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The Best Anna Paquin Movies 

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

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

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Anna Paquin has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Brett Ratner. Anna Paquin has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Kristen Bell and Ellen Page in terms of fame and success.

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Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

Released: 2000

Directed by: Bryan Singer

X-Men is a 2000 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the first installment in the X-Men film series. The ...more

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Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bryan Singer

X2 is a 2003 American superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel Comics, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the second installment in the X-Men film series. The ...more

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Anna Paquin, Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel

Released: 1993

Directed by: Jane Campion

The Piano is a 1993 romantic drama film about a mute female piano player and her daughter. Set during the mid-19th century in a rainy, muddy frontier backwater on the west coast of New Zealand, ...more

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Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Jeff Daniels

Released: 1996

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Fly Away Home is a 1996 family drama film directed by Carroll Ballard. The film stars Anna Paquin, Jeff Daniels and Dana Delany. The film was released on September 13, 1996 by Columbia Pictures. ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

Released: 2011

Directed by: Wes Craven

10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley and Deputy Dewey Riley. Neve Campbell also returns as Sidney Prescott. A killer is after a new ...more

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Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Sean Connery

Released: 2000

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Finding Forrester is a 2000 American drama film written by Mike Rich and directed by Gus Van Sant. An African-American teenager, Jamal Wallace, is invited to attend a prestigious private high ...more

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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anna Paquin Movies
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Brett Ratner

X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, is the third installment in the X-Men ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

Released: 2000

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Almost Famous is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, and Patrick Fugit. It tells the fictional story of a teenage journalist ...more

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Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper

Released: 2002

Directed by: Spike Lee

25th Hour is a 2002 American drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on the novel by David Benioff. Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan (Edward Norton) ...more

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Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb, Brian Cox

Released: 2007

Directed by: Michael Dougherty

Trick 'r Treat is a 2007 American-Canadian anthology horror film written and directed by Michael Dougherty. The film stars Dylan Baker, Brian Cox and Anna Paquin, and centers on four ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim

Released: 1999

Directed by: Robert Iscove

She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook. It is a modern adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's ...more

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Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario, Laura Linney

Released: 2005

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

The Squid and the Whale is a 2005 American arthouse comedy-drama film written and directed by Noah Baumbach and produced by Wes Anderson. It tells the semi-autobiographical story of two boys in ...more

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Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2011

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan

Margaret is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. The film stars Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, Kieran Culkin, Olivia Thirlby, and Rosemarie DeWitt. Margaret ...more
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Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Tanaka, Ichirō Nagai

Released: 1986

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Castle in the Sky is a 1986 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and is also the first film produced and released by Studio Ghibli. The film was distributed by ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anna Paquin

Released: 1997

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Amistad is a 1997 historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen taken and managed ...more

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Meg Ryan, Anna Paquin, Sean Penn

Released: 1998

Directed by: Anthony Drazan

Hurlyburly is a 1998 independent film, based on the acclaimed 1984 play of the same name by David Rabe, who adapted it into a screenplay for the film. The film was directed by Anthony Drazan. ...more
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The Irishman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anna Paquin Movies
Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci

Released: 2019

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Irishman is a 2019 American epic biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The film ...more

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Katie Holmes, Anna Paquin, Dianna Agron

Released: 2010

Directed by: Galt Niederhoffer

"In The Romantics, seven close friends—all members of a tight, eclectic college clique—reconvene at a deluxe seaside wedding to watch two of their own tie the knot. Lila is the golden girl ...more
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Straight A's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anna Paquin Movies
Anna Paquin, Ryan Phillippe, Luke Wilson

Released: 2013

Directed by: James Cox

Straight A's is a 2012 comedy/drama film written by David Cole and directed by James Cox.
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Anna Paquin, Idris Elba, Joaquin Phoenix

Released: 2001

Directed by: Gregor Jordan

Buffalo Soldiers is a 2001 satire film, based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor, which follows the rogue activities of a group of US soldiers based in West Germany during 1989 when the fall ...more
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Anna Paquin, J.K. Simmons, Aidan Quinn

Released: 2007

Directed by: Yves Simoneau

This film is a 2007 television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The film was written by Daniel Giat, directed by Yves Simoneau and produced by HBO Films. The book on ...more

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Anna Paquin, Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

A Walk on the Moon is a 1999 drama film starring Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber and Anna Paquin. The movie, which was set against the backdrop of the Woodstock festival of 1969 and ...more

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Castle in the Sky: Creat... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anna Paquin Movies
Castle in the Sky: Creating 'Castle in the Sky' Anna Paquin

Released: 2010

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Anna Paquin, Elle Macpherson, William Hurt

Released: 1996

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Jane Eyre is a 1996 American, British, French and Italian romantic epic and dramatic feature film adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel of the same name. This Hollywood version, ...more

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Anna Paquin, January Jones, Josh Brolin

Released: 2000

Directed by: James D. Stern

It's the Rage is a 1999 film version of Keith Reddin's play "The Alarmist" about three interconnected stories and how handguns affect each of the nine people involved. The film is ...more