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The Best Samantha Morton Movies  

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

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Items on this list include Jesus' Son and John Carter.

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Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell
Minority Report is a 2002 American neo-noir science fiction mystery-thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and loosely based on the short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. It is set ...more
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Uma Thurman, Sean Penn, Woody Allen
Sweet and Lowdown is a 1999 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film tells the story, set in the 1930s, of a fictional jazz guitarist named Emmet Ray who regards ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong
John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom ...more
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Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri
Code 46 is a 2003 British film directed by Michael Winterbottom, with screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce. It was produced by BBC Films and Revolution Films. It is a disquieting science fiction ...more
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Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Eddie Redmayne
Elizabeth: The Golden Age is a 2007 sequel to the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur and produced by Universal Pictures and Working Title Films. It stars Cate Blanchett in the title ...more
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Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Synecdoche, New York is a 2008 American postmodern drama film written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. It is Kaufman's directorial debut. The plot follows an ...more
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Djimon Hounsou, Samantha Morton, Paddy Constantine
In America is a 2002 Irish-American-British drama film directed by Jim Sheridan. The semi-autobiographical screenplay by Sheridan and his daughters Naomi and Kirsten focuses on an immigrant ...more
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Teri Garr, Samantha Morton, Jason Patric
A drug addicted meter maid impostor, has been conning people out of money for years to support his habits. Unfortunately, his luck is about to run out.
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Jack Black, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper
Jesus' Son is a 1999 drama film that was adapted from a collection of short stories of the same name by Denis Johnson. It stars Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Holly Hunter, Dennis Hopper, Denis ...more
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Steve Buscemi, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone
The Messenger is a 2009 drama film starring Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Steve Buscemi, Jena Malone, and Samantha Morton. It is the directorial debut of Oren Moverman, who also wrote the ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage, Samantha Morton
Lassie is a 2005 British-American-French-Irish adventure comedy-drama family film based on Eric Knight's 1940 novel Lassie Come-Home about the profound bond between Joe Carraclough and his rough ...more
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Jane Eyre Samantha Morton, Ciarán Hinds, Rupert Penry-Jones
Jane Eyre is an 1997 film that appeared appeared on the A&E Television Network, an adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's novel of the same name. Notable for omitting the middle scenes with ...more
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Samantha Morton, Bryan Dick, Dolly Wells
Morvern Callar is a 2002 British drama film directed by Lynne Ramsay and starring Samantha Morton in the title role. It is based on Alan Warner's 1995 novel Morvern Callar.
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Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Rosamund Pike
The Libertine is a 2004 British drama film, the first film directed by Laurence Dunmore. It was adapted by Stephen Jeffreys from his play of the same name, starring Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Mark Strong, Samantha Morton
Jane Austen's Emma is an adaptation of the 1815 novel of the same name. It was adapted for the British television network ITV in 1996, directed by Diarmuid Lawrence and dramatised by Andrew ...more
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Samantha Morton, Toby Kebbell, Alexandra Lara
Control is a 2007 British-American biographical film about the life of Ian Curtis, singer of the late-1970s English post-punk band Joy Division. It is the first feature film directed by Anton ...more
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Andy Serkis, Juno Temple, Samantha Morton
Pandaemonium is a 2000 film, directed by Julien Temple, screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce. It is based on the early lives of English poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth, in ...more
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Daniel Craig, Andrew Lincoln, Bill Nighy
Enduring Love is a 2004 British film directed by Roger Michell with screenwriter Joe Penhall, based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan. The story concerns two strangers who become ...more
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Joseph Morgan, Samantha Morton, Werner Herzog
Mister Lonely is a 2007 comedy-drama film directed by Harmony Korine, and co-written with his brother Avi Korine. The film is an international co-production between the UK, France, Ireland, and ...more
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David Tennant, Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg
Free Jimmy is a 2008 Norwegian/British computer adult animated comedy film first released in Norwegian in 2006, and later in English in 2008. The film was written and directed by acclaimed ...more
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Andy Serkis, Jim Broadbent, Samantha Morton
Longford is a 2006 television drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by Peter Morgan. The film centres on Labour Party peer Lord Longford and his campaign for the parole of Moors Murderer ...more
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Rashida Jones, Helen Hunt, Alice Eve
Decoding Annie Parker is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Steven Bernstein. The film stars Samantha Morton, Helen Hunt and Aaron Paul. The film tells the story of Annie Parker and the ...more
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Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamatti, Juliette Binoche
Cosmopolis is a 2012 Canadian drama-thriller film written, produced, and directed by David Cronenberg and starring Robert Pattinson. It is based on the novel of the same name by Don DeLillo. On ...more
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Richard Harris, Gabriel Byrne, Samantha Morton
This Is the Sea is an Irish film, released in 1997, directed and written by Mary McGuckian and produced by Michael Garland. It is a romance film, focusing on the relationship between the ...more
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Samantha Morton, David Bradley, Steven Mackintosh
The Daisy Chain is a 2008 film directed by Aisling Walsh.