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List of Lena Headey Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Remains of the Day (1993)
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2
The Remains of the Day
PG
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2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Ivory
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
2. 300 (2006)
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2
300
R
13
2

A retelling of actual events during the Persian War, 300 is based on a graphic novel of the same name. It tells the tale of invading Persian forces under King Xerxes—who are trying to conquer Greece—and their face-off against the Spartan King and 300 of his loyal followers.

As:
Cast
Role:
Queen Gorgo
Director:
Zack Snyder
Genres:
Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan
3. Aberdeen (2000)
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2
Aberdeen
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kaisa
Director:
Hans Petter Moland
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charlotte Rampling, Stellan Skarsgård, Louise Goodall, Jean Anderson
4. Dredd (2012)
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2
Dredd
R
12
2

This 3D science-fiction action film is set in a crime-ridden futuristic metropolis, Mega City One, where Judge Dredd, a dreaded police-officer with instant field judiciary powers, has sworn to rid the city of crime. Along with Judge Anderson, a trainee assistant with psychic abilities, he takes on the drug-lord Ma-Ma, who runs the racket of the reality-altering drug Slo-Mo.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Pete Travis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Karl Urban, Wood Harris, Jason Cope, Rachel Wood
5. Onegin (1999)
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2
Onegin
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Olga
Director:
Martha Fiennes
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Liv Tyler, Ralph Fiennes, Martin Donovan, Toby Stephens
6. Mrs Dalloway (1997)
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2
Mrs Dalloway
PG-13
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2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marleen Gorris
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Badel, Michael Kitchen, Alan Cox
7. Imagine Me & You (2005)
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2
Imagine Me & You
R
13
2

During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels drawn to her instantly. She eventually questions her own sexual orientation after learning that Luce is a lesbian. Although her relationship with Heck is quite happy and stable, she must now make a life-changing decision.

As:
Cast
Role:
Luce
Director:
Ol Parker
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Piper Perabo, Celia Imrie, Anthony Head, Matthew Goode
8. Face (1997)
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2
Face
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Antonia Bird
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ray Winstone, Robert Carlyle, Gerry Conlon, Steve Sweeney
10. Ripley's Game (2002)
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2
Ripley's Game
R
10
2

Ripley’s Game is a crime thriller film which tells the story of a dying man, who is persuaded to commit the assassination of a European crime boss.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Liliana Cavani
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Malkovich, Ray Winstone, Hanns Zischler, Uwe Mansshardt, Paolo Paoloni
11. Possession (2002)
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2
Possession
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Blanche Glover
Director:
Neil LaBute
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Aaron Eckhart, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle
12. The Parole Officer (2001)
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2
The Parole Officer
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Duigan
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Coogan, Omar Sharif, Simon Pegg, Om Puri, Emma Gilmour, Susan Jane Tanner
13. The Man with Rain in His Shoes (1998)
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2
The Man with Rain in His Shoes
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sylvia Weld
Director:
Maria Ripoll
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Douglas Henshall, Elizabeth McGovern, Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Mark Strong, Gustavo Salmerón
14. The Red Baron (2008)
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The Red Baron
PG-13
12
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Nikolai Müllerschön
Genres:
Adventure, War, Drama, Romance, Biography, Action
Star Cast:
Joseph Fiennes, Til Schweiger, Tomás Koutník, Tomás Ibl
15. 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
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2
300: Rise of an Empire
R
11
2

The sequel to 300 (2007) is the story of the Themistokles who seeks to unite all of Greece to stand a chance against the Persian invasion under God-King Xerxes. He eventually defeats Artemisia, the leader of Xerxes’ army and is joined by a united Greek army including Queen Gorgo of Sparta. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Queen Gorgo
Director:
Noam Murro
Genres:
Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Callan Mulvey, Hans Matheson
18. The Jungle Book (1994)
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3
The Jungle Book
PG
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kitty
Director:
Stephen Sommers
Genres:
Romance, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, John Cleese, Cary Elwes, Jason Scott Lee
19. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
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2
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
PG-13
9
2

