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

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

List includes The Rachel Papers, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Michael Gambon movies?" and "What are the greatest Michael Gambon roles of all time?"

Tim Burton and Robert Altman are among those who have directed Michael Gambon at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Michael Gambon movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Jim Broadbent and Ben Kingsley too.

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2009 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an ...more

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Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy, Daniel Craig Layer Cake is a 2004 British thriller film directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial debut. The screenplay was adapted by J. J. Connolly from his novel of the same name. The film was ...more

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Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer The Insider is a 1999 American drama film directed by Michael Mann, based on the true story of a 60 Minutes segment about Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry. The 60 Minutes ...more

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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film, ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel ...more

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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Michael Gambon Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. ...more

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling and the final film in the series. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron ...more

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Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a film adaptation loosely inspired by the 1820 short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington ...more

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Helen Mirren, Tim Roth, Michael Gambon This film is a 1989 British-French romantic black comedy drama film written and directed by Peter Greenaway, starring Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren and Alan Howard in the ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast. De Niro also produced it with ...more

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Helen Mirren, Clive Owen, Maggie Smith Gosford Park is a 2001 British mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, ...more

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Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow The Omen is a 2006 remake of Richard Donner's The Omen. Directed by John Moore and written by David Seltzer, the film stars Julia Stiles, Liev Schreiber, and Mia Farrow. It was released ...more

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Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening Open Range is a 2003 American western film directed and co-produced by Kevin Costner, starring Robert Duvall and Costner, with Annette Bening and Michael Gambon appearing in supporting roles. ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed, co-written, and co-produced by Wes Anderson. It is Anderson's fourth feature length film, released in the U.S. ...more

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Alec Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, Gary Sinise Path to War is a 2002 American biographical television film, produced by HBO and directed by John Frankenheimer that deals directly with the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of United States ...more

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Robin Williams, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J Toys is a 1992 fantasy comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, LL Cool J, and Jamie Foxx in his feature film debut. The ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Charlotte Rampling The Wings of the Dove is a 1997 U.S.-British drama film directed by Iain Softley and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, and Alison Elliott. The screenplay by Hossein Amini is based on ...more

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George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray Fantastic Mr. Fox is a 2009 American stop-motion animated comedy film based on the Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name. The film is about a fox who takes food each night from three mean ...more

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Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman 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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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Gambon Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey is an Adventure film directed by Thierry Coup.

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Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Michael Gambon A Christmas Carol is a 2001 British live action/animated film based on Charles Dickens's classic novella. Directed by Jimmy T. Murakami, the film features the voices of numerous actors including ...more

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon, Ioan Gruffudd Amazing Grace is a 2006 American-British biographical drama film directed by Michael Apted, about the campaign against slave trade in the British Empire, led by William Wilberforce, who was ...more

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Liv Tyler, Alan Cumming, Michael Gambon Plunkett & Macleane is a 1999 British historical action comedy film directed by Jake Scott, and starring Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Liv Tyler. The story was co-written by Neal ...more

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Gambon, Albert Finney A Man of No Importance is a 1994 comedy drama film directed by Suri Krishnamma and starring Albert Finney.

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Emma Thompson, Hayley Atwell, Felicity Jones Brideshead Revisited is a 2008 British drama film directed by Julian Jarrold. The screenplay by Jeremy Brock and Andrew Davies is based on the 1945 novel of the same name by Evelyn Waugh, which ...more

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Patrick Dempsey, Christian Slater, Michael Gambon Mobsters is a 1991 crime-drama film detailing the creation of The Commission. Set in New York City, taking place from 1917 to 1931, it is a semi-fictitious account of the rise of Charles ...more

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Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Michael Gambon Othello is a 1965 film based on the National Theatre Company's staging of Shakespeare's Othello staged by John Dexter. Directed by Stuart Burge, the film starred Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, ...more

