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List of Judi Dench Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Casino Royale (2006)
48
11
Casino Royale
PG-13
48
11

James Bond embarks on a mission to prevent Le Chiffre, a private banker who funds terrorists, from winning in a high-stakes poker game at Casino Royale. As he participates in the gamble with beautiful Treasury agent, Vesper Lynd, as his partner, both are threatened by a powerful organization.

Role:
M
Directed By:
2. The Comedy of Errors (1978)
8
2
The Comedy of Errors
8
2
Starring:
Griffith Jones, Michael Williams, Roger Rees, Brian Coburn
Directed By:
Philip Casson
3. Skyfall (2012)
47
13
Skyfall
PG-13
47
13

James Bond is presumed dead after being caught in friendly fire while trying to retrieve a list of British agents. MI6 is compromised and identities of several agents are exposed. Bond, who reveals he is alive after M is attacked at MI6 and six agents are killed, must track down a man from M's past, seeking revenge.

Role:
M
Directed By:
4. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
25
7
Pride & Prejudice
PG
25
7

Elizabeth, second of five daughters of the Bennets living in the English countryside, is pressured by her mother for marriage after the wealthy bachelor Charles Bingley becomes infatuated with her older sister Jane. Her relationship with handsome snob Mr. Darcy starts on the wrong foot, and she is pursued by her pompous cousin, clergyman Mr. Collins.

Directed By:
6. A Performance of Macbeth (1979)
8
2
A Performance of Macbeth
8
2
Role:
Lady Macbeth
Starring:
Ian McDiarmid, Ian McKellen, John Bown, Susan Dury, Judith Harte
Directed By:
Philip Casson
7. Philomena (2013)
15
4
Philomena
PG-13
15
4

Based on Martin Sixsmith’s 2009 book The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, this film is a moving story of an Irish teenager, Philomena, whose toddler son Anthony, born out of marriage, is given up for adoption by the convent nuns. For the next five decades, Philomena’s efforts to find her son fails but then she meets Martin Sixsmith, a journalist, and the two together begin a journey to locate Anthony. 

Role:
Philomena
Starring:
Mare Winningham, Steve Coogan, Barbara Jefford, Sophie Kennedy Clark
Directed By:
8. Henry V (1989)
9
3
Henry V
PG-13
9
3

The historical drama based on Shakespeare’s play about the British monarch features young Henry who sets out in 1415 to conquer France. But Henry falters with self-doubt, and the sinking morale of his troops doesn’t help either. However, a resolute Henry emboldens his army with impassioned words and leads them into the battle of Agincourt, conquering France and winning Princess Katherine as his Queen. 

Directed By:
9. Notes on a Scandal (2006)
12
4
Notes on a Scandal
R
12
4

Lonely, veteran teacher Barbara Covett takes a liking to the new art teacher, Sheba Hart, married to a much older husband, and with a son having Down’s syndrome. When Barbara discovers Sheba’s affair with teenage student Steven Connolly, she confronts Sheba who requests her not to disclose this secret. Barbara decides to use this to manipulate Sheba, but it complicates their lives.

Role:
Barbara Covett
Starring:
Cate Blanchett, Tom Georgeson, Bill Nighy, Michael Maloney
Directed By:
Richard Eyre
10. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
9
3
84 Charing Cross Road
PG
9
3

Helene Hanff is on an airplane headed for London in order to promote her book 84 Charing Cross Road, which is about her 20 year old correspondence with a second-hand book shop in London, that specialized in books which were out-of-print. Although the shop has closed permanently, she still decides to visit, and in the meantime, she remembers the first letter that she had written to the shop back in 1949.          

Role:
Nora Doel
Starring:
Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Connie Booth, Jean De Baer, Maurice Denham
Directed By:
David Hugh Jones
11. Chocolat (2000)
18
7
Chocolat
PG-13
18
7

Vianne Rocher, along with her six year old daughter Anouk arrives in a small conservative French village headed by Mayor Reynaud and much to his resentment opens a chocolate shop. Her affable nature and delicious chocolates soon win over a number of town’s people; however, the Mayor remains skeptical. Things take a turn when a group of gypsy travellers come to the town.

Starring:
Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss, Peter Stormare, Juliette Binoche, Leslie Caron, Lena Olin
Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
12. Jane Eyre (2011)
12
5
Jane Eyre
PG-13
12
5

As a child Jane Eyre was ill-treated by her abusive aunt before being further abused at the Lowood School. An 18 years old Jane takes up the post of governess to Adèle Varens at Edward Rochester’s estate. As Rochester and Jane get closer and start falling in love, Rochester’s secret past threatens to tear the two apart. 

