Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is an Irish actor and model. He is best known for his roles in the films Velvet Goldmine, Bend It Like Beckham, Woody Allen's Match Point and his television roles as Elvis Presley in the biographical miniseries Elvis, which earned him a Golden Globe for Best Actor, and as King Henry VIII in the historical drama The Tudors. In two of his films, Velvet Goldmine and August Rush, he also took over singing parts. He has been the face of several advertising campaigns for Hugo Boss fragrances.

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Mission: Impossible III (2006)

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Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ving Rhames  •  Billy Crudup

Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ving Rhames  •  Billy Crudup

Alexander (2004)

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Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jared Leto

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Val Kilmer  •  Jared Leto

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

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Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Parminder Nagra  •  Keira Knightley  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Anupam Kher

Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Parminder Nagra  •  Keira Knightley  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Anupam Kher

Match Point (2005)

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Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would take him far from it - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Brian Cox

Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would take him far from it - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Brian Cox

Michael Collins (1996)

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Liam Neeson  •  Julia Roberts  •  Aidan Quinn

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Liam Neeson  •  Julia Roberts  •  Aidan Quinn

Octane (2003)

After a family visit, stressed businesswoman Senga Wilson (Madeleine Stowe) is driving with her rebellious daughter, Nat (Mischa Barton), down an ominous highway in the middle of the night. After they pick up a weird teenage hitchhiker (Bijou Phillips), their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Adams
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Norman Reedus  •  Bijou Phillips  •  Mischa Barton

After a family visit, stressed businesswoman Senga Wilson (Madeleine Stowe) is driving with her rebellious daughter, Nat (Mischa Barton), down an ominous highway in the middle of the night. After they pick up a weird teenage hitchhiker (Bijou Phillips), their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Adams
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Norman Reedus  •  Bijou Phillips  •  Mischa Barton

Titus (1999)

Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Matthew Rhys

Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Matthew Rhys

Vanity Fair (2004)

Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  James Purefoy  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Romola Garai

Beautiful, funny, passionate, and calculating, Becky is the orphaned daughter of a starving English artist and a French chorus girl. She yearns for a more glamorous life than her birthright promises and resolves to conquer English society by any means possible. A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  James Purefoy  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Romola Garai

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

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Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on assignment to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic Slade. Stuart, himself forged by the music ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Christian Bale  •  Toni Collette

Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on assignment to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic Slade. Stuart, himself forged by the music ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Christian Bale  •  Toni Collette

Ride with the Devil (1999)

Ride with the Devil follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Jewel

Ride with the Devil follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ang Lee
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Skeet Ulrich  •  Jeffrey Wright  •  Jewel

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)

Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at the hands of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Hodges
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Malcolm McDowell

Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at the hands of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Hodges
CAST:  Clive Owen  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Malcolm McDowell

August Rush (2007)

Cute

An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirsten Sheridan
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Keri Russell  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Terrence Howard

An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirsten Sheridan
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Keri Russell  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Terrence Howard

The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)

The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As George struggles to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfonso Aráu
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Gretchen Mol

The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As George struggles to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfonso Aráu
CAST:  Madeleine Stowe  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Gretchen Mol

The 12th Man (2017)

After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Thomas Gullestad  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Marie Blokhus  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Thomas Gullestad  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Marie Blokhus  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

Albert Nobbs (2011)

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Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

A Film with Me in It (2008)

A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear that they will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Fitzgibbon
CAST:  Dylan Moran  •  Mark Doherty  •  Amy Huberman  •  Keith Allen

A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear that they will be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Fitzgibbon
CAST:  Dylan Moran  •  Mark Doherty  •  Amy Huberman  •  Keith Allen

Belle du Seigneur (2012)

English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenio Bonder
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Natalia Vodianova  •  Ed Stoppard  •  Marianne Faithfull

English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenio Bonder
CAST:  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Natalia Vodianova  •  Ed Stoppard  •  Marianne Faithfull

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

IntenseFast pacedSmartRomantic

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Lily Collins  •  Jamie Campbell Bower  •  Kevin Zegers  •  Jemima West

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Lily Collins  •  Jamie Campbell Bower  •  Kevin Zegers  •  Jemima West

Happy Now (2001)

All grown up and gunning for political power in a small North Wales community, Glen Marcus and his best mate harbour a dark secret which seems to be coming back to haunt them. But can the daughter of Tina Trent, a local woman just returned from Alaska, be the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippa Cousins
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Susan Lynch  •  Om Puri  •  Emmy Rossum

All grown up and gunning for political power in a small North Wales community, Glen Marcus and his best mate harbour a dark secret which seems to be coming back to haunt them. But can the daughter of Tina Trent, a local woman just returned from Alaska, be the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippa Cousins
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Susan Lynch  •  Om Puri  •  Emmy Rossum

The Maker (1997)

Absent for 10 years, a teen's older brother returns and seeks his help with criminal activity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hunter
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Fairuza Balk

Absent for 10 years, a teen's older brother returns and seeks his help with criminal activity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hunter
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Fairuza Balk
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