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The Best Jonathan Rhys Meyers Movies

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List of the best Jonathan Rhys Meyers movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jonathan Rhys Meyers's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jonathan Rhys Meyers movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jonathan Rhys Meyers movies will be at the top of the list. Jonathan Rhys Meyers has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jonathan Rhys Meyers movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jonathan Rhys Meyers films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jonathan Rhys Meyers role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jonathan Rhys Meyers performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

A factual list, featuring films like Albert Nobbs and Ride with the Devil.

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  • Velvet Goldmine1
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    Velvet Goldmine

    Christian Bale, Ewan McGregor

    Released1998

    Directed byTodd Haynes

    Velvet Goldmine is a British drama film directed and co-written by Todd Haynes set in Britain...  more
  • The Children of Huang Shi2
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    The Children of Huang Shi

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michelle Yeoh

    Released2008

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

    The Children of Huang Shi is a Chinese 2008 film. The film centres on the story of George Hogg...  more
  • The Governess3
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    The Governess

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Minnie Driver

    Released1998

    Directed bySandra Goldbacher

    The Governess is a 1998 British period drama film written and directed by Sandra Goldbacher....  more
  • August Rush4
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    August Rush

    Robin Williams, Keri Russell

    Released2007

    Directed byKirsten Sheridan

    August Rush is a 2007 drama film directed by Kirsten Sheridan and written by Nick Castle,...  more

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  • The Lion in Winter5
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    The Lion in Winter

    Patrick Stewart, Glenn Close

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky

    The Lion in Winter is a 2003 made-for-television remake of the 1968 film of the same name. The...  more
  • Vanity Fair6
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    Vanity Fair

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2004

    Directed byMira Nair

    Vanity Fair is a 2004 British-American costume drama film directed by Mira Nair and adapted...  more
  • Mission: Impossible III7
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    Mission: Impossible III

    Maggie Q, Keri Russell

    Released2006

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Mission: Impossible III (stylized as M:i:III) is a 2006 American action spy film directed by...  more

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    #30 of 89 The Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & Operatives#17 of 136 The Best Third Films In A Movie Series

  • Tangled8
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    Tangled

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Estella Warren

    Released2002

    Directed byJay Lowi

    Tangled is a 2001 American thriller film starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Shawn Hatosy and...  more
  • Ride with the Devil9
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    Ride with the Devil

    Mark Ruffalo, Tobey Maguire

    Released1999

    Directed byAng Lee

    Ride with the Devil is a 1999 American film directed by Ang Lee. The storyline was conceived...  more

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    #17 of 28 Civil War Movies List#184 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made

  • Match Point10
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    Match Point

    Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2005

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Match Point is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen which stars Jonathan Rhys...  more

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    #217 of 230 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#477 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

  • Alexander11
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    Alexander

    Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer

    Released2004

    Directed byOliver Stone, Wilhelm Sasnal, Anka Sasnal

    Alexander is a 2004 action adventure biography film written by Oliver Stone, Christopher Kyle...  more

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    #111 of 374 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#478 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

  • Octane12
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    Octane

    Mischa Barton, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2003

    Directed byMarcus Adams

    Octane (released as Pulse in the United States) is a 2003 horror film directed by Marcus Adams...  more
  • Titus13
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    Titus

    Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange

    Released1999

    Directed byJulie Taymor

    Titus is a 1999 Italian-American-British fantasy thriller film adaptation of Shakespeare's...  more

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    #61 of 115 The Best Movies to Watch on Mushrooms#40 of 57 The Best Roman Movies

  • Elvis14
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    Elvis

    Rose McGowan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2005

    Directed byJames Steven Sadwith

    Elvis is a 2005 biographical CBS mini-series written by Patrick Sheane Duncan and directed by...  more
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    #114 of 192 The Best Movies About Music#99 of 189 The Best Miniseries in TV History

  • Prozac Nation15
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    Prozac Nation

    Christina Ricci, Michelle Williams

    Released2001

    Directed byErik Skjoldbjærg

    Prozac Nation is a 2001 American drama film directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg, starring Christina...  more

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    #106 of 170 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#58 of 204 The Best Drug Movies of All Time

  • Bend It like Beckham16
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    Bend It like Beckham

    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2002

    Directed byGurinder Chadha

    Bend It like Beckham is a 2002 British comedy-drama film starring Parminder Nagra, Keira...  more

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    #777 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#563 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

  • The Disappearance of Finbar17
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    The Disappearance of Finbar

    Colin Farrell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released1996

    Directed bySue Clayton

    The Disappearance of Finbar is a 1996 Irish-Swedish mystery drama film directed by Sue Clayton...  more
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  • The Aspern Papers18
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    The Aspern Papers

    Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Joely Richardson

    Released2019

    Directed byJulien Landais

    The Aspern Papers is a 2019 United Kingdom period drama directed by Julien Landais, based on...  more
  • Shelter19
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    Shelter

    Julianne Moore, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2010

    Directed byMåns Mårlind, Björn Stein

    Shelter is a 2008 American supernatural horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein,...  more
  • The Magnificent Ambersons20
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    The Magnificent Ambersons

    Jennifer Tilly, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2002

    Directed byAlfonso Arau

    The Magnificent Ambersons is a 2002 tv film directed by Alfonso Arau....  more
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  • B. Monkey21
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    B. Monkey

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Asia Argento

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Radford

    B. Monkey is a 1998 film directed by Michael Radford. Originally, Michael Caton-Jones was...  more
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  • Telling Lies in America22
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    Telling Lies in America

    Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released1997

    Directed byGuy Ferland

    Telling Lies in America is a 1997 drama film directed by Guy Ferland and written by Joe...  more
  • Samson and Delilah23
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    Samson and Delilah

    Elizabeth Hurley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released1996

    Directed byNicolas Roeg

    Samson and Delilah is a German/Italian/American telefilm that was first shown on TNT in the...  more
  • The Maker24
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    The Maker

    Mary-Louise Parker, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released1997

    Directed byTim Hunter

    The Maker is a 1997 American drama film written by Rand Ravich and directed by Tim Hunter. The...  more
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  • Belle du Seigneur25
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    Belle du Seigneur

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Natalia Vodianova

    Released2012

    Directed byGlenio Bonder

    Belle du Seigneur is a film directed by Glenio Bonder slated for release on 2012....  more
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