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The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies

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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?"

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    Thor

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2011

    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

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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    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

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    Rush

    Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl

    Released2013

    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
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    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    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

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    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2013

    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

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    Snow White and the Huntsman

    Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart

    Released2012

    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

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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2015

    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

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    The Cabin in the Woods

    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    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

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    In the Heart of the Sea

    Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy

    Released2015

    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

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    Bad Times at the El Royale

    Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo

    Released2018

    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

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    Red Dawn

    Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutchersonm

    Released2012

    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

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    Star Trek

    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2009

    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

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    12 Strong

    Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon

    Released2018

    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
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    A Perfect Getaway

    Milla Jovovich, Chris Hemsworth

    Released2009

    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

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    Ghostbusters

    Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig

    Released2016

    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

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    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

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    Blackhat

    Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis

    Released2015

    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
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Released2019

    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

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    Cash

    Chris Hemsworth, Sean Bean

    Released2010

    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
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    Vacation

    Ed Helms, Christina Applegate

    Released2015

    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

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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    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

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    Extraction

    Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour

    Released2020

    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

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    Men in Black International

    Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson

    Released2019

    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

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    Arkansas

    Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich

    Released2020

    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