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

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The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including A Man for All Seasons and The Conductor.

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

Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles are among those who directed John Gielgud at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is John Gielgud your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Rod Steiger and Anna Magnani films lists too.

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Secret Agent John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Robert Young

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Murder on the Orient Express Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall

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Chimes at Midnight Orson Welles, John Gielgud, Jeanne Moreau

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Gandhi Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen

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The Charge of the Light Brigade Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Natasha Richardson

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Appointment with Death Carrie Fisher, Lauren Bacall, John Gielgud

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Becket Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud

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Richard III Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Stanley Baker

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The Elephant Man Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

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Murder by Decree Donald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud

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Around the World in 80 Days Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich

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Julius Caesar Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud

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Julius Caesar Charlton Heston, Christopher Lee, Diana Rigg

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Arthur Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, John Gielgud

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Lion of the Desert Oliver Reed, John Gielgud, Anthony Quinn

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Saint Joan John Gielgud, Jean Seberg, Richard Widmark

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Hamlet Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal

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Shine Geoffrey Rush, John Gielgud, Lynn Redgrave

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Elizabeth Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

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Providence Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde

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Chariots of Fire Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm

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Merlin Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones

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Oh! What a Lovely War Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave

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Quest for Camelot Pierce Brosnan, Celine Dion, Gary Oldman

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Aces High Christopher Plummer, Malcolm McDowell, John Gielgud

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The Portrait of a Lady Nicole Kidman, Christian Bale, Viggo Mortensen

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First Knight Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond

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Frankenstein: The True Story Jane Seymour, John Gielgud, David McCallum

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame Anthony Hopkins, John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi

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The Loved One James Coburn, Milton Berle, John Gielgud

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Prospero's Books John Gielgud, Erland Josephson, Mark Rylance

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Lost Horizon John Gielgud, George Kennedy, Liv Ullmann

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Shining Through Liam Neeson, Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith

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Haunted Kate Beckinsale, John Gielgud, Aidan Quinn

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Les Misérables Anthony Perkins, Ian Holm, John Gielgud

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The Whistle Blower Michael Caine, John Gielgud, Barry Foster

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Sebastian John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York

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Priest of Love Ian McKellen, Ava Gardner, John Gielgud

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Plenty Meryl Streep, Sting, Ian McKellen

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The Formula Marlon Brando, John Gielgud, George C. Scott

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A Man for All Seasons Charlton Heston, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud

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11 Harrowhouse Candice Bergen, John Gielgud, Charles Grodin

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Arthur 2: On the Rocks Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates, Dudley Moore

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The Human Factor Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud, Iman Abdulmajid

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The Canterville Ghost Alyssa Milano, John Gielgud, Ted Wass

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The Scarlet and the Black Christopher Plummer, Gregory Peck, John Gielgud

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The Wicked Lady Faye Dunaway, John Gielgud, Marina Sirtis

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Alice in Wonderland Peter Sellers, John Gielgud, Eric Idle

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Richard Burton's Hamlet Richard Burton, William Redfield, Eileen Herlie

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Swan Song John Gielgud, Richard Briers