Best Movies of Joseph Fiennes

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 178 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $100.24M

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.


Elizabeth (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 158 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $30.01M

A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.


Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $51.40M

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.


The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $3.75M

In 16th century Venice, when a merchant must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions, the bitterly vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.


The Escapist (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.01M

Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's ...


Hercules (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $72.66M

Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.


Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $26.29M

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.


Risen (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $36.87M

In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of an executed Jew rumored to have risen from the dead.


The Great Raid (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $10.17M

Taking place towards the end of WWII, 500 American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years. Beginning to give up hope they will ever be rescued, a group of Rangers goes on a dangerous mission to try and save them.


Luther (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $5.67M

During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.


Dust (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: null

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. A burglar is held at gunpoint and forced to listen to a story. At the turn of the 20th Century, two brothers feud over a woman. She ...


Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 107 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $0.09M

Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, ...


Strangerland (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 95 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 42 | Earnings: null

A family finds their dull life in a rural outback town rocked after their two teenage children disappear into the desert, sparking disturbing rumors of their past.


Goodbye Bafana (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

GOODBYE BAFANA is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.


Leo (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.


Man to Man (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An epic about anthropologists who hunt and capture pygmies for study back in Europe, in an attempt to illustrate the link between man and ape.


Der rote Baron (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.04M

German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike.


Against the Current (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Struggling with a tragic past, a man with an urgent calling enlists two friends to help him swim the length of the Hudson River.


The Darwin Awards (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

To investigate bizarre insurance claims that transpired in either accidents, death or both, a former cop and an insurance investigator travel throughout the country to look at the cases up close.


The Games Maker (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 57 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Young Ivan Drago's newfound love of board games catapults him into the fantastical and competitive world of game invention, and pits him against the inventor Morodian, who has long desired ...



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