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The Best David Suchet Movies

Updated November 9, 2019 548 votes 60 voters 8.5k views33 items

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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.

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    A Perfect Murder

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen

    Released1998

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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    Executive Decision

    Halle Berry, Steven Seagal

    Released1996

    Directed byStuart Baird

    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 film...  more

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    The In-Laws

    Ryan Reynolds, Michael Douglas

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Fleming

    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 original...  more

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    Flushed Away

    Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman

    Released2006

    Directed bySam Fell, David Bowers

    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 DreamWorks...  more

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    The Falcon and the Snowman

    Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    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. The...  more

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    Harry and the Hendersons

    John Lithgow, Don Ameche

    Released1987

    Directed byWilliam Dear

    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, Joshua...  more

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    Released1984

    Directed byHugh Hudson

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    A Bear Named Winnie

    Michael Fassbender, Stephen Fry

    Released2004

    Directed byJohn Kent Harrison

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    Going Postal

    Charles Dance, David Suchet

    Released2010

    Directed byJon Jones

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    Iron Eagle

    Louis Gossett, Jr.

    Released1986

    Directed bySidney J. Furie

    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 the...  more
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    Trenchcoat

    Margot Kidder, David Suchet

    Released1983

    Directed byMichael Tuchner

    Trenchcoat is a 1983 American action/comedy film starring Margot Kidder and Robert Hays....  more

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    A World Apart

    Tim Roth, Barbara Hershey

    Released1988

    Directed byChris Menges

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    Red Monarch

    Carroll Baker, David Suchet

    Released1983

    Directed byJack Gold

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    Arthur and the Invisibles

    Madonna, David Bowie

    Released2006

    Directed byLuc Besson

    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 City,...  more
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    Moses

    Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

    Released1995

    Directed byRoger Young

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    Thirteen at Dinner

    Faye Dunaway, Bill Nighy

    Released1985

    Directed byLou Antonio

    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 directed...  more
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    Act of God

    Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jenny Agutter

    Released2009

    Directed byEzna Sands, Sean Faughnan

    Act of God is a 2009 thriller film written and directed by Sean Faughnan and Ezna Sands...
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    The Bank Job

    Mick Jagger, Jason Statham

    Released2008

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

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    Maxwell

    Dan Stevens, David Suchet

    Released2007

    Directed byColin Barr

    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 of...  more
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    Cause Celebre

    Helen Mirren, David Morrissey

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Gorrie

    Cause Celebre is a 1987 film directed by John Gorrie....
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    Richard II

    Patrick Stewart, David Morrissey

    Released2012

    Directed byRupert Goold

    Richard II is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Rupert Goold....  more
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    Dracula

    Thomas Kretschmann
    Dracula is a British-American horror drama television series that premiered on NBC on October 25, 2013. It was produced by London-based Carnival Films. The series was created by Cole Haddon, and was...  more

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    The Missionary

    Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard Loncraine

    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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    Diverted

    David Suchet, Joanne Whalley

    Released2009

    Directed byAlex Chapple

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    Schiele in Prison

    David Suchet, Edward Petherbridge

    Released1980

    Directed byMick Gold

    Schiele in Prison is a 1980 British independent film directed by Mick Gold and starring David Suchet as Gustav Klimt, Grant Cathro as Egon Schiele and Nicholas Selby as The Judge. The film dramtises...  more