If you like Michelle Williams you should definitely watch our picks for her best movies. Michelle Ingrid Williams, born on September 9, 1980 is an American actress who is particularly known for her work in small-scale independent productions with dark or tragic themes. She received several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.


10. Mammoth (2009)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 2Mammoth, a Swedish indie drama, explores the relationship between parents and children and the difficulties that arise when they are separated. The film follows the life of a successful businessman, his surgeon wife and their Filipino nanny and focuses on their struggles as they try to cope with the responsibility of being a parent in the modern world. Directed by Lukas Moodysson, the film was released in 2009 and stars Gael García Bernal, Michelle Williams and Marife Necesito in lead roles.

Independent, Drama | Director: Lukas Moodysson

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9. Suite Francaise (2014)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 3Set during the early years of World War П, Suite Francaise follows the story of Lucile Angellier, a married woman who falls in love and starts an affair with a German soldier. A forbidden romance paired with the tragedy of war serves as the perfect backdrop for the movie. Director Saul Dibb successfully manages to capture the emotions of the characters and thrill the audience with his amazing screenplay. The movie stars Michelle Williams and Kristin Scott Thomas in lead roles and was released in 2014.

Romance, Drama | Director: Saul Dibb

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8. Wendy and Lucy (2008)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 4Everything in Wendy’s life starts to fall apart as she is forced to make some tough decisions while she is traveling for a lucrative summer job with her dog, Lucy. Director Kelly Reichardt manages to hook the audience till the end with his simple but compelling storytelling and powerful dialogues. Released in 2008, the film managed to impress the critics. Wendy and Lucy stars Michelle Williams and Lucy in lead roles.

Drama | Director: Kelly Reichardt

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7. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 5Synecdoche, New York tells the story of Caden Cotard, a theater director who struggles to maintain his work and the women in his life. Caden slowly starts to lose his mind when he is tasked with an enormous responsibility of creating a life-size replica of New York. This postmodern drama was written & directed by Charlie Kaufman and released in 2008 and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton and Michelle Williams in lead roles.

Drama | Director: Charlie Kaufman

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6. The Greatest Showman (2017)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 6The musical biographical drama tells the story of P. T. Barnum, a penniless orphan who rises to stardom with his imaginative mind and extraordinary talent. Hugh Jackman manages to woo the audience with his outstanding performance as P. T. Barnum. Although it received mixed to negative reviews from the critics, the movie managed to be a huge commercial success. Directed by Michael Gracey and released in 2017, the movie is definitely a must-watch, especially for Hugh Jackman fans.

Musical, Biography, Drama | Director: Michael Gracey

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5. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 7Brokeback Mountain follows the forbidden love story of two young cowboys. Set in 1963, the film follows the lives of Ennis and Jack as they try to hide their true selves and continue with their normal lives. The film was directed by Ang Lee and received critical and commercial acclaim. The film was released in 2005 and starred Heath Ledger as Ennis and Jake Gyllenhaal as Jack.

Romance, Drama | Director: Ang Lee

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4. My Week with Marilyn (2011)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 8A 2011 drama film, My Week with Marilyn depicts a week during the shooting of The Prince and the Showgirl. The film focuses on Marilyn Monroe and her adventures around London as she is escorted by Colin Clark. Michelle Williams dazzled the crowd with her portrayal of Monroe and received a golden globe for her performance. Under the direction of Simon Curtis, the film turned out to be a critical and commercial success. Released in 2011, the movie stars Michelle Williams and Eddie Redmayne in lead roles.

Drama | Director: Simon Curtis

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3. Blue Valentine (2010)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 9Blue Valentine tells the story of a married couple, Dean and Cindy, as they fall in love, get married and discover the hardships that come with love and commitment. Director Derek Cianfrance realistically and beautifully portrays the reality of romance and the sacrifices that it demands as life goes on. Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams stun the audience with their powerful chemistry and amazing performances. Released in 2010, the movie is definitely worth watching, especially if you’re a Ryan Gosling fan.

Drama, Romance | Director: Derek Cianfrance

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2. Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 10Manchester by the Sea is a 2016 American drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan and starring Casey Affleck, Kyle Chandler, Michelle Williams, and Lucas Hedges. It is a tale of loss and sorrow. It is a story of the complications of family. There is fragile humor. There is bonding so there is prioritizing. Because of a sad incident, a child is left at the mercy of his uncle to just accept to raise as his own. In the meantime, they discover together what the dying father wanted all along.

Drama | Director: Kenneth Lonergan

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1. Shutter Island (2010)

Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies 11Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Laeta Kalogridis, based on Dennis Lehane’s 2003 novel of the same name. Leonardo DiCaprio portrays an U.S: Marshal, who investigates with his colleague in a psychiatric ward. Mysterious incidents, twists and turns, will keep you on the edge of your seat in every second. It is a remarkable tale of finding nuances inside a labyrinth of a mental institute, hiding a murderer.

Thriller | Director: Martin Scorsese

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