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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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Dealers 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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Withnail and I 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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FairyTale: A True Story 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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The Rainbow 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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Doctor Who 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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Paper Mask 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: Mutiny Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann Hornblower: Mutiny is a 2001 television drama film directed by Andrew Grieve.

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Hotel Salma Hayek, Lucy Liu, John Malkovich Hotel is a 2001 experimental thriller film directed by Mike Figgis.

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Alien 3 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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Empire of the Sun Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age war 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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The Three Musketeers 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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Hornblower: Retribution Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann Hornblower: Retribution is a 2001 television drama film directed by Andrew Grieve.

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The One That Got Away 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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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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Queen of the Damned 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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Catherine the Great 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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Moving Target 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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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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Downtime 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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Sleeping Murder Paul McGann, Sophia Myles, Geraldine McEwan Marple: Sleeping Murder is a 2006 TV film directed by Edward Hall.

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Afraid of the Dark Paul McGann, David Thewlis, Fanny Ardant Afraid of the Dark is a 1991 film directed by Mark Peploe.

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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

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Kidnapped Iain Glen, Paul McGann, Adrian Dunbar Kidnapped is a 2005 TV film directed by Brendan Maher.

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My Kingdom Richard Harris, Lynn Redgrave, Paul McGann My Kingdom is a 2001 British crime film directed by Don Boyd and starring Richard Harris, Lynn Redgrave and Jimi Mistry. It premiered at the 2001 Toronto International Film Festival but failed ...more

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Lie with Me Andrew Lincoln, Paul McGann, Bill Paterson

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Lesbian Vampire Killers 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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The Monk Paul McGann, Sophie Ward, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón The Monk is a 1990 historical drama film directed by Francisco Lara Polop and starring Paul McGann and Sophie Ward. Based on the 18th century Gothic novel The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis, it ...more

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Godard & Others Paul McGann, Sean McConaghy, William Bliss An uncompromising anarchic comedy about the state of independent film making in Britain's ever increasing surveillance society. With specific reference to Godard's call to revolutionary action ...more