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The Best Cary Elwes Movies

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List of the best Cary Elwes movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Cary Elwes'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 Cary Elwes movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Cary Elwes movies will be at the top of the list. Cary Elwes has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cary Elwes movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Cary Elwes films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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  • 1

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    The Jungle Book

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  • 3

    Bram Stoker's Dracula

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  • 5

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  • 17

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  • 18

    Shadow of the Vampire

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  • 19

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  • 20

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  • 22

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  • 23

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  • 24

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  • 25

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