwell. The screenplay was written by Alan Bennett, based on the book by ...more

17
5 0
Ranker Video
Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike An Education is a 2009 coming-of-age drama film, based on a memoir of the same name by British journalist Lynn Barber. The film was directed by Lone Scherfig from a screenplay by Nick Hornby, ...more

18
6 1
Species is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alfred Molina Movies
Michelle Williams, Ben Kingsley, Natasha Henstridge Species is a 1995 American science fiction horror film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker and Marg ...more

19
8 3
Ranker Video
Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt Dead Man is a 1995 American Western film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. It stars Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Billy Bob Thornton, Iggy Pop, Crispin Glover, John Hurt, Michael Wincott, Lance ...more

20
5 0
Ranker Video
Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong Before and After is a 1996 film based on the 1992 novel of the same title by American writer Rosellen Brown. The movie was directed by Barbet Schroeder and starred Meryl Streep as Dr. Carolyn ...more

21
7 3
Ranker Video
Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean, Alfred Molina Anna Karenina is a 1997 film directed by Bernard Rose and starring Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean, Alfred Molina, Mia Kirshner, and James Fox. Based on the 1877 novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, ...more

22
7 3
Ranker Video
Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins Abduction is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Michael Nyqvist, and Alfred ...more

23
7 3
Ranker Video
Bryce Dallas Howard, Kevin Kline, Alfred Molina As You Like It is a 2006 film adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare. It stars Bryce Dallas Howard as Rosalind, David ...more

24
6 2
Ranker Video
Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, Stanley Tucci The Hoax is a 2006 American drama film starring Richard Gere, directed by Lasse Hallström. The screenplay by William Wheeler is based on the book of the same title by Clifford Irving and ...more

25
6 2
Ranker Video
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Steve Martin, Jeremy Irons The Pink Panther 2 is a 2009 American detective comedy film directed by Harald Zwart. It is the eleventh installment in the The Pink Panther film series and the sequel to the 2006 film The Pink ...more

26
5 1
Ranker Video
Debbie Harry, Mark Ruffalo, Alfred Molina My Life Without Me is a 2003 Canadian drama film directed by Isabel Coixet and starring Sarah Polley, Mark Ruffalo, Scott Speedman, and Leonor Watling. Based on the book Pretending the Bed Is a ...more

27
5 1
Ranker Video
Alfred Molina, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson Enchanted April is a 1992 film adaptation of Elizabeth von Arnim's 1922 novel, "The Enchanted April," directed by Mike Newell. The novel was previously adapted as a stage play by Kane ...more

28
5 1
Ranker Video
Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Ringo Starr Water is a 1985 comedy film scripted by Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais, directed by Clement, and starring Michael Caine. This HandMade Films production was released in U.S. theatres in April ...more

29
4 0
Ranker Video
Anne Suzuki, Susumu Terajima, Sanae Kobayashi Steamboy is a 2004 Japanese steampunk animated action film produced by Sunrise, directed and co-written by Katsuhiro Otomo, his second major anime release, following Akira. The film was released ...more

30
4 0
Ranker Video
Ashton Kutcher, Usher, Alfred Molina Texas Rangers is a 2001 United States drama/western film directed by Steve Miner. It is about a group of Texas Rangers set in the post-American Civil War era.

31
4 0
Ranker Video
Alfred Molina, Meredith Baxter, Leslie Caron Murder on the Orient Express is a 2001 made-for-television movie, based on the 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, featuring Hercule Poirot. This version is set in the ...more

32
4 0
Ranker Video
Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, John Leguizamo Nothing Like the Holidays is a 2008 film about a Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in Chicago facing what may be their last Christmas together. It is directed by Alfredo De ...more

33
7 4
Ranker Video
Bill Murray, Alfred Molina, Joanne Whalley The Man Who Knew Too Little is a 1997 American comedy espionage film starring Bill Murray, directed by Jon Amiel, and written by Robert Farrar and Howard Franklin. The film is based on Farrar's ...more

34
5 2
Ranker Video
Alfred Molina, Michael Palin, Roger Lloyd-Pack American Friends is a 1991 British film starring Michael Palin. It was written by Palin and its director, Tristram Powell.

