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This list of the best Tom Hardy movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Since making his cinematic debut in 2001's Black Hawk Down, Tom Hardy has become one of the most reliable actors in the business. Tom Hardy'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 Tom Hardy movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tom Hardy movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tom Hardy movies?" and "What are the greatest Tom Hardy roles of all time?" The greatest Tom Hardy performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.  Famous flicks like The Dark Knight Rises, Inception, and Warrior appear in this Tom Hardy filmography, but its up to fans like you to decide if the more recent films he's played in or his early pictures are the best of the best. If you think the most impressive Tom Hardy role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Tom Hardy's fighting films, you might also enjoy our list of best Christian Bale movies and best Sylvester Stallone movies.

Christopher Nolan and Joseph McGinty Nichol are among those who have directed Tom Hardy at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Tom Hardy have also been known to enjoy films starring Emma Stone and Jason Statham.

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Warrior is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte Warrior is a 2011 American sports drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton as two estranged brothers whose entrance into a mixed martial arts tournament ...more

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Lawless is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Jessica Chastain, Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf Lawless is a 2012 American drama film directed by John Hillcoat. The screenplay by Nick Cave is based on the historical novel The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant. The film stars ...more

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Bronson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Amanda Burton, James Lance Bronson is a 2008 British fictionalised biographical psychological drama film co-written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Tom Hardy. The film follows the life of notorious ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more

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The Revenant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson The Revenant is a 2015 American semi-biographical epic western film directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu. A frontiersman (Leonardo DiCaprio) on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s ...more

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Inception is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard Inception is a 2010 science fiction thriller film written, produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. The film stars a large ensemble cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Joseph ...more

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Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 action film directed by George Miller. In a post apocalyptic desert wasteland where gasoline and water are scarce commodities, Max Rockatansky (Max Hardy) joins ...more

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Child 44 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace Child 44 is a 2014 drama and thriller film written by Richard Price and Tom Rob Smith and directed by Daniel Espinosa.

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RocknRolla is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Gemma Arterton, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy RocknRolla is a 2008 British comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, and starring Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Jimi Mistry and Toby ...more

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Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American-British war film directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden based on his series of articles published in ...more

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Oldman Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay was written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, based on the 1974 novel of the same name by ...more

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Locke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Andrew Scott, Ruth Wilson Locke is a 2013 British drama film written and directed by Steven Knight. The film stars Tom Hardy, with Tom Holland, Olivia Colman, Andrew Scott, Ruth Wilson, Ben Daniels, and Alice Lowe ...more

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The Virgin Queen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Anne-Marie Duff The Virgin Queen is a 2005 BBC and Power co-production, four-part miniseries based upon the life of Queen Elizabeth I, starring Anne-Marie Duff. As a drama, it focused heavily on Elizabeth's ...more

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Sweeney Todd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Ray Winstone, David Warner Sweeney Todd is a 2006 film directed by David Moore.

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Dunkirk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, James D'Arcy Dunkirk is a 2017 British-American epic action thriller written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. During the early stages of WWII, Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, Canada, ...more

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Star Trek Nemesis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hardy, Patrick Stewart Star Trek: Nemesis is a 2002 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures. It is the tenth feature film in the Star Trek franchise and the last of the Star Trek films to include ...more

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Layer Cake is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Sienna Miller, Tom Hardy, Daniel Craig Layer Cake is a 2004 British thriller film directed by Matthew Vaughn, in his directorial debut. The screenplay was adapted by J. J. Connolly from his novel of the same name. The film was ...more

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The Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Willem Dafoe, Simon Pegg The Reckoning is a 2003 British-Spanish murder mystery drama film directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Paul Bettany, Willem Dafoe, Tom Hardy, Gina McKee, Brian Cox and Vincent Cassel. It was ...more

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Gideon's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Emily Blunt, Tom Hardy, Bill Nighy Gideon's Daughter is the second of two linked BBC television dramas written & directed by Stephen Poliakoff. Produced independently for the BBC by Talkback Thames and starring Bill Nighy, ...more

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Colditz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Jason Priestley, Sophia Myles Colditz is a 2005 TV film directed by Stuart Orme.

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This Means War is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy, Laura Vandervoort This film is a 2012 American romantic comedy spy film directed by McG. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, and Tom Hardy as victims of a love triangle in which two CIA agents who are ...more

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Thick as Thieves is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Antonio Banderas Thick as Thieves is a 2009 American/German action crime/heist film directed by Mimi Leder, starring Morgan Freeman, Antonio Banderas, and Radha Mitchell. The film was released direct-to-DVD on ...more

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Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Bro... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Ben Macleod Sergeant Slaughter, My Big Brother is a 2010 short drama film written by Douglas Ray and Greg Williams and directed by Greg Williams.

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Scenes of a Sexual Nature is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong Scenes of a Sexual Nature is a 2006 British comedy-drama film directed by Ed Blum. It stars Ewan McGregor, among others.

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The Inheritance is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tom Hardy Movies
Tom Hardy, Imogen Toner The Inheritance is a Scottish road movie following 2 brothers journeying north to find their late father’s inheritance. Made by Lyre Productions, the film was shot for just £5000 and ...more