The Best Miranda Richardson Movies

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Blackadder: Back & Forth and Enchanted April.

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

Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton have both worked with Miranda Richardson over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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  • Dance with a Stranger
    1
    Miranda Richardson, Rupert Everett, Ian Holm
    19 votes
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Mike Newell
    This tale of murderous revenge focuses on Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed by the state in England. Ellis (Miranda Richardson), a former prostitute and single mom, falls for David Blakely ...more

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  • Spider
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    Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne
    20 votes
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: David Cronenberg
    Released after decades in a sanitarium, schizophrenic Dennis "Spider" Cleg (Ralph Fiennes) moves into Mrs. Wilkinson's (Lynn Redgrave) halfway house and befriends a fellow resident, Terrence (John ...more

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  • Kansas City
    3
    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte
    14 votes
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Robert Altman
    Aspiring thief Johnny (Dermot Mulroney) messes with the wrong man when he attempts to steal from Seldom Seen (Harry Belafonte), a Kansas City mob dynamo. Blondie (Jennifer Jason Leigh), Johnny's ...more

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  • Enchanted April
    4
    Miranda Richardson, Joan Plowright, Alfred Molina
    19 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Mike Newell
    When married British women Rose Arbuthnot (Miranda Richardson) and Lottie Wilkins (Josie Lawrence) decide to take a break from their respective spouses, they stay at a castle in Italy for a quiet ...more

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  • The Crying Game
    5
    Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Forest Whitaker
    21 votes
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Neil Jordan
    Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude ...more

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  • Tom & Viv
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    Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris
    14 votes
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Brian Gilbert
    While studying at Oxford University in 1914, a young T.S. Eliot (Willem Dafoe) meets and is instantly smitten with Vivienne Haigh-Wood (Miranda Richardson). The two elope after a whirlwind romance, ...more