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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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Ian Holm, Rupert Everett, Miranda Richardson
Dance with a Stranger is a 1985 British drama film, directed by Mike Newell. Telling the story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain in the 1950s, this moving biographical ...more
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Ralph Fiennes, Gabriel Byrne, Miranda Richardson
Spider is a 2002 Canadian/British psychological thriller film produced and directed by David Cronenberg and based on the novel of the same name by Patrick McGrath, who also wrote the screenplay. ...more
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Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson
The Crying Game is a 1992 British psychological thriller drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan. The film explores themes of race, gender, nationality, and sexuality against the backdrop ...more

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Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Harry Belafonte
Kansas City is a 1996 crime film, directed by Robert Altman, and featuring numerous jazz tracks. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy and Steve Buscemi ...more
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Alfred Molina, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson
Enchanted April is a 1992 film adaptation of Elizabeth von Arnim's 1922 novel, "The Enchanted April," directed by Mike Newell. The novel was previously adapted as a stage play by Kane ...more
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Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich
Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age film based on J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Steven Spielberg directed the film, which stars Christian Bale, ...more

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Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris
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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, ...more

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Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken
Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a film adaptation loosely inspired by the 1820 short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington ...more

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Robbie Coltrane, Miranda Richardson
Provoked is a 2006 British film, directed by Jag Mundhra. It stars Aishwarya Rai, Naveen Andrews, Miranda Richardson, Robbie Coltrane, Nandita Das and Steve McFadden. The film is loosely based ...more
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Kate Moss, Hugh Laurie, Colin Firth
Blackadder: Back & Forth is a 1999 short comedy history film written by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton and directed by Paul Weiland.
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Miranda Richardson, Katharine Isabelle, Mark McKinney
Falling Angels is a 2003 independent film by Scott Smith, based on the novel of the same name by Barbara Gowdy and adapted for the screen by poet and author Esta Spalding. It is the second ...more
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Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones
Merlin is a television miniseries which originally aired in 1998 on NBC that retells the legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. Sam Neill stars in the title role in a ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lloyd
Alice in Wonderland is a television film first broadcast in 1999 on NBC and then shown on British television on Channel 4. It is based upon Lewis Carroll's books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ...more
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Kristin Kreuk, Vera Farmiga, Miranda Richardson
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All, is a 2001 American fantasy adventure television film, co-written and directed by American filmmaker Caroline Thompson and produced by Hallmark Entertainment. ...more
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Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Minnie Driver
The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra ...more

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Rutger Hauer, Miranda Richardson, Michael Kitchen
Fatherland is a 1994 drama, fantasy, romance and thriller film written by Stanley Weiser, Ron Hutchinson and directed by Christopher Menaul.
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Julie Walters, Gabriel Byrne, Nicholas Hoult
Wah-Wah is a 2005 drama film, written and directed by British actor Richard E. Grant and loosely based on his childhood in Swaziland. It stars Nicholas Hoult, Gabriel Byrne, Emily Watson, ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine, Juliette Lewis
The Evening Star is a 1996 sequel to Academy Award for Best Picture-winning Terms of Endearment, starring Shirley MacLaine, who reprises the role of Aurora Greenway she won an Oscar for playing ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore
The Hours is a 2002 British-American drama film directed by Stephen Daldry, and starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Ed Harris. The screenplay by David Hare is based on ...more

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Rosamund Pike, Bob Hoskins, Andrew Lincoln
Made in Dagenham is a 2010 British film directed by Nigel Cole. The film stars Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough, Jaime Winstone, ...more
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Jeff Goldblum, Miranda Richardson, Arielle Dombasle
Twisted Obsession is a 1989 Spanish erotic thriller directed by Fernando Trueba, starring Jeff Goldblum and Miranda Richardson. It was written by Trueba, Manuel Matji and Menno Meyjes, ...more
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Liam Neeson, Isabella Rossellini, Miranda Richardson
The Innocent is a 1985 John Mackenzie film, starring Andrew Hawley, Liam Neeson and Miranda Richardson, and is set in the Yorkshire Dales just after World War I.
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Claire Danes, Rose Byrne, Miranda Richardson
The Rage in Placid Lake is a 2003 Australian film starring Ben Lee and Rose Byrne. It features Placid Lake, a seventeen-year-old boy who has led a suburban hippie life with his neurotic, free ...more

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Miranda Richardson, Mike Nichols, David de Keyser
The Designated Mourner is a film directed by David Hare.