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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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    X-Men 2
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    X-Men 2

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

    Released2003

    Directed byBryan Singer

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    The Bourne Supremacy
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    The Bourne Supremacy

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Super Troopers
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    Super Troopers

    Lynda Carter, Brian Cox

    Released2002

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

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    Sadako 3D
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    Sadako 3D

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette

    Released2012

    Directed byGore Verbinski

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  • 5
    Trick 'r Treat
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    Trick 'r Treat

    Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Dougherty

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  • 6
    Red
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    Brian Cox, Tom Sizemore

    Released2008

    Directed byLucky McKee, Trygve Allister Diesen

    Red is a 2008 thriller film about a couple of kids who kill the title character, a dog named... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Manhunter
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    Manhunter

    Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais

    Released1986

    Directed byMichael Mann

    Manhunter is a 1986 American thriller film based on Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon. Written... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    The Outsiders
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    The Outsiders

    Brian Cox

    Released2006

    Directed byAndy Goddard

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  • 9
    The Bourne Identity
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    The Bourne Identity

    Matt Damon, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byDoug Liman

    The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action spy film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    The Ring
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    The Ring

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette

    Released2002

    Directed byGore Verbinski

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  • 11
    The Affair of the Necklace
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    The Affair of the Necklace

    Hayden Panettiere, Christopher Walken

    Released2001

    Directed byCharles Shyer

    The Affair of the Necklace is a 2001 American historical drama film directed by Charles Shyer.... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Legend of Loch Lomond: IMAX
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    6

    Legend of Loch Lomond: IMAX

    Brian Cox, Kirsty Mitchell

    Released2001

    Directed byMike Slee

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  • 13
    Rob Roy
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    Rob Roy

    Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange

    Released1995

    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

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  • 14
    The Ringer
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    The Ringer

    Katherine Heigl, Jesse Ventura

    Released2005

    Directed byBarry W. Blaustein

    The Ringer is a 2005 comedy starring Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, Christina Cartwright,... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Zodiac
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    Zodiac

    Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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  • 16
    Iron Will
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    Iron Will

    Kevin Spacey, Brian Cox

    Released1994

    Directed byCharles Haid

    Iron Will is a 1994 American adventure film directed by Charles Haid, it stars Mackenzie... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Ironclad
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    Ironclad

    Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti

    Released2011

    Directed byJonathan English

    Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Troy
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    Troy

    Brad Pitt, Eric Bana

    Released2004

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

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  • 19
    For Love of the Game
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    Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Raimi

    For Love of the Game is a 1999 American drama sports film based on the novel of the same title... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Chain Reaction
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    Chain Reaction

    Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz

    Released1996

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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  • 21
    The Glimmer Man
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    The Glimmer Man

    Steven Seagal, Alexa Vega

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Gray

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  • 22
    Strictly Sinatra
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    Strictly Sinatra

    Brian Cox, Kelly Macdonald

    Released2001

    Directed byPeter Capaldi

    Strictly Sinatra is a 2001 British drama film written and directed by Peter Capaldi. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    L.I.E.
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    L.I.E.

    Brian Cox, Paul Dano

    Released2001

    Directed byMichael Cuesta

    L.I.E. is a 2001 American drama film about a relationship between Howie, a 15-year-old boy,... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Match Point
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    Match Point

    Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2005

    Directed byWoody Allen

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    The Rookie
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    The Rookie

    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    The Rookie is a 2002 sports drama film directed by John Lee Hancock and produced by Walt... more on Wikipedia

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