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List of Jared Harris Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
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3
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
PG-13
13
3

The movie is an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald short story written in 1922. It narrates the story of Benjamin Button who is born old and wrinkled. His chances of survival is minimal but not only does he survive, but also, strangely, starts ageing backwards. Then there is Daisy, his love interest, who gets older as he gets younger.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
2. Happiness (1998)
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3
Happiness
14
3

The movie tells the story of the three dysfunctional Jordan sisters. Trish, the eldest sister, is a housewife, who doesn’t know her psychiatrist husband Bill is a pedophile rapist. Middle sister Helen, is a successful author who lacks genuine affection. The youngest, Joy, is a confused over sensitive teacher having an affair with her married Russian student. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Solondz
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
3. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
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4
The Last of the Mohicans
R
13
4

This epic historical drama is set in 1757 during the French and Indian War and follows the life of a British Army Major after he moves to New York state to serve under a new colonel. The film was a success at the box office when it released.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
War, Action, Romance, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Jodhi May, Russell Means
4. Dead Man (1995)
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2
Dead Man
R
12
2

After committing a murder in self defense, fatally wounded William Blake is on the run, chased by a group of bounty hunters. He eventually meets an Indian called Nobody, who unsuccessfully tries to take out the bullet lodged close to his hurt. Dead Man focuses on their journey to the sea and how the Indian prepares Blake for his journey to the Spirit World.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Genres:
Drama, Western, Fantasy
5. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
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2
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
PG-13
13
2

The Guy Ritchie directed sequel to the 2009 Sherlock Holmes, sees the world’s most famous private detective go up against his arch-nemesis Professor Moriarty. The neo-noir adaptation integrates plot details from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories ‘The Final Problem’ and ‘The Adventure of the Empty House’. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Professor James Moriarty
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Mystery, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Stephen Fry, Robert Downey Jr., Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams
7. Smoke (1995)
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2
Smoke
R
12
2

After leaving a smoke shop, Paul Benjamin, a writer is nearly hit by a bus. However, a stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and therefore, Paul decides to let Rashid stay with him, as he is homeless. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy Rose
Director:
Wayne Wang, Paul Auster
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Forest Whitaker, Giancarlo Esposito, José Zúñiga, Stephen Gevedon
8. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
12
2
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
PG-13
12
2

In 1963, CIA agent Napoleon Solo successfully rescues Gaby Teller from East Berlin despite being pursued by KGB operative Illya Kuryakin. Soon Solo and Kuryakin, reluctantly, have to come together to prevent a criminal organisation from building nuclear weapon. Their only lead is Gaby, whose father is the scientist building the weapon.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Henry Cavill, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant, Armie Hammer, Elizabeth Debicki
9. Natural Born Killers (1994)
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2
Natural Born Killers
R
12
2

A chilling crime drama, Natural Born Killers, sees a young serial-killer couple, Mickey and Mallory Knox, travel through three states, murdering 52 people to become television sensations thanks to overzealous reporting by journalist, Wayne Gale. Starring Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis as the Knoxes, and Robert Downey Jr. as Gale, this movie highlights the sensationalization of mass murderers in mainstream media.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
10. Cashback (2006)
12
2
Cashback
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sean Ellis
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Emilia Fox, Shaun Evans, Michelle Ryan, Sean Biggerstaff
11. Allied (2016)
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2
Allied
R
11
2

During WWII, Max Vatan, a Canadian air force pilot and Marianne Beauséjour, a French Resistance fighter, meet and fall in love during a mission. Later, they get married and settle down in London with their daughter Anna. However, their marriage is in danger when Max learns that Marianne might not be who she claims to be. Max must now find the truth about his wife.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Drama, Action, Romance, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Marion Cotillard, Lizzy Caplan, Brad Pitt, Vincent Ebrahim, Xavier De Guillebon, Camille Cottin
12. Igby Goes Down (2002)
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2
Igby Goes Down
R
11
2

Defiant and sardonic 17-year-old Jason ‘Igby’ Slocumb Jr. doesn’t leave any opportunity to rebel against his severe, moneyed East Coast family. Feeling stifled by the expectations of the wealthy family that comprised of a schizophrenic and institutionalized father; a self-centered, detached mother; and a young Republican for an older brother, Igby tries to break away in search of a better world out there.

