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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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Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Kevin Kline
Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenplay was written by Kasdan and his brother Mark. It features an ensemble cast, including Kevin ...more
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Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry
The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American submarine spy-thriller film directed by John McTiernan, based on the 1984 novel by Tom Clancy. In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine ...more
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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak
The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime and horror genres. Directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott ...more
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The Right Stuff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid
The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling 1979 book of the same name about the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots who were involved in ...more
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John Travolta, Bonnie Raitt, Debra Winger
Urban Cowboy is a 1980 American western romantic drama film about the love-hate relationship between Buford Uan "Bud" Davis and Sissy. The movie captured the late 1970s/early 1980s ...more
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Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall
Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War. Produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, and Robert Duvall. ...more
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Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Backdraft is a 1991 action thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Gregory Widen. The film stars Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca De Mornay, ...more
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Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington
Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips and Matt Damon.
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Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris
Absolute Power is a 1997 American political thriller film produced by, directed by, and starring Clint Eastwood. The screenplay by William Goldman is based on the 1996 novel Absolute Power by ...more
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Training Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scott Glenn Movies
Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington
Training Day is a 2001 American thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, written by David Ayer, and starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke. The story follows two LAPD narcotics officers over ...more
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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox
The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner
The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the fourth installment in the series of films adapted from the novels originated by Robert Ludlum, and ...more
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Kate Capshaw, Scott Glenn, Ben Johnson
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys is a 1991 Western drama film starring Scott Glenn and Kate Capshaw and directed by Stuart Rosenberg.
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Diane Lane, John Malkovich, James Cromwell
Secretariat is a 2010 biographical sports drama film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Randall Wallace. The film chronicles the life of thoroughbred race horse ...more
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Benjamin Bratt, Scott Glenn, Gloria Reuben
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Ian McKellen, Gabriel Byrne, Scott Glenn
The Keep is a 1983 horror film directed by Michael Mann and starring Scott Glenn, Gabriel Byrne, Jürgen Prochnow, Alberta Watson and Ian McKellen. It was released by Paramount Pictures. The ...more
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Joe Pesci, Danny Aiello, Jonathan Pryce
Man on Fire is a 1987 French-Italian action thriller film directed by Élie Chouraqui and starring Scott Glenn and Jade Malle. It is based on the eponymous novel by A. J. Quinnell. Another ...more
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Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Chris O'Donnell
Vertical Limit is a 2000 American action thriller film directed by New Zealander Martin Campbell starring, among others, Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney and Scott Glenn. The film was ...more
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Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall
Apocalypse Now Redux is a 2001 extended version of Francis Ford Coppola's epic film Apocalypse Now, which was originally released in 1979. Coppola, along with editor/long-time collaborator ...more
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Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Jim Moody
Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American track-and-field team bound for the 1980 Olympic Games. Despite their commitment to their training ...more
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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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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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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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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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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