Top ten best movies of Hollywood actor: Jude Law

famous hollywood actor Jude Law

He was born David Jude Heyworth Law but preferred to use the name Jude Law. He is an English producer, director and above all a nifty actor. He has stepped beyond the realm of acting and has achieved a lot. In 2007, he received an Honorary César and he was named a “Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” by the French government. He was a member of the main competition jury at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
Jude Law began his acting career at National Youth Music Theater in 1987 and had his first television appearance in 1989 in the movie based on Beatrix Potter children’s book, The Tailor of Gloucester. Law had his breakthrough with the British crime drama “Shopping”, which also featured his future wife, Sadie Frost.
He learned to play saxophone and earned a MTV Movie Award nomination for The Talented Mr. Ripley in 1999 and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the movie. He also learned ballet dancing for the film A.I. Artificial Intelligence.
Law is the face of the male perfume of Dior. Since 2005, he has represented Dunhill as an “apparel ambassador” in Asia. In 2008, he became the international face of Dunhill and appears in the worldwide advertising campaigns. In 2002, he directed a Respect for Animals anti-fur cinema commercial. The commercial was titled “Fur and Against”
Law’s parents live in France, where they run their own drama school and theatre. His sister Natasha is an illustrator and artist, living in London. The top movies of Law include;
1. Road to Perdition
2. The Talented Mr. Ripley
3. Cold Mountain
4. Gattaca
5. Closer
6. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
7. eXistenZ
8. Enemy at the Gates
9. Sherlock Holmes
10. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

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Top most successful movies of hottest Hollywood actor: John Christopher Depp

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He was born John Christopher Depp in 1963 and has been rocking the filming arena since 1990 with one hit after another. He is an actor, director, screen writer, producer and even a musician. He has won various awards for his acting including the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award. His movies have grossed $10.7 billion worldwide and he has been registered as most expensive actor in 2012’s Guinness Book of World Records.

Depp’s childhood is full of frenzy due to family problems which are embossed on his body not as tattoos but in the form of self-inflicted scars. He reckons his body as “Journal of Life” and his step father as an inspiration to his life.

John began his career with an urge to become a rock musician by playing in garage bands with guitar as a gift from his mother and first band in the name of his girlfriend Meredith. He played with various bands but rocked the show with his appearance in the television series 21 Jump Street. Depp’s first movie was Scissorhands in the year 1990 and followed with box office blockbusters including Sleepy Hollow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Rango & The Pirates of the Caribbean film series which continues to top the charts still today.

Depp gained a lot of name for his characters of such as Edward D. Wood, Jr., in Ed Wood, Joseph D. Pistone in Donnie Brasco, Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. He also has garnered a sex symbol status in American cinema, being twice named as the Sexiest man alive by People magazine in 2003 and 2009.

The top movies of Johnny Depp include

  1. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?
  2. Edward Scissorhands
  3. From Hell
  4. Donnie Brasco
  5. Sleepy Hollow
  6. Blow
  7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  8. Cry Baby
  9. The Libertine
  10. The Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
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Top ten popular movies of famous Hollywood actor: Jackie Chan

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The stunt master was born in Hong Kong with a name Chan Kong-sang in 1954. The world has known him as an action packed comedian for his movies but he is also a martial art specialist. He has more than 100 movies to his name and has been awarded stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Jackie Chan was born in Victoria Peak, a former Crown colony of Hong Kong. He was nicknamed Paopao, meaning Cannonball because of the enthusiasm he possessed from his early age. Chan went to the China Drama Academy where he was trained rigorously for a decade, excelling in martial arts and acrobatics. At the age of 8, he appeared with some of his fellow in the film Big and Little Wong Tin Bar.
Chan has another aspect which is seldom discussed. He is an operatically trained vocalist, a Cantopop and Mandopop star, who has released a number of albums and sung many of the theme songs for the films in which he has starred. Chan’s action packed fun filled image has been used in various pop songs, cartoons, and video games.
In movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, use of improvised weapons, comic timing and innovative stunts. Jackie Chan began his film career as a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films Fist of Fury and later appeared in Enter the Dragon. Chan’s first major hit was the Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow released in 1978. Chan then starred in another hit Drunken Master, which finally propelled him to mainstream success.
Have you seen all the movies of the genius? The top ten movies of the star are;
1. Rush Hour
2. Drunken Master
3. New Police Story
4. The Young Master
5. Snake In the Eagle’s shadow
6. Shanghai Noon
7. Around the World in 80 Days
8. Medallion
9. Drunken Master
10. Dragons Forever

