The Best Movies Directed by Peter Greenaway

List of all movies directed by Peter Greenaway ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Peter Greenaway are listed here and include movie posters and Peter Greenaway movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Peter Greenaway as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Peter Greenaway 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 Peter Greenaway film is can be factored into this list.

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

This list contains movies like The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover and The Draughtsman's Contract.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Peter Greenaway direct?” or “who is Peter Greenaway?” 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 Peter Greenaway?” and “what's a good selection of good Peter Greenaway movies?”

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

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

Impact the order of the list by having your social network vote too. {#nodes}

Who has Peter Greenaway worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, and Helen Mirren.

Ranked by
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
    Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren
    36 votes
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Peter Greenaway
    When churlish mobster Albert Spica (Michael Gambon) acquires an upscale French restaurant in London, he dines there nightly, effectively scaring off the clientele with his bad manners. His wife, ...more
  • The Draughtsman's Contract
    Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Anne Louise Lambert
    29 votes
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Peter Greenaway
    Mr. Neville (Anthony Higgins), a brash young draftsman, is hired to make 12 landscape illustrations at the estate of Mr. Herbert (Dave Hill) and his wife (Janet Suzman). Aside from monetary ...more
  • Drowning by Numbers
    Bernard Hill, Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson
    26 votes
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Peter Greenaway
    Cissie Colpitts (Joan Plowright) drowns her cheating husband and in the ensuing cover-up enlists the help of lonely coroner Henry Madgett (Bernard Hill), an old friend with a longstanding weakness ...more
  • A Zed & Two Noughts
    Andréa Ferréol, Brian Deacon, Eric Deacon
    21 votes
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Peter Greenaway
    Identical twins lose their wives in a car crash caused by a white swan. Both brothers are zoologists and become obsessed with the death and decay of animals. They develop a strange and unusual ...more
  • The Belly of an Architect
    Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb, Lambert Wilson
    17 votes
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Peter Greenaway
    Stourley Kracklite (Brian Dennehy), a driven, detail-obsessed architect, travels from America to Rome with his much younger wife, Louisa (Chloe Webb), to oversee an architectural homage to a personal ...more
  • Prospero's Books
    John Gielgud, Erland Josephson, Mark Rylance
    14 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Peter Greenaway
    Prospero's Books, written and directed by Peter Greenaway, is a cinematic adaptation of The Tempest, by William Shakespeare. John Gielgud is Prospero, the protagonist who provides the off-screen ...more