790 voters

The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies

Updated May 12, 2020 3.2k votes 790 voters 31.4k views24 items

List RulesVote for your favorite Chris Hemsworth movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

List of the best Chris Hemsworth movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. In addition to portraying the superhero Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chris Hemsworth has also acted in comedies, biopics, and several remakes. Chris Hemsworth'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 Chris Hemsworth movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Chris Hemsworth movies will be at the top of the list. Chris Hemsworth has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Chris Hemsworth movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Chris Hemsworth films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Chris Hemsworth's impressive filmography includes Thor, The Avengers, and Star Trek

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Chris Hemsworth movies?" and "What are the greatest Chris Hemsworth roles of all time?"


  • 1


    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman


    Directed byKenneth Branagh

    Thor is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the Marvel Comics character. The powerful, but arrogant god Thor (Chris Hemsworth), is cast out of Asgard to live amongst...  more

    More Thor 

    #71 of 186 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made#211 of 451 The Best Movies For Guys

  • 2

    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston


    Directed byTaika Waititi

    Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an the...  more

    More Thor: Ragnarok 

    All The Easter Eggs Hidden In Thor: Ragnarok#39 of 115 The Best Movies to Watch on Mushrooms

  • 3


    Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl


    Directed byRon Howard

    Rush is a 2013 biographical sports film directed by Ron Howard. The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl)....  more
  • 4

    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans


    Directed byJoss Whedon

    Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if...  more

    More The Avengers 

    Details Infinity War Fans Didn’t Catch… Until They Watched It In 4K#35 of 90 The Best Movies That Are Super Long

  • 5

    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman


    Directed byAlan Taylor

    Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity known...  more

    More Thor: The Dark World 

    #9 of 14 Disappointing Sequels That Were More Successful Than The Originals#104 of 178 The Greatest Comic Book Movies Of All Time

  • 6

    Snow White and the Huntsman

    Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart


    Directed byRupert Sanders

    Snow White and the Huntsman is a 2012 American dark fantasy action film based on the German fairy tale "Snow White" compiled by the Brothers Grimm. In the film's retelling of the tale, Snow White...  more

    More Snow White and the Huntsman 

    #116 of 126 The Greatest Directorial Debuts Of All Time#34 of 77 The Very Best Fairy Tale Movies

  • 7

    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth


    Directed byJoss Whedon

    Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) try...  more

    More The Avengers: Age of Ultron 

    Fun Facts To Know About 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'#113 of 116 The Worst Superhero Movies Ever Made

  • 8

    The Cabin in the Woods

    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver


    Directed byDrew Goddard

    The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 American horror comedy film directed by Drew Goddard in his directorial debut. Five college kids (Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse...  more

    More The Cabin in the Woods 

    12 Fan Theories About 'The Cabin in the Woods' That Could Anger The Ancient Ones#31 of 727 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

  • 9

    In the Heart of the Sea

    Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy


    Directed byRon Howard

    In the Heart of the Sea is a 2015 American biographical thriller film directed by Ron Howard. Author Herman Melville visits innkeeper Thomas Nickerson to learn about a doomed whaling expedition....  more

    More In the Heart of the Sea 

    #41 of 82 The Best Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books#94 of 197 The Best Adventure Movies

  • 10

    Bad Times at the El Royale

    Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo


    Directed byDrew Goddard

    Bad Times at the El Royale is a 2018 American mystery thriller film directed by Drew Goddard. Over the course of one fateful night at a rundown hotel, seven strangers: a young concierge (Lewis...  more

    More Bad Times at the El Royale 

    #71 of 248 The Best Whodunit Movies#179 of 306 The Best Ensemble Movies

  • 11

    Red Dawn

    Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutchersonm


    Directed byDan Bradley

    Red Dawn is a 2012 American film directed by Dan Bradley. The screenplay by Carl Ellsworth and Jeremy Passmore is based on the 1984 film of the same name. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck,...  more

    More Red Dawn 

    #78 of 99 The Most Patriotic Movies of All Time#4 of 14 14 Remakes That Completely Missed The Point Of The Original

