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8 Colin Firth Movies I Can't Get Enough of ...

By Lyndsie

Colin Firth is far and away one of my favorite actors of all time. He's all upright and stodgy and sexy and proper and British – and he's an amazing thespian, at that. There are tons of his movies that I can – and do – watch over and over and over. You can basically check out his IMDb list to see all of them. For now, however, here are the top 8 Colin Firth movies I can't get enough of.

1 Valmont

ValmontPrice: $24.32 at amazon.com
If you liked Dangerous Liasons or, I don't know, Cruel Intentions, with hot little Sebastian Valmont, then you'll love this movie. Cruel Intentions was loosely based on this and Dangerous Liasons, and it centers around some serious love games – which Firth, as the vile, vicious, oh so delicious Valmont, does extremely well.

2 Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudicePrice: $12.99 at amazon.com
This is actually, technically a mini series, but I don't even care. You know what? Because of Colin Firth, as Mr. Darcy, in a lake, soaked to the bone. I agree with Bridget Jones and all her friends – I could replay that part all day and all night.

3 Bridget Jones's Diary

Bridget Jones's DiaryPrice: $12.49 at amazon.com
I'm actually cheating; let's pretend like I just named both Bridget Jones' movies. I know a lot of people found them campy – they were. I don't care. This time, Colin Firth as Mark Darcy, in a luscious little play, is just incredible. He's so scrumptious and staid. What's even funnier is that, in the book Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, she interview Colin Firth … about playing Mr. Darcy. Marvelous!

4 A Single Man

A Single ManPrice: $11.49 at amazon.com
This has quickly become my very favorite Firth movie ever. Based on a book by Christopher Isherwood, which I also love, it is absolutely heartbreaking – and touching and moving and gorgeous, and there are personal reasons it made me love Colin Firth that much more. Also, Nicholas Hoult in this movie – phoowarg!

5 The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being EarnestPrice: $12.49 at amazon.com
Colin Firth was meant for Oscar Wilde – and apparently he agrees! I love this story so much – obviously, Oscar Wilde is one of my literary heroes. And I squeal with delight every time I see Colin Firth as Jack. So perfect, so unbelievably perfect!

6 Dorian Gray

Dorian GrayPrice: $12.49 at amazon.com
He's quite perfect as Lord Henry as well. Dorian Gray's story is my favorite Wildean tale, and I could not have been happier to see Colin in it. I love – well, if you know the story, you probably know what I love, so I won't even go into that!

7 Mamma Mia

Mamma MiaPrice: $13.89 at amazon.com
And oh man. I had not ever seen Mamma Mia on Broadway or anything, so seeing it on the big screen was my first taste of all the characters – including Harry. It was so fantastic to see Colin let his hair down – and I'm sorry, but I think his voice is wonderfully sweet.

8 Girl with a Pearl Earring

Girl with a Pearl EarringPrice: $7.49 at amazon.com
Finally, we have Colin as Johannes Vermeer, which is also brilliant. I love this painting, I love the book, and I love the movie. He is just … oh, he is wonder, when he's all moody and broody and tortured and slightly womanizing.

I haven't yet seen The King's Speech, but I can't wait. I know it's going to be absolutely incredible. What actors are you absolutely crazy about?

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