Starring:
Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Imogen Poots, Tamzin Merchant, Jamie Bell
Directed By:
Cary Joji Fukunaga
13. Belfast (2021)
10
4
Belfast
PG-13
10
4

Belfast is a historical drama film which revolves around a working class Protestant family in the late 1960s in Northern Ireland. The film is shown from the perspective of Buddy, their nine year old son.

Role:
Granny
Starring:
Jamie Dornan
14. The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000)
8
3
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Elizabeth
Starring:
Romola Garai, Cleo Laine, Leslie Caron, Ian Holm, Olympia Dukakis
Directed By:
Gillies MacKinnon
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, BAFTA Award for Best Actress
15. GoldenEye (1995)
21
8
GoldenEye
PG-13
21
8

The seventeenth movie in the James Bond franchise sees the iconic English spy go up against his former friend Alec Trevelyan to save the world. Presumed dead, Alec is in possession of the GoldenEye, a satellite-based weapon capable of destroying millions and Bond must stop him and Alec’s ally, assassin Xenia Onatopp. 

Starring:
Pierce Brosnan, Alan Cumming, Minnie Driver, Famke Janssen, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco, Martin Campbell
Directed By:
16. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
16
6
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
PG-13
16
6

Several British retirees move to Jaipur to stay at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, an exotic retirement home. However, on reaching they find the hotel to be in a dilapidated state. As the retirees come to terms with their own personal struggles, they find a way to help the hotel stay in business. 

Role:
Evelyn Greenslade
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Hugh Dickson, Tom Wilkinson
Directed By:
John Madden
17. A Room with a View (1985)
10
4
A Room with a View
10
4

A Room with a View is a romantic drama film, which tells the story of Lucy, who during her trip to Florence, meets and shares a brief romance with a young man named George. However, after she returns to her home in England, she gets engaged to a man named Cecil. However, shortly after, George unexpectedly appears in her life again. 

Starring:
Helena Bonham Carter, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith, Simon Callow, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands
Directed By:
James Ivory
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
18. Mrs Brown (1997)
10
3
Mrs Brown
PG
10
3

After her beloved husband, Prince Albert, passes away, Queen Victoria is heartbroken and finds her life miserable. She starts avoiding the common masses and decides to move to a secluded place.   

Role:
Queen Victoria
Starring:
Billy Connolly, Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher
Directed By:
John Madden
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
19. He Who Rides a Tiger (1965)
7
4
He Who Rides a Tiger
7
4
Role:
Joanne
Starring:
Kay Walsh, Paul Rogers, Tom Bell, Ray McAnally
Directed By:
Charles Crichton
20. The Cherry Orchard (1962)
7
3
The Cherry Orchard
7
3
Role:
Anya, Lyubov's Daughter
Starring:
John Gielgud, Ian Holm, Peggy Ashcroft, Dorothy Tutin, George Murcell
Directed By:
Michael Elliott
21. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
20
7
Shakespeare in Love
R
20
7

The Academy Awards-winning movie depicts a fictional love-story of the Bard. Shakespeare is desperately searching for a muse when he meets Viola de Lesseps. A theater-lover, she disguises as man to audition for Shakespeare’s play, but he soon finds the truth. Their blossoming romance inspires him to write ‘Romeo & Juliet.’ However, he is married while she is betrothed to Lord Wessex. 

Starring:
Colin Firth, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Ben Affleck, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Steven O'Donnell
Directed By:
John Madden
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
22. Iris (2001)
7
3
Iris
R
7
3

Novelist Irish Murdoch meets John while teaching at the Oxford University. They fall for each other and soon decide to get married. Despite having a happy married life, their lives take a turn when Iris is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. 

Role:
Iris Murdoch
Starring:
Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent, Eleanor Bron
Directed By:
Richard Eyre
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
23. Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
7
3
Mrs Henderson Presents
R
7
3

Mrs Henderson Presents is a comedy drama film about Laura Henderson, who is an eccentric 70 year old widow who purchases a cinema and remodels it to create the Windmill Theater in London. She even starts adding female nudity to her shows, to bring more audiences.

Role:
Mrs. Laura Henderson
Starring:
Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Kelly Reilly, Will Young
Directed By:
24. Ladies in Lavender (2004)
8
3
Ladies in Lavender
PG-13
8
3

Two spinster sisters Ursula and Janet discover a young man on a beach. They decide to take him in, and soon they learn that he is a violinist from Poland, who was swept off an ocean liner while heading to America. Both sisters become friends with him, and soon Ursula also starts to develop romantic feelings for the young man.   

