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The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies

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

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  • 26

    The Miracle Maker

    Ralph Fiennes, Alfred Molina


    Directed byDerek W. Hayes, Stanislav Sokolov

    The Miracle Maker is a stop motion-animated film about the life of Jesus Christ, through the eyes of Tamar; the terminally ill daughter of a priest in Capernaum. Hand-drawn animated cartoons are used...  more
  • 27

    Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang

    Ewan McGregor, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed bySusanna White

    Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang is a 2010 British family film. It is a sequel to the 2005 film Nanny McPhee. It was adapted by Emma Thompson from Christianna Brand's Nurse Matilda books. Thompson...  more
  • 28

    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks


    Directed byMike Mitchell

    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a 2019 3D computer-animated space action musical comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. Now a Master Builder, life for Emmet Brickowski (Chris Pratt) is good, but...  more

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  • 29

    Cemetery Junction

    Ralph Fiennes, Ricky Gervais


    Directed byStephen Merchant, Ricky Gervais

    Cemetery Junction is a 2010 British coming-of-age comedy-drama film written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. The film was released in the United Kingdom on 14 April 2010....  more
  • 30

    The Chumscrubber

    Ralph Fiennes, Camilla Belle


    Directed byArie Posin

    The Chumscrubber is a 2005 American-German comedy-drama film, directed by Arie Posin, starring an ensemble cast led by Jamie Bell. The plot, written by Posin and Zac Stanford. Some of the themes...  more

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  • 31

    J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life

    Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed byJames Runcie

  • 32

    A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia

    Ralph Fiennes, Alexander Siddig


    Directed byChristopher Menaul

    Lawrence and Feisal go to argue for Arab independence at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference....  more
  • 33


    Liv Tyler, Lena Headey


    Directed byMartha Fiennes

    Onegin is a 1999 British-American romantic drama film based on Alexander Pushkin's novel in verse Eugene Onegin, co-produced by British and American companies and shot mostly in the United Kingdom....  more
  • 34

    Red Dragon

    Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed byBrett Ratner

    Red Dragon is a 2002 American psychological thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel of the same name. It is a prequel to The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. The novel was originally adapted in...  more

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  • 35


    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron...  more

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  • 36

    Page Eight

    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed byDavid Hare

    Page Eight is a 2011 British political thriller/action drama, written and directed for the BBC by the British writer David Hare, his first film as director since the 1989 film Strapless. The cast...  more
  • 37

    The Invisible Woman

    Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones


    Directed byRalph Fiennes

    The Invisible Woman is a 2013 British biographical drama film directed by Ralph Fiennes and starring Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Tom Hollander. Written by Abi Morgan, and...  more
  • 38

    The Baby of Mâcon

    Ralph Fiennes, Julia Ormond


    Directed byPeter Greenaway

    The Baby of Mâcon is a 1993 film written and directed by Peter Greenaway starring Ralph Fiennes, Julia Ormond and Philip Stone....  more
  • 39


    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • 40

    The Wildest Dream

    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed byAnthony Geffen

    The Wildest Dream is a 2010 documentary adventure biography film written by Richard Bedser, Mark Halliley and Kevin Maher and directed by Anthony Geffen....  more
  • 41

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson


    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The...  more

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  • 42

    The Avengers

    Uma Thurman, Sean Connery


    Directed byJeremiah S. Chechik

    The Avengers is a 1998 American action spy film adaptation of the British television series of the same name from the 1960s. The film was directed by Jeremiah Chechik. It stars Ralph Fiennes and Uma...  more

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  • 43

    The Good Thief

    Ralph Fiennes, Nick Nolte


    Directed byNeil Jordan

    The Good Thief is a 2002 crime thriller film starring Nick Nolte, Emir Kusturica, and Nutsa Kukhianidze, and directed by Neil Jordan. It is a remake of the 1955 French film Bob le flambeur by...  more
  • 44

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson


    Directed byMike Newell

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film,...  more

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  • 45

    Land of the Blind

    Ralph Fiennes, Donald Sutherland


    Directed byRobert Edwards

    Land of the Blind is a 2006 drama film starring Ralph Fiennes, Donald Sutherland, Tom Hollander and Lara Flynn Boyle. Land of the Blind is a dark political satire, based on several incidents...  more
  • 46

    Maid in Manhattan

    Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed byWayne Wang

    Maid in Manhattan is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Wayne Wang about a hotel maid and a high profile politician who fall in love starring Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, and Natasha...  more

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