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List of Paul Bettany Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
37
8
A Beautiful Mind
PG-13
37
8

The biographical movie, partly inspired by Sylvia Nasar’s book, depicts the life of the mathematician and Nobel Laureate, John Nash. Early in his career, he achieves success with his remarkable discovery. However, he soon begins to develop paranoid schizophrenia and goes through years of struggle before he eventually manages to succeed and win the Nobel Prize. 

Role:
Charles
Directed By:
3. Dogville (2003)
13
3
Dogville
R
13
3

Grace Mulligan is given refuge from gangsters by the people of Dogville, an American town, in exchange for doing small chores. But things take a darker turn when chores turn into torture and rape. When Grace finally accepts her identity of being the gang leader’s daughter she burns the town and its people to the ground. 

Role:
Tom Edison
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, John Hurt, Udo Kier, Lauren Bacall, Ben Gazzara, Harriet Andersson, Jean-Marc Barr
Directed By:
4. Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
9
2
Sharpe's Waterloo
TV-14
9
2
Starring:
Sean Bean, Alexis Denisof, Cécile Paoli, Daragh O'Malley
Directed By:
Tom Clegg
5. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
31
9
Captain America: Civil War
PG-13
31
9

A mission of Avengers results in the loss of civilian lives, hence political pressure mounts to have regulations for the superhero team. This causes the team to split into two groups – Team Captain America favouring freedom of superheroes and Team Iron Man backing the government. Meanwhile, Captain America’s old friend Bucky Barnes is accused of the murder of King T'Chaka of Wakanda.

Directed By:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
6. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
15
5
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
PG-13
15
5

In 1805, Captain Jack Aubrey of HMS Surprise pursues the French privateer Acheron, but sustains heavy damage after being ambushed off the coast of Brazil. Despite Europe falling to Napoleon, Aubrey is determined to complete the mission against the decidedly superior vessel with the help of his crew and trusted friend, the ship's doctor, Stephen Maturin.

Role:
Dr. Stephen Maturin, Surgeon
Starring:
Russell Crowe, James D'Arcy, Edward Woodall, Chris Larkin
Directed By:
Peter Weir
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
31
11
Avengers: Age of Ultron
PG-13
31
11

After the Avengers retrieve Loki's scepter from a Hydra facility, Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use it to complete Stark's Ultron global defense program. However, Ultron turns against humans realizing their wrongdoings, and attacks the Avengers, eliminating Stark's A.I. J.A.R.V.I.S. The Avengers must stop a global extinction with mysterious superhuman twins, Pietro and Wanda Maximoff.

Directed By:
8. Uncle Frank (2020)
8
3
Uncle Frank
R
8
3

An 18 year old girl named Beth moves from her home in Creekville, South Carolina, to attend college in New York City, where her uncle Frank is a professor. She feels closer to him more than anyone in the family, and soon discovers that he is actually gay. When Frank’s father and Beth’s grandfather dies of a heart attack suddenly, Frank agrees to drive with her back to South Carolina to attend the funeral.  

Role:
Frank
9. The Young Victoria (2009)
10
3
The Young Victoria
PG
10
3

Based on Queen Victoria’s early reign, the film portrays her life since the time she was the heir presumptive. Subjected to a political tug of war in the family, she has a difficult time until she accedes to the throne. The film then goes on to depict her struggle as a young queen, her marriage to Prince Albert, their initial fights, ending with their final reconciliation.  

Role:
Lord Melbourne
Directed By:
Jean-Marc Vallée
10. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
8
3
The Secret Life of Bees
PG-13
8
3

The Secret Life of Bees is an American drama film which tells the story of a teen girl who runs away to a small town in South Carolina to know the truth about her mother. She soon finds a group of women who may have a connection to her past.

Directed By:
Gina Prince-Bythewood
11. Margin Call (2011)
12
4
Margin Call
R
12
4

The drama revolves around a Wall Street investment bank during the 2007–2008 financial crisis and the actions taken by its employees. A mass layoff including the firing of Eric Dale, head of risk management, opens the door to conspiracies and the revelation of an underlying devastating financial crisis. 

Role:
Will Emerson
Starring:
Jeremy Irons, Kevin Spacey, Simon Baker, Demi Moore, Stanley Tucci, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley
Directed By:
J.C. Chandor
12. Bent (1997)
7
3
Bent
NC-17
7
3

Max is a gay Jewish man, living in 1930s Berlin, during the time of the Nazi regime. He is caught and sent to a concentration camp. He tries to deny that he is gay, and gets a yellow label, meant for Jews, instead of the pink one, meant for gays. He soon meets another prisoner named Horst, who proudly wears the pink label, and begins to develop an attraction to him.  

