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List of Kate Winslet Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
88
10
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
R
88
10

The winner of the Academy award for best original screenplay, this science fiction romantic drama depicts the story of a couple–Joel and Clementine–who break up and resort to medical procedures to wipe out their own memories of each other. However, during the procedure Joel realises that he wants to save those memories.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clementine Kruczynski
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
2. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
41
6
Sense and Sensibility
PG
41
6

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Marianne Dashwood
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Hugh Laurie, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
3. The Holiday (2006)
57
8
The Holiday
PG-13
57
8

Iris, a society columnist in London, and Amanda, a movie trailer producer in Los Angeles, swap homes for two weeks to get away from their miserable personal lives. Amanda falls in love with Iris' widower brother Graham while living in her Surrey cottage; meanwhile Iris gains emotional support from legendary screenwriter Arthur and finds love with composer Miles.

As:
Cast
Role:
Iris
Director:
Nancy Meyers
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
4. The Reader (2008)
80
12
The Reader
R
80
12

In the 1950s Germany, a young Michael Berg has a passionate affair with a much older woman, Hanna Schmitz. The affair ends abruptly but years later, the two meet again. This time Michael is a law student while Hannah is defending herself for her activities as concentration camp guard. While attending the trials, he realises that she is holding back a secret that can help her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hanna Schmitz
Director:
Stephen Daldry
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain, David Kross, Susanne Lothar
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actress
5. Titanic (1997)
144
24
Titanic
PG-13
144
24

James Cameron's epic retelling of the Titanic disaster is from the point-of-view of 100-year-old fictional character Rose, a passenger of the sunken ship along with her widowed mother and snob fiancé. She explains the back-story of the now-recovered erotic picture of her, sketched by her lover, wandering orphaned artist Jack, whom she had met on the ill-fated ship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rose Dewitt Bukater
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
6. A Little Chaos (2014)
44
8
A Little Chaos
R
44
8

King Louis XIV of France assigns landscape architect André Le Nôtre to design a garden for his Versailles Palace. Overwhelmed by his workload, Le Nôtre hires a woman Sabine to assist him with the project. However, they soon fall for each other and get romantically involved.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Matthias Schoenaerts, Stanley Tucci, Alan Rickman, Thomas Allam, Hope Hancock, Isabella Steinbarth, Hal Hewetson
8. The Dressmaker (2015)
41
9
The Dressmaker
R
41
9

The Dressmaker is an Australian comedy-drama film, which revolves around a woman Myrtle, who was accused of murder when she was a child.  Years later, she returns to her small town in rural Australia, to seek revenge on the people who did her wrong. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Tilly Dunnage
Director:
Jocelyn Moorhouse
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Judy Davis, Julia Blake
9. Finding Neverland (2004)
23
6
Finding Neverland
PG
23
6

It is a magical account of writer J.M. Barrie and the events of his life leading to his most famous work ‘Peter Pan’. Barrie forms a close platonic friendship with the recently widowed Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and becomes close to her four sons Peter, George, Jack, and Michael. They become his inspiration for ‘Peter Pan’. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sylvia Llewelyn Davies
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Biography, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
10. Little Children (2006)
41
13
Little Children
R
41
13

Sarah Pierce, a disillusioned stay-at-home mother,meets law student Brad Adamson, while taking their children to park. The two begin a relationship because of their respective unhappy marriages and lives which only leads to further complications. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Pierce
Director:
Todd Field
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley, Noah Emmerich
11. The Life of David Gale (2003)
11
4
The Life of David Gale
R
11
4

David Gale, an anti-capital punishment advocate, is charged with the brutal rape and murder of his fellow activist. Few days before his execution, he agrees to give an exclusive interview to an investigative reporter, Elizabeth Bloom, on certain terms. Meanwhile, she also receives evidence that might prove Gale’s innocence. Bloom needs to figure out the truth before it is too late.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bitsey Bloom
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kevin Spacey, Laura Linney, Melissa McCarthy, Alan Parker, Cleo King, Constance Jones
12. Quills (2000)
15
5
Quills
R
15
5

