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The Best Michael York Movies 

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

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

Examples of films on this list: Gospa, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery and many more.

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Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov, Jenny Agutter

Released: 1976

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Logan's Run is a 1976 American science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett and Peter Ustinov. ...more

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Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway

Released: 1973

Directed by: Richard Lester

The Three Musketeers is a 1973 film based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It was directed by Richard Lester and written by George MacDonald Fraser. It was originally proposed in ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

Released: 1972

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous ...more

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Laurence Olivier, Michael York, Olivia Hussey

Released: 1968

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Romeo and Juliet is a 1968 British-Italian romance film based on the tragic play of the same name by William Shakespeare. The film was directed and co-written by Franco Zeffirelli, and stars ...more

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Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway

Released: 1974

Directed by: Richard Lester

The Four Musketeers is a 1974 Richard Lester film that is a sequel to The Three Musketeers, and covers the second half of Dumas' novel The Three Musketeers. Fifteen years later, the cast and ...more

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Christopher Lee, Kim Cattrall, Oliver Reed

Released: 1989

Directed by: Richard Lester

The Return of the Musketeers is a 1989 film adaptation loosely based on the novel Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas. It is the third Musketeers film directed by Richard Lester, following ...more

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Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall

Released: 1974

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

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Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

Released: 2002

Directed by: Jay Roach

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Ann-Margret, James Earl Jones, Peter Ustinov

Released: 1977

Directed by: Marty Feldman

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For Those I Loved Michael York, Brigitte Fossey, Jean Bouise

Released: 1983

Directed by: Robert Enrico

For Those I Loved is a drama film from 1983 with Michael York, about a Polish Jewish Holocaust survivor who emigrated to the USA in 1946. It was directed by Robert Enrico for the Les Productions ...more
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Michael York, Sarah Miles, Anthony Quayle

Released: 1974

Directed by: Joseph Hardy

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The Island of Dr. Moreau Burt Lancaster, Barbara Carrera, Michael York

Released: 1977

Directed by: Don Taylor

The Island of Dr. Moreau is a 1977 science fiction film, and is the second English-language adaptation of the H. G. Wells novel of the same name, a story of a scientist who attempts to convert ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Richard Attenborough, Susannah York

Released: 1975

Directed by: Michael Anderson

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Michael York, Thomas Dekker, Jim Cummings

Released: 2000

Directed by: Charles Grosvenor

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Elke Sommer, Michael York, Anton Diffring

Released: 1971

Directed by: Étienne Périer

Zeppelin is a 1971 British World War I action-drama directed by Étienne Périer. The film stars Michael York, Elke Sommer and Anton Diffring. Zeppelin depicts a fictitious German ...more
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Jenny Agutter, Michael York, Simon MacCorkindale

Released: 1979

Directed by: Tony Maylam

The Riddle of the Sands is a 1979 British spy thriller based on the novel of the same name by Erskine Childers. Set in 1901, and starring Michael York and Simon MacCorkindale, it concerns the ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Michael York

Released: 1967

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

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Michael York, Charles Gray, James Villiers

Released: 1977

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Seven Nights in Japan is a 1976 drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert. It stars Michael York, Charles Gray, and Hidemi Aoki.
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Ian McKellen, Michael York, Julian Glover

Released: 1969

Directed by: Clive Donner

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Michael York, Judge Reinhold, Dan Haggerty

Released: 1999

Directed by: Phil Nibbelink

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Kelly LeBrock, Leslie Nielsen, Sandra Bernhard

Released: 1998

Directed by: Pat Proft

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Chad Michael Murray, R. Lee Ermey, Michael Biehn

Released: 2001

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

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Dirk Bogarde, Anna Karina, Michael York

Released: 1969

Directed by: Joseph Strick, George Cukor

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Angela Lansbury, Jack White, Michael York

Released: 1970

Directed by: Harold Prince

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