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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of films like Two for the Money and Cruising.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Al Pacino movies?" and "What are the greatest Al Pacino roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with Al Pacino include names like Christopher Nolan, Brian De Palma and Garry Marshall. Al Pacino has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in terms of fame and success.

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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy from a screenplay by Mario Puzo and Coppola. Starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as ...more

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall The Godfather Part II is a 1974 American epic crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a screenplay co-written with Mario Puzo, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. ...more

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Scarface is a 1983 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone. A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, Scarface tells the story of Cuban refugee Tony ...more

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Dog Day Afternoon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Dog Day Afternoon Al Pacino, Carol Kane, Charles Durning Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 American crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, written by Frank Pierson, and produced by Martin Bregman and Martin Elfand. The film stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, ...more

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Serpico is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Serpico Al Pacino, Judd Hirsch, Abraham Murphy Serpico is a 1973 American crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Al Pacino. Waldo Salt and Norman Wexler wrote the screenplay, adapting Peter Maas's biography of NYPD officer ...more

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Donnie Brasco is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti Donnie Brasco is a 1997 American crime film directed by Mike Newell and starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby, James Russo, and Anne Heche appeared in supporting roles. ...more

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Heat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann, and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Val Kilmer. The film was released in the United States on ...more

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Carlito's Way is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Carlito's Way Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Viggo Mortensen Carlito's Way is a 1993 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma, based on the novels Carlito's Way and After Hours by Judge Edwin Torres. The film adaptation was scripted by David ...more

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Scent of a Woman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Scent of a Woman Al Pacino, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gabrielle Anwar Scent of a Woman is a 1992 American drama directed and produced by Martin Brest that tells the story of a preparatory school student who takes a job as an assistant to an irascible, blind, ...more

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The Devil's Advocate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Devil's Advocate Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves The Devil's Advocate is a 1997 American mystery thriller film based on Andrew Neiderman's novel of the same name. It is directed by Taylor Hackford and stars Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, and ...more

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...And Justice for All is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
...And Justice for All Al Pacino, Craig T. Nelson, Jeffrey Tambor ...And Justice for All is a 1979 courtroom drama film, directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, and Lee Strasberg. Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Craig ...more

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Insomnia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Insomnia Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank Insomnia is a 2002 American crime thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hilary Swank. It tells the story of two Los Angeles homicide detectives ...more

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Glengarry Glen Ross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama, adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning play of the same name, and directed by James Foley. The film depicts two days ...more

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The Insider is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Insider Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer The Insider is a 1999 American drama film directed by Michael Mann, based on the true story of a 60 Minutes segment about Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry. The 60 Minutes ...more

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The Godfather Part III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Godfather Part III Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American crime film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. It completes the story of Michael Corleone, a Mafia kingpin who ...more

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Any Given Sunday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Any Given Sunday Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. The film features an ensemble cast, consisting of Al Pacino, ...more

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Sea of Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Sea of Love Al Pacino, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman Sea of Love is a 1989 thriller film directed by Harold Becker, written by Richard Price, and starring Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, and John Goodman. The story concerns a New York City detective ...more

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Frankie and Johnny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Frankie and Johnny Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Nathan Lane Frankie and Johnny is a 1991 American drama film directed by Garry Marshall, and starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer in their first film together since Scarface. Héctor Elizondo, ...more

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The Panic in Needle Park is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Panic in Needle Park Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Raúl Juliá The Panic in Needle Park is a 1971 American film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Al Pacino in his second film appearance. The screenplay was written by Joan Didion and John Gregory ...more

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The Merchant of Venice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Merchant of Venice Al Pacino, Steve Martin, Jeremy Irons The Merchant of Venice is a 2004 romantic drama film based on Shakespeare's play of the same name. It is the first full-length sound film in English of Shakespeare's play — other versions are ...more

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Ocean's Thirteen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Ocean's Thirteen Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Al Pacino Ocean's Thirteen is a 2007 American comedy heist film directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. It is the third and final film in the Soderbergh series following the 2004 ...more

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Scarecrow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Scarecrow Al Pacino, Gene Hackman, Eileen Brennan Scarecrow is a 1973 road movie starring Gene Hackman and Al Pacino.

