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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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Zanjeer is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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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Amar Akbar Anthony is listed (or ranked) 5 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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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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Agneepath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi Agneepath is a 1990 Indian crime drama film directed by Mukul Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan as the main protagonist Vijay Deenanath Chauhan along with Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Neelam ...more

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Trishul is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Namak Halaal is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Sharaabi is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Lawaaris is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Satte Pe Satta is listed (or ranked) 12 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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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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Shakti is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Black is listed (or ranked) 17 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) 18 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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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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Abhimaan is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Silsila is listed (or ranked) 21 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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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

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Namak Haraam is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Rajesh Khanna Namak Haraam is a 1973 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The music is by R.D. Burman, the screenplay by Gulzar, and lyrics by Anand Bakshi. The film stars Rajesh Khanna ...more

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Dostana is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Amrish Puri, Prem Chopra Dostana is a 1980 Bollywood drama film, produced by Yash Johar and directed by Raj Khosla. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Amrish Puri, Helen, Pran ...more

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Mr. Natwarlal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Kader Khan Mr. Natwarlal is a 1979 Hindi action comedy film produced by Tony Glaad and directed by Rakesh Kumar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Ajit Khan and Amjad Khan. The music is by Rajesh ...more

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Hum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Anupam Kher Hum is a 1991 Hindi action crime film directed by Mukul S. Anand. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Deepa Sahi, Shilpa Shirodkar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher and ...more

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Paa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Abhishek Bachchan Paa is a 2009 Indian comedy-drama film directed by R. Balakrishnan starring Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Vidya Balan. The film is based on a rare genetic condition known as progeria ...more

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Deewaar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Amrita Rao Deewaar - Let's Bring Our Heroes Home is a 2004 Bollywood, war film directed by Milan Luthria, produced by Gaurang Doshi and written by S. Gopala Reddy. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshaye ...more

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Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., also known as K3G, is a 2001 Indian drama film written and directed by Karan Johar and produced by his father, Yash Johar. Written specifically to evoke nostalgia ...more

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Shaan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee Gulzar, Shashi Kapoor Shaan is a 1980 Indian Hindi action-thriller film. The film was directed by Ramesh Sippy after the super success of his previous venture, Sholay. The story was written by Salim-Javed. The film ...more

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Shahenshah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Amrish Puri, Aruna Irani Shahenshah is a 1988 Bollywood superhero film starring Amitabh Bachchan in the title role, along with Meenakshi Sheshadri. The film was produced and directed by Tinnu Anand. The story of the ...more

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Suhaag is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Kader Khan Suhaag is a 1979 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Manmohan Desai. A box office success, the film became the highest earning film of 1979. The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, ...more

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Aankhen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Akshay Kumar Aankhen is a 2002 Indian heist thriller drama film directed by debutant Vipul Amrutlal Shah and starring an ensemble cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal and ...more

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Majboor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Satyendra Kapoor, Farida Jalal Majboor is a 1974 Indian Hindi crime-thriller film directed by Ravi Tandon. Music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal and lyrics by Anand Bakshi. The film was written by Salim-Javed. The movie stars ...more

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Kaalia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Kader Khan, Pran Kaalia is a 1981 Bollywood action film, written and directed by Tinnu Anand, the film was produced by Iqbal Singh. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Parveen Babi, Asha Parekh, Kader Khan, Pran, ...more

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Parvarish is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Kader Khan, Shabana Azmi Parvarish is a 1977 Hindi crime drama film directed by Manmohan Desai. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna as two brothers playing oneupmanship, because one brother believes he is ...more

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Mili is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, nm2147526, Ashok Kumar Mili is a 1975 Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It starred Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan and Ashok Kumar in lead roles. Jaya Bachchan received a Filmfare ...more

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Mohabbatein is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan Mohabbatein is a 2000 Indian musical romantic drama film directed by Aditya Chopra. It was Chopra's second directorial venture after Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and was filmed at India and the ...more

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Mard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Prem Chopra, Satyendra Kapoor Mard is a 1985 Hindi action film, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Amrita Singh and directed by Manmohan Desai. It was the highest earning film of 1985. The film was remade in Tamil with Rajnikanth ...more

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Kasme Vaade is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Raakhee Gulzar Kasme Vaade is a 1978 Hindi film produced and directed by Ramesh Behl. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee, Neetu Singh, and Amjad Khan. Randhir Kapoor earned a Filmfare nomination as Best ...more

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Waqt: The Race Against Time is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar Waqt is a 2005 Indian Hindi drama film directed by Vipul Shah starring Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan and Shefali Shah in lead roles. Waqt is loaded with family drama and ...more

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Bunty Aur Babli is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan Bunty Aur Babli, released in 2005, is an Indian Bollywood crime-comedy film directed by Shaad Ali and starring Rani Mukerji and Abhishek Bachchan in the lead roles. Amitabh Bachchan stars in a ...more

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The Great Gambler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri The Great Gambler is a 1979 Bollywood action thriller film, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Neetu Singh and Prem Chopra. The film which is known in Hindi as Sabse Bada Zuari was directed ...more

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Andha Kanoon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Hema Malini Andha Kanoon is a 1983 Bollywood drama film directed by T. Rama Rao, starring Rajnikant, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Reena Roy and Madhavi has a special extended guest appearance portraying ...more

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Khuda Gawah is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Akkineni Nagarjuna Khuda Gawah is a 1992 Bollywood epic Romance drama film produced by Nazir Ahmed & Manoj Desai on Glamour Films banner, directed by Mukul S. Anand. starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, ...more

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Cheeni Kum is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Paresh Rawal, Tabu Cheeni Kum is a 2007 Bollywood romance film directed by R. Balki, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Tabu, Paresh Rawal, Zohra Sehgal and Swini Khara.

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Ram Balram is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Dharmendra Ram Balram is a 1980 Hindi action film directed by Vijay Anand. It starred Dharmendra as 'Ram' and Amitabh Bachchan as 'Balram'. The other cast included Zeenat Aman and Rekha. Ajit, Amjad Khan ...more