Best Eileen Atkins movies

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Best Eileen Atkins movies
We present our ranking of the best Eileen Atkins 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 Eileen Atkins.

TOP 25:
The Avengers
The Avengers
Eileen Atkins as: Alice
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1998
British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma Peel, the only suspect, but simultaneously falls for her and joins forces with her to combat Sir August.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carmen Ejogo movies?

TOP 24:
Ask the Dust
Ask the Dust
Eileen Atkins as: Mrs. Hargraves
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Idina Menzel movies?


TOP 23:
Scenes of a Sexual Nature
Scenes of a Sexual Nature
Eileen Atkins as: Iris
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath in north-west London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Polly Walker movies?

TOP 22:
Evening
Evening
Eileen Atkins as: Nachtschwester
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid flashbacks, the young Ann (Claire Daines) spends one night with a man named Harris (Patrick Wilson), who was the love of her life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aubrey Plaza movies?

TOP 21:
Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
Eileen Atkins as: Miss Matilda Crawley
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A mere ascension into the heights of society is simply not enough. So Becky finds a patron in the powerful Marquess of Steyne whose whims enable Becky to realise her dreams. But is the ultimate cost too high for her?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Purefoy movies?


TOP 20:
Beautiful Creatures
Beautiful Creatures
Eileen Atkins as: Emmaline Duchannes
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 2013
Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Iain Glen movies?

TOP 19:
Wolf
Wolf
Eileen Atkins as: Mary
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Release: 1994
Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aya Cash movies?

TOP 18:
What a Girl Wants
What a Girl Wants
Eileen Atkins as: Jocelyn Dashwood
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Release: 2003
An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is engaged to a fiercely territorial social climber with a daughter who makes Daphne's life miserable.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kelly Preston movies?


TOP 17:
Last Chance Harvey
Last Chance Harvey
Eileen Atkins as: Maggie Walker
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2008
In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an endless cycle of work, phone calls from her mother, and blind dates. A connection forms between the unhappy pair, who soon find themselves falling in love.

TOP 16:
Wild Target
Wild Target
Eileen Atkins as: Mother
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2010
Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims. After sparing her life, he unexpectedly acquires a young apprentice. Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Freeman movies?

TOP 15:

Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes
Eileen Atkins as: Madame Fidolia
Genre: Drama, Family, TV Movie
Release: 2008
An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for themselves when Gum doesn't return from one of his adventures. Together, they nurture their passions for acting, aviation and ballet in this charming TV adaptation of Noel Streatfield's novel.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Harriet Walter movies?


TOP 14:

Robin Hood

Robin Hood
Eileen Atkins as: Eleanor of Aquitaine
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 2010
When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best J眉rgen Prochnow movies?

TOP 13:

Magic in the Moonlight

Magic in the Moonlight
Eileen Atkins as: Aunt Vanessa
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2014
Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marcia Gay Harden movies?

TOP 12:

The Scapegoat

The Scapegoat
Eileen Atkins as: Lady Spence
Release: 2012
Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jodhi May movies?

TOP 11:

Let Him Have It

Let Him Have It
Eileen Atkins as: Lilian Bentley
Genre: Drama
Release: 1991
In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which would forever shake England's belief in capital punishment.


TOP 10:

Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm
Eileen Atkins as: Judith Starkadder
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement from her mischievous friend, Mary, Flora changes the Starkadders' lives forever when she settles into their rustic estate, bringing the backward clan up to date and finding inspiration for her novel in the process.

TOP 9:

Jack & Sarah

Jack & Sarah
Eileen Atkins as: Phil
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he discovers he is the proud father of a baby girl, but deficient in the spouse department to the tune of 1.

TOP 8:

The Dresser

The Dresser
Eileen Atkins as: Madge
Genre: Drama
Release: 1983
In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his backstage efforts rival the pathos in the story of Lear and the Fool that is being presented on-stage, as the situation comes to a crisis.

TOP 7:

Nothing Like a Dame

Nothing Like a Dame
Eileen Atkins as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2018
BBC Arena's documentary on the Dames of British Theatre and film featuring Maggie Smith, Elieen Atkins, Judi Dench and Joan Plowright on screen together for the first time as they reminisce over a long summer weekend in a house Joan once shared with Sir Laurence Olivier.

TOP 6:

Gosford Park

Gosford Park
Eileen Atkins as: Mrs. Croft
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2001
In 1930鈥檚 England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.


TOP 5:

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain
Eileen Atkins as: Maddy
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Release: 2003
In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their farm. As Inman makes his perilous journey home, Ada struggles to keep their home intact with the assistance of Ruby, a mysterious drifter sent to help her by a kindly neighbor.

TOP 4:

Equus

Equus
Eileen Atkins as: Hesther Saloman
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 1977
A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an opinionated but inwardly-timid father and a genteel, religious mother. As Dysart exposes the truths behind the boy's demons, he finds himself face-to-face with his own.

TOP 3:

Wit

Wit
Eileen Atkins as: Evelyn 'E.M' Ashford
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 2001
A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

TOP 2:

The Hours

The Hours
Eileen Atkins as: Barbara in the Flower Shop
Genre: Drama
Release: 2002
"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

TOP 1:

Paddington 2

Paddington 2
Eileen Atkins as: Madame Kozlova
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release: 2017
Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.



If you like the best Eileen Atkins movies, then you will also like the best Ian McKellen movies, where many of their films coincide.