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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 Leon: The Professional and Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy.

"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
Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Jean Reno and Gary Oldman, and features the film debut of ...more

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Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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 1897 Gothic horror novel by Bram Stoker. Count Dracula (Gary Oldman), a ...more

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Sid and Nancy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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, and his relationship with girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Despite failing to recoup its ...more

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Darkest Hour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn, John Hurt Darkest Hour is a 2017 British war drama film directed by Joe Wright. Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) faces a crucial moment against Adolf Hitler's army in the beginning of the Second World

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

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss This film 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 from William Shakespeare's ...more

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Immortal Beloved is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character, Batman. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and ...more

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JFK is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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 Contender is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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 Book of Eli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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State of Grace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright State of Grace is a 1990 neo-noir 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 by ...more

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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Oldman Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 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 name by ...more

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The Scarlet Letter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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 Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more

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Air Force One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. After training with his mentor (Liam Neeson), Batman (Christian Bale) begins his fight to ...more

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Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins Hannibal is a 2001 American 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 Silence ...more

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A Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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Harry Potter and the Order of ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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Prick Up Your Ears is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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Romeo Is Bleeding is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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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Red Riding Hood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gary Oldman Movies
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