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

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

This list has a variety of films, like Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Opa!, in it.

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

Tim Burton and Martin Scorsese are among those who directed Richard Griffiths at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm - Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film. It tells the fact-based story of two athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken - Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a film adaptation loosely inspired by the 1820 short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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James Corden, Dominic Cooper, Russell Tovey - The History Boys is a 2006 British comedy-drama film adapted by Alan Bennett from his play of the same name, which won the 2005 Olivier Award for Best New Play and the 2006 Tony Award for Best ...more

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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe - 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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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created ...more

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Paul McGann, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths - Withnail and I is a 1987 black comedy film written and directed by Bruce Robinson. Based on Robinson's life in London in the late 1960s, the plot follows two unemployed young actors, Withnail ...more

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Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee - 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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Madonna, Sean Penn, George Harrison - Shanghai Surprise is a 1986 British adventure comedy film starring then-newlyweds Sean Penn and Madonna, produced by George Harrison's HandMade Films and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ...more

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Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Carmen Electra - Bedtime Stories is a 2008 American family-fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman that stars Adam Sandler in his first appearance in a family-oriented film. Sandler's production company ...more

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Claire Danes, Alice Eve, Billy Crudup - Stage Beauty is a 2004 British-American-German romantic period drama directed by Richard Eyre. The screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher is based on his play Compleat Female Stage Beauty, which was ...more

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Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides a 2011 action adventure film based on Tim Powers' novel. The film is directed by Rob Marshall

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William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy - Gorky Park is a 1983 film based on the novel Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith. It was directed by Michael Apted from a screenplay by Dennis Potter. The main stars of the film are William Hurt as ...more

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Andie MacDowell, Ian Holm, Richard Griffiths - Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 British film directed by Hugh Hudson and based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel Tarzan of the Apes. Christopher Lambert stars as Tarzan ...more

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Peter O'Toole, Vanessa Redgrave, Ashley Madekwe - Venus is a 2006 British comedy-drama film starring Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Vanessa Redgrave and Jodie Whittaker. It is directed by Roger Michell and written by Hanif Kureishi. The film ...more

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Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Gérard Depardieu - Vatel is a 2000 English-language film based on the life of 17th-century French chef François Vatel, directed by Roland Joffé, translated by Tom Stoppard, and starring Gérard ...more

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Matthew Modine, Richard Griffiths, Alki David - Opa! is a 2005 comedy film written by Christina Concetta, Raman Singh and directed by Udayan Prasad.

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Mark Hamill, Malcolm McDowell, Robbie Coltrane - Britannia Hospital is a 1982 black comedy film by British director Lindsay Anderson which targets the National Health Service and contemporary British society. It was entered into the 1982 ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Alan Cumming - Jackboots on Whitehall is a 2010 British model puppet adult animated satirical action comedy war adventure film portraying an alternate history of the Second World War, in which Nazi Germany has ...more

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Jerry Lewis, Oliver Reed, Oliver Platt - Funny Bones is a 1995 British-American comedy-drama film from Disney's Hollywood Pictures. It was written, directed and produced by Peter Chelsom, co-produced by Simon Fields, and co-written by ...more

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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Uma Thurman, Jane Krakowski, Madison Pettis - The Muppets mistakenly intercepting three letters sent by children to Santa Claus and their attempts to fix the problems created by their mishap.

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Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Griffiths - Guarding Tess is a 1994 film starring Shirley MacLaine and Nicolas Cage, directed by Hugh Wilson. MacLaine plays a fictional former First Lady protected by an entourage of Secret Service agents ...more

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Jim Broadbent, Jonathan Pryce, Jonathan Ross - Breaking Glass is a 1980 British film starring Hazel O'Connor, Phil Daniels and Jonathan Pryce and co-produced by Dodi Fayed and written and directed by Brian Gibson. The film was screened out ...more

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Dudley Moore, Patsy Kensit, Richard Griffiths - Blame It on the Bellboy is a 1992 British-American film comedy written and directed by Mark Herman, revolving around a case of mistaken identity of three individuals with similar sounding ...more

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Maggie Smith, Michael Palin, Pete Postlethwaite - A Private Function is a 1984 British comedy film starring Michael Palin and Maggie Smith. The film was predominantly filmed in Ilkley, Ben Rhydding, and Barnoldswick West Yorkshire. The film was ...more

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Ben Kingsley, Richard Griffiths, Judy Davis - The Merry Wives of Windsor is a 1982 romantic comedy film directed by David Hugh Jones.

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John Goodman, John Hurt, Peter O'Toole - King Ralph is a 1991 American comedy film starring John Goodman in the title role of Ralph Jones. The movie also stars Peter O'Toole as the King's private secretary, Sir Cedric Willingham, ...more

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Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, Victoria Wood - Ballet Shoes is a 2007 British television film, adapted by Heidi Thomas from Noel Streatfeild's 1936 novel Ballet Shoes. It was produced by Granada Productions and premiered on BBC One on 26 ...more