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List of Michael Sheen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Blood Diamond (2006)
14
2
Blood Diamond
R
14
2

Everybody wants this shiny jewel—a smuggler, a syndicate of businessmen—from the poor fisherman that discovered it. Add in a reporter searching for the truth, and you have a political thriller that shines a light on the human cost of the 'blood diamonds' that are used to fund wars in Africa.

As:
Cast
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou, Kagiso Kuypers, Arnold Vosloo
2. The Damned United (2009)
20
4
The Damned United
R
20
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Hooper
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
David Roper, Jim Broadbent, Henry Goodman, Colm Meaney
3. Frost/Nixon (2008)
14
6
Frost/Nixon
R
14
6

Based on Peter Morgan’s play, the film focuses on the British talk show host David Frost’s interview of President Richard Nixon in 1977, three years after the latter had to leave his post due the Watergate scandal of 1972. What follows is an honest telling of truth which surprises everyone around.

As:
Cast
Role:
David Frost
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
4. Underworld (2003)
23
2
Underworld
R
23
2

For centuries, vampires and lycans have been sworn enemies. Selene, a vampire assassin is on a mission to kill the Lycans when she discovers that the latter is after a simple human, Michael Corvin. Curious, she follows Michael and falls for him. When he is bitten by a Lycan, she must decide whether to kill him or save him. Michael himself has a long hidden secret.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lucian
Director:
Len Wiseman
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kate Beckinsale, Wentworth Miller, Bill Nighy, Shane Brolly
6. Nocturnal Animals (2016)
9
4
Nocturnal Animals
R
9
4

The neo-noir thriller follows art gallery owner Susan Morrow who receives and starts reading a manuscript written by her ex-husband Edward Sheffield. Susan who is troubled by her current husband’s unfaithfulness finds parallels between her first marriage, her life, and that of the tragic story of the protagonist of the novel, Tony Hastings.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Ford
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller, Crime
8. Passengers (2016)
17
3
Passengers
PG-13
17
3

On-board the spaceship The Avalon, James ‘Jim’ Preston is woken up from his hibernation, 90 years too early, after an asteroid collision. After a year alone, he wakes up another passenger Aurora out of desperation, thus robbing her of her future life. The two eventually reunite to save the ship and all its hibernating passengers. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur
Director:
Morten Tyldum
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
9. Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
14
2
Far from the Madding Crowd
PG-13
14
2

Far From the Maddling Crowd is a romantic drama film, set in the Victorian England. It tells the story of an independent and headstrong woman Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three different suitors. One of them is a sheep farmer, one is a reckless sergeant and the last one is a mature bachelor. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Vinterberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Tom Sturridge, Matthias Schoenaerts, Carey Mulligan, Tilly Vosburgh
10. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
12
2
Kingdom of Heaven
R
12
2

Producer-director Ridley Scott’s historical adventure drama Kingdom of Heaven is an adapted depiction of Balian of Ibelin, the 12th century crusader of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. After losing his family, Balian, a French blacksmith, joins the Crusade to defend Jerusalem, where he finds love, and becomes a leader who fights against the Ayyubid Sultan Saladin, in the Battle of Hattin.

As:
Cast
Role:
Priest
Director:
Genres:
War, History, Action, Adventure, Drama
11. Unthinkable (2010)
15
3
Unthinkable
R
15
3

An American man Yusuf threatens that he will detonate three nuclear bombs in separate U.S. cities. Investigating FBI Special Agent Helen Brody runs into conflict with special interrogator H, because of his brutal tactics including torturing Yusuf and killing his wife in front of him. As the time for detonation gets closer H’s tactics get even more brutal. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Steven Arthur Younger
Director:
Gregor Jordan
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yara Shahidi, Stephen Root, Lora Kojovic
12. The Queen (2006)
12
5
The Queen
PG-13
12
5

