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

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This list features Veronika Decides to Die, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and more.

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David Thewlis has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Terrence Malick.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman 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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Naked David Thewlis, Ewen Bremner, Lesley Sharp Naked is a 1993 British black comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. Before this film, Leigh was known for subtler comedic dissections of middle-class and working-class manners. ...more

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe 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 Deathly Hallows - Part I Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter 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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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter 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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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a 2008 British historical-drama based on the novel of the same name by Irish writer John Boyne. Directed by Mark Herman, produced by Miramax Films, and ...more

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman 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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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner crime comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los ...more

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Black Beauty Sean Bean, Alan Cumming, Peter Cook Black Beauty is a 1994 film adaptation of Anna Sewell's novel by the same name directed by Caroline Thompson in her directorial debut. The film stars Andrew Knott, Sean Bean and David Thewlis. ...more

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The Omen Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow The Omen is a 2006 remake of Richard Donner's The Omen. Directed by John Moore and written by David Seltzer, the film stars Julia Stiles, Liev Schreiber, and Mia Farrow. It was released ...more

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Kingdom of Heaven Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan. It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan ...more

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Divorcing Jack Jason Isaacs, Rachel Griffiths, Laura Fraser Divorcing Jack is a 1998 satirical black comedy. The plot is set around the Northern Irish reporter Dan Starkey who gets entangled into a web of political intrigue and Irish sectarian violence, ...more

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James and the Giant Peach Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Lumley James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry Selick, based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was produced by Tim Burton and ...more

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Seven Years in Tibet Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, B. D. Wong Seven Years in Tibet is a 1997 British-American biographical war drama film based on the 1952 book of the same name written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer on his experiences in Tibet ...more

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Life Is Sweet Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis Life Is Sweet is a 1990 British comedy-drama film directed by Mike Leigh, starring Jim Broadbent, Alison Steadman, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks and Timothy Spall. Leigh's third cinematic film, ...more

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Dragonheart Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie, Jason Isaacs Dragonheart is a 1996 American fantasy adventure film directed by Rob Cohen. It stars Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, and the voice of Sean Connery. It was nominated ...more

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War Horse Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson War Horse is a 2011 American war drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is an adaptation of British author Michael Morpurgo's 1982 children's novel of the same name set before and during ...more

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Anonymous Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans, Derek Jacobi Anonymous is a 2011 political thriller and historical drama film. Directed by Roland Emmerich and written by John Orloff, the movie is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Vere, 17th ...more

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Gangster No. 1 Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany, Andrew Lincoln Gangster No. 1 is a 2000 British crime film directed by Paul McGuigan. It stars Paul Bettany in the title role, and features Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis and Saffron Burrows.

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Afraid of the Dark Paul McGann, David Thewlis, Fanny Ardant Afraid of the Dark is a 1991 film directed by Mark Peploe.

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Timeline Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen Timeline is a 2003 science fiction adventure film directed by Richard Donner, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. A team of present-day archaeologists are sent back in time ...more

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The New World Christian Bale, Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer The New World is a 2005 British-American romantic historical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick, depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by the ...more

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London Boulevard Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell, Ray Winstone London Boulevard is a 2010 British film noir released in the United Kingdom on 26 November 2010. It is based on Ken Bruen's 2001 novel of the same name, with screenplay and direction by William ...more

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Restoration Robert Downey Jr., Meg Ryan, Ian McKellen Restoration is a 1995 American historical drama film directed by Michael Hoffman. It stars Robert Downey, Jr. as a 17th-century medical student exploited by a debauched king. The film is based ...more

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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Patty Jenkins, based on the DC Comics character. When a pilot (Chris Pine) crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana ...more

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The Short & Curlies David Thewlis, Alison Steadman, Sylvestra Le Touzel The Short and Curlies is a 1987 short film written and directed by Mike Leigh. It stars Alison Steadman, Wendy Nottingham, Sylvestra Le Touzel and David Thewlis. The hairdressers 'Cynthia's' was ...more

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The Lady Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, William Hope The Lady is a French-British biographical film directed by Luc Besson, starring Michelle Yeoh as Aung San Suu Kyi and David Thewlis as her late husband Michael Aris. Michelle Yeoh called the ...more

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The Trial Anthony Hopkins, Alfred Molina, Kyle MacLachlan The Trial is a 1993 film made by the British Broadcasting Corporation based on Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of Franz Kafka's 1925 novel The Trial. Directed by David Jones and produced ...more

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Resurrected Steve Coogan, David Thewlis, Tom Bell Resurrected is a 1989 drama film directed by Paul Greengrass in his directorial debut, written by Martin Allen, and starring David Thewlis. It is based on the story of the British soldier Philip ...more

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All the Invisible Children Kelly Macdonald, David Thewlis, Andre Royo All the Invisible Children is a 2005 anthology film on the theme of childhood and exploitation. It is a collection of seven short films, each focused on a different child. The film has a total ...more

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Veronika Decides to Die Sarah Michelle Gellar, Erika Christensen, Melissa Leo Veronika Decides to Die is a 2009 drama film written by Paulo Coelho, Larry Gross and Roberta Hanley and directed by Emily Young.

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The Island of Dr. Moreau Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, Ron Perlman The Island of Dr. Moreau is a 1996 American science fiction horror film, the third major film adaptation of H. G. Wells' novel The Island of Doctor Moreau, about a scientist who attempts to ...more

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Mr. Nice Chloë Sevigny, Crispin Glover, Elsa Pataky Mr. Nice is a 2010 film directed by Bernard Rose. "The true story of Howard Marks. He was Britain's most wanted man. He spent seven years in America's toughest penitentiary. You'll like ...more

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The Inner Life of Martin Frost David Thewlis, Irène Jacob, Michael Imperioli The Inner Life of Martin Frost is a 2007 comedy drama film written and directed by Paul Auster.

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American Perfekt Fairuza Balk, Paul Sorvino, David Thewlis American Perfekt is a 1997 road movie/thriller/drama film written and directed by Paul Chart, produced by Irvin Kershner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1997 Cannes Film ...more

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Hamilton Mattress David Thewlis, Lindsay Duncan, Roy Hudd Hamilton Mattress is a 2002 animated comedy film directed by Barry Purves.

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Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Charlie Hunnam, Stephen Fry, Lulu Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? is a film written by Ben Steiner, directed by Peter Hewitt and released in 1999. The British movie was filmed in Sheffield. The film is a love story set in the ...more