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List of the best Adrien Brody movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Adrien Brody'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 Adrien Brody movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Adrien Brody movies will be at the top of the list. Adrien Brody has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Adrien Brody movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Adrien Brody films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List features films like The Pianist, Back to 1942 and more!

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Adrien Brody is no stranger to working with popular directors, including M. Night Shyamalan, Terrence Malick and Roman Polanski. If Adrien Brody movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Juliette Binoche and Tilda Swinton too.

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Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Emilia Fox The Pianist is a 2002 historical drama film co-produced and directed by Roman Polanski, scripted by Ronald Harwood, and starring Adrien Brody. It is based on the autobiographical book The ...more

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Christina Hendricks, Lucy Liu, Bryan Cranston Detachment is a 2011 American drama film about the high school education system directed by Tony Kaye, starring Adrien Brody with an ensemble supporting cast.

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Natalie Portman, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson The Darjeeling Limited is a 2007 comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson, and starring Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, and Jason Schwartzman. It was written by Anderson, Schwartzman, and Roman ...more

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Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Jacket is a 2005 psychological thriller film directed by John Maybury that is partly based on the Jack London novel The Star Rover. Massy Tadjedin wrote the screenplay based on a story by ...more

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Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston Midnight in Paris is an American 2011 romantic comedy fantasy film written and directed by Woody Allen. Set in Paris, the film follows Gil Pender, a screenwriter, who is forced to confront the ...more

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George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray Fantastic Mr. Fox is a 2009 American stop-motion animated comedy film based on the Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name. The film is about a fox who steals food each night from three ...more

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Maggie Grace, Forest Whitaker, Adrien Brody The Experiment is a 2010 direct-to-video thriller film directed by Paul T. Scheuring and starring Adrien Brody, Forest Whitaker, Cam Gigandet, Clifton Collins, Jr., and Maggie Grace, about an ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo The Brothers Bloom is a 2008 American caper comedy film written and directed by Rian Johnson. The film stars Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz, Ricky Jay, Rinko Kikuchi, and Robbie ...more

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Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody King Kong is a 2005 epic monster film and remake of the 1933 film of the same name. Directed, co-written, and produced by Peter Jackson, it stars Naomi Watts as Ann Darrow, Jack Black as Carl ...more

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George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American ensemble epic war film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount ...more

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Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix The Village is a 2004 American psychological thriller film, written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, William Hurt ...more

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Topher Grace, Laurence Fishburne, Adrien Brody Predators is a 2010 American science fiction action film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Laurence Fishburne, Danny Trejo, ...more

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Beyoncé Knowles, Elvis Presley, Emmanuelle Chriqui Cadillac Records is a 2008 musical biopic written and directed by Darnell Martin. The film explores the musical era from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, chronicling the life of the ...more

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Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Robin Tunney Hollywoodland is a 2006 American period detective film directed by Allen Coulter in his feature directorial debut. The story presents a fictionalized account of the circumstances surrounding the ...more

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Pam Grier, Adrien Brody, Michaela Conlin On the heels of his Academy Award triumph, 2002 Best Actor Oscar® winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist, The Thin Red Line) is electrifying as Jack, a dark hearted, smooth operating con-man with ...more

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Adrien Brody, Caroline Dhavernas, Adrian Holmes Wrecked is a Canadian thriller film, directed by Michael Greenspan, written by Christopher Dodd, produced by Kyle Mann and starring Adrien Brody. It was released by IFC Midnight Films on April ...more

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Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Adrien Brody Summer of Sam is a 1999 American crime thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam serial murders. It was directed and produced by Spike Lee and stars John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, ...more

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Milla Jovovich, Vera Farmiga, Adrien Brody Dummy is a 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Pritikin. It stars Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga and Jared Harris. The film had its premiere on ...more

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Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac Splice is a 2009 Canadian-French science fiction horror film directed by Vincenzo Natali and starring Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, and Delphine Chanéac. The story concerns experiments in ...more

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Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones Natural Born Killers is a 1994 American crime film directed by Oliver Stone starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey, Jr., Tom Sizemore and Tommy Lee Jones. The film was released ...more

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Penélope Cruz, Adrien Brody, Santiago Segura Manolete, also known as The Passion Within in the United Kingdom, Blood and Passion in Canada, and A Matador's Mistress in the United States, is a 2008 biopic of bullfighter Manuel Laureano ...more

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Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lloyd Angels in the Outfield is a 1994 remake of the 1951 film of the same name. The film stars Danny Glover, Tony Danza and Christopher Lloyd, and features several future stars, including Joseph ...more

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Adrien Brody, Maura Tierney, Frankie Faison Oxygen is a 1999 film, directed and written by Richard Shepard. The film follows a troubled cop, Madeline Foster as she pursues a kidnapper who calls himself Harry Houdini. The film was shot on ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Woody Allen, Nick Nolte New York Stories is a 1989 anthology film; it consists of three shorts with the central theme being New York City. The first is Life Lessons, directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Richard ...more

