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The Best Brad Dourif Movies 

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including The List and Escape to Witch Mountain.

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

Brad Dourif is no stranger to working with popular directors, including David Lynch, Peter Jackson and Rob Zombie.

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Dir. by Miloš Forman (1975), starring Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito & Christopher Lloyd
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 drama film written by Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman and directed by Miloš Forman.

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Dir. by Tom Holland (1988), starring Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks & Chris Sarandon
Child's Play is a 1988 American horror film directed by Tom Holland, written by Tom Holland, Don Mancini, and John Lafia, and starring Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, and Brad ...more

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Dir. by William Peter Blatty (1989), starring Samuel L. Jackson, George C. Scott & Brad Dourif
The Exorcist III is a 1990 American supernatural horror film written and directed by William Peter Blatty. It is the third installment of The Exorcist series and a film adaptation of Blatty's ...more

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Dir. by Peter Jackson (2003), starring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen & Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more

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Dir. by Peter Jackson (2002), starring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen & Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...more

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Dir. by David Lynch (1986), starring Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper & Laura Dern
Blue Velvet is a 1986 American mystery thriller flm, written and directed by David Lynch. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Laura Dern. The title is taken ...more

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Dir. by Alan Parker (1988), starring Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman & Frances McDormand
Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American thriller film directed by Alan Parker and written by Chris Gerolmo. It was loosely based on the FBI investigation into the incidents involving of three ...more

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Dir. by John Lafia (1990), starring Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif & Beth Grant
Child's Play 2 is a 1990 American horror film, the sequel to Child's Play, written by Don Mancini and directed by John Lafia. It was released on November 9, 1990, exactly two years after the ...more

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Dir. by Ronny Yu (1998), starring Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly & John Ritter
Bride of Chucky is a 1998 black comedy horror film distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the fourth installment in the Child's Play film series. The film is written by Don Mancini and ...more

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#297 of 852 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #38 of 109 The Best Horror Movie Sequels #53 of 137 The Goriest Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1997), starring Winona Ryder, Sigourney Weaver & Ron Perlman
Alien: Resurrection is a 1997 American science fiction action horror film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and written by Joss Whedon. It is the fourth installment in the Alien film series, and ...more

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Dir. by Jack Bender (1991), starring Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks & Perrey Reeves
Child's Play 3 is a 1991 horror film. It is the third installment in the Child's Play series, with Brad Dourif returning as the voice of Chucky. Although released only one year later, the story ...more

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#298 of 852 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #66 of 109 The Best Horror Movie Sequels #117 of 233 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Brad Dourif Movies
Dir. by Jamie Blanks (1998), starring Jared Leto, Tara Reid & Alicia Witt
Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on the premise that a mad man is using the methods of described in certain urban legends as a means to ...more

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Dir. by John Huston (1979), starring John Huston, Ned Beatty & Brad Dourif
Wise Blood is an American 1979 drama film directed by John Huston and based on the 1952 novel Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor. It was filmed mostly in and around Macon, Georgia, near O'Connor's ...more

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Brad Dourif Movies
Dir. by Rob Zombie (2007), starring Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo & Danielle Harris
Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The film is a remake/reimagining of the 1978 horror film of the same name; it is a reboot of the ...more

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Dir. by David Lynch (1984), starring Sting, Patrick Stewart & Alicia Witt
Dune is a 1984 American science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides and ...more

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Dir. by Don Mancini (2004), starring Jennifer Tilly, Martha Stewart & Redman
Seed of Chucky is a 2004 comedy horror film and the fifth installment in the Child's Play series. The film was written and directed by Don Mancini, who created Child's Play and has written all ...more

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Dir. by Michael Cimino (1980), starring Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe & Jeff Bridges
Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino. It portrays a fictional dispute between land barons and European immigrants in Wyoming in the 1890s. ...more

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Dir. by Ralph S. Singleton (1990), starring Brad Dourif, Stephen Macht & Andrew Divoff
Graveyard Shift is a 1990 film directed by Ralph S. Singleton, written by John Esposito and based on the short story of the same name by Stephen King. First published in the 1970 issue of ...more

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Dir. by Rob Zombie (2009), starring Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer & Danielle Harris
H2 is a 2009 summer release directed by Rob Zombie, starring Scout Taylor-Compton, Malcolm McDowell, Ezra Buzzington, Daniel Roebuck, Danielle Harris, and Tyler Mane.

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Dir. by Tom Holland (1987), starring Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott & Cheech Marin
Fatal Beauty is a 1987 American comedic action thriller film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Sam Elliott, directed by Tom Holland. The screenplay was written by Hilary Henkin and Dean Riesner. The ...more

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Dir. by Miloš Forman (1981), starring Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson & Fran Drescher
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Dir. by Penelope Spheeris (1998), starring David Spade, Marlon Wayans & Kenya Moore
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Dir. by Werner Herzog (2009), starring Willem Dafoe, Dave Bautista & Chloë Sevigny
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Dir. by Eric Red (1991), starring Brad Dourif, Kim Delaney & Lindsay Duncan
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