The Best Joely Richardson Movies

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

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

Items include everything from Return to Me to Red Lights.

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  • Loch Ness
    Ted Danson, Joely Richardson, Ian Holm
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: John Henderson
  • The Patriot
    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Joely Richardson
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Roland Emmerich
  • Return to Me
    David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Bonnie Hunt
  • Maybe Baby
    Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Hugh Laurie, Tom Moore, Ben Elton
  • Anne Frank Remembered
    Glenn Close, Anne Frank, Edith Frank
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Jon Blair
  • 101 Dalmatians
    Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Stephen Herek
  • The Affair of the Necklace
    Hilary Swank, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Baker
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Charles Shyer
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: David Fincher
  • Shining Through
    Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith, Liam Neeson
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: David Seltzer
  • Event Horizon
    Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
    Saoirse Ronan, Tom Berenger, Joely Richardson
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Bill Clark
  • Drowning by Numbers
    Bernard Hill, Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Peter Greenaway
  • Lies My Mother Told Me
    Hayden Panettiere, Natasha Henstridge, Joely Richardson
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Christian Duguay
  • I'll Do Anything
    Nick Nolte, Whittni Wright, Albert Brooks
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: James L. Brooks
  • The Hotel New Hampshire
    Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, Rob Lowe
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Tony Richardson
  • Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America
    Joely Richardson, Stacy Keach, David Ramsey
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Richard Pearce
  • Anonymous
    Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Roland Emmerich
  • King Ralph
    John Goodman, Peter O'Toole, John Hurt
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: David S. Ward
  • The Tribe
    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Friel, Joely Richardson
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
  • The Last Mimzy
    Joely Richardson, Timothy Hutton, Rainn Wilson
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Robert Shaye
  • Wetherby
    Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: David Hare
  • Wrestling with Alligators
    Joely Richardson, Claire Bloom, Sam Trammell
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Laurie Weltz
  • Hollow Reed
    Martin Donovan, Joely Richardson, Ian Hart
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Angela Pope
  • In the Shadows
    Joely Richardson, Molly Parker, Aden Young
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Meg Richman
  • The Aspern Papers
    Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Joely Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Julien Landais