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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.

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

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?"

Notable directors that have worked with Brendan Gleeson include names like Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and M. Night Shyamalan. Movie fans who love Brendan Gleeson have also been known to enjoy films starring Jim Broadbent and Tom Wilkinson.

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In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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The Guard Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Brendan Gleeson

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Calvary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Brendan Gleeson Movies
Calvary Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Brendan Gleeson Movies
Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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28 Days Later is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Brendan Gleeson Movies
28 Days Later Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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The General Jon Voight, Brendan Gleeson, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

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Far and Away Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Brendan Gleeson

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Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Brendan Gleeson Movies
Gangs of New York Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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Michael Collins Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman

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Harrison's Flowers Gerard Butler, Brendan Gleeson, Adrien Brody

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Into the West Ellen Barkin, Brendan Gleeson, Gabriel Byrne

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

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The Village Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix

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Cold Mountain Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law

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Breakfast on Pluto Liam Neeson, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson

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Mission: Impossible II Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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Kingdom of Heaven Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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Lake Placid Betty White, Mariska Hargitay, Bridget Fonda

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Dark Blue Kurt Russell, Brendan Gleeson, Master P

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I Went Down Brendan Gleeson, Michael McElhatton, Peter Caffrey

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Noreen Brendan Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Gerard Byrne

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In My Country Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson

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Black Irish Emily VanCamp, Brendan Gleeson, Melissa Leo

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The Tailor of Panama Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Radcliffe

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Perrier's Bounty Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Gabriel Byrne

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Into the Storm Brendan Gleeson, Iain Glen, Janet McTeer

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The Secret of Kells Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Paul Tylak

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Six Shooter Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy

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The Butcher Boy Sinéad O'Connor, Brendan Gleeson, Stephen Rea

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Beowulf Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich

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Green Zone Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs

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The Raven Alice Eve, John Cusack, Brendan Gleeson

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Safe House Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

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The Treaty Brendan Gleeson, Ian Bannen, Julian Fellowes

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The Tiger's Tail Kim Cattrall, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds

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This Is My Father John Cusack, James Caan, Brendan Gleeson

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Studs Brendan Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, Eoin Macken

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Turbulence Ray Liotta, Brendan Gleeson, Lauren Holly

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Albert Nobbs Glenn Close, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mia Wasikowska

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Kidnapped Brendan Gleeson, Brian Blessed, Armand Assante

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The 2005 Academy Award Short Films Collection Sean Biggerstaff, Jorge Garcia, Kevin Pollak

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Filth James McAvoy, Imogen Poots, Jamie Bell

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The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! Salma Hayek, David Tennant, Hugh Grant

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Trojan Eddie Richard Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Stuart Townsend

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The Cup Brendan Gleeson, Jodi Gordon, Bill Hunter

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Connemara Days is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Brendan Gleeson Movies
Connemara Days Roger Moore, Brendan Gleeson, Sarah Bolger