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The Best Scott Glenn Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 1.7k votes 226 voters 20.8k 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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    Secretariat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Secretariat

    Diane Lane, John Malkovich

    Released2010

    Directed byRandall Wallace

    Secretariat is a 2010 biographical sports drama film produced and released by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia

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    My Heroes Have Always Been Cow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

    Kate Capshaw, Scott Glenn

    Released1991

    Directed byStuart Rosenberg

    My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys is a 1991 Western drama film starring Scott Glenn and Kate... more on Wikipedia
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    Silverado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Silverado

    Kevin Costner, John Cleese

    Released1985

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The... more on Wikipedia

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    The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1991

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime... more on Wikipedia

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    Man on Fire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Man on Fire

    Joe Pesci, Danny Aiello

    Released1987

    Directed byElie Chouraqui

    Man on Fire is a 1987 French-Italian action thriller film directed by Élie Chouraqui and... more on Wikipedia
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    The Hunt for Red October is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    The Hunt for Red October

    Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

    The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American submarine spy-thriller film directed by John... more on Wikipedia
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    Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Backdraft

    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell

    Released1991

    Directed byRon Howard

    Backdraft is a 1991 action thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Gregory Widen.... more on Wikipedia

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    Personal Best is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Personal Best

    Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn

    Released1982

    Directed byRobert Towne

    Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Right Stuff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    The Right Stuff

    Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris

    Released1983

    Directed byPhilip Kaufman

    The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling... more on Wikipedia

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    The River is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    The River

    Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek

    Released1984

    Directed byMark Rydell

    The River is a 1984 film, directed by Mark Rydell, which tells the story of a struggling farm... more on Wikipedia
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    A Painted House is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    A Painted House

    Logan Lerman, Scott Glenn

    Released2003

    Directed byAlfonso Arau

    A Painted House is a 2003 drama film directed by Alfonso Arau.amazon_watch buy button
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    Urban Cowboy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Urban Cowboy

    John Travolta, Bonnie Raitt

    Released1980

    Directed byJames Bridges

    Urban Cowboy is a 1980 American western romantic drama film about the love-hate relationship... more on Wikipedia

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    More American Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    More American Graffiti

    Harrison Ford, Ron Howard

    Released1979

    Directed byBill L. Norton

    More American Graffiti is a 1979 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill L.... more on Wikipedia

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    Buffalo Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Buffalo Soldiers

    Anna Paquin, Idris Elba

    Released2001

    Directed byGregor Jordan

    Buffalo Soldiers is a 2001 satire film, based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor, which... more on Wikipedia
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    Courage Under Fire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Courage Under Fire

    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon

    Released1996

    Directed byEdward Zwick

    Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington,... more on Wikipedia
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    Miss Firecracker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Miss Firecracker

    Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins

    Released1989

    Directed byThomas Schlamme

    Miss Firecracker is a 1989 comedy film directed by Thomas Schlamme. It stars Holly Hunter,... more on Wikipedia
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    Carla's Song is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Carla's Song

    Robert Carlyle, Scott Glenn

    Released1996

    Directed byKen Loach

    Carla's Song is a British movie directed by Ken Loach with screenplay by Paul Laverty. Set in... more on Wikipedia
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    The Virgin Suicides is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    The Virgin Suicides

    Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner

    Released1999

    Directed bySofia Coppola

    The film is a 1999 American drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola, produced by her... more on Wikipedia

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    Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Apocalypse Now

    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford

    Released1979

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War. Produced... more on Wikipedia

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    Absolute Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Absolute Power

    Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman

    Released1997

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    Absolute Power is a 1997 American political thriller film produced by, directed by, and... more on Wikipedia

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    As Summers Die is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    As Summers Die

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Bette Davis

    Released1986

    Directed byJean-Claude Tramont

    As Summers Die is a 1986 drama film directed by Jean-Claude Tramont. It was filmed in Georgia... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Off Limits is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    Off Limits

    Willem Dafoe, Keith David

    Released1988

    Directed byChristopher Crowe

    Off Limits is a 1988 action-thriller film set during the Vietnam War starring Willem Dafoe and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Bourne Legacy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    The Bourne Legacy

    Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton

    Released2012

    Directed byTony Gilroy

    The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the... more on Wikipedia

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    The Last Marshal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    The Last Marshal

    Constance Marie, Scott Glenn

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Kirton

    The Last Marshal is a 1999 action thriller film written and directed by Mike Kirton.amazon_watch buy button
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    W. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
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    W.

    Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton

    Released2008

    Directed byOliver Stone

    W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of... more on Wikipedia

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