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List of Hugh Grant Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death (1999)
9
3
Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death
9
3
Role:
The Doctor
Starring:
Joanna Lumley, Jonathan Pryce, Rowan Atkinson, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant
Directed By:
John Henderson
2. The Remains of the Day (1993)
13
4
The Remains of the Day
PG
13
4

In pre-WWII Britain, James Stevens is a rigidly duty-bound head butler at Lord Darlington’s mansion. Hired as a housekeeper, efficient Miss Kenton tries to challenge his façade, but their developing feelings get buried under wall of Stevens’ strict decorum. As the self-sacrificing butler realizes his master’s pro-Nazi inclinations his unequivocal loyalty is shaken, which he admits to Kenton when they re-unite years later.

Starring:
Directed By:
James Ivory
3. The Gentlemen (2020)
29
8
The Gentlemen
R
29
8

Mickey Pearson plans to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London. However, this triggers several unexpected events including bribery, blackmail and other wrongdoings.

Role:
Fletcher
Directed By:
4. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
15
5
Sense and Sensibility
PG
15
5

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. 

Starring:
Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter
Directed By:
5. Maurice (1987)
11
3
Maurice
R
11
3

During a trip to a beach, a teacher tells an 11 year old boy about the ‘sacred mysteries of sex’, as he is approaching puberty. Soon, he is surprised when he finds out that Clive, a fellow student, is attracted to him.

Role:
Clive Durham
Starring:
Ben Kingsley, Helena Bonham Carter, Simon Callow, Denholm Elliott, James Wilby
Directed By:
James Ivory
6. Love Actually (2003)
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12
Love Actually
R
37
12

Enjoy exploring the various aspects of love through the eyes of different individuals as this Christmas-themed rom-com takes you through ten separate but inter-linked love stories. A modern-day Christmas staple, this film is a must-watch during the festive season!

Directed By:
Richard Curtis
7. Cloud Atlas (2012)
29
10
Cloud Atlas
R
29
10

The science-fiction drama intertwines six interconnected storylines spread over multiple eras of time. Cloud Atlas portrays the reincarnation of souls through time and explores the ripple effect caused by the consequences of actions and kindness through time and space. It remains one of the most expensive independent movies ever made. 

Directed By:
Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
8. Notting Hill (1999)
27
11
Notting Hill
PG-13
27
11

One of the most famous romantic-comedies of all time, the movie tells the story of London bookseller William Thacker whose life is turned upside down when he accidentally spills orange juice on Hollywood star Anna Scott. They fall in love but their radically opposite lifestyles almost destroy their relationship until true love finds its way.  

Role:
William Thacker
Directed By:
Roger Michell
9. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
25
10
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
PG-13
25
10

In 1963, CIA agent Napoleon Solo successfully rescues Gaby Teller from East Berlin despite being pursued by KGB operative Illya Kuryakin. Soon Solo and Kuryakin, reluctantly, have to come together to prevent a criminal organisation from building nuclear weapon. Their only lead is Gaby, whose father is the scientist building the weapon.

Directed By:
10. Bitter Moon (1992)
10
4
Bitter Moon
R
10
4

Bitter Moon tells the story of a couple Nigel and Fiona who are on a cruise ship. During their journey, they encounter another couple, Oscar and Mimi. Nigel soon finds himself drawn towards Mimi, after learning about Oscar’s erotic and sadistic past with her.  

Role:
Nigel
Starring:
Emmanuelle Seigner, Kristin Scott Thomas, Peter Coyote, Victor Banerjee
Directed By:
11. Red Nose Day Actually (2017)
8
3
Red Nose Day Actually
TV-PG
8
3
Starring:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Jack Black, Patrick Dempsey, Colin Firth, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Laura Linney
Directed By:
Richard Curtis, Mat Whitecross
12. About a Boy (2002)
21
7
About a Boy
TV-14
21
7

Will Freeman, a carefree wealthy single man who wishes to evade any responsibility, creates a fictional son to attend single parents meetings, with a plan to date single mothers. Here, he meets 12-years-old Marcus, a boy with troubles of his own. Slowly they turn into friends, as Will guides Marcus through his issues while Marcus helps him grow into a mature adult.

