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

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

Examples include Saint Jack and Giorgino.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Joss Ackland movies?" and "What are the greatest Joss Ackland roles of all time?"
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Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover Lethal Weapon 2 is a 1989 American buddy cop action film directed by Richard Donner, and starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Patsy Kensit, Derrick O'Connor and Joss Ackland. It is a ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American action thriller film based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name. It was directed by John McTiernan and stars Sean Connery as Captain Marko Ramius ...more

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Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard K-19: The Widowmaker is a 2002 submarine thriller film about the first of many disasters that befell the Soviet submarine K-19. The film was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and stars Harrison Ford ...more

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Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is a 1991 American science fiction and fantasy comedy film, and the directing debut of Peter Hewitt. It is the second film in the Bill & Ted franchise, and a ...more

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Helen Hayes, Peter Ustinov, Jon Pertwee One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing is a 1975 comedy film, which is set in the early 1920s, about the theft of a dinosaur skeleton from the Natural History Museum. The film was produced by Walt ...more

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Julianne Moore, Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone Surviving Picasso is a 1996 Merchant Ivory film starring Anthony Hopkins as the famous painter Pablo Picasso. It was directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant and David L. Wolper. ...more

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Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway The Three Musketeers is a 1973 film based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by Richard Lester and written by George MacDonald Fraser. It was originally proposed in ...more

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Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli The Mighty Ducks is a 1992 American sports comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, starring Emilio Estevez. It was produced by Avnet–Kerner Productions and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It ...more

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Ian McKellen, Natasha Richardson, Hugh Bonneville Asylum is a 2005 Anglo-Irish drama film directed by David Mackenzie and made by Mace Neufeld Productions, Samson Films, Seven Arts Productions, Zephyr Films Ltd and released by Paramount ...more

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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Ted Levine Nowhere to Run is a 1993 American action drama film directed by Robert Harmon, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Ted Levine and Joss Ackland.

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Craig Ferguson, Charlotte Church, Imelda Staunton I'll Be There is a 2003 British comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Craig Ferguson, who, in his directorial debut, also stars in the film with singer Charlotte Church in her film

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Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig, Ron Moody A Kid in King Arthur's Court is a 1995 Disney family film directed by Michael Gottlieb. It is based on the famous Mark Twain novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, transplanted into ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Patrick Stewart, Cary Elwes Lady Jane is a 1986 British costume drama romance film directed by Trevor Nunn, written by David Edgar, and starring Helena Bonham Carter as the titular character. It tells the story of Lady ...more

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Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Kenan Thompson D3: The Mighty Ducks is 1996 American sports comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman. It is the third and final film in The Mighty Ducks trilogy and was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ...more

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Miriam Margolyes, Catherine Mary Stewart, Joss Ackland The Apple is a 1979 musical science fiction film starring Catherine Mary Stewart and directed by Menahem Golan. It is a discoesque rock opera-styled feature, set in a futuristic 1994, dealing ...more

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Milla Jovovich, Samuel L. Jackson, Emily VanCamp No Good Deed is a 2002 crime thriller film directed by Bob Rafelson, his last feature film to date. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgård and Doug Hutchison. The ...more

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Hugh Grant, John Hurt, Charles Dance 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, ...more

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Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Imelda Staunton Citizen X is a 1995 biography crime drama film written by Robert Cullen and Chris Gerolmo and directed by Chris Gerolmo.

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John Candy, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young Once Upon a Crime is a 1992 ensemble comedy film starring Richard Lewis, John Candy, James Belushi, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young and Ornella Muti. The film was directed by Eugene Levy. It is the ...more

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Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley, Peter Cushing The House That Dripped Blood is a 1971 British horror anthology film directed by Peter Duffell and distributed by Amicus Productions. It stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Nyree Dawn Porter, ...more

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Gene Wilder, Bob Fosse, Joss Ackland The Little Prince is a 1974 American–British fantasy-musical film with screenplay and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe. It was both directed and produced by Stanley Donen and ...more

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David Attenborough, Joss Ackland, Jim Davidson A Zed & Two Noughts is a 1985 film written and directed by Peter Greenaway. This film was Greenaway's first with cinematography by Sacha Vierny, who went on to shoot virtually all of ...more

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Russell Crowe, George Takei, Gulshan Grover Prisoners of the Sun is a film directed by Roger Christian starring John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, Emily Holmes, Nick Moran, Joss Ackland, Michael Higgs and Gulshan Grover.

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Demi Moore, Natalie Dormer, Michael Caine Flawless is a 2007 British fictional crime film directed by Michael Radford, written by Edward Anderson, and starring Michael Caine and Demi Moore. It premiered 11 February 2007 in Germany. The ...more

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Michael York, Sarah Miles, Anthony Quayle Great Expectations is a 1974 film made for television based on the Charles Dickens novel of the same name. It was directed by Joseph Hardy, with screenwriter Sherman Yellen and music by Maurice ...more

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Demi Moore, Stellan Skarsgård, William Fichtner Passion of Mind is a 2000 American psychological romantic drama film starring Demi Moore. It was the first English-language film from Belgian director Alain Berliner, best known for the arthouse ...more

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Richard Burton, Joss Ackland, Stephen Moore A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1959 Czechoslovak animated puppet film directed by Jiří Trnka. It is based on the Shakespeare play of the same name. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes ...more

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Terence Stamp, John Turturro, Christopher Lambert The Sicilian is a 1987 action film based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo. It was directed by Michael Cimino and stars Christopher Lambert, Joss Ackland and Terence Stamp.

