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List of Kristin Scott Thomas Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. I've Loved You So Long (2008)
13
2
I've Loved You So Long
PG-13
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Juliette
Director:
Philippe Claudel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Laurent Grévill, Frédéric Pierrot, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius
2. Life as a House (2001)
14
2
Life as a House
R
14
2

George, a divorcee, is diagnosed with terminal cancer the day he loses his job. He decides to take down the house passed on by his father and build a new one. Trying to reconnect, he asks his rebellious son Sam for help. His ex-wife, friends and neighbors extend their support; soon he realizes, he is not rebuilding a house, but also relationships.

As:
Cast
Role:
Robin Kimball
Director:
Irwin Winkler
Genres:
Drama
3. Tell No One (2006)
12
2
Tell No One
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hélène Perkins (as Kristin Scott-Thomas)
Director:
Guillaume Canet
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
Nathalie Baye, André Dussollier, François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze
4. Sarah's Key (2010)
13
2
Sarah's Key
PG-13
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia Jarmond
Director:
Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Michel Duchaussoy, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot
6. The Confessional (1995)
12
2
The Confessional
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Assistant to Hitchcock
Director:
Robert Lepage
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lothaire Bluteau, Patrick Goyette, Jean-Louis Millette, Ron Burrage
7. The English Patient (1996)
14
2
The English Patient
R
14
2

Towards the end of WWII, Hana, a nurse moves into a monastery to care for a severely burnt man. The man - Almásy - later narrates to Hana and couple of new arrivals – Kip and David Caravaggio - his life story which involves his work as a cartographer and his passionate but doomed affair with a married woman Katherine.

As:
Cast
Role:
Katharine Clifton
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
8. Darkest Hour (2017)
13
2
Darkest Hour
13
2

As the Second World War gets underway, Winston Churchill assumes the position of the Prime Minister of the Great Britain. The newly appointed Prime Minister faces a tough task. He has to decide between two choices – whether to accept a peace treaty dictated by German’s Adolf Hitler or enter the war and fight against the Nazis for Britain’s liberty and freedom.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clemmie
Director:
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama, War
Star Cast:
9. In the House (2012)
12
2
In the House
R
12
2

Germain is a middle-aged literature teacher who develops a bond with his student Claude. However, the student shows antisocial behavior, and finds ways to seduce his friend’s mother as well as his teacher’s wife.  He eventually even causes the teacher to get dismissed.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jeanne Germain
Director:
François Ozon
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Emmanuelle Seigner, Fabrice Luchini, Denis Ménochet, Ernst Umhauer
10. Gosford Park (2001)
11
2
Gosford Park
TV-MA
11
2

In 1932, Sir William McCordle, a wealthy aristocrat but an uncouth industrialist, hosts a weekend hunting party at his old English country house, Gosford Park, where he entertains his elite friends and relatives upstairs, while their staff works downstairs. But then, several sagas of intrigue, lies, secrets, hatred, betrayal and deceit spill out when the host, Sir William McCordle, is found murdered.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Sylvia McCordle
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Mystery
11. Nowhere Boy (2009)
11
2
Nowhere Boy
R
11
2

Nowhere Boy is a biographical drama film which revolves around mostly the early years of John Lennon’s life. Quite rebellious in his teenage years, he lived with his stern aunt, who raised him, in the absence of his mother. Later, he forms a relationship with his mother Julia, who introduces him to popular music and the banjo. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mimi
Director:
Sam Taylor-Johnson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music, Biography
Star Cast:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, David Threlfall, Josh Bolt
12. Bitter Moon (1992)
11
2
Bitter Moon
R
11
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Fiona
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Hugh Grant, Emmanuelle Seigner, Peter Coyote, Victor Banerjee
13. Mission: Impossible (1996)
11
2
Mission: Impossible
PG-13
11
2

The first installment in the Mission: Impossible film series, the movie follows Ethan Hunt and his mission to expose the mole who has framed him for the murders of many of his Impossible Missions Force (IMF) team. A commercial success, it became one of the highest-grossing films of 1996.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Thriller
14. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
11
2
Four Weddings and a Funeral
R
11
2

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?

As:
Cast
Role:
Fiona - Wedding One
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson, Hugh Grant, James Fleet, Simon Callow
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
15. Angels and Insects (1995)
11
2
Angels and Insects
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matty Crompton
Director:
Philip Haas
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Douglas Henshall, Jeremy Kemp, Patsy Kensit, Mark Rylance
16. Suite Française (2014)
11
2
Suite Française
11
2

When her husband is away at war, a lonely Frenchwoman named Lucile develops a romantic relationship with a German soldier named Lt. Bruno von Falk who is residing at her mother-in-law’s house.

