Entertainment The Best Tilda Swinton Movies  

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

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

Examples include Wittgenstein and We Need to Talk about Kevin.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Tilda Swinton include names like Robert Altman, Terry Gilliam and Joel Coen. Is Tilda Swinton your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Maggie Smith and Brenda Blethyn films lists too.

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We Need to Talk About Kevin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tilda Swinton Movies
Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller
We Need to Talk About Kevin is a 2011 British-American psychological thriller film, directed by Lynne Ramsay and adapted from Lionel Shriver's novel of the same name. A long process of ...more
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Only Lovers Left Alive is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tilda Swinton Movies
Tom Hiddleston, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton
Only Lovers Left Alive is a 2013 vampire film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, and starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright, Slimane Dazi, and ...more
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Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Toby Jones
Orlando is a 1992 drama romance film written by Sally Potter and Virginia Woolf and directed by Sally Potter.
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Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Elle Fanning
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by David Fincher. The storyline by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord is loosely based on the 1922 short ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf
Constantine is a 2005 American supernatural action-thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence as his feature film directorial debut, starring Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, with Rachel Weisz, ...more
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Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth
Suspiria is a 2018 horror film directed by Luca Guadagnino, and a remake of the 1977 film. A young American aspiring dancer (Dakota Johnson) begins attending a prestigious dance academy, only to ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Marisa Berenson, Waris Ahluwalia
I Am Love is a 2009 Italian film directed by Luca Guadagnino set around 2000 in Milan. The film follows an haute bourgeoisie family through changing times and fortunes, and its disruption by the ...more
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Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich
Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and ...more
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Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton
Moonrise Kingdom is a 2012 American film directed by Wes Anderson, written by Anderson and Roman Coppola. Described as an "eccentric pubescent love story", it features newcomers Jared ...more
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Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Peter Dinklage
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is a 2008 epic fantasy film based on Prince Caspian, the second published, fourth chronological novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series, The ...more
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Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Simon Pegg
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a 2010 fantasy-adventure film based on The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the third novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series The ...more
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George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson
Michael Clayton is a 2007 American legal thriller film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, starring George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton and Sydney Pollack. The film chronicles the ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Adaptation is a 2002 American comedy-drama metafilm directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. The film is based on Susan Orlean's non-fiction book The Orchid Thief, with numerous ...more
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Sharon Stone, Bill Murray, Jessica Lange
Broken Flowers is a 2005 French-American comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. The film focuses on an aging "Don Juan" who ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Robert Carlyle
The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Alex Garland, which was adapted for the film by John Hodge. The film stars ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Simon Russell Beale, Jean Badin
Deep Water is a documentary film, directed by Jerry Rothwell and Louise Osmond, produced by Jonny Persey, opening in the UK on 15 December 2006. It is based on the true story of Donald Crowhurst ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Kate del Castillo, Saul Rubinek
Julia is a 2008 French crime drama film, directed by Erick Zonca, starring Tilda Swinton. It was shot in California and Mexico. The film was inspired by the John Cassavetes film Gloria.
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Tilda Swinton, Josh Lucas, Goran Višnjić
The Deep End is a 2001 film written and directed by David Siegel and Scott McGehee. It stars Tilda Swinton, Goran Visnjic, Jonathan Tucker and Josh Lucas and was released by Fox Searchlight ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Sean Bean, Robbie Coltrane
Caravaggio is a British film directed by Derek Jarman. The film is a fictionalised re-telling of the life of Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.
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Elizabeth Hurley, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton
Aria is a 1987 British anthology film produced by Don Boyd from Virgin Group's visual section consisting of ten short films by a variety of directors. It was entered into the 1987 Cannes Film ...more
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Keanu Reeves, Vince Vaughn, Tilda Swinton
Thumbsucker is a 2005 American independent comedy-drama film directed by Mike Mills and adapted from the Walter Kirn novel of the same name. It stars Lou Taylor Pucci, Tilda Swinton, Vincent ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Karen Black, Timothy Leary
Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea of a ...more
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Tilda Swinton, Michael Gough, Karl Johnson
Wittgenstein is a 1993 film by the English director Derek Jarman. It is loosely based on the life story as well as the philosophical thinking of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. The adult ...more
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Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tilda Swinton Movies
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams
Doctor Strange is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Scott Derrickson, based on the Marvel Comics character. After a career-ending car collision, brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon ...more