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The Best Bill Nighy Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 1.9k votes 235 voters 21.2k views55 items

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

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

Jack the Giant Slayer and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

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    Page Eight

    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Hare

    Page Eight is a 2011 British political thriller/action drama, written and directed for the BBC...  more
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    The Girl in the Café

    Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Yates

    The Girl in the Café is a British made-for-television drama film directed by David Yates,...  more
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    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by...  more

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    Wild Target

    Emily Blunt, Martin Freeman

    Released2009

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

    Wild Target is a 2010 comedy/thriller film, directed by Jonathan Lynn. It is based on the 1993...  more
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    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. In a small...  more

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    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Yates

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    Underworld

    Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen

    Released2003

    Directed byLen Wiseman

    Underworld is a 2003 action horror film directed by Len Wiseman about the secret history of...  more

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    The Constant Gardener

    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2005

    Directed byFernando Meirelles

    The Constant Gardener is a 2005 drama thriller film directed by Fernando Meirelles. The...  more

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    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Judi Dench, Maggie Smith

    Released2011

    Directed byJohn Madden

    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a 2012 British comedy-drama film, directed by John Madden....  more

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    Notes on a Scandal

    Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard Eyre

    Notes on a Scandal is a 2006 British psychological thriller-drama film, adapted from the 2003...  more

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    Flushed Away

    Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman

    Released2006

    Directed bySam Fell, David Bowers

    Flushed Away is a 2006 British/American computer animated action/adventure comedy film...  more

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    Valkyrie

    Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh

    Released2008

    Directed byBryan Singer

    Valkyrie is a 2008 American-German historical thriller film set in Nazi Germany during WWII....  more

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    Rango

    Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher

    Released2011

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore...  more

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    Underworld: Evolution

    Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen

    Released2006

    Directed byLen Wiseman

    Underworld: Evolution is an American action-vampire film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the...  more

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    Blow Dry

    Heidi Klum, Alan Rickman

    Released2001

    Directed byPaddy Breathnach

    Blow Dry is a 2001 British comedy film directed by Paddy Breathnach, written by Simon Beaufoy...  more
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    Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

    Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra

    Released2009

    Directed byPatrick Tatopoulos

    Underworld: Rise of the Lycans is an American film released January 23, 2009. It is the third...  more
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    G-Force

    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz

    Released2009

    Directed byHoyt Yeatman

    G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and...  more

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    Stormbreaker

    Mickey Rourke, Ewan McGregor

    Released2006

    Directed byGeoffrey Sax

    Stormbreaker is a 2006 British Action spy film based on Anthony Horowitz's novel of the same...  more
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley

    Released2007

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the...  more

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    Total Recall

    Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel

    Released2012

    Directed byLen Wiseman

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    The Boat That Rocked

    Gemma Arterton, January Jones

    Released2009

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    The Boat That Rocked is a 2009 British comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis,...  more
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    Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil

    Bill Nighy, José Ferrer

    Released1985

    Directed byJim Goddard

    Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil is a 1985 TV film about two German brothers, Helmut and Karl...  more
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    Eye of the Needle

    Donald Sutherland, Bill Nighy

    Released1981

    Directed byRichard Marquand

    Eye of the Needle is a 1981 American spy film directed by Richard Marquand and starring Donald...  more
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    Gideon's Daughter

    Emily Blunt, Tom Hardy

    Released2005

    Directed byStephen Poliakoff

    Gideon's Daughter is the second of two linked BBC television dramas written & directed by...  more