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Hayden Panettiere, Christopher Walken, Hilary Swank The Affair of the Necklace is a 2001 American historical drama film directed by Charles Shyer. The screenplay by John Sweet is based on what became known as the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, ...more

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Gerard Butler, Brendan Gleeson, Adrien Brody Harrison's Flowers is a 2001 French film by Elie Chouraqui. It stars, among others, Andie MacDowell, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson, Adrien Brody, Marie Trintignant, Gerard Butler and David ...more

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Misha Collins, Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth Liberty Heights is a 1999 comedy-drama by writer-director Barry Levinson. The film is a semi-autobiographical account of his childhood growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s. It is the fourth of ...more

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Katherine Heigl, Adrien Brody, Karen Allen King of the Hill is Steven Soderbergh's third feature film, released in 1993, and the second he directed from his own screenplay following his 1989 Palme d'Or-winning film Sex, Lies, and ...more

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Robin Tunney, Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody Bread and Roses is a 2000 drama film directed by Ken Loach, starring Adrien Brody. The plot deals with the struggle of poorly paid janitorial workers in Los Angeles and their fight for better ...more

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Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes The Singing Detective is a 2003 American musical crime comedy film directed by Keith Gordon and based on the BBC serial of the same name, a work by British writer Dennis Potter. It stars Robert ...more

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Adrien Brody, Elsa Pataky, Emmanuelle Seigner Giallo is a 2009 giallo film directed by Dario Argento and starring Adrien Brody. The film was poorly received and is perhaps most-known for Brody's lawsuit against the film for not having been ...more

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Lauryn Hill, Adrien Brody, Simon Baker Restaurant is a 1998 independent film starring Adrien Brody, Elise Neal, David Moscow and Simon Baker. Written by Tom Cudworth and directed by Eric Bross, Restaurant was the follow-up to this ...more

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Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis, Michael Vartan "So it’s the end of the school year, and smarmy Principal Gordon (Michael Chiklis) has suddenly instituted a zero-tolerance crusade against his nemesis, the reviled marijuana. A mandatory ...more

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Adrien Brody, Mario Van Peebles, Demián Bichir Solo is a 1996 science fiction action film from Columbia/Tristar Studios. It was directed by Norberto Barba, who has since primarily produced television series. The film was based on the novel ...more

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Tim Robbins, Adrien Brody, Alec Su Back to 1942 is a 2012 Chinese historical film directed by Feng Xiaogang. It is based on Liu Zhenyun's novel Remembering 1942, and is about a major famine in Henan, China, during the Second ...more

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Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Peter Dinklage Bullet is a 1996 American crime drama film directed by Julien Temple and starring Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Donnie Wahlberg, Adrien Brody, Ted Levine, and John Enos III. The screenplay was ...more

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Ten Benny Adrien Brody, Frank Vincent, Sybil Temchen Ten Benny is a 1995 film directed by Eric Bross, and stars Adrien Brody. It currently has a 44% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 9 reviews.

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Adrien Brody, Jason Biggs, Moira Kelly The Boy Who Cried Bitch is a 1991 American independent drama film directed by Juan Jose Campanella and starring Harley Cross, Karen Young, Jason Biggs, Jesse Bradford and Adrien Brody. It was ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Amy Smart, Claire Forlani The Last Time I Committed Suicide is a 1997 drama directed by Stephen T. Kay. Based on a letter written by Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac, it stars Thomas Jane as Cassady. The cast also includes ...more

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The Buried Secrets of M. Night Shyamalan Adrien Brody, Deepak Chopra, /m/026q0k_ The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan is a 2004 film directed by Nathaniel Kahn.

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Lindsay Lohan, Michelle Rodriguez, Rob Schneider Inappropriate Comedy is a 2013 American satirical sketch comedy film directed by Vince Offer. It was released on March 22, 2013. The film was originally envisioned as a sequel to Offer's ...more

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Shannen Doherty, Adrien Brody, Antonio Sabàto Jailbreakers is a 1994 television film directed by William Friedkin. Filming took place in Southern California and it was released on September 9, 1994. The film originally aired on Showtime as ...more

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Fade to Red Adrien Brody Fade to Red: Tori Amos Video Collection is a double DVD set from recording artist and musician Tori Amos and was released by Rhino Entertainment on February 14, 2006. It featured music videos ...more

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Debbie Harry, Norman Reedus, Adrien Brody Six Ways to Sunday is a 1997 crime drama with elements of comedy directed by Adam Bernstein. It is based on Charles Perry's novel Portrait of a Young Man Drowning.

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Waco Sharon Stone, Kurt Russell, Adrien Brody

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The Tehuacan Project Adrien Brody, Esai Morales, Barbara Jenkins The Tehuacan Project is a 2007 short film written by Andrew Lauer and Melisa Lauer and directed by Andrew Lauer.

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Adrien Brody, Kari Wührer, Burt Young The Undertaker's Wedding is a 1997 comedy crime film written and directed by John Bradshaw.

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Adrien Brody, Frank Converse, Joel Savani