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The Best Jeremy Northam Movies  

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

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

List ranges from Soft Top Hard Shoulder to Martin and Lewis, plus much more.

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

Jeremy Northam has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Robert Altman.

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Toni Collette
Emma is a 1996 period film based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen. Directed by Douglas McGrath, the film stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Alan Cumming, Toni Collette, Ewan McGregor, and Jeremy ...more
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William H. Macy, Ron Perlman, Ally Walker
Happy, Texas is a comedy film released in 1999 directed by Mark Illsley, and starring Steve Zahn, Jeremy Northam and William H. Macy.
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Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Minnie Driver
An Ideal Husband is a 1999 film based on the play An Ideal Husband of the same name written by Oscar Wilde. The film stars Jeremy Northam, Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Minnie Driver and Oscar ...more
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Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Maggie Smith
Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Headey, Aaron Eckhart
Possession is a 2002 American/British romantic/mystery drama film written and directed by Neil LaBute, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart. It was based on the 1990 novel of the same name ...more
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Nigel Hawthorne, Jeremy Northam, Rebecca Pidgeon
The Winslow Boy is a 1999 period drama film directed by David Mamet. Starring Nigel Hawthorne, Rebecca Pidgeon, Jeremy Northam and Gemma Jones. Set in London before World War I, it depicts a ...more
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Sean Hayes, Jeremy Northam, Kate Levering
Martin and Lewis is a 2002 biographical CBS TV film, written and directed by John Gray, portraying the lives of the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. The film stars Jeremy Northam as Dean Martin ...more
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Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Tony Perez
The Net is a 1995 American cyber mystery thriller film directed by Irwin Winkler. A computer programmer (Sandra Bullock) stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those ...more
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Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anna Paquin
Amistad is a 1997 historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the 1839 mutiny aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen taken and managed ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Uma Thurman, Nick Nolte
The Golden Bowl is a 2000 drama film directed by James Ivory. The screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is based on the 1904 novel of the same name by Henry James, who considered the work his ...more
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Kate Winslet, Mick Jagger, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Enigma is a 2001 film directed by Michael Apted from a screenplay by Tom Stoppard. The script was adapted from the novel Enigma by Robert Harris, about the Enigma codebreakers of Bletchley Park ...more
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Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus
Mimic is an American 1997 science fiction horror film co-written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, based on a short story of the same name by Donald A. Wollheim. Del Toro was unhappy with the ...more
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Gillian Anderson, Stephen Fry, Naomie Harris
This film is a 2005 British comedy film directed by Michael Winterbottom. It is a film-within-a-film, featuring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon playing themselves as egotistical actors during the ...more
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Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes
The Singing Detective is a 2003 American musical comedy film directed by Keith Gordon and based on the BBC serial of the same name, a work by British writer Dennis Potter. It stars Robert ...more
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Jennifer Connelly, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Bettany
Creation is a 2009 British biographical drama film. Produced by Jeremy Thomas, the film was directed by Jon Amiel, and stars Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly as Charles and Emma Darwin. The ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Michael Caine, Charlotte Rampling
The Statement is a 2003 drama film directed by Norman Jewison and starring Michael Caine. It is based on a 1996 novel by Brian Moore, with a screenplay written by Ronald Harwood. The plot was ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Malin Åkerman
The Invasion is a 2007 science fiction thriller film starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, with additional scenes written by The Wachowskis and directed by ...more
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Jim Caviezel, Claire Forlani, Malcolm McDowell
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius is a 2004 biographical drama film based on the life of Bobby Jones, the only player in the sport to win all four of the men's major golf championships in a single ...more
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Lucy Liu, Kari Matchett, Jeremy Northam
Cypher, is a 2002 science fiction thriller film starring Jeremy Northam and Lucy Liu. It was written by Brian King and directed by Vincenzo Natali. Jeremy Northam plays an accountant, whose hope ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Sam Neill, Jeremy Northam
Dean Spanley is a 2008 New Zealand and British comedy-drama film, with fantastic elements, from Miramax Films, Atlantic Film Group and General Film Corporation, directed by Fijian New Zealander ...more
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Natascha McElhone, Jason Biggs, Michael Ironside
Guy X is a 2005 black comedy war film directed by Saul Metzstein, based on the novel No One Thinks Of Greenland by John Griesemer. The movie stars Jason Biggs, Natascha McElhone, Jeremy Northam, ...more
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Emma Thompson, Rufus Sewell, Alex Kingston
Carrington is a 1995 British biographical film written and directed by Christopher Hampton about the life of the English painter Dora Carrington, who was known simply as "Carrington". ...more
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David Tennant, Christopher Lee, Eddie Redmayne
"England, 1939. Beautiful summer days. Country mansions. Elegant picnics. Banter. But this is also a year when storm clouds are gathering on the horizon: war is imminent. Director Stephen ...more
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Ralph Fiennes, Sinéad O'Connor, Juliette Binoche
Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights is a 1992 feature film adaptation of Emily Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights directed by Peter Kosminsky. Paramount Pictures was forced to use the ...more
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Sharon Stone, George C. Scott, Cathy Moriarty
Gloria is a remake of the 1980 film of the same name written and directed by John Cassavetes. It was directed by Sidney Lumet and starred Sharon Stone as Gloria. It is also notable as George C. ...more