The Best Lena Headey Movies 

Updated September 23, 2019 686 votes 160 voters 19k views 33 items

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

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

Items on this list include Dredd and Aberdeen.

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

Movie fans who love Lena Headey have also been known to enjoy films starring Julie Benz and Michelle Fairley.

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Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Matthew Goode

Released: 2005

Directed by: Ol Parker

Imagine Me & You is a 2006 British-American comedy-romance film written and directed by Ol Parker. It centres on the relationship between Rachel and Luce, who meet on Rachel's wedding day. ...more

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Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

Released: 2006

Directed by: Zack Snyder

300 is a 2006 American fantasy war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. Both are fictionalized retellings of the Battle of Thermopylae which took ...more

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Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

Released: 2012

Directed by: Pete Travis

Dredd is a 2012 science fiction action film directed by Pete Travis and written and produced by Alex Garland. It is based on the 2000 AD comic strip Judge Dredd and its eponymous character ...more

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Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon, Lena Headey

Released: 2005

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam. The film stars Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, and Lena Headey in an exaggerated and fictitious portrait of the Brothers ...more

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Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones

Released: 1998

Directed by: Steve Barron

Merlin is a television miniseries which originally aired in 1998 on NBC that retells the legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. Sam Neill stars in the title role in a ...more

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Lena Headey, John Cleese, Sam Neill

Released: 1994

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

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Lena Headey, Charlotte Rampling, Stellan Skarsgård

Released: 2000

Directed by: Hans Petter Moland

Aberdeen is a 2000 Norwegian-British drama film directed by Hans Petter Moland, starring Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey and Charlotte Rampling.
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Lena Headey, John Malkovich, Ray Winstone

Released: 2002

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Ripley's Game is a 2002 thriller film directed by Liliana Cavani. It is adapted from the 1974 novel of the same name, the third in Patricia Highsmith's "Ripliad", a series of books ...more
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Lena Headey, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson

Released: 1993

Directed by: James Ivory

The Remains of the Day is a 1993 Merchant Ivory film adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. It was directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant, Mike ...more

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Lena Headey, Michael Caine, Michael Gambon

Released: 2003

Directed by: Conor McPherson

The Actors is a 2003 film written and directed by Conor McPherson and starring Dylan Moran and Michael Caine. In supporting roles are Michael Gambon, Miranda Richardson and Lena Headey . The ...more
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Kate Hudson, Lena Headey, Joshua Jackson

Released: 2000

Directed by: Terry Kinney, Davis Guggenheim

Gossip is a 2000 American teen drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim and featuring an ensemble cast including James Marsden, Lena Headey, Norman Reedus, and Kate Hudson.

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Headey, Aaron Eckhart

Released: 2002

Directed by: Neil LaBute

Possession is a 2002 American/British romantic/mystery drama film written and directed by Neil LaBute, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart. It was based on the 1990 novel of the same name ...more

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Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut

Released: 2005

Directed by: Bruce Hunt

The Cave is a 2005 American action horror film, directed by Bruce Hunt. It stars Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian, Morris Chestnut, Marcel Iureş, Lena Headey, Rick Ravanello, Piper Perabo and Daniel ...more

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Lena Headey, Richard Jenkins, Michelle Duncan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Sean Ellis

The Broken is a French-British horror film written and directed by Sean Ellis and starring Lena Headey.
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Lena Headey, Omar Sharif, Simon Pegg

Released: 2001

Directed by: John Duigan

The Parole Officer is a 2001 British comedy film, directed by John Duigan. It was the first feature film to star comedian Steve Coogan. The film follows a diverse group of former criminals as ...more
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Lena Headey, Vanessa Redgrave, Rupert Graves

Released: 1997

Directed by: Marleen Gorris

Mrs Dalloway is a 1997 British drama film directed by Marleen Gorris and starring Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone and Michael Kitchen. It is an adaptation of the novel Mrs Dalloway by ...more
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Lena Headey, Brian Cox, Josh Lucas

Released: 2009

Directed by: Michael Cuesta

Tell-Tale is a 2009 thriller film inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe short story "The Tell-Tale Heart". It is directed by Michael Cuesta and stars Josh Lucas, Lena Headey, and Brian Cox ...more
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Sting, Lena Headey, Alan Bates

Released: 1995

Directed by: John-Paul Davidson

The Grotesque is a 1995 British film by John-Paul Davidson, adapted from the 1989 novel of the same name by Patrick McGrath. It stars Alan Bates, Lena Headey, Theresa Russell and Sting. Academy ...more
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Liv Tyler, Lena Headey, Ralph Fiennes

Released: 1999

Directed by: Martha Fiennes

Onegin is a 1999 British-American romantic drama film based on Alexander Pushkin's novel in verse Eugene Onegin, co-produced by British and American companies and shot mostly in the United ...more
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Lena Headey, Lily Collins, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Released: 2013

Directed by: Harald Zwart

The Mortal Instruments is a 2013 action adventure drama film written by Jessica Postigo and directed by Harald Zwart.
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Lena Headey, Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone

Released: 1997

Directed by: Antonia Bird

Face is a British crime drama directed by Antonia Bird and written by Ronan Bennett. It stars Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone and features the acting debut of singer Damon Albarn.
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Lena Headey, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Irons

Released: 1992

Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal

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Lena Headey, Wesley Snipes, Charles Dance

Released: 2007

Directed by: Josef Rusnak

The Contractor is a 2007 American action film directed by Josef Rusnak starring Wesley Snipes, Eliza Bennett, Lena Headey and Ralph Brown. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United ...more
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The Devil's Wedding Lena Headey

Released: 2009

Directed by: Dan Cadan

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The Gathering Storm Lena Headey, Tom Hiddleston, Vanessa Redgrave

Released: 2002

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

The Gathering Storm is a BBC–HBO co-produced television biographical film about Winston Churchill in the years just prior to World War II. The title of the film is that of the first volume of ...more