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The Best Scott Glenn Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 2.0k votes 229 voters 20.9k views68 items

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Puerto Vallarta Squeeze and Sucker Punch.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Scott Glenn movies?" and "What are the greatest Scott Glenn roles of all time?"

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    Silverado

    Kevin Costner, John Cleese
    Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The...  more

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    My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

    Kate Capshaw, Scott Glenn
    My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys is a 1991 Western drama film starring Scott Glenn and Kate...  more
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins
    The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime...  more

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    Secretariat

    Diane Lane, John Malkovich
    Secretariat is a 2010 biographical sports drama film produced and released by Walt Disney...  more

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    The Hunt for Red October

    Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery
    The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American submarine spy-thriller film directed by John...  more

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    Man on Fire

    Joe Pesci, Danny Aiello
    Man on Fire is a 1987 French-Italian action thriller film directed by Élie Chouraqui and...  more

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    #296 of 626 The Greatest Action Movies Of All Time#9 of 97 The Best Movies About Kidnapping

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    Shadowhunter

    Benjamin Bratt, Scott Glenn
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    The Right Stuff

    Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris
    The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling...  more

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    The Keep

    Ian McKellen, Gabriel Byrne
    The Keep is a 1983 horror film directed by Michael Mann and starring Scott Glenn, Gabriel...  more
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    Apocalypse Now Redux

    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford
    Apocalypse Now Redux is a 2001 extended version of Francis Ford Coppola's epic film Apocalypse...  more

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    Backdraft

    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell
    Backdraft is a 1991 action thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Gregory Widen....  more

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    Personal Best

    Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn
    Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American...  more

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    Urban Cowboy

    John Travolta, Bonnie Raitt
    Urban Cowboy is a 1980 American western romantic drama film about the love-hate relationship...  more

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    The River

    Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek
    The River is a 1984 film, directed by Mark Rydell, which tells the story of a struggling farm...  more
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    Gargoyles

    Scott Glenn, Cornel Wilde
    Gargoyles is a 1972 horror film written by Steven Karpf and Elinor Karpf and directed by Bill...  more
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    More American Graffiti

    Harrison Ford, Ron Howard
    More American Graffiti is a 1979 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill L....  more

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    The Player

    Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis
    The Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by...  more

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    A Painted House

    Logan Lerman, Scott Glenn
    A Painted House is a 2003 drama film directed by Alfonso Arau....
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    Apocalypse Now

    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford
    Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War. Produced...  more

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    Courage Under Fire

    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon
    Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington,...  more

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    Bullet

    Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur
    Bullet is a 1996 American crime drama film directed by Julien Temple and starring Mickey...  more

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    Gangland

    Scott Glenn, Lucinda Jenney
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    Buffalo Soldiers

    Anna Paquin, Idris Elba
    Buffalo Soldiers is a 2001 satire film, based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor, which...  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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    Nashville

    Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin
    Nashville is a 1975 American musical drama film directed by Robert Altman. A winner of...  more

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