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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.

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  • In Bruges1
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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

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  • The End of the Affair2
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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

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  • The Reader3
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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

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  • Schindler's List4
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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

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  • Oscar and Lucinda5
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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
  • Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights6
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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
  • Sunshine7
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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
  • The English Patient8
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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

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  • Bernard and Doris9
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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
  • Onegin10
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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
  • The White Countess11
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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
  • Coriolanus12
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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

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  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire13
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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Newell

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and...  more

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  • Great Expectations14
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    Great Expectations

    Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2012

    Directed byMike Newell

    Great Expectations is a 2012 drama film written by David Nicholls and directed by Mike Newell....  more
  • The Hurt Locker15
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    The Hurt Locker

    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2009

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    The Hurt Locker is a 2009 American film about a three-man Explosive Ordnance Disposal team...  more

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  • Spider16
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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
  • Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit17
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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

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  • The Invisible Woman18
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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
  • Quiz Show19
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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

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  • Chromophobia20
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    Chromophobia

    Penélope Cruz, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2005

    Directed byMartha Fiennes

    Chromophobia is an ensemble film which debuted at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival in France. The...  more
  • Skyfall21
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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

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  • The Prince of Egypt22
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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

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  • Official Secrets23
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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
  • The Avengers24
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    The Avengers

    Uma Thurman, Sean Connery

    Released1998

    Directed byJeremiah S. Chechik

    The Avengers is a 1998 American action spy film adaptation of the British television series of...  more

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  • Clash of the Titans25
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    Clash of the Titans

    Gemma Arterton, Liam Neeson

    Released2010

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

    Clash of the Titans is a 2010 British-American fantasy adventure film and remake of the 1981...  more

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