Entertainment The Best Kelly Macdonald Movies  

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Elizabeth and Splendor.

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

Robert Altman and Ridley Scott are among those who have directed Kelly Macdonald at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson
No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western neo-noir thriller film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensue after a hunter (Josh Brolin) ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller
Trainspotting is a 1996 British comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald. Based on ...more

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Emma Thompson, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth
Nanny McPhee is a 2005 British fantasy film directed by Kirk Jones. The film stars Emma Thompson and Colin Firth. Thompson also scripted the film, which is adapted from Christianna Brand's Nurse ...more

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Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Maggie Smith
Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, ...more

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Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly
Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, and ...more

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Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald, Ken Stott
The Girl in the Café is a British made-for-television drama film directed by David Yates, written by Richard Curtis and produced by Hilary Bevan Jones. The film is produced by the ...more

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Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Dustin Hoffman
Finding Neverland is a 2004 American semi-biographical film about playwright J. M. Barrie and his relationship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan, directed by Marc Forster. The ...more

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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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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron ...more

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Colin Farrell, Cillian Murphy, Kelly Macdonald
Intermission is a 2003 Irish black comedy crime film directed by John Crowley and written by Mark O'Rowe. It tells the story of John and Deirdre, a recently separated young couple, and people ...more

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Kelly Macdonald, Irrfan Khan, David Denman
Puzzle is a 2018 American drama film directed by Marc Turtletaub, based on the 2010 Argentine film. Agnes (Kelly Macdonald), taken for granted as a suburban wife and mother, discovers a passion ...more

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Gillian Anderson, Stephen Fry, Naomie Harris
This film is a 2005 British comedy film directed by Michael Winterbottom. It is a film-within-a-film, featuring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon playing themselves as egotistical actors during the ...more

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Cock & Bull Story Kelly Macdonald, Brian Austin Green, Kay Lenz

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Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Cara Delevingne
Anna Karenina is a 2012 British epic romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright. Adapted by Tom Stoppard from Leo Tolstoy's 1877 novel of the same name, the film depicts the tragedy of Russian ...more

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John Goodman, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary Steenburgen
In the Electric Mist is a 2009 Franco-American drama/mystical film based on the novel In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead by James Lee Burke. It is directed by Bertrand Tavernier, written ...more

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Kelly Macdonald, David Thewlis, Andre Royo
All the Invisible Children is a 2005 anthology film on the theme of childhood and exploitation. It is a collection of seven short films, each focused on a different child. The film has a total ...more

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Anjelica Huston, Sam Rockwell, Gillian Jacobs
Choke is a 2008 black comedy film written and directed by Clark Gregg. The film stars Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston. Production took place in New Jersey in 2007. It premiered at the 2008 ...more

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Colin Firth, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
My Life So Far is a 1999 film about a year in the life of a ten-year old Scottish boy. It was directed by Hugh Hudson, with screenplay by Simon Donald. The film is set in 1927 and is based on ...more

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Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage, Samantha Morton
Lassie is a 2005 British-American-French-Irish adventure comedy-drama family film based on Eric Knight's 1940 novel Lassie Come-Home about the profound bond between Joe Carraclough and his rough ...more

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Kelly Macdonald, Vincent Pastore, John Pizzarelli
Two Family House is a 2000 film produced by Alan Klingenstein, based on the story of the uncle of the film's writer and director Raymond De Felitta. The film won the Audience Award at Sundance ...more

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Alice Eve, David Tennant, Kelly Macdonald
The Decoy Bride is a 2011 British romantic comedy film written by comedian Sally Phillips and Neil Jaworski, and starring David Tennant, Alice Eve and Kelly Macdonald and set on the fictional ...more

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Hugh Laurie, Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue
Cousin Bette is a 1998 British/American comedy-drama that stars Jessica Lange in the title role and is loosely based on the Honoré de Balzac novel of the same name. It received lukewarm ...more

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House! Kelly Macdonald, Bruce Forsyth, Miriam Margolyes
House! is a 2000 British comedy film written by Eric Styles and Jason Sutton and directed by Julian Kemp. The film stars Kelly MacDonald, Freddie Jones, Miriam Margolyes and Jason Hughes.

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Daniel Craig, Kelly Macdonald, David Morrissey
Some Voices is a British 2000 drama film directed by Simon Cellan Jones and adapted for the screen by Joe Penhall, from his own stage play. It is the first feature film by Cellan Jones, a ...more

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Kelly Macdonald, Kathleen Robertson, Adam Carolla
Splendor is a 1999 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Gregg Araki and starring Kathleen Robertson, Johnathon Schaech, and Matt Keeslar. The film deals with an open relationship ...more