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The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies

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

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

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  • 1
    The Living Daylights is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    The Living Daylights

    Timothy Dalton, John Rhys-Davies

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Glen

    The Living Daylights is the fifteenth entry in the James Bond film series and the first to... more on Wikipedia
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    The Princess Diaries 2: Royal  is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

    Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews

    Released2004

    Directed byGarry Marshall

    The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement is a 2004 American comedy film and the sequel to... more on Wikipedia

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    Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Great Expectations

    Anthony Hopkins, Jean Simmons

    Released1989

    Directed byKevin Connor

    Great Expectations is a British television serial based on Charles Dickens' novel of the same... more on Wikipedia
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    Sahara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Sahara

    Brooke Shields, John Mills

    Released1984

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    Sahara is a 1983 British-American adventure drama film directed by Andrew McLaglen and... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    The Jungle Book 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    The Jungle Book 2

    Phil Collins, John Goodman

    Released2003

    Directed bySteve Trenbirth

    The Jungle Book 2 is a 2003 American-Australian animated musical film produced by DisneyToon... more on Wikipedia

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    The Great White Hype is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    The Great White Hype

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx

    Released1996

    Directed byReginald Hudlin

    The Great White Hype is a 1996 film directed by Reginald Hudlin. It stars Samuel L. Jackson,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Indiana Jones and the Raiders  is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Sunset Grill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Sunset Grill

    Alexandra Paul, Peter Weller

    Released1993

    Directed byKevin Connor

    Sunset Grill is a 1993 American neo-noir mystery film starring Peter Weller as a private... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    The Lord of the Rings: The Ret is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Scorcher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Scorcher

    Beth Riesgraf, Rutger Hauer

    Released2002

    Directed byJames Seale

    Scorcher is a 2002 science fiction disaster film directed by James Seale and starring Mark... more on Wikipedia
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Glory Daze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Glory Daze

    Ben Affleck, Alyssa Milano

    Released1996

    Directed byRich Wilkes

    Glory Daze is an independent film starring Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell, French Stewart and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Lost World is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    The Lost World

    David Warner, John Rhys-Davies

    Released1992

    Directed byTimothy Bond

    The Lost World is a 1992 film, based on the book of the same title by Arthur Conan Doyle, but... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Firewalker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Firewalker

    Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett

    Released1986

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    Firewalker is a 1986 action/adventure film starring Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett, Jr., Will... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Sabretooth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Sabretooth

    Josh Holloway, Vanessa Angel

    Released2002

    Directed byJames D.R. Hickox

    Sabretooth is a 2002 made for television science-fiction-horror film directed by James D.R.... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • 16
    Indiana Jones and the Last Cru is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Harrison Ford, Sean Connery

    Released1989

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a 1989 American adventure film directed by Steven... more on Wikipedia

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies

    Released2001

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    The Double 0 Kid is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    The Double 0 Kid

    Corey Haim, Seth Green

    Released1992

    Directed byDee McLachlan

    The Double 0 Kid is a 1992 direct-to-video family adventure/comedy film starring Corey Haim,... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Dragon Storm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Dragon Storm

    John Rhys-Davies, Angel Boris

    Released2004

    Directed byStephen Furst

    Dragon Storm is a 2004 made for TV fantasy action film written by Patrick Phillips and Sam... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    Chupacabra: Dark Seas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Chupacabra: Dark Seas

    Giancarlo Esposito, Chelan Simmons

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Shepphird

    Chupacabra: Dark Seas is a 2005 Syfy channel original film directed by John Shepphird and... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Shōgun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Shōgun

    Orson Welles, Richard Chamberlain

    Released1980

    Directed byJerry London

    Shōgun is an American television miniseries based on the international bestselling 1975 novel... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • 22
    Grizzly II: The Predator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Grizzly II: The Predator

    George Clooney, Charlie Sheen

    Released1987

    Directed byAndré Szots

    Grizzly II: The Predator is an unreleased sequel to the popular film, Grizzly. The film is... more on Wikipedia
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    Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists

    Mark Hamill, Brendan Fraser

    Released2000

    Directed byAlan Jacobs, Evan Ricks

    Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists is the first feature length CGI film created exclusively... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Aladdin and the King of Thieve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Aladdin and the King of Thieves

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1996

    Directed byTad Stones

    This film is a 1996 animated film that is the second direct-to-video sequel to the Disney... more on Wikipedia

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    Catherine the Great is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John Rhys-Davies Movies
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    Catherine the Great

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Omar Sharif

    Released1995

    Directed byMarvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith

    Catherine the Great is a 1995 television movie based on the life of Catherine II of Russia. It... more on Wikipedia

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