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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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    The Phantom of the Opera

    Burt Lancaster, Charles Dance
    The Phantom of the Opera is a 1990 NBC two-part drama television miniseries directed by Tony...  more
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    Rebecca

    Faye Dunaway, Diana Rigg
    Rebecca is a 1997 British/German television serial directed by Jim O'Brien. The teleplay by...  more
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    Going Postal

    Charles Dance, David Suchet
    Terry Pratchett's Going Postal is a two-part television adaptation of Going Postal by Terry...  more
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    For Your Eyes Only

    Roger Moore, Sheena Easton
    For Your Eyes Only is the twelfth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star...  more

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    The Golden Child

    Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance
    The Golden Child is a 1986 fantasy comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Eddie...  more

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    Hilary and Jackie

    David Morrissey, Charles Dance
    Hilary and Jackie is a 1998 British biographical film directed by Anand Tucker. The screenplay...  more
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    Michael Collins

    Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson
    Michael Collins is a 1996 historical biopic written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring...  more

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    Last Action Hero

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tina Turner
    Last Action Hero is a 1993 American action-comedy-fantasy film directed and produced by John...  more

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    Bleak House

    Phil Davis, Hugo Speer
    A trio of orphans becomes embroiled in a mysterious and long-running lawsuit in this sprawling...  more
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    Starter for 10

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve
    Starter for 10 is a 2006 British comedy-drama film directed by Tom Vaughan from a screenplay...  more
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    Scoop

    Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman
    Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy mystery written and directed by Woody Allen...  more

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    Underworld: Awakening

    Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman
    Underworld: Awakening is a 2012 American 3D action horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and...  more
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    Ali G Indahouse

    Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhona Mitra
    Ali G Indahouse is a 2002 British comedy film directed by Mark Mylod and starring the...  more
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    Ironclad

    Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti
    Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick...  more

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    Neverland

    Keira Knightley, Bob Hoskins
    Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by...  more
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    Black and White

    Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance
    Black and White is a 2002 Australian film, directed by Craig Lahiff and starring Robert...  more
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    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a British movie released for TV in 2001,...  more
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    Space Truckers

    Dennis Hopper, Charles Dance
    Space Truckers is a 1996 American/British/Irish comedy science-fiction film written and...  more
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    Pascali's Island

    Helen Mirren, Ben Kingsley
    Pascali's Island is a 1988 British drama film, based on the novel by Barry Unsworth. It was...  more
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    Viy

    Charles Dance, Jason Flemyng
    Viy 3D is a 2014 dark fantasy film produced by Russian Film Group and Marins Group...  more

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    Your Highness

    Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel
    Your Highness is a 2011 American fantasy comedy film directed by David Gordon Green, starring...  more

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    #716 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#98 of 196 The Best Adventure Movies

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    Dark Blue World

    Charles Dance, Tara Fitzgerald
    Dark Blue World is a 2001 film by Czech director Jan Svěrák, the Academy Award-winning...  more

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    The Mapmaker

    Jenny Agutter, Charles Dance
    The Mapmaker is a 2012 English drama film. Jenny Agutter and Rachel Hurd-Wood play the role of...  more
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    Don't Go Breaking My Heart

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