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List of Albert Finney Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Scrooge (1970)
35
1
Scrooge
G
35
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ebenezer Scrooge
Director:
Ronald Neame
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Family, Musical
Star Cast:
Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More, Laurence Naismith
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
2. Alpha Beta (1976)
14
1
Alpha Beta
PG
14
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Frank Elliot
Director:
Anthony Page
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rachel Roberts
3. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
22
1
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
TV-PG
22
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur
Director:
Karel Reisz
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field, Norman Rossington, Hylda Baker
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
4. Two for the Road (1967)
25
3
Two for the Road
25
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Wallace
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Bisset, Eleanor Bron, William Daniels, Gabrielle Middleton
5. Big Fish (2003)
24
3
Big Fish
PG-13
24
3

In typical Tim Burton style, Big Fish is the story of Edward Bloom, a retired salesman, and his son, Will, in a fantasy setting. On his deathbed, Bloom, who has the gift of storytelling, narrates fictional tales of his youth to Will, as he attempts to mend their relationship. Though initially sceptical, Will ultimately realizes his father’s zest for life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Bloom - Senior
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
6. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
19
1
The Bourne Ultimatum
PG-13
19
1

In order to find his true identity, Jason Bourne comes out of hiding to meet Britsh reporter Simon Ross who is researching Operation Blackbriar, which replaced the Operation Treadstone that he was a part of. However, realizing Ross is being followed, Jason escapes and survives CIA chase across countries with help from Nicky Parsons and Pamela Landy.

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Greengrass
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Mystery
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Scott Adkins, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn
7. The Dresser (1983)
16
3
The Dresser
PG
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sir
Director:
Peter Yates
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Courtenay, Eileen Atkins, Edward Fox, Zena Walker
8. O Lucky Man! (1973)
10
1
O Lucky Man!
R
10
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Lindsay Anderson
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, Helen Mirren, Ralph Richardson, Graham Crowden, Arthur Lowe
9. If.... (1968)
9
1
If....
R
9
1

Three senior students at a public school misbehave with their juniors and treat them like personal servants. Even the headmaster is distant from the boys, and the housemaster is easily manipulated by the seniors as well. Losing their patience, few students decide to start a revolt, but things start to get worse.

As:
Producer
Director:
Lindsay Anderson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick, Christine Noonan, Rupert Webster
10. Skyfall (2012)
18
2
Skyfall
PG-13
18
2

James Bond is presumed dead after being caught in friendly fire while trying to retrieve a list of British agents. MI6 is compromised and identities of several agents are exposed. Bond, who reveals he is alive after M is attacked at MI6 and six agents are killed, must track down a man from M's past, seeking revenge.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Adventure
11. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
18
2
Murder on the Orient Express
PG
18
2

Detective Hercule Poirot is journeying home aboard the Orient Express, when a billionaire is murdered en route. Poirot takes up the case, and everyone on board becomes a suspect, as he realizes that many of them have revenge as a motive. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Hercule Poirot
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery
12. Bleak Moments (1971)
7
2
Bleak Moments
7
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Mike Leigh
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Liz Smith, Eric Allan, Anne Raitt, Sarah Stephenson, Joolia Cappleman
13. The Duellists (1977)
8
1
The Duellists
PG
8
1

Armand and Gabriel are French soldiers serving under Napoleon. When a small quarrel between them becomes a lifelong grudge, they eventually challenge one another to a sword and pistol duel. Although fifteen years later, both men have performed remarkably in their military careers, and have become Generals, their hatred still doesn’t cease.

As:
Cast
Role:
Fouché
Director:
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Conti, Harvey Keitel, Edward Fox, Cristina Raines, Keith Carradine
14. Miller's Crossing (1990)
12
3
Miller's Crossing
R
12
3

Two rival mafia bosses are at loggerheads when Irish mobster Leo O'Bannon provides protection to bookie Bernie Bernbaum, brother of his girlfriend Verna, from Italian gangster Johnny Caspar. Leo expels his right-hand man, Tom Reagan, after learning about Verna's affair with him, following which Tom shifts allegiance to Johnny, but must now prove himself trustworthy by killing Bernie.