35
5 2
Ranker Video
Sarah Jessica Parker, Brendan Fraser, Alfred Molina Dudley Do-Right is a 1999 romantic comedy film, based on Jay Ward's Dudley Do-Right, produced by Davis Entertainment for Universal Studios. The film stars Brendan Fraser as the cartoon's title ...more

36
5 2
Ranker Video
Marisa Tomei, Alfred Molina, Anjelica Huston The Perez Family is a comedy film released in 1995 about a group of Cuban refugees in America who pretend to be a family. It starred Marisa Tomei, Alfred Molina, Anjelica Huston, Chazz ...more

37
4 1
Ranker Video
Ralph Fiennes, Alfred Molina, Julie Christie The Miracle Maker is a stop motion-animated film about the life of Jesus Christ, through the eyes of Tamar; the terminally ill daughter of a priest in Capernaum. Hand-drawn animated cartoons are ...more

38
4 1
Ranker Video
Alicia Silverstone, Jeff Goldblum, Alfred Molina Hideaway is a 1995 American horror film directed by Brett Leonard. It is based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Dean Koontz, and stars Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Silverstone, Christine Lahti, ...more

39
4 1
Ranker Video
Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina, Michael Pitt Silk is the film adaptation of Italian author Alessandro Baricco's novel of the same name. It was released in September 2007 through New Line Cinema and directed by The Red Violin director, ...more

40
4 1
Ranker Video
Anthony Hopkins, Alfred Molina, Kyle MacLachlan The Trial is a 1993 film made by the British Broadcasting Corporation based on Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of Franz Kafka's 1925 novel The Trial. Directed by David Jones and produced ...more

41
4 1
Ranker Video
Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Roshan Seth Not Without My Daughter is a 1991 drama film depicting the escape of American citizen Betty Mahmoody and her daughter from her husband in Iran. The film was shot in the United States, Turkey and ...more

42
7 5
Ranker Video
Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina The Tempest is a 2010 American film based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, featuring Helen Mirren in the principal role of Prospera. The film is directed by Julie Taymor and ...more

43
5 3
Ranker Video
David Letterman, Alfred Molina, Ricki Lake Cabin Boy is a 1994 fantasy comedy film directed by Adam Resnick and co-produced by Tim Burton, which starred comedian Chris Elliott. Elliott co-wrote the film with Resnick. Both Elliott and ...more

44
4 2
Ranker Video
Woody Allen, Steve Buscemi, Isabella Rossellini The Impostors is a 1998 farce motion picture directed, written and produced by Stanley Tucci, starring Oliver Platt, Tucci, Alfred Molina, Tony Shalhoub, Steve Buscemi, and Billy Connolly. The ...more

45
4 2
Ranker Video
Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Christian Slater The Ten Commandments is a 2007 American computer animated film directed by John Stronach and Bill Boyce. The film was released to theaters on October 19, 2007 and on DVD on February 5, 2008.

46
3 1
Ranker Video
Alfred Molina, David Niven, Elke Sommer A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square is a 1979 British heist film directed by Ralph Thomas, written by Guy Elmes and starring Richard Jordan, Oliver Tobias, and David Niven. The film takes its ...more

47
3 1
Ranker Video
Ethan Hawke, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Lewis White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf is the sequel to the 1991 film White Fang. It was released on April 15, 1994 by Walt Disney Pictures. The film was directed by Ken Olin, and stars Scott ...more

48
2 0
Ranker Video
Mike Myers, Alfred Molina, Brenda Fricker Pete's Meteor is an Irish drama film released in 2002. It was written and directed by Joe O'Byrne and stars Mike Myers. Mike Myers plays a drug dealer living in the slums of Dublin. He tries to ...more

49
2 0
Ranker Video
The Forger Hayden Panettiere, Lauren Bacall, Tricia Helfer The Forger is a 2012 American drama film about art forgery, it stars Josh Hutcherson, Hayden Panettiere, Alfred Molina, Dina Eastwood and Lauren Bacall in her final film role. The film is ...more

50
2 0
Ranker Video
The Little Traitor Alfred Molina, Theodore Bikel, Zachi Noy The Little Traitor is a 2007 drama film written by Lynn Roth and Amos Oz and directed by Lynn Roth.