Role:
Ursula
Starring:
Miriam Margolyes, Daniel Brühl, Maggie Smith, Freddie Jones, Finty Williams
Directed By:
Charles Dance
25. Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)
7
4
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
7
4
Role:
Mrs. Silver
Starring:
James Corden, Dustin Hoffman, Salo Gardner, Richard Cordery
Directed By:
Dearbhla Walsh
26. My Week with Marilyn (2011)
12
5
My Week with Marilyn
R
12
5

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.

Starring:
Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Michelle Williams, Julia Ormond
Directed By:
Simon Curtis
27. Tea with Mussolini (1999)
8
3
Tea with Mussolini
PG
8
3

Tea with Mussolini is a comedy drama war film which tells the story of a young boy named Luca, who is raised by a group of cultured English women, after his mother dies all of a sudden. However, when the Second World War breaks out, it turns their lives upside down.

Role:
Arabella
Starring:
Lily Tomlin, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright, Cher
Directed By:
28. The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
8
3
The Importance of Being Earnest
PG
8
3

This romantic comedy drama film takes us to 1890s London, and revolves around two men who use the same pseudonym Ernest for their secret courtship activities.  Things turn complicated when they meet face to face, and their deception is discovered.

Role:
Lady Bracknell
Starring:
Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon
Directed By:
Oliver Parker
29. Victoria & Abdul (2017)
11
4
Victoria & Abdul
PG-13
11
4

This historical drama film tells the story of Abdul Karim, a young prison clerk from India, who travels to meet Queen Victoria, to give her a present. Soon an unlikely friendship sparks between the two.   

Role:
Queen Victoria
Starring:
Eddie Izzard, Olivia Williams, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar
Directed By:
30. The Cherry Orchard (1981)
6
3
The Cherry Orchard
6
3
Role:
Mme. Ranevsky
Starring:
Anton Lesser, Suzanne Burden, Bill Paterson, Harriet Walter
Directed By:
Richard Eyre
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actress
31. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
14
7
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
PG-13
14
7

After learning from his grandfather about a magical place for specially gifted children, Jacob sets out to search for Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children. When he discovers the enchanted place, Jacob realizes that he too has a special ‘ability’ that can help the inhabitants of that mysterious place to fight an imminent danger from macabre nemeses called Hollowgasts.

Role:
Miss Avocet
Starring:
Asa Butterfield, Tim Burton, Samuel L. Jackson, Allison Janney, Kim Dickens, Eva Green
Directed By:
32. The Shipping News (2001)
9
4
The Shipping News
R
9
4

An emotionally beaten man, who is a struggling writer, moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland with his young daughter. After he finds a job as a reporter for a local newspaper, he also starts to uncover some dark family secrets. 

Role:
Agnis Hamm
Starring:
Kevin Spacey, Rhys Ifans, Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett, Pete Postlethwaite
Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
33. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
30
15
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
PG-13
30
15

The fourth film of the popular Pirates of the Caribbean series, the movie revolves around Captain Jack Sparrow and his search for the Fountain of Youth. He eventually has to confront the infamous pirate named Blackbeard. 

Starring:
Sam Claflin, Ian McShane, Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin McNally
Directed By:
Rob Marshall
34. Quantum of Solace (2008)
27
13
Quantum of Solace
PG-13
27
13

Following an assassination attempt by M's own bodyguard, James Bond travels to Italy and South America in the pursuit of Dominic Greene, a businessman and green technology developer eying to seize a large plot of land in Bolivia. The mission motivates Bond on a personal level as Greene is linked to the mysterious Quantum organization which blackmailed Vesper.

Role:
M
Starring:
Guillermo del Toro, Stana Katic, David Harbour, Alfonso Cuarón, Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Giancarlo Giannini
Directed By:
Marc Forster
35. The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
16
8
The Chronicles of Riddick
PG-13
16
8

On the run for five years, Riddick arrives on planet Helion Prime which is threatened by Necromongers, an evil race that wants to convert everyone and eliminate those who resist. Lord Marshall, the leader of the race, can be killed only by a Furian and Riddick, being the last surviving member of the race, now has to defeat the enemy and protect humanity.

