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Best Oscar Isaac Movies

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

In 2015, Oscar Isaac joined the Star Wars franchise as X-wing fighter pilot Poe Dameron in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He will reprise the role in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

This is a list that features films like Ex Machina and Inside Llewyn Davis.

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

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

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    Ex Machina is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Ex Machina

    Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander

    Released2015

    Directed byAlex Garland

    Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex... more on Wikipedia

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    Inside Llewyn Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan

    Released2013

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 American comedy-drama film edited, written and directed by Joel... more on Wikipedia

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released2015

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed by J. J.... more on Wikipedia

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    Drive is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Drive

    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling

    Released2011

    Directed byNicolas Winding

    Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring... more on Wikipedia

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    A Most Violent Year is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    A Most Violent Year

    Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks

    Released2014

    Directed byJ. C. Chandor

    A Most Violent Year is a 2014 crime drama film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The film... more on Wikipedia
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    The Promise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    The Promise

    Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon

    Released2016

    Directed byTerry George

    The Promise is a 2016 American historical drama film directed by Terry George. It is about a... more on Wikipedia

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    10 Years is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    10 Years

    Kate Mara, Channing Tatum

    Released2011

    Directed byJamie Linden

    10 Years is a 2011 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Jamie Linden in his... more on Wikipedia
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    In Secret is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    In Secret

    Elizabeth Olsen, Jessica Lange

    Released2013

    Directed byCharlie Stratton

    In Secret, previously titled Thérèse, is a 2013 American erotic thriller film written and... more on Wikipedia
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    Balibo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Balibo

    Oscar Isaac, Anthony LaPaglia

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Connolly

    Balibo is a 2009 Australian war film that follows the story of the Balibo Five, a group of... more on Wikipedia
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    Pu-239 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Pu-239

    Radha Mitchell, Paddy Constantine

    Released2006

    Directed byScott Z. Burns

    Pu-239 is a 2006 film directed by Hollywood producer Scott Z. Burns based on the book PU-239... more on Wikipedia
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    The Two Faces of January is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    The Two Faces of January

    Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen

    Released2014

    Directed byHossein Amini

    The Two Faces of January is a 2014 thriller film written and directed by Hossein Amini.
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    Mojave is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Mojave

    Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund

    Released2015

    Directed byWilliam Monahan

    Mojave is a 2015 American crime thriller film directed by William Monahan. A suicidal artist... more on Wikipedia
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    W.E. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    W.E.

    Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy

    Released2011

    Directed byMadonna

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    The Bourne Legacy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    The Bourne Legacy

    Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton

    Released2012

    Directed byTony Gilroy

    The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the... more on Wikipedia

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    Sucker Punch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Sucker Punch

    Vanessa Hudgens, Jon Hamm

    Released2011

    Directed byZack Snyder

    Sucker Punch is a 2011 American fantasy action film directed by Zack Snyder and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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    Triple Frontier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Triple Frontier

    Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac

    Released2019

    Directed byJ. C. Chandor

    Triple Frontier is a 2019 American adventure crime-drama film directed by J. C. Chandor.... more on Wikipedia
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    Body of Lies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Body of Lies

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe

    Released2008

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Body of Lies is a 2008 American action-spy film directed by Ridley Scott. Set in the Middle... more on Wikipedia

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    Life Itself is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Life Itself

    Oscar Isaac, Olivia Cooke

    Released2018

    Directed byDan Fogelman

    Life Itself is a 2018 American-Spanish drama film directed by Dan Fogelman. The lives of... more on Wikipedia
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    Operation Finale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Operation Finale

    Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley

    Released2018

    Directed byChris Weitz

    Operation Finale is a 2018 historical thriller film directed by Chris Weitz. 15 years after... more on Wikipedia

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    Illtown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Illtown

    Tony Danza, Isaac Hayes

    Released1996

    Directed byNick Gomez

    Illtown is a 1996 film directed by Nick Gomez.
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    Che is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Che

    Benicio del Toro, Demián Bichir

    Released2008

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Che is a two-part 2008 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Part One is entitled... more on Wikipedia

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    Revenge for Jolly! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Revenge for Jolly!

    Brian Petsos, Oscar Isaac

    Released2012

    Directed byChadd Harbold

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    The Life Before Her Eyes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    The Life Before Her Eyes

    Uma Thurman, Evan Rachel Wood

    Released2007

    Directed byVadim Perelman

    The Life Before Her Eyes is a 2007 American thriller film directed by Vadim Perelman. The... more on Wikipedia
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    Lenny the Wonder Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    Lenny the Wonder Dog

    Craig Ferguson, Joe Morton

    Released2004

    Directed byYariv Ozdoba, Oren Goldman

    Lenny the Wonder Dog is a 2004 American comedy film about the eponymous dog, Lenny, directed... more on Wikipedia
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    X-Men: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best Oscar Isaac Movies
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    X-Men: Apocalypse

    James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender

    Released2016

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 Action, Adventure, Fantasy film written by Michael Dougherty, Dan...

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