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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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Naomi Watts, Jacqueline Bissett, Oliver Platt Dangerous Beauty is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz and starring Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, and Oliver Platt. Based on the non-fiction book The ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry Cold Comfort Farm is a 1995 British comedy film directed by John Schlesinger and produced by the BBC and Thames Television, an adaptation of Stella Gibbons' 1932 book of the same name, the film ...more

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Rufus Sewell, Patrick Malahide, Juliet Aubrey Middlemarch is a 1994 television adaptation of the 1871 novel of the same name by George Eliot. Produced by the BBC in seven episodes, it is the second such adaptation for television of the ...more

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rufus Sewell Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George Dark City is a 1998 neo-noir science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas. The screenplay was written by Proyas, Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer. The film stars Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, ...more

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Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film stars Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus ...more

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Rufus Sewell, Helen McCrory, Ian McDiarmid Charles II: The Power and the Passion is a British television mini-series, broadcast on BBC One in 2003, and produced by the BBC in association with the A&E Network in the United States. It ...more

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Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti The Illusionist is a 2006 American period drama film written and directed by Neil Burger and starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel. It is based loosely on Steven Millhauser's ...more

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James Franco, Henry Cavill, Mark Strong Tristan & Isolde is a 2006 epic romantic drama film based on the medieval romantic legend of Tristan and Isolde. It was produced by Ridley Scott and Tony Scott, directed by Kevin Reynolds ...more

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Gambon, Albert Finney A Man of No Importance is a 1994 comedy drama film directed by Suri Krishnamma and starring Albert Finney.

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon, Ioan Gruffudd Amazing Grace is a 2006 American-British biographical drama film directed by Michael Apted, about the campaign against slave trade in the British Empire, led by William Wilberforce, who was ...more

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Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Nancy Meyers. Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Universal Pictures and filmed in both ...more

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Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte Paris, je t'aime is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities. The two-hour film consists of eighteen short films set in different arrondissements. The ...more

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Minnie Driver, Rufus Sewell, Nigel Hawthorne At Sachem Farm is a 1998 drama film.

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Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal Hamlet is a 1996 Shakespearean tragedy film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, who also stars in the titular role as Prince ...more

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Stellan Skarsgård, Sienna Guillory, Rufus Sewell Helen of Troy is a 2003 television miniseries based upon Homer's story of the Trojan War, as recounted in the epic poem, Iliad. This TV miniseries also shares the name with a 1956 movie starring ...more

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Emma Thompson, Rufus Sewell, Alex Kingston Carrington is a 1995 British biographical film written and directed by Christopher Hampton about the life of the English painter Dora Carrington, who was known simply as "Carrington". ...more

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Antonio Banderas, Michael Emerson The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 swashbuckler film and sequel to The Mask of Zorro, directed by Martin Campbell. Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones reprise their roles as the titular hero ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, John Turturro Illuminata is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by John Turturro and written by Brandon Cole and John Turturro, based on Cole's play. The cinematographer was Harris Savides. The puppet ...more

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Monica Potter, Ray Winstone, Joseph Fiennes Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence is a 1998 British romantic comedy directed by Nick Hamm. The screenplay by Peter Morgan focuses on the chance meeting each of three childhood friends now ...more

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Alan Tudyk, Erin Wasson Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a 2012 American dark fantasy action horror film directed by Timur Bekmambetov, based on the 2010 mashup novel of the same name. The novel's author, Seth ...more

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Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Rufus Sewell Victory is a 1996 film written and directed by Mark Peploe based on the novel of the same name by Joseph Conrad. The novel previously has been adapted films multiple times including a 1919 ...more

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Andy Serkis, Dougray Scott, John Leguizamo Arabian Nights is a two-part 2000 American/British miniseries, adapted by Peter Barnes from Sir Richard Francis Burton's translation of the medieval epic One Thousand and One Nights. Mili Avital ...more

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Carla Gugino, Rufus Sewell, Gil Bellows Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature is a 2001 TV film directed by Sebastian Gutierrez.

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Christina Ricci, Kim Basinger, Ian Holm Bless the Child is a 2000 American horror-thriller film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Angela Bettis, Rufus Sewell, Christina Ricci, and Holliston Coleman. It is ...more

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

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

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Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany The Tourist is a 2010 romantic thriller film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. It is a remake of the 2005 French action film Anthony Zimmer. ...more

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Bridgette Wilson, Devon Sawa, Rupert Graves Extreme Ops is a 2002 action thriller film directed by Christian Duguay, written by Michael Zaidan, Timothy Scott Bogart, and Mark Mullin, and starring Devon Sawa, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, ...more

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David McCallum, Rufus Sewell, Sean Pertwee Dirty Weekend is a British film directed by Michael Winner, based on the novel of the same name by Helen Zahavi. It was banned from video release for two years by the BBFC for its violent and ...more

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Patsy Kensit, Rufus Sewell, Jack Shepherd Twenty-One is a British-American drama film directed by Don Boyd and co-scripted by him with Zoë Heller. Patsy Kensit stars as the 21-year-old protagonist. It premiered at the Sundance Film ...more