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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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    Trance

    Rosario Dawson, James McAvoy

    Released2013

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Trance is a 2013 British psychological thriller film directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay...  more
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    Trainspotting

    Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle

    Released1996

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Trainspotting is a 1996 British comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan...  more

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  • 28 Days Later3
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    28 Days Later

    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2002

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Danny Boyle. The...  more

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  • Sunshine4
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    Sunshine

    Rose Byrne, Chris Evans

    Released2007

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Sunshine is a 2007 British science fiction thriller film directed by Danny Boyle. The film was...  more

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  • Slumdog Millionaire5
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    Slumdog Millionaire

    Dev Patel, Anil Kapoor

    Released2008

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Slumdog Millionaire is a 2009 British drama film directed by Danny Boyle Jamal Malik, a young...  more

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  • A Life Less Ordinary6
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    A Life Less Ordinary

    Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor

    Released1997

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    A Life Less Ordinary is a 1997 American-British black comedy film directed by Danny Boyle,...  more

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  • Millions7
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    Millions

    James Nesbitt, Leslie Phillips

    Released2005

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Millions is a 2004 British comedy-drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Alex Etel,...  more
  • 127 Hours8
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    127 Hours

    James Franco, Kate Mara

    Released2010

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    127 Hours is a 2010 British-American biographical survival drama film directed, co-written and...  more

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  • Yesterday9
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    Yesterday

    Himesh Patel, Lily James

    Released2019

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Yesterday is a 2019 British musical comedy film directed by Danny Boyle. A struggling...  more

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  • The Beach10
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    The Beach

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton

    Released2000

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel...  more

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  • Shallow Grave11
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    Shallow Grave

    Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston

    Released1994

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Shallow Grave is a 1994 British dark comedy film that marked the cinematic directorial debut...  more

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  • Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise12
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    Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise

    Timothy Spall, Keith Clifford

    Released2001

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise, is one of two TV films directed by Danny Boyle in 2001;...  more
  • Strumpet13
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    Strumpet

    Christopher Eccleston, Jonathan Ryland

    Released2001

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Strumpet is a 2001 British television movie made by the BBC. It is directed by Danny Boyle,...  more
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  • Alien Love Triangle14
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    Alien Love Triangle

    Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

    Released2002

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Alien Love Triangle is a 2008 comedy-science fiction short film directed by Danny Boyle. It...  more
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  • Scout15
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    Scout

    Stephen Rea, Ray McAnally

    Released1987

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Scout is a 1987 TV Series directed by Danny Boyle....
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