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The Best Hugh Grant Movies

Updated January 23, 2020 5.9k votes 1.6k voters 94.5k views43 items

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This is a list of the best Hugh Grant movies, ranked best to worst - with movie trailers when available. Hugh Grant has been acting since 1982, but he didn't become a star until Four Weddings and a Funeral came out in 1994. And who can forget his chemistry with Renée  Zellweger in Bridget Jones' Diary.  Hugh Grant's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Hugh Grant movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only his most highly rated movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Hugh Grant movies?" and "What are the greatest Hugh Grant roles of all time?" The greatest Hugh Grant performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like Love Actually and About a Boy are on this Hugh Grant filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best. If you think the most worthy Hugh Grant role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Grant's dry humor, you might also enjoy our list of best Colin Firth movies and best Emma Thompson movies.

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    Notting Hill

    Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin
    Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on...  more

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    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert
    Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by...  more

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    Four Weddings and a Funeral

    Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell
    This film is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by Mike Newell. It was the first of...  more

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    About a Boy

    Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant
    About a Boy is a 2002 British-American comedy-drama film co-written and directed by brothers...  more

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    Bridget Jones's Diary

    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant
    Bridget Jones's Diary is a 2001 British romantic comedy film directed by Sharon Maguire. It is...  more

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    #486 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#20 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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    Two Weeks Notice

    Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant
    Two Weeks Notice is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Marc Lawrence. A lawyer (Sandra...  more

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    Music and Lyrics

    Drew Barrymore, Hugh Grant
    Music and Lyrics is a 2007 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Marc...  more

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    Sense and Sensibility

    Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie
    Sense and Sensibility is a 1995 British–American period drama film directed by Ang Lee and...  more

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    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant
    Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason is a 2004 English-French-American romantic comedy film...  more

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    Sirens

    Elle Macpherson, Hugh Grant
    Sirens is a 1994 film, written and directed by John Duigan, and set in Australia. Sirens and...  more

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    The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain is a 1995 British film with a story...  more
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    The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer
    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a 2015 American action spy comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie,...  more

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    Nine Months

    Robin Williams, Julianne Moore
    Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Hugh Grant,...  more

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    Maurice

    Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant
    Maurice is a 1987 British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same title by E. M....  more

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    Small Time Crooks

    Woody Allen, Hugh Grant
    Small Time Crooks is a 2000 American crime-comedy film directed, written, and starring Woody...  more
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    Florence Foster Jenkins

    Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant
    Florence Foster Jenkins is a 2016 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears. ...  more

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    The Remains of the Day

    Lena Headey, Anthony Hopkins
    The Remains of the Day is a 1993 Merchant Ivory film adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the...  more

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    Mickey Blue Eyes

    Hugh Grant, James Caan
    Mickey Blue Eyes is a 1999 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Kelly Makin. Hugh...  more

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    An Awfully Big Adventure

    Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman
    An Awfully Big Adventure is a 1995 British coming-of-age film directed by Mike Newell. The...  more
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    Paddington 2

    Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville
    Paddington 2 is a 2017 comedy film directed by Paul King, based on the stories by Michael...  more

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    Rowing with the Wind

    Elizabeth Hurley, Hugh Grant
    Rowing with the Wind aka Remando al viento is a 1988 Spanish film written and directed by...  more
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    The Rewrite

    Marisa Tomei, Hugh Grant
    The Rewrite is a 2014 American romantic comedy film directed by Marc Lawrence. A washed-up...  more

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    Did You Hear About the Morgans?

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant
    Did You Hear About the Morgans? is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed and written...  more

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    #57 of 59 The Funniest Movies About Marriage#65 of 85 The Best Romantic Movies For Action Fans

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    Impromptu

    Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant
    Impromptu is a 1991 British-American period drama film directed by James Lapine, written by...  more
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    White Mischief

    Hugh Grant, John Hurt
    White Mischief is a 1987 film dramatising the events of the Happy Valley murder case in Kenya...  more