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List of Rhys Ifans Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Mr. Nobody (2009)
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3
Mr. Nobody
R
14
3

In 2092, Nemo Nobody, a 118-year-old man, is the last mortal on earth while the rest have achieved immortality. In an interview, he recounts the dilemma a young nine year old Nemo faced when he had to choose between accompanying his mother or staying behind with his father after their divorce. The film explores all the lives that Nemo could lead based on this one decision.

Role:
Father Nemo
Starring:
Jared Leto, Diane Kruger, Sarah Polley, Linh Dan Pham
Directed By:
Jaco Van Dormael
2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
12
2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
PG-13
12
2

Based on J.K. Rowling’s final novel of the ‘Harry Potter’ series, it is the first of the two-part finale of the movie series. The film follows Harry, Ron, and Hermione as they hunt for Horcruxes after Dumbledore’s death, while escaping Death Eaters, to destroy Lord Voldemort once and for all.  

Directed By:
David Yates
4. Official Secrets (2019)
13
2
Official Secrets
R
13
2

Official Secrets is a war drama thriller film which revolves around Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist, who leaks a secret memo in the press, hoping that it will prevent the Iraq invasion by the US and the British government. This eventually leads to her arrest, and her legal battles expose how intelligence was manipulated to sell the war.

Starring:
Directed By:
Gavin Hood
5. Snowden (2016)
12
2
Snowden
R
12
2

Edward Snowden, an employee and sub-contractor of National Security Agency, becomes disillusioned after discovering that the government is amassing virtual data even from ordinary citizens. Feeling accountable and outraged, he quits and putting his safety at risk, exposes this highly classified information about NSA’s illegal mass surveillance to the press, which makes him one of the most wanted men in the world.

Directed By:
6. Notting Hill (1999)
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2
Notting Hill
PG-13
14
2

One of the most famous romantic-comedies of all time, the movie tells the story of London bookseller William Thacker whose life is turned upside down when he accidentally spills orange juice on Hollywood star Anna Scott. They fall in love but their radically opposite lifestyles almost destroy their relationship until true love finds its way.  

Role:
Spike
Directed By:
Roger Michell
7. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
13
2
The Amazing Spider-Man
PG-13
13
2

In this reboot of the superhero series, teenager Peter Parker discovers information about his father's cross-species genetics research. While investigating Oscorp, where his father worked with scientist Dr. Curt Connors, he is bitten by a genetically-altered spider and gains spider-like powers. As Spider-Man, he must evaluate his relationship with crush Gwen Stacy and confront Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard.

Role:
The Lizard / Dr. Curt Connors
Directed By:
Marc Webb
8. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
12
2
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
PG-13
12
2

The reign of Protestant Queen Elizabeth Tudor I is being challenged by the Catholic King Philip of Spain. As a conspiracy to overthrow Elizabeth gains power, she orders the beheading of her Catholic cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, the next in line to the throne. With the papacy now against her, Elizabeth prepares for war. 

Starring:
Clive Owen, Cate Blanchett, Abbie Cornish, Eddie Redmayne, Jordi Mollà, Aimee King, Laurence Fox
Directed By:
Shekhar Kapur
9. Anonymous (2011)
12
3
Anonymous
PG-13
12
3

Anonymous is a historical drama film, which is set during the Elizabethan era. A playwright Ben Jonson, is tortured and forced to reveal, if it was Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford, who was the original author of the works credited to William Shakespeare.  

Role:
Earl of Oxford
Starring:
Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Jacobi, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto
Directed By:
Roland Emmerich
10. The Shipping News (2001)
11
2
The Shipping News
R
11
2

An emotionally beaten man, who is a struggling writer, moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland with his young daughter. After he finds a job as a reporter for a local newspaper, he also starts to uncover some dark family secrets. 

Starring:
Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
11. Danny Deckchair (2003)
12
2
Danny Deckchair
PG-13
12
2
Role:
Danny Morgan
Starring:
Miranda Otto, Rhys Muldoon, Justine Clarke, John Batchelor
Directed By:
Jeff Balsmeyer
12. Twin Town (1997)
11
2
Twin Town
11
2

Julian and Jeremy are two brothers who spend most of their time doing drugs and joyriding. The story revolves around how they start inflicting anarchy, when their grandfather Fatty gets injured during a roofing project, and the contractor is unwilling to pay compensation.

