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The Best Jonathan Rhys-Meyers Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 910 votes 124 voters 11.5k views23 items

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

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

This list has a variety of films, like The Loss of Sexual Innocence and The Tesseract, in it.

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  • August Rush1
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    August Rush

    Robin Williams, Keri Russell

    Released2007

    Directed byKirsten Sheridan

    August Rush is a 2007 drama film directed by Kirsten Sheridan and written by Nick Castle,...  more
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    #199 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#64 of 192 The Best Movies About Music

  • Bend It like Beckham2
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    Bend It like Beckham

    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2002

    Directed byGurinder Chadha

    Bend It like Beckham is a 2002 British comedy-drama film starring Parminder Nagra, Keira...  more
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    #777 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#563 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

  • Velvet Goldmine3
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    Velvet Goldmine

    Christian Bale, Ewan McGregor

    Released1998

    Directed byTodd Haynes

    Velvet Goldmine is a British drama film directed and co-written by Todd Haynes set in Britain...  more
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  • Alexander4
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    Alexander

    Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer

    Released2004

    Directed byOliver Stone, Wilhelm Sasnal, Anka Sasnal

    Alexander is a 2004 action adventure biography film written by Oliver Stone, Christopher Kyle...  more
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  • Mission: Impossible III5
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    Mission: Impossible III

    Maggie Q, Keri Russell

    Released2006

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Mission: Impossible III (stylized as M:i:III) is a 2006 American action spy film directed by...  more
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    #30 of 89 The Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & Operatives#17 of 136 The Best Third Films In A Movie Series

  • Octane6
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    Octane

    Mischa Barton, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2003

    Directed byMarcus Adams

    Octane (released as Pulse in the United States) is a 2003 horror film directed by Marcus Adams...  more
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  • Ride with the Devil7
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    Ride with the Devil

    Mark Ruffalo, Tobey Maguire

    Released1999

    Directed byAng Lee

    Ride with the Devil is a 1999 American film directed by Ang Lee. The storyline was conceived...  more
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    #17 of 28 Civil War Movies List#184 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made

  • The Governess8
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    The Governess

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Minnie Driver

    Released1998

    Directed bySandra Goldbacher

    The Governess is a 1998 British period drama film written and directed by Sandra Goldbacher....  more
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  • Match Point9
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    Match Point

    Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2005

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Match Point is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen which stars Jonathan Rhys...  more
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  • The Lion in Winter10
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    The Lion in Winter

    Patrick Stewart, Glenn Close

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky

    The Lion in Winter is a 2003 made-for-television remake of the 1968 film of the same name. The...  more
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  • Titus11
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    Titus

    Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange

    Released1999

    Directed byJulie Taymor

    Titus is a 1999 Italian-American-British fantasy thriller film adaptation of Shakespeare's...  more
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  • I'll Sleep When I'm Dead12
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    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

    Clive Owen, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2004

    Directed byMike Hodges

    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead is a 2003 British crime film directed by Mike Hodges, from a...  more
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  • A Man of No Importance13
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    A Man of No Importance

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Gambon

    Released1994

    Directed bySuri Krishnamma

    A Man of No Importance is a 1994 comedy drama film directed by Suri Krishnamma and starring...  more
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  • The Tesseract14
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    The Tesseract

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Saskia Reeves

    Released2003

    Directed byOxide Pang Chun

    The Tesseract, is a 2003 thriller film starring Jonathan Rhys-Meyers. Based on the novel of...  more
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  • Samson and Delilah15
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    Samson and Delilah

    Elizabeth Hurley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released1996

    Directed byNicolas Roeg

    Samson and Delilah is a German/Italian/American telefilm that was first shown on TNT in the...  more
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  • The Loss of Sexual Innocence16
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    The Loss of Sexual Innocence

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Saffron Burrows

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Figgis

    The Loss of Sexual Innocence is a 1999 film written and directed by Mike Figgis. It tells the...  more
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  • The Tribe17
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    The Tribe

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Friel

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Poliakoff

    The Tribe is a 1998 television film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, and starring...  more
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  • Vanity Fair18
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    Vanity Fair

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2004

    Directed byMira Nair

    Vanity Fair is a 2004 British-American costume drama film directed by Mira Nair and adapted...  more
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  • Shelter19
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    Shelter

    Charles Durning, Kurtwood Smith

    Released1998

    Directed byScott Paulin

    Shelter is a 1998 action thriller film written by Max Strom and directed by Scott Paulin....  more
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  • Mary Mother of Christ20
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    Mary Mother of Christ

    Ben Kingsley, Peter O'Toole

    Released2014

    Directed byAlister Grierson

    Mary, Mother of Christ is a 2014 action biography drama film written by Barbara Nicolosi and...  more
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  • Telling Lies in America21
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    Telling Lies in America

    Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released1997

    Directed byGuy Ferland

    Telling Lies in America is a 1997 drama film directed by Guy Ferland and written by Joe...  more
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  • Michael Collins22
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    Michael Collins

    Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson

    Released1996

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    Michael Collins is a 1996 historical biopic written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring...  more
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  • The Children of Huang Shi23
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    The Children of Huang Shi

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michelle Yeoh

    Released2008

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

    The Children of Huang Shi is a Chinese 2008 film. The film centres on the story of George Hogg...  more
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