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List of Jonathan Rhys Meyers Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. August Rush (2007)
39
3
August Rush
PG
39
3

A boy named Evan Taylor, a musical genius living in an orphanage, flees to New York City believing that he will be able to find his birth parents following his talents. He encounters and impresses the mysterious musician Wizard Wallace, who gives him the stage name 'August Rush' and attempts to make profits from his performances.

As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Connelly
Director:
Kirsten Sheridan
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
2. Match Point (2005)
21
4
Match Point
R
21
4

The psychological thriller centers on tennis instructor Chris Walton after he befriends a wealthy student Tom Hewett. He soon marries Tom’s sister Chloe to get a job with her millionaire father Alec. But a dangerous affair with Tom’s girlfriend Nola Rice and her pregnancy not only threaten his marriage but force him to commit unforgivable crimes. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Wilton
Director:
Genres:
Sport, Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Scarlett Johansson, Mark Gatiss, Brian Cox, Matthew Goode, Penelope Wilton
3. 12th Man (2017)
17
4
12th Man
17
4
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Kurt Stage
Director:
Harald Zwart
Genres:
War
Star Cast:
Vegar Hoel, Thomas Gullestad, Marie Blokhus, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
4. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
19
2
Velvet Goldmine
R
19
2

In 1984, British journalist, Arthur Stuart, investigates the career of the 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early life by the rebellious life of American singer Curt Wild.

As:
Cast
Role:
Brian Slade
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Drama, Music
5. Titus (1999)
16
3
Titus
R
16
3

Based on a play by William Shakespeare, the film revolves around a Roman general Tilus, who returns home after war and decides to sacrifice his enemy’s son, hoping it will please the Roman dead. The boy’s mother pleads for her son’s life, but Tilus refuses to listen. She eventually decides to set out a mission of retaliation herself.

As:
Cast
Director:
Julie Taymor
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Alan Cumming, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi, Raz Degan
6. The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
16
3
The Children of Huang Shi
R
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
George Hogg
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Radha Mitchell, Michelle Yeoh, David Wenham, Yun-Fat Chow
7. Michael Collins (1996)
13
3
Michael Collins
R
13
3

Michael Collins, a revolutionary man, struggles to lead a guerilla army against the UK. Not only he helps in creation of the Irish Free State, but he also motivates the National Army to fight during the Irish Civil War.

As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
8. Mission: Impossible III (2006)
18
3
Mission: Impossible III
PG-13
18
3

IMF Agent, Ethan Hunt is retired from field work but makes a comeback when one of his own student is captured by arms dealer Owen Davian. As the situation gets more dangerous, Ethan has to find out about a mysterious object code named the Rabbit's Foot, deal with IMF’s double agent and simultaneously protect his wife Julia.

As:
Cast
Director:
J.J. Abrams
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Action
9. Ride with the Devil (1999)
15
2
Ride with the Devil
R
15
2

Based on a novel named ‘Woe to Live On’, this Western war drama film takes us to the time of the American Civil War. It revolves around a group of men, who join the First Missouri Irregulars, a guerrilla unit loyal to the Confederacy.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Western, Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
10. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
15
2
Bend It Like Beckham
PG-13
15
2

Jess Bhamra, belongs to a conservative Indian family in London and is banned from playing soccer by them, despite her impressive skills. Jess is discovered by footballer Jules Paxton and tries to keep playing while keeping it a secret from them, and negotiating her feelings for her coach Joe. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Gurinder Chadha
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
11. Albert Nobbs (2011)
13
2
Albert Nobbs
R
13
2

In 19th century Ireland, where women were not quite allowed to be independent, a woman poses as a man in order to find work as a butler, in the most elegant hotel in Dublin. Soon she meets a handsome artist and finds herself attracted to him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rodrigo García
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Glenn Close, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Mia Wasikowska, Brendan Gleeson, Pauline Collins, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
12. A Film with Me in It (2008)
11
2
A Film with Me in It
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ian Fitzgibbon
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dylan Moran, Keith Allen, Aisling O'Sullivan, Amy Huberman
13. From Paris with Love (2010)
15
3
From Paris with Love
R
15
3

James Reese, a personal assistant to the U.S. ambassador in France, is passionate about his side job as a low-level CIA operative and aspires to become a special agent. He finally gets the opportunity when he is asked to accompany hotheaded agent, Charlie Wax, on a mission that also reveals dark secrets about his own personal life.

