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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.

Use every item on this list for yours, from The Pentagon Wars to Never on Tuesday.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Cary Elwes movies?" and "What are the greatest Cary Elwes roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with Cary Elwes include names like Stephen Sommers, Garry Marshall and Tony Scott.

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Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more

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Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 French-American musical adventure comedy film and a parody of the Robin Hood story. Produced and directed by Mel Brooks, the film stars Cary Elwes, Richard ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick 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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Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen Liar Liar is a 1997 American comedy film written by Paul Guay and Stephen Mazur, directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Jim Carrey who was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox Ella Enchanted is a 2004 British–American–Irish fantasy romantic comedy film loosely based on Gail Carson Levine's 1997 novel of the same name. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Ella and Hugh ...more

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Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Paxton Twister is a 1996 American disaster drama film starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt as storm chasers researching tornadoes. It was directed by Jan de Bont from a screenplay by Michael Crichton ...more

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Lena Headey, John Cleese, Sam Neill Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is a 1994 American adventure film co-written and directed by Stephen Sommers, based on the Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Mena Suvari Kiss the Girls is a 1997 American psychological thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Cary Elwes. The screenplay by David Klass is based on the ...more

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Helena Bonham Carter, Patrick Stewart, Cary Elwes Lady Jane is a 1986 British costume drama romance film directed by Trevor Nunn, written by David Edgar, and starring Helena Bonham Carter as the titular character. It tells the story of Lady ...more

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Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 American horror film directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. It stars Gary Oldman as Count Dracula, Winona Ryder ...more

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Saw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cary Elwes Movies
Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith Saw is a 2004 horror film written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, in Wan's directorial debut. In the film, Adam (Whannell) and Lawrence (Cary Elwes) awaken chained in a large ...more

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Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright Disney's A Christmas Carol is a 2009 American 3D computer animated motion-capture holiday fantasy drama film written and directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens ...more

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Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Eddie Izzard Shadow of the Vampire is a 2000 horror film directed by E. Elias Merhige and written by Steven Katz, and starring John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe. The film is a fictionalised account of the ...more

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Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole ...more

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Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 drama film written, directed, and produced by Tim Robbins. The film fictionalizes the true events that surrounded the production of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Valeria Golino Hot Shots! is a 1991 comedy spoof film starring Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges, Kevin Dunn, Jon Cryer and Ryan Stiles. It was directed by Jim Abrahams, and was written ...more

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Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, Cary Elwes Oxford Blues is a 1984 film written and directed by Robert Boris and starring Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy and Amanda Pays. It is a remake of the 1938 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film A Yank at Oxford.

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Pierce Brosnan, Celine Dion, Gary Oldman Quest for Camelot is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film from Warner Bros. Animation, based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman, it stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Jane ...more

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Jon Voight, Hank Azaria, Donald Sutherland Uprising is a 2001 war/drama television movie about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The film was directed by Jon Avnet and written by Avnet and Paul Brickman. It was filmed in multiple locations, ...more

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Lindsay Lohan, Jane Fonda, Felicity Huffman Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Garrett Hedlund, and Cary Elwes. The ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Tilly, Eddie Izzard The Cat's Meow is a 2001 period drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and starring Kirsten Dunst, Eddie Izzard, Edward Herrmann, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Tilly. The screenplay ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Nicolas Cage, Judd Nelson Never on Tuesday is a comedy film written and directed by Adam Rifkin. The film was released on VHS Video rental by Paramount Home Entertainment in 1988 and was originally slated to be ...more

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Psych 9 Sara Foster, Michael Biehn, Cary Elwes Psych 9 is a 2010 horror film starring Sara Foster and Michael Biehn.

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Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey 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.

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Betsy Russell, Chester Bennington, Cary Elwes Saw VII is 2010 horror film written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton and directed by Kevin Greutert.

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Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Cary Elwes Another Country is a 1984 British romantic historical drama written by Julian Mitchell, adapted from his play of the same name. Directed by Marek Kanievska, the film stars Rupert Everett and ...more

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Christopher Lee, Jon Voight, James Cromwell 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 ...more

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Akio Ōtsuka, Akemi Okamura, Osamu Saka Porco Rosso is a 1992 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It is based on Hikōtei Jidai, a three-part watercolor manga by Miyazaki. The film stars the voices ...more

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The Riverman Cary Elwes, Bruce Greenwood, Kathleen Quinlan The Riverman is a 2004 tv film directed by Bill Eagles.

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As Good as Dead Andie MacDowell, Brian Cox, Cary Elwes As Good as Dead is a 2010 thriller film written by Erez Mossek, Eve Pomerance and directed by Jonathan Mossek.

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Sting, Jennifer Beals, Timothy Spall 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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Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

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Aki Maeda, Tetsurō Tamba, Takayuki Yamada The Cat Returns is a 2002 Japanese animated drama film directed by Hiroyuki Morita of Studio Ghibli. A spin-off of Whisper of the Heart, it was theatrically released in Japan on July 19, 2002 ...more

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Mayumi Iizuka, Minami Takayama, Shigeru Muroi Whisper of the Heart is a 1995 Japanese animated romantic drama film directed by Yoshifumi Kondō and written by Hayao Miyazaki based on the 1989 manga of the same name by Aoi Hiiragi. The film ...more

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Rachael Leigh Cook, Annabella Sciorra, Cary Elwes 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 ...more

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Shadows William Hurt, Cary Elwes, Paula Taylor Shadows is a 2010 thriller film written and directed by John Penney.

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Timothy Dalton, Cary Elwes 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 ...more

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Christopher Lloyd, Gene Simmons, Billy Ray Cyrus 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.

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Natasha Lyonne, Michael Rapaport, Eileen Brennan Comic Book Villains is a 2002 American film.

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Kelsey Grammer, Viola Davis, Olympia Dukakis 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 ...more

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Eliza Dushku, Melissa Leo, Timothy Hutton 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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Jon Bon Jovi, Estella Warren, Nora Dunn 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.

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Flying Lessons Maggie Grace, Hal Holbrook, Cary Elwes Flying Lessons is a 2010 drama film written by Thomas Kuehl and directed by Derek Magyar.

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Elizabeth Hurley, Adrianne Palicki, Phil McGraw David E. Kelley’s take has incorporated the superhero’s signature lasso, cuffs, and plane in the script, but it is a serious, non-campy take on the DC Comics character. THE SERIES The plot is ...more

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Eric Roberts, Cary Elwes, Sarah Wynter Race Against Time is a 2000 action, crime and drama television film written by Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, and directed by Geoff Murphy.

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Gabrielle Union, Jeremy Renner, Cary Elwes 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

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Deborah Ann Woll, Lake Bell, Terrence Howard Little Murder is a 2011 supernatural thriller film directed by Predrag Antonijević. The film premiered at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 8, 2011.

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Christopher Lloyd, Jane Lynch, Jason Alexander Delhi Safari is a 2011 animation film written and directed by Nikhil Advani.

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Camilla Dickinson Cary Elwes, Samantha Mathis, Gregg Sulkin Camilla Dickinson is a 2011 romantic family film written by Cornelia Moore and Madeleine L'Engle and directed by Cornelia Moore.

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Seth Green, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Cary Elwes The Story of Luke is a 2012 drama-comedy film written and directed by Alonso Filomeno Mayo.