List of the best Brendan Gleeson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Brendan Gleeson'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 Brendan Gleeson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Brendan Gleeson movies will be at the top of the list. Brendan Gleeson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Brendan Gleeson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Brendan Gleeson films to end the squabble once and for all.
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This list is made up of many different films, including In My Country and The Guard."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Brendan Gleeson movies?" and "What are the greatest Brendan Gleeson roles of all time?"
Directed by: Jon S. BairdFilth is a 2013 British crime comedy-drama film written and directed by Jon S. Baird, based on Irvine Welsh's novel Filth. The film was released on 27 September 2013 in Scotland, 4 October 2013... more
Directed by: John WooMission: Impossible 2 (also stylized as Mission: Impossible II and abbreviated as M:I-2) is a 2000 American action spy film directed by John Woo, and the second film in the Mission: Impossible... more
Directed by: Jonathan LewisThe Treaty is a 1991 Irish historical television film directed by Jonathan Lewis. The film is about the Anglo-Irish Treaty that Michael Collins bargained for with the British government in 1921. Low... more
NoreenBrendan Gleeson, Brian Gleeson
Directed by: Domhnall GleesonNoreen is a 2010 short comedy film written and directed by Domhnall Gleeson....
Directed by: John BoormanIn My Country is a 2004 English-language film directed by John Boorman, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Juliette Binoche. The screenplay, written by Ann Peacock, was based on Antjie Krog's memoir... more
Directed by: Tomm Moore, Nora TwomeyThe Secret of Kells is a 2009 French-Belgian-Irish animated fantasy film by Cartoon Saloon that premiered on 8 February 2009, at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival. It went into wide release... more
Directed by: Neil JordanThe Butcher Boy is an 1997 Irish tragicomic drama film adapted to film by Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe from McCabe's 1992 novel of the same name. Set in the early 1960s, The Butcher Boy is about... more
Directed by: Daniel EspinosaSafe House is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. It was released on February 10, 2012, in North America by Universal... more
Directed by: Martin McDonaghSix Shooter is an Irish 2004 live action short film starring Brendan Gleeson and Rúaidhrí Conroy. The film earned several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.... more
Directed by: James McTeigueThe Raven is a 2012 American mystery thriller film directed by James McTeigue and based on a screenplay by Ben Livingston and Hannah Shakespeare. It stars John Cusack, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson and... more
Directed by: Ian FitzGibbonPerrier's Bounty is an Irish crime thriller comedy set in modern-day Dublin. Describing it as an "urban western", sophomore director Ian Fitzgibbon directed the film, which stars Brendan Gleeson, who... more
Trojan EddieRichard Harris, Brendan Gleeson
Directed by: Gillies MacKinnonTrojan Eddie is a 1997 drama film written by Billy Roche and directed by Gillies MacKinnon.... more
Directed by: Peter Lord, Jeff NewittPirates! is a 2012 animation, adventure and family film written by Gideon Defoe and directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt.... more
Directed by: Ron SheltonDark Blue is a 2002 film directed by Ron Shelton and starring Kurt Russell. The film is based on a story written for film by novelist James Ellroy and takes place during the days leading to and... more
Directed by: Thaddeus O'SullivanInto the Storm or Churchill at War is a 2009 biographical film about Winston Churchill and his days in office during World War II. The movie is directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan and stars Brendan... more
Directed by: John BoormanThe Tiger's Tail is a 2006 Irish film directed by John Boorman. It stars Brendan Gleeson and Kim Cattrall. The story focuses on the modern Celtic Tiger Irish economy of the late 20th century.... more
Directed by: John BoormanThe Tailor of Panama is a 2001 Irish-American spy thriller film directed by John Boorman and starring Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush. Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Radcliffe, Catherine... more
Directed by: Ivan PasserKidnapped is a 1995 TV adventure film directed by Ivan Passer and starring Armand Assante as Highlander Alan Breck and Brian McCardie as Lowlander David Balfour. Among the supporting actors are... more
Directed by: Paul QuinnThis Is My Father is a 1998 Irish-American film directed by Paul Quinn. It tells the story of an Irish couple from the '30s and their son trying to find his roots.... more
Breakfast on PlutoLiam Neeson, Cillian Murphy
Directed by: Neil JordanBreakfast on Pluto is a 2005 comedy-drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan and based on the novel of the same name by Patrick McCabe, as adapted by Jordan and McCabe. This dark comedy stars... more
Directed by: Robert RedfordThe Company You Keep is a 2012 political action thriller produced and directed by, and starring, Robert Redford. The script was written by Lem Dobbs based on the 2003 novel of the same name by Neil... more
Directed by: Robert ButlerTurbulence is a 1997 action thriller film directed by Robert Butler. It stars Ray Liotta and Lauren Holly and was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.... more
Directed by: Rodrigo GarcíaAlbert Nobbs is a 2011 drama film directed by Rodrigo García and starring Glenn Close. The screenplay is based on a novella by Irish novelist George Moore. The film received mixed reviews, but the... more
StudsBrendan Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson
Directed by: Paul MercierStuds is a 2006 sport comedy film written and directed by Paul Mercier....
Directed by: Raja GosnellThe Smurfs 2 is a 2013 American 3D live-action/computer-animated family comedy film and a sequel to the 2011 film The Smurfs. It is loosely based on The Smurfs comic-book series created by the... more