The period drama fictionalizes the last years of 18th century’s infamous French writer Marquis de Sade who was imprisoned at Charenton Insane Asylum for titillating writing. Banished from writing, he takes help of laundress Madeline who smuggles his stories to printer. As his sexually explicit books continue getting published, a severely conformist doctor, known for tormenting punishments, is appointed to treat Marquis. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Madeleine
Director:
Philip Kaufman
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Stephen Moyer, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine, Geoffrey Rush, Billie Whitelaw
13. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
20
8
Heavenly Creatures
R
20
8

Quiet and brooding Pauline Parker forms a bond with bright and outspoken Juliet Hulme when her wealthy family relocates to Christchurch. They spend a lot of time together painting, writing stories etc, eventually creating a fantasy kingdom.  Trouble starts when worried by their intense friendship their families try to separate them.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Juliet Hulme
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Biography
Star Cast:
Melanie Lynskey, Peter Jackson, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent
14. Steve Jobs (2015)
12
5
Steve Jobs
R
12
5

This biographical film about Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs provides a behind-the-scene look at his life, starting with the launch of the first Macintosh in 1984. He struggles with accepting his daughter from his ex-girlfriend and is forced out of Apple, following which he launches NeXT Computer in 1988 and returns to Apple in 1998 to unveil the iMac.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joanna Hoffman
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
15. Labor Day (2013)
33
13
Labor Day
PG-13
33
13

A depressed single mother and her son offer a ride to a wounded and fearsome man. However, they eventually come to know that he is an escaped convict, and think of ways to escape from him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Adele
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Josh Brolin, Tobey Maguire, Gattlin Griffith, Tom Lipinski
16. Revolutionary Road (2008)
39
15
Revolutionary Road
R
39
15

Frank and April Wheeler appear completely happy and in love but Frank hates his job and April is frustrated with her failing ambition. They decide to move to Paris but April’s pregnancy and their affairs make things complicated. Ultimately, April dies while trying to perform a self-vaccum aspiration abortion and Frank is left a shell of a man.  

As:
Cast
Role:
April Wheeler
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
17. 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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Young Iris Murdoch
Director:
Richard Eyre
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent, Eleanor Bron
18. Jude (1996)
8
3
Jude
R
8
3

Jude wishes to go to university, but instead, he finds himself trapped in a loveless marriage with a farmer’s daughter, and is forced to work as a stonemason. However, when he is left by his wife, he sees this as an opportunity to improve his life. He moves to the city, and begins an affair with Sue, his liberal cousin who is married.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sue Bridehead
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
David Tennant, Christopher Eccleston, Liam Cunningham, Rachel Griffiths, June Whitfield
19. Contagion (2011)
15
7
Contagion
PG-13
15
7

When Beth Emhoff and her son Clark die because of unknown causes, it is just the beginning of deadly infection. It soon spreads and turns into a pandemic. As people panic, medical researchers and public health officials around the world continuously try to determine the cause of the disease and its cure.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
20. Collateral Beauty (2016)
10
4
Collateral Beauty
PG-13
10
4

A successful executive retreats from life after his daughter’s death and writes letters to Love, Time and Death as if to find answer to his grief. His business partners use these letters to prove that he is unfit run the company, making him realize his folly and once that is done, it does not take him long to realize that even loss has a collateral beauty.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Claire
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Romance, Drama
21. Divergent (2014)
18
10
Divergent
PG-13
18
10

In a futuristic society where each adult must choose one of five factions for life, Tris Prior trains to join Dauntless, the faction of the brave, hiding that she is a Divergent who will not fit into any group. However, after uncovering a plot to kill all Divergents, she must use her divergence to save the world.

