Best Peter Mullan movies

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Best Peter Mullan movies

TOP 25:
Ordinary Decent Criminal
Ordinary Decent Criminal
Character: Stevie
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Release: 2000
Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.

TOP 24:
FairyTale: A True Story
FairyTale: A True Story
Character: Sergeant Farmer
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Family
Release: 1997
Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story


TOP 23:
Session 9
Session 9
Character: Gordon
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Release: 2001
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.

TOP 22:
Criminal
Criminal
Character: William Hannigan
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Release: 2004
Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new associate, but needs money to help out his ill father. The situation becomes more complicated when Rodrigo falls for Gaddis' sister, Valerie, drawing another player into the game.

TOP 21:
Sunset Song
Sunset Song
Character: John Guthrie
Genre: Drama
Release: 2015
The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.


TOP 20:
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
Character: Akela
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Release: 2018
A human child raised by wolves, must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.

TOP 19:
Neds
Neds
Character: Mr. McGill
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
NEDs (Non Educated Delinquents) is the story of a young man’s journey from prize-winning schoolboy to knife-carrying teenager. Struggling against the low expectations of those around him, John McGill changes from victim to avenger, scholar to NED, altar boy to glue sniffer. When he attempts to change back again, his new reality and recent past make conformity near impossible and violent self determination near inevitable.

TOP 18:
Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974
Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974
Character: Martin Laws
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Drama
Release: 2009
It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police investigation into a series of child abductions. When young Clare Kemplay goes missing, Eddie and his colleague, Barry, persuade their editor to let them investigate links with two similar abductions in the last decade. But after a mutilated body is found on a construction site owned by a local property magnate, Eddie and Barry are drawn into a deadly world of secrecy, intimidation, shocking revelations and police brutality.


TOP 17:
Riff-Raff
Riff-Raff
Character: Jake
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1991
The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class.

TOP 16:
Stone of Destiny
Stone of Destiny
Character: Ian's Father
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2008
Tells of the daring heist of The Stone of Destiny in the 1950s by a charming group of idealistic Scottish undergraduates, whose action rekindled Scottish nationalistic pride.

TOP 15:

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith
Character: Robert 'Rab' Henshaw
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 2013
Davy and Ally have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships. Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers.


TOP 14:

Hostiles

Hostiles
Character: Lieutenant Colonel Ross McGowan
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Release: 2017
A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

TOP 13:

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983
Character: Martin Laws
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2009
Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing on her way home from school. Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent imprisonment of local boy Michael Myshkin. Washed-up local solicitor John Piggott becomes convinced of Myshkin's innocence and begins to fight on his behalf, unwittingly providing a catalyst for Jobson to start to right some wrongs.

TOP 12:

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980
Character: Martin Laws
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2009
After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the Police when they discover they not only have The Ripper to catch, but a copycat killer is also at large. Assistant Chief Constable of the Manchester Police, Peter Hunter, is called in to oversee the West Yorkshire Police's Ripper investigation, with the help of John Nolan and Helen Marshall, both detectives from the Manchester Police, they decide to go back and look at the crime reports from the Rippers victims to see what they could have missed.

TOP 11:

Shallow Grave

Shallow Grave
Character: Andy
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1994
Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.


TOP 10:

Boy A

Boy A
Character: Terry
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2007
Freed after a lengthy term in a juvenile detention center, convicted child killer Jack Burridge (Andrew Garfield) finds work as a deliveryman and begins dating co-worker Michelle (Katie Lyons). While out on the road one day, the young Englishman notices a distressed child, and, after reuniting the girl with her family, becomes a local celebrity. But, when a local newspaper unearths his past, Jack must cope with the anger of citizens who fear for the safety of their children.

TOP 9:

War Horse

War Horse
Character: Ted Narracott
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Release: 2011
Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

TOP 8:

My Name Is Joe

My Name Is Joe
Character: Joe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.

TOP 7:

Tyrannosaur

Tyrannosaur
Character: Joseph
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2011
The story of Joseph a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance of redemption appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. Their relationship develops to reveal that Hannah is hiding a secret of her own with devastating results on both of their lives.

TOP 6:

The Magdalene Sisters

The Magdalene Sisters
Character: Mr O'Connor
Genre: Drama
Release: 2002
Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly caught flirting with the boys. All have to work in a laundry under the strict supervision of the nuns, who break their wills through sadistic punishment.


TOP 5:

Children of Men

Children of Men
Character: Syd
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2006
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

TOP 4:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Character: Death Eater Yaxley
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.

TOP 3:

Braveheart

Braveheart
Character: Veteran
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Release: 1995
Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

TOP 2:

Trainspotting

Trainspotting
Character: Swanney "Mother Superior"
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1996
Mark Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

TOP 1:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Character: Yaxley
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.