The Best Vanessa Redgrave Movies

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

If you think the best Vanessa Redgrave role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Vanessa Redgrave 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 many different films, like Ivan the Fool and Smilla's Sense of Snow.

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

Brian De Palma and Roland Emmerich are among those who have directed Vanessa Redgrave at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Vanessa Redgrave have also been known to enjoy films starring Rod Steiger and Marcello Mastroianni.

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  • Julia
    Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards
    35 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
    This Oscar-winning drama, based on the writing of Lillian Hellman, depicts the relationship between two friends and its unexpected consequences. After Lillian (Jane Fonda), a renowned playwright, ...more
  • Blowup
    Jimmy Page, Vanessa Redgrave, Jeff Beck
    17 votes
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni
    Blowup, or Blow-Up, is a 1966 film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni about a fashion photographer, played by David Hemmings, who believes he has unwittingly captured an incident on film. It was ...more
  • The Devils
    Oliver Reed, Vanessa Redgrave, Dudley Sutton
    21 votes
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Ken Russell
    In 17th-century France, Father Grandier (Oliver Reed) is a priest whose unorthodox views on sex and religion influence a passionate following of nuns, including the sexually obsessed Sister Jeanne ...more
  • Howards End
    Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter
    18 votes
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: James Ivory
    Helen Schlegel falls for Paul Wilcox, but is rebuffed. Her sister Margaret becomes friends with his mother, who promises her the family house, Howards End. Unfortunately, after her death, the will ...more

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  • Isadora
    Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards
    19 votes
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Karel Reisz
    This biography of modern-dance pioneer Isadora Duncan (Vanessa Redgrave) details the performer's tumultuous life. The film reveals how the beautiful, outspoken and graceful American-born dancer ...more
  • The Bostonians
    Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Madeleine Potter
    19 votes
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: James Ivory
    Based on Henry James' novel, Merchant-Ivory's The Bostonians tells the story of Olive Chancellor, a 19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage movement who takes Verena Tarrant, a radical ...more

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