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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?"

Emily Mortimer is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen and Stephen Hopkins. Emily Mortimer has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Olivia Munn and Alyson Hannigan in terms of fame and success.

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Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Kennedy, John Gallagher Jr.

Released: 2012

Directed by: Greg 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, ...more

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Gerard Butler, Emily Mortimer, Cal MacAninch

Released: 2004

Directed by: Shona 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 ...more
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Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

Released: 1998

Directed by: Shekhar 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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Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte

Released: 2006

Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant, Olivier Assayas, Christopher Doyle, Ethan Coen, + more

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 ...more

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Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2000

Directed by: Wes 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 ...more

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Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Released: 2011

Directed by: Martin 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 ...more

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Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Mischa Barton

Released: 1999

Directed by: Roger 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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Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer

Released: 2005

Directed by: Woody Allen

Match Point is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen which stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode, Brian Cox, and Penelope Wilton. Rhys ...more

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Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Redgrave

Released: 2011

Directed by: Brad 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 ...more

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#290 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #80 of 226 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #200 of 299 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Craig 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.

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Kate Mara, Woody Harrelson, Ben Kingsley

Released: 2008

Directed by: Brad 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 ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer, Catherine Keener

Released: 2001

Directed by: Nicole Holofcener

Lovely and Amazing is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nicole Holofcener.

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Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy, Matthew Perry

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jon 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 ...more
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Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

Released: 2004

Directed by: Hayao 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 ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones

Released: 2011

Directed by: Jesse 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 ...more

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Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin, Jason Statham

Released: 2006

Directed by: Shawn 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 ...more

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Christina Ricci, Jared Leto, Emily Mortimer

Released: 1996

Directed by: David 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 ...more
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Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Iain Glen

Released: 2009

Directed by: Daniel 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 ...more
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Jon Voight, Emily Mortimer, James Coburn

Released: 1999

Directed by: John 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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Christina Hendricks, Emily Mortimer, Kelly Vitz

Released: 2010

Directed by: Hisako 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 ...more
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The Glass Virgin Nigel Havers, Jean Heywood, Christine Kavanagh

Released: 1995

Directed by: Sarah Hellings

The Glass Virgin is a 1995 Drama TV Mini-Series directed by Sarah Hellings, written by Alan Seymour and story by Catherine Cookson.
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Jessica Alba, Bob Hoskins, Emily Mortimer

Released: 2003

Directed by: Guy Jenkin

The Sleeping Dictionary is a 2003 American romantic drama film written and directed by Guy Jenkin and starring Hugh Dancy, Jessica Alba, Brenda Blethyn, Emily Mortimer, and Bob Hoskins. The film ...more
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Julianna Margulies, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia

Released: 2009

Directed by: Raymond De Felitta

City Island is a 2009 film directed by Raymond De Felitta.
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Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, Sarah Chalke

Released: 2007

Directed by: Marcos 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 ...more