The Best Timothy Spall Movies

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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.

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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 Goblet of Fire
    1
    Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
    17 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Mike Newell
    In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) enters his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry under the headship of Albus Dumbledore (Michael Gambon). This year, Hogwarts hosts the Triwizard Tournament, a magical contest between three wizarding schools. Unexpectedly, Harry's name is drawn from the Goblet of Fire as an additional participant, plunging him into a deadly game. He battles dragons, dives underwater to rescue friends, and navigates a perilous maze. Meanwhile, the return of Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) marks a dark turn for the wizarding world. The film won a BAFTA award for Best Production Design in 2006.

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  • Life Is Sweet
    2
    Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall
    14 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Mike Leigh
    The working-class malaise of suburban London is captured in this comedic drama, which focuses on twin sisters Natalie (Claire Skinner) and Nicola (Jane Horrocks) and their parents: easygoing Andy (Jim Broadbent) and his optimistic wife, Wendy (Alison Steadman). While Natalie has a plumbing job, and tends to take after her mom with her bright outlook, Nicola is on the dole and perpetually dwells on the negative. Will the cloud over Nicola's head ever lift?

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  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    3
    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman
    14 votes
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Tim Burton
    In the shadowy, grimy corners of 19th-century London, Sweeney Todd (Johnny Depp) emerges from the ashes of a shattered life. He's a barber, with a blade as sharp as his thirst for revenge. Helena Bonham Carter plays Mrs. Lovett, an entrepreneurial pie-maker who becomes Todd's unlikely accomplice. Together, they embark on a macabre business venture that leaves no throat unslit in this musical thriller directed by Tim Burton. The film, a gothic tale laced with dark humor and chilling performances, won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in 2008.

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  • Pierrepoint
    4
    Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson, Eddie Marsan
    13 votes
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Adrian Shergold
    Albert Pierrepoint (Timothy Spall) finds great success as Britain's most famous public executioner, and his notoriety rises to a new level after he is selected to hang Nazi war criminals after the Nuremberg trials, but the experience changes him, and he begins to question the morality of his vocation at the same time that abolitionists begin a campaign to end hanging.

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  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    5
    Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
    23 votes
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
    In the third installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) finds himself in danger from Sirius Black (Gary Oldman), an escaped convict believed to be one of Lord Voldemort's old allies. The movie, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, takes a darker turn than its predecessors. Hermione Granger (Emma Watson) and Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) return as Harry's loyal friends, navigating the treacherous grounds of Hogwarts School. Aided by Professor Lupin (David Thewlis), they unravel secrets about Harry's past while tackling creatures like Dementors and Werewolves. This film won a BAFTA for Best Production Design in 2004.

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  • The King's Speech
    6
    Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter
    15 votes
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Tom Hooper
    In the historical drama The King's Speech, Bertie (Colin Firth), who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment his whole life, is unexpectedly crowned King George VI of Britain. With his country on the brink of World War II and in desperate need of a leader, his wife, Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter), arranges for Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), an eccentric speech therapist, to help him overcome his stutter. An unlikely friendship develops between the two men, as they work together to enable Bertie to lead his people. This film won four Academy Awards including Best Picture.

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