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List of Eddie Redmayne Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Theory of Everything (2014)
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9
The Theory of Everything
PG-13
87
9

A romantic drama that details the relationship of famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane Hawking during and after his ALS diagnosis, The Theory Of Everything is based on a memoir written by Jane Hawking.

Role:
Stephen Hawking
Starring:
Felicity Jones, Emily Watson, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry, Finlay Wright-Stephens
Directed By:
James Marsh
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actor
2. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
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11
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
PG-13
66
11

Wizard and magizoologist, Newt Scamander reaches New York with a suitcase full of magical creatures. Unfortunately, some of the creatures escape and he is accused of conspiring with the notorious dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald. Newt and Jacob, along with auror Tina and her sister Queenie now have to find the escaped creatures and set things right.

Role:
Newt
Directed By:
David Yates
3. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
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4
The Trial of the Chicago 7
R
16
4

This historical drama film is based on the infamous 1969 trial of seven defendants who were charged by the federal government with conspiracy and various other charges, after a peaceful protest turns violent.  

Role:
Tom Hayden
4. Les Misérables (2012)
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6
Les Misérables
PG-13
25
6

Based on Victor Hugo’s novel and a classic Broadway stage show, Les Misérables, narrates the story of Jean Valjean who after serving nineteen years in jail, breaks the parole to restart his life. He takes upon himself to bring up a factory worker’s daughter. However, a police inspector, Javert is after him.

Directed By:
Tom Hooper
5. The Danish Girl (2015)
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5
The Danish Girl
R
19
5

The heartbreaking tale is based on the true story of Danish painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. When Gerda asks her husband Einar Wegener to pose as a woman, it triggers his dormant gender identity as a woman. Einar adopts the name Lili and undergoes the world’s first gender reassignment surgery but sadly dies of complications. 

Role:
Einar Wegener / Lili Elbe
Starring:
Directed By:
Tom Hooper
6. My Week with Marilyn (2011)
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4
My Week with Marilyn
R
12
4

In 1956, aspiring filmmaker, Colin Clark,gets a job to assist Sir Laurence Olivier as he directs Marilyn Monroe in ‘The Prince and the Showgirl'. Owing to the difficulties on the film-set, Clark is assigned to ensure Monroe’s schedule. With an evolving rapport, he escorts the star around as she enjoys a tranquil respite away from the pressures of work and fame.

Role:
Colin Clark
Starring:
Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Judi Dench, Michelle Williams, Julia Ormond
Directed By:
Simon Curtis
7. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
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4
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
PG-13
11
4

The reign of Protestant Queen Elizabeth Tudor I is being challenged by the Catholic King Philip of Spain. As a conspiracy to overthrow Elizabeth gains power, she orders the beheading of her Catholic cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, the next in line to the throne. With the papacy now against her, Elizabeth prepares for war. 

Starring:
Clive Owen, Cate Blanchett, Abbie Cornish, Rhys Ifans, Jordi Mollà, Aimee King, Laurence Fox
Directed By:
Shekhar Kapur
8. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
12
6
The Other Boleyn Girl
PG-13
12
6

The film revolves around the Boleyn sisters, Mary and Anne, who vie for the affection of King Henry VIII. On the behest of their power-hungry family, shy Mary and impetuous Anne try to win the King over. But when he chooses Mary as his mistress, Anne manipulates her way to take Mary’s place and then becomes the second wife of Henry VIII.  

Directed By:
Justin Chadwick
9. The Good Shepherd (2006)
10
5
The Good Shepherd
R
10
5

A fictionalized retelling of the birth of the CIA, the movie revolves around the life of CIA officer Edward Wilson.  While his methods become popular in the CIA, he has to contend with KGB agents and double-agents. Unfortunately, his dedication to duty will test his dedication to his family. 

Directed By:
10. The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
6
3
The Yellow Handkerchief
PG-13
6
3

Three strangers are brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness. They decide to set out on a road trip together, without having a destination in mind.

Role:
Gordy
Starring:
Maria Bello, Kristen Stewart, William Hurt, Kaori Momoi
Directed By:
Udayan Prasad
11. The Aeronauts (2019)
10
4
The Aeronauts
PG-13
10
4
Role:
James Glaisher
Starring:
Felicity Jones, Tom Courtenay, Himesh Patel, Phoebe Fox
Directed By:
Tom Harper
12. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
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8
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
PG-13
25
8

Dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald, escapes from captivity while being transferred to London and hatches a sinister plan to gain control over Muggles, assisted by his true-blood followers and the young obscurial Credence Barebone. Meanwhile, Professor Albus Dumbledore, convinces his former student, self-proclaimed magizoologist Newt Scamander, to travel to Paris to save Credence from the evil schemes of Grindelwald.

Starring:
Jude Law, Johnny Depp, Zoë Kravitz, Wolf Roth, Carmen Ejogo
Directed By:
David Yates
13. Black Death (2010)
9
4
Black Death
R
9
4

Black Death is a mystery horror action film, which takes us to the time of the first outbreak of the bubonic plague in England. After the plague kills hundreds of people, there is a report that some people are being brought back to life. A young monk is given the task to investigate the matter. 

