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List of Karl Urban Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
55
7
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
PG-13
55
7

The fight for control of the future of Middle-earth intensifies as Aragorn, aided by Gandalf, Legolas, and Gimli, rallies his army at Minas Tirith to fight against the evil forces of Sauron. However, it is only a distraction to give Frodo and Sam more time to destroy the One Ring at the fires of Mount Doom.

Directed By:
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
47
6
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
PG-13
47
6

The second installment of The Lord of the Rings saga continues Frodo and Sam's epic quest to destroy the One Ring and sees them enlisting the guidance of the mysterious Gollum to traverse through the treacherous Dead Marshes, while their friends from the Fellowship, including resurrected Gandalf, help free King Theoden of Rohan from Saruman's deadly spell.

Directed By:
3. Star Trek (2009)
21
5
Star Trek
PG-13
21
5

The eleventh film in the Star Trek film franchise, it follows the rebellious James T. Kirk and Spock on board the newly commissioned USS Enterprise, as they attempt to prevent a Romulan—Nero—from future from creating black holes and destroying the United Federation of Planets.

Directed By:
J.J. Abrams
5. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
18
5
Star Trek Into Darkness
PG-13
18
5

When a secret installation in London is bombed and Admiral Pike is killed, Kirk is sent to Kronos, Klingon homeworld, to capture and kill Starfleet member-turned terrorist John Harrison without provoking a war with the Klingon Empire itself. However, Kirk and his crew soon learn that there is much more about the agent and his mission than what they already know.

Role:
Bones
Directed By:
J.J. Abrams
6. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
18
5
The Bourne Supremacy
PG-13
18
5

Jason Bourne's new life with girlfriend Marie in India is threatened after he is framed by Russian agent Kirill for a huge money theft from the CIA. When Kirill kills Marie while attempting to assassinate Bourne, the latter vows to avenge her and to prove his innocence to the CIA, which is also after him.

Role:
Kirill
Starring:
Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Chris Cooper, Franka Potente, Brian Cox
Directed By:
Paul Greengrass
7. Dredd (2012)
12
5
Dredd
R
12
5

This 3D science-fiction action film is set in a crime-ridden futuristic metropolis, Mega City One, where Judge Dredd, a dreaded police-officer with instant field judiciary powers, has sworn to rid the city of crime. Along with Judge Anderson, a trainee assistant with psychic abilities, he takes on the drug-lord Ma-Ma, who runs the racket of the reality-altering drug Slo-Mo.  

Role:
Judge Dredd
Starring:
Wood Harris, Lena Headey, Jason Cope, Rachel Wood
Directed By:
Pete Travis
8. The Sea Beast (2022)
9
4
The Sea Beast
UA 7+
9
4
Role:
Jacob Holland
Starring:
9. Out of the Blue (2006)
7
3
Out of the Blue
7
3
Role:
Nick Harvey
Starring:
Tandi Wright, Matthew Sunderland, Lois Lawn, Simon Ferry
Directed By:
Robert Sarkies
10. RED (2010)
13
5
RED
PG-13
13
5

Former C.I.A. Agent Frank Moses lives a quiet life alone with only his conversation with Sarah Ross, a Pension Department employee, to look forward to. When, out of the blue, he is attacked by heavily-armed, masked assailants, he teams up with his old associates to figure out why he is a target and why his file at the CIA headquarter is tagged as RED (Retired Extremely Dangerous)

Role:
William Cooper
Directed By:
Robert Schwentke
11. Star Trek Beyond (2016)
12
5
Star Trek Beyond
PG-13
12
5

Captain Kirk and his crew get stranded on a distant mysterious planet after the USS Enterprise is attacked by a massive swarm of small alien ships targeting the relic Abronath onboard the starship. Unable to contact the Federation or the separated crew members, they are assisted by alien scavenger Jaylah in their fight against swarm leader Krall.

Role:
Doctor 'Bones' McCoy
Starring:
Sofia Boutella, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Deep Roy, John Cho
Directed By:
Justin Lin
12. Pete's Dragon (2016)
7
4
Pete's Dragon
PG
7
4

After his friend Elliot, a green winged dragon, disappears from the forest, Pete Healy, an orphan, embarks on a quest to find him, accompanied by a ranger named Grace. 

Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Wes Bentley, Oona Laurence, Oakes Fegley
Directed By:
David Lowery
13. The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
11
5
The Chronicles of Riddick
PG-13
11
5

On the run for five years, Riddick arrives on planet Helion Prime which is threatened by Necromongers, an evil race that wants to convert everyone and eliminate those who resist. Lord Marshall, the leader of the race, can be killed only by a Furian and Riddick, being the last surviving member of the race, now has to defeat the enemy and protect humanity.

