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List of Alan Rickman Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
PG-13
84
7

In this 8th and final movie in the Harry Potter film series, Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue their search for the other Horcruxes - Lord Voldemort's secret to immortality – in an attempt to destroy him for forever. Much is at stake as the epic battle rages out at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Severus Snape
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Drama
2. Die Hard (1988)
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9
Die Hard
R
80
9

A group of terrorists led by Hans Gruber take people at a Christmas party hostages. NYPD officer John McClane, whose estranged wife is amongst the hostages, takes it upon himself to save everyone. Based on Roderick Thorp's novel Nothing Lasts Forever, this movie turned Bruce Wills into an action star.

As:
Cast
Director:
John McTiernan
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson, Paul Gleason
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
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4
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
PG
79
4

Beginning his third year of study at Hogwarts, Harry Potter learns that Sirius Black, dangerous murderer and supporter of the dark wizard Lord Voldemort, has escaped from Azkaban Prison. Presuming that he would target Harry, foul soulless creatures called dementors guard the gates of the school as new teacher Professor Lupin teaches him how to defend against dementors.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Family, Adventure
4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
PG
79
2

In his sixth year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter finds a book formerly belonging to the mysterious Half-Blood Prince, from which he learns to make good potions, as well as a few dark spells. He is also being trained by Dumbledore for his eventual battle with Voldemort as Hogwarts is being infiltrated by Death Eaters, the dark lord's followers.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Fantasy, Mystery, Family, Adventure
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
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3
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
PG-13
73
3

The movie begins with Voldemort's followers causing mayhem at Quidditch World Cup. Later, as Harry Potter returns to complete his fourth year at the Hogwarts, he is unexpectedly selected by the Goblet of Fire to compete in The Triwizard Tournament. Harry now has to deal with a frightening maze, hostile sea creatures, dragons and ultimately a dark wizard.

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
72
2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
PG-13
72
2

Based on J.K. Rowling’s final novel of the ‘Harry Potter’ series, it is the first of the two-part finale of the movie series. The film follows Harry, Ron, and Hermione as they hunt for Horcruxes after Dumbledore’s death, while escaping Death Eaters, to destroy Lord Voldemort once and for all.  

As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
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4
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
TV-PG
76
4

Harry Potter, eleven-year-old orphan leading a dreary life with his aunt's family, learns that he is the child of two powerful wizards after he is invited into Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. However, the mirth of making new friends like half-giant Hagrid and classmates Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger is soon marred by facing his nemesis, Voldemort.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
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3
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
TV-PG
77
3

In this second installment in the Harry Potter film series, Harry, Ron and Hermione are second year students at Hogwarts. Things turn dangerous at the school as denizens become scared of a lurking monster and a blood writing on the wall saying that the Chamber of Secrets has been opened. The trio now have to uncover the truth and find the culprit.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Family, Adventure
9. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
PG-13
76
4

Based on J.K. Rowling’s fifth book of the Harry Potter series, the movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix depicts the boy wizard’s journey in his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It also marks the debut of the much-hated Dolores Umbridge and the resurrection of Voldemort. 

As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
10. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
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Sense and Sensibility
PG
72
9

Based on Jane Austen’s epic novel of the same name, Sense and Sensibility narrates the story of Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters. After the demise of Mr. Dashwood, she has to leave the house to her stepson and begin a new life with her daughters in a small cottage. All ends well when her two daughters, Elinor, who symbolizes sense, and Maranne, who represents sensibility, find true love. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter
11. Galaxy Quest (1999)
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3
Galaxy Quest
PG
67
3

The cast of an old space-adventure series named Galaxy Quest are transported by aliens called Thermians, who believe the TV show is actually a historical documentary series. Unfortunately, while abroad the very real NSEA Protector, they are forced to go to war against the evil-warlord Sarris who wants Omega 13, a secret superweapon. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alexander Dane
Director:
Dean Parisot
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
12. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
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5
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
PG-13
75
5

