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List Rules Vote for your favorite Bryan Cranston roles, which don't have to be from his best movies.

List of Bryan Cranston characters, ordered from best to worst along with movie trailers when available. These characters are in order of how many times they've been upvoted, so only the most amazing roles played by Bryan Cranston are at the top of the list. The performances below include both film and television appearances, making it the most accurate ranking of Bryan Cranston's roles. List items range from James Gordon to Isamu Alva Dyson.

If you think the best Bryan Cranston performance isn't as high as it should be, then vote it up so that it has a chance to make it to the top. You can also make your own version of this greatest Bryan Cranston roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.

If you're wondering, "Who is the best Bryan Cranston character?" or "What are the top Bryan Cranston performances of all time?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Walter White Breaking Bad

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Hal Malcolm in the Middle

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Tim Whatley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bryan Cranston Characters of All Time

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War Department Colonel Saving Private Ryan

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Shannon Drive

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Scientist Joe Brody Godzilla

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Stan Grossman Little Miss Sunshine

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Dalton Trumbo Trumbo

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Patrick Dougherty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bryan Cranston Characters of All Time
Patrick Dougherty The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime

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clash1977 added Tim Sacksky The King of Queens

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Virgil 'Gus' Grissom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bryan Cranston Characters of All Time
Gus Grissom That Thing You Do!

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Haggerty Contagion

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Vilos Cohaagen Total Recall

The Best Bryan Cranston Movies

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Dr. Shepherd The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman

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James Gordon Batman: Year One

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Maj. William Mortamus Red Tails

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Detective Lankford The Lincoln Lawyer

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Lance Last Chance

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Officer Dickenson I Know My First Name Is Steven

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Dr. Frank Darden Dead Space

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Woodrow Snider National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion

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Mike Whitmore Rock of Ages

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Doug Donovan Loving

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Buzz Aldrin Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D

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Roberto Montalban The Big Thing

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James Pettis Love Ranch

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Isamu Alva Dyson Macross Plus

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Eddie Barrows Armitage III

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Phil Hertzberg Strategic Command

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Elliot Leave

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Topo Cold Comes the Night

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Nick Wrigley Twas the Night

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Peter Seeing Other People

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Vitaly Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

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Darren Corporate Affairs

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Lt. Bryce Baxter Hard Four

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Dean Tainot Larry Crowne

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Ron Gatley Terror Tract

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Braddock Time Under Fire

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Mr. Dearden Detachment

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Powell John Carter

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Father Brophy Street Corner Justice

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David Illusion

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Prof. Harris Dead Silence