Jonathan Rhys Meyers Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

August Rush
PG

August Rush

(2007)
14
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Connelly
Director:
Kirsten Sheridan
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Terrence Howard, Keri Russell, Robin Williams, Freddie Highmore, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Plot:

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.

14
0
12th Man

12th Man

(2017)
1
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Kurt Stage
Director:
Harald Zwart
Genres:
War
Star Cast:
Vegar Hoel, Thomas Gullestad, Marie Blokhus, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
1
1
Match Point
R

Match Point

(2005)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Wilton
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Sport, Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Scarlett Johansson, Brian Cox, Matthew Goode, Penelope Wilton, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Plot:

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. 

2
1

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Titus
R

Titus

(1999)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Julie Taymor
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi, Jessica Lange, Raz Degan
2
0
Michael Collins
R

Michael Collins

(1996)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Ian Hart, Julia Roberts, Richard Ingram, Liam Neeson
1
1
Velvet Goldmine
R

Velvet Goldmine

(1998)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Brian Slade
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Christian Bale, Ewan McGregor, Toni Collette, Eddie Izzard
3
0
The Children of Huang Shi
R

The Children of Huang Shi

(2008)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Hogg
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Radha Mitchell, Michelle Yeoh, David Wenham, Yun-Fat Chow
2
1
Mission: Impossible III
PG-13

Mission: Impossible III

(2006)
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
J.J. Abrams
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup
Plot:

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.

4
0
Ride with the Devil
R

Ride with the Devil

(1999)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ang Lee
Genres:
Western, Romance, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Tobey Maguire, Mark Ruffalo, Skeet Ulrich, Jeremy W. Auman, Scott Sener
3
0
Bend It Like Beckham
PG-13

Bend It Like Beckham

(2002)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Gurinder Chadha
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Archie Panjabi, Anupam Kher, Keira Knightley, Parminder Nagra
Plot:

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. 

2
0
Albert Nobbs
R

Albert Nobbs

(2011)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Rodrigo García
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Wasikowska, Pauline Collins, Glenn Close, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
2
0
A Film with Me in It

A Film with Me in It

(2008)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ian Fitzgibbon
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dylan Moran, Keith Allen, Aisling O'Sullivan, Amy Huberman
1
0

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From Paris with Love
R

From Paris with Love

(2010)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
James Reese
Director:
Pierre Morel
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Kasia Smutniak, Richard Durden, Bing Yin
Plot:

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.

2
1
London Town
R

London Town

(2016)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Strummer
Director:
Derrick Borte
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Natascha McElhone, Dougray Scott, Tom Hughes, Daniel Huttlestone
0
0
Telling Lies in America
PG-13

Telling Lies in America

(1997)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Guy Ferland
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Kevin Bacon, Luke Wilson, Calista Flockhart, Paul Dooley, Brad Renfro
1
0
Prozac Nation
R

Prozac Nation

(2001)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Noah (as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers)
Director:
Erik Skjoldbjærg
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Michelle Williams, Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Anne Heche, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
0
0
The Governess
R

The Governess

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Cavendish
Director:
Sandra Goldbacher
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter, Minnie Driver, Florence Hoath
0
0
6 Souls
R

6 Souls

(2010)
1
0
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
1
0
Vanity Fair
PG-13

Vanity Fair

(2004)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Pattinson, Gabriel Byrne, Angelica Mandy, Roger Lloyd Pack, Ruth Sheen
0
1
Black Butterfly
R

Black Butterfly

(2017)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack
Director:
Brian Goodman
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Abel Ferrara, Piper Perabo, Nicholas Aaron
1
0

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B. Monkey
R

B. Monkey

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bruno
Director:
Michael Radford
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Jared Harris, Asia Argento, Rupert Everett, Julie T. Wallace
0
0
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
PG-13

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

(2013)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Harald Zwart
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Horror, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West, Robert Sheehan
Plot:

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. 

1
0
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
R

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Davey
Director:
Mike Hodges
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Malcolm McDowell, Jamie Foreman, Charlotte Rampling, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
0
0
Tangled
R

Tangled

(2001)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Hammond (as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers)
Director:
Jay Lowi
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Rachael Leigh Cook, Shawn Hatosy, Estella Warren, Lorraine Bracco, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
0
0
Alexander
R

Alexander

(2004)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Stone
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, War, Biography, History, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, David Bedella, Jessie Kamm, Val Kilmer
Plot:

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.

