Best Emily Watson movies

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Best Emily Watson movies
We present our ranking of the best Emily Watson 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 Emily Watson.

TOP 25:
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
Emily Watson as: Lidia Ivanovna
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2012
Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Fiona Shaw movies?

TOP 24:
The Dresser
The Dresser
Emily Watson as: Her Ladyship
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 2015
One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser Norman must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time and if he does will he be able to perform that night? The Dresser is a wickedly funny and deeply moving story of friendship and loyalty as Sir reflects on his lifelong accomplishments and seeks to reconcile his turbulent friendships with those in his employ before the final curtain.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ian McKellen movies?


TOP 23:
The Happy Prince
The Happy Prince
Emily Watson as: Constance Wilde
Genre: Drama
Release: 2018
In 1895, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was the most famous writer in London, and Bosie Douglas, son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry, was his lover. Accused and convicted of gross indecency, he was imprisoned for two years and subjected to hard labor. Once free, he abandons England to live in France, where he will spend his last years, haunted by memories of the past, poverty and immense sadness.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rupert Everett movies?

TOP 22:
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Emily Watson as: Anne Sellers
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
The turbulent personal and professional life of actor Peter Sellers (1925-1980), from his beginnings as a comic performer on BBC Radio to his huge success as one of the greatest film comedians of all time; an obsessive artist so dedicated to his work that neglected his loved ones and sacrificed part of his own personality to convincingly create that of his many memorable characters.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Lithgow movies?

TOP 21:
Cradle Will Rock
Cradle Will Rock
Emily Watson as: Olive Stanton
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Hyland movies?


TOP 20:
The Boxer
The Boxer
Emily Watson as: Maggie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1997
Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. Fourteen years later, Danny is released from prison and returns to his old working class neighborhood to resume his life as a boxer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brian Cox movies?

TOP 19:
Everest
Everest
Emily Watson as: Helen Wilton
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 2015
Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elizabeth Debicki movies?

TOP 18:
Red Dragon
Red Dragon
Emily Watson as: Reba McClane
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Release: 2002
Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ellen Burstyn movies?


TOP 17:
Equilibrium
Equilibrium
Emily Watson as: Mary O'Brien
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2002
In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Fichtner movies?

TOP 16:
Punch-Drunk Love
Punch-Drunk Love
Emily Watson as: Lena Leonard
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
A socially awkward and volatile small business owner meets the love of his life after being threatened by a gang of scammers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Philip Seymour Hoffman movies?

TOP 15:

Hilary and Jackie

Hilary and Jackie
Emily Watson as: Jackie Du Pré
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 1998
The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charles Dance movies?


TOP 14:

Little Boy

Little Boy
Emily Watson as: Emma Busbee
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Release: 2015
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Toby Huss movies?

TOP 13:

Gosford Park

Gosford Park
Emily Watson as: Elsie
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2001
In 1930’s 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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ryan Phillippe movies?

TOP 12:

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Emily Watson as: Chief of Staff Fox
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2017
When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.

TOP 11:

Angela's Ashes

Angela's Ashes
Emily Watson as: Angela McCourt
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie's siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie's Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.


TOP 10:

The Proposition

The Proposition
Emily Watson as: Martha Stanley
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Release: 2005
Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.

TOP 9:

War Horse

War Horse
Emily Watson as: Rose Narracott
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.

TOP 8:

Oranges and Sunshine

Oranges and Sunshine
Emily Watson as: Margaret Humphreys
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
The story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker from Nottingham, who uncovers one of the most significant social scandals in recent times – the forced migration of children from the United Kingdom. Almost singlehandedly, Margaret reunited thousands of families, brought authorities to account and worldwide attention to an extraordinary miscarriage of justice.

TOP 7:

Belle

Belle
Emily Watson as: Lady Mansfield
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England

TOP 6:

Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride
Emily Watson as: Victoria Everglot (voice)
Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Animation
Release: 2005
Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.


TOP 5:

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth
Emily Watson as: Mrs. Brittain
Genre: History, Drama, War
Release: 2014
Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

TOP 4:

Breaking the Waves

Breaking the Waves
Emily Watson as: Bess McNeill
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

TOP 3:

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
Emily Watson as: Rosa Hubermann
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

TOP 2:

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York
Emily Watson as: Tammy
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

TOP 1:

The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything
Emily Watson as: Beryl Wilde
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.



If you like the best Emily Watson movies, then you will also like the best Philip Seymour Hoffman movies, where many of their films coincide.