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The Best Greta Scacchi Movies

Updated September 21, 2019 1.2k votes 122 voters 9.2k views

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

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

Examples include Burke & Wills and Presumed Innocent.

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  • 1
    Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy
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    Released1990

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    Presumed Innocent is a 1990 legal drama. It is a film adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Scott Turow, which tells the story of a prosecutor and his female colleague and...  more

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  • 2
    Hugh Grant, John Hurt
    41
    15

    Released1987

    Directed byMichael Radford

    White Mischief is a 1987 film dramatising the events of the Happy Valley murder case in Kenya in 1941, when Sir Henry "Jock" Delves Broughton was tried for the murder of Josslyn Hay, Earl of...  more
  • 3
    Vincent D'Onofrio, Greta Scacchi
    30
    7

    Released1992

    Directed byAndrew Birkin

    Salt on Our Skin is a 1992 romantic film directed by Andrew Birkin. Greta Scacchi plays a famous feminist activist, while Vincent D'Onofrio portrays a humble Scots fisherman in this film from...  more
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    Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Oh
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    11

    Released1998

    Directed byFrançois Girard

    The Red Violin is a 1998 Canadian drama film directed by François Girard. It spans four centuries and five countries as it tells the story of a mysterious violin and its many owners. The film was an...  more

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  • 5
    Ian McKellen, Alan Rickman
    30
    7

    Released1996

    Directed byUli Edel

    Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny is a biographical 1996 TV film which chronicles the last four years of Grigori Rasputin's stint as a healer to Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia; the heir...  more
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    Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins
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    Released1991

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

    Shattered is a 1991 Hitchcockian neo-noir/psychological thriller starring Tom Berenger, Greta Scacchi, Bob Hoskins, Joanne Whalley and Corbin Bernsen. It was directed and written for the screen by...  more
  • 7
    Jamie Lee Curtis, Claudia Cardinale
    25
    3

    Released1987

    Directed byDiane Kurys

    A Man in Love is a 1987 French-Italian drama film directed by Diane Kurys. Her first English language film, it was entered into the 1987 Cannes Film Festival....  more
  • 8
    Joan Chen, Greta Scacchi
    23
    4

    Released1992

    Directed byStephen Wallace

    Turtle Beach is a film directed by Stephen Wallace released on May 1, 1992....  more
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  • 9
    Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi
    17
    5

    Released1983

    Directed byJames Ivory

    Heat and Dust is a 1983 romantic drama film with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala based upon her novel, Heat and Dust. It was directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant. Ivory...  more
  • 10
    Michael Gambon, Albert Finney
    18
    6

    Released1994

    Directed byMike Figgis

    The Browning Version is a 1994 film directed by Mike Figgis and starring Albert Finney. The film is based on the 1948 play by Terence Rattigan, which was previously adapted for film under the same...  more
  • 11

    Released2006

    Directed byPeter Medak

    Marple: By the Pricking of My Thumbs is a 2006 TV film directed by Peter Medak....
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    Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis
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    Released1992

    Directed byRobert Altman

    The Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Michael Tolkin based on his own 1988 novel of the same name. It is the story of Hollywood studio executive...  more

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  • 13
    Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi
    15
    7

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Blakemore

    Country Life is a 1994 Australian drama film, adapted from the play Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. The film was directed by Michael Blakemore. The cast included Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi and Googie...  more
  • 14
    Greta Scacchi, Madhur Jaffrey
    23
    18

    Released1999

    Directed byIsmail Merchant, Madhur Jaffrey

    Cotton Mary is a 1999 film directed by Ismail Merchant, best known as the producer half of Merchant Ivory and Madhur Jaffrey, actress and author of cookery books. It was filmed in India....  more
  • 15
    Barry Humphries, Alan Bates
    13
    5

    Released1985

    Directed byMichael Lindsay-Hogg

    Dr. Fischer of Geneva is a 1985 film written by Richard Broke and directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg....
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  • 16
    Ben Kingsley, Colin Firth
    13
    5

    Released1984

    Directed byDesmond Davis

    Camille is a 1984 television film based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. It was adapted by Blanche Hanalis and directed by Desmond Davis. It stars Greta...  more
  • 17
    Gabriel Byrne, Robbie Coltrane
    15
    8

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Drury, David Drury

    Defence of the Realm is a 1986 political thriller directed by David Drury, and starring Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, and Denholm Elliott, with Robbie Coltrane in a supporting role. The film takes...  more
  • 18
    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor
    22
    18

    Released1996

    Directed byDouglas McGrath

    Emma is a 1996 period film based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen. Directed by Douglas McGrath, the film stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Alan Cumming, Toni Collette, Ewan McGregor, and Jeremy...  more

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  • 19
    Jeff Goldblum, Greta Scacchi
    17
    12

    Released2000

    Directed byKarl Francis

    One of the Hollywood Ten is a 2000 Spanish and British bio-picture. The film was written and directed by Karl Francis. The drama focuses on screenwriter/director Herbert Biberman and his efforts to...  more
  • 20
    Ewan McGregor, Pete Postlethwaite
    18
    13

    Released1997

    Directed byPhilippe Rousselot

    The Serpent's Kiss is a 1997 film directed by Philippe Rousselot. It is a story about a Dutch garden architect named Meneer Chrome who has been hired by a wealthy metalworker to create an extravagant...  more
  • 21
    Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer
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    25

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

    Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke and starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Kate Beahan, Greta Scacchi, and Sean Bean....  more

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  • 22
    Emma Thompson, Hayley Atwell
    15
    11

    Released2008

    Directed byJulian Jarrold

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  • 23
    Greta Scacchi, Sean Pertwee
    10
    5

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Bogdanov

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    Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth
    15
    12

    Released2004

    Directed byKevin Spacey

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    Greta Scacchi, Polly Walker
    11
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    Jeffrey Archer: The Truth is a 2002 BBC satirical comedy drama on the life of Jeffrey Archer, with the title role played by Damian Lewis. Its duration was 90 minutes and its premiere occurred on 1...  more
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