Best Movies of Danny Boyle

Trainspotting (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 265 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $16.50M

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.


127 Hours (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 176 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $18.33M

An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.


28 Days Later... (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 176 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $45.06M

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.


Steve Jobs (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $17.75M

Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.


Sunshine (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $3.68M

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.


T2 Trainspotting (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $2.40M

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.


Millions (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $6.58M

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.


Shallow Grave (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $2.88M

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.


Trance (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $2.32M

An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.


Yesterday (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $73.29M

A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.


The Beach (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $39.78M

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.


A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 35 | Earnings: $4.27M

Ewan McGregor stars as a cleaning man in Los Angeles, who takes his boss' daughter hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. Two "angels", who are in charge of human relationships ...


National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 90 | Imdb: 9 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Created by Victor Frankenstein, the one known only as the creature sets out to discover the world and the meaning of life.