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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Charles Dance movies?" and "What are the greatest Charles Dance roles of all time?"
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The Phantom of the Opera Burt Lancaster, Charles Dance, Teri Polo The Phantom of the Opera is a 1990 NBC two-part drama television miniseries directed by Tony Richardson and stars Charles Dance in the title role. It is adapted from Arthur Kopit's book for his ...more

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Rebecca Faye Dunaway, Diana Rigg, Charles Dance 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 ...more

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Last Action Hero Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tina Turner, Sharon Stone Last Action Hero is a 1993 American action-comedy-fantasy film directed and produced by John McTiernan. It is a satire of the action genre and its clichés, containing several parodies of ...more

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Going Postal Charles Dance, David Suchet, Tamsin Greig 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 ...more

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White Mischief Hugh Grant, John Hurt, Charles Dance White Mischief is a 1987 film dramatising the events of the Happy Valley murder case in Kenya in 1941, when Sir Henry "Jock" Delves Broughton was tried for the murder of Josslyn Hay, ...more

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Pascali's Island Helen Mirren, Ben Kingsley, Charles Dance Pascali's Island is a 1988 British drama film, based on the novel by Barry Unsworth. It was written and directed by James Dearden. It stars Ben Kingsley, Charles Dance and Helen Mirren. It was ...more

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For Your Eyes Only Roger Moore, Sheena Easton, Charles Dance For Your Eyes Only is the twelfth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It marked the directorial debut of John Glen, who ...more

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Alien 3 Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann Alien 3 is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director David Fincher. The film is the third installment of the Alien film series. The film takes place ...more

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Bleak House Phil Davis, Hugo Speer, Anna Maxwell Martin 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

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Hilary and Jackie David Morrissey, Charles Dance, Emily Watson Hilary and Jackie is a 1998 British biographical film directed by Anand Tucker. The screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce is often claimed to have been based on the memoir A Genius in the Family by ...more

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Michael Collins Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman Michael Collins is a 1996 historical biopic written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring Liam Neeson as Michael Collins, the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died in the Irish Civil War. ...more

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Gosford Park Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Maggie Smith Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, ...more

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The Golden Child Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Frank Welker The Golden Child is a 1986 fantasy comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Eddie Murphy as Chandler Jarrell, who is informed that he is "The Chosen One" and is destined to ...more

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Underworld: Awakening Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Michael Ealy Underworld: Awakening is a 2012 American 3D action horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. It is the fourth installment in the Underworld film series, with Kate ...more

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Scoop Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Woody Allen Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane, and Allen himself. The film was ...more

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Ali G Indahouse Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhona Mitra, Martin Freeman Ali G Indahouse is a 2002 British comedy film directed by Mark Mylod and starring the fictional character Ali G, who is written and performed by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. The character of Ali ...more

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Starter for 10 Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, James McAvoy Starter for 10 is a 2006 British comedy-drama film directed by Tom Vaughan from a screenplay by David Nicholls, adapted from his own novel Starter for Ten. The film stars James McAvoy as a ...more

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Black and White Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Ben Mendelsohn Black and White is a 2002 Australian film, directed by Craig Lahiff and starring Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Kerry Fox, David Ngoombujarra, and Colin Friels. Louis Nowra wrote the screenplay, ...more

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Tom Hiddleston, Charles Dance, Dominic West 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.

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Your Highness Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, James Franco Your Highness is a 2011 American fantasy comedy film directed by David Gordon Green, starring Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel, with Justin Theroux, Toby Jones ...more

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Space Truckers Dennis Hopper, Charles Dance, Stephen Dorff Space Truckers is a 1996 American/British/Irish comedy science-fiction film written and directed by Stuart Gordon and starring Dennis Hopper, Stephen Dorff, Debi Mazar and Charles Dance. It was ...more

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Dark Blue World Charles Dance, Tara Fitzgerald, Ondřej Vetchý Dark Blue World is a 2001 film by Czech director Jan Svěrák, the Academy Award-winning director of Kolya, about Czech pilots who fought for the British Royal Air Force during the Second ...more

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Dr. Bell and Mr. Doyle: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes Charles Dance, Ian Richardson, Alec Newman

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Neverland Keira Knightley, Bob Hoskins, Anna Friel 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 ...more

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Ironclad Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox 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

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Viy Charles Dance, Jason Flemyng, Oleg Taktarov 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, ...more

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In the Presence of Mine Enemies Charles Dance, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Chad Lowe In the Presence of Mine Enemies is a 1997 drama and war film written by Rod Serling and directed by Joan Micklin Silver.

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The Contractor Lena Headey, Wesley Snipes, Charles Dance The Contractor is a 2007 American action film directed by Josef Rusnak starring Wesley Snipes, Eliza Bennett, Lena Headey and Ralph Brown. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United ...more

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Don't Go Breaking My Heart Amanda Holden, Charles Dance, Jane Leeves Don't Go Breaking My Heart is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Willi Patterson.

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Don Bosco Charles Dance, Alessandra Martines, Lina Sastri Saint John Bosco: Mission to Love is a 2004 Italian television movie directed by Lodovico Gasparini. The film is based on real life events of Roman Catholic priest John Bosco.

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The Mapmaker Jenny Agutter, Charles Dance, Rachel Hurd-Wood The Mapmaker is a 2012 English drama film. Jenny Agutter and Rachel Hurd-Wood play the role of Isabel. Charles Dance and Harry Eden play the role of Rowan.

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Kabloonak Charles Dance, Natar Ungalaaq Kabloonak is a 1994 film about the making of Nanook of the North, a 1922 film about an Inuk called Nanook and his family in the Canadian Arctic, more specifically in the Port Harrison area; ...more

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Good Morning, Babylon Charles Dance, Greta Scacchi, Joaquim de Almeida 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 ...more

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Evil Angels Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance Evil Angels, released as A Cry in the Dark outside of Australia and New Zealand, is a 1988 Australian film directed by Fred Schepisi. The screenplay by Schepisi and Robert Caswell is based on ...more

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Century Lena Headey, Clive Owen, Mark Strong Century is a 1993 British film, written and directed by playwright Stephen Poliakoff. Clive Owen stars as a 19th-century Jewish doctor who, while studying at a research institute, discovers that ...more

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Plenty Meryl Streep, Sting, Ian McKellen Plenty is a 1985 British drama film directed by Fred Schepisi and starring Meryl Streep. It was adapted from David Hare's play of the same name.

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Berlin Job Keeley Hazell, Charles Dance, Vincent Regan St George's Day is a 2012 British gangster film. It was directed by Frank Harper and starred Craig Fairbrass, Frank Harper, Charles Dance, Vincent Regan, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran and Keeley

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The Commuter Pamela Anderson, Ed Westwick, Charles Dance The Commuter is a 2010 action short film written and directed by Edward McHenry and Rory McHenry.

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Little Eyolf Irrfan Khan, Ratna Pathak, Mita Vashisht Little Eyolf is a 1991 drama film written by Henrik Ibsen and Govind Nihalani and directed by Govind Nihalani.

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The Surgeon Malcolm McDowell, Charles Dance, Peter Boyle One doctor uses live patients for his experiments while another one kills them in a twisted plot of revenge. A boy who witnesses his brother being killed during surgery, grows up to become a ...more