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List of Olivia Williams Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Father (2021)
14
2
The Father
PG-13
14
2

A young girl Anne finds herself struggling to care for her old father who is suffering from dementia and starts doubting the caretaker of being a thief.

Role:
The Woman
2. The Sixth Sense (1999)
16
2
The Sixth Sense
PG-13
16
2

Child psychologist Malcolm Crowe sees an opportunity to redeem himself after he meets his new patient Cole Sear, who exhibits similar symptoms to one of his former patients whom he had failed to treat. Despite doubting Sear's claims at first, Crowe gradually discovers that he might actually be able to see dead people, unaware of their death.

Role:
Anna Crowe
Directed By:
3. Rushmore (1998)
14
2
Rushmore
R
14
2

15-year-old Max Fischer, who struggles with his studies but is excellent in extracurricular activities at Rushmore Academy, falls in love with young widowed first grade teacher Rosemary Cross. His friend, disillusioned industrialist Herman Blume, attempts to dissuade him, but when he falls for Cross as well, the two becomes mortal enemies engaged in a vengeful war.

Role:
Rosemary Cross
Directed By:
4. The Ghost Writer (2010)
17
2
The Ghost Writer
PG-13
17
2

A ghostwriter, The Ghost, is assigned to complete the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, who is charged with war-crimes and human rights scandals. As he starts working, he realizes that probably his predecessor McAra had unearthed some dark secrets about Lang which had cost him his life. The Ghost goes after the truth knowing the risks to his life.

Directed By:
5. An Education (2009)
13
2
An Education
PG-13
13
2

An Education is a drama that revolves around a teenage girl, Jenny Mellor, who falls in love with a much older man who promises to give her the life of her dreams. Starring Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard in the lead roles, this film showcases how a bright schoolgirl gives up an Oxford education as she is seduced by a charming conman.

Role:
Miss Stubbs
Directed By:
Lone Scherfig
6. Now Is Good (2012)
12
2
Now Is Good
PG-13
12
2

Teenager Tessa Scott, who is diagnosed with leukemia, decides to live every moment of her life to the fullest. She prepares a list of things she wants to do, including experimenting with drugs and losing her virginity, before her time is up. Though it was not on her list, her most exhilarating experience comes from falling in love with the new neighbor, Adam. 

Role:
Mother
Starring:
Dakota Fanning, Kaya Scodelario, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine
Directed By:
Ol Parker
7. Wild Bill (2011)
12
2
Wild Bill
12
2

After his release from prison, Bill finds that his wife has abandoned their two sons, Dean and Jimmy. His life takes a turn when two of his former criminal associates Dickie and Terry give him an offer to deal drugs. Bill accepts but he soon finds himself blackmailed by his sons.

Starring:
Iwan Rheon, Will Poulter, Andy Serkis, Charlie Creed-Miles
Directed By:
Dexter Fletcher
8. Peter Pan (2003)
12
2
Peter Pan
PG
12
2

Based on the 1911 novel Peter Pan, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up this fantasy adventure film tells how Peter Pan pays a visit to the children of the Darling family, and takes them to ‘Never Never Land’ where there is an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook. 

Starring:
Lynn Redgrave, Richard Briers, Bruce Spence, Jason Isaacs
Directed By:
P.J. Hogan
9. Hanna (2011)
11
2
Hanna
PG-13
11
2

Since the time she was two years old, Hanna is trained by her ex-CIA operative father to become an assassin. Now sixteen, she steps out on a mission to kill Marissa, an intelligence operative. As she travels across Europe, Hanna is pursued by Marissa who is hell bent on killing her. Along the way, she learns a secret about her own identity.

Starring:
Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Saoirse Ronan, Vicky Krieps
Directed By:
10. Man Up (2015)
11
2
Man Up
R
11
2

This film follows a 34 year old single lady, who is mistaken by a 40 year old soon-to-be-divorcee for his blind date. Before she can point out his mistake he starts chattering, and she decides to play along. But soon, her deception comes to light, which naturally angers him. But by then, they have started liking each other.  

Role:
Hilary
Starring:
Simon Pegg, Lake Bell, Sharon Horgan, Ophelia Lovibond, Keir Charles
Directed By:
Ben Palmer
11. Victoria & Abdul (2017)
11
2
Victoria & Abdul
PG-13
11
2

This historical drama film tells the story of Abdul Karim, a young prison clerk from India, who travels to meet Queen Victoria, to give her a present. Soon an unlikely friendship sparks between the two.   

