Cillian Murphy’s cinematic successes:12 of best films according to Rotten Tomatoes

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Cillian Murphy is a well known famous actor in the Hollyawood film industry and he is an irish actor who has left a distinct mark on the world of cinema with his incredible perfomance.from science fiction thrillers to historical dramas,Murphy’s versatility shines through in his roles.he is an excellent actor.the given list is of his best movies. Rottrn Tamatoes has ranked his films according to the score,which shows his ability to embody the various characters he plays with depth and authenticity.

Cillian Murphy’s movies Ranking


The movie intermission was released in 2003. it was directed by John Crowley and written by Mark O’Rowe.the film is set in Dublin,Irldand and this film as lik documentary type.It has interconnected stories.Cillian murphy,Colm Meaney and Colin Farrell most successfull well known actor include.

Rotten Tamtoes rating-74%

2.Girl With a Pearl Earring-2003

Cillian murphy’s skillfull portrays peter’s complex emotions in underrated love story. in a story of love and jealousy,murphy performance stands agains the backdrop of the world of a famous painter.this movie released in 2003. the film is directed by peter Webber.It is produced by him based on the screenplay by olivia hetreed. It is based on the 1999 novel by Tracy Chevalier.It stars a number of famous actors including cillian Murphy,tom Wilkinson,essie Davis and Judy Parfitt.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating-74%

3.Sunshine – 2007

Danny Boyle and Alex Garland’s science fiction psychological thriller Sunshine was released in 2007.Muphy’s portrayal of physicist Robert Capa in this science fiction thriller demonstrates his talent expressing inner struggle.His acting gives the story of a last ditch effort to save civilization more depth.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating -76%.

4.Red Eye-2005

Wes Craven and Carl Ellsworth collaborated on the 2005 American psychological thriller Red Eye, written and directed by Ellsworth and Dan Foos.The film centers on a hotel manager who becomes involved in a terrorist assassination plot while on a night flight to Miami.

Murphy’s portrayal of the killer further complicates the characters relationships in ths thriller .Murphy’s performance keeps viewers on the edge of their seats as the red eye trip builds tension.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating -79%

5.Inception – 2010

Inception is a 2010 science fiction action movie and directed by Christopher Nolan and produce Emma Thomas.Murphy’s portrayal of the enemy in this movie his reputation as a top notch performer.Its depiction makes the investigation of dream and reality more challenging.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating – 82%

6.The Party – 2017

Sally Potter wrote and directed by  British black comedy film The Party.Cillian Murphy’s portrayal of Tom in this clever political drama demonstrates his talent for evoking a range of feelings. Murphy’s performance adds depth in this film’s sharp humar.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating – 82%

7.Batman Begins – 2005

Christopher Nolan and David S. goyer co-written the screenplay for the 2005 superhero film Batman Begins.Starring Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman,it is based on the DC comics Character Batman.Adding a layer of fear to Christopher Nolan’s Batman universe Murphy’s take on the Scarecrow is sure to leave fans in awe he has acted so well in it.He has created a unique presence in that film with his role.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating -84%.

8.28 Days Later-2002

28 Days Later is a 2002 UK Horror film starring Danny Boyle and Alex Garland.It stars Cliian Murphy as a bicycle messenger who has been in a coma and suddenly wakes up to discover that the world is in the the grip of a highly contagious virus.Brendan Gleeson,Megan Burns,Christpher Eccleston and Naomie Harris all play supporting actors.

Rotten Tamatoes ranking-87%

9.The Wind That Shakes The Barley-2006

Ken Loach’s 2006 Irish war drama The Wind That Shakes the Barley is set in the Irish War of Independance and The Irish Civil War.Murphy portrayal of damien shows his talent for interpreting internal conflicts within the setting of historical event.Through his acting he gives more impact in the story of war and sacrifice.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating -90%

10.A Quiet Place Part II (2021)

John Krasinski wrote and directed the 2020 post apocalyptic horror film A quiet Place Part II. Murphy portray Emmett in this science fiction film.his performance gives the film more complex world populated by sound sensitive creatures.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating – 91%.


Dunkirk is historical war thriller film written, directed and produced by Christopher Nolan.It depicts the World War II evacuation of Dunkirk from land,sea and air perspectives.In this intense war thriller. Cillian Murphy’s portrays a trembling soldier and reflects his emotional skill.It captures the performance of those warriors and the horrors of war and survival.

Rotten Tamatoes Rating – 92%.


Christopher Nolan will write and direct the epic biographical thriller movie Oppenheimer in 2023.Oppenheimers resersch,his leadership of the Manhattan project during World War II and his even fall frm as a result of his 1954 security hearing are the main subjects of the film story.cillian Murphy’s outstanding performance portrayal of J. Robert Oppenheimer shows his talent for representing complicated historical personalities.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%

The filmography of cillian Murphy is evidence of his extraordinary talent, as he consistently makes an imact on the world of cinema with each memorable performance.


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