The multiple awards-winning film deals with the reactions of the people, the Royal family, and the British Prime Minister after the death of Princess Diana. While the Queen considers Diana’s death as a private matter, the people expect a public expression of grief towards the death of the ‘People’s Princess’. PM Tony Blair tries to convince the Queen to pay a tribute. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Helen Mirren, Sylvia Syms, Roger Allam
13. Underworld: Evolution (2006)
17
3
Underworld: Evolution
R
17
3

After the death of vampire elder, Victor, vampire assassin Selene and her lover lycan/vampire hybrid, Michael are on the run from their clan. They try to unravel the reason for the rivalry between vampires and werewolves. Meanwhile, Marcus Corvinus, the original vampire has awakened and has an ambitious plan to conquer the world along with his savage Lycan brother, William.

As:
Cast
Director:
Len Wiseman
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Derek Jacobi, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighy, Tony Curran, Scott Speedman
14. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
17
1
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
R
17
1

The movie follows the story of Lucian, the first Lycan. A slave of the vampire elder Viktor, Lucian falls in love with Viktor’s daughter Sonja. Their forbidden romance ends in disaster when Viktor burns a pregnant Sonja alive, and Lucian finally leads the werewolves and men in a war against the vampires. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lucian
Director:
Patrick Tatopoulos
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighy, Kevin Grevioux, David Aston
15. Othello (1995)
11
2
Othello
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Parker
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kenneth Branagh, Laurence Fishburne, Irène Jacob, Nathaniel Parker, Michael Maloney
16. Kill the Messenger (2014)
9
2
Kill the Messenger
R
9
2

Kill the Messenger is a mystery thriller film, which tells the story of Gary Webb, a journalist who discovers that the CIA is actually involved in a drug racket. However, the high officials force him not to publish the story. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Cuesta
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael K. Williams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ray Liotta, Robert Patrick, Jeremy Renner
18. Heartlands (2002)
8
3
Heartlands
PG-13
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Colin
Director:
Damien O'Donnell
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
James Corden, Celia Imrie, Jim Carter, Mark Addy
19. Tron (2010)
9
3
Tron
PG
9
3

Kevin Flynn, the CEO of ENCOM International, disappears mysteriously. Twenty years later, his son, Sam sets out to investigate a signal that only his father could send and ends up in a digital world where the latter has been trapped. The duo now have to traverse the dangerous cyber universe ruled by malevolent program Clu and ruin his plans of capturing the real world.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Kosinski
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges, Cillian Murphy, Garrett Hedlund, Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain
20. Alice in Wonderland (2010)
11
1
Alice in Wonderland
PG
11
1

Produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Alice in Wonderland is loosely based on Lewis Carroll's fantasy novels and tells the story of a girl who has the power to slay the Jabberwocky, a dragon-like creature who is terrorizing the world. The film was praised for its visual style and special effects. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
21. The Four Feathers (2002)
12
2
The Four Feathers
PG-13
12
2

This adventure war film revolves around a young British officer, who resigns from his regiment just before the battle. Therefore, people start regarding him as a coward. Eventually, he decides to go on a mission to prove his worth.

As:
Cast
Director:
Shekhar Kapur
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Heath Ledger, Kate Hudson, Wes Bentley, Mohamed Bouich, Campbell Brown
23. Beautiful Boy (2010)
9
2
Beautiful Boy
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill
Director:
Shawn Ku
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maria Bello, Meat Loaf, Bruce French, Austin Nichols
26. Apostle (2018)
9
1
Apostle
TV-MA
9
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Gareth Evans
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Mark Lewis Jones, Richard Elfyn, Bill Milner, Lucy Boynton
27. Jesus Henry Christ (2011)
7
2
Jesus Henry Christ
PG-13
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Slavkin O'Hara
Director:
Dennis Lee
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Toni Collette, Jason Spevack, Frank Moore, Hannah Brigden
28. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
8
2
Alice Through the Looking Glass
PG
8
2