Starring:
Judi Dench, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar
Directed By:
12. Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
11
2
Flashbacks of a Fool
R
11
2

Flashbacks of a Fool is a drama film which tells the story of an actor Joe, whose career starts taking a downward spiral, as he starts overindulging in drugs, alcohol and one-night stands. In addition, he is shaken when his mother informs him that his childhood best friend has died unexpectedly. He soon starts to reflect upon his life.

Starring:
Daniel Craig, Felicity Jones, Emile Robert, Scoutt Lowe, Julie Ordon, Gina Athans
Directed By:
Baillie Walsh
13. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
11
2
X-Men: The Last Stand
TV-G
11
2

The third film of the X-Men series, the movie revolves around a 'cure', which can apparently turn any mutant into a regular human being. This leads to outrage, and eventually a war is seen to be imminent. 

Starring:
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, James Marsden, Kelsey Grammer, Patrick Stewart, Vinnie Jones, Ben Foster
Directed By:
Brett Ratner
14. The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
11
3
The Man from Elysian Fields
R
11
3
Role:
Andrea
Starring:
James Coburn, Julianna Margulies, Mick Jagger, Andy Garcia
Directed By:
George Hickenlooper
15. Anna Karenina (2012)
11
2
Anna Karenina
R
11
2

Aristocratic socialite Anna Karenina, wife of Russian imperial minister Count Alexei Karenin, visits her brother Prince Oblonsky in Moscow, where she meets cavalry officer Count Vronsky. Their mutual attraction soon develops into deep love and Vronsky follows her when she returns home to St. Petersburg. Their affair scandalizes the patrician society of St. Petersburg; as a result, Karenin issues an ultimatum to Anna. 

Starring:
Keira Knightley, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Emily Watson, Jude Law, Alicia Vikander, Cara Delevingne, Matthew Macfadyen
Directed By:
16. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
11
2
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
TV-MA
11
2
Starring:
Naomie Harris, Andy Serkis, Noel Clarke, Tom Hughes
Directed By:
Mat Whitecross
17. The Heart of Me (2002)
11
2
The Heart of Me
R
11
2
Role:
Madeleine
Starring:
Paul Bettany, Helena Bonham Carter, Eleanor Bron, Luke Newberry
Directed By:
Thaddeus O'Sullivan
18. Born Romantic (2000)
11
2
Born Romantic
R
11
2
Starring:
Craig Ferguson, Ian Hart, Jane Horrocks, Adrian Lester, Catherine McCormack
Directed By:
David Kane
19. The Postman (1997)
18
2
The Postman
R
18
2

Years after a global conflict leaves United States in disarray, a nameless nomad is forced into the ranks of Holnists, a neo fascist militia that intends to take over the country.  On escaping from there, he finds a mail van containing letters, eventually posing to represent the newly restored US government. The news inspires the locals, but frightens the Holnists. 

Role:
Abby
Starring:
Kevin Costner, Giovanni Ribisi, Peggy Lipton, Will Patton
Directed By:
20. The White King (2016)
9
2
The White King
9
2
Role:
Sophia (voice)
Starring:
Agyness Deyn, Jonathan Pryce, Greta Scacchi, Clare-Hope Ashitey
Directed By:
Alex Helfrecht, Jörg Tittel
21. Maps to the Stars (2014)
10
2
Maps to the Stars
R
10
2

A multi-millionnaire child star is trying to bag a comeback after his return from rehab when his estranged sister turns up with dark family secrets. Meanwhile, an ageing actress is trying to return to the big screen with a remake of her deceased film star mother's movie.

Role:
Christina Weiss
Starring:
Robert Pattinson, Sarah Gadon, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska, Julianne Moore, Carrie Fisher
Directed By:
22. Below (2002)
10
2
Below
R
10
2

The crew of an American submarine, USS Tiger Shark, sets out on a routine rescue mission. However, soon they start experiencing strange paranormal activities occurring on their journey.

Starring:
Bruce Greenwood, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Chinlund, Holt McCallany
Directed By:
David Twohy
23. To Kill a King (2003)
9
2
To Kill a King
9
2
Role:
Lady Anne Fairfax
Starring:
Tim Roth, Corin Redgrave, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dougray Scott, James Bolam
Directed By:
Mike Barker
24. Lucky Break (2001)
9
2
Lucky Break
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Annabel Sweep / Lady Hamilton in Show
Starring:
Christopher Plummer, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall, Ron Cook, Lennie James
Directed By:
Peter Cattaneo
25. Tara Road (2005)
10
2
Tara Road
PG
10
2
Starring:
Andie MacDowell, Heike Makatsch, Jean-Marc Barr, John G. Brennan, Heike Makatsch
Directed By:
Gillies MacKinnon
26. Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
9
2
Hyde Park on Hudson
R
9
2

When the King and Queen of England arrive at his home in Hyde Park, things get complicated for American President Franklin D Roosevelt, due to his affair with his distant cousin named Margaret.        

