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List of Rachel Weisz Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Enemy at the Gates (2001)
27
7
Enemy at the Gates
R
27
7

Based on William Craig’s book Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad, the story revolves around the battle between legendary Russian sniper Vasily Zaytsev and Nazi Germany’s most elite sniper Erwin König. While they try to survive each other, Vasily’s life becomes even more complicated when both Commissar Danilov and Vasily fall in love with Tania Chernova. 

Role:
Tania Chernova
Starring:
Directed By:
Jean-Jacques Annaud
2. The Favourite (2018)
20
7
The Favourite
R
20
7

In the 18th century England, owing to reigning monarch Queen Anne’s frail health, her close confidante, Lady Sarah Churchill, runs the political affairs in her stead. The Queen takes a liking to Sarah’s cousin Abigail who joins as servant. While Sarah is occupied with the French war politics, ambitious Abigail seizes opportunity to restore her aristocratic status by working her way to become Queen’s favorite.  

Role:
Sarah Churchill
Starring:
Directed By:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
3. Sunshine (1999)
11
3
Sunshine
R
11
3

This historical war drama film revolves around the fate of three generations of a Hungarian Jewish family, throughout the 20th century.

Role:
Greta
Starring:
Miriam Margolyes, Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Jennifer Ehle, Deborah Kara Unger
Directed By:
István Szabó
4. The Constant Gardener (2005)
18
5
The Constant Gardener
R
18
5

Tessa, a humanitarian and Amnesty International activist is found murdered. Her husband Justin Quayle, a simple low level diplomat, decides to unravel the reason behind her murder and identity of those responsible; much to the dislike of Tessa's superiors. As he uncovers the dark secrets, his own life is put in jeopardy. His love story with his wife is revealed in flashbacks.

Role:
Tessa Quayle
Starring:
Ralph Fiennes, Archie Panjabi, Danny Huston, Hubert Koundé, Daniele Harford
Directed By:
Fernando Meirelles
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
5. Youth (2015)
12
4
Youth
R
12
4

Aged best friends, retired classical composer, Fred Ballinger, and film director, Mick Boyle, are vacationing at a luxury resort in Wiesen. While Mick is trying to write his latest film, Fred is being approached with knighthood and an opportunity to perform in front of Queen Elizabeth II. Circumstances force them to reflect on their lives. 

Role:
Lena Ballinger
Starring:
Harvey Keitel, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, The Retrosettes, Gabriella Belisario, Laura De Marchi
Directed By:
Paolo Sorrentino
6. The Fountain (2006)
22
8
The Fountain
PG-13
22
8

Present-day surgeon Thomas attempts to cure his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi, following her research on the quest for the Tree of Life by 16th century Conquistador Tomás on the behest of Queen Isabella of Spain. In the future, space traveler Tommy is haunted by visions of Izzi as he tends to the dying tree while heading for an exploding star.

Role:
Isabel Creo
Starring:
Hugh Jackman, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie
Directed By:
Darren Aronofsky
7. The Light Between Oceans (2016)
12
4
The Light Between Oceans
PG-13
12
4

Tom Sherbourne, a traumatized WWI-veteran, takes up job as lighthouse keeper on a remote Australian island and marries local girl, Isabel. When they find an infant girl afloat in a rowboat, childless Isabel convinces Tom to raise the baby as their own. Later, as they realize that the girl’s mother is looking for her, the future of four lives rests on the couple’s decision.

Role:
Hannah Roennfeldt
Starring:
Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender, Florence Clery, Jack Thompson
Directed By:
Derek Cianfrance
8. The Mummy (1999)
35
13
The Mummy
PG-13
35
13

Loosely based on the 1932 film of the same title, the movie follows adventurer Rick O'Connell as he travels to the city of the dead and accidentally awakens Imhotep, a cursed high priest from the reign of the pharaoh Seti I. The film was a resounding success at the box office, earning around $415 million worldwide.  

Role:
Evelyn Carnahan
Starring:
Brendan Fraser, Oded Fehr, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo, Kevin J. O'Connor
Directed By:
Stephen Sommers
9. About a Boy (2002)
17
7
About a Boy
TV-14
17
7

Will Freeman, a carefree wealthy single man who wishes to evade any responsibility, creates a fictional son to attend single parents meetings, with a plan to date single mothers. Here, he meets 12-years-old Marcus, a boy with troubles of his own. Slowly they turn into friends, as Will guides Marcus through his issues while Marcus helps him grow into a mature adult.

