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

If you think the best Gary Oldman role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Gary Oldman performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. What do you think? Take a look at the following selections from Gary Oldman's tremendous filmography. 

Examples of films on this list include Paranoia and Nobody's Baby.

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

Gary Oldman has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Christopher Nolan and Ridley Scott. If Gary Oldman movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Brendan Gleeson and Ian McKellen too.

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Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Léon: The Professional Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action crime thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Jean Reno and Gary Oldman, and features the film ...more

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Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. It stars Gary Oldman as Count Dracula, Winona Ryder ...more

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Immortal Beloved Gary Oldman, Isabella Rossellini, Valeria Golino Immortal Beloved is a 1994 film about the life of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The story follows Beethoven's secretary and first biographer Anton Schindler as he attempts to ascertain the true ...more

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Sid and Nancy Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke Sid and Nancy is a 1986 British biopic directed by Alex Cox. The film portrays the life of Sid Vicious, bassist of the seminal punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and his relationship with ...more

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True Romance is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
True Romance Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson True Romance is a 1993 American romantic crime film directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette with a supporting cast ...more

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The Scarlet Letter Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall The Scarlet Letter is a 1995 American film adaptation of the Nathaniel Hawthorne novel of the same name. It was directed by Roland Joffé and stars Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, and Robert ...more

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The Book of Eli Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by the Hughes brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, ...more

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is a 1990 comedy-drama film written and directed by Tom Stoppard based on his play of the same name. Like the play, the film depicts two minor characters ...more

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JFK Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon JFK is a 1991 American historical legal-conspiracy thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and subsequent ...more

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second part of Nolan's Batman film ...more

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. ...more

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The Contender Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater The Contender is a 2000 political drama film written and directed by Rod Lurie. It stars Gary Oldman, Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Christian Slater. The film focuses on a fictional United States ...more

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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Mostly set in the ...more

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State of Grace Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright State of Grace is a 1990 neo-noir crime film starring Sean Penn, Ed Harris and Gary Oldman, also featuring Robin Wright, John Turturro and John C. Reilly. Written by Dennis McIntyre and directed ...more

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Air Force One Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close Air Force One is a 1997 American political action thriller film written by Andrew W. Marlowe and directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is about a group of Russian terrorists that ...more

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Hannibal Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins Hannibal is a 2001 American crime thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris. It is the sequel to the 1991 Academy Award-winning film The ...more

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Oldman Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Cold War espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay was written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, based on the 1974 novel of the same ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan, and the story with David S. Goyer. Featuring the DC ...more

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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman, co-written and directed by Christopher Nolan. It stars Christian Bale as Batman along with Michael ...more

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Red Riding Hood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Red Riding Hood Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Julie Christie Red Riding Hood is a 2011 American dark fantasy historical romance film directed by Catherine Hardwicke, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and starring Amanda Seyfried as the title role, from a ...more

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A Christmas Carol Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright Disney's A Christmas Carol is a 2009 American 3D computer animated motion-capture holiday fantasy drama film written and directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens ...more

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Tiptoes Kate Beckinsale, Matthew McConaughey, Gary Oldman Tiptoes is a 2003 film starring Matthew McConaughey, Kate Beckinsale, Patricia Arquette and Gary Oldman. The film was screened at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. It was never released ...more

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Murder in the First Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, William H. Macy Murder in the First is a largely fictitious 1995 film, directed by Marc Rocco, about a petty criminal named Henri Young who is put on trial for murder in the first degree. The film also stars ...more

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Track 29 Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd, Sandra Bernhard Track 29 is a 1988 film directed by Nicolas Roeg. It was produced by George Harrison's HandMade Films with Rick McCallum. The film was nominated for and won a few awards at regional film ...more

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, ...more

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Prick Up Your Ears Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave Prick Up Your Ears is a 1987 film, directed by Stephen Frears, about the playwright Joe Orton and his lover Kenneth Halliwell. The screenplay was written by Alan Bennett, based on the book by ...more

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Basquiat David Bowie, Courtney Love, Willem Dafoe Basquiat is a 1996 biopic/drama film directed by Julian Schnabel based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his ...more

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Romeo Is Bleeding Gary Oldman, Juliette Lewis, James Cromwell Romeo Is Bleeding is a 1993 crime film starring Gary Oldman and Lena Olin, directed by Peter Medak. The film's title was taken from a song by Tom Waits.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II is an upcoming fantasy film adapted from the novel of J. K. Rowling, written by Steve Kloves and directed by David Yates.

