Kate Winslet Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Titanic
PG-13

Titanic

(1997)
59
12
As:
Cast
Role:
Rose Dewitt Bukater
Director:
James Cameron
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
James Cameron, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates
Plot:

James Cameron's epic retelling of the Titanic disaster is from the point-of-view of 100-year-old fictional character Rose, a passenger of the sunken ship along with her widowed mother and snob fiancé. She explains the back-story of the now-recovered erotic picture of her, sketched by her lover, wandering orphaned artist Jack, whom she had met on the ill-fated ship.

59
12
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
R

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

(2004)
35
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Clementine Kruczynski
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
David Cross, Jim Carrey, Gerry Robert Byrne, Elijah Wood
Plot:

The winner of the Academy award for best original screenplay, this science fiction romantic drama depicts the story of a couple–Joel and Clementine–who break up and resort to medical procedures to wipe out their own memories of each other. However, during the procedure Joel realises that he wants to save those memories.

35
3
The Reader
R

The Reader

(2008)
54
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Hanna Schmitz
Director:
Stephen Daldry
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Jeanette Hain, David Kross, Susanne Lothar
Plot:

In the 1950s Germany, a young Michael Berg has a passionate affair with a much older woman, Hanna Schmitz. The affair ends abruptly but years later, the two meet again. This time Michael is a law student while Hannah is defending herself for her activities as concentration camp guard. While attending the trials, he realises that she is holding back a secret that can help her.

54
8

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Sense and Sensibility
PG

Sense and Sensibility

(1995)
28
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Marianne Dashwood
Director:
Ang Lee
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Kate Winslet
Plot:

Based on Jane Austen’s epic novel of the same name, Sense and Sensibility narrates the story of Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters. After the demise of Mr. Dashwood, she has to leave the house to her stepson and begin a new life with her daughters in a small cottage. All ends well when her two daughters, Elinor, who symbolizes sense, and Maranne, who represents sensibility, find true love. 

28
4
Little Children
R

Little Children

(2006)
27
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Pierce
Director:
Todd Field
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley, Noah Emmerich
Plot:

Sarah Pierce, a disillusioned stay-at-home mother,meets law student Brad Adamson, while taking their children to park. The two begin a relationship because of their respective unhappy marriages and lives which only leads to further complications. 

27
9
The Dressmaker
R

The Dressmaker

(2015)
32
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Tilly Dunnage
Director:
Jocelyn Moorhouse
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Liam Hemsworth, Judy Davis, Hugo Weaving, Julia Blake
32
5
Hamlet
PG-13

Hamlet

(1996)
16
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Jack Lemmon, Riz Abbasi, Richard Attenborough, David Blair
16
3
The Holiday
PG-13

The Holiday

(2006)
31
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Iris
Director:
Nancy Meyers
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Eli Wallach
Plot:

Iris, a society columnist in London, and Amanda, a movie trailer producer in Los Angeles, swap homes for two weeks to get away from their miserable personal lives. Amanda falls in love with Iris' widower brother Graham while living in her Surrey cottage; meanwhile Iris gains emotional support from legendary screenwriter Arthur and finds love with composer Miles.

31
2
Finding Neverland
PG

Finding Neverland

(2004)
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sylvia Llewelyn Davies
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Biography, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Dustin Hoffman, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell
Plot:

It is a magical account of writer J.M. Barrie and the events of his life leading to his most famous work ‘Peter Pan’. Barrie forms a close platonic friendship with the recently widowed Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and becomes close to her four sons Peter, George, Jack, and Michael. They become his inspiration for ‘Peter Pan’. 

8
2
Heavenly Creatures
R

Heavenly Creatures

(1994)
17
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Juliet Hulme
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Biography
Star Cast:
Peter Jackson, Melanie Lynskey, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent
Plot:

Quiet and brooding Pauline Parker forms a bond with bright and outspoken Juliet Hulme when her wealthy family relocates to Christchurch. They spend a lot of time together painting, writing stories etc, eventually creating a fantasy kingdom.  Trouble starts when worried by their intense friendship their families try to separate them.   

17
5
A Little Chaos
R

A Little Chaos

(2014)
33
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Rickman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Thomas Allam, Hope Hancock, Isabella Steinbarth, Hal Hewetson
33
5
Revolutionary Road
R

Revolutionary Road

(2008)
22
11
As:
Cast
Role:
April Wheeler
Director:
Sam Mendes
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kristen Connolly, Kathy Bates, Christopher Fitzgerald
Plot:

Frank and April Wheeler appear completely happy and in love but Frank hates his job and April is frustrated with her failing ambition. They decide to move to Paris but April’s pregnancy and their affairs make things complicated. Ultimately, April dies while trying to perform a self-vaccum aspiration abortion and Frank is left a shell of a man.  

