Best Jeremy Irons movies

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Best Jeremy Irons movies
We present our ranking of the best Jeremy Irons 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 Jeremy Irons.

TOP 25:
Red Sparrow
Red Sparrow
Jeremy Irons as: Vladimir Korchnoi
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2018
Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. Dominika emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow after completing the sadistic training process. As she comes to terms with her new abilities, she meets a CIA agent who tries to convince her that he is the only person she can trust.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thekla Reuten movies?

TOP 24:
Appaloosa
Appaloosa
Jeremy Irons as: Randall Bragg
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Release: 2008
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Renée Zellweger movies?


TOP 23:
The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask
Jeremy Irons as: Aramis
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 1998
Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, remains imprisoned, the Musketeers reunite to abduct Louis and replace him with Philippe.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Leonor Varela movies?

TOP 22:
Damage
Damage
Jeremy Irons as: Dr. Stephen Fleming
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1992
The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Thewlis movies?

TOP 21:
The French Lieutenant's Woman
The French Lieutenant's Woman
Jeremy Irons as: Charles Henry Smithson and Mike
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1981
In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature of the script leads to an off-camera love affair as well. While attempting to maintain their composure and professionalism, Anna and Mike struggle to come to terms with their infidelity.


TOP 20:
The Words
The Words
Jeremy Irons as: The Old Man
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2012
The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the steep price that must be paid for stealing another man's work, and for placing ambition and success above life's most fundamental three words.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dennis Quaid movies?

TOP 19:
Their Finest
Their Finest
Jeremy Irons as: Secretary of War
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Release: 2017
During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gemma Arterton movies?

TOP 18:
Night Train to Lisbon
Night Train to Lisbon
Jeremy Irons as: Raimund
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Release: 2013
Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mélanie Laurent movies?


TOP 17:
Kafka
Kafka
Jeremy Irons as: Kafka
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Release: 1991
Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.

TOP 16:
Reversal of Fortune
Reversal of Fortune
Jeremy Irons as: Claus von Bülow
Genre: Drama
Release: 1990
Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

TOP 15:

Stealing Beauty

Stealing Beauty
Jeremy Irons as: Alex Parrish
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to become reacquainted.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Flemyng movies?


TOP 14:

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven
Jeremy Irons as: Tiberias
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, History, War
Release: 2005
After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Orlando Bloom movies?

TOP 13:

M. Butterfly

M. Butterfly
Jeremy Irons as: René Gallimard
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1993
In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.

TOP 12:

Margin Call

Margin Call
Jeremy Irons as: John Tuld
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Release: 2011
A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Bettany movies?

TOP 11:

The House of the Spirits

The House of the Spirits
Jeremy Irons as: Esteban Trueba
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1993
A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Meryl Streep movies?


TOP 10:

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice
Jeremy Irons as: Antonio
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
Venice, 1596. Bassanio begs his friend Antonio, a prosperous merchant, to lend him a large sum of money so that he can woo Portia, a very wealthy heiress; but Antonio has invested his fortune abroad, so they turn to Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, and ask him for a loan.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lynn Collins movies?

TOP 9:

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Die Hard: With a Vengeance
Jeremy Irons as: Simon Peter Gruber
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1995
New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, until a genius named Simon engages McClane, his new "partner" -- and his beloved city -- in a deadly game that demands their concentration.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bruce Willis movies?

TOP 8:

Lolita

Lolita
Jeremy Irons as: Humbert Humbert
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1997
Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.

TOP 7:

Inland Empire

Inland Empire
Jeremy Irons as: Kingsley Stewart
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2006
An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.

TOP 6:

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity
Jeremy Irons as: G. H. Hardy
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.


TOP 5:

Dead Ringers

Dead Ringers
Jeremy Irons as: Beverly/Elliot Mantle
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 1988
Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.

TOP 4:

Race

Race
Jeremy Irons as: Avery Brundage
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 2016
Based on the story of Jesse Owens, the athlete whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

TOP 3:

The Mission

The Mission
Jeremy Irons as: Father Gabriel
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action, History
Release: 1986
When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portugese aggressors.

TOP 2:

The Last Lions

The Last Lions
Jeremy Irons as: Narrator
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
In Botswana's Okavango Delta, an ostracized lioness and her two cubs must fight alone to survive - overcoming all manner of hazards. Their only defense is to escape to Duba Island -- and with that, an unknown future. The setting for this epic tale is one of the last regions where lions can live in the wild. Faced with dwindling land and increasing pressure from hunting, lions - like our lone lioness and her cubs - are approaching the brink of extinction.

TOP 1:

The Lion King

The Lion King
Jeremy Irons as: Scar (voice)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Release: 1994
A young lion prince is cast out of his pride by his cruel uncle, who claims he killed his father. While the uncle rules with an iron paw, the prince grows up beyond the Savannah, living by a philosophy: No worries for the rest of your days. But when his past comes to haunt him, the young prince must decide his fate: Will he remain an outcast or face his demons and become what he needs to be?



If you like the best Jeremy Irons movies, then you will also like the best David Thewlis movies, where many of their films coincide.