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The Best Charles Dance Movies

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

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

List ranges from The Phantom of the Opera to Alien 3, plus much more.

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  • Rebecca is a 1997 British/German television serial directed by Jim O'Brien. The teleplay by Arthur Hopcraft is based on the 1938 novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. The serial was filmed for ...more
  • A lonely, disfigured musician haunts the Paris Opera House.
  • Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the only survivor when she crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Once again, Ripley ...more
  • Terry Pratchett's Going Postal is a two-part television adaptation of Going Postal by Terry Pratchett, adapted by Richard Kurti and Bev Doyle and produced by The Mob, which was first broadcast on ...more
  • Basil Pascali (Ben Kingsley) is a Turkish secret agent who has spent years in the service of the Ottoman Empire. As Turkey's power wanes, Pascali is left to operate largely on his own. However, ...more
  • A trio of orphans becomes embroiled in a mysterious and long-running lawsuit in this sprawling BBC adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. A legend in the legal circles of Victorian London, the ...more
  • Following the death of his father, young Danny Madigan (Austin O'Brien) takes comfort in watching action movies featuring the indestructible Los Angeles cop Jack Slater (Arnold Schwarzenegger). After ...more
  • Robert Altman, one of America's most distinctive filmmakers, journeys to England for the first time to create a unique film mosaic with an outstanding ensemble cast. Set in the 1930's, "Gosford Park" ...more
  • When millionaire landowner Sir Jock Broughton (Joss Ackland) moves to colonized Kenya on the eve of World War II, his young trophy wife, Diana (Greta Scacchi), quickly grows tired of the man she ...more
  • When a British ship is sunk in foreign waters, the world's superpowers begin a feverish race to find its cargo: a nuclear submarine control system. And 007 (Roger Moore) is thrust into one of his ...more
  • In the early 20th century, Michael Collins (Liam Neeson) leads the Irish Republican Army with the help of his friends Harry Boland (Aidan Quinn) and Eamon de Valera (Alan Rickman), in a violent ...more
  • After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child (J.L. Reate), is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa (Charles Dance), humankind's fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los ...more
  • In this dramatic reinterpretation of how the first feature-length documentary -- "Nanook of the North" -- was made, daring 1920s filmmaker Robert Flaherty (Charles Dance) brings the struggles of a ...more
  • Good Morning, Babylon is an Italian film directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in 1987. It was screened out of competition at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival. The film follows the story of two Italian ...more
  • The Commuter is a 2010 action short film written and directed by Edward McHenry and Rory McHenry.
  • Brian Jackson (James McAvoy), a working-class youth from Essex, gets a chance to prove himself when he is accepted to respected Bristol University. As Brian navigates his way through his first year ...more
  • Even in death, British reporter Joe Strombel (Ian McShane) is dedicated to completing his final piece on London's notorious Tarot Card Killer, and American journalism student Sondra Pransky (Scarlett ...more
  • Ali G, the U.K.'s hottest comic sensation, makes his way to American audiences with "Ali G Indahouse." In his big-screen debut, the chilled-out, hip-hopping, white gangsta-rapper wannabe finds ...more
  • In the years since she and her human-lycan lover, Michael, defeated Elder Marcus, vampire warrior Selene (Kate Beckinsale) has been taken captive by humans, while they wage an all-out war against ...more
  • Iris Du Pré (Celia Imrie) inspires a love of music -- and a healthy rivalry -- in her daughters, Hilary (Rachel Griffiths) and Jackie (Emily Watson). Cellist Jackie outshines her flutist sister when ...more
  • In 1958, an aboriginal man, Max Stuart (David Ngoombujarra), is tried for the alleged murder of a young white girl. A judge gives him the harshest punishment, execution, despite a lack of substantial ...more
  • Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick Kastel, based on a screenplay by Stephen McDool, the cast includes James Purefoy, Brian Cox, Vladimir ...more
  • Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook ...more
  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a British movie released for TV in 2001, directed by Stephen Whittaker, based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
  • Viy
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    Viy 3D is a 2014 dark fantasy film produced by Russian Film Group and Marins Group Entertainment and loosely based on the Nikolai Gogol story Viy. The film was released in cinemas in Russia, Ukraine ...more