Robin of Locksley escapes captivity by Turks and return to England. In England Robin’s father has been killed by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham who has betrayed King Richard and crowned Richard’s brother as the new king. Robin now teams up with a band of outlaws to avenge his father’s death and restore the rightful king back to the throne.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff George of Nottingham
Director:
Kevin Reynolds
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
13. Truly Madly Deeply (1990)
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5
Truly Madly Deeply
PG
63
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Music, Fantasy, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Juliet Stevenson, Jenny Howe, Carolyn Choa, Bill Paterson
15. Quigley Down Under (1990)
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Quigley Down Under
PG-13
71
7

Matthew Quigley is an American rifleman who travels to Australia after he finds an ad calling for a sharpshooter. However, he is shocked when he finds out that his task involves killing Aborigines. This leads to a fight between him and his employer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Elliott Marston
Director:
Simon Wincer
Genres:
Action, Western, Drama, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Tom Selleck, Ben Mendelsohn, Laura San Giacomo, Chris Haywood, Ron Haddrick
16. Dogma (1999)
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Dogma
R
34
4

When two angels are banished from heaven due to disobedience, they desperately look for a way to return. They find one too, but their solution can destroy humanity. It is now on an abortion clinic counsellor with a unique background, an apostle, a stripper/muse and two prophets, Jay and Silent Bob to stop the two angels from returning to heaven.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
17. Snow Cake (2006)
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5
Snow Cake
30
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Hughes
Director:
Marc Evans
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Carrie-Anne Moss, Sigourney Weaver, Emily Hampshire, Jackie Brown, Callum Keith Rennie, Scott Wickware
18. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
26
4
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
R
26
4

Benjamin Barker, a barber, is falsely accused of a crime and sent to prison. He returns to find his wife dead and his daughter in the hands of corrupt judge Turnpin. Angered by the injustice he assumes a new name Sweeney Todd, reopens his barber shop and kills his customers with a straight razor with the help of Mrs. Lovett.

As:
Cast
Role:
Judge Turpin
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Horror, Musical
19. Eye in the Sky (2015)
28
5
Eye in the Sky
R
28
5

During an operation to eliminate a terrorist group in Kenya, Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer finds herself in a dilemma when an innocent girl enters the kill zone. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Thriller, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Aaron Paul, Helen Mirren, Faisa Hassan, Aisha Takow, Armaan Haggio
20. Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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Alice in Wonderland
PG
39
1

Produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Alice in Wonderland is loosely based on Lewis Carroll's fantasy novels and tells the story of a girl who has the power to slay the Jabberwocky, a dragon-like creature who is terrorizing the world. The film was praised for its visual style and special effects. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
21. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
R
22
6

Based on Patrick Süskind's 1985 novel Perfume, the movie follows the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, an orphan with extraordinary sense of smell. He is obsessed with creating a perfect scent and to fulfil his ambition, he embarks on dangerous and ghastly quest which leaves 12 young girls dead. As panic spreads across the town, he sets out to get his final thirteenth scent.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Tykwer
Genres:
Fantasy, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, John Hurt, Francesc Albiol, Gonzalo Cunill, Roger Salvany
22. A Little Chaos (2014)
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3
A Little Chaos
R
36
3

King Louis XIV of France assigns landscape architect André Le Nôtre to design a garden for his Versailles Palace. Overwhelmed by his workload, Le Nôtre hires a woman Sabine to assist him with the project. However, they soon fall for each other and get romantically involved.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
King Louis XIV
Director:
Alan Rickman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Matthias Schoenaerts, Stanley Tucci, Kate Winslet, Thomas Allam, Hope Hancock, Isabella Steinbarth, Hal Hewetson
23. Closet Land (1991)
24
5
Closet Land
R
24
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Interrogator
Director:
Radha Bharadwaj
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Madeleine Stowe
24. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
27
2
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
PG
27
2

After trying to delay the demolition of his house, hapless Arthur Dent discovers that his friend Ford Prefect is an alien and that his entire home planet will be destroyed later that day. Prefect saves him at the right moment by hitchhiking on an alien spaceship, and guides him through an intergalactic adventure to restore Earth.

