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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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    Romeo and Juliet

    Laurence Olivier, Michael York

    Released1968

    Directed byFranco 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 Leonard...  more

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    The Four Musketeers

    Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee

    Released1974

    Directed byRichard 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 crew...  more

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    The Return of the Musketeers

    Christopher Lee, Kim Cattrall

    Released1989

    Directed byRichard 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 1973's...  more
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    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell

    Released1997

    Directed byJay Roach

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, who...  more

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    Great Expectations

    Michael York, Sarah Miles

    Released1974

    Directed byJoseph Hardy

    Great Expectations is a 1974 film made for television based on the Charles Dickens novel of the same name. It was directed by Joseph Hardy, with screenwriter Sherman Yellen and music by Maurice...  more
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    Conduct Unbecoming

    Christopher Plummer, Richard Attenborough

    Released1975

    Directed byMichael Anderson

    Conduct Unbecoming is a 1975 British drama film, an adaptation of the Barry England play Conduct Unbecoming first staged in 1969. It was directed by Michael Anderson and starred an ensemble cast of...  more
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    Logan's Run

    Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov

    Released1976

    Directed byMichael 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. The...  more

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    For Those I Loved

    Michael York, Brigitte Fossey

    Released1983

    Directed byRobert 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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    The Riddle of the Sands

    Jenny Agutter, Michael York

    Released1979

    Directed byTony 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 efforts...  more
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    Zeppelin

    Elke Sommer, Michael York

    Released1971

    Directed byÉtienne 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 attempt to raid on...  more
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    The Last Remake of Beau Geste

    Ann-Margret, James Earl Jones

    Released1977

    Directed byMarty Feldman

    The Last Remake of Beau Geste is a 1977 American historical comedy film. It starred and was also directed and co-written by Marty Feldman. It is a satire loosely based on the novel Beau Geste, a...  more

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    Alfred the Great

    Ian McKellen, Michael York

    Released1969

    Directed byClive Donner

    Alfred the Great is a 1969 epic film which portrayed Alfred the Great's struggle to rid Wessex of the invading Danes, in the 870s AD. It starred David Hemmings in the title role....  more

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    Seven Nights in Japan

    Michael York, Charles Gray

    Released1977

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    Seven Nights in Japan is a 1976 drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert. It stars Michael York, Charles Gray, and Hidemi Aoki....  more
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    Austin Powers: Goldmember

    Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles

    Released2002

    Directed byJay Roach

    Austin Powers in Goldmember is a 2002 American spy comedy film. It is the third installment of the Austin Powers film series starring Mike Myers in the title role. The film was directed by Jay Roach,...  more

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    Justine

    Dirk Bogarde, Anna Karina

    Released1969

    Directed byJoseph Strick, George Cukor

    Justine is a drama film directed by George Cukor and Joseph Strick. It was written by Lawrence B. Marcus and Andrew Sarris, based on the 1957 novel Justine by Lawrence Durrell....  more
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    The Taming of the Shrew

    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

    Released1967

    Directed byFranco Zeffirelli

    The Taming of the Shrew is a 1967 film based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare about a courtship between two strong-willed people. The film was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and...  more

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    Puss in Boots

    Michael York, Judge Reinhold

    Released1999

    Directed byPhil Nibbelink

    Puss in Boots is an animated direct-to-video movie, created in 1999 by Phil Nibbelink. It is based on the story Puss in Boots. It featured the voices of Judge Reinhold, Dan Haggerty, Michael York,...  more
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    Wrongfully Accused

    Kelly LeBrock, Leslie Nielsen

    Released1998

    Directed byPat Proft

    Wrongfully Accused is a 1998 comedy film starring Leslie Nielsen as a man who has been framed and desperately attempts to expose the true culprits....  more

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    The Three Musketeers

    Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee

    Released1973

    Directed byRichard 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 the 1960s as a...  more

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    Lost Horizon

    John Gielgud, George Kennedy

    Released1973

    Directed byCharles Jarrott

    Lost Horizon is a 1973 American musical film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Peter Finch, John Gielgud, Liv Ullmann, Michael York, Sally Kellerman, Bobby Van, George Kennedy, Olivia Hussey,...  more
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    54

    Salma Hayek, Heidi Klum

    Released1998

    Directed byMark Christopher

    54 is a 1998 American drama film written and directed by Mark Christopher, about Studio 54, a world-famous New York City disco club, the main setting of the film. It stars Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek...  more

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    Megiddo: The Omega Code 2

    Chad Michael Murray, R. Lee Ermey

    Released2001

    Directed byBrian Trenchard-Smith

    Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 is a 2001, biblically based film. It portrays, in part, the backstory of Stone Alexander from the movie The Omega Code. However, apocalyptic events portrayed in Megiddo are...  more
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    The Guru

    Michael York, Madhur Jaffrey

    Released1969

    Directed byJames Ivory

    The Guru is a 1969 film by Merchant Ivory Productions, with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and James Ivory....  more
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    The Omega Code

    Catherine Oxenberg, Michael Ironside

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Marcarelli

    The Omega Code is a 1999 thriller film directed by Robert Marcarelli, starring Casper Van Dien as the protagonist, Dr. Gillen Lane, and Michael York as the antagonist. It has a premillennialist plot...  more

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    England Made Me

    Michael York, Peter Finch

    Released1973

    Directed byPeter Duffell

    England Made Me is a 1973 British drama film directed by Peter Duffell, starring Peter Finch, Michael York, Hildegarde Neil, and Michael Hordern, and based on the novel England Made Me by Graham...  more