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The Best David Wenham Movies 

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

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

Examples of films on this list include Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole and Glenn Owen Dodds.

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

David Wenham has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Stephen Sommers and Peter Jackson.

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more

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Sam Worthington, Timothy Spall, David Wenham
Gettin' Square is a crime caper movie set on Australia's Gold Coast and directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. The protagonists are ex-criminals trying to keep out of trouble. Gettin' Square won ...more
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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is the first ...more

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Peter O'Toole, Kris Kristofferson, Sam Neill
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien is a 1999 biographical film of Father Damien, a Belgian priest working at the Kalaupapa Leprosy Settlement on the Hawaiian island of Molokai.
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John Goodman, Iain Glen, David Wenham
Pope Joan is a German, British, Italian, Spanish medieval epic film produced by Bernd Eichinger, based on American novelist Donna Woolfolk Cross's book of the same name. Directed by Sönke ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran
Van Helsing is a 2004 American horror action film directed by Stephen Sommers. It stars Hugh Jackman as vigilante monster hunter Van Helsing, and Kate Beckinsale as Anna Valerious. The film is ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue
Moulin Rouge! is a 2001 Australian–American pastiche-jukebox musical film directed, produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann. It tells the story of a young English poet/writer, Christian, who ...more

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Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey
300 is a 2006 American fantasy war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. Both are fictionalized retellings of the Battle of Thermopylae which took ...more

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Hugo Weaving, Emily Watson, David Wenham
Oranges and Sunshine is a 2010 drama film directed by Jim Loach with screenplay by Rona Munro.
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Helen Mirren, John Cleese, Hugo Weaving
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole is a 2010 American-Australian computer-animated epic fantasy-adventure film based on the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series by Kathryn Lasky. Zack Snyder ...more

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John Hurt, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson
The Proposition is a 2005 Australian western film directed by John Hillcoat and written by screenwriter and musician Nick Cave. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt, Danny ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham
Australia is an Australian romance film-epic film directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. An English aristocrat inherits a cattle station and when English cattle ...more

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Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, David Wenham
Cosi is a 1996 Australian comedy-drama-musical film directed by Mark Joffe. Louis Nowra wrote both the screenplay and the play it is based on.
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David Wenham, Anthony LaPaglia, Greg Stone
The Bank is an 2001 Australian thriller/drama film starring David Wenham and Anthony LaPaglia.
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Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum
Public Enemies is a 2009 American film directed by Michael Mann and written by Mann, Ronan Bennett and Ann Biderman. It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough's non-fiction book. Set during the ...more

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Keira Knightley, David Wenham, Marsha Thomason
Pure is a 2002 British film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. It starred Molly Parker, Harry Eden, David Wenham and Keira Knightley.

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After the Deluge
Hugo Weaving, Emily Browning, Rachel Griffiths
After the Deluge is a 2003 tv film directed by Brendan Maher.
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michelle Yeoh, Radha Mitchell
The Children of Huang Shi is a Chinese 2008 film. The film centres on the story of George Hogg and the sixty orphans that he led across China in an effort to save them from conscription during ...more

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Rachel McAdams, Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper
Married Life is a 2007 American drama period film directed by Ira Sachs. The screenplay by Sachs and Oren Moverman is based on the 1953 novel Five Roundabouts to Heaven by John Bingham. Cast ...more
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Answered by Fire
David Wenham, Tara Morice, Linda Cropper
Answered by Fire is a two-part television film based on the 1999 East Timor conflicts that led to East Timor's independence. The film is based on "Dancing with the Devil, A personal Account ...more
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Toni Collette, David Wenham, John Polson
The Boys is a 1998 Australian drama film directed by Rowan Woods. The screenplay by Stephen Sewell is based on the play by Gordon Graham, first performed by Griffin Theatre Company directed by ...more
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Stiff
Sam Neill, David Wenham, Mick Molloy
Stiff is a 2004 crime film directed by John Clarke.
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Steve Irwin, David Wenham, Bindi Irwin
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course is a 2002 Australian family comedy-adventure film based on the nature documentary series The Crocodile Hunter, starring Steve Irwin and his wife Terri ...more
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Frances O'Connor, David Wenham, Sarah Wynter
Three Dollars is a 2005 Australian film, directed by Robert Connolly and based on a novel of the same name by Elliot Perlman. It won the 2005 Australian Film Institute Award for Best Adapted ...more