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List of Noah Taylor Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
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2
Edge of Tomorrow
PG-13
14
2

Adapted from a Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s Japanese novel, All You Need Is Kill, the movie has Major William Cage, with no fighting experience, joining a landing operation when aliens attack earth. He is killed quickly; however, caught in a time loop, he returns every time to face the same combat. With every battle, he begins to improve his skill and strives to defeat the enemies.  

Directed By:
Doug Liman
2. Almost Famous (2000)
13
2
Almost Famous
R
13
2

Inspired by writer-director Cameron Crowe's boyhood experiences, the film records the coming of age story of 15-year-old rock music enthusiast William Miller, who receives an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to write about up-and-coming band Stillwater. Despite his mother's concerns about drug usage and raunchy language, he joins the band on an enlightening tour that changes his life.

Directed By:
Cameron Crowe
3. Shine (1996)
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2
Shine
PG-13
13
2

Shine is a 1996 biographical drama film, which tells the story of pianist David Helfgott, who has to struggle a lot throughout his childhood due to the abuse he suffered at the hands of his father. Due to this, he suffers a mental breakdown years later, but manages to return as a legend. 

Starring:
Lynn Redgrave, John Gielgud, Geoffrey Rush, Chris Haywood
Directed By:
Scott Hicks
4. Predestination (2014)
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2
Predestination
R
11
2

Based on Robert A. Heinlein 1959 short story All You Zombies, the movie follows the life of a temporal agent who travels back and forth in time to prevent crimes. But there is one criminal who has evaded apprehension. Now on his final task, the agent must capture the Fizzle Bomber and save numerous lives. However, it is not as simple as it seems.

Starring:
Ethan Hawke, Christopher Kirby, Sarah Snook, Christopher Sommers, Kuni Hashimoto
Directed By:
Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
5. Red Dog (2011)
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2
Red Dog
PG
11
2

Red Dog is an award-winning biographical comedy drama film which is based on the true story of a dog, who iss on a search for his long lost master. During his journey, he meets several people and becomes a beloved friend to many.

Starring:
Josh Lucas, Arthur Angel, Rachael Taylor, Keisha Castle-Hughes
Directed By:
Kriv Stenders
6. The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
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2
The Year My Voice Broke
PG-13
12
2
Role:
Danny Embling
Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Bruce Spence, Loene Carmen, Graeme Blundell
Directed By:
John Duigan
7. The Proposition (2005)
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2
The Proposition
R
11
2

The Proposition is a Western drama film, which tells the story of a notorious outlaw, who after being apprehended by a lawman, receives a proposition. He has to kill his older brother within nine days, or his younger brother will be executed. 

Role:
Brian O'Leary
Starring:
Guy Pearce, John Hurt, Emily Watson, Richard Wilson, Jeremy Madrona
Directed By:
John Hillcoat
8. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
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2
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
R
12
2

While filming a documentary, oceanographer Steve Zissou loses his friend, apparently to a jaguar shark. Furious and aggrieved, he decides to kill the shark and film the process as his next documentary. Accompanying him in his expedition is his estranged wife, a German who looks up to him as his father and Ned who actually believes him to be his father.

Directed By:
9. Lawless (2012)
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2
Lawless
R
12
2

Inspired by a true-life story and set in 1931’s Prohibition era, this movie revolves around three Bondurant brothers who run a bootlegging business in Virginia. When the brothers refuse to pay bribe to the crooked new Special Deputy, Charles Rakes, he ruthlessly chases them in search of their distillery, triggering a brutal war between the locals and the corrupt authorities. 

Directed By:
John Hillcoat
10. Submarine (2010)
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2
Submarine
R
11
2

Based on the novel of the same name by Joe Dunthrone, the coming-of-age movie follows teenager Oliver Tate navigating his way through life while trying to have a relationship with his classmate Jordana. He is also worried about his depressed father, Lloyd, and his mother, Jill, having an affair with new-age guru, Graham. 

