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The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies

Updated May 12, 2020 4.8k votes 1.2k voters 59.0k views24 items

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

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

List ranges from Horns to The Woman in Black, plus much more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Daniel Radcliffe movies?" and "What are the greatest Daniel Radcliffe roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Radcliffe's wizardly ways, you might also enjoy our list of best Emma Watson movies and best Robert Pattinson movies.

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    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron...  more

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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2004

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The...  more

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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Newell

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film,...  more

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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2009 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film,...  more

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    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel by J....  more

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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The...  more

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    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2001

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States, India and Pakistan as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus based on J. K....  more

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The...  more

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    Horns

    Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple

    Released2013

    Directed byAlexandre Aja

    Horns is a 2013 American dark fantasy horror film directed by Alexandre Aja, loosely based on the novel by Joe Hill. Accused of raping and murdering his girlfriend (Juno Temple), a man (Daniel...  more
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    The Woman in Black

    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds

    Released2012

    Directed byJames Watkins

    The Woman in Black is a 2012 British horror film directed by James Watkins and written by Jane Goldman, based on Susan Hill's novel of the same name. It was produced by Hammer Film Productions. The...  more

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    Kill Your Darlings

    Daniel Radcliffe, Elizabeth Olsen

    Released2013

    Directed byJohn Krokidas

    Kill Your Darlings is a 2013 American biographical drama film written by Austin Bunn and directed by John Krokidas in his feature film directorial debut. The film had its world premiere at the 2013...  more
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    What If

    Daniel Radcliffe, Oona Chaplin

    Released2013

    Directed byMichael Dowse

    What If is a 2014 romantic comedy film written by Elan Mastai and directed by Michael Dowse....  more

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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs the Reverend

    Daniel Radcliffe, Jane Krakowski

    Released2020

    Directed byClaire Scanlon

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs the Reverend is a 2020 American comedy film directed by Claire Scanlon. Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) sets off on her biggest adventure yet across three states and...  more
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    Swiss Army Man

    Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2016

    Directed byDan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert

    Swiss Army Man is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Hank (Paul Dano) is a man who is attempting suicide after being lost on an island, when he...  more

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    Now You See Me 2

    Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2016

    Directed byJon M. Chu

    Now You See Me 2 is a 2016 American heist thriller film directed by Jon M. Chu, and the sequel to the 2013 film Now You See Me. It follows the Four Horsemen, who resurface and are forcibly recruited...  more
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    December Boys

    Teresa Palmer, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2007

    Directed byRod Hardy

    December Boys is an Australian 2007 drama film directed by Rod Hardy and written by Marc Rosenberg and adapted from the 1963 novel of the same name by Michael Noonan. It was released on 14 September...  more
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    Imperium

    Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette

    Released2016

    Directed byDaniel Ragussis

    Imperium is a 2016 American thriller film, written and directed by Daniel Ragussis. Nate Foster (Daniel Radcliffe) is an FBI agent working to uncover terrorist plots. He infiltrates a white...  more
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    Victor Frankenstein

    James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2015

    Directed byPaul McGuigan

    Victor Frankenstein is a 2015 American science fantasy horror film directed by Paul McGuigan, based on contemporary adaptations of Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein. Told from Igor's...  more
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    Jungle

    Daniel Radcliffe, Alex Russell

    Released2017

    Directed byGreg McLean

    Jungle is a 2017 Australian biographical survival drama film directed by Greg McLean. An adventurer (Daniel Radcliffe) joins a group during an expedition into the Bolivian jungle, only to find...  more
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    Guns Akimbo

    Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving

    Released2020

    Directed byJason Lei Howden

    Guns Akimbo is a 2020 action comedy film directed by Jason Lei Howden. Miles (Daniel Radcliffe) is an unremarkable individual who is assaulted one day in his apartment and then wakes up with guns...  more
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    Trainwreck

    Amy Schumer, Bill Hader

    Released2015

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    Trainwreck is a 2015 American romantic comedy film directed by Judd Apatow. A hard-drinking, free-spirited young magazine writer (Amy Schumer) has her first serious relationship with a prominent...  more

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    Escape From Pretoria

    Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart

    Released2020

    Directed byFrancis Annan

    Escape From Pretoria is a 2020 American thriller film directed by Francis Annan and is based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Tim Jenkin (Daniel Radcliffe) and Stephen Lee...  more
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    The Tailor of Panama

    Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2001

    Directed byJohn Boorman

    The Tailor of Panama is a 2001 Irish-American spy thriller film directed by John Boorman and starring Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush. Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Radcliffe, Catherine...  more
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    Beast of Burden

    Daniel Radcliffe, Grace Gummer

    Released2018

    Directed byJesper Ganslandt

    Beast of Burden is a 2018 action-crime drama film directed by Jesper Ganslandt. Pilot Sean Haggerty (Daniel Radcliffe) must deliver cocaine across the US-Mexico border for his final run as a smuggler...  more