Role:
Osmund
Starring:
Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, John Lynch, Tim McInnerny, Kimberley Nixon
Directed By:
Christopher Smith
14. Glorious 39 (2009)
7
3
Glorious 39
R
7
3
Role:
Ralph
Starring:
Corin Redgrave, Christopher Lee, David Tennant, Julie Christie, Romola Garai, Juno Temple, Toby Regbo
Directed By:
Stephen Poliakoff
15. Like Minds (2006)
8
3
Like Minds
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Alex Forbes
Starring:
Tom Sturridge, Toni Collette, Richard Roxburgh, Kate Maberly
Directed By:
Gregory Read
16. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)
13
4
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
UA
13
4

Professor Albus Dumbledore learns about a powerful and dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald, who is trying to take over the wizarding world. Since he knows that he doesn’t have the power to stop him alone, he takes the help of Newt Scamander, and a team of wizards and witches. However, taking on Grindelwald’s forces might not be so easy.

Role:
Newt Scamander
Starring:
Mads Mikkelsen, Jude Law
17. Powder Blue (2009)
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3
Powder Blue
R
6
3

This drama film revolves around a former hitman who tries to track down his daughter Jessica, after serving 25 years in prison. Circumstances bring him and three other people together on Christmas Eve.

Role:
Qwerty Doolittle
Starring:
Jessica Biel, Patrick Swayze, Ray Liotta, Lisa Kudrow, Forest Whitaker, Kris Kristofferson
Directed By:
Timothy Linh Bui
18. Savage Grace (2007)
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4
Savage Grace
5
4

One of the most memorable American tragedies, the film examines a popular scandal from the 1970s. A lonely social climber Barbara is unhappily married to Brooks Baekeland and has a homosexual son, Antony. While Barbara tries to cure his son's sexuality, life takes them to tragic extremes.

Starring:
Hugh Dancy, Julianne Moore, Elena Anaya, Stephen Dillane, Anne Reid, Martin Huber, Minnie Marx
Directed By:
Tom Kalin
19. Hick (2011)
6
4
Hick
R
6
4

This comedy drama film tells the story of a young girl named Luli, who lives with a neglectful mother and an alcoholic father in a small town in Nebraska. After receiving a revolver on her 13th birthday, she decides to run away to Vegas.

Starring:
Juliette Lewis, Blake Lively, Alec Baldwin, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Coakley
Directed By:
Derick Martini
20. Jupiter Ascending (2015)
14
11
Jupiter Ascending
PG-13
14
11

Jupiter Jones works as a housekeeper at her neighbours place. Her simple life changes one day when a genetically engineered ex-military hunter Caine Wise arrives to escort her to outer space. She realises her significance as the heiress of an intergalactic royalty and has to now prevent the destruction of earth.

Role:
Balem Abrasax
Starring:
Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Terry Gilliam, Bae Doona, Sean Bean, Douglas Booth
Directed By:
Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
21. The Miraculous Year (2011)
5
3
The Miraculous Year
5
3
Role:
Connor Lynn
Starring:
Susan Sarandon, Frank Langella, Lee Pace, Linus Roache
Directed By:
Kathryn Bigelow

Animation Movies

Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure (2015)
6
3
Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure
6
3
Role:
Ryan (UK & US) (voice)
Starring:
John Hurt, Mark Moraghan, Olivia Colman, Jamie Campbell Bower
Directed By:
David Stoten
Early Man (2018)
13
8
Early Man
PG
13
8
Role:
Dug (voice)
Starring:
Maisie Williams, Johnny Vegas, Tom Hiddleston, Rob Brydon, Richard Ayoade, Miriam Margolyes
Directed By:
Nick Park

TV Shows

The Pillars of the Earth
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6
The Pillars of the Earth
TV-MA
31
6
Role:
Jack
Starring:
Donald Sutherland, Alison Pill, Sam Claflin, Ian McShane, Matthew Macfadyen, Hayley Atwell
Directed By:
Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
Elizabeth I
13
3
Elizabeth I
TV-MA
13
3
Starring:
Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Ian McDiarmid, Hugh Dancy, Toby Jones
Directed By:
Tom Hooper
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
12
3
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
12
3
Role:
Angel Clare
Starring:
Ruth Jones, Gemma Arterton, Hans Matheson, Ian Puleston-Davies
Directed By:
David Blair
Birdsong
10
4
Birdsong
10
4
Role:
Stephen Wraysford
Starring:
Clémence Poésy, Matthew Goode, Rory Keenan, Thomas Turgoose
Directed By:
Philip Martin
Animal Ark
7
3
Animal Ark
7
3
Starring:
Karianne Henderson, James Simmons, Alison Sterling, Gwilym Lee
Directed By:
John Gorrie, Dirk Campbell
Doctors
3
4
Doctors
3
4
Starring:
Ed Westwick, Emilia Clarke, Colin Baker, Scott Adkins, Kym Marsh, Nicholas Hoult, Brian Blessed
Directed By:
Dominic Keavey, Niall Fraser, Paul Gibson, Terry Iland, Ian Barber

Eddie Redmayne Awards

Academy Awards
The Theory of Everything Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 2015
Golden Globe Awards
The Theory of Everything Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2015
BAFTA Awards
The Theory of Everything Best Leading Actor 2015