Role:
Lloyd Tate
Starring:
Ben Stiller, Paddy Considine, Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige
Directed By:
11. Flirting (1991)
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2
Flirting
R
11
2

Flirting is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Danny, a young man who is sent to a boarding school, filled with an atmosphere of bullying and sadistic teachers. He soon meets and develops a relationship with Thandiwe, an African girl, studying at a nearby girl’s school. However, racial prejudice soon seem to threaten their relationship.

Role:
Danny Embling
Starring:
Thandie Newton, Naomi Watts, Nicole Kidman, Bartholomew Rose, Felix Nobis
Directed By:
John Duigan
12. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)
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2
He Died with a Felafel in His Hand
11
2
Role:
Danny
Starring:
Alex Menglet, Romane Bohringer, Emily Hamilton, Brett Stewart
Directed By:
Richard Lowenstein
13. Vanilla Sky (2001)
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3
Vanilla Sky
R
12
3

A rich playboy David meets and falls in love with Sofia. His ex-lover Julie is jealous and ends up killing herself and severely disfiguring David’s face in a car accident. Medical help and Sofia’s love appear to heal David but there are strange incidences happening which David cannot understand. Difference between reality and dream becomes difficult to discern.

Starring:
Kurt Russell, Johnny Galecki, Cameron Diaz, Tilda Swinton, Michael Shannon, Steven Spielberg, Penelope Cruz
Directed By:
Cameron Crowe
14. The New World (2005)
10
2
The New World
PG-13
10
2

Set up against a historical backdrop, the film focuses on the passionate native princess, Pocahontas. In love with John Smith, an ambitious English soldier taken prisoner by the natives, she helps him in many ways before being banished by her father. Although Smith reciprocates her love, his career is equally important to him. So, he leaves for England while Pocahontas is told that he has died. 

Starring:
Colin Farrell, Jonathan Pryce, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, Ben Mendelsohn, Q'orianka Kilcher, August Schellenberg
Directed By:
15. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
10
2
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
PG
10
2

Eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka hides five golden tickets in random chocolate bars that will grant five children a special tour of his amazing chocolate factory. Amidst massive rush, a poor boy named Charlie manages to win the fifth ticket and is accompanied by his grandfather in this once-in-a-lifetime adventure that will change his life forever.

Role:
Mr. Bucket
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, AnnaSophia Robb, Missi Pyle, Christopher Lee, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly
Directed By:
16. Max (2002)
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2
Max
R
12
2

Max is a war drama film, based on fictional events, which revolves around a Jewish art dealer Max Rothman who develops a friendship with a young Adolf Hitler, due to both of them being war veterans and sharing an interest in art. Although he is aware of Hitler’s anti-Semitism, he feels sorry for Hitler, as he had lost everything after the war. He agrees to take some of Hitler’s paintings on a contractual basis.

Role:
Adolf Hitler
Starring:
Peter Capaldi, John Cusack, Molly Parker, Leelee Sobieski, Ulrich Thomsen
Directed By:
Menno Meyjes
17. The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
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2
The Sleeping Dictionary
R
11
2

The Sleeping Dictionary is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a young British officer named John Truscott who is sent to a remote village in colonial Malaysia in a mission to educate and westernize the local population. He is introduced to Selima, a native woman who is assigned to sleep with him, and acquaint him with the native language and customs. Things get complicated when the two fall for each other, but both the colonialists and the natives object to their plants to get married.

Starring:
Jessica Alba, Hugh Dancy, Bob Hoskins, Brenda Blethyn
Directed By:
Guy Jenkin
18. The Double (2013)
10
2
The Double
R
10
2

A shy and timid clerk, Simon, working in a government agency, finds his life taking an unusual turn, when a confident and charming lookalike, James, takes up a job in his workplace.  

Role:
Harris
Starring:
Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Yasmin Paige
Directed By:
19. Anna (2013)
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2
Anna
R
11
2

A detective, who can enter people’s memories to investigate, takes on the case of a brilliant but troubled teen girl in order to determine if she is a murderous sociopath or a victim of trauma.  He soon finds himself drawn to her, but at the same time is suspicious of her motives.