Starring:
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Nicholas Hoult, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook
Directed By:
Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
10. Definitely, Maybe (2008)
17
6
Definitely, Maybe
PG-13
17
6

After having her first sex education class, 10-year-old Maya Hayes coerces her father into telling her how her parents, who are preparing for a divorce, originally met. He agrees to tell her about his past life, including his encounters with three different women, leaving it to Maya to deduce whom he eventually married.

Starring:
Directed By:
Adam Brooks
11. Runaway Jury (2003)
17
5
Runaway Jury
PG-13
17
5

Gun manufacturer Vicksburg Firearms find themselves on trial. This pits corrupt jury consultant Rankin Fitch who uses all means to pick people sympathetic to the defense for jury duty against lawyer Wendell Rohr. But when juror, Nicholas Easter, and a mysterious woman Marlee reveal, they can sway the jury, things get complicated. 

Role:
Marlee
Starring:
Gene Hackman, John Cusack, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Piven, Jennifer Beals
Directed By:
Gary Fleder
12. Agora (2009)
14
4
Agora
R
14
4

The biopic tells the story of 4th-century Hellenistic Neoplatonist philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician Hypatia. Hypatia becomes the center of Christian hatred when she starts refuting the claims of the geocentric Ptolemaic system and tells that the Earth is a sphere. As social turmoil between Christians and Jews becomes violent, her allies try to save her. 

Role:
Hypatia
Starring:
Oscar Isaac, Michael Lonsdale, Amber Rose Revah, Max Minghella, Ashraf Barhom
Directed By:
Alejandro Amenábar
13. The Whistleblower (2010)
11
4
The Whistleblower
R
11
4

The Whistleblower is a crime thriller film which tells the story of a police officer Kathy, who gets a job with the UN. She is assigned to post-war Bosnia, where, soon, she uncovers a human-trafficking ring, and gets fired. However, she is determined to expose the scandal.  

Role:
Kathryn Bolkovac
Starring:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci, Pilou Asbaek, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, David Strathairn, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Directed By:
Larysa Kondracki
14. 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, Paul Bettany, Ian McKellen, Jude Law, Mick Jagger, Brian Webber
Directed By:
Sean Mathias
15. Constantine (2005)
27
10
Constantine
R
27
10

Refusing to believe that her identical twin sister Isabel, a devout Catholic, has committed suicide, Detective Angela Dodson enlists the help of occult detective John Constantine who has earned a name for himself exorcising demons. Constantine, who is condemned to Hell for a prior suicide attempt, must redeem himself by thwarting a demonic plot to conquer Earth.

Role:
Angela Dodson / Isabel Dodson
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf, Peter Stormare, Laz Alonso, Tilda Swinton, Djimon Hounsou, Max Baker
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence
16. Page Eight (2011)
8
4
Page Eight
8
4
Role:
Nancy Pierpan
Starring:
Felicity Jones, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy, Tom Hughes, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
David Hare
17. Black Widow (2021)
12
4
Black Widow
UA
12
4

Based on the Marvel comics character of the same name, Black Widow is a superhero film which tells the story of Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, a former spy for the KGB, who is shocked upon learning that her ex handler General Dreykov is still alive. Things get ugly as she is pursued by a force with ties to her past, which tries to bring her down.

Role:
Melina
Starring:
David Harbour, Scarlett Johansson
18. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
9
4
The Brothers Bloom
PG-13
9
4

The Brothers Bloom is a comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Stephen and Bloom, who are successful con men. However, Bloom wants to leave this business, but Stephen convinces him to pull off one final job, which involves an eccentric heiress. 

Role:
Penelope
Starring:
Adrien Brody, Zachary Gordon, Rinko Kikuchi, Mark Ruffalo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Maximilian Schell, Robbie Coltrane
Directed By:
Rian Johnson
19. Denial (2016)
9
4
Denial
PG-13
9
4

Deborah Lipstadt and her publisher is sued by David Irving after she publishes her book ‘Denying the Holocaust’, on the ground that she is trying to ruin his reputation and his career. Her legal team therefore tries to prove that the Holocaust actually took place.

