Best Kenneth Branagh movies

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Best Kenneth Branagh movies
We present our ranking of the best Kenneth Branagh 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 Kenneth Branagh.

TOP 25:
Mindhorn
Mindhorn
Kenneth Branagh as: Kenneth Branagh
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2016
A washed up actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective show "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be real.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Harriet Walter movies?

TOP 24:
Frankenstein
Frankenstein
Kenneth Branagh as: Victor Frankenstein
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 1994
Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a monster, which Frankenstein has put together with the remains of corpses. It's not long before Frankenstein regrets his actions.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Karel Roden movies?


TOP 23:
All Is True
All Is True
Kenneth Branagh as: William Shakespeare
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2018
London, June 29th, 1613. The Globe Theater, ran by the famous playwright William Shakespeare, accidentally burns to ashes. Seriously affected, he stops writing and returns to his hometown, where his wife Anne and daughters Judith and Susanna get surprised to hear he intends to stay there definitively, after two decades working in the capital, neglecting his sincere affections for them.

TOP 22:
Sleuth
Sleuth
Kenneth Branagh as: Other Man on T.V.
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2007
On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Caine movies?

TOP 21:
Dead Again
Dead Again
Kenneth Branagh as: Roman Strauss / Mike Church
Genre: Thriller, Romance
Release: 1991
In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under hypnosis both the woman and Church seem to have a strange link back to the Strauss murder.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andy Garc铆a movies?


TOP 20:
Othello
Othello
Kenneth Branagh as: Iago
Genre: Drama
Release: 1995
The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nicholas Farrell movies?

TOP 19:
Peter's Friends
Peter's Friends
Kenneth Branagh as: Andrew Benson
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1992
It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student comedy troupe, but it's less clear how much they have in common now.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hugh Laurie movies?

TOP 18:
My Week with Marilyn
My Week with Marilyn
Kenneth Branagh as: Sir Laurence Olivier
Genre: Drama
Release: 2011
Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to see the blonde bombshell, while Olivier is struggling to meet her many demands and acting ineptness, and Colin is intrigued by her. Colin's intrigue is met when Marilyn invites him into her inner world where she struggles with her fame, her beauty and her desire to be a great actress.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Toby Jones movies?


TOP 17:
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
Kenneth Branagh as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
A behind-the-scenes look at San Diego Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention, and the fans who attend every year.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Jane movies?

TOP 16:
Swing Kids
Swing Kids
Kenneth Branagh as: Herr Knopp, Gestapo (uncredited)
Genre: Music, Drama
Release: 1993
The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is forced to face some tough choices about right, wrong, and survival.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Barbara Hershey movies?

TOP 15:

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express
Kenneth Branagh as: Hercule Poirot
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2017
Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Derek Jacobi movies?


TOP 14:

Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe

Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe
Kenneth Branagh as: Himself
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
A look at the story behind Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all of the Marvel films, the Marvel One-Shots and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Clark Gregg movies?

TOP 13:

Looking for Richard

Looking for Richard
Kenneth Branagh as: Himself/Interview
Genre: Documentary
Release: 1996
Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kevin Kline movies?

TOP 12:

Valkyrie

Valkyrie
Kenneth Branagh as: Henning von Tresckow
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Release: 2008
Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a central player, he finds himself tasked with both leading the coup and personally killing the F眉hrer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bernard Hill movies?

TOP 11:

Rabbit-Proof Fence

Rabbit-Proof Fence
Kenneth Branagh as: A. O. Neville
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action, History
Release: 2002
In 1931, three Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a trek across the Outback.


TOP 10:

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Kenneth Branagh as: Benedick
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1993
In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other. Meanwhile, meddling Don John plots to ruin the wedding.

TOP 9:

Conspiracy

Conspiracy
Kenneth Branagh as: Reinhard Heydrich
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2001
The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking German officials came to the historic and far reaching decision that the Jews of Europe were to be exterminated in what would come to be known as the Holocaust.

TOP 8:

The Road to El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado
Kenneth Branagh as: Miguel (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Action
Release: 2000
After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled inhabitants promptly begin to worship them as gods. The only question is, do they take the worshipful natives for all they're worth, or is there a bit more to El Dorado than riches?

TOP 7:

The Boat That Rocked

The Boat That Rocked
Kenneth Branagh as: Dormandy
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2009
The Boat That Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of popular culture via the British Broadcasting Corporation. Loosely based on the events in Britain in the 60's when the Labour government of Harold Wilson, wanted to bring the pirate radio stations under control, enough to see the passage of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act on 15 August 1967. Also known as "Pirate Radio".

TOP 6:

Henry V

Henry V
Kenneth Branagh as: Henry V
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1989
Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.


TOP 5:

Dunkirk

Dunkirk
Kenneth Branagh as: Commander Bolton of the Royal Navy
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Release: 2017
The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

TOP 4:

Hamlet

Hamlet
Kenneth Branagh as: Prince Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Release: 1996
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

TOP 3:

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Kenneth Branagh as: Gilderoy Lockhart
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2002
Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts. Adventure and danger await when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber Of Secrets Has Been Opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione鈥檚 magical abilities and courage.

TOP 2:

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder
Kenneth Branagh as: Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2012
The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the capital has hosted the world鈥檚 biggest and most important sporting event. The Opening Ceremony reflected the key themes and priorities of the London 2012 Games, based on sport, inspiration, youth and urban transformation. It was a Ceremony 'for everyone' and celebrated contributions the UK has made to the world through innovation and revolution, as well as the creativity and exuberance of British people.

TOP 1:

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War
Kenneth Branagh as: Asgardian Distress Call (voice) (uncredited)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2018
As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.



If you like the best Kenneth Branagh movies, then you will also like the best Derek Jacobi movies, where many of their films coincide.