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The Best Malcolm McDowell Movies

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

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

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    A Clockwork Orange

    Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke

    Released1971

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novella A Clockwork Orange. It employs disturbing, violent images...  more

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    Gangster No. 1

    Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany

    Released2000

    Directed byPaul McGuigan

    This film is a 2000 British film directed by Paul McGuigan. It stars Paul Bettany in the title role, and features Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis and Saffron Burrows....  more
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    The Book of Eli

    Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis

    Released2010

    Directed byAlbert Hughes, Allen Hughes

    The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by the Hughes brothers. A lone man sets off to fight his way across America in order to protect a sacred book...  more

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    The Artist

    John Goodman, Malcolm McDowell

    Released2011

    Directed byMichel Hazanavicius

    The Artist is a 2011 French romantic comedy-drama in the style of a black-and-white silent film. It was written, directed, and co-edited by Michel Hazanavicius, produced by Thomas Langmann and...  more
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    Blue Thunder

    Malcolm McDowell, Roy Scheider

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Badham

    Blue Thunder is a 1983 action thriller film that features a high-tech helicopter of the same name. The movie was directed by John Badham and stars Roy Scheider. A spin-off television series also...  more

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    Bolt

    Miley Cyrus, John Travolta

    Released2008

    Directed byChris Williams, Byron Howard

    Bolt tells the story of a dog who is convinced that his role as a super dog is reality. When he is ripped from his world of fantasy, and action by his own doing. His own obsession with his owner and...  more

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    Halloween

    Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo

    Released2007

    Directed byRob Zombie

    Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie. The film is a remake/reimagining of the 1978 horror film of the same name; it is a reboot of the Halloween...  more

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    The Raging Moon

    Malcolm McDowell, Georgia Brown

    Released1971

    Directed byBryan Forbes

    The Raging Moon is a British film released in the UK during 1971. It is based on the book by British novelist Peter Marshall and starring Malcolm McDowell and Nanette Newman. In the United States,...  more
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    if....

    Malcolm McDowell, Arthur Lowe

    Released1968

    Directed byLindsay Anderson

    if.... is a 1968 British drama film produced and directed by Lindsay Anderson satirising English public school life. Famous for its depiction of a savage insurrection at a fictitious boys boarding...  more
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    Disturbed

    Malcolm McDowell, Geoffrey Lewis

    Released1990

    Directed byCharles Winkler

    Disturbed is a 1990 American horror film directed by Charles Winkler starring Malcolm McDowell as a psychiatrist who rapes a young woman in his care, then must deal with her vengeance-seeking...  more
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    Get Crazy

    Malcolm McDowell, Clint Howard

    Released1983

    Directed byAllan Arkush

    Get Crazy is a 1983 musical comedy directed by Allan Arkush and starring Malcolm McDowell, Allen Garfield, Daniel Stern, Gail Edwards, and Ed Begley, Jr....  more
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    Royal Flash

    Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins

    Released1975

    Directed byRichard Lester

    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 von...  more
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    Mischief Night

    Malcolm McDowell, Erik Palladino

    Released2011

    Directed byTravis Baker

    Mischief Night is a 2011 horror film written and directed by Travis Baker....  more
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    Aces High

    Christopher Plummer, Malcolm McDowell

    Released1976

    Directed byJack Gold

    Aces High is a 1976 British-French war film directed by Jack Gold and starring Malcolm McDowell, Peter Firth, Christopher Plummer and Simon Ward. The screenplay was written by Howard Barker. As...  more
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    The Passage

    Christopher Lee, Malcolm McDowell

    Released1979

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    The Passage is a 1979 British action–war film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Anthony Quinn, James Mason, Malcolm McDowell and Patricia Neal. The film is based upon the 1976 novel, Perilous...  more
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    Britannia Hospital

    Mark Hamill, Malcolm McDowell

    Released1982

    Directed byLindsay Anderson

    Britannia Hospital is a 1982 black comedy film by British director Lindsay Anderson which targets the National Health Service and contemporary British society. It was entered into the 1982 Cannes...  more
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    Hidalgo

    Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif

    Released2004

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Hidalgo is a 2004 film based on the legend of the American distance rider Frank Hopkins and his mustang Hidalgo. It recounts Hopkins' racing his horse in Arabia in 1891 against Bedouins riding...  more
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    Easy A

    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes

    Released2010

    Directed byWill Gluck

    Easy A is a 2010 American teen comedy film directed by Will Gluck. A clean-cut high school student (Emma Stone) relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing....  more

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    The Assassin of the Tsar

    Malcolm McDowell, Oleg Yankovsky

    Released1991

    Directed byKaren Shakhnazarov

    The Assassin of the Tsar is a 1991 Russian film. It was entered into the 1991 Cannes Film Festival. There are two versions. One is filmed in English which later was dubbed over the Russian actors,...  more
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    Time After Time

    Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell

    Released1979

    Directed byNicholas Meyer

    Time After Time is a 1979 American science fiction film starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner and Mary Steenburgen. It was the directing debut of screenwriter Nicholas Meyer, whose screenplay is...  more

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    The Company

    James Franco, Neve Campbell

    Released2003

    Directed byRobert Altman

    The Company is a 2003 film about the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago. It was released on December 26, 2003 in the United States and around the world in the first half of 2004. The movie was directed by...  more
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    Voyage of the Damned

    Faye Dunaway, Orson Welles

    Released1976

    Directed byStuart Rosenberg

    Voyage of the Damned is a 1976 drama film written by Gordon Thomas, Max Morgan Witts and Steve Shagan and directed by Stuart Rosenberg....  more
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    Bopha!

    Malcolm McDowell, Danny Glover

    Released1993

    Directed byMorgan Freeman

    Bopha! is a 1993 drama film directed by Morgan Freeman and starring Danny Glover. It was adapted from a 1986 play by Percy Mtwa and was Freeman's directorial debut....  more
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    Moon 44

    Malcolm McDowell, Michael Paré

    Released1990

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    Moon 44 is a 1990 science fiction action film from Centropolis Film Productions, directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Michael Paré and Lisa Eichhorn and co-starring Brian Thompson....  more
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    Evilenko

    Malcolm McDowell, Marton Csokas

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Grieco

    Evilenko is a 2004 English-language Italian crime horror thriller film very loosely based on the Soviet serial killer Andrei Chikatilo. Written and directed by David Grieco, the film stars Malcolm...  more