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The Best Jude Law Movies

Updated February 4, 2020 3.5k votes 741 voters 45.5k 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
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    The Talented Mr. Ripley

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett

    Released1999

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

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    Gattaca
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    Gattaca

    Uma Thurman, Jude Law

    Released1997

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

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    Enemy at the Gates
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    Enemy at the Gates

    Rachel Weisz, Jude Law

    Released2001

    Directed byJean-Jacques Annaud

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  • 4
    Cold Mountain
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    Cold Mountain

    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman

    Released2003

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence
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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams

    Released2001

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    A.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 American science fiction film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Sherlock Holmes
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    Sherlock Holmes

    Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

    Released2009

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 period mystery action film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Wilde
    76
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    Wilde

    Jude Law, Orlando Bloom

    Released1997

    Directed byBrian Gilbert

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    The Holiday
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    The Holiday

    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz

    Released2006

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and... more on Wikipedia

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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2011

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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  • 10
    Vox Lux
    71
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    Vox Lux

    Natalie Portman, Jude Law

    Released2018

    Directed byBrady Corbet

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    Side Effects
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    Side Effects

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law

    Released2013

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 12
    Closer
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    Closer

    Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts

    Released2004

    Directed byMike Nichols

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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

    Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Yates

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    All the King's Men
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    All the King's Men

    Kate Winslet, Sean Penn

    Released2006

    Directed bySteven Zaillian

    All the King's Men is a 2006 film adaptation of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Breaking and Entering
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    Breaking and Entering

    Jude Law, Robin Wright

    Released2006

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

    Breaking and Entering is a 2006 romantic crime drama directed by Anthony Minghella and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Hugo
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    Hugo

    Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2011

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    Road to Perdition
    61
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    Road to Perdition

    Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Mendes

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    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
    45
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    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law

    Released2017

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a 2017 Australian-American epic adventure drama film... more on Wikipedia

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    Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
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    Released1997

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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  • 20
    I Heart Huckabees
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    I Heart Huckabees

    Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

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    Contagion
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    Contagion

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet

    Released2011

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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    Anna Karenina
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    Anna Karenina

    Keira Knightley, Jude Law

    Released2012

    Directed byJoe Wright

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    Alfie
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    Alfie

    Sienna Miller, Jude Law

    Released2004

    Directed byCharles Shyer

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    The Rhythm Section
    5
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    The Rhythm Section

    Blake Lively, Jude Law

    Released2020

    Directed byReed Morano

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    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
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    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

    Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow

    Released2004

    Directed byKerry Conran

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