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The Best Michael Gambon Movies

Updated September 30, 2019 907 votes 76 voters 7.5k views70 items

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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.

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    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

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    Al Pacino, Russell Crowe

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

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    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

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