Role:
Aereon
Starring:
Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Thandie Newton, Keith David, Colm Feore, Thandie Newton
Directed By:
David Twohy
36. Jack & Sarah (1995)
7
3
Jack & Sarah
R
7
3
Role:
Margaret
Starring:
Ian McKellen, Eileen Atkins, Richard E. Grant, Samantha Mathis
Directed By:
Tim Sullivan
37. A Handful of Dust (1988)
6
3
A Handful of Dust
PG
6
3
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Kristin Scott Thomas, Alec Guinness, James Wilby, Richard Beale
Directed By:
Charles Sturridge
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
38. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
16
8
Tomorrow Never Dies
PG-13
16
8

After Chinese government denies him broadcast rights in the country, news tycoon Elliot Carver plans to instigate a war-like situation between Britain and China using his news empire. Along with Chinese agent Wai Lin, Bond investigates the sinking of a British warship in Chinese waters and finds out that one of its cruise missiles is missing.

Starring:
Jonathan Pryce, Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, Michelle Yeoh, Teri Hatcher
Directed By:
Roger Spottiswoode
39. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
19
9
Murder on the Orient Express
PG-13
19
9

After solving a theft in Jerusalem, the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds himself involved in the murder mystery of the corrupt businessman Edward Ratchett, on-board the lavish Orient Express. As natural disasters and heartbreaking revelations follow, Poirot is forced to rethink his definition of justice. 

Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Willem Dafoe, Penelope Cruz, Adam Garcia, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Marwan Kenzari
Directed By:
40. J. Edgar (2011)
11
6
J. Edgar
R
11
6

The biographical drama is based on the life and career of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. It follows Hoover’s journey as he rises through the ranks using ruthless tactics to keep America safe. While he becomes one of the most powerful men in the USA, the movie also reveals his many questionable decisions.  

Starring:
Ed Westwick, Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Dermot Mulroney, Adam Driver, Josh Hamilton, Geoff Pierson
Directed By:
41. The Third Secret (1964)
6
3
The Third Secret
6
3

This American drama film revolves around the apparent suicide of a prominent psychologist in London. This causes huge disbelief among his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe that it was suicide, since it would go against all the principles her father stood for. Therefore, she begins her own investigation. 

Starring:
Diane Cilento, Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Pamela Franklin, Stephen Boyd
Directed By:
Charles Crichton
42. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
10
4
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
PG
10
4

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full with its long-term residents, co-owners Muriel and Sonny make plans to expand their franchise and create The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.  

Role:
Evelyn Greenslade
Starring:
Richard Gere, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy, David Strathairn
Directed By:
John Madden
43. Luther (1974)
6
3
Luther
PG
6
3
Starring:
Hugh Griffith, Alan Badel, Robert Stephens, Patrick Magee
Directed By:
Guy Green
44. A Study in Terror (1965)
6
3
A Study in Terror
6
3
Starring:
Corin Redgrave, Jeremy Lloyd, Anthony Quayle, Donald Houston, John Fraser, John Neville
Directed By:
James Hill
45. Wetherby (1985)
6
3
Wetherby
R
6
3
Role:
Marcia Pilborough
Starring:
Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Marjorie Yates, Tom Wilkinson
Directed By:
David Hare
46. The World Is Not Enough (1999)
15
8
The World Is Not Enough
PG-13
15
8

Following the assassination of a British oil tycoon, Bond is assigned to protect his daughter Elektra King from Renard, a KGB agent-turned-terrorist who cannot feel pain because of a bullet lodged in his brain. He begins to question the motives of his charge as he attempts to save Europe from Renard's nuclear plot with physicist Dr. Christmas Jones.

Starring:
Sophie Marceau, Denise Richards, John Cleese, Pierce Brosnan, Robert Carlyle
Directed By:
47. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)
6
3
A Midsummer Night's Dream
6
3

The movie is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s play ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’. Preparations are undergoing for the marriage of Amazon Queen Hippolyta and Athenian Duke Theseus. But fairy king Oberon and his jester Puck create chaos and mischief using a love potion by involving other characters like Lysander, Demetrius, and Helena. 

