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The Best Roy Scheider Movies

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

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

List features films like Night Game, Citizen Verdict, and many more

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    Time Lapse

    Henry Rollins, Dina Meyer

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Worth

    Time Lapse is a 2001 thriller film written by Karen Kelly, David Keith Miller and directed by David Worth....  more
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    Puzzle of a Downfall Child

    Faye Dunaway, Roy Scheider

    Released1970

    Directed byJerry Schatzberg

    Puzzle of a Downfall Child is a 1970 film drama directed by Jerry Schatzberg. It stars Faye Dunaway, Barry Primus, and Roy Scheider....  more
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    Daggers

    Roy Scheider, Jonathan Brandis

    Released1994

    "Daggers" is the first episode of seaQuest DSV`s second season. It was originally shown on September 18, 1994, and originally aired as a two-hour television movie. The episode is important and...  more
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    The Curse of the Living Corpse

    Roy Scheider, Hugh Franklin

    Released1964

    Directed byDel Tenney

    The Curse of the Living Corpse is a 1964 low-budget American horror film, written, directed, and produced by Del Tenney. In the film, a series of murders haunt the family of a man who died leaving...  more
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    No Money Down

    Al Franken, Teri Garr

    Released1997

    Directed bySam Sokolow, Rob Lobl

    No Money Down is a 1997 comedy film written and directed by Rob Rollins Lobl and Sam Sokolow....
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    Angels Don't Sleep Here

    Kari Wührer, Roy Scheider

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul Cade

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    Released1983

    Directed byLinda Yellen

    Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number is a television movie directed by Linda Yellen....  more
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    The Men's Club

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Harvey Keitel

    Released1986

    Directed byPeter Medak

    The Men's Club is a 1986 drama film directed by Peter Medak, based on the novel of the same name by Leonard Michaels. It stars Roy Scheider, Harvey Keitel, Frank Langella, Treat Williams, David Dukes...  more
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    The Myth of Fingerprints

    Julianne Moore, Blythe Danner

    Released1997

    Directed byBart Freundlich

    The Myth of Fingerprints is a 1997 American film drama written and directed by Bart Freundlich. It stars Blythe Danner, Roy Scheider, Noah Wyle, and Julianne Moore. The film is named after the song...  more
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    Red Serpent

    Roy Scheider, Michael Paré

    Released2002

    Directed byGino Tanasescu

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    Dracula II: Ascension

    Brande Roderick, Roy Scheider

    Released2003

    Directed byPatrick Lussier

    Dracula II: Ascension is a 2003 American-Romanian horror film, directed by Patrick Lussier. It stars Jason Scott Lee, Stephen Billington and Diane Neal. Filmed entirely in Romania by Castel Film...  more
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    The Rage

    Gary Busey, David Carradine

    Released1997

    Directed bySidney J. Furie

    The Rage is a 1997 film directed by Sidney J. Furie....  more
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    2
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    Stiletto

    Britt Ekland, Roy Scheider

    Released1969

    Directed byBernard L. Kowalski

    Stiletto is a 1969 American crime film directed by Bernard L. Kowalski and starring Alex Cord, Britt Ekland and Patrick O'Neal. Based on the novel Stiletto by Harold Robbins....  more
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    Diamond Hunters

    Alyssa Milano, Roy Scheider

    Released2001

    Directed byDennis Berry

    Diamond Hunters is a 2001 drama film written by Carmen Culver and directed by Dennis Berry....  more
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    4
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    Dark Honeymoon

    Tia Carrere, Daryl Hannah

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid O'Malley

    Dark Honeymoon is a 2008 thriller film, starring Lindy Booth, Nick Cornish, Tia Carrere, Daryl Hannah, Roy Scheider and Eric Roberts. It was directed by David O'Malley and released direct-to-video on...  more
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    2
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    Paper Lion

    Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Schmidt

    Released1968

    Directed byAlex March

    Paper Lion is a 1968 sports comedy film starring Alan Alda as writer George Plimpton, based on Plimpton's 1966 nonfiction book of the same title depicting his tryout with the Detroit Lions of the...  more
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    If I Didn't Care

    Roy Scheider, Bill Sage

    Released2007

    Directed byBen Cummings, Orson Cummings

    If I Didn't Care is a 2007 mystery film directed by Ben Cummings and Orson Cummings....
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    Love Thy Neighbor

    Roy Scheider, Charlie Day

    Released2002

    Directed byNick Gregory

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    Evasive Action

    Clint Howard, Roy Scheider

    Released1998

    Directed byJerry P. Jacobs

    Evasive Action is a1998 American action film directed by Jerry P. Jacobs, and starring Dorian Harewood and Roy Scheider....  more
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    Citizen Verdict

    Jerry Springer, Roy Scheider

    Released2005

    Directed byPhilippe Martinez

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    The Good War

    Roy Scheider, Vincent Riotta

    Released2002

    Directed byGiorgio Serafini

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    Listen to Me

    Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz

    Released1989

    Directed byDouglas Day Stewart

    Listen to Me is a 1989 American drama film written and directed by Douglas Day Stewart. Released on May 5, 1989, it stars Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, and Roy Scheider. The film was largely shot on...  more
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    Better Living

    Roy Scheider, Olympia Dukakis

    Released1998

    Directed byMax Mayer

    Better Living is a 1998 film featured in the Hamptons International Film Festival. It stars Roy Scheider and Olympia Dukakis, and includes Edward Herrmann....  more
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    Executive Target

    Angie Everhart, Roy Scheider

    Released1997

    Directed byJoseph Merhi

    Executive Target is a 1997 film directed by Joseph Merhi....  more
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    Iron Cross

    Sarah Bolger, Roy Scheider

    Released2009

    Directed byJoshua Newton

    Justice/Vengeance is a 2009 British thriller film. The film was written and directed by British film director Joshua Newton and was released in the USA in December 2009, although it was not released...  more