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The Best Jude Law Movies

Updated February 4, 2020 3.8k votes 750 voters 46.1k views49 items

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including The Crane and All the King's Men.

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

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    The Talented Mr. Ripley

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett
    The Talented Mr. Ripley is a 1999 American psychological thriller written for the screen and...  more

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    #177 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars#3 of 43 30+ Very Preppy Movies with the Preppiest Characters

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    Gattaca

    Uma Thurman, Jude Law
    Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It...  more

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    'Gattaca' Is An Underrated '90s Classic That NASA Called The Most Plausible Sci-Fi Film Of All Time#100 of 230 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time

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    Sherlock Holmes

    Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law
    Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 period mystery action film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the...  more

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    #37 of 246 The Best Rainy Day Movies#22 of 104 The Best Bromance Movies

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    Wilde

    Jude Law, Orlando Bloom
    Wilde is a 1997 British biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the...  more

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    #9 of 25 The Best Biopics About LGBTQ+ Figures#135 of 151 The Very Best Biopics About Real People

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    Enemy at the Gates

    Rachel Weisz, Jude Law
    Enemy at the Gates is a 2001 film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. The film's title is taken...  more

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    #16 of 376 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#13 of 24 Brutal War Movies That Absolutely Got It Right

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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr.
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a 2011 British-American action mystery film directed by...  more

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    #393 of 557 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time#44 of 315 Movies with the Best Soundtracks

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    The Holiday

    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz
    The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and...  more

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    #21 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#70 of 127 The Best Christmas Movies of All Time

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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams
    A.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 American science fiction film...  more

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    #71 of 180 The Best Dystopian And Near Future Movies#4 of 12 Movies That Would Be Perfect If They Ended Five Minutes Earlier

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    Side Effects

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law
    Side Effects is a 2013 American psychological thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh from...  more
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    Vox Lux

    Natalie Portman, Jude Law
    Vox Lux is a 2018 American music drama film directed by Brady Corbet. The film follows the...  more

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    #333 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time#60 of 195 The Best Movies About Music

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    Cold Mountain

    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman
    Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is...  more

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    #5 of 28 Civil War Movies List#305 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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    Closer

    Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts
    Closer is a 2004 romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning...  more

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    #116 of 131 The Most Awkward Movies to Watch with Your Parents#103 of 197 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

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    Road to Perdition

    Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig
    Road to Perdition is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Sam Mendes. The screenplay was...  more

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    #58 of 173 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#18 of 123 The Best Mafia Films Of All Time

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    Breaking and Entering

    Jude Law, Robin Wright
    Breaking and Entering is a 2006 romantic crime drama directed by Anthony Minghella and...  more
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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is a 2018 fantasy drama film directed by David...  more

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    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a 1997 American drama film directed by Clint...  more
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    Alfie

    Sienna Miller, Jude Law
    Alfie is a 2004 British/American comedy film based on the 1966 British film of the same name,...  more

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    #125 of 140 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time#63 of 99 The Best Romance Drama Movies

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    All the King's Men

    Kate Winslet, Sean Penn
    All the King's Men is a 2006 film adaptation of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the...  more
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    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law
    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a 2017 Australian-American epic adventure drama film...  more

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    I Heart Huckabees

    Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher
    I ♥ Huckabees is a 2004 American philosophical comedy film from Fox Searchlight. It was...  more

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    #45 of 103 Great Quirky Movies for Grown-Ups#8 of 70 The Most Pretentious Movies Ever Made

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    The Aviator

    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio
    The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by...  more

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    #54 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#60 of 90 The Best Movies That Are Super Long

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    Sleuth

    Jude Law, Michael Caine
    Sleuth is a 2007 thriller film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Jude Law and Michael...  more

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    #54 of 135 The Best Movies Based On Plays#51 of 108 The 25+ Best Michael Caine Movies of All Time, Ranked

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    Repo Men

    Jude Law, Liev Schreiber
    Repo Men is a 2010 American-Canadian science fiction action-thriller film directed by Miguel...  more
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    Hugo

    Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz
    Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin...  more

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    #97 of 306 The Best Ensemble Movies#3 of 96 The Best Film Adaptations Of Young Adult Novels

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    Music from Another Room

    Jude Law, Jennifer Tilly
    Music from Another Room is a 1998 American romantic comedy, directed by Charlie Peters and...  more