Starring:
Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Derek Godfrey, David Warner, Barbara Jefford
Directed By:
Peter Hall
48. Red Joan (2018)
9
3
Red Joan
R
9
3
Role:
Joan Stanley
Starring:
Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes, Sophie Cookson, Tereza Srbova
Directed By:
Trevor Nunn
49. All Is True (2019)
6
3
All Is True
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Anne Shakespeare
Starring:
Kenneth Branagh, Ian McKellen, Lolita Chakrabarti, Nonso Anozie
Directed By:
50. Four in the Morning (1965)
5
3
Four in the Morning
5
3
Role:
Wife
Starring:
Ann Lynn, Norman Rodway, Brian Phelan, Joe Melia
Directed By:
Anthony Simmons
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
51. Tulip Fever (2017)
6
4
Tulip Fever
R
6
4

Tulip Fever is a romantic drama film which revolves around a young orphaned girl, who is married against her wishes to a man who is quite older to her. She eventually falls for an artist who is hired to paint her portrait. Soon, they plan to run away, and build a life together.  

Starring:
Dane DeHaan, Johnny Vegas, Alicia Vikander, Cara Delevingne, Cressida Bonas, Christoph Waltz, Jack O'Connell
Directed By:
Justin Chadwick
52. Die Another Day (2002)
15
9
Die Another Day
PG-13
15
9

MI6 agent James Bond is captured and tortured in North Korea. After fourteen months, he is traded with a terrorist Zao, only to be informed that he is no more an agent. He is accused of giving out secret information during his incarceration which he denies. Bond must now find out who back stabbed him in Korea and why?

Starring:
Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan, John Cleese, Rosamund Pike, Toby Stephens
Directed By:
Lee Tamahori
53. Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)
13
7
Six Minutes to Midnight
PG-13
13
7
Starring:
Eddie Izzard
54. Nine (2009)
7
5
Nine
PG-13
7
5

Guido Contini, the gifted Italian film director, has only few days before he starts his new ambitious venture, but he doesn’t have a story for it yet. With his personal and professional life in chaos, he escapes to a resort and desperately tries to find an inspiration from his relationships with various women…..his wife, his mistress, his agent, his muse and mother.

Starring:
Kate Hudson, Marion Cotillard, Sophia Loren, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sandro Dori
Directed By:
Rob Marshall
55. Saigon -Year of the Cat- (1983)
4
3
Saigon -Year of the Cat-
4
3
Role:
Barbara Dean
Starring:
Roger Rees, Chic Murray, Yim Hoontrakul, Pichit Bulkul
Directed By:
56. Blithe Spirit (2021)
4
4
Blithe Spirit
PG-13
4
4
Role:
Madame Cecily Arcati
Starring:
Leslie Mann, Isla Fisher
57. Dead Cert (1974)
3
3
Dead Cert
3
3

Based on a mystery novel by Dick Francis, Dead Cert is a suspense drama film which revolves around Alan York, whose beloved friend Bill is killed during a steeplechase. He feels that the death is not an accident, and therefore he begins an investigation. He soon finds himself in the world of gambling. 

Role:
Laura Davidson
Starring:
John Bindon, Julian Glover, Scott Antony, Michael Williams
Directed By:
58. Artemis Fowl (2020)
3
4
Artemis Fowl
PG
3
4

Artemis, a 12 year old criminal prodigy, is trying to find his missing father. He soon comes  across a secret world of fairies, and enters into conflict with them.

Starring:
Colin Farrell, Josh Gad
59. Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale (2015)
8
2
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale
8
2
Starring:
Adam Garcia, Kenneth Branagh, Miranda Raison, Jessie Buckley
Directed By:
60. The Browning Version (1985)
8
2
The Browning Version
8
2
Role:
Millie Crocker-Harris
Starring:
Ian Holm, John Woodvine, Michael Kitchen, Steven Mackintosh
Directed By:
Michael A. Simpson
61. Star Quality: Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1985)
8
2
Star Quality: Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill
8
2
Role:
Dorrie Edgehill
Starring:
Ian Holm, Robert Blythe, Rachel Gurney, Alan MacNaughtan
Directed By:
Gavin Millar
62. Friend Request Pending (2012)
7
3
Friend Request Pending
TV-G
7
3
Role:
Mary
Starring:
Tom Hiddleston, John Macmillan, Philip Jackson, Penny Ryder
Directed By:
Chris Foggin
63. Nothing Like a Dame (2018)
7
3
Nothing Like a Dame
7
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright, Eileen Atkins
Directed By:
Roger Michell
64. The Vote (2015)
6
3
The Vote
6
3
Starring:
Mark Gatiss, MyAnna Buring, Jude Law, Finty Williams, Jade Anouka
Directed By:
Josie Rourke, Tony Grech-Smith
65. Rage (2009)
3
3
Rage
3
3
Starring:
John Leguizamo, David Oyelowo, Steve Buscemi, Patrick J. Adams, Dianne Wiest, Jude Law, Eddie Izzard
Directed By:
Sally Potter
66. Run for Your Wife (2012)
1
3
Run for Your Wife
1
3
Starring:
Tom Conti, Christopher Biggins, Neil Morrissey, Danny Dyer
Directed By:
Ray Cooney, John Luton

