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List Rules Vote for your favorite Anthony Hopkins movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

Here are the best Anthony Hopkins movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Anthony Hopkins's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world.

Anthony Hopkins is most famous for his role as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs. Although he only had around 15 minutes of screen time, Anthony Hopkins won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his chilling performance as the cannibalistic serial killer. Along with his Oscar, Anthony Hopkins has also won three BAFTA Awards, two Emmys, and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. 

The order of these top Anthony Hopkins movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Anthony Hopkins movies will be at the top of the list. Anthony Hopkins has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Anthony Hopkins movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Anthony Hopkins films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Anthony Hopkins role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Anthony Hopkins performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list includes films like Thor, The Mask of Zorro, and many more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Anthony Hopkins movies?" and "What are the greatest Anthony Hopkins roles of all time?"

Anthony Hopkins is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner. Anthony Hopkins has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Morgan Freeman and Willem Dafoe in terms of fame and success.

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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anthony Hopkins Movies
The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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The Elephant Man Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

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The Remains of the Day Lena Headey, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson

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The Edge Alec Baldwin, Anthony Hopkins, Elle Macpherson

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Hannibal Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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Red Dragon Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton

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Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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The Lion in Winter Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole

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Shadowlands Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, James Frain

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The World's Fastest Indian Anthony Hopkins, Walton Goggins, Diane Ladd

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Hearts in Atlantis Anthony Hopkins, Alan Tudyk, Anton Yelchin

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Amistad Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anna Paquin

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Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Nixon Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris

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Meet Joe Black Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani

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Howards End Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter, Emma Thompson

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The Mask of Zorro Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas

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Fracture Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins, Rosamund Pike

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A Bridge Too Far Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford

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Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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The Rite Anthony Hopkins, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Rutger Hauer

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Magic Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith

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Hitchcock Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Helen Mirren

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The Bounty Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis

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Titus Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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Instinct Anthony Hopkins, Kim Cattrall, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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84 Charing Cross Road Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Anne Bancroft

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Surviving Picasso Julianne Moore, Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone

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Proof Gwyneth Paltrow, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anthony Hopkins

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Chaplin Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane

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The City of Your Final Destination Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney, Charlotte Gainsbourg

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame Anthony Hopkins, John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi

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The Wolfman Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

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The Human Stain Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Anthony Hopkins

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard

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Beowulf Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Naomi Watts, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto

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The Road to Wellville Anthony Hopkins, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack

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Bad Company Kerry Washington, Chris Rock, Anthony Hopkins

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When Eight Bells Toll Anthony Hopkins, Jack Hawkins, Robert Morley

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Hamlet Anthony Hopkins, Anjelica Huston, Marianne Faithfull

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Great Expectations Anthony Hopkins, Jean Simmons, John Rhys-Davies

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A Doll's House Anthony Hopkins, Denholm Elliott, Claire Bloom

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Mission: Impossible II Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton

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Desperate Hours Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Shawnee Smith

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Alexander Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell

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Young Winston Anthony Hopkins, Jane Seymour, Anne Bancroft

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The Tenth Man Anthony Hopkins, Kristin Scott Thomas, Derek Jacobi

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Audrey Rose Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Hillerman

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Solace Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Abbie Cornish