As:
Cast
Director:
Garth Jennings
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure
25. Michael Collins (1996)
20
4
Michael Collins
R
20
4

Michael Collins, a revolutionary man, struggles to lead a guerilla army against the UK. Not only he helps in creation of the Irish Free State, but he also motivates the National Army to fight during the Irish Civil War.

As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Thriller, War
26. Bottle Shock (2008)
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7
Bottle Shock
PG-13
29
7

Steven Spurrier is a British expatriate who owns a wine shop. He heads towards the Napa Valley in order to take part in a wine-tasting contest.

As:
Cast
Role:
Steven Spurrier
Director:
Randall Miller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Pine, Eliza Dushku, Bill Pullman, Hal B. Klein, Jean-Michel Richaud, Dennis Farina
27. The Winter Guest (1997)
18
4
The Winter Guest
R
18
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Alan Rickman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson, Phyllida Law, Sheila Reid, Sandra Voe
28. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
32
1
Alice Through the Looking Glass
PG
32
1

After three years of traveling across the seas, Alice slips through the mirror to return to the Wonderland, where she meets all her old friends except Mad Hatter and learns that he is in a state of great shock because of his missing family. To save her loved ones, she must now travel into the past and to do that she must steal Chronosphere, an object that controls all of time in Wonderland.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
29. The Butler (2013)
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The Butler
PG-13
17
7

Loosely based on the life of Eugene Allen, the movie tells the story of African-American Cecil Gaines who went from being an enslaved plantation worker to a butler at the White House in 1957. He becomes a witness to some of America’s most iconic political moments, including the birth of the Civil Rights Act. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Daniels
Genres:
Drama, Biography
31. Bob Roberts (1992)
10
4
Bob Roberts
R
10
4

Bob Roberts is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a conservative millionaire named Bob Roberts, who launches an insurgent campaign against senator Brickley Paiste. Meanwhile, an investigative journalist attempts to connect Roberts to a drug-trafficking scheme.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lukas Hart III
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
33. Close My Eyes (1991)
18
2
Close My Eyes
R
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sinclair
Director:
Stephen Poliakoff
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves, Karl Johnson, Lesley Sharp
35. Dark Harbor (1998)
16
3
Dark Harbor
R
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
David Weinberg
Director:
Adam Coleman Howard
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Norman Reedus, Polly Walker, Janet Mecca, Lewis Flagg
37. An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
17
5
An Awfully Big Adventure
R
17
5
As:
Cast
Role:
P.L. O'Hara
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Hugh Grant, Georgina Cates, Alun Armstrong, Peter Firth
38. Gambit (2012)
20
3
Gambit
PG-13
20
3

Gambit is a comedy crime film which tells the story of an art curator who decide to teach his abusive boss a lesson. He plans to con his boss into buying a fake painting. In order to execute the plan, however, he needs the help of an eccentric rodeo queen from Texas.

As:
Cast
Role:
Shabandar
Director:
Michael Hoffman
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, Tom Courtenay, Mike Noble, Brodie Ross
39. A Promise (2013)
14
3
A Promise
R
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Karl Hoffmeister
Director:
Patrice Leconte
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Rebecca Hall, Richard Madden, Toby Murray, Maggie Steed
42. Play (2001)
11
5
Play
11
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Man
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Short, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Juliet Stevenson, Ray Donn
43. Dust (2013)
11
3
Dust
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Todd
Director:
Ben Ockrent, Jake Russell
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Short
Star Cast:
Lola Albert, Jodie Whittaker
44. The Search for John Gissing (2001)
13
4
The Search for John Gissing
13
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Binder
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mike Binder, Tim Briggs, Allan Corduner, Janeane Garofalo
45. Mesmer (1994)
21
5
Mesmer
21
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Franz Anton Mesmer
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Donal Donnelly, David Burke, Peter Dvorsky, Anna Thalbach

