Best Jared Harris movies

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Best Jared Harris movies
We present our ranking of the best Jared Harris movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Jared Harris.

TOP 25:
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
Jared Harris as: False Peter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new neighbor's lonely young daughter who has mild cerebral palsy; and during one of his middle-of-the-night strolls, he encounters his oddball doppelgänger.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Riegert movies?

TOP 24:
The Notorious Bettie Page
The Notorious Bettie Page
Jared Harris as: John Willie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2005
Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into an erotic icon who continues to enthrall fans to this day.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dallas Roberts movies?


TOP 23:
Tall Tale
Tall Tale
Jared Harris as: Head Thug Pug
Genre: Adventure, Family
Release: 1995
A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father Jonas gravely wounded by the villainous Stiles, his first urge is for his family to flee the danger, and give up their life on a farm which Daniel has come to despise anyway. Going alone to a lake to try to decide what to do, he falls asleep on a boat and wakes to find himself in the wild west, in the company of such "tall tale" legends as Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry and Calamity Jane. Together, they battle the same villains Daniel is facing in his "real" world, ending with a heroic confrontation in which the boy stands up to Stiles and his henchmen, and rallies his neighbors to fight back against land grabbers who want to destroy their town.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patrick Swayze movies?

TOP 22:
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Jared Harris as: Dr. Ashford
Genre: Horror, Action, Science Fiction
Release: 2004
As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice joins a small band of elite soldiers, enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. It's a heart-pounding race against time as the group faces off against hordes of blood- thirsty zombies, stealthy Lickers, mutant canines and the most sinister foe yet.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sandrine Holt movies?

TOP 21:
Extraordinary Measures
Extraordinary Measures
Jared Harris as: Docteur Kent Webber
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children are diagnosed with Pompe disease—a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. With the support of his wife, John ditches his career and teams with unconventional specialist, Dr. Robert Stonehill to found a bio-tech company and develop a cure in time to save the lives of his children. As Dr. Stonehill works tirelessly to prove the theories that made him the black sheep of the medical community, a powerful bond is forged between the two unlikely allies.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Keri Russell movies?


TOP 20:
I Shot Andy Warhol
I Shot Andy Warhol
Jared Harris as: Andy Warhol
Genre: Drama
Release: 1996
Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 1960s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot him. This is Valerie's story.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Dorff movies?

TOP 19:
The Devil's Violinist
The Devil's Violinist
Jared Harris as: Urbani
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
The life story of Italian violinist and composer, Niccolò Paganini, who rose to fame as a virtuoso in the early 19th Century.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joely Richardson movies?

TOP 18:
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Jared Harris as: Hodge Starkweather
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Release: 2013
In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and enters Downworld, an alternate realm filled with demons, vampires, and a host of other creatures. Clary and her companions must find and protect an ancient cup that holds the key to her mother's future.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Rhys Meyers movies?


TOP 17:
Igby Goes Down
Igby Goes Down
Jared Harris as: Russel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bill Irwin movies?

TOP 16:
Ocean's Twelve
Ocean's Twelve
Jared Harris as: Basher's Engineer
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 2004
Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Scott Caan movies?

TOP 15:

Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter

Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter
Jared Harris as: Ridley (voice)
Genre: Action, Animation, Horror
Release: 2009
A mariner survives an attack from the dreaded pirates of the Black Freighter, but his struggle to return home to warn it has a horrific cost.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gerard Butler movies?


TOP 14:

The Boxtrolls

The Boxtrolls
Jared Harris as: Lord Portley-Rind (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2014
An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Toni Collette movies?

TOP 13:

Far and Away

Far and Away
Jared Harris as: Paddy Donnelly
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western, Romance
Release: 1992
A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local barehands boxer, and rides in glory until he is beaten, then his employers steal all the couple's money and they must fight off starvation in the winter, and try to keep their dream of owning land alive. Meanwhile, the woman's parents find out where she has gone and have come to America to find her and take her back.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Gibson movies?

TOP 12:

Allied

Allied
Jared Harris as: Frank Heslop
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Romance, War
Release: 2016
In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

TOP 11:

Lincoln

Lincoln
Jared Harris as: Ulysses S. Grant
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2012
The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.


TOP 10:

Blue in the Face

Blue in the Face
Jared Harris as: Jimmy Rose
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he keeps smoking and Madonna acts as a Singing Telegram.

TOP 9:

Cashback

Cashback
Jared Harris as: Alex Proud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.

TOP 8:

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Jared Harris as: Sanders
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2015
At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are forced to put aside their hostilities and work together to stop the evildoers in their tracks. The duo's only lead is the daughter of a missing German scientist, whom they must find soon to prevent a global catastrophe.

TOP 7:

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Jared Harris as: Professor James Moriarty
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Release: 2011
There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

TOP 6:

Natural Born Killers

Natural Born Killers
Jared Harris as: London Boy
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Release: 1994
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.


TOP 5:

Smoke

Smoke
Jared Harris as: Jimmy Rose
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1995
Writer Paul Benjamin is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren's smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that he wouldn't mind a short-term housemate. Still grieving over his wife's murder, Paul is moved by both Rashid's quest to reconnect with his father and Auggie's discovery that a woman who might be his daughter is about to give birth.

TOP 4:

Dead Man

Dead Man
Jared Harris as: Benmont Tench
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western
Release: 1995
On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

TOP 3:

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans
Jared Harris as: British Lieutenant
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Release: 1992
As the British and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by Hawkeye, an orphaned settler adopted by the last of the Mohicans.

TOP 2:

Happiness

Happiness
Jared Harris as: Vlad
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.

TOP 1:

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Jared Harris as: Captain Mike
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2008
Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flits in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer. Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come together at the right time, that drives Benjamin forward.



If you like the best Jared Harris movies, then you will also like the best Robert Downey Jr. movies, where many of their films coincide.