As:
Cast
Role:
Leo
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
15. Erin Brockovich (2000)
20
2
Erin Brockovich
R
20
2

Based on the true story of the eponymous Erin Brockovich, this biographical drama centres around a struggling single mother and legal assistant who unearths a water supply poisoning scandal covered up by a California power company and ends up winning one of the largest class-action lawsuits in American history. Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her titular role in this film.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Masry
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Julia Roberts, Aaron Eckhart, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick
16. Tom Jones (1963)
21
2
Tom Jones
21
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Jones
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Diane Cilento, Lynn Redgrave, Jack MacGowran, George Devine, Rachel Kempson, Angela Baddeley
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male
17. The Entertainer (1960)
11
1
The Entertainer
11
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Alan Bates, Brenda de Banzie
18. Amazing Grace (2006)
12
1
Amazing Grace
PG
12
1

Amazing Grace is a biographical drama film which takes us to 18th century England. The film revolves around William Wilberforce and William Pitt, two politicians who begin a battle to abolish the slave trade in Great Britain.

As:
Cast
Role:
John Newton
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Michael Gambon
19. Shoot the Moon (1982)
12
1
Shoot the Moon
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Dunlap
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Peter Weller, Karen Allen, Dana Hill
20. Annie (1982)
22
2
Annie
PG
22
2

A young orphan who lives in an orphanage believes that her parents left her there by mistake. Eventually, a rich man named Oliver lets her live at his home to improve his image. However, Annie still longs to meet her parents. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Daddy Warbucks
Director:
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Family, Drama
22. Privilege (1967)
6
1
Privilege
6
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Peter Watkins
Genres:
Music, Drama, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeremy Child, Paul Jones, Jean Shrimpton, Mark London, William Job
23. Traffic (2000)
7
2
Traffic
R
7
2

The movie explores America’s drug fight through four stories. The US drug czar discovers that his own daughter is an addict. The wife of a drug lord discovers her husband’s true profession and tries to protect it. A witness familiar with her husband’s activities is protected by two DEA agents. A committed cop begins to doubt his superior’s true motives in drug war.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
24. Spring and Port Wine (1970)
7
1
Spring and Port Wine
7
1

In a working class family, the father Rafe attempts to deal with his children sternly, while the mother Hilda tries to deal with them leniently. Rafe’s method of dealing with them rubs them the wrong way, and he eventually ends up locking horns with Hilda. 

As:
Producer
Director:
Peter Hammond
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Mason, Rodney Bewes, Hannah Gordon, Diana Coupland, Susan George
25. The Victors (1963)
6
2
The Victors
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Russian Soldier
Director:
Carl Foreman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Peter Fonda, George Peppard, Vince Edwards, George Hamilton, Jeanne Moreau
26. The Browning Version (1994)
10
1
The Browning Version
R
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Andrew Crocker-Harris
Director:
Mike Figgis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, Michael Gambon, Greta Scacchi, Julian Sands
27. A Good Year (2006)
18
2
A Good Year
PG-13
18
2

Max Skinner, a trader from London inherits his Uncle Henry’s vineyard estate in Southern France. Soon his cousin, Christie, a previously unknown illegitimate daughter of Henry, arrives as the true owner of the estate. As Max starts falling in love with local café owner, Fanny Chenal, he must figure out what he wants from life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Uncle Henry
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
28. Night Must Fall (1964)
12
2
Night Must Fall
12
2

Night Must Fall is a 1964 crime thriller film which is a remake of the 1937 film of the same name. The film revolves around Danny, a hotel bellboy, who is also a psychotic killer. However, he eventually gets in the good books of his aging invalid employer, and also earns the affection of her beautiful daughter, which brings an unpleasant outcome to all. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Danny
Director:
Karel Reisz
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Mona Washbourne, Sheila Hancock, Susan Hampshire, Michael Medwin
29. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
6
1
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
R
6
1

Two brothers, Andy and Hank, are desperately in need of money and so they decide to rob their parents’ jewelry shop, fully aware that the insurance will compensate the theft. But their plan goes awry when Hank hires a seasoned thief to execute the operation and their mother decides to fill in for the elderly shop assistant.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Charles
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
30. Gumshoe (1971)
9
2
Gumshoe
PG
9
2

