Special Report

31 Biggest Anthony Hopkins Movies, Ranked

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11. Thor (2011)
> Fellow leads: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston
> Director: Kenneth Branagh
> Domestic box office: $181.03 million

Hopkins had never read the Marvel comics on which the “Thor” series is based before taking this role as Odin, Thor’s father and the ruler of Asgard.

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10. Legends of the Fall (1994)
> Fellow leads: Brad Pitt, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond
> Director: Edward Zwick
> Domestic box office: $66.50 million

In this drama based on a noted Jim Harrison novel, Hopkins plays a retired U.S. Army Colonel who moves his family to Montana in the early 1900’s.

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9. Amistad (1997)
> Fellow leads: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Morgan Freeman
> Director: Steven Spielberg
> Domestic box office: $44.21 million

Hopkins portrays former president John Quincy Adams in the days leading up to the legal battle surrounding La Amistad, a Spanish slave ship captured by the U.S. Navy after its passengers stage a mutiny and take command from their captors.

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8. Proof (2005)
> Fellow leads: Gwyneth Paltrow, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal
> Director: John Madden
> Domestic box office: $7.54 million

In flashbacks, Hopkins plays a now deceased mathematical genius who suffered from mental illness, and whose daughter is trying to live in his looming shadow.

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7. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
> Fellow leads: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves
> Director: Francis Ford Coppola
> Domestic box office: $82.52 million

Hopkins plays Professor Abraham Van Helsing, the famed vampire hunter and priest who narrates the tale.