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The Best David Hemmings Movies

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

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

This list is made up of a variety of films, including Gangs of New York and Swan Lake.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best David Hemmings movies?" and "What are the greatest David Hemmings roles of all time?"

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    Blowup

    Jimmy Page, Vanessa Redgrave

    Released1966

    Directed byMichelangelo Antonioni

    Blowup, or Blow-Up, is a 1966 film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni about a fashion photographer, played by David Hemmings, who believes he has unwittingly captured an incident on film. It was...  more

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    Last Orders

    Helen Mirren, Michael Caine

    Released2001

    Directed byFred Schepisi

    Last Orders is a 2001 British/German drama film written and directed by Fred Schepisi. The screenplay is based on the 1996 Booker Prize-winning novel Last Orders by Graham Swift....  more
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    Deep Red

    Dario Argento, David Hemmings

    Released1975

    Directed byDario Argento

    Deep Red is a 1975 Italian giallo film, directed by Dario Argento and co-written by Argento and Bernardino Zapponi. It was released on 7 March 1975. It was produced by Claudio and Salvatore Argento,...  more
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    The Charge of the Light Brigade

    Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud

    Released1968

    Directed byTony Richardson

    The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1968 British war film made by Woodfall Film Productions and distributed by United Artists, depicting parts of the Crimean War and the eponymous charge. It was...  more

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    Camelot

    Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris

    Released1967

    Directed byJoshua Logan

    Camelot is a 1967 film adaptation of Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Richard Harris stars as King Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guenevere, and Franco Nero as Lancelot. The film was...  more

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    Fragment of Fear

    Arthur Lowe, Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Released1970

    Directed byRichard C. Sarafian

    Fragment of Fear is a 1970 British thriller film, adapted from the book A Fragment of Fear by John Bingham, starring David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Roland Culver, Flora Robson...  more
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    Alfred the Great

    Ian McKellen, Michael York

    Released1969

    Directed byClive Donner

    Alfred the Great is a 1969 epic film which portrayed Alfred the Great's struggle to rid Wessex of the invading Danes, in the 870s AD. It starred David Hemmings in the title role....  more

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    The Walking Stick

    Samantha Eggar, David Hemmings

    Released1970

    Directed byEric Till

    The Walking Stick is a 1970 film based on the 1967 novel by Winston Graham. it was directed by Eric Till and starring David Hemmings and Samantha Eggar. "Cavatina" was used as the film's theme, eight...  more
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    Gladiator

    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2000

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Gladiator is a 2000 American-British epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, Derek...  more

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    Murder by Decree

    Donald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer

    Released1979

    Directed byBob Clark

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    The Long Day's Dying

    David Hemmings, Tom Bell

    Released1968

    Directed byPeter Collinson

    The Long Day's Dying is a 1968 war film directed by Peter Collinson and starring David Hemmings. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the...  more
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    Eye of the Devil

    David Niven, Sharon Tate

    Released1967

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    Eye of the Devil is a 1966 British crime/horror film with occult and supernatural themes directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Deborah Kerr and David Niven. The film is set in rural France and was...  more
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    Juggernaut

    Omar Sharif, Richard Harris

    Released1974

    Directed byRichard Lester

    Juggernaut is a 1974 British crime suspense film starring Richard Harris, Omar Sharif and Anthony Hopkins. The film, which was directed by Richard Lester, was largely shot on location on the TS...  more
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    Power Play

    Peter O'Toole, Donald Pleasence

    Released1978

    Directed byMartyn Burke

    Power Play is a 1978 British-Canadian thriller film starring Peter O'Toole and David Hemmings, based on the non-fiction strategy book Coup d'État: A Practical Handbook by Edward N. Luttwak. A small...  more
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    The System

    Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews

    Released1964

    Directed byMichael Winner

    The System is a 1964 British drama film directed by Michael Winner and starring Oliver Reed, Jane Merrow and Barbara Ferris. Julie Christie was originally intended to be in the film, but she had to...  more
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    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan in 1863. The film was directed by Martin Scorsese...  more

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    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

    Sean Connery, Peta Wilson

    Released2003

    Directed byStephen Norrington

    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, also promoted as LXG, is a 2003 superhero film loosely based on the first volume of the comic book series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by Alan Moore...  more

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    Islands in the Stream

    George C. Scott, Claire Bloom

    Released1977

    Directed byFranklin J. Schaffner

    Islands in the Stream is a 1977 American drama film, an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's novel of the same name. The film was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starred George C. Scott, Hart...  more
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    Harlequin

    Broderick Crawford, David Hemmings

    Released1980

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    Harlequin, also known as Dark Forces in United States, is a 1980 Australian thriller film directed by Simon Wincer and starring Robert Powell, Carmen Duncan, David Hemmings and Broderick Crawford....  more
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    Crossed Swords

    Raquel Welch, Charlton Heston

    Released1977

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Crossed Swords is a 1977 action adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer, based on The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. It stars Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Ernest Borgnine, Raquel Welch and...  more
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    Lola

    Alida Valli, David Hemmings

    Released1974

    Directed byJosé María Forqué

    Lola is a 1974 Spanish drama film directed by José María Forqué and starring David Hemmings, Alida Valli and Francisco Rabal. A dissolute young hacienda-owner makes many enemies through his...  more
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    Equilibrium

    Christian Bale, Sean Bean

    Released2002

    Directed byKurt Wimmer

    Equilibrium is a 2002 American dystopian science fiction film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer and starring Christian Bale, Emily Watson, and Taye Diggs. The film follows John Preston, an...  more

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    The Disappearance

    Donald Sutherland, David Hemmings

    Released1977

    Directed byStuart Cooper

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    Beyond Reasonable Doubt

    David Hemmings, Marshall Napier

    Released1980

    Directed byJohn Laing

    Beyond Reasonable Doubt is a 1982 New Zealand docu-drama feature film about the conviction of Arthur Allan Thomas, later pardoned, for the murder of Harvey and Jeanette Crewe in 1970 after spending 9...  more
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    Spy Game

    Brad Pitt, Robert Redford

    Released2001

    Directed byTony Scott

    Spy Game is a 2001 American spy film directed by Tony Scott and starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt. The film grossed $62 million in the United States and $143 million worldwide and received mostly...  more

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