As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Burger
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
23. Ammonite (2020)
6
3
Ammonite
R
6
3

Mary Anning is an acclaimed fossil hunter whose is forced by circumstances to care for the wife of a rich visitor. They soon develop an intense bond that might change their lives forever.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Anning
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance
24. Enigma (2001)
6
3
Enigma
R
6
3

Enigma is a war thriller romance film which takes us to the time of the Second World War. The British authorities enlist the help of Tom Jericho, a young genius, to help them break an important code of the Nazis. Meanwhile, he needs to solve another mystery behind a woman whom he is in love with.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Hester Wallace
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, War, Drama, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Corin Redgrave, Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam
25. Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
10
5
Romance & Cigarettes
R
10
5

Romance & Cigarettes is a musical romantic drama film which revolves around Nick Murder, a husband who finds himself drawn to another woman. Eventually, he is forced to make a choice between his wife and his mistress.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Tula
Director:
John Turturro
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
26. Triple 9 (2016)
7
4
Triple 9
R
7
4

The story focuses on a bunch of criminals and two corrupt corps working for a convicted Jewish-Russian mafia boss.  They have just completed a successful bank robbery and as told by their boss’s wife have retrieved a safe deposit box containing information that can overturn the conviction of their boss. However, the wife is not happy. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Hillcoat
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
27. Insurgent (2015)
11
7
Insurgent
PG-13
11
7

The second installment in The Divergent Series, the movie finds Tris Prior, Four, the rest of the Divergents, and the Factionless going to war against Jeanine Matthews and the Dauntless faction. Eventually captured, Tris unlocks a box to reveal that the faction system was an experiment and that the world is waiting outside the walled city. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jeanine
Director:
Robert Schwentke
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller, Adventure
28. Wonder Wheel (2017)
6
4
Wonder Wheel
PG-13
6
4

Set in the 1950s, on Coney Island, Wonder Wheel revolves around four people whose lives entwine in the Coney Island amusement park. Mickey, a lifegurad who aspires to be a playwright; Ginny, a former actress who earns her living by working as a waitress; Humpty, Ginny's not so sophisticated husband; and Carolina, Humpty's long alienated daughter who is hiding in her father's apartment to save herself from gangsters.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ginny
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Max Casella, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple
29. Holy Smoke (1999)
9
7
Holy Smoke
R
9
7

During a trip to India, Ruth Barron finds solace in the teachings of a guru who goes by the name Baba. She decides to stay in India, but her parents try their best to convince her to return home. She is eventually brought back to Australia, and her parents schedule a meeting for her with PJ Waters, an American counselor who helps people deprogram from religious cults. But PJ soon finds himself attracted to Ruth.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth
Director:
Jane Campion
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Pam Grier, Harvey Keitel, Julie Hamilton, Sophie Lee
30. All the King's Men (2006)
6
4
All the King's Men
PG-13
6
4

Based on an award-winning novel of the same name, this political drama film revolves around the life of Willie Stark, an idealistic lawyer, who becomes the governor of Louisiana. However, as he rises to power, he also finds himself involved with corruption.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Stanton
Director:
Steven Zaillian
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
31. Carnage (2011)
12
8
Carnage
R
12
8

After 11-year-old Zachary has a fight with his classmate Ethan, his parents, Alan and Nancy Cowan, decide to meet and sort out the matter with Ethan's parents, Michael and Penelope Longstreet. However, the cordial meeting soon turns into a mudslinging fest as the parents begin to throw hurtful comments about each other's behavior and competency as parents.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Cowan
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Christoph Waltz, Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Elvis Polanski
32. Hideous Kinky (1998)
10
9
Hideous Kinky
R
10
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Saïd Taghmaoui, Bella Riza, Carrie Mullan, Pierre Clémenti
33. A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
4
4
A Kid in King Arthur's Court
PG
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Princess Sarah
Director:
Michael Gottlieb
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Daniel Craig, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Art Malik, Paloma Baeza
35. The Mountain Between Us (2017)
41
7
The Mountain Between Us
41
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Martin
Director:
Hany Abu-Assad
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Romance, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dermot Mulroney, Idris Elba, Beau Bridges, Lucia Walters
36. Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992)
6
3
Anglo Saxon Attitudes
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Diarmuid Lawrence
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Richard Johnson, Douglas Hodge, Elizabeth Spriggs, Dorothy Tutin
37. Plunge: The Movie (2003)
5
3
Plunge: The Movie
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Clare
Director:
Max Newsom
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, Charles Haydn, Alan McKenna, Tom Lovegrove
38. Buttons (2016)
0
0
Buttons
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Janis
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Alivia Clark, Ioan Gruffudd, Katie McGrath, Jonathan Rayson

