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List of Elizabeth McGovern Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
14
4
Once Upon a Time in America
R
14
4

Through flashbacks, the film chronicles four decades of the life of David 'Noodles' Aaronson, who survived growing up in a rough Jewish neighborhood in New York with his partners Max, Cockeye and Patsy, became a feared mafia during the Prohibition era, and finally returned years later from self-imposed exile to learn a vital truth about his past.

As:
Cast
Role:
Deborah
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama
2. Ordinary People (1980)
13
3
Ordinary People
R
13
3

This drama film revolves around Conrad Jarrett, a teenager, who is tormented with guilt after the death of his older brother. The relationships between him, his father and his mother also get strained, and therefore, he eventually attempts suicide. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin, Timothy Hutton, Dinah Manoff
4. Downton Abbey (2019)
12
2
Downton Abbey
PG
12
2

The Crawley family come to know that King George V and Queen Mary are going to pay them a visit, which excites them a lot. However, the visit does not go as planned, which makes things complicated.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cora Crawley
Director:
Michael Engler
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Phyllis Logan, Matthew Goode, Michelle Dockery
5. Kick-Ass (2010)
12
2
Kick-Ass
R
12
2

Dave Lizewski, an ordinary school student and comic book lover, decides to change his life by becoming masked vigilante, Kick-Ass, despite having no superpower or training. He soon earns the attention of a mafia boss after a video of him beating thugs goes viral online, forcing him to join forces with real vigilantes, Big Daddy and Hit-Girl.

As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Evan Peters, Lyndsy Fonseca, Garrett M. Brown, Deborah Twiss
9. Woman in Gold (2015)
11
3
Woman in Gold
PG-13
11
3

Woman in Gold is a biopic which tells us the story of Maria Altmann, an elderly Jewish woman, as she fights a lengthy legal battle, against the Austrian government, to recover artwork, which according to her, were seized by the Nazis years ago from her family. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Curtis
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Katie Holmes, Ryan Reynolds, Helen Mirren, Jonathan Pryce, Daniel Brühl, Tatiana Maslany
10. The Wings of the Dove (1997)
11
2
The Wings of the Dove
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Iain Softley
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Charlotte Rampling, Alex Jennings, Ben Miles
11. The House of Mirth (2000)
11
2
The House of Mirth
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Terence Davies
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Laura Linney, Dan Aykroyd, Gillian Anderson, Eleanor Bron, Anthony LaPaglia, Terry Kinney
12. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
11
2
Buffalo Soldiers
R
11
2

This black comedy war film takes us to the time of the Second World War. It revolves around the lives of few US soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin Wall. A criminal subculture operates among the men as they steal, fight, drink as well as sell drugs.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Berman
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, War, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Idris Elba, Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris
14. The Bedroom Window (1987)
10
2
The Bedroom Window
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Denise
Director:
Curtis Hanson
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Paul Shenar, Steve Guttenberg, Isabelle Huppert, Carl Lumbly
15. The Man with Rain in His Shoes (1998)
10
2
The Man with Rain in His Shoes
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Maria Ripoll
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Douglas Henshall, Lena Headey, Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Mark Strong, Gustavo Salmerón
16. The Commuter (2018)
10
2
The Commuter
PG-13
10
2

Ex- NYPD cop Michael MacCauley is now an insurance agent and commutes to and from his home by the same train. One day while returning home, he is contacted by a mysterious woman who offers him a large sum for locating an unknown passenger called "Prynne”, who is supposed to be carrying stolen items. He accepts the money; but soon finds that he has become involved in a life threatening situation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra
Genres:
Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
17. Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
10
2
Tune in Tomorrow...
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Amiel
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Keanu Reeves, Patricia Clarkson, Barbara Hershey, Bill McCutcheon
19. The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
10
2
The Handmaid's Tale
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Moira
Director:
Volker Schlöndorff
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, Aidan Quinn, Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway
20. Clash of the Titans (2010)
10
2
Clash of the Titans
12
10
2

A remake of the 1981 movie of the same name, Clash of the Titans is an action-fantasy based on Greek mythology. It sees Zeus’ son Perseus and his companions go on a journey to save humans and the Gods. In order to do so, they must survive mythical beings like Medusa, the Kraken, and Hades.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Louis Leterrier
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Nicholas Hoult, Kaya Scodelario, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Sam Worthington, Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng
22. Angels Crest (2011)
9
2
Angels Crest
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gaby Dellal
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jeremy Piven, Mira Sorvino, Thomas Dekker, Ameko Eks Mass Carroll, Emma Macgillivray
23. Unexpected (2015)
9
2
Unexpected
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carolyn
Director:
Kris Swanberg
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cobie Smulders, Anders Holm, Gail Bean, Aaron J. Nelson
24. Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
9
2
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs Thatcham
Director:
Donald Rice
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Felicity Jones, Paola Dionisotti, Eva Traynor, Sophie Stanton
25. Lovesick (1983)
9
2
Lovesick
PG
9
2

