The Best David Bowie Movies

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List of the best David Bowie movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. David Bowie is best known for writing classic songs like "Changes" and "China Girl," but he also has an engaging filmography to his name. David Bowie's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top David Bowie movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated David Bowie movies will be at the top of the list. David Bowie has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest David Bowie movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining David Bowie films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best David Bowie role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest David Bowie performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples of films on this list include Labyrinth and The Man Who Fell to Earth.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best David Bowie movies?" and "What are the greatest David Bowie roles of all time?" If you are a fan of rock stars who act, you might enjoy our list of best Iggy Pop movies and best Tom Waits movies.

Notable directors that have worked with David Bowie include names like Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese and David Lynch. Is David Bowie your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Joe Strummer and Bj

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    Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, Frank Oz

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    David Bowie, Rip Torn, Buck Henry

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    Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    David Bowie, Mick Ronson, Angela Bowie

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    Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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    David Bowie, Courtney Love, Willem Dafoe

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    David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel

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    David Bowie, Sade Adu, Ray Davies

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    Jazzin' for Blue Jean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    Jazzin' for Blue Jean David Bowie, Richard Fairbrass, Mark Long

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    Just a Gigolo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    David Bowie, Kim Novak, Marlene Dietrich

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    A Reality Tour is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    A Reality Tour

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    David Bowie, Natja Brunckhorst, Jens Kuphal

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    Mr. Rice's Secret is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    David Bowie, Teryl Rothery, Garwin Sanford

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    David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette, Marlee Matlin

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    David Bowie, Heather Graham, Kiefer Sutherland

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    David Bowie, Hermione Farthingale

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    Into the Night is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    Into the Night David Bowie, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dan Aykroyd

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    Remember That Night is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    David Bowie, David Gilmour, David Crosby

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    Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro

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    David Bowie, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Josh Hartnett

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    SpongeBob's Truth or Square is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    David Bowie, P!nk, Clancy Brown

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    Baal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    Baal David Bowie, Zoë Wanamaker, Julian Wadham

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    A Dog's Tale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    Anne Lockhart, Gordon Jump, David Bowe

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    David Bowie, Thom Yorke

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    The Image is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    The Image David Bowie, Michael Byrne

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    David Bowie, Goldie, Rachel Shelley

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    Inspirations is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    Inspirations

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    The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lun... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    David Bowie, Tom Hanks, Robin Williams

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    50 Watt Fuse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best David Bowie Movies

    50 Watt Fuse David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Michael J. Fox

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