Cillian Murphy Movies and Shows Ranked


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We classify movies and shows from Cillian Murphy! We start with his Certified Fresh movies, including the zombie movie revival 28 days laterhis collaborations with Christopher Nolan (batman begins, Creation), by Ken Loach The wind that shakes the barleyand horror sequel A Quiet Place Part II. His executive production show Peaky Blinders proved to be a lasting and involving success. His Rotten Movies With Positive Audience Scores Include Teen Dramas Disco Pigs and action thriller Anne.


Adjusted score: 109713%

Consensus of critics: An agonizing continuation of its predecessor, A Quiet Place Part II expands the terrifying world of the franchise without losing track of its heart.

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


Adjusted score: 93819%

Consensus of critics: Dark and uncompromising, but director Ken Loach lights up his film with gorgeous cinematography and tight pacing, and features a fine 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%

Consensus of critics: Intelligent, innovative and exciting, Creation 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%

Consensus of critics: Kinetically directed by Danny Boyle, 28 days later is both a terrifying zombie flick 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%

Consensus of critics: Brooding and dark, but also exciting and intelligent, batman begins is a film that captures 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%

Consensus of critics: Old-school charm meets sharp wit and modern social satire in The partya biting comedy carried by a brilliant performance by Patricia Clarkson.

Synopsis: A comedy of tragic proportions… [More]


Adjusted score: 87358%

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

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


Adjusted score: 83404%

Consensus of critics: Danny Boyle continues his descent into mind-bending sci-fi madness by taking us with him. Sun fulfills the double requirement to become a sci-fi classic: dazzling 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 desperation and hedonism in 1919 in the aftermath of the Great War. Returning soldiers, newly… [More]


Adjusted score: 76553%

Consensus of critics: An edgy and energetic overall 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%

Consensus of critics: Visually arresting, but the story could be told with a bit more energy.

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


Adjusted score: 87195%

Consensus of critics: Free fire Aims squarely at the thrills of the genre and hits its mark repeatedly and with great gusto – albeit with something less than pure cinematic grace.

Synopsis: When a black market arms deal goes awry, Justine finds herself caught in the crossfire, forced to navigate… [More]


Adjusted score: 51462%

Consensus of critics: No consensus yet.

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


Adjusted score: 27249%

Consensus of critics: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: When a young man suffering from depression after his father’s death is committed to a mental institution, he… [More]


Adjusted score: 72306%

Consensus of critics: No consensus yet.

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


Adjusted score: 63597%

Consensus of critics: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: A young girl witnesses a violent assault by a neighbor in one of three interconnected stories of British housing… [More]


Adjusted score: 38782%

Consensus of critics: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: On a remote island, a couple’s attempt to recover from a personal tragedy is shattered when a stranger washes up on shore… [More]


Adjusted score: 61887%

Consensus of critics: Well-acted but monotonous drama about a transvestite prostitute in 1970s London.

Synopsis: Baby, Patrick (Cillian Murphy) is abandoned by his mother on the steps of the rectory in their little… [More]


Adjusted score: 40245%

Consensus of critics: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: The untold story of Irish big wave surfing… [More]


Adjusted score: 54976%

Consensus of critics: It has interesting characters and a solid cast, but Perrier’s bounty ultimately fails to do anything original with them.

Synopsis: A petty crook (Cillian Murphy), his sick father (Jim Broadbent) and a pretty neighbor run away from a… [More]


Adjusted score: 51946%

Consensus of critics: The admirable old-fashioned In the heart of the sea claims thoughtful storytelling to match its visual panache, even if it can’t claim the depth or epicness it so clearly aspires to.

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


Adjusted score: 42964%

Consensus of critics: On timeThe intriguing premise and engaging cast of is easily mastered by the gritty and gritty 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%

Consensus of critics: Despite Knightley and Miller’s effective performances, The edge of love lack of a coherent narrative.

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


Adjusted score: 36763%

Consensus of critics: Anne finds writer-director Luc Besson squarely in its wheelhouse, but fans of this stylized action variety have seen it all before – and better.

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


Adjusted score: 32597%

Consensus of critics: Wasting the talents of an impressive cast on a predictable mystery, red lights lack of foresight 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%

Consensus of critics: No consensus yet.

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


Adjusted score: 28928%

Consensus of critics: In his early years as a director, cinematographer Wally Pfister remains a distinctive visual stylist, but TranscendenceThe thought-provoking themes go beyond the narrative scope of the film.

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


Adjusted score: 17977%

Consensus of critics: Ice-paced and ineptly plotted, At the top crushes the acting efforts of a talented cast under a dreary viewing experience whose title turns out to be sadly ironic.

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

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