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The Best Maggie Smith Movies

Updated September 18, 2020 7.8k votes 796 voters 67.4k views60 items

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

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

Items here include everything from Nowhere to Go to Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

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

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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and...  more

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    My House in Umbria

    Maggie Smith, Chris Cooper
    My House in Umbria is a 2003 HBO made-for-television movie, based on the novella of the same...  more
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    Clash of the Titans

    Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith
    Clash of the Titans is an 1981 British-American fantasy adventure film involving the Greek...  more

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    Hot Millions

    Maggie Smith, Bob Newhart
    Hot Millions is a 1968 caper story made by MGM. It was directed by Eric Till and produced by...  more
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    Murder by Death

    Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers
    This film is a 1976 American mystery comedy film with a cast featuring Eileen Brennan, Truman...  more

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    #754 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#190 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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    Suddenly, Last Summer

    Rob Lowe, Maggie Smith
    Suddenly, Last Summer is a 1993 drama film directed by Richard Eyre....  more
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    Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing

    Maggie Smith, Timothy Bottoms
    Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing is a 1973 American film directed by Alan J. Pakula. It...  more
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    The Honey Pot

    Maggie Smith, Susan Hayward
    The Honey Pot, also known as The Honeypot, is a 1967 crime comedy-drama film written for the...  more
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    Richard III

    Robert Downey Jr., Ian McKellen
    Richard III is a 1995 drama film adapted from William Shakespeare's play of the same name,...  more
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    Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang

    Ewan McGregor, Ralph Fiennes
    Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang is a 2010 British family film. It is a sequel to the 2005 film...  more
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    Evil Under the Sun

    Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg
    Evil Under the Sun is a 1982 British mystery film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by...  more

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    The Missionary

    Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall
    The Missionary is a 1982 British comedy film directed by Richard Loncraine, and starring...  more
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    Lily in Love

    Maggie Smith, Christopher Plummer
    Lily in Love is a 1984 Hungarian-American co-production in English language based on a play by...  more
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    Becoming Jane

    Anne Hathaway, Maggie Smith
    Becoming Jane is a 2007 British-Irish historical biographical film directed by Julian Jarrold....  more

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    Young Cassidy

    Maggie Smith, Julie Christie
    Young Cassidy is a 1965 film directed by Jack Cardiff and John Ford. The film stars Rod...  more
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    The Merchant of Venice

    Maggie Smith, Charles Gray
    The Merchant of Venice is a 1972 drama film directed by Cedric Messina....
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    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lauryn Hill
    Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit is a 1993 American comedy film loosely based on the life of...  more

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    The Secret Garden

    Maggie Smith, Irène Jacob
    The Secret Garden is a 1993 British drama fantasy film directed by Agnieszka Holland and...  more

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    Gnomeo & Juliet

    Ozzy Osbourne, Emily Blunt
    Gnomeo & Juliet is a 2011 British-American-Canadian 3D computer-animated romantic comedy...  more

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    Romeo.Juliet

    John Hurt, Ben Kingsley
    Romeo.Juliet is the title of a 1990 film version of William Shakespeare's classic play Romeo...  more
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    Curtain Call

    Michael Caine, Maggie Smith
    Curtain Call is a 1999 film directed by Peter Yates....  more
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    All the King's Men

    Maggie Smith, David Jason
    All the King's Men is a feature-length World War I television drama by the BBC starring David...  more
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    The Pumpkin Eater

    Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft
    The Pumpkin Eater is a 1964 British drama film starring Anne Bancroft as an unusually fertile...  more
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    Othello

    Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier
    Othello is a 1965 film based on the National Theatre Company's staging of Shakespeare's...  more
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    Hook

    Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman
    Hook is a 1991 American fantasy adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on Peter...  more

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