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10 Best Hugh Jackman Movies
Here is our top 10 list of the Best Hugh Jackman Movies.
- Real Steel (2011)
- The Fountain (2006)
- Eddie the Eagle (2015)
- X-Men Trilogy (2000-2006)
- Les Misérables (2012)
- The Greatest Showman (2017)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
- Prisoners (2013)
- Logan (2017)
- The Prestige (2006)
Keep reading for more information about each film on the Top 10 Hugh Jackman Movies.
10. Real Steel (2011)
Real Steel is a science fiction sports drama film directed by Shawn Levy and stars Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo, and Anthony Mackie. This epic boxing movie reimagines the old formula with jawdropping special effects and visually visionary ideas.
In the near future, boxing tournaments aren’t fought by people, but by gigantic robots controlled by them. Wanna be the star and outsider Charlie is far from the game, but with a little trust into an old and chunky robot, he may win back his family’s love.
9. The Fountain (2006)
The Fountain is a 2006 epic romantic drama film. Directed by Darren Aronofsky and stars Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, and Sean Patrick Thomas. Abstract and creative, this story follows a man’s thousand year mission to save the love of his life.
Being a movie about the symbolism of life and unexplainable universal patterns, its visual richness tells a story that truly goes beyond logical understanding, resolving in a deeply moving meditation of life and death, the two instances of life.
8. Eddie the Eagle (2015)
Eddie the Eagle is a 2015 biographical sports comedy-drama film. Directed by Dexter Fletcher and stars Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Tom Costello, Iris Berben, and Jim Broadbent. Inspired by true events, Eddie The Eagle is a feelgood story about Michael Edwards, a British ski jumper who never stopped believing in himself.
With the help of a rebellious coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by performing an improbable and historic feat at the Winter Olympics in Calgary.
7. X-Men Trilogy (2000-2006)
The Xmen Trilogy is a superhero film series created by Bryan Singer. Having almost single-handedly elevated the once underdog superhero genre to the status it holds today.
The X-Men trilogy takes the superhero myth and combines it with adult themes like social prejudice. Introducing a team of mutants that try to use their powers for good while the world regards them with hatred. The trilogy is just the beginning of the legendary franchise.
6. Les Misérables (2012)
With an ensemble cast of Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, and Amanda Seyfried, the 2012 musical history drama is based on the Victor Hugo’s French novel of the same name.
Set in early 19th century France, the musical is directed by Tom Hooper. It recounts the tale of parole-breaking French prisoner Jean Valjean, who is being ruthlessly hunted by policemen Javert while on the hunt, jean agrees to foster a factory worker’s daughter, a decision that goes on to change their lives forever.
5. The Greatest Showman (2017)
The musical biographical drama tells the story of P.T. Barnum, a penniless orphan who rises to stardom with his imaginative mind and extraordinary talent. Hugh Jackman wows the audience with his outstanding performance as P.T. Barnum.
Although it received mixed to negative reviews from the critics, the movie was a huge commercial success. Directed by Michael Gracey and released in 2017, the movie is definitely a must watch, especially for Hugh Jackman fans.
4. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Based on the Marvel Comics X-men franchise, X-Men Days of Future Past is the 7th installment but stands at number two in the chronological order. With an ensemble cast including Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, and Michael Fassbender, the film follows two storylines in two different time periods.
Under the direction of Bryan Singer, the movie focuses on Wolverine as he travels back in time to change the past that has the potential to destroy the future of both mutants and humans.
3. Prisoners (2013)
Denis Villeneuve directed Prisoners, an American thriller and his first English film. The film has an ensemble cast including Hugh Jackman, ake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, and Paul Dano.
The story focuses on the abduction of two young girls in Pennsylvania and the search for the suspected abductor by the police. But rather than depending on the police, the father of one of the girls prefers to take the complicated job into his own hands.
2. Logan (2017)
Logan is a 2017 superhero film and stars Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, and Dafne Keenand. In the year 2029, the X-Men are no longer together, and the mutants have slowly lost their powers due to a technology that suppresses the mutant gene.
When a special child with extraordinary powers is pursued by a group of evil scientists, logan is assigned to look after Laura and protect her from all who want to harm her.
1. The Prestige (2006)
The Prestige is a 2006 psychological thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan and stars Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, and Rebecca Hall.
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