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The Best Anil Kapoor Movies

Updated October 3, 2019 9.5k votes 1.5k voters 172.2k views100 items

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List of the best Anil Kapoor movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Anil Kapoor'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 Anil Kapoor movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Anil Kapoor movies will be at the top of the list. Anil Kapoor has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Anil Kapoor movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Anil Kapoor films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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  • 1

    Beta

    Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
    318
    66

    Released1992

    Directed byIndra Kumar

    Beta is a 1992 Hindi-version remake film directed by Indra Kumar that featured in the lead roles the pairing of Madhuri Dixit and Anil Kapoor. Sridevi was first offered, and refused, the lead role...  more
  • 2

    Meri Jung

    Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri
    303
    63

    Released1985

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Meri Jung is a 1985 Hindi movie produced by N N Sippy and directed by Subhash Ghai. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Nutan, Amrish Puri, Javed Jaffrey, A. K. Hangal, Iftekhar, Kushboo...  more
  • 3

    Saaheb

    Anil Kapoor, Satyendra Kapoor
    183
    14

    Released1985

    Directed byAnil Ganguly

    Saaheb is a 1985 Hindi movie directed by Anil Ganguly. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Raakhee, Amrita Singh, Utpal Dutt, Biswajit, Vijay Arora, Deven Verma, A. K. Hangal and Dilip Dhawan. The music is...  more
  • 4
    246
    58

    Released1999

    Directed bySatish Kaushik

    Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain is a 1999 Bollywood drama film starring Anil Kapoor, Kajol, Anupam Kher and Shakti Kapoor. Kajol was nominated for a Filmfare Best Actress Award. It is a remake of the...  more
  • 5

    Race

    Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu
    225
    53

    Released2008

    Directed byAbbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla

    Race is a 2008 Bollywood suspense thriller film directed by Abbas-Mustan and produced under the Tips Films banner. Released on 21 March 2008 worldwide, it stars Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, Akshaye...  more
  • 6

    Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anupam Kher
    132
    34

    Released2000

    Directed bySatish Kaushik

    Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Satish Kaushik, released on 24 August 2000. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Sonali Bendre in lead roles. It is a remake...  more
  • 7

    Lajja

    Rekha, Ajay Devgan
    121
    32

    Released2001

    Directed byRajkumar Santoshi

    Lajja is a 2001 Hindi drama film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film is based on the plight of women in India. The movie recounts the story of four women, and stars some of the best known names...  more
  • 8

    Andar Baahar

    Anil Kapoor, Gulshan Grover
    86
    16

    Released1984

    Directed byRaj N. Sippy

    Andar Bahaar is a 1984 Hindi film. Produced By Romu Sippy and directed by Raj N. Sippy, the film follows the story line of 48 Hrs.. The film stars Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Kim, Danny Denzongpa,...  more
  • 9

    No Entry

    Salman Khan, Bipasha Basu
    87
    19

    Released2005

    Directed byAnees Bazmee

    No Entry is a Hindi comedy film released in 2005. It was directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Boney Kapoor. The film features an ensemble cast of Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Fardeen Khan, Lara...  more
  • 10
    84
    19

    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Bird

    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American action spy film directed by Brad Bird, and the fourth film in the Mission: Impossible series. The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in...  more

    #428 of 451 The Best Movies For Guys#61 of 92 The Most Rewatchable Action Movies#18 of 90 The Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & Operatives

  • 11

    Om Jai Jagadish

    Abhishek Bachchan, Anil Kapoor
    102
    33

    Released2002

    Directed byAnupam Kher

    Om Jai Jagadish is a 2002 Bollywood film directed by Anupam Kher and was his directorial debut. The film stars Waheeda Rehman, Anil Kapoor, Fardeen Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Mahima Chaudhry, Urmila...  more
  • 12

    Bulandi

    Rajinikanth, Rekha
    123
    50

    Released2000

    Directed byTatineni Rama Rao

    Bulandi is an Bollywood film, a remake of the Tamil movie Nattamai. In Bulundi, Anil Kapoor portrays the protagonist, with Rekha and Raveena Tandon in supporting roles. South Indian superstar...  more
  • 13