Director

Look Back in Anger (1989)
10
5
Look Back in Anger
10
5
Starring:
Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Edward Jewesbury, Siobhan Redmond, Gerard Horan
Directed By:
Judi Dench

Narrator/Dubbing

Spaceship Earth (1982)
10
2
Spaceship Earth
10
2

This film takes us through the story of human communication; from the prehistoric times to the development of language to the present day as well as to the future world of technology.

Role:
4th Narrator - 2008- (voice)
Starring:
Jeremy Irons, Walter Cronkite, Lawrence Dobkin, Vic Perrin
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
10
2
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
10
2
Role:
 Narrator 8 episodes, 1996
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Martin Sheen, Jean Stapleton, Jane Leeves, Nastassja Kinski, Marion Ross, Martin Landau
Directed By:
Carl Byker, Isaac Mizrahi
J.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien (1996)
9
2
J.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien
9
2
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Tom Shippey, Christopher Tolkien, John Tolkien, Robert Murray
Directed By:
Derek Bailey
James Bond 007: Blood Stone (2010)
14
5
James Bond 007: Blood Stone
T
14
5
Role:
M (voice)
Starring:
Daniel Craig, Joss Stone, Rory Kinnear, David Tse
Directed By:
Kate Saxon
GoldenEye 007 (2010)
11
4
GoldenEye 007
T
11
4
Role:
M (voice)
Starring:
Daniel Craig, Rory Kinnear, Elliot Cowan, Kirsty Mitchell
Directed By:
Kate Saxon
Quantum of Solace (2008)
33
16
Quantum of Solace
T
33
16

Quantum of Solace is a spy thriller film based on the fictitious M16 agent James Bond. When Bond learns about a mysterious organization that wants to eliminate a country’s most valuable resources, he gets on the trail of Dominic Greene, a renowned developer of green technology.

Role:
M (voice)
Starring:
Olga Kurylenko, Troy Baker, Mathieu Amalric, Francesco Quinn, Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen
Directed By:
Adam Gascoine
The Angelic Conversation (1985)
7
4
The Angelic Conversation
7
4
Role:
Shakespeare's Sonnets read by (voice)
Starring:
Paul Reynolds, Phillip Williamson, Dave Baby, Timothy Burke
Directed By:
Derek Jarman
James Bond Supports International Women's Day (2011)
5
4
James Bond Supports International Women's Day
5
4
Role:
M (voice)
Starring:
Daniel Craig, Daniel Craig
Directed By:
Sam Taylor-Johnson

Animation Movies

Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On (2002)
8
3
Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On
TV-G
8
3
Role:
Miss Lilly (voice)
Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Keith Wickham, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt
Directed By:
Kitty Taylor
Angelina Ballerina: Angelina Sets Sail (2006)
8
3
Angelina Ballerina: Angelina Sets Sail
TV-G
8
3
Role:
Miss Lilly (voice)
Starring:
Keith Wickham, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt, Jonell Elliott
Directed By:
Ginger Gibbons
The Bear (1998)
8
3
The Bear
8
3
Role:
Narrator (American version) (voice)
Starring:
Charlotte Church, Peter Knapp, Philip Sheffield
Directed By:
Hilary Audus
Angelina Ballerina: Angelina's Princess Dance (2005)
7
3
Angelina Ballerina: Angelina's Princess Dance
TV-G
7
3
Role:
Miss Lilly (voice)
Starring:
Keith Wickham, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt, Jonell Elliott
Directed By:
Ginger Gibbons
Angelina Ballerina
5
4
Angelina Ballerina
TV-Y
5
4
Role:
Miss Lilly / ... (17 episodes, 2001-2006)
Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Keith Wickham, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt
Home on the Range (2004)
24
22
Home on the Range
PG
24
22

Home on the Range is an animated comedy western film which is about the resident animals of a farm, who decide go on a bounty hunting mission, for a notorious outlaw, in an effort to save their farm.