Role:
Deborah Lipstadt
Starring:
Mark Gatiss, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden
Directed By:
Mick Jackson
20. Swept from the Sea (1997)
6
5
Swept from the Sea
PG-13
6
5
Role:
Amy Foster
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Kathy Bates, Ian McKellen, Vincent Perez
Directed By:
Beeban Kidron
21. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
25
11
The Bourne Legacy
PG-13
25
11

The fourth installment of the Bourne film franchise, The Bourne Legacy, sees black ops agent, Aaron Cross, run for his life from the Department of Defense after he discovers their secret about field operatives. Jeremy Renner stars as the black ops agent who poses a potential threat to the department upon discovering that it is giving performance-enhancing drugs to its operatives.

Starring:
Albert Finney, Edward Norton, Corey Stoll, Oscar Isaac, Jeremy Renner, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach
Directed By:
Tony Gilroy
22. The Lovely Bones (2009)
18
8
The Lovely Bones
PG-13
18
8

A fourteen years old Susie Salmon wakes up as a spirit to find that she has been brutally murdered by her neighbor, serial killer George Harvey. As she watches over her family’s attempts to find the truth and heal, she refuses to enter Heaven and must find peace and bring George to justice. 

Role:
Abigail Salmon
Starring:
Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Susan Sarandon, Peter Jackson, Rose McIver
Directed By:
23. My Blueberry Nights (2007)
9
5
My Blueberry Nights
PG-13
9
5

When Jeremy, the owner of a café she frequents, tells her that her boyfriend is cheating on her, Elizabeth is devastated and spends the night there, eating a blueberry pie. Later she leaves her apartment key with him and embarks on a trip, visiting various places, meeting different people before returning home to find that her boyfriend has moved on with his life.  

Starring:
Norah Jones, Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Chad R. Davis, Katya Blumenberg
Directed By:
Kar-Wai Wong
24. Confidence (2003)
10
4
Confidence
TV-MA
10
4

Jake Vig, a professional grifter, chooses a wrong mark in last scam that backfires; which lands him in trouble with mob-boss King. To repay his money, Jake must pull off the most difficult con involving Morgan Price, banker in cohort with organized crime. As Jake gets set, Special Agent Gunther Butan revives his hunt for Jake, making things near impossible for him. 

Role:
Lily
Starring:
Donal Logue, Paul Giamatti, Dustin Hoffman, Edward Burns, Morris Chestnut, Leland Orser
Directed By:
James Foley
25. Disobedience (2017)
10
4
Disobedience
R
10
4

After her father passes away, Ronit, a young woman, returns to her orthodox community from where she was cast out as a child. Soon, her passion for her childhood friend reignites. 

Role:
Ronit Krushka
Starring:
Rachel McAdams, Anton Lesser, Alessandro Nivola, Nicholas Woodeson
Directed By:
Sebastián Lelio
26. The Shape of Things (2003)
7
3
The Shape of Things
R
7
3

Adam is a nerdy student who studies English literature. When an attractive art student named Evelyn starts taking an interest in him, he decides to change himself totally, getting a new hairstyle, starting to work out, and dressing more stylishly. However, soon his friend Philip’s fiancée Jenny, starts falling for him, and things get complicated.

Role:
Evelyn Ann Thompson
Starring:
Paul Rudd, Gretchen Mol, Frederick Weller
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
27. Stealing Beauty (1996)
9
4
Stealing Beauty
R
9
4

Nineteen year-old American Lucy Harmon travels to Tuscany after her mother commits suicide. She wants to meet the Italian with whom she fell in love during her last visit 4 years ago. Her mother left her diary of enigmatic poems which suggest that Lucy was conceived on that Tuscany hilltop; it is her quest to solve this mystery and discover who her father is.

Starring:
Liv Tyler, Jeremy Irons, Joseph Fiennes, Carlo Cecchi, Sinéad Cusack
Directed By:
Bernardo Bertolucci
28. The Mummy Returns (2001)
26
13
The Mummy Returns
PG-13
26
13

The Mummy Returns is a sequel to the action-adventure film, The Mummy, that sees the O'Connells race to stop a resurrected Egyptian priest, Imhotep, from awakening a mythical Scorpion King, whose armies can wreak havoc on mankind. Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz star as the husband-wife duo who try to save the world along with their son from clutches of an evil mummy.

