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The Best Michelle Williams Movies  

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

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

List features Synecdoche, New York, Perfume and more.

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

Movie fans who love Michelle Williams have also been known to enjoy films starring Carey Mulligan and Claire Danes.

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Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel
"Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time. Flooded with romantic memories of their courtship, Dean and Cindy use one night to try and ...more
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Emma Watson, Michelle Williams, Judi Dench
My Week with Marilyn is a 2011 British drama film directed by Simon Curtis and written by Adrian Hodges. It stars Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne, Dominic Cooper, Julia ...more
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Wendy and Lucy Michelle Williams, Will Oldham, Will Patton
"The degree to which Wendy and Lucy slowly-but-surely grows on the viewer is nothing short of astounding, as the movie suffers from an opening half hour that's almost mind-numbing in its ...more
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Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara
Brokeback Mountain is a 2005 American epic romantic drama film directed by Ang Lee. It is a film adaptation of the 1997 short story of the same name by Annie Proulx; the screenplay was written ...more
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Michelle Williams, Gloria Stuart, Burt Young
Land of Plenty is a 2004 drama film directed by Wim Wenders starring Michelle Williams and John Diehl. The title of the film comes from the song "The Land of Plenty" from the album Ten ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo
Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more
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Oz the Great and Powerful is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michelle Williams Movies
Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco
Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American 3D live action and computer animated fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi, produced by Joe Roth, and written by David Lindsay-Abaire and ...more
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Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones
If These Walls Could Talk 2 is a 2000 television movie in the United States, broadcast on HBO. It follows three separate storylines about lesbian couples in three different time periods. As with ...more
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Michelle Williams, Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson
The Station Agent is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas McCarthy. McCarthy's script about a man who seeks solitude in an abandoned train station in the Newfoundland ...more
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Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams
Venom is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Ruben Fleischer, based on the Marvel Comics character. The origin story of how reporter Eddie Brock transformed into Venom.
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Michelle Williams, Gael García Bernal, Thomas McCarthy
Mammoth is a 2009 Swedish film directed by Lukas Moodysson, about a successful New York couple experiencing conditions related to modern day globalization. The couple is played by Gael ...more
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Michelle Williams, Anna Friel, Anna Popplewell
Me Without You is a 2001 British film, starring Anna Friel, Michelle Williams and Oliver Milburn, and written and directed by Sandra Goldbacher. The film follows the troubled relationship ...more
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Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore
I'm Not There is a 2007 biographical musical film directed by Todd Haynes, inspired by the life and music of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Six actors depict different facets of Dylan's ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds
Dick is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming from a script he wrote with Sheryl Longin. It is a parody retelling the events of the Watergate scandal which ended the presidency ...more
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Christina Ricci, Michelle Williams, Jessica Lange
Prozac Nation is a 2001 American drama film directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg, starring Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs and Anne Heche. It is based on an autobiography of the same name by ...more
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Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Bruce Greenwood
Meek's Cutoff is a 2010 western film directed by Kelly Reichardt.
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Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Synecdoche, New York is a 2008 American postmodern drama film written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. It is Kaufman's directorial debut. The plot follows an ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, is a 1998 American slasher film and is the seventh installment in the Halloween film series. It is directed by Steve Miner and starring Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool ...more
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Ewan McGregor, Michelle Williams, Matthew Macfadyen
Incendiary is a 2008 British drama film portraying the aftermath of a terrorist attack at a football match. It is directed by Sharon Maguire and stars Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor, and ...more
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Michelle Williams, Paul Giamatti, Michael Pitt
The Hawk Is Dying is a 2006 film based on the book by Harry Crews. It was accepted to the 2006 Director's Fortnight Competition at the Cannes Film Festival. It premiered at Cinema Village in New ...more
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Michelle Williams, Alexandra Daddario, Ethan Hawke
The Hottest State is a 2006 drama film directed and written by Ethan Hawke, which he based on the novel of the same name that he had written and published ten years earlier, in 1996. The film ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Williams, Paul Rudd
The Baxter is a 2005 film written by, directed by and starring American comedian Michael Showalter. A “Baxter”, as defined by the film, is the nice, dull guy in a romantic comedy who is dumped ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Williams, Jeff Daniels
Imaginary Heroes is a 2004 American drama film written and directed by Dan Harris. It focuses on the traumatic effect the suicide of the elder son has on a suburban family.
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Kerry Washington, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Spacey
The United States of Leland is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by Matthew Ryan Hoge that follows a meek teenage boy, the eponymous Leland, who has inexplicably committed a ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Michelle Williams, Jessica Lange
A Thousand Acres is an American motion picture drama directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, and starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jason Robards. It is an adaptation of ...more