Emma Thompson Movies List: Best To Worst

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R

In the Name of the Father

(1993)
As:
Cast
Role:
Gareth Peirce
Director:
Jim Sheridan
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Alison Crosbie, Philip King, Nye Heron
The Remains of the Day
PG

The Remains of the Day

(1993)
As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Kenton
Director:
James Ivory
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve, Caroline Hunt
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
PG-13

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint
Pride & Prejudice
PG

Pride & Prejudice

(2005)
As:
Writer
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Talulah Riley, Rosamund Pike, Jena Malone, Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan
Love Actually
R

Love Actually

(2003)
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Curtis
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Rory MacGregor
Sense and Sensibility
PG

Sense and Sensibility

(1995)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Elinor Dashwood
Director:
Ang Lee
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Kate Winslet
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
PG

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

(2004)
As:
Cast
Director:
Alfonso Cuarón
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Fiona Shaw
Saving Mr. Banks
PG-13

Saving Mr. Banks

(2013)
As:
Cast
Role:
P.L. Travers
Director:
John Lee Hancock
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Biography, Music, Family
Star Cast:
Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Jason Schwartzman, Annie Rose Buckley
Henry V
PG-13

Henry V

(1989)
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Romance, Biography, History, Action, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Christian Bale, Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Brian Blessed
Howards End
PG

Howards End

(1992)
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Schlegel
Director:
James Ivory
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter, Joseph Bennett, Emma Thompson
Stranger Than Fiction
PG-13

Stranger Than Fiction

(2006)
As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Queen Latifah, Kristin Chenoweth
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
PG-13

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Melling, Jason Boyd, Richard Macklin
Much Ado About Nothing
PG-13

Much Ado About Nothing

(1993)
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Imelda Staunton, Denzel Washington, Michael Keaton, Keanu Reeves
Beauty and the Beast
PG

Beauty and the Beast

(2017)
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Musical, Family
Star Cast:
Ian McKellen, Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad
The Boat That Rocked
R

The Boat That Rocked

(2009)
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Curtis
Genres:
Drama, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Talulah Riley, January Jones, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Michael Hadley
An Education
PG-13

An Education

(2009)
As:
Cast
Director:
Lone Scherfig
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams, Carey Mulligan, Cara Seymour
I Am Legend
PG-13

I Am Legend

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Will Smith, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan
Dead Again
R

Dead Again

(1991)
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Andy Garcia, Kenneth Branagh, Campbell Scott, Derek Jacobi
Last Chance Harvey
PG-13

Last Chance Harvey

(2008)
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Walker
Director:
Joel Hopkins
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Eileen Atkins, Kathy Baker, Liane Balaban
The Winter Guest
R

The Winter Guest

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
Frances
Director:
Alan Rickman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Phyllida Law, Sheila Reid, Sandra Voe
Impromptu
PG-13

Impromptu

(1991)
As:
Cast
Director:
James Lapine
Genres:
Music, Romance, Comedy, Biography
Star Cast:
Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Bernadette Peters, Julian Sands
Peter's Friends
R

Peter's Friends

(1992)
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Chester
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Hugh Laurie, Kenneth Branagh, Stephen Fry, Alphonsia Emmanuel
Carrington
R

Carrington

(1995)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dora Carrington
Director:
Christopher Hampton
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jonathan Pryce, Samuel West, Rufus Sewell, Steven Waddington
Nanny McPhee
PG

Nanny McPhee

(2005)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Nanny McPhee
Director:
Kirk Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Kelly Macdonald, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Eliza Bennett
Men in Black 3
PG-13

Men in Black 3

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Agent O
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Tim Burton, Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement
Brideshead Revisited
PG-13

Brideshead Revisited

(2008)
As:
Cast
Director:
Julian Jarrold
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Matthew Goode, David Barrass, Thomas Morrison, Anna Madeley
Sold
PG-13

Sold

(2016)
As:
Producer
Director:
Jeffrey D. Brown
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Arquette, Gillian Anderson, Seema Biswas, Priyanka Bose, Tillotama Shome
Burnt
R

Burnt

(2015)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Wells
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Uma Thurman, Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl
Men, Women & Children
R

Men, Women & Children

(2014)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Judy Greer, Jennifer Garner
Primary Colors
R

Primary Colors

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Stanton
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, John Travolta, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates
Bridget Jones's Baby
R

Bridget Jones's Baby

(2016)
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Sharon Maguire
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips
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PG

Johnny English Strikes Again

(2018)
As:
Cast
Role:
Prime Minister
Director:
David Kerr
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko, Ben Miller, Michael Gambon
A Walk in the Woods
R

A Walk in the Woods

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine Bryson
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman
Alone in Berlin
R

Alone in Berlin

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Quangel
Director:
Vincent Perez
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Brühl, Mikael Persbrandt, Katharina Schüttler
Judas Kiss
R

Judas Kiss

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins
Director:
Sebastian Gutierrez
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Carla Gugino, Simon Baker, Gil Bellows
Imagining Argentina
R

Imagining Argentina

(2003)
As:
Cast
Role:
Cecilia Rueda
Director:
Christopher Hampton
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Irene Escolar, Fernando Tielve, Hector Bordoni
The Legend of Barney Thomson

The Legend of Barney Thomson

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Cemolina
Director:
Robert Carlyle
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Ray Winstone, Ashley Jensen, Robert Carlyle, James Cosmo
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
PG

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang

(2010)
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Susanna White
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ralph Fiennes, Ewan McGregor, Oscar Steer
Beautiful Creatures
TV-14

Beautiful Creatures

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard LaGravenese
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum, Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert
The Tall Guy
R

The Tall Guy

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Mel Smith
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Geraldine James, Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emil Wolk
Effie Gray
PG-13

