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Best Lily James Movies 

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Updated September 14, 2019 284 votes 105 voters 2.3k views 10 items

List of the best Lily James movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lily James started her acting career appearing in TV series like Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Downton Abbey, but she quickly became a good bet at the box office. Lily James'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 Lily James movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Lily James movies will be at the top of the list. Lily James has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Lily James movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Lily James films to end the squabble once and for all.

This is a list that features films like Cinderella and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

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

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

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Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Hayley Atwell

Released: 2015

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Cinderella is a 2015 American romantic fantasy film directed by Kenneth Branagh, from a screenplay written by Chris Weitz. Produced by David Barron, Simon Kinberg and Allison Shearmur for Walt ...more

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Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James

Released: 2017

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Baby Driver is a 2017 British-American action thriller film written and directed by Edgar Wright. A young talented getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) who works for different hooligans gets in trouble ...more

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Lena Headey, Matt Smith, Charles Dance

Released: 2016

Directed by: Burr Steers

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is an upcoming American horror comedy romance film directed by Burr Steers and co-written with David O. Russell, based on the 2009 novel of same name by Seth ...more
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Fast Girls Lily James, Bradley James, Rupert Graves

Released: 2012

Directed by: Regan Hall

Fast Girls is a 2011 British drama film directed by Regan Hall and written by Jay Basu, Noel Clarke and Roy Williams. It stars Lenora Crichlow, Lily James, Bradley James, Noel Clarke and Rupert ...more
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The Exception Jai Courtney, Lily James

Released: 2016

Directed by: David Leveaux

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Little Woods is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Lily James Movies
Tessa Thompson, Lily James, Luke Kirby

Released: 2019

Directed by: Nia DaCosta

Little Woods is a 2018 American-Australian crime thriller western film directed by Nia DaCosta. After their mother dies, reformed drug runner Ollie (Tessa Thompson) returns to smuggling and ...more
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Yesterday is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Lily James Movies
Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon

Released: 2019

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Yesterday is a 2019 British musical comedy film directed by Danny Boyle. A struggling musician, Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), discovers that the whole world has forgotten who the Beatles are and ...more

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Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Rosamund Pike

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman

Wrath of the Titans is a 2012 film directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

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Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Omar Sy

Released: 2015

Directed by: John Wells

Burnt is a 2015 American drama film directed by John Wells. After cleaning up his drug habits, hotheaded chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) returns to London, determined to redeem himself by ...more

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Tim Roth, Cillian Murphy, Lily James

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rufus Norris

Broken is a 2012 British coming-of-age drama film directed by Rufus Norris starring Eloise Laurence and Tim Roth. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2012. It is based on the ...more