Starring:
Clive Owen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ian McKellen, Mick Jagger, Brian Webber
Directed By:
Sean Mathias
13. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
15
7
Solo: A Star Wars Story
PG-13
15
7

The movie follows the first adventure of the charismatic character of Han Solo from the Star Wars franchise. With the aide of Chewbacca and a young Lando Calrissian, Han must find a way to stop the criminals Dryden Vos, Beckett, and come to terms with his friend and romantic interest Qi'ra’s betrayal. 

Role:
Dryden Vos
Starring:
Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Alden Ehrenreich, Thandie Newton, Woody Harrelson, Jon Favreau
Directed By:
14. A Knight's Tale (2001)
12
5
A Knight's Tale
PG-13
12
5

After his master dies, William Thatcher, a peasant squire, decides to wear his armor to impersonate him, and soon he creates a new identify for himself as a knight. Fueled by desire for food and glory, he starts taking part in more and more tournaments.

Role:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Starring:
Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Laura Fraser
Directed By:
Brian Helgeland
15. Gangster No. 1 (2000)
7
3
Gangster No. 1
R
7
3

A mob boss looks back at his humble beginnings as a small-time crook under the tutelage of an influential and dangerous crime lord.  He proves his efficiency to the latter by coming up with creative methods to kill their enemies.

Role:
Young Gangster
Starring:
Malcolm McDowell, Andrew Lincoln, Kenneth Cranham, David Thewlis
Directed By:
Paul McGuigan
16. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
19
9
The Da Vinci Code
PG-13
19
9

A mystery thriller that explores the events that unfold after a Harvard University professor is suspected of a grisly and unusual murder, The Da Vinci Code is a fast-paced drama with a surprise ending. The film is considered controversial. 

Role:
Silas
Starring:
Tom Hanks, Jean Reno, Audrey Tautou, Alfred Molina, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno
Directed By:
17. Creation (2009)
7
3
Creation
PG-13
7
3

Creation is a biographical drama film which revolves around the life of Charles Darwin, a naturalist, as he is trying to complete his book ‘On the Origin of Species’. Although his evolutionary theories conflicts with the religious beliefs of his wife, he tries to maintain their relationship as well as struggles to find a balance between faith and science.     

Role:
Charles Darwin
Starring:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Connelly, Ian Kelly, Guy Henry, Martha West
Directed By:
Jon Amiel
18. The Heart of Me (2002)
6
3
The Heart of Me
R
6
3
Role:
Rickie
Starring:
Olivia Williams, Helena Bonham Carter, Eleanor Bron, Luke Newberry
Directed By:
Thaddeus O'Sullivan
19. The Reckoning (2002)
6
3
The Reckoning
R
6
3

The Reckoning is a mystery crime drama film which takes us to 14th century England, and it revolves around a disgraced priest who joins a traveling acting troupe. When he discovers a murder, he tries to solve the case by recreating it in one of their performances. 

Role:
Nicholas
Starring:
Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg, Vincent Cassel, Tom Hardy, Marian Aguilera, Trevor Steedman
Directed By:
Paul McGuigan
20. Wimbledon (2004)
8
4
Wimbledon
PG-13
8
4

After slipping to the rank of 119, British tennis pro Peter colt decides to retire from competitive tennis. As he appears for his last Wimbledon, he meets Lizzie Bradbury, an American rising star and the two fall in love. Peter once again  starts winning games. But Lizzie's overprotective father objects to the liaison, fearing it will hamper her career.    

Role:
Peter Colt
Starring:
Kirsten Dunst, Sam Neill, James McAvoy, Jon Favreau, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Bernard Hill
Directed By:
Richard Loncraine
21. Transcendence (2014)
12
6
Transcendence
PG-13
12
6

Dr. Will Caster is involved in developing a sentient computer when he is shot by an anti-technology terrorist group R.I.F.T. With only a month to live, his wife Evelyn uploads his consciousness into a quantum computer. But soon Evelyn and his best friend Max must find a way to stop him when he starts controlling human minds. 

