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The Best Rachel Weisz Movies 

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

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

Examples include Sunshine and Dream House.

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

Stephen Sommers and Peter Jackson have both worked with Rachel Weisz over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Is Rachel Weisz your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Jennifer Connelly and Jessica Chastain films lists too.

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Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis
The Mercy is a 2017 British biographical drama film directed by James Marsh. Amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) attempts to circumnavigate the globe alone as his family awaits his
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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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Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman
Runaway Jury is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Rachel Weisz. It is an adaptation of John Grisham's novel The ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Iain Glen, Susan Lynch
Beautiful Creatures is a 2000 British crime film directed by Bill Eagles and starring Susan Lynch and Rachel Weisz. Lynch received a British Independent Film Award nomination for her role.
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Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo
The Brothers Bloom is a 2008 American caper comedy film written and directed by Rian Johnson. The film stars Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz, Ricky Jay, Rinko Kikuchi, and Robbie ...more
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Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco
Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American 3D live action and computer animated fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi, produced by Joe Roth, and written by David Lindsay-Abaire and ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon
The Lovely Bones is a 2009 supernatural drama film directed by Peter Jackson and stars Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli, and Saoirse Ronan. A film ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Simon Russell Beale
The Deep Blue Sea is a 2011 British romantic drama film directed by Terence Davies and starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, and Simon Russell Beale. It is an adaptation of the 1952 Terence ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher
Definitely, Maybe is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam Brooks, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Abigail Breslin and ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner
The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the fourth installment in the series of films adapted from the novels originated by Robert Ludlum, and ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Paul Rudd, Gretchen Mol
The Shape of Things is a 2001 play by American author and film director Neil LaBute and a 2003 American romantic drama film. It premièred at the Almeida Theatre, London in 2001 with Paul ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti
Confidence is a 2003 drama film starring Edward Burns, Dustin Hoffman, Andy Garcia and Rachel Weisz, directed by James Foley, and written by Doug Jung.
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Rachel Weisz, Carmen Ejogo, Ben Daniels
I Want You is an 1998 English crime film directed by Michael Winterbottom.
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Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates
Swept from the Sea is a 1997 American drama film directed by Beeban Kidron and starring Vincent Perez, Rachel Weisz, and Ian McKellen. Based on the 1901 short story "Amy Foster" by ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Max Minghella
Agora is a 2009 Spanish English-language historical drama film directed by Alejandro Amenábar and written by Amenábar and Mateo Gil. The biopic stars Rachel Weisz as Hypatia, a ...more

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Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn
The Fountain is a 2006 American drama film that blends elements of fantasy, history, spirituality, and science fiction. It is directed by Darren Aronofsky, and stars Hugh Jackman and Rachel ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves
Chain Reaction is a 1996 American action film directed by Andrew Davis, starring Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz, Fred Ward, Kevin Dunn and Brian Cox. It presents a fictional account ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant, Toni Collette
About a Boy is a 2002 British-American comedy-drama film co-written and directed by brothers Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz. It is an adaptation of the 1998 novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, Patricia Velásquez
The Mummy is a 1999 American fantasy adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, and Kevin J. O'Connor, with Arnold Vosloo in ...more

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#104 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #4 of 97 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Timelisted on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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The Whistleblower
Monica Bellucci, Rachel Weisz, Benedict Cumberbatch
The Whistleblower is a biographical film, drama and thriller directed by Larysa Kondracki.

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Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons
Eragon is a 2006 British-American fantasy-adventure film based on the novel of the same name by author Christopher Paolini. The cast includes Edward Speleers in the title role, Jeremy Irons, ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy
The Constant Gardener is a 2005 drama thriller film directed by Fernando Meirelles. The screenplay by Jeffrey Caine is based on the John le Carré novel of the same name. The film follows ...more

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Dwayne Johnson, Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser
The Mummy Returns, is a 2001 American fantasy adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Oded Fehr, Patricia ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ed Harris
Enemy at the Gates is a 2001 film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. The film's title is taken from William Craig's 1973 nonfiction book Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad, which ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf
Constantine is a 2005 American supernatural action-thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence as his feature film directorial debut, starring Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, with Rachel Weisz, ...more

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