Best Shirley Henderson movies

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Best Shirley Henderson movies
We present our ranking of the best Shirley Henderson 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 Shirley Henderson.

TOP 25:
A Cock and Bull Story
A Cock and Bull Story
Shirley Henderson as: Susannah / Shirley Henderson
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2005
Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars with actor Rob Brydon, who is playing Uncle Toby and believes his role to be of equal importance to Coogan's.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Benedict Wong movies?

TOP 24:
Intermission
Intermission
Shirley Henderson as: Sally
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2003
A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed couple's break-up sets off a chain of events affecting everyone in town.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kerry Condon movies?


TOP 23:
Tale of Tales
Tale of Tales
Original Title: Il racconto dei racconti
Shirley Henderson as: Imma
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Release: 2015
The Queen of Selvascura risks everything to be a mother; the King of Roccaforte falls in love with the voice of a mysterious girl; the King of Altomonte becomes obsessed with a flea and neglects his daughter.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stacy Martin movies?

TOP 22:
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Shirley Henderson as: Jude
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2004
Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hugh Grant movies?

TOP 21:
Life During Wartime
Life During Wartime
Shirley Henderson as: Joy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2009
Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Reubens movies?


TOP 20:
Bridget Jones's Baby
Bridget Jones's Baby
Shirley Henderson as: Jude
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2016
Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a dashing and handsome American named Jack. Things couldn't be better, until Bridget discovers that she is pregnant. Now, the befuddled mom-to-be must figure out if the proud papa is Mark or Jack.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patrick Dempsey movies?

TOP 19:
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
Original Title: Wilbur begår selvmord
Shirley Henderson as: Alice
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
The strange comedy film of two close brothers; one, Wilbur, who wants to kill himself, and the other, Harbour, who tries to prevent this. When their father dies leaving them his bookstore they meet a woman who makes their lives a bit better yet with a bit more trouble as well.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mads Mikkelsen movies?

TOP 18:
Meek's Cutoff
Meek's Cutoff
Shirley Henderson as: Glory White
Genre: Drama, Western
Release: 2010
Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Will Patton movies?


TOP 17:
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Shirley Henderson as: Babu Frik (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2019
The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journey of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle begins.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kelly Marie Tran movies?

TOP 16:
Wild Child
Wild Child
Shirley Henderson as: Matron
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2008
Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aidan Quinn movies?

TOP 15:

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette
Shirley Henderson as: Madame Sophie
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2006
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Schwartzman movies?


TOP 14:

Topsy-Turvy

Topsy-Turvy
Shirley Henderson as: Leonora Braham (Yum-Yum)
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 Lesley Manville movies?

TOP 13:

The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo's Child
Shirley Henderson as: The Gruffalo's Child (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Release: 2011
A follow up to the 2009 animated feature and adapted from the childrens' book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler. The Gruffalo's child explores the deep dark wood in search of the big bad mouse and meets the Snake, Owl and Fox in the process. She eventually finds the mouse, who manages to outwit her like the Gruffalo before!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Corden movies?

TOP 12:

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina
Shirley Henderson as: Opera House Wife
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2012
Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

TOP 11:

Bridget Jones's Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary
Shirley Henderson as: Jude
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Release: 2001
A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.


TOP 10:

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Shirley Henderson as: Edythe Dubarry
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2008
London, England, on the eve of World War II. Guinevere Pettigrew, a strict governess who is unable to keep a job, is fired again. Lost in the hostile city, a series of fortunate circumstances lead her to meet Delysia LaFosse, a glamorous and dazzling American jazz singer whose life is a chaos ruled by indecision, a continuous battle between love and fame.

TOP 9:

Rob Roy

Rob Roy
Shirley Henderson as: Morag
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Release: 1995
In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

TOP 8:

24 Hour Party People

24 Hour Party People
Shirley Henderson as: Lindsay Wilson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 2002
In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

TOP 7:

Filth

Filth
Shirley Henderson as: Bunty Blades
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2013
A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

TOP 6:

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie
Shirley Henderson as: Lucille Hardy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2018
With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public


TOP 5:

T2 Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting
Shirley Henderson as: Gail Houston
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2017
After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.

TOP 4:

Okja

Okja
Shirley Henderson as: Jennifer
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2017
A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja.

TOP 3:

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Shirley Henderson as: Myrtle Warren
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’s magical abilities and courage.

TOP 2:

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Shirley Henderson as: Moaning Myrtle
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2005
Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

TOP 1:

Trainspotting

Trainspotting
Shirley Henderson as: Gail Houston
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1996
Heroin addict Mark Renton stumbles through bad ideas and sobriety attempts with his unreliable friends -- Sick Boy, Begbie, Spud and Tommy. He also has an underage girlfriend, Diane, along for the ride. After cleaning up and moving from Edinburgh to London, Mark finds he can't escape the life he left behind when Begbie shows up at his front door on the lam, and a scheming Sick Boy follows.



If you like the best Shirley Henderson movies, then you will also like the best Kelly Macdonald movies, where many of their films coincide.