Role:
Max Waters
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Cillian Murphy, Morgan Freeman, Rebecca Hall
Directed By:
Wally Pfister
22. The Land Girls (1998)
6
3
The Land Girls
R
6
3
Starring:
Rachel Weisz, Catherine McCormack, Anna Friel, Steven Mackintosh, Tom Georgeson
Directed By:
David Leland
23. Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2001)
5
3
Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang)
5
3
Role:
Jimmy
Starring:
Chris Penn, Stellan Skarsgård, Jacqueline McKenzie, Allan Corduner
Directed By:
Stewart Sugg
24. Inkheart (2008)
7
4
Inkheart
PG
7
4

Mo Folchart and his daughter Meggie were born with the gift of reading characters from books into real life. When Mo accidentally, unleashes the villain Capricorn from the book 'Inkheart' into the real world, his wife Resa gets trapped in the book. Mo and Meggie must find a way to survive Capricorn and save Resa. 

Role:
Dustfinger
Starring:
Brendan Fraser, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Jennifer Connelly, Sienna Guillory
Directed By:
Iain Softley
25. The Tourist (2010)
11
7
The Tourist
PG-13
11
7

When Frank Tupelo meets a beautiful woman, Elise, on board a train to Venice, he takes it as a chance encounter. However, soon he finds himself being chased by Inspector John Acheson as well as a mobster, Reginald Shaw, both of who believe that he is the wanted Alexander Pearce who has undergone a surgery to change his face.

Role:
Inspector John Acheson
Starring:
Angelina Jolie, Timothy Dalton, Iddo Goldberg, Raoul Bova, Johnny Depp, Steven Berkoff
Directed By:
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
26. Blood (2012)
5
3
Blood
5
3
Role:
Joe Fairburn
Starring:
Adrian Edmondson, Brian Cox, Mark Strong, Ben Crompton
Directed By:
Nick Murphy
27. Firewall (2006)
6
4
Firewall
PG-13
6
4

Jack Stanfield, head security executive of a bank, is forced by a scheming criminal to steal $100 million from his bank, as ransom for his family held captive at home. He pays by infiltrating bank’s computer security that he designed, but the criminals kidnap his family with no intentions of their safe return. Now he must act fast to save his family.

Starring:
Harrison Ford, Alan Arkin, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Virginia Madsen, Carly Schroeder, Jimmy Bennett, Gail Ann Lewis
Directed By:
Richard Loncraine
28. Priest (2011)
8
5
Priest
PG-13
8
5

Priest is a former elite warrior who fought in the long war between humans and vampires and now lives in a walled city controlled by The Church. When his niece, Lucy, is abducted by some vampires and the clergy dismisses the possibility of a vampire resurgence, he launches a rescue attempt with Lucy's boyfriend and a powerful Priestess.

Role:
Priest
Starring:
Karl Urban, Lily Collins, Stephen Moyer, Maggie Q, Christopher Plummer, Cam Gigandet
Directed By:
Scott Stewart
29. Mortdecai (2015)
6
5
Mortdecai
R
6
5

Charismatic British aristocrat and part-time shady art dealer Charlie Mortdecai, suffers constantly from lack of funds to support his lifestyle. Therefore, when his former college friend who is currently an MI5 officer, asks him to find a stolen painting, he accepts. However, it eventually turns out that Charlie is not the only one who is in pursuit of the painting.

Role:
Jock
Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Jeff Goldblum, Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Munn
Directed By:
David Koepp
30. Legion (2010)
6
5
Legion
R
6
5

Archangel Michael is sent to earth along with Legion of angels to prevent the birth of a savior prophet and bring an end to the human race as God has lost hope in mankind. However, Michael still has hope in humans and disobeys God by not killing the unborn prophet. This leads to a battle between the Archangels Michael and Gabriel, the winner being the one that comes true on the test of God. 

 

