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The Best Rufus Sewell Movies

Updated January 28, 2020 1.1k votes 138 voters 9.6k views31 items

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

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

This list includes Tristan & Isolde, Charles II: The Power and The Passion and more films.

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    A Knight's Tale

    Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany
    A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed...  more

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    Dark City

    Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland
    Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas. The screenplay was...  more

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    The Illusionist

    Jessica Biel, Edward Norton
    The Illusionist is a 2006 American period drama film written and directed by Neil Burger and...  more

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    Cold Comfort Farm

    Kate Beckinsale, Ian McKellen
    Cold Comfort Farm is a 1995 British comedy film directed by John Schlesinger and produced by...  more
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    Charles II: The Power and The Passion

    Rufus Sewell, Helen McCrory
    Charles II: The Power and the Passion is a British television mini-series, broadcast on BBC...  more
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    Dangerous Beauty

    Naomi Watts, Jacqueline Bissett
    Dangerous Beauty is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz...  more
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    Amazing Grace

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon
    Amazing Grace is a 2006 American-British biographical drama film directed by Michael Apted,...  more
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    A Man of No Importance

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Gambon
    A Man of No Importance is a 1994 comedy drama film directed by Suri Krishnamma and starring...  more
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    Paris, je t'aime

    Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe
    Paris, je t'aime is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various...  more

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    The Holiday

    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz
    The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and...  more

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    Hamlet

    Kate Winslet, Robin Williams
    Hamlet is a 1996 Shakespearean tragedy film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet,...  more

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    Helen of Troy

    Stellan Skarsgård, Sienna Guillory
    Helen of Troy is a 2003 television miniseries based upon Homer's story of the Trojan War, as...  more
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    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Alan Tudyk
    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a 2012 American dark fantasy action horror film directed by...  more
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    Illuminata

    Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken
    Illuminata is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by John Turturro and written by Brandon...  more
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    Victory

    Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill
    Victory is a 1996 film written and directed by Mark Peploe based on the novel of the same name...  more
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    Judy

    Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley
    Judy is a 2019 British biographical drama film directed by Rupert Goold, it is an adaptation...  more
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    Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence

    Monica Potter, Ray Winstone
    Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence is a 1998 British romantic comedy directed by Nick...  more
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    Middlemarch

    Rufus Sewell, Patrick Malahide
    Middlemarch is a 1994 television adaptation of the 1871 novel of the same name by George...  more
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    Arabian Nights

    Andy Serkis, Dougray Scott
    Arabian Nights is a two-part 2000 American/British miniseries, adapted by Peter Barnes from...  more
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    Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature

    Carla Gugino, Rufus Sewell
    Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature is a 2001 TV film directed by Sebastian Gutierrez....  more
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    Tristan & Isolde

    James Franco, Henry Cavill
    Tristan & Isolde is a 2006 epic romantic drama film based on the medieval romantic legend of...  more

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    Bless the Child

    Christina Ricci, Kim Basinger
    Bless the Child is a 2000 American horror-thriller film directed by Chuck Russell, starring...  more

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    Uncorked

    Minnie Driver, Rufus Sewell
    At Sachem Farm is a 1998 drama film....  more
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    The Sea

    Bonnie Wright, Charlotte Rampling
    The Sea is a 2011 drama film directed by Stephen Brown....  more
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    Vinyan

    Emmanuelle Béart, Rufus Sewell
    Vinyan is a 2008 film directed by Fabrice Du Welz....  more