22
11

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The Life of David Gale
R

The Life of David Gale

(2003)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bitsey Bloom
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kevin Spacey, Cleo King, Constance Jones, Laura Linney
Plot:

David Gale, an anti-capital punishment advocate, is charged with the brutal rape and murder of his fellow activist. Few days before his execution, he agrees to give an exclusive interview to an investigative reporter, Elizabeth Bloom, on certain terms. Meanwhile, she also receives evidence that might prove Gale’s innocence. Bloom needs to figure out the truth before it is too late.

6
1
Quills
R

Quills

(2000)
14
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Madeleine
Director:
Philip Kaufman
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Joaquin Phoenix, Geoffrey Rush, Billie Whitelaw
14
4
Jude
R

Jude

(1996)
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sue Bridehead
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Eccleston, Liam Cunningham, Rachel Griffiths, June Whitfield
12
2
Steve Jobs
R

Steve Jobs

(2015)
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joanna Hoffman
Director:
Danny Boyle
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jeff Daniels, Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Michael Stuhlbarg
Plot:

This biographical film about Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs provides a behind-the-scene look at his life, starting with the launch of the first Macintosh in 1984. He struggles with accepting his daughter from his ex-girlfriend and is forced out of Apple, following which he launches NeXT Computer in 1988 and returns to Apple in 1998 to unveil the iMac.

7
2
Labor Day
PG-13

Labor Day

(2013)
18
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Adele
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Tobey Maguire, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Tom Lipinski
18
7
Carnage
R

Carnage

(2011)
9
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Cowan
Director:
Roman Polanski
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly, Elvis Polanski
Plot:

After 11-year-old Zachary has a fight with his classmate Ethan, his parents, Alan and Nancy Cowan, decide to meet and sort out the matter with Ethan's parents, Michael and Penelope Longstreet. However, the cordial meeting soon turns into a mudslinging fest as the parents begin to throw hurtful comments about each other's behavior and competency as parents.

9
6
Iris
R

Iris

(2001)
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Young Iris Murdoch
Director:
Richard Eyre
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Hugh Bonneville, Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Eleanor Bron
8
3
Collateral Beauty
PG-13

Collateral Beauty

(2016)
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Will Smith, Edward Norton, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren
Plot:

A successful executive retreats from life after his daughter’s death and writes letters to Love, Time and Death as if to find answer to his grief. His business partners use these letters to prove that he is unfit run the company, making him realize his folly and once that is done, it does not take him long to realize that even loss has a collateral beauty.   

7
1

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Divergent
PG-13

Divergent

(2014)
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Burger
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Zoë Kravitz, Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney
Plot:

In a futuristic society where each adult must choose one of five factions for life, Tris Prior trains to join Dauntless, the faction of the brave, hiding that she is a Divergent who will not fit into any group. However, after uncovering a plot to kill all Divergents, she must use her divergence to save the world.

8
2
Le renard et l'enfant
G

Le renard et l'enfant

(2007)
3
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Luc Jacquet
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Bertille Noël-Bruneau, Isabelle Carré, Thomas Laliberté, Camille Lambert
3
5
Contagion
PG-13

Contagion

(2011)
7
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Soderbergh
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marion Cotillard, Tien You Chui, Josie Ho
Plot:

When Beth Emhoff and her son Clark die because of unknown causes, it is just the beginning of deadly infection. It soon spreads and turns into a pandemic. As people panic, medical researchers and public health officials around the world continuously try to determine the cause of the disease and its cure.

7
3
Romance & Cigarettes
R

Romance & Cigarettes

(2005)
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tula
Director:
John Turturro
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Steve Buscemi
10
3
Enigma
R

Enigma

(2001)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hester Wallace
Director:
Michael Apted
Genres:
Thriller, War, Drama, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
5
1
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

(2008)
4
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert B. Weide
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Brian Austin Green, Simon Pegg, Daniel Craig, Megan Fox, Kirsten Dunst
Plot:

On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed. 

4
3
Insurgent
PG-13

Insurgent

(2015)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeanine
Director:
Robert Schwentke
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Zoë Kravitz, Shailene Woodley, Jai Courtney, Mekhi Phifer
Plot:

The second installment in The Divergent Series, the movie finds Tris Prior, Four, the rest of the Divergents, and the Factionless going to war against Jeanine Matthews and the Dauntless faction. Eventually captured, Tris unlocks a box to reveal that the faction system was an experiment and that the world is waiting outside the walled city. 

5
1
Triple 9
R

Triple 9

(2016)
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
John Hillcoat
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Woody Harrelson, Gal Gadot, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie
Plot:

The story focuses on a bunch of criminals and two corrupt corps working for a convicted Jewish-Russian mafia boss.  They have just completed a successful bank robbery and as told by their boss’s wife have retrieved a safe deposit box containing information that can overturn the conviction of their boss. However, the wife is not happy. 

