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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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    The Cat Returns

    Aki Maeda, Tetsurō Tamba

    Released2002

    Directed byHiroyuki Morita

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    Pope John Paul II

    Christopher Lee, Jon Voight

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Kent Harrison

    Pope John Paul II is a 2005 television miniseries dramatizing the life of Pope John Paul II from his early adult years in Poland to his death on 2 April 2005 at age 84. The miniseries was written and...  more
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    American Crime

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Annabella Sciorra

    Released2004

    Directed byDan Mintz

    American Crime is a 2004 thriller movie starring Annabella Sciorra, Cary Elwes, Cyia Batten, Rachael Leigh Cook, Michael O'Neill, Kip Pardue and Frankie Ray. It is directed by Dan Mintz and produced...  more
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    Porco Rosso

    Akio Ōtsuka, Akemi Okamura

    Released1992

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

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    The Cat's Meow

    Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Tilly

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    The Cat's Meow is a 2002 period drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and starring Kirsten Dunst, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Tilly. The screenplay by...  more
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    Wish You Were Dead

    Christopher Lloyd, Gene Simmons

    Released2002

    Directed byValerie McCaffrey

    Wish You Were Dead is a crime comedy about two femme fatales fighting over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper....  more
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    Edison

    Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid J. Burke

    Edison, is a 2005 American thriller film written and directed by David J. Burke, and stars Morgan Freeman, LL Cool J, Justin Timberlake and Kevin Spacey....  more
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    The Alphabet Killer

    Eliza Dushku, Melissa Leo

    Released2008

    Directed byRob Schmidt

    The Alphabet Killer is a 2008 thriller-horror film, loosely based on the Alphabet murders that took place in Rochester, New York between 1971 and 1973. Eliza Dushku stars as the main character,...  more
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    The Informant

    Timothy Dalton, Cary Elwes

    Released1997

    Directed byJim McBride

    The Informant is a 1997 cable TV movie produced by Showtime, starring Cary Elwes and Timothy Dalton. It was directed by Jim McBride and written by Nicholas Meyer based upon the book Field of Blood by...  more
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    As Good as Dead

    Andie MacDowell, Brian Cox

    Released2010

    Directed byJonathan Mossek

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    Another Country

    Colin Firth, Rupert Everett

    Released1984

    Directed byMarek Kanievska

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    Days of Thunder

    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman

    Released1990

    Directed byTony Scott

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    The Bride

    Sting, Jennifer Beals

    Released1985

    Directed byFranc Roddam

    The Bride is an adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, released in 1985 and directed by Franc Roddam. The film stars Sting as Baron Charles Frankenstein and Jennifer Beals as Eva, a woman he...  more

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    The Riverman

    Cary Elwes, Bruce Greenwood

    Released2004

    Directed byBill Eagles

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    Shadows

    William Hurt, Cary Elwes

    Released2010

    Directed byJohn Penney

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    The Pentagon Wars

    Kelsey Grammer, Viola Davis

    Released1998

    Directed byRichard Benjamin

    The Pentagon Wars is a 1998 HBO film, directed by Richard Benjamin, based on a book of the same name by Colonel James G. Burton, USAF. Starring Kelsey Grammer, Cary Elwes and Richard Schiff, the film...  more
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    Delhi Safari

    Christopher Lloyd, Jane Lynch

    Released2012

    Directed byNikhil Advani

    Delhi Safari is a 2011 animation film written and directed by Nikhil Advani....  more
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    Camilla Dickinson

    Cary Elwes, Samantha Mathis

    Released2012

    Directed byCornelia Moore

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    Comic Book Villains

    Natasha Lyonne, Michael Rapaport

    Released2002

    Directed byJames Robinson

    Comic Book Villains is a 2002 American film....  more
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    Flying Lessons

    Maggie Grace, Hal Holbrook

    Released2010

    Directed byDerek Magyar

    Flying Lessons is a 2010 drama film written by Thomas Kuehl and directed by Derek Magyar....
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    National Lampoon's Pucked

    Jon Bon Jovi, Estella Warren

    Released2006

    Directed byArthur Hiller

    National Lampoon's Pucked is a 2006 comedy movie starring Jon Bon Jovi in the main role. This is the last film to date directed by Arthur Hiller....  more
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    Race Against Time

    Eric Roberts, Cary Elwes

    Released2000

    Directed byGeoff Murphy

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    The Story of Luke

    Seth Green, Kristin Bauer van Straten

    Released2012

    Directed byAlonso Filomeno Mayo

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    Ruby McCollum

    Tyrese Gibson

    Released2011

    Directed byJames Brolin

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    Neo Ned

    Gabrielle Union, Jeremy Renner

    Released2005

    Directed byVan Fischer

    Neo Ned is a 2005 romance drama film starring Jeremy Renner, Gabrielle Union, Sally Kirkland, Cary Elwes, Eddie Kaye Thomas and Ethan Suplee. It was written by Tim Boughn and directed by Van Fischer....  more