Teenager Jocelyn Fray discovers that she is a Shadowhunter, half-human, half-angel demon slayer after her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped. With the help of Jace and other Shadowhunters, they must rescue Jocelyn and stop the evil Valentine Morgenstern from getting his hands on the Mortal Cup, one of the three Mortal Instruments. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Harald Zwart
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Horror, Mystery, Action
21. Thumper (2017)
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2
Thumper
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen
Director:
Jordan Ross
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Eliza Taylor, Pablo Schreiber, Ben Feldman, Daniel Webber
22. The Brothers Grimm (2005)
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The Brothers Grimm
PG-13
10
3

Set in the 19th century French-occupied Germany, it is a story of two travelling con-artists, Will and Jacob Grimm, who earn by pretending to drive away witches and evil forces. Then they encounter creatures of a haunted forest and a real magical curse which made young girls disappear mysteriously. Their courage is put to test as they fight an evil sorceress. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
23. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
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2
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
PG-13
10
2

Elizabeth Bennet, who excels in martial arts, and Mr Darcy, a prolific zombie killer, team up to protect themselves and the countryside from a growing population of zombies. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Burr Steers
Genres:
Romance, Action, Horror
Star Cast:
Lily James, Jack Huston, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Ellie Bamber, Millie Brady
24. St. Trinian's (2007)
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2
St. Trinian's
PG-13
9
2

St Trinian’s is a comedy film which takes us to the most notorious school in England, which might be shut down soon as they are bankrupt and the headmistress is unable to pay the bills. In order to save their school, a group of troublesome girls team up with few geniuses in order to stage a robbery.

As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Lucy Punch, Stephen Fry, Russell Brand, Talulah Riley, Rupert Everett, Jodie Whittaker
25. The Purge (2013)
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2
The Purge
TV-14
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2

The dystopian horror movie follows the Sandin family as they try to survive a night of the ‘Purge’. The 'Purge' refers to a night when all crime is legal for 12 hours in the USA and all emergency services are unavailable. Brutal violence follows as USA descends into absolute anarchy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Sandin
Director:
James DeMonaco
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Adelaide Kane, Ethan Hawke, Rhys Wakefield, Max Burkholder
27. The Broken (2008)
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2
The Broken
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gina McVey
Director:
Sean Ellis
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Melvil Poupaud, Ulrich Thomsen, Michelle Duncan, Asier Newman
28. Tell Tale (2009)
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2
Tell Tale
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Clemson
Director:
Michael Cuesta
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Michael K. Williams, Michael Kenneth Williams, Brian Cox, Josh Lucas, Jamie Harrold
29. The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
8
2
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Monica
Director:
Jonathan Newman
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Michael Sheen, Sam Neill, Ioan Gruffudd, Aneurin Barnard
30. Laid to Rest (2009)
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2
Laid to Rest
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cindy
Director:
Robert Hall
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jana Kramer, Richard Lynch, Kevin Gage, Sean Whalen
31. The Cave (2005)
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2
The Cave
PG-13
8
2

Scientists Dr. Nicolai and Dr. Kathryn, with Jack’s expert team of underwater cave-divers, embark on an expedition to investigate the enormous interconnected network of undiscovered caverns deep inside the Romanian Carpathian Mountains. As they search for unspoiled eco-system, a rock-fall traps them in. Deep underground, suddenly they encounter a hostile monstrous creature that infects the trapped team…..which has no way to escape. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Kathryn Jennings
Director:
Bruce Hunt
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Horror, Action
Star Cast:
Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut, Eddie Cibrian, Cole Hauser
33. Round About Five (2005)
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2
Round About Five
TV-G
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Girlfriend
Director:
Charles Guard, Thomas Guard
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Freeman, Jodhi May
34. The Devil's Wedding (2009)
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2
The Devil's Wedding
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
The Devil's Bride
Director:
Dan Cadan
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Jamie Foreman, Stephen Graham, Pip Carter
35. No Verbal Response (2003)
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2
No Verbal Response
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Megan
Director:
Helena Smith
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Hazel Douglas, Michael Luxton, Larissa Murray, Sam Bond
36. Van Gogh's Ear (1997)
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2
Van Gogh's Ear
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Iain B. MacDonald
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Roger Lloyd Pack, Jack Chissick
37. Vacancy (2006)
10
2
Vacancy
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pam Bishop
Director:
Yunsun Chae
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Moti Margolin, Susan Slatin
38. Inside-Out (1999)
10
2
Inside-Out
TV-G
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Window-dresser
Director:
Charles Guard, Thomas Guard
Genres:
Short, Romance
Star Cast:
Simon McBurney
39. Century (1993)
10
2
Century
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Poliakoff
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Miranda Richardson, Robert Stephens, Charles Dance, Joan Hickson
40. Whore (2008)
9
2
Whore
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Dekker
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Megan Fox, Thomas Dekker, Ron Jeremy, Rumer Willis, Anthony Fitzgerald
41. Ropewalk (2000)
9
2
Ropewalk
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Matt Brown
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Facinelli, Fred Ward, Jayce Bartok
42. Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)
8
2
Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cleo Coal
Director:
John-Paul Davidson
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Comedy, Romance, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
John Mills, Alan Bates, Theresa Russell, Sting

