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The Best Brian Cox Movies  

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

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

List ranges from Pope John Paul II to The Minus Man, plus much more.

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Brian Cox, Tom Sizemore, Kim Dickens
Red is a 2008 thriller film about a couple of kids who kill the title character, a dog named 'Red', during an attempted robbery. The dog's owner finds out who they are, and tries to bring them ...more
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The Ring is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Brian Cox Movies
Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox
The Ring is a 2002 American psychological horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Naomi Watts. It is a remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film Ring, which was based on the novel Ring ...more
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Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles
The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action spy film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel of the same name. It stars Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, a man suffering from extreme memory loss ...more
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Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin
X2 is a 2003 American superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel Comics, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the second installment in the X-Men film series. The ...more
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The Pretenders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Brian Cox Movies
Jack Kilmer, Jane Levy, Shameik Moore
The Pretenders is a 2018 American drama film directed by James Franco.
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Lynda Carter, Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan
Super Troopers is a 2001 comedy film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, written by and starring the Broken Lizard comedy group. Marisa Coughlan, Daniel von Bargen and Brian Cox co-star while Lynda ...more
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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan
The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne character. Though it takes the name of the second Bourne novel, its plot is entirely ...more
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Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox
Samara returns with a familiar video tape to strike terror again in the third film of the Ring franchise, The Ring 3. The film revolves around the events that took place before The Ring. It ...more
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Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper
25th Hour is a 2002 American drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on the novel by David Benioff. Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan (Edward Norton) ...more
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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Brian Cox Movies
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson
Braveheart is a 1995 epic historical medieval war drama film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First ...more
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Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb, Brian Cox
Trick 'r Treat is a 2007 American-Canadian anthology horror film written and directed by Michael Dougherty. The film stars Dylan Baker, Brian Cox and Anna Paquin, and centers on four ...more
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Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen
Manhunter is a 1986 American thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. Written and directed by Michael Mann, it stars William Petersen as Will Graham and features Brian Cox as ...more
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Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt
Rob Roy is a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Liam Neeson stars as Rob Roy MacGregor, an 18th-century Scottish clan chief who battles with an unscrupulous nobleman in the ...more
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John Hurt, Laurence Olivier, Diana Rigg
King Lear is a video production of William Shakespeare's 1606 play of the same name, directed by Michael Elliott. It was broadcast in 1983 in the UK and in 1984 in the US. Elliott set his Lear ...more
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The Outsiders Brian Cox
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Hayden Panettiere, Christopher Walken, Hilary Swank
The Affair of the Necklace is a 2001 American historical drama film directed by Charles Shyer. The screenplay by John Sweet is based on what became known as the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, ...more
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The Privilege Brian Cox, Ian Stewart, James Copeland
The Privilege is a 1982 short film written and directded by Ian Knox.
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Brian Cox, Naseeruddin Shah, Gulshan Grover
Shoot on Sight is a 2007 film directed by Jag Mundhra and produced by Aron Govil. The film was marketed and distributed globally by Aron Govil Productions Inc. The cast includes Brian Cox, Sadie ...more
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The Master of Ballantrae Brian Cox
The Master of Ballantrae is a 1984 television film directed by Douglas Hickox.
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Blue/Orange Brian Cox, John Simm, Shaun Parkes
Blue/Orange is a 2005 television film by English dramatist, Joe Penhall adapted from his play of the same title. This sardonically comic film that touches on race, mental illness, and 21st ...more
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Hugo Weaving, Judy Greer, Brian Cox
The Key Man is a 2007 comedy drama film written and directed by Peter Himmelstein.
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Brian Cox, Alan Bates, James Bolam
In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore."Anderson ...more
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Evan Rachel Wood, Chris Evans, Mark Hamill
Battle for Terra, originally screened as Terra, is a 2007 computer animated science fiction film, based on a short film of the same name about a peaceful alien planet which faces destruction ...more
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Murder By Moonlight Brian Cox
Murder By Moonlight is a 1989 TV movie written by Carla Jean Wagner and directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.
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As Good as Dead Andie MacDowell, Brian Cox, Cary Elwes
As Good as Dead is a 2010 thriller film written by Erez Mossek, Eve Pomerance and directed by Jonathan Mossek.