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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 disaster 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 in ...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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The Ring is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Naomi Watts Movies
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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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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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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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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Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling, Ewan McGregor Stay is a 2005 American psychological thriller film directed by Marc Forster and written by David Benioff. It stars Ewan McGregor, Ryan Gosling, Bob Hoskins and Naomi Watts, with production by ...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

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Naomi Watts, Mickey Rooney, Hugo Weaving Babe: Pig in the City is a 1998 Australian-American comedy-drama film and the sequel to the 1995 film Babe. It is co-written, produced and directed by George Miller, who co-wrote and produced ...more

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Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Glenn Close Le Divorce is a 2003 Merchant Ivory Productions film directed by James Ivory from a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Ivory, based on Diane Johnson's best-selling novel.

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Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver While We're Young is a 2014 American comedy film directed by Noah Baumbach. A New York-based documentary filmmaker (Ben Stiller) and his wife (Naomi Watts) develop a friendship with a couple in ...more

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Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox Samara returns with a familiar video tape to strike terror again in the third film of the Ring franchise, The Ring 3. The film revolves around the events that took place before The Ring. It ...more

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Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Scott Coffey Rabbits is a 2002 series of short avant-garde, horror-comedy video films written and directed by David Lynch, although Lynch himself refers to it as a nine-episode sitcom. It depicts three ...more

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Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay The Book of Henry is an American drama film directed by Colin Trevorrow. A precocious 11-year-old boy, Henry Carpenter (Jaeden Lieberher), has a crush on their neighbor Christina (Maddie ...more

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Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Don Cheadle The Assassination of Richard Nixon is a 2004 American film, directed by Niels Mueller. It stars Sean Penn, Don Cheadle and Naomi Watts, and is based on the story of would-be assassin Samuel ...more

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Naomi Watts, Jimmy Smits, Shawn Ashmore Gross Misconduct is a 1993 thriller film directed by George T. Miller. It stars Jimmy Smits and Naomi Watts. It was nominated for an award by the Australian Film Institute in 1993. The film has ...more

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Brie Larson, Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson The Glass Castle is a 2017 drama film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, based on Jeannette Walls's 2005 memoir of the same name. Brie Larson stars Jeannette Walls, the eldest daughter of deeply ...more

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Naomi Watts, Christopher Walken, Alfred Molina Plots with a View, released internationally as Undertaking Betty, is a 2002 British dark comedy written by Frederick Ponzlov, directed by Nick Hurran, starring Brenda Blethyn, Robert Pugh, ...more

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Blonde Naomi Watts

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Naomi Watts, Jon Favreau filmography, Kelly Lynch A tale of crime and police corruption. This tightly woven, fast-paced thriller begins when Amanda (Kelly Lynch), a sexy gal on in-line skates, trips because alcoholic ex-cop/security expert Jim ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts

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Rory Culkin, Leticia Jimenez, Jack Kesy

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Naomi Watts, Ron Perlman, Michael Ironside Down is a 2001 horror film about a killer elevator, starring James Marshall and Naomi Watts. The film is also known as The Shaft, which is the name used for the United States DVD release. The ...more

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Naomi Watts, John Goodman, Cathy Moriarty Matinee is a ––1993 period comedy film directed by Joe Dante. It is a ensemble piece about a William Castle-type independent filmmaker, with the home front in the Cuban Missile Crisis as a ...more

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The Bleeder Christina Hendricks, Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber The Bleeder is a 2012 drama film directed by Jeff Feuerzeig.

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Naomi Watts, Iain Glen, Derek Jacobi The Wyvern Mystery is a 2000 BBC film starring Naomi Watts and Derek Jacobi. The film is based on Sheridan Le Fanu's novel.

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Naomi Watts, Hugo Weaving, Sam Neill For Love Alone is a 1986 Australian film directed by Stephen Wallace and starring Helen Buday, Hugo Weaving and Sam Neill. The screenplay was written by Wallace, based on the 1945 novel of the ...more

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Naomi Watts, Hugo Weaving, Claudia Karvan Strange Planet is a 1999 Australian comedy starring Claudia Karvan. It was Emma-Kate Croghan's follow up to Love and Other Catastrophes and used many of the same cast and crew.

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Naomi Watts, Tom Skerritt, Brian Kerwin The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer is a thriller/drama TV film that first aired in 1999 in two parts. It starred Kevin Anderson, Naomi Watts and Tom Skerritt. Anderson plays 1970s activist and ...more

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Naomi Watts, Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Reynolds The Christmas Wish is a TV movie starring Neil Patrick Harris and Debbie Reynolds. It premiered on CBS in 1998, and it was based on a novel by Richard Siddoway.

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Movie 43 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Naomi Watts Movies
Emma Stone, Halle Berry, Kristen Bell Movie 43, previously Untitled Comedy, is an upcoming comedy film written by Rocky Russo, Jeremy Sosenko and Patrik Forsberg. The film will feature segments directed by Patrik Forsberg and Peter ...more

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A House Divided Naomi Watts A House Divided is a 1998 short film directed by Kenneth Brady.

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The Custodian is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Naomi Watts Movies
The Custodian Naomi Watts, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia The Custodian is a 1993 film directed by John Dingwall.