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The Best Hugh Laurie Movies 

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

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

The Snow Queen and Valiant are included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Hugh Laurie movies?" and "What are the greatest Hugh Laurie roles of all time?"

If Hugh Laurie movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Paul Giamatti and Mark Ruffalo too.

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Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson
Maybe Baby is a 2000 British comedy film starring Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson. It was written and directed by Ben Elton, based upon his novel Inconceivable.

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Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox
Stuart Little is a 1999 American family comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by E. B. White. It combines live action and computer animation. The ...more

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#167 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #114 of 314 The Best Movies for Kids #6 of 81 The Best Live Action Animal Movies for Kids

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Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson
Sense and Sensibility is a 1995 British–American period drama film directed by Ang Lee and based on Jane Austen's 1811 novel of the same name. Actress Emma Thompson wrote the script and stars as ...more

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Hugh Laurie, Eka Darville, Kerry Fox
Mr. Pip is a 2012 New Zealand film based on Lloyd Jones' novel Mister Pip. Andrew Adamson wrote the film adaption, which he also directed. Hugh Laurie played Mr. Watts.
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Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels
101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Stephen Herek. It is the second adaptation of Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One ...more

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#201 of 348 The Best Movies Based On Books #139 of 493 The Funniest '90s Moviesfeaturing The Live Action 101 Dalmatians Is The Most Insane Fever Dream Of A Movie

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie, John Malkovich
The Man in the Iron Mask is a 1998 adventure film directed, produced, and written by Randall Wallace, and starring Leonardo DiCaprio in a dual role as the title character and villain, Jeremy ...more

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#162 of 348 The Best Movies Based On Books #97 of 188 The Best Medieval Movies

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Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Allison Janney
The Oranges is a 2011 romantic comedy film directed by Julian Farino.
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Hugh Laurie, Santiago Segura, Kacey Ainsworth
Girl from Rio is a 2001 film, written and directed by Christopher Monger, starring Hugh Laurie, Vanessa Nunes, Santiago Segura, Lia Williams, and Patrick Barlow.
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Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Rowan Atkinson
Blackadder's Christmas Carol is a one-off episode of Blackadder, a parody of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. It is set between Blackadder the Third and Blackadder Goes Forth, and is narrated ...more
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Hugh Laurie, John Goodman, Jim Broadbent
The Borrowers is a 1997 British/American live-action comedy film based on the children's novel of the same name by author Mary Norton. In 1998 it was nominated for the title of Best British Film ...more

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#187 of 314 The Best Movies for Kids #56 of 77 The Greatest Supernatural & Paranormal Teen Films

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Kaley Cuoco, Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie
Hop is a 2011 3D live-action/computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Tim Hill and staring Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie, and James Marsden. On Easter Island, an optimistic young talking ...more

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#61 of 128 The Best Kids Movies Rated PG #175 of 206 The Best Comedies Rated PG

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Kate Moss, Hugh Laurie, Colin Firth
Blackadder: Back & Forth is a 1999 short comedy history film written by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton and directed by Paul Weiland.
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Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger
Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was DreamWorks ...more

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#93 of 192 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made #71 of 103 The Best Halloween Movies for Kids

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Keanu Reeves, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans
Street Kings is a 2008 American action thriller film directed by David Ayer, and starring Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, Common and The Game. It was released in ...more
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Hugh Laurie, Jared Padalecki, Dennis Quaid
Flight of the Phoenix is a 2004 survival drama film and a remake of a 1965 film of the same name, both based on the 1964 novel The Flight of the Phoenix, by Elleston Trevor, about a group of ...more

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Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild is a 2005 American direct-to-video film directed by Audu Paden, created by Mainframe Animation and distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. It was ...more
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Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry
Peter's Friends is a 1992 British comedy film written by Rita Rudner and her husband Martin Bergman, and directed and produced by Kenneth Branagh. The film follows seven friends in an acting ...more
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Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox
Stuart Little 2 is a 2002 American live-action film, directed by Rob Minkoff and starring Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie and Jonathan Lipnicki and the voices of Michael J. Fox, Nathan Lane, Melanie ...more

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#29 of 81 The Best Live Action Animal Movies for Kids #27 of 46 The Best Melanie Griffith Movies

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Hugh Laurie, Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue
Cousin Bette is a 1998 British/American comedy-drama that stars Jessica Lange in the title role and is loosely based on the Honoré de Balzac novel of the same name. It received lukewarm ...more
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Hugh Laurie, Alison Pill, Victor Garber
Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows is a 2001 television film based on the memoirs of Lorna Luft, the daughter of Garland. The production is notable for its meticulous recreations of her ...more

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#131 of 238 The Best Movies Based on True Stories #43 of 54 The Best Biopics About Women #62 of 135 The Best Movies About Movies

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Ewan McGregor, Hugh Laurie, Tim Curry
Valiant is a 2005 British computer-animated film produced by Vanguard Animation and Odyssey Entertainment, and released by Entertainment Film Distributors in the United Kingdom on March 25, 2005 ...more
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Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Laurie, Brian Blessed
The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything is a collection of sketches broadcast in two parts on 2 and 4 January 2000 on BBC 1.
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Eva Longoria, Hugh Laurie, James McAvoy
Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ...more

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#40 of 109 The Best Christmas Movies of All Time #213 of 383 The Best Movies Directed by Women

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Who Sold You This, Then?
Hugh Laurie, John Cleese, Jonathan Lynn
Who Sold You This, Then? is a 1975 short film written by John Cleese and Antony Jay, directed by Peter Robinson.
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Hugh Laurie, Selma Blair, Elias Koteas
The Big Empty is a 2005 short film starring Selma Blair about a woman with an unusual condition that baffles scientists and everymen alike. It was written, directed and produced by Lisa Chang ...more