Film The Best Movies Directed by Danny Boyle  

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List of all movies directed by Danny Boyle ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Danny Boyle are listed here and include movie posters and Danny Boyle movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Danny Boyle as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Danny Boyle movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Danny Boyle film is can be factored into this list.

From Danny Boyle's studio films to Danny Boyle's independent films, this Danny Boyle filmography keeps tabs on all Danny Boyle movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This list features movies like Trainspotting and 28 Days Later.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Danny Boyle direct?” or “who is Danny Boyle?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Danny Boyle?” and “what's a good selection of good Danny Boyle movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Danny Boyle films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Danny Boyle works.

All Danny Boyle director credits are included. This list of every movie that Danny Boyle has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Danny Boyle movie is and which actors starred in the Danny Boyle film.

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Who has Danny Boyle worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Ewan McGregor, and Ben Stiller. If you're a fan of Danny Boyle's movies, you might also like movies by Steven Soderbergh and David Fincher.

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Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Danny Boyle
Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller Trainspotting is a 1996 British crime comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald. ...more

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28 Days Later is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Danny Boyle
Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris 28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Danny Boyle. The screenplay was written by Alex Garland. The film stars Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson, ...more

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Slumdog Millionaire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Danny Boyle
Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan Slumdog Millionaire is a 2009 British drama film directed by Danny Boyle, written by Simon Beaufoy, and produced by Christian Colson. It was co-directed in India by Loveleen Tandan. It is an ...more

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Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Mark Strong Sunshine is a 2007 British science fiction thriller film directed by Danny Boyle. The film was adapted from a screenplay written by Alex Garland about the crew of a spacecraft on a dangerous ...more

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James Franco, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan 127 Hours is a 2010 British-American biographical survival drama film directed, co-written and produced by Danny Boyle. The film stars James Franco as real-life canyoneer Aron Ralston, who ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, 피터 뮬란 Shallow Grave is a 1994 British dark comedy crime film that marked the cinematic directorial debut of Danny Boyle with an original screenplay by John Hodge. The film also provided starring roles ...more

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Rosario Dawson, James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel Trance is a 2013 British psychological thriller film directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Joe Ahearne and John Hodge from a story by Ahearne. The film stars James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Robert Carlyle The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Alex Garland, which was adapted for the film by John Hodge. The film stars ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor, Holly Hunter A Life Less Ordinary is a 1997 American-British black comedy film directed by Danny Boyle, written by John Hodge. It stars Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo, Ian Holm and ...more

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James Nesbitt, Leslie Phillips, Alun Armstrong Millions is a 2004 British comedy-drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Alex Etel, Lewis McGibbon, and James Nesbitt. The screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce adapted his novel while the ...more

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Strumpet Christopher Eccleston, Jonathan Ryland, David Crellin Strumpet is a 2001 British television movie made by the BBC. It is directed by Danny Boyle, written by Jim Cartwright and stars Christopher Eccleston, Jenna G and Stephen Walters. The story ...more

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Timothy Spall, Keith Clifford, David Crellin Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise, is one of two TV films directed by Danny Boyle in 2001; the other was Strumpet. A satire on door-to-door salesmen, it stars Timothy Spall, who was ...more

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Scout Stephen Rea, Ray McAnally, Michael Liebmann Scout is a 1987 TV Series directed by Danny Boyle.

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Courteney Cox, Heather Graham, Kenneth Branagh Alien Love Triangle is a 2008 comedy-science fiction short film directed by Danny Boyle. It was filmed in 1999. The film was originally intended to be one of a trilogy of 30-minute short films ...more