    Musafir

    Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor
    93
    29

    Released2004

    Directed bySanjay Gupta

    Musafir is a 2004 Hindi thriller film, directed and produced by Sanjay Gupta starring Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Aditya Pancholi and Sameera Reddy. The film was controversial because of some sensual...  more
  • 14

    Vijay

    Hema Malini, Anupam Kher
    85
    23

    Released1988

    Directed byYash Chopra

    Vijay is a 1988 Bollywood action film directed by Yash Chopra and featuring an ensemble star cast consisting of Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Meenakshi Seshadri, Anil Kapoor, Raj Babbar,...  more
  • 15

    Ram Lakhan

    Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
    131
    60

    Released1989

    Directed bySubhash Ghai

    Ram Lakhan is a Bollywood movie released in 1989. It was produced and directed by Subhash Ghai and had an ensemble cast, including Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit, Dimple Kapadia and...  more
  • 16

    Gharwali Baharwali

    Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor
    67
    12

    Released1998

    Directed byDavid Dhawan

    Gharwali Baharwali is a 1998 comedy film directed by David Dhawan....  more
  • 17

    Calcutta Mail

    Rani Mukerji, Anil Kapoor
    93
    33

    Released2003

    Directed bySudhir Mishra

    Calcutta Mail is a 2003 Indian thriller film starring Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji and Manisha Koirala. It was directed by Sudhir Mishra....  more
  • 18

    Yudh

    Hema Malini, Anil Kapoor
    91
    32

    Released1985

    Directed byRajiv Rai

    Yudh is a 1985 Indian Bollywood action thriller film which is produced by Gulshan Rai and marks the directorial debut of his son Rajiv Rai. The film features a large star cast including Jackie...  more
  • 19

    Awaargi

    Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor
    85
    27

    Released1990

    Directed byMahesh Bhatt

    Awaargi is a 1990 Bollywood drama film directed by Mahesh Bhatt starring Anil Kapoor, Meenakshi Sheshadri and Govinda. The film is considered to have featured Anil Kapoor's and Meenakshi Sheshadri's...  more
  • 20

    Mr. India

    Sridevi, Anil Kapoor
    153
    84

    Released1987

    Directed byShekhar Kapur

    Mr. India is a 1987 Indian Hindi fantasy superhero film directed by Shekhar Kapur. It stars Sridevi, Anil Kapoor, and Amrish Puri in lead roles The film was the second biggest hit of 1987, and...  more
  • 21

    Rakhwala

    Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna
    81
    28

    Released1971

    Directed byAdurthi Subba Rao

    Rakhwala is a 1971 Bollywood musical film directed by Adurthi Subba Rao. It stars Dharmendra, Leena Chandavarkar and Vinod Khanna....  more
  • 22

    Race 2

    Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu
    73
    22

    Released2013

    Directed byAbbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla

    Race 2 is a Bollywood action thriller film directed by Abbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla and produced under the Tips Music Films banner. It is the sequel to the 2008 film, Race and the second...  more
  • 23

    Jamai Raja

    Hema Malini, Anupam Kher
    66
    16

    Released1990

    Directed byA. Kodandarami Reddy

    Jamai Raja is a comedy-drama Hindi film of 1990. The film features Hema Malini, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit. The film is directed by A. Kodandarami Reddy and is a remake of 1989's Telugu film...  more
  • 24

    Bewafaa

    Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar
    82
    33

    Released2005

    Directed byDharmesh Darshan

    Bewafaa is a 2005 Indian musical romantic drama film starring Akshay kumar, Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Manoj Bajpai, Sushmita Sen, Shamita Shetty and Kabir Bedi. The film is directed by Dharmesh...  more
  • 25

    Jeewan Ek Sanghursh

    Anupam Kher, Madhuri Dixit
    62
    17

    Released1990

    Directed byRahul Rawail

    Jeevan Ek Sanghursh is a 1990 Bollywood film directed by Rahul Rawail and produced by D. Rama Naidu. It stars Raakhee, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit in the leading roles. The film was successful and...  more