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The Best Ray Winstone Movies 

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

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

This list includes Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence, Face and more.

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

Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese are among those who have directed Ray Winstone at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Sexy Beast is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Ray Winstone

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jonathan Glazer

Sexy Beast is a 2000 British-Spanish film and the directorial debut of Jonathan Glazer. Glazer had previously directed music videos and commercials for companies such as Guinness and Levi's. The ...more
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Scum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Ray Winstone, Phil Daniels, David Threlfall

Released: 1979

Directed by: Alan Clarke

Scum is a 1979 British crime drama film directed by Alan Clarke, portraying the brutality of life inside a British borstal. The script was originally made for the BBC's Play for Today strand in ...more

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Nil by Mouth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Laila Morse

Released: 1997

Directed by: Gary Oldman

Nil by Mouth is a 1997 British-French drama film portraying a family of characters living in South East London. It was Gary Oldman's debut as a writer and director; the film was produced by ...more

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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack ...more

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Quadrophenia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Sting, Ray Winstone, Timothy Spall

Released: 1979

Directed by: Franc Roddam

Quadrophenia is a 1979 British film, loosely based on the 1973 rock opera of the same name by The Who. The film stars Phil Daniels as Jimmy, a 1960s Mod, supported by Leslie Ash, Toyah and, ...more

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Love, Honour and Obey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Jonny Lee Miller

Released: 2000

Directed by: Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis

Love, Honour and Obey is a 2000 mock gangster film starring several members of the Primrose Hill set. It was jointly written and directed by Dominic Anciano and Ray Burdis as a follow-up to ...more
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Face is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Lena Headey, Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone

Released: 1997

Directed by: Antonia Bird

Face is a British crime drama directed by Antonia Bird and written by Ronan Bennett. It stars Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone and features the acting debut of singer Damon Albarn.
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King Arthur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ray Winstone

Released: 2004

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

King Arthur is a 2004 action adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David Franzoni. It stars Clive Owen as the title character, Ioan Gruffudd as Lancelot, and Keira Knightley as ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

Released: 2005

Directed by: Andrew Adamson

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published ...more

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Cold Mountain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law

Released: 2003

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole ...more

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Beowulf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Beowulf is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, inspired by the Old English epic poem of the same ...more

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London Boulevard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell, Ray Winstone

Released: 2010

Directed by: William Monahan

London Boulevard is a 2010 British film noir released in the United Kingdom on 26 November 2010. It is based on Ken Bruen's 2001 novel of the same name, with screenplay and direction by William ...more
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The Proposition is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
John Hurt, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson

Released: 2005

Directed by: John Hillcoat

The Proposition is a 2005 Australian western film directed by John Hillcoat and written by screenwriter and musician Nick Cave. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt, Danny ...more
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Snow White and the Hunts... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rupert Sanders

Snow White and the Huntsman is a 2012 American dark fantasy action film based on the German fairy tale "Snow White" compiled by the Brothers Grimm. In the film's retelling of the tale, ...more

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All in the Game is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Danny Dyer

Released: 2006

Directed by: Jim O'Hanlon

All in the Game is a 2006 British one-off television drama, made by Tightrope Pictures for Channel 4. It is a behind-the-scenes drama based on the power-politics of British football, starring ...more
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The War Zone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Colin Farrell, Tilda Swinton, Ray Winstone

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tim Roth

The War Zone is a 1999 drama film directed by Tim Roth in his directorial debut and starring Ray Winstone, Tilda Swinton, Lara Belmont and Freddie Cunliffe. The film is written by Alexander ...more

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Sweeney Todd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Tom Hardy, Ray Winstone, David Warner

Released: 2006

Directed by: David Moore

Sweeney Todd is a 2006 film directed by David Moore.
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Hugo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Jude Law, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

Released: 2011

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of ...more

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Indiana Jones and the Ki... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Cate Blanchett, Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf

Released: 2008

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is a 2008 American science fiction adventure film. It is the fourth film in the Indiana Jones series created by George Lucas and directed by ...more

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Bouncer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Ray Winstone, Paddy Constantine, Shaun Parkes

Released: 2002

Directed by: Michael Baig Clifford

Bouncer is a 2002 short film written by Geoff Thompson and directed by Michael Baig Clifford.
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Last Orders is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Helen Mirren, Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins

Released: 2001

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Last Orders is a 2001 British/German drama film written and directed by Fred Schepisi. The screenplay is based on the 1996 Booker Prize-winning novel Last Orders by Graham Swift.
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Sex & Drugs & Ro... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Naomie Harris, Ray Winstone, Andy Serkis

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mat Whitecross

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll is a 2010 biographical film about English new wave musician Ian Dury, starring Andy Serkis as Dury. The film follows Dury's rise to fame and documents his ...more

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King of Thieves is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay

Released: 2019

Directed by: James Marsh

King of Thieves is a 2019 British crime film directed by James Marsh, based on the Hatton Garden safe deposit burglary of 2015. 77 year old widower Brian Reader (Michael Caine) pulls together a ...more
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Edge of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Denis O'Hare

Released: 2010

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Edge of Darkness is a 2010 crime thriller film directed by Martin Campbell and also produced by Michael Wearing, starring Mel Gibson. It was based on the 1985 BBC television series Edge of ...more

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Breaking and Entering is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ray Winstone Movies
Jude Law, Robin Wright, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2006

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Breaking and Entering is a 2006 romantic crime drama directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, and Robin Wright Penn. The film was written by Minghella, his first ...more