Psychiatrist Saul Benjamin is smitten by a new patient, Chloe Allen, and becomes jealous of anyone else who comes close to her. He also starts neglecting his other patients, ending up being reviewed by a board of inquiry. Throughout the movie, he is warned and advised by the ghost of Dr. Sigmund Freud. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Chloe Allen
Director:
Marshall Brickman
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
26. The Favor (1994)
8
2
The Favor
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Embrey
Director:
Donald Petrie
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bill Pullman, Brad Pitt, Harley Jane Kozak, Larry Miller
27. Wings of Courage (1995)
10
2
Wings of Courage
G
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Noëlle
Director:
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Genres:
Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Molly Parker, Val Kilmer, Ken Pogue, Tom Hulce
28. The Truth (2006)
9
2
The Truth
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George Milton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Cann, Elaine Cassidy, Amelia Bullmore, Stephen Lord
29. Showing Roots (2016)
9
2
Showing Roots
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Shirley
Director:
Michael Wilson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Cicely Tyson, Maggie Grace, Uzo Aduba, Viva Bianca
31. Me and Veronica (1993)
9
2
Me and Veronica
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fanny
Director:
Don Scardino
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
John Heard, Michael O'Keefe, Patricia Wettig, Scott Renderer
32. Manila (2000)
9
2
Manila
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Romuald Karmakar
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eddi Arent, Michael Degen, Margit Carstensen, Sky du Mont
33. The Misadventures of Margaret (1998)
8
2
The Misadventures of Margaret
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Till Turner
Director:
Brian Skeet
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brooke Shields, Parker Posey, Jeremy Northam, Craig Chester
34. Swung (2015)
7
1
Swung
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Kennedy
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Irvine Welsh, Elena Anaya, Greg Hemphill, Owen McDonnell

TV Movie(s)

37. A Room with a View (2007)
10
2
A Room with a View
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Renton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mark Williams, Elaine Cassidy, Laurence Fox, Sophie Thompson
38. Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters (2011)
11
2
Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wallis Simpson (voice)
Director:
David Barrie
Genres:
History
Star Cast:
Jeremy Child, Samuel West
39. Broken Glass (1996)
11
2
Broken Glass
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Hyman
Director:
David Thacker
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mandy Patinkin, Julia Swift, Henry Goodman, Margot Leicester
40. The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)
10
2
The Summer of Ben Tyler
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Celia Rayburn
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Len Cariou, James Woods, Julia McIlvaine, Kevin Isola
41. Hawk (2001)
10
2
Hawk
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Susie Hawkins
Director:
Robin Sheppard
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Lindsay, Andrew Tiernan, Sheridan Smith, Doug Allen
42. Daphne (2007)
10
2
Daphne
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Doubleday
Director:
Clare Beavan
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Christopher Malcolm, Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville, Andrew Havill
43. Thursday the 12th (2003)
10
2
Thursday the 12th
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Candice Hopper
Director:
Charles Beeson
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Jon Glover, Ciarán Hinds, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Ralph Ineson
44. Clover (1997)
10
2
Clover
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sara Kate
Director:
Jud Taylor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ernie Hudson, Zelda Harris, Beatrice Winde, Loretta Devine
46. The Flamingo Rising (2001)
9
2
The Flamingo Rising
TV-PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Edna Lee
Director:
Martha Coolidge
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Gallagher Jr., William Hurt, Brian Benben, Angela Bettis
47. Broken Trust (1995)
9
2
Broken Trust
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Janice Dillon
Director:
Geoffrey Sax
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Tom Selleck, William Atherton, Charles Haid, Stanley DeSantis
48. Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990)
8
2
Women and Men: Stories of Seduction
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell, Tony Richardson, Frederic Raphael
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kyra Sedgwick, Melanie Griffith, James Woods, Molly Ringwald, Beau Bridges

TV Shows and Videos

Freezing (2008)
Freezing
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Director:
Simon Curtis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alex Kingston, Andrew Garfield, Tom Riley, Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999)
The Scarlet Pimpernel
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jonathan Coy, Richard E. Grant, Joanna Roth, Ron Donachie
10 Minute Tales (2009)
10 Minute Tales
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Gaiman
Star Cast:
Peter Capaldi, Bill Nighy, Ross Kemp, Mackenzie Crook
The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (2003)
The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Shaw (7 episodes, 2003)
Director:
Michael Pressman, Ron Lagomarsino
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mare Winningham, Ann Cusack, Randy Quaid, John Carroll Lynch
War of the Worlds (2020)
War of the Worlds
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Brown
Director:
Richard Clark, Gilles Coulier
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Léa Drucker, Natasha Little, Adel Bencherif
Three Moons Over Milford (2006)
Three Moons Over Milford
As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Davis (8 episodes, 2006)
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Nora Dunn, Rob Boltin, Sam Murphy