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The Best Denholm Elliott Movies

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

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

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  • 1
    The Boys from Brazil
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    The Boys from Brazil

    Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck

    Released1978

    Directed byFranklin J. Schaffner

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  • 2
    Robin and Marian
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    7

    Robin and Marian

    Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard Lester

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  • 3
    Zulu Dawn
    25
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    Zulu Dawn

    Peter O'Toole, Bob Hoskins

    Released1979

    Directed byDouglas Hickox

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  • 4
    The Razor's Edge
    29
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    The Razor's Edge

    Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn Byrum

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  • 5
    Alfie
    22
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    Alfie

    Michael Caine, Shelley Winters

    Released1966

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

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  • 6
    Noises Off
    18
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    Noises Off

    Michael Caine, Carol Burnett

    Released1992

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Noises Off is a 1992 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The screenplay by Marty Kaplan... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    King Rat
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    King Rat

    George Segal, John Mills

    Released1965

    Directed byBryan Forbes

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  • 8
    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
    19
    6

    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 9
    To the Devil a Daughter
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    To the Devil a Daughter

    Christopher Lee, Nastassja Kinski

    Released1976

    Directed byPeter Sykes

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  • 10
    A Bridge Too Far
    16
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    A Bridge Too Far

    Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1977

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

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  • 11
    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
    16
    5

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Harrison Ford, Sean Connery

    Released1989

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 12
    Watership Down
    23
    15

    Watership Down

    John Hurt, Denholm Elliott

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Hubley, Martin Rosen

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  • 13
    Toy Soldiers
    14
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    Toy Soldiers

    Sean Astin, Louis Gossett

    Released1991

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

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  • 14
    September
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    September

    Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest

    Released1987

    Directed byWoody Allen

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  • 15
    A Doll's House
    16
    9

    A Doll's House

    Anthony Hopkins, Denholm Elliott

    Released1973

    Directed byPatrick Garland

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  • 16
    The Night They Raided Minsky's
    12
    3

    The Night They Raided Minsky's

    Britt Ekland, Elliott Gould

    Released1968

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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  • 17
    The Missionary
    10
    2

    The Missionary

    Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard Loncraine

    The Missionary is a 1982 British comedy film directed by Richard Loncraine, and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    The Bourne Identity
    10
    2

    The Bourne Identity

    Jaclyn Smith, Richard Chamberlain

    Released1988

    Directed byRoger Young

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  • 19
    The Cruel Sea
    20
    15

    The Cruel Sea

    Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker

    Released1953

    Directed byCharles Frend

    The Cruel Sea is a 1953 British war film starring Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    The Sound Barrier
    14
    8

    The Sound Barrier

    Denholm Elliott, Leslie Phillips

    Released1952

    Directed byDavid Lean

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  • 21
    The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer
    12
    6

    The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

    John Cleese, Denholm Elliott

    Released1970

    Directed byKevin Billington

    The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer is a British 1970 satirical film starring Peter Cook, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Too Late the Hero
    14
    9

    Too Late the Hero

    Michael Caine, Henry Fonda

    Released1970

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

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  • 23
    Trading Places
    13
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    Trading Places

    Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Landis

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    A Room with a View
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    A Room with a View

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released1985

    Directed byJames Ivory

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    The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
    8
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    The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

    Richard Dreyfuss, Randy Quaid

    Released1974

    Directed byTed Kotcheff

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