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The Best Paul McGann Movies  

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

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

This list below has a variety of films, like The One That Got Away and Downtime, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Paul McGann movies?" and "What are the greatest Paul McGann roles of all time?"

Movie fans who love Paul McGann have also been known to enjoy films starring John Hurt and Peter Capaldi.

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Paul McGann, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths
Withnail and I is a 1987 black comedy film written and directed by Bruce Robinson. Based on Robinson's life in London in the late 1960s, the plot follows two unemployed young actors, Withnail ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann
Alien 3 is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director David Fincher. The film is the third installment of the Alien film series. The film takes place ...more
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paul McGann Movies
Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more
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Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann
Hornblower: Mutiny is a 2001 television drama film directed by Andrew Grieve.
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Mel Gibson, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel
FairyTale: A True Story is a 1997 film from Icon Productions, loosely based on the story of the Cottingley Fairies.
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Rebecca De Mornay, Paul McGann, Paul Guilfoyle
Dealers is a 1989 British film directed by Colin Bucksey. It stars Paul McGann and Rebecca De Mornay.
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Salma Hayek, Lucy Liu, John Malkovich
Hotel is a 2001 experimental thriller film directed by Mike Figgis.
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Paul McGann, Glenda Jackson, Amanda Donohoe
The Rainbow is a 1989 British drama film directed by Ken Russell. The story, adapted from the D. H. Lawrence novel of the same name, is a prequel to Lawrence's Women in Love, which was also made ...more
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Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich
Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age film based on J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Steven Spielberg directed the film, which stars Christian Bale, ...more
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Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann
Hornblower: Retribution is a 2001 television drama film directed by Andrew Grieve.
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Charlie Sheen, Tim Curry, Kiefer Sutherland
The Three Musketeers is a 1993 Austrian-American action-adventure film from Walt Disney Pictures and Caravan Pictures, directed by Stephen Herek from a screenplay by David Loughery and starring ...more
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Omar Sharif, Paul McGann
Catherine the Great is a 1995 television movie based on the life of Catherine II of Russia. It stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Catherine, Jeanne Moreau as Empress Elizabeth and Omar Sharif as ...more
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Aaliyah, Lena Olin, Paul McGann
Queen of the Damned is a 2002 vampire horror film and a loose adaptation of the third novel of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles series, The Queen of the Damned, although the film contains many ...more
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Tom Wilkinson, Paul McGann
Paper Mask is a 1990 British drama film directed by Christopher Morahan and starring Paul McGann, Amanda Donohoe and Tom Wilkinson. A hospital porter decides to impersonate a doctor in a busy ...more
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Hornblower: Duty Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann
Hornblower: Duty is a 2003 television drama film directed by Andrew Grieve.
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Hornblower: Loyalty Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann
Hornblower: Loyalty is a 2003 television drama film directed by Andrew Grieve.
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Gypo Paul McGann, Pauline McLynn, Olegar Fedoro
Gypo is a 2005 independent film written and directed by Jan Dunn. Its story details the breakdown of a family in a small town in Britain, told in three narratives. Within a structured screenplay ...more
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Listening Paul McGann, Frances Barber
Listening is a 2003 short film written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, starring Frances Barber and Paul McGann. The film won Best Director, Short Film at the Rhode Island International Film ...more
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David Morrissey, Paul McGann, Nick Brimble
The One That Got Away is a 1996 ITV television film directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Paul McGann. It is based on the book of the same name by Chris Ryan telling the true story of a ...more
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Paul McGann, Colin Salmon, Lou Doillon
Moving Target is a 2011 British thriller, from director Mark Tierney. The film was formerly known as Naked in London. Set on the hottest day of the year in London it follows the character Steve ...more
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Paul McGann, Stephen Graham, Susan Lynch
Downtime is a 1998 British film directed by Bharat Nalluri and produced by Richard L. Johns. It stars Paul McGann and Susan Lynch.
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Paul McGann, James Corden, Tiffany Mulheron
Lesbian Vampire Killers is a 2009 British comedy horror film written by Stewart Williams and Paul Hupfield, produced by Steve Clark-Hall and directed by Phil Claydon.
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Paul McGann, David Thewlis, Fanny Ardant
Afraid of the Dark is a 1991 film directed by Mark Peploe.
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Sleeping Murder Paul McGann, Sophia Myles, Geraldine McEwan
Marple: Sleeping Murder is a 2006 TV film directed by Edward Hall.
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Fables of Forgotten Things Paul McGann
Fables of Forgotten Things is a British television drama series that stars Doctor Who actor Paul McGann. In 2008 a pilot episode was made available on the BBC Website, and later broadcast on BBC ...more