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The Best Bryan Brown Movies  

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

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

A factual list, featuring films like Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman and The Shiralee.

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Angela Bassett, Brian Dennehy, Jerry Orbach
F/X is a 1986 American action-thriller film about Rollie Tyler, an expert in the art of special effects with a reputation built by his work on many low-budget hack-and-slash films such as I ...more
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Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Bryan Brown
F/X2 is a 1991 American action thriller film directed by Richard Franklin and starring Bryan Brown and Brian Dennehy. It is a sequel to the 1986 film F/X. This was Franklin's final American film ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Iain Glen, Bryan Brown
Gorillas in the Mist is a 1988 American drama film directed by Michael Apted and starring Sigourney Weaver as naturalist Dian Fossey. It tells the true story of her work in Rwanda with Mountain ...more
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Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson
Breaker Morant is a 1980 Australian film about the 1902 court martial of Breaker Morant, directed by Bruce Beresford and starring British actor Edward Woodward as Harry "Breaker" ...more
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Bryan Brown, Noni Hazlehurst, Rebecca Smart
The Shiralee is a 1987 Australian TV film directed by George Ogilvie, based on the novel of the same name by D'Arcy Niland. It was originally filmed as a mini series and was shot in Adelaide and ...more
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Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon
Cocktail is a 1988 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Roger Donaldson and written by Heywood Gould, whose screenplay was based on his book of the same name. The film tells the story ...more
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Peter Finch, Bryan Brown, Bud Tingwell
The Shiralee is a 1957 British film made by Ealing Studios, directed by Leslie Norman and based on the novel by D'Arcy Niland. Although all exterior scenes were filmed in Australia and ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Alec Baldwin, Ben Stiller
Along Came Polly is a 2004 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John Hamburg, starring Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston in the lead roles.
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Kyra Sedgwick, Joan Chen, Janine Turner
Tai-Pan is a 1986 film directed by Daryl Duke, loosely based on James Clavell's 1966 novel of the same name. While many of the same characters and plot twists are maintained, a few smaller ...more
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Steve Guttenberg, Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell
The Poseidon Adventure is a 2005 action and adventure made-for-TV film based on Paul Gallico's novel of the same name. It is a remake of the 1972 film of the same name.
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Rose Byrne, Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown
Two Hands is a 1999 Australian comedy crime film, written and directed by Gregor Jordan. The film stars Heath Ledger as Jimmy, a young man in debt to Pando, a local gangster played by Bryan ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham
Australia is an Australian romance film-epic film directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. An English aristocrat inherits a cattle station and when English cattle ...more
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Bryan Brown, John Jarratt, Graham Kennedy
The Odd Angry Shot is a 1979 war film following the experiences of Australian soldiers during the Vietnam War. The movie, which was shot on location in New South Wales and Queensland, traces the ...more
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Russell Crowe, George Takei, Gulshan Grover
Prisoners of the Sun is a film directed by Roger Christian starring John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, Emily Holmes, Nick Moran, Joss Ackland, Michael Higgs and Gulshan Grover.
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John Goodman, Toni Collette, Sam Worthington
Dirty Deeds is a 2002 film shot in Australia. It was directed by noted fringe director David Caesar and stars Bryan Brown, Toni Collette, Sam Neill, Sam Worthington and John Goodman and produced ...more
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Rachel Ward, Bryan Brown, Armand Assante
On the Beach is a 2000 apocalyptic made-for-television film directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Armand Assante, Bryan Brown and Rachel Ward. It was originally aired on Showtime. The remake ...more
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George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, Deborah Kara Unger
Blood Oath is a 1990 Australian feature film, known in some countries as Prisoners of the Sun. The film is based on the real-life trial of Japanese soldiers for war crimes committed against ...more
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Rachel Griffiths, Sophie Lowe, Ben Mendelsohn
Beautiful Kate is a 2009 Australian film directed by Rachel Ward and starring Rachel Griffiths, Bryan Brown, Sophie Lowe and Ben Mendelsohn. Ward adapted the script from a 1982 novel of the same ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Raj Kapoor, John Rhys-Davies
Kim is a 1984 British television film directed by John Davies and based on Rudyard Kipling's novel Kim. The film stars Peter O'Toole, Bryan Brown, John Rhys-Davies, Nadira, Julian Glover, Jalal ...more
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Bryan Brown, Bud Tingwell, Ed Devereaux
Money Movers is a 1978 Australian crime action drama film directed by Bruce Beresford. The film was based on the book Money Movers by Devon Minchin, founder of Metropolitan Security Services. ...more
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Michael Caine, Patrick Dempsey, Mia Sara
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1997 television film produced by Village Roadshow Pictures, based on the novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.
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Bryan Brown, Bill Hunter, John Bell
Far East is a 1982 Australian drama film directed by John Duigan and starring Bryan Brown, Helen Morse and John Bell. Far East is a remake of the 1942 classic Casablanca.
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Richard Harris, Bryan Brown, Tom Jackson
Grizzly Falls is a film from 1999 about a boy and a bear, set in British Columbia in the early 20th century.
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Dudley Moore, Patsy Kensit, Richard Griffiths
Blame It on the Bellboy is a 1992 British-American film comedy written and directed by Mark Herman, revolving around a case of mistaken identity of three individuals with similar sounding ...more
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Bryan Brown, John Jarratt, Ernie Dingo
Dead Heart is a 1996 Australian film. It was written and directed by Nick Parsons and starred Bryan Brown, Angie Milliken, Ernie Dingo, Aaron Pedersen and John Jarratt.