As:
Cast
Role:
Russel
Director:
Burr Steers
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
13. How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
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2
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
False Peter
Director:
Michael Kalesniko
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
16. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
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2
The Notorious Bettie Page
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Willie
Director:
Mary Harron
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Norman Reedus, Sarah Paulson, Gretchen Mol, Chris Bauer, Cara Seymour
17. I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
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2
I Shot Andy Warhol
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Warhol
Director:
Mary Harron
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Martha Plimpton, Tahnee Welch, Lili Taylor, Lothaire Bluteau
18. Ocean's Twelve (2004)
10
2
Ocean's Twelve
PG-13
10
2

Following the success Ocean’s Eleven, the sequel Ocean’s Twelve sees the return of Danny Ocean’s heist-gang who need to return the millions, they stole from Terry Benedict. They are also being pursued by Europol detective Isabel Lahiri and are up against master-thief Night Fox, François Toulour as they try to steal the first-ever stock certificate. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
19. Far and Away (1992)
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2
Far and Away
PG-13
10
2

Irish tenant farmer, Joseph Donnelly, who tries to seek justice from his oppressive landlord, finds himself accompanying landlord’s disgruntled daughter Shannon as they travel to the US to acquire land of their dreams. Joseph starts earning as a bare-fisted boxer, but they fall on hard times and subsequently, face separation. After an arduous journey of ups-and-downs they succeed in realizing their dreams.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Western, Drama, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Cruise, Robert Prosky, Barbara Babcock
20. Extraordinary Measures (2010)
10
2
Extraordinary Measures
PG
10
2

Extraordinary Measures is a drama film which tells the story of John and Aileen, whose two children suffer from a rare genetic condition. They try to find a researcher who might be able to find a cure, before the condition results in the death of their children.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Vaughan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
21. The Public Eye (1992)
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2
The Public Eye
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Franklin
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Stanley Tucci, Joe Pesci, Richard Riehle, Bryan Travis Smith
22. Certain Women (2016)
10
2
Certain Women
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fuller
Director:
Kelly Reichardt
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, James Le Gros, Ashlie Atkinson, Edelen McWilliams
25. Chinese Box (1997)
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2
Chinese Box
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Wayne Wang
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui, Rubén Blades
26. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
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2
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
R
10
2

Having escaped the underground facility, in the second installment of the Resident Evil series, former security operative Alice finds that the zombie outbreak has spread to Raccoon City, which has been sealed and will be nuked. She teams up with other survivors, including disgraced STARS operative Jill Valentine, and attempts to contact Dr. Charles Ashford to flee from the city.

As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Witt
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Mike Epps, Milla Jovovich, Thomas Kretschmann, Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr
27. The Devil's Violinist (2013)
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2
The Devil's Violinist
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Urbani
Director:
Bernard Rose
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Joely Richardson, Veronica Ferres, Christian McKay, David Garrett
28. The Rachel Papers (1989)
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2
The Rachel Papers
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Damian Harris
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jonathan Pryce, Eric Stoltz, James Spader, Ione Skye, Bill Paterson, Dexter Fletcher
29. B. Monkey (1998)
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2
B. Monkey
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Furnace
Director:
Michael Radford
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Asia Argento, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Rupert Everett, Julie T. Wallace
30. Nadja (1994)
10
2
Nadja
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Almereyda
Genres:
Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, David Lynch, Suzy Amis, Martin Donovan
31. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
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2
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
PG-13
10
2

Teenager Jocelyn Fray discovers that she is a Shadowhunter, half-human, half-angel demon slayer after her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped. With the help of Jace and other Shadowhunters, they must rescue Jocelyn and stop the evil Valentine Morgenstern from getting his hands on the Mortal Cup, one of the three Mortal Instruments. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Harald Zwart
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Horror, Mystery, Action
32. Tall Tale (1995)
10
2
Tall Tale
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Western
Star Cast:
Patrick Swayze, William H. Macy, Oliver Platt, Scott Glenn, Roger Aaron Brown, Nick Stahl
33. Mr. Deeds (2002)
9
2
Mr. Deeds
PG-13
9
2

