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The Best Daniel Craig Movies

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including I Dreamed of Africa and Munich.

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

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  • Casino Royale1
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    Casino Royale

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green

    Released2006

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the... more on Wikipedia
  • Skyfall2
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    Skyfall

    Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2012

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo3
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 Swedish-American mystery thriller film based on the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Munich4
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    Munich

    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana

    Released2005

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Munich is a 2005 historical drama and political thriller film based on Operation Wrath of God,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Defiance5
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    Defiance

    Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber

    Released2008

    Directed byEdward Zwick

    Defiance is a 2008 WWII era film written, produced, and directed by Edward Zwick, and set... more on Wikipedia

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  • Layer Cake6
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    Layer Cake

    Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy

    Released2005

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    Layer Cake is a 2005 British thriller film directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial... more on Wikipedia
  • Quantum of Solace7
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    Quantum of Solace

    Gemma Arterton, Eva Green

    Released2008

    Directed byMarc Forster

    Quantum of Solace is the 22nd James Bond film produced by Eon Productions, and is the direct... more on Wikipedia
  • Dream House8
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    Dream House

    Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz

    Released2011

    Directed byJim Sheridan

    Dream House is a 2011 American psychological thriller written by David Loucka directed by Jim... more on Wikipedia

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  • Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon9

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Maybury

    Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon is a 1998 film made for television by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Road to Perdition10
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    Road to Perdition

    Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Road to Perdition is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Sam Mendes. The screenplay was... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Golden Compass11
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    The Golden Compass

    Nicole Kidman, Eva Green

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Weitz

    The Golden Compass is a 2007 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Chris Weitz. A young... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Adventures of Tintin12
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    The Adventures of Tintin

    Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg

    Released2011

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    The Adventures of Tintin, also known as The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn,... more on Wikipedia
  • Cowboys & Aliens13
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    Cowboys & Aliens

    Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford

    Released2011

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

    Cowboys & Aliens is a 2011 American science fiction Western film directed by Jon Favreau and... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Mother14
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    The Mother

    Daniel Craig, Peter Vaughan

    Released2003

    Directed byRoger Michell

    The Mother is a 2003 British film directed by Roger Michell.
  • Archangel15
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    Archangel

    Daniel Craig, Gabriel Macht

    Released2005

    Directed byJon Jones

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  • Infamous16
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    Infamous

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Sandra Bullock

    Released2006

    Directed byDouglas McGrath

    Infamous is a 2006 American drama film based on the 1997 book by George Plimpton, Truman... more on Wikipedia
  • Enduring Love17
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    Enduring Love

    Daniel Craig, Andrew Lincoln

    Released2004

    Directed byRoger Michell

    Enduring Love is a 2004 British film directed by Roger Michell with screenwriter Joe Penhall,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Knives Out18
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    Knives Out

    Daniel Craig, Chris Evans

    Released2019

    Directed byRian Johnson

    Knives Out is a 2019 mystery film directed by Rian Johnson. When wealthy crime novelist Harlan... more on Wikipedia

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  • Sylvia19
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    Sylvia

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig

    Released2003

    Directed byChristine Jeffs

    Sylvia is a 2003 British biographical drama film directed by Christine Jeffs and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • The Jacket20
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    The Jacket

    Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Maybury

    The Jacket is a 2005 psychological thriller film directed by John Maybury that is partly based... more on Wikipedia

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  • Flashbacks of a Fool21
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    Flashbacks of a Fool

    Daniel Craig, Mark Strong

    Released2008

    Directed byBaillie Walsh

    Flashbacks of a Fool is a 2008 British drama film about a Hollywood actor who, following the... more on Wikipedia
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider22
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    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

    Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig

    Released2001

    Directed bySimon West

    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a 2001 action film based on the popular Tomb Raider video game... more on Wikipedia

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  • A Kid in King Arthur's Court23
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    A Kid in King Arthur's Court

    Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig

    Released1995

    Directed byMichael Gottlieb

    A Kid in King Arthur's Court is a 1995 Disney family film directed by Michael Gottlieb. It is... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Invasion24
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    The Invasion

    Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig

    Released2007

    Directed byJames McTeigue, Oliver Hirschbiegel

    The Invasion is a 2007 science fiction thriller film starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Some Voices25
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    Some Voices

    Daniel Craig, Kelly Macdonald

    Released2000

    Directed bySimon Cellan Jones

    Some Voices is a British 2000 drama film directed by Simon Cellan Jones and adapted for the... more on Wikipedia