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The Best Mark Rylance Movies  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Mark Rylance movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

This list will determine the best Mark Rylance movies. That being said, the best Mark Rylance performances will not necessarily come from the greatest movies but most of the time the answer is the same. So it is time to vote up the movies where Mark Rylance acted his best, no matter how big or small the role. Hearts of Fire is Mark Rylance's first movie but he has since been in much larger blockbusters and critically acclaimed movies such as Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk.

This list of Mark Rylance movies includes Ready Player One, The BFG, and Bridge of Spies.

With these great Mark Rylance films to choose from, vote up the ones where you enjoyed Mark Rylance the most to make sure it makes it to the top of the list. His filmography consists of dramatic and comedic roles so vote up the movies on the list below not based on how good the movie is but based on how good Mark Rylance is in the role. Check back in for new and recent movies starring Mark Rylance as they come out so you can vote on those as well.

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Bridge of Spies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan
Bridge of Spies is a 2015 historical drama legal thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg. Lawyer James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is entrusted with negotiating the release of U.S. Air Force pilot ...more
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Angels & Insects is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Kristin Scott Thomas, Patsy Kensit, Anna Massey
Angels & Insects is a 1995 romance drama film directed by Philip Haas. It was written by Philip and Belinda Haas with A. S. Byatt after her novella Morpho Eugenia.
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Institute Benjamenta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Alice Krige, Mark Rylance, Gottfried John
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream People Call Human Life, released in 1996, was the first feature-length film by the Brothers Quay, produced by Keith Griffiths and Janine Marmot. It is based ...more
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Ready Player One is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn
Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the novel by Ernest Cline. Teenager Wade Owen Watts (Tye Sheridan), who frequents the ...more
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Prospero's Books is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
John Gielgud, Erland Josephson, Mark Rylance
Prospero's Books, written and directed by Peter Greenaway, is a cinematic adaptation of The Tempest, by William Shakespeare. John Gielgud is Prospero, the protagonist who provides the off-screen ...more
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Dunkirk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, James D'Arcy
Dunkirk is a 2017 British-American epic action thriller written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. During the early stages of WWII, Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, Canada, ...more
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Intimacy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Marianne Faithfull, Timothy Spall, Mark Rylance
Intimacy is a 2001 British film directed by Patrice Chéreau, starring Mark Rylance and Kerry Fox. Intimacy is an international co-production among production companies in France, the ...more
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The BFG is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton
The BFG is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. In the film, an orphan human girl ...more
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Blitz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Jason Statham, Paddy Constantine, David Morrissey
Blitz is a 2011 British crime thriller film directed by Elliott Lester, based on the novel by Ken Bruen. A tough cop (Jason Statham) is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been ...more
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Days and Nights is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Days and Nights Katie Holmes, William Hurt, Allison Janney
Days and Nights is a 2013 American drama film directed and written by Christian Camargo. The film is inspired by The Seagull by Anton Chekhov and set in rural New England in the 1980s. As part ...more
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The Grass Arena is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Pete Postlethwaite, Billy Boyd, Mark Rylance
The Grass Arena is an autobiography that was made into a British film released in 1991. It is based on the true story of John Healy. The book had been out of print for a number of years, but was ...more
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The Gunman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Javier Bardem
The Gunman is a 2015 American action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel and written by Don Macpherson, Pete Travis and Sean Penn, based on the novel The Prone Gunman, by Jean-Patrick ...more
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Hearts of Fire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Bob Dylan, Rupert Everett, Mark Rylance
Hearts of Fire is a 1987 American musical drama film starring Bob Dylan, Fiona Flanagan and Rupert Everett. The film was essentially a vehicle for Dylan based on his success as a rock musician. ...more
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Anonymous is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans, Derek Jacobi
Anonymous is a 2011 political thriller and historical drama film. Directed by Roland Emmerich and written by John Orloff, the movie is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Vere, 17th ...more
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The Other Boleyn Girl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mark Rylance Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Benedict Cumberbatch
The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 drama film directed by Justin Chadwick. The screenplay by Peter Morgan was adapted from the 2001 novel of the same name by Philippa Gregory. It is a romanticized ...more