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List of Gugu Mbatha-Raw Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Belle (2013)
17
3
Belle
PG
17
3

This biographical drama film revolves around the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle. Although she was the illegitimate daughter of a navy admiral, she grew up in poverty and was eventually found by her father, who entrusted her to his brother and his wife. Belle eventually grows up to contribute to the abolition of slavery in England.

As:
Cast
Director:
Amma Asante
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
3. Beauty and the Beast (2017)
16
2
Beauty and the Beast
PG
16
2

An arrogant and selfish prince is cursed to live as a fearful monster unless he learns to love and is loved in return before the petals of an enchanted rose fall off. Following an unfortunate event, a beautiful young woman ends up locked in his castle, but can love spark between the unlikely pair before time runs out?

As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Musical, Family
5. Concussion (2015)
15
3
Concussion
PG-13
15
3

While conducting autopsy on former NFL soccer player, Mike Webster, Dr. Bennet Omalu is puzzled how he can degenerate so quickly. Looking into his brain, he discovers neurological deterioration akin to Alzheimer's disease, eventually coming to conclusion that it is due to repeated concussions suffered by football players in the course of normal games. But NLF is not ready to accept the truth. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Prema Mutiso
Director:
Peter Landesman
Genres:
Biography, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
6. Beyond the Lights (2014)
19
3
Beyond the Lights
PG-13
19
3

Noni Jean is a famed singer but she is quite unhappy with her life. She tries to commit suicide but she is saved by a cop named Kaz. He helps her find courage to accept her failures, develop her own voice, and pursue her ambitions. However, he also starts having feelings for her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Noni
Director:
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Minnie Driver, Nate Parker, Machine Gun Kelly
7. Odd Thomas (2013)
13
2
Odd Thomas
PG-13
13
2

This supernatural thriller film tells the story of a cook, living in a desert town in California, who has the ability to see the dead. When a stranger enters the town with predators that can feed on pain, the cook teams up with his girlfriend and the local sheriff to save the town. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Sommers
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Addison Timlin, Patton Oswalt, Willem Dafoe, Anton Yelchin, Leonor Varela
8. Free State of Jones (2016)
12
2
Free State of Jones
R
12
2

Free State of Jones is a war drama film, which tells the story of a medic who took part in the American Civil War. However, after being disillusioned by the Confederate government, he returns to his hometown and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the government.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel
Director:
Gary Ross
Genres:
Drama, War, History, Action, Biography
Star Cast:
9. Summerland (2020)
9
4
Summerland
PG
9
4

Summerland is a drama film which tells the story of Alice Lamb, who lives in a cottage by the seaside during the time of World War II. Her life takes a turn when a young boy named Frank is evacuated from London, and left in her care. Although she is busy with her research work, she reluctantly takes him in, believing he will leave in a week. Over some time, she finds her emotions reawakened by the boy.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Vera
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
11. The Whole Truth (2016)
10
3
The Whole Truth
R
10
3

The Whole Truth is a mystery crime drama thriller film which tells the story of an attorney named Richard Ramsey, who is attempting to acquit a teenager who has been accused of murdering his own father. Meanwhile, Richard’s new colleague, Janelle, starts uncovering some disturbing facts regarding the case.

As:
Cast
Role:
Janelle
Director:
Courtney Hunt
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Renee Zellweger, Jim Belushi, Renée Zellweger, James Belushi, Gabriel Basso
15. The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
10
2
The Cloverfield Paradox
TV-MA
10
2

Scientists at the Cloverfield Station in space are testing an experimental technology, The Shepard particle accelerator, designed to solve the earth’s energy crisis issue; however, it could also culminate in creating alarming paradox.  But an unexplained malfunction results in damage to the space station and leads to shocking disappearance of the earth. How do the scientists manage to return to the earth?  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hamilton
Director:
Julius Onah
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Donal Logue, David Oyelowo, Simon Pegg, Ziyi Zhang
16. Closure (2007)
9
3
Closure
R
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Reed
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Anthony Calf, Gillian Anderson, Antony Byrne, Danny Dyer
17. Jupiter Ascending (2015)
9
2
Jupiter Ascending
PG-13
9
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
18. A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
11
2
A Wrinkle in Time
PG
11
2

A Wrinkle in Time is a fantasy adventure film which tells the story of Meg, whose father disappears into another realm in space, while attempting a scientific discovery. Meg, along with her brother and her friend, are sent to find him by three peculiar creatures.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
19. All My Dreams on VHS (2009)
11
3
All My Dreams on VHS
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Erica
Director:
Tim Atack, Timothy X. Atack
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
O-T Fagbenle
21. Fast Color (2018)
11
2
Fast Color
PG-13
11
2
Plot:

Ruth is a young woman having supernatural powers. She is forced to go on the run, after her powers are discovered by law enforcement and scientists, and they all want to study and experiment on her. Although she had abandoned her family years ago, now home is the only place she can go.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth
Director:
Julia Hart
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
David Strathairn, Lorraine Toussaint, Christopher Denham, Saniyya Sidney
22. After the Storm (2016)
10
2
After the Storm
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Director:
Jessica Oyelowo
Genres:
Short, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Chiké Okonkwo, Caleb Oyelowo
23. Act of God (2009)
8
2
Act of God
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sean Faughnan, Ezna Sands, Petros Silvestros
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Jenny Agutter, David Suchet, Adrian Dunbar, Nadia Cameron-Blakey
24. August 28th (2016)
5
1
August 28th
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Regina King, Lupita Nyong'o

TV Movie(s)

1. Legless (2005)
11
2
Legless
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Beth
Director:
Matt Greenhalgh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maria Doyle Kennedy, Robert Glenister, Chris Coghill, Oliver Lee
2. Walk Away and I Stumble (2005)
10
2
Walk Away and I Stumble
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Hurran
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Tamzin Outhwaite, Julie Graham, Mark Strong, Aidan Gillen
3. Fallout (2008)
12
2
Fallout
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ian Rickson
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Aml Ameen, Lanre Malaolu, Hugh Wilkinson, Jumayn Hunter
4. Born Equal (2006)
9
2
Born Equal
9
2
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Dominic Savage
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, David Oyelowo, Robert Carlyle, Peter O'Connor, Nicholas Burns, Pearce Quigley
5. Viva Blackpool (2006)
9
2
Viva Blackpool
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Catherine Morshead
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Annette Crosbie, David Morrissey, Mark Williams, Megan Dodds
6. Dead Clever: The Life and Crimes of Julie Bottomley (2007)
8
2
Dead Clever: The Life and Crimes of Julie Bottomley
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dearbhla Walsh
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dean Lennox Kelly, Suranne Jones, Andy Darbyshire, Lesley Nicol

TV Shows and Videos

Bad Girls (1999)
Bad Girls
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Fraser, Jack Ellis, Tracey Wilkinson, Meera Syal
Vital Signs (2006)
Vital Signs
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tamzin Outhwaite, Steven Waddington, Eve Best, Claudie Blakley
Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy (2010)
Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Atack, Christopher Abbott, Rachel Davies
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alice Evans, Brian Devlin, O-T Fagbenle, Chris Caine
Undercovers (2010)
Undercovers
As:
Cast
Role:
Samantha Bloom (13 episodes, 2010-2012)
Director:
Tucker Gates, Stephen Williams
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Boris Kodjoe, Lee Majors, Gerald McRaney, Ben Schwartz