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

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

This list includes The Magic Pudding, The Warrior's Way and more films.

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Notable directors that have worked with Geoffrey Rush include names like Steven Spielberg, Stephen Hopkins and Joel Coen. Is Geoffrey Rush your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Anna Magnani and Ralph Fiennes films lists too.

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Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an ...more

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Geoffrey Rush Movies
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler film based on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney theme parks. It was directed by Gore ...more

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Geoffrey Rush, John Gielgud, Lynn Redgrave Shine is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, ...more

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Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the third film in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The plot follows Will Turner, Elizabeth ...more

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Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush Munich is a 2005 historical drama and political thriller film based on Operation Wrath of God, the Israeli government's secret retaliation against the Palestine Liberation Organization after the ...more

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Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is a 2006 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the second installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, following The Curse of the Black ...more

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Uma Thurman, Claire Danes, Liam Neeson Les Misérables is a 1998 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel of the same name, directed by Bille August. It stars Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, and Claire Danes. As in ...more

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Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more

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Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides a 2011 action adventure film based on Tim Powers' novel. The film is directed by Rob Marshall

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard. The film depicts an imaginary love affair ...more

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Charlize Theron, Heidi Klum, John Lithgow The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is a 2004 British/American film about the life of English comedy actor Peter Sellers, based on Roger Lewis's book of the same name. It was directed by Stephen ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Eddie Redmayne Elizabeth: The Golden Age is a 2007 sequel to the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur and produced by Universal Pictures and Working Title Films. It stars Cate Blanchett in the title ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Radcliffe The Tailor of Panama is a 2001 Irish-American spy thriller film directed by John Boorman and starring Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush. Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Radcliffe, ...more

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Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd Frida is a 2002 Miramax/Ventanarosa biopic which depicts the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It stars Salma Hayek in her Academy Award-nominated ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman Les Misérables is a 2012 musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper, based on the 1862 French novel of the same name by Victor Hugo, which also inspired a 1980 concept album and 1985 ...more

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Ben Stiller, Tom Waits, Hank Azaria Mystery Men is a 1999 American superhero comedy film directed by Kinka Usher and written by Neil Cuthbert and Bob Burden, loosely based on Burden's Flaming Carrot Comics, and starring Hank ...more

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Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 American horror film, directed by William Malone and starring Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Ali Larter and Jeffrey Combs. It also includes a cameo ...more

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Geoffrey Rush, Elisabeth Harnois, Jesse Spencer Swimming Upstream is a 2003 Australian film written by Tony Fingleton and directed by Russell Mulcahy. It stars Jesse Spencer, Geoffrey Rush, and Judy Davis. It shows the life of Fingleton from ...more

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Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush, Danny Huston The Warrior's Way is a 2010 New Zealand-South Korean fantasy action film written and directed by Sngmoo Lee and starring Jang Dong-gun, Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush, Danny Huston and Tony Cox. ...more

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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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Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis The Eye of the Storm is an Australian drama film directed by Fred Schepisi. It is an adaptation of Patrick White's 1973 novel of the same name. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Charlotte Rampling and ...more

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George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton Intolerable Cruelty is a 2003 romantic black comedy film directed by Joel Coen and produced by Ethan Coen and Brian Grazer. The Coen brothers also wrote the last draft of the screenplay about ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri The Banger Sisters is a 2002 American comedy film produced by Fox Searchlight Pictures about the reunion of two middle-aged women who used to be friends and groupies when they were young. The ...more

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Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush Candy is a 2006 Australian romantic drama film, adapted from Luke Davies's novel Candy: A Novel of Love and Addiction. Candy was directed by debut film-maker Neil Armfield and stars Heath ...more

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Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Manu Bennett Lantana is a 2001 drama film written by Andrew Bovell and Ray Lawrence.

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Geoffrey Rush, Missy Higgins, Jessica Mauboy "One of Australia's most anticipated films of the year, the musical Bran Nue Dae arrives with all the energy, fun and downright sass of the original stage version. Featuring a cast that ...more

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Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom, Heath Ledger Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film directed by Gregor Jordan from a screenplay by John Michael McDonagh. The film portrays the life of Ned Kelly — a legendary bushranger in ...more

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Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush, Rachel Griffiths Children of the Revolution is a 1996 Australian historic comedy film, depicting Joseph Stalin and his son's somewhat deterministic path into The Revolution in modern day Australia. It stars Judy ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Wilkinson Oscar and Lucinda is a 1997 romantic drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong and starring Cate Blanchett, Ralph Fiennes, Ciarán Hinds and Tom Wilkinson. It is based on the 1988 Booker ...more

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The Magic Pudding John Cleese, Hugo Weaving, Toni Collette The Magic Pudding is a 2000 Animation and Family film written by Harry Cripps, Greg Haddrick and Simon Hopkinson and directed by Karl Zwicky.

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Geoffrey Rush, John Flaus, Kamahl Harvie Krumpet is an Australian clay animation comedy-drama film made in Melbourne written, directed and animated by Adam Elliot and produced by Melanie Coombs. This short film won the Academy ...more

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Geoffrey Rush, Joel Edgerton, Anthony LaPaglia $9.99 is a 2008 stop-motion animation film directed by Tatia Rosenthal.

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Geoffrey Rush, Frances O'Connor, David Wenham A Little Bit of Soul is a 1998 comedy film written and directed by Peter Duncan.

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Geoffrey Rush, Max Cullen, Pat Evison Starstruck is a 1982 Australian comedy-drama musical film starring Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan and Margo Lee about two teenagers trying to make their break into the music industry. The film was ...more

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Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, John Hargreaves Hoodwink is a 1981 Australian thriller film directed by Claude Whatham and written by Ken Quinnell. It stars John Hargreaves and Judy Davis. The film is based on the true story of a ...more

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Twelfth Night Geoffrey Rush, Paul Williams, Ivar Kants Twelfth Night is a 1986 Australian film based on the play directed by Neil Armfield.

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Dad and Dave: On Our Selection Geoffrey Rush, Noah Taylor Dad and Dave: On Our Selection is an Australian comedy film, based on the characters and writings of author Steele Rudd. It is set in late nineteenth century colonial Queensland, but largely ...more