Role:
Vaako
Starring:
Vin Diesel, Thandie Newton, Keith David, Judi Dench, Colm Feore
Directed By:
David Twohy
14. The Price of Milk (2000)
6
3
The Price of Milk
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Rob
Starring:
Willa O'Neill, Danielle Cormack, Michael Lawrence, Rangi Motu
Directed By:
Harry Sinclair
15. Riddick (2013)
9
5
Riddick
R
9
5

After he refuses to swear into the Necromonger faith, Riddick survives several assassination attempts and is left to die on a desolate planet. Faced with an unprecedented threat, he is forced to activate the emergency beacon of a mercenary station, attracting the attention of two mercenary groups, one of which is led by one of his past enemies.

Starring:
Katee Sackhoff, Keri Hilson, Vin Diesel, Jordi Mollà, Matt Nable, Dave Bautista
Directed By:
David Twohy
16. The Loft (2014)
6
4
The Loft
R
6
4

The Loft is a mystery thriller film which revolves around five married men, who secretly share a penthouse loft in the city to carry out their hidden romantic affairs. However, this turns into a nightmare, when one day, the dead body of a woman turns up. As they start suspecting each other, their loyalties are questioned, and their friendships are tested as well. 

Role:
Vincent Stevens
Starring:
Wentworth Miller, Matthias Schoenaerts, Isabel Lucas, Margarita Levieva, James Marsden, Eric Stonestreet
Directed By:
Erik Van Looy
17. Priest (2011)
7
5
Priest
PG-13
7
5

Priest is a former elite warrior who fought in the long war between humans and vampires and now lives in a walled city controlled by The Church. When his niece, Lucy, is abducted by some vampires and the clergy dismisses the possibility of a vampire resurgence, he launches a rescue attempt with Lucy's boyfriend and a powerful Priestess.

Role:
Black Hat
Starring:
Paul Bettany, Lily Collins, Christopher Plummer, Stephen Moyer, Maggie Q, Cam Gigandet
Directed By:
Scott Stewart
18. Acts Of Vengeance (2017)
5
4
Acts Of Vengeance
R
5
4

Acts of Vengeance is an action drama film which tells the story of Frank Valera, a lawyer who takes a vow of silence until he is able to find the person responsible for the murder of his family, as he wants nothing more than to make them pay for their heinous crime.

Starring:
Antonio Banderas, Paz Vega, Atanas Srebrev, Cristina Serafini
Directed By:
Isaac Florentine
19. Ghost Ship (2002)
6
5
Ghost Ship
R
6
5

A boat salvage crew discovers the relics of the Italian luxury ocean liner, ‘Antonia Graza,’ lost mysteriously in 1962, floating adrift in remote parts of Bering Sea. Thrilled with their luckiest find the crew gets on-board, only to experience strange occurrences and eerie presence of something sinister. As they face the ship’s dreadful past, the group struggles to save their own lives. 

Starring:
Emily Browning, Gabriel Byrne, Julianna Margulies, Ron Eldard
Directed By:
Steve Beck
20. Pathfinder (2007)
5
4
Pathfinder
R
5
4
Role:
Ghost
Starring:
Clancy Brown, Russell Means, Jay Tavare, Moon Bloodgood
Directed By:
Marcus Nispel
21. Truth About Demons (2000)
4
4
Truth About Demons
4
4
Role:
Harry Ballard
Starring:
Katie Wolfe, Jonathon Hendry, Sally Stockwell, Tony MacIver
Directed By:
Glenn Standring
22. Doom (2005)
5
5
Doom
R
5
5

Something bad has happened at Olduvai, the research colony established by humans on the Mars. The Rapid Response Tactical Squad, headed by Sarge and Reaper, is sent to figure out the situation and take necessary action. However, it is not so simple as an experiment gone wrong has resulted in demons taking over. Even the safety of earth is threatened.

Role:
John Grimm
Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike, Ben Daniels, Deobia Oparei
Directed By:
Andrzej Bartkowiak
23. Hangman (2017)
4
4
Hangman
R
4
4

Hangman is a mystery crime thriller film which tells the story of a homicide detective, who is hunting for a notorious serial killer, whose crimes are based on Hangman, a children’s game. He also brings his former partner out of retirement, hoping that he can help him. The two are shadowed by crime reporter Christi Davies, who later begin to aid them in the investigation as well.  

