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The Best Freddie Highmore Movies

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

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

List contains films like Women Talking Dirty and Master Harold...and the Boys.

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  • 1

    Two Brothers

    Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore
    120
    5

    Released2004

    Directed byJean-Jacques Annaud

    Two Brothers is a 2004 adventure family film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. It is about two tiger brothers, Kumal and Sangha, who are separated as cubs and then reunited a year later....  more
  • 2

    August Rush

    Robin Williams, Keri Russell
    139
    16

    Released2007

    Directed byKirsten Sheridan

    August Rush is a 2007 drama film directed by Kirsten Sheridan and written by Nick Castle, James V. Hart, and Paul Castro, and produced by Richard Barton Lewis. Deciding to run away to New York City,...  more
  • 3

    Five Children and It

    Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard
    124
    12

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Stephenson

    Five Children and It is a 2004 film adaption of the book of the same name, directed by John Stephenson, starring Freddie Highmore, with Zoë Wanamaker, Kenneth Branagh and Eddie Izzard as the voice of...  more
  • 4

    The Art of Getting By

    Emma Roberts, Alicia Silverstone
    115
    25

    Released2011

    Directed byGavin Wiesen

    The Art of Getting By is a 2011 romantic comedy-drama film starring Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Elizabeth Reaser, Sam Robards, Rita Wilson and Blair Underwood. It is the first...  more
  • 5

    Astro Boy

    Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell
    98
    18

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Bowers

    Astro Boy is a 2009 American-Hong Konger-Chinese computer-animated action film loosely based on the manga and anime series of the same name by the Japanese writer and illustrator Osamu Tezuka. It was...  more
  • 6

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
    113
    30

    Released2005

    Directed byTim Burton

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 musical adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is the second film adaptation of the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and stars Johnny...  more
  • 7

    Finding Neverland

    Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet
    83
    12

    Released2004

    Directed byMarc Forster

    Finding Neverland is a 2004 historical fantasy drama film directed by Marc Forster and written by David Magee, based on the 1998 play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee. The film is about...  more
  • 8

    The Spiderwick Chronicles

    Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen
    88
    21

    Released2008

    Directed byMark Waters

    The Spiderwick Chronicles is a 2008 American fantasy adventure film. It is the film adaptation of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's bestselling series of the same name. Set in the Spiderwick Estate...  more
  • 9

    A Good Year

    Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard
    75
    23

    Released2006

    Directed byRidley Scott

    A Good Year is a 2006 British romantic comedy-drama film, set in London and Provence. Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom Hollander...  more
  • 10

    Astro Boy vs. The Junkyard Pirates

    Freddie Highmore, Moisés Arias
    62
    15

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Bowers

    Astro Boy vs. The Junkyard Pirates is a 2010 animated short directed by David Bowers....
  • 11

    A Fox's Tale

    Sienna Miller, Bill Nighy
    50
    18

    Released2008

    Directed byGyörgy Gát, János Uzsák

    A Fox's Tale is a Hungarian animated film. The film's original Hungarian title is Kis Vuk. It is the sequel to the 1981 film The Little Fox. The English-language voice cast includes Freddie Highmore,...  more
  • 12

    Toast

    Helena Bonham Carter, Freddie Highmore
    55
    23

    Released2010

    Directed byS.J. Clarkson

    Toast, a BBC One adaptation broadcast on 30 December 2010 and directed by S. J. Clarkson, is based on the autobiographical novel of the same name by the cookery writer Nigel Slater. The cast includes...  more
  • 13

    Arthur and the Invisibles

    Madonna, David Bowie
    52
    25

    Released2006

    Directed byLuc Besson

    Arthur and the Invisibles is a French/American CGI animated/live-action feature film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys, and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden City,...  more
  • 14

    Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard

    Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg
    44
    21

    Released2009

    Directed byLuc Besson

    "In "Revenge of Maltazard", Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia. Going back to the world of the tooth-sized, elfin Minimoys, he joins Selenia and her brother Betameche in a new...  more
  • 15
    44
    22

    Released2001

    Directed byBrian Henson

    Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story is a 2001 American television miniseries. It was directed by Brian Henson and was a co-production of Hallmark Entertainment and Jim Henson Television. It is an...  more
  • 16

    Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds

    Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg
    45
    23

    Released2010

    Directed byLuc Besson

    This film is a French and American film with live action and animation co-written, co-produced and directed by Luc Besson, based on his novel of the same title and starring Freddie Highmore and Mia...  more
  • 17

    The Golden Compass

    Nicole Kidman, Eva Green
    42
    27

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Weitz

    The Golden Compass is a 2007 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Chris Weitz. A young girl, Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards), travels to the far North to save her friend and other...  more
  • 18

    Master Harold...and the Boys

    Ving Rhames, Freddie Highmore
    41
    27

    Released2010

    Directed byLonny Price

    Master Harold...and the Boys is a 2010 film, which is based on the original theatre play of the same name by Athol Fugard, directed by director Lonny Price. The cast includes Freddie Highmore and...  more
  • 19

    Blue Dragon

    Ian McShane, Freddie Highmore
    32
    23

    Directed bySteve Hickner,Todd Wilderman

  • 20

    The Mists of Avalon

    Julianna Margulies, Anjelica Huston
    31
    24

    Released2001

    Directed byUli Edel

    The Mists of Avalon is a 2001 miniseries based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Produced by American cable channel TNT, adapted by Gavin Scott, and directed by Uli Edel...  more
  • 21

    Women Talking Dirty

    Helena Bonham Carter, James Purefoy
    20
    28

    Released1999

    Directed byCoky Giedroyc

    Women Talking Dirty is a 1999 Scottish comedy film starring Helena Bonham Carter and Gina McKee. It is an adaptation of the novel Women Talking Dirty, written by Isla Dewar who wrote the screenplay...  more