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The Best Kate Beckinsale Movies 

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

If you think the best Kate Beckinsale role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Kate Beckinsale performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. If you're looking for Kate Beckinsale romantics movies or any upcoming movies, this list has them all! 

This list contains films like Total Recall, Serendipity, and Van Helsing.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kate Beckinsale movies?" and "What are the greatest Kate Beckinsale roles of all time?" If you're a fan of Beckinsale's supernatural style, you might also enjoy our list of best Wentworth Miller movies and best Michael Sheen movies.

Michael Bay and Martin Scorsese are among those who have directed Kate Beckinsale at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Kate Beckinsale, then check out our lists of the best Jessica Alba and Jennifer Garner movies as well.

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Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Wentworth Miller

Released: 2003

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Underworld is a 2003 action horror film directed by Len Wiseman about the secret history of Vampires and Lycans. It is the first installment in the Underworld series. The main plot revolves ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson, Ethan Embry

Released: 2007

Directed by: Nimród Antal

Vacancy is a 2007 American horror film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson. It was distributed by Screen Gems and was released on April 20, 2007. Early ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Alex O'Loughlin, Gabriel Macht

Released: 2009

Directed by: Dominic Sena, Len Wiseman, Stuart Baird

Whiteout is a 2009 thriller film based on the 1998 comic book of the same name by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber. Directed by Dominic Sena, with uncredited reshoots by Stuart Baird and Len Wiseman, ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes, Paul Walker

Released: 1999

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Brokedown Palace is a 1999 American drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, and starring Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman and Lim Kay Tong. It deals with two American friends ...more

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Nothing but the Truth Kate Beckinsale, Angela Bassett, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rod Lurie

Nothing but the Truth is a 2008 American drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie. According to comments made by Lurie in The Truth Hurts, a bonus feature on the DVD release, his inspiration ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy

Released: 2006

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Underworld: Evolution is an American action-vampire film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the second installment in the Underworld series, following Underworld. The events of the film begin during ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, John Cusack, Bridget Moynahan

Released: 2001

Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Serendipity is a 2001 American romantic comedy film, starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. It was written by Marc Klein and directed by Peter Chelsom. The music score is composed by Alan ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Ealy

Released: 2012

Directed by: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein

Underworld: Awakening is a 2012 American 3D action horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. It is the fourth installment in the Underworld film series, with Kate ...more

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The Trials of Cate McCall Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, Clancy Brown

Released: 2013

Directed by: Karen Moncrieff

The Trials of Cate McCall is an upcoming American drama film directed and written by Karen Moncrieff. The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte and Clancy Brown.
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Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran

Released: 2004

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Van Helsing is a 2004 American horror action film directed by Stephen Sommers. It stars Hugh Jackman as vigilante monster hunter Van Helsing, and Kate Beckinsale as Anna Valerious. The film is ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

Released: 2001

Directed by: Michael Bay

Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American war film with romance and action elements directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and written by Randall Wallace. It features an ensemble cast, ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Eliza Graves is a 2014 thriller film directed by Brad Anderson.

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Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Colin Farrell

Released: 2012

Directed by: Len Wiseman

Total Recall is a 2012 American science fiction action film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the second adaptation of the 1966 short story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale" by ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Ian Holm, Steve Coogan

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Henderson

A modern adaptation of the classic children's story 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' written by Lewis Carroll. This time Alice is played by the mother, who falls asleep while reading the the ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

Released: 2006

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role. The ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Amy Sedaris

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Snow Angels is a 2007 drama film starring Sam Rockwell and Kate Beckinsale. It was directed by David Gordon Green, who also wrote the screenplay adapted from Stewart O'Nan's 1994 novel of the ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg, J.K. Simmons

Released: 2012

Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur

Contraband is an 2012 American action thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur, starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Caleb Landry Jones, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas, ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen

Released: 2009

Directed by: Patrick Tatopoulos

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans is an American film released January 23, 2009. It is the third installment in the Underworld series, focusing primarily on the origins of some characters and the ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Cold Comfort Farm is a 1995 British comedy film directed by John Schlesinger and produced by the BBC and Thames Television, an adaptation of Stella Gibbons' 1932 book of the same name, the film ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore, Robert De Niro

Directed by: Kirk Jones

Everybody's Fine is a 2009 American drama film written and directed by Kirk Jones, and starring Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore, Sam Rockwell, and Kate Beckinsale. It is a remake of the Giuseppe ...more

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Love & Friendship Kate Beckinsale, Xavier Samuel, Emma Greenwell

Released: 2016

Directed by: Whit Stillman

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Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Lara Pulver

Released: 2017

Directed by: Anna Foerster

Underworld: Blood Wars is a 2016 action horror film directed by Anna Foerster. It is the fifth installment in the Underworld franchise. Vampire death dealer Selene (Kate Beckinsale) continues ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

Released: 2004

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan and produced by Michael Mann, Sandy Climan, Graham King, and Charles Evans, Jr.. It ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Matthew McConaughey, Gary Oldman

Released: 2003

Directed by: Matthew Bright

Tiptoes is a 2003 film starring Matthew McConaughey, Kate Beckinsale, Patricia Arquette and Gary Oldman. The film was screened at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. It was never released ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Robin Williams, John Cleese

Released: 2015

Directed by: Terry Jones

Absolutely Anything is a 2015 British science fiction comedy film directed by Terry Jones. A group of eccentric aliens confer a human being (Simon Pegg) with the power to do absolutely anything, ...more