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The Best Joss Ackland Movies 

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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.

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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 submarine spy-thriller film directed by John McTiernan, based on the 1984 novel by Tom Clancy. In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine ...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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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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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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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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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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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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#213 of 257 The Best Teen Romance Movies #9 of 23 Great Movies About Real Female Rulers

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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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Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Imelda Staunton
Citizen X is a 1995 biography drama film written by Robert Cullen and Chris Gerolmo and directed by Chris Gerolmo.
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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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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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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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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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#97 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #117 of 179 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

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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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John Candy, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young
This film 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 remake ...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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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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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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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