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The Recruit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Recruit Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan The Recruit is a 2003 American-German spy thriller film, directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Al Pacino, Colin Farrell and Bridget Moynahan. It was produced by Epsilon Motion Pictures and ...more

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Dick Tracy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Dick Tracy Madonna, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same name created by Chester Gould. Warren Beatty produced, directed, and starred in the film, which ...more

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Cruising is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Cruising Al Pacino, Ed O'Neill, Karen Allen Cruising is a 1980 psychological thriller film written and directed by William Friedkin and starring Al Pacino. The film is loosely based on the novel of the same name, by The New York Times ...more

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City Hall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
City Hall Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda City Hall is a 1996 film directed by Harold Becker. It stars Al Pacino, John Cusack and Bridget Fonda. According to the website Box Office Mojo, the film grossed an estimated $20 million in the ...more

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Simone is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Simone Al Pacino, Evan Rachel Wood, Winona Ryder Simone is a 2002 American science-fiction romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Al Pacino, Catherine Keener, Evan Rachel Wood, Rachel Roberts, Jay Mohr ...more

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88 Minutes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
88 Minutes Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski 88 Minutes is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski, William Forsythe, Deborah Kara Unger, Amy Brenneman, Neal McDonough and ...more

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Bobby Deerfield is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Bobby Deerfield Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey Bobby Deerfield is a 1977 American romantic drama film directed by Sidney Pollack and starring Al Pacino and Marthe Keller. Loosely based on the 1961 novel Heaven Has No Favorites by Erich Maria ...more

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Two for the Money is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Two for the Money Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo Two for the Money is a 2005 American drama-sports film directed by D. J. Caruso and starring Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Armand Assante and Carly Pope. The film is about the ...more

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Looking for Richard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Looking for Richard Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey Looking for Richard is a 1996 documentary, drama film directed by Al Pacino.

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Righteous Kill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Righteous Kill Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, 50 Cent Righteous Kill is a 2008 American crime thriller film with elements of a buddy cop film directed by Jon Avnet, and starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. It is one of only two movies in which De ...more

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Chinese Coffee is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Chinese Coffee Al Pacino, Jerry Orbach, Libby Langdon Chinese Coffee is a play by Ira Lewis which was made into an independent film and released in New York as part of the Tribeca Film Festival, starring Al Pacino and Jerry Orbach. Pacino directed ...more

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Revolution is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Revolution Al Pacino, Annie Lennox, Donald Sutherland Revolution is a 1985 British historical drama film directed by Hugh Hudson, written by Robert Dillon, and starring Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, and Nastassja Kinski. The film stars Pacino as a ...more

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Two Bits is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added Two Bits Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Two Bits is a 1995 American drama film directed by James Foley and starring Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Jerry Barone. The title refers to the American slang term "two ...more

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The Local Stigmatic is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
wiabux added The Local Stigmatic Al Pacino, Paul Guilfoyle, Joseph Maher The Local Stigmatic is a film directed by David Wheeler and produced by and starring Al Pacino. It was filmed and edited during the late 1980s. It had a showing at the Museum of Modern Art in ...more

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Manglehorn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Manglehorn Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina Manglehorn is a 2014 American drama film directed by David Gordon Green. Left heartbroken by the woman he loved and lost many years ago, Manglehorn (Al Pacino), an eccentric small-town ...more

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Stand Up Guys is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Stand Up Guys Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Julianna Margulies Stand Up Guys is a 2012 crime comedy film written by Noah Haidle and directed by Fisher Stevens.

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Misconduct is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Misconduct Josh Duhamel, Alice Eve, Malin Åkerman Misconduct is a 2016 American direct-to-video thriller film directed by Shintaro Shimosawa. When an ambitious young lawyer (Josh Duhamel) takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless ...more

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The Humbling is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Humbling Al Pacino, Kyra Sedgwick, Dianne Wiest The Humbling is a 2014 comedy-drama film directed by Barry Levinson, based on the 2009 novel by Philip Roth. A stage actor (Al Pacino) who is slowly losing his mind engages in a relationship ...more

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The Pirates of Somalia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Pirates of Somalia Evan Peters, Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith The Pirates of Somalia is a 2017 American drama film directed by Bryan Buckley. In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters) forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of ...more

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Hangman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Hangman Al Pacino, Karl Urban, Joe Anderson Hangman is a 2017 American crime thriller film directed by Johnny Martin. A homicide detective (Karl Urban) teams up with a criminal profiler (Al Pacino) to catch a serial killer whose crimes ...more

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The Son of No One is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
The Son of No One Channing Tatum, Tracy Morgan, Katie Holmes The Son of No One is a 2011 American crime thriller film directed by Dito Montiel, based on his book. A young cop (Channing Tatum) is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood ...more

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Danny Collins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Danny Collins Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner Danny Collins is a 2015 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Dan Fogelman. It was inspired by the story of folk singer Steve Tilston.

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Jack and Jill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Al Pacino Movies
Jack and Jill Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes, Shaquille O'Neal Jack and Jill is a 2011 comedy film written by Steve Koren, Robert Smigel, Ben Zook and directed by Dennis Dugan.