Role:
Jeremy Lewis
Starring:
Dougray Scott, Llyr Ifans, Dorien Thomas, Buddug Williams
Directed By:
Kevin Allen
13. The Replacements (2000)
10
2
The Replacements
PG-13
10
2

When the regular players go on strike while the season is still on, the owner of a pro football league hires a legendary coach, asking him to recruit replacement players within a week, promising not to interfere in the selection. Quickly the coach starts building up his team, selecting varying players, for whom the strike offers a second chance few players get. 

Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Keith David, Jon Favreau, Faizon Love, Orlando Jones
Directed By:
Howard Deutch
14. Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
10
2
Love, Honor and Obey
R
10
2

Postman Jonny becomes increasingly dissatisfied with his life. He seeks help from his school friend Jude to join North London criminal gang which is run by Ray, Jude's uncle. As Johnny makes his way into the gang, he grows disillusioned with the life that he chose. He takes reckless risks and inadvertently starts a war with the South London mob.

Starring:
Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Sadie Frost
Directed By:
Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
15. Enduring Love (2004)
10
2
Enduring Love
R
10
2

Based on a novel of the same name, Enduring Love is a psychological thriller film which revolves around a young man Joe, who takes his girlfriend Claire for a picnic in the countryside. However, they encounter an accident involving an air balloon, which results in a man’s death. Soon Joe starts to feel guilty for the accident, and it starts affecting his psyche.

Starring:
Ben Whishaw, Corin Redgrave, Andrew Lincoln, Daniel Craig, Samantha Morton, Bill Weston, Jeremy McCurdie
Directed By:
Roger Michell
16. Mr. Nice (2010)
11
2
Mr. Nice
11
2
Role:
Howard Marks
Starring:
Elsa Pataky, Crispin Glover, Jack Huston, Ken Russell, David Thewlis
Directed By:
Bernard Rose
17. Human Nature (2001)
10
2
Human Nature
R
10
2

Human Nature is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of an obsessive scientist, and a female naturalist whose lives take an interesting turn after they discover a man who was born and raised in the wild.  

Role:
Puff
Starring:
Patricia Arquette, Rosie Perez, Timothy Francis Robbins, Hilary Duff, Peter Dinklage, Tim Robbins
Directed By:
Michel Gondry
18. The 51st State (2001)
10
2
The 51st State
R
10
2

When Elmo McElroy, a shrewd American master chemist concocts a new formula that is 51 times more potent than any other drug, he goes to England to finalize a major deal-of-a-lifetime. As he lands in Liverpool, local goon Felix, an ardent despiser of Americans, leads him through the city’s underworld where McElroy finds himself enmeshed in a web of deceit and double-dealings.

Starring:
Samuel L. Jackson, Meat Loaf, Emily Mortimer, Nigel Whitmey, Robert Jezek
Directed By:
Ronny Yu
19. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)
11
3
Dancing at Lughnasa
PG
11
3
Starring:
Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Gerard McSorley
Directed By:
Pat O'Connor
20. Hannibal Rising (2007)
10
2
Hannibal Rising
R
10
2

Hannibal Lecter, who as a child witnessed his parents being killed and his sister cannibalized during WWII, escapes from his ancestral castle in Lithuania to seek refuge with his widowed aunt in Paris. He becomes a brilliant medical student, as well as a skilled murderer, and returns to Lithuania to exact revenge on his sister's killers.

Starring:
Li Gong, Richard Leaf, Gaspard Ulliel, Aaran Thomas
Directed By:
Peter Webber
21. The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
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2
The Five-Year Engagement
R
10
2

Sous-chef Tom Solomon is engaged to Ph.D. graduate Violet Barnes. When Tom’s friend gets Violet’s sister pregnant, their wedding is delayed. Soon, Violet lands a job at the University of Michigan and their wedding keeps getting delayed for one reason or another, putting a strain on their relationship. 

Starring:
Emily Blunt, Kevin Hart, Molly Shannon, Chris Parnell, Mindy Kaling, Kumail Nanjiani, Dakota Johnson
Directed By:
Nicholas Stoller
22. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
10
2
Alice Through the Looking Glass
PG
10
2

After three years of traveling across the seas, Alice slips through the mirror to return to the Wonderland, where she meets all her old friends except Mad Hatter and learns that he is in a state of great shock because of his missing family. To save her loved ones, she must now travel into the past and to do that she must steal Chronosphere, an object that controls all of time in Wonderland.

Starring:
Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Matt Lucas, Sacha Baron Cohen, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen
Directed By:
James Bobin
23. Vanity Fair (2004)
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2
Vanity Fair
PG-13
10
2

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.  

