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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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    Angela's Ashes

    Robert Carlyle, Emily Watson

    Released1999

    Directed byAlan Parker

    Angela's Ashes is a 1999 Irish-American drama film based on the memoir of the same name by Frank McCourt. It was co-written and directed by Alan Parker, and starred Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe...  more
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    Being Human

    Robin Williams, Ewan McGregor

    Released1993

    Directed byBill Forsyth

    Being Human is a 1994 British-Japanese comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill Forsyth and starring Robin Williams, John Turturro, Bill Nighy, Vincent D'Onofrio, Robert Carlyle and Theresa...  more
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    Once Upon a Time in the Midlands

    Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans

    Released2002

    Directed byShane Meadows

    Once Upon a Time in the Midlands is a 2002 British romantic comedy film written and directed by Shane Meadows, starring Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Kathy Burke, Ricky Tomlinson and Shirley Henderson....  more
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    Face

    Lena Headey, Robert Carlyle

    Released1997

    Directed byAntonia Bird

    Face is a British crime drama directed by Antonia Bird and written by Ronan Bennett. It stars Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone and features the acting debut of singer Damon Albarn....  more
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    There's Only One Jimmy Grimble

    Robert Carlyle, Samia Ghadie

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn Hay

    There's Only One Jimmy Grimble is a 2000 sports drama film set around Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. The film centred on one young boy's dream to play for Manchester City F.C....  more
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    24: Redemption

    Kiefer Sutherland, Jon Voight

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Cassar

    24 is a television film based on the series 24....  more
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    Class of '76

    Robert Carlyle, Claire Skinner

    Released2005

    Directed byAshley Pearce

    Class of '76 is a British drama screened on ITV in October 2005, written by John Ireland and directed by Ashley Pearce. Starring Robert Carlyle as an investigating police officer DI Tom Monroe, who...  more
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    Priest

    Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson

    Released1994

    Directed byAntonia Bird

    Priest is a 1994 British drama film marking the debut of director Antonia Bird. The screenplay by Jimmy McGovern focuses on a Roman Catholic priest as he struggles with two issues that precipitate a...  more
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    Riff-Raff

    Robert Carlyle, Ricky Tomlinson

    Released1990

    Directed byKen Loach

    Riff-Raff is a 1991 British film directed by Ken Loach, starring Robert Carlyle and Ricky Tomlinson. It won the 1991 European Film Award Best Picture award. As with most Loach films, Riff-Raff is a...  more
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    Flood

    Tom Hardy, Robert Carlyle

    Released2007

    Directed byTony Mitchell

    Flood is a British disaster film from 2007, directed by Tony Mitchell. It features Robert Carlyle, Jessalyn Gilsig, David Suchet and Tom Courtenay, and is based on the 2002 novel of the same name by...  more
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    Silent Scream

    Robert Carlyle, Iain Glen

    Released1990

    Directed byDavid Hayman

    Silent Scream is a 1990 biopic film about convicted murderer Larry Winters, in which Robert Carlyle made his film debut. It was directed by David Hayman....  more
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    The World Is Not Enough

    Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards

    Released1999

    Directed byMichael Apted

    The World Is Not Enough is the nineteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film was directed by Michael Apted, with...  more

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    The Unloved

    Robert Carlyle, Susan Lynch

    Released2009

    Directed bySamantha Morton

    The Unloved is a British television drama starring Molly Windsor, Lauren Socha, Susan Lynch and Robert Carlyle. It is about an eleven-year-old girl called Lucy growing up in a children's home in the...  more
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    Eragon

    Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich

    Released2006

    Directed byStefen Fangmeier

    Eragon is a 2006 British-American fantasy-adventure film based on the novel of the same name by author Christopher Paolini. The cast includes Edward Speleers in the title role, Jeremy Irons, Garrett...  more

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