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The Best Scott Glenn Movies  

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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?"

Scott Glenn is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Ron Howard, Robert Altman and Clint Eastwood.

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Magic Valley Matthew Gray Gubler, Scott Glenn, Kyle Gallner
Magic Valley is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Jaffe Zinn.
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Scott Glenn, Cornel Wilde, Bernie Casey
Gargoyles is a 1972 horror film written by Steven Karpf and Elinor Karpf and directed by Bill L. Norton.
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Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Scott Glenn
The River is a 1984 film, directed by Mark Rydell, which tells the story of a struggling farm family in the Tennessee valley trying to keep its farm from going in the face of bank foreclosures, ...more
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A Painted House Logan Lerman, Scott Glenn, Geoffrey Lewis
A Painted House is a 2003 drama film directed by Alfonso Arau.
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Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, Imelda Staunton
Freedom Writers is a 2007 drama film starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton and Patrick Dempsey. It is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by teacher Erin Gruwell who wrote ...more
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Brooke Shields, Marilu Henner, Lou Diamond Phillips
Gone, But Not Forgotten is a 2004 US television mini-series based on the same-titled novel written by Phillip Margolin. The television adaptation starred Brooke Shields as Betsy Tannenbaum and ...more
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Scott Glenn, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Shawn Hatosy
Faith of My Fathers is a 2005 American television film, directed by Peter Markle. Based on the 1999 memoir of the same name by United States Senator and former United States Navy aviator John ...more
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Aaron Eckhart, Kevin Sorbo, Scott Glenn
Slaughter of the Innocents is a 1993 thriller starring Scott Glenn & Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus with supporting roles from Kevin Sorbo & Armin Shimerman plus a cameo from Aaron Eckhart ...more
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Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Whoopi Goldberg
The Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Michael Tolkin based on his own 1988 novel of the same name. It is the story of Hollywood studio ...more
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Gangland Scott Glenn, Lucinda Jenney, Vyto Ruginis
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Toshiro Mifune, Scott Glenn, Clyde Kusatsu
The Challenge is a 1982 American action film directed by John Frankenheimer and co-written by John Sayles. The film stars Scott Glenn and ToshirĊ Mifune.
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Anna Paquin, Idris Elba, Joaquin Phoenix
Buffalo Soldiers is a 2001 satire film, based on the 1993 novel by Robert O'Connor, which follows the rogue activities of a group of US soldiers based in West Germany during 1989 when the fall ...more
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Robert Carlyle, Scott Glenn, Gary Lewis
Carla's Song is a British movie directed by Ken Loach with screenplay by Paul Laverty. Set in 1987, it tells the story of the relationship between a Scottish bus driver, George Lennox and Carla, ...more
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Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Peter Dinklage
Bullet is a 1996 American crime drama film directed by Julien Temple and starring Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Donnie Wahlberg, Adrien Brody, Ted Levine, and John Enos III. The screenplay was ...more
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Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Mackenzie Phillips
More American Graffiti is a 1979 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill L. Norton. It is a sequel to George Lucas's 1973 film American Graffiti. Whereas the first film followed ...more
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Patrick Swayze, William H. Macy, Burgess Meredith
Tall Tale, also known as Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill is a 1995 American western adventure fantasy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It stars Scott Glenn, Oliver ...more
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Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin, Julie Christie
Nashville is a 1975 American musical drama film directed by Robert Altman. A winner of numerous awards and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry, Nashville is ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Bette Davis, C. C. H. Pounder
As Summers Die is a 1986 drama film directed by Jean-Claude Tramont. It was filmed in Georgia as a made for HBO original movie and later released on VHS. It stars Scott Glenn, Jamie Lee Curtis, ...more
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Lou Diamond Phillips, Yaphet Kotto, Scott Glenn
Extreme Justice is a 1993 action-thriller film. The film was directed by Mark L. Lester, and stars Lou Diamond Phillips, Scott Glenn, and Chelsea Field.
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Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey
The Shipping News is a 2001 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Shipping News by Annie Proulx. It stars Kevin Spacey as the protagonist Quoyle, ...more
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Andie MacDowell, Matt Dillon, Juliette Binoche
Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules is a 1991 drama film directed by Walter Bernstein, Mike Figgis and Kristi Zea.
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Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton, Josh Brolin
W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of George W. Bush. It was produced and directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stanley Weiser, and stars Josh ...more
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Hex Gary Busey, Keith Carradine, Scott Glenn
Hex is a 1973 American horror film filmed on Cheyenne River Indian Reservation starring Keith Carradine, Dan Haggerty, Gary Busey, Hillarie Thompson and Christina Raines. The film was initially ...more
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Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins, Mary Steenburgen
Miss Firecracker is a 1989 comedy film directed by Thomas Schlamme. It stars Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard, and Scott Glenn. The film, set in Yazoo City, ...more
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John Travolta, Tom Hanks, Morgan Freeman
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D is a 2005 IMAX 3D documentary film about the first humans on the Moon, the twelve astronauts in the Apollo program. It is co-written, produced and ...more