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The Best Lynn Redgrave Movies

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

If you think the best Lynn Redgrave role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Lynn Redgrave 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 Simian Line and The Big Bus.

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


  • 1


    Geoffrey Rush, John Gielgud


    Directed byScott Hicks

    Shine is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave,...  more
  • 2

    The Next Best Thing

    Madonna, Neil Patrick Harris


    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    The Next Best Thing is a 2000 American comedy-drama film, the final film directed by John Schlesinger. It stars Madonna, Rupert Everett, and Benjamin Bratt. It was a critical and commercial failure....  more

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  • 3

    Peter Pan

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows


    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    Peter Pan is a 2003 Australian-American-British fantasy film released by Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios. It was the first authorized and faithful film or TV adaptation...  more

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  • 4

    The Deadly Affair

    Lynn Redgrave, Simone Signoret


    Directed bySidney Lumet

    The Deadly Affair is a 1966 British espionage–thriller film, based on John le Carré's first novel Call for the Dead. The film stars James Mason, Harry Andrews, Simone Signoret and Maximilian Schell...  more
  • 5

    The Big Bus

    Stockard Channing, José Ferrer


    Directed byJames Frawley

    The Big Bus is a 1976 American comedy film starring Stockard Channing and Joseph Bologna, and directed by James Frawley. A spoof of the disaster movie genre, it follows the maiden cross-country trip...  more

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  • 6


    Ralph Fiennes, Gabriel Byrne


    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    Spider is a 2002 Canadian/British psychological thriller film produced and directed by David Cronenberg and based on the novel of the same name by Patrick McGrath, who also wrote the screenplay. The...  more
  • 7

    Gods and Monsters

    Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser


    Directed byBill Condon

    Gods and Monsters is a 1998 British-American drama film that recounts the last days of the life of troubled film director James Whale, whose experience of WWI is a central theme. It stars Ian...  more

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  • 8

    Tom Jones

    Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave


    Directed byTony Richardson

    Tom Jones is a 1963 British adventure comedy film, an adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, starring Albert Finney as the titular hero. It was one of the...  more

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  • 9

    Girl with Green Eyes

    Lynn Redgrave, Peter Finch


    Directed byDesmond Davis

    Girl with Green Eyes is a 1964 British drama film, which Edna O'Brien adapted from her own novel, The Lonely Girl. It was directed by Desmond Davis, and stars Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn...  more
  • 10

    The Hairy Bird

    Kirsten Dunst, Hayden Christensen


    Directed bySarah Kernochan

    The Hairy Bird, also released under the titles Strike! in Canada and All I Wanna Do in the United States, is a 1998 comedy film written and directed by Sarah Kernochan. It stars Kirsten Dunst, Gaby...  more
  • 11

    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave


    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a 1991 ABC television film directed by David Greene and adapted for the small screen by Brian Taggert, based on the novel What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? by Henry...  more
  • 12

    The Jane Austen Book Club

    Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace


    Directed byRobin Swicord

    The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin Swicord. The screenplay, adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by Karen Joy Fowler, focuses on a...  more

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  • 13

    Unconditional Love

    Julie Andrews, Dan Aykroyd


    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    Unconditional Love is the title of a comedy film released in 2002. The film follows Grace Beasley who in the face of her failing marriage, and the death of her favorite pop star, learns the value and...  more

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  • 14

    The White Countess

    Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave


    Directed byJames Ivory

    The White Countess is a 2005 drama film directed by James Ivory. The screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro focuses on a disparate group of displaced persons attempting to survive in Shanghai in the late 1930s....  more
  • 15

    Rehearsal for Murder

    Jeff Goldblum, Lynn Redgrave


    Directed byDavid Greene

    Rehearsal for Murder is a 1982 murder mystery television film that starred Robert Preston and Lynn Redgrave, and directed by David Greene. The script, written by Richard Levinson and William Link,...  more
  • 16

    How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog

    Robin Wright, Kenneth Branagh


    Directed byMichael Kalesniko

    How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog is a 2000 American black comedy film written and directed by Michael Kalesniko and produced by Michael Nozik, Nancy M. Ruff and Brad Weston....  more
  • 17

    Morgan Stewart's Coming Home

    Jon Cryer, Lynn Redgrave


    Directed byPaul Aaron, Terry Winsor

    Morgan Stewart's Coming Home is a 1987 comedy film starring Jon Cryer, Viveka Davis, Paul Gleason, Nicholas Pryor and Lynn Redgrave. The screenplay was written by Ken Hixon and David N. Titcher. The...  more
  • 18

    My Dog Tulip

    Isabella Rossellini, Christopher Plummer


    Directed byPaul Fierlinger, Sandra Fierlinger

    My Dog Tulip is an American independent animated feature film based on the 1956 memoir of the same name by J. R. Ackerley, BBC editor, novelist and memoirist. The film tells the story of Ackerley's...  more
  • 19

    Smashing Time

    Lynn Redgrave, Michael York


    Directed byDesmond Davis

    Smashing Time is a 1967 British comedy film starring Rita Tushingham and Lynn Redgrave. It is a satire on the 1960s media-influenced phenomenon of Swinging London. It was written by George Melly and...  more
  • 20

    Georgy Girl

    Charlotte Rampling, Lynn Redgrave


    Directed bySilvio Narizzano

    Georgy Girl is a 1966 British film based on a novel by Margaret Forster. The film was directed by Silvio Narizzano and starred Lynn Redgrave as Georgy, Charlotte Rampling, Alan Bates, and James...  more
  • 21

    Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Isla Fisher, John Goodman


    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    Confessions of a Shopaholic is a 2009 American romantic comedy film based on the Shopaholic series of novels by Sophie Kinsella. Directed by P. J. Hogan, the film stars Isla Fisher as the shopaholic...  more

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  • 22

    The Wild Thornberrys Movie

    Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry


    Directed byCathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath

    The Wild Thornberrys Movie is a 2002 American animated adventure comedy-drama film based on the The Wild Thornberrys television series. The film follows Eliza Thornberry on her quest to rescue a baby...  more

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  • 23


    Directed byWoody Allen

    This film is a comedy film that is Woody Allen's fourth film as director. It consists of a series of short sequences. The film was an early smash for Allen, grossing over $18 million in North America...  more

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  • 24

    Hansel and Gretel

    Dakota Fanning, Taylor Momsen


    Directed byGary J. Tunnicliffe

    Hansel and Gretel is a 2002 film adaptation of the Brothers Grimm children's story. It stars Jacob Smith and Taylor Momsen as the eponymous characters. It includes the Sandman, played by Howie Mandel...  more
  • 25

    Lion of Oz and the Badge of Courage

    Tim Curry, Kathy Griffin


    Directed byTim Deacon

    Lion of Oz is an animated film set before the children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It tells the story of how the Cowardly Lion, formerly part of the Omaha Circus, came to be in Oz, how he...  more