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The Best Michael Sheen Movies  

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

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

List ranges from Wilde to Jesus Henry Christ and more.

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

Ron Howard and Tim Burton are among those who have directed Michael Sheen at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Michael Sheen has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jon Hamm and Kevin Spacey in terms of fame and success.

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Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell, Michael Sheen
Frost/Nixon is a 2008 British-American historical drama film based on the 2006 play of the same name by Peter Morgan, who also adapted the screenplay. The film tells the story behind the ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans is an American film released January 23, 2009. It is the third installment in the Underworld series, focusing primarily on the origins of some characters and the ...more
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Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall
The Damned United is a 2009 British sports drama film directed by Tom Hooper and adapted by Peter Morgan from David Peace's bestselling novel The Damned Utd, a largely fictional book based on ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Wentworth Miller
Underworld is a 2003 action horror film directed by Len Wiseman about the secret history of Vampires and Lycans. It is the first installment in the Underworld series. The main plot revolves ...more
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Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell
The Queen is a 2006 British historical drama film depicting the British Royal Family's response to Diana, Princess of Wales on 31 August 1997. The film was directed by Stephen Frears, written by ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy
Underworld: Evolution is an American action-vampire film directed by Len Wiseman. It is the second installment in the Underworld series, following Underworld. The events of the film begin during ...more
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Maria Bello, Meat Loaf, Michael Sheen
"Filmmakers have explored the subject of school shootings in the past, but first-time feature director Shawn Ku finds a unique perspective on this delicate issue. Rather than focusing on ...more
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Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston
Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Set in Paris, the film follows Gil Pender, a screenwriter, who is forced to confront the ...more
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Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter
Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more
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Jude Law, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry
Wilde is a 1997 British biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the title role. The screenplay by Julian Mitchell is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1987 biography of ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen
Unthinkable is a 2010 American suspense thriller film directed by Gregor Jordan and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Sheen and Carrie-Anne Moss. It was released direct-to-video on June 14, ...more
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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Michael Sheen Movies
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen
Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, ...more
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Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, Glenn Close
Mary Reilly is a 1996 American film directed by Stephen Frears and starring Julia Roberts and John Malkovich. The movie was written by Christopher Hampton and adapted from the novel Mary Reilly ...more
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Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Sheen
Othello is a 1995 film based on William Shakespeare's tragedy of the same name. It was directed by Oliver Parker and stars Laurence Fishburne as Othello, Irène Jacob as Desdemona, and ...more
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Mark Strong, Michael Sheen, James Corden
Heartlands is a 2002 film directed by Damien O'Donnell and written by Paul Fraser. It is a comedy-drama-road movie, running at 90 minutes, produced in the United Kingdom. It was screened at the ...more
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Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges, Cillian Murphy
Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. A sequel to the 1982 film Tron, it is directed by Joseph Kosinski, produced by Tron director ...more
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Michael Sheen, Melissa George, Leslie Nielsen
Music Within is a 2007 drama film directed by Steven Sawalich and starring Ron Livingston, Melissa George, Michael Sheen, Rebecca De Mornay and Marion Ross. The film tells the true story of ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen
Blood Diamond is a 2006 American-German political thriller film co-produced and directed by Edward Zwick, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou. The title refers to ...more
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Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton
Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan. It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan ...more
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David Tennant, Dan Aykroyd, James McAvoy
Bright Young Things is a 2003 British drama film written and directed by Stephen Fry. The screenplay, based on the 1930 novel Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh, provides satirical social commentary ...more
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Da... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Michael Sheen Movies
Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn is the 2011 film based off the fourth and final novel in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. This currently optioned property is expected to start production ...more
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Oprah Winfrey, Toni Collette, Michael Sheen
Jesus Henry Christ is an American 2012 comedy film based on Dennis Lee's Academy Award-winning student short film of the same name. It was released on April 20, 2012. The film was directed by ...more
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Michael Sheen, Anastasia Griffith, Shirley Henderson
Dirty Filthy Love is a British single television drama starring Michael Sheen as an architect living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette syndrome. Directed by Adrian Shergold, the ...more
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Julianne Moore, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Sheen
Laws of Attraction is a 2004 Irish-British-German romantic comedy film directed by Peter Howitt, based on a story by Aline Brosh McKenna and screenplay by Robert Harling and McKenna. It stars ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick
New Moon is the sequel to 2008's Twilight, based on a novel of the same name written by Stephanie Meyer.