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The Best Martin Freeman Movies

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

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

This list below has everything from Wild Target to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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    The Hobbit Trilogy

    Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace

    Released2012

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Hobbit is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, with large portions of the...  more

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    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly

    Released2013

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Hobbit: There and Back Again retitled to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 fantasy adventure film written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro and one more and directed...  more

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    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly

    Released2014

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Hobbit: There and Back Again is a 2014 film writted by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro and directed by Peter Jackson....  more

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    Released2005

    Directed byGarth Jennings

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created by...  more

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    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The film follows two police officers attempting to...  more

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    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. In a small flat on the outskirts of London, Shaun (Simon Pegg), a 30-something dull loser, must protect his girlfriend...  more

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    Released2012

    Directed byPeter Lord, Jeff Newitt

    Pirates! is a 2012 animation, adventure and family film written by Gideon Defoe and directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt....  more
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    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis. The screenplay delves into different aspects of love as shown through ten separate...  more

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    Nativity!

    Martin Freeman, Alan Carr

    Released2009

    Directed byDebbie Isitt

    Nativity! is a British comedy directed by Debbie Isitt and released on 27 November 2009. The film stars Martin Freeman and Ashley Jensen. The film is written by its director, Debbie Isitt, but is...  more
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    Confetti

    Martin Freeman, Jimmy Carr

    Released2006

    Directed byDebbie Isitt

    Confetti is a 2006 British mockumentary romantic comedy film released on 5 May 2006. It was conceived and directed by Debbie Isitt and stars many acclaimed British comedians, including Jessica...  more
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    Breaking and Entering

    Jude Law, Robin Wright

    Released2006

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

    Breaking and Entering is a 2006 romantic crime drama directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, and Robin Wright Penn. The film was written by Minghella, his first...  more
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    The Voorman Problem

    Martin Freeman, Tom Hollander

    Released2012

    Directed byMark Gill

    The Voorman Problem is a 2013 British short film produced by Honlodge Productions from the United Kingdom, in association with Pipedream Pictures. The film was directed by Mark Gill, who also...  more
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    Nightwatching

    Martin Freeman, Toby Jones

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Greenaway

    Nightwatching is a 2007 film about the artist Rembrandt and the creation of his painting The Night Watch. The film is directed by Peter Greenaway and stars Martin Freeman as Rembrandt, with Eva...  more
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    Ali G Indahouse

    Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhona Mitra

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Mylod

    Ali G Indahouse is a 2002 British comedy film directed by Mark Mylod and starring the fictional character Ali G, who is written and performed by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. The character of Ali G was...  more
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    Swinging with the Finkels

    Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman

    Released2011

    Directed byJonathan Newman

    Swinging with the Finkels is a 2011 British comedy film directed by Jonathan Newman, starring Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman and Melissa George. A wealthy London couple decide to take up Swinging in an...  more
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    The Good Night

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz

    Released2007

    Directed byJake Paltrow

    The Good Night is a 2007 romantic comedy film written and directed by Jake Paltrow. The film stars his sister Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Martin Freeman, Danny DeVito, Simon Pegg and others. The...  more
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    Rembrandt’s J’Accuse

    Martin Freeman, Emily Holmes

    Released2008

    Directed byPeter Greenaway

    Rembrandt's J'Accuse is a 2008 Dutch, German, Finnish documentary directed by Peter Greenaway about criticism of today's visual illiteracy argued by means of a forensic search of Rembrandt's painting...  more
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    The Girl is Mime

    Martin Freeman, Daniel Caren

    Released2011

    Directed byTim Bunn

    The Girl is Mime is a 2011 comedy short film written by Tim Bunn, Joseph Patrick, Jackie Thompson and Tim Woodall, and directed by Tim Bunn....
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    Wild Target

    Emily Blunt, Martin Freeman

    Released2009

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

    Wild Target is a 2010 comedy/thriller film, directed by Jonathan Lynn. It is based on the 1993 French film Cible Emouvante. Lucinda Coxon wrote the screenplay, and it was produced by Martin Pope and...  more
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    Pride

    Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Downer

    Pride is a 2004 television film about two lion cubs as they grow up and face the harsh realities of adulthood. Produced by the BBC and shown on A&E in the U.S., the film features the voices of...  more
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    Dedication

    Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byJustin Theroux

    Dedication is a 2007 American romantic comedy film starring Billy Crudup and Mandy Moore. Written by David Bromberg, this film is actor Justin Theroux's directorial debut. The film premiered at the...  more
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    What's Your Number?

    Anna Faris, Chris Evans

    Released2011

    Directed byMark Mylod

    What's Your Number? is a 2011 romantic comedy film starring Anna Faris and Chris Evans. It is based on Karyn Bosnak's book 20 Times a Lady. The film was released on September 30, 2011....  more
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    The All Together

    Martin Freeman, Danny Dyer

    Released2007

    Directed byGavin Claxton

    The All Together is a 2007 comedy feature film starring Martin Freeman, Corey Johnson, Velibor Topic and Danny Dyer. It is written and directed by Gavin Claxton....  more
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    The Debt

    Martin Freeman, Orla Brady

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Jones

    The Debt is a 2003 Crime Thriller written by Richard McBrien and directed by Jon Jones....
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    Margery and Gladys

    Martin Freeman, Roger Lloyd-Pack

    Released2003

    Directed byGeoffrey Sax

    Margery and Gladys is a made-for-TV film released in 2003. It was directed by Geoffrey Sax....  more