Small-town pizzeria owner Longfellow Deeds suddenly inherits shares worth $40 billion in a media conglomerate and is tricked into an affair by tabloid reporter Babe Bennett. However, he gives up his fortune after learning about Babe's true identity, but must return to take the company back from manipulative businessman Chuck Cedar to save its workers.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, Rob Schneider, Steve Buscemi, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher
34. From Within (2008)
9
2
From Within
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Phedon Papamichael
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Adam Goldberg, Britt Robertson, Rumer Willis, Thomas Dekker
35. Lady in the Water (2006)
9
2
Lady in the Water
PG-13
9
2

In this fantasy drama, a water nymph – Story – is discovered in the swimming pool of an apartment complex by the building superintendent, Cleveland Heep. She is in this world for a purpose after which she has to return to the Blue World. However, an evil wolf creature, scrunt, is after her and it is now up to Heep and a group of other apartment people to ensure her safe return.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Bryce Dallas Howard, M. Night Shyamalan, Paul Giamatti, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey Wright, Sarita Choudhury
36. The Ward (2010)
9
2
The Ward
R
9
2

Titled onscreen as John Carpenter's The Ward, this is a supernatural psychological horror film set in brooding Oregon psychiatric hospital. The story follows a young woman, who has been institutionalized for setting fire to a farm house and is now being terrorized by the ghost of a former inmate, a horribly deformed figure baying for blood.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Mamie Gummer, Lyndsy Fonseca, Amber Heard, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh Claire
37. Pompeii (2014)
9
2
Pompeii
PG-13
9
2

During Celt uprising, a young Milo witnesses the assassination of his parents at the hand of Roman general Corvis and is himself captured. Years later, as a skilled gladiator, he is supposed to fight in Pompeii during the Vinalia festival. Meanwhile, he meets and falls in love with Cassia who is the fiancé of Corvis and also makes friends with a black slave named Atticus.

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul W.S. Anderson
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, History, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Emily Browning, Carrie-Anne Moss, Kiefer Sutherland, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Emily Browning
38. Robert the Bruce (2019)
9
2
Robert the Bruce
9
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, History
40. Lost in Space (1998)
8
2
Lost in Space
PG-13
8
2

After Earth has become almost uninhabitable in 2058, humanities last hope is to transport the entire population to the planet Alpha Prime through a hypergate. The Robinson family is sent on board the Jupiter II, to finish the construction of the hypergate over Alpha Prime. But soon they are lost in space fighting for their very survival. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Hopkins
Genres:
Family, Action, Adventure, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Matt LeBlanc, Gary Oldman, Lacey Chabert, Mimi Rogers, William Hurt, Heather Graham
41. The Quiet Ones (2014)
8
2
The Quiet Ones
PG-13
8
2

The Quiet Ones is a horror film which tells the story of an unorthodox college professor who, along with some of his best students, set out to perform a dangerous experiment. Since they believe that paranormal activity can be triggered by negative energy of humans, they push a woman to the edge of sanity. This eventually leads to strange and unpredictable occurrences.

As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Joseph Coupland
Director:
John Pogue
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Sam Claflin, Olivia Cooke, Erin Richards, Rory Fleck Byrne
42. Fathers' Day (1997)
8
2
Fathers' Day
PG-13
8
2

Fathers’ Day is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a woman named Collette, who contacts Jack and Dale, two of her former boyfriends, to help her search for her runaway teen son Scott. She tricks them into helping her, by telling each man that he is the boy’s father.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
43. Poltergeist (2015)
8
2
Poltergeist
PG-13
8
2

