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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
    The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright


    Directed byRob Reiner

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  • 2
    Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Liar Liar

    Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly


    Directed byTom Shadyac

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  • 3
    Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves


    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Quest for Camelot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Quest for Camelot

    Pierce Brosnan, Celine Dion


    Directed byFrederik Du Chau

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  • 5
    Robin Hood: Men in Tights is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Robin Hood: Men in Tights

    Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks


    Directed byMel Brooks

    Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 French-American musical adventure comedy film and a parody... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Glory is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies


    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington


    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • 7
    Cradle Will Rock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Cradle Will Rock

    Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon


    Directed byTim Robbins

    Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 drama film written, directed, and produced by Tim Robbins. The film... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Oxford Blues is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Oxford Blues

    Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy


    Directed byRobert Boris

    Oxford Blues is a 1984 film written and directed by Robert Boris and starring Rob Lowe, Ally... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Lady Jane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Lady Jane

    Helena Bonham Carter, Patrick Stewart


    Directed byTrevor Nunn

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  • 10
    Saw is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies


    Danny Glover, Monica Potter


    Directed byJames Wan

    Saw is a 2004 horror film written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, in Wan's... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Uprising is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies


    Jon Voight, Hank Azaria


    Directed byJon Avnet

    Uprising is a 2001 war/drama television movie about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The film was... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    A Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    A Christmas Carol

    Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman


    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • 13
    Twister is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies


    Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman


    Directed byJan de Bont

    Twister is a 1996 American disaster drama film starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt as storm... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Kiss the Girls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Kiss the Girls

    Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd


    Directed byGary Fleder

    Kiss the Girls is a 1997 American psychological thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Whisper of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Whisper of the Heart

    Mayumi Iizuka, Minami Takayama


    Directed byYoshifumi Kondō

    Whisper of the Heart is a 1995 Japanese animated romantic drama film directed by Yoshifumi... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Georgia Rule is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Georgia Rule

    Lindsay Lohan, Jane Fonda


    Directed byGarry Marshall

    Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane... more on Wikipedia


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  • 17
    Hot Shots! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Hot Shots!

    Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson


    Directed byJim Abrahams

    Hot Shots! is a 1991 comedy spoof film starring Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • 18
    Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Ella Enchanted

    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum


    Directed byTommy O'Haver

    Ella Enchanted is a 2004 British–American–Irish fantasy romantic comedy film loosely based on... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    The Informant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    The Informant

    Timothy Dalton, Cary Elwes


    Directed byJim McBride

    The Informant is a 1997 cable TV movie produced by Showtime, starring Cary Elwes and Timothy... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    The Jungle Book

    Lena Headey, John Cleese


    Directed byStephen Sommers

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  • 21
    Psych 9 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Psych 9

    Sara Foster, Michael Biehn


    Directed byAndrew Shortell

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  • 22
    The Cat Returns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    The Cat Returns

    Aki Maeda, Tetsurō Tamba


    Directed byHiroyuki Morita

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  • 23
    Pope John Paul II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Pope John Paul II

    Christopher Lee, Jon Voight


    Directed byJohn Kent Harrison

    Pope John Paul II is a 2005 television miniseries dramatizing the life of Pope John Paul II... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Never on Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Never on Tuesday

    Charlie Sheen, Nicolas Cage


    Directed byAdam Rifkin

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  • 25
    Porco Rosso is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies

    Porco Rosso

    Akio Ōtsuka, Akemi Okamura


    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

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