Thandie Newton Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Pursuit of Happyness
PG-13

The Pursuit of Happyness

(2006)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Linda
Director:
Gabriele Muccino
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe, James Karen
Plot:

The Pursuit of Happyness is an emotional drama that portrays a poor yet brilliant father, played by Will Smith, who tries to make it in a brokerage firm while trying to make ends meet. After failing as a salesman, his wife leaves him and their son. They soon become homeless and he ends up taking an unpaid internship in a firm to survive.

2
0
Crash
R

Crash

(2004)
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Haggis
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Keith David, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser
Plot:

Crash revolves around a few Los Angeles citizens as their lives get overturned by racial tensions and bigotry. Characters like a racist district attorney and his wife, racist cops, a victimized Middle Eastern store owner, two black carjackers, an African-American couple, a Hispanic locksmith, all serve as a thrilling commentary of the racial injustice running in the USA.  

4
0
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
R

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

(1994)
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Christian Slater, Virginia McCollam, John McConnell, Tom Cruise
Plot:

Based on Anne Rice’s novel of the same name, the movie tells the story of vampires Lestat de Lioncourt and Louis de Pointe du Lac and their turning of ten years old Claudia. The story is revealed as Louis is interviewed by reporter Daniel Molloy, who at the end is given the choice of becoming a vampire by Lestat. 

3
1

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Flirting
R

Flirting

(1991)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Thandiwe Adjewa
Director:
John Duigan
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Noah Taylor, Bartholomew Rose, Felix Nobis
5
0
RocknRolla
R

RocknRolla

(2008)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Stella
Director:
Guy Ritchie
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Guy Ritchie, Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Strong
Plot:

Russian businessman Uri Omovich stages a real estate scam involving millions of dollars with the help of London mob boss Lenny Cole. However, Omovich's corrupt accountant Stella leaks inside information attracting the attention of every schemer within the dark London underworld who double-crosses each other to get rich quick in the ensuing chaos.

3
1
Gridlock'd
R

Gridlock'd

(1997)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara 'Cookie' Cook
Director:
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucy Liu, Howard Hesseman, Tim Roth, Tupac Shakur
4
0
Besieged
R

Besieged

(1998)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Shandurai
Director:
Bernardo Bertolucci
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
David Thewlis, Claudio Santamaria, John C. Ojwang, Massimo De Rossi
3
0
Solo: A Star Wars Story
PG-13

Solo: A Star Wars Story

(2018)
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Val
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany, Alden Ehrenreich
Plot:

The movie follows the first adventure of the charismatic character of Han Solo from the Star Wars franchise. With the aide of Chewbacca and a young Lando Calrissian, Han must find a way to stop the criminals Dryden Vos, Beckett, and come to terms with his friend and romantic interest Qi'ra’s betrayal. 

4
2
The Chronicles of Riddick
PG-13

The Chronicles of Riddick

(2004)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dame Vaako
Director:
David Twohy
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Keith David, Vin Diesel, Colm Feore, Judi Dench
Plot:

On the run for five years, Riddick arrives on planet Helion Prime which is threatened by Necromongers, an evil race that wants to convert everyone and eliminate those who resist. Lord Marshall, the leader of the race, can be killed only by a Furian and Riddick, being the last surviving member of the race, now has to defeat the enemy and protect humanity.

6
0
Run Fatboy Run
PG-13

Run Fatboy Run

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Libby
Director:
David Schwimmer
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Simon Pegg, David Walliams, Dylan Moran
Plot:

Five years ago on their wedding day Dennis ran away from Libby, at that time pregnant with his child.  Now he realizes his mistake and wants to win her back.  But she now has a relationship with Whit, who is successful, but arrogant. Although out of shape, Dennis decides to run the Nike River Marathon not only to impress Libby, but also his son Jake.  

1
0
Mission: Impossible II
PG-13

Mission: Impossible II

(2000)
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Nyah Hall
Director:
John Woo
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Ving Rhames
Plot:

Ethan Hunt returns on another mission to seize and destroy Chimera, a deadly virus, and its cure Bellerophon, both of which are in possession of rogue IMF agent Ambrose. He must infiltrate enemy stronghold with help from Nyah Hall, a skilled thief and former lover of Ambrose, before the latter sells the virus to an international terrorist group.

7
0
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

(2008)
0
0
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. 

0
0

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Shade
R

Shade

(2003)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Damian Nieman
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, Joe Nicolo, Carl Mazzocone Sr., George Tovar, Frank Medrano
1
1
W.
PG-13

W.

