The Best David Tennant Movies

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

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

List films include Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger, L.A. Without a Map and many additional films as well.

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

Movie fans who love David Tennant have also been known to enjoy films starring Peter Capaldi and Matt Smith.

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  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
    Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Mike Newell
  • The Decoy Bride
    Kelly Macdonald, David Tennant, Alice Eve
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Sheree Folkson
  • Secret Smile
    David Tennant, Claire Goose, Kate Ashfield
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Christopher Menaul
  • How to Train Your Dragon
    Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Christopher Sanders, Dean DeBlois
  • Fright Night
    Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Craig Gillespie
  • Einstein and Eddington
    David Tennant, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Philip Martin
  • The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
    Salma Hayek, David Tennant, Hugh Grant
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
  • Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger
    David Tennant, Joanna Page, Jessica Hynes
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Debbie Isitt
  • Learners
    David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, Shaun Dingwall
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Francesca Joseph
  • L.A. Without a Map
    Johnny Depp, David Tennant, Lisa Edelstein
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Mika Kaurismäki
  • St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold
    Gemma Arterton, David Tennant, Colin Firth
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson
  • Postman Pat: The Movie
    David Tennant, Rupert Grint, Jim Broadbent
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Mike Disa
  • Bright Young Things
    Emily Mortimer, Stephen Campbell Moore, James McAvoy
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Stephen Fry
  • Glorious 39
    Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
  • The Last September
    David Tennant, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Deborah Warner
  • The Itch of the Golden Nit
    David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Rik Mayall
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Sarah Cox
  • Free Jimmy
    David Tennant, Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Christopher Nielsen
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
    Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Dean DeBlois