The Best Gordon Pinsent Movies  

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

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

These films, like Away from Her and Saint Ralph include images when available.

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Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto
The Thomas Crown Affair is a DeLuxe Color 1968 film directed and produced by Norman Jewison starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning Best ...more
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Vonetta McGee, Elisha Cook, Jr.
Blacula is a 1972 American blaxploitation horror film produced for American International Pictures. It was directed by William Crain and stars William Marshall in the title role about an ...more
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Catherine O'Hara, Dave Thomas, Samuel Fröler
Pippi Longstocking is a 1997 animated musical film from AB Svensk Filmindustri and Nelvana, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren. It was distributed theatrically by Legacy ...more
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Nina Dobrev, Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis
Away from Her is a 2006 Canadian film which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival and also played in the Premier category at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. The feature-length ...more
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Marion Ross, Eric Braeden, William Schallert
Colossus: The Forbin Project is a 1970 American science fiction thriller film from Universal Pictures, produced by Stanley Chase, directed by Joseph Sargent, and starring Eric Braeden, Susan ...more
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Sarah Polley, Chris Wiggins, John Stocker
Babar: The Movie is a 1989 Canadian-French traditional animated film made by Canada's Nelvana Limited and France's Ellipse Programmé, and distributed by New Line Cinema. It is based on ...more
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Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey
The Shipping News is a 2001 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Shipping News by Annie Proulx. It stars Kevin Spacey as the protagonist Quoyle, ...more
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Jennifer Tilly, Campbell Scott, Gordon Pinsent
Saint Ralph is a 2004 Canadian drama film written and directed by Michael McGowan. Its central character is a teenage boy who trains for the 1954 Boston Marathon in the hope a victory will be ...more
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The Rowdyman Will Geer, Gordon Pinsent, Stuart Gillard
The Rowdyman is a comedy film with moralistic overtones, set in Newfoundland. It was written by and starred Gordon Pinsent, a native Newfoundlander. The film became a commercial hit and landed ...more
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Ellen Burstyn, Tom Skerritt, Gordon Pinsent
Silence of the North is a 1981 semi-autobiographical Canadian film of author Olive Frederickson, taken from the book of the same name. The film stars Tom Skerritt as her first husband Walter ...more
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Angelo Tsarouchas, Marie-Josée Croze, David Hewlett
Nothing is a 2003 Canadian black philosophical comedy film, directed by Vincenzo Natali. It stars David Hewlett and Andrew Miller.
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Jackie Burroughs, Gordon Pinsent, Roland Hewgill
John and the Missus is a 1986 Canadian drama film. The film was directed by and starred Gordon Pinsent who wrote the screenplay from his 1974 novel of the same name.
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Angie Dickinson, Vanity, Rod Steiger
Klondike Fever is a 1980 Canadian adventure film, based on the writings of Jack London.
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Hal Holbrook, Kelly McGillis, Treat Williams
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The Sparky Book Gordon Pinsent, Joel Thomas Hynes
The Sparky Book is a 2006 animated/live-action short film by Newfoundland filmmaker Mary Lewis, about the near-death of a young girl who undergoes heart transplant surgery, and the death of her ...more
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Nastassja Kinski, Gordon Pinsent, Maxim Roy
Blind Terror is a 2001 suspense thriller starring Nastassja Kinski, Stewart Bick and Gordon Pinsent. It was written by Douglas Soesbe and directed by Giles Walker.
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Christian Slater, Stephen Rea, Molly Parker
The Good Shepherd is a 2004 drama film directed by Lewis Webb, starring Christian Slater, Molly Parker and Stephen Rea. The film follows a straying Catholic priest's investigation of a troubled ...more
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Pale Saints Sean Patrick Flanery, Saul Rubinek, Maury Chaykin
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Gordon Pinsent
Blackwood is a 1976 Canadian short documentary film about Newfoundland artist David Blackwood, directed by Tony Ianzelo and Andy Thomson. Narration is provided by Gordon Pinsent. It was ...more
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Alberta Watson, Gordon Pinsent
The Spine is a 2009 short film directed and written by Chris Landreth.
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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Jill Hennessy, Caroline Rhea, Colin Mochrie
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a 2012 film written by Malcolm MacRury and directed by Don McBrearty.
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Justine Bateman, Richard Dean Anderson, Cynthia Dale