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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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Stanley Kubrick and Robert Altman are among those who have directed Malcolm McDowell at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Malcolm McDowell, then check out our lists of the best John Hurt and Willem Dafoe movies as well.

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Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

Released: 1971

Directed by: Stanley 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 ...more

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Malcolm McDowell, Arthur Lowe, Richard Warwick

Released: 1968

Directed by: Lindsay 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 ...more

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Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

Released: 1979

Directed by: Nicholas 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 ...more

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Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson

Released: 1973

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

O Lucky Man! is a 1973 British comedy-drama fantasy film, intended as an allegory on life in a capitalist society. Directed by Lindsay Anderson, it stars Malcolm McDowell as Mick Travis, whom ...more

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Malcolm McDowell, Paul Bettany, Andrew Lincoln

Released: 2000

Directed by: Paul 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.
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Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 1994

Directed by: David Carson

Star Trek Generations is a 1994 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. Generations is the seventh feature film based on Star Trek, and is the first film in the series to ...more

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Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

Released: 2010

Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by the Hughes brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, ...more

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Blue Thunder Malcolm McDowell, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates

Released: 1983

Directed by: John 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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Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo, Danielle Harris

Released: 2007

Directed by: Rob 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 ...more

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John Goodman, Malcolm McDowell, James Cromwell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michel 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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Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

Released: 2008

Directed by: Chris 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 ...more

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Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins, Oliver Reed

Released: 1975

Directed by: Richard 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 ...more
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Malcolm McDowell, Georgia Brown, Bernard Lee

Released: 1971

Directed by: Bryan 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 ...more
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Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 2004

Directed by: Joe 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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Malcolm McDowell, Madolyn Smith

Released: 1987

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

The Caller is a 1987 mystery thriller film starring Malcolm McDowell and Madolyn Smith, distributed independently by Empire Pictures. The special effects were done by FX engineer John Carl ...more
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Christopher Plummer, Malcolm McDowell, John Gielgud

Released: 1976

Directed by: Jack 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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Naomi Watts, Ice-T, Iggy Pop

Released: 1995

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Tank Girl is a 1995 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Rachel Talalay, loosely based on Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett's comic series of the same name, which originated in ...more

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Malcolm McDowell, Clint Howard, Ed Begley

Released: 1983

Directed by: Allan 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.

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Malcolm McDowell, Oleg Yankovsky, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

Released: 1991

Directed by: Karen 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 ...more
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Disturbed Malcolm McDowell, Geoffrey Lewis, Priscilla Pointer

Released: 1990

Directed by: Charles 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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James Franco, Neve Campbell, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 2003

Directed by: Robert 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 ...more
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Mischief Night Malcolm McDowell, Erik Palladino, Nikki Limo

Released: 2011

Directed by: Travis Baker

Mischief Night is a 2011 horror film written and directed by Travis Baker.
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Malcolm McDowell, Marton Csokas, Frances Barber

Released: 2004

Directed by: David 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 ...more
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Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer, Danielle Harris

Released: 2009

Directed by: Rob Zombie

H2 is a 2009 summer release directed by Rob Zombie, starring Scout Taylor-Compton, Malcolm McDowell, Ezra Buzzington, Daniel Roebuck, Danielle Harris, and Tyler Mane.

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Malcolm McDowell, Michael Paré, Dean Devlin

Released: 1990

Directed by: Roland 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.