Eddie Ginley, a bingo caller at a nightclub, aspires to become a private detective. He advertises in a newspaper and soon enough receives a strange call and few items. Before he can figure things out, he gets enmeshed in a case involving drug and gun smuggling. Ginley must now solve the case and simultaneously protect his own family.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Eddie Ginley
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Finlay, Billie Whitelaw, Janice Rule, Carolyn Seymour
31. Charlie Bubbles (1967)
8
2
Charlie Bubbles
8
2

Rising from Manchester’s working-class, Charlie Bubbles has achieved success in London as a writer. But now he is dissatisfied and appears to have lost ability to feel, so much so that he is unhappy even while with mistress Eliza. Restless, he returns to Manchester, visits his estranged wife Lottie and son at their farm, as he attempts to reconnect with his roots.

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Charlie Bubbles
Director:
Albert Finney
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Liza Minnelli, Billie Whitelaw, Colin Blakely, Timothy Garland
32. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
13
1
The Bourne Legacy
PG-13
13
1

The fourth installment of the Bourne film franchise, The Bourne Legacy, sees black ops agent, Aaron Cross, run for his life from the Department of Defense after he discovers their secret about field operatives. Jeremy Renner stars as the black ops agent who poses a potential threat to the department upon discovering that it is giving performance-enhancing drugs to its operatives.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Gilroy
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Adventure, Romance, Mystery
Star Cast:
Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Corey Stoll, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach
33. Law and Disorder (1974)
7
1
Law and Disorder
R
7
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Ivan Passer
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Karen Black, Carroll O'Connor, Ann Wedgeworth, Leslie Ackerman
34. Wolfen (1981)
10
1
Wolfen
R
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dewey Wilson
Director:
John D. Hancock, Rupert Hitzig, Michael Wadleigh
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Edward James Olmos, Tom Waits, Tom Noonan, Diane Venora, Gregory Hines
35. Loving Memory (1971)
7
1
Loving Memory
7
1

Two siblings, a brother and a sister, kill a young cyclist accidentally. However, instead of reporting the accident to the authorities, the woman takes the corpse home with them. She dresses the corpse with the clothes of her second brother, who was killed during the World War II, and tries to engage in conversation with it. Although her brother tries to bury the corpse, she insists on keeping it with them.  

As:
Producer
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rosamund Greenwood, Roy Evans, David Pugh
36. Looker (1981)
9
1
Looker
PG
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Larry Roberts
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Coburn, Vanna White, Dorian Harewood, Susan Dey, Leigh Taylor-Young
38. The Burning (1968)
7
1
The Burning
7
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Gwen Ffrangcon Davies, Isobel Muller, Maxine Day, Cosmo Pieterse, Mark Baillie
39. Ocean's Twelve (2004)
8
1
Ocean's Twelve
PG-13
8
1

Following the success Ocean’s Eleven, the sequel Ocean’s Twelve sees the return of Danny Ocean’s heist-gang who need to return the millions, they stole from Terry Benedict. They are also being pursued by Europol detective Isabel Lahiri and are up against master-thief Night Fox, François Toulour as they try to steal the first-ever stock certificate. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
40. The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
5
1
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
PG
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Mystery, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marty Feldman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Dom DeLuise, Leo McKern, Madeline Kahn
41. Loophole (1981)
6
1
Loophole
PG
6
1

Based on the eponymous novel by Robert Pollock, the film focuses on Stephen Booker, who has been made redundant from his architecture firm just before Christmas. Continuously harassed by his bank manager, he finally agrees to help Mike Daniels in pulling off the biggest heist; breaking the underground safe of the City Savings Deposits Bank.              

