Best Movies of Ewan McGregor

Trainspotting (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 265 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $16.50M

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 197 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $380.26M

Three years into the Clone Wars, the Jedi rescue Palpatine from Count Dooku. As Obi-Wan pursues a new threat, Anakin acts as a double agent between the Jedi Council and Palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy.

Black Hawk Down (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $108.64M

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Big Fish (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 166 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $66.26M

A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life.

Lo imposible (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $19.00M

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $310.68M

Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 160 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $57.39M

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.

Beginners (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 158 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $5.78M

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.

The Ghost Writer (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 158 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $15.52M

A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

T2 Trainspotting (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $2.40M

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 155 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $474.54M

Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.

Doctor Sleep (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: null

Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

The Island (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $35.80M

A man living in a futuristic sterile colony begins to question his circumscribed existence when his friend is chosen to go to the Island, the last uncontaminated place on earth.

Shallow Grave (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $2.88M

Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

Christopher Robin (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $99.18M

A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

Little Voice (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $4.60M

A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.

I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $2.04M

A cop turns con man once he comes out of the closet. Once imprisoned, he meets the second love of his life, whom he'll stop at nothing to be with.

Angels & Demons (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $133.38M

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church.

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $1.04M

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.

Haywire (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $18.93M

A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission.