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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of films like Topsy Turvy and Dutch Girls.

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

Tim Burton and Clint Eastwood have both worked with Timothy Spall over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Timothy Spall Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. ...more

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 2007 musical slasher film directed by Tim Burton. It is an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning 1979 musical ...more

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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, ...more

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Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis Life Is Sweet is a 1990 British comedy-drama film directed by Mike Leigh, starring Jim Broadbent, Alison Steadman, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks and Timothy Spall. Leigh's third cinematic film, ...more

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Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste Secrets & Lies is a 1996 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh. Led by an ensemble cast consisting of many Leigh regulars, it stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste as Hortense, a ...more

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Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Timothy Spall The Last Samurai is a 2003 American epic war film directed and co-produced by Edward Zwick, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Logan. The film stars Tom Cruise, who also co-produced, as ...more

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Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more

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Timothy Spall, Eddie Marsan, Juliet Stevenson Pierrepoint, is a 2005 British film directed by Adrian Shergold about the life of British executioner Albert Pierrepoint. The film premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival and ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel ...more

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Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. It was the first feature-length ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2009 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more

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Timothy Spall, Elizabeth McGovern, Elaine Cassidy A Room with a View is televised adaptation of E. M. Forster's novel, A Room with a View, written by Andrew Davies. It was announced in 2006 and filmed in the summer of 2007. A Room with a View ...more

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Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall The Damned United is a 2009 British sports drama film directed by Tom Hooper and adapted by Peter Morgan from David Peace's bestselling novel The Damned Utd, a largely fictional book based on ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Charlie Hunnam, Christopher Plummer Nicholas Nickleby is a 2002 drama film written and directed by Douglas McGrath. The screenplay is based on The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens, which originally was ...more

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Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal Hamlet is a 1996 Shakespearean tragedy film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also stars in the titular role as Prince ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz Vanilla Sky is a 2001 American science fiction thriller film directed, written, and co-produced by Cameron Crowe. It is an English-language remake of Alejandro Amenábar's 1997 Spanish ...more

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Andy Serkis, Kevin McKidd, Jim Broadbent Topsy-Turvy is a 1999 musical drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh and stars Allan Corduner as Arthur Sullivan and Jim Broadbent as W. S. Gilbert, along with Timothy Spall and Lesley ...more

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Sam Worthington, Timothy Spall, David Wenham Gettin' Square is a crime caper movie set on Australia's Gold Coast and directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. The protagonists are ex-criminals trying to keep out of trouble. Gettin' Square won ...more

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Alicia Silverstone, Kenneth Branagh, Emily Mortimer Love's Labour's Lost is a 2000 adaptation of the comic play of the same name by William Shakespeare, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh. It was the first feature film to be made of this ...more

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Renée Zellweger, Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Irons Appaloosa is an American western based on the 2005 novel, Appaloosa, by crime writer Robert B. Parker. Directed by Ed Harris and co-written by Harris and Robert Knott, Appaloosa stars Harris ...more

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Billy Connolly, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall Still Crazy is a 1998 British comedy film about a fictional 1970s rock band named "Strange Fruit", who, after being split up for two decades, are persuaded to get back together to ...more

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Clint Eastwood, Timothy Spall, Marisa Berenson White Hunter Black Heart is a 1990 American film, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, based on the 1953 book White Hunter, Black Heart by Peter Viertel. Viertel also co-wrote the script ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Hunter Rock Star is a 2001 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston. It tells the story of Chris "Izzy" Cole, a tribute ...more

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Jude Law, Timothy Spall, Jack Davenport The Wisdom of Crocodiles is a 1998 romantic thriller by Po-Chih Leong starring Jude Law. It is based on the book of the same name by Paul Hoffman.

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Maggie Smith, Chris Cooper, Timothy Spall My House in Umbria is a 2003 HBO made-for-television movie, based on the novella of the same name by William Trevor and published along with another novella in the volume Two Lives. The film ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall Lucky Break is a 2001 British comedy film starring James Nesbitt and directed by Peter Cattaneo.

