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The Best Rhys Ifans Movies

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

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

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  • 1

    Notting Hill

    Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin


    Directed byRoger Michell

    Notting Hill is a 1999 British romantic comedy film set in Notting Hill, London, released on 21 May 1999. The screenplay was by Richard Curtis and the film was produced by Duncan Kenworthy and...  more

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  • 2


    Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans


    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    Anonymous is a 2011 political thriller and historical drama film. Directed by Roland Emmerich and written by John Orloff, the movie is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl...  more
  • 3

    The Boat That Rocked

    Gemma Arterton, January Jones


    Directed byRichard Curtis

    The Boat That Rocked is a 2009 British comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis, with pirate radio in the United Kingdom during the 1960s as its setting. The film has an ensemble cast...  more
  • 4

    Enduring Love

    Daniel Craig, Andrew Lincoln


    Directed byRoger Michell

    Enduring Love is a 2004 British film directed by Roger Michell with screenwriter Joe Penhall, based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan. The story concerns two strangers who become...  more

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  • 5


    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel by J....  more

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  • 6

    Elizabeth: The Golden Age

    Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen


    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Elizabeth: The Golden Age is a 2007 sequel to the 1998 film Elizabeth, directed by Shekhar Kapur and produced by Universal Pictures and Working Title Films. It stars Cate Blanchett in the title role...  more

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  • 7

    The Replacements

    Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman


    Directed byHoward Deutch

    The Replacements is a 2000 American sports comedy film directed by Howard Deutch. It stars Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, and Brooke Langton....  more

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  • 8

    Human Nature

    Hilary Duff, Peter Dinklage


    Directed byMichel Gondry

    Human Nature is a 2001 American-French comedy-drama film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Michel Gondry in his directorial debut. The film stars Tim Robbins, Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto and...  more
  • 9

    Once Upon a Time in the Midlands

    Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans


    Directed byShane Meadows

    Once Upon a Time in the Midlands is a 2002 British romantic comedy film written and directed by Shane Meadows, starring Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Kathy Burke, Ricky Tomlinson and Shirley Henderson....  more
  • 10

    Vanity Fair

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson


    Directed byMira Nair

    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
  • 11

    Dancing at Lughnasa

    Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon


    Directed byPat O'Connor

    Dancing at Lughnasa is a 1998 film adapted from the Brian Friel play of the same title, directed by Pat O'Connor. The movie competed in the Venice Film Festival of 1998. It won an Irish Film and...  more
  • 12

    The Shipping News

    Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore


    Directed byLasse Hallström

    The Shipping News is a 2002 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Shipping News by Annie Proulx. It stars Kevin Spacey as the protagonist Quoyle, Judi Dench...  more
  • 13


    Keira Knightley, Bob Hoskins


    Directed byNick Willing

    Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook...  more
  • 14

    Hannibal Rising

    Gong Li, Kevin McKidd


    Directed byPeter Webber

    Hannibal Rising is a 2007 horror film and the fifth film of the Hannibal Lecter franchise. It is a prequel to the previous three films: Red Dragon, The Silence of the Lambs, and Hannibal. The film is...  more

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  • 15

    Danny Deckchair

    Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto


    Directed byJeff Balsmeyer

    Danny Deckchair is a 2003 Australian comedy film written and directed by Jeff Balsmeyer. The majority of Danny Deckchair was shot in Bellingen, a Mid North Coast town in New South Wales. It was...  more
  • 16

    Four Last Songs

    Stanley Tucci, Jena Malone


    Directed byFrancesca Joseph

    Four Last Songs is a 2007 British comedy-drama film starring Stanley Tucci, Rhys Ifans and Hugh Bonneville, and written and directed by Francesca Joseph. The film's title is taken from Four Last...  more
  • 17

    Not Only But Always

    Rhys Ifans, Alan Cox


    Directed byTerry Johnson

    Not Only But Always is a British TV movie, originally screened on the Channel 4 network in the UK on 30 December 2004....  more
  • 18

    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone


    Directed byMarc Webb

    The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Marc Webb, based on the Marvel Comics character. After Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is bitten by a genetically altered spider,...  more

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  • 19

    Kevin & Perry Go Large

    Rhys Ifans, Laura Fraser


    Directed byEd Bye

    Kevin & Perry Go Large is a 2000 British teen comedy film based on the Harry Enfield sketch Kevin the Teenager. The film was written by Dave Cummings and Harry Enfield and directed by Ed Bye....  more
  • 20


    Ben Stiller, Jennifer Jason Leigh


    Directed byNoah Baumbach

    Greenberg is a 2010 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Noah Baumbach. The film stars Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Greenberg was produced by Focus...  more
  • 21

    Mr. Nobody

    Diane Kruger, Jared Leto


    Directed byJaco Van Dormael

    Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction drama film. It was written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael, produced by Philippe Godeau, and starred Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham, Rhys...  more

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  • 22


    Penélope Cruz, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed byMartha Fiennes

    Chromophobia is an ensemble film which debuted at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival in France. The film's crew was made up of a brother-sister trio - Martha Fiennes wrote and directed the film, Ralph...  more
  • 23

    Official Secrets

    Keira Knightley, Matt Smith


    Directed byGavin Hood

    Official Secrets is a 2019 American-British political thriller directed by Gavin Hood, based on The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell. Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley) leaks a...  more
  • 24

    Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang

    Ewan McGregor, Ralph Fiennes


    Directed bySusanna White

    Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang is a 2010 British family film. It is a sequel to the 2005 film Nanny McPhee. It was adapted by Emma Thompson from Christianna Brand's Nurse Matilda books. Thompson...  more
  • 25

    Twin Town

    Dougray Scott, Rhys Ifans


    Directed byKevin Allen

    Twin Town is a 1997 British crime film filmed and set in Swansea, Wales. It was directed by Kevin Allen and had a working title of Hot Dog; a hot dog van features in a number of scenes in the film....  more