Starring:
Robert Pattinson, Gabriel Byrne, Bob Hoskins, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, Tom Sturridge
Directed By:
Mira Nair
24. Misbehaviour (2020)
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2
Misbehaviour
Not
11
2
Role:
Eric Morley
Starring:
Greg Kinnear, Phyllis Logan, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keira Knightley
25. Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
10
2
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
R
10
2
Starring:
Robert Carlyle, Ricky Tomlinson, Kathy Burke, Vic Reeves
Directed By:
Shane Meadows
26. Chromophobia (2005)
10
2
Chromophobia
10
2
Role:
Colin
Starring:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Damian Lewis, Ian Holm, Archie Panjabi, Penelope Cruz, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Chaplin
Directed By:
Martha Fiennes
27. Greenberg (2010)
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2
Greenberg
R
10
2

Recently discharged from hospital after suffering a nervous breakdown, New York City resident Roger visits Los Angeles to house sit for his brother, where he meets the family's personal assistant and soon falls in love with her.

Starring:
Greta Gerwig, Brie Larson, Ben Stiller, Dave Franco, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Koby Rouviere, Sydney Rouviere
Directed By:
28. Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
11
2
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
PG
11
2

In this period fantasy, Isabel Green is having difficult time managing the family farm and children, while her husband is away at WWII. With two additional guest children, Isabel needs help, which she receives in the form of enigmatic Nanny McPhee. Initially the children ignore the mystical nanny, but McPhee uses her magic to inculcate five valuable lessons in the children.

Starring:
Asa Butterfield, Maggie Smith, Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, Oscar Steer
Directed By:
Susanna White
29. She's Funny That Way (2014)
10
2
She's Funny That Way
10
2

She’s Funny That Way is a comedy film which tells the story of a playwright, who is beginning a new project, but things get complicated when on the set, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover and the actress working in the production who is a former call girl.     

Starring:
Jennifer Aniston, Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Esposito, Lucy Punch, Will Forte, Richard Lewis
Directed By:
Peter Bogdanovich
30. Madame Bovary (2014)
9
2
Madame Bovary
R
9
2

Madame Bovary is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a young girl named Emma Bovary, who impulsively marries a young doctor in order to get away from her father’s pig farm. However, over time, she gets bored of with her husband and her marriage, and she begins to seek excitement outside the bonds of marriage.

Role:
Monsieur Lheureux
Starring:
Paul Giamatti, Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller, Henry Lloyd-Hughes
Directed By:
Sophie Barthes
31. Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000)
10
2
Kevin & Perry Go Large
R
10
2

Kevin and Perry Go Large is a comedy musical film which revolves around the story of two desperate teenagers, who travel to Ibiza, hoping that they can gain a better and wider audience to expose their musical talents, as well as to lose their virginity. They soon not only cross paths with a world famous DJ, but also meet the girls of their dreams.  

Role:
Eye Ball Paul
Starring:
Harry Enfield, James Fleet, Kathy Burke, Laura Fraser
Directed By:
Ed Bye
32. Serena (2014)
9
2
Serena
R
9
2

Based on a novel of the same name, Serena is a drama film which tells the story of a successful timber businessman named George, who gets married to a smart and pretty girl named Serena. However, his life gets complicated when Serena starts manipulating his business decisions.

Role:
Galloway
Starring:
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Kim Bodnia, David Dencik, Toby Jones
Directed By:
Susanne Bier
33. Little Nicky (2000)
8
2
Little Nicky
PG-13
8
2

Furious that their father thinks they are not fit enough to rule the Hell, Satan’s two elder sons come down to the earth to create another Hell and while doing so they freeze the entrance of the Hell, knowing that it will cause their father’s body to decompose. Satan is now forced to rely on Nicky, his mild-mannered third son, to bring his errant brothers home before it is too late.  

Role:
Adrian
Starring:
Adam Sandler, Rodney Dangerfield, Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey, Carl Weathers, Quentin Tarantino, Rob Schneider
Directed By:
Steven Brill
34. The Informers (2008)
8
2
The Informers
R
8
2

This suspense drama film takes us to Los Angeles in the 1980s and tells the story of a group of self-absorbed hedonists who try to navigate through their lives without any moral compass.

Starring:
Billy Bob Thornton, Brad Renfro, Katy Mixon, Chris Isaak, Winona Ryder, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke
Directed By:
Gregor Jordan
35. Passion Play (2010)
8
2
Passion Play
R
8
2

Reno is a former successful trumpet player who has a one night stand with the wife of Happy Shannon, a ruthless and powerful gangster. Therefore Nate is kidnapped by men for working for Happy Shannon in order to be killed. However, Nate’s life is unexpectedly saved by Indians.

