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The Best Sting Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 330 votes 121 voters 22k views

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of films like The Adventures of Baron Munchausen and TNA Wrestling: Hard Justice 2008.

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

Movie fans who love Sting have also been known to enjoy films starring Daniel Craig and Ewan McGregor.

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Brimstone and Treacle Sting, Denholm Elliott, Joan Plowright

Released: 1982

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Brimstone and Treacle is a 1982 film directed by Richard Loncraine.
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Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones

Released: 1998

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British comedy thriller film written and directed by Guy Ritchie. The story is a film involving a self-confident young card sharp who loses ...more

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Sting, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt

Released: 1984

Directed by: David Lynch

Dune is a 1984 American science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides and ...more

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Sting, Tommy Lee Jones, Melanie Griffith

Released: 1988

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Stormy Monday is the 1988 feature film debut of director Mike Figgis. Starring Sean Bean, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting and Melanie Griffith, it is an atmospheric, noirish thriller. The notable jazz ...more
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Sting, Jennifer Beals, Timothy Spall

Released: 1985

Directed by: Franc Roddam

The Bride is an adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, released in 1985 and directed by Franc Roddam. The film stars Sting as Baron Charles Frankenstein and Jennifer Beals as Eva, a woman he ...more

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Sting, Lena Headey, Alan Bates

Released: 1995

Directed by: John-Paul Davidson

The Grotesque is a 1995 British film by John-Paul Davidson, adapted from the 1989 novel of the same name by Patrick McGrath. It stars Alan Bates, Lena Headey, Theresa Russell and Sting. Academy ...more
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Sting, Ray Winstone, Timothy Spall

Released: 1979

Directed by: Franc Roddam

Quadrophenia is a 1979 British film, loosely based on the 1973 rock opera of the same name by The Who. The film stars Phil Daniels as Jimmy, a 1960s Mod, supported by Leslie Ash, Toyah and, ...more

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Sting, Kathleen Turner, Gabriel Byrne

Released: 1987

Directed by: Peter Del Monte

Julia and Julia is a 1987 Italian drama film directed by Peter Del Monte. The screenplay by Silvia Napolitano, Sandro Petraglia, Joseph Minion, and Del Monte is based on a story by Napolitano.
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Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock

Released: 2007

Directed by: Simon J. Smith, Steve Hickner

Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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Meryl Streep, Sting, Ian McKellen

Released: 1985

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Plenty is a 1985 British drama film directed by Fred Schepisi and starring Meryl Streep. It was adapted from David Hare's play of the same name.
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Uma Thurman, Robin Williams, Sting

Released: 1988

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a 1988 British adventure fantasy comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring John Neville, Sarah Polley, Eric Idle, Jonathan Pryce, ...more

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Sting, Branford Marsalis, Omar Hakim

Released: 1985

Directed by: Michael Apted

Bring on the Night is a 1985 documentary film directed by Michael Apted, focusing on the jazz-inspired project and band led by the British musician Sting during the early stages of his solo ...more
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Sting, Sue Jones-Davies, Lisa Kreuzer

Released: 1979

Directed by: Chris Petit

Radio On is a 1979 film directed by Christopher Petit. It is a rare example of a British road movie, shot in black and white by Wim Wenders' assistant cameraman Martin Schäfer and featuring ...more
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Rose McGowan, Randy Savage, Bill Goldberg

Released: 2000

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Ready to Rumble is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and written by Steven Brill, which is based on Turner Broadcasting's now defunct professional wrestling promotion, World ...more

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Sting, Debbie Harry, Patti Smith

Released: 2009

Directed by: Mandy Stein

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Released: 1987

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Resident Alien Sting, John Hurt, Al Goldstein

Released: 1990

Directed by: Jonathan Nossiter

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Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

Released: 2006

Directed by: Doug Biro, Jon Fine

Herbie Hancock: Possibilities is a 2006 American documentary film directed by Doug Biro and Jon Fine. It is a film about jazz pianist Herbie Hancock.
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Scott Walker: 30 Century Man David Bowie, Sting, Brian Eno

Released: 2006

Directed by: Stephen Kijak

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man is a 2006 documentary film about Scott Walker. The film gets its title from the Scott 3 song "30 Century Man". It is directed and co-produced by Stephen ...more
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Slammiversary 2007 (TV) Steve Borden, Christy Hemme, Bob Backlund

Released: 2007

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Sting: All This Time Sting

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jim Gable

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UK Freedom Festival Sting, Peter Gabriel, Elvis Costello

Released: 2004

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Sting: The Journey &... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sting Movies
Sting: The Journey & the Labyrinth: The Music of John Dowland Sting, Edin Karamazov

Released: 2006

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20 Years Ago Today: The Story of Live Aid Sting, Elvis Costello, Bryan Adams

Released: 2005

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Sting, Andy Summers

Released: 2006

Directed by: Stewart Copeland

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