Narrator/Dubbing

Le renard et l'enfant (2007)
13
6
Le renard et l'enfant
G
13
6
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Luc Jacquet
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Bertille Noël-Bruneau, Isabelle Carré, Thomas Laliberté, Camille Lambert
Black Beauty (2020)
11
6
Black Beauty
TV-PG
11
6

A wild horse named Black Beauty that was born in the American West is brought to Birtwick Stables. Black Beauty meets a vibrant teenager Jo Green. Jo and Beauty develop a bond that takes them through different adventures, chapters and challenges.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Black Beauty (voice)
Genres:
Drama, Family

Animation Movies

War Game (2002)
7
3
War Game
7
3
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Mum / Annie (voice)
Director:
Dave Unwin
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Iain Jones, Adam Godley, Tom Wesel, Colin McFarlane
Meari to majo no hana (2017)
9
4
Meari to majo no hana
9
4
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Madam Mumblechook (voice)
Director:
Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Genres:
Adventure, Animation
Star Cast:
Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami, Fumiyo Kohinata
Flushed Away (2006)
27
14
Flushed Away
PG
27
14

The life of Roddy, a rat, is just perfect with luxuries all around him. So, when another rat Sid sends him into the sewers of London, it is too much for him to handle. As he struggles to get back to his comfortable life, he meets a scavenger rat Rita. Rita is pursued by Toad who is after her for a gem and also wants to wipe out all rats from the sewer.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Rita (voice)
Director:
David Bowers, Sam Fell
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Daisy Chain (2016)
6
3
Daisy Chain
6
3
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Buttercup Bree (voice)
Director:
Galvin Scott Davis
Genres:
Short, Animation
Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
4
4
Christmas Carol: The Movie
PG
4
4
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Belle (voice)
Director:
Jimmy T. Murakami
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Rhys Ifans, Simon Callow, Jane Horrocks, Michael Gambon
Faeries (1999)
4
4
Faeries
G
4
4
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Brigid (voice)
Director:
Gary Hurst
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, Dougray Scott, Michael Burrell, Charlotte Coleman

TV Shows

Mildred Pierce
11
3
Mildred Pierce
TV-MA
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mildred Pierce
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Evan Rachel Wood, Mare Winningham, Guy Pearce, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo, James Le Gros
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Shrinks
7
2
Shrinks
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Gregg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pauline Black, Yvonne Bryceland, Diane Bull, Elizabeth Garvie
Dark Season
6
3
Dark Season
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Reet
Director:
Colin Cant
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Victoria Lambert, Ben Chandler, Brigit Forsyth, Grant Parsons
Get Back
5
3
Get Back
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Eleanor Sweet
Director:
Terry Kinane, Graeme Harper
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Winstone, Carol Harrison, Larry Lamb, Michelle Cattini

Special appearance/Cameo

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
10
5
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R
10
5

On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed. 

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Kate Winslet (uncredited)
Director:
Robert B. Weide
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography

Kate Winslet Awards

Academy Awards
The Reader Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2009
Golden Globe Awards
Steve Jobs Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2016
Mildred Pierce Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2012
Revolutionary Road Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2009
The Reader Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2009
Primetime Emmy Awards
Mildred Pierce Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie 2011
BAFTA Awards
Steve Jobs Best Supporting Actress 2016
The Reader Best Leading Actress 2009
Sense and Sensibility Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1996
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Album For Children 2000