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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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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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Mr. Natwarlal is listed (or ranked) 27 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) 28 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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Dostana is listed (or ranked) 29 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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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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Shaan is listed (or ranked) 32 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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Suhaag is listed (or ranked) 33 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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Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham is listed (or ranked) 34 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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Kaalia is listed (or ranked) 35 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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Shahenshah is listed (or ranked) 36 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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Parvarish is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Majboor is listed (or ranked) 38 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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Aankhen is listed (or ranked) 39 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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Kasme Vaade is listed (or ranked) 40 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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Mard is listed (or ranked) 41 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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Mohabbatein is listed (or ranked) 42 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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Bunty Aur Babli is listed (or ranked) 43 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) 44 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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Waqt: The Race Against Time is listed (or ranked) 45 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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Mili is listed (or ranked) 46 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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Khuda Gawah is listed (or ranked) 47 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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Andha Kanoon is listed (or ranked) 48 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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Ram Balram is listed (or ranked) 49 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
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Khud-Daar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies
Amitabh Bachchan, Prem Chopra, Sanjeev Kumar
Khud-Daar is a 1982 Indian Hindi movie directed by Ravi Tandon. The music is by Rajesh Roshan and the lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Parveen Babi, Vinod Mehra, ...more