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The Best Karl Urban Movies

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

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

This list has everything from And Soon the Darkness to The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

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    Priest

    Maggie Q, Lily Collins

    Released2011

    Directed byScott Stewart

    Priest is a 2011 American post-apocalyptic dystopia science fiction action horror film...  more

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  • Dredd2
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    Dredd

    Lena Headey, Karl Urban

    Released2012

    Directed byPete Travis

    Dredd is a 2012 science fiction action film directed by Pete Travis and written and produced...  more

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers3
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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

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  • Star Trek4
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    Star Trek

    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2009

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King5
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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

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  • Red6
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    Red

    Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman

    Released2010

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

    Red is a 2010 American action comedy film directed by Robert Schwentke, inspired by the comic...  more

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  • Ghost Ship7
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    Ghost Ship

    Julianna Margulies, Emily Browning

    Released2002

    Directed bySteve Beck

    Ghost Ship is a 2002 American-Australian horror film directed by Steve Beck. The film was shot...  more

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  • Doom8
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    Doom

    Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike

    Released2005

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

    Doom is a 2005 science fiction action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak. It is loosely based...  more
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  • Star Trek Into Darkness9
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    Star Trek Into Darkness

    Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch

    Released2013

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Trek Into Darkness is a 2013 American science fiction action film. It is the twelfth...  more

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  • The Bourne Supremacy10
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    The Bourne Supremacy

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's...  more

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  • The Chronicles of Riddick11
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    The Chronicles of Riddick

    Vin Diesel, Judi Dench

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Twohy

    The Chronicles of Riddick is a 2004 American science fiction film which follows the adventures...  more

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  • Out of the Blue12
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    Out of the Blue

    Karl Urban, Tandi Wright

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Sarkies

    Out of the Blue is a 2006 drama and true crime film written by Robert Sarkies and Graeme...  more
  • The Price of Milk13
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    The Price of Milk

    Karl Urban, Danielle Cormack

    Released2000

    Directed byHarry Sinclair

    The Price of Milk is a 2000 romantic film from New Zealand. It was directed by New Zealand...  more
  • The Loft14
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    The Loft

    Rhona Mitra, Rachael Taylor

    Released2014

    Directed byErik Van Looy

    Five friends who share a loft for their extramarital affairs begin to question one another...  more
  • Black Water Transit15
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    Black Water Transit

    Brittany Snow, Aisha Tyler

    Released2009

    Directed byTony Kaye

    Black Water Transit is a 2009 crime drama film based on the novel of the same name by Carsten...  more
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    Pathfinder

    Moon Bloodgood, Karl Urban

    Released2007

    Directed byMarcus Nispel

    Pathfinder is a 2007 American epic action film directed by Marcus Nispel, distributed by 20th...  more
  • Heaven17
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    Heaven

    Karl Urban, Richard Schiff

    Released1998

    Directed byScott Reynolds

    Heaven is a 1998 thriller film written and directed by Scott Reynolds....
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  • Chunuk Bair18
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    Chunuk Bair

    Karl Urban, Robert Powell

    Directed byDale G. Bradley

    Chunuk Bair is a 1992 New Zealand film based on the play Once on Chunuk Bair by Maurice...  more
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    The Irrefutable Truth about Demons

    Karl Urban, Kelson Henderson

    Released2000

    Directed byGlenn Standring

    The Irrefutable Truth about Demons is a New Zealand horror film released in 2000. It was...  more
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    And Soon the Darkness

    Amber Heard, Odette Annable

    Released2010

    Directed byMarcos Efron

    And Soon the Darkness is a 2010 thriller film directed by Marcos Efron, starring Karl Urban,...  more

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