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Top ten famous movies of Hollywood’s popular actor: Hugh Grant

Famous hollywood actor Hugh Grant

He is known as Hugh Grant but his complete name is Hugh John Mungo Grant, an English actor and a film producer. He has earned $2.4 Billion from his movies as well as a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA and an Honorary César. He has established himself as a leading man skilled with a satirical comic talent.

Grant is known as an anti-movie star who approaches his roles more like a character actor, with the ability to make acting look effortless. Hallmarks of his comic skills include a nonchalant touch of irony, sarcasm and studied physical mannerisms as well as his precisely-timed dialogue delivery and facial expressions.

He made his debut in the Oxford University Dramatic Society; Grant dabbled in a variety of jobs. He wrote book reviews, worked as assistant grounds man at Fulham Football Club, tried his hand at tutoring, wrote comedy sketches for TV shows and was hired by Talkback Productions to write and produce radio commercials.

Grant achieved international stardom after appearing in Richard Curtis’s hit Four Weddings and a Funeral. He claimed to be on the brink of giving up the acting profession but was surprised by the script of Four Weddings and a Funeral, so decided to stick with the profession. Released in 1994, the movie became the highest-grossing British film to date with a worldwide box office in excess of $244 million.

Since the 2000s, Grant has expanded his oeuvre with critically acclaimed roles in movies such as Diary, About A Boy, Love Actually and American Dreamz.

Hugh Grant funds The Fynvola Grant Scholarship at Latymer Upper School in memory of his mother who was a teacher in West London. The most cited movies of Hugh Grant are listed below;

  1. Sense & Sensibility
  2. About a Boy
  3. Four Weddings and a Funeral
  4. The Remains of the Day
  5. Bridget Jones’s Diary
  6. Notting Hill
  7. Love Actually
  8. Small Time Crooks
  9. Restoration
  10. Extreme Measures
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Top ten best movies of famous Hollywood actor: Gene Hackman

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Eugene Allen “Gene” Hackman was born on the 30th of January 1930. He is a retired American actor and novelist. His acting career is spanned over four decades during which he has been nominated for five Oscars winning on two occasions. He has also won three Golden Globe Awards.

At the age of 16, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he served for more than 4 years as a field radio operator. He joined the Pasadena Playhouse in California, six years later to pursue an acting career along with Dustin Hoffman, another struggling actor at that time. The work was cut out for them when they were voted “The Least Likely to Succeed”. In a frenzy to prove everyone wrong, Hackman stayed on course and future was in no way different from what he dreamt of. In 1964, he had an offer to co-star in the play “Any Wednesday” with actress Sandy Dennis which opened the door to film work.

Gene won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as New York City Detective Jimmy Popeye Doyle in The French Connection. The second award came for his performance in the movie Unforgiven.

Hackman appeared in what became one of his most famous comedic roles as the blind hermit in Young Frankenstein. His performance in the movie Hoosier was captivating which was polled as the fourth greatest film of all time in the sports the American Film Institute. He also played the role of President of the United States in his movie Absolute Power.

He has written 3 novels together with the archaeologist Daniel Lenihan namely Wake of the Perdido Star, Justice for None and Escape from Andersonville.

