The Best Sarah Polley Movies

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

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

Examples of films on this list: Love Come Down, My Life Without Me and more.

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  • My Life Without Me
    1
    Sarah Polley, Scott Speedman, Deborah Harry
    18 votes
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Sarah Polley
    When hard-working mother of two Ann (Sarah Polley) discovers she has terminal ovarian cancer and the doctors give her two months to live, she decides to keep the news from her family. Passing off her ...more

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    Desmond Askew, Taye Diggs, William Fichtner
    15 votes
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Doug Liman
    Grocery store clerk Simon (Desmond Askew) occasionally sells drugs from his cash register at work, so when soap opera actors Adam (Scott Wolf) and Zack (Jay Mohr) come looking for Ecstasy on a quiet ...more

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  • Dawn of the Dead
    3
    Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber
    15 votes
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Zack Snyder
    When her husband is attacked by a zombified neighbor, Ana (Sarah Polley) manages to escape, only to realize her entire Milwaukee neighborhood has been overrun by the walking dead. After being ...more

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  • The Secret Life of Words
    4
    Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Javier Cámara
    11 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Isabel Coixet
    A solitary nurse (Sarah Polley) bonds with a badly burned patient (Tim Robbins) who survived an accident on an oil rig.
  • The Sweet Hereafter
    5
    Ian Holm, Sarah Polley, Bruce Greenwood
    11 votes
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Atom Egoyan
    A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer (Ian Holm) arrives to help the survivors' and victims' ...more

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  • The Weight of Water
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    Catherine McCormack, Sarah Polley, Sean Penn
    13 votes
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
    Kathryn Bigelow's intense and sexually charged drama of repression, love and loss. Juxtaposing the past and the present, "The Weight of Water" is about a 19th century murder and a contemporary woman ...more

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