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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.

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

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A Touch of Class 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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Sunday Bloody Sunday 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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Hopscotch 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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Stevie Glenda Jackson, Trevor Howard, Alec McCowen Stevie is a 1978 film directed by Robert Enders.

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The Music Lovers 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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Mary, Queen of Scots 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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The Return of the Soldier 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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Hedda 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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Turtle Diary 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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The Patricia Neal Story Dirk Bogarde, Glenda Jackson, Mildred Dunnock The Patricia Neal Story is a 1981 TV movie.

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The Romantic Englishwoman 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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House Calls 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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The Triple Echo 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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The Maids 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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Marat/Sade 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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This Sporting Life 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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A Murder of Quality Christian Bale, Denholm Elliott, Glenda Jackson A Murder of Quality is an Edgar award nominated TV episode.

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The Boy Friend Twiggy, Glenda Jackson, Barbara Windsor The Boy Friend is a 1971 film directed by Ken Russell.

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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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Health 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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Nasty Habits Eli Wallach, Jerry Stiller, Rip Torn Nasty Habits is a 1977 film directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

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Lost and Found 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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The Rainbow 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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The Incredible Sarah 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.

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Sakharov Tom Wilkinson, Glenda Jackson Sakharov is a 1984 tv film directed by Jack Gold.

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Benefit of the Doubt Glenda Jackson, Michael Williams, Peter Brook Benefit of the Doubt is a 1967 documentary on Peter Brook's anti-Vietnam protest play, with the Royal Shakespeare Company, known under the title US. It was filmed at London's Aldwych Theatre and ...more

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Let's Murder Vivaldi Denholm Elliott, Glenda Jackson, Gwen Watford Let's Murder Vivaldi is a 1968 drama film for television written by David Mercer and directed by Alan Bridges.

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Horror Of Darkness Glenda Jackson, Nicol Williamson, Alfred Lynch "The liberal middle-class mask well and truly slips in John Hopkins' intense, slow-burning love triangle drama, broadcast in the BBC's groundbreaking Wednesday Play slot. An affluent, ...more

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Salome's Last Dance Glenda Jackson, Ken Russell, David Doyle Salome's Last Dance is a 1988 film by British film director, Ken Russell. Although most of the action is a verbatim performance of Oscar Wilde's 1893 play Salome, which is itself based on a ...more

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Business as Usual Glenda Jackson, Stephen Dillane, John Thaw Business as Usual is a 1987 drama film written and directed by Lezli-An Barrett. It stars Glenda Jackson and John Thaw.

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Bequest to the Nation Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Anthony Quayle Bequest to the Nation is a 1973 film directed by James Cellan Jones.

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The Devil Is a Woman Glenda Jackson, Adolfo Celi, Francisco Rabal The Devil Is a Woman is a 1974 drama film directed by Damiano Damiani and starring Glenda Jackson.

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King of the Wind Richard Harris, Jenny Agutter, Glenda Jackson King of the Wind is a 1989 British adventure film directed by Peter Duffell and starring Richard Harris, Glenda Jackson and Frank Finlay. It is based on the novel King of the Wind by Marguerite ...more

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Beyond Therapy Jeff Goldblum, Christopher Guest, Glenda Jackson Beyond Therapy is a 1987 American comedy film written and directed by Robert Altman, based on the play of the same name by Christopher Durang.

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Tell Me Lies Glenda Jackson, Paul Scofield, Peggy Ashcroft Tell Me Lies is a 1968 drama film written by Peter Brook, Michael Kustow and Michael Scott and directed by Peter Brook.