Role:
Peter Lundgren
Starring:
Taissa Farmiga, Indira Varma, Mark Strong, Saskia Reeves, Richard Dillane
Directed By:
Jorge Dorado
20. Free Fire (2016)
10
2
Free Fire
R
10
2

A black-market arms deal goes outrageously wrong, and it turns into a shootout between two gangs. Justine finds herself caught in the crossfire, and is forced to navigate her way through a warehouse. 

Starring:
Cillian Murphy, Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Enzo Cilenti
Directed By:
Ben Wheatley
21. Red White & Blue (2010)
10
2
Red White & Blue
10
2
Starring:
Amanda Fuller, Marc Senter, Jon Michael Davis, Nick Holden
Directed By:
Simon Rumley
22. The Escort (1999)
10
2
The Escort
10
2
Role:
Gem
Starring:
Ben Whishaw, Daniel Auteuil, Frances Barber, Liza Walker
Directed By:
Michel Blanc
23. Skyscraper (2018)
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3
Skyscraper
PG-13
10
3

After Will Sawyer, a security analyst, is accused of causing a fire in the safest skyscraper in the world, he must not only prove that he is innocent, but also save his family from the blazing building. 

Role:
Mr. Pierce
Starring:
Neve Campbell, Dwayne Johnson, Tzi Ma, Pablo Schreiber
Directed By:
Rawson Marshall Thurber
24. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
10
2
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
PG-13
10
2

The live-action adaptation is based on one of the most successful interactive video games featuring the titular character Lara Croft. Lara must retrieve the mysterious artifact, the Triangle of Light from the Illuminati and their agent Manfred Powell. She has to destroy it before they can use its power. 

Role:
Bryce
Starring:
Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Jon Voight, Iain Glen
Directed By:
Simon West
25. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
9
2
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
PG-13
9
2

The sequel to Lara Croft: Tomb Raider follows badass archeologist Lara Croft on her quest to find Pandora’s box which contains deadly organisms capable of killing millions. She is in a race against time to stop criminals Jonathan Reiss and Chen Lo from finding and using the box for evil. 

Role:
Bryce
Starring:
Gerard Butler, Angelina Jolie, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Barrie
Directed By:
Jan de Bont
26. The New Daughter (2009)
9
2
The New Daughter
PG-13
9
2

The New Daughter is a horror thriller film which tells the story of a single father who moves to a rural place in South Carolina, along with his two children. He is soon puzzled by his daughter's weird behavior, which becomes even more confusing over time.

