The Best Saeed Jaffrey Movies 

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

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Satyajit Ray and Asrani are among those who have directed Saeed Jaffrey at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Released: 1975

Directed by: John Huston

The Man Who Would Be King is a 1975 film adapted from the Rudyard Kipling short story of the same title. It was adapted and directed by John Huston and starred Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Saeed ...more

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#404 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #94 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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The Chess Players is a genre painting of 1876 by American artist Thomas Eakins.
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley, Martin Sheen

Released: 1982

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United ...more

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Michael York, Madhur Jaffrey, Saeed Jaffrey

Released: 1969

Directed by: James Ivory

The Guru is a 1969 film by Merchant Ivory Productions, with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and James Ivory.
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Alec Guinness, Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee

Released: 1984

Directed by: David Lean

A Passage to India is a 1984 drama film written and directed by David Lean. The screenplay is based on the 1924 novel of the same title by E. M. Forster and the 1960 play by Santha Rama Rau that ...more
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth

Released: 1985

Directed by: Stephen Frears

My Beautiful Laundrette is a 1985 British comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears from a screenplay by Hanif Kureishi. The film was also one of the first films released by Working Title ...more

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Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit

Released: 1990

Directed by: Indra Kumar

Dil is a 1990 Indian Hindi romantic drama film starring Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher and Saeed Jaffrey. It was directed by Indra Kumar with music composed by Anand-Milind. Dil clashed ...more
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Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Saeed Jaffrey, Sushma Seth

Released: 1985

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Ram Teri Ganga Maili is a 1985 Bollywood film directed by actor-director Raj Kapoor. The movie stars Mandakini and Rajiv Kapoor, son of Raj Kapoor. It was Raj Kapoor's last film. The film became ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Rishi Kapoor, Madhur Jaffrey

Released: 1985

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Saagar is a 1985 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film stars Rishi Kapoor, Kamal Hassan and Dimple Kapadia. Saagar was a comeback film for Kapadia, and contained a fleeting topless ...more
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Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Saeed Jaffrey

Released: 1987

Directed by: Govind Nihalani

Tamas is a 1988 period television film written and directed by Govind Nihalani. It was based on the Hindi novel of the same name by Bhisham Sahni, which won the author the Sahitya Akademi Award ...more
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Naseeruddin Shah, Johnny Lever, Kiran Kumar

Released: 1988

Directed by: Ketan Mehta, V.N. Menon

Hero Hiralal is a 1988 film directed by Ketan Mehta. It is a movie about an auto rickshaw driver who falls in love with a film actress. The movie showcased good performances by the lead actors ...more
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Victor Banerjee, Saeed Jaffrey, Aparna Sen

Released: 1978

Directed by: James Ivory

Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures is a 1978 film by Merchant Ivory Productions set in India, starring UK great stage actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft.
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Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri, Gulshan Grover

Released: 1984

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Mashaal is a 1984 Bollywood film. Produced and directed by Yash Chopra, it starred Dilip Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri, Nilu Phule, Iftekhar, Saeed Jaffery, Gulshan Grover, ...more
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Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks, Denholm Elliott

Released: 1984

Directed by: John Byrum

The Razor's Edge is the second film version of W. Somerset Maugham's 1944 novel, following the 1946 film version with Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney. This version stars Bill Murray, Theresa ...more
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Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Urmila Matondkar

Released: 1983

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Masoom is a 1983 Indian drama film and directorial debut of critically acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. An adaptation of Man, Woman and Child, 1980 novel by Erich Segal. the film is a ...more
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Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Saeed Jaffrey

Released: 1971

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

The Horsemen is a 1971 film starring Omar Sharif, directed by John Frankenheimer; screenplay by Dalton Trumbo. Based on a novel by French writer Joseph Kessel, Les Cavaliers shows Afghanistan ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Saeed Jaffrey

Released: 1981

Directed by: Sai Paranjpye

Chashme Buddoor is a 1981 romantic comedy-buddy film starring Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani and Saeed Jaffrey. The film is directed by Sai Paranjpye and produced by Gul ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Amrish Puri, Rishi Kapoor

Released: 1991

Directed by: Shashi Kapoor, Gennadiy Vasilyev

Ajooba is a 1991 Bollywood fantasy superhero film, produced and directed by Shashi Kapoor and also co-directed by the Soviet filmmaker Gennadi Vasilyev. It is a fantasy film loosely based on ...more
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Michael Caine, Sidney Poitier, Rutger Hauer

Released: 1975

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

The Wilby Conspiracy is a 1975 thriller film directed by Ralph Nelson and filmed in Kenya. It was written by Rodney Amateau, based on the 1972 novel by Peter Driscoll. It had a limited release ...more
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Kajol, Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan

Released: 1994

Directed by: Naresh Malhotra

Yeh Dillagi is a 1994 Bollywood romantic film, produced by Yash Chopra and directed by Naresh Malhotra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. It stars Akshay Kumar, Kajol and Saif Ali Khan. Karisma ...more
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Saeed Jaffrey, Zohra Sehgal, Kareem Samar

Released: 1983

Directed by: Ismail Merchant

The Courtesans of Bombay is a 1983 British docudrama directed by Ismail Merchant. A collaboration by Merchant, James Ivory, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The film focuses on a Bombay compound known ...more
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Johnny Lever, Rishi Kapoor, Saeed Jaffrey

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ketan Desai

Anmol is a 1993 Indian film directed by Ketan Desai. The plot follows a Cinderella story where Anmol is name of the lead actress. The leading actors of this film are Manisha Koirala and Rishi
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Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Johnny Lever

Released: 1998

Directed by: Deepak Sareen

Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai is an Indian Hindi language film released in 1998. Directed by Deepak Sareen and written by Honey Irani, the film stars Salman Khan as womaniser Sooraj and Twinkle ...more
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Ajay Devgan, Raveena Tandon, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Released: 1993

Directed by: Deepak Bahry

Ek Hi Raasta is a 1993 Bollywood action film about a terrorist with aspirations to rule India. Directed by Deepak Bahry, the film is a remake of the Ek Hi Raasta which starred Rekha. Films under ...more
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Juhi Chawla, Jackie Shroff, Saeed Jaffrey

Released: 1993

Directed by: Yash Chopra, Deepak Sareen

Aaina, is a 1993 film directed by Deepak Sareen and produced by Yash Chopra. The film starred Juhi Chawla, Jackie Shroff and Amrita Singh in lead roles. The film is about sibling rivalry. The ...more