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The Best Geoffrey Rush Movies

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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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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl1

    Released2003

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler...  more

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  • Munich2
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    Munich

    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana

    Released2005

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Munich is a 2005 historical drama and political thriller film based on Operation Wrath of God,...  more

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  • The King's Speech3
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    The King's Speech

    Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth

    Released2010

    Directed byTom Hooper

    The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written...  more

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  • Les Misérables4
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    Les Misérables

    Uma Thurman, Claire Danes

    Released1998

    Directed byBille August

    Les Misérables is a 1998 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel of the same name,...  more

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  • Shakespeare in Love5
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    Shakespeare in Love

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Madden

    Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John...  more

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  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age6
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    Elizabeth: The Golden Age

    Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen

    Released2007

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Elizabeth: The Golden Age is a 2007 sequel to the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar...  more

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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End7
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley

    Released2007

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the...  more

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  • Mystery Men8
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    Mystery Men

    Ben Stiller, Tom Waits

    Released1999

    Directed byKinka Usher

    Mystery Men is a 1999 American superhero comedy film directed by Kinka Usher and written by...  more

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  • House on Haunted Hill9
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    House on Haunted Hill

    Ali Larter, Famke Janssen

    Released1999

    Directed byWilliam Malone

    House on Haunted Hill is a 1999 American horror film, directed by William Malone and starring...  more

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  • Elizabeth10
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    Elizabeth

    Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig

    Released1998

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and...  more

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  • Shine11
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    Shine

    Geoffrey Rush, John Gielgud

    Released1996

    Directed byScott Hicks

    Shine is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David...  more

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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest12
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley

    Released2006

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    This film is a 2006 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the second installment of the...  more

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  • Finding Nemo13
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    Finding Nemo

    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

    Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by...  more

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  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides14
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    Released2011

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides a 2011 action adventure film directed by Rob...  more

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  • Les Miserables15
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    Les Miserables

    Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2012

    Directed byTom Hooper

    Les Misérables is a 2012 musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper, based on the 1862 French...  more

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  • Frida16
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    Frida

    Salma Hayek, Edward Norton

    Released2002

    Directed byJulie Taymor

    Frida is a 2002 Miramax/Ventanarosa biopic which depicts the professional and private life of...  more

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  • Swimming Upstream17
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    Swimming Upstream

    Geoffrey Rush, Elisabeth Harnois

    Released2003

    Directed byRussell Mulcahy, Robert J. Emery

    Swimming Upstream is a 2003 Australian film written by Tony Fingleton and directed by Russell...  more
  • The Life and Death of Peter Sellers18
    20
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    The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

    Charlize Theron, Heidi Klum

    Released2004

    Directed byStephen Hopkins

    This film is a 2004 British/American film about the life of English comedy actor Peter...  more
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  • The Warrior's Way19
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    The Warrior's Way

    Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush

    Released2010

    Directed byLee Seung-moo

    The Warrior's Way is a 2010 New Zealand-South Korean fantasy action film directed by Lee...  more
  • Storm Boy20
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    Storm Boy

    Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney

    Released2019

    Directed byShawn Seet

    Storm Boy is a 2019 Australian drama family film directed by Shawn Seet, based on the novella...  more
  • The Eye of the Storm21
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    The Eye of the Storm

    Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush

    Released2011

    Directed byFred Schepisi

    The Eye of the Storm is an Australian drama film directed by Fred Schepisi. It is an...  more
  • Intolerable Cruelty22
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    Intolerable Cruelty

    George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Released2003

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    Intolerable Cruelty is a 2003 romantic black comedy film directed by Joel Coen and produced by...  more

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  • Lantana23
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    Lantana

    Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey

    Released2001

    Directed byRay Lawrence

    Lantana is a 2001 Australian drama film directed by Ray Lawrence and based on the play...  more

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  • Bran Nue Dae24
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    Bran Nue Dae

    Geoffrey Rush, Missy Higgins

    Released2010

    Directed byRachel Perkins

    "One of Australia's most anticipated films of the year, the musical Bran Nue Dae arrives with...  more
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  • Ned Kelly25
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    Ned Kelly

    Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom

    Released2003

    Directed byGregor Jordan

    Ned Kelly is a 2003 Australian historical drama film directed by Gregor Jordan from a...  more