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The Best Ben Mendelsohn Movies  

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

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The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including Hunt Angels and Metal Skin.

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Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Jacki Weaver
"Welcome to the jungle known as the Melbourne underworld. Animal Kingdom uses this edgy locale to unspool a gripping tale of survival and revenge. Pope Codyis on the run from a gang of ...more
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Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta
This film is a 2012 American neo-noir film directed by Andrew Dominik and starring Brad Pitt, based on the 1974 novel Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins. On May 22, 2012, the film premiered in ...more
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Rachel Griffiths, Sophie Lowe, Ben Mendelsohn
Beautiful Kate is a 2009 Australian film directed by Rachel Ward and starring Rachel Griffiths, Bryan Brown, Sophie Lowe and Ben Mendelsohn. Ward adapted the script from a 1982 novel of the same ...more
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Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, David Wenham
Cosi is a 1996 Australian comedy-drama-musical film directed by Mark Joffe. Louis Nowra wrote both the screenplay and the play it is based on.
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Eva Mendes, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling
The Place Beyond the Pines is a 2012 drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance. In 1997, Luke Glanton (Gosling) is a motorcycle stuntman. In Schenectady, New York, Luke reunites with his ex-lover ...more
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Christian Bale, Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer
The New World is a 2005 British-American romantic historical drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick, depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by the ...more
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Ben Mendelsohn, Claudia Karvan, Damon Herriman
The Big Steal is a 1990 Australian caper film directed by Nadia Tass starring Ben Mendelsohn, Claudia Karvan and Steve Bisley. David Parker was the scriptwriter and cinematographer. The film won ...more
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Ben Mendelsohn, Noah Taylor, Bruce Spence
The Year My Voice Broke is a 1987 coming of age drama film written and directed by John Duigan and starring Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, and Ben Mendelsohn. Set in 1962 in the rural Southern ...more
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Elle Macpherson, Hugh Grant, Portia de Rossi
Sirens is a 1994 film, written and directed by John Duigan, and set in Australia. Sirens and Bitter Moon were the films that brought Hugh Grant to the attention of American audiences.
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Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Toni Collette
Spotswood is an Australian comedy drama film directed by Mark Joffe, made in 1990-1991, released in 1992 in some locations; also known as The Efficiency Expert in America. The film is a ...more
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Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Ben Mendelsohn
Black and White is a 2002 Australian film, directed by Craig Lahiff and starring Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Kerry Fox, David Ngoombujarra, and Colin Friels. Louis Nowra wrote the screenplay, ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, Cam Gigandet
Trespass is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film stars Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman as a married couple taken hostage by extortionists. Shooting on the project ...more
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Robert De Niro, Yvonne Strahovski, Jason Statham
Killer Elite is a 2011 British-Australian action thriller film starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro. The film is based on the 1991 novel The Feather Men by Sir Ranulph Fiennes ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Chandler Canterbury
Knowing is a 2009 science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Alex Proyas. M.I.T. professor John Koestler (Nicolas Cage) links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham
Australia is an Australian romance film-epic film directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. An English aristocrat inherits a cattle station and when English cattle ...more
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Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman, Laura San Giacomo
Quigley Down Under is a 1990 Australian western film. Starring Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman and Laura San Giacomo, it was directed by Simon Wincer.
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Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Chris O'Donnell
Vertical Limit is a 2000 American action thriller film directed by New Zealander Martin Campbell starring, among others, Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney and Scott Glenn. The film was ...more
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Metal Skin Ben Mendelsohn, Nadine Garner, Aden Young
Metal Skin is a 1994 Australian film written and directed by Geoffrey Wright, starring Aden Young, Tara Morice, Nadine Garner and Ben Mendelsohn. The film follows the lives of four adolescents ...more
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Prime Mover Ben Mendelsohn, Emily Barclay, Michael Dorman
Prime Mover is a 2009 Australian/British comedy-crime love story which stars Michael Dorman, Emily Barclay, Ben Mendelsohn, Gyton Grantley, William McInnes, Anthony Hayes and Andrew S. Gilbert. ...more
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Ben Mendelsohn, Victoria Hill
Hunt Angels is a 2006 Australian docudrama, directed by Alec Morgan, starring Victoria Hill and Ben Mendelsohn. Hunt Angels was filmed in Sydney, Australia and opened in Australia on 30 November ...more
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David Wenham, Ben Mendelsohn, John Polson
Idiot Box is a 1996 Australian film starring Ben Mendelsohn.
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Rachel Griffiths, Ben Mendelsohn, Sullivan Stapleton
Amy is a 1997 Australian film written by David Parker and directed by Nadia Tass, starring Alana De Roma in the title role, Rachel Griffiths, Ben Mendelsohn, and Nick Barker.
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Ben Mendelsohn, Susie Porter, Belinda McClory
Mullet is an Australian film released in 2001, written and directed by David Caesar, and starring Ben Mendelsohn, Susie Porter and Andrew Gilbert.
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Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn
Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more
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Ben Mendelsohn, Irene Papas, Mary Coustas
Nirvana Street Murder is a 1990 Australian comedy film, written and directed by Aleksi Vellis, starring Mark Little, Ben Mendelsohn and Mary Coustas.