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The Best Carey Mulligan Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 282 votes 86 voters 6.1k views 17 items

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

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

List contains films like Drive and Shame.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Carey Mulligan include names like Baz Luhrmann, Joel Coen and Michael Mann. If Carey Mulligan movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Michelle Williams and Ellen Page too.

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Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2011

Directed by: Nicolas Winding

Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more

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Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike

Released: 2009

Directed by: Lone Scherfig

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

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Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mark Romanek

Never Let Me Go is a 2010 British dystopian science fiction drama film based on Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Mark Romanek from a screenplay by Alex ...more
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Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, Nicole Beharie

Released: 2011

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Shame is a 2011 drama film written by Steve McQueen and Abi Morgan and directed by Steve McQueen. It premiered at the 2011 Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2011.

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Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman

Released: 2013

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 American comedy-drama film edited, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It was produced by Scott Rudin, Ethan and Joel Coen. Set in 1961, the film stars ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2013

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann

The Great Gatsby is a 2013 romantic drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann, based on the 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A writer and wall street trader, Nick (Tobey Maguire), finds himself ...more

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Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

Released: 2005

Directed by: Joe Wright

Pride & Prejudice is a 2005 British romance film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, published in 1813. The film depicts five sisters from an English ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould

Released: 2018

Directed by: Paul Dano

Wildlife is a 2018 American drama directed by Paul Dano. Set in 1960, a boy (Ed Oxenbould) watches his parents' (Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal) marriage fall apart after they move to ...more
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Carey Mulligan, Felicity Jones, Geraldine James

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jon Jones

Northanger Abbey is a 2007 British television film adaptation of Jane Austen's eponymous novel. It was directed by British television director Jon Jones and the screenplay was written by Andrew ...more
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Agatha Christie Marple: The Sittaford Mystery Carey Mulligan, Timothy Dalton, Patricia Hodge

Released: 2006

Directed by: Paul Unwin

Agatha Christie Marple: The Sittaford Mystery is a 2006 TV film directed by Paul Unwin.
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Phil Davis, Hugo Speer, Anna Maxwell Martin

Released: 2005

Directed by: Susanna White, Justin Chadwick

A trio of orphans becomes embroiled in a mysterious and long-running lawsuit in this sprawling BBC adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. A legend in the legal circles of Victorian London, the ...more
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Daniel Radcliffe, Carey Mulligan, Kim Cattrall

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brian Kirk

My Boy Jack is a 2007 television drama based on David Haig's 1997 play My Boy Jack. It was filmed in August 2007, with Haig as Rudyard Kipling and Daniel Radcliffe as John Kipling. It does not ...more
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Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Brothers is a 2009 American psychological drama war film directed by Jim Sheridan, and a remake of Susanne Bier's 2004 Danish film Brødre. Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) returns from being ...more

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Carey Mulligan, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent

Released: 2007

Directed by: Anand Tucker

And When Did You Last See Your Father? is a 2007 British drama film directed by Anand Tucker. The screenplay by David Nicholls is based on the 1993 memoir of the same title by Blake Morrison.
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Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2009

Directed by: Shana Feste

The Greatest is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Shana Feste in her directorial debut, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan, and Michael Shannon.
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Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael Mann

Public Enemies is a 2009 American film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction book. Set during the ...more

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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Charlie Sheen, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon

Released: 2010

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is a 2010 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone, a sequel to Wall Street. The film takes place in New York, 23 years after the original and revolves around ...more

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