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

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

This list has everything from Goodnight Mister Tom to Bomber Harris.

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John Thaw, Annabelle Apsion, John Cater - Goodnight Mister Tom is a 1998 film adaptation by Carlton Television of the book of the same name by Michelle Magorian; the cast featured the veteran British actor John Thaw and was directed by ...more

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Denholm Elliott, John Thaw, Marc Zuber - Sweeney 2 is a 1978 film made following the success of the 1977 film Sweeney! which was a spin-off from the popular British TV show The Sweeney. Some of the action is transferred from the usual ...more

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King John Claire Bloom, Leonard Rossiter, John Thaw - King John is 1984 film written by William Shakespeare and directed by David Giles.

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John Thaw, Barry Foster, Lynda Bellingham - Sweeney! is a 1977 British crime film, made as a spin-off from the television show The Sweeney which ran from 1974 to 1978. It was released on Region 2 DVD in 2007. A sequel Sweeney 2 was ...more

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Bomber Harris Robert Hardy, John Thaw, Phil Brown - Bomber Harris is a 1989 television drama based on the life of Arthur Harris. It was directed by Michael Darlow and written by Don Shaw.

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Ian Holm, David Warner, Nicol Williamson - The Bofors Gun is a 1968 British drama film directed by Jack Gold and starring Nicol Williamson, Ian Holm and John Thaw. It was based on the play Events While Guarding The Bofors Gun by John ...more

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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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Into the Blue John Thaw, Abigail Cruttenden, Matthew Marsh - Into the Blue is a TV Episode.

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Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Julian Glover - Cry Freedom is a 1987 British drama film directed by Richard Attenborough, set in the late 1970s, during the apartheid era of South Africa. The screenplay was written by John Briley based on a ...more

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Richard Attenborough, Honor Blackman, Stanley Baker - The Last Grenade is a 1970 British war film directed by Gordon Flemyng and starring Stanley Baker and Alex Cord as two soldiers of fortune, formerly comrades, who now find themselves on opposite ...more

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Drake's Venture John Thaw, Paul Darrow - Drake's Venture is a 1980 film depiction of Francis Drake's voyage of circumnavigation. Produced by Westward Television to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the event, it nevertheless focuses ...more

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Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, John Thaw - The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is a 1962 film, based on the short story of the same name. The screenplay, like the short story, was written by Alan Sillitoe. The film was directed by ...more

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Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Joseph Cotten - Dr. Phibes Rises Again! is a sequel to The Abominable Dr. Phibes. It was directed by Robert Fuest, and stars Vincent Price as Dr. Anton Phibes.

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Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane - Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British comedian Charlie Chaplin. It was produced and directed by Richard Attenborough and stars Robert ...more

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Killing Heat Karen Black, John Thaw, John Kani - Killing Heat is a 1981 film based on Doris Lessing's 1950 novel, The Grass Is Singing. It stars Karen Black and John Thaw and was filmed in Zambia.

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The Waiting Time Colin Baker, John Thaw, Buffy Davis - The Waiting Time is a 1999 thriller film directed by Stuart Orme.

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Killer Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Thaw Movies
Killer Trilogy Edward Woodward, John Thaw, Anthony Valentine -

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The Second World War in Colour John Thaw, Jay Simon - The Second World War in Colour is a 1999 television program directed by Polly Bide.