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The Best Frances O'Connor Movies

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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Frances O'Connor movies?" and "What are the greatest Frances O'Connor roles of all time?"
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    Freaks

    Wallace Ford, Edward Brophy

    Released1932

    Directed byTod Browning

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    The Importance of Being Earnest

    Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench

    Released2002

    Directed byOliver Parker

    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 Earnest....  more

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    About Adam

    Kate Hudson, Frances O'Connor

    Released2001

    Directed byGerard Stembridge

    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....  more
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    Mansfield Park

    Jonny Lee Miller, Anna Popplewell

    Released1999

    Directed byPatricia Rozema

    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 several...  more
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    Windtalkers

    Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Woo

    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....  more

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    Love and Other Catastrophes

    Radha Mitchell, Frances O'Connor

    Released1996

    Directed byEmma-Kate Croghan

    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 the...  more
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    Madame Bovary

    Hugh Dancy, Frances O'Connor

    Released2000

    Directed byTim Fywell

    Madame Bovary is a film directed by Tim Fywell released on Feb 6, 2000....  more
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    Thank God He Met Lizzie

    Cate Blanchett, Frances O'Connor

    Released1997

    Directed byCherie Nowlan

    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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    Iron Jawed Angels

    Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey

    Released2004

    Directed byKatja von Garnier

    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, Julia...  more
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    Timeline

    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Donner

    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 to...  more
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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams

    Released2001

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    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 Last...  more

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    Bedazzled

    Elizabeth Hurley, Brendan Fraser

    Released2000

    Directed byHarold Ramis

    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 film...  more

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    Book of Love

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Simon Baker

    Released2004

    Directed byAlan Brown

    Book of Love is a 2004 film written and directed by Alan Brown. It stars Frances O'Connor, Simon Baker, and Gregory Smith....  more
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    Three Dollars

    Frances O'Connor, David Wenham

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Connolly

    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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    Kiss or Kill

    Frances O'Connor, Chris Haywood

    Released1997

    Directed byBill Bennett

    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

    Angela Bassett, Andy Garcia

    Released2004

    Directed byGraham Theakston

    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....  more
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    Blessed

    Frances O'Connor, Miranda Otto

    Released2009

    Directed byAna Kokkinos

    "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 enthralled...  more
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    Piccadilly Jim

    Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn McKay

    Piccadilly Jim is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by John McKay....  more
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    Darwin's Darkest Hour

    Frances O'Connor, Henry Ian Cusick

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Bradshaw

    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...
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    The Hunter

    Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill

    Released2011

    Directed byDaniel Nettheim

    The Hunter is a 2011 drama film written by Alice Addison and directed by Daniel Nettheim based on the novel by Julia Leigh....  more
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    Jayne Mansfield's Car

    Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon

    Released2012

    Directed byBilly Bob Thornton

    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, Kevin...  more
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    Hallelujah

    Arielle Kebbel, Zoey Deutch

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Apted

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    Lumpy

    Shelley Long, Justin Long

    Released2012

    Lumpy is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Ted Koland....  more