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The Best Colin Farrell Movies

Updated January 23, 2020 2.3k votes 342 voters 23.2k views40 items

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

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

These films, like Hart's War and Pride and Glory include images when available.

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    In Bruges is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    In Bruges

    Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byMartin McDonagh

    In Bruges is a 2008 British-American comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. The... more on Wikipedia

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    Pride and Glory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Pride and Glory

    Colin Farrell, Edward Norton

    Released2008

    Directed byGavin O'Connor

    Pride and Glory is a 2008 drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor. It stars Edward Norton, Colin... more on Wikipedia
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    Widows is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Widows

    Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo

    Released2018

    Directed bySteve McQueen

    Widows is a 2018 heist thriller film directed by Steve McQueen, based on the 1983 TV series.... more on Wikipedia
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    Falling for a Dancer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Falling for a Dancer

    Colin Farrell, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh

    Released1998

    Directed byRichard Standeven

    Falling For a Dancer is an Irish 1998 romantic drama television movie set in rural Ireland in... more on Wikipedia
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    Seven Psychopaths is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Seven Psychopaths

    Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko

    Released2012

    Directed byMartin McDonagh

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    Phone Booth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Phone Booth

    Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell

    Released2002

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Phone Booth is a 2002 American psychological thriller film about a man who is held hostage in... more on Wikipedia

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    Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Dumbo

    Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton

    Released2019

    Directed byTim Burton

    Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by... more on Wikipedia
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    The Recruit is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    The Recruit

    Al Pacino, Colin Farrell

    Released2003

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

    The Recruit is a 2003 American-German spy thriller film, directed by Roger Donaldson and... more on Wikipedia

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    The New World is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    The New World

    Christian Bale, Colin Farrell

    Released2005

    Directed byTerrence Malick

    The New World is a 2005 British-American romantic historical drama film written and directed... more on Wikipedia

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    Minority Report is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Minority Report

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Minority Report is a 2002 American neo-noir science fiction mystery-thriller film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Veronica Guerin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Veronica Guerin

    Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell

    Released2003

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Veronica Guerin is a 2003 Irish biographical film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    A Home at the End of the World is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    A Home at the End of the World

    Colin Farrell, Robin Wright

    Released2004

    Directed byMichael Mayer

    A Home at the End of the World is a 2004 drama film directed by Michael Mayer. The screenplay... more on Wikipedia

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    Ordinary Decent Criminal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Ordinary Decent Criminal

    Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell

    Released2000

    Directed byThaddeus O'Sullivan

    Ordinary Decent Criminal is a 2000 crime comedy film, directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan, written... more on Wikipedia
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    Ask the Dust is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Ask the Dust

    Salma Hayek, Colin Farrell

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Towne

    Ask the Dust is a 2006 American film based on the book Ask the Dust by John Fante. The film... more on Wikipedia
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    The Way Back is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    The Way Back

    Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan

    Released2010

    Directed byPeter Weir

    The Way Back is a 2010 epic drama film directed by Peter Weir, from a screenplay by Weir and... more on Wikipedia

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    Tigerland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Tigerland

    Colin Farrell, Michael Shannon

    Released2000

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    Tigerland is a 2000 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher starring Colin Farrell in the role... more on Wikipedia

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    Epic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Epic

    Beyoncé Knowles, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2013

    Directed byChris Wedge

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    Ondine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Ondine

    Colin Farrell, Stephen Rea

    Released2009

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    Ondine is a 2009 Irish romantic drama film directed and written by Neil Jordan and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Fright Night

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant

    Released2011

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

    Fright Night is a 2011 American 3D comedy horror film directed by Craig Gillespie. A remake of... more on Wikipedia

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    The Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    The Gentlemen

    Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam

    Released2020

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    The Gentlemen (a.k.a. Toff Guys and Bush) is a 2020 American crime comedy film directed by Guy... more on Wikipedia
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    Hart's War is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Hart's War

    Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell

    Released2002

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

    This film is a 2002 American thriller drama film about a WWII POW camp based on the novel by... more on Wikipedia

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    Total Recall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Total Recall

    Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel

    Released2012

    Directed byLen Wiseman

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    London Boulevard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    London Boulevard

    Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell

    Released2010

    Directed byWilliam Monahan

    London Boulevard is a 2010 British film noir released in the United Kingdom on 26 November... more on Wikipedia
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    We Are Ireland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    We Are Ireland

    Colin Farrell, Aidan Quinn

    Released2011

    Directed byCathal Watters

    We Are Ireland is a 2010 documentary film written by Ruth Lysaght and directed by Cathal...
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    Alexander is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
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    Alexander

    Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer

    Released2004

    Directed byOliver Stone, Wilhelm Sasnal, Anka Sasnal

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