Best Lesley Manville movies

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Best Lesley Manville movies
Today we present the best Lesley Manville movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Lesley Manville:

TOP 21:
Rupture
Rupture
Lesley Manville as: Dr. Nyman
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction
Release: 2016
A single mom tries to break free from a mysterious organization that has abducted her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Noomi Rapace movies?

TOP 20:
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
Lesley Manville as: Miss Adderstone
Genre: Fantasy, Family
Release: 2015
An orphan who practices hypnosis faces off against a bank robber who wants her book on the art form.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dominic Monaghan movies?


TOP 19:
A Five Star Life
A Five Star Life
Original Title: Viaggio sola
Lesley Manville as: Kate Sherman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2013
Single and middle-aged, beautiful Irene (Margarita Buy) is wholly devoted to her job as an inspector of luxury hotels. Constantly on the road, she indulges in expensive pleasures at impeccable resorts, but always incognito and alone, soon escaping to the next exotic destination with her checklist and laptop in tow. When her best friend and ex, Andrea (Stefano Accorsi), who has always been a source of emotional support, suddenly becomes unavailable, Irene is thrown into a deep existential crisis. "Luxury is a form of deceit," she is told by a fellow traveller in the fog of a steam room, and thus begins Irene's quest to bring more meaning into her life.

TOP 18:
Hampstead
Hampstead
Lesley Manville as: Fiona
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2017
Emily Walters is an American widow living a peaceful, uneventful existence in the idyllic Hampstead Village of London, when she meets local recluse, Donald Horner. For 17 years, Donald has lived—wildly yet peacefully—in a ramshackle hut near the edge of the forest. When Emily learns his home is the target of developers who will stop at nothing to remove him, saving Donald and his property becomes her personal mission. Despite his gruff exterior and polite refusals for help, Emily is drawn to him—as he is to her—and what begins as a charitable cause evolves into a relationship that will grow even as the bulldozers close in.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Simon Callow movies?

TOP 17:
Womb
Womb
Lesley Manville as: Judith
Genre: Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 2010
A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ruby O. Fee movies?


TOP 16:
The Firm
The Firm
Lesley Manville as: Sue Bissell
Genre: Crime, Drama, TV Movie
Release: 1989
This is the story of rival "Firms" of football (soccer) supporters, and how one man has a wish to team them up for the European Championships of 1988. However, when this is discussed, the opposing leaders are not happy, as they believe this is a challenge to their authority. This Film shows how football violence has progressed from pure violence to a form of organised crime, to the extent that all the leaders know each others' phone numbers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeanne Tripplehorn movies?

TOP 15:

Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner
Lesley Manville as: Mary Somerville
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2014
Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

TOP 14:

Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour
Lesley Manville as: Dolores Hope
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Release: 2020
A group of women involved in the Women's Liberation Movement hatched a plan to invade the stage and disrupt the live broadcast at the 1970 Miss World competition in London, resulting in overnight fame for the newly-formed organization. When the show resumed the results caused an uproar, turning the Western ideal of beauty on it's head.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jessie Buckley movies?


TOP 13:

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet
Lesley Manville as: The Nurse
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2013
In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are instantly smitten but dismayed to learn that their families are enemies. Romeo and Juliet figure out a way to pursue their romance, but Romeo is banished for his part in the slaying of Juliet's cousin, Tybalt.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kodi Smit-McPhee movies?

TOP 12:

Topsy-Turvy

Topsy-Turvy
Lesley Manville as: Lucy Gilbert
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 1999
After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to "The Mikado," one of the duo's greatest successes.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Aris movies?

TOP 11:

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
Lesley Manville as: Mrs. Cratchit (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2009
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jane Krakowski movies?


TOP 10:

Another Year

Another Year
Lesley Manville as: Mary
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2010
Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Broadbent movies?

TOP 9:

Spike Island

Spike Island
Lesley Manville as: Margaret
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 2012
Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jodie Whittaker movies?

TOP 8:

All or Nothing

All or Nothing
Lesley Manville as: Penny
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
Penny works at a supermarket and Phil is a gentle taxi-driver. Penny’s love for Phil has run dry and they lead joyless lives with their two children, Rachel, a cleaner, and Rory, who is unemployed and aggressive.

TOP 7:

Maleficent

Maleficent
Lesley Manville as: Flittle
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Release: 2014
A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins to turn her heart into stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading King's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom – and to Maleficent's true happiness as well.


TOP 6:

Vera Drake

Vera Drake
Lesley Manville as: Mrs. Wells
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2004
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

TOP 5:

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Lesley Manville as: Flittle
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

TOP 4:

Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread
Lesley Manville as: Cyril Woodcock
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2017
Renowned British dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock comes across Alma, a young, strong-willed woman, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.

TOP 3:

Secrets & Lies

Secrets & Lies
Lesley Manville as: The Social Worker
Genre: Drama
Release: 1996
With both her adoptive parents now dead, a Black optometrist decides to make contact with her white working-class birth mother.

TOP 2:

High Hopes

High Hopes
Lesley Manville as: Laetitia Boothe-Brain
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1988
Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering husband. Shirley wants a baby, but Cyril, who reads Marx and wants the world to be perfect, is reluctant. Cyril's mum locks herself out and must ask her snooty neighbors for help. Then Cyril's sister Valerie stages a surprise party for mum's 70th birthday, a disaster from start to finish. Shirley holds things together, and she and Cyril may put aside her Dutch cap after all.


TOP 1:

An Adventure in Space and Time

An Adventure in Space and Time
Lesley Manville as: Heather Hartnell
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry's glass ceiling. Both of them were to find unlikely hope and unexpected challenges in the form of a Saturday tea-time drama. Allied with a team of unusual but brilliant people, they went on to create the longest running science fiction series ever made.


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