This supernatural horror film revolves around a family whose suburban home is haunted by nefarious forces, and they need to come together to rescue the youngest daughter after she is taken captive. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Gil Kenan
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Saxon Sharbino, Kyle Catlett
45. Trance (1998)
7
1
Trance
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim
Director:
Michael Almereyda
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Paula Malcomson, Christopher Walken, Rachel O'Rourke, Lois Smith, Alison Elliott
46. The Clockmaker's Dream (2015)
13
3
The Clockmaker's Dream
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Cashell Horgan
Genres:
Fantasy, Short
Star Cast:
Joe Mullins, Jennifer Meade, Lucy Dawson, Johanna O'Brien
47. Fuzzy Logic (1998)
12
2
Fuzzy Logic
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fuzzy
Director:
Tom Krueger
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Vincent Polidoro
48. Shadow Magic (2000)
12
2
Shadow Magic
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raymond Wallace
Director:
Ann Hu
Genres:
Drama, Romance, History
Star Cast:
Yu Xia, Yufei Xing, Peiqi Liu, Liping Lü
49. Sunday (1997)
11
3
Sunday
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray
Director:
Jonathan Nossiter
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Sirola, Lisa Harrow, David Suchet, Arnold Barkus
50. 32A (2007)
11
2
32A
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marian Quinn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Ailish McCarthy, Sophie Jo Wasson, Orla Long
51. Cracked Eggs (2007)
10
2
Cracked Eggs
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Eric Loren
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Paul Corrigan, Jonathan Hansler, Jonathan McGuiness, Carol Starks
54. Gold in the Streets (1997)
9
2
Gold in the Streets
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Owen
Director:
Liz Gill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Karl Geary, Ian Hart, Aidan Gillen
55. White Lies (1997)
8
2
White Lies
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Selden
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harvey Fierstein, Rosanna Arquette, Terry Kinney, Julie Warner
56. Lush (1999)
8
2
Lush
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
W. Firmin Carter
Director:
Mark Gibson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, Laura Linney, Campbell Scott, Laurel Holloman
58. Quentin Carr (1996)
4
1
Quentin Carr
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Quentin Carr
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Tamara Tunie, Michael Van Steyn

TV Movie(s)

1. Coup! (2006)
11
2
Coup!
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Simon Mann
Director:
Simon Cellan Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Mannion, Robert Bathurst, Lucy Cohu, Rupert Vansittart
2. Two of Us (2000)
11
2
Two of Us
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Lennon
Director:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Ric Reid, Martin Martinuzzi, Neil Foster
3. The Shadow in the North (2007)
10
2
The Shadow in the North
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Axel Bellmann
Director:
John Alexander
Genres:
Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
David Harewood, JJ Feild, Doña Croll, Billie Piper
4. The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
10
2
The Other Boleyn Girl
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry VIII
Director:
Philippa Lowthorpe
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Mackintosh, Jodhi May, Natascha McElhone, Philip Glenister

Animation(s)

Tales of the Black Freighter (2009)
Tales of the Black Freighter
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Ridley (voice)
Director:
Daniel DelPurgatorio, Mike Smith
Genres:
Horror, Adventure, Short, Action, Animation
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Cam Clarke, Siobhan Flynn, Salli Saffioti
The Boxtrolls (2014)
The Boxtrolls
PG
Plot:

Orphaned human boy Eggs is brought up by the Boxtrolls, a trash-collecting community of quirky creatures residing in caverns beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. But the wicked exterminator, Archibald Snatcher, is out to destroy the Boxtrolls. Eggs comes above the cavernous home and meets spirited Winnie who readily helps with a plan to save Boxtrolls. But their lives, too, are at risk. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Portley-Rind (voice)
Director:
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy

TV Shows and Videos

The Terror (2018)
The Terror
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Francis Crozier (10 episodes, 2018)
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Horror, History
Star Cast:
Ciarán Hinds, Tobias Menzies, Paul Ready, Adam Nagaitis
The Expanse (2015)
The Expanse
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
David Grossman, Kenneth Fink, Jeff Woolnough, Breck Eisner, Robert Lieberman
Genres:
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Thomas Jane, Jonathan Banks, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Wes Chatham, Cas Anvar
Carnival Row (2019)
Carnival Row
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Amiel, Anna Foerster, Thor Freudenthal
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Cara Delevingne, Orlando Bloom, Indira Varma, Alice Krige, Simon McBurney
To the Ends of the Earth (2005)
To the Ends of the Earth
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Anderson (3 episodes, 2005)
Director:
David Attwood
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sam Neill, Jamie Sives, Richard McCabe, Victoria Hamilton
Four Reasons (2002)
Four Reasons
As:
Cast
Role:
Filmmaker
Director:
Radha Mitchell
Star Cast:
Radha Mitchell, Josh Lucas, Ivana Milicevic, Alexandra Holden

Jared Harris Awards

BAFTA Awards
Chernobyl Leading Actor 2020