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The Best Naomi Watts Movies  

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List of the best Naomi Watts movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Naomi Watts'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 Naomi Watts movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Naomi Watts movies will be at the top of the list. Naomi Watts has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Naomi Watts movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Naomi Watts films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Naomi Watts role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Naomi Watts performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Everything from The Impossible to The Ring is included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Naomi Watts movies?" and "What are the greatest Naomi Watts roles of all time?"

David Lynch and Peter Jackson are among those who have directed Naomi Watts at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Naomi Watts has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jennifer Connelly and Evan Rachel Wood in terms of fame and success.

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Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Geraldine Chaplin
The Impossible is a 2012 drama film directed by Juan Antonio Bayona and written by Sergio G. Sánchez. It is based on the experience of María Belón and her family. The cast ...more
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Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody
King Kong is a 2005 epic monster film and remake of the 1933 film of the same name. Directed, co-written, and produced by Peter Jackson, it stars Naomi Watts as Ann Darrow, Jack Black as Carl ...more
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Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox
The Ring is a 2002 American psychological horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Naomi Watts. It is a remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film Ring, which was based on the novel Ring ...more
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Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber
The Painted Veil is a 2006 American drama film directed by John Curran. The screenplay by Ron Nyswaner is based on the 1925 novel of the same title by W. Somerset Maugham. Edward Norton, Naomi ...more
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Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Benicio del Toro
21 Grams is a 2003 American drama film directed by Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu from a screenplay written by Guillermo Arriaga. It stars Sean Penn, Naomi ...more
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Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany
Eastern Promises is a 2007 British-Canadian-American thriller film directed by David Cronenberg, from a screenplay written by Steven Knight. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent ...more
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Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt
Funny Games is a 2007 psychological thriller film written and directed by Michael Haneke, a remake of Haneke's 1997 Austrian film Funny Games. Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, and Brady ...more
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Naomi Watts, Emily VanCamp, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
The Ring Two is a 2005 American psychological horror film, and a sequel to the 2002 film The Ring, which was a remake of the 1998 Japanese film Ringu. Hideo Nakata, director of the original ...more
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Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Ty Burrell
Fair Game is a 2010 biographical spy drama film directed by Doug Liman and starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn. It is based on Valerie Plame's memoir, Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by ...more
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Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger is a 2010 English-language Spanish–American co-production comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It features Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, ...more
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Naomi Watts, David Carradine, John Noble
The Outsider is a 2002 Western film starring Tim Daly and Naomi Watts. The film is based on Penelope Williamson's novel. Similar to Angel and the Badman where John Wayne plays a wounded outlaw ...more
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Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson
Mother and Child is an American drama film directed and written by Rodrigo García. It premiered on September 14, 2009, at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival and at the Sundance ...more
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Naomi Watts, Jeremy Irons, Laura Dern
Inland Empire is a 2006 mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and was his first feature film since 2001's Mulholland Drive. The feature took two-and-a-half years to complete, and was ...more
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Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher, Mark Wahlberg
I ♥ Huckabees is a 2004 American philosophical comedy film from Fox Searchlight. It was produced and directed by David O. Russell, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jeff Baena. The film stars an ...more
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Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig
Dream House is a 2011 American psychological thriller written by David Loucka directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas. It was released on ...more
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Naomi Watts, Mark Ruffalo, Laura Dern
We Don't Live Here Anymore is a 2004 drama film directed by John Curran. It is based on the short stories We Don't Live Here Anymore and Adultery by Andre Dubus. Set in Washington state, the ...more
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Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, Ben Whishaw
The International is a 2009 German–American action thriller film directed by Tom Tykwer. The film follows an Interpol agent and an American district attorney who investigate corruption within ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench
J. Edgar is a 2011 American biographical drama film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood. Written by Dustin Lance Black, the film focuses on the career of FBI director J. Edgar ...more
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Naomi Watts, Ice-T, Iggy Pop
Tank Girl is a 1995 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Rachel Talalay, loosely based on Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett's comic series of the same name, which originated in ...more
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Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling
Stay is a 2005 American psychological thriller film directed by Marc Forster. A psychiatrist (Ewan McGregor) tries prevent one of his patients (Ryan Gosling) from committing suicide while trying ...more
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Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom, Heath Ledger
Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film directed by Gregor Jordan from a screenplay by John Michael McDonagh. The film portrays the life of Ned Kelly — a legendary bushranger in ...more
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Naomi Watts, Keanu Reeves, Chevy Chase
Ellie Parker is a 2005 American drama-comedy film, written and directed by Scott Coffey. The title character, played by Naomi Watts, is a young woman struggling as an actress in Los Angeles. The ...more
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Naomi Watts, Jacqueline Bissett, Oliver Platt
Dangerous Beauty is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz and starring Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, and Oliver Platt. Based on the non-fiction book The ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Thandie Newton
Flirting is a 1991 Australian coming of age comedy drama film written and directed by John Duigan. The story revolves around a romance between two teenagers, and it stars Noah Taylor, who ...more
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Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Geraldine James
Diana is a 2013 biographical drama film, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, about the last two years of the life of Diana, Princess of Wales. The screenplay is based on Kate Snell's 2001 book ...more