Role:
Sam Adamo
Starring:
Megan Fox, Brian Doyle-Murray, Bill Murray, Mickey Rourke, Kelly Lynch
Directed By:
Mitch Glazer
36. Another Me (2013)
7
1
Another Me
PG-13
7
1

Fay is a teenage girl whose life is deeply affected when her father gets diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and her mother begins having an affair. Things get even more complicated when it seems that she is being stalked by a mysterious doppelganger who wants to steal her identity and her life.

Starring:
Gregg Sulkin, Geraldine Chaplin, Sophie Turner, Ivana Baquero, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Directed By:
Isabel Coixet
37. Hotel (2001)
7
1
Hotel
R
7
1
Starring:
Lucy Liu, David Schwimmer, Salma Hayek, John Malkovich, Burt Reynolds, Valeria Golino, Ornella Muti
Directed By:
Mike Figgis
38. Dominion (2016)
13
3
Dominion
13
3
Role:
Dylan Thomas
Starring:
John Malkovich, Romola Garai, Rodrigo Santoro, Zosia Mamet
Directed By:
Steven Bernstein
39. The Deadness of Dad (1997)
12
2
The Deadness of Dad
12
2
Role:
Dad / Uncle Dai
Starring:
Paul Jones, Lisa Palfrey, Menna Trussler
Directed By:
Philippa Cousins, Mandy Sprague
40. The Undertaker (2005)
11
2
The Undertaker
11
2
Role:
The Undertaker
Starring:
Tessa Peake-Jones, Natalie Press, Steve Hunt
Directed By:
Joe Penhall
41. Heart (1999)
10
2
Heart
R
10
2
Role:
Alex Madden
Starring:
Christopher Eccleston, Saskia Reeves, Kate Hardie, Anna Chancellor
Directed By:
Charles McDougall
42. Come Here Today (2008)
11
2
Come Here Today
TV-G
11
2
Role:
Alex
Starring:
Rita Tushingham, John McArdle, Felicity Gilbert, Frank Rizzo
Directed By:
Simon Aboud
43. Four Last Songs (2007)
10
2
Four Last Songs
10
2
Role:
Dickie
Starring:
Stanley Tucci, Emmanuelle Seigner, Jena Malone, Hugh Bonneville
Directed By:
Francesca Joseph
44. Under Milk Wood (2015)
10
2
Under Milk Wood
10
2
Role:
Captain Cat
Starring:
Charlotte Church, Lisa Palfrey, Sara Sugarman, Bradley Freegard
Directed By:
Kevin Allen
45. August (1996)
10
2
August
PG
10
2
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Phillips, Kate Burton, Gawn Grainger, Rhian Morgan
Directed By:
Anthony Hopkins
46. Len and Company (2015)
10
2
Len and Company
10
2
Role:
Len
Starring:
Kathryn Hahn, Keir Gilchrist, Juno Temple, Jack Kilmer
Directed By:
Tim Godsall
47. Janice Beard (1999)
10
2
Janice Beard
10
2
Role:
Sean
Starring:
David O'Hara, Patsy Kensit, Sandra Voe, Eileen Walsh
Directed By:
Clare Kilner
48. You're Dead... (1999)
9
2
You're Dead...
9
2
Role:
Eddie
Starring:
John Hurt, David Schneider, Andreas Windhuis, Andy Zingsem
Directed By:
Andy Hurst
49. The Organ Grinder's Monkey (2011)
9
2
The Organ Grinder's Monkey
9
2
Role:
Rhys
Starring:
Rosamund Pike, Kevin Spacey, Daniel Craig, Shandice Relihan, David Thewlis
Directed By:
Dinos Chapman
50. The Marriage of Reason & Squalor (2015)
9
2
The Marriage of Reason & Squalor
9
2
Starring:
Ronni Ancona, Nnenna Ani, Noma Dumezweni, Jenny Eclair
Directed By:
Jake Chapman
51. Rancid Aluminum (2000)
6
1
Rancid Aluminum
R
6
1
Role:
Pete Thompson
Starring:
Joseph Fiennes, Steven Berkoff, Sadie Frost, Tara Fitzgerald
Directed By:
Edward Thomas

TV Movie(s)

