Brendan Gleeson Movies List: Best To Worst

Braveheart
R

Braveheart

(1995)
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Gibson
Genres:
War, History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, James Cosmo, James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson
Edge of Tomorrow
PG-13

Edge of Tomorrow

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
General Brigham
Director:
Doug Liman
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Jeremy Piven, Bill Paxton, Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson
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R

In Bruges

(2008)
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin McDonagh
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Colin Farrell, Elizabeth Berrington, Rudy Blomme, Olivier Bonjour
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
PG-13

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

(2005)
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Eric Sykes, Timothy Spall, David Tennant, Daniel Radcliffe
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
PG-13

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

(2010)
As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, Harry Melling
28 Days Later...
R

28 Days Later...

(2002)
As:
Cast
Director:
Danny Boyle
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, David Schneider
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Six Shooter

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Donnelly
Director:
Martin McDonagh
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan, Gary Lydon
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
PG-13

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Melling, Jason Boyd, Richard Macklin
Gangs of New York
R

Gangs of New York

(2002)
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin Scorsese
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent
The Field
PG-13

The Field

(1990)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Sheridan
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, John Hurt, Frances Tomelty, Sean Bean
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R

Calvary

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Father James
Director:
John Michael McDonagh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dylan Moran, Aidan Gillen, Kelly Reilly, Chris O'Dowd
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R

The Guard

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Michael McDonagh
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Cheadle, Ronan Collins, Paraic Nialand, John Patrick Beirne
Breakfast on Pluto
R

Breakfast on Pluto

(2005)
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Cillian Murphy, Eva Birthistle, Morgan Jones, Mary Coughlan
Cold Mountain
R

Cold Mountain

(2003)
As:
Cast
Role:
Stobrod Thewes
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, History, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Charlie Hunnam, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Renée Zellweger, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman
Michael Collins
R

Michael Collins

(1996)
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Ian Hart, Julia Roberts, Richard Ingram, Liam Neeson
The General
R

The General

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Cahill
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Angeline Ball
Troy
R

Troy

(2004)
As:
Cast
Director:
Wolfgang Petersen
Genres:
Drama, Romance, History, Action
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Julian Glover, Brian Cox, Nathan Jones, Adoni Maropis
Kingdom of Heaven
R

Kingdom of Heaven

(2005)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ridley Scott
Genres:
War, History, Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Orlando Bloom, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock, Michael Sheen, Nathalie Cox
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R

The Butcher Boy

(1997)
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean McGinley, Eamonn Owens, Peter Gowen, Alan Boyle
Harrison's Flowers
R

Harrison's Flowers

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Marc Stevenson
Director:
Élie Chouraqui
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Elias Koteas, Andie MacDowell, David Strathairn, Adrien Brody
Artificial Intelligence: AI
PG-13

Artificial Intelligence: AI

(2001)
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Spielberg
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jude Law, William Hurt, Robin Williams, Frances O'Connor, Haley Joel Osment
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PG-13

The Grand Seduction

(2013)
As:
Cast
Role:
Murray French
Director:
Don McKellar
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Taylor Kitsch, Cathy Jones, Percy Hynes White, Sean Panting
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R

Black Irish

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Desmond McKay
Director:
Brad Gann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Emily VanCamp, Melissa Leo, Tom Guiry, Michael Angarano
This Is My Father
R

This Is My Father

(1998)
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Quinn
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Cusack, James Caan, Aidan Quinn, Colm Meaney, Jacob Tierney
Into the West
PG

Into the West

(1992)
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, David Kelly, Ciarán Fitzgerald
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R

I Went Down

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bunny Kelly
Director:
Paddy Breathnach
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Peter McDonald, Antoine Byrne, David Wilmot, Michael McElhatton
In the Heart of the Sea
PG-13

In the Heart of the Sea

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Nickerson
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, History, Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw
Suffragette
PG-13

Suffragette

(2015)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sarah Gavron
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, Anne-Marie Duff, Carey Mulligan, Geoff Bell
Safe House
R

Safe House

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
David Barlow
Director:
Daniel Espinosa
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Sam Shepard
Green Zone
R

Green Zone

(2010)
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Greengrass
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action, War
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Igal Naor, Said Faraj, Faycal Attougui, Aymen Hamdouchi
Eliza Graves
PG-13

Eliza Graves

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
The Alienist
Director:
Brad Anderson
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis, Kate Beckinsale
Albert Nobbs
R

