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The Best Brad Dourif Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.5k votes 106 voters 8.1k views74 items

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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?"

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  • Child's Play1
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    Child's Play

    Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks

    Released1988

    Directed byTom Holland

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest2
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

    Released1975

    Directed byMiloš Forman

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 drama film written by Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman...  more

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  • The Exorcist III3
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    The Exorcist III

    George C. Scott Ed Flanders Jason Miller Scott Wilson Nicol Williamson Brad Dourif

    Released1990

    Directed byWilliam Peter Blatty

    The Exorcist III is a 1990 American supernatural horror film written and directed by William...  more

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King4
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    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by...  more

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  • Blue Velvet5
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    Blue Velvet

    Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Lynch

    Blue Velvet is a 1986 American mystery thriller flm, written and directed by David Lynch. The...  more
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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers6
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson...  more
  • Mississippi Burning7
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    Mississippi Burning

    Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman

    Released1988

    Directed byAlan Parker

    Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American thriller film directed by Alan Parker and written by...  more

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  • Ragtime8
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    Ragtime

    Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1981

    Directed byMiloš Forman

    Ragtime is a 1981 American drama film, directed by Miloš Forman, based on 1975 historical...  more

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  • Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans9
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    Released2009

    Directed byWerner Herzog

    After Katrina, police sergeant Terence McDonagh rescues a prisoner, hurts his back in the...  more
  • Wise Blood10
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    Wise Blood

    John Huston, Ned Beatty

    Released1979

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Wise Blood is an American 1979 drama film directed by John Huston and based on the 1952 novel...  more
  • Child's Play 211
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    Child's Play 2

    Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn Lafia

    Child's Play 2 is a 1990 American horror film, the sequel to Child's Play, written by Don...  more

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  • Senseless12
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    Senseless

    David Spade, Marlon Wayans

    Released1998

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

    Senseless is a 1998 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and written by Greg Erb...  more
  • My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?13
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    My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?

    Willem Dafoe, Dave Bautista

    Released2009

    Directed byWerner Herzog

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  • Halloween14
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    Halloween

    Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo

    Released2007

    Directed byRob Zombie

    Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The...  more

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  • Body Parts15
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    Body Parts

    Brad Dourif, Kim Delaney

    Released1991

    Directed byEric Red

    Body Parts is a 1991 horror thriller film directed by Eric Red and released by Paramount...  more
  • Murder in the First16
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    Murder in the First

    Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

    Released1995

    Directed byMarc Rocco

    This film is a largely fictitious 1995 film, directed by Marc Rocco, about Henri Young who is...  more

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  • Graveyard Shift17
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    Graveyard Shift

    Brad Dourif, Stephen Macht

    Released1990

    Directed byRalph S. Singleton

    Graveyard Shift is a 1990 film directed by Ralph S. Singleton, written by John Esposito and...  more
  • Hidden Agenda18
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    Hidden Agenda

    Frances McDormand, Brian Cox

    Released1990

    Directed byKen Loach

    Hidden Agenda, directed by Ken Loach, is a political thriller about British state terrorism...  more
  • Humboldt County19
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    Humboldt County

    Fairuza Balk, Brad Dourif

    Released2008

    Directed byDarren Grodsky, Danny A. Jacobs

    Humboldt County is a 2008 comedy/drama film by Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs. It stars...  more
  • Urban Legend20
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    Urban Legend

    Jared Leto, Tara Reid

    Released1998

    Directed byJamie Blanks

    Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on...  more

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  • Halloween II21
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    Halloween II

    Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer

    Released2009

    Directed byRob Zombie

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  • Alien: Resurrection22
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    Alien: Resurrection

    Winona Ryder, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1997

    Directed byJean-Pierre Jeunet

    Alien: Resurrection is a 1997 American science fiction action horror film directed by...  more

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  • Escape to Witch Mountain23
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    Escape to Witch Mountain

    Elisabeth Moss, Robert Vaughn

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Rader

    Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1995 American television film directed by Peter Rader and a...  more
  • Child's Play 324
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    Child's Play 3

    Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks

    Released1991

    Directed byJack Bender

    Child's Play 3 is a 1991 horror film. It is the third installment in the Child's Play series,...  more
  • Death Machine25
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    Death Machine

    Rachel Weisz, Brad Dourif

    Released1994

    Directed byStephen Norrington

    Death Machine is a 1994 British science fiction film written and directed by Stephen...  more