Role:
Will Freeman
Starring:
Toni Collette, Nicholas Hoult, Rachel Weisz, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook
Directed By:
Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
13. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
17
6
Four Weddings and a Funeral
R
17
6

Charles is the best man at his friend’s wedding. There he meets Carrie and the two are instantly attracted to each other. But Carrie leaves the next morning. The two meet again at three other weddings and a funeral but the relationship never really moves forward. Will Charles, who fears marriage, and Carrie, who is engaged to someone else, ever come together?

Role:
Charles - Wedding One
Starring:
Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Corin Redgrave, James Fleet, Simon Callow
Directed By:
Mike Newell
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, BAFTA Award for Best Actor
14. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
10
5
Florence Foster Jenkins
PG-13
10
5

This biographical romantic drama film tells the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who wants to become an opera singer, despite the fact that her singing voice is not good.

Role:
St Clair Bayfield
Starring:
Meryl Streep, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Helberg, Nina Arianda
Directed By:
15. Impromptu (1991)
7
3
Impromptu
PG-13
7
3
Role:
Frederic Chopin
Starring:
Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Emma Thompson, Judy Davis, Julian Sands
Directed By:
James Lapine
16. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
20
10
Bridget Jones's Diary
R
20
10

Based on Helen Fielding’s 1996 novel, the movie follows Bridget Jones, a 32 year old single woman employed at a publishing house. She is struggling with her weight, drinking and smoking issues and has no man in her life. When she is rejected by Mark, she decides to deal with her problems as her New Year resolution, and begins to keep a diary.

Starring:
Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner
Directed By:
Sharon Maguire
17. Small Time Crooks (2000)
8
4
Small Time Crooks
PG
8
4

This heist comedy film, tells the story of a crooked married couple, who plan to rob a local bank. However, they also start selling cookies as their cover up business. Ironically their cookie business makes them even richer, and the duo is now unsure whether they should continue stealing.  

Starring:
Woody Allen, Elaine Stritch, Elaine May, Tracey Ullman, Tony Darrow, Michael Rapaport
Directed By:
18. The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
9
4
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
PG
9
4

The people in a small town are disheartened to hear that their mountain is deemed as a hill, as it is sixteen feet short of achieving the ‘mountain status’. They soon come up with a plan to increase it by sixteen feet.

Role:
Reginald Anson
Starring:
Ian Hart, Ian McNeice, Colm Meaney, Tara Fitzgerald
Directed By:
Christopher Monger
19. Restoration (1995)
7
3
Restoration
R
7
3

Restoration is a biographical romantic drama film which tells the story of Merival, a physician who devotes himself to helping common people. His life takes a turn when he saves the life of someone close to the king, and becomes part of the King’s court. In order to hide the Queen’s suspicion, the King orders Merival to marry his mistress, but tells him not to fall in love with her. However, things get complicated when Merival starts developing feelings for his new wife.  

Starring:
Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, Ian McDiarmid, Ian McKellen, Meg Ryan, Polly Walker
Directed By:
Michael Hoffman
20. Music and Lyrics (2007)
13
6
Music and Lyrics
PG-13
13
6

The film revolves around the relationship between Alex, a washed up singer attempting to revive his career by collaborating with the rising pop star Cora, and Sophie, an aspiring lyricist reeling from a failed love affair. Asked to write a lyric within a specified time by Cora, Alex persuades Sophie to work with him and what follows is not just good music. 

Role:
Alex Fletcher
Starring:
Drew Barrymore, Scott Porter, Nick Bacon, Andrew Wyatt
Directed By:
Marc Lawrence
21. The Rewrite (2014)
8
4
The Rewrite
8
4

The Rewrite is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Keith Michaels, an Oscar-winning writer who takes up a teaching job at a university on the East Coast after losing his popularity in the film industry. He soon falls in love with one of his colleagues.

Role:
Keith Michaels
Starring:
Marisa Tomei, Allison Janney, Whit Baldwin, Vanessa Wasche, Enid Graham
Directed By:
Marc Lawrence
22. White Mischief (1987)
6
3
White Mischief
R
6
3
Starring:
Geraldine Chaplin, Joss Ackland, Trevor Howard, John Hurt, Greta Scacchi, Ray McAnally
Directed By:
Michael Radford
23. Extreme Measures (1996)
7
4
Extreme Measures
R
7
4

Based on the novel of the same name, Extreme Measures is a crime thriller film which tells the story of a young doctor who confronts one of his colleagues after he comes across unethical medical sacrifices being conducted in his hospital.  