Starring:
Laura Linney, Bill Murray, Samuel West, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel
Directed By:
Roger Michell
27. Sabotage (2014)
9
2
Sabotage
R
9
2

Sabotage is a 2014 American action thriller, which tells the story of a DEA task force, who are being hunted down one by one, after they steal money from a drug raid. 

Starring:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terrence Howard, Sam Worthington, Troy Garity, Josh Holloway, Joe Manganiello
Directed By:
David Ayer
28. Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)
8
2
Four Dogs Playing Poker
R
8
2
Role:
Audrey
Starring:
George Lazenby, Forest Whitaker, Tim Curry, Balthazar Getty, Arly Jover, Jason Cairns
Directed By:
Paul Rachman
29. Altar (2014)
10
2
Altar
10
2
Role:
Meg Hamilton
Starring:
Matthew Modine, Richard Dillane, Antonia Clarke, Adam Thomas Wright
Directed By:
Nick Willing
30. Seventh Son (2014)
8
2
Seventh Son
PG-13
8
2

Centuries ago, the knight Gregory imprisoned the malevolent witch Mother Malkin underground. But she has escaped now and Gregory has only a few days to teach his new apprentice, Tom Ward, everything about magic to defeat Malkin. On their way Tom and the witch Alice fall in love with each other, complicating matters. 

Starring:
Jeff Bridges, Antje Traue, Alicia Vikander, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes
Directed By:
Sergei Bodrov
31. The Last Days on Mars (2013)
8
2
The Last Days on Mars
R
8
2

While collecting specimens on Mars, a group of explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious microbe that can infect and turn anyone into a zombie.   

Role:
Kim Aldrich
Starring:
Liev Schreiber, Tom Cullen, Romola Garai, Elias Koteas
Directed By:
Ruairi Robinson
32. The Body (2001)
8
2
The Body
PG-13
8
2

Matt Gutierrez is a Vatican-appointed Jesuit priest who joins forces with Sharon, an Israeli archaeologist to investigate something that might blow apart the peace in their region, and also threaten the very foundations of their religion.

Role:
Sharon Golban
Starring:
Antonio Banderas, Derek Jacobi, Jason Flemyng, John Shrapnel
Directed By:
Jonas McCord
33. Mockingbird (2005)
12
2
Mockingbird
12
2
Role:
Mother
Starring:
William Houston, Eliza Darby, Charlie Day
Directed By:
Joe Tunmer
34. Eats Shoots and Leaves (2011)
11
2
Eats Shoots and Leaves
11
2
Role:
Mrs. Panda (voice)
Starring:
Rob Rackstraw, Rhashan Stone, Jonny Leigh-Wright, Hannah Chalmers
Directed By:
Daniel Brierley
35. The Escape (2017)
11
2
The Escape
11
2
Role:
Sarah
Starring:
Ben Miller, Julian Sands, Art Malik, Steven Cree
Directed By:
Paul J. Franklin
36. Broken Lines (2008)
9
2
Broken Lines
R
9
2
Role:
Zoe
Starring:
Paul Bettany, Harriet Walter, Dan Fredenburgh, Doraly Rosa
Directed By:
Sallie Aprahamian
37. Magpie (2014)
9
2
Magpie
9
2
Role:
The Woman
Starring:
Mia Goth, Martin McCann, Paul Kennedy
Directed By:
Stephen Fingleton
38. Collaborator (2011)
9
2
Collaborator
9
2
Role:
Emma Stiles
Starring:
Katherine Helmond, David Morse, Martin Donovan, Eileen Ryan
Directed By:
Martin Donovan
39. Gaston's War (1997)
9
3
Gaston's War
9
3
Starring:
Sylvia Kristel, Peter Firth, Mapi Galán, Stuart Laing
Directed By:
Robbe De Hert
40. Dead Babies (2000)
7
1
Dead Babies
R
7
1
Starring:
Paul Bettany, Charlie Condou, Hayley Carr, Katy Carmichael
Directed By:
William Marsh

TV Movie(s)

