Best David Thewlis movies

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Best David Thewlis movies
We present our ranking of the best David Thewlis movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about David Thewlis.

TOP 25:
Restoration
Restoration
Character: John Pearce
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry his King's mistress in order to divert the queens suspicions. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situation worsens when Merivel finds himself in love with his new wife. Eventually, the King finds out and relieves Merivel of his position and wealth. His fall from grace leaves Merivel where he first started. And through his travels and reunions with an old friend, he rediscovers his love for true medicine and what it really means to be a physician.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ian McDiarmid movies?

TOP 24:
Macbeth
Macbeth
Character: Duncan
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Release: 2015
Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Fassbender movies?


TOP 23:
Gangster No. 1
Gangster No. 1
Character: Freddie Mays
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2000
An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Bettany movies?

TOP 22:
Damage
Damage
Character: Detective
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1992
The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeremy Irons movies?

TOP 21:
Kingdom of Heaven
Kingdom of Heaven
Character: Hospitaler
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Release: 2005
After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Orlando Bloom movies?


TOP 20:
Stonehearst Asylum
Stonehearst Asylum
Character: Mickey Finn
Genre: Thriller
Release: 2014
A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Flemyng movies?

TOP 19:
The Lady
The Lady
Character: Michael Aris
Genre: Drama
Release: 2011
The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michelle Yeoh movies?

TOP 18:
Legend
Legend
Character: Leslie Payne
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 2015
Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Arnold movies?


TOP 17:
Life Is Sweet
Life Is Sweet
Character: Nicola's Lover
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1990
Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on Andy, a cook who forever puts off home remodeling projects, and with a drunken friend, buys a broken down lunch wagon. Natalie, with short neat hair and a snappy, droll manner, is a plumber; she has a holiday planned in America, but little else. Last is Nicola, odd man out: a snarl, big glasses, cigarette, mussed hair, jittery fingers, bulimic, jobless, and unhappy. How they interact and play out family conflict and love is the film's subject.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Broadbent movies?

TOP 16:
Besieged
Besieged
Original Title: L'assedio
Character: Jason Kinsky
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr. Kinsky, an eccentric English pianist and composer. She lives in one room of his Roman palazzo. He besieges her with flowers, gifts, and music, declaring passionately that he loves her, would go to Africa with her, would do anything for her. "What do you know of Africa?," she asks, then, in anguish, shouts, "Get my husband out of jail!" The rest of the film plays out the implications of this scene and leaves Shandurai with a choice.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thandie Newton movies?

TOP 15:

Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet
Character: Peter Aufschnaiter
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 1997
Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brad Pitt movies?


TOP 14:

Anomalisa

Anomalisa
Character: Michael Stone (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2015
An inspirational speaker becomes reinvigorated after meeting a lively woman who shakes up his mundane existence.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jennifer Jason Leigh movies?

TOP 13:

War Horse

War Horse
Character: Lyons
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Release: 2011
Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Emily Watson movies?

TOP 12:

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman
Character: Sir Patrick Morgan / Ares
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2017
An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.

TOP 11:

All the Invisible Children

All the Invisible Children
Original Title: Les enfants invisibles
Character: Jonathan
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.


TOP 10:

Naked

Naked
Character: Johnny
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 1993
An unemployed Brit vents his rage on unsuspecting strangers as he embarks on a nocturnal London odyssey.

TOP 9:

An Inspector Calls

An Inspector Calls
Character: Inspector Goole - The Inspector
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, TV Movie
Release: 2015
Northern England, 1912. The dinner of a wealthy family is interrupted by Inspector Goole, who only announces that a young woman has committed suicide. Then, he simply asks everyone present, one by one, if they knew her.

TOP 8:

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Character: Remus Lupin
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2009
As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

TOP 7:

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Character: Remus Lupin
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Release: 2007
Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed 'Dumbledore's Army' – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

TOP 6:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Character: Remus Lupin
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2010
Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.


TOP 5:

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Character: Ralf Hoess
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2008
When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

TOP 4:

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski
Character: Knox Harrington
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1998
Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink White Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.

TOP 3:

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything
Character: Dennis Sciama
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2014
The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

TOP 2:

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Character: Remus Lupin
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2004
Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black—and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.

TOP 1:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Character: Remus Lupin
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2011
Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.



If you like the best David Thewlis movies, then you will also like the best Tom Felton movies, where many of their films coincide.