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The Best Bob Dylan Movies  

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

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

This list below has everything from No Direction Home to Tales From a Golden Age: Bob Dylan 1941-1966.

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

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No Direction Home is a documentary film by Martin Scorsese that traces the life of Bob Dylan, and his impact on 20th-century American popular music and culture. The film focuses on the period ...more
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Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, James Coburn
This film is a 1973 American Western drama film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, and Bob Dylan, and written by Rudy Wurlitzer. The film is about an aging ...more
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Dont Look Back [sic] is a 1967 American documentary film by D. A. Pennebaker that covers Bob Dylan's 1965 concert tour in the United Kingdom. In 1998 the film was selected for preservation in ...more
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Penélope Cruz, Bob Dylan, Mickey Rourke
Masked and Anonymous is a 2003 comedy-drama film directed by Larry Charles. The film was written by Larry Charles and Bob Dylan, the latter under the pseudonym "Sergei Petrov". It ...more
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The Concert for Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar, Billy Preston
The Concert for Bangladesh was the name for two benefit concerts organised by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at 2.30 and 8 pm on Sunday, 1 August 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 ...more
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Bob Dylan: Changing Tracks Andrew Muir, Andy Gill
Bob Dylan: Changing Tracks is a 2008 musical film.
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Renaldo and Clara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Sam Shepard
Renaldo and Clara is a 1978 American film directed by Bob Dylan and starring Bob Dylan, Sara Dylan, and Joan Baez. Written by Dylan and Sam Shepard, the film incorporates three distinct film ...more
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Bob Dylan: The Other Side of t... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Bob Dylan: The Other Side of the Mirror: Live at the Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965
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Bob Dylan, Rupert Everett, Mark Rylance
Hearts of Fire is a 1987 American musical drama film starring Bob Dylan, Fiona Flanagan and Rupert Everett. The film was essentially a vehicle for Dylan based on his success as a rock musician. ...more
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A Tribute to Johnny Cash Johnny Cash, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson
A Tribute to Johnny Cash is a 1999 documentary television special written by Anthony DeCurtis and Michael Rainin directed by Louis J. Horvitz.
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Bob Dylan with Tom Petty: Hard to Handle
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Bob Dylan: World Tours 1966-1974 Mickey Jones, Bruce Langhorne
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Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound
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Kevin Costner, Stevie Nicks, Ringo Starr
Runnin' Down a Dream is a 2007 documentary film about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The 4-hour documentary chronicles the history of the band, from its ...more
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Willie Nelson & Guests: Rock the Night Away Keith Richards, Willie Nelson, Kid Rock
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All You Need Is Love: The Stor... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Pete Seeger, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley
All You Need Is Love: The Story of Popular Music is the name of a 17-part television documentary series on the history of modern pop music directed by Tony Palmer, originally broadcast worldwide ...more
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Sunshine Superman: The Journey of Donovan Jeff Beck, Donovan
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One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern Elvis Costello, Donovan, Gore Vidal
One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern is a documentary film directed by Stephen Vittoria.
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We Are the World: The Story Behind the Song
We Are the World: The Story Behind the Song is a 1985 documentary film directed by Tom Trbovich.
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65 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
65 Revisited Joan Baez, Bob Neuwirth
65 Revisited is a 2007 American documentary film by D. A. Pennebaker, made from footage the director shot for his famous 1967 film, Dont Look Back. Both films show Bob Dylan and entourage during ...more
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Eric Clapton & Friends in Conc... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Eric Clapton & Friends in Concert: The Crossroads Benefit Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Mary J. Blige
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Life and Times of Allen Ginsbe... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg Joan Baez, William S. Burroughs, Norman Mailer
The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg is a 1993 film by Jerry Aronson chronicling the poet Allen Ginsberg's life from his birth and early childhood to his thoughts about death at the age of 66. ...more
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Ed Sullivan: Rock 'n' Roll Rev... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Ed Sullivan: Rock 'n' Roll Revolution Michelle Phillips, Graham Nash, Mamas and the Papas
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Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in H... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bob Dylan Movies
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem Denzel Washington, Willie Nelson, Al Sharpton
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem is a 2004 documentary film written by Ruth Adkins Robinson.
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Bob Dylan: World Tour 1966: The Home Movies