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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.  

Starring:
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year
2. The Lobster (2015)
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The Lobster
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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.  

Starring:
Colin Farrell, Ben Whishaw, Rachel Weisz, Jacqueline Abrahams, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Jessica Barden
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos
3. Dogtooth (2009)
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Dogtooth
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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. 

Starring:
Michele Valley, Christos Stergioglou, Angeliki Papoulia, Hristos Passalis, Mary Tsoni
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos
4. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer
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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. 

Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Alicia Silverstone, Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos
5. Alps (2011)
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Alps
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Alps is a drama film which tells the story of a group of actors who start a unique business where in exchange for a fee, they impersonate deceased people in order to help their relatives through the grieving process.

Starring:
Aris Servetalis, Angeliki Papoulia, Ariane Labed, Johnny Vekris, Sofia Aivathiadou
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos
6. Attenberg (2010)
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Attenberg
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Marina is a sexually inexperienced 23 year old woman who lives with her architect father who is terminally ill. She is unable to relate to her fellow humans, and therefore she spends her time by watching wildlife documentaries of Sir David Attenborough.  Things take a turn when an engineer arrives in her town, and begins working on the steel mill. Marina ends up having her first sexual encounter with the man.

Role:
Engineer
Starring:
Evangelia Randou, Vangelis Mourikis, Ariane Labed, Kostas Berikopoulos
Directed By:
Athina Rachel Tsangari
7. Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)
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Venice 70: Future Reloaded
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Starring:
Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco, Davide La Vecchia, Emanuele La Vecchia
Directed By:
James Franco, Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane
8. My Best Friend (2001)
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My Best Friend
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Starring:
Lakis Lazopoulos, Antonis Kafetzopoulos, Vera Krouska, Smaragda Karydi, Maria Kavoyianni
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos, Lakis Lazopoulos
9. Kinetta (2005)
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Kinetta
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3
Starring:
Evangelia Randou, Aris Servetalis, Costas Xikominos, Youlika Skafida, Ektoras Kaloudis
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos
10. O viasmos tis Hlois (1995)
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O viasmos tis Hlois
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2
Starring:
Elena Topalidou, Konstadinos Rigos, Giorgos Giaples
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos
11. Uranisco Disco (2002)
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Uranisco Disco
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Starring:
Akilas Karazisis, Tanya Nassibian, Nikos Karathanos, Argyris Xafis
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos

TV Shows and Videos

Despina Vandi: Deka Entoles (1997)
Despina Vandi: Deka Entoles
Directed By:
Yorgos Lanthimos

Yorgos Lanthimos Awards

BAFTA Awards
The Favourite Outstanding British Film of the Year 2019