The most acclaimed movies of Hackman are as follows;

  1. Superman
  2. The French Connection
  3. Unforgiven
  4. The Conversation
  5. Bonnie and Clyde
  6. Hoosiers
  7. Red
  8. Get Shorty
  9. The Royal Tenenbaums
  10. Crimson Tide.
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Top ten greatest movies of famous Hollywood actor: Elijah Jordan Wood

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Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor with German, Danish, English & Austrian ancestry. He was born in 1981 and made his debut with a brief appearance in the movie Back to the Future II and soon followed with a number of major roles. It didn’t took him long to get acclaimed as a child actor with serious potential when he began an avalanche in 1990 with his movie Avalon. The movie got 4 nominations at the Academy Awards and earned him both name and fame.
Lord of the Rings trilogy adapted from Tolkien’s novel casted Elijah as Frodo Baggins and established him as a high profile actor giving him top billing. The movie’s director Jackson gifted him the ring & sword used in the movie.
Wood has chosen distinct roles in the movies Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Bobby and Everything Is Illuminated. He extended his filming career beyond acting in the animated movie Happy Feet by providing the voice of the Mumble, the lead character. He has a number of awards to his name including the Best Performance by a Young Actor & Hottest, Coolest Young Veteran.
Elijah took piano lessons in his childhood and started his own record label, Simian Records in 2005. He was the host in the special discovery show for kids “Saving a Species: The Great Penguin Rescue”. He first starred in a TV role for the FX series Wilfred in which he plays Ryan.
He would be reprised in the role of Frodo Baggins in The Hobbit parts 1 and 2 scheduled to be released in 2012 and 2013.
The top movies of Elijah are ranked below;
1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
5. Everything Is Illuminated
6. Paris, je t’aime
7. Green Street Hooligans
8. 9
9. The Faculty
10. Radio Flyer

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Top ten best movies of famous Hollywood actor: Dustin Lee Hoffman

Legendary and greatest Hollywood actor Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor, television star and theater performer. He is famous for his critical roles, stunning execution of dialogues and anti-heroic roles in the filming industry. He has won two Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, three Drama Desk Awards and the AFI Life Achievement Award.

Hoffman was born on 8th August 1937 and was named after stage and silent screen actor Dustin Farnum. He intended to study medicine and later dropped out of college to join Pasadena Playhouse where he started his acting career. He had a hard time in the beginning of his career but luck shunned on him when he performed a role in an Off-Broadway production. He first drew critical praise for his 1966 play Eh which won him awards as well.

Hoffman studied at the famed Actors Studio for two years in 1961 and became a dedicated method actor. Hoffman made his theatrical film debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967, alongside Eli Wallach. In 1967, Mike Nichols cast Hoffman in The Graduate as a good looking but troubled Benjamin Braddock. He was nominated for Academy Award for his performance and became a major star.

The success at the filming arena never moved him away from his first love, theater. He moved back to Broadway and appeared in the title role of the play Jimmy Shine for which he won a Drama Desk Award. The rising star featured in a number of serious and thought provoking roles which won him critical applause.  

The king dramatic genre of filming industry has numerous films which can be rated as his best. The top ten movies are;

  1. The Graduate
  2. Papillon
  3. Little Big Man
  4. Straw Dogs
  5. Midnight Cowboy
  6. Kramer Vs. Kramer
  7. Last Chance Harvey
  8. Rain Man
  9. Tootsie
  10. All the President’s Men
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Top ten movies of famous Hollywood actor: Danzel Washington

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Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born in the New York City in December 1954. If you wish to pick up his one movie that can be watched again and again without getting bored, then you should go for Crimson Tide. The movie is captivating from beginning till the end with superb screenplay and he played the role of Ron Hunter, Lt. Commander of the submarine Alabama. The actor has won wide acceptance in all forms of the media, be it movies, drama or theater.

Washington was born in Mount Vernon near New York. He was a spoiled child until he was sent to a private preparatory school where his life took a sudden turn. He later graduated with a BA Degree in Drama & journalism from Fordham University. He joined the Lincoln Center and appeared in the Eugene O’Neill’s “The Emperor Jones” and Shakespeare’s “Othello”. These two performances were the deciding moments in shaping his career as an actor.