6
3
Wonder Wheel
PG-13

Wonder Wheel

(2017)
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ginny
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Max Casella, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple
6
2
Hideous Kinky
R

Hideous Kinky

(1998)
11
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Saïd Taghmaoui, Bella Riza, Carrie Mullan, Pierre Clémenti
11
7

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All the King's Men
PG-13

All the King's Men

(2006)
3
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Stanton
Director:
Steven Zaillian
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Sean Penn, Jude Law, Mark Ruffalo
3
3
Holy Smoke
R

Holy Smoke

(1999)
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth
Director:
Jane Campion
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Pam Grier, Harvey Keitel, Julie Hamilton, Sophie Lee
9
3
A Kid in King Arthur's Court
PG

A Kid in King Arthur's Court

(1995)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Princess Sarah
Director:
Michael Gottlieb
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Joss Ackland, Art Malik, Paloma Baeza
3
1
Movie 43
R

Movie 43

(2013)
2
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Dennis Quaid, Greg Kinnear, Common, Charlie Saxton
Plot:

An unsuccessful screenwriter, pitches in shockingly outrageous story ideas to a studio executive in this anthology comprising fourteen interlinked short films. It is directed by twelve different directors and stars famous Hollywood names. 

2
5
The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us

(2017)
33
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Martin
Director:
Hany Abu-Assad
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Romance, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dermot Mulroney, Idris Elba, Beau Bridges, Lucia Walters
33
4
Plunge: The Movie

Plunge: The Movie

(2003)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Clare
Director:
Max Newsom
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, Charles Haydn, Alan McKenna, Tom Lovegrove
5
1
Anglo Saxon Attitudes

Anglo Saxon Attitudes

(1992)
1
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Diarmuid Lawrence
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Richard Johnson, Douglas Hodge, Elizabeth Spriggs, Dorothy Tutin
1
2
Buttons

Buttons

(2016)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Janis
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Alivia Clark, Ioan Gruffudd, Katie McGrath, Jonathan Rayson
2
1
Pride

Pride

(2004)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Suki
Director:
John Downer
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Sean Bean
3
2

Animation(s)

Daisy Chain

Daisy Chain (2016)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buttercup Bree
Director:
Galvin Scott Davis
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet
War Game

War Game (2002)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mum / Annie
Director:
Dave Unwin
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Iain Jones, Adam Godley, Tom Wesel, Colin McFarlane
Flushed Away
PG

Flushed Away (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rita
Director:
David Bowers, Sam Fell
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy
Plot:

The life of Roddy, a rat, is just perfect with luxuries all around him. So, when another rat Sid sends him into the sewers of London, it is too much for him to handle. As he struggles to get back to his comfortable life, he meets a scavenger rat Rita. Rita is pursued by Toad who is after her for a gem and also wants to wipe out all rats from the sewer.

Meari to majo no hana

Meari to majo no hana (2017)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Genres:
Adventure, Animation
Star Cast:
Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami, Fumiyo Kohinata
Faeries
G

Faeries (1999)

As:
Cast
Role:
Brigid
Director:
Gary Hurst
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, Dougray Scott, Michael Burrell, Charlotte Coleman
Christmas Carol: The Movie
PG

Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)

As:
Cast
Role:
Belle
Director:
Jimmy T. Murakami
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Simon Callow, Jane Horrocks, Michael Gambon

TV Shows and Videos

Extras
TV-MA

Extras (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Shaun Williamson
Mildred Pierce
TV-MA

Mildred Pierce (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mildred Pierce
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Evan Rachel Wood, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo, James Le Gros
Shrinks

Shrinks (1991)

As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Gregg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pauline Black, Yvonne Bryceland, Diane Bull, Elizabeth Garvie
Get Back

Get Back (1992)

As:
Cast
Role:
Eleanor Sweet
Director:
Terry Kinane, Graeme Harper
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Winstone, Carol Harrison, Larry Lamb, Michelle Cattini
Dark Season

Dark Season (1991)

As:
Cast
Role:
Reet
Director:
Colin Cant
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Victoria Lambert, Ben Chandler, Brigit Forsyth, Grant Parsons
The Divergent Series: Insurgent - Shatter Reality

The Divergent Series: Insurgent - Shatter Reality (2015)

As:
Cast
Role:
Jeanine
Director:
Cory Strassburger
Genres:
Short, Action
Star Cast:
Mekhi Phifer, Patrick Cronen, Miles Teller
Casualty

Casualty (1986)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Owen Morris, Paul Murphy, Declan O'Dwyer, Alan Wareing, Julie Edwards
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Daisy Ridley, Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Kate Winslet Awards

Academy Awards
The Reader Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2009
Golden Globe Awards
Steve Jobs Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2016
Mildred Pierce Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2012
Revolutionary Road Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2009
The Reader Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2009
Primetime Emmy Awards
Mildred Pierce Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie 2011
BAFTA Awards
Steve Jobs Best Supporting Actress 2016
The Reader Best Leading Actress 2009
Sense and Sensibility Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1996
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Album For Children 2000