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The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies  

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List of the best Amitabh Bachchan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Amitabh Bachchan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Amitabh Bachchan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Amitabh Bachchan movies will be at the top of the list. Amitabh Bachchan has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Amitabh Bachchan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Amitabh Bachchan films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Items on this list include Sholay and Mili.

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

Satyajit Ray and Baz Luhrmann have both worked with Amitabh Bachchan over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Deewaar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Satyendra Kapoor, Madan Puri
Deewaar is a 1975 Indian crime-drama film directed by Yash Chopra, written by Salim-Javed, and starring Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor. Reflecting "the tumultuous politics of the early ...more
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Sholay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini
Sholay (English: Ember) is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film written by Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan and directed by Ramesh Sippy.
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Amar Akbar Anthony is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi
Amar Akbar Anthony is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...more
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Don is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Satyendra Kapoor, Pran
Don is a 1978 Indian action-thriller film, produced by Nariman Irani and directed by Chandra Barot, with music by Kalyanji Anandji and lyrics by Anjaan and Indeewar. The film stars Amitabh ...more
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Zanjeer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Pran
Zanjeer is a 1973 Hindi action-thriller film directed and produced by Prakash Mehra, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Pran, Ajit and Bindu. The movie changed the trend from romantic ...more
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Muqaddar Ka Sikandar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Kader Khan
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar is a 1978 Indian Hindi drama film. Produced and directed by Prakash Mehra, it stars Amitabh Bachchan in his fifth of nine films with Prakash Mehra to date. The films also ...more
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Trishul is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini
Trishul is an Indian Hindi film directed by Yash Chopra and produced by Gulshan Rai in 1978. It is written by Salim-Javed, with music by Khayyam and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi. The movie was a ...more
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Sharaabi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Satyendra Kapoor, Pran
Sharaabi is a 1984 Indian Hindi drama film produced and directed by Prakash Mehra. This was Mehra's sixth film in a row with Amitabh Bachchan and is loosely based on Steve Gordon's 1981 film ...more
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Agneepath is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi
Agneepath is a 1990 Indian drama film directed by Mukul Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan as the main protagonist Vijay Deenanath Chauhan along with Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Neelam Kothari, ...more
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Namak Halaal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Satyendra Kapoor, Smita Patil
Namak Halaal is a 1982 Hindi language comedy film, directed by Prakash Mehra. Music is by Bappi Lahiri and lyrics by Anjaan. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Smita Patil, Shashi Kapoor, Parveen ...more
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Satte Pe Satta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Sachin Pilgaonkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini
Satte Pe Satta is a Hindi comedy film released in 1982. It featured Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Amjad Khan, Ranjeeta Kaur, Sachin, Shakti Kapoor, Paintal, Sudhir, Inderjeet, Sarika, Kanwaljit ...more
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Lawaaris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Shreeram Lagoo, Satyendra Kapoor
Laawaris is a blockbuster Bollywood drama film released in 1981 directed by Prakash Mehra. The film became known for its hit song "Mere Angene Mein, Tumhara Kya Kaam Hai" rendered ...more
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Anand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Lalita Pawar
Anand is a 1971 Indian drama film written and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It stars Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles, with Khanna playing the title role. The dialogues were ...more
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Baghban is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Hema Malini
Baghban is a 2003 Bollywood drama film directed by Ravi Chopra, featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini in lead roles. Aman Verma, Samir Soni, Saahil Chadha and Nasir Kazi portray their four ...more
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Naseeb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Rajesh Khanna
Naseeb is a 1981 Bollywood action drama film produced and directed by Manmohan Desai. The film is a typical Manmohan Desai film with his regular star Amitabh Bachchan and a large cast, lavish ...more
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Black is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Nandana Sen
Black is a 2005 Indian drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starred by Rani Mukerji and Amitabh Bachchan. Black revolves around a blind and deaf girl, and her relationship with her ...more
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Kaala Patthar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Prem Chopra, Sanjeev Kumar
Kaala Patthar is a 1979 Indian Bollywood action/drama film based on the Chasnala mining disaster. It was produced and directed by Yash Chopra. The story was written by Salim-Javed. This film is ...more
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Shakti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Ashok Kumar
Shakti is a 1982 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy and starring Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee, Smita Patil and Amrish Puri with Anil Kapoor in a special appearance. It was written ...more
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Chupke Chupke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, nm2147526, Dharmendra
Chupke Chupke is a 1975 Indian comedy film starring Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Om Prakash, Usha Kiran, David Abraham Cheulkar, Asrani and Keshto Mukherjee. The ...more
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Silsila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar
Silsila is a 1981 Hindi romantic drama film directed by Yash Chopra. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Rekha and Kulbhushan Kharbanda, with Shashi Kapoor in a ...more
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Abhimaan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, nm2147526, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Abhimaan is a 1973 Bollywood musical drama film starring Amitabh Bachchan; his real-life wife, Jaya Bachchan; Asrani; and Bindu. It was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film is perhaps best ...more
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Khakee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan
Khakee is a 2004 Indian neo-noir political drama thriller film directed and co-written by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film tells the story of an Indian police team set out on a dangerous mission to ...more
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Kabhie Kabhie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Raakhee Gulzar
Kabhi Kabhie is a 1976 Bollywood drama romance film, produced and directed by Yash Chopra, and starring an ensemble cast. This was Yash Chopra's second directorial film with Amitabh Bachchan and ...more
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Sarkar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan
Sarkar is a 2005 Indian dramatic thriller film set in the world of politics and crime, directed by Ram Gopal Varma, inspired partly by the The Godfather. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan in the ...more
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Aakhree Raasta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Sridevi
Aakhree Raasta is a 1986 Bollywood film starring Amitabh Bachchan in a dual role, Sridevi, Anupam Kher and Jayaprada. It was directed by the famous Tamil actor and director Bhagyaraj. It is a ...more