Denzel’s career break came when he appeared as Dr. Phillip Chandler in television drama St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. He was the only African American actor to appear on the series throughout 16 years of airing.

Washington won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1989 for his role as a soldier who was self-possessed & defiant in the film Glory. During the early and mid-1990s, Washington starred in several successful thrillers, including The Pelican Brief and Crimson Tide, as well as in comedy Much Ado About Nothing.

The brilliance of Denzel Hayes is depicted in the strong adaption of different characters in his movies. If you haven’t watched his top movies, then the list for you is as follows;

  1. Crimson Tide
  2. Philadelphia
  3. Training Day
  4. Fallen
  5. Courage Under Fire
  6. Remember The Titans
  7. Glory
  8. Out of Time
  9. Man on Fire
  10. Malcolm X

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Top ten best movies of popular Hollywood actor: Christopher Eugene O’Donnell

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He was born Christopher Eugene O’Donnell in Winnetka, Illinois in a Roman Catholic family in the year 1970. He is the famous Robin in the most loved Batman Films, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin. The movie was a box office success but he wanted more from his filming career than portraying a comic character. He was also seriously considered for the role of Spiderman which he didn’t take.

O Donnell was the youngest of seven children. He began modeling at the age of thirteen and was featured in several commercials. He was first discovered when he was acting in a commercial for McDonalds in which he was serving Michael Jordan. The television series Jack & Mike was his first appearance on television. He was cast in the television series Head Cases & Grey’s Anatomy. He also stars in the series NCIS: Los Angeles in which he plays the role of an agent in charge of the office of Special Projects Team stationed in Los Angeles.

At the age of 17, he was offered a chance to audition but didn’t want to go for it. He was persuaded by his mother to take part in the audition.  He won the role in the movie Men Don’t Leave, with Jessica Lange. Since then his filming career took a spin and he has entertained the viewers with movies like The Bachelor, Vertical Limit & Kinsey.

Christopher has never dated an actress. He married his college girlfriend, Caroline Fentress in 1997. The couple has 5 children.

He was chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. The list of top movies is presented below;

  1. Scent of a Woman
  2. Kinsey
  3. Fried Green Tomatoes
  4. School Ties
  5. The Three Musketeers
  6. Circle of Friends
  7. Vertical Limit
  8. Max Payne
  9. Batman Forever
  10. Cookie’s Fortune.
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Top ten greatest movies of famous Hollywood actor: Bruce Willis

Famous Hollywood actor Bruce Willis

The name is Walter Bruce Willis which says it all. He has done all sorts of roles for film and television including action, comedy & dramatic roles and has performed them immaculately. He is a two-time Emmy Award-winning, Golden Globe Award-winning and four-time Saturn Award-nominated actor. He has described himself as having come from a “Long Line of Blue Collar People” but he chose acting and excelled in it.

Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany from a German mother and American father. He had problems with his speech in his childhood which he overcame by acting in school plays and drama clubs. Willis made his theater debut in the Off-Broadway production of Heaven and Earth. He initiated his television career with an episode of Miami Vice, titled “No Exit”.

The first major film roles was in the 1987 Blake Edward’s film Blind Date, with Kim Basinger. However, it was Die Hard that turned the tables. This film was followed up by Die Hard 2: Die Harder and Die Hard With a Vengeance. These first three installments in the Die Hard series grossed over US$700 million internationally and propelled Willis to the first rank of Hollywood action stars.

Willis met actress Demi Moore at the premiere for the film Stakeout whom he married on November 21, 1987 and had three daughters.  Willis and Moore share the custody of daughters even after divorce. Willis will be playing the famous John McClane’s role for the fifth time in the upcoming movie Die Hard 5.

 The list of best movies is long and it’s difficult to pick just 10 of them in case of Bruce Willis. The top movies are listed below;

  1. Die Hard
  2. Pulp Friction
  3. Unbreakable
  4. Die Hard: With a Vengeance
  5. Armageddon
  6. Live Free or Die Hard
  7. Red
  8. 16 Blocks
  9. Die Hard 2
  10. The Fifth Element
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