The Best Movies Directed by Ken Russell Films

The Best Movies Directed by Ken Russell

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List of all movies directed by Ken Russell ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Ken Russell are listed here and include movie posters and Ken Russell movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Ken Russell as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Ken Russell movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Ken Russell film is can be factored into this list.

From Ken Russell's studio films to Ken Russell's independent films, this Ken Russell filmography keeps tabs on all Ken Russell movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different movies, including Altered States and Women in Love.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Ken Russell direct?” or “who is Ken Russell?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Ken Russell?” and “what's a good selection of good Ken Russell movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Ken Russell films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Ken Russell works.

All Ken Russell director credits are included. This list of every movie that Ken Russell has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Ken Russell movie is and which actors starred in the Ken Russell film.

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Jack Nicholson and Sean Connery both worked on a Ken Russell directed movie, as have many other great actors.



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    The Devils

    Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Gemma Jones

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    Women in Love

    Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Alan Bates

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    Altered States

    Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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    The Lair of the White Worm

    Hugh Grant, Peter Capaldi, Catherine Oxenberg

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    Tommy

    Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

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    The Music Lovers

    Richard Chamberlain, Glenda Jackson, Kenneth Colley

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    Mahler

    Oliver Reed, Robert Powell, Kenneth Colley

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    Gothic

    Gabriel Byrne, Timothy Spall, Natasha Richardson

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    Lisztomania

    Ringo Starr, Roger Daltrey, Oliver Reed

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    Savage Messiah

    Helen Mirren, Michael Gough, Peter Vaughan

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    Billion Dollar Brain

    Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Karl Malden

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    Crimes of Passion

    Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, Annie Potts

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    The Rainbow

    Paul McGann, Glenda Jackson, Amanda Donohoe

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    The Boy Friend

    Twiggy, Glenda Jackson, Barbara Windsor

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    Valentino

    Leslie Caron, Carol Kane, Michelle Phillips

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    Aria

    Elizabeth Hurley, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton

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    Whore

    Theresa Russell

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    Salome's Last Dance

    Glenda Jackson, Ken Russell, David Doyle

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    Amelia and the Angel

    Amelia and the Angel

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    Song of Summer

    Ken Russell, Christopher Gable, David Collings

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    The Boy Friend
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    Lady Chatterley

    Sean Bean, Joely Richardson, James Wilby

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    French Dressing

    Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell, James Booth

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    Ken Russell's Fall of the Louse of Usher

    Ken Russell, James Johnston, Alex 'Alien' Russell

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    Clouds of Glory: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
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    Watch The Birdie

    Watch The Birdie

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    Elgar
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    Prisoner of Honor

    Richard Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Brian Blessed

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    The Planets

    added by Archy Muntharr
    The Planets

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    Faust

    Ruggero Raimondi, Gabriela Beňačková, Francisco Araiza

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    In Search of the English Folk Song

    In Search of the English Folk Song Donovan, June Tabor, Eliza Carthy

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    Tales of Erotica

    Mira Sorvino, Ken Russell, Aida Turturro

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    Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World

    Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World

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    Women & Men: Stories of Seduction

    James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Molly Ringwald

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    Clouds of Glory: William and Dorothy
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    Dogboys

    Tia Carrere, Dean Cain, Bryan Brown

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    Diva: The Video Collection

    Diva: The Video Collection Sarah Brightman

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    Mindbender

    Mindbender Terence Stamp, Ishai Golan

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