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The Best Frances O'Connor Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 102 votes 25 voters 4.1k views 23 items

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Bedazzled and Piccadilly Jim.

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Dir. by Tod Browning (1932), starring Wallace Ford, Edward Brophy & Roscoe Ates
Freaks is a 1932 American horror film in which the eponymous characters were played by people who worked as carnival sideshow performers and had real deformities. The original version was ...more

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Dir. by Gerard Stembridge (2001), starring Kate Hudson, Frances O'Connor & Stuart Townsend
About Adam is a 2000 British-American-Irish romantic comedy film written and directed by Gerard Stembridge. The screenplay focuses on the effect a seductive young man has on four siblings.

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Dir. by Oliver Parker (2002), starring Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench & Colin Firth
The Importance of Being Earnest is a 2002 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Oliver Parker, based on Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners play The Importance of Being ...more

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Dir. by John Woo (2002), starring Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo & Christian Slater
Windtalkers is a 2002 American film directed and produced by John Woo, and starring Nicolas Cage and Adam Beach. The film was released in the United States on June 14, 2002.

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Dir. by Emma-Kate Croghan (1996), starring Radha Mitchell, Frances O'Connor & Alice Garner
Love and Other Catastrophes is a quirky 1996 Australian romantic comedy film featuring Frances O'Connor, Radha Mitchell, Alice Garner, Matthew Dyktynski, Matt Day and Kym Gyngell. The film was ...more
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Dir. by Patricia Rozema (1999), starring Jonny Lee Miller, Anna Popplewell & James Purefoy
Mansfield Park is a 1999 British romantic comedy-drama film based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, written and directed by Patricia Rozema. The film departs from the original novel in ...more
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Madame Bovary Dir. by Tim Fywell (2000), starring Hugh Dancy, Frances O'Connor & Hugh Bonneville
Madame Bovary is a film directed by Tim Fywell released on Feb 6, 2000.
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Dir. by Katja von Garnier (2004), starring Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey & Vera Farmiga
Iron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American historical drama film directed by Katja von Garnier. The film stars Hilary Swank as suffragist leader Alice Paul, Frances O'Connor as activist Lucy Burns, ...more
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Dir. by Cherie Nowlan (1997), starring Cate Blanchett, Frances O'Connor & Richard Roxburgh
Thank God He Met Lizzie is a 1997 Australian romantic comedy film starring Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh. It was the directorial debut of Cherie Nowlan. In the United States, the film was ...more
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Dir. by Richard Donner (2003), starring 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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Dir. by Steven Spielberg (2001), starring Meryl Streep, Robin Williams & Jude Law
A.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 American science fiction film written, directed, and produced by Steven Spielberg, and based on Brian Aldiss's short story Super-Toys ...more

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Dir. by Harold Ramis (2000), starring Elizabeth Hurley, Brendan Fraser & Frances O'Connor
Bedazzled is a 2000 fantasy-comedy film remake of the 1967 film of the same name, originally written by Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, which was itself a comic retelling of the Faust legend. The ...more

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Dir. by Alan Brown (2004), starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Simon Baker & Frances O'Connor
Book of Love is a 2004 film written and directed by Alan Brown. It stars Frances O'Connor, Simon Baker, and Gregory Smith.
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Dir. by Robert Connolly (2005), starring Frances O'Connor, David Wenham & Sarah Wynter
Three Dollars is a 2005 Australian film, directed by Robert Connolly and based on a novel of the same name by Elliot Perlman. It won the 2005 Australian Film Institute Award for Best Adapted ...more
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Dir. by Bill Bennett (1997), starring Frances O'Connor, Chris Haywood & Barry Otto
Kiss or Kill is a 1997 Australian thriller about two lovers and fugitives from the law who are pursued across the Australian Outback. The film was written and directed by Bill Bennett, and stars ...more
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The Lazarus Child Dir. by Graham Theakston (2004), starring Angela Bassett, Andy Garcia & Frances O'Connor
The Lazarus Child is a 2005 American drama film directed by Graham Theakston. It was filmed in Canada and the United Kingdom. Entitled The Last Door in Canada.
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Dir. by Ana Kokkinos (2009), starring Frances O'Connor, Miranda Otto & Kevin Sorbo
"Filmmaker Ana Kokkinos last appeared at the Festival with The Book of Revelation, her third feature after Head On and Only the Brave. Fans of these powerful and provocative films will be ...more
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Dir. by John McKay (2005), starring Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney & Tom Wilkinson
Piccadilly Jim is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by John McKay.
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Darwin's Darkest Hour Dir. by John Bradshaw (2009), starring Frances O'Connor and Henry Ian Cusick
This two-hour scripted drama tells the remarkable story behind the unveiling of the most influential scientific theory of all time, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection. The ...more
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Dir. by Daniel Nettheim (2011), starring Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill & Frances O'Connor
The Hunter is a 2011 drama film written by Alice Addison and directed by Daniel Nettheim based on the novel by Julia Leigh.
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Dir. by Billy Bob Thornton (2012), starring Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon & John Hurt
Jayne Mansfield's Car is a 2012 drama film directed by Billy Bob Thornton, marking his first directing job since 2001's Daddy and Them. Thornton also stars alongside Robert Duvall, John Hurt, ...more
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Hallelujah Dir. by Michael Apted (2011), starring Arielle Kebbel, Zoey Deutch & Robbie Amell
Hallelujah is a 2011 drama TV movie written by Marc Cherry and directed by Michael Apted.
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Lumpy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Frances O'Connor Movies
Lumpy
Lumpy is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Ted Koland.