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The Best Robert Carlyle Movies

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

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

Everything from The Full Monty to Once Upon a Time in the Midlands is included on this list.

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    Plunkett & Macleane

    Liv Tyler, Alan Cumming
    Plunkett & Macleane is a 1999 British historical action comedy film directed by Jake Scott,...  more
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    The Full Monty

    Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson
    The Full Monty is a 1997 British comedy film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Robert...  more

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    #435 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#264 of 440 Your Favorite Movies of the 1990s

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    To End All Wars

    Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Strong
    To End All Wars is a 2001 war film starring Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland and Sakae Kimura...  more
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    I Know You Know

    Robert Carlyle
    I Know You Know is a 2009 feature film written and directed by Justin Kerrigan, his first...  more
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    Trainspotting

    Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle
    Trainspotting is a 1996 British comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan...  more

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    #427 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#119 of 374 The Best Movies Based On Books

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    Stone of Destiny

    Kate Mara, Robert Carlyle
    Stone of Destiny is a 2008 Scottish-Canadian adventure/comedy film written and directed by...  more
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    Born Equal

    Colin Firth, Robert Carlyle
    Born Equal is a television film produced for the BBC. Written and directed by BAFTA...  more
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    Gunpowder, Treason & Plot

    Michael Fassbender, Robert Carlyle
    Gunpowder, Treason & Plot is a 2004 BBC miniseries loosely based upon the lives of Mary, Queen...  more
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    Black and White

    Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance
    Black and White is a 2002 Australian film, directed by Craig Lahiff and starring Robert...  more
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    Marooned

    Robert Carlyle, Liza Walker
    Marooned is a 1994 short film directed by Jonas Grimås...  more
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    Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School is a 2005 musical romance film produced by...  more
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    Ravenous

    Jeffrey Jones, Guy Pearce
    Ravenous is a 1999 horror film and satire directed by Antonia Bird and starring Guy Pearce,...  more
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    California Solo

    Robert Carlyle, Danny Masterson
    California Solo is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Marshall Lewy....  more
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    Zig Zag Love

    Robert Carlyle, Joseph McFadden
    Zig Zag Love is a 2009 drama film written by Mary Morris and directed by Gillies MacKinnon....
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    Summer

    Robert Carlyle, Michael Socha
    Summer is a 2008 film directed by Kenneth Glenaan and starring Robert Carlyle and Rachael...  more
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    The Beach

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton
    The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel...  more

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    #146 of 291 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time#95 of 100 The Best Movies Like 'Inception'

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    The 51st State

    Meat Loaf, Robert Carlyle
    The 51st State is a 2001 Canadian-British action comedy film. The film stars Samuel L....  more
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    28 Weeks Later

    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba
    28 Weeks Later is a 2007 British-Spanish post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film,...  more

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    #14 of 105 The Best Horror Movie Sequels#70 of 318 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time

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    Go Now

    Robert Carlyle, James Nesbitt
    Go Now is a 1995 television film directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Robert Carlyle...  more
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    The Mighty Celt

    Gillian Anderson, Robert Carlyle
    The Mighty Celt is a 2005 drama film set in Northern Ireland, written and directed by Pearse...  more
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    Dead Fish

    Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle
    Dead Fish is a 2005 action/comedy film starring Gary Oldman, Robert Carlyle, Andrew-Lee Potts...  more
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    The Tournament

    Ian Somerhalder, Kelly Hu
    The Tournament is a 2009 British independent thriller film, marking the directorial debut of...  more
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    Carla's Song

    Robert Carlyle, Scott Glenn
    Carla's Song is a British movie directed by Ken Loach with screenplay by Paul Laverty. Set in...  more
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    Human Trafficking

    Donald Sutherland, Mira Sorvino
    Human Trafficking is a television miniseries about an American Immigration and Customs...  more
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    Hitler: The Rise of Evil

    Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies
    Hitler: The Rise of Evil is a Canadian TV miniseries in two parts, directed by Christian...  more