As:
Cast
Role:
Madame Angellier
Director:
Saul Dibb
Genres:
War, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Matthias Schoenaerts, Margot Robbie, Michelle Williams, Eric Godon, Deborah Findlay
17. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
11
2
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
PG-13
11
2

Fisheries expert, Alfred Jones, is asked by financial adviser Harriet Chetwode-Talbot to help her in bringing salmon fishing to Yemen. The project is the brainchild of a wealthy Yemeni sheikh and receives support from British government to improve international relations. As the project goes on, numerous unexpected problems develop and Alfred and Harriet develop feelings for each other. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, Amr Waked, Catherine Steadman, Tom Mison
18. Tomb Raider (2018)
11
2
Tomb Raider
PG-13
11
2

After her father goes missing, Lara Croft earns her living as a bike courier, not willing to claim her inheritance, believing that her father is still alive. Finally forced to accept her legacy, she gains access to a secret chamber, where she finds pre-recorded message from her father, instructing her to destroy his research works.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ana Miller
Director:
Roar Uthaug
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Alicia Vikander, Derek Jacobi, Dominic West, Walton Goggins
19. Keeping Mum (2005)
11
2
Keeping Mum
R
11
2

Keeping Mum is a British black comedy film, which tells the story of a pastor who gets so preoccupied writing the perfect sermon that he becomes completely oblivious to the fact that there are problems in his own house, which includes his sexually dissatisfied wife and his promiscuous teen daughter. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gloria Goodfellow
Director:
Niall Johnson
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
20. A Handful of Dust (1988)
11
2
A Handful of Dust
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brenda Last
Director:
Charles Sturridge
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Alec Guinness, Stephen Fry, James Wilby, Richard Beale
21. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
11
2
The Other Boleyn Girl
PG-13
11
2

The film revolves around the Boleyn sisters, Mary and Anne, who vie for the affection of King Henry VIII. On the behest of their power-hungry family, shy Mary and impetuous Anne try to win the King over. But when he chooses Mary as his mistress, Anne manipulates her way to take Mary’s place and then becomes the second wife of Henry VIII.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Justin Chadwick
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama, Romance
22. Easy Virtue (2008)
11
2
Easy Virtue
PG-13
11
2

This comedy drama film tells the story of a young Englishman who gets married to an American widow. When he brings his wife home to meet his family, they feel shocked and are unable to accept her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Veronica Whittaker
Director:
Stephan Elliott
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jessica Biel, Charlotte Riley, Colin Firth, Ben Barnes, Kimberley Nixon
23. The Party (2017)
10
2
The Party
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Janet
Director:
Sally Potter
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Cillian Murphy, Bruno Ganz, Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson
24. The Horse Whisperer (1998)
12
2
The Horse Whisperer
PG-13
12
2

The Horse Whisperer is a Western drama film, which tells the story of a young girl Grace, who gets traumatized severely, after she faces a terrible accident while riding her horse. Annie, her mother, therefore decides to take the help of a unique horse trainer named Tom. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Annie MacLean
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western
25. The Valet (2006)
10
2
The Valet
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Christine
Director:
Francis Veber
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Auteuil, Richard Berry, Virginie Ledoyen, Gad Elmaleh
26. The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (2008)
10
2
The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Ferguson
Director:
Jérôme Salle
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Karel Roden, Mélanie Thierry, Gilbert Melki
27. Love Crime (2010)
10
2
Love Crime
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Christine Rivière
Director:
Alain Corneau
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Patrick Mille, Gérald Laroche, Ludivine Sagnier, Guillaume Marquet
28. Man to Man (2005)
10
2
Man to Man
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elena Van Den Ende
Director:
Régis Wargnier
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Fiennes, Iain Glen, Hugh Bonneville, Lomama Boseki
29. My Old Lady (2014)
10
2
My Old Lady
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Israel Horovitz
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Michel Burstin, Elie Wajeman
30. Military Wives (2020)
10
2
Military Wives
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Musical
31. Leaving (2009)
10
2
Leaving
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Suzanne
Director:
Catherine Corsini
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Yvan Attal, Aladin Reibel, Sergi López, Bernard Blancan
32. Code 46 (2003)
10
2
Code 46
R
10
2

