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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
13
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Father Nemo
Director:
Jaco Van Dormael
Genres:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jared Leto, Diane Kruger, Sarah Polley, Linh Dan Pham
2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
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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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
3. The Boat That Rocked (2009)
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2
The Boat That Rocked
R
12
2

With BBC Radio refusing to play rock and pop music in the UK in 1966, several pirate radio stations have started operating on international waters. One such station is run by Quentin and led by DJ ‘The Count’, who have to go up against bitter government minister Sir Alistair Dormandy. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Curtis
Genres:
Drama, Music, Comedy
4. Official Secrets (2019)
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2
Official Secrets
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, Indira Varma, Ralph Fiennes, Matthew Goode, Conleth Hill
5. Snowden (2016)
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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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scott Eastwood, Shailene Woodley, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Jaymes Butler
6. Notting Hill (1999)
11
2
Notting Hill
PG-13
11
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Spike
Director:
Roger Michell
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
7. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
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2
The Amazing Spider-Man
PG-13
12
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Lizard / Dr. Curt Connors
Director:
Marc Webb
Genres:
Adventure, Action
8. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
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2
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
PG-13
11
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Shekhar Kapur
Genres:
War, History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Abbie Cornish, Cate Blanchett, Eddie Redmayne, Jordi Mollà, Aimee King, Laurence Fox
9. Anonymous (2011)
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2
Anonymous
PG-13
11
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Earl of Oxford
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Jacobi, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
11. Danny Deckchair (2003)
11
2
Danny Deckchair
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Morgan
Director:
Jeff Balsmeyer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Miranda Otto, Rhys Muldoon, Justine Clarke, John Batchelor
12. Twin Town (1997)
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2
Twin Town
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeremy Lewis
Director:
Kevin Allen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Dougray Scott, Llyr Ifans, Dorien Thomas, Buddug Williams
13. The Replacements (2000)
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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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Keith David, Jon Favreau, Faizon Love, Orlando Jones
14. Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
10
2
Love, Honor and Obey
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Sadie Frost
15. Enduring Love (2004)
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2
Enduring Love
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Michell
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ben Whishaw, Andrew Lincoln, Daniel Craig, Samantha Morton, Bill Weston, Jeremy McCurdie, Lee Sheward
16. Mr. Nice (2010)
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2
Mr. Nice
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Howard Marks
Director:
Bernard Rose
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elsa Pataky, Crispin Glover, Jack Huston, Ken Russell, David Thewlis
17. Human Nature (2001)
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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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Puff
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
18. The 51st State (2001)
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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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ronny Yu
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, Samuel L. Jackson, Emily Mortimer, Nigel Whitmey, Robert Jezek
19. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)
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2
Dancing at Lughnasa
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Pat O'Connor
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Gerard McSorley
20. Hannibal Rising (2007)
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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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Webber
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Li Gong, Richard Leaf, Gaspard Ulliel, Aaran Thomas
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Stoller
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
22. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
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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.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
23. Vanity Fair (2004)
10
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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Drama
25. Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
10
2
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Shane Meadows
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Carlyle, Ricky Tomlinson, Kathy Burke, Vic Reeves
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
29. She's Funny That Way (2014)
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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.     

