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List of Yorgos Lanthimos Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Favourite (2018)
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The Favourite
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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.  

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
History, Biography
Star Cast:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year
2. Dogtooth (2009)
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Dogtooth
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2

A couple brainwashes their two daughters and adult son to live in a fenced compound with no knowledge of the outside world. The parents claim the children can leave when they lose a dogtooth. The father also arranges for a woman named Christina to have sex with his son. Meanwhile, the eldest daughter plots her escape. 

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Michele Valley, Christos Stergioglou, Angeliki Papoulia, Hristos Passalis, Mary Tsoni
3. The Lobster (2015)
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The Lobster
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14
2

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.  

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Whishaw, Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jacqueline Abrahams, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Jessica Barden
4. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer
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2

Cardiothoracic surgeon Steven Murphy leads a happy life with his wife Annie, teenage daughter Kim, and younger son Bob. When Steven introduces teenager Martin to the family, one by one everyone in Steven’s family starts falling ill and nearing death. As Martin’s connection to Steven’s past is revealed, things take a much darker turn. 

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Alicia Silverstone, Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy
5. Alps (2011)
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2
Alps
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2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aris Servetalis, Angeliki Papoulia, Ariane Labed, Johnny Vekris, Sofia Aivathiadou
6. Attenberg (2010)
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2
Attenberg
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2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Engineer
Director:
Athina Rachel Tsangari
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Evangelia Randou, Vangelis Mourikis, Ariane Labed, Kostas Berikopoulos
7. Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)
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2
Venice 70: Future Reloaded
10
2
As:
Director
Director:
James Franco, Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco, Davide La Vecchia, Emanuele La Vecchia
8. My Best Friend (2001)
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2
My Best Friend
9
2
As:
Director
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos, Lakis Lazopoulos
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lakis Lazopoulos, Antonis Kafetzopoulos, Vera Krouska, Smaragda Karydi, Maria Kavoyianni
9. Kinetta (2005)
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2
Kinetta
8
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Evangelia Randou, Aris Servetalis, Costas Xikominos, Youlika Skafida, Ektoras Kaloudis
10. O viasmos tis Hlois (1995)
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O viasmos tis Hlois
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1
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Elena Topalidou, Konstadinos Rigos, Giorgos Giaples
11. Uranisco Disco (2002)
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Uranisco Disco
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1
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Akilas Karazisis, Tanya Nassibian, Nikos Karathanos, Argyris Xafis

TV Shows and Videos

Despina Vandi: Deka Entoles (1997)
Despina Vandi: Deka Entoles
As:
Director
Director:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Genres:
Music, Short

Yorgos Lanthimos Awards

BAFTA Awards
The Favourite Outstanding British Film of the Year 2019