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List of Ralph Fiennes Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Schindler's List (1993)
71
4
Schindler's List
R
71
4

Based on the true story of German industrialist Oskar Schindler, this Academy Award-winning film depicts his arrival in German-occupied Poland during World War II to make a fortune from his factories, which he staffs with cheap Jewish laborers. However, upon witnessing Nazi brutality, he provides shelter to hundreds of his workers, saving them from the Holocaust.

As:
Cast
Role:
Amon Goeth
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Embeth Davidtz, Caroline Goodall
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
48
4
The Grand Budapest Hotel
R
48
4

When the famous concierge—M. Gustave—of a mountainside resort, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is accused of murdering a wealthy dowager, he and his friend Zero along with latter’s girlfriend, Agatha, set out to prove his innocence. In process, they have to safeguard a Renaissance painting and struggle to find a missing will.

As:
Cast
Role:
M. Gustave
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama
3. The English Patient (1996)
61
4
The English Patient
R
61
4

Towards the end of WWII, Hana, a nurse moves into a monastery to care for a severely burnt man. The man - Almásy - later narrates to Hana and couple of new arrivals – Kip and David Caravaggio - his life story which involves his work as a cartographer and his passionate but doomed affair with a married woman Katherine.

As:
Cast
Role:
Count Laszlo de Almásy
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
32
5
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
PG-13
32
5

In this 8th and final movie in the Harry Potter film series, Harry, Ron, and Hermione continue their search for the other Horcruxes - Lord Voldemort's secret to immortality – in an attempt to destroy him for forever. Much is at stake as the epic battle rages out at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Voldemort
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Drama
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
36
2
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
PG-13
36
2

The movie begins with Voldemort's followers causing mayhem at Quidditch World Cup. Later, as Harry Potter returns to complete his fourth year at the Hogwarts, he is unexpectedly selected by the Goblet of Fire to compete in The Triwizard Tournament. Harry now has to deal with a frightening maze, hostile sea creatures, dragons and ultimately a dark wizard.

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
6. The Reader (2008)
36
4
The Reader
R
36
4

In the 1950s Germany, a young Michael Berg has a passionate affair with a much older woman, Hanna Schmitz. The affair ends abruptly but years later, the two meet again. This time Michael is a law student while Hannah is defending herself for her activities as concentration camp guard. While attending the trials, he realises that she is holding back a secret that can help her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Berg
Director:
Stephen Daldry
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Jeanette Hain, David Kross, Susanne Lothar
7. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
35
3
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
PG-13
35
3

Based on J.K. Rowling’s fifth book of the Harry Potter series, the movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix depicts the boy wizard’s journey in his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It also marks the debut of the much-hated Dolores Umbridge and the resurrection of Voldemort. 

As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
32
4
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
PG-13
32
4

Based on J.K. Rowling’s final novel of the ‘Harry Potter’ series, it is the first of the two-part finale of the movie series. The film follows Harry, Ron, and Hermione as they hunt for Horcruxes after Dumbledore’s death, while escaping Death Eaters, to destroy Lord Voldemort once and for all.  

As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
9. Skyfall (2012)
27
9
Skyfall
PG-13
27
9

James Bond is presumed dead after being caught in friendly fire while trying to retrieve a list of British agents. MI6 is compromised and identities of several agents are exposed. Bond, who reveals he is alive after M is attacked at MI6 and six agents are killed, must track down a man from M's past, seeking revenge.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gareth Mallory
Director:
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Adventure
10. In Bruges (2008)
21
5
In Bruges
R
21
5

Martin McDonagh's debut feature-length movie In Bruges is a darkly delightful film that focuses on two Irish hitmen who go into hiding following a botched-up contract and are being chased by their enraged boss. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Martin McDonagh
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Elizabeth Berrington, Rudy Blomme, Olivier Bonjour
11. The Constant Gardener (2005)
26
7
The Constant Gardener
R
26
7

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Justin Quayle
Director:
Fernando Meirelles
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Rachel Weisz, Archie Panjabi, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston, Daniele Harford
12. The Hurt Locker (2008)
15
2
The Hurt Locker
R
15
2

