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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  • Amar Akbar Anthony
    Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi
    426 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Manno Desai
    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. They ...more
  • Zanjeer


    Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Pran
    420 votes
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Prakash Mehra
    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 films to ...more
  • Sholay
    Dharmendra Deol, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini
    633 votes
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Ramesh Sippy
    In the village of Ramgarh, retired police chief Thakur Baldev Singh (Sanjeev Kumar) plots to bring down the notorious bandit Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan) and enlists the help of two lesser criminals, ...more

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  • Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
    Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Kader Khan
    397 votes
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Prakash Mehra
    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 stars ...more
  • Don
    Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran
    459 votes
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Chandra Barot
    A powerful gangster named Don (Amitabh Bachchan) flees the cops and is killed during a showdown with Officer D'Silva (Iftekhar). Hoping to crack down on the remainder of Don's gang, D'Silva convinces ...more

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  • Deewaar
    Amitabh Bachchan, Satyendra Kapoor, Madan Puri
    621 votes
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Yash Chopra
    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 70s" in ...more