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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 18 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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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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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Da... is listed (or ranked) 20 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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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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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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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.

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Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is a 2012 American romantic fantasy and adventure film directed by Bill Condon and based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The second part ...more

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Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen Timeline is a 2003 science fiction adventure film directed by Richard Donner, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. A team of present-day archaeologists are sent back in time ...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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Kate Hudson, Heath Ledger, Michael Sheen The Four Feathers is a 2002 action drama film directed by Shekhar Kapur, starring Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Djimon Hounsou and Kate Hudson. Set during the British Army's Gordon Relief ...more

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Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue is a 2010 computer-animated comedy adventure film based on the Disney Fairies franchise, it is the third installment of the Tinker bell franchise produced ...more

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Dennis Quaid, Michael Sheen, Lara Pulver The Special Relationship is a 2010 British-American political film directed by Richard Loncraine from a screenplay by Peter Morgan. It is the third film in Morgan's informal "Blair ...more

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Resistance Michael Sheen, Andrea Riseborough, Iwan Rheon Resistance is a 2011 Welsh film based on the novel of the same name by Owen Sheers. After all the women in a remote valley on the Welsh border awaken to find their husbands have left to serve in ...more

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Dead Long Enough Michael Sheen, Joe Pasquale, Douglas Henshall Dead Long Enough is the comedic story of Ben Jones brilliantly played by Jason Hughes. Ben is a worn out depressed Welsh Lawyer who lives in the shadow of his larger than life promiscuous TV ...more

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Michael Sheen, Derek Jacobi, Steven Waddington Airlock, or How To Say Goodbye In Space is a short British science fiction film. This film was nominated for the Shine Award at the Bradford International Film Festival 2008.

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The Banker Michael Sheen, Jane Robbins The Banker is a 2005 comedy short film written and directed by Hattie Dalton.

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Capture Anthologies: The Dimensions of Self Michael Sheen, Steven Waddington, Damien Thomas Capture Anthologies: The Dimensions of Self is a 2011 Sci-fi film directed by Christopher Abbott, Chris Bouchard, Simon Bovey, Chris Boyle, David Forrest, David T. Guest, Uisdean Murray, Andy ...more

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Michael Sheen, Tony Blair, David Morrissey The Deal is a 2003 British television film directed by Stephen Frears from a script by Peter Morgan, based in part upon The Rivals by James Naughtie. The film stars David Morrissey as Gordon ...more

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Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko To the Wonder is a 2012 romantic drama art film written and directed by Terrence Malick, starring Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams, and Javier Bardem. Filmed in Oklahoma and Paris, ...more

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The Gospel of Us Michael Sheen The Gospel of Us is a 2012 Welsh drama based on the Owen Sheers novel of the same name and the three-day Passion play that Michael Sheen acted in in his home town of Port Talbot in April 2011. ...more

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Simon Pegg, Michael Sheen, Peter Kay The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse is a feature film spin-off of the popular British television comedy series The League of Gentlemen. Starring Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece ...more

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Doomwatch: Winter Angel Michael Sheen, Trevor Eve Doomwatch: Winter Angel is a 1999 science fiction drama film directed by Roy Battersby.

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Naomie Harris, Michael Sheen, Jane March My Last Five Girlfriends, a 2009 film from Julian Kemp starring Brendan Patricks, is a British dark comedy based on pop-philosopher Alain De Botton's book, Essays In Love.

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Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde Michael Sheen, Allison Janney, James Cromwell Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde is a 2004 documentary film that celebrates Oscar Wilde's 150th birthday. Over 150 of his well known quotes are delivered by 150 of stars in stage, screen and music.

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The Open Doors Michael Sheen, Cherie Lunghi, Charlotte Ritchie The Open Doors is a short British film based on a short story 'The Open Window' by Saki.

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Few Options Michael Sheen, Rainn Wilson, Brad Dourif Few Options is a 2011 American feature-length crime drama written and directed by George Pappy.

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H G Wells: War with the World Michael Sheen, Sally Hawkins H G Wells: War With The World is a 2006 BBC Television docudrama telling the life story of the British author H.G. Wells, who is played in the film by Michael Sheen. The title of the film is ...more