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List of Hugh Jackman Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Greatest Showman (2017)
70
9
The Greatest Showman
PG
70
9

P.T. Barnum, son of a tailor, is ambitious and visionary. After the trading company he works for shuts down, he opens a museum of oddities and later puts on a musical show with unique individuals. He succeeds; however, when he seeks approval from high audience, he puts everything – his circus, family and money – at stake for opera singer Jenny. 

Role:
P.T. Barnum
Starring:
Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Zendaya
Directed By:
Michael Gracey
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
2. Prisoners (2013)
44
7
Prisoners
R
44
7

Prisoners is a gripping thriller that focuses on the search of a father, Keller Dover, brilliantly portrayed by Hugh Jackman, for his little daughter and her friend who suddenly disappear after Thanksgiving dinner. Jake Gyllenhaal plays the part of a detective who uncovers gruesome hidden truths while trying to solve the case.

Role:
Keller Dover
Directed By:
3. Les Misérables (2012)
38
6
Les Misérables
PG-13
38
6

Based on Victor Hugo’s novel and a classic Broadway stage show, Les Misérables, narrates the story of Jean Valjean who after serving nineteen years in jail, breaks the parole to restart his life. He takes upon himself to bring up a factory worker’s daughter. However, a police inspector, Javert is after him.

Role:
Jean Valjean
Directed By:
Tom Hooper
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
4. Australia (2008)
33
5
Australia
PG-13
33
5

Coming to Australia weeks before WWII, English woman Sarah Ashley finds her husband murdered and learns from half-Aboriginal child Nullah how administrator Neil Fletcher steals cattle from her farm. She travels for miles through dangerous desert with few loyal employees and an independent cattle drover to sell 1,500 cattle to army in Darwin competing with a cattle baron.

Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Essie Davis, Ben Mendelsohn, Shea Adams, Eddie Baroo, Ray Barrett
Directed By:
Baz Luhrmann
5. The Prestige (2006)
65
11
The Prestige
PG-13
65
11

Robert Angier and Alfred Borden, who work as shills for a magician, become sworn enemies following a tragic accident that kills the former's wife. Now working separately as famous magicians, they are obsessed with outwitting each other in developing the ultimate disappearance trick, teleportation, which eventually drives their loved ones away and leads to their downfall.

Role:
Robert Angier
Directed By:
6. Real Steel (2011)
42
8
Real Steel
PG-13
42
8

Real Steel's sci-fi universe introduces us to Charlie, who is looking to shine in the world of robot boxing. With the help of a son he never knew existed and his robot, Charlie finally has an entry into the world of robot boxing, with a little father-son bonding thrown in.

Role:
Charlie Kenton
Starring:
Evangeline Lilly, Kevin Durand, Anthony Mackie, Hope Davis, Dakota Goyo
Directed By:
Shawn Levy
7. Logan (2017)
62
9
Logan
R
62
9

A weary Logan leads a secretive life taking care of an ailing Professor X in a dystopian future where no mutants have been born in 25 years and the X-Men have disbanded. He reluctantly agrees to transport a young mutant named Laura, who has similar powers like him, to safety past the Canadian borders.

Role:
Logan
Directed By:
James Mangold
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Duo
8. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
47
8
X-Men: Days of Future Past
PG-13
47
8

In 2023, mutants are pushed to the brink of extinction by Sentinels, robotic killing machines programmed to identify and exterminate them, as well as humans helping them. In a desperate attempt, Professor X, Magneto, Storm, and Kitty Pryde send volunteer Wolverine five decades back to stop a younger Mystique from attempting to assassinate Bolivar Trask, who created the Sentinels.

Role:
Logan / Wolverine
Directed By:
Bryan Singer
9. Oklahoma! (1999)
20
3
Oklahoma!
20
3
Role:
Curly
Starring:
Maureen Lipman, Josefina Gabrielle, David Shelmerdine, Jimmy Johnston
Directed By:
Trevor Nunn
10. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
38
8
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
PG-13
38
8

The first installment of the Wolverine trilogy, the film revolves around the early years of James Logan, his rivalry with his brother Victor Creed, his service in Weapon X, Special Forces team, and his experimentation into the mutant Wolverine. 

Role:
Logan / Wolverine
Directed By:
Gavin Hood
11. Chappie (2015)
24
7
Chappie
R
24
7

With crime at an alarming high, the city of Johannesburg commissions a weapons manufacturer to build a force of robots to support the overwhelmed human police. Things turn when a prototype attack robot, equipped with near-human artificial intelligence, is stolen and trained by a criminal gang.