Following the experiences of an Iraq War Explosive Ordnance Disposal team that is targeted by insurgents, this war movie explores their psychological reactions to the stress of combat. Earning near-universal acclaim from critics, the film won six Academy Awards. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Contractor Team Leader
Director:
Kathryn Bigelow
Genres:
Thriller, War, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Jeremy Renner
13. Red Dragon (2002)
22
1
Red Dragon
R
22
1

Will Graham, an FBI agent able to empathize with psychopaths, narrowly escapes death while trying to catch cannibalistic killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter and retires shortly after. However, with the emergence of another serial killer, nicknamed The Tooth Fairy, he is called back and must seek Lecter's help to make a psychological profile of the new murderer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Francis Dolarhyde
Director:
Brett Ratner
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
14. Quiz Show (1994)
17
2
Quiz Show
PG-13
17
2

Based on 1950s’ scandal about rigged TV quiz show ’21,’ the film follows Congressional investigator Richard Goodwin as he probes the scam. The former champion Herbert Stempel claimed that the show was fraud when the network’s new contestant, member of renowned literary family, Charles Van Doren became a national celebrity with his consistent wins on ’21.’ But Goodwin uncovered the network’s deception. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Van Doren
Director:
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
15. Sunshine (1999)
22
7
Sunshine
R
22
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Ignatz Sonnenschein / Adam Sors / Ivan Sors
Director:
István Szabó
Genres:
History, War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Miriam Margolyes, Rachel Weisz, Rosemary Harris, Jennifer Ehle, Deborah Kara Unger
16. The End of the Affair (1999)
22
2
The End of the Affair
R
22
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maurice Bendrix
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Julianne Moore, Stephen Rea, Heather-Jay Jones, James Bolam
17. Strange Days (1995)
18
2
Strange Days
R
18
2

Ex-cop, Lenny Nero, now deals in illegal recordings that allow the viewers to experience the memories and sensations of the recorder. In one of the discs he finds recordings of a brutal rape and murder of a prostitute known to him. As he decides to investigate with help of friend Mace, they get drawn into dark depths of murder, blackmail and conspiracy.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lenny Nero
Director:
Kathryn Bigelow
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Juliette Lewis, Angela Bassett, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott
18. The Duchess (2008)
23
2
The Duchess
PG-13
23
2

The movie follows the tumultuous life of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. When she fails to produce a male heir for her husband, Duke William Cavendish, he starts an affair with her friend Bess. Meanwhile, Georgiana gets involved with young politician, Charles Grey and William outraged by their relationship rapes her. Nothing will remain the same after that. 

As:
Cast
Role:
The Duke
Director:
Saul Dibb
Genres:
Romance, History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, Hayley Atwell, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling
19. Wuthering Heights (1992)
25
5
Wuthering Heights
PG
25
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Heathcliff
Director:
Peter Kosminsky
Genres:
History, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Juliette Binoche, Sophie Ward, Simon Shepherd, Janet McTeer
20. Official Secrets (2019)
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0
Official Secrets
R
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Emmerson
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Indira Varma, Rhys Ifans, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Conleth Hill
22. The Dig (2021)
5
1
The Dig
PG-13
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Basil Brown
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
23. The Wildest Dream (2010)
1
0
The Wildest Dream
PG
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Mallory
Genres:
Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
24. Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
13
1
Oscar and Lucinda
R
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Oscar Hopkins
Director:
Gillian Armstrong
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds, Tom Wilkinson, Richard Roxburgh
25. Onegin (1999)
12
6
Onegin
R
12
6
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Onegin
Director:
Martha Fiennes
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Liv Tyler, Lena Headey, Martin Donovan, Toby Stephens
27. Spider (2002)
8
3
Spider
R
8
3

Spider is a psychological drama mystery film, which tells the story of a disturbed man suffering from schizophrenia. His memory slips back into his childhood where he believes that his father has killed his mother brutally and has replaced her with a prostitute. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Spider
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Miranda Richardson, Lynn Redgrave, John Neville, Gabriel Byrne
28. The Chumscrubber (2005)
5
4
The Chumscrubber
R
5
4

Troy Johnson, a high school student, supplies prescription drugs to his fellow students. However, when he suddenly commits suicide, the lives of the other students slowly start crumbling and descending into chaos and misery.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Arie Posin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
30. Bernard and Doris (2006)
9
1
Bernard and Doris
TV-14
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bernard Lafferty
Director:
Bob Balaban
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Chris Bauer, Peter Asher, Don Harvey
31. A Bigger Splash (2015)
13
2
A Bigger Splash
R
13
2

A famous rock star is on a vacation in Italy, with her boyfriend. However, things get interesting when she receives a visit from an old friend and his seductive daughter.

