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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from Dune to March or Die.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Max von Sydow movies?" and "What are the greatest Max von Sydow roles of all time?"

Steven Spielberg and Brett Ratner are among those who have directed Max von Sydow at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Is Max von Sydow your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Rod Steiger and John Barrymore films lists too.

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Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand The Seventh Seal is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in Denmark it tells of the journey of a medieval knight and a game of chess, who has come to ...more

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Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow Three Days of the Condor is a 1975 American political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, and Max von Sydow. The screenplay by ...more

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Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin Wild Strawberries is a 1957 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman about an old man recalling his past. The original Swedish title is Smultronstället, which literally means ...more

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Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The book, inspired by the 1949 ...more

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Max von Sydow, Cornelis Vreeswijk, Göran Stangertz Flight of the Eagle is a 1982 Swedish biographical drama film directed by Jan Troell, based on Per Olof Sundman's novelization of the true story of S. A. Andrée's Arctic balloon ...more

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall, Tor Isedal The Virgin Spring is a 1960 Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in medieval Sweden, it is a revenge tale about a father's merciless response to the rape and murder of his young ...more

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Max von Sydow, Sofie Gråbøl, Buster Larsen Pelle the Conqueror is a 1987 Danish-Swedish drama film co-written and directed by Bille August that tells the story of two Swedish immigrants to Denmark, a father and son, who try to build a ...more

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Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson 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.

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Sophia Loren, Max von Sydow, George Kennedy Brass Target is a 1978 American post war suspense film, based on the novel The Algonquin Project by Frederick Nolan and directed by John Hough. It stars John Cassavetes, Robert Vaughn, George ...more

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Max von Sydow, Ingmar Bergman, Liv Ullmann 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 ...more

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Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow, George Sanders The Quiller Memorandum is an Anglo-American Eurospy film adapted from the 1965 spy novel The Berlin Memorandum, by Elleston Trevor under the name "Adam Hall", screenplay by Harold ...more

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Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Hans Alfredson 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 ...more

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Max von Sydow, Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand Through a Glass Darkly is a 1961 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, and produced by Allan Ekelund. The film is a three-act "chamber film," in which four family ...more

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Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, George Sanders The Kremlin Letter is an American spy film directed by John Huston, starring Richard Boone, Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Patrick O'Neal and George Sanders. It was released in ...more

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Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Monica Zetterlund 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 ...more

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Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Monica Zetterlund 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 ...more

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Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Rowan Atkinson Never Say Never Again is a 1983 spy film based on the James Bond novel Thunderball, which was previously adapted in 1965 under that name. Unlike the majority of Bond films, Never Say Never Again ...more

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Max von Sydow, Lars von Trier, Udo Kier Europa is a 1991 Danish drama film directed by Lars von Trier. It is von Trier's third theatrical feature film and the final film in his Europa trilogy following The Element of Crime and ...more

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Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Allan Edwall Winter Light is a 1962 Swedish drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Bergman regulars Gunnar Björnstrand, Ingrid Thulin and Max von Sydow. The film follows Tomas ...more

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Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson The Magician is a 1958 film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Its original Swedish title is Ansiktet, which means "the face", and it was released theatrically as The Face in the ...more

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John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. ...more

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Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, James Cromwell Snow Falling on Cedars is a film directed by Scott Hicks. It is based on David Guterson's award-winning novel of the same title. It was released in 1999 and was nominated for an Academy Award ...more

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Gene Hackman, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow March or Die is a 1977 film directed by Dick Richards, starring Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow and Ian Holm. The film celebrates the 1920s French Foreign Legion. ...more

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Lenny Kravitz, Max von Sydow, Emmanuelle Seigner The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is a 2007 biographical drama film based on Jean-Dominique Bauby's memoir of the same name. The film depicts Bauby's life after suffering a massive stroke, on 8 ...more