Role:
Mrs. Caloway (voice)
Starring:
Roseanne Barr, Cuba Gooding Jr., Randy Quaid, Patrick Warburton, Jennifer Tilly, Steve Buscemi, G.W. Bailey
Directed By:
Will Finn, John Sanford
A Dairy Tale (2004)
4
4
A Dairy Tale
4
4
Role:
Mrs. Caloway (voice)
Starring:
Roseanne Barr, Jennifer Tilly, Cuba Gooding Jr., Joe Flaherty, Charlie Dell
Directed By:
Will Finn, John Sanford
Doogal (2006)
4
9
Doogal
G
4
9
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
William H. Macy, Whoopi Goldberg, Chevy Chase, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart, John Krasinski, Bill Hader
Directed By:
Dave Borthwick, Jean Duval, Frank Passingham

Special Appearance/Cameo

One More Audience with Dame Edna Everage (1988)
7
3
One More Audience with Dame Edna Everage
7
3
Role:
Self (uncredited)
Starring:
Barry Humphries, Mary Hayley Bell, Barbara Bach, Jeffrey Archer
Directed By:
David Bell
Spectre (2015)
14
7
Spectre
PG-13
14
7

The 24th movie in the James Bond series, Spectre tells the story of MI6 agent James Bond’s entanglement with the global criminal organization Spectre and their leader Ernst Stavro Blofeld. 

Role:
M (uncredited)
Starring:
Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci, Stephanie Sigman, Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris
Directed By:

