Entertainment The Best Glenda Jackson Movies  

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

If you think the best Glenda Jackson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Glenda Jackson 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 A Touch of Class and The Triple Echo.

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George Segal, Paul Sorvino, Glenda Jackson
A Touch of Class is a 1973 British romantic comedy film which tells the story of a couple having an affair, who find themselves falling in love. It stars George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Hildegarde ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Ian Holm
Mary, Queen of Scots is a 1971 Universal Pictures biographical film based on the life of Mary, Queen of Scots. Leading an all-star cast are Vanessa Redgrave as the titular character and Glenda ...more
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Walter Matthau, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty
Hopscotch is a 1980 American film directed by Ronald Neame and produced by Edie Landau and Ely A. Landau. It was written by Bryan Forbes and Brian Garfield, based on Garfield's novel of the same ...more
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Glenda Jackson, Trevor Howard, Alec McCowen
Stevie is a 1978 film directed by Robert Enders.
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch
Sunday Bloody Sunday is a 1971 British drama film written by Penelope Gilliatt, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Murray Head, Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch. It tells the story of a ...more
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Dirk Bogarde, Glenda Jackson, Mildred Dunnock
The Patricia Neal Story is a 1981 TV movie.
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Richard Chamberlain, Glenda Jackson, Kenneth Colley
The Music Lovers is a 1970 British drama film directed by Ken Russell. The screenplay by Melvyn Bragg, based on Beloved Friend, a collection of personal correspondence edited by Catherine ...more
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Patrick Stewart, Glenda Jackson, Peter Eyre
Hedda is a 1975 film adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. It stars Peter Eyre, Glenda Jackson and Patrick Stewart and was directed by Trevor Nunn. This was the first major theatrical film ...more
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Ben Kingsley, Michael Gambon, Glenda Jackson
Turtle Diary is a 1985 British film about "people rediscovering the joys of life and love," based on a screenplay adapted by Harold Pinter from Russell Hoban's novel Turtle Diary, ...more
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Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, Helmut Berger
The Romantic Englishwoman is a 1975 British film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, Helmut Berger, and marks the feature-length screen debut for Kate Nelligan. The ...more
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Ann-Margret, Julie Christie, Ian Holm
The Return of the Soldier is a 1982 British film starring Alan Bates as Baldry and co-starring Julie Christie, Ian Holm, Glenda Jackson, and Ann-Margret about a shell-shocked officer's return ...more
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Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Art Carney
House Calls is a 1978 film comedy starring Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson, directed by Howard Zieff.
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Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Brian Deacon
The Triple Echo is a 1972 British drama film directed by Michael Apted starring Glenda Jackson, Brian Deacon and Oliver Reed, and based on a novella by H. E. Bates. Michel Apted was nominated a ...more
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Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant
The Maids is a 1974 film that was directed by Christopher Miles. It is based on the play of the same title by the French dramatist Jean Genet. The film stars Glenda Jackson as Solange, Susannah ...more
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Glenda Jackson, Ian Richardson, Freddie Jones
Marat/Sade is a 1976 history drama musical written by Adrian Mitchell and directed by Peter Brook.
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Richard Harris, Glenda Jackson, William Hartnell
This Sporting Life is a 1963 British feature film based on a novel of the same name by David Storey which had won the 1960 Macmillan Fiction Award. It recounts the story of a rugby league ...more
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Christian Bale, Denholm Elliott, Glenda Jackson
A Murder of Quality is an Edgar award nominated TV episode.
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Paul McGann, Glenda Jackson, Amanda Donohoe
The Rainbow is a 1989 British drama film directed by Ken Russell. The story, adapted from the D. H. Lawrence novel of the same name, is a prequel to Lawrence's Women in Love, which was also made ...more
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Twiggy, Glenda Jackson, Barbara Windsor
The Boy Friend is a 1971 film directed by Ken Russell.
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Eli Wallach, Jerry Stiller, Rip Torn
Nasty Habits is a 1977 film directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.
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Lauren Bacall, Carol Burnett, James Garner
HealtH is a 1980 ensemble comedy film, the fifteenth feature project from director Robert Altman. It stars Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James Garner, Lauren Bacall, and Paul Dooley, and was ...more
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Negatives Glenda Jackson, Norman Rossington, Peter McEnery
Negatives is a 1968 British drama film directed by Peter Medak. Based on a novel by Peter Everett, it features Peter McEnery and Glenda Jackson as Theo and Vivien, a couple who act out their ...more
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Sakharov Tom Wilkinson, Glenda Jackson
Sakharov is a 1984 tv film directed by Jack Gold.
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John Candy, Martin Short, George Segal
Lost and Found is a 1979 film co-written and directed by Melvin Frank and starring George Segal and Glenda Jackson. Featuring much of the same cast and crew as Frank's 1973 film A Touch of ...more
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Glenda Jackson, Peter Sallis, Daniel Massey
The Incredible Sarah is a 1976 British drama film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Glenda Jackson. It presents dramatization of the acting career of Sarah Bernhardt.