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List of Thandie Newton Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Crash (2004)
24
4
Crash
R
24
4

Crash revolves around a few Los Angeles citizens as their lives get overturned by racial tensions and bigotry. Characters like a racist district attorney and his wife, racist cops, a victimized Middle Eastern store owner, two black carjackers, an African-American couple, a Hispanic locksmith, all serve as a thrilling commentary of the racial injustice running in the USA.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Haggis
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
2. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
19
5
The Pursuit of Happyness
PG-13
19
5

The Pursuit of Happyness is an emotional drama that portrays a poor yet brilliant father, played by Will Smith, who tries to make it in a brokerage firm while trying to make ends meet. After failing as a salesman, his wife leaves him and their son. They soon become homeless and he ends up taking an unpaid internship in a firm to survive.

As:
Cast
Role:
Linda
Director:
Gabriele Muccino
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe, James Karen
3. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
17
5
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
R
17
5

Based on Anne Rice’s novel of the same name, the movie tells the story of vampires Lestat de Lioncourt and Louis de Pointe du Lac and their turning of ten years old Claudia. The story is revealed as Louis is interviewed by reporter Daniel Molloy, who at the end is given the choice of becoming a vampire by Lestat. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater, Virginia McCollam, John McConnell
4. Flirting (1991)
16
4
Flirting
R
16
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Thandiwe Adjewa
Director:
John Duigan
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Noah Taylor, Naomi Watts, Nicole Kidman, Bartholomew Rose, Felix Nobis
5. RocknRolla (2008)
15
4
RocknRolla
R
15
4

Russian businessman Uri Omovich stages a real estate scam involving millions of dollars with the help of London mob boss Lenny Cole. However, Omovich's corrupt accountant Stella leaks inside information attracting the attention of every schemer within the dark London underworld who double-crosses each other to get rich quick in the ensuing chaos.

As:
Cast
Role:
Stella
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
6. The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
22
3
The Chronicles of Riddick
PG-13
22
3

On the run for five years, Riddick arrives on planet Helion Prime which is threatened by Necromongers, an evil race that wants to convert everyone and eliminate those who resist. Lord Marshall, the leader of the race, can be killed only by a Furian and Riddick, being the last surviving member of the race, now has to defeat the enemy and protect humanity.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dame Vaako
Director:
David Twohy
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
7. Gridlock'd (1997)
15
4
Gridlock'd
R
15
4

When their close friend passes away due to a drug overdose, two friends start to realize the importance of life, and they try to get rid of their addiction.

As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara 'Cookie' Cook
Director:
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Lucy Liu, Howard Hesseman, Tupac Shakur
8. Besieged (1998)
14
4
Besieged
R
14
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Shandurai
Director:
Bernardo Bertolucci
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
David Thewlis, Claudio Santamaria, John C. Ojwang, Massimo De Rossi
9. 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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Val
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
10. Run Fatboy Run (2007)
12
3
Run Fatboy Run
PG-13
12
3

Five years ago on their wedding day Dennis ran away from Libby, at that time pregnant with his child.  Now he realizes his mistake and wants to win her back.  But she now has a relationship with Whit, who is successful, but arrogant. Although out of shape, Dennis decides to run the Nike River Marathon not only to impress Libby, but also his son Jake.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Libby
Director:
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Romance
11. Mission: Impossible II (2000)
19
3
Mission: Impossible II
PG-13
19
3

Ethan Hunt returns on another mission to seize and destroy Chimera, a deadly virus, and its cure Bellerophon, both of which are in possession of rogue IMF agent Ambrose. He must infiltrate enemy stronghold with help from Nyah Hall, a skilled thief and former lover of Ambrose, before the latter sells the virus to an international terrorist group.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nyah Hall
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Thriller
13. For Colored Girls (2010)
17
3
For Colored Girls
R
17
3

A group of black women, residing in a Harlem apartment building in New York go through heartbreak, personal crises and other challenges. Crystal, Jo and Juanita are bound together by their experiences in life, as they try to get over an abused lover, a secret double life and love-life balance respectively.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tangie / Orange
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Kerry Washington, Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine
14. W. (2008)
10
3
W.
PG-13
10
3

W. is a biopic based on the life of Former US President George W Bush. The film revolves around the early years of George Bush, as he struggles to make his mark in the world. Deemed incapable by his father, he attempts at running an oil company, and then a baseball team, before he joins politics.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography
15. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
9
5
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R
9
5

On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert B. Weide
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography
17. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
10
3
Half of a Yellow Sun
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Olanna
Director:
Biyi Bandele
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Boyega, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle
19. 2012 (2009)
11
1
2012
PG-13
11
1

2012 tells the story of the destruction of Earth, due to a global cataclysmic event resulting from the heating of Earth’s core. A struggling writer Jackson Curtis tries to save his family as he tries to reach one of the nine secret arks designed by G8 nations to save at least a certain portion of humanity. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Wilson
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
21. Reminiscence (2021)
9
3
Reminiscence
PG-13
9
3

Reminiscence is a romantic science fiction thriller film which revolves around a man named Nick, who along with his friend, operates a business that allows people to relive their memories. One day, Mae, a client, asks for their help in finding her keys. Nick finds himself instantly attracted to her. However, months later, when Mae disappears without a word, Nick tries to relive his memories, hoping to find a hint.

