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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?"

Daniel Craig has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Simon Wincer. If Daniel Craig movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Sting and David Hasselhoff too.

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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Daniel Craig Movies
Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the first to star Daniel Craig as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Martin Campbell and ...more

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Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Daniel Craig Movies
Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem

Released: 2012

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel Craig in his third performance as James Bond, and Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the film's villain. It ...more

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Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright

Released: 2011

Directed by: David Fincher

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2011 Swedish-American mystery thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Stieg Larsson. This film adaptation was directed by David Fincher and ...more

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Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

Released: 2008

Directed by: Marc Forster

Quantum of Solace is the 22nd James Bond film produced by Eon Productions, and is the direct sequel to the 2006 film Casino Royale. Directed by Marc Forster, it features Daniel Craig's second ...more

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Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy, Daniel Craig

Released: 2004

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Layer Cake is a 2004 British thriller film directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial debut. The screenplay was adapted by J. J. Connolly from his novel of the same name. The film was ...more

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Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Mia Wasikowska

Released: 2008

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Defiance is a 2008 WWII era film written, produced, and directed by Edward Zwick, and set during the occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany. The film is an account of the Bielski partisans, a ...more

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Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

Released: 2005

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Munich is a 2005 historical drama and political thriller film based on Operation Wrath of God, the Israeli government's secret retaliation against the Palestine Liberation Organization after the ...more

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Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Dream House is a 2011 American psychological thriller written by David Loucka directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas. It was released on ...more

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Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Daniel Craig Movies
Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

Released: 2002

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Road to Perdition is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Sam Mendes. The screenplay was adapted by David Self, from the graphic novel of the same name by Max Allan Collins. The film stars ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Cowboys & Aliens is a 2011 American science fiction Western film directed by Jon Favreau and starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde. The film is based on the 2006 graphic ...more

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Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Derek Jacobi

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Maybury

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon is a 1998 film made for television by the British Broadcasting Corporation. It was written and directed by John Maybury and stars Derek ...more
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Daniel Craig, Mark Strong, Claire Forlani

Released: 2008

Directed by: Baillie Walsh

Flashbacks of a Fool is a 2008 British drama film about a Hollywood actor who, following the death of his childhood best friend, reflects upon his life and what might have been, had he stayed in ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Michael Gambon

Released: 2003

Directed by: Christine Jeffs

Sylvia is a 2003 British biographical drama film directed by Christine Jeffs and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, and Michael Gambon. It tells the true story of the romance ...more
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Archangel Daniel Craig, Gabriel Macht

Released: 2005

Directed by: Jon Jones

Archangel is a 2005 film directed by Jon Jones.
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Daniel Craig, Peter Vaughan, Anne Reid

Released: 2003

Directed by: Roger Michell

The Mother is a 2003 British film directed by Roger Michell.
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig

Released: 2006

Directed by: Douglas McGrath

Infamous is a 2006 American drama film based on the 1997 book by George Plimpton, Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career. It ...more
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Daniel Craig, Andrew Lincoln, Bill Nighy

Released: 2004

Directed by: Roger Michell

Enduring Love is a 2004 British film directed by Roger Michell with screenwriter Joe Penhall, based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan. The story concerns two strangers who become ...more
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The Adventures of Tintin... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Daniel Craig Movies
Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Jamie Bell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

The Adventures of Tintin, also known as The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, is a 2011 3D motion capture computer-animated epic adventure film based on The Adventures of Tintin, ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Ian McKellen

Released: 2007

Directed by: Chris Weitz

The Golden Compass is a 2007 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Chris Weitz. A young girl, Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards), travels to the far North to save her friend and other ...more

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Knives Out is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Daniel Craig Movies
Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield

Released: 2019

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Knives Out is a 2019 mystery film directed by Rian Johnson. When wealthy crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead during his birthday party, Detective Benoit Blanc ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

Released: 1998

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Malin Ã…kerman

Released: 2007

Directed by: James McTeigue, Oliver Hirschbiegel

The Invasion is a 2007 science fiction thriller film starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, with additional scenes written by The Wachowskis and directed by ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Jon Voight

Released: 2001

Directed by: Simon West

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a 2001 action film based on the popular Tomb Raider video game series featuring the character Lara Croft portrayed by Angelina Jolie. The film was directed by Simon ...more

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Daniel Craig, Kelly Macdonald, David Morrissey

Released: 2000

Directed by: Simon Cellan Jones

Some Voices is a British 2000 drama film directed by Simon Cellan Jones and adapted for the screen by Joe Penhall, from his own stage play. It is the first feature film by Cellan Jones, a ...more
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Hotel Splendide Daniel Craig, Toni Collette, Toby Jones

Released: 2000

Directed by: Terence Gross

Hotel Splendide is a 2000 British independent dark comedy film, written and directed by Terence Gross and starring Toni Collette and Daniel Craig. The film appeared in a number of British and ...more