Film The Best Voiceover Performances in Film  

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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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Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Woody - "Toy Story"

2
633 753
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Angelica Francine added Bolt - "Thug"

3
203 249
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
The Genie - "Aladdin"

4
161 197
Andy Serkis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Gollum - "Lord of the Rings" series

5
126 165
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."

6
123 161
Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added The Great Mouse Detective, The Thief and the Cobbler, Michael Jackson's Thriller - Professor Ratigan, Zigzag the Grand Vizier, Narrator

7
138 183
Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"

8
15 3
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
starwarssuperfan added Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 12 Years a Slave

9
81 104
Charles Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Tom Islava added Roger Rabbit-"Who Framed Roger Rabbit"

10
106 148
Matthew Broderick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Adult Simba - "The Lion King"

11
113 164
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Shenzi - "The Lion King"

12
89 129
Dakota Fanning is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Coraline - "Coraline"

13
134 202
Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"

14
81 126
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Dory - "Finding Nemo"

15
82 129
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."

16
40 61
Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Rango - "Rango"

17
40 63
Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"

18
88 145
Michael J. Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Stuart Little - "Stuart Little"

19
44 73
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Shrek - "Shrek"

20
1 0
June Foray is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
comicspies1 added Lucifer the Cat (Cinderella), Grandma Fa (Mulan), Rocky the Flying Squirrel

21
1 0
Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
comicspies1 added Pinocchio, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Breakfast at Tiffany's

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1 0
Paul Frees is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
comicspies1 added Mary Poppins, Patton, Some Like It Hot

23
1 0
Billy West is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
comicspies1 added Clueless, Space Jam, Dinosaur

24
2 2
Kelsey Grammer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
starwarssuperfan added Toy Story 2, Monsters University, X-Men: The Last Stand

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37 65
Meryl Streep is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Voiceover Performances in Film
Mrs. Fox - "The Fantastic Mr. Fox."