Starring:
Kevin Costner, Gattlin Griffith, Erik Palladino, Samantha Mathis, Ivana Baquero
Directed By:
Luiso Berdejo
27. The Windmill (2016)
7
1
The Windmill
7
1
Starring:
Patrick Baladi, Ben Batt, Charlotte Beaumont, Fiona Hampton
Directed By:
Nick Jongerius
28. Down Rusty Down (1997)
11
2
Down Rusty Down
11
2
Role:
Rusty
Starring:
Bob Ellis, Jonathan Hardy, Gregory Perkins, Richard Coleman
Directed By:
John Curran
29. The Menkoff Method (2016)
11
2
The Menkoff Method
11
2
Role:
Max Menkoff
Starring:
Catherine McClements, Robert Taylor, Lachlan Woods, Jessica Clarke
Directed By:
David Parker
30. The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (2000)
11
2
The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz
11
2
Starring:
Ian McNeice, Tom Fisher, Tony Maudsley, William Keen
Directed By:
Ben Hopkins
31. Simon Magus (1999)
11
2
Simon Magus
11
2
Role:
Simon
Starring:
Ian Holm, Embeth Davidtz, Sean McGinley, Stuart Townsend
Directed By:
Ben Hopkins
32. Dogs in Space (1986)
10
2
Dogs in Space
R
10
2
Starring:
Michael Hutchence, Saskia Post, Nique Needles, Deanna Bond
Directed By:
Richard Lowenstein
33. Dad and Dave: On Our Selection (1995)
11
2
Dad and Dave: On Our Selection
11
2
Starring:
Essie Davis, Leo McKern, Geoffrey Rush, Ray Barrett, Barry Otto
Directed By:
George Whaley
34. Lezione 21 (2008)
9
2
Lezione 21
9
2
Role:
Peters
Starring:
John Hurt, Clive Russell, Rasmus Hardiker, Leonor Watling
Directed By:
Alessandro Baricco
35. The Nostradamus Kid (1993)
9
2
The Nostradamus Kid
R
9
2
Role:
Ken Elkin
Starring:
Arthur Dignam, Peter Gwynne, Miranda Otto, Jack Campbell
Directed By:
Bob Ellis
36. Lover Boy (1989)
9
2
Lover Boy
9
2
Role:
Mick
Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Gillian Jones, Daniel Pollock, Alice Garner
Directed By:
Geoffrey Wright
37. True Love and Chaos (1997)
10
2
True Love and Chaos
10
2
Role:
Dean
Starring:
Hugo Weaving, Ben Mendelsohn, Miranda Otto, Naveen Andrews
Directed By:
Stavros Kazantzidis
38. Road to Alice (1992)
9
2
Road to Alice
9
2
Role:
Jimmy
Starring:
Hugo Weaving, Angelo D'Angelo, Helen Buday, Loene Carmen
Directed By:
Stavros Kazantzidis
39. The Prisoner of St. Petersburg (1989)
9
2
The Prisoner of St. Petersburg
9
2
Starring:
Solveig Dommartin, Efrem Accurso, Ifrim Bender, Johanna Karl-Lory
Directed By:
Ian Pringle
40. Secrets (1992)
8
2
Secrets
8
2
Role:
Randolf
Starring:
Beth Champion, Malcolm Kennard, Dannii Minogue, Willa O'Neill
Directed By:
Michael Pattinson
41. Lost in Karastan (2014)
8
2
Lost in Karastan
8
2
Role:
Xan Butler
Starring:
Matthew Macfadyen, MyAnna Buring, María Fernández Ache, Ümit Ünal
Directed By:
Ben Hopkins
42. There's No Fish Food in Heaven (1998)
8
1
There's No Fish Food in Heaven
R
8
1
Role:
Jeff
Starring:
Udo Kier, Patrick Dempsey, Debi Mazar, Téa Leoni, Fairuza Balk
Directed By:
Eleanor Gaver
43. Woundings (1998)
6
1
Woundings
6
1
Starring:
Twiggy, Guy Pearce, Sammi Davis, Emily Lloyd
Directed By:
Roberta Hanley
44. Dead to the World (1991)
5
1
Dead to the World
5
1
Starring:
Lynette Curran, John Doyle, Tibor Gyapjas, Agnieszka Perepeczko
Directed By:
Ross Gibson

TV Movie(s)

1. The Last Crop (1990)
11
2
The Last Crop
11
2
Role:
Craig Sweeney
Starring:
Kerry Walker, Sarah Hooper, Les Foxcroft, Lucky Grills
Directed By:
Sue Clayton
2. Dadah Is Death (1988)
11
2
Dadah Is Death
11
2
Starring:
Julie Christie, Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugo Weaving, Hugh Keays-Byrne
Directed By:
Jerry London
3. Joh's Jury (1993)
10
2
Joh's Jury
10
2
Starring:
John Jarratt, John Howard, Rebecca Rigg, Penny Cook
Directed By:
Ken Cameron

Animation(s)

Paddington 2 (2017)
Paddington 2
PG
Plot:

In order to buy the perfect present for his aunt for her 100th birthday, Paddington takes up a job. However, unfortunately the gift ends up being stolen.

