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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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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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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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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
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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Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Ray Winstone
Sexy Beast is a 2000 British-Spanish film and the directorial debut of Jonathan Glazer. Glazer had previously directed music videos and commercials for companies such as Guinness and Levi's. The ...more
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley
Rules of Engagement is a 2000 American drama film directed by William Friedkin and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson. Jackson plays U.S. Marine Colonel Terry Childers. James Webb, ...more
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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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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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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
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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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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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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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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Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty
Bugsy is a 1991 American 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 Gould, ...more
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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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Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman
Lucky Number Slevin, is a 2006 thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu and Stanley ...more
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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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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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Ender's Game is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ben Kingsley Movies
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