0
0
The Loss of Sexual Innocence
R

The Loss of Sexual Innocence

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Figgis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Julian Sands, Rossy de Palma, Stefano Dionisi, Saffron Burrows
1
0
Belle du Seigneur

Belle du Seigneur

(2012)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Solal
Director:
Glenio Bonder
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Marianne Faithfull, Maria Bonnevie, Ed Stoppard, Natalia Vodianova
3
0
The Tesseract
R

The Tesseract

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean
Director:
Oxide Chun Pang
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Saskia Reeves, Alexander Rendell, Carlo Nanni, Lena Christensen
0
0
Stonewall
R

Stonewall

(2015)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matt Craven, Joey King, Caleb Landry Jones, Jeremy Irvine
0
0
Awake
Not

Awake

(2019)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Aleksandr Chernyaev
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
William Forsythe, Francesca Eastwood, Malik Yoba, Adina Galupa
0
0

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Another Me
PG-13

Another Me

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Isabel Coixet
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Sophie Turner, Rhys Ifans, Geraldine Chaplin, Gregg Sulkin
0
0
Octane
R

Octane

(2003)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
The Father
Director:
Marcus Adams
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Norman Reedus, Mischa Barton, Madeleine Stowe, Bijou Phillips
1
0
The Shadow Effect

The Shadow Effect

(2017)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Reese
Director:
Amariah Olson, Obin Olson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
Michael Biehn, Cam Gigandet, Brit Shaw, Sean Freeland
0
0
Pass the Salt, Please

Pass the Salt, Please

(2011)
0
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Tatjana Najdanovic
Genres:
Romance, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Seymour Cassel, Fionnula Flanagan
0
0
Damascus Cover
R

Damascus Cover

(2017)
1
0
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
1
0
A Man of No Importance
R

A Man of No Importance

(1994)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Suri Krishnamma
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Gambon, Albert Finney, Rufus Sewell, Tara Fitzgerald, Brenda Fricker
1
0
Eternal Return

Eternal Return

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Victoria Keon-Cohen
Genres:
Fantasy, Short
Star Cast:
Tom Wisdom, Heida Reed
0
0
The Disappearance of Finbar

The Disappearance of Finbar

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Finbar Flynn
Director:
Sue Clayton
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Colin Farrell, Sean Lawlor, Luke Griffin, Chris Meehan
0
0
The Tribe

The Tribe

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Poliakoff
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Trevor Eve, Joely Richardson, Jeremy Northam, Laura Fraser
0
0
Happy Now

Happy Now

(2001)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Philippa Cousins
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Pugh, Emmy Rossum, Ioan Gruffudd, Philip Howe, Sioned Jones
0
0

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The Emperor's Wife

The Emperor's Wife

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Chamberlain
Director:
Julien Vrebos
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Rosana Pastor, Max Beesley, Leticia Dolera, Claire Johnston
0
0
The Maker
R

The Maker

(1997)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Josh Minnell
Director:
Tim Hunter
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Mary-Louise Parker, Fairuza Balk, Michael Madsen, Matthew Modine, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
0
0
Killer Tongue
R

Killer Tongue

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Alberto Sciamma
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Englund, Mapi Galán, Melinda Clarke, Jason Durr
0
0

TV Movie(s)

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

(2003)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrey Konchalovskiy
Genres:
War, History, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Glenn Close, Andrew Howard, John Light, Antal Konrád
1
0
The Magnificent Ambersons

The Magnificent Ambersons

(2002)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Amberson Minafer
Director:
Alfonso Arau
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Madeleine Stowe, William Hootkins, Bruce Greenwood, Jennifer Tilly, Gretchen Mol
0
0

TV Shows and Videos

Vikings
TV-MA

Vikings (2013)

As:
Cast
Genres:
History, Drama, Adventure, Action, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Gabriel Byrne
The Tudors
TV-MA

The Tudors (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
King Henry VIII (38 episodes, 2007-2010)
Director:
Ciaran Donnelly, Jeremy Podeswa, Dearbhla Walsh, Steve Shill, Brian Kirk
Genres:
Romance, War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain, Sarah Bolger
Roots

Roots (2016)

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Lea (3 episodes, 2016)
Director:
Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Mekhi Phifer, Forest Whitaker, Herbert Cavalier Jr.
Gormenghast

Gormenghast (2000)

As:
Cast
Role:
Steerpike (4 episodes, 2000)
Director:
Andy Wilson
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Christopher Lee, Warren Mitchell, Celia Imrie, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Dracula
TV-14

Dracula (2013)

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

Elvis (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Steven Sadwith
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Patrick, Camryn Manheim, Randy Quaid, Jack Noseworthy, Antonia Bernath

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Awards

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