1. Miss Austen Regrets (2008)
12
2
Miss Austen Regrets
12
2
Role:
Jane Austen
Starring:
Jack Huston, Tom Hiddleston, Imogen Poots, Phyllida Law, Greta Scacchi
Directed By:
Jeremy Lovering
2. Emma (1996)
11
2
Emma
TV-G
11
2
Starring:
Kate Beckinsale, Bernard Hepton, Mark Strong, Samantha Bond, James Hazeldine
Directed By:
Diarmuid Lawrence
3. Salting the Battlefield (2014)
11
2
Salting the Battlefield
TV-PG
11
2
Starring:
Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Helena Bonham Carter, Bill Nighy, Shazad Latif
Directed By:
David Hare
4. Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction (2006)
11
2
Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction
11
2
Role:
Johanna Beijerinck
Starring:
Kevin McMonagle, Rupert Penry-Jones, Ramon Tikaram, David Dennis
Directed By:
Sam Miller
5. Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004)
10
2
Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures
10
2
Role:
Agatha Christie
Starring:
Bonnie Wright, Mark Gatiss, Anna Massey, Stephen Boxer
Directed By:
Richard Curson Smith
6. Damage (2007)
7
1
Damage
7
1
Role:
Michelle Cahill
Starring:
Katie McGrath, David O'Hara, Natalie Press, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Directed By:
Aisling Walsh

Animation(s)

Justin and the Knights of Valour (2013)
Justin and the Knights of Valour
PG
Starring:
David Walliams, Barry Humphries, Antonio Banderas, Alfred Molina, Freddie Highmore, Charles Dance, James Cosmo
Directed By:
Manuel Sicilia
Valiant (2005)
Valiant
G
Plot:

During the time of the Second World War, a pigeon named Valiant wants to help the Allied Forces as they prepare for the D-Day invasion. Meanwhile, most of the carrier pigeons were being decimated by Von Talon, a German falcon. The Royal Homing Pigeon Corps decides to accept Valiant as part of their team, and sends him on a dangerous mission.

Starring:
John Cleese, John Hurt, Ricky Gervais, Hugh Laurie, Ewan McGregor, Tim Curry
Directed By:
Gary Chapman

TV Shows and Videos

Friends (1994)
Friends
TV-14
Starring:
Missi Pyle, David Schwimmer, Elle Macpherson, John Stamos, Emily Osment, Audra Lindley, Alex Borstein
Directed By:
Gary Halvorson, Kevin Bright, Michael Lembeck, James Burrows, Gail Mancuso
Spaced (1999)
Spaced
TV-14
Starring:
Peter Serafinowicz, Simon Pegg, David Walliams, Ricky Gervais, Mark Gatiss, Nick Frost, Jessica Hynes
Directed By:
Edgar Wright
Terriers (2010)
Terriers
TV-MA
Starring:
Donal Logue, Noel Fisher, Kimberly Quinn, Laura Allen
Directed By:
Adam Arkin
Counterpart (2017)
Counterpart
TV-MA
Role:
Emily Burton Silk (9 episodes, 2017-2018)
Starring:
Jacqueline Bisset, Tamlyn Tomita, J.K. Simmons, Ulrich Thomsen
Manhattan (2014)
Manhattan
TV-14
Starring:
David Harbour, Peter Stormare, Mamie Gummer, Neve Campbell, John Benjamin Hickey, Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Chernus
Directed By:
Thomas Schlamme, Christopher Misiano, Michael Uppendahl, Andrew Bernstein, Daniel Attias
Dollhouse (2009)
Dollhouse
TV-14
Starring:
Janina Gavankar, Eliza Dushku, Patton Oswalt, Rick Fox, Felicia Day, Summer Glau, Harry Lennix
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá, David Straiton, Dwight H. Little, Joss Whedon, Tim Minear
Van der Valk (1972)
Van der Valk
Starring:
Bob Hoskins, Douglas Henshall, Nigel Stock, Barry Foster, Christopher Timothy
Playhouse Presents (2012)
Playhouse Presents
Starring:
David Tennant, Vanessa Redgrave, Lucy Punch, Rhys Ifans, Idris Elba, Ben Whishaw, Matthew Perry
Directed By:
Idris Elba
The Halcyon (2017)
The Halcyon
Starring:
Annabelle Apsion, Kevin Eldon, Mark Benton, Jamie Blackley
Blades of Time (2012)
Blades of Time
Starring:
James Faulkner, David Rintoul, Miranda Raison, Peter Dickson
The Nevers (2021)
The Nevers
TV-MA
Role:
Lavinia Bidlow
Beck (1996)
Beck
Starring:
David Hunt, William Ash, Nigel Clauzel, David Herlihy
Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987)
Ruth Rendell Mysteries
Starring:
Peter Capaldi, Colin Firth, Nicholas Hoult, Meera Syal, William Simons, Owen Teale, Idris Elba
Directed By:
Mary McMurray, Sandy Johnson, Herbert Wise, Matthew Evans, Bruce MacDonald