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The Best Brenda Blethyn Movies

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

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

List features films like Secrets & Lies and Belonging.

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    Secrets & Lies

    Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn
    Secrets & Lies is a 1996 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. Led by an...  more
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    Little Voice

    Ewan McGregor, Michael Caine
    Little Voice is a 1998 British musical written and directed by Mark Herman and made in...  more
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    Pride & Prejudice

    Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan
    Pride & Prejudice is a 2005 British romance film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane...  more

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    #731 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#29 of 126 The Greatest Date Movies Of All Time

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    Saving Grace

    Craig Ferguson, Brenda Blethyn
    Saving Grace is a 2000 British comedy film, directed by Nigel Cole and based on a screenplay...  more

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    #15 of 39 Great Movies About the Death of a Spouse#25 of 27 The Funniest Movies About Weed

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    A River Runs Through It

    Brad Pitt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    A River Runs Through It is a 1992 American film directed by Robert Redford and starring Craig...  more

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    #492 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#42 of 125 The Best Period Movies Set in the '80s

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    Atonement

    Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch
    Atonement is a 2007 British romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian...  more

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    #31 of 173 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#9 of 81 The Best Period Romance Movies

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    The Witches

    Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston
    The Witches is a 1990 comedy-fantasy film based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl. It...  more

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    Pumpkin

    Amy Adams, Christina Ricci
    Pumpkin is a 2002 romantic dark comedy film starring Christina Ricci. It is a story of...  more
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    Pooh's Heffalump Movie

    Brenda Blethyn, Jim Cummings
    Pooh's Heffalump Movie is a 2005 animated film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by...  more

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    #90 of 114 The Best Disney Animated Movies Of All Time#35 of 59 The Best Disney Movies Starring Animals

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    Plots with a View

    Naomi Watts, Christopher Walken
    Plots with a View, released internationally as Undertaking Betty, is a 2002 British dark...  more
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    Music from Another Room

    Jude Law, Jennifer Tilly
    Music from Another Room is a 1998 American romantic comedy, directed by Charlie Peters and...  more
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    Beyond the Sea

    Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth
    Beyond the Sea is a 2004 American biographical film based on the life of singer/actor Bobby...  more

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    Lovely and Amazing

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer
    Lovely and Amazing is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nicole...  more

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    #684 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#622 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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    The Wild Thornberrys Movie

    Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry
    The Wild Thornberrys Movie is a 2002 American animated adventure comedy-drama film based on...  more

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    #389 of 534 The Best Animated Films Ever#16 of 80 The Best Tim Curry Movies

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    London River

    Brenda Blethyn, Roschdy Zem
    London River is a 2009 British drama film, written and produced by Franco-Algerian film...  more
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    Girls' Night

    Julie Walters, Brenda Blethyn
    Girls' Night is a 1998 British comedy-drama directed by Nick Hurran. Loosely based upon the...  more
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    Clubland

    Brenda Blethyn, Rebecca Gibney
    Clubland, internationally known as Introducing the Dwights, is a 2007 Australian comedy film,...  more
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    Night Train

    John Hurt, Brenda Blethyn
    Night Train is a 1998 Irish romantic thriller directed by John Lynch. Starring John Hurt and...  more
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    RKO 281

    Liev Schreiber, John Malkovich
    RKO 281 is a 1999 historical drama film directed by Benjamin Ross. It stars Liev Schreiber,...  more
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    Sonny

    Nicolas Cage, James Franco
    Sonny is a 2002 American crime-drama film starring James Franco, Harry Dean Stanton, Brenda...  more
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    The Sleeping Dictionary

    Jessica Alba, Bob Hoskins
    The Sleeping Dictionary is a 2003 American romantic drama film written and directed by Guy...  more
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    Piccadilly Jim

    Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney
    Piccadilly Jim is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by John McKay....  more
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    Daddy and Them

    Ben Affleck, Jamie Lee Curtis
    Daddy and Them is a 2001 American film written and directed by, as well as starring Billy Bob...  more
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    Mysterious Creatures

    Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn
    Mysterious Creatures is a 2006 film directed by David Evans....
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    Belonging

    Brenda Blethyn, Anna Massey
    Belonging is a 2004 drama film written by Alan Plater and Stevie Davies and directed by...