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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films, like The Entertainer and Wolfen, in it.

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

Tim Burton and Ridley Scott are among those who have directed Albert Finney at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Albert Finney movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by John Gielgud and Rod Steiger too.

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Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York Tom Jones is a 1963 British adventure comedy film, an adaptation of Henry Fielding's classic novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, starring Albert Finney as the titular hero. It was one ...more

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Albert Finney, Wendy Richard, Billie Whitelaw Gumshoe is a 1971 film, and was the directorial debut of British director Stephen Frears. Written by local author Neville Smith, who appears as Arthur, the film is set in Liverpool with Albert ...more

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Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More Scrooge is a 1970 musical film adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic 1843 story, A Christmas Carol. It was filmed in London between January and May 1970 and directed by Ronald Neame, and ...more

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Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American gangster film by the Coen brothers and starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J. E. Freeman, and Albert Finney. The plot ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Bissett, Albert Finney Two for the Road is a 1967 British comedy drama film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Albert Finney and Audrey Hepburn. Written by Frederic Raphael, the film is about a husband and wife ...more

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Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a 1960 British film produced by Tony Richardson. It is an adaptation of the 1958 novel of the same name by Alan Sillitoe. Sillitoe wrote the screenplay ...more

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Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 British Technicolor mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot, and based on the 1934 novel Murder on the Orient ...more

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Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart Erin Brockovich is a 2000 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant. The film is a dramatization of the true story of Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia ...more

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Lena Headey, Tom Hiddleston, Vanessa Redgrave The Gathering Storm is a BBC–HBO co-produced television biographical film about Winston Churchill in the years just prior to World War II. The title of the film is that of the first volume of ...more

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Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more

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Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan ...more

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Skyfall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albert Finney Movies
Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film produced by Eon Productions. It features Daniel Craig in his third performance as James Bond, and Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva, the film's villain. It ...more

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Albert Finney, Michael Gough, Eileen Atkins The Dresser is a successful 1980 West End and Broadway play by Ronald Harwood, which tells the story of an aging actor's personal assistant, who struggles to keep his charge's life together. It ...more

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Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Abbie Cornish A Good Year is a 2006 British romantic comedy-drama film, set in London and Provence. Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom ...more

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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more

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Jacqueline Bissett, Albert Finney, Katy Jurado Under the Volcano is a 1984 film directed in Mexico by John Huston written by Guy Gallo with Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews and Katy Jurado heading the cast. The film received ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman Before the Devil Knows You're Dead is a 2007 crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, his last feature film before his death in 2011. The film was written by Kelly Masterson, and stars Philip ...more

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Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas Traffic is a 2000 American crime drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the illegal drug trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, a ...more

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Albert Finney, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines Wolfen is a 1981 American crime horror film directed by Michael Wadleigh and starring Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Gregory Hines and Edward James Olmos. It is an adaptation of Whitley Strieber's ...more

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Laurence Olivier, Albert Finney, Alan Bates The Entertainer is a 1960 drama film directed by Tony Richardson, based on the stage play of the same name by John Osborne. It starred Laurence Olivier as a failing third-rate music-hall stage ...more

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee Corpse Bride, often referred to as Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, is a 2005 British-American stop-motion-animated fantasy film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. The plot is set in a fictional ...more

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Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Pete Postlethwaite The Duellists is a 1977 historical drama film and the directorial debut of Ridley Scott. It won the Best Debut Film award at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival. The basis of the screenplay is the ...more

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon, Ioan Gruffudd Amazing Grace is a 2006 American-British biographical drama film directed by Michael Apted, about the campaign against slave trade in the British Empire, led by William Wilberforce, who was ...more

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Diane Keaton, Albert Finney, Karen Allen Shoot the Moon is a 1982 drama film directed by Alan Parker, written by Bo Goldman and starring Albert Finney and Diane Keaton, in their Golden Globe-nominated performances. The film also ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the fourth installment in the series of films adapted from the novels originated by Robert Ludlum, and ...more

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James Coburn, Susan Dey, Albert Finney Looker is a 1981 science fiction film written and directed by Michael Crichton. It starred Albert Finney, Susan Dey, and James Coburn. Former NFL linebacker Tim Rossovich was featured as the ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Maggie Smith, Jennifer Jason Leigh Washington Square is a 1997 American drama film directed by Agnieszka Holland. The screenplay by Carol Doyle is based on the 1880 novel of the same name by Henry James, which was filmed as The ...more

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Rosamund Pike, Albert Finney, Joanna Lumley A Rather English Marriage is a television episode.

