Best John Hurt movies

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Best John Hurt movies
We present our ranking of the best John Hurt movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about John Hurt.

TOP 25:
Hiroshima
Hiroshima
Character: Narrator (voice)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Release: 2005
The documentary recounts the world's first nuclear attack and examines the alarming repercussions. Covering a three-week period from the Trinity test to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the program chronicles America's political gamble and the planning for the momentous event. Archival film, dramatizations, and special effects feature what occurred aboard the Enola Gay (the aircraft that dropped the bomb) and inside the exploding bomb.

TOP 24:
Manderlay
Manderlay
Character: Narrator (Voice)
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to influence the situation. But when harvest time comes Grace sees the social and economic reality of Manderlay.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Udo Kier movies?


TOP 23:
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Character: Narrator (voice)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2006
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Karoline Herfurth movies?

TOP 22:
The Proposition
The Proposition
Character: Jellon Lamb
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Release: 2005
Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns and gives him 9 days to kill his older dangerous psychopathic brother, or else they'll hang his younger mentally slow brother on Christmas Day.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Wenham movies?

TOP 21:
Watership Down
Watership Down
Character: Hazel (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama
Release: 1978
When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.


TOP 20:
Melancholia
Melancholia
Character: Dexter
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2011
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlotte Rampling movies?

TOP 19:
More Than Honey
More Than Honey
Character: narrator (english voice)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2012
With dazzling nature photography, Academy Award®–nominated director Markus Imhoof (The Boat Is Full) takes a global examination of endangered honeybees — spanning California, Switzerland, China and Australia — more ambitious than any previous work on the topic.

TOP 18:
10 Rillington Place
10 Rillington Place
Character: Timothy Evans
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Release: 1971
The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.


TOP 17:
Contact
Contact
Character: S. R. Hadden
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery
Release: 1997
Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Wong movies?

TOP 16:
Only Lovers Left Alive
Only Lovers Left Alive
Character: Marlowe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2013
A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anton Yelchin movies?

TOP 15:

Dead Man

Dead Man
Character: John Scholfield
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western
Release: 1995
On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best F. Murray Abraham movies?


TOP 14:

Shooting Dogs

Shooting Dogs
Character: Christopher
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2006
Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.

TOP 13:

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons
Character: Richard Rich
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1966
A depiction of the conflict between King Henry VIII of England and his Lord Chancellor, Sir Thomas More, who refuses to swear the Oath of Supremacy declaring Henry Supreme Head of the Church in England.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vanessa Redgrave movies?

TOP 12:

The Plague Dogs

The Plague Dogs
Character: Snitter (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama
Release: 1982
The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, the film highlights the cruelty of performing vivisection and animal research for its own sake.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Bolam movies?

TOP 11:

Midnight Express

Midnight Express
Character: Max
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1978
Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".


TOP 10:

Dogville

Dogville
Character: Narrator (voice)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2003
A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless outsider provokes vicious contempt and abuse from the citizens of Dogville.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stellan Skarsgård movies?

TOP 9:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Character: Mr. Ollivander
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2010
Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Harry Melling movies?

TOP 8:

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Character: Garrick Ollivander
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2001
Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Fiona Shaw movies?

TOP 7:

Live Aid

Live Aid
Genre: Documentary, Music
Release: 1985
Live Aid was held on 13 July 1985, held simultaneously in Wembley Stadium in London, England, and the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, United States. It was one of the largest-scale satellite link-ups and television broadcasts of all time: an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion, across 150 nations, watched the live broadcast. It's twelve noon in London, seven AM in Philadelphia, and around the world it's time for: Live Aid...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bette Midler movies?

TOP 6:

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta
Character: Chancellor Adam Sutler
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Release: 2006
In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.


TOP 5:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Character: Mr. Ollivander
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2011
Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

TOP 4:

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man
Character: John Merrick
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1980
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

TOP 3:

Alien

Alien
Character: Gilbert Ward Kane
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Release: 1979
During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

TOP 2:

Doctor Who: The Night of the Doctor

Doctor Who: The Night of the Doctor
Character: The War Doctor
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, TV Movie
Release: 2013
The Doctor struggles to help the only remaining crewmember of a crashing gunship. The people of the planet below offer to save his life, but at a dear cost to the life he's lived for hundreds of years.

TOP 1:

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor
Character: The War Doctor
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2013
In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London's National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor's own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.



If you like the best John Hurt movies, then you will also like the best Udo Kier movies, where many of their films coincide.