Albert Nobbs

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
Rodrigo García
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Wasikowska, Pauline Collins, Glenn Close, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Dark Blue
R

Dark Blue

(2002)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Van Meter
Director:
Ron Shelton
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Kurt Russell, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele, Ving Rhames
The Village
PG-13

The Village

(2004)
As:
Cast
Director:
M. Night Shyamalan
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, Bryce Dallas Howard, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver
Far and Away
PG-13

Far and Away

(1992)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Western, Drama, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Robert Prosky, Barbara Babcock
My Life So Far
PG-13

My Life So Far

(1999)
As:
Cast
Director:
Hugh Hudson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Biography
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irène Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Malcolm McDowell
The Raven
R

The Raven

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Charles Hamilton
Director:
James McTeigue
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Alice Eve, Kevin McNally, Luke Evans
Alone in Berlin
R

Alone in Berlin

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Otto Quangel
Director:
Vincent Perez
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson, Daniel Brühl, Mikael Persbrandt, Katharina Schüttler
Live by Night
R

Live by Night

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas Coughlin
Director:
Ben Affleck
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Remo Girone, Robert Glenister
The Company You Keep
R

The Company You Keep

(2012)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Redford
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Shia LaBeouf, Anna Kendrick, Sam Elliott, Robert Redford, Julie Christie
Perrier's Bounty
R

Perrier's Bounty

(2009)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ian Fitzgibbon
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Cillian Murphy, Gabriel Byrne, Jim Broadbent, Michael McElhatton
Mission: Impossible II
PG-13

Mission: Impossible II

(2000)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Woo
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Ving Rhames
The Tailor of Panama
R

The Tailor of Panama

(2001)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mickie Abraxas
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Daniel Radcliffe, Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Geoffrey Rush, Leonor Varela
Country of My Skull
R

Country of My Skull

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. de Jager
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Juliette Binoche, Menzi Ngubane, Sam Ngakane
Trespass Against Us
R

Trespass Against Us

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Colby Cutler
Director:
Adam Smith
Genres:
Drama, Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Michael Fassbender, Lyndsey Marshal, Rory Kinnear, Georgie Smith
The Tiger's Tail
R

The Tiger's Tail

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
Liam O'Leary / The Double
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ciarán Hinds, Kim Cattrall, Sinéad Cusack, Sean McGinley
Assassin's Creed
PG-13

Assassin's Creed

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Joseph Lynch
Director:
Justin Kurzel
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Essie Davis, Marion Cotillard, Michael Fassbender, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson
Lake Placid
R

Lake Placid

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Hank Keough
Director:
Steve Miner
Genres:
Horror, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Oliver Platt, Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Mariska Hargitay, Betty White
Turbulence
R

Turbulence

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
Stubbs
Director:
Robert Butler
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lauren Holly, Ray Liotta, Rachel Ticotin, Hector Elizondo
The Hogwarts Express

The Hogwarts Express

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody
Director:
Thierry Coup
Genres:
Adventure, Short
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Rupert Grint, Robbie Coltrane, James Phelps
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Noreen

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Con Keogh
Director:
Domhnall Gleeson
Genres:
Drama, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Gleeson, Gerard Byrne, Sean McCarthy
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The Life of Reilly

(1995)
As:
Cast
Role:
Patient
Director:
Alan Archbold
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Mark O'Regan, Anita Reeves, Stanley Townsend, Derry Power
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The Cake

(2001)
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul
Director:
Jennifer Keegan
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Charlotte Bradley, Eithne McGuinness, Phyllis Ryan, Ciabhán Ó Murchú
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Before I Sleep

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
John Harte
Director:
Paul Mercier
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Vinnie McCabe, Paul Nolan, Alan King, Cathy Mullan
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Saltwater

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Simple Simon
Director:
Conor McPherson
Star Cast:
Brian Cox, Peter McDonald, Conor Mullen, Laurence Kinlan
Sweety Barrett
TV-14

Sweety Barrett

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sweety Barrett
Director:
Stephen Bradley
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Cillian Murphy, Andy Serkis, Brendan O'Carroll, Tony Rohr
Trojan Eddie

Trojan Eddie

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ginger
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Stephen Rea, Stuart Townsend, Aislín McGuckin
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Wild About Harry

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry McKee
Director:
Declan Lowney
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
George Wendt, Amanda Donohoe, Adrian Dunbar, James Nesbitt
Hampstead

Hampstead

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Donald Horner
Director:
Joel Hopkins
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Lesley Manville, Diane Keaton, Simon Callow, James Norton
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Messaggi quasi segreti

