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The Best Mick Jagger Movies

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

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

Items include everything from The London Rock and Roll Show to The Rolling Stones: 1963-1969: Music in Review.

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    Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg
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    Released1970

    Directed byNicolas Roeg, Donald Cammell

    Performance is a 1970 British drama film directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, written by Cammell and starring James Fox and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, in his film acting debut. The...  more

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    Keith Richards, Eric Clapton
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    Released1996

    Directed byMichael Lindsay-Hogg

    The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus is a film released in 1996 of an 11 December 1968 event organized by The Rolling Stones. The event comprised two concerts on a circus stage and included such...  more
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    Rachel Weisz, Jude Law
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    Released1997

    Directed bySean Mathias

    Bent is a 1997 British/Japanese drama film directed by Sean Mathias, based on the 1979 play of the same name by Martin Sherman, who also wrote the screenplay....  more

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    Elton John, Keith Richards
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    Released2001

    Directed byKevin Macdonald, George Hickenlooper

    Being Mick is a 2001 television film which chronicles the life of Mick Jagger for one year. Much of the film was filmed by Mick using a handheld camera. The film documents his recording of the...  more
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    Anthony Hopkins, Mick Jagger
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    Released1992

    Directed byGeoff Murphy

    Freejack is a 1992 science fiction action film directed by Geoff Murphy, starring Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins. Upon its release in the United States, the film received...  more
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    Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
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    Released1968

    Directed byJean-Luc Godard

    Sympathy for the Devil is a 1968 film shot mostly in color by director Jean-Luc Godard....  more
  • 7
    Mick Jagger, Claudia Cardinale
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    Released1982

    Directed byLes Blank

    Burden of Dreams is a feature-length documentary and making-of directed by Les Blank, shot during and about the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's 1982 film Fitzcarraldo, filmed in the jungles of...  more
  • 8
    Mick Jagger, Jason Robards Jr.
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    Released1999

    Directed byWerner Herzog

    My Best Fiend is a 1999 German documentary film written and directed by Werner Herzog, about his tumultuous yet productive relationship with German actor Klaus Kinski. It was released on DVD in 2000...  more
  • 9
    Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
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    Released1991

    Directed byJulien Temple, Roman Kroitor, David Douglas, Noel Archambault, Christine Strand

    Rolling Stones: Live at the Max is a concert film by The Rolling Stones released in 1991. It was specially filmed in IMAX during the Urban Jungle Tour in Europe in 1990. It was one of the first...  more
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    David Bowie, Tom Hanks
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    Released2005

    Directed byEric Idle

    The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch is a 2002 re-telling of the 1978 mockumentary All You Need Is Cash, in a modern setting....  more
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    Bill Murray, George Harrison
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    Released1978

    Directed byEric Idle, Gary Weis

    All You Need Is Cash is a 1978 television film that traces the career of a fictitious British rock group called The Rutles. As TV Guide described it, the group's resemblance to The Beatles is "purely...  more
  • 12
    Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
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    Released1969

    Directed byKenneth Anger

    Invocation of My Demon Brother is an 11-minute film directed, edited, and photographed by Kenneth Anger. The music was composed by Mick Jagger playing a Moog synthesizer. It was filmed in San...  more
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  • 13
    Sheryl Crow, Mick Jagger
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    Released2010

    Directed byStephen Kijak

    Stones in Exile is a 2010 documentary film about the recording of the 1972 The Rolling Stones album Exile on Main St. Directed by Stephen Kijak, it premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. It had...  more
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  • 14
    Bridges to Babylon Tour '97–98 by The Rolling Stones is a concert DVD released in December 1998. It was filmed in the TWA Dome in St. Louis, Missouri on 12 December 1997 during the Bridges to Babylon...  more
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    Mick Jagger, Julianna Margulies
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    Released2002

    Directed byGeorge Hickenlooper

    The Man from Elysian Fields is a 2001 drama film directed by George Hickenlooper, and starring Andy Garcia, Mick Jagger, Olivia Williams, Julianna Margulies, and James Coburn....  more
  • 16

    Released2008

    Directed byBarbara Leibovitz

    "A fascinating documentary portrait of the legendary American photographer Annie Leibovitz, who introduced images of the Rolling Stones to the world and worked on the magazines Vanity Fair and Vogue....
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  • 17

    Released2007

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    Mick Jagger, Chuck Berry
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    Released1973

    Directed byPeter Clifton

    The London Rock and Roll Show was a 1973 British-produced concert film directed by Peter Clifton chronicling a Rock and Roll Revival concert held at Wembley Stadium in London, England in August...  more
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    Released2007

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    David Bowie, Mick Jagger
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    Released2006

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    Released2007

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  • 22

    Released2003

    Saturday Night Live, the critically acclaimed award-winning variety series, has launched the careers of the brightest musical and comedy talent of our time. Saturday Night Live 25 Years of Music...
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    Elizabeth Debicki, Claes Bang
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    Released2020

    Directed byGiuseppe Capotondi

    The Burnt Orange Heresy is a 2020 Italian-American drama directed by Giuseppe Capotondi, based on the book of the same name by Charles Willeford. An ambitious art dealer (Claes Bang) is hired to...  more
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    Released1963

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    Tina Turner, David Bowie
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    Released2000

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