The Best Anthony Hopkins Movies
More than 800 movie fans have come together to cast their votes for the best Anthony Hopkins movies. The Welsh actor has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, having starred in some of the biggest blockbusters and award-winning films of all time. His career spans over five decades, allowing viewers to witness his evolution as an artist through a wide variety of roles.
Hopkins is known for playing complex characters with depth and nuance, from Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs and its sequels to Odin in Thor and other MCU movies. He often brings a certain gravitas to his performances that leave audiences captivated and wanting more. From thrillers to dramas and everything in between, these are the films that showcase Hopkins’s versatility at its finest.
Whether you're new to this legendary actor's work or already a fan, we invite you check out our list featuring some of his greatest films so far - including Amistad, The Mask of Zorro, The Remains Of The Day, The Father, and many more - then be sure vote up your favorites.
- Released: 1991
- Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Character: Dr. Hannibal Lecter
Awards: Academy Award for Best ActorJodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant ...more
- Released: 1980
- Directed by: David Lynch
Character: Frederick TrevesDr. Frederic Treves (Anthony Hopkins) discovers Joseph (John) Merrick (John Hurt) in a sideshow. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses his disfigurement to earn a living as the "Elephant ...more
- Released: 1993
- Directed by: James Ivory
Character: James StevensDuring the 1930s, James Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) serves as a proper English butler to the doltish Lord Darlington (James Fox). Stevens is so dedicated that he forgoes visiting his father on his ...more
- Released: 2001
- Directed by: Ridley Scott
Character: Dr. Hannibal LecterSeven years have passed since Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) escaped from custody. The doctor is now at large in Europe. Mason Verger (Gary Oldman) remembers Lecter too, and is obsessed with ...more
- Released: 2005
- Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Character: Burt MunroNew Zealander Burt Munro spent years perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle. The year is 1967, and Burt takes his machine to Utah's salt flats, where he attempts the impossible, using his dream ...more