16 Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Eddie Redmayne plays the character of Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts franchise. Newt is a magizoologist who travels around the world in search of magical creatures. He is also an ally of Albus Dumbledore and helps him to protect the secrets of the wizarding world.
15 Powder Blue
Eddie Redmayne played the character of Qwerty Doolittle in the movie 'Powder Blue'.
14 Like Minds
In the psychological thriller film 'Like Minds', Eddie Redmayne played the character of Alex Forbes, a brilliant but troubled young student at an elite British boarding school. Redmayne's portrayal was of a deeply introverted and emotionally complex teenager, struggling with inner demons and the haunting secrets of his past. As the plot unfolds, his character becomes a key figure in a murder investigation,
13 Glorious 39
Eddie Redmayne starred as Ralph Keyes in the film 'Glorious 39'. Written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, the film follows the story of a young woman Anne Keyes (played by Romola Garai) who uncovers a dark family secret while investigating the mysterious deaths of her relatives in the months leading up to World War II. Redmayne's character is brother of Anne Keyes in the film.
12 Black Death
In the 2010 historical horror film 'Black Death', Eddie Redmayne portrayed Osmund, a young and devout monk in medieval England during the outbreak of the bubonic plague. Osmund is thrust into a journey when he joins a group of knights, led by Ulric (played by Sean Bean), on a mission to investigate a remote village untouched by the deadly plague.
11 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Eddie Redmayne portrays the character of Newt Scamander in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'. Newt Scamander is a magizoologist who travels the world looking for magical creatures. He is a former student of Hogwarts and is also an Auror for the Ministry of Magic. In 'The Crimes of Grindelwald', he is enlisted by Albus Dumbledore to help stop the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald from taking over the Muggle world.
10 The Other Boleyn Girl
Eddie Redmayne played the role of William Stafford in the 2008 romantic drama 'The Other Boleyn Girl'. The film was based on Philippa Gregory’s novel of the same name, and tells the story of the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn and her sister Mary during the reign of King Henry VIII.
9 The Yellow Handkerchief
Eddie Redmayne played the role of Gordy in the 2008 drama film 'The Yellow Handkerchief'. Gordy is a troubled and emotionally scarred young man who is on a road trip through rural Louisiana. Redmayne's portrayal brings out Gordy's complex and fragile nature, as he grapples with his troubled past and attempts to find solace and connection with his fellow travelers, Martine (played by Kristen Stewart) and Brett (played by William Hurt).
8 The Good Shepherd
Eddie Redmayne had a supporting role in the 2006 espionage thriller 'The Good Shepherd'. He portrayed Edward Wilson Jr., the son of the film's central character, Edward Wilson Sr., played by Matt Damon.
7 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Eddie Redmayne played the role of Anthony Babington in the 2007 historical drama 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age'. His character, Babington, was a real historical figure and a Catholic sympathizer who plotted against Queen Elizabeth I, played by Cate Blanchett.
6 My Week with Marilyn
Eddie Redmayne played the role of Colin Clark in the film 'My Week with Marilyn'. The film stars Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe and Eddie Redmayne as Colin Clark, a young assistant whose week with Marilyn changes his life forever.
5 The Danish Girl
In the 2015 biographical drama 'The Danish Girl', Eddie Redmayne delivered an exceptional performance as Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe, a Danish landscape painter who becomes one of the first individuals to undergo gender confirmation surgery.
4 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Eddie Redmayne stars as Newt Scamander in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', the 2016 film based on J.K. Rowling's book of the same name.
3 Les Misérables
In the 2012 musical epic 'Les Misérables', Eddie Redmayne portrayed Marius Pontmercy, a central character in Victor Hugo's classic novel. Marius is a passionate and idealistic young revolutionary who becomes entangled in the June Rebellion of 1832.
2 The Trial of the Chicago 7
Eddie Redmayne stars as the defendant, Tom Hayden, in the 2020 film, 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'. He portrays a leader of the group of anti-Vietnam War protesters in the late 1960s, and is seen leading the charge against the government's charges of incitement to riot. Redmayne's character is the emotional center of the film, and his performance highlights the courage and strength of the protesters who stood up to the government.
1 The Theory of Everything
Eddie Redmayne won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2015 for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in 'The Theory of Everything'.