Jonathan Aris

Biography: A English actor noted for his aptitude with distinguished and erudite characterizations, Jonathan Aris first bowed onscreen in his native Britain during the mid-'90s, but caught the attention of American audiences uncharacteristically, with his supporting turn opposite heavyweights Bruce Willis and Richard Gere in the action thriller The Jackal (1997) -- a remake of Fred Zinnemann's epic political thriller The Day of the Jackal (1973). He returned to the U.K. for a supporting contribution to Philip Saville's bittersweet comedy drama Metroland (1997), then teamed up with the eminent Mike Leigh for a small role in the Gilbert & Sullivan biopic Topsy-Turvy (1999). Thereafter, Aris placed a particularly strong emphasis on British television work. Projects in this arena included the outings Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ships (1998, in a bit role), an episode of the mystery series Poirot (2000), the Beethoven biopic Eroica (2003), and a portrayal of the Marquis of Worcester in theA English actor noted for his aptitude with distinguished and erudite characterizations, Jonathan Aris first bowed onscreen in his native Britain during the mid-'90s, but caught the attention of American audiences uncharacteristically, with his supporting turn opposite heavyweights Bruce Willis and Richard Gere in the action thriller The Jackal (1997) -- a remake of Fred Zinnemann's epic political thriller The Day of the Jackal (1973). He returned to the U.K. for a supporting contribution to Philip Saville's bittersweet comedy drama Metroland (1997), then teamed up with the eminent Mike Leigh for a small role in the Gilbert & Sullivan biopic Topsy-Turvy (1999). Thereafter, Aris placed a particularly strong emphasis on British television work. Projects in this arena included the outings Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ships (1998, in a bit role), an episode of the mystery series Poirot (2000), the Beethoven biopic Eroica (2003), and a portrayal of the Marquis of Worcester in the telemovie Beau Brummell: The Charming Man (2007). Also in 2007, Aris starred alongside Michael Caine and Demi Moore in the caper film Flawless. Expand

Jonathan Aris' Scores

Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 88 The Death of Stalin
Lowest Metascore: 44 Churchill
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
14 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
88 The Death of Stalin Mar 9, 2018 Mezhnikov / Mezhnikov 7.4
44 Churchill Jun 2, 2017 Mallory / Mallory 9.1
65 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Dec 16, 2016 Cast / Senator Jebel 7.6
48 Morgan Sep 2, 2016 David Chance 5.7
56 Race Feb 19, 2016 Alfred J. Lill / Arthur Lill 6.6
80 The Martian Oct 2, 2015 Brendan Hatch 8.0
81 The World's End Aug 23, 2013 Group Leader / Group Leader tbd
69 Sightseers May 10, 2013 Ian / Ian 6.5
81 Bright Star Sep 16, 2009 Leigh Hunt / Leigh Hunt / Mr. Hunt / Mr. Hunt 6.7
57 Flawless Mar 28, 2008 J.M. Boyle / J.M. Boyle 7.5
51 Birthday Girl Feb 1, 2002 D.I. O'Fetiger / D.I. O'Fetiger tbd
53 Metroland Apr 9, 1999 Dave 8.8
53 Radioactive TBA Hetreed tbd
72 Boyz in the Wood TBA Mr. Carlyle tbd