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The Best Voiceover Performances in Film

Updated April 3, 2020 11.9k votes 1.5k voters 5.8k views80 items

List RulesVote 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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  • 1
    Tom Hanks
    482
    228

    Tom Hanks

    Woody - "Toy Story"
  • 2
    Matt Stone
    71
    48

    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
  • 3
    Bill Murray
    92
    81

    Bill Murray

    Garfield - "Garfield"
  • 4
    Morgan Freeman
    62
    49

    Morgan Freeman

    Narrator - "March of the Penguins"
  • 5
    Randy Savage
    544
    621

    Randy Savage

    Bolt - "Thug"
  • 6
    John Cleese
    61
    54

    John Cleese

    Lord Farquaad - "Shrek"
  • 7
    Trey Parker
    58
    51

    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. Mackey / Army General / Ned Gerblanski / Christophe – Le Mole (or The Mole) / Big Gay Al (singing voice) / Additional Voices (voice)
  • 8
    Dan Aykroyd
    76
    74

    Dan Aykroyd

    Yogi Bear - "Yogi Bear"
  • 9
    Mike Judge
    54
    52

    Mike Judge

    Multiple roles - "Beavis and Butthead Do America"
  • 10
    Seth MacFarlane
    48
    47

    Seth MacFarlane

    Ted - "Ted"
  • 11
    Robin Williams
    196
    238

    Robin Williams

    The Genie - "Aladdin"
  • 12
    Queen Latifah
    55
    58

    Queen Latifah

    Ellie - "Ice Age" films
  • 13
    Andy Serkis
    161
    196

    Andy Serkis

    Gollum - "Lord of the Rings" series
  • 14
    Vincent Price
    121
    147

    Vincent Price

    Zigzag - "The Thief and the Cobbler
  • 15
    Cameron Diaz
    49
    52

    Cameron Diaz

    Princess Fiona - "Shrek"
  • 16
    Angela Lansbury
    128
    156

    Angela Lansbury

    Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"
  • 17
    Billy Crystal
    116
    143

    Billy Crystal

    Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."
  • 18
    Ray Romano
    51
    57

    Ray Romano

    Manny - "Ice Age" films
  • 19
    Adam Sandler
    40
    45

    Adam Sandler

    Davey / Whitey / Eleanore / Deer - "Eight Crazy Nights"
  • 20
    Johnny Depp
    50
    59

    Johnny Depp

    Rango - "Rango"
  • 21
    George Clooney
    47
    55

    George Clooney

    Mr. Fox - "The Fantastic Mr. Fox"
  • 22
    Russell Brand
    47
    56

    Russell Brand

    E.B. - "Hop"
  • 23
    Charles Fleischer
    87
    111

    Charles Fleischer

    Roger Rabbit-"Who Framed Roger Rabbit"
  • 24
    Jeremy Irons
    50
    63

    Jeremy Irons

    Scar - "The Lion King"
  • 25
    Tim Allen
    121
    169

    Tim Allen

    Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"