Special Report

31 Biggest Anthony Hopkins Movies, Ranked

Source: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

26. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
> Fellow leads: Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, Gemma Jones
> Director: Woody Allen
> Domestic box office: $3.25 million

This time, Hopkins plays a divorcé who makes some regrettable decisions and hopes to win his ex-wife back.

Source: Courtesy of Miramax

25. The Human Stain (2003)
> Fellow leads: Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise
> Director: Robert Benton
> Domestic box office: $5.38 million

Hopkins plays a disgraced college professor who has been living with a close-kept secret for most of his life.

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

24. Instinct (1999)
> Fellow leads: Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney
> Director: Jon Turteltaub
> Domestic box office: $34.11 million

This psychological drama delves into the mind of an anthropologist, played by Hopkins, who is convicted of murdering two park rangers while living with mountain gorillas in Uganda.

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

23. Noah (2014)
> Fellow leads: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson
> Director: Darren Aronofsky
> Domestic box office: $101.20 million

Hopkins plays Methuselah, Noah’s grandfather, who gives Noah a seed from the Garden of Eden, from which a forest will grow overnight.

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

22. Hannibal (2001)
> Fellow leads: Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta
> Director: Ridley Scott
> Domestic box office: $165.09 million

In his second turn as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, Hopkins’ character is on the run from the authorities and a surviving victim ten years after the events that took place in “The Silence of the Lambs.”