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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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    X-Men
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    X-Men

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

    Released2000

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X-Men is a 2000 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same... more on Wikipedia
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    Margaret
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    Margaret

    Anna Paquin, Matt Damon

    Released2011

    Directed byKenneth Lonergan

    Margaret is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. The film stars Anna... more on Wikipedia
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    X-Men 2
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    X-Men 2

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

    Released2003

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X2 is a 2003 American superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel... more on Wikipedia
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    Castle in the Sky
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    Castle in the Sky

    Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Tanaka

    Released1986

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    Castle in the Sky is a 1986 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    The Squid and the Whale
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    The Squid and the Whale

    Anna Paquin, Alexandra Daddario

    Released2005

    Directed byNoah Baumbach

    The Squid and the Whale is a 2005 American arthouse comedy-drama film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Amistad
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    Amistad

    Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1997

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Amistad is a 1997 historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story... more on Wikipedia

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    Hurlyburly
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    Hurlyburly

    Meg Ryan, Anna Paquin

    Released1998

    Directed byAnthony Drazan

    Hurlyburly is a 1998 independent film, based on the acclaimed 1984 play of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Trick 'r Treat
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    Trick 'r Treat

    Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Dougherty

    Trick 'r Treat is a 2007 American-Canadian anthology horror film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Fly Away Home
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    Fly Away Home

    Anna Paquin, Dana Delany

    Released1996

    Directed byCarroll Ballard

    Fly Away Home is a 1996 family drama film directed by Carroll Ballard. The film stars Anna... more on Wikipedia

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    Scream 4
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    Scream 4

    Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell

    Released2011

    Directed byWes Craven

    10 years after the third movie. Courteney Cox and David Arquette return as Gale Weathers Riley... more on Wikipedia

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    The Romantics
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    The Romantics

    Katie Holmes, Anna Paquin

    Released2010

    Directed byGalt Niederhoffer

    "In The Romantics, seven close friends—all members of a tight, eclectic college... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
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    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

    Anna Paquin, J.K. Simmons

    Released2007

    Directed byYves Simoneau

    This film is a 2007 television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Straight A's
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    Straight A's

    Anna Paquin, Ryan Phillippe

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Cox

    Straight A's is a 2012 comedy/drama film written by David Cole and directed by James Cox.
  • 14
    The Piano
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    The Piano

    Anna Paquin, Holly Hunter

    Released1993

    Directed byJane Campion

    The Piano is a 1993 romantic drama film about a mute female piano player and her daughter. Set... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Darkness
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    Darkness

    Anna Paquin, Iain Glen

    Released2002

    Directed byJaume Balagueró

    Darkness is a 2002 horror film directed by Jaume Balagueró about an American teenage girl who... more on Wikipedia

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    The Member of the Wedding

    Released1997

    Directed byFielder Cook

    The Member of the Wedding is a romantic drama film directed by Fielder Cook.Amazon_watch buy button
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    The Irishman
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    The Irishman

    Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

    Released2019

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    The Irishman is a 2019 American epic biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and... more on Wikipedia

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    Finding Forrester
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    Finding Forrester

    Anna Paquin, Matt Damon

    Released2000

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    Finding Forrester is a 2000 American drama film written by Mike Rich and directed by Gus Van... more on Wikipedia

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    X-Men: The Last Stand
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    X-Men: The Last Stand

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

    Released2006

    Directed byBrett Ratner

    X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced... more on Wikipedia

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    Castle in the Sky: Creating 'Castle in the Sky'

    Anna Paquin

    Released2010

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  • 21
    A Walk on the Moon
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    A Walk on the Moon

    Anna Paquin, Diane Lane

    Released1999

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

    A Walk on the Moon is a 1999 drama film starring Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber... more on Wikipedia

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    She's All That
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    She's All That

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Iscove

    She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and... more on Wikipedia

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    25th Hour
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    25th Hour

    Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released2002

    Directed bySpike Lee

    25th Hour is a 2002 American drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on the novel by David... more on Wikipedia

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    Almost Famous
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    Almost Famous

    Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson

    Released2000

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Almost Famous is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Buffalo Soldiers
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    Buffalo Soldiers

    Anna Paquin, Idris Elba

    Released2001

    Directed byGregor Jordan

    Buffalo Soldiers is a 2001 satire film, based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor, which... more on Wikipedia

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