The Best Movies Directed by Stephen Frears  

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

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

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

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Stephen Frears has had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including George Clooney and Bruce Willis.

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Julie Walters, Alan Bennett, Thora Hird
Me - I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a 1978 television play by Alan Bennett, produced by London Weekend Television and directed by Stephen Frears. It tells the story of Trevor, a teacher of ...more
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Judi Dench, Wallace Shawn, Roger Rees
Saigon: Year of the Cat is a television drama first broadcast in 1983 by Thames Television. It was directed by Stephen Frears; the screenplay was by David Hare. It stars Judi Dench, Frederic ...more
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Beverly DAngelo, Steffany Huckaby
Skip Tracer is a 2008 drama film written by Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess and directed by Stephen Frears.
A Day Out is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Stephen Frears
A Day Out
A Day Out is a 1972 film directed by Stephen Frears.
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Norman Beaton
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Albert Finney, Wendy Richard, Billie Whitelaw
Gumshoe is a 1971 film, and was the directorial debut of British director Stephen Frears. Written by local author Neville Smith, who appears as Arthur, the film is set in Liverpool with Albert ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones
Chéri is a 2009 drama film directed by Stephen Frears. Starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Friend, it is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by French author Colette. The film ...more
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Anthony Hopkins, Bo Derek, Shirley MacLaine
A Change of Seasons is a 1980 American dramedy film directed by Richard Lang. It stars Anthony Hopkins, Shirley MacLaine and Bo Derek.
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Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, Glenn Close
Mary Reilly is a 1996 American film directed by Stephen Frears and starring Julia Roberts and John Malkovich. The movie was written by Christopher Hampton and adapted from the novel Mary Reilly ...more
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn
Lay the Favorite is a 2012 American comedy film starring Bruce Willis, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Joshua Jackson. Based on Beth Raymer's memoir of the same title, the film follows a ...more
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Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette
The Hi-Lo Country is a 1998 classic American Western-drama film directed by Stephen Frears, starring Billy Crudup, Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Cole Hauser, Sam Elliott, Patricia ...more
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A Kind of Magic Sacha Baron Cohen
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The Burning Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Cosmo Pieterse, Maxine Day
The Burning is a short drama film written by Roland Starke and directed by Stephen Frears.