As:
Cast
Role:
Emily 'Watts' Sanders
Genres:
Mystery,Romance,Sci-Fi,Thriller
22. The Leading Man (1996)
10
2
The Leading Man
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hilary Rule
Director:
John Duigan
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jon Bon Jovi, Barry Humphries, Nicole Kidman, Anna Galiena, Lambert Wilson
23. Retreat (2011)
9
2
Retreat
R
9
2

Kate and Martin are cut off from the outside world while they try to cope with a personal tragedy. They go to an uninhabited island to take a break. However, as fate would have it, a stranger brings the news of an airborne disease rushing through Europe.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Carl Tibbetts
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Cillian Murphy, Jimmy Yuill, Jamie Bell, Marilyn Mantle
24. Good Deeds (2012)
17
4
Good Deeds
PG-13
17
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Lindsey Wakefield
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Tyler Perry, Gabrielle Union, Brian White, Eddie Cibrian
25. The Young Americans (1993)
9
2
The Young Americans
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Danny Cannon
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Viggo Mortensen, John Wood, Keith Allen
26. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
8
2
Jefferson in Paris
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Hemings
Director:
James Ivory
Genres:
History, Drama, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
27. Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
10
2
Vanishing on 7th Street
R
10
2

Vanishing on 7th Street is a horror thriller film which takes us to Detroit where majority of the population has disappeared after a power outage. All that remains is a pile of clothes that they were wearing.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosemary
Director:
Brad Anderson
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Leguizamo, Hayden Christensen, Jacob Latimore, Taylor Groothuis
28. The Truth About Charlie (2002)
8
2
The Truth About Charlie
PG-13
8
2

After returning from holiday, a woman discovers that her husband has been murdered. Meanwhile, several groups of people are also pressurizing her to unravel the mystery of his true identity. At the same time, more people are ending up dead.

As:
Cast
Role:
Regina Lambert
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Anna Karina, Mark Wahlberg, Timothy Francis Robbins, Olga Sékulic, Stephen Dillane, Françoise Bertin
29. Norbit (2007)
12
3
Norbit
PG-13
12
3

Norbit, and his best friend, Kate, grew up in an orphanage which doubles as a Chinese restaurant. They are separated when Kate gets adopted. Norbit later gets married to a tyrannical, overweight, and abusive girl named Rasputia. When Kate re-enters his life, Norbit tries to find his way back to his one true love Kate.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Thomas
Director:
Brian Robbins
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
30. The Journey of August King (1995)
10
3
The Journey of August King
PG-13
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Annalees
Director:
John Duigan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Waterston, Maya Angelou, Jason Patric, Larry Drake
31. The Interrogation of Leo and Lisa (2006)
10
3
The Interrogation of Leo and Lisa
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Mona Lisa
Director:
Hamish Jenkinson
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Kevin Spacey, Elliot Cowan, Denzil Keim, Jan Hendzel
32. It Was an Accident (2000)
8
4
It Was an Accident
8
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Metin Hüseyin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Bolam, Nicola Stapleton, Neil Dudgeon
33. Bloody Weekend (1994)
8
2
Bloody Weekend
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Zita
Director:
Anna Campion
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dearbhla Molloy, Oliver Milburn, Danny Cunningham, Catherine McCormack
34. Huge (2010)
6
3
Huge
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kris
Director:
Ben Miller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Russell Tovey, Ralph Brown, Noel Clarke, Matt Berry

TV Movie(s)

1. In Your Dreams (1996)
10
3
In Your Dreams
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Clare
Director:
Simon Cellan Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Isla Blair, Miles Anderson, Oliver Milburn, Sam Barriscale
2. Pirate Prince (1991)
9
3
Pirate Prince
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Horrox
Star Cast:
James Hazeldine, David Harewood, Sean Blowers, Danny Cerqueira

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Line of Duty (2012)
Line of Duty
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Owen Teale, Adrian Dunbar, Keeley Hawes, Martin Compston
Rogue (2013)
Rogue
As:
Cast
Role:
Grace Travis (24 episodes, 2013-2015)
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik, Martin Donovan, Robert Lieberman, Wayne Rose, John Alexander
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Bianca Lawson, Sarah Jeffery, Ashley Greene, Cole Hauser, Richard Schiff, Sergio Di Zio

Thandie Newton Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Westworld Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2018
BAFTA Awards
Crash Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2006