Role:
Dr. Guy Luthan
Starring:
Gene Hackman, David Cronenberg, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse, Bill Nunn
Directed By:
24. Privileged (1982)
5
3
Privileged
5
3
Role:
Lord Adrian
Starring:
James Wilby, Robert Woolley, Diana Katis, Victoria Studd
Directed By:
Michael Hoffman
25. Two Weeks Notice (2002)
13
7
Two Weeks Notice
PG-13
13
7

Harvard-educated environmentalist counsel, Lucy Kelson, starts working for self-absorbed, womanizer billionaire, George Wade; but soon realizes that he expects her to do everything from choosing necktie to handling his divorce settlement. Exasperated, she gives notice and as her replacement, hires Harvard-graduate June Carter, who appears to be more interested in the boss than the job, making Lucy aware of her own feelings. 

Role:
George Wade
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Katheryn Winnick, Norah Jones, Robert Klein, Dana Ivey, Alicia Witt
Directed By:
Marc Lawrence
26. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
11
7
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
R
11
7

Bridget Jones is in a happy relationship with Mark but the sudden arrival of Mark’s assistant, Rebecca Giles, plays on her insecurities and drives a wedge between the two. When on a Thailand trip Bridget reconnects with her deceitful ex, Daniel and gets arrested, Mark comes to her rescue. 

Starring:
Jacinda Barrett, Colin Firth, Renee Zellweger, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, James Faulkner
Directed By:
Beeban Kidron
27. Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
9
5
Mickey Blue Eyes
PG-13
9
5

Michael falls for Gina immediately after they meet. However, Gina refuses to date him. Michael tries to find out the truth behind this and finds out that her father is a Mafia Kingpin.  

Role:
Michael Felgate
Starring:
Aida Turturro, Burt Young, James Caan, Jeanne Tripplehorn, James Fox
Directed By:
Kelly Makin
28. Sirens (1993)
6
4
Sirens
R
6
4

Tony is an Anglican priest who has arrived newly in Australia, from the UK. He is asked to visit an eccentric artist named Norman Lindsay, as the church is concerned about Lindsay's blasphemous painting. Along with Estella, his wife, Tony visits his compound in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. However, Tony and Estella are disturbed by the frank conversations about human sexuality as well as amount of the nudity they encounter.

Role:
Anthony Campion
Starring:
Portia de Rossi, Elle Macpherson, Ben Mendelsohn, Sam Neill, Tara Fitzgerald
Directed By:
John Duigan
29. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
6
4
The Lair of the White Worm
R
6
4

A young archaeologist named Angus Flint discover a large and inexplicable skull on a farm owned by two sisters. He soon comes to the conclusion  that the skull belongs to the D’Amp ton Worm, a mythical beast that was slain years ago. However, soon the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear.

Role:
Lord James D'Ampton
Starring:
Peter Capaldi, Ken Russell, Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Catherine Oxenberg
Directed By:
30. An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
5
3
An Awfully Big Adventure
R
5
3
Role:
Meredith Potter
Starring:
Alan Rickman, Georgina Cates, Alun Armstrong, Peter Firth
Directed By:
Mike Newell
31. Nine Months (1995)
6
5
Nine Months
PG-13
6
5

Nine Months is a romantic comedy film, which revolves around a child psychologist who finds out that his long-time girlfriend is pregnant. However, he is a commitment-phobic person, and finds it hard to change his lifestyle.   

Role:
Samuel Faulkner
Starring:
Robin Williams, Julianne Moore, Joan Cusack, Kristin Davis, Tom Arnold, Jeff Goldblum, Alexa Vega
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
32. American Dreamz (2006)
5
4
American Dreamz
PG-13
5
4

A spoof on popular entertainment and politics. The top-rated TV singing contest, ‘American Dreamz,’ is hosted by incorrigible Martin Tweed, wherein all eyes are on hot finalists, Sally Kendoo, a Midwestern girl, and Omer Obeidi, an ex-terrorist show-tunes fan. Meanwhile, fearing US President’s apparent nervous breakdown, chief of staff has engaged him as guest judge, attracting interest of Omer’s ex-organization in the contest. 