(2008)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Stone
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Banks, Jeffrey Wright, Toby Jones, Dennis Boutsikaris
1
0
For Colored Girls
R

For Colored Girls

(2010)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tangie / Orange
Director:
Tyler Perry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg, Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine
5
0
Half of a Yellow Sun
R

Half of a Yellow Sun

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Olanna
Director:
Biyi Bandele
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Boyega, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle
0
0
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

(2019)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Xavier Dolan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Natalie Portman, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Sarah Gadon, Emily Hampshire
0
0
Beloved
R

Beloved

(1998)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Demme
Genres:
Horror, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Jason Robards, Beah Richards, Oprah Winfrey
3
0
Gringo
R

Gringo

(2018)
2
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bonnie Soyinka
Director:
Nash Edgerton
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, David Oyelowo
2
2
2012
PG-13

2012

(2009)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Wilson
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Cusack, Oliver Platt, Amanda Peet
Plot:

2012 tells the story of the destruction of Earth, due to a global cataclysmic event resulting from the heating of Earth’s core. A struggling writer Jackson Curtis tries to save his family as he tries to reach one of the nine secret arks designed by G8 nations to save at least a certain portion of humanity. 

3
0

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Retreat
R

Retreat

(2011)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Carl Tibbetts
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Cillian Murphy, Jimmy Yuill, Jamie Bell, Marilyn Mantle
1
0
The Young Americans
R

The Young Americans

(1993)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Danny Cannon
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Viggo Mortensen, Harvey Keitel, John Wood, Keith Allen
1
0
The Leading Man
R

The Leading Man

(1996)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Hilary Rule
Director:
John Duigan
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jon Bon Jovi, Anna Galiena, Lambert Wilson, Barry Humphries
1
0
Jefferson in Paris
PG-13

Jefferson in Paris

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Hemings
Director:
James Ivory
Genres:
History, Drama, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones, Estelle Eonnet
0
0
Good Deeds
PG-13

Good Deeds

(2012)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lindsey Wakefield
Director:
Tyler Perry
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Union, Brian White, Eddie Cibrian, Tyler Perry
2
1
Vanishing on 7th Street
R

Vanishing on 7th Street

(2010)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Rosemary
Director:
Brad Anderson
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Leguizamo, Hayden Christensen, Jacob Latimore, Taylor Groothuis
2
0
The Truth About Charlie
PG-13

The Truth About Charlie

(2002)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Regina Lambert
Director:
Jonathan Demme
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Olga Sékulic, Stephen Dillane, Françoise Bertin, Thandie Newton
2
0
Norbit
PG-13

Norbit

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Thomas
Director:
Brian Robbins
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Terry Crews, Eddie Murphy, Clifton Powell, Lester Speight
Plot:

Norbit, and his best friend, Kate, grew up in an orphanage which doubles as a Chinese restaurant. They are separated when Kate gets adopted. Norbit later gets married to a tyrannical, overweight, and abusive girl named Rasputia. When Kate re-enters his life, Norbit tries to find his way back to his one true love Kate.  

1
0
The Journey of August King
PG-13

The Journey of August King

(1995)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Annalees
Director:
John Duigan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maya Angelou, Sam Waterston, Jason Patric, Larry Drake
1
0
The Interrogation of Leo and Lisa

The Interrogation of Leo and Lisa

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
The Mona Lisa
Director:
Hamish Jenkinson
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Kevin Spacey, Elliot Cowan, Denzil Keim, Jan Hendzel
0
0

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It Was an Accident

It Was an Accident

(2000)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Metin Hüseyin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Bolam, Nicola Stapleton, Neil Dudgeon
0
1
Bloody Weekend
R

Bloody Weekend

(1994)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Zita
Director:
Anna Campion
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dearbhla Molloy, Oliver Milburn, Danny Cunningham, Catherine McCormack
1
0
Huge

Huge

(2010)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kris
Director:
Ben Miller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Russell Tovey, Ralph Brown, Noel Clarke, Matt Berry
0
0
In Your Dreams

In Your Dreams

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Clare
Director:
Simon Cellan Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Isla Blair, Miles Anderson, Oliver Milburn, Sam Barriscale
0
0
Pirate Prince

Pirate Prince

(1991)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Horrox
Star Cast:
James Hazeldine, David Harewood, Sean Blowers, Danny Cerqueira
0
0

Animation(s)

American Dad!
TV-14

American Dad! (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Hughart, Brent Woods, Anthony Lioi, Rodney Clouden, Pam Cooke
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carmen Electra, Corey Feldman, Craig Ferguson, Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal

TV Shows and Videos

Line of Duty

Line of Duty (2012)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Owen Teale, Adrian Dunbar, Keeley Hawes, Martin Compston
ER
TV-14

ER (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Chulack, Jonathan Kaplan, Richard Thorpe, Stephen Cragg, Lesli Linka Glatter
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alexis Bledel, Dakota Fanning, Noah Wyle, Laura Innes, Laura Cerón
Rogue

Rogue (2013)

As:
Cast
Role:
Grace Travis (24 episodes, 2013-2015)
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik, Martin Donovan, Robert Lieberman, Wayne Rose, John Alexander
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Cole Hauser, Richard Schiff, Sarah Jeffery, Sergio Di Zio
The Slap
TV-14

The Slap (2015)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Morris, Ken Olin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Uma Thurman, Brian Cox, Marin Ireland, Lucas Hedges
Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé

Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé (2018)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Michael B. Jordan, Jessica Chastain, Brie Larson, Mindy Kaling, Rosario Dawson

Thandie Newton Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Westworld Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2018
BAFTA Awards
Crash Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2006