TV Movie(s)

44. MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994)
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2
MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Correll
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Beatie Edney, Peter Egan, Richard Dean Anderson, Alun Armstrong
45. Fair Game (1994)
12
2
Fair Game
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Dossor
Star Cast:
Simone Bendix, Massimo Bellinzoni, Marston Bloom, Eamon Boland
46. Loved Up (1995)
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2
Loved Up
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Peter Cattaneo
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jason Isaacs, Ian Hart, Linda Bassett, Milly Gregory
47. Ultra (2006)
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2
Ultra
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Penny / Ultra
Director:
Helen Shaver
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Peter Dinklage, Richard Coyle, Majandra Delfino, Claudio Chiodo
48. Devil's Advocate (1995)
10
2
Devil's Advocate
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clare Rigby
Director:
Adrian Shergold
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Alice Krige, David Morrissey, Yolanda Vazquez, Peter Wight

Animation(s)

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
PG-13
Plot:

This animated action adventure film tells the story of an elite force of soldiers who need to protect the magical kingdom of Lucis, against invaders from Niflheim Empire. Their enemy’s plan is to steal the sacred crystal which is the source of the kingdom’s magic and power.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lunafreya Nox Fleuret (voice)
Director:
Takeshi Nozue
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

How We Used to Live (1968)
How We Used to Live
As:
Cast
Genres:
History
Star Cast:
Joanne Whalley, Redvers Kyle, Diana Davies, James Tomlinson
ill Ray: the King (2017)
ill Ray: the King
As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Cadan
Genres:
Short, Musical
Star Cast:
Michael Socha
Band of Gold (1995)
Band of Gold
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tony Doyle, Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Samantha Morton
Spender (1991)
Spender
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Jimmy Nail, Sammy Johnson, Berwick Kaler, Denise Welch
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Connor (31 episodes, 2008-2009)
Director:
Charles Beeson, Jeffrey G. Hunt, David Nutter, J. Miller Tobin, Bryan Spicer
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Brian Austin Green, Summer Glau, Bailee Madison, Thomas Dekker, Richard T. Jones
Risen (2009)
Risen
M
As:
Cast
Role:
Patty / Cathy / Jasmin / Lily (voice)
Director:
Andrew S. Walsh
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Andy Serkis, John Rhys-Davies, Gus Gallagher, Christopher Godwin
Ballykissangel (1996)
Ballykissangel
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Lydon, Richard Standeven, Simon Massey, Simon Meyers, Dermot Boyd
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Colin Farrell, Niall Toibin, Frankie McCafferty, Joe Savino, Deirdre Donnelly
Kavanagh QC (1995)
Kavanagh QC
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Beeson, Jack Gold, Colin Gregg, Tristram Powell, Andrew Grieve
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Phyllis Logan, Ewan McGregor, Hugh Dancy, Andy Serkis, John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones
Gold (1997)
Gold
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Laura Kilgallon, Adam Kotz
Soldier Soldier (1991)
Soldier Soldier
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alex Kingston, Denise Welch, Ben Nealon, Robson Green
The Contractor (2007)
The Contractor
R
As:
Cast
Role:
DI Annette Ballard
Director:
Josef Rusnak
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Wesley Snipes, Eliza Bennett, Ralph Brown, Charles Dance
Black Plague (2002)
Black Plague
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Lady Matilda Mellerby
Director:
Alberto Sciamma
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christopher Fairbank, Jason Flemyng, David La Haye, Anthony O'Donnell