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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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Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More

Released: 1970

Directed by: Ronald Neame

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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Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York

Released: 1963

Directed by: Tony Richardson

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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Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Bissett, Albert Finney

Released: 1967

Directed by: Stanley Donen

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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Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall

Released: 1974

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

This film is a 1974 British Technicolor mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot, and based on the 1934 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.

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Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field

Released: 1960

Directed by: Karel Reisz

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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Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

Released: 2000

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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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Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

Released: 2003

Directed by: Tim Burton

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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Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden

Released: 1990

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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

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The Gathering Storm Lena Headey, Tom Hiddleston, Vanessa Redgrave

Released: 2002

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

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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Albert Finney, Michael Gough, Eileen Atkins

Released: 1983

Directed by: Peter Yates

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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Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

Released: 1982

Directed by: John Huston

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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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

Released: 2007

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

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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Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem

Released: 2012

Directed by: Sam Mendes

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, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines

Released: 1981

Directed by: Michael Wadleigh

Wolfen is a 1981 American 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 1978 ...more

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Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

Released: 2000

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Traffic is a 2000 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, a politician and a ...more

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Marisa Tomei, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

This film is a 2007 drama film directed by Sidney Lumet. The film was written by Kelly Masterson, and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Tomei and Albert Finney. The film unfolds ...more
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Jacqueline Bissett, Albert Finney, Katy Jurado

Released: 1984

Directed by: Danny Huston, John Huston

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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Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Abbie Cornish

Released: 2006

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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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Laurence Olivier, Albert Finney, Alan Bates

Released: 1960

Directed by: Tony Richardson

The Entertainer is a 1960 drama film directed by Tony Richardson, based on the stage play of the same name by John Osborne. It stars Laurence Olivier as a failing third-rate music-hall stage ...more
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon, Ioan Gruffudd

Released: 2006

Directed by: Michael Apted

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

Released: 1982

Directed by: Alan Parker

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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The Rivals Albert Finney, Imelda Staunton, James Corden

Released: 2011

Directed by: John Landis

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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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

Released: 2005

Directed by: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson

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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The Duellists Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Pete Postlethwaite

Released: 1977

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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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Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tony Gilroy

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