Entertainment The Best Michael Ironside Movies  

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

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

This list contains films like Black Ice and High-Ballin'.

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Notable directors that have worked with Michael Ironside include names like Joseph McGinty Nichol, David Cronenberg and Tony Scott.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside
Total Recall is a 1990 American science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, and Sharon Stone. The film is loosely based on the Philip ...more
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Michael Ironside, Patrick McGoohan, Jennifer O'Neill
Scanners is a 1981 Canadian science-fiction horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg and starring Jennifer O'Neill, Steven Lack, Michael Ironside, and Patrick McGoohan. In the film, ...more
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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Michael Ironside Movies
Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart
Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier. The story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his ...more
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Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer
Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures. The screenplay was written by Jim ...more
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Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside
The Machinist is a 2004 English-language Spanish psychological thriller film directed by Brad Anderson and written by Scott Kosar. The film stars Christian Bale with Jennifer Jason Leigh, John ...more
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George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane
The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more
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Corey Haim, Michael Ironside, Lala Sloatman
Watchers is a 1988 horror film starring Corey Haim, Michael Ironside, Barbara Williams and Lala Sloatman. It is loosely based on the novel Watchers by Dean R. Koontz. The film was shot in ...more
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Molly Ringwald, Harold Ramis, Michael Ironside
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone is a 1983 pulp, action-adventure, science fiction film. The movie stars Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald, Ernie Hudson, Andrea Marcovicci, and Michael ...more
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Nick Nolte, María Conchita Alonso, Clancy Brown
Extreme Prejudice is a 1987 American action western film starring Nick Nolte and Powers Boothe. The film was directed by Walter Hill; it was written by John Milius, Fred Rexer and Deric ...more
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Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Cheri Oteri
Surveillance is an independent thriller that is set in the Nebraska plains of the United States. The film is directed by Jennifer Lynch and stars Julia Ormond, Bill Pullman, Michael Ironside, ...more
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Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryce Dallas Howard
Terminator Salvation is a 2009 American science fiction action film directed by McG and starring Christian Bale and Sam Worthington. It is the fourth and final installment in the original ...more
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Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton, Michael Ironside
The Falcon and the Snowman is a 1985 spy film directed by John Schlesinger about two young American men, Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, who sold U.S. security secrets to the Soviet Union. ...more
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William Shatner, Michael Ironside, Lee Grant
Visiting Hours is a 1982 slasher film directed by Jean-Claude Lord and starring Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl, William Shatner and Lenore Zann. The plot focuses on a feminist ...more
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Michael Ironside, Louis Ferreira, Terri Hawkes
Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II is a 1987 film, the second installment in the Prom Night saga. It introduced the killer ghost Mary Lou Maloney, who returned in 1989's Prom Night III: The Last
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Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside
Highlander II: The Quickening is a 1991 British-French science fiction action film directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen and Michael ...more
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Choi Ji-woo, Jang Dong-gun, Ahn Sung-ki
Nowhere to Hide is a 1999 South Korean film written and directed by Lee Myung-se. The film is set in Incheon in South Korea. A murder is committed, and the cops search for the killer. Opening up ...more
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William Michael Albert Broad, Michael Ironside, Julie Strain
Heavy Metal 2000 is a 2000 Canadian-German direct-to-video adult animated science fiction film produced by Jacques Pettigrew and Michel Lemire, and directed by Michael Coldewey and Lemire. ...more
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Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside
Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment label. The film stars Jason James Richter as a delinquent boy who becomes ...more
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Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci, Casey Affleck
Desert Blue is a 1998 American comedy/drama film written and directed by Morgan J. Freeman and starring Brendan Sexton III, Kate Hudson. Christina Ricci, Casey Affleck, Sara Gilbert, and John
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Brad Dourif, Michael Ironside, Rae Dawn Chong
Chaindance is a 1991 Canadian drama film. The film stars Michael Ironside, Brad Dourif, Rae Dawn Chong, and Don S. Davis as "Sergeant".
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Kari Wührer, Michael Ironside, Garrett Wang
Ivory Tower is a 1998 drama film about young people trying to enter the computer industry in Silicon Valley. The film was directed by Darin Ferriola, and stars Michael Ironside, Patrick Van ...more
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Hilary Swank, Pat Morita, Walton Goggins
The Next Karate Kid is a 1994 American martial arts drama film starring Pat Morita and Hilary Swank. It is the fourth and final film in the original The Karate Kid series. It was directed by ...more
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Probable Cause Craig T. Nelson, Michael Ironside, Kate Vernon
Probable Cause is a film directed by Paul Ziller released on Nov 20, 1994.
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Michael Ironside, Lesley-Anne Down, John Amos
Night Trap also known as Mardi Gras for the Devil is a supernatural thriller film directed by David A. Prior and starring Robert Davi, Michael Ironside, John Amos, Mike Starr, Lesley-Anne Down ...more
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Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, Bam Bam Bigelow
Major Payne is a 1995 comedy film, starring Damon Wayans.