As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Hawkes
Director:
Luca Guadagnino
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
32. The Good Thief (2002)
7
0
The Good Thief
R
7
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance, Action
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, Gérard Darmon, Tchéky Karyo, Nutsa Kukhianidze
33. The Baby of Mâcon (1993)
1
2
The Baby of Mâcon
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Bishop's Son
Director:
Peter Greenaway
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Julia Ormond, Don Henderson, Philip Stone, Jonathan Lacey
35. Land of the Blind (2006)
4
1
Land of the Blind
R
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Robert Edwards
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lara Flynn Boyle, Donald Sutherland, Marc Warren, Tom Hollander
36. Coriolanus (2011)
11
2
Coriolanus
R
11
2

Adapted from William Shakespeare’s play of the same name, this film tells the story of a Roman General Coriolanus who fails to win the support of his people. After he is banished, he swears revenge and allies with the enemies instead.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Caius Martius Coriolanus
Director:
Ralph Fiennes
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Jessica Chastain, Vanessa Redgrave, Ashraf Barhom, Lubna Azabal, Zoran Cica
37. The Invisible Woman (2013)
12
1
The Invisible Woman
R
12
1
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Ralph Fiennes
Genres:
History, Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Felicity Jones, John Kavanagh, Tom Burke, Tom Attwood
38. The White Crow (2018)
4
1
The White Crow
R
4
1
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Pushkin
Director:
Ralph Fiennes
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Adèle Exarchopoulos, Louis Hofmann, Sergei Polunin, Oleg Ivenko
39. Hail, Caesar! (2016)
6
2
Hail, Caesar!
PG-13
6
2

Based in 1950s Hollywood, Hail, Caesar! is a dark comedy that revolves around a movie industry 'fixer' who is tasked with investigating the disappearance of the star of a biblical epic. With a stellar star cast, this film showcases the dark side of Hollywood of that era where fixers would clean up the messes of the bigwigs of the movie business.

As:
Cast
Role:
Laurence Laurentz
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery
42. Maid in Manhattan (2002)
27
3
Maid in Manhattan
PG-13
27
3

Marisa Ventura, a single mother and hotel maid, accidentally meets senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall, who initially thinks she is socialite Caroline Lane. Mistaken identities aside, the two are smitten with each other. But society and Chris’ political ambitions drive the two apart until true love wins. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Christopher Marshall
Director:
Wayne Wang
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
43. Clash of the Titans (2010)
8
1
Clash of the Titans
12
8
1

A remake of the 1981 movie of the same name, Clash of the Titans is an action-fantasy based on Greek mythology. It sees Zeus’ son Perseus and his companions go on a journey to save humans and the Gods. In order to do so, they must survive mythical beings like Medusa, the Kraken, and Hades.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hades
Director:
Louis Leterrier
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Elizabeth McGovern, Nicholas Hoult, Kaya Scodelario, Liam Neeson, Sam Worthington, Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng
44. Wrath of the Titans (2012)
6
0
Wrath of the Titans
PG-13
6
0

Zeus is apprehended by his godly son Ares and brother Hades, who have betrayed by making a deal with their father Kronos, the ferocious leader of the Titans. Growing more powerful, the Titans create mayhem on earth. Parseus, the demigod son of Zeus, with the help of warrior Queen Andromeda and Poseidon’s demigod son Argenor, ventures into the underworld to save mankind.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hades
Director:
Jonathan Liebesman
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Rosamund Pike, Liam Neeson, Lily James, Sam Worthington, Edgar Ramírez, Toby Kebbell
45. Dolittle (2020)
1
0
Dolittle
PG
1
0

Dolittle is a unique physician who can speak with animals. When the queen is suffering from a life threatening disease, he is asked to find a cure for her. Therefore he embarks on a journey with his animal friends searching for a healing tree.