  • 12

    Star Trek

    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison


    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, and produced by Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk. It is the eleventh film based on the Star...  more

    More Star Trek 

    The 19 Coolest Starships In The 'Star Trek' Universe#311 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

  • 13

    12 Strong

    Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon


    Directed byNicolai Fuglsig

    12 Strong (also known as 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers) is a 2018 American war drama film directed by Nicolai Fuglsig. Following the September 11 attacks, Task Force...  more
  • 14

    A Perfect Getaway

    Milla Jovovich, Chris Hemsworth


    Directed byDavid Twohy

    A Perfect Getaway is a 2009 American thriller adventure film, written and directed by David Twohy that stars Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich, Kiele Sanchez and Steve Zahn. The film was originally...  more

    More A Perfect Getaway 

    #12 of 47 The Best Horror Movies About Travel Gone Wrong#13 of 30 The Best Horror Movies Set During Summer

  • 15


    Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig


    Directed byPaul Feig

    Ghostbusters (alternatively known as Ghostbusters: Answer the Call and marketed as such on home release) is a 2016 American supernatural action comedy horror film directed by Paul Feig. It is the...  more


    #455 of 924 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#18 of 136 The Very Best Movies of 2016, Ranked

  • 16

    The Huntsman: Winter's War

    Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron

    Directed byCedric Nicolas-Troyan

    The Huntsman: Winter's War is a 2016 American dark fantasy action adventure film based on characters from the German fairy tale "Snow White" compiled by the Brothers Grimm, as well as "The Snow...  more

    More The Huntsman: Winter's War 

    #10 of 20 Movie Prequels Nobody Asked For (Or Even Needed)#194 of 440 The Best Fantasy Movies

  • 17


    Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis


    Directed byMichael Mann

    Blackhat is a 2015 American action thriller mystery film co-written, co-produced and directed by Michael Mann. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Tang Wei, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany, and Wang Leehom....  more
  • 18

    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin


    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, and the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War. After Thanos (Josh Brolin)...  more

    More Avengers: Endgame 

    MCU Fans Reveal Their Most Unpopular Opinions About 'Avengers: Endgame'#5 of 53 All The Things That Were A Thing In 2019, Ranked

  • 19


    Chris Hemsworth, Sean Bean


    Directed byStephen Milburn Anderson

    Cash is a 2010 American independent crime-thriller film directed by Stephen Milburn Anderson that stars Sean Bean and Chris Hemsworth....  more
  • 20


    Ed Helms, Christina Applegate


    Directed byJonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley

    Vacation is a 2015 American comedy film written and directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (in their directorial debuts). It is the fifth installment of the Vacation film series...  more

    More Vacation 

    #26 of 52 The Funniest Road Trip Comedy Movies#42 of 134 The Best Directorial Debuts Of Famous Actors

  • 21

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth


    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians of...  more

    More Avengers: Infinity War 

    Marvel Fans Are Debating If We Should Blame Star-Lord For Thanos' Snap At The End Of 'Infinity War'#201 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies

  • 22


    Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour


    Directed bySam Hargrave

    Extraction (a.k.a. Out of the Fire) is a 2020 American action thriller film directed by Sam Hargrave. A Bangladeshi businessman hires a mercenary (Chris Hemsworth) to rescue his kidnapped son....  more

    More Extraction 

    #11 of 14 Underrated Action Movies Based On Graphic Novels#9 of 31 The Best Thriller Movies with a Kidnapping

  • 23

    Men in Black International

    Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson


    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    Men in Black International is a 2019 American science fiction action comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray, and a spin-off film in the Men in Black film series, based on the Malibu Marvel Comics...  more

    More Men in Black International 

    #106 of 225 The Worst Sequels Of All Time#156 of 178 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies

  • 24


    Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich


    Directed byClark Duke

    Arkansas is a 2020 American crime-drama film directed by Clark Duke. Kyle (Liam Hemsworth) and Swin (Clark Duke) work for a Kingpin who goes by the name of Frog (Vince Vaughn) and find themselves in...  more