Role:
Det. Will Ruiney
Starring:
Sarah Shahi, Brittany Snow, Al Pacino, Joe Anderson
Directed By:
Johnny Martin
24. And Soon the Darkness (2010)
4
4
And Soon the Darkness
R
4
4

Stephanie and Ellie are two American girls who are on a bike trip in Argentina. Their life takes a dark turn when Ellie suddenly goes missing, after the two have a heated argument. Stephanie starts searching for her friend, and she is joined by Michael, an American who also claims that he is searching for his girlfriend who had disappeared months before. The town’s only police officer assists them, although they find that he acts a bit suspicious.

Role:
Michael
Starring:
Odette Annable, Amber Heard, Adriana Barraza, César Vianco
Directed By:
Marcos Efron
25. The Privateers (2000)
8
3
The Privateers
8
3
Role:
Capt. Aran Dravyk
Starring:
Walter Koenig, Parry Shen, David Jean Thomas, Zylan Brooks
Directed By:
David E. Duncan
26. Chunuk Bair (1992)
6
3
Chunuk Bair
6
3
Starring:
Robert Powell, Kevin J. Wilson, Jed Brophy, John Leigh
Directed By:
Dale G. Bradley
27. Amazon High (1997)
6
3
Amazon High
6
3
Role:
Kor
Starring:
Selma Blair, John Callen, Danielle Cormack, Claudia Black
Directed By:
Michael Hurst
28. Heaven (1998)
6
3
Heaven
R
6
3
Starring:
Patrick Malahide, Joanna Going, Martin Donovan, Richard Schiff
Directed By:
Scott Reynolds
29. Via Satellite (1998)
5
3
Via Satellite
5
3
Role:
Paul
Starring:
Danielle Cormack, Jack Chan, John McBeth, Rima Te Wiata
Directed By:
Anthony McCarten
30. Bent (2018)
4
4
Bent
R
4
4
Role:
Danny Gallagher
Starring:
Vincent Spano, Andy Garcia, Sofía Vergara, Grace Byers
Directed By:
Bobby Moresco
31. Black Water Transit (2009)
0
0
Black Water Transit
0
0
Role:
Earl Pike
Starring:
Aisha Tyler, Laurence Fishburne, Brittany Snow, Beverly D'Angelo
Directed By:
Tony Kaye

Animation Movies

Riddick: Blindsided (2013)
7
4
Riddick: Blindsided
7
4
Role:
Vaako (voice)
Starring:
Vin Diesel, Vin Diesel
Directed By:
Bonner Bellew
Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (2013)
10
9
Walking with Dinosaurs 3D
PG
10
9

Walking with Dinosaurs 3D is an animated adventure comedy film which tells the story of Ricky and Jade, whose paleontologist uncle named Zack, decides to take them on a fossil hunt. Things get interesting after they encounter a bird from the Cretaceous period, who narrates the story of dinosaurs that existed 70 million years ago.

Role:
Uncle Zack
Starring:
Justin Long, John Leguizamo, Charlie Rowe, Angourie Rice
Directed By:
Barry Cook, Neil Nightingale

TV Shows

Shark in the Park
9
2
Shark in the Park
9
2
Starring:
Lucy Lawless, Temuera Morrison, Jeffrey Thomas, Marton Csokas
Almost Human
26
7
Almost Human
TV-14
26
7
Role:
Detective John Kennex (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Starring:
Minka Kelly, Gina Carano, Michael Ealy, Mackenzie Crook, Michael Irby
Directed By:
Sam Hill
Homeward Bound
8
2
Homeward Bound
8
2
Starring:
Mark Raffety, Michael Daly, Liddy Holloway, Mandie Simons
Short Poppies
8
2
Short Poppies
8
2
Starring:
Rhys Darby, Stephen Merchant, Sam Neill, David Farrier
Directed By:
Riding High
7
2
Riding High
7
2
Starring:
Rose McIver, June Bishop, Tyler Jane, Kieren Hutchison
Comanche Moon
7
3
Comanche Moon
7
3
Starring:
Elizabeth Banks, Indira Varma, Melanie Lynskey, Val Edward Kilmer, Adam Beach, Troy Baker, Steve Zahn
Directed By:
Simon Wincer
Xena: Warrior Princess
20
10
Xena: Warrior Princess
TV-PG
20
10
Starring:
Alexis Arquette, Bruce Campbell, Manu Bennett, Brittney Powell, Rose McIver, Lucy Lawless, Selma Blair
Directed By:
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
14
8
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
14
8
Starring:
Jacinda Barrett, Traci Lords, Ryan Gosling, Lucy Liu, Lucy Lawless, Rose McIver, Bruce Campbell
White Fang
4
3
White Fang
4
3
Starring:
David McIlwraith, Ken Blackburn, Jaimz Woolvett, Kevin Atkinson
Shortland Street
3
3
Shortland Street
3
3
Starring:
Martin Henderson, Rose McIver, Manu Bennett, Temuera Morrison