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The Best Guy Pearce Movies

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

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

Examples include Iron Man 3 and Lawless.

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

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  • 1
    L.A. Confidential
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    L.A. Confidential

    Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe

    Released1997

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

    L.A. Confidential is a 1997 neo-noir film based on James Ellroy's 1990 novel of the same... more on Wikipedia
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    Iron Man 3
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    Iron Man 3

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2013

    Directed byShane Black

    Iron Man 3 is a 2013 superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced... more on Wikipedia

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    The Count of Monte Cristo
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    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Reynolds

    The Count of Monte Cristo is a 2002 adventure film directed by Kevin Reynolds. The film is an... more on Wikipedia

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    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    Released1994

    Directed byStephan Elliott

    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is a 1994 Australian comedy-drama film... more on Wikipedia

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    Winged Creatures
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    Winged Creatures

    Kate Beckinsale, Dakota Fanning

    Released2008

    Directed byRowan Woods

    Winged Creatures is a 2008 crime film directed by Rowan Woods. It is an adaptation of Roy... more on Wikipedia
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    A Slipping-Down Life
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    A Slipping-Down Life

    Guy Pearce, Shawnee Smith

    Released1999

    Directed byToni Kalem

    A Slipping-Down Life is a 1999 romantic drama film directed by Toni Kalem. Based on a novel by... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Prometheus
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    Prometheus

    Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender

    Released2012

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Memento
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    Memento

    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss

    Released2000

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Memento is a 2000 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Ravenous
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    Ravenous

    Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce

    Released1999

    Directed byAntonia Bird

    Ravenous is a 1999 horror film and satire directed by Antonia Bird and starring Guy Pearce,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
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    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

    Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce

    Released2010

    Directed byTroy Nixey

    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a 2010 American dark fantasy horror film written by Matthew... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    The Time Machine
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    The Time Machine

    Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce

    Released2002

    Directed bySimon Wells

    The Time Machine is a 2002 American science fiction film loosely adapted from the 1895 novel... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Breathe In
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    Breathe In

    Felicity Jones, Kyle MacLachlan

    Released2013

    Directed byDrake Doremus

    Breathe In is a 2013 American romantic drama film co-written and directed by Drake Doremus and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Proposition
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    The Proposition

    John Hurt, Ray Winstone

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Hillcoat

    The Proposition is a 2005 Australian western film directed by John Hillcoat and written by... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    The King's Speech
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    The King's Speech

    Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth

    Released2010

    Directed byTom Hooper

    The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written... more on Wikipedia

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    Lawless
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    Lawless

    Jessica Chastain, Tom Hardy

    Released2012

    Directed byJohn Hillcoat

    Lawless is a 2012 American drama film directed by John Hillcoat. The screenplay by Nick Cave... more on Wikipedia

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    Lockout
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    Lockout

    Maggie Grace, Guy Pearce

    Released2012

    Directed byJames Mather, Stephen St. Leger

    Lockout is a 2012 French science fiction action film directed by James Mather and Stephen... more on Wikipedia

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    Two Brothers
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    Two Brothers

    Guy Pearce, Freddie Highmore

    Released2004

    Directed byJean-Jacques Annaud

    Two Brothers is a 2004 adventure family film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. It is about two... more on Wikipedia

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    The Road
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    The Road

    Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Hillcoat

    The Road is a 2009 American post-apocalyptic drama film directed by John Hillcoat from a... more on Wikipedia

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    The Hurt Locker
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    The Hurt Locker

    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American film about a three-man Explosive Ordnance Disposal team... more on Wikipedia

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    Domino
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    Domino

    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Carice van Houten

    Released2019

    Directed byBrian De Palma

    Domino is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Brian De Palma. A Copenhagen cop, Christian... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Flynn
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    Flynn

    Guy Pearce, John Savage

    Released1993

    Directed byFrank Howson

    Flynn is an Australian film about the early life of Errol Flynn, focusing on his time in New... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    The Hard Word
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    The Hard Word

    Guy Pearce, Rachel Griffiths

    Released2002

    Directed byScott Roberts

    The Hard Word is a 2002 Australian crime film about three bank-robbing brothers who are... more on Wikipedia
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    Traitor
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    Traitor

    Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce

    Released2008

    Directed byJeffrey Nachmanoff

    Traitor is a 2008 American spy thriller film, based on an idea by Steve Martin who is also an... more on Wikipedia

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    Disturbing The Peace
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    Disturbing The Peace

    Guy Pearce, Barbi Blank

    Released2020

    Directed byYork Alec Shackleton

    Disturbing The Peace is a 2020 American action film directed by York Alec Shackleton. A small... more on Wikipedia
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    Bedtime Stories
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    Bedtime Stories

    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam Shankman

    Bedtime Stories is a 2008 American family-fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman that... more on Wikipedia

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