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Timothy Spall, Sally Hawkins, James Corden 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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Andy Serkis, Timothy Spall, Liam Cunningham Shooting The Past is a television drama by Stephen Poliakoff, produced by TalkBack Productions for BBC Two and first shown in 1999. It was TalkBack's first drama production, the company being ...more

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Colin Firth, Timothy Spall, James Wilby Dutch Girls is a 1985 film, released by the London Weekend Television Company, produced by Sue Birtwistle, directed by Giles Foster, and written by William Boyd. The film is about a group of ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Alan Cumming Jackboots on Whitehall is a 2010 British model puppet adult animated satirical action comedy war adventure film portraying an alternate history of the Second World War, in which Nazi Germany has ...more

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Timothy Spall, Keith Clifford, David Crellin Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise, is one of two TV films directed by Danny Boyle in 2001; the other was Strumpet. A satire on door-to-door salesmen, it stars Timothy Spall, who was ...more

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Timothy Spall, Aidan Gillen, Brian Gleeson Wake Wood is a 2011 British/Irish supernatural horror film set in Northern Ireland. A UK and Irish co-production by Hammer Film Productions, Wake Wood is directed by Ireland's David Keating. It ...more

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Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Gérard Depardieu Vatel is a 2000 English-language film based on the life of 17th-century French chef François Vatel, directed by Roland Joffé, translated by Tom Stoppard, and starring Gérard ...more

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Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Michael Palin The Missionary is a 1982 British comedy film directed by Richard Loncraine, and starring Michael Palin and Maggie Smith. It was produced by George Harrison, Denis O'Brien, Palin and Neville C. ...more

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Mysterious Creatures Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Rebekah Staton Mysterious Creatures is a 2006 film directed by David Evans.

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Maggie Smith, Carice van Houten, Timothy Spall From Time to Time is a 2009 British adventure film directed by Julian Fellowes and starring Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Carice van Houten, Alex Etel, Eliza Bennett, Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh, ...more

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Wasteland Timothy Spall, Iwan Rheon, Matthew Lewis Wasteland is a 2012 crime fiction, thriller and drama film written and directed by Rowan Athale.

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Judi Dench, Timothy Spall, Jenny Agutter

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Reuniting the Rubins Rhona Mitra, Honor Blackman, Timothy Spall An uptight Jewish lawyer (Timothy Spall) tries to please his difficult mother by reuniting his estranged children for a holiday celebration. Distributed exclusively by Monterey Media.

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Oliver Platt, Timothy Spall, Aidan Quinn Crusoe is a 1989 film directed by Caleb Deschanel. It is a variation on the story told in the novel Robinson Crusoe, written by author Daniel Defoe. The film stars Aidan Quinn as Crusoe.

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Sting, Ray Winstone, Timothy Spall Quadrophenia is a 1979 British film, loosely based on the 1973 rock opera of the same name by The Who. The film stars Phil Daniels as Jimmy, a 1960s Mod, supported by Leslie Ash, Toyah and, ...more

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John Malkovich, Debra Winger, Timothy Spall The Sheltering Sky is a 1990 British-Italian drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci starring Debra Winger and John Malkovich. The film is based on the 1949 novel by Paul Bowles about a ...more

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Timothy Spall, Roshan Seth, Dominique Pinon 1871 is a 1990 period film about the rise and fall of the Paris Commune in 1871. It was directed by Ken McMullen and produced by Stewart Richards. The writers were McMullen, James Leahy and ...more

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Gabriel Byrne, Timothy Spall, Natasha Richardson Gothic is a 1986 British horror film directed by Ken Russell, starring Gabriel Byrne as Lord Byron, Julian Sands as Percy Bysshe Shelley, Natasha Richardson as Mary Shelley, Myriam Cyr as Claire ...more

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Bosom Pals Timothy Spall Bosom Pals is a television animated film.

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Jeremy Hardy Gives Good Sex Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall, Martin Clunes Jeremy Hardy Gives Good Sex is a 1995 comedic short film, which is about a guide to good sex, including 'Dr' Jeremy Hardy's comedy sketches.