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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Joely Richardson movies?" and "What are the greatest Joely Richardson roles of all time?"
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  • The Patriot1
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    The Patriot

    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger

    Released2000

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

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  • Loch Ness2
    17
    6

    Loch Ness

    Ted Danson, Ian Holm

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Henderson

    Loch Ness is a 1996 family drama film starring Ted Danson and Joely Richardson. It was written...  more
  • Return to Me3
    15
    4

    Return to Me

    David Duchovny, Minnie Driver

    Released2000

    Directed byBonnie Hunt

    Return to Me is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Bonnie Hunt and...  more

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  • Event Horizon4
    17
    6

    Event Horizon

    Laurence Fishburne, Jason Isaacs

    Released1997

    Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson

    Event Horizon is a 1997 British-American science fiction horror film. The screenplay was...  more

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  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo5
    14
    4

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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  • Anne Frank Remembered6
    12
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    Anne Frank Remembered

    Glenn Close, Kenneth Branagh

    Released1995

    Directed byJon Blair

    Anne Frank Remembered is a 1995 documentary film by Jon Blair about the life of the diarist...  more
  • Shining Through7
    12
    2

    Shining Through

    Liam Neeson, Michael Douglas

    Released1992

    Directed byDavid Seltzer

    Shining Through is a 1992 British-American World War II drama film, directed and written by...  more

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  • Maybe Baby8
    12
    4

    Maybe Baby

    Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson

    Released2000

    Directed byHugh Laurie, Tom Moore, Ben Elton

    Maybe Baby is a 2000 British comedy film starring Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson. It was...  more

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  • The Affair of the Necklace9
    12
    4

    The Affair of the Necklace

    Hayden Panettiere, Christopher Walken

    Released2001

    Directed byCharles Shyer

    The Affair of the Necklace is a 2001 American historical drama film directed by Charles Shyer....  more
  • 101 Dalmatians10
    14
    7

    101 Dalmatians

    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close

    Released1996

    101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed...  more

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  • The Hotel New Hampshire11
    10
    3

    The Hotel New Hampshire

    Jodie Foster, Rob Lowe

    Released1984

    Directed byTony Richardson

    The Hotel New Hampshire is a 1984 comedy-drama film based on John Irving's 1981 novel of the...  more

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  • Drowning by Numbers12
    11
    4

    Drowning by Numbers

    Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright

    Released1988

    Directed byPeter Greenaway

    Drowning by Numbers is a 1988 British-Dutch film directed by Peter Greenaway. It won the award...  more
  • Lies My Mother Told Me13
    9
    2

    Lies My Mother Told Me

    Hayden Panettiere, Natasha Henstridge

    Released2005

    Directed byChristian Duguay

    Lies My Mother Told Me is a 2005 Canadian television movie that aired on Lifetime in the...  more
  • I'll Do Anything14
    10
    4

    I'll Do Anything

    Ian McKellen, Rosie O'Donnell

    Released1994

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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  • King Ralph15
    8
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    King Ralph

    John Goodman, John Hurt

    Released1991

    Directed byDavid S. Ward

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  • The Tribe16
    6
    2

    The Tribe

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Friel

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Poliakoff

    The Tribe is a 1998 television film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, and starring...  more
  • Hollow Reed17
    6
    2

    Hollow Reed

    Joely Richardson, Jason Flemyng

    Released1996

    Directed byAngela Pope

    Hollow Reed is a 1996 drama film directed by Angela Pope. The plot follows a divorced gay man...  more
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  • The Last Mimzy18
    8
    4

    The Last Mimzy

    Michael Clarke Duncan, Rainn Wilson

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Shaye

    The Last Mimzy is a 2007 science fiction adventure drama film directed by Robert Shaye and...  more

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  • In the Shadows19
    6
    2

    In the Shadows

    Joely Richardson, Molly Parker

    Released1998

    Directed byMeg Richman

    Under Heaven is a 1998 drama, romance film directed by Meg Richman....  more
  • Wrestling with Alligators20
    6
    2

    Wrestling with Alligators

    Joely Richardson, Claire Bloom

    Released1998

    Directed byLaurie Weltz

    Wrestling with Alligators is a 1998 drama film written by Scott Kraft and Laurie Weltz and...  more
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  • Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America21
    6
    2

    Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America

    Joely Richardson, Stacy Keach

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard Pearce

    Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America is an ABC two-hour TV movie which first aired May 9, 2006...  more
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  • Wallis & Edward22
    4
    2

    Wallis & Edward

    Joely Richardson, Stephen Campbell Moore

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Moore

    Wallis & Edward is a 2005 British made-for-TV movie, scripted by Sarah Williams, dramatising...  more
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  • Lady Chatterley23
    4
    2

    Lady Chatterley

    Sean Bean, Joely Richardson

    Released1993

    Directed byKen Russell

    Lady Chatterley is a 1993 BBC television serial starring Sean Bean and Joely Richardson. It is...  more
  • The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey24
    4
    2

    The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

    Saoirse Ronan, Tom Berenger

    Released2007

    Directed byBill Clark

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  • Red Lights25
    4
    2

    Red Lights

    Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byRodrigo Cortés

    Red Lights is a 2012 Spanish-American thriller film written and directed by Rodrigo Cortés and...  more