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The Best Edward Fox Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 314 votes 92 voters 8.6k views 36 items

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

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

Examples of films on this list include The Bounty and A Bridge Too Far.

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Derek Jacobi, Edward Fox, Donald Sinden

Released: 1973

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

The Day of the Jackal is a 1973 Anglo-French thriller film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Edward Fox and Michael Lonsdale. Based on the 1971 novel The Day of the Jackal by Frederick ...more

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Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford

Released: 1977

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic film based on the 1974 book of the same name by Cornelius Ryan, adapted by William Goldman. It was produced by Joseph E. Levine and Richard P. Levine and directed ...more

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Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer

Released: 1969

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

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Edward Fox

Released: 1978

Directed by: Waris Hussein

Edward & Mrs. Simpson is a seven-part British television series that dramatises the events leading to the 1936 abdication of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, who gave up his throne to ...more
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen

Released: 1982

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United ...more

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Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Robert Shaw

Released: 1978

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Force 10 from Navarone is a 1978 British produced film loosely based on Alistair MacLean's 1968 novel of the same name. It is a sequel to the 1961 film, The Guns of Navarone. The parts of ...more

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Patrick Stewart, Laurence Olivier, Barbara Carrera

Released: 1985

Directed by: Peter R. Hunt

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Rutger Hauer, Edward Fox, Jeroen Krabbé

Released: 1977

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Soldier of Orange is a 1977 Dutch film directed by Paul Verhoeven and produced by Rob Houwer, starring Rutger Hauer and Jeroen Krabbé. The film is set around the German occupation of the ...more
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Honor Blackman, Carol Lynley, Wendy Hiller

Released: 1979

Directed by: Radley Metzger

The Cat and the Canary is a comedy horror film released in 1978. It is an adaptation of John Willard's 1922 black comedy play of the same name. The play has previously been filmed several times, ...more
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Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Michael Redgrave

Released: 1970

Directed by: Joseph Losey

The Go-Between is a 1971 British romantic drama film, directed by Joseph Losey. Its screenplay, by Harold Pinter, is an adaptation of the 1953 novel of the same name by L. P. Hartley. The film ...more
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Christian Bale, Omar Sharif, Olivia de Havilland

Released: 1986

Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky

Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (NBC, 1986), also titled Anastasia: The Story of Anna, is an American-Austrian-Italian made-for-television biographical film broadcast in two parts. The film was ...more

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The Duellists Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Pete Postlethwaite

Released: 1977

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Novak

Released: 1980

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

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Jane Fonda, Trevor Howard, Edward Fox

Released: 1973

Directed by: Joseph Losey

A Doll's House is a 1973 Franco-British film directed by Joseph Losey, based on the same play by Henrik Ibsen. It went directly to television and premiered in the United States on the American ...more
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John Gielgud, Edward Fox, Robert Hardy

Released: 1985

Directed by: Alan Bridges

The Shooting Party is a 1985 British drama film directed by Alan Bridges and based on the book of the same name by Isabel Colegate. The film is set in 1913 and shows the way of life of British ...more
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Anne Hathaway, Charlie Hunnam, Christopher Plummer

Released: 2002

Directed by: Douglas McGrath

Nicholas Nickleby is a 2002 drama film written and directed by Douglas McGrath. The screenplay is based on The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens, which originally was ...more
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Aidan Quinn, Nigel Hawthorne, Edward Fox

Released: 1997

Directed by: Simon Langton

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Matt LeBlanc, Eddie Izzard, Edward Fox

Released: 2001

Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky

All the Queen's Men is a 2001 action comedy war film. It was directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky and stars Matt LeBlanc and Eddie Izzard. Made on a budget of $15mn, the film earned only $22,723 in the ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage, Samantha Morton

Released: 2005

Directed by: Charles Sturridge

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Heather Graham, Gary Oldman, Lacey Chabert

Released: 1998

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

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Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Rowan Atkinson

Released: 1983

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

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Uma Thurman, David Morrissey, Edward Fox

Released: 1991

Directed by: John Irvin

Robin Hood is a 1991 British adventure film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Bergin and Uma Thurman. In the US, the film appeared as a television film on the Fox network. It was ...more
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Claire Danes, Alice Eve, Billy Crudup

Released: 2004

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis

Released: 1984

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

The Bounty is a 1984 British adventure drama historical film directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins, and produced by Bernard Williams with Dino De Laurentiis as ...more
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Albert Finney, Michael Gough, Eileen Atkins

Released: 1983

Directed by: Peter Yates

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