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The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 792 votes 66 voters 15.0k views54 items

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

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

This list features films like Inception and The Last of the Mohicans.

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    The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    The Usual Suspects

    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro

    Released1994

    Directed byBryan Singer

    The Usual Suspects is a 1995 German-American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Bryan... more on Wikipedia

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    Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th... more on Wikipedia

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    The Last of the Mohicans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    The Last of the Mohicans

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe

    Released1992

    Directed byMichael Mann

    The Last of the Mohicans is a 1992 historical epic film set in 1757 and produced by Morgan... more on Wikipedia

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    Inception is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Inception is a 2010 science fiction thriller film written, produced, and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Alice in Wonderland

    Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley

    Released1999

    Directed byNick Willing

    Alice in Wonderland is a television film first broadcast in 1999 on NBC and then shown on... more on Wikipedia
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    Romeo + Juliet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Romeo + Juliet

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd

    Released1996

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

    Romeo + Juliet is a 1996 American romantic drama film adaptation of William Shakespeare's... more on Wikipedia

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    The Town is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    The Town

    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck

    Released2010

    Directed byBen Affleck

    The Town is a 2010 American drama film starring, co-written and directed by Ben Affleck. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Animal Farm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Animal Farm

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kelsey Grammer

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn Stephenson

    Animal Farm is a made-for-TV film released in 1999 by Hallmark Films. It is an adaptation of... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Dragonheart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Dragonheart

    Dennis Quaid, Julie Christie

    Released1996

    Directed byRob Cohen

    Dragonheart is a 1996 American fantasy adventure film directed by Rob Cohen. It stars Dennis... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    James and the Giant Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    James and the Giant Peach

    Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1996

    Directed byHenry Selick

    James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry... more on Wikipedia

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    Alien 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Alien 3

    Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance

    Released1992

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Alien 3 is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    Julianne Moore, Steven Spielberg

    Released1997

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a 1997 American science fiction adventure directed by Steven... more on Wikipedia

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    The Omen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    The Omen

    Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Moore

    The Omen is a 2006 remake of Richard Donner's The Omen. Directed by John Moore and written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Hamlet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Hamlet

    Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released1990

    Directed byFranco Zeffirelli

    Hamlet is a 1990 drama film based on the Shakespearean tragedy of the same name directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Amistad is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Amistad

    Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1997

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Amistad is a 1997 historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story... more on Wikipedia

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    The Constant Gardener is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    The Constant Gardener

    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2005

    Directed byFernando Meirelles

    The Constant Gardener is a 2005 drama thriller film directed by Fernando Meirelles. The... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Solomon Kane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Solomon Kane

    Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood

    Released2009

    Directed byMichael J. Bassett

    Solomon Kane is a 2009 dark fantasy adventure film written and directed by Michael J. Bassett... more on Wikipedia

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    Closing the Ring is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Closing the Ring

    Mischa Barton, Neve Campbell

    Released2007

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    Closing the Ring is a film directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Shirley MacLaine,... more on Wikipedia
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    Clash of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Clash of the Titans

    Gemma Arterton, Liam Neeson

    Released2010

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

    Clash of the Titans is a 2010 British-American fantasy adventure film and remake of the 1981... more on Wikipedia

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    Dark Water is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Dark Water

    Jennifer Connelly, Tim Roth

    Released2005

    Directed byWalter Salles

    Dark Water is a 2005 American horror-thriller film directed by Walter Salles, starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Æon Flux is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Æon Flux

    Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand

    Released2005

    Directed byKaryn Kusama

    Æon Flux is a 2005 American science fiction spy action film directed by Karyn Kusama. The film... more on Wikipedia

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    Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Treasure Island

    Christian Bale, Christopher Lee

    Released1990

    Directed byFraser Clarke Heston

    Treasure Island is a 1990 TV film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous 1883 novel... more on Wikipedia
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    In the Name of the Father is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    In the Name of the Father

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson

    Released1993

    Directed byJim Sheridan

    In the Name of the Father is a 1993 Irish-British-American biographical courtroom drama film... more on Wikipedia

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    Among Giants is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Among Giants

    Andy Serkis, Rachel Griffiths

    Released1998

    Directed bySam Miller

    Among Giants is a 1998 British film directed by Sam Miller, and written by Simon Beaufoy,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Anchoress is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pete Postlethwaite Movies
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    Anchoress

    Christopher Eccleston, Pete Postlethwaite

    Released1993

    Directed byChris Newby

    Anchoress is a 1993 British drama film directed by Chris Newby. It was screened in the Un... more on Wikipedia
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