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The Best Liv Ullmann Movies

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

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

This list includes The Abdication, Dreamplay and more films.

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  • 1

    Shame

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann
    31
    6

    Released1968

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Shame is a 1968 Swedish black-and-white film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and starring Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow. The film explores shame, stress, jealousy, self-loathing and anxiety...  more
  • 2

    Hour of the Wolf

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann
    24
    6

    Released1968

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Hour of the Wolf is a 1968 Swedish surrealist–psychological horror–drama film, directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann....  more
  • 3

    A Bridge Too Far

    Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins
    21
    6

    Released1977

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic film based on the 1974 book of the same name by Cornelius Ryan, adapted by William Goldman. It was produced by Joseph E. Levine and Richard P. Levine and directed by...  more

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  • 4

    Autumn Sonata

    Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann
    19
    5

    Released1978

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Autumn Sonata is a 1978 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann and Lena Nyman. It tells the story of a celebrated classical pianist who is...  more
  • 5

    Persona

    Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson
    20
    6

    Released1966

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Persona is a 1966 black and white Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullmann. Persona’s story revolves around a young nurse named Alma and her...  more

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  • 6

    Face to Face

    Lena Olin, Liv Ullmann
    17
    4

    Released1976

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Face to Face is a 1976 Swedish psychological drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. It tells the story of a psychiatrist who is suffering from a mental illness. It stars Liv Ullmann and...  more
  • 7

    The Passion of Anna

    Max von Sydow, Ingmar Bergman
    18
    6

    Released1969

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Passion of Anna is a 1969 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Its original Swedish title is En passion, which means "A passion". Bergman was awarded Best Director at the...  more
  • 8

    Scenes from a Marriage

    Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann
    14
    4

    Released1973

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Scenes from a Marriage is a 1973 Swedish TV series written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The story explores the disintegration of a marriage between Marianne, a lawyer, and Johan, a professor over...  more

    #72 of 156 The Best Foreign Romance Movies, Ranked#44 of 113 The Best Movies About Bad Relationships

  • 9

    The Emigrants

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann
    11
    2

    Released1971

    Directed byJan Troell

    The Emigrants is a 1971 Swedish film directed by Jan Troell. It tells the story of a Swedish group who emigrate from Småland, Sweden to Minnesota, United States in the 19th century. The film follows...  more
  • 10

    The Ox

    Max von Sydow, Stellan Skarsgård
    10
    2

    Released1991

    Directed bySven Nykvist

    In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. Although no one suspects anything, Helge is wracked with guilt. He tries to...  more
  • 11

    The New Land

    Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann
    10
    2

    Released1972

    Directed byJan Troell

    The New Land is a 1972 Swedish film written by Bengt Forslund and directed by Jan Troell. It stars Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann and Eddie Axberg. The film was nominated for the Best Foreign Language...  more
  • 12

    Cries and Whispers

    Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann
    17
    11

    Released1972

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Cries and Whispers is a 1972 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin and Liv Ullmann. The film is set at a mansion at the end of...  more

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  • 13

    The Bay Boy

    Kiefer Sutherland, Liv Ullmann
    10
    4

    Released1984

    Directed byDaniel Petrie

    The Bay Boy is a 1984 Canadian film. It is a semi-autobiographical film based on director Daniel Petrie's experiences of growing up in Glace Bay, a mining town on Cape Breton Island, during the Great...  more
  • 14

    The Serpent's Egg

    David Carradine, Liv Ullmann
    15
    11

    Released1977

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Serpent's Egg is a 1977 American-West German drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring David Carradine and Liv Ullmann. The story is set in 1920s Berlin and features English and German...  more
  • 15

    Let’s Hope It’s a Girl

    Catherine Deneuve, Liv Ullmann
    10
    4

    Released1986

    Directed byMario Monicelli

    Speriamo che sia femmina, internationally released as Let's Hope It's a Girl, is a 1986 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli. For this film Monicelli was awarded with a David di Donatello...  more
  • 16

    Saraband

    Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson
    8
    2

    Released2003

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    Saraband is a 2003 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman, and his final film. It was made for Swedish television, but released theatrically in a longer cut outside Sweden. Its United States...  more

    #69 of 183 The Best R-Rated Family Drama Movies#8 of 23 The Best R Drama Movies#15 of 65 The Best Movies Directed by Ingmar Bergman

  • 17

    Lost Horizon

    John Gielgud, George Kennedy
    14
    10

    Released1973

    Directed byCharles Jarrott

    Lost Horizon is a 1973 American musical film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Peter Finch, John Gielgud, Liv Ullmann, Michael York, Sally Kellerman, Bobby Van, George Kennedy, Olivia Hussey,...  more
  • 18

    The Touch

    Max von Sydow, Elliott Gould
    12
    8

    Released1971

    Directed byIngmar Bergman

    The Touch is a 1971 film directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Elliott Gould, and Sheila Reid....  more
  • 19

    Zandy's Bride

    Gene Hackman, Liv Ullmann
    6
    2

    Released1974

    Directed byJan Troell

    Zandy's Bride is a 1974 western film directed by Jan Troell....  more
  • 20

    Through A Glass, Darkly

    Liv Ullmann, Aksel Hennie
    10
    7

    Released2008

    Directed byJesper Westerlin Nielsen

    Through A Glass, Darkly is a 2008 drama film directed by Jesper Westerlin Nielsen and written by Jostein Goarder....
  • 21

    The Danish Poet

    Liv Ullmann
    8
    4

    Released2006

    Directed byTorill Kove

    The Danish Poet is a 2006 animated short film written, directed, and animated by Torill Kove and narrated by Liv Ullmann. A co-production of the National Film Board of Canada and Mikrofilm AS of...  more
  • 22

    Mindwalk

    Sam Waterston, Liv Ullmann
    4
    0

    Released1990

    Directed byBernt Amadeus Capra

    Mindwalk is a 1990 feature film directed by Bernt Amadeus Capra, based on his own short story, based in turn on the book The Turning Point by his brother Fritjof Capra, the author of the book The Tao...  more
  • 23

    Pope Joan

    Olivia de Havilland, Liv Ullmann
    4
    0

    Released1972

    Directed byHerbert Wise, Michael Anderson

    Pope Joan is a 1972 British, mediaeval costume drama film based on the story of Pope Joan. Even though modern consensus generally disputes Pope Joan as legendary, in this film she is treated as...  more
  • 24

    The Wild Duck

    Jeremy Irons, Liv Ullmann
    4
    2

    Released1984

    Directed byHenri Safran

    The Wild Duck is a 1984 film directed by Henri Safran....  more
  • 25

    De kalte ham Skarven

    Liv Ullmann, Per Christensen
    2
    0

    Released1965

    De kalte ham Skarven is a 1965 Norwegian drama film directed by Wilfred Breistrand and Erik Folke Gustavson, starring Per Christensen and Liv Ullmann. The film is about a fisherman who has to face...  more