As:
Cast
Role:
Barry (voice)
Director:
Stephen Gaghan
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
46. The Avengers (1998)
7
5
The Avengers
PG-13
7
5

Two British Agents John Steed and Dr Emma Peel are assigned to stop Sir August de Wynter, an evil but brilliant scientist who wants to destroy the world with a weather-changing machine. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John Steed
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Eddie Izzard, Uma Thurman, Patrick Macnee, Jim Broadbent
48. The Hogwarts Express (2014)
8
0
The Hogwarts Express
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Voldemort
Director:
Thierry Coup
Genres:
Adventure, Short
Star Cast:
Brendan Gleeson, Rupert Grint, Robbie Coltrane, James Phelps
50. National Theatre Live: Man and Superman (2015)
4
1
National Theatre Live: Man and Superman
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John Tanner / Don Juan
Director:
Simon Godwin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Indira Varma, Corey Johnson, Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Faye Castelow
51. The Works (2016)
1
2
The Works
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jaques
Director:
Elliot Barnes-Worrell
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Fisayo Akinade, Eva Bradley-Williams, Sharon D. Clarke
52. Mesyats v derevne (2014)
3
1
Mesyats v derevne
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mikhail Rakitin
Director:
Vera Glagoleva
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aleksandr Baluev, Sylvie Testud, Larisa Malevannaya, Anna Vartanyan

TV Movie(s)

53. Page Eight (2011)
6
0
Page Eight
6
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Hare
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Felicity Jones, Rachel Weisz, Bill Nighy, Tom Hughes, Michael Gambon
56. Ten Days to D-Day (2004)
2
1
Ten Days to D-Day
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Marion Milne
Genres:
Drama, War, Documentary
Star Cast:
Kate Steavenson-Payne, Richie Gibson, Jonie Broom, Jay Thomas
58. How Proust Can Change Your Life (2000)
3
0
How Proust Can Change Your Life
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Marcel Proust
Director:
Peter Bevan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Phyllida Law, Donald Sinden, Felicity Kendal

Animation(s)

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Kubo and the Two Strings
PG
Plot:

Kubo, a one eyed kind boy, lives a modest life narrating stories to his village people and simultaneously tends to his ill mother. However, his peaceful life is disrupted when evil spirits from past appear and wreak havoc. For Kubo, the only way to defeat the evil, is to set out on a journey to find his dad’s unbreakable sword, a magic armour and helmet. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Moon King
Director:
Travis Knight
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
G
Plot:

It’s time for the annual giant vegetable competition. The organiser, Lady Tottington, asks Wallace and his dog, Gromit - who run pest control business - to relocate the bunnies destroying her garden. Wallace comes up with a plan to brainwash the rabbits, but soon has to deal with a mysterious giant rabbit who is destroying the village crops. Victor Quartermaine is another problem he has to manage.

As:
Cast
Role:
Victor Quartermaine
Director:
Nick Park, Steve Box
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Peter Kay, Mark Gatiss, Helena Bonham Carter, Peter Sallis, Nicholas Smith
The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
The LEGO Batman Movie
PG
Plot:

The movie set in DCs Lego Universe sees Batman trying to thwart his arch-nemesis Joker’s latest plans to destroy Gotham. When the Joker gets his hand on the Phantom Zone projector and recruits all the iconic villains from movies, Batman is forced to team up to stop the Joker. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alfred Pennyworth
Director:
Chris McKay
Genres:
Animation, Action, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Family
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
The Prince of Egypt
PG
Plot:

The Disney adaptation of the Book of Exodus is an animated retelling of the life of Moses. It follows Moses’ journey from an Egyptian prince, to his final destination of leading the Hebrew slaves in Egypt to their freedom, to Mount Sinai, away from his brother Pharaoh Rameses II. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rameses
Director:
Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Drama, Musical

TV Shows and Videos

Prime Suspect (1991)
Prime Suspect
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Menaul
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, Craig Fairbrass, Jack Ellis
Rev. (2010)
Rev.
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Cattaneo
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Miles Jupp, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Voldemort
Director:
Matt Birch
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Evanna Lynch, Bonnie Wright, Rupert Grint, Lewis Macleod, Adam Sopp
James Bond: World of Espionage (2015)
James Bond: World of Espionage
As:
Cast
Role:
M
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Essam Ferris, Marcus Natividad, Topher Park
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Voldemort
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Stanley Townsend, Daniel Larner, Gregg Chillin

Ralph Fiennes Awards

BAFTA Awards
Schindler's List Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1994