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James Spader, Michael Gambon, Jared Harris The Rachel Papers is a 1989 British film written and directed by Damian Harris, and based on the novel of the same name by Martin Amis. It stars Dexter Fletcher and Ione Skye with Jonathan ...more

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Bryan Cranston, James Earl Jones, Michael Gambon Clean Slate is a 1994 American comedy film, directed by Mick Jackson. The film stars Dana Carvey as a private investigator who is the key witness in a murder case. After suffering a head injury ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is a 2004 American science fiction action adventure film written and directed by Kerry Conran in his directorial debut. The film is set in an alternative ...more

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Lena Headey, Michael Caine, Michael Gambon The Actors is a 2003 film written and directed by Conor McPherson and starring Dylan Moran and Michael Caine. In supporting roles are Michael Gambon, Miranda Richardson and Lena Headey . The ...more

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Michael Gambon, Peter Cushing, Charles Gray The Beast Must Die is a 1974 horror film directed by Paul Annett. The screenplay was written by Michael Winder, based on the short story "There Shall Be No Darkness" by James Blish. ...more

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Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhona Mitra, Martin Freeman Ali G Indahouse is a 2002 British comedy film directed by Mark Mylod and starring the fictional character Ali G, who is written and performed by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. The character of Ali ...more

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Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Rhys Ifans Dancing at Lughnasa is a 1998 film adapted from the Brian Friel play of the same title, directed by Pat O'Connor. The movie competed in the Venice Film Festival of 1998. It won an Irish Film and ...more

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Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Michael Gambon Being Julia is a 2004 comedy-drama film directed by István Szabó and starring Annette Bening and Jeremy Irons. The screenplay by Ronald Harwood is based on the novel Theatre by W. ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Michael Gambon Charlotte Gray is a 2001 British–Australian–German drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong and adapted from the novel of the same name by Sebastian Faulks. It is set in Vichy France during ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Michael Gambon Sylvia is a 2003 British biographical drama film directed by Christine Jeffs and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, and Michael Gambon. It tells the true story of the romance ...more

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Michael Gambon, Mandy Patinkin, Julian Richings Squanto: A Warrior's Tale is a 1994 theatrical live action Disney adventure drama film. It was written by Darlene Craviato. Xavier Koller and Christopher Stoia were the directors. It is very ...more

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Ben Kingsley, Michael Gambon, Glenda Jackson Turtle Diary is a 1985 British film about "people rediscovering the joys of life and love," based on a screenplay adapted by Harold Pinter from Russell Hoban's novel Turtle Diary, ...more

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Danny DeVito The Good Night is a 2007 romantic comedy film written and directed by Jake Paltrow. The film stars his sister Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz, Martin Freeman, Danny DeVito, Simon Pegg and ...more

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Missing Link Michael Gambon, Johan Leysen, Thomas Acda Missing Link is a 1988 film written and directed by Carol and David Hughes. The movie is set in Africa roughly one million years ago, at a time when one species of "man-apes" was being ...more

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Michael Gambon, Bill Nighy, Miranda Richardson The Lost Prince is a British television drama about the life of Prince John – youngest child of Britain's King George V and Queen Mary – who died at the age of 13 in 1919. A Talkback Thames ...more

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Conflict Martin Sheen, Michael Gambon, Trevor Howard Conflict is a 1973 drama film directed by Jack Gold and written by Brian Moore.

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Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly Quartet is a 2012 British comedy-drama film based on the play Quartet by Ronald Harwood, which ran in London's West End from September 1999 until January 2000. It was filmed late in 2011 at ...more

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The Gambler Michael Gambon, Dominic West, Luise Rainer The Gambler is a 1997 film directed by Károly Makk.

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Elements of Power Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Gambon

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Michael Gambon, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Damian Lewis The Baker is a 2007 British comedy thriller film written and directed by Gareth Lewis and starring Damian Lewis, Kate Ashfield and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. An ex-assassin retires to a small Welsh ...more