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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.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Woman
Genres:
Drama
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Crowe
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosemary Cross
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Stubbs
Director:
Lone Scherfig
Genres:
Drama
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Director:
Ol Parker
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Kaya Scodelario, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dexter Fletcher
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Iwan Rheon, Will Poulter, Andy Serkis, Charlie Creed-Miles
8. Peter Pan (2003)
11
2
Peter Pan
PG
11
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
P.J. Hogan
Genres:
Family, Romance, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Richard Briers, Bruce Spence, Jason Isaacs
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Saoirse Ronan, Vicky Krieps
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hilary
Director:
Ben Palmer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Simon Pegg, Lake Bell, Sharon Horgan, Ophelia Lovibond, Keir Charles
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.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Baillie Walsh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Felicity Jones, Emile Robert, Scoutt Lowe, Julie Ordon, Gina Athans
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Brett Ratner
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
14. The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
11
2
The Man from Elysian Fields
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Andrea
Director:
George Hickenlooper
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
James Coburn, Julianna Margulies, Mick Jagger, Andy Garcia
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
16. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
11
2
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mat Whitecross
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Naomie Harris, Andy Serkis, Noel Clarke, Tom Hughes
17. The Heart of Me (2002)
11
2
The Heart of Me
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madeleine
Director:
Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Bettany, Helena Bonham Carter, Eleanor Bron, Luke Newberry
18. Born Romantic (2000)
11
2
Born Romantic
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Kane
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Craig Ferguson, Ian Hart, Jane Horrocks, Adrian Lester, Catherine McCormack
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Abby
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
20. The White King (2016)
9
2
The White King
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sophia (voice)
Director:
Alex Helfrecht, Jörg Tittel
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Agyness Deyn, Jonathan Pryce, Greta Scacchi, Clare-Hope Ashitey
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Christina Weiss
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Twohy
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Chinlund, Holt McCallany
23. To Kill a King (2003)
9
2
To Kill a King
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lady Anne Fairfax
Director:
Mike Barker
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Corin Redgrave, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dougray Scott, James Bolam
24. Lucky Break (2001)
9
2
Lucky Break
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Annabel Sweep / Lady Hamilton in Show
Director:
Peter Cattaneo
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Christopher Plummer, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall, Ron Cook, Lennie James
25. Tara Road (2005)
10
2
Tara Road
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Andie MacDowell, Heike Makatsch, Jean-Marc Barr, John G. Brennan, Heike Makatsch
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.        

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Michell
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Laura Linney, Bill Murray, Samuel West, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel
28. Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)
8
2
Four Dogs Playing Poker
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Audrey
Director:
Paul Rachman
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
George Lazenby, Forest Whitaker, Tim Curry, Balthazar Getty, Arly Jover, Jason Cairns
29. Altar (2014)
10
2
Altar
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Meg Hamilton
Director:
Nick Willing
Genres:
Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, Richard Dillane, Antonia Clarke, Adam Thomas Wright
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Sergei Bodrov
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jeff Bridges, Alicia Vikander, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Antje Traue
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Kim Aldrich
Director:
Ruairi Robinson
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Liev Schreiber, Tom Cullen, Elias Koteas, Romola Garai
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.

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

TV Movie(s)

1. Miss Austen Regrets (2008)
12
2
Miss Austen Regrets
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Austen
Director:
Jeremy Lovering
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jack Huston, Tom Hiddleston, Imogen Poots, Phyllida Law, Greta Scacchi
2. Emma (1996)
11
2
Emma
TV-G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Diarmuid Lawrence
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Beckinsale, Bernard Hepton, Mark Strong, Samantha Bond, James Hazeldine
4. Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction (2006)
11
2
Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Johanna Beijerinck
Director:
Sam Miller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin McMonagle, Rupert Penry-Jones, Ramon Tikaram, David Dennis
5. Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004)
10
2
Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Agatha Christie
Director:
Richard Curson Smith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bonnie Wright, Mark Gatiss, Anna Massey, Stephen Boxer
6. Damage (2007)
7
1
Damage
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Michelle Cahill
Director:
Aisling Walsh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Katie McGrath, David O'Hara, Natalie Press, Antonia Campbell-Hughes

Animation(s)

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Chapman
Genres:
War, Adventure, Animation, Family, Comedy

TV Shows and Videos

Terriers (2010)
Terriers
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Arkin
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Donal Logue, Noel Fisher, Kimberly Quinn, Laura Allen
Counterpart (2017)
Counterpart
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Burton Silk (9 episodes, 2017-2018)
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Bisset, Tamlyn Tomita, J.K. Simmons, Ulrich Thomsen
Manhattan (2014)
Manhattan
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Schlamme, Christopher Misiano, Michael Uppendahl, Andrew Bernstein, Daniel Attias
Genres:
War, Drama, History
Star Cast:
David Harbour, Peter Stormare, Mamie Gummer, Neve Campbell, John Benjamin Hickey, Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Chernus
Van der Valk (1972)
Van der Valk
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Bob Hoskins, Douglas Henshall, Nigel Stock, Barry Foster, Christopher Timothy
The Halcyon (2017)
The Halcyon
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Annabelle Apsion, Kevin Eldon, Mark Benton, Jamie Blackley
Blades of Time (2012)
Blades of Time
As:
Cast
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
James Faulkner, David Rintoul, Miranda Raison, Peter Dickson
The Nevers (2021)
The Nevers
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Lavinia Bidlow
Genres:
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Beck (1996)
Beck
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Hunt, William Ash, Nigel Clauzel, David Herlihy
Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987)
Ruth Rendell Mysteries
As:
Cast
Director:
Mary McMurray, Sandy Johnson, Herbert Wise, Matthew Evans, Bruce MacDonald
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Peter Capaldi, Colin Firth, Nicholas Hoult, Idris Elba, George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay