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The Best Emily Mortimer Movies

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

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

This list is made up of many different films, including Disney's The Kid and Management.

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

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    The Newsroom

    Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Kennedy

    Released2012

    Directed byGreg Mottola

    The Newsroom is an American television political drama series created and principally written by Aaron Sorkin that premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012, and concluded on December 14, 2014, consisting of...  more

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    Elizabeth

    Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig

    Released1998

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush,...  more

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    Scream 3

    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David...  more

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    Paris, je t'aime

    Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe

    Released2006

    Directed byTom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant, Olivier Assayas, Christopher Doyle, Ethan Coen

    Paris, je t'aime is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities. The two-hour film consists of eighteen short films set in different arrondissements. The 22...  more

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    Hugo

    Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2011

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of Hugo...  more

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    Notting Hill

    Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin

    Released1999

    Directed byRoger Michell

    Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on 21 May 1999. The screenplay was by Richard Curtis and the film was produced by Duncan Kenworthy and...  more

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    Cars 2

    Owen Wilson, Michael Caine

    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Lewis, John Lasseter

    Cars 2 is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy spy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is the sequel to the 2006 film Cars and features...  more

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    Lars and the Real Girl

    Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer

    Released2007

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

    Lars and the Real Girl is a 2007 comedy-drama film directed by Craig Gillespie. A sweet but socially awkward young man (Ryan Gosling) develops a romantic yet platonic relationship with a doll....  more

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    Transsiberian

    Kate Mara, Woody Harrelson

    Released2008

    Directed byBrad Anderson

    Transsiberian is a 2008 Spanish-German-British-Lithuanian thriller film, set on the Trans-Siberian Railway, in which an American couple's journey from China to Russia becomes a nightmare after they...  more

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    Howl's Moving Castle

    Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka

    Released2004

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Diana Wynne Jones. The film...  more

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    Disney's The Kid

    Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    Disney's The Kid is a 2000 American comedy-drama fantasy film, directed by Jon Turteltaub and written by Audrey Wells. It stars Bruce Willis and Spencer Breslin, with Emily Mortimer, Lily Tomlin, Chi...  more
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    Our Idiot Brother

    Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2011

    Directed byJesse Peretz

    Our Idiot Brother is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Jesse Peretz and starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer. The script was written by Evgenia Peretz...  more

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    The Pink Panther

    Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther franchise, marking the tenth installment in the series. In this film, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is assigned...  more

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    Dear Frankie

    Gerard Butler, Emily Mortimer

    Released2004

    Directed byShona Auerbach

    Dear Frankie is a 2004 Scottish drama film directed by Shona Auerbach and starring Emily Mortimer, Gerard Butler, and Jack McElhone. The screenplay by Andrea Gibb focuses on a young single mother...  more
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    Harry Brown

    Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer

    Released2009

    Directed byDaniel Barber

    "Harry Brown marks the feature film debut for talented upcoming director Daniel Barber, Academy Award®-nominated in 2008 for his short film The Tonto Woman. The film is an urban western set in...  more
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    Bright Young Things

    David Tennant, Dan Aykroyd

    Released2003

    Directed byStephen Fry

    Bright Young Things is a 2003 British drama film written and directed by Stephen Fry. The screenplay, based on the 1930 novel Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh, provides satirical social commentary about...  more
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    The 51st State

    Meat Loaf, Robert Carlyle

    Released2001

    Directed byRonny Yu

    The 51st State is a 2001 Canadian-British action comedy film. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Ricky Tomlinson, Sean Pertwee, Rhys Ifans, and Meat Loaf. The film...  more
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    The Last of the High Kings

    Christina Ricci, Jared Leto

    Released1996

    Directed byDavid Keating

    The Last of the High Kings, also released under the title Summer Fling in some countries, is a 1996 coming of age comedy-drama film set in Howth, Dublin, Ireland in the 1970s where the teenagers of...  more
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    The Ghost and the Darkness

    Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas

    Released1996

    Directed byStephen Hopkins

    The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 historical adventure film starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas set in Africa at the end of the 19th century. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins and the...  more
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    Noah's Ark

    Jon Voight, Emily Mortimer

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn Irvin

    Noah's Ark is a 1999 miniseries directed by John Irvin and starring Jon Voight, Mary Steenburgen, F. Murray Abraham, Mark Bazeley, Jonathan Cake, Alexis Denisof, Emily Mortimer, Sydney Tamiia...  more
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    Two Brothers and a Bride

    Emily Mortimer, David Arquette

    Released2004

    Directed byHelmut Schleppi

    2 Brothers and a Bride is a romantic comedy starring David Arquette. Directed by Helmut Schleppi, the movie is also goes by the title "A Foreign Affair". 2 Brothers and a Bride also stars Tim Blake...
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    Leonie

    Christina Hendricks, Emily Mortimer

    Released2010

    Directed byHisako Matsui

    Leonie is a 2010 Japanese film directed by Hisako Matsui and starring Emily Mortimer and Shido Nakamura. The film is based on the life of Léonie Gilmour, the American lover and editorial assistant of...  more
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    The Pink Panther 2

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Steve Martin

    Released2009

    Directed byHarald Zwart

    The Pink Panther 2 is a 2009 American detective comedy film directed by Harald Zwart. It is the eleventh installment in the The Pink Panther film series and the sequel to the 2006 film The Pink...  more
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    Redbelt

    Tim Allen, Jennifer Grey

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Mamet

    Redbelt is a 2008 American martial arts film written and directed by David Mamet and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Alice Braga, Randy Couture, Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna, Emily Mortimer, David...  more

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    Chaos Theory

    Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer

    Released2007

    Directed byMarcos Siega

    Chaos Theory is a 2008 comedy-drama film starring Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, and Stuart Townsend. The film was directed by Marcos Siega, written by Daniel Taplitz and Kathy Gori, and was shot in...  more