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List Rules Vote up your favorite voiceover performance, not just your favorite actor.

This list contains information about the best voiceover performances in film, ranked by your votes. Several famous actors and actresses have shared their famous voices in film. Some of these celebrities voiced iconic animated characters, while others narrated classic films. Several Academy Award winners have given great voiceover performances.

Who has given some of the best voiceover performances in film? Robin Williams is at the top of the list. Robin Williams' iconic performance as the Genie in Aladdin is one of the best vocal roles in any Disney film. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen also gave great performances as Woody and Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story films. Johnny Depp brought the character of Rango to life with his expressive vocals.

Some of the best vocal performances come as narrations. Alec Baldwin's soothing voiceover work flavored the Wes Anderson film The Royal Tenenbaums, as he narrated the story of the dysfunctional family. Perhaps the best non-animated vocal performance comes courtesy of Morgan Freeman in March of the Penguins. Bruce Willis also gave a memorable performance in the Look Who's Talking films with his trademark vocals.

Which voiceover performance is your favorite? Vote on this list, and let your voice be heard in the comments section.
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530 245
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Hanks Woody - "Toy Story"

2
612 724
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Angelica Francine added Randy Savage Bolt - "Thug"

3
67 86
Charles Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Charles Fleischer Roger Rabbit-"Who Framed Roger Rabbit"

4
167 240
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Robin Williams The Genie - "Aladdin"

5
110 153
Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Vincent Price The Great Mouse Detective, The Thief and the Cobbler, Michael Jackson's Thriller - Professor Ratigan, Zigzag the Grand Vizier, Narrator

6
125 176
Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Angela Lansbury Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"

7
132 188
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Andy Serkis Gollum - "Lord of the Rings" series

8
111 156
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Billy Crystal Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."

9
82 113
Dakota Fanning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Dakota Fanning Coraline - "Coraline"

10
94 133
Matthew Broderick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Matthew Broderick Adult Simba - "The Lion King"

11
107 156
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Whoopi Goldberg Shenzi - "The Lion King"

12
119 198
Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tim Allen Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"

13
82 139
Michael J. Fox is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Michael J. Fox Stuart Little - "Stuart Little"

14
31 56
Meryl Streep is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Meryl Streep Mrs. Fox - "The Fantastic Mr. Fox."

The Best Animated Voiceover Performances

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69 128
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
John Goodman James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."

16
32 64
Danny DeVito is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Danny DeVito The Lorax - "The Lorax"

17
63 123
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Ellen DeGeneres Dory - "Finding Nemo"

18
49 101
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
James Earl Jones Mufasa - "The Lion King"

19
28 61
Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"

20
15 36
Eleanor Audley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Eleanor Audley Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Haunted Mansion - The Stepmother, Maleficent, Madame Leota

21
41 89
Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Bill Murray Garfield - "Garfield"

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22
25 58
Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Larry the Cable Guy Mater - "Cars"

23
29 66
Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Jeremy Irons Scar - "The Lion King"

24
31 70
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Mike Myers Shrek - "Shrek"

25
13 35
Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Ben Kingsley Bagheera-The Jungle Book (2016)

26
36 81
Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Dan Aykroyd Yogi Bear - "Yogi Bear"

27
44 97
Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Steve Carell Gru - "Despicable Me"

28
46 101
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Ben Stiller Alex - "Madagascar"

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29
33 76
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Eddie Murphy Donkey - "Shrek"

30
27 64
John Cleese is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
John Cleese Lord Farquaad - "Shrek"

31
24 58
Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Ed Asner Carl Fredricksen - "Up"

32
22 54
Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Gilbert Gottfried Iago - "Aladdin"

33
22 54
Teri Hatcher is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
167936 added Teri Hatcher Coraline, Tomorrow Never Dies, Spy Kids - Mel Jones / The Other Mother - "Coraline"

34
22 55
Matt Stone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Matt Stone South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut -  Kyle Broflovski / Kenny McCormick / Saddam Hussein / Terrance Henry Stoot / Big Gay Al / Ticket Taker / Jimbo Kearn / Gerald Broflovski Additional Voices

35
22 55
Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Morgan Freeman Narrator - "March of the Penguins"

Nazi Leaders and Officials

36
22 56
Trey Parker is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Trey Parker South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut - Stan Marsh / Eric Cartman / Gregory / Satan / Mr. Garrison / Mr. Hat / Phillip Niles Argyle / Randy Marsh / Tom – News Reporter / Miget In A Bikini / Canadian Ambassador / Bombardiers / Mr.

37
18 48
Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Will Ferrell Megamind - "Megamind"

38
22 57
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Jack Black Po - "Kung Fu Panda"

39
20 53
Tony Jay is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Tony Jay Judge Claude Frollo-The Hunchback of Notre Dame

40
20 53
Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tina Fey Roxanne Ritchie - "Megamind"

41
20 53
Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Jim Carrey Multiple Roles - "The Christmas Carol"

42
19 51
Ginnifer Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Ginnifer Goodwin Officer Judy Hopps-Zootopia

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43
17 47
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Hugh Jackman Bunny - "Rise of the Guardians"

44
16 45
Amy Poehler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Amy Poehler Joy-Inside Out

45
25 64
Nathan Lane is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Nathan Lane Timon - "The Lion King"

46
21 56
Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Johnny Depp Rango - "Rango"

47
20 54
Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Lewis Black Anger-Inside Out

48
16 46
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Adam Sandler Davey / Whitey / Eleanore / Deer - "Eight Crazy Nights"

49
23 62
Russell Brand is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Russell Brand E.B. - "Hop"

50
22 60
Mike Judge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Mike Judge Multiple roles - "Beavis and Butthead Do America"