Role:
Martin Tweed
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Judy Greer, Marley Shelton, Seth Meyers, Jennifer Coolidge, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe
Directed By:
Paul Weitz
33. Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
5
5
Did You Hear About the Morgans?
PG-13
5
5

An estranged couple in New York, Paul and Meryl witness a murder, and after a while, they are sent to a small town as a part of a witness protection programme. Meanwhile, their strained relationship gets a second chance during this period. 

Role:
Paul Morgan
Starring:
Sam Elliott, Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Moss, Sarah Jessica Parker, Natalia Klimas
Directed By:
Marc Lawrence
34. Lord Elgin and Some Stones of No Value (1986)
7
3
Lord Elgin and Some Stones of No Value
7
3
Role:
William Hamilton / James
Starring:
Julian Fellowes, Nigel Havers, Clare Byam-Shaw, Sam Steer
Directed By:
Christopher Miles
35. Our Sons (1991)
7
3
Our Sons
7
3
Role:
James
Starring:
Julie Andrews, Ann-Margret, Tony Roberts, Zeljko Ivanek
Directed By:
John Erman
36. Honour, Profit & Pleasure (1985)
6
3
Honour, Profit & Pleasure
6
3
Starring:
Simon Callow, Bernard Hepton, Cyril Luckham, Alan Devlin
Directed By:
Anna Ambrose
37. The Dawning (1988)
5
3
The Dawning
PG
5
3
Starring:
Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard, Anthony Hopkins, Rebecca Pidgeon, Tara MacGowran
Directed By:
Robert Knights
38. La nuit Bengali (1988)
5
3
La nuit Bengali
5
3
Role:
Allan
Starring:
Shabana Azmi, John Hurt, Supriya Pathak, Soumitra Chatterjee
Directed By:
Nicolas Klotz
39. The Big Man (1990)
5
3
The Big Man
R
5
3
Starring:
Douglas Henshall, Billy Connolly, Liam Neeson, Kenny Ireland, Joanne Whalley, Johnny Beattie
Directed By:
David Leland
40. Remando al viento (1988)
5
3
Remando al viento
R
5
3
Role:
Lord Byron
Starring:
Elizabeth Hurley, Lizzy McInnerny, Valentine Pelka, José Luis Gómez
Directed By:
Gonzalo Suárez
41. The Lady and the Highwayman (1989)
4
4
The Lady and the Highwayman
4
4
Role:
Lord Lucius Vyne
Starring:
Michael York, Sir John Mills, Christopher Cazenove, Claire Bloom, Oliver Reed, Lysette Anthony
Directed By:
John Hough
42. Champagne Charlie (1989)
4
3
Champagne Charlie
4
3
Role:
Charles Heidsieck
Starring:
Megan Gallagher, Megan Follows, Jean-Claude Dauphin, Georges Descrières
Directed By:
Allan Eastman
43. Travaux, on sait quand ça commence... (2005)
4
4
Travaux, on sait quand ça commence...
4
4
Starring:
Carole Bouquet, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Didier Flamand, Françoise Brion
Directed By:
Brigitte Roüan
44. Night Train to Venice (1993)
1
2
Night Train to Venice
R
1
2
Role:
Martin
Starring:
Malcolm McDowell, Tahnee Welch, Kristina Söderbaum, Rachel Rice
Directed By:
Carlo U. Quinterio

Animation Movies

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
8
2
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
8
2
Starring:
Tilda Swinton, Joss Ackland, Michael Kitchen, Alec McCowen, Suzanne Burden, Gerald James
Directed By:
Dave Edwards, Natalya Orlova, Nikolai Serebryakov, Stanislav Sokolov
Paddington 2 (2017)
27
8
Paddington 2
PG
27
8

In order to buy the perfect present for his aunt for her 100th birthday, Paddington takes up a job. However, unfortunately the gift ends up being stolen.

