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List of the best Colin Firth movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Colin Firth captured the hearts of women all over the world with his appearances in romantic films like Love Actually and Bridget Jones's Diary, but it is his dramatic work that has garnered him critical acclaim. Colin Firth'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 Firth movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Colin Firth movies will be at the top of the list. Colin Firth has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Colin Firth movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Colin Firth films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of different films like The King's Speech and A Single Man.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Colin Firth movies?" and "What are the greatest Colin Firth roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Firth's gentlemanly ways, you might also enjoy our list of best Hugh Grant movies and best Ralph Fiennes movies.

Movie fans who love Colin Firth have also been known to enjoy films starring Liam Neeson and Emma Thompson.

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Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce
The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an ...more
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Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis
The Mercy is a 2017 British biographical drama film directed by James Marsh. Amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) attempts to circumnavigate the globe alone as his family awaits his
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Lady Gaga, David Beckham, Elton John
Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn, Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising ...more
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A Single Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colin Firth Movies
Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin
A Single Man is a 2009 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Isherwood. It is directed by Tom Ford in his directorial debut and stars Colin Firth, who was ...more
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Kingsman: The Golden Circle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colin Firth Movies
Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Mark Strong
Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a 2017 British-American spy action comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn, and is the sequel to 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Eggsy (Taron Egerton), ...more
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Genius is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colin Firth Movies
Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman
Genius is a 2016 British-American biographical drama film directed by Michael Grandage, based on the book by A. Scott Berg. A chronicle of Max Perkins's (Colin Firth) time as the book editor at ...more
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Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Cillian Murphy
Girl with a Pearl Earring is a 2003 drama film directed by Peter Webber. The screenplay was adapted by screenwriter Olivia Hetreed, based on the novel of the same name by Tracy Chevalier. ...more
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Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth
Bridget Jones's Diary is a 2001 British romantic comedy film directed by Sharon Maguire. It is based on Helen Fielding's novel of the same name which is a reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and ...more
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Colin Firth, Liz Smith, Dora Bryan
Apartment Zero is a political thriller from Argentina. Directed by Argentine-born screenwriter Martin Donovan and starring Hart Bochner and Colin Firth, the film is suffused with homoerotic ...more
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Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson
Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis. The screenplay delves into different aspects of love as shown through ten separate ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård
The Railway Man is a 2013 British–Australian-made war film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. It is an adaptation of the bestselling autobiography of the same name by Eric Lomax, and stars Colin ...more
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Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Rachel Blanchard
Where the Truth Lies is a 2005 British-Canadian erotic thriller film written and directed by Atom Egoyan. Based on Rupert Holmes' 2003 novel of the same name, the film stars Kevin Bacon, Colin ...more
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Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan
Mamma Mia! is a 2008 British/American/Swedish musical/romantic comedy film adapted from the 1999 West End/2001 Broadway musical of the same name, based on the songs of successful pop group ABBA, ...more
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Emma Thompson, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth
Nanny McPhee is a 2005 British fantasy film directed by Kirk Jones. The film stars Emma Thompson and Colin Firth. Thompson also scripted the film, which is adapted from Christianna Brand's Nurse ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Colin Firth
The Importance of Being Earnest is a 2002 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Oliver Parker, based on Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners play The Importance of Being ...more
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Jessica Biel, Colin Firth, Kristin Scott Thomas
Easy Virtue is a 2008 British romantic comedy film based on Noël Coward's play of the same name. The play was previously made into the silent movie Easy Virtue by Alfred Hitchcock. This ...more
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Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Oldman
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay was written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, based on the 1974 novel of the same name by ...more
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Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston, Colin Firth
What a Girl Wants is a 2003 American film starring Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston and Oliver James. Directed by Dennie Gordon, the film is based on the 1955 play The Reluctant ...more
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Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall, Rachel Hurd-Wood
Dorian Gray is a 2009 British fantasy-thriller drama film based on Oscar Wilde's 1890 novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. This version is directed by Oliver Parker, written by Toby Finlay, and ...more
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Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason is a 2004 English-French-American romantic comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron, based on Helen Fielding's novel of the same name. It stars Renée ...more
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Annette Bening, Colin Firth, Jeffrey Jones
Valmont is a 1989 French-American drama film directed by Miloš Forman and starring Colin Firth, Annette Bening, and Meg Tilly. Based on the 1782 French novel Les Liaisons dangereuses by ...more
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Carey Mulligan, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent
And When Did You Last See Your Father? is a 2007 British drama film directed by Anand Tucker. The screenplay by David Nicholls is based on the 1993 memoir of the same title by Blake Morrison.
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Colin Firth, David Calder, Paul Rhys
Tumbledown is a 1988 BBC Television drama film set during the Falklands War.
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Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Cary Elwes
Another Country is a 1984 British romantic historical drama written by Julian Mitchell, adapted from his play of the same name. Directed by Marek Kanievska, the film stars Rupert Everett and ...more
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Emily Blunt, Colin Firth, Anne Heche
Arthur Newman is a film directed by Dante Ariola