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

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List features films like Every Woman Knows a Secret and Creation.

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A Knight's Tale Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus ...more

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Joseph Morgan Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 epic historical drama film co-written and directed by Peter Weir, starring Russell Crowe as Jack Aubrey, with Paul Bettany as Stephen ...more

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A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paul Bettany Movies
A Beautiful Mind Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva ...more

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The Da Vinci Code Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Audrey Tautou The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 American mystery-thriller film produced by John Calley and Brian Grazer and directed by Ron Howard. The screenplay was written by Akiva Goldsman and adapted from Dan ...more

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Priest is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul Bettany Movies
Priest Maggie Q, Lily Collins, Christopher Plummer Priest is a 2011 American post-apocalyptic dystopia science fiction action horror film starring Paul Bettany as the title character. The film, directed by Scott Stewart, is loosely based on the ...more

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Legion Adrianne Palicki, Dennis Quaid, Kate Walsh Legion is a 2010 American apocalyptic supernatural action film directed by Scott Stewart, written by Peter Schink and Scott Stewart. The cast includes Paul Bettany, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, ...more

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul Bettany Movies
The Avengers Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a ...more

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Inkheart Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Brendan Fraser Inkheart is a 2008 adventure fantasy film directed by Iain Softley and starring Brendan Fraser, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, and Sienna Guillory. It is ...more

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Iron Man Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark (Robert ...more

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Creation Jennifer Connelly, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Bettany Creation is a 2009 British biographical drama film. Produced by Jeremy Thomas, the film was directed by Jon Amiel, and stars Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly as Charles and Emma Darwin. The ...more

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Iron Man 2 Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

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Wimbledon Kirsten Dunst, James McAvoy, Paul Bettany Wimbledon is a 2004 romantic comedy film directed by Richard Loncraine. The film centers on a washed-up tennis pro named Peter Colt and an up-and-coming tennis star named Lizzie Bradbury during ...more

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Dogville Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, John Hurt Dogville is a 2003 Danish drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, and starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Chloë Sevigny, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård, Udo Kier, Ben ...more

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paul Bettany Movies
Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley Iron Man 3 is a 2013 superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008's ...more

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The Young Victoria Emily Blunt, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany The Young Victoria is a 2009 British-American period drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and written by Julian Fellowes, based on the early life and reign of Queen Victoria, and her ...more

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The Reckoning Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg The Reckoning is a 2003 British-Spanish murder mystery drama film directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Paul Bettany, Willem Dafoe, Tom Hardy, Gina McKee, Brian Cox and Vincent Cassel. It was ...more

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Gangster No. 1 Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany, Andrew Lincoln Gangster No. 1 is a 2000 British crime film directed by Paul McGuigan. It stars Paul Bettany in the title role, and features Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis and Saffron Burrows.

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The Secret Life of Bees Alicia Keys, Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah The Secret Life of Bees is a 2008 American drama film, adapted from the novel of the same name by Sue Monk Kidd. The film was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and produced by Will Smith, with ...more

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Margin Call Demi Moore, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons Margin Call is a 2011 American independent drama film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The story takes place over a 36-hour period at a large Wall Street investment bank and highlights the ...more

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The Heart of Me Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams The Heart of Me is a 2003 British period drama film directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Bettany and Olivia Williams. Set in London before and after World War ...more

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David Copperfield Sally Field, Paul Bettany, Michael Richards David Copperfield is a 2000 film that was a joint US/Irish TV film adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel David Copperfield. It was filmed in Ireland, and broadcast on the TV Channel TNT as a ...more

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Firewall Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Firewall is a 2006 British-American thriller film directed by Richard Loncraine and written by Joe Forte. The film stars Harrison Ford as a banker who is forced by criminals, led by Paul ...more

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The Tourist Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany The Tourist is a 2010 romantic thriller film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. It is a remake of the 2005 French action film Anthony Zimmer. ...more

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The Land Girls Rachel Weisz, Paul Bettany, Anna Friel The Land Girls is a 1998 film directed by David Leland and starring Catherine McCormack, Rachel Weisz, Anna Friel, Steven Mackintosh and Ann Bell. It is based on the book Land Girls by Angela

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After the Rain Tatsuya Nakadai, Hisashi Igawa, Mieko Harada After the Rain is a 1999 Japanese film. The story is based on the last script written by Akira Kurosawa and is directed by his former assistant director of 28 years, Takashi Koizumi. It was ...more

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Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) Paul Bettany, Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd, Chris Penn Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) is a 2001 English comedy film written and directed by Stewart Sugg. It features Stellan Skarsgård, Chris Penn, and Paul Bettany.

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Bent Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ian McKellen Bent is a 1997 British/Japanese drama film directed by Sean Mathias, based on the 1979 play of the same name by Martin Sherman, who also wrote the screenplay. It revolves around the persecution ...more

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Born Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany

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Stories of Lost Souls Keira Knightley, Hugh Jackman, Cate Blanchett Stories of Lost Souls is a compilation of eight cinematic stories of lonely souls in unexpected situations starring many of cinema's biggest names including Josh Hartnett, Hugh Jackman, Keira ...more

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Sharpe's Waterloo Sean Bean, Paul Bettany, Alexis Denisof Sharpe has settled down to an idyllic lifestyle with Lucille on her French farm, when the news of Napolean's escape from Elba compels him to return to the army to fight at Waterloo. There, he ...more

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Franklyn Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, John Hurt Franklyn is a 2008 British film written and directed by Gerald McMorrow as his debut feature. Produced by Jeremy Thomas, it stars Ryan Phillippe, Eva Green and Sam Riley. Shooting took place in ...more

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Broken Lines Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams, Dan Fredenburgh "A torrid extramarital affair plays out against the backdrop of ethnically diverse North London. Doraly Rosa and Dan Fredenburgh wrote the script and star as the illicit lovers barely able ...more

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Every Woman Knows a Secret Paul Bettany, Siobhan Redmond, Del Synnott Every Woman Knows a Secret is a 1999 drama film mini-series written by William Humble and Rosie Thomas, and directed by Paul Seed.

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The Game of Death Paul Bettany, David Morrissey, Jonathan Pryce The Game of Death is a 2000 drama film written by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lev L. Spiro and directed by Rachel Samuels.

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Dead Babies Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams, Charlie Condou Dead Babies, is a 2000 British film directed by William Marsh. It is based on the novel of the same name by Martin Amis. The film, which was badly received, was reviewed in the British newspaper ...more

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Coming Home Peter O'Toole, Emily Mortimer, Paul Bettany Coming Home is a 1998 British serial directed by Giles Foster. The teleplay by John Goldsmith is based on the novel of the same name by Rosamunde Pilcher. Produced by Yorkshire Television, it ...more