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The Best Aidan Gillen Movies  

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

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

List films include Blitz, Circle of Friends and many additional films as well.

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Aidan Gillen, Tom Fisher, Cristina Catalina
The Player is a 2009 documentary film written and directed by John Appel. "As this film makes clear, its director John Appel has a deeply rooted interest in gambling. His father was an ...more
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Jason Statham, Paddy Constantine, David Morrissey
Blitz is a 2011 British crime thriller film directed by Elliott Lester, based on the novel by Ken Bruen. A tough cop (Jason Statham) is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been ...more
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Helen Mirren, Aidan Gillen, Fionnula Flanagan
Some Mother's Son is a 1996 film written and directed by Irish filmmaker Terry George, co-written by Jim Sheridan, and based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in the Maze Prison, in ...more
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Calvary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Aidan Gillen Movies
Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly
Calvary is a 2014 Irish drama film written and directed by John Michael McDonagh. The film stars Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran and Isaach de ...more
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The Low Down Aidan Gillen
The Low Down is a 2000 drama film written and directed by Jamie Thraves.
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Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Shanghai Knights is a 2003 action-comedy film. It is the sequel to Shanghai Noon. It was directed by David Dobkin and written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
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Timothy Spall, Aidan Gillen, Brian Gleeson
Wake Wood is a 2011 British/Irish supernatural horror film set in Northern Ireland. A UK and Irish co-production by Hammer Film Productions, Wake Wood is directed by Ireland's David Keating. It ...more
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Colin Firth, Minnie Driver, Alan Cumming
Circle of Friends is a 1995 film directed by Irish filmmaker Pat O'Connor, and based on the novel of the same name written by Maeve Binchy.
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Gillian Anderson, Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough
Shadow Dancer is a 2012 thriller film written by Tom Bradby and directed by James Marsh.
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Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Wendy Hiller
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne is a 1987 drama film made by HandMade Films Ltd. and United British Artists starring Maggie Smith and Bob Hoskins. It was directed by Jack Clayton and ...more
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Blackout is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Aidan Gillen Movies
Blackout Armie Hammer, Amber Tamblyn, Aidan Gillen
Blackout is a 2008 horror film based on the eponymous novel by Italian novelist Gianluca Morozzi, and directed by Rigoberto Castañeda. Blackout revolves around three people, one of whom ...more
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John Cena, Taylor Cole, Ashley Scott
12 Rounds is a 2009 American action film directed by Renny Harlin and produced by WWE Studios. The cast is led by John Cena, alongside Steve Harris, Gonzalo Menendez, Aidan Gillen, Brian J. ...more
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Lorna Doone James McAvoy, Jesse Spencer, Aidan Gillen
Lorna Doone is a 2001 romance/drama television movie version of Richard Doddridge Blackmore's novel of the same name. The film won the Royal Television Society's Television Award for Best Visual ...more
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Freefall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Aidan Gillen Movies
Freefall Rosamund Pike, Sarah Harding, Dominic Cooper
Freefall is a BBC television film written and directed by Dominic Savage, that premièred on BBC Two on 14 July 2009. Set in the autumn of 2007, Freefall is a dramatic satire of the ...more
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The Final Curtain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Aidan Gillen Movies
Peter O'Toole, Dominic Cooper, Aidan Gillen
The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, an aging gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires ...more
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Thorne: Sleepyhead Aidan Gillen, Joshua Close
As Detective Inspector Tom Thorne investigates the first three murders by a serial killer, a fourth victim is found alive but paralyzed and unable to move or communicate. David Morrisey and ...more
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Trouble with Sex is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Aidan Gillen Movies
Trouble with Sex Aidan Gillen, Sinead Keenan, Irina Björklund
Trouble with Sex is a 2005 Irish drama film set in Dublin and co-written and directed by Fintan Connolly. It stars Aidan Gillen and Renée Weldon, who won an Irish Film and Television ...more
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Aidan Gillen, Ian Richardson, Ian McNeice
An Ungentlemanly Act is a 1992 BBC television film about the first days of the invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982.
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Aidan Gillen, Gina McKee
Burning The Bed is a critically acclaimed and popular short film, made in 2003. It stars Gina McKee and Aidan Gillen. It was written by Patrick Chapman, who adapted it from his own short story, ...more
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Thorne: Scaredy Cat Sandra Oh, Aidan Gillen
When two women are murdered within hours of one another - near the same location but in very different ways - Detective Inspector Tom Thorne suspects that two serial killers may be at work in a ...more
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Mojo Andy Serkis, Aidan Gillen
Mojo is a 1997 drama film directed by Jez Butterworth.
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Gold in the Streets Jared Harris, Aidan Gillen
Gold in the Streets is a 1996 film directed by Elizabeth Gill.
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Richard Harris, Lynn Redgrave, Paul McGann
My Kingdom is a 2001 British crime film directed by Don Boyd and starring Richard Harris, Lynn Redgrave and Jimi Mistry. It premiered at the 2001 Toronto International Film Festival but failed ...more
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The Courier Gabriel Byrne, Aidan Gillen
The Courier is a 1988 action-thriller film directed by Frank Deasy and Joe Lee.