Starring:
Tom Conti, Joanna Lumley, Hugh Grant, Richard Ayoade, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw, Peter Capaldi
Directed By:
Paul King
Maya the Bee Movie (2014)
Maya the Bee Movie
G
Role:
Crawley (English version) (voice)
Starring:
Miriam Margolyes, Richard Roxburgh, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nina Hagen
Directed By:
Alexs Stadermann

TV Shows and Videos

Game of Thrones (2011)
Game of Thrones
TV-MA
Starring:
Mark Gatiss, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Ian McShane, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Max von Sydow
Directed By:
Alan Taylor, David Nutter, Alex Graves, Mark Mylod, Jeremy Podeswa
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Peaky Blinders
TV-MA
Starring:
Adrien Brody, Sam Neill, Charlotte Riley, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Joe Cole
Directed By:
Colm McCarthy, Tim Mielants, David Caffrey, Otto Bathurst, Tom Harper
Rake (2010)
Rake
Starring:
Toni Collette, Martin Henderson, Sam Neill, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Miriam Margolyes
Dolphin Cove (1989)
Dolphin Cove
Starring:
Teresa Wright, Frank Converse, Trey Ames, Ernie Dingo
Boys from the Bush (1991)
Boys from the Bush
Starring:
Chris Haywood, Tim Healy, Nadine Garner, Mark Haddigan
Preacher (2016)
Preacher
TV-MA
Starring:
Frankie Muniz, Graham McTavish, Dominic Cooper, Keith Jardine
Directed By:
Seth Rogen
Inspector Morse (1987)
Inspector Morse
TV-14
Starring:
Elizabeth Hurley, Ian McDiarmid, Rachel Weisz, Phyllis Logan, Sean Bean, John Gielgud, John Thaw
Directed By:
John Madden, Peter Hammond, Herbert Wise, Adrian Shergold, Alastair Reid
Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Hatfields & McCoys
TV-14
Starring:
Mare Winningham, Jena Malone, Noel Fisher, Boyd Holbrook, Tom Berenger, Bill Paxton, Kevin Costner
Directed By:
Kevin Reynolds
The Borgias (2011)
The Borgias
TV-MA
Starring:
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan, Sean Harris
Directed By:
Neil Jordan, Kari Skogland, John Maybury, Jon Amiel, David Leland
Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Bangkok Hilton
Starring:
Hugo Weaving, Nicole Kidman, Denholm Elliott, Joy Smithers, Lewis Fiander
Directed By:
Ken Cameron
A Country Practice (1981)
A Country Practice
Starring:
Simon Baker, Ben Mendelsohn, Nicole Kidman, Toni Collette, Shane Porteous, Brian Wenzel, Lorrae Desmond
Directed By:
Bob Meillon, Leigh Spence, Peter Maxwell, Bruce Best, Chris Adshead
G.P. (1989)
G.P.
Starring:
Rose Byrne, Julian McMahon, Cate Blanchett, Simon Baker, Ben Mendelsohn, Denise Roberts, Michael Craig
Directed By:
Peter Andrikidis, Tony Tilse, Robert Klenner, Julian Pringle, Scott Hartford-Davis
Water Rats (1996)
Water Rats
Starring:
Joel Edgerton, Manu Bennett, Sam Worthington, Dominic Purcell, Abbie Cornish, Essie Davis, Jason Clarke
Directed By:
Chris Martin-Jones, Ray Quint, Michael Offer, Alister Hallum, David Caesar
Deep Water (2016)
Deep Water
Role:
Nick Manning (4 episodes, 2016)
Starring:
Craig McLachlan, Danielle Cormack, Ben Oxenbould, Yael Stone
Songlines (1989)
Songlines
Starring:
Sofie Gråbøl, Branko Cvejic, Mladen Andrejevic, Mikael Bertelsen
Directed By:
Susanne Bier, Alex Proyas, Olaf Bessenbacher, Ricky Echolette
Powers (2015)
Powers
TV-MA
Starring:
Mario Lopez, Tricia Helfer, Wil Wheaton, Eddie Izzard, Sharlto Copley
Directed By:
David Slade