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

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

Joseph in Egypt and Oliver Twist are included on this list.

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

Notable directors that have worked with Ben Kingsley include names like Steven Spielberg, Uwe Boll and Martin Scorsese. Movie fans who love Ben Kingsley have also been known to enjoy films starring Guy Pearce and Rod Steiger.

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Gandhi Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United ...more

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
Schindler's List Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas ...more

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House of Sand and Fog Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Kim Dickens House of Sand and Fog is a 2003 American drama film directed by Vadim Perelman. The screenplay by Perelman and Shawn Lawrence Otto is based on the novel of the same name by Andre Dubus III. The ...more

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Shutter Island Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Sexy Beast Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Ray Winstone Sexy Beast is a 2000 British-Spanish crime film and the directorial debut of Jonathan Glazer. Glazer had previously directed music videos and commercials for companies such as Guinness and ...more

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Hugo Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of ...more

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law A.I. Artificial Intelligence, also known as A.I., is a 2001 American science fiction film written, directed, and produced by Steven Spielberg, and based on Brian Aldiss's short story Super-Toys ...more

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley Iron Man 3 is a 2013 superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008's ...more

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Sneakers Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley Sneakers is a 1992 caper film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, written by Robinson, Walter Parkes, and Lawrence Lasker and starring Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary McDonnell, ...more

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Tuck Everlasting Alexis Bledel, Elisabeth Shue, Ben Kingsley Tuck Everlasting is a 2002 fantasy family romantic drama film based on the children's book of the same title by Natalie Babbitt published in 1975. The Walt Disney Pictures release was directed ...more

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Gemma Arterton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a 2010 American adventure action fantasy film written by Jordan Mechner, Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro, and Carlo Bernard; directed by Mike Newell; produced by ...more

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Lucky Number Slevin Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman Lucky Number Slevin, is a 2006 crime mafia thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu and ...more

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Maurice Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Grant, Ben Kingsley Maurice is a 1987 British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same title by E. M. Forster. It is a tale of homosexual love in early 20th century England, following its main character ...more

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Searching for Bobby Fischer Ben Kingsley, William H. Macy, Laurence Fishburne Searching for Bobby Fischer, released in the United Kingdom as Innocent Moves, is a 1993 American drama film written and directed by Steven Zaillian. The film was his directorial debut, and ...more

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Rules of Engagement Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley Rules of Engagement is a 2000 American war-drama film directed by William Friedkin and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson. Jackson plays U.S. Marine Colonel Terry Childers, who is ...more

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Bugsy Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty Bugsy is a 1991 American crime-drama film directed by Barry Levinson which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. It stars Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott ...more

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The Wackness Famke Janssen, Ben Kingsley, Mary-Kate Olsen The Wackness is a 2008 American coming-of-age drama film by Jonathan Levine and starring Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Mary-Kate Olsen, Famke Janssen, and Olivia Thirlby. The film is distributed by ...more

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You Kill Me Ben Kingsley, Téa Leoni, Luke Wilson You Kill Me is 2007 crime comedy film directed by John Dahl, and starring Ben Kingsley, Luke Wilson, Téa Leoni, Philip Baker Hall, Dennis Farina, and Bill Pullman.

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Transsiberian Kate Mara, Woody Harrelson, Ben Kingsley Transsiberian is a 2008 Spanish-German-British-Lithuanian thriller film, set on the Trans-Siberian Railway, in which an American couple's journey from China to Russia becomes a nightmare after ...more

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Oliver Twist Ben Kingsley, Mark Strong, Ophelia Lovibond Oliver Twist is a 2005 Drama film written by Ronald Harwood and directed by Roman Polanski.

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A Sound of Thunder Ben Kingsley, David Oyelowo, Catherine McCormack A Sound of Thunder is a 2005 science fiction thriller film directed by Peter Hyams, and starring Edward Burns, Catherine McCormack and Ben Kingsley. An international co-production between the ...more

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The Ten Commandments Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Christian Slater The Ten Commandments is a 2007 American computer animated film directed by John Stronach and Bill Boyce. The film was released to theaters on October 19, 2007 and on DVD on February 5, 2008.

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Dave Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella Dave is a 1993 American political comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner (Kevin ...more

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Alice in Wonderland Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lloyd Alice in Wonderland is a television film first broadcast in 1999 on NBC and then shown on British television on Channel 4. It is based upon Lewis Carroll's books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ...more

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Elegy Penélope Cruz, Debbie Harry, Ben Kingsley Elegy is a 2008 drama film directed by Spanish director Isabel Coixet and adapted by Nicholas Meyer from the Philip Roth novel, The Dying Animal. The film stars Penélope Cruz, Ben ...more

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Silas Marner Ben Kingsley, Jim Broadbent, Jenny Agutter Silas Marner is a 1985 drama television film written by Giles Foster and Louis Marks and directed by Giles Foster.

