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The Best Sally Hawkins Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 208 votes 62 voters 4.6k views 20 items

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

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

List features films like Byron and Jane Eyre.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sally Hawkins movies?" and "What are the greatest Sally Hawkins roles of all time?"
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Andrea Riseborough, Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Happy-Go-Lucky is a 2008 British comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. The screenplay focuses on a cheerful and optimistic primary-school teacher and her relationships with those ...more
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Sally Hawkins, Anthony Head, Alice Krige

Released: 2007

Directed by: Adrian Shergold

Persuasion is a 2007 British television film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Persuasion. It was directed by Adrian Shergold and the screenplay was written by Simon Burke. Sally Hawkins stars ...more
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Rosamund Pike, Bob Hoskins, Andrew Lincoln

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nigel Cole

Made in Dagenham is a 2010 British film directed by Nigel Cole. The film stars Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough, Jaime Winstone, ...more
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Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Hayley Atwell

Released: 2007

Directed by: Woody Allen

Cassandra's Dream is a 2007 dramatic thriller film written and directed by Woody Allen. Filmed in the United Kingdom, it was released in 2007 in Europe and in January 2008 in the United States. ...more

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Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, Sally Hawkins

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Vera Drake is a 2004 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh, telling the story of a working-class woman in London in 1950 who performs illegal abortions. It won the Golden Lion at ...more

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Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy, Daniel Craig

Released: 2004

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Layer Cake is a 2004 British thriller film directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial debut. The screenplay was adapted by J. J. Connolly from his novel of the same name. The film was ...more

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Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike

Released: 2009

Directed by: Lone Scherfig

An Education is a 2009 coming-of-age drama film, based on a memoir of the same name by British journalist Lynn Barber. The film was directed by Lone Scherfig from a screenplay by Nick Hornby, ...more

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Timothy Spall, Sally Hawkins, James Corden

Released: 2002

Directed by: Mike Leigh

All or Nothing is a 2002 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. Typical of Leigh's work, the film is set in present-day London, and revolves around three working-class families ...more
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Ben Stiller, Paddy Constantine, Sally Hawkins

Released: 2010

Directed by: Richard Ayoade

Submarine is a 2010 coming-of-age comedy-drama film adapted from the 2008 novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne. The film was written and directed by Richard Ayoade, and starred Craig Roberts, ...more

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Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Curran

The Painted Veil is a 2006 American drama film directed by John Curran. The screenplay by Ron Nyswaner is based on the 1925 novel of the same title by W. Somerset Maugham. Edward Norton, Naomi ...more

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Promoted to Glory Sally Hawkins

Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Spence

Promoted to Glory is a 2003 TV film directed by Richard Spence.
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Sally Hawkins, Bryan Brown, Allan Border

Released: 2011

Directed by: Paul Murphy

Love Birds is a New Zealand romantic comedy film starring New Zealand stand up comedian Rhys Darby and Golden Globe winner Sally Hawkins. It was directed by Paul Murphy and written by Nick Ward. ...more
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Timothy Spall, Sally Hawkins, Liya Kebede

Released: 2009

Directed by: Sherry Hormann

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Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mark Romanek

Never Let Me Go is a 2010 British dystopian science fiction drama film based on Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Mark Romanek from a screenplay by Alex ...more

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Sally Hawkins, Michael McElhatton, Jade Yourell

Released: 2009

Directed by: Stephen Burke

Happy Ever Afters is an Irish film written and directed by Stephen Burke. The film was first shown at the Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea on 10 October and released on 21 ...more
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Byron is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sally Hawkins Movies
Byron Vanessa Redgrave, Jonny Lee Miller, Sally Hawkins

Released: 2003

Directed by: Julian Farino

Byron is a 2003 film directed by Julian Farino.
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Tom Hardy, Selma Blair, Melissa George

Released: 2008

Directed by: Tom Shankland

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H G Wells: War with the World Michael Sheen, Sally Hawkins

Directed by: James Kent

H G Wells: War With The World is a 2006 BBC Television docudrama telling the life story of the British author H.G. Wells, who is played in the film by Michael Sheen. The title of the film is ...more
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Sally Hawkins, Shabana Azmi, Sendhil Ramamurthy

Released: 2010

Directed by: Gurinder Chadha

It's a Wonderful Afterlife is a 2010 British comedy film directed by Gurinder Chadha. The screenplay centres on an Indian mother whose obsession with marrying off her daughter leads her into the ...more
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Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Mia Wasikowska

Released: 2011

Directed by: Cary Fukunaga

Jane Eyre is a 2011 British romantic drama film directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender. The screenplay is written by Moira Buffini based on the 1847 novel ...more

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