16. The Edge (1997)
> Fellow leads: Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson, Harold Perrineau
> Director: Lee Tamahori
> Domestic box office: $27.78 million
Hopkins plays a man stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with his traveling companions after their plane crashes. Hunted by a Kodiak bear, the men’s relationships fray.
15. Red Dragon (2002)
> Fellow leads: Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel
> Director: Brett Ratner
> Domestic box office: $92.96 million
For a third time, Hopkins plays the psychiatrist and serial killer Hannibal Lecter, this time years before to the events of “The Silence of the Lambs.”
14. Fracture (2007)
> Fellow leads: Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike
> Director: Gregory Hoblit
> Domestic box office: $39.02 million
In this legal drama, Hopkins plays a man acting as his own attorney while on trial for the attempted murder of his wife.
13. Nixon (1995)
> Fellow leads: Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris
> Director: Oliver Stone
> Domestic box office: $13.67 million
Hopkins turns in a chilling performance as the 37th president as he copes with fallout from the Watergate scandal of 1973.
12. The Mask of Zorro (1998)
> Fellow leads: Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, José María de Tavira
> Director: Martin Campbell
> Domestic box office: $93.83 million
Hopkins plays the original masked vigilante, who, too old for his former escapades, escapes from prison with the aid of a young protegé.