Best Gabriel Byrne movies

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Best Gabriel Byrne movies
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TOP 25:
Capital
Capital
Original Title: Le Capital
Gabriel Byrne as: Dittmar Rigule
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
The head of a giant European investment bank desperately clings to power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maya Hawke movies?

TOP 24:
Shade
Shade
Gabriel Byrne as: Charlie Miller
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Release: 2003
Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need enough money to enter a game with Stevens, so they decide to strike a deal with fellow crook Larry Jennings to scam a local gangster -- which turns out to be a bad idea.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bo Hopkins movies?


TOP 23:
Stigmata
Stigmata
Gabriel Byrne as: Father Andrew Kiernan
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 1999
A young woman with no strong religious beliefs, Frankie Paige begins having strange and violent experiences, showing signs of the wounds that Jesus received when crucified. When the Vatican gets word of Frankie's situation, a high-ranking cardinal requests that the Rev. Andrew Kiernan investigate her case. Soon Kiernan realizes that very sinister forces are at work, and tries to rescue Frankie from the entity that is plaguing her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nia Long movies?

TOP 22:
Assault on Precinct 13
Assault on Precinct 13
Gabriel Byrne as: Captain Marcus Duvall
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Release: 2005
On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hugh Dillon movies?

TOP 21:
Point of No Return
Point of No Return
Gabriel Byrne as: Bob
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Release: 1993
Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom killer and subdued into obedience.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Rapaport movies?


TOP 20:
Vampire Academy
Vampire Academy
Gabriel Byrne as: Victor Dashkov
Genre: Comedy, Action, Fantasy
Release: 2014
Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe their lives may be in most jeopardy. Rose will sacrifice everything to protect Lissa from those who intend to exploit her from within the Academy walls and the Strigoi (immortal, evil vampires) who hunt her kind from outside its sanctuary.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dominic Sherwood movies?

TOP 19:
Just a Sigh
Just a Sigh
Original Title: Le temps de l'aventure
Gabriel Byrne as: L'homme
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2013
In the short break between performances in Calais, stage actress Alix makes a quick escape to Paris. On the train she meets a mysterious English stranger and, for the most fleeting of afternoons, imagines what the future could hold down a different road.

TOP 18:
The 33
The 33
Gabriel Byrne as: Andre Sougarret
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2015
Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rodrigo Santoro movies?


TOP 17:
Smilla's Sense of Snow
Smilla's Sense of Snow
Gabriel Byrne as: The Mechanic
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1997
Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that has made several mysterious expeditions to Greenland. Scenes from the film were shot in Copenhagen and western Greenland. The film was entered into the 47th Berlin International Film Festival, where director Bille August was nominated for the Golden Bear.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Capaldi movies?

TOP 16:
Defence of the Realm
Defence of the Realm
Gabriel Byrne as: Nicholas 'Nick' Mullen
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1986
A reporter named Mullen 'stumbles' onto a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent and a near-nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and a U.S. Air Force base. Has there been a Government cover-up? Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam, the MP's assistant, to find out the truth.

TOP 15:

Louder Than Bombs

Louder Than Bombs
Gabriel Byrne as: Gene
Genre: Drama
Release: 2015
Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return to the house he grew up in - and for the first time in a very long time, the father and the two brothers are living under the same roof.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rachel Brosnahan movies?


TOP 14:

Into the West

Into the West
Gabriel Byrne as: Papa Reilly
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Western
Release: 1992
Accused of a crime they didn't commit, two city kids and a magical horse are about to become the coolest outlaws ever to ride Into The West.

TOP 13:

The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask
Gabriel Byrne as: D'Artagnan
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama
Release: 1998
Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, remains imprisoned, the Musketeers reunite to abduct Louis and replace him with Philippe.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anne Parillaud movies?

TOP 12:

Spider

Spider
Gabriel Byrne as: Bill Cleg
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2002
A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Penelope Ann Miller movies?

TOP 11:

Shipwrecked

Shipwrecked
Original Title: Håkon Håkonsen
Gabriel Byrne as: Lt. John Merrick
Genre: Adventure, Family
Release: 1990
A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.


TOP 10:

Quest for Camelot

Quest for Camelot
Gabriel Byrne as: Lionel (voice)
Genre: Fantasy, Animation, Drama, Romance, Family
Release: 1998
During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jane Seymour movies?

TOP 9:

Making Love

Making Love
Original Title: Canone inverso
Gabriel Byrne as: il violinista/Jeno Varga adulto
Genre: Drama
Release: 2000
Costanza is drinking a beer in a Prague pub, a summer night in 1968, while a violinist enters and starts playing a "canone inverso" for her. It is not a case, that music and that violin have a story behind that could concern her. It is the love story between Jeno Varga and the music, between Jeno and Sophie.

TOP 8:

Excalibur

Excalibur
Gabriel Byrne as: Uther Pendragon
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 1981
A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patrick Stewart movies?

TOP 7:

Carrie Pilby

Carrie Pilby
Gabriel Byrne as: Mr. Pilby
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2017
Awkward, isolated and disapproving of most of the people around her, a precocious 19-year-old genius is challenged to put her convictions to the test by venturing out on to the NYC dating scene.

TOP 6:

Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State
Gabriel Byrne as: "Brill"
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1998
A hotshot Washington criminal lawyer becomes the target of a rogue security executive videotaped in the act of murdering a congressman when the incriminating tape is surreptitiously slipped into his shopping bag by the videographer, who is fleeing the executive's assassins.


TOP 5:

Hereditary

Hereditary
Gabriel Byrne as: Steve Graham
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2018
When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

TOP 4:

Little Women

Little Women
Gabriel Byrne as: Friedrich Bhaer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1994
With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.

TOP 3:

Dead Man

Dead Man
Gabriel Byrne as: Charlie Dickinson
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western
Release: 1995
Wounded and branded an outlaw, a young accountant named William Blake flees gunmen and travels the frontier. Nobody, an outcast Native American, aides Blake along a journey beyond the frailty of life as his physical existence grows thin.

TOP 2:

Miller's Crossing

Miller's Crossing
Gabriel Byrne as: Tom Reagan
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1990
Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

TOP 1:

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
Gabriel Byrne as: Dean Keaton
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1995
Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.



If you like the best Gabriel Byrne movies, then you will also like the best Maya Hawke movies, where many of their films coincide.