TV Shows

Detective
9
2
Detective
9
2
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Nigel Hawthorne, Esmond Knight, Ralph Michael, Rupert Davies
The Four Just Men
10
2
The Four Just Men
10
2
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, Vittorio De Sica, Oliver Reed, Dan Dailey, Richard Conte
An Age of Kings
9
2
An Age of Kings
9
2
Starring:
Sean Connery, Frank Windsor, Julian Glover, Patrick Garland, John Ringham
Directed By:
Michael Hayes
Cranford
56
11
Cranford
TV-PG
56
11
Role:
Miss Matty Jenkyns (7 episodes, 2007-2009)
Starring:
Jonathan Pryce, Tim Curry, Tom Hiddleston, Imelda Staunton, Barbara Flynn
Directed By:
Simon Curtis, Steve Hudson
As Time Goes By
30
6
As Time Goes By
TV-PG
30
6
Role:
Jean Hardcastle / ... (67 episodes, 1992-2005)
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Geoffrey Palmer, Jenny Funnell, Moira Brooker
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
10
2
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
10
2
Role:
 Narrator 8 episodes, 1996
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Martin Sheen, Jean Stapleton, Jane Leeves, Nastassja Kinski, Marion Ross, Martin Landau
Directed By:
Carl Byker, Isaac Mizrahi
J.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien (1996)
9
2
J.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien
9
2
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Tom Shippey, Christopher Tolkien, John Tolkien, Robert Murray
Directed By:
Derek Bailey
The Hollow Crown
40
9
The Hollow Crown
40
9
Starring:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Sturridge, Geraldine Chaplin, Owen Teale, Clémence Poésy, Ben Daniels, Lambert Wilson
Directed By:
Dominic Cooke, Richard Eyre, Rupert Goold, Thea Sharrock
Festival
8
2
Festival
8
2
Starring:
Lee Grant, Diane Cilento, Cyril Cusack, Mary Ure
Court Martial
8
2
Court Martial
8
2
Starring:
Sal Mineo, Peter Graves, Diane Cilento, Dennis Hopper, Donald Sutherland, Oliver Reed, Anthony Quayle
Vicious
49
12
Vicious
49
12
Role:
 Judi Dench (uncredited) 1 episode, 2013
Starring:
Iwan Rheon, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Frances de la Tour, Marcia Warren
Directed By:
Ed Bye
BBC2 Play of the Week
8
2
BBC2 Play of the Week
8
2
Role:
Hazel Wiles / ... (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Starring:
Alan Bennett, Michael York, John Rhys-Davies, Malcolm McDowell, Jonathan Pryce, Jeremy Irons, Ian Holm
Directed By:
Billy Connolly: Erect for 30 Years (1999)
9
2
Billy Connolly: Erect for 30 Years
9
2
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Dustin Hoffman, Sean Connery, Billy Connolly
Arena
9
2
Arena
9
2
Starring:
Dawn French, Peter Edward Cook, Michael Sheen, Indira Varma, Dennis Hopper, Jeanne Moreau, Linda Hunt
Directed By:
Anthony Wall, Nigel Finch, Adam Low, Nigel Williams, David Thompson
Armchair Theatre
8
2
Armchair Theatre
8
2
Starring:
Tim Curry, Britt Ekland, Carroll Baker, Jeremy Brett, John Hurt, Ronnie Barker, Michael Caine
Directed By:
Philip Saville, Charles Jarrott, Guy Verney, Ted Kotcheff, Dennis Vance
Theatre 625
7
2
Theatre 625
7
2
Role:
Terry Stevens - Daughter / ... (7 episodes, 1964-1966)
Starring:
Jack Wild, Michael Crawford, Patrick Stewart, Richard Todd, Harold Pinter, Bob Monkhouse, Miriam Margolyes
Directed By:
Alan Cooke, Stuart Burge, Alvin Rakoff, Christopher Morahan, Bill Hays
ITV Play of the Week
7
2
ITV Play of the Week
7
2
Starring:
Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Richard Harris, Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Julie Christie, David McCallum
Directed By:
Love Story
7
2
Love Story
7
2
Starring:
Dudley Moore, John Hurt, Ian McShane, Malcolm McDowell, Lynn Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Blessed
Directed By:
Mike Newell, Dennis Vance, John Nelson-Burton, Quentin Lawrence, George More O'Ferrall
Mogul
7
2
Mogul
7
2
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Brian Blessed, Geoffrey Keen, Robert Hardy, Catherine Schell
Directed By:
Theatre Night
7
2
Theatre Night
7
2
Starring:
Tim Roth, Alan Rickman, Miranda Richardson, Emma Thompson, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Helena Bonham Carter
Directed By:
Michael Darlow, Michael Simpson, Barry Davis, Nicholas Kent, Kenneth Ives
BBC Play of the Month
7
3
BBC Play of the Month
7
3
Starring:
Vincent Price, Anthony Perkins, Lee Remick, Glenda Jackson, Rod Steiger, Timothy Dalton, Lynn Redgrave
Directed By:
Cedric Messina, Rudolph Cartier, John Gorrie, Waris Hussein, Alan Cooke
ITV Playhouse
7
2
ITV Playhouse
7
2
Starring:
Lorne Greene, Chris Langham, Richard Beckinsale, John Ratzenberger, William Simons, Ian Holm, Ian McDiarmid
A Fine Romance
9
4
A Fine Romance
9
4
Role:
Laura (26 episodes, 1981-1984)
Starring:
Richard Warwick, Susan Penhaligon, Michael Williams, Geoffrey Rose
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance, BAFTA Award for Best Actress
Jackanory
8
3
Jackanory
8
3
Starring:
Spike Milligan, Terry Jones, Elaine Stritch, Michael Palin, Ben Kingsley, Ronnie Corbett, Alexei Sayle
Directed By:
Michael Kerrigan, Philippa Langdale, Nigel Douglas, Marilyn Fox, Angela Beeching
Z Cars
7
3
Z Cars
7
3
Starring:
Anna Karina, John Rhys-Davies, Jack Wild, Malcolm McDowell, Ian McShane, Tom Conti, Brian Blessed
Directed By:
Hilda Lessways
6
3
Hilda Lessways
6
3
Role:
Hilda Lessways (6 episodes, 1959)
Starring:
Eileen Atkins, Brian Smith, Violet Carson, Miranda Connell
BBC2 Playhouse
6
3
BBC2 Playhouse
6
3
Starring:
Claudine Auger, Liam Neeson, Ian McKellen, Daniel Day-Lewis, Donald Pleasence, Jonathan Pryce, Joss Ackland
Directed By:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actress
Performance
5
3
Performance
5
3
Starring:
Emily Watson, Elizabeth McGovern, Charles Durning, Hugh Grant, Les Dawson, Pam Ferris, John Malkovich
Directed By:
Screen One
5
3
Screen One
5
3
Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Lauren Bacall, Kim Cattrall, Phyllis Logan, Timothy Busfield, Lenny Henry, Sandi Toksvig
Directed By:
Les Blair, Robert Young, Robert Bierman, Dewi Humphreys, Christopher Morahan

Judi Dench Awards

Academy Awards
Shakespeare in Love Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1999
Golden Globe Awards
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2001
Mrs Brown Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 1998
BAFTA Awards
Iris Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2002
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells Best Actress 2001
Shakespeare in Love Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1999
Mrs Brown Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1998
A Handful of Dust Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1989
A Room with a View Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1987
A Fine Romance Best Light Entertainment Performance 1985
A Fine Romance Best Actress 1982
BBC2 Playhouse Best Actress 1982
The Cherry Orchard Best Actress 1982
Talking to a Stranger Best Actress 1968
Four in the Morning Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles 1966