Role:
Evelyn Carnahan / Nefertiri
Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Brendan Fraser, Oded Fehr, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo
Directed By:
Stephen Sommers
29. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
16
9
Oz the Great and Powerful
PG
16
9

Oscar Diggs a con artist and a magician is sucked away into the magical Land of Oz. Initially, Oscar pretends to be the prophesied great King. But he soon starts caring and has to join forces with Glinda the Good Witch and use science and illusion to defeat the evil witches, Evanora and Theodora. 

Role:
Evanora
Starring:
James Franco, Bruce Campbell, Mila Kunis, Abigail Spencer, Zach Braff, Michelle Williams
Directed By:
30. The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
7
4
The Deep Blue Sea
R
7
4

The Deep Blue Sea is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Hester, a woman who is married to a British judge. She starts having a passionate affair with a handsome pilot, but soon, her life is thrown into turmoil.

Role:
Hester Collyer
Starring:
Tom Hiddleston, Ann Mitchell, Jolyon Coy, Karl Johnson, Simon Russell Beale
Directed By:
Terence Davies
31. The Land Girls (1998)
5
3
The Land Girls
R
5
3
Role:
Ag
Starring:
Paul Bettany, Catherine McCormack, Anna Friel, Steven Mackintosh, Tom Georgeson
Directed By:
David Leland
32. Tube Tales (1999)
5
3
Tube Tales
PG-13
5
3
Starring:
Simon Pegg, Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Kelly Macdonald
Directed By:
33. 360 (2011)
6
4
360
R
6
4

Set in the 21st century, 360 is a romantic suspense drama film which revolves around different people living across various cities and countries. The film shows how their lives are all interconnected.  

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Ben Foster, Jamel Debbouze, Jude Law, Lucia Siposová, Gabriela Marcinková, Johannes Krisch
Directed By:
Fernando Meirelles
34. I Want You (1998)
6
3
I Want You
R
6
3
Role:
Helen
Starring:
Alessandro Nivola, Luka Petrusic, Labina Mitevska, Paul Popplewell
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
35. Dream House (2011)
11
5
Dream House
PG-13
11
5

Will Atenton, a successful book-editor, moves with his wife and daughters to a small town in New England. Soon, they learn that a wife and her children were murdered in that house while husband, the prime suspect, was taken to a psychiatric facility. With the help of neighbor Ann Patterson, who knew the previous family, Will investigates and discovers some terrible secrets. 

Role:
Libby
Starring:
Daniel Craig, Sarah Gadon, Naomi Watts, Elias Koteas, Marton Csokas
Directed By:
Jim Sheridan
36. My Cousin Rachel (2017)
7
4
My Cousin Rachel
PG-13
7
4
Role:
Rachel Ashley
Starring:
Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen, Simon Russell Beale
Directed By:
Roger Michell
37. Beautiful Creatures (2000)
5
3
Beautiful Creatures
R
5
3
Role:
Petula
Starring:
Susan Lynch, Iain Glen, Jake D'Arcy, Tom Mannion
Directed By:
Bill Eagles
38. Chain Reaction (1996)
11
5
Chain Reaction
PG-13
11
5

Chain Reaction is an action sci-fi drama film, which tells the story of a physicist, Lily, and Eddie, an undergraduate student at the University of Chicago. The two are framed for the murder of a high profile scientist and also accused of stealing a formula.  

Role:
Dr. Lily Sinclair
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Michael Shannon, Keanu Reeves, Fred Ward, Kevin Dunn
Directed By:
Andrew Davis
39. Fred Claus (2007)
6
5
Fred Claus
PG
6
5

Santa Claus’s elder brother, Fred, ends up in jail for stealing. Santa agrees to bail him out on a condition that he will come to the North Pole and help him make toys for Christmas. 