Role:
Phoenix Buchanan
Starring:
Noah Taylor, Richard Ayoade, Tom Conti, Brendan Gleeson, Meera Syal, Joanna Lumley, Ben Whishaw
Directed By:
Paul King
Hooves of Fire (1999)
7
3
Hooves of Fire
7
3
Role:
Blitzen (voice)
Starring:
James Woods, Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, Leah Remini, Steve Coogan, Jim Belushi, Harry Enfield
Directed By:
Richard Starzak
Nocturnes (1988)
6
3
Nocturnes
6
3
Role:
Chopin
Starring:
Martin Foster
Directed By:
Francois Aubry
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)
16
8
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
TV-PG
16
8

In an attempt to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his crew must travel to Victorian London, and defeat his rivals, Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz.  

Role:
The Pirate Captain (voice)
Starring:
Al Roker, Martin Freeman, Lenny Henry, Jeremy Piven, Brian Blessed, David Tennant, Salma Hayek
Directed By:
Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002)
5
3
Legend of the Lost Tribe
5
3
Role:
Blitzen (voice)
Starring:
Ricky Gervais, Mark Gatiss, Rob Brydon, James Woods, Leah Remini, Jim Belushi, Jerry Stiller
Directed By:
Peter Peake
So You Want to Be a Pirate! (2012)
5
3
So You Want to Be a Pirate!
5
3
Role:
The Pirate Captain (voice)
Starring:
Brendan Gleeson, David Tennant, Brian Blessed, Martin Freeman, Russell Tovey
Directed By:
Jay Grace

Special Appearance/Cameo

I'm Still Here (2010)
9
6
I'm Still Here
R
9
6

Well-known actor Joaquin Phoenix decides to retire from the world of acting and focus on a new career as a hip-hop musician. Later he approaches Sean Combs, American rapper and record producer, hoping he will produce the record.

Role:
Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
Starring:
Jay Leno, Nathan Lane, Billy Crystal, Edward James Olmos, Kelly Ripa, Danny Glover, Casey Affleck
Directed By:

TV Shows

A Very Peculiar Practice
9
3
A Very Peculiar Practice
9
3
Starring:
Barbara Flynn, Graham Crowden, Peter Davison, David Troughton
Directed By:
David Tucker
The Last Place on Earth
8
2
The Last Place on Earth
8
2
Role:
Cherry-Garrard
Starring:
Richard Todd, Max von Sydow, Brian Dennehy, Stephen Moore, Martin Shaw, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Ståle Bjørnhaug
Directed By:
Ferdinand Fairfax
Shades of Darkness
8
2
Shades of Darkness
8
2
Starring:
Jeanne Moreau, Miranda Richardson, Norma West, Annette Wilkie-Miller
Directed By:
Peter Hammond
The Detective
7
2
The Detective
7
2
Starring:
Tom Bell, Mark Eden, Vivienne Ritchie, Terence Rigby
Directed By:
Don Leaver
The Nanny
48
20
The Nanny
TV-PG
48
20
Role:
 Hugh Grant (uncredited) 1 episode, 1996
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Lynn Redgrave, Joan Collins, Fran Drescher, Marla Maples, Milton Berle
Directed By:
Till We Meet Again
6
3
Till We Meet Again
6
3
Role:
Bruno de Lancel
Starring:
Courteney Cox, Mia Sara, Michael York, Lucy Gutteridge
Directed By:
Charles Jarrott
Jenny's War
6
3
Jenny's War
PG
6
3
Starring:
Elke Sommer, Richard Todd, Nigel Hawthorne, Patrick Ryecart, Christopher Cazenove, Dyan Cannon
Directed By:
Steve Gethers
Ladies in Charge
5
3
Ladies in Charge
5
3
Starring:
Pam Ferris, Carol Royle, Julia Hills, Julia Swift, Graham Chinn
Directed By:
Richard Bramall, John Wood
Performance
5
3
Performance
5
3
Role:
Alsemero / ...
Starring:
Kenneth Branagh, Jeremy Irons, Bob Hoskins, John Gielgud, Judi Dench, Ian Holm, John Malkovich
Directed By:

Hugh Grant Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Four Weddings and a Funeral Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1995
BAFTA Awards
Four Weddings and a Funeral Best Actor 1995