Best Movies of Daniel Day-Lewis

There Will Be Blood (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 235 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $40.22M

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.


My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 186 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 97 | Earnings: $14.74M

Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.


In the Name of the Father (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 178 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $25.01M

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.


Lincoln (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 177 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $182.20M

As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.


Gangs of New York (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $77.68M

In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.


Phantom Thread (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $16.68M

Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.


The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $72.46M

Three trappers protect a British Colonel's daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War.


The Age of Innocence (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $32.00M

A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.


The Boxer (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $5.80M

Young Danny Flynn is released from prison after 14 years after "taking the rap" for the IRA and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood.


The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $0.71M

A father and daughter isolated on an island off the East Coast and living on a once-thriving commune grapple with the limits of family and sexuality.


Nine (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 111 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $19.67M

Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.


The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $10.01M

In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.


The Crucible (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $7.34M

A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials.


My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.


Eversmile, New Jersey (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 56 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Traveling dentist O'Connell traverses South America on his motorcycle for the 'Eversmile' foundation of New Jersey, in a fight not only against caries, but also against fear, ignorance, ...


Stars and Bars (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 48 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.11M

A British art expert travels across America in order to purchase a rare Renoir painting in the South but comes across some crazy characters in the process.