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List of Lena Olin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Fanny och Alexander (1982)
20
5
Fanny och Alexander
R
20
5

In early 20th century Sweden, siblings Fanny and Alexander are children of a large, loving Ekdahl family that owns a theater. After their father’s sudden death, their lives change drastically as their mother marries Bishop Edvard Vergerus. The disciplinarian Bishop rules the household with iron fist and is especially abusive towards Alexander, compelling their mother to find a way out of this. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Stormare, Börje Ahlstedt, Axel Düberg, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Kristian Almgren
2. The Reader (2008)
46
14
The Reader
R
46
14

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
Director:
Stephen Daldry
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, David Kross, Jeanette Hain, Susanne Lothar
3. Ansikte mot ansikte (1976)
9
3
Ansikte mot ansikte
R
9
3
As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Marianne Aminoff, Kristina Adolphson
4. The Adventures of Picasso (1978)
9
3
The Adventures of Picasso
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dolores
Genres:
Comedy
5. Chocolat (2000)
36
13
Chocolat
PG-13
36
13

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Drama, Romance
6. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
13
5
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
R
13
5

A successful Czech doctor who is also a womanizer falls for a woman named Tereza. However, she wants him to be monogamous and stay loyal only to her.  Shortly after, the Soviet invasion occurs, which further disrupts their lives.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sabina
Director:
Philip Kaufman
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Derek de Lint, Erland Josephson
7. Efter repetitionen (1984)
8
3
Efter repetitionen
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Egerman (older)
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Erland Josephson, Ingrid Thulin, Nadja Palmstjerna-Weiss, Bertil Guve
8. Remember Me (2010)
28
12
Remember Me
PG-13
28
12

Tyler Hawkins, who has not yet recovered from a personal tragedy and trauma of broken home, meets Ally Craig under unusual circumstances. The two grow close as Ally, who has witnessed her mother’s murder, helps him overcome the distress with her compassion. But the secret of the situations that brought them together may put an end to their newfound love.

As:
Cast
Director:
Allen Coulter
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Pattinson, Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper, Meghan Markle, Caitlyn Rund, Moisés Acevedo
9. The United States of Leland (2003)
10
4
The United States of Leland
R
10
4

The United States of Leland is an American drama film, which revolves around the life of an ordinary teenage boy, who is sent to a juvenile detention center after he commits a murder. The murder deeply impacts the people involved in it, and therefore his teacher decides to write a book on it.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marybeth Fitzgerald
Director:
Matthew Ryan Hoge
Genres:
Drama
10. Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
9
4
Night Train to Lisbon
R
9
4

A Swiss professor who teaches philosophy, notices a young woman who is about to commit suicide, by jumping from a bridge. He decides to save her life, after which she accompanies him to the school where he teaches. However, she leaves in the middle of her class, without her coat. The professor decides to start searching for her, but in vain.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bille August
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jack Huston, Christopher Lee, August Diehl, Jeremy Irons, Bruno Ganz, Mélanie Laurent, Martina Gedeck
11. The Ninth Gate (1999)
31
15
The Ninth Gate
R
31
15

A wealthy book collector, Boris Balkan hires Dean Corso, a book dealer who specialises in finding rare books. His motive – to verify the authenticity of his purchased book The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows that has the capability to summon the Devil himself. Corso sets out on a journey to uncover the truth about the book and finds himself in a series of strange events.

As:
Cast
Role:
Liana Telfer
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
12. Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
8
4
Romeo Is Bleeding
R
8
4

Romeo is Bleeding is a crime thriller film which tells the story of Jack Grimaldi, a homicide detective with the NYDP who seems to have the perfect life.  However, actually he is quite corrupt, and works for a Mafia boss named Don Falcone in exchange for large cash bribes. Things get complicated when he is tasked to kill Mona, an assassin, who single-handedly takes on the cops and the mafia.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
14. Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
7
3
Enemies: A Love Story
R
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Masha
Director:
Paul Mazursky
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan King, Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska
15. Awake (2007)
16
9
Awake
R
16
9

Clay Beresford Jr. wakes up in the middle of his heart transplant surgery while suffering from anesthesia awareness. Paralyzed and unable to communicate, he realizes his new wife Sam has conspired with his doctor to kill Clay for the insurance money. Ultimately, Clay’s mother Lilith sacrifices her own life to save his. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lilith Beresford
Director:
Joby Harold
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
16. Casanova (2005)
13
7
Casanova
R
13
7

Giacomo Casanova, a womanizer, falls in love with a woman, and decides to disguise himself as a man who is about to get married to her, but gets caught. However, he still tries to win her heart, and in the process, realizes the meaning of love. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Andrea
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
17. Mystery Men (1999)
14
9
Mystery Men
PG-13
14
9

This superhero satire features a group of aspiring superheroes of Champion City who often fail due to their incompetence. But when super-villain Casanova Frankenstein captures the city’s real superhero Captain Amazing, the amateur superheroes have to join their forces, and pull together their peculiar powers such as shoveling, flying bowling balls, fork-hurling and such expertise, to save the city and its superhero.