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Albert Finney, Matthew Modine, Kevin Anderson Orphans is a 1987 film directed by Alan J. Pakula. It was written by Lyle Kessler, based on his play.

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Robin Wright, Albert Finney, Aidan Quinn The Playboys is a 1992 drama film written by Shane Connaughton and Kerry Crabbe, directed by Gillies MacKinnon.

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Gambon, Albert Finney A Man of No Importance is a 1994 comedy drama film directed by Suri Krishnamma and starring Albert Finney.

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Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Owen Wilson Breakfast of Champions is a 1999 American comedy film adapted and directed by Alan Rudolph from the novel of the same name by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. It was entered into the 49th Berlin International ...more

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Michael Gambon, Albert Finney, Jim Sturgess The Browning Version is a 1994 film directed by Mike Figgis and starring Albert Finney. The film is based on the 1948 play by Terence Rattigan, which was previously adapted for film under the ...more

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Brian Cox, Albert Finney, Caroline Bliss Pope John Paul II is a 1984 American biopic drama TV movie based on the life of Karol Wojtyła, from his early days as an activist in Poland to his installation as Pope John Paul II. Written by ...more

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Ethan Hawke, Alfre Woodard, Albert Finney Rich in Love is a 1993 drama film based on the 1987 novel with the same name by Josephine Humphreys. The film stars Albert Finney, Kathryn Erbe, Kyle MacLachlan, Jill Clayburgh, Suzy Amis, and ...more

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Albert Finney, Victoria Smurfit, Matt Keeslar The Run of the Country is a 1995 film directed by Peter Yates. It is based on the novel by Shane Connaughton, and stars Albert Finney and Matt Keeslar.

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Sharon Stone, Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges Simpatico is a 1999 film starring Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges, Sharon Stone, Catherine Keener and Albert Finney. It was adapted for the screen from the 1993 play Simpatico by Sam Shepard.

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Martin Sheen, Albert Finney, Susannah York Loophole is a 1981 British heist film, directed by John Quested, and starring Albert Finney, Martin Sheen, Susannah York, Jonathan Pryce, Colin Blakely and Tony Doyle. It was written by Jonathan ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Albert Finney, Peter Sallis Charlie Bubbles is a British film of 1967 starring Billie Whitelaw and Albert Finney, and also featuring a young Liza Minnelli. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the ...more

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Bridget Fonda, Anton Yelchin, Albert Finney Delivering Milo is a 2001 film written by David Hubbard and directed by Nick Castle. Anton Yelchin stars as Milo, with Bridget Fonda and Campbell Scott in the roles of his parents. Albert Finney ...more

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Albert Finney, Susan Hampshire, Sheila Hancock Night Must Fall is a remake of the 1937 film of the same name, which was in turn based on the 1935 play by Emlyn Williams. It was directed by Karel Reisz from a script by Clive Exton and starred ...more

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Roger Waters: The Wall: Live i... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Albert Finney Movies
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The Image Brad Pitt, Albert Finney, Marsha Mason The Image is a 1990 film drama that originally premiered on HBO. It starred Albert Finney, John Mahoney, Kathy Baker and Marsha Mason. Minor characters were played by Swoosie Kurtz and Wendie Jo ...more

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The Rivals Albert Finney, Imelda Staunton, James Corden The Rivals is a 2011 comedy film written by Paul Rattigan and Michael Walker based on Richard B. Sheridan's book, directed by John Landis.

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Munich the Documentary Albert Finney Munich the Documentary is a 2008 sport film for TV directed by Phil Matthews.