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The Best Thandie Newton Movies

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

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

Items on this list include Crash and The Truth About Charlie.

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  • Mission: Impossible II1
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    Mission: Impossible II

    Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2000

    Directed byJohn Woo

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  • The Pursuit of Happyness2
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    The Pursuit of Happyness

    Will Smith, Thandie Newton

    Released2006

    Directed byGabriele Muccino

    The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner's... more on Wikipedia

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  • Good Deeds3
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    Good Deeds

    Rebecca Romijn, Gabrielle Union

    Released2012

    Directed byTyler Perry

    The film opens up with Wesley Deeds (Tyler Perry), the rich entrepreneur of the family-owned... more on Wikipedia
  • Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles4

    Released1994

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a 1994 American romantic horror film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Crash5
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    Crash

    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Haggis

    This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis.... more on Wikipedia

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  • Norbit6
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    Norbit

    Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton

    Released2007

    Directed byBrian Robbins

    Norbit is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed by Brian Robbins, and written and... more on Wikipedia

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    #1204 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#23 of 100 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made

  • 20127
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    2012

    Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson

    Released2009

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • For Colored Girls8
    13
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    For Colored Girls

    Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington

    Released2010

    Directed byTyler Perry

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  • The Truth About Charlie9
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    The Truth About Charlie

    Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton

    Released2002

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 classic film Charade. It is also an... more on Wikipedia
  • The Leading Man10
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    The Leading Man

    Nicole Kidman, Jon Bon Jovi

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Duigan

    The Leading Man is a 1996 British romantic drama film directed by John Duigan. It premiered at... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Shade11
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    Shade

    Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx

    Released2003

    Directed byDamian Nieman

    Shade is a 2003 neo-noir crime drama starring Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton,... more on Wikipedia
  • The Young Americans12
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    The Young Americans

    Viggo Mortensen, Thandie Newton

    Released1993

    Directed byDanny Cannon

    The Young Americans is a 1993 crime drama that marked the feature film debut of British... more on Wikipedia
  • Jefferson in Paris13
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    Jefferson in Paris

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Nick Nolte

    Released1995

    Directed byJames Ivory

    Jefferson in Paris is a 1995 Franco-American historical drama film, directed by James Ivory,... more on Wikipedia
  • Flirting14
    8
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    Flirting

    Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Duigan

    Flirting is a 1991 Australian coming of age comedy drama film written and directed by John... more on Wikipedia

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  • Beloved15
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    Beloved

    Oprah Winfrey, Thandie Newton

    Released1998

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    Beloved is a 1998 American horror-drama film based on Toni Morrison's 1987 novel of the same... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Journey of August King16
    7
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    The Journey of August King

    Thandie Newton, Maya Angelou

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Duigan

    The Journey of August King is a 1996 American drama film directed by John Duigan. It stars... more on Wikipedia
  • Retreat17
    6
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    Retreat

    Thandie Newton, Cillian Murphy

    Released2011

    Directed byCarl Tibbetts

    Retreat is an 2011 British horror-thriller film and the directorial debut of former film... more on Wikipedia
  • It Was an Accident18
    6
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    It Was an Accident

    Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Released2000

    Directed byMetin Hüseyin

    It Was an Accident is a 2000 British comedy film directed by Metin Hüseyin and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Chronicles of Riddick19
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    The Chronicles of Riddick

    Vin Diesel, Judi Dench

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Twohy

    The Chronicles of Riddick is a 2004 American science fiction film which follows the adventures... more on Wikipedia

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  • Huge20
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    Huge

    Thandie Newton, Tamsin Egerton

    Released2010

    Directed byBen Miller

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  • RocknRolla21
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    RocknRolla

    Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler

    Released2008

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    RocknRolla is a 2008 British comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • W.22
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    W.

    Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton

    Released2008

    Directed byOliver Stone

    W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of... more on Wikipedia

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  • Gridlock'd23
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    Gridlock'd

    Lucy Liu, Tupac Shakur

    Released1997

    Directed byVondie Curtis-Hall

    Gridlock'd is a 1997 comedy-drama film starring Tupac Shakur, Tim Roth, and Thandie Newton. It... more on Wikipedia
  • Run Fatboy Run24
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    Run Fatboy Run

    Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Schwimmer

    Run Fatboy Run is a 2007 British-American comedy film directed by David Schwimmer, written by... more on Wikipedia
  • In Your Dreams25
    6
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    In Your Dreams

    Thandie Newton

    Released1997

    Directed bySimon Cellan Jones

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