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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.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different films, including Spider and Sunshine.

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    Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Schindler's List

    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama, directed and co-produced by... more on Wikipedia
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    The English Patient is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The English Patient

    Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1996

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

    The English Patient is a 1996 romantic drama directed by Anthony Minghella from his own script... more on Wikipedia

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    In Bruges is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    In Bruges

    Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byMartin McDonagh

    In Bruges is a 2008 British-American comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. The... more on Wikipedia

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    The End of the Affair is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The End of the Affair

    Julianne Moore, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1999

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    The End of the Affair is a 1999 drama film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Ralph Fiennes,... more on Wikipedia

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    Quiz Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Quiz Show

    Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Redford

    Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first... more on Wikipedia
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    Oscar and Lucinda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Oscar and Lucinda

    Cate Blanchett, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1997

    Directed byGillian Armstrong

    Oscar and Lucinda is a 1997 romantic drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Skyfall

    Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2012

    Directed bySam Mendes

    Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel... more on Wikipedia

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    The Reader is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The Reader

    Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byStephen Daldry

    The Reader is a 2008 German-American romantic drama film based on the 1995 German novel of the... more on Wikipedia
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    The Duchess is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The Duchess

    Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed bySaul Dibb

    The Duchess is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda... more on Wikipedia

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    Strange Days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Strange Days

    Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett

    Released1995

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    Strange Days is a 1995 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Kathryn... more on Wikipedia

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    Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heigh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

    Ralph Fiennes, Sinéad O'Connor

    Released1992

    Directed byPeter Kosminsky

    Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights is a 1992 feature film adaptation of Emily Brontë's novel... more on Wikipedia

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    Coriolanus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Coriolanus

    Jessica Chastain, Gerard Butler

    Released2011

    Directed byRalph Fiennes

    Coriolanus is a 2011 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus,... more on Wikipedia

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    Bernard and Doris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Bernard and Doris

    Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byBob Balaban

    Bernard and Doris is a 2006 film directed by Bob Balaban. The teleplay by Hugh Costello is a... more on Wikipedia
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    The Constant Gardener is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The Constant Gardener

    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2005

    Directed byFernando Meirelles

    The Constant Gardener is a 2005 drama thriller film directed by Fernando Meirelles. The... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Great Expectations

    Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2012

    Directed byMike Newell

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    Red Dragon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Red Dragon

    Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2002

    Directed byBrett Ratner

    Red Dragon is a 2002 American psychological thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel of the... more on Wikipedia

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    The White Countess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The White Countess

    Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave

    Released2005

    Directed byJames Ivory

    The White Countess is a 2005 drama film directed by James Ivory. The screenplay by Kazuo... more on Wikipedia
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    Onegin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Onegin

    Liv Tyler, Lena Headey

    Released1999

    Directed byMartha Fiennes

    Onegin is a 1999 British-American romantic drama film based on Alexander Pushkin's novel in... more on Wikipedia
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly H is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates,... more on Wikipedia

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    Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Sunshine

    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1999

    Directed byIstván Szabó

    Sunshine is a 1999 historical film written by Israel Horovitz and István Szabó, directed and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    The Invisible Woman

    Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones

    Released2013

    Directed byRalph Fiennes

    The Invisible Woman is a 2013 British biographical drama film directed by Ralph Fiennes and... more on Wikipedia
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    Official Secrets is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Official Secrets

    Keira Knightley, Matt Smith

    Released2019

    Directed byGavin Hood

    Official Secrets is a 2019 American-British political thriller directed by Gavin Hood, based... more on Wikipedia
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    Spider is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Spider

    Ralph Fiennes, Gabriel Byrne

    Released2002

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    Spider is a 2002 Canadian/British psychological thriller film produced and directed by David... more on Wikipedia
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    Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ralph Fiennes Movies
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    Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

    Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2005

    Directed byNick Park, Steve Box

    Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a 2005 British stop-motion animated comedy... more on Wikipedia

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