31. Alexander (2004)
> Fellow leads: Colin Farrell, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie
> Director: Oliver Stone
> Domestic box office: $34.30 million
In this historical drama, Hopkins portrays the Ancient Roman geographer, mathematician, and philosopher Claudius Ptolemy, friend to Alexander the Great.
30. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
> Fellow leads: Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock
> Director: Michael Bay
> Domestic box office: $130.17 million
Hopkins plays Sir Edmund Burton, a historian and astronomer who happens to be an expert in the story of the Transformers’ time on earth.
29. The Rite (2011)
> Fellow leads: Colin O’Donoghue, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga
> Director: Mikael Håfström
> Domestic box office: $33.05 million
In this film, said to be based on true events, Hopkins plays a Jesuit priest who specializes in exorcisms.
28. The Wolfman (2010)
> Fellow leads: Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells
> Director: Joe Johnston
> Domestic box office: $62.19 million
Hopkins plays another nobleman here, an English lord whose estranged sons return to their home under dire circumstances.
27. Solace (2015)
> Fellow leads: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Colin Farrell
> Director: Afonso Poyart
> Domestic box office: Not available
In a twist on his role in “The Silence of the Lambs,” here Hopkins is a psychic asked to use his abilities to help the FBI to capture a serial killer.