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The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies 

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List Rules Vote 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?"

Ron Howard and Joss Whedon have both worked with Chris Hemsworth over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Chris Hemsworth have also been known to enjoy films starring Tom Hiddleston and Clark Gregg.

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Kenneth 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 ...more

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Joss 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 ...more

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2013

Directed by: Alan 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 ...more

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde

Released: 2013

Directed by: Ron 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).

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Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett

Released: 2017

Directed by: Taika 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 ...more

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Snow White and the Hunts... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rupert 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, ...more

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The Avengers: Age of Ult... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2015

Directed by: Joss 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) ...more

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In the Heart of the Sea ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Ron 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

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

Released: 2009

Directed by: J.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 ...more

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Red Dawn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutchersonm, Adrianne Palicki

Released: 2012

Directed by: Dan 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 ...more

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The Cabin in the Woods ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

Released: 2012

Directed by: Drew 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, ...more

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A Perfect Getaway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Milla Jovovich, Chris Hemsworth, Timothy Olyphant

Released: 2009

Directed by: David 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 ...more

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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Ghostbusters Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon

Released: 2016

Directed by: Paul 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 ...more

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12 Strong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña

Released: 2018

Directed by: Nicolai 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 ...more
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Bad Times at the El Roya... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson

Released: 2018

Directed by: Drew 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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Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich, Liam Hemsworth

Released: 2020

Directed by: Clark 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 ...more

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The Huntsman: Winter's W... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt

Directed by: Cedric 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 ...more

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Cash is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Sean Bean, Josh Blue

Released: 2010

Directed by: Stephen Milburn Anderson

Cash is a 2010 American independent crime-thriller film directed by Stephen Milburn Anderson that stars Sean Bean and Chris Hemsworth.
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Blackhat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Archie Kao

Released: 2015

Directed by: Michael 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 ...more
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Vacation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo

Directed by: Jonathan 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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Men in Black Internation... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson

Released: 2019

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

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Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2019

Directed by: Anthony 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 ...more

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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anthony 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 ...more

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Extraction is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chris Hemsworth Movies
Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour, Golshifteh Farahani

Released: 2020

Directed by: Sam 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.

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