Entertainment The Best David Suchet Movies  

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

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

These films, like Cause Celebre and Maxwell include images when available.

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

If you're a fan of David Suchet, then check out our lists of the best Ian Holm and Alastair Sim movies as well.

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Douglas
This film is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen. Loosely based on the play by Frederick Knott, the ...more

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Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell
Executive Decision is a 1996 American action film directed by Stuart Baird in his directorial debut. The film stars Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt and John Leguizamo. The ...more

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Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton, Michael Ironside
The Falcon and the Snowman is a 1985 spy film directed by John Schlesinger about two young American men, Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, who sold U.S. security secrets to the Soviet Union. ...more

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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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Ryan Reynolds, Michael Douglas, Candice Bergen
The In-Laws is a 2003 American comedy film starring Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks, Candice Bergen, Robin Tunney, Maria Ricossa, Lindsay Sloane and Ryan Reynolds. The film is a remake of the ...more

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Michael Fassbender, Stephen Fry, David Suchet
A Bear Named Winnie is a 2004 TV movie written by John Goldsmith and John Kent Harrison and directed by John Kent Harrison.

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Louis Gossett, Jr., Melora Hardin
Iron Eagle is a 1986 American-Canadian action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Jason Gedrick and Louis Gossett, Jr. While it received mixed reviews, the film earned US$24,159,872 at ...more

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Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen
Flushed Away is a 2006 British/American computer animated action/adventure comedy film directed by David Bowers and Sam Fell. It was made in the partnership between Aardman Animations and ...more

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Margot Kidder, David Suchet, Jennifer Darling
Trenchcoat is a 1983 American action/comedy film starring Margot Kidder and Robert Hays.

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John Lithgow, Don Ameche, David Suchet
Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American fantasy comedy film directed and produced by William Dear, and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, ...more

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Andie MacDowell, Ian Holm, Richard Griffiths
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 British film directed by Hugh Hudson and based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel Tarzan of the Apes. Christopher Lambert stars as Tarzan ...more

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Tim Roth, Barbara Hershey, David Suchet
A World Apart is a 1988 anti-Apartheid drama, written by Shawn Slovo and directed by Chris Menges. It is based on the lives of Slovo's parents, Ruth First and Joe Slovo. The film was a ...more

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Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro
Arthur and the Invisibles is a French/American CGI animated/live-action feature film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys, and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden ...more

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Carroll Baker, David Suchet, David Kelly
Red Monarch is a 1983 British TV film starring Colin Blakely as Joseph Stalin. It is directed by Jack Gold and features David Suchet as Lavrentiy Beria and David Threlfall as Stalin's son ...more

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Russell Tovey, David Suchet, Philip Jackson
After collapsing in front of his 'rival' Japp, being rushed into hospital and diagnosed with a weight problem that could cause a heart problem, private society detective Hercule Poirot, who must ...more

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Mick Jagger, Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows
The Bank Job is a 2008 British film written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Jason Statham, based on the 1971 Baker Street in central London, from ...more

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Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella
Moses is a 1995 biography adventure TV movie directed by Roger Young and written by Lionel Chetwynd.

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Faye Dunaway, Bill Nighy, Peter Ustinov
Thirteen at Dinner is a 1985 American-British television film featuring the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Adapted by Rod Browning from the Agatha Christie novel Lord Edgware Dies, it was ...more

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Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Michael Palin
The Missionary is a 1982 British comedy film directed by Richard Loncraine, and starring Michael Palin and Maggie Smith. It was produced by George Harrison, Denis O'Brien, Palin and Neville C. ...more

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Mark Hamill, Freddie Prinze, Jr.
Wing Commander is a 1999 science fiction film loosely based on the video game series of the same name. It was directed by Chris Roberts, the creator of the game series, and stars Freddie Prinze, ...more

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Ajay Devgan, Jared Harris, Irrfan Khan
Sunday is a 1997 independent film. Set in Queens, a borough of New York City, it is a dark comedy about an unemployed, homeless IBM functionary mistaken by an aging actress for famous film ...more

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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Omar Epps, David Suchet
Deadly Voyage is a 1996 television film directed by John Mackenzie and written by Stuart Urban. Produced by Union Pictures and John Goldschmidt's Viva Films for joint distribution to BBC Films ...more

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Maxwell Dan Stevens, David Suchet, Daniela Denby-Ashe
Maxwell is a 2007 drama about the last days of media magnate Robert Maxwell, played by David Suchet. The drama chronicles some of the events prior to Maxwell's mysterious death and the discovery ...more

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Cause Celebre Helen Mirren, David Morrissey, David Suchet
Cause Celebre is a 1987 film directed by John Gorrie.

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Richard II Patrick Stewart, David Morrissey, James Purefoy
Richard II is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Rupert Goold.