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

1. Belle (2013)
19
3
Belle
PG
19
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.

Starring:
Directed By:
Amma Asante
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?

Directed By:
Bill Condon
5. Concussion (2015)
16
3
Concussion
PG-13
16
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. 

Role:
Prema Mutiso
Starring:
Directed By:
Peter Landesman
6. Beyond the Lights (2014)
20
3
Beyond the Lights
PG-13
20
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.

Role:
Noni
Starring:
Danny Glover, Minnie Driver, Nate Parker, Machine Gun Kelly
Directed By:
Gina Prince-Bythewood
7. Free State of Jones (2016)
13
2
Free State of Jones
R
13
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.    

Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Directed By:
Gary Ross
8. Odd Thomas (2013)
14
4
Odd Thomas
PG-13
14
4

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. 

Starring:
Addison Timlin, Patton Oswalt, Willem Dafoe, Anton Yelchin, Leonor Varela
Directed By:
Stephen Sommers
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.  

Role:
Vera
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.

Role:
Janelle
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Renee Zellweger, Jim Belushi, Renée Zellweger, James Belushi, Gabriel Basso
Directed By:
Courtney Hunt
12. Larry Crowne (2011)
11
3
Larry Crowne
PG-13
11
3

Despite his seniority and his exceptional work, Larry, a team leader at a company, is asked to leave his job due to his lack of a college degree. In order to give his life a new direction, he joins a college where he develops a crush on Mercedes, his new teacher. 

Starring:
Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Pam Grier, Cedric the Entertainer, Taraji P. Henson, Bryan Cranston, Rami Malek
Directed By:
13. Misbehaviour (2020)
8
3
Misbehaviour
Not
8
3
Role:
Jennifer Hosten - Miss Grenada
Starring:
Greg Kinnear, Rhys Ifans, Phyllis Logan, Keira Knightley
14. Come Away (2020)
11
2
Come Away
PG
11
2
Role:
Alice Darling
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Derek Jacobi, Michael Caine
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?  

Role:
Hamilton
Starring:
Donal Logue, Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, David Oyelowo, Simon Pegg, Ziyi Zhang
Directed By:
Julius Onah
16. Closure (2007)
9
3
Closure
R
9
3
Starring:
Anthony Calf, Gillian Anderson, Antony Byrne, Danny Dyer
Directed By:
Dan Reed
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.

Starring:
Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Terry Gilliam, Bae Doona, Douglas Booth
Directed By:
Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
18. A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
12
2
A Wrinkle in Time
PG
12
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.

Starring:
Chris Pine, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, Rowan Blanchard, David Oyelowo
Directed By:
Ava DuVernay
19. All My Dreams on VHS (2009)
11
3
All My Dreams on VHS
11
3
Role:
Erica
Starring:
O-T Fagbenle
Directed By:
Tim Atack, Timothy X. Atack
20. 9 Kisses (2014)
11
3
9 Kisses
11
3
Starring:
Laura Dern, Rosario Dawson, Shailene Woodley, Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette, Kristen Stewart
Directed By:
Elaine Constantine
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.

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

TV Movie(s)

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

TV Shows and Videos

Black Mirror (2011)
Black Mirror
TV-MA
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Tom Cullen, Mackenzie Davis, Jon Hamm, Jessica Brown Findlay, Cristin Milioti, Hannah John-Kamen
Directed By:
Jodie Foster, Owen Harris, Carl Tibbetts
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2018)
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
TV-PG
Role:
Seladon
Starring:
Sigourney Weaver, Helena Bonham Carter, Theo James, Natalie Dormer, Taron Egerton, Simon Pegg, Eddie Izzard
Directed By:
Louis Leterrier
Doctor Who (2005)
Doctor Who
TV-PG
Starring:
Jenna Coleman, Josh Dallas, Bradley Walsh, Corey Taylor, Timothy Dalton, David Tennant, Peter Capaldi
Directed By:
Graeme Harper, Euros Lyn, Douglas Mackinnon, James Strong, Rachel Talalay
Spooks (2002)
Spooks
Starring:
Hugh Laurie, Corin Redgrave, Ian McDiarmid, Andy Serkis, Anupam Kher, Benedict Cumberbatch, Owen Teale
Directed By:
Alrick Riley, Bharat Nalluri, Sam Miller, Omar Madha, Julian Holmes
The Morning Show (2018)
The Morning Show
TV-MA
Role:
Hannah Shoenfeld
Starring:
Martin Short, Jennifer Aniston, Billy Crudup, Janina Gavankar, Steve Carell, Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon
Directed By:
Mimi Leder, Roxann Dawson, David Frankel
Bad Girls (1999)
Bad Girls
Starring:
Meera Syal, Helen Fraser, Jack Ellis, Tracey Wilkinson
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Agatha Christie's Marple
TV-14
Starring:
Kelly Brook, Jane Seymour, Rob Brydon, David Walliams, Geraldine Chaplin, Adam Garcia, Charlotte Riley
Directed By:
Charlie Palmer, Andy Wilson, John Strickland, Tom Shankland, Nicolas Winding Refn
Vital Signs (2006)
Vital Signs
Starring:
Tamzin Outhwaite, Steven Waddington, Eve Best, Claudie Blakley
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Trial & Retribution
Starring:
Carey Mulligan, Hugh Dancy, Rosamund Pike, Naomie Harris, Michael Fassbender, Rhys Ifans, Corin Redgrave
Directed By:
Tristram Powell, Michael Whyte, Andy Hay, Alex Pillai, Paul Wilmshurst
Touch (2012)
Touch
Role:
Clea Hopkins (13 episodes, 2012)
Starring:
Keith David, David Mazouz, Katherine McNamara, Maria Bello, Kiefer Sutherland, Ayelet Zurer, Tamlyn Tomita
Directed By:
Nelson McCormick, Milan Cheylov, Adam Kane, Stephen Williams, Michael Waxman
Easy (2016)
Easy
TV-MA
Starring:
Elizabeth Reaser, Jake Johnson, Emily Ratajkowski, Orlando Bloom, Marc Maron, Judy Greer, Dave Franco
Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy (2010)
Capture Anthologies: Love, Lust and Tragedy
Starring:
Alice Evans, Brian Devlin, O-T Fagbenle, Chris Caine
Directed By:
Tim Atack, Christopher Abbott, Rachel Davies
Holby City (1999)
Holby City
TV-PG
Starring:
Scott Adkins, Aisling Bea, Richard Todd, Madhur Jaffrey, Archie Panjabi, Nicholas Hoult, Andrew Lincoln
Undercovers (2010)
Undercovers
Role:
Samantha Bloom (13 episodes, 2010-2012)
Starring:
Boris Kodjoe, Lee Majors, Gerald McRaney, Ben Schwartz
Directed By:
Tucker Gates, Stephen Williams