As:
Cast
Director:
Kinka Usher
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
20. Commander Hamilton (1998)
5
4
Commander Hamilton
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Tessie
Director:
Harald Zwart
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Peter Stormare, Terry Carter, Mark Hamill, Mats Långbacka
21. The Hypnotist (2012)
6
4
The Hypnotist
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Simone Bark
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
22. Polish Wedding (1998)
5
4
Polish Wedding
PG-13
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Jadzia
Director:
Theresa Connelly
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Claire Danes, Gabriel Byrne, Kristen Bell, Jon Bradford, Ramsey Krull
23. Darkness (2002)
6
5
Darkness
PG-13
6
5

A teen girl moves into a house located in the remote countryside along with her family. However, she soon discovers strange supernatural occurrences, which may be a result of a horrifying past. Before the supernatural forces can harm her family, she tries to unravel the mystery.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maria
Director:
Jaume Balagueró
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Anna Paquin, Giancarlo Giannini, Iain Glen, Fele Martínez
24. Hollywood Homicide (2003)
8
7
Hollywood Homicide
TV-14
8
7

Sergeant Joe Gavilan and KC Calden are homicide detectives and partners in LAPD's Hollywood Division. The story follows them juggling their side jobs with the murder investigation of four members of a rap group. The action-comedy film is based on the real-life experiences of its writer Robert Souza.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruby
Director:
Ron Shelton
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller, Comedy
25. Queen of the Damned (2002)
10
9
Queen of the Damned
R
10
9

After years of slumber, the vampire Lestat is awakened by a hard rock band. He manages to take over as their lead singer, and over time, achieves success internationally. He also claims to be a vampire openly. Meanwhile, Jesse Reeves, a paranormal investigator, is intrigued by Lestat’s lyrics. He feels that Lestat might actually be a vampire. Things get complicated when his music awakens the Vampire Queen, who now wants to make Lestat her new king.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Rymer
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Aaliyah, Stuart Townsend, Vincent Perez, Paul McGann, Marguerite Moreau
26. The Devil You Know (2013)
2
3
The Devil You Know
2
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kathryn Vale
Director:
James Oakley
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jennifer Lawrence, Rosamund Pike, Dean Winters, Molly Price
27. Hebriana (1990)
8
3
Hebriana
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lena
Genres:
Drama
28. Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
8
3
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Lamont Johnson
Genres:
War, History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Chamberlain, Bibi Andersson, Kenneth Colley, Stuart Wilson, Melanie Mayron
29. Glasmästarna (1986)
7
3
Glasmästarna
7
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
30. Komedianter (1987)
6
3
Komedianter
6
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
32. Empire of the Heart (2017)
6
3
Empire of the Heart
6
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
33. Flight North (1986)
5
4
Flight North
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Karin
Genres:
Drama
34. Friends (1988)
5
4
Friends
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Sue
35. The Night and the Moment (1994)
4
4
The Night and the Moment
R
4
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Anna Maria Tatò
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Miranda Richardson, Willem Dafoe, Jean-Claude Carrière, Ivan Bacciocchi, Axelle Cummings, Clifford De Spenser
36. Gräsänklingar (1982)
4
4
Gräsänklingar
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Nina
Genres:
Comedy
37. A Matter of Life and Death (1986)
4
4
A Matter of Life and Death
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Nadja Melander
Genres:
Drama
38. Ignition (2001)
4
4
Ignition
R
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Judge Faith Mattis
Director:
Yves Simoneau
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Bill Pullman, Michael Ironside, Colm Feore, Barbara Eve Harris
39. Maya Dardel (2017)
4
4
Maya Dardel
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Maya / Poet
Genres:
Drama
40. s/y Glädjen (1989)
4
4
s/y Glädjen
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Annika Larsson
Genres:
Drama
41. Love (1980)
4
4
Love
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Lena
Genres:
Drama
42. Bang Bang Orangutang (2005)
4
4
Bang Bang Orangutang
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Nina
Director:
Simon Staho
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Nyqvist, Mikael Persbrandt, Tuva Novotny, Mimmi Benckert-Claesson
43. Taboo (1977)
3
4
Taboo
3
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Genres:
Drama

TV Shows

Mindhunter
29
5
Mindhunter
TV-MA
29
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anna Torv, Holt McCallany, Jonathan Groff, Hannah Gross
Hunters
9
3
Hunters
TV-MA
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Colonel
Director:
Michael Uppendahl, Nelson McCormick, Wayne Yip
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Logan Lerman, Carol Kane, Saul Rubinek
Riviera
6
3
Riviera
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Irina (10 episodes, 2017)
Director:
Adrian Lester, Paul Walker, Hans Herbots, Philipp Kadelbach, Damon Thomas
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Iwan Rheon, Julia Stiles, Adrian Lester, Amr Waked

Special Appearance/Cameo

Ansikte mot ansikte (1976)
17
6
Ansikte mot ansikte
R
17
6
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Shop Assistant (uncredited)
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Marianne Aminoff, Kristina Adolphson
Taboo (1977)
3
4
Taboo
3
4
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Girl (uncredited)
Genres:
Drama