This science fiction romantic thriller film takes us to a dystopian future where William Gold, an insurance fraud investigator is hired to investigate a forgery in Shanghai. He starts falling for Maria Gonzalez, the woman who is in charge of the forgeries. Therefore, he names a coworker as the culprit and returns home. Sometime later, he is sent again to investigate, when one of Maria’s customers is found dead.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Archie Panjabi, Essie Davis, Tim Robbins, Togo Igawa, Samantha Morton, Nabil Elouahabi
33. The Invisible Woman (2013)
10
2
The Invisible Woman
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
History, Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Felicity Jones, Ralph Fiennes, John Kavanagh, Tom Burke, Tom Attwood
35. Before the Winter Chill (2013)
10
2
Before the Winter Chill
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucie
Director:
Philippe Claudel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Auteuil, Richard Berry, Leïla Bekhti, Vicky Krieps
36. The Revengers' Comedies (1998)
10
2
The Revengers' Comedies
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Imogen Staxton-Billing
Director:
Malcolm Mowbray
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Coogan, Sam Neill, Martin Clunes, Rupert Graves
37. The Golden Compass (2007)
9
2
The Golden Compass
PG-13
9
2

In a parallel universe where the ruling power detests free thinkers, an unknown group is kidnapping children. An orphan joins a bunch of sailors, on their way to the far North, to look for the missing children. This fantasy adventure is based on the 1995 book Northern Lights.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Weitz
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
38. Rebecca (2020)
10
2
Rebecca
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Danvers
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
40. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
9
2
Confessions of a Shopaholic
PG
9
2

Rebecca Bloomwood, a New York City journalist, has run considerable debt with her shopping addiction. Though, she aspires to work for fashion magazine ‘Alette', she lands a job with financial magazine ‘Successful Saving'. She falls for her boss, Luke Brandon, and finds success writing under name ‘The girl in green scarf.’ But can she conquer her addiction to save her career and love-life?

As:
Cast
Director:
P.J. Hogan
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Family
42. Only God Forgives (2013)
9
2
Only God Forgives
R
9
2

Julian, a tough and reticent drug dealer, operates a boxing club in Thailand as his front business. When his partner and more violent brother Billy gets murdered, their widowed mother demands a revenge. His quest leads him to Lieutenant Chang, a Thai-Chinese detective known as the Angel of Death.

As:
Cast
Role:
Crystal
Director:
Nicolas Winding Refn
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ryan Gosling, Vithaya Pansringarm, Gordon Brown, Yayaying Rhatha Phongam
43. Bel Ami (2012)
8
2
Bel Ami
R
8
2

A young man travels to Paris and manipulates some of the most wealthiest and influential women to rise to power.