As:
Cast
Role:
James Reese
Director:
Pierre Morel
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Kasia Smutniak, Richard Durden, Bing Yin
14. London Town (2016)
11
2
London Town
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Strummer
Director:
Derrick Borte
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Natascha McElhone, Dougray Scott, Tom Hughes, Daniel Huttlestone
15. Prozac Nation (2001)
12
2
Prozac Nation
R
12
2

Based on an award-winning novel, Prozac Nation is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a young woman studying at Harvard, who is struggling with depression during her first year.

As:
Cast
Role:
Noah (as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers)
Director:
Erik Skjoldbjærg
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Christina Ricci, Jessica Lange, Michelle Williams, Jason Biggs, Anne Heche
17. 6 Souls (2010)
14
2
6 Souls
R
14
2

Dr Cara Harding is a psychiatrist who comes across a patient named Adam, introduced to her by her father. Adam suffers from multiple personality disorder and interestingly he assumes the personalities of multiple murder victims. Cara puts her life at risk, in order to investigate what’s going on.  

As:
Cast
Role:
David / Adam / Wesley
Director:
Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Julianne Moore, Jeffrey DeMunn, Frances Conroy, Nate Corddry
18. Black Butterfly (2017)
14
2
Black Butterfly
R
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack
Director:
Brian Goodman
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Piper Perabo, Abel Ferrara, Nicholas Aaron
19. The Governess (1998)
10
2
The Governess
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Cavendish
Director:
Sandra Goldbacher
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Florence Hoath
20. Vanity Fair (2004)
10
3
Vanity Fair
PG-13
10
3

Vanity Fair is a drama film which revolves around the life of Becky Sharp, who had been orphaned at an early age, and had grown up in a poor neighborhood in London. However, she manages to ascend up the social ladder along with her friend Amelia.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Drama
21. B. Monkey (1998)
11
2
B. Monkey
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bruno
Director:
Michael Radford
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Asia Argento, Jared Harris, Rupert Everett, Julie T. Wallace
22. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
12
2
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
PG-13
12
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
23. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
9
2
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
R
9
2

I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead is a crime drama mystery thriller film which tells the story of a former crime boss named Will Graham, who re- enters the criminal underworld, after his brother commits suicide all of a sudden. Soon, it seems that a former enemy might be responsible for his death.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Davey
Director:
Mike Hodges
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Malcolm McDowell, Jamie Foreman, Charlotte Rampling
24. Tangled (2001)
11
2
Tangled
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Hammond (as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers)
Director:
Jay Lowi
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Lorraine Bracco, Rachael Leigh Cook, Shawn Hatosy, Estella Warren, Lorraine Bracco
25. Alexander (2004)
9
2
Alexander
R
9
2

