Sponsored
231 voters

The Best Bill Nighy Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 2.0k votes 231 voters 21.0k views55 items

List RulesVote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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

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

list.itemsDescription

...more
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel1
    117
    12

    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

    More The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 

    #3 of 28 Great Movies About Old Ladies#9 of 29 The Best Movies About Old People

  • Love Actually2
    134
    22

    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by...  more

    More Love Actually 

    #37 of 781 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#58 of 246 The Best Rainy Day Movies

  • Page Eight3
    83
    9

    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
  • Hot Fuzz4
    68
    6

    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

    More Hot Fuzz 

    Every Action Movie Cliche Parodied In 'Hot Fuzz’#139 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

  • Wild Target5
    63
    5

    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
  • Shaun of the Dead6
    67
    8

    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

    More Shaun of the Dead 

    #16 of 112 Movies That Need Sequels#5 of 144 The Best Zombie Movies Of All Time

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I7
    55
    17

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates...  more

    More Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I 

    18 Magical Details From Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows That You May Not Have Noticed#7 of 11 All Harry Potter Movies, Ranked Best to Worst

  • Underworld8
    49
    12

    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

    More Underworld 

    #227 of 450 The Best Movies For Guys#266 of 722 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

  • Still Crazy9
    45
    13

    Still Crazy

    Billy Connolly, Bill Nighy

    Released1998

    Directed byBrian Gibson

    Still Crazy is a 1998 British comedy film about a fictional 1970s rock band named "Strange...  more
  • The Constant Gardener10
    42
    10

    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
    Amazon_watch buy button

    More The Constant Gardener 

    #170 of 247 The Best Whodunit Movies#1 of 52 The Best Movies Released Labor Day Weekend

  • Notes on a Scandal11
    38
    11

    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

    More Notes on a Scandal 

    #19 of 24 The Best Movies About a Midlife Crisis in Women#9 of 38 Great Movies About Secret Love Affairs

  • Valkyrie12
    33
    9

    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

    More Valkyrie 

    14 Things You Didn’t Know About Valkyrie From The Comics#77 of 374 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked

  • Flushed Away13
    33
    10

    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

    More Flushed Away 

    #186 of 204 The Very Best Children's Movies#21 of 41 The Best Kate Winslet Movies

  • Rango14
    31
    9

    Rango

    Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher

    Released2011

    Directed byGore Verbinski

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

    More Rango 

    #146 of 542 The Best Animated Films Ever#234 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End15
    29
    8

    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

    More Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 

    #78 of 206 The Best Adventure Movies#21 of 136 The Best Third Films In A Movie Series

  • Underworld: Evolution16
    32
    13

    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

    More Underworld: Evolution 

    The Best Characters in the Underworld Series, Ranked#167 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

  • Blow Dry17
    25
    5

    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
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest18
    25
    9

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley

    Released2006

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    This film is a 2006 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the second installment of the...  more

    More Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 

    The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies#345 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

  • Underworld: Rise of the Lycans19
    31
    16

    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
  • The Girl in the Café20
    21
    6

    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
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • G-Force21
    24
    11

    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

    More G-Force 

    #3 of 32 Blockbusters With No Cultural Impact Whatsoever, Ranked#334 of 424 The Best Feel-Good Movies

  • Stormbreaker22
    19
    6

    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
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • Total Recall23
    29
    19

    Total Recall

    Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel

    Released2012

    Directed byLen Wiseman

    Total Recall is a 2012 American science fiction action film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the...  more

    More Total Recall 

    #94 of 105 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time#92 of 128 The Most Confusing Movies Ever Made

  • Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil24
    18
    5

    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
    Amazon_watch buy button
  • The Boat That Rocked25
    22
    12

    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