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Species is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
Species Michelle Williams, Ben Kingsley, Natasha Henstridge Species is a 1995 American science fiction horror film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker and Marg ...more

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The Dictator Megan Fox, Anna Faris, Edward Norton The Dictator is a 2012 American comedy film co-written by and starring Sacha Baron Cohen as his fourth feature film in a leading role. The film is directed by Larry Charles, who previously ...more

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The Last Legion Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ben Kingsley, Colin Firth The Last Legion is a 2007 film directed by Doug Lefler. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and others, it is based on a 2003 Italian novel of the same name written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi. It ...more

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Suspect Zero Ben Kingsley, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aaron Eckhart Suspect Zero is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, and Carrie-Anne Moss. The film, which was produced by Tom Cruise's co-owned company ...more

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Joseph Monica Bellucci, Ben Kingsley, Martin Landau The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.

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What Planet Are You From? Sarah Silverman, Annette Bening, John Goodman What Planet Are You From? is a 2000 science fiction comedy film starring Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Linda Fiorentino and Ben Kingsley. It was directed by Mike ...more

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Ender's Game is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
Ender's Game Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis Ender's Game is a 2013 American science fiction action film based on the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card. Written and directed by Gavin Hood, the film stars Asa Butterfield as Andrew ...more

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Photographing Fairies Ben Kingsley, Toby Stephens, Rachel Shelley Photographing Fairies is a 1997 fantasy film based on Steve Szilagyi's 1992 novel Photographing Fairies.

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Twelfth Night: Or What You Will Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Kingsley, Kyra Sedgwick Twelfth Night or What You Will is a 1996 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Trevor Nunn and featuring an all-star cast. The adaptation is given a northern Central ...more

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Turtle Diary Ben Kingsley, Michael Gambon, Glenda Jackson Turtle Diary is a 1985 British film about "people rediscovering the joys of life and love," based on a screenplay adapted by Harold Pinter from Russell Hoban's novel Turtle Diary, ...more

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Salesmen Ben Kingsley, Jeff Goldblum, William H. Macy Salesmen is a 2011 drama film directed and written by Raul Inglis.

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The Children Ben Kingsley, Kim Novak, Geraldine Chaplin The Children is a 1990 British-German drama film directed by Tony Palmer and starring Ben Kingsley, Kim Novak and Britt Ekland. It is based on a novel by Edith Wharton.

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Thunderbirds Vanessa Hudgens, Ben Kingsley, Bill Paxton Thunderbirds is a 2004 British-American-French science-fiction comedy action-adventure film based on the 1960s television series of the same name, directed by Jonathan Frakes. The film, written ...more

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Death and the Maiden Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson Death and the Maiden is a 1994 mystery drama film directed by Roman Polanski.

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Without a Clue Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine, Jeffrey Jones Without a Clue is a 1988 British comedy film directed by Thom Eberhardt and starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley.

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War, Inc. Hilary Duff, Marisa Tomei, Dan Aykroyd War, Inc. is a 2008 American political action comedy film starring John Cusack and directed by Joshua Seftel. Cusack also co-wrote and produced the film.

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The Assignment Ben Kingsley, Donald Sutherland, Aidan Quinn The Assignment is a 1997 spy thriller film directed by Christian Duguay and starring Aidan Quinn in two roles, Donald Sutherland, and Ben Kingsley. The film, written by Dan Gordon and Sabi H. ...more

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Noah's Ark: The New Beginning Eliza Dushku, Ben Kingsley, Michael Keaton Noah's Ark: The New Beginning is a 2012 animated film featuring an ensemble voice cast. It is a retelling of the Biblical story of Noah's Ark, told from the point of view of the animals on the ...more

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Weapons of Mass Distraction Ben Kingsley, Gabriel Byrne, Mimi Rogers Weapons of Mass Distraction is a 1997 film starring Gabriel Byrne, Ben Kingsley, Mimi Rogers, Jeffrey Tambor, and other stars in an ensemble cast, about two media moguls and their fight over ...more

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The Tale of Sweeney Todd Ben Kingsley, Joanna Lumley The Tale of Sweeney Todd is a 1998 American television movie directed by John Schlesinger. The teleplay by Peter Buckman was adapted from a story by Peter Shaw. It was broadcast in the United ...more

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Freddie as F.R.O.7 Ben Kingsley, James Earl Jones, Jenny Agutter Freddie as F.R.O.7 is a 1992 British animated musical action fantasy film written and directed by Jon Acevski. It is a parody of James Bond. The film was inspired by bedtime stories Acevski told ...more

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Moses Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella Moses is a 1995 biography adventure TV movie directed by Roger Young and written by Lionel Chetwynd.

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Shamrock Boy Ben Kingsley, Michael Gambon, Saffron Burrows

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A Common Man is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
A Common Man Ben Kingsley, Ben Cross A Common Man is a 2013 thriller film starring Oscar Award winner Ben Kingsley and Ben Cross and directed by Sri Lankan film maker Chandran Rutnam. The film is an official remake of the Indian ...more