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The Best Colin Farrell Movies  

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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.

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Steven Spielberg and Joel Schumacher are among those who have directed Colin Farrell at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Colin Farrell, then check out our lists of the best Eric Bana and Antonio Banderas movies as well.

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Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith
In Bruges is a 2008 British-American comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. The film stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as two Irish hitmen in hiding, with Ralph Fiennes as ...more
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Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito
Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by Helen Aberson. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a one-armed war veteran and former circus star, is ...more
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Katie Holmes, Colin Farrell, Jared Leto
Phone Booth is a 2002 American psychological thriller film about a man who is held hostage in a telephone booth by a sniper. It stars Colin Farrell, Forest Whitaker, Katie Holmes, Radha Mitchell ...more
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Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken
Seven Psychopaths is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh.
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Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell
Minority Report is a 2002 American neo-noir science fiction mystery-thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and loosely based on the short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. It is set ...more
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Colin Farrell, Robin Wright, Sissy Spacek
A Home at the End of the World is a 2004 drama film directed by Michael Mayer. The screenplay by Michael Cunningham was adapted from his 1990 novel of the same title.
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Christian Bale, Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer
The New World is a 2005 British-American romantic historical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick, depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by the ...more
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Colin Farrell, Stephen Rea, Tony Curran
Ondine is a 2009 Irish romantic drama film directed and written by Neil Jordan and starring Colin Farrell and Alicja Bachleda. The film was shot on location in Castletownbere, Ireland, and ...more
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Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan
The Recruit is a 2003 American-German spy thriller film, directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Al Pacino, Colin Farrell and Bridget Moynahan. It was produced by Epsilon Motion Pictures and ...more
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Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Ed Harris
The Way Back is a 2010 epic drama film directed by Peter Weir, from a screenplay by Weir and Keith Clarke. The film is inspired by The Long Walk, the memoir by former Polish POW Sławomir Rawicz, ...more
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Colin Farrell, Michael Shannon, Cole Hauser
Tigerland is a 2000 drama film directed by Joel Schumacher starring Colin Farrell in the role of Private Roland Bozz, and takes place in a training camp for soldiers to be sent to Vietnam. ...more
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Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard
This film is a 2002 American thriller drama film about a WWII POW camp based on the novel by John Katzenbach. It stars Bruce Willis as Col. William McNamara and Colin Farrell. The film co-stars ...more
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Salma Hayek, Colin Farrell, Idina Menzel
Ask the Dust is a 2006 American film based on the book Ask the Dust by John Fante. The film was written and directed by Robert Towne. Tom Cruise served as one of the film's producers. The film ...more
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Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell, Ray Winstone
London Boulevard is a 2010 British film noir released in the United Kingdom on 26 November 2010. It is based on Ken Bruen's 2001 novel of the same name, with screenplay and direction by William ...more
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Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colin Farrell Movies
Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette
Fright Night is a 2011 American 3D comedy horror film directed by Craig Gillespie. A remake of Tom Holland's 1985 film of the same name, the film was adapted by Marti Noxon. The film premiered ...more
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Colin Farrell, Cillian Murphy, Kelly Macdonald
Intermission is a 2003 Irish black comedy crime film directed by John Crowley and written by Mark O'Rowe. It tells the story of John and Deirdre, a recently separated young couple, and people ...more
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Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo, André Holland
Widows is a 2018 heist thriller film directed by Steve McQueen, based on the 1983 TV series. Four armed robbers are killed in a failed heist attempt, only to have their widows step up to finish ...more
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Colin Farrell, Edward Norton, Lake Bell
Pride and Glory is a 2008 drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor. It stars Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight, and Noah Emmerich. The film was released on October 24, 2008, in the United ...more
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Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Hayley Atwell
Cassandra's Dream is a 2007 dramatic thriller film written and directed by Woody Allen. Filmed in the United Kingdom, it was released in 2007 in Europe and in January 2008 in the United States. ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Colin Farrell
Total Recall is a 2012 American science fiction action film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the second adaptation of the 1966 short story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale" by ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell
Horrible Bosses is a 2011 American black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, written by Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Markowitz. It stars ...more
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Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Emma Thompson
Saving Mr. Banks is a 2013 period drama film directed by John Lee Hancock from a screenplay written by Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith. Centered on the development of the 1964 Walt Disney Studios ...more
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Colin Farrell, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Falling For a Dancer is an Irish 1998 romantic drama television movie set in rural Ireland in the 1930s. It first aired on BBC One in four 50-minute episodes on September 13, 1998.
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Colin Farrell, Christopher Lee, Paz Vega
Triage is a 2009 drama film starring Colin Farrell, Paz Vega and Christopher Lee, written and directed by Bosnian director Danis Tanović. The film’s plot is a dark tale of a photojournalist who ...more
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Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell
Alexander is a 2004 action adventure biography film written by Oliver Stone, Christopher Kyle and Laeta Kalogridis and directed by Oliver Stone.