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The Best Anna Friel Movies

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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from Perfect Strangers to A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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  • 1

    Goal!

    David Beckham, Steven Gerrard
    18
    6

    Released2005

    Directed byDanny Cannon

    Goal! is a 2005 film directed by Danny Cannon and Produced by Mike Jefferies. It is the first installment of a trilogy also named Goal! This film was made with full co-operation from FIFA, which is...  more
  • 2

    G-Force

    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz
    18
    6

    Released2009

    Directed byHoyt Yeatman

    G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Written by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley, the film is the directorial...  more
  • 3

    Timeline

    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker
    18
    7

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Donner

    Timeline is a 2003 science fiction adventure film directed by Richard Donner, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. A team of present-day archaeologists are sent back in time to...  more
  • 4

    The Tribe

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Friel
    13
    4

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Poliakoff

    The Tribe is a 1998 television film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, and starring Joely Richardson, Jeremy Northam, and Anna Friel. The film was made in 1996, but only first appeared in...  more
  • 5

    Goal II: Living the Dream

    Andrés Iniesta, Ronaldinho
    12
    4

    Released2007

    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

    Goal II: Living the Dream is the second part of the football film trilogy Goal! and it was released on 9 February 2007 in the United Kingdom and 29 August 2008 in the United States....  more
  • 6

    The War Bride

    Anna Friel, Brenda Fricker
    12
    4

    Released2001

    Directed byLyndon Chubbuck

    It's 1940 London, the height of the Blitz. Best friends Lily (Anna Friel) and Sophie (Julie Cox) work as East End seamstresses. Despite the nightly bombings they work and play like typical 20 year...  more
  • 7

    The Land Girls

    Rachel Weisz, Paul Bettany
    10
    2

    Released1998

    Directed byDavid Leland

    The Land Girls is a 1998 film directed by David Leland and starring Catherine McCormack, Rachel Weisz, Anna Friel, Steven Mackintosh and Ann Bell. It is based on the book Land Girls by Angela Huth....  more
  • 8

    London Boulevard

    Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell
    14
    8

    Released2010

    Directed byWilliam Monahan

    London Boulevard is a 2010 British film noir released in the United Kingdom on 26 November 2010. It is based on Ken Bruen's 2001 novel of the same name, with screenplay and direction by William...  more
  • 9

    Land of the Lost

    Will Ferrell, Leonard Nimoy
    10
    3

    Released2009

    Directed byBrad Silberling

    Land of the Lost is a 2009 American adventure science fiction comedy film directed by Brad Silberling, produced by Sid and Marty Krofft and Jimmy Miller, written by Chris Henchy and Dennis...  more
  • 10

    Limitless

    Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper
    10
    4

    Released2011

    Directed byNeil Burger

    Limitless is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Neil Burger and starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, and Robert De Niro. It is based on the novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn....  more

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  • 11

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christian Bale
    8
    2

    Released1999

    Directed byMichael Hoffman

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1999 romantic comedy fantasy film based on the play A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. It was directed by Michael Hoffman. The ensemble cast features...  more
  • 12

    Bathory

    Anna Friel, Franco Nero
    12
    8

    Released2008

    Directed byJuraj Jakubisko

    Bathory is a 2008 historical drama written and directed by Juraj Jakubisko. Filming began in December 2005, and the film was released in July 2008. It was Jakubisko's first English-language film and...  more
  • 13

    An Everlasting Piece

    Billy Connolly, Anna Friel
    8
    4

    Released2000

    Directed byBarry Levinson

    An Everlasting Piece is a 2000 American comedy film. The movie was directed by Barry Levinson. It was written by and starred Barry McEvoy. The plot involves two wig salesmen, one Catholic and one...  more
  • 14

    Me Without You

    Michelle Williams, Anna Friel
    6
    2

    Released2002

    Directed bySandra Goldbacher

    Me Without You is a 2002 British film, starring Anna Friel, Michelle Williams and Oliver Milburn, and written and directed by Sandra Goldbacher. The film follows the troubled relationship between two...  more
  • 15

    Irish Jam

    Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, Anna Friel
    2
    2

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Eyres

    Irish Jam is a 2006 comedy film starring Eddie Griffin. The plot centred on an African American who wins an Irish public house in a raffle, and has to save the village from the clutches of an evil...  more
  • 16

    St. Ives

    Jason Isaacs, Anna Friel
    2
    2

    Released1998

    Directed byHarry Hook

    St. Ives is a 1998 television film based on the unfinished Robert Louis Stevenson novel of the same name. The film stars Miranda Richardson, Anna Friel, Richard E. Grant and Jean-Marc Barr....  more
  • 17

    You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

    Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins
    8
    6

    Released2010

    Directed byWoody Allen

    You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is a 2010 English-language Spanish–American co-production comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It features Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony...  more
  • 18

    Watermelon

    Anna Friel, Brenda Fricker
    2
    2

    Released2003

    Directed byKieron J. Walsh

    Watermelon is a 2003 television film directed by Kieron J. Walsh, and was released on 16 April 2003 on channel IPV. The screenplay is by Colin Bateman. The film is inspired by the novel the same name...  more
  • 19

    Last Rumba in Rochdale

    Anna Friel, Peter Kay
    2
    2

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Chorlton

    Last Rumba in Rochdale is a 2002 short film directed by John Chorlton....
  • 20

    Perfect Strangers

    Rob Lowe, Anna Friel
    2
    5

    Released2004

    Directed byRobin Shepperd

    Perfect Strangers is a 2004 romantic comedy film starring Rob Lowe and Anna Friel....  more
  • 21

    Rogue Trader

    Ewan McGregor, Anna Friel
    2
    5

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Dearden

    Rogue Trader is a 1999 drama film directed by James Dearden about former derivatives broker Nick Leeson and the 1995 collapse of Barings Bank. Based on Leeson's 1996 book Rogue Trader: How I Brought...  more
  • 22

    Neverland

    Keira Knightley, Bob Hoskins
    0
    2

    Released2011

    Directed byNick Willing

    Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook...  more
  • 23

    Fields of Gold

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong
    0
    6

    Released2002

    Directed byBill Anderson

    Fields of God is a 2002 film directed by Bill Anderson....
  • 24

    Sunset Strip

    Jared Leto, Krista Allen
    4
    6

    Released2000

    Directed byAdam Collis

    Sunset Strip is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Adam Collis for 20th Century Fox. The story was written by Randall Jahnson, who previously examined the rock scene in his scripts for The...  more
  • 25

    Niagara Motel

    Craig Ferguson, Anna Friel
    4
    6

    Released2006

    Directed byGary Yates

    Niagara Motel is a 2006 Canadian drama film directed by Gary Yates. The film earned numerous nominations, including a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress for Caroline Dhavernas....  more