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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.

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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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Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave
Julia is a 1977 drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann, from a screenplay by Alvin Sargent. It is based on Lillian Hellman's book Pentimento, a chapter of which purports to tell the story of her ...more
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Jimmy Page, Vanessa Redgrave, Jeff Beck
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
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Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris, Franco Nero
Camelot is a 1967 film adaptation of Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Richard Harris stars as King Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guenevere, and Franco Nero as Lancelot. The film was ...more
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John Hurt, Orson Welles, Vanessa Redgrave
A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 British biographical drama film based on Robert Bolt's play of the same name about Sir Thomas More. It was released on 12 December 1966. Paul Scofield, who had ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, Linda Hunt
The Bostonians is a 1984 Merchant Ivory film based on Henry James's novel of the same name. The film stars Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Reeve, Madeleine Potter and Jessica Tandy. The movie ...more
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Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall
This film is a 1974 British Technicolor mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot, and based on the 1934 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.
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Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards Jr., Bessie Love
Isadora is a 1968 biographical film which tells the story of celebrated American dancer Isadora Duncan. It stars Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, and Jason Robards. The film was adapted by Melvyn ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Gemma Jones
The Devils is a 1971 British historical drama horror film directed by Ken Russell and starring Oliver Reed and Vanessa Redgrave. Russell's screenplay is based partially on the 1952 book The ...more
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Lena Headey, Vanessa Redgrave, Rupert Graves
Mrs Dalloway is a 1997 British drama film directed by Marleen Gorris and starring Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone and Michael Kitchen. It is an adaptation of the novel Mrs Dalloway by ...more
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Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter, Emma Thompson
Howards End is a 1992 film based upon the novel of the same name by E. M. Forster, a story of class relations in turn-of-the-20th-century England. The film—produced by Merchant Ivory Productions ...more
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Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones
If These Walls Could Talk 2 is a 2000 television movie in the United States, broadcast on HBO. It follows three separate storylines about lesbian couples in three different time periods. As with ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Ian Holm
Mary, Queen of Scots is a 1971 Universal Pictures biographical film based on the life of Mary, Queen of Scots. Leading an all-star cast are Vanessa Redgrave as the titular character and Glenda ...more
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Judi Dench, Vanessa Redgrave, Tom Wilkinson
Wetherby is a 1985 British drama film written and directed by playwright David Hare.
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Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton
Agatha is a 1979 drama thriller film directed by Michael Apted, starring Vanessa Redgrave, Dustin Hoffman and Timothy Dalton, and written by Kathleen Tynan. The film focuses on renowned crime ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Christine Baranski, Maud Adams
Playing For Time is a 1980 CBS television film, written by Arthur Miller and Fania Fénelon, based on Fénelon's autobiography, The Musicians of Auschwitz. Vanessa Redgrave stars as ...more
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Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Blessed
The Trojan Women is a 1971 film, directed by Michael Cacoyannis and starring Katharine Hepburn and Vanessa Redgrave. The film was made with the minimum of changes to Edith Hamilton's translation ...more
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Jude Law, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry
Wilde is a 1997 British biographical film directed by Brian Gilbert with Stephen Fry in the title role. The screenplay by Julian Mitchell is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1987 biography of ...more
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Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg
Girl, Interrupted is a 1999 American drama film, and an adaptation of Susanna Kaysen's 1993 memoir of the same name. The film chronicles Kaysen's 18-month stay at a mental institution. Directed ...more
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Lena Headey, Tom Hiddleston, Vanessa Redgrave
The Gathering Storm is a BBC–HBO co-produced television biographical film about Winston Churchill in the years just prior to World War II. The title of the film is that of the first volume of ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Natasha Richardson
The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1968 British war film made by Woodfall Film Productions and distributed by United Artists, depicting parts of the Crimean War and the eponymous charge. It ...more
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Uma Thurman, Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox
A Month by the Lake is a 1995 romantic comedy starring Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox and Uma Thurman. It is directed by John Irvin and is based on the novel by H.E. Bates.
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Peter O'Toole, Vanessa Redgrave, Ashley Madekwe
Venus is a 2006 British comedy-drama film starring Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Vanessa Redgrave and Jodie Whittaker. It is directed by Roger Michell and written by Hanif Kureishi. The film ...more
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Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave
Prick Up Your Ears is a 1987 film, directed by Stephen Frears, about the playwright Joe Orton and his lover Kenneth Halliwell. The screenplay was written by Alan Bennett, based on the book by ...more
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Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan
Atonement is a 2007 British romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian McEwan's 2001 novel of the same name. The film stars James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Saoirse Ronan, Romola ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave, John Glover
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a 1991 ABC television film directed by David Greene and adapted for the small screen by Brian Taggert, based on the novel What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? by ...more