The Best James Purefoy Movies  

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

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

Women Talking Dirty and Solomon Kane are included in this list.

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Max von Sydow, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James Purefoy
Solomon Kane is a 2009 dark fantasy adventure film written and directed by Michael J. Bassett based on the pulp magazine character Solomon Kane created in 1928 by Robert E. Howard. James Purefoy ...more
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Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon
A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus ...more
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Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox
Ironclad is a 2011 adventure film directed by Jonathan English. Written by English and Erick Kastel, based on a screenplay by Stephen McDool, the cast includes James Purefoy, Brian Cox, Vladimir ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Vanity Fair is a 2004 British-American costume drama film directed by Mira Nair and adapted from William Makepeace Thackeray's novel of the same name. The novel has been the subject of numerous ...more
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Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs
Resident Evil is a 2002 German-British-French science fiction horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The film stars Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. It is the first ...more
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Jonny Lee Miller, Anna Popplewell, James Purefoy
Mansfield Park is a 1999 British romantic comedy-drama film based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, written and directed by Patricia Rozema. The film departs from the original novel in ...more
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The Mayor of Casterbridge CiarĂ¡n Hinds, James Purefoy, Polly Walker
The Mayor of Casterbridge is a 2003 drama film written by Ted Whitehead, and directed by David Thacker.
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Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson
Maybe Baby is a 2000 British comedy film starring Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson. It was written and directed by Ben Elton, based upon his novel Inconceivable.
Blackbeard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best James Purefoy Movies
Blackbeard James Purefoy, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Simon Kunz
Blackbeard: The Real Pirate Of The Caribbean, a mini-series by the BBC, starring James Purefoy as Blackbeard. It aired in the USA on 12 March 2006 and was released on DVD in The Netherlands in ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong
John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom ...more
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Hugo Weaving, Kevin McKidd, James Purefoy
Bedrooms and Hallways is a 1998 comedy-drama film about bisexuality or the fluidity of sexuality. It was written by Robert Farrar and directed by Rose Troche, starring Kevin McKidd, James ...more
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Richard II Patrick Stewart, David Morrissey, James Purefoy
Richard II is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Rupert Goold.
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Val Kilmer, Piper Perabo, Patrick Swayze
George and the Dragon, is a 2004 Sci-Fi Channel Historical fantasy film based in a medieval England, and loosely based on the legend of Saint George and the Dragon.
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Diamonds (US) Joanne Kelly, Derek Jacobi, James Purefoy
Diamonds is a 2009 Drama TV movie written by David Vainola and directed by Andy Wilson.
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James Purefoy, Embeth Davidtz, Ben Chaplin
Feast of July is a 1995 UK film produced by Merchant Ivory Productions, based on the 1954 novel by H. E. Bates, starring Embeth Davidtz and Ben Chaplin.
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Heather Graham, Stella Stevens, Andy Serkis
Blessed is a 2004 British/Romanian horror film directed by Simon Fellows starring Heather Graham and James Purefoy.
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James Purefoy, Rachel Shelley, Don Warrington
Lighthouse is a 1999 British horror film directed by. The film follows survivors of a shipwreck being preyed on by an escaped psychotic convict who beheads his victims. It was shot in Cornwall ...more
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Helena Bonham Carter, James Purefoy, Freddie Highmore
Women Talking Dirty is a 1999 Scottish comedy film starring Helena Bonham Carter and Gina McKee. It is an adaptation of the novel Women Talking Dirty, written by Isla Dewar who wrote the ...more
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The Wedding Tackle James Purefoy, Victoria Smurfit, Sara Stockbridge
The Wedding Tackle is a 2000 British comedy film.
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Goose on the Loose Chevy Chase, James Purefoy, Dave Foley
Goose on the Loose is a 2011 comedy film written by Charles Dennis and directed by Nicholas Kendall.
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John Lithgow, Isabella Rossellini, Bob Hoskins
Don Quixote is a 2000 television film adaptation of the classic novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, made by Hallmark Entertainment and distributed by TNT. A dubbed-into-Spanish version was ...more
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Manchild Kevin Smith, Lauren Hutton, James Purefoy
Two grown men find themselves suffering from midlife crises at the same time.
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Thelomeris Mark Hamill, James Purefoy, Lance Henriksen
Thelomeris is the first mainstream science fiction movie shot in Hungary. It was produced by Trickorn Productions, an independent Hungarian production company.