The Best Movies Directed by Ken Loach

List of all movies directed by Ken Loach ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Ken Loach are listed here and include movie posters and Ken Loach movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Ken Loach as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Ken Loach 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 Ken Loach film is can be factored into this list.

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

This list has a variety of movies in it, from Kes to My Name Is Joe.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Ken Loach direct?” or “who is Ken Loach?” 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 Ken Loach?” and “what's a good selection of good Ken Loach movies?”

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

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

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David Lynch and Benicio del Toro are among the many great actors who have worked on a Ken Loach movie.

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  • Kes
    David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie
    52 votes
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Ken Loach
    Ken Loach's acclaimed British drama focuses on Billy Casper (David Bradley), a tormented working-class boy who is subjected to abuse both at school and at home. The son of a single mother (Lynne ...more

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  • Raining Stones
    Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Ricky Tomlinson
    20 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Ken Loach
    Bob (Bruce Jones) is a religious but poor man intent on earning enough cash to buy a new communion dress for his daughter. With his loyal sidekick, Tom (Ricky Tomlinson), Bob takes odd and sometimes ...more

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  • My Name Is Joe
    피터 뮬란, Gary Lewis, David Hayman
    18 votes
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Ken Loach
    My Name Is Joe is a 1998 British film directed by Ken Loach. The film stars Peter Mullan as Joe Kavanagh, an unemployed recovering alcoholic in Glasgow who meets and falls in love with a health ...more

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  • Sweet Sixteen
    Martin Compston, William Ruane, Annmarie Fulton
    28 votes
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Ken Loach
    While Liam (Martin Compston) waits for his mother to be released from prison, he aggressively resists the demands of his stepfather and grandfather that he use his mother as a drug mule. Liam dreams ...more

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  • Cathy come home /TV

    Cathy come home /TV

    11 votes
    Cathy Come Home is a 1966 BBC television play by Jeremy Sandford, produced by Tony Garnett and directed by Ken Loach, about homelessness. A 1998 Radio Times readers' poll voted it the "best single ...more
  • Land and Freedom
    Ian Hart, Rosana Pastor, Icíar Bollaín
    19 votes
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Ken Loach
    David Carr (Ian Hart), a committed member of the Communist Party in his native Liverpool, England, travels to Spain in 1936 with the intention of joining the anti-fascist International Brigades in ...more