1. Not Only But Always (2004)
12
2
Not Only But Always
12
2
Role:
Peter Cook
Starring:
Camilla Power, Daphne Cheung, Jodie Rimmer, Aidan McArdle
Directed By:
Terry Johnson
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor
2. The Corrections (2012)
12
2
The Corrections
12
2
Starring:
Chris Cooper, Dianne Wiest, Greta Gerwig, Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal
3. A Number (2008)
9
2
A Number
TV-14
9
2
Role:
Salter's Sons
Starring:
Tom Wilkinson
Directed By:
James MacDonald

Animation(s)

Hooves of Fire (1999)
Hooves of Fire
Starring:
James Woods, Jerry Stiller, Leah Remini, Steve Coogan, Jim Belushi, Ben Stiller, Hugh Grant
Directed By:
Richard Starzak
Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
Christmas Carol: The Movie
PG
Starring:
Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Simon Callow, Jane Horrocks, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
Jimmy T. Murakami
Midsummer Dream (2005)
Midsummer Dream
Starring:
Miranda Richardson, Brian Blessed, Romola Garai, Gabino Diego
Directed By:
Ángel de la Cruz, Manolo Gómez
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
PG
Plot:

Garfield and Odie hide in Jon’s suitcase as he travels to London, where Garfield is mistaken for his look-alike cat, Prince, owner of a castle. As Garfield starts enjoying his new-found royal status, evil Lord Dargis, who is after Prince and his estate, tries to kill Garfield taking him to be Prince. Now, Garfield must save himself as well as Prince’s castle. 

Starring:
Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jane Leeves, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Vinnie Jones, Bob Hoskins, Bill Murray
Directed By:
Tim Hill

TV Shows and Videos

Elementary (2012)
Elementary
TV-14
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, David Harbour, F. Murray Abraham, Debra Jo Rupp, Troy Garity, Christine Taylor, Aidan Quinn
Directed By:
Lucy Liu, Michael Pressman, Alex Chapple, Andrew Bernstein, Sanaa Hamri
Trial & Retribution (1997)
Trial & Retribution
Starring:
Carey Mulligan, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Dancy, Naomie Harris, Phyllis Logan, Rosamund Pike, Corin Redgrave
Directed By:
Tristram Powell, Michael Whyte, Andy Hay, Alex Pillai, Paul Wilmshurst
Oasis: The Importance of Being Idle (2005)
Oasis: The Importance of Being Idle
Role:
Billy Fisher
Starring:
Noel Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy Bell, Liam Gallagher
Directed By:
Dawn Shadforth
Berlin Station (2016)
Berlin Station
TV-MA
Role:
Hector DeJean
Starring:
Keke Palmer, Tamlyn Tomita, Antje Traue, Richard Jenkins, Michelle Forbes
Directed By:
John David Coles, Christoph Schrewe, Giuseppe Capotondi
Playhouse Presents (2012)
Playhouse Presents
Starring:
David Tennant, Cara Delevingne, Peter Serafinowicz, Idris Elba, Matthew Perry, Olivia Williams, Aisling Bea
Directed By:
Idris Elba
The Last Word Monologues (2008)
The Last Word Monologues
Role:
Hugh (1 episode, 2008)
Happyish (2015)
Happyish
TV-MA
Starring:
Rob Reiner, Louis C.K., Philip Seymour Hoffman, Steve Coogan, Kathryn Hahn, Bradley Whitford
Directed By:
Gail Mancuso, Ken Whittingham, Ken Kwapis
Neverland (2011)
Neverland
Starring:
Keira Knightley, Bob Hoskins, Anna Friel, Charlie Rowe, Cas Anvar, Charlotte Atkinson
Directed By:
Nick Willing
Screen Two (1985)
Screen Two
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Tommy Lee Jones, Tim Roth, Rachel Weisz, Gary Oldman, Alan Cumming, Dirk Bogarde
Directed By:
Tristram Powell, Christopher Morahan, Udayan Prasad, Michael Whyte, Jim Goddard
Spatz (1990)
Spatz
Starring:
Chris Langham, Joanna Roth, Vas Blackwood, Paul Michael
Shakespeare Shorts (1996)
Shakespeare Shorts
Role:
Macbeth / ... (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Louise Lombard, Abigail Canton, Sharon Duce, Terence Eden
Nightshift (1993)
Nightshift
Role:
(1 episode, 1993)
Starring:
Rakie Ayola, Richard Goodfield, Winston Evans, Helen Gwyn

Rhys Ifans Awards

BAFTA Awards
Not Only But Always Best Actor 2005