TV Movie(s)

1. Something the Lord Made (2004)
45
4
Something the Lord Made
45
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Alfred Blalock
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Kyra Sedgwick, Yasiin Bey, Gabrielle Union, Merritt Wever
2. Busted (1983)
13
1
Busted
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Simon
Director:
Jon Amiel
Star Cast:
Michael Feast, Lorna Heilbron, Dave Hill, Sara Sugarman
3. The Song of Lunch (2010)
18
2
The Song of Lunch
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
He
Director:
Niall MacCormick
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson, Andi Soric, Siubhan Harrison, Joseph Long
4. Rasputin (1996)
24
0
Rasputin
R
24
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Grigori Rasputin
Director:
Uli Edel
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Ian McKellen, Greta Scacchi, David Warner, John Wood
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
5. Romeo & Juliet (1978)
12
0
Romeo & Juliet
TV-14
12
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Alvin Rakoff
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Patrick Ryecart, Rebecca Saire, Celia Johnson, Michael Hordern
6. Revolutionary Witness: The Preacher (1989)
8
1
Revolutionary Witness: The Preacher
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jacques Roux
Director:
Jonathan Dent
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Simon Callow, Janet Suzman
7. We Know Where You Live (2001)
6
2
We Know Where You Live
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Declan Lowney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Izzard, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Richard Blackwood, Bono

Animation(s)

Sonnet Number 12 (2009)
Sonnet Number 12
As:
Cast
Director:
Helen Piercy
Genres:
Animation, Short
The Boy in the Bubble (2011)
The Boy in the Bubble
As:
Cast
Role:
The Storyteller
Director:
Kealan O'Rourke
Genres:
Short, Fantasy, Animation
Hjælp! Jeg er en fisk (2000)
Hjælp! Jeg er en fisk
G
As:
Cast
Director:
Stefan Fjeldmark, Greg Manwaring, Michael Donovan, Michael Hegner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Animation, Family, Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Terry Jones, Aaron Paul, Nis Bank-Mikkelsen, Søren Sætter-Lassen, Morten Kerrn Nielsen, Sebastian Jessen

TV Shows and Videos

Smiley's People (1982)
Smiley's People
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Langton
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Bill Paterson, Vladek Sheybal
This Tortoise Could Save a Life (2015)
This Tortoise Could Save a Life
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Oliver Philips
Genres:
Short, Reality-TV
The Barchester Chronicles (1982)
The Barchester Chronicles
As:
Cast
Director:
David Giles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Janet Maw, Nigel Hawthorne, Angela Pleasence
Shelley (1979)
Shelley
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Parker
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hywel Bennett, Belinda Sinclair, Josephine Tewson
Texas: In Demand (2000)
Texas: In Demand
As:
Cast
Role:
Leading Male
Director:
Vaughan Arnell
Genres:
Romance, Music, Short
Star Cast:
Sharleen Spiteri
Thérèse Raquin (1980)
Thérèse Raquin
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Langton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Nelligan, Mona Washbourne, Brian Cox, Richard Pearson
Summer Season (1985)
Summer Season
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Renton, Kenneth Ives, Tom Kinninmont, Mike Vardy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ian McDiarmid, Tim Roth, Gary Oldman, Tim Wylton, Marion Bailey, Charles Dale
Girls on Top (1985)
Girls on Top
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Jackson, Ed Bye
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Hugh Laurie, Jennifer Saunders, Ruby Wax, Tracey Ullman

Alan Rickman Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Rasputin Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1997
Primetime Emmy Awards
Rasputin Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special 1996
BAFTA Awards
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1992