Role:
Wanda
Starring:
Vince Vaughn, Stephen Baldwin, Miranda Richardson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kevin Spacey, Ethan Cutkosky, Paul Giamatti
Directed By:
David Dobkin
40. Death Machine (1994)
6
4
Death Machine
R
6
4
Starring:
Brad Dourif, Ely Pouget, William Hootkins, John Sharian
Directed By:
Stephen Norrington
41. Going All the Way (1997)
4
4
Going All the Way
R
4
4
Role:
Marty Pilcher
Starring:
Lesley Ann Warren, Nick Offerman, Jill Clayburgh, Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Jeremy Davies, Amy Locane
Directed By:
Mark Pellington
42. Complete Unknown (2016)
5
4
Complete Unknown
R
5
4
Role:
Alice Manning
Starring:
Danny Glover, Michael Shannon, Kathy Bates, Erin Darke, Hansel Tan
Directed By:
Joshua Marston
43. Envy (2004)
5
5
Envy
PG-13
5
5

Envy is a dark comedy film, which revolves around two friends, who are also neighbors and co-workers. However, when one of their inventions succeeds, the other finds himself quite jealous of his friends’ success.  

Role:
Debbie Dingman
Starring:
Ben Stiller, Amy Poehler, Christopher Walken, Jack Black
Directed By:
Barry Levinson
44. My Summer with Des (1998)
6
3
My Summer with Des
6
3
Role:
Rosie
Starring:
Neil Morrissey, John Gordon Sinclair, Arabella Weir, Graeme Garden
Directed By:
Simon Curtis
45. White Goods (1994)
5
3
White Goods
5
3
Role:
Elaine
Starring:
Ian McShane, Lenny Henry, Lesley Nightingale, Beverly Hills
Directed By:
Al Ashton, Robert Young
46. The Mercy (2017)
5
4
The Mercy
5
4
Role:
Clare Crowhurst
Starring:
Colin Firth, Mark Gatiss, David Thewlis, Genevieve Gaunt, Jonathan Bailey
Directed By:
James Marsh
47. This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis (1999)
5
3
This Is Not an Exit: The Fictional World of Bret Easton Ellis
5
3
Role:
Lauren Hynde
Starring:
Dechen Thurman, Jason Bushman, Paul Blackthorne, Marieclaire Camilleri
Directed By:
Gerald Fox
48. Seventeen (1994)
4
3
Seventeen
4
3
Starring:
Christien Anholt, Emily Aston, Emma Bird
Directed By:
Sandra Goldbacher

Narrator/Dubbing

Eragon (2006)
9
7
Eragon
PG
9
7

Eragon a poor farm boy from Alagaësia finds a blue dragon egg in the forest. When the dragon hatches, she is named Saphira. Eragon and Saphira under the tutelage of Brom become the symbol of hope for Alagaësia and go forth on a path to overthrow the tyrant king Galbatorix and his dragon Shruikan. 

Role:
Saphira (voice)
Starring:
Garrett Hedlund, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons, Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory
Directed By:
Stefen Fangmeier

Animation Movies

The Simpsons
13
2
The Simpsons
TV-14
13
2
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Adam West, Jennifer Tilly, Fran Drescher, Tom Waits, Phil Hartman, George Carlin
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Lobster (2015)
11
5
The Lobster
R
11
5

The Lobster is a dark romantic comedy film, which is set in a dystopian era, where single men or women have to find themselves a partner within forty-five days or they are forcibly turned into an animal of their choosing.  

Role:
Short Sighted Woman
Starring:
Colin Farrell, Ben Whishaw, Jacqueline Abrahams, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Jessica Barden
Directed By:

TV Shows

Inspector Morse
32
7
Inspector Morse
TV-14
32
7
Starring:
Elizabeth Hurley, Phyllis Logan, Ian McDiarmid, John Gielgud, Sean Bean, Noah Taylor, John Thaw
Directed By:
Sweating Bullets
12
4
Sweating Bullets
12
4
Starring:
Traci Lords, Lawrence Taylor, Rob Stewart, Carolyn Dunn, Ian Tracey, Ari Sorko-Ram
Directed By:
Clay Borris, Mario Azzopardi, Sam Firstenberg, Allan Eastman, Michael Robison
Scarlet and Black
8
4
Scarlet and Black
8
4
Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Christopher Fulford, Alice Krige, T.P. McKenna
Directed By:
Ben Bolt
Advocates II
0
0
Advocates II
0
0
Starring:
Isla Blair, Ewan Stewart, Hugh Ross, Michael Kitchen
Directed By:
Peter Barber-Fleming

Rachel Weisz Awards

Academy Awards
The Constant Gardener Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2006
Golden Globe Awards
The Constant Gardener Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2006
BAFTA Awards
The Favourite Best Supporting Actress 2019