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

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This list features The Day That Shook the World, Little Odessa and more.

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Sidney Lumet and John Carpenter are among those who directed Maximilian Schell at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Judy Garland, William Shatner, Marlene Dietrich - Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 American drama film dealing with the Holocaust, with non-combatant war crimes against a civilian population, and with the post-World War II geo-political ...more

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Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford - A Bridge Too Far is a 1977 epic war 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 ...more

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James Coburn, David Warner, Senta Berger - Cross of Iron is a British-German 1977 war film directed by Sam Peckinpah, featuring James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason and David Warner. The film is set on the Eastern Front in World ...more

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Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley - Topkapi is a heist film made by Filmways Pictures and distributed by United Artists. It was produced and directed by the emigre American film director Jules Dassin. The film is based on Eric ...more

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Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave - Julia is a 1977 drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann, from a screenplay by Alvin Sargent. It is based on Lillian Hellman's book Pentimento, a chapter of which purports to tell the story of her ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood - Deep Impact is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, ...more

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Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maximilian Schell - The Odessa File is a 1974 thriller film adaptation of the novel The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth, about a struggle between a young German reporter and the ODESSA, an organization for ...more

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James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa - Vampires, also known as John Carpenter's Vampires, is a 1998 American supernatural action-horror film directed and scored by John Carpenter. Adapted from the novel Vampire$ by John Steakley, the ...more

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Lynn Redgrave, Simone Signoret, David Warner - The Deadly Affair is a 1966 British espionage–thriller film, based on John le Carré's first novel Call for the Dead. The film stars James Mason, Harry Andrews, Simone Signoret and ...more

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Robert Shaw, Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton - The Man in the Glass Booth is a 1975 American drama film directed by Arthur Hiller. The film was produced and released as part of the American Film Theatre, which adapted theatrical works for a ...more

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Ricardo Montalbán, Luciana Paluzzi, Maximilian Schell - The Reluctant Saint is a 1962 film which tells a somewhat fictionalized version of the story of Joseph of Cupertino, a 17th-century Italian Conventual Franciscan friar and mystic who is honored ...more

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Charlton Heston, Leslie Nielsen, Maximilian Schell - Counterpoint is an 1968 epic war film starring Charlton Heston, Maximilian Schell, and Leslie Nielsen. It is based on the novel The General by Alan Sillitoe. In the United States the film was ...more

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Brian Keith, Sal Mineo, Maximilian Schell - Krakatoa, East of Java is a 1969 American disaster film starring Maximilian Schell and Brian Keith. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. During the 1970s, the ...more

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Marlon Brando, Dean Martin, Montgomery Clift - The Young Lions is a 1958 CinemaScope war drama film directed by Edward Dmytryk, based upon the 1948 novel of the same name by Irwin Shaw, and starring Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, and Dean ...more

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Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins, Yvette Mimieux - The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Maximilian Schell, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo - The Brothers Bloom is a 2008 American caper comedy film written and directed by Rian Johnson. The film stars Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz, Ricky Jay, Rinko Kikuchi, and Robbie ...more

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Neil Patrick Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Peter O'Toole - Joan Of Arc is a 1999 adventure biography drama history film written by Michael Alexander Miller, Ronald Parker and directed by Christian Duguay.

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Rosalind Russell, Jack Hawkins, Lana Wood - Five Finger Exercise is a drama film made by Columbia Pictures, directed by Daniel Mann and produced by Frederick Brisson from a screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, based on the ...more

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Richard Dreyfuss, Selma Blair, John Salley - Coast to Coast is 2003 television movie starring Richard Dreyfuss, Judy Davis, and Selma Blair, and directed by Paul Mazursky. It is based on the novel by Frederic Raphael, who also wrote film's ...more

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Isabella Rossellini, Laura Fraser, Miriam Margolyes - Left Luggage is a 1998 Dutch film directed by Jeroen Krabbé.

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Jean Simmons, Michael Redgrave, Maximilian Schell - Heidi is a 1968 NBC made-for-TV film version of the original 1880 novel of the same name which debuted on November 17, 1968. It starred actress Jennifer Edwards, stepdaughter of Julie Andrews ...more

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Edward Furlong, Tim Roth, Vanessa Redgrave - Little Odessa is an American crime film released in 1995 by James Gray, in his directorial debut, featuring Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Moira Kelly and Vanessa Redgrave. The film earned a Silver ...more

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Lee Marvin, Linda Evans, Robert Shaw - Avalanche Express is a 1979 cold war adventure thriller film produced and directed by Mark Robson, about the struggle over a defecting Russian general. It starred Lee Marvin, Robert Shaw, ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Maximilian Schell, Ethan Embry - A Far Off Place is a 1993 adventure drama film based on Laurens van der Post's works, A Far-Off Place and its prequel A Story Like the Wind, and stars Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Randall, Jack ...more

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Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Penelope Ann Miller - The Freshman is a 1990 American crime comedy film starring Marlon Brando and Matthew Broderick, in which Brando parodies his portrayal of Vito Corleone in The Godfather. It is written and ...more

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Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Calista Flockhart - Telling Lies in America is a 1997 drama film directed by Guy Ferland and written by Joe Eszterhas.

