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The Best Lena Headey Movies

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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.

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  • Dredd1
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    Dredd

    Lena Headey, Karl Urban

    Released2012

    Directed byPete Travis

    Dredd is a 2012 science fiction action film directed by Pete Travis and written and produced...  more

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  • The Brothers Grimm2
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    The Brothers Grimm

    Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon

    Released2005

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam. The film stars...  more
  • Merlin3
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    Merlin

    Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released1998

    Directed bySteve Barron

    Merlin is a television miniseries which originally aired in 1998 on NBC that retells the...  more
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  • Imagine Me & You4
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    Imagine Me & You

    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo

    Released2005

    Directed byOl Parker

    Imagine Me & You is a 2006 British-American comedy-romance film written and directed by Ol...  more

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  • The Jungle Book5
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    The Jungle Book

    Lena Headey, John Cleese

    Released1994

    Directed byStephen Sommers

    Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is a 1994 American adventure film co-written and directed by...  more
  • Aberdeen6
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    Aberdeen

    Lena Headey, Charlotte Rampling

    Released2000

    Directed byHans Petter Moland

    Aberdeen is a 2000 Norwegian-British drama film directed by Hans Petter Moland, starring...  more
  • 3007
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    300

    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender

    Released2006

    Directed byZack Snyder

    300 is a 2006 American fantasy war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by...  more

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  • Ripley's Game8
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    Ripley's Game

    Lena Headey, John Malkovich

    Released2002

    Directed byLiliana Cavani

    Ripley's Game is a 2002 thriller film directed by Liliana Cavani. It is adapted from the 1974...  more
  • The Actors9
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    The Actors

    Lena Headey, Michael Caine

    Released2003

    Directed byConor McPherson

    The Actors is a 2003 film written and directed by Conor McPherson and starring Dylan Moran and...  more
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  • Possession10
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    Possession

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Headey

    Released2002

    Directed byNeil LaBute

    Possession is a 2002 American/British romantic/mystery drama film written and directed by Neil...  more

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  • The Cave11
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    The Cave

    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo

    Released2005

    Directed byBruce Hunt

    The Cave is a 2005 American action horror film, directed by Bruce Hunt. It stars Cole Hauser,...  more

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  • Gossip12
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    Gossip

    Kate Hudson, Lena Headey

    Released2000

    Directed byTerry Kinney, Davis Guggenheim

    Gossip is a 2000 American teen drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim and featuring an...  more

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  • The Broken13
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    The Broken

    Lena Headey, Richard Jenkins

    Released2008

    Directed bySean Ellis

    The Broken is a French-British horror film written and directed by Sean Ellis and starring...  more
  • Mrs. Dalloway14
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    Mrs. Dalloway

    Lena Headey, Vanessa Redgrave

    Released1997

    Directed byMarleen Gorris

    Mrs Dalloway is a 1997 British drama film directed by Marleen Gorris and starring Vanessa...  more
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  • Tell-Tale15
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    Tell-Tale

    Lena Headey, Brian Cox

    Released2009

    Directed byMichael Cuesta

    Tell-Tale is a 2009 thriller film inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe short story "The Tell-Tale...  more
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  • Onegin16
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    Onegin

    Liv Tyler, Lena Headey

    Released1999

    Directed byMartha Fiennes

    Onegin is a 1999 British-American romantic drama film based on Alexander Pushkin's novel in...  more
  • The Grotesque17
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    The Grotesque

    Sting, Lena Headey

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn-Paul Davidson

    The Grotesque is a 1995 British film by John-Paul Davidson, adapted from the 1989 novel of the...  more
  • The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones18
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    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

    Lena Headey, Lily Collins

    Released2013

    Directed byHarald Zwart

    The Mortal Instruments is a 2013 action adventure drama film written by Jessica Postigo and...  more
  • Waterland19
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    Waterland

    Lena Headey, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released1992

    Directed byStephen Gyllenhaal

    Waterland is a 1992 film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, based on the 1983 novel of the same...  more
  • The Devil's Wedding20
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    The Devil's Wedding

    Lena Headey

    Released2009

    Directed byDan Cadan

    The Devil's Wedding is a 2009 short film directed by Dan Cadan....
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  • The Contractor21
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    The Contractor

    Lena Headey, Wesley Snipes

    Released2007

    Directed byJosef Rusnak

    The Contractor is a 2007 American action film directed by Josef Rusnak starring Wesley Snipes,...  more
  • Face22
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    Face

    Lena Headey, Robert Carlyle

    Released1997

    Directed byAntonia Bird

    Face is a British crime drama directed by Antonia Bird and written by Ronan Bennett. It stars...  more
  • The Red Baron23
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    The Red Baron

    Lena Headey, Joseph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byNikolai Müllerschön

    The Red Baron is a 2008 German biopic directed by Nikolai Müllerschön about the World War I...  more

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  • The Gathering Storm24
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    The Gathering Storm

    Lena Headey, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2002

    Directed byRichard Loncraine

    The Gathering Storm is a BBC–HBO co-produced television biographical film about Winston...  more
  • St. Trinian's25
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    St. Trinian's

    Gemma Arterton, Russell Brand

    Released2007

    Directed byOliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson

    St Trinian's is a 2007 British comedy film. It is the sixth in a long-running series of...  more