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This is a list of the best Alan Rickman movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Alan Rickman's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, with the Harry Potter franchise earning billions around the world. The order of these top Alan Rickman movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Alan Rickman movies will be at the top of the list. Alan Rickman has been in a lot of films, from Die Hard to Galaxy Quest, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Alan Rickman movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Alan Rickman films from Alan Rickman's filmography to settle the score.

If you think the best Alan Rickman role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Alan Rickman 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 all eight entries in the Harry Potter franchise, in which Rickman played Professor Severus Snape, along with Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, a film enlivened by Rickman's performance as the Sheriff of Nottingham.

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

Tim Burton and Simon Wincer are among those who have directed Alan Rickman at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Alan Rickman has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Ian McKellen and Brendan Gleeson in terms of fame and success.

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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alan Rickman Movies
Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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247 25
Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alan Rickman Movies
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

222 26
Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alan Rickman Movies
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

185 24
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese

221 41
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Galaxy Quest Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen

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Dogma Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock

193 23
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Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

182 21
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

183 22
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

184 23
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

239 34
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Sense and Sensibility Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson

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Truly, Madly, Deeply Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson, Bill Paterson

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

124 15
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Quigley Down Under Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman, Laura San Giacomo

112 15
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Something the Lord Made Gabrielle Union, Alan Rickman, Mos Def

82 12
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Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Ian McKellen, Alan Rickman, David Warner

86 14
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Bottle Shock Eliza Dushku, Chris Pine, Alan Rickman

106 16
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich

96 16
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Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

77 14
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Blow Dry Heidi Klum, Alan Rickman, Josh Hartnett

60 14
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An Awfully Big Adventure Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman, James Frain

53 10
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The Search for John Gissing Alan Rickman, Janeane Garofalo, Sonya Walger

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The January Man Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline, Alan Rickman

74 12
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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Dustin Hoffman, John Hurt, Alan Rickman

90 10
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Snow Cake Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Mark McKinney

42 14
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Mesmer Alan Rickman, David Hemblen, Amanda Ooms

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Michael Collins Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman

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Kathy Buckardt added A Little Chaos Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci

56 12
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Closet Land Alan Rickman, Madeleine Stowe

46 11
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Nobel Son Eliza Dushku, Danny DeVito, Alan Rickman

43 8
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Close My Eyes Clive Owen, Alan Rickman, Lesley Sharp

31 9
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Judas Kiss Emma Thompson, Carla Gugino, Alan Rickman

40 9
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Gambit Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Colin Firth

38 10
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Romeo and Juliet Alan Rickman, John Gielgud, Anthony Andrews

33 12
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Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt

46 12
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The Song of Lunch Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman

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Tyffani Ramey added Dark Harbor Alan Rickman, Norman Reedus, Polly Walker

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Help! I'm a Fish Alessandro Juliani, Ghita Nørby, Paprika Steen

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Sonnet Number 12 Alan Rickman

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The Boy in the Bubble Alan Rickman

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The Wildest Dream Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer'... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Alan Rickman Movies
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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Check the Gate: Putting Beckett on Film Julianne Moore, Alan Rickman, Harold Pinter