Role:
Michael
Starring:
Kevin Durand, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, Dennis Quaid, Willa Holland, Adrianne Palicki, Charles S. Dutton
Directed By:
Scott Stewart
31. David Copperfield (2000)
7
3
David Copperfield
7
3
Starring:
Hugh Dancy, Sally Field, Michael Richards, Eileen Atkins, Anthony Andrews
Directed By:
Peter Medak
32. Euston Road (2004)
6
3
Euston Road
6
3
Role:
Y
Starring:
Charlie Condou, Nabil Elouahabi, Tilly Blackwood, Louise Delamere
Directed By:
Toa Stappard
33. Journey's End (2017)
6
3
Journey's End
R
6
3
Role:
Osborne
Starring:
Asa Butterfield, Sam Claflin, Tom Sturridge, Toby Jones
Directed By:
Saul Dibb
34. The Suicide Club (2000)
5
3
The Suicide Club
R
5
3
Role:
Shaw
Starring:
Jonathan Pryce, David Morrissey, Catherine Siggins, Neil Stuke
Directed By:
Rachel Samuels
35. After the Rain (1999)
5
3
After the Rain
R
5
3
Role:
Steph Oosthuizen
Starring:
Louise Lombard, Ariyon Bakare, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Ingrid Emslie
Directed By:
Ross Kettle
36. Broken Lines (2008)
4
3
Broken Lines
R
4
3
Role:
Chester
Starring:
Olivia Williams, Harriet Walter, Dan Fredenburgh, Doraly Rosa
Directed By:
Sallie Aprahamian
37. Stories of Lost Souls (2005)
4
3
Stories of Lost Souls
4
3
Role:
Y (segment "Euston Road") (archiveFootage)
Starring:
William Ash, Nicholas Audsley, Jason 'Wee Man' Acuña, Naomi Allisstone
Directed By:
Deborra-Lee Furness, Illeana Douglas, William Garcia
38. Dead Babies (2000)
3
3
Dead Babies
R
3
3
Role:
Quentin
Starring:
Olivia Williams, Charlie Condou, Hayley Carr, Katy Carmichael
Directed By:
William Marsh

Director

Shelter (2014)
10
5
Shelter
10
5
Starring:
Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Connelly, Steve Cirbus, Adolfo Mendez-Nouel, Kevin Hoffman
Directed By:
Paul Bettany

Narrator/Dubbing

The Avengers (2012)
14
4
The Avengers
PG-13
14
4

In this first crossover film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury assembles a team of superheroes, featuring Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye, who must overcome their differences to tackle extraterrestrial threats posed by Asgardian Loki after he comes into possession of the powerful device Tesseract.

Role:
Jarvis (voice)
Starring:
Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Lou Ferrigno, Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Harry Dean Stanton
Directed By:
Iron Man (2008)
12
3
Iron Man
PG-13
12
3

A superhero film based on the eponymous Marvel Comics character and the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Iron Man has Tony Stark, a genius billionaire, securing his release from an Afghan cave by creating high-tech suit of armor. He perfects the suit and uses it to fight evil forces to protect the world.

Role:
JARVIS (voice)
Starring:
Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard, Jon Favreau, Tom Morello, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow
Directed By:
Iron Man Three (2013)
10
4
Iron Man Three
PG-13
10
4

The seventh film in the Iron Man film series, Iron Man Three sees Tony Stark suffering from stress, anxiety and insomnia after the battle of New York. Soon, he finds himself pitted against a powerful and mysterious foe, Mandarin. When his close ones get attacked, Tony goes after those responsible and in process discovers that an event from past is connected to the present. 

Role:
JARVIS (voice)
Starring:
Ben Kingsley, Joan Rivers, Guy Pearce, Bill Maher, Miguel Ferrer, Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow
Directed By:
Shane Black
Iron Man 2 (2010)
9
4
Iron Man 2
PG-13
9
4

Since revealing himself as Iron Man, Tony Stark is being pressured by the government and weapon contractors to reveal the technology behind his powerful suit. He must find a way to fight them while also tackling his other enemies.

Role:
JARVIS (voice)
Starring:
Mickey Rourke, Seth Green, Sam Rockwell, Garry Shandling, Helena Mattsson, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson
Directed By:

TV Shows

Wycliffe
9
3
Wycliffe
TV-14
9
3
Starring:
Pam Ferris, Jack Shepherd, Bill Nighy, Jimmy Yuill
Coming Home
8
4
Coming Home
8
4
Role:
Edward Carey-Lewis (2 episodes, 1998)
Starring:
Keira Knightley, Peter O'Toole, David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, Emily Mortimer
Directed By:
Giles Foster
The Bill
14
7
The Bill
14
7
Starring:
Amanda Holden, Douglas Henshall, Pam Ferris, Tamzin Outhwaite, Emma Bunton, Nicholas Hoult, Gemma Atkinson
Directed By:
Steve Shill, David Yates, Peter Lydon, Jonathan Dent, Stuart Burge

Special Appearance/Cameo

Legend (2015)
10
5
Legend
R
10
5

Based on the true story of twin British criminals Reggie and Ronnie Kray, the film traces their rise to power in the 1960s London. The two brothers resort to violence and intimidation to seize control of a local pub, and eventually most of the dark criminal underworld of London, with Detective Leonard 'Nipper' Read on their trail.

Role:
Charlie Richardson (uncredited)
Starring:
Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton, Chazz Palminteri, Aneurin Barnard, Paul Anderson, Christopher Eccleston
Directed By:
Brian Helgeland