The movie follows Alexander the Great from his childhood and continues till his adventurous life comes to end with his death at the age of thirty two. When he becomes the King of Macedonia, he starts off an expedition to conquer the world – Persia, Egypt, Afghanistan and India. His relationships with his parents Philips and Olympias; friend Hephaistion and wife Roxana are also explored.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, War, Biography, History, Action, Drama
26. Belle du Seigneur (2012)
13
2
Belle du Seigneur
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Solal
Director:
Glenio Bonder
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Marianne Faithfull, Maria Bonnevie, Ed Stoppard, Natalia Vodianova
27. The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)
9
2
The Loss of Sexual Innocence
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Figgis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Julian Sands, Rossy de Palma, Stefano Dionisi, Saffron Burrows
28. The Tesseract (2003)
10
2
The Tesseract
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean
Director:
Oxide Chun Pang
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Saskia Reeves, Alexander Rendell, Carlo Nanni, Lena Christensen
29. Awake (2019)
11
2
Awake
Not
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Aleksandr Chernyaev
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Francesca Eastwood, William Forsythe, Malik Yoba, Adina Galupa
30. Stonewall (2015)
9
2
Stonewall
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matt Craven, Joey King, Caleb Landry Jones, Jeremy Irvine
32. Octane (2003)
7
1
Octane
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
The Father
Director:
Marcus Adams
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mischa Anne Marsden Barton, Norman Reedus, Mischa Barton, Madeleine Stowe, Bijou Phillips
33. The Shadow Effect (2017)
7
1
The Shadow Effect
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Reese
Director:
Amariah Olson, Obin Olson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
Michael Biehn, Cam Gigandet, Brit Shaw, Sean Freeland
34. Pass the Salt, Please (2011)
12
2
Pass the Salt, Please
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Tatjana Najdanovic
Genres:
Romance, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Seymour Cassel, Fionnula Flanagan
35. Damascus Cover (2017)
13
2
Damascus Cover
R
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ari Ben-Sion / Hans Hoffmann
Director:
Daniel Zelik Berk
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Jürgen Prochnow, Navid Negahban, Olivia Thirlby
36. A Man of No Importance (1994)
11
2
A Man of No Importance
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Suri Krishnamma
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Rufus Sewell, Tara Fitzgerald, Brenda Fricker
37. Eternal Return (2013)
10
2
Eternal Return
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Narrator
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Victoria Keon-Cohen
Genres:
Fantasy, Short
Star Cast:
Tom Wisdom, Heida Reed
38. The Disappearance of Finbar (1996)
10
2
The Disappearance of Finbar
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Finbar Flynn
Director:
Sue Clayton
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Colin Farrell, Sean Lawlor, Luke Griffin, Chris Meehan
39. The Tribe (1998)
9
2
The Tribe
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Poliakoff
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Trevor Eve, Joely Richardson, Jeremy Northam, Laura Fraser
40. Happy Now (2001)
9
2
Happy Now
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Philippa Cousins
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Emmy Rossum, Robert Pugh, Ioan Gruffudd, Philip Howe, Sioned Jones
41. The Emperor's Wife (2003)
9
2
The Emperor's Wife
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chamberlain
Director:
Julien Vrebos
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Rosana Pastor, Max Beesley, Leticia Dolera, Claire Johnston
42. The Maker (1997)
9
2
The Maker
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Josh Minnell
Director:
Tim Hunter
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, Mary-Louise Parker, Fairuza Balk, Michael Madsen, Matthew Modine
43. Killer Tongue (1996)
7
1
Killer Tongue
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Alberto Sciamma
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Englund, Mapi Galán, Melinda Clarke, Jason Durr

TV Movie(s)

1. The Lion in Winter (2003)
11
2
The Lion in Winter
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrey Konchalovskiy
Genres:
War, History, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Glenn Close, Andrew Howard, John Light, Antal Konrád

TV Shows and Videos

Gormenghast (2000)
Gormenghast
As:
Cast
Role:
Steerpike (4 episodes, 2000)
Director:
Andy Wilson
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Christopher Lee, Spike Milligan, Warren Mitchell, Celia Imrie
Dracula (2013)
Dracula
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Alexander Grayson / ... (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Katie McGrath, Thomas Kretschmann, Victoria Smurfit, Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Elvis (2005)
Elvis
As:
Cast
Director:
James Steven Sadwith
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Randy Quaid, Robert Patrick, Camryn Manheim, Jack Noseworthy, Antonia Bernath
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Elvis Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television 2006