After three years of traveling across the seas, Alice slips through the mirror to return to the Wonderland, where she meets all her old friends except Mad Hatter and learns that he is in a state of great shock because of his missing family. To save her loved ones, she must now travel into the past and to do that she must steal Chronosphere, an object that controls all of time in Wonderland.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
29. The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)
7
2
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeremy
Director:
Steve Bendelack
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Simon Pegg, Peter Kay, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
31. Laws of Attraction (2004)
8
2
Laws of Attraction
PG-13
8
2

Audrey and Daniel are two divorce lawyers based in New York. Although they often find themselves against each other, they eventually decide to get married. However, things get complicated as they find it difficult to draw lines between their personal and professional lives.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Thorne Jamison
Director:
Peter Howitt
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
32. Mary Reilly (1996)
9
2
Mary Reilly
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Romance, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Malkovich, Glenn Close, Julia Roberts, Michael Gambon, George Cole
33. How to Build a Girl (2020)
7
1
How to Build a Girl
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Freud
Genres:
Comedy
34. My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
7
3
My Last Five Girlfriends
TV-14
7
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Julian Kemp
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Naomie Harris, Jane March, Brendan Patricks, Kelly Adams
35. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
12
3
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
PG-13
12
3

Now a vampire, Bella trains with Edward to get used to her new life while watching over their fast-growing daughter Renesmee, who has been imprinted by Jacob as her protector. However, the Cullens need to gather allies to save their family from the Volturi, which consider Renesmee a threat to vampires due to a false allegation.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Drama
36. Admission (2013)
7
2
Admission
PG-13
7
2

Portia Nathans, an admission officer, meets a high school student who is just about to enter college. She decides to give him a tour across the university, unaware that he might be the boy that she gave up for adoption several years ago.

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Weitz
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tina Fey, Lily Tomlin, Paul Rudd, Gloria Reuben, Ann Harada
37. Timeline (2003)
7
1
Timeline
PG-13
7
1

While excavating a site in France, Professor Johnston finds some discrepancies and travels to USA to consult with his sponsor. Shortly his team members find his bifocals and a note begging for help; both of which date back to fourteenth century. When contacted, the sponsor tells them that to find Johnson they too must travel back in time. All but one agree. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Donner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Gerard Butler, Billy Connolly, Frances O'Connor, David Thewlis
38. The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box (2013)
9
3
The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Charity
Director:
Jonathan Newman
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Lena Headey, Ioan Gruffudd, Aneurin Barnard
39. Dolittle (2020)
6
3
Dolittle
PG
6
3

Dolittle is a unique physician who can speak with animals. When the queen is suffering from a life threatening disease, he is asked to find a cure for her. Therefore he embarks on a journey with his animal friends searching for a healing tree.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Gaghan
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
41. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
15
2
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
PG-13
15
2

Bella, who decided to consummate her marriage to Edward while still a human, finds herself pregnant with their child, which is growing at an alarming rate, threatening her life. Meanwhile, the Cullens must protect themselves from the Wolf Pack which believes that the unborn child will become a threat to the wolves and the townspeople.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
42. Resistance (2011)
9
3
Resistance
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tommy Atkins
Director:
Amit Gupta
Genres:
Thriller, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Iwan Rheon, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Dreymon, Tom Wlaschiha
43. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
12
3
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
PG-13
12
3