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Bogdanovich
Genres:
Comedy
30. Madame Bovary (2014)
9
2
Madame Bovary
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Monsieur Lheureux
Director:
Sophie Barthes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Giamatti, Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller, Henry Lloyd-Hughes
31. Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000)
9
2
Kevin & Perry Go Large
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eye Ball Paul
Director:
Ed Bye
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Harry Enfield, James Fleet, Kathy Burke, Laura Fraser
32. Serena (2014)
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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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Galloway
Director:
Susanne Bier
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Toby Jones, David Dencik
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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Adrian
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
38. Dominion (2016)
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3
Dominion
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dylan Thomas
Director:
Steven Bernstein
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
John Malkovich, Romola Garai, Rodrigo Santoro, Zosia Mamet
39. The Deadness of Dad (1997)
12
2
The Deadness of Dad
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dad / Uncle Dai
Director:
Philippa Cousins, Mandy Sprague
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Paul Jones, Lisa Palfrey, Menna Trussler
40. The Undertaker (2005)
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2
The Undertaker
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Undertaker
Director:
Joe Penhall
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Tessa Peake-Jones, Natalie Press, Steve Hunt
41. Heart (1999)
10
2
Heart
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Madden
Director:
Charles McDougall
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christopher Eccleston, Saskia Reeves, Kate Hardie, Anna Chancellor
42. Come Here Today (2008)
10
2
Come Here Today
TV-G
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex
Director:
Simon Aboud
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Rita Tushingham, John McArdle, Felicity Gilbert, Frank Rizzo
44. Under Milk Wood (2015)
10
2
Under Milk Wood
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Cat
Director:
Kevin Allen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charlotte Church, Lisa Palfrey, Sara Sugarman, Bradley Freegard
45. August (1996)
10
2
August
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Hopkins
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Phillips, Kate Burton, Gawn Grainger, Rhian Morgan
46. Len and Company (2015)
10
2
Len and Company
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Len
Director:
Tim Godsall
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kathryn Hahn, Keir Gilchrist, Juno Temple, Jack Kilmer
47. Janice Beard (1999)
10
2
Janice Beard
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean
Director:
Clare Kilner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David O'Hara, Patsy Kensit, Sandra Voe, Eileen Walsh
48. You're Dead... (1999)
9
2
You're Dead...
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Andy Hurst
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
John Hurt, David Schneider, Andreas Windhuis, Andy Zingsem
49. The Organ Grinder's Monkey (2011)
9
2
The Organ Grinder's Monkey
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rhys
Director:
Dinos Chapman
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Rosamund Pike, Kevin Spacey, Daniel Craig, Shandice Relihan, David Thewlis
50. The Marriage of Reason & Squalor (2015)
9
2
The Marriage of Reason & Squalor
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Chapman
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ronni Ancona, Nnenna Ani, Noma Dumezweni, Jenny Eclair
51. Rancid Aluminum (2000)
6
1
Rancid Aluminum
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Pete Thompson
Director:
Edward Thomas
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Fiennes, Steven Berkoff, Sadie Frost, Tara Fitzgerald
52. Not Only But Always (2004)
12
2
Not Only But Always
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Cook
Director:
Terry Johnson
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Camilla Power, Daphne Cheung, Jodie Rimmer, Aidan McArdle
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor
54. A Number (2008)
9
2
A Number
TV-14
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Salter's Sons
Director:
James MacDonald
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Wilkinson

Animation(s)

Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
Christmas Carol: The Movie
PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Jimmy T. Murakami
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Simon Callow, Jane Horrocks, Michael Gambon
Midsummer Dream (2005)
Midsummer Dream
As:
Cast
Director:
Ángel de la Cruz, Manolo Gómez
Genres:
Romance, Animation, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Miranda Richardson, Brian Blessed, Gabino Diego, Romola Garai
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Hill
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Family

TV Shows and Videos

Oasis: The Importance of Being Idle (2005)
Oasis: The Importance of Being Idle
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Fisher
Director:
Dawn Shadforth
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Noel Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy Bell, Liam Gallagher
Berlin Station (2016)
Berlin Station
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Hector DeJean
Director:
John David Coles, Christoph Schrewe, Giuseppe Capotondi
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Keke Palmer, Richard Jenkins, Tamlyn Tomita, Michelle Forbes
The Last Word Monologues (2008)
The Last Word Monologues
As:
Cast
Role:
Hugh (1 episode, 2008)
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Neverland (2011)
Neverland
As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Willing
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, Bob Hoskins, Anna Friel, Charlie Rowe, Cas Anvar, Charlotte Atkinson
Spatz (1990)
Spatz
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Chris Langham, Joanna Roth, Vas Blackwood, Paul Michael
Shakespeare Shorts (1996)
Shakespeare Shorts
As:
Cast
Role:
Macbeth / ... (unknown episodes)
Star Cast:
Louise Lombard, Abigail Canton, Sharon Duce, Terence Eden
Nightshift (1993)
Nightshift
As:
Cast
Role:
(1 episode, 1993)
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Rakie Ayola, Richard Goodfield, Winston Evans, Helen Gwyn

Rhys Ifans Awards

BAFTA Awards
Not Only But Always Best Actor 2005