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List Rules Vote for your favorite Daniel Day-Lewis movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

Here are the best Daniel Day-Lewis movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Recognized as one of the greatest actors of all time, Daniel Day-Lewis is widely known for being a very dedicated method actor who remains completely in character throughout production even if it means risking his own health. Nevertheless, Daniel Day-Lewis has proven time after time that he is still one of the best working actors today, earning three Academy Awards for Best Actor, the most by any actor in history. Daniel Day-Lewis'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 Day-Lewis movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Daniel Day-Lewis movies will be at the top of the list. Daniel Day-Lewis has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Daniel Day-Lewis movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Daniel Day-Lewis films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list of films include There Will Be Blood, My Left Foot, The Gangs of New York, and many more.

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

Daniel Day-Lewis is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese and Paul Thomas Anderson. If you're a fan of Daniel Day-Lewis, then check out our lists of the best Jeff Bridges and Philip Seymour Hoffman movies as well.

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There Will Be Blood Daniel Day-Lewis, Ciarán Hinds, Paul Dano

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Gangs of New York Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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Lincoln Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

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183 42
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The Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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My Left Foot Daniel Day-Lewis, Fiona Shaw, Brenda Fricker

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In the Name of the Father Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson, Tom Wilkinson

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65 29
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The Age of Innocence Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis

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62 21
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The Crucible Winona Ryder, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jeffrey Jones

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60 29
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Gandhi Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen

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49 21
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A Room with a View Daniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Stellan Skarsgård

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52 21
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The Boxer Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian Cox, Emily Watson

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29 21
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The Bounty Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis

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27 20
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The Ballad of Jack and Rose Daniel Day-Lewis, Camilla Belle, Jena Malone

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22 19
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My Beautiful Laundrette Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth

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Sunday Bloody Sunday Daniel Day-Lewis, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch

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Nine Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Penélope Cruz

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Stars and Bars Daniel Day-Lewis, Joan Cusack, Keith David

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Eversmile, New Jersey Daniel Day-Lewis, Mirjana Joković

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Nanou Daniel Day-Lewis