When Edward realises that his presence can actually harm Bella, he and his family leave Forks. Bella is heartbroken and depressed. Her long-time friend Jacob tries to keep her engaged and happy, but he has his own secrets. As Bella unravels new secrets from the supernatural world, she puts herself in new dangers.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Weitz
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Romance, Fantasy
44. The Open Doors (2004)
8
4
The Open Doors
8
4
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
James Rogan
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Cherie Lunghi, Martin Bishop, Jennifer Jaques, Ben Lambert
45. The Banker (2004)
7
2
The Banker
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Hattie Dalton
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Adam Cocker, Chris Coghill, Tina Deen, Amerjit Deu
46. Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space (2007)
7
2
Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space
TV-MA
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Major Adam Banton
Director:
Chris Boyle
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Derek Jacobi, Steven Waddington
47. Dead Long Enough (2006)
7
2
Dead Long Enough
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Jones
Director:
Tom Collins
Star Cast:
Douglas Henshall, Angeline Ball, Jason Hughes, Eibh Collins
48. Few Options (2011)
7
2
Few Options
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George A. Pappy Jr
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Rainn Wilson, Brad Dourif, Erin Daniels, Kenny Johnson
49. Barbados (2015)
7
2
Barbados
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Misha Manson-Smith
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Family
Star Cast:
Radha Mitchell, Neil Arnote, Noah Kaye Bentley, Carmina Garay
50. Home Again (2017)
8
2
Home Again
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Austen
Director:
Hallie Meyers-Shyer
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Reese Witherspoon, Lake Bell, Nat Wolff, Pico Alexander
51. The Gospel of Us (2012)
8
1
The Gospel of Us
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Dave McKean
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Darren Lawrence, Matthew Aubrey, Nigel Barrett, Jordan Bernarde
52. You Can Never Really Know Someone (2016)
7
1
You Can Never Really Know Someone
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry
Director:
Adam Nee, Aaron Nee
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Sarah Silverman, Maria Blasucci, Christine Adams, Daniel Edward Mora

TV Movie(s)

53. Dirty Filthy Love (2004)
8
3
Dirty Filthy Love
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Furness
Director:
Adrian Shergold
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Claudie Blakley, Adrian Bower, Anastasia Griffith, Katie McGuinness
55. The Deal (2003)
8
3
The Deal
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Blair
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Dexter Fletcher, David Morrissey, Paul Rhys, Joanna Scanlan
56. The Special Relationship (2010)
8
4
The Special Relationship
TV-14
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Blair
Director:
Richard Loncraine
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Mark Bazeley, Demetri Goritsas, Adam Godley
57. A Child's Christmases in Wales (2009)
9
3
A Child's Christmases in Wales
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Christine Gernon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Lewis Jones, Paul Kaye, Ruth Jones, Steve Speirs
58. Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (2006)
12
4
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!
12
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Kenneth Williams
Director:
Andy De Emmony
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicholas Parsons, Beatie Edney, Cheryl Campbell, Peter Wight
60. The Making of 'The Queen' (2007)
7
2
The Making of 'The Queen'
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Tony Blair
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Stephen Frears, Peter Morgan, Andy Harries
61. HG Wells' War with the World (2006)
7
2
HG Wells' War with the World
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
H.G. Wells
Director:
James Kent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dermot Crowley, Sally Hawkins, Branka Katic, Sarah Winman
62. Doomwatch: Winter Angel (1999)
6
2
Doomwatch: Winter Angel
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Battersby
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Philip Stone, Trevor Eve, Amanda Ooms, Dallas Campbell

Animation(s)

Animated Epics: Beowulf (1998)
Animated Epics: Beowulf
As:
Cast
Role:
Wiglaf (voice)
Director:
Yuri Kulakov
Genres:
Short, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Joseph Fiennes, Derek Jacobi, Timothy West, Anna Calder-Marshall
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Griffiths (voice)
Director:
Bradley Raymond
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Kristin Chenoweth, Lucy Liu, Pamela Adlon, Mae Whitman

TV Shows and Videos

Sean's Show (1992)
Sean's Show
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Coogan, Eileen Way, Michael Troughton, Sean Hughes
Maigret (1992)
Maigret
As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Burge, Nicholas Renton, John Glenister, James Cellan Jones, John Strickland
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Minnie Driver, Michael Gambon, James Larkin, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway
The Grand (1997)
The Grand
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Moyer, Susan Hampshire, Tim Healy, Mark McGann