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Ferguson
Director:
Valerio Jalongo
Star Cast:
Giulio Di Mauro, Niamh O'Byrne, Ivano Marescotti, Gary Fitzpatrick
A Further Gesture
R

A Further Gesture

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard
Director:
Robert Dornhelm
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Paul Giamatti, Stephen Rea, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Brendan Gleeson
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Angela Mooney

(1996)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tommy McArdle
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Nick Benedict, Patrick Bergin, Lesley Conroy, Alan Devine
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Studs

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
Keegan, Walter
Director:
Paul Mercier
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Liam Carney, Feidlim Cannon, Shaun Elebert, Domhnall Gleeson
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PG

The Cup

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Wincer
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Stephen Curry, Rodger Corser, Daniel MacPherson, Alice Parkinson
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Pursuit

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Searbhán
Director:
Paul Mercier
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Liam Cunningham, Owen Roe, Barry Ward, Ruth Bradley

TV Movie(s)

Into the Storm
TV-PG

Into the Storm

(2009)
As:
Cast
Role:
Winston Churchill
Director:
Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Genres:
Drama, History, War, Biography
Star Cast:
Jack Shepherd, Len Cariou, Clive Mantle, Adrian Scarborough
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Immaturity for Charity

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Various
Director:
John Butler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Sheehan, Cathy Belton, Brian Gleeson, Andrew Bennett
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The Treaty

(1991)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Lewis
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Ian Bannen, Julian Fellowes, Dave Duffy, Patrick Condren
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Dear Sarah

(1989)
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Cvitanovich
Star Cast:
Barry McGovern, Stella McCusker, Paddy Rocks, Bronagh Gallagher
Kidnapped

Kidnapped

(1995)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ivan Passer
Genres:
Action, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael Kitchen, Patrick Malahide, Armand Assante, Brian Blessed, Brian McCardie
The Money

The Money

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
James Castman
Director:
Justin Chadwick
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Ruth Negga, Lulu Wilson, Mamie Gummer
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Making the Cut

(1998)
As:
Cast
Director:
Martyn Friend
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Sean McGinley, Alan Archbold, Andrea Irvine, Robbie Byrne
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Hard Shoulder

(1990)
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kilroy
Star Cast:
Olwen Fouéré, Johnny Murphy, Donal O'Kelly, Geoffrey Golden

Animation(s)

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PG

Song of the Sea (2014)

As:
Cast
Role:
Conor / Mac Lir (voice)
Director:
Tomm Moore
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Lucy O'Connell
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PG

Paddington 2 (2017)

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul King
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Animation, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw, Richard Ayoade, Joanna Lumley
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The Secret of Kells (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Abbot Cellach (voice)
Director:
Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sean Lennon, Mick Lally, Evan McGuire, Christen Mooney
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
TV-PG

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Hugh Grant, Jeremy Piven, Martin Freeman
So You Want to Be a Pirate!

So You Want to Be a Pirate! (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Grace
Genres:
Short, Family, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
David Tennant, Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Brian Blessed, Russell Tovey
Beowulf
PG-13

Beowulf (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Action, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright, Anthony Hopkins, Paul Baker, John Bilezikjian
The Smurfs 2
PG

The Smurfs 2 (2013)

As:
Cast
Role:
Victor
Director:
Raja Gosnell
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Alan Cumming, Jayma Mays, Christina Ricci

TV Shows and Videos

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1916 Seachtar na Cásca (2010)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Seán T. Ó Meallaigh, Rory Mullen, Tadhg Murphy, Stephen D'Arcy
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TV-MA

Mr. Mercedes (2017)

As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Hodges (10 episodes, 2017)
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Stephen King, Mary-Louise Parker, Ann Cusack, Robert Stanton
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The Lifeboat (1994)

As:
Cast
Role:
Leslie Parry (9 episodes, 1994)
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Karl Johnson, Richard Lynch, Neil Royston, Tim Wylton
Screen Two

Screen Two (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tristram Powell, Christopher Morahan, Udayan Prasad, Michael Whyte, Jim Goddard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill
Screenplay

Screenplay (1986)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Wheatley, Jane Howell, Danny Boyle, Diarmuid Lawrence, Anthony Garner
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, John Kavanagh, Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Kenneth Cranham
Beowulf: The Game
M

Beowulf: The Game (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jean-Michel Tari
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Shawn Baichoo, Sonja Ball, Noel Burton, Ellen David