film The Best Chess Movies

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A list of the best chess movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This chess movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about chess are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about chess you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous chess movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these chess movie titles for more information about the films.

List is made up of many different items, including The Luzhin Defence and Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best chess movies?" and "What is the greatest chess movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular chess movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these chess movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good chess movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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Searching for Bobby Fischer Ben Kingsley, William H. Macy, Laurence Fishburne

The Best Chess Games of All Time The Best Netflix Original Stand-Up Comedy Specials

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Knights of the South Bronx Ted Danson, Keke Palmer, Devon Bostick

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Pawn Sacrifice Liev Schreiber, Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard

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Queen of Katwe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chess Movies
Queen of Katwe Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

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The Luzhin Defence John Turturro, Emily Watson, Orla Brady

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Fresh Samuel L. Jackson, Giancarlo Esposito, N'Bushe Wright

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The Dark Horse

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Life of a King Cuba Gooding Jr., Dennis Haysbert, Lisa Gay Hamilton

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Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov

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Queen to Play Kevin Kline, Jennifer Beals, Sandrine Bonnaire

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The Lookout Isla Fisher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Laura Vandervoort

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Chess Fever Mikhail Zharov, José Raúl Capablanca, Boris Barnet

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Computer Chess Gerald Peary, Wiley Wiggins, Kevin Bewersdorf

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Knight Moves Diane Lane, Katharine Isabelle, Daniel Baldwin

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Five Fingers Ryan Phillippe, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Torres

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Uncovered Kate Beckinsale, Michael Gough, Helen McCrory

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lang leve de koningin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chess Movies
lang leve de koningin

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Wicked Blood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chess Movies
Wicked Blood Sean Bean, Alexa Vega, Abigail Breslin

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La partie d'échecs Catherine Deneuve

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La Regina Degli Scacchi Barbora Bobuľová, Ettore Bassi, Toni Bertorelli

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Endgame Mark Strong, William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor

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Capablanca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chess Movies
Capablanca

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Through the Golden Ages: the History of Chess