Fictional Characters The Best Tom Hardy Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Tom Hardy character or performance, which doesn't have to be their best movie.

Tom Hardy characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Tom Hardy are at the top of the list. Items here include everything from Bane to Charles Bronson. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Tom Hardy character?" or "What are the top Tom Hardy performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Tom Hardy performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Tom Hardy roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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2
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Tom Conlon Warrior

3
179 20
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Bronson

4
151 18
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Bob Saginowski The Drop

5
158 22
Max Rockatansky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Characters of All Time
Mad Max

6
175 33
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The Dark Knight Rises

7
119 17
Ronald Kray/Reginald Kray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Characters of All Time
Ronald Kray/Reginald Kray Legend

8
106 15
Leo Demidov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Characters of All Time
Leo Demidov Child 44

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104 21
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Handsome Bob RocknRolla

10
120 32
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Inception

11
86 16
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Wuthering Heights

12
78 14
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Freddie The Take

13
77 14
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Robert Dudley The Virgin Queen

14
111 33
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Locke

15
48 7
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Jack Donnelly Meadowlands

16
43 6
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Andrew Gideon's Daughter

17
42 6
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2nd Lt. Jack Rose Colditz

18
48 8
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Oliver Twist

19
83 32
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Tuck Henson This Means War

20
44 8
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Pfc. John Janovec Band of Brothers

21
44 9
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Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek

22
50 14
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Twombly Black Hawk Down

23
36 6
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Straw The Reckoning

24
38 8
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Matthew Sweeney Todd

25
35 9
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Dan Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother

26
41 14
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Ricki Tarr Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

27
32 8
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Noel Scenes of a Sexual Nature

28
30 7
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Pascal Dupont Deserter

29
42 17
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Clarkie Layer Cake

30
26 6
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John Fleming A for Andromeda

31
23 4
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Rodders Sucker Punch

32
25 6
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Pierre Jackson WΔZ

33
26 7
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Doctor Perfect

34
25 9
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Dad The Inheritance

35
18 5
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Michaels Thick as Thieves

36
19 6
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Matt Lethal Dose

37
19 6
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Raumont Marie Antoinette

38
29 15
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Tom Dot the I

39
19 8
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Zack Flood

40
15 7
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Henry EMR

41
15 8
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Theo Minotaur