NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 14: Ralph Fiennes attends the New York premiere of "The Menu" at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on November 14, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
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The 16 Best Ralph Fiennes Movies, Ranked
16. LEGO Batman
Ralph Fiennes' turn as Alfred Pennyworth in "The LEGO Batman Movie" evokes the character's classic vibes while incorporating his own adorable touches, as he balances being comforting with honesty. Fiennes' earnest performance captures Pennyworth's genuine love for his offbeat chosen family and deserves a spot on this list.
15. Emily Brontë's...
"Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights" is a messy adaptation of the classic tale but features a standout performance by young Fiennes as the complicated Heathcliff. Fiennes grasps the intricacies at the heart of Brontë's story in ways actors in other versions failed to do and embraces Heathcliff’s more troubling elements.
14. Maid in...
In "Maid in Manhattan," Fiennes perfectly portrays the refined yet relatable politician Chris Marshall while embracing the movie's Manhattan fairy-tale prince vibes. His dynamic with Jennifer Lopez, including their hotel meet-cute and ballroom dance, showcases their genuine chemistry and makes it easy to root for their characters.
13. The Duchess
Fiennes plays William Cavendish, the 5th Duke of Devonshire, as a complex and flawed character who craves love and acceptance, even if he pursues it in problematic ways. Fiennes brings depth and nuance to the role, showcasing his ability to transform a seemingly straightforward character into a captivating one.
12. Prince of Egypt
Fiennes' skillful voice acting as Pharaoh Rameses II in "The Prince of Egypt" effectively balances the character's initial innocence and later antagonism. His rendition of "The Plagues," where he adeptly sells the character's emotions through his singing, is another reason the film finds a spot on this list.