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The Best Vera Farmiga Movies 

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

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List below includes Orphan, Down to the Bone and more films.

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

Released: 2006

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack ...more

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Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mark Herman

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (released as The Boy in the Striped Pajamas) is a 2008 British historical-drama film directed by Mark Heyman, based on the novel by John Boyne. During World War ...more

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Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Margo Martindale

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra

Orphan is a 2009 American psychological thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. It stars Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard and Isabelle Fuhrman. The film centers on a couple who adopt a ...more

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George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Up in the Air is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Reitman and Sheldon Turner. It is a film adaptation of the 2001 novel of the same name, written by ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2011

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Source Code is a 2011 science fiction film directed by Duncan Jones, written by Ben Ripley, and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, and Jeffrey Wright. The film had its ...more

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Vera Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, John Hawkes

Released: 2011

Directed by: Vera Farmiga

Higher Ground is a 2011 American drama film directed by Vera Farmiga in her directorial debut. Farmiga also stars in the film alongside Joshua Leonard, John Hawkes, Donna Murphy and Norbert Leo ...more
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Paul Walker, Elizabeth Mitchell, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2006

Directed by: Wayne Kramer

Running Scared is a 2006 American thriller film, written and directed by Wayne Kramer, and starring Paul Walker, Cameron Bright and Vera Farmiga. It was released in the United States on February ...more

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Nothing but the Truth Kate Beckinsale, Angela Bassett, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2008

Directed by: Rod Lurie

Nothing but the Truth is a 2008 American drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie. According to comments made by Lurie in The Truth Hurts, a bonus feature on the DVD release, his inspiration ...more
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Vera Farmiga, Nick Stahl, Pablo Schreiber

Released: 2008

Directed by: Carlos Brooks

Quid Pro Quo is a 2008 American drama thriller film written and directed by Carlos Brooks and starring Nick Stahl and Vera Farmiga. The film is about a semi-paralyzed radio reporter who ...more
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Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2004

Directed by: Katja von Garnier

Iron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American historical drama film directed by Katja von Garnier. The film stars Hilary Swank as suffragist leader Alice Paul, Frances O'Connor as activist Lucy Burns, ...more
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Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2012

Directed by: Daniel Espinosa

Safe House is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. It was released on February 10, 2012, in North America by Universal ...more

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John Malkovich, Vera Farmiga, Daniel Brühl

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tom Roberts

In Transit is a 2008 Russian-British drama film based on the true story of German prisoners of war in a Soviet work camp after World War II. The film was directed by Tom Roberts, and stars ...more
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Goats Keri Russell, David Duchovny, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2012

Directed by: Christopher Neil

Goats is a 2012 Adventure drama comedy film directed by Christopher Neil and written by Mark Poirier based on his novel, Goats. The film stars Graham Phillips, David Duchovny, Vera Farmiga and ...more
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Jude Law, Robin Wright, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2006

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Breaking and Entering is a 2006 romantic crime drama directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, and Robin Wright Penn. The film was written by Minghella, his first ...more
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Winona Ryder, Richard Gere, Rachel Nichols

Released: 2000

Directed by: Joan Chen

Autumn in New York is a 2000 American romantic drama film directed by Joan Chen and starring Richard Gere, Winona Ryder, and Anthony LaPaglia. Written by Allison Burnett, the film is about a ...more
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Milla Jovovich, Vera Farmiga, Adrien Brody

Released: 2003

Directed by: Greg Pritikin

Dummy is a 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Pritikin. It stars Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga and Jared Harris. The film had its premiere on ...more

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Vera Farmiga, Hugh Dillon, Caridad de la Luz

Released: 2005

Directed by: Debra Granik

Down to the Bone is a 2004 American independent drama film, directed by Debra Granik and written by Granik and Richard Lieske. It stars Vera Farmiga, who received a Best Actress Award from the ...more

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Vera Farmiga, Sam Rockwell, Michael McKean

Released: 2007

Directed by: George Ratliff

Joshua is a 2007 American psychological drama-thriller film about an affluent young Manhattan family and how they are torn apart by the increasingly sadistic behavior of their disturbed son, ...more
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Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more

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Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife

Released: 2019

Directed by: Gary Dauberman

Annabelle Comes Home is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Gary Duaberman, based on the legend of the Annabelle doll and a sequel to Annabelle and Annabelle: Creation. ...more

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Skin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Vera Farmiga Movies
Jamie Bell, Danielle Macdonald, Daniel Henshall

Released: 2019

Directed by: Guy Nattiv

Skin is an American biographical drama film written and directed by Guy Nattiv. A notorious white supremacist decides to transform his life with the help of a black activist and the woman he ...more
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Keanu Reeves, James Caan, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2010

Directed by: Malcolm Venville

"After serving three years in prison for a bank robbery he did not commit, an amiable but aimless man decides to rob the bank for real. His plan involves infiltrating a local theatre ...more
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Charlize Theron, Robert De Niro, Kelsey Grammer

Released: 2001

Directed by: John Herzfeld

15 Minutes is a 2001 American thriller film starring Robert De Niro and Edward Burns. Its story revolves around a detective and a fire marshal who team up to stop a pair of Eastern European ...more
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Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, Kaitlyn Dever

Released: 2018

Directed by: Jason Reitman

The Front Runner is a 2018 American biographical dark comedy film directed by Jason Reitman, based on the 2014 book All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai. American ...more

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Vera Farmiga, John Pisano, Marceline Hugot

Released: 2007

Directed by: Gina Kim

Never Forever is a 2007 South Korean-American romantic drama film written and directed by Gina Kim. The film was critically acclaimed when it was first screened at the 2007 Sundance Film ...more