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The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies 

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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.

Movie fans who love Daniel Radcliffe have also been known to enjoy films starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ryan Gosling.

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Harry Potter and the Dea... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

Released: 2011

Directed by: David 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 Pri... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Alfonso 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. ...more

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The Best 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' Quotes #30 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #77 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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Harry Potter and the Gob... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mike 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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#39 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #93 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #74 of 347 Movies with the Best Soundtracks

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Harry Potter and the Dea... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2010

Directed by: David 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 ...more

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#68 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #109 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #174 of 347 Movies with the Best Soundtracks

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Harry Potter and the Ord... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2007

Directed by: David 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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#56 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #192 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #111 of 347 Movies with the Best Soundtracks

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Harry Potter and the Hal... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2009

Directed by: David 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 ...more

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#60 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #172 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #105 of 347 Movies with the Best Soundtracks

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Harry Potter and the Sor... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

Released: 2001

Directed by: Chris 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 ...more

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Harry Potter and the Cha... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese

Released: 2002

Directed by: Chris 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. ...more

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The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

Released: 2012

Directed by: James 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. ...more

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Horns is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Horns Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Joe Anderson

Released: 2013

Directed by: Alexandre 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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Kill Your Darlings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Elizabeth Olsen, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Released: 2013

Directed by: John 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 ...more
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December Boys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Teresa Palmer, Daniel Radcliffe, Sullivan Stapleton

Released: 2007

Directed by: Rod 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 ...more
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Jane Krakowski, Ellie Kemper

Released: 2020

Directed by: Claire 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 ...more

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The Tailor of Panama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2001

Directed by: John 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, ...more
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Swiss Army Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Directed by: Dan 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 ...more

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Escape From Pretoria is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Ian Hart, Daniel Webber

Released: 2020

Directed by: Francis 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 ...more
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What If is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Oona Chaplin, Adam Driver

Released: 2013

Directed by: Michael Dowse

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

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Now You See Me 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Now You See Me 2 is a 2016 American heist thriller film directed by Jon M. Chu. The film is sequel to the 2013 film Now You See Me and follows the Four Horsemen, who resurface and are forcibly ...more
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Imperium is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, Tracy Letts

Released: 2016

Directed by: Daniel 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 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay

Released: 2015

Directed by: Paul 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 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Alex Russell, Thomas Kretschmann

Released: 2017

Directed by: Greg 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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Trainwreck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Judd 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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Beast of Burden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Grace Gummer, Pablo Schreiber

Released: 2018

Directed by: Jesper 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 ...more
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Guns Akimbo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Daniel Radcliffe Movies
Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Rhys Darby

Released: 2020

Directed by: Jason Lei Howden

Guns Akimbo is a 2019 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 ...more