The Best Joseph Fiennes Movies  

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

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Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen
Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench
Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard. The film depicts an imaginary love affair ...more
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Al Pacino, Steve Martin, Jeremy Irons
The Merchant of Venice is a 2004 romantic drama film based on Shakespeare's play of the same name. It is the first full-length sound film in English of Shakespeare's play — other versions are ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ed Harris
Enemy at the Gates is a 2001 film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. The film's title is taken from William Craig's 1973 nonfiction book Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad, which ...more
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Alfred Molina, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Ustinov
Luther is a 2003 biopic about the life of Martin Luther starring Joseph Fiennes. It was an independent film partially funded by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. The film covers Luther's life ...more
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Diane Kruger, Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert
Goodbye Bafana is a 2007 drama film, directed by Bille August, about the relationship between Nelson Mandela and James Gregory, his censor officer and prison guard, based on Gregory's book ...more
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Sheamus, Brian Cox, Damian Lewis
The Escapist is a 2008 drama thriller starring Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Liam Cunningham, Seu Jorge, Dominic Cooper, Steven Mackintosh, Stephen Farrelly and Damian Lewis. It is directed and ...more
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James Franco, Sam Worthington, Connie Nielsen
The Great Raid is a 2005 film about the Raid at Cabanatuan on the island of Luzon, Philippines during WWII. It is directed by John Dahl and stars Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco, ...more
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Brad Pitt, Michelle Pfeiffer, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas is a 2003 American animated swashbuckling fantasy comedy adventure film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures, using ...more
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Winona Ryder, Julianna Margulies, Juliette Lewis
The Darwin Awards is a 2006 American adventure comedy film based on the website of the same name. Written and directed by Finn Taylor, the film premiered January 25, 2006, at the Sundance Film ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin, Evan Rachel Wood
Running with Scissors is a 2006 American black comedy film based on Augusten Burroughs' 2002 memoir of the same name, written and directed by Ryan Murphy, and starring Joseph Cross, Annette ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Liv Tyler, Jeremy Irons
Stealing Beauty is a 1996 drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Liv Tyler, Joseph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, and Rachel Weisz. Written by Bertolucci and Susan ...more
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Leo Elisabeth Shue, Dennis Hopper, Mary Stuart Masterson
Leo is a 2002 drama film directed by Mehdi Norowzian.
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Lena Headey, Joseph Fiennes, Til Schweiger
The Red Baron is a 2008 German biopic directed by Nikolai Müllerschön about the World War I fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen, known as the "Red Baron". It was filmed in ...more
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Joseph Fiennes, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark
The Very Thought of You is a 1944 romantic drama film starring Dennis Morgan and Eleanor Parker. In World War II, an American soldier on a short leave falls in love with and marries a woman.
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Vera Farmiga, Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham
Dust is a 2001 British-Macedonian Western drama film, written and directed by Milcho Manchevski, and starring Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester, Anne Brochet, Vera Farmiga and Rosemary ...more
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Spring 1941 Joseph Fiennes, Clare Higgins, Neve McIntosh
After Germany invades Poland and the Nazis order the confinement of all local Jews in the ghetto, medical doctor Artur Planck (Joseph Fiennes) manages to flee with his family, seeking refuge at ...more
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Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Tyler Moore, Joseph Fiennes
Against The Current is a 2009 drama film directed and written by Peter Callahan.
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The Vacillations of Poppy Carew Joseph Fiennes
The Vacillations of Poppy Carew is a novel by Mary Wesley. The title refers to the protagonist's inability to choose in life. However, when Poppy Carew's boyfriend leaves her, and her father ...more
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Kristin Scott Thomas, Joseph Fiennes, Iain Glen
Man to Man is a 2005 historical drama film directed by Régis Wargnier and starring Joseph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas and Iain Glen. One man in a team of Victorian scientists conducting ...more
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Joseph Fiennes, Rhys Ifans, Sadie Frost
Rancid Aluminium is a 2000 film, based on a 1998 novel of the same name by James Hawes. It was released on 21 January 2000 to universally negative reviews, and is considered one of the worst ...more
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A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation Ian McKellen, Joseph Fiennes
A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation is a 2010 short animated film written by Martin Wallner and directed by Stefan Leuchtenberg and Martin Wallner.
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You Me and Captain Longbridge Joseph Fiennes, Chris Larkin
You Me and Captain Longbridge is a 15 minutes short film directed by Kenny Doughty and written & produced by Caroline Carver. The film stars Callum Williams as the 11 year old Luke, Chris ...more
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Joseph Fiennes, Niecy Nash, Mike O'Malley
Pretty/Handsome is a 2008 television production by Nip/Tuck director–writer Ryan Murphy that was not picked up by FX, the television network which broadcasts Nip/Tuck.