The Best Movies Directed by John Boorman

List of all movies directed by John Boorman ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by John Boorman are listed here and include movie posters and John Boorman movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by John Boorman as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest John Boorman movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top John Boorman film is can be factored into this list.

From John Boorman's studio films to John Boorman's independent films, this John Boorman filmography keeps tabs on all John Boorman movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List includes Zardoz, Deliverance and more.

If you’re wondering “what movies did John Boorman direct?” or “who is John Boorman?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by John Boorman?” and “what's a good selection of good John Boorman movies?”

If you're wanting to get into John Boorman films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent John Boorman works.

All John Boorman director credits are included. This list of every movie that John Boorman has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the John Boorman movie is and which actors starred in the John Boorman film.

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John Boorman has had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including Sean Connery and Uma Thurman.

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  • Deliverance
    1
    Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Point Blank
    2
    Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Excalibur
    3
    Nicol Williamson, Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Hell in the Pacific
    4
    Lee Marvin, Toshiro Mifune
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • The Emerald Forest
    5
    Powers Boothe, Charley Boorman, Meg Foster
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Hope and Glory
    6
    Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Sarah Miles, David Hayman
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • The General
    7
    Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Zardoz
    8
    Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Beyond Rangoon
    9
    Patricia Arquette, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • The Tailor of Panama
    10
    Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: John Boorman
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Having A Wild Weekend
    12
    Dave Clark, Barbara Ferris, Julian Holloway
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Leo the Last
    13
    Louis Gossett, Jr., Marcello Mastroianni
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • The Exorcist series
    14
    Louise Fletcher, Jason Miller, Ellen Burstyn
    • Directed by: William Friedkin,John Boorman,William Peter Blatty,Paul Schrader,Renny Harlin
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic
    15
    Linda Blair, Richard Burton, Louise Fletcher
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Where the Heart Is
    16
    Dabney Coleman, Uma Thurman, Joanna Cassidy
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Two Nudes Bathing
    17
    John Hurt, Charley Boorman, Angeline Ball
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • In My Country
    18
    Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Brendan Gleeson
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • Lumière and Company
    19
    Alan Rickman, Max von Sydow, Lena Olin
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Zhang Yimou, David Lynch, John Boorman, Jacques Rivette, Fernando Trueba
  • The Tiger's Tail
    21
    Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall, Brian Gleeson
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • I Dreamt I Woke Up
    22
    John Hurt, Janet McTeer, John Boorman
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: John Boorman