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Lawless Jessica Chastain, Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf Lawless is a 2012 American crime drama film directed by John Hillcoat. The screenplay by Nick Cave is based on the historical novel The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant. The film ...more

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BackWoods Gary Oldman, Paddy Constantine, Virginie Ledoyen The Backwoods, alternately known in Spanish as Bosque de Sombras, is a 2006 Spanish-British thriller film directed and co-written by the Spanish director Koldo Serra. Set in 1978 in the Basque ...more

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes James Franco, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a 2014 American science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves and written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. It stars Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary ...more

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Kung Fu Panda 2 Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman Kung Fu Panda 2 is a 2011 3D American computer-animated action comedy-drama martial arts film, directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by Paramount ...more

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RoboCop Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton RoboCop is a 2014 action science fiction film written by Michael Miner, Edward Neumeier, Nick Schenk and 2 others and directed by José Padilha.

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Interstate 60 Gary Oldman, Kurt Russell, Ann-Margret Interstate 60: Episodes of The Road is a 2002 metaphysical comedy/drama road film starring James Marsden, Gary Oldman, Amy Smart, Christopher Lloyd, Chris Cooper and Kurt Russell, with a cameo ...more

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Nobody's Baby Gary Oldman, Mary Steenburgen, Radha Mitchell Nobody's Baby is a 2001 film directed by David Seltzer.

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Lost in Space Heather Graham, Gary Oldman, Lacey Chabert Lost in Space is a 1998 American science fiction adventure film directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Matt LeBlanc, Gary Oldman and William Hurt. The film was shot in London and Shepperton, ...more

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Chattahoochee Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand Chattahoochee is a 1989 film directed by Mick Jackson and starring Gary Oldman and Dennis Hopper. The film is based on the real-life experiences of Chris Calhoun, who met screenwriter James ...more

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Criminal Law Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Joe Don Baker Criminal Law is a 1989 thriller film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon. It received overwhelmingly negative reviews.

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We Think the World of You Gary Oldman, Alan Bates, Liz Smith We Think the World of You is a 1988 film directed by Colin Gregg, starring Gary Oldman and Alan Bates, adapted from the J.R. Ackerley novel of the same name. It was produced by Tomasso Jandelli ...more

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Paranoia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Paranoia Amber Heard, Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman Paranoia is an American thriller film directed by Robert Luketic. Barry L. Levy and Jason Dean Hall wrote the screenplay, loosely based on the 2004 novel of the same name by Joseph Finder. It ...more

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Planet 51 Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson, Gary Oldman Planet 51 is a 2009 English-language Spanish animated science fiction/family comedy film directed by Jorge Blanco, written by Joe Stillman, and starring Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin ...more

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Jesus Gary Oldman, Debra Messing, Jacqueline Bissett Jesus is a 1999 Biblical television film that retells the story of Jesus. It was shot in Morocco and Malta. It stars Jeremy Sisto as Jesus, Jacqueline Bisset as Mary of Nazareth, Debra Messing ...more

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Criminal is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Criminal Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, John C. Reilly Criminal is a 2004 US film based upon the Argentine film Nine Queens. Directed by Gregory Jacobs, it stars John C. Reilly, Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Maeve Quinlan and is a production of ...more

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Child 44 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Child 44 Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace Child 44 is a 2014 drama and thriller film written by Richard Price and Tom Rob Smith and directed by Daniel Espinosa.

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The Unborn Gary Oldman, Idris Elba, Odette Annable The Unborn is a 2009 American horror film written and directed by David S. Goyer. The film stars Odette Yustman as a young woman who is tormented by a dybbuk and seeks help from a rabbi. The ...more

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Honest, Decent and True Gary Oldman, Richard E. Grant, Ade Edmondson Honest, Decent and True is a British television film written and directed by Les Blair in 1986 and broadcast on the BBC.

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Dead Fish Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle, Terence Stamp Dead Fish is a 2005 action/comedy film starring Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle, Andrew-Lee Potts and Elena Anaya.

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Arthur & Lancelot Marion Cotillard, Gary Oldman, Kit Harington Arthur & Lancelot is a 2013 action, adventure and fantasy film written and directed by David Dobkin.