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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Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

Released: 1987

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle

Released: 1993

Directed by: Mel Brooks

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Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen

Released: 1997

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

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Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

Released: 1989

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Glory is a 1989 American drama film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman. The screenplay was written by Kevin Jarre, based on ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox

Released: 2004

Directed by: Tommy O'Haver

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Lena Headey, John Cleese, Sam Neill

Released: 1994

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

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Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Paxton

Released: 1996

Directed by: Jan de Bont

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Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

Released: 2004

Directed by: James Wan

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Helena Bonham Carter, Patrick Stewart, Cary Elwes

Released: 1986

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

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Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Mena Suvari

Released: 1997

Directed by: Gary Fleder

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Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Eddie Izzard

Released: 2000

Directed by: E. Elias Merhige

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Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

Released: 2009

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

Released: 1992

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

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Pierce Brosnan, Celine Dion, Gary Oldman

Released: 1998

Directed by: Frederik Du Chau

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Cradle Will Rock Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tim Robbins

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Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Valeria Golino

Released: 1991

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

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Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, Cary Elwes

Released: 1984

Directed by: Robert Boris

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Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

Released: 1990

Directed by: Tony Scott

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Jon Voight, Hank Azaria, Donald Sutherland

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jon Avnet

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Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Tilly, Eddie Izzard

Released: 2002

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

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Sting, Jennifer Beals, Timothy Spall

Released: 1985

Directed by: Franc Roddam

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Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Cary Elwes

Released: 1984

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