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William Shatner, Faye Dunaway, Jeff Goldblum - Festival in Cannes is a 2001 film directed by Henry Jaglom. The plot is an entertainment industry farce about filmmakers trying to make deals during the Cannes Film Festival. Cannes, 1999. ...more

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Melissa Gilbert, Doris Roberts, Joan Plowright - The Diary of Anne Frank is a television film produced in 1980, originally aired on NBC. Like the 1959 film, the screenplay was written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett and directed by ...more

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Jeff Goldblum, Jacqueline Bissett, Charles Bronson - St. Ives is a 1976 American action film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Charles Bronson.

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Return from the Ashes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Maximilian Schell Movies
Herbert Lom, Maximilian Schell, Samantha Eggar - Return from the Ashes is a 1965 British drama film directed by J. Lee Thompson. The film stars Ingrid Thulin, Herbert Lom, Maximilian Schell, and Samantha Eggar. It is based on a novel by French ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Maximilian Schell, Florinda Bolkan - The Day That Shook the World is a 1975 Czechoslovak-Yugoslav-German co-production film directed by Veljko Bulajić, starring Christopher Plummer and Florinda Bolkan. The film is about the ...more

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The Eighteenth Angel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Maximilian Schell Movies
Rachael Leigh Cook, Stanley Tucci, Christopher McDonald - The Eighteenth Angel is a 1998 horror film directed by William Bindley.

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House of the Sleeping Beauties Maximilian Schell, Vadim Glowna, Birol Ünel -

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Claudio Abbado: In Portrait Maximilian Schell - Claudio Abbado: In Portrait is a 1996 music documentary film directed by Paul Smaczny.

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Olivia de Havilland, Liv Ullmann, Trevor Howard - 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

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Children, Mothers and a General Klaus Kinski, Maximilian Schell, Hans Christian Blech -

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The Castle Maximilian Schell, Cordula Trantow - The Castle is a 1968 West German film directed by Rudolf Noelte and starring Maximilian Schell, Cordula Trantow, Trudik Daniel and Helmut Qualtinger. It is based on the 1926 eponymous novel by ...more

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Man Under Suspicion Maximilian Schell, Lena Stolze, Wolfgang Kieling - Man Under Suspicion is a 1984 West German film directed by Norbert Kückelmann.

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Peter Fonda, Liv Ullmann, Maximilian Schell - The Rosegarden is a 1989 drama film directed by Fons Rademakers.

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Tony Goldwyn, Maximilian Schell, Norman Lloyd - Masterpiece Theatre: The Song of the Lark is a 2001 film directed by Karen Arthur.

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Jan Niklas, Laurence Olivier, Maximilian Schell - Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian emperor Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell, David Hemmings - Marlene, also known in Germany as Marlene Dietrich - Porträt eines Mythos, is a 1984 documentary film made by Maximilian Schell about the legendary film star Marlene Dietrich. It was made ...more

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Richard Harris, Barbara Hershey, Maximilian Schell - Abraham is a 1994 television movie based on the life of the Biblical patriarch Abraham. It was shot in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

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Maximilian Schell, Małgorzata Kożuchowska, Ivan Franek - Darkness is a 2009 horror film written by Martin Nemec and directed by Juraj Herz.

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Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Maximilian Schell - The Chosen is a 1981 drama film directed by Jeremy Kagan, based on the bestselling book of the same name by Chaim Potok published in 1967. It stars Maximilian Schell and Rod Steiger. It won ...more

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hamlet Ricardo Montalbán, Maximilian Schell, Bill Corbett -

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Maximilian Schell, Hark Bohm, Anna Thalbach - Justice is a 1993 German-language film directed by Hans W. Geißendörfer. It was an international co-production between Germany and Switzerland. Based on the 1985 novel The Execution ...more

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Bernstein: Beethoven Cycle 2 Maximilian Schell -

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The Shell Seekers Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell, Victoria Hamilton - The Shell Seekers is a 2006 mini-series starring Academy Award-winners, Vanessa Redgrave and Maximilian Schell. The British-German co-production was directed by Piers Haggard. It is an ...more

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The Plot to Assassinate Hitler Maximilian Schell, Wolfgang Preiss, Paul Bildt - Der 20. Juli is a film directed by Falk Harnack released on June 21, 1955.