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Vanessa Redgrave, John C. McGinley Mother's Boys is a 1994 thriller film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter Gallagher, Joanne Whalley and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates Swept from the Sea is a 1997 American drama film directed by Beeban Kidron and starring Vincent Perez, Rachel Weisz, and Ian McKellen. Based on the 1901 short story "Amy Foster" by ...more

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Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Nigel Hawthorne S*P*Y*S is a 1974 comedy about two bumbling men who are spies and targeted for elimination by the KGB. The film was directed by Irvin Kershner, and stars Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland, and ...more

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Sean Bean, Christoph Waltz, Lara Flynn Boyle Jacob is a German/Italian/American television movie from 1994, based on the novel Giacobbe by Francesco Maria Nappi, which is in turn based on a Biblical account from the Book of Genesis about

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Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins, Oliver Reed Royal Flash is a 1975 film based on George MacDonald Fraser's second Flashman novel, Royal Flash. It starred Malcolm McDowell as Flashman. Additionally, Oliver Reed appeared in the role of Otto ...more

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Claire Bloom, Joss Ackland, Alan MacNaughtan Shadowlands is a 1985 television film, written by William Nicholson, directed by Norman Stone and produced by David M. Thompson for BBC Wales. Its subject is the relationship between Oxford don ...more

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Alec Guinness, Julian Glover, Peter Sallis Hitler: The Last Ten Days is a 1973 British-Italian biographical drama film depicting the days leading up to Adolf Hitler's suicide. The film stars Alec Guinness and Simon Ward and the original ...more

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Ben Daniels, Geraldine James, Joss Ackland The Bridge is a 1992 independent film based on the novel by Maggie Hemingway. Directed by Sydney Macartney, it stars Saskia Reeves, David O'Hara, Joss Ackland, Rosemary Harris, Anthony Higgins, ...more

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Denholm Elliott, Peter Bogdanovich, George Lazenby

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Stephen Collins, Roma Downey A Woman Named Jackie is a 1991 American made for television miniseries chronicling the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. It was based on C. David Heymann's 1989 book of the same title. The ...more

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Jay Leno, Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd Silver Bears is a 1978 joint British- and American-produced comedy thriller film directed by Ivan Passer and starring Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan and Joss Ackland. Caine ...more

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Marion Ross, Kellie Martin, Joss Ackland Accomplished television director Richard A. Colla directed this made-for-TV drama for the Lifetime cable network. Starring Kellie Martin of Life Goes On and E.R., Hidden in Silence chronicles ...more

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Moscow Zero Val Kilmer, Vincent Gallo, Rade Šerbedžija Moscow Zero is a 2006 film directed by María Lidón.

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Christian Bale, Denholm Elliott, Glenda Jackson A Murder of Quality is an Edgar award nominated TV episode.

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Michael Caine, Cheryl Ladd, Joss Ackland Jekyll & Hyde is a 1990 horror tv movie directed by David Wickes and written by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen Elizabeth Hurley, C. Thomas Howell, Claire Bloom Mad Dogs and Englishmen is a 1995 British thriller film directed by Henry Cole and starring Elizabeth Hurley, C. Thomas Howell and Joss Ackland. An upper-class drug addict is pursued by the ...more

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Patrick Swayze, Michael York, Patrick Bergin Icon is a Hallmark Channel original television film directed by Charles Martin Smith and based on the novel by Frederick Forsyth. The film premiered on the network May 30, 2005. It is set in the ...more

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John Cleese, Denholm Elliott, Arthur Lowe The Strange Case of the End of Civilisation as We Know It is a 1977 comedy starring John Cleese. It is a low-budget spoof of the Sherlock Holmes detective series, as well as the mystery genre in ...more

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Mylène Farmer, Louise Fletcher, Joss Ackland Giorgino is a 1994 French film directed by Laurent Boutonnat.

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Penny Gold is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Joss Ackland Movies
Penny Gold Francesca Annis, Sue Lloyd, Penelope Keith Penny Gold is a 1973 British drama film directed by Jack Cardiff and starring James Booth, Francesca Annis, Nicky Henson and Joss Ackland. Two policemen investigate a series of murders, ...more

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Sophie Marceau, Stephen Dillane, Joss Ackland Firelight is a 1997 period romance film written and directed by William Nicholson and starring Sophie Marceau and Stephen Dillane. Written by William Nicholson, the film is about a woman who ...more

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Kristin Scott Thomas, David Warner, Joss Ackland Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming is a 1990 TV biographical film of the life of Ian Fleming, creator of the popular James Bond spy character, retracing his playboy youth, his expulsion ...more