As:
Cast
Role:
Virginie Rousset
Director:
Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod
Genres:
Romance, Drama, History
Star Cast:
44. Seuls Two (2008)
8
2
Seuls Two
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
L'antiquaire
Director:
Eric Judor, Ramzy Bedia
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Élodie Bouchez, Eric Judor, Ramzy Bedia, Hafid F. Benamar
45. Adventures of Arsene Lupin (2004)
8
3
Adventures of Arsene Lupin
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Joséphine - Comtesse de Cagliostro
Director:
Jean-Paul Salomé
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Eva Green, Pascal Greggory, Robin Renucci, Romain Duris
46. La femme du Vème (2011)
8
2
La femme du Vème
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margit
Director:
Pawel Pawlikowski
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Joanna Kulig, Samir Guesmi, Delphine Chuillot
48. Under the Cherry Moon (1986)
8
2
Under the Cherry Moon
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Sharon
Director:
Prince, Michael Ballhaus
Genres:
Music, Drama, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Steven Berkoff, Prince, Jerome Benton, Emmanuelle Sallet
49. Play (2001)
12
2
Play
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
First Woman
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Short, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson, Ray Donn
50. An Unforgettable Summer (1994)
13
2
An Unforgettable Summer
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marie-Thérèse Von Debretsy
Director:
Lucian Pintilie
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Claudiu Bleont, Olga Tudorache, George Constantin, Ion Pavlescu
51. The Bachelor (1990)
11
2
The Bachelor
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sabine
Director:
Roberto Faenza
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Max von Sydow, Miranda Richardson, Keith Carradine, Sarah-Jane Fenton
52. Plaisir d'offrir (1995)
10
2
Plaisir d'offrir
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
François Morel, Marc-Henri Dufresne
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
François Morel, Janine Souchon
53. Les Milles (1995)
10
2
Les Milles
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary-Jane Cooper
Director:
Sébastien Grall
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Philippe Noiret, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Rüdiger Vogler, Ticky Holgado
54. La méridienne (1988)
10
2
La méridienne
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marie
Director:
Jean-François Amiguet
Star Cast:
Jérôme Anger, Sylvie Orcier, Patrice Kerbrat, Alice de Poncheville
55. Charly (1985)
10
2
Charly
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Florence Strauss
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Jacques Penot, Régis Bègue, Pascal Elso
56. Force majeure (1989)
10
2
Force majeure
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Katia
Director:
Pierre Jolivet
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Bates, Sabine Haudepin, Patrick Bruel, François Cluzet
57. Looking for Hortense (2012)
10
2
Looking for Hortense
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Iva Delusi
Director:
Pascal Bonitzer
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Claude Rich, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Isabelle Carré, Marin Orcand Tourrès
58. Autobus (1991)
10
2
Autobus
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
L'Institutrice
Director:
Eric Rochant
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marc Berman, Yvan Attal, Amelle Iazouguen
59. Agent trouble (1987)
10
2
Agent trouble
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jean-Pierre Mocky
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Catherine Deneuve, Dominique Lavanant, Richard Bohringer, Tom Novembre
60. Souvenir (1996)
9
2
Souvenir
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann
Director:
Michael H. Shamberg
Star Cast:
Hugues Quester, D. Stanton Miranda, Manon Blanc, Melvil Poupaud
61. Bille en tête (1989)
9
2
Bille en tête
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clara
Director:
Carlo Cotti
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Danielle Darrieux, Michel Albertini, Thomas Langmann, Patrick Raynal
62. En mai, fais ce qu'il te plaît (1995)
9
2
En mai, fais ce qu'il te plaît
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Pierre Grange
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Challier, Valérie Gabriel, Tonio Descanvelle, Salah Teskouk
63. Small Cuts (2003)
9
2
Small Cuts
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Béatrice
Director:
Pascal Bonitzer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Yanne, Daniel Auteuil, Pascale Bussières, Ludivine Sagnier
64. Le bal du gouverneur (1990)
9
2
Le bal du gouverneur
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marie Forestier
Director:
Marie-France Pisier
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Didier Flamand, Laurent Grévill, Jacques Sereys, Vanessa Wagner
65. Valentino! I Love You (1991)
9
2
Valentino! I Love You
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin Cognito, Jean-Paul Husson
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Pierre-Loup Rajot, Tom Novembre
66. In Your Hands (2010)
8
2
In Your Hands
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Cooper
Director:
Lola Doillon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Pio Marmaï, Marie-Sohna Condé, Marie-Christine Orry
67. The Pompatus of Love (1995)
8
2
The Pompatus of Love
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Schenkman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Mia Sara, Paige Turco, Adrian Pasdar, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Arabella Field
68. Amour & confusions (1997)
7
1
Amour & confusions
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Patrick Braoudé
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Darmon, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Patrick Braoudé

TV Movie(s)

69. The Tenth Man (1988)
11
2
The Tenth Man
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Therese Mangeot
Director:
Jack Gold
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Derek Jacobi, Cyril Cusack, Brenda Bruce
70. The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (1990)
10
2
The Secret Life of Ian Fleming
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leda St Gabriel
Director:
Ferdinand Fairfax
Genres:
War, Biography, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jason Connery, Joss Ackland, David Warner, Patricia Hodge
71. Sentimental Journey (1987)
9
2
Sentimental Journey
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bettina
Director:
Peter Patzak
Star Cast:
Jean-Pierre Cassel, Kurt Weinzierl, Otto Sander, Georg Marischka
72. Framed (1990)
8
2
Framed
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Dean Parisot
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Michael Lerner, Todd Graff, Abdul Salaam El Razzac
73. Weep No More, My Lady (1992)
7
1
Weep No More, My Lady
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Elisabeth
Director:
Michel Andrieu
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Daniel J. Travanti, Francesca Annis, Pascal Ternisien

TV Shows and Videos

Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret (1967)
Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jean Richard, Annick Tanguy, François Cadet, Jean-François Devaux
The Endless Game (1989)
The Endless Game
PG-13
As:
Cast
Role:
Caroline (2 episodes, 1989)
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Ian Holm, George Segal, Monica Guerritore

Kristin Scott Thomas Awards

BAFTA Awards
Four Weddings and a Funeral Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1995