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The Best Helena Bonham Carter Movies 

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

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Tim Burton and Roman Polanski are among those who have directed Helena Bonham Carter at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Helena Bonham Carter have also been known to enjoy films starring Rachel Weisz and Russell Brand.

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tim Burton

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 2007 musical slasher film directed by Tim Burton. It is an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning 1979 musical ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2010

Directed by: David Yates

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel ...more

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Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 1999

Directed by: David Fincher

Fight Club is a 1999 film based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. The film was directed by David Fincher, and stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter. Norton ...more

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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Yates

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2009

Directed by: David Yates

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2009 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tom Hooper

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

Released: 2011

Directed by: David Yates

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron ...more

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Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tim Burton

Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tom Hooper

Les Misérables is a 2012 musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper, based on the 1862 French novel of the same name by Victor Hugo, which also inspired a 1980 concept album and 1985 ...more

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

Released: 2005

Directed by: Tim 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 ...more

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

Released: 2005

Directed by: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson

Corpse Bride, often referred to as Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, is a 2005 British-American stop-motion-animated fantasy film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. The plot is set in a fictional ...more

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Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tim Burton

Dark Shadows is a 2012 American horror comedy film loosely based on the gothic television soap opera Dark Shadows that was broadcast between 1966 and 1971. The film was directed by Tim Burton ...more

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Daniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench

Released: 1985

Directed by: James Ivory

A Room with a View is a British romance drama film directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant of E. M. Forster's 1908 novel of the same name. The film follows closely the novel by ...more

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Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

Released: 2003

Directed by: Tim Burton

Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more

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Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones

Released: 1998

Directed by: Steve Barron

Merlin is a television miniseries which originally aired in 1998 on NBC that retells the legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. Sam Neill stars in the title role in a ...more

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Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close

Released: 1990

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Hamlet is a 1990 drama film based on the Shakespearean tragedy of the same name directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Mel Gibson as the eponymous character. The film also features Glenn ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane

Released: 2012

Directed by: Mike Newell

Great Expectations is a 2012 drama film written by David Nicholls and directed by Mike Newell.
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Helena Bonham Carter, Patrick Stewart, Cary Elwes

Released: 1986

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Lady Jane is a 1986 British costume drama romance film directed by Trevor Nunn, written by David Edgar, and starring Helena Bonham Carter as the titular character. It tells the story of Lady ...more

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Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter, Emma Thompson

Released: 1992

Directed by: James Ivory

Howards End is a 1992 film based upon the novel of the same name by E. M. Forster, a story of class relations in turn-of-the-20th-century England. The film—produced by Merchant Ivory Productions ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Charlotte Rampling

Released: 1997

Directed by: Iain Softley

The Wings of the Dove is a 1997 U.S.-British drama film directed by Iain Softley and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, and Alison Elliott. The screenplay by Hossein Amini is based on ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Kay

Released: 2005

Directed by: Nick Park, Steve Box

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a 2005 British stop-motion animated comedy film. The film was produced by Aardman Animations in partnership with DreamWorks Animation, and ...more

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Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, John Cleese

Released: 1994

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a 1994 American horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Robert De Niro and Branagh. The picture was produced on a budget of $45 million and is ...more

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Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tim Burton

Planet of the Apes is a 2001 American science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and starring Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti, and Estella ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Kingsley, Kyra Sedgwick

Released: 1996

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Twelfth Night or What You Will is a 1996 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Trevor Nunn and featuring an all-star cast. The adaptation is given a northern Central ...more

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer

Released: 2013

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

The Lone Ranger is a 2013 action adventure film written by Ted Elliott, Justin Haythe and Terry Rossio and directed by Gore Verbinski.

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