As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Daniels
Director:
John Quested
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, Jonathan Pryce, Colin Blakely, Susannah York
42. The Playboys (1992)
6
2
The Playboys
PG-13
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Constable Brendan Hegarty
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Robin Wright, Milo O'Shea, Alan Devlin
43. The Picasso Summer (1969)
8
1
The Picasso Summer
PG
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Smith
Director:
Robert Sallin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Theodore Marcuse, Yvette Mimieux, Luis Miguel Dominguín, Jim Connell
44. Delivering Milo (2001)
7
1
Delivering Milo
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Elmore Dahl
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Anton Yelchin, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Hank Harris
46. Simpatico (1999)
4
1
Simpatico
R
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Simms
Director:
Matthew Warchus
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
47. Aspects of Love (2005)
7
1
Aspects of Love
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Dillingham
Director:
Gale Edwards
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Jean Louisa Kelly, Sarah Brightman, Stefania Rocca
48. A Man of No Importance (1994)
17
1
A Man of No Importance
R
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alfred Byrne
Director:
Suri Krishnamma
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Gambon, Rufus Sewell, Tara Fitzgerald, Brenda Fricker
49. Orphans (1987)
9
2
Orphans
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harold
Director:
Alan J. Pakula
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, Anthony Heald, Kevin Anderson, John Kellogg
51. Hemingway, the Hunter of Death (2001)
6
1
Hemingway, the Hunter of Death
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernest Hemingway
Director:
Sergio Dow
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Guilfoyle, Fele Martínez
52. The Run of the Country (1995)
7
1
The Run of the Country
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny's Father
Director:
Peter Yates
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
David Kelly, Matt Keeslar, Victoria Smurfit, Anthony Brophy

TV Movie(s)

2. The Biko Inquest (1984)
8
1
The Biko Inquest
8
1
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
for Biko family Sidney Kentridge
Director:
Albert Finney, Graham Evans
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Mark Dignam, Michael Aldridge, Nigel Davenport, Alan Field
3. The Gathering Storm (2002)
8
2
The Gathering Storm
G
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Winston Churchill
Director:
Richard Loncraine
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, BAFTA Award for Best Actor
4. Pope John Paul II (1984)
9
1
Pope John Paul II
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Karol Wojtyla
Director:
Herbert Wise
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Robert Austin, Caroline Bliss, Michael Crompton
5. A Rather English Marriage (1998)
11
2
A Rather English Marriage
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reggie Conyngham-Jervis
Director:
Paul Seed
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rosamund Pike, Joanna Lumley, Tom Courtenay, John Light, Joanna Scanlan
6. A Simple Man (1987)
6
1
A Simple Man
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Introduction
Genres:
Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Christopher Gable, Moira Shearer
7. The Image (1990)
7
1
The Image
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason Cromwell
Director:
Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Swoosie Kurtz, Brad Pitt, John Mahoney, Kathy Baker

Animation(s)

Corpse Bride (2005)
Corpse Bride
TV-PG
Plot:

Victor and Victoria are about to be married when, during wedding rehearsals, Victor makes a mistake and flustered, runs off into woods. He practices his wedding vows in front of a tree and unknowingly ends up marrying a Corpse Bride, Emily. While Emily takes him to the Land of dead, Victoria now has a new suitor.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Burton, Mike Johnson
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Romance, Drama, Musical, Animation
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

My Uncle Silas (2001)
My Uncle Silas
As:
Cast
Role:
Uncle Silas
Director:
Philip Saville, Tom Clegg
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Sue Johnston, Joe Prospero
Cold Lazarus (1996)
Cold Lazarus
As:
Cast
Role:
Daniel Feeld
Director:
Renny Rye
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Diane Ladd, Ian McDiarmid, Ciarán Hinds, Frances de la Tour, Grant Masters, Ganiat Kasumu
The Green Man (1990)
The Green Man
As:
Cast
Role:
Maurice
Director:
Elijah Moshinsky
Genres:
Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Nicky Henson, Linda Marlowe, Sarah Berger, Josie Lawrence
Emergency-Ward 10 (1957)
Emergency-Ward 10
As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Vance, Christopher Morahan, Peter Sasdy, James Ferman, Valerie Hanson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Crawford, Malcolm McDowell, Joanna Lumley, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Jill Browne, Frederick Bartman
The Endless Game (1989)
The Endless Game
PG-13
As:
Cast
Role:
Alec Hillsden
Director:
Bryan Forbes
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Ian Holm, George Segal, Monica Guerritore

Albert Finney Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Gathering Storm Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television 2003
Scrooge Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1971
Tom Jones Most Promising Newcomer - Male 1964
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Gathering Storm Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2002
BAFTA Awards
The Gathering Storm Best Actor 2003
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles 1961