Cillian Murphy Movies and Shows Ranked

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We are ranking the movies and shows of Cillian Murphy! We start with their Certified Fresh movies, including the zombie movie revival. 28 days laterhis collaborations with Christopher Nolan (Batman Begins, Start), by Ken Loach The wind that shakes the barleyand horror sequel A Quiet Place Part II. Your show executive produced Peaky Blinders has proven to be a lasting and involving success. His Rotten Movies with Positive Audience Scores Include Teen Drama discus pigs and action-thriller Ana.


Adjusted score: 109713%

Critics Consensus: A harrowing continuation of its predecessor, A Quiet Place Part II expand the terrifying world of the franchise without losing sight of its heart.

Synopsis: After the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as… [More]


Adjusted score: 93819%

Critics Consensus: Gloomy and uncompromising, but director Ken Loach lights up his film with gorgeous cinematography and tight pacing, and features a terrific performance from Cillian Murphy.

Synopsis: In the 1920s, young Irish doctor Damien O’Donovan (Cillian Murphy) prepares to leave for a new job at a London hospital… [More]


Adjusted score: 101215%

Critics Consensus: Smart, innovative and exciting, Start is that rare summer blockbuster that succeeds both viscerally and intellectually.

Synopsis: Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a thief with the rare ability to enter people’s dreams and steal their secrets… [More]


Adjusted score: 95794%

Critics Consensus: Kinetically directed by Danny Boyle, 28 days later is both a terrifying zombie movie and a sharp political allegory.

Synopsis: A group of misguided animal rights activists free a caged chimpanzee infected with the “Rage” virus from medical research… [More]


Adjusted score: 96895%

Critics Consensus: Disturbing and dark, but also exciting and intelligent, Batman Begins is a film that understands the essence of one of the definitive superheroes.

Synopsis: A young Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels to the Far East, where he is trained in martial arts by Henri… [More]


Adjusted score: 91656%

Critics Consensus: Antique charm meets sharp wit and modern social satire in Partya biting comedy starring a brilliant performance from Patricia Clarkson.

Synopsis: A comedy of tragic proportions…. [More]


Adjusted score: 87358%

Critics Consensus: With strong performances and tight direction from Wes Craven, Red Eye is a fast-paced, affordable thriller.

Synopsis: After her grandmother’s funeral, hotel manager Lisa Reisert (Rachel McAdams) is waiting to fly home when… [More]


Adjusted score: 83404%

Critics Consensus: Danny Boyle continues his descent into mind-blowing sci-fi madness, taking us along for the ride. Sunshine It ticks the double box for classic sci-fi: stunning visuals with clever action.

Synopsis: In the not too distant future, Earth’s dying sun spells the end of humanity. In a last ditch effort to save the planet,… [More]

Synopsis: Britain is a mixture of despair and hedonism in 1919 after the Great War. Returning soldiers, just… [More]


Adjusted score: 76553%

Critics Consensus: An avant-garde and energetic ensemble story.

Synopsis: After Dublin resident John (Cillian Murphy) attempts a “trial” breakup with his girlfriend (Kelly Macdonald), she begins dating a middle-aged man… [More]


Adjusted score: 78520%

Critics Consensus: Visually striking, but the story could be told with a little more energy.

Synopsis: When her father goes blind, Griet (Scarlett Johansson) must go to work as a maid for the painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin… [More]


Adjusted score: 87195%

Critics Consensus: Free shot it takes aim squarely at the thrill of the genre, and it hits the mark repeatedly and with great enthusiasm, albeit with something less than sheer cinematic grace.

Synopsis: When a black market gun deal goes shockingly wrong, Justine finds herself caught in the crossfire, forced to navigate through a… [More]


Adjusted score: 51462%

Critics Consensus: There is no consensus yet.

Synopsis: Two couples in the suburbs of Dublin seem to live in marital bliss until an altercation occurs between one of the couples… [More]


Adjusted score: 27249%

Critics Consensus: There is no consensus yet.

Synopsis: When a young man suffering from depression after the death of his father is committed to a mental institution, it is… [More]


Adjusted score: 72306%

Critics Consensus: There is no consensus yet.

Synopsis: In December 1941, two Czech soldiers (Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan) parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhardt… [More]


Adjusted score: 63597%

Critics Consensus: There is no consensus yet.

Synopsis: A girl witnesses a violent attack by a neighbor on one of three interconnecting flats in a British tenement… [More]


Adjusted score: 38782%

Critics Consensus: There is no consensus yet.

Synopsis: On an isolated island, a couple’s attempt to recover from a personal tragedy is shattered when a stranger washes ashore… [More]


Adjusted score: 61887%

Critics Consensus: Well-acted if monotonous drama about a cross-dressing prostitute in London during the 1970s.

Synopsis: As a baby, Patrick (Cillian Murphy) is left by his mother on the rectory steps in his little… [More]


Adjusted score: 40245%

Critics Consensus: There is no consensus yet.

Synopsis: The untold story of big wave surfing in Ireland…. [More]


Adjusted score: 54976%

Critics Consensus: It has interesting characters and a strong cast, but Perrier’s Bounty ultimately fails to do anything original with them.

Synopsis: A petty thief (Cillian Murphy), his ailing father (Jim Broadbent), and a beautiful neighbor run from a… [More]


Adjusted score: 51946%

Critics Consensus: The admirably old-fashioned in the heart of the sea it boasts thoughtful storytelling to match its visual style, even if it can’t quite claim the depth or epic scope it clearly aspires to.

Synopsis: In 1820, the crew (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the New England ship Essex face a harrowing battle for… [More]


Adjusted score: 42964%

Critics Consensus: On time‘s intriguing premise and engaging cast are easily outweighed by the blunt, heavy-handed storytelling.

Synopsis: In a future where time is money and the rich can live forever, Will Salas (Justin Timberlake) is a poor… [More]


Adjusted score: 38801%

Critics Consensus: Despite effective performances by Knightley and Miller, the edge of love It lacks a coherent narrative.

Synopsis: Two women (Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller) are best friends and rivals for the love of poet Dylan Thomas… [More]


Adjusted score: 36763%

Critics Consensus: Ana finds writer-director Luc Besson squarely in his wheelhouse, but fans of this stylized action variety have seen it done before, and better.

Synopsis: Beneath a woman’s stunning beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and ability to become one of… [More]


Adjusted score: 32597%

Critics Consensus: Wasting the talent of an impressive cast on a predictable mystery, red lights he lacks the clairvoyance to know what the public wants.

Synopsis: Professional skeptics (Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver) try to prove that a famous psychic (Robert De Niro) is lying about his… [More]


Adjusted score: 4582%

Critics Consensus: There is no consensus yet.

Synopsis: Pig (Cillian Murphy) and Runt (Elaine Cassidy) were born on the same day, in the same hospital, moments apart. Twins, y’all… [More]


Adjusted score: 28928%

Critics Consensus: In his directorial debut, cinematographer Wally Pfister remains a distinctive visual stylist, but TranscendenceThe thought-provoking themes exceed the narrative understanding of the film.

Synopsis: Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), the world’s foremost authority on artificial intelligence, is conducting highly controversial experiments to create a… [More]


Adjusted score: 17977%

Critics Consensus: At a glacial pace and with an inept plot, Aloft crushes the gaming efforts of a talented cast under a boring visual experience whose title is sadly ironic.

Synopsis: Accompanied by a documentary filmmaker, a falconer (Cillian Murphy) embarks on a journey across a frozen landscape to find his mother (Jennifer… [More]

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