Effie Gray

(2014)
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Richard Laxton
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Polly Dartford, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge, Tom Herriott
The Love Punch
PG-13

The Love Punch

(2013)
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Joel Hopkins
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pierce Brosnan, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, Louise Bourgoin
Maybe Baby
R

Maybe Baby

(2000)
As:
Cast
Director:
Hugh Laurie, Ben Elton
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Hugh Laurie, Adrian Lester, Rowan Atkinson
My Father the Hero
PG

My Father the Hero

(1994)
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Miner
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gérard Depardieu, Katherine Heigl, Lauren Hutton, Dalton James
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PG-13

Junior

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Diana Reddin
Director:
Ivan Reitman
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Frank Langella, Pamela Reed
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Love Song

(2015)
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Bailey, Joe Magee
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Romance, Short, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Bill Bailey
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Maureen
Director:
Noah Baumbach
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Grace Van Patten, Dustin Hoffman, Elizabeth Marvel
The Children Act

The Children Act

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Fiona Maye
Director:
Richard Eyre
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stanley Tucci, Ben Chaplin, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Fionn Whitehead

TV Movie(s)

Wit
PG-13

Wit

(2001)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Vivian Bearing
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Harold Pinter, Eileen Atkins, Christopher Lloyd, Audra McDonald
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Cambridge Footlights Revue

(1982)
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
John Kilby
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Tony Slattery, Paul Shearer
The Song of Lunch

The Song of Lunch

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
She
Director:
Niall MacCormick
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Andi Soric, Siubhan Harrison, Joseph Long
The Crystal Cube

The Crystal Cube

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jackie Meld / Various roles
Director:
John Kilby
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Robbie Coltrane, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Fanny Carby
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Hospital!

(1997)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Henderson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hywel Bennett, Celia Imrie, Greg Wise, Bob Peck
Look Back in Anger

Look Back in Anger

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alison Porter
Director:
Judi Dench
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kenneth Branagh, Edward Jewesbury, Siobhan Redmond, Gerard Horan
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Emma Thompson: Up for Grabs

(1985)
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
John Kaye Cooper
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Phyllida Law, Stephen Moore, Mark Kingston, Daniel Massey
The Blue Boy

The Blue Boy

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Marie Bonnar
Director:
Paul Murton
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Eleanor Bron, Adrian Dunbar, Joanna Roth, David Horovitch

Animation(s)

Brave
TV-PG

Brave (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Elinor
Director:
Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Craig Ferguson, Kelly Macdonald, Julie Walters
Treasure Planet
PG

Treasure Planet (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Clements, John Musker
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Roscoe Lee Browne, Corey Burton, Dane A. Davis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Missing Link
PG

Missing Link (2019)

As:
Cast
Role:
The Elder
Director:
Chris Butler
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Fry, David Walliams

TV Shows and Videos

Live from Lincoln Center

Live from Lincoln Center (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Scheerer, Habib Azar, Matthew Diamond, Kirk Browning, Lonny Price
Genres:
Music, Musical
Star Cast:
Audra McDonald, Dave Matthews, Beverly Sills, Louis Perry
The Young Ones

The Young Ones (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Jackson, Geoff Posner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Stephen Fry, Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson
High Road

High Road (2013)

As:
Cast
Director:
Justin Harwood
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Mitchinson
The Comic Strip Presents...

The Comic Strip Presents... (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Sandy Johnson, Stephen Frears, Bob Spiers, Keith Allen, Adrian Edmondson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robbie Coltrane, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Adrian Edmondson
Cheers
TV-PG

Cheers (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Burrows, Andy Ackerman, Thomas Lofaro, John Ratzenberger, Tim Berry
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt
Angels in America
TV-MA

Angels in America (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Jeffrey Wright, Mary-Louise Parker, Meryl Streep
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Sense and Sensibility: Deleted Scenes (2002)

As:
Cast
Role:
Elinor Dashwood
Director:
Ang Lee
Genres:
Short, Romance
Star Cast:
Gemma Jones, Hugh Grant
Tutti Frutti

Tutti Frutti (1987)

As:
Cast
Role:
Suzi Kettles
Director:
Tony Smith
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robbie Coltrane, Jake D'Arcy, Maurice Roëves, Stuart McGugan
Fortunes of War

Fortunes of War (1987)

As:
Cast
Role:
Harriet Pringle
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Kenneth Branagh, Ronald Pickup, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry
Treasure Planet
E

Treasure Planet (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dave Allsopp, Paul Johnson
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Dee Bradley Baker, Dane A. Davis, Jonny Rees, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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Playhouse Presents (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Idris Elba
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Matthew Perry, John Hurt, Cara Delevingne, Emma Thompson
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Sainsbury's: Mog's Christmas Calamity (2015)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
James Rouse
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson
Alfresco

Alfresco (1983)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Stuart Orme
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robbie Coltrane, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Ben Elton
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There's Nothing to Worry About! (1982)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Stuart Orme
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Ben Elton, Siobhan Redmond
Theatre Night

Theatre Night (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Darlow, Michael Simpson, Barry Davis, Nicholas Kent, Kenneth Ives
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Kenneth Cranham, Robert Lang, Timothy West, John Hudson
Assaulted Nuts

Assaulted Nuts (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ray Cameron
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
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Thompson (1988)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various roles
Director:
John Stroud
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Imelda Staunton, Phyllida Law, Kenneth Branagh, Stephen Moore
Ellen
TV-PG

Ellen (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gil Junger, Robby Benson, Tom Cherones, Gail Mancuso, Rob Schiller
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, Ellen DeGeneres, David Anthony Higgins, Joely Fisher, Clea Lewis