Role:
Vincent Moore
Starring:
Dev Patel, Sigourney Weaver, Sharlto Copley, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Ninja
Directed By:
Neill Blomkamp
12. X2 (2003)
25
6
X2
TV-G
25
6

After brainwashed mutant Nightcrawler attempts to assassinate the President in the White House, it triggers an all-out military offensive led by fanatic scientist Colonel William Stryker, who abducts Professor Xavier to use him to kill all mutants with the device Cerebro. The rest of the X-Men must work together with arch enemy Magneto to stop Stryker.

Role:
Logan / Wolverine
Starring:
Alan Cumming, Aaron Stanford, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen
Directed By:
Bryan Singer
13. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
33
9
X-Men: The Last Stand
TV-G
33
9

The third film of the X-Men series, the movie revolves around a 'cure', which can apparently turn any mutant into a regular human being. This leads to outrage, and eventually a war is seen to be imminent. 

Role:
Logan / Wolverine
Starring:
Kelsey Grammer, Vinnie Jones, Ben Foster, Eric Dane, Olivia Williams, Ellen Page, Halle Berry
Directed By:
Brett Ratner
14. X-Men (2000)
26
7
X-Men
PG-13
26
7

Humans have a growing fear of mutants, who are born with unique genetic mutations, and employ various discriminatory practices to keep their powers in check. Professor Xavier advocates peace between the two groups and runs a school for "gifted" mutant children. However, his old colleague Magneto, who detests humans, steals one of Xavier's protégés to destroy humans.

Role:
Logan / Wolverine
Starring:
Ian McKellen, Ray Park, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Patrick Stewart
Directed By:
Bryan Singer
15. Eddie the Eagle (2016)
12
3
Eddie the Eagle
PG-13
12
3

Born to a plasterer, Michael Eddie Edwards always dreamed of Olympic glory. Although he is discouraged at every stage, he continues to pursue his goal and does not give up even when he is rejected by British Olympic officials for his crude manners. Instead, he sets off for a training facility in Germany.  The film focuses on his tribulations that lead to his glory in Olympic ski jumping. 

Starring:
Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken, Tom Costello, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Dickon Tolson
Directed By:
Dexter Fletcher
16. Bad Education (2020)
13
3
Bad Education
TV-MA
13
3

Bad Education is a comedy crime drama film which revolves around the superintendent of a school, who along with his assistants, become the prime suspects after a scandal is discovered.

Role:
Frank Tassone
Starring:
Allison Janney, Ray Romano, Welker White, Annaleigh Ashford
Directed By:
Cory Finley
17. Pan (2015)
14
5
Pan
PG
14
5

After a 12-year old orphan named Pan, is captured and taken to a magical city named Neverland as a slave, he starts making new friends and also discovers his true destiny. 

Role:
Blackbeard
Starring:
Rooney Mara, Garrett Hedlund, Cara Delevingne, Amanda Seyfried, Levi Miller
Directed By:
18. The Fountain (2006)
16
6
The Fountain
PG-13
16
6

Present-day surgeon Thomas attempts to cure his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi, following her research on the quest for the Tree of Life by 16th century Conquistador Tomás on the behest of Queen Isabella of Spain. In the future, space traveler Tommy is haunted by visions of Izzi as he tends to the dying tree while heading for an exploding star.

Role:
Tomas / Tommy / Tom Creo
Starring:
Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie
Directed By:
Darren Aronofsky
19. Deception (2008)
13
5
Deception
R
13
5

An accountant is introduced to an underground sex club known as the The List, by his lawyer friend. But he soon becomes a prime suspect after a woman gets disappeared and a multi-million dollar heist takes place. 

Role:
Wyatt Bose
Starring:
Maggie Q, Natasha Henstridge, Ewan McGregor, Michelle Williams, Bruce Altman, Andrew Ginsburg
Directed By:
Marcel Langenegger
20. The Wolverine (2013)
20
7
The Wolverine
PG-13
20
7

Logan leads a hermit's life tormented by visions of Jean Grey and struggling against his prolonged life. Yashida, an industrialist in Japan whose life he had saved, offers to cure his superhuman healing by transferring the ability to himself to cure his cancer. Logan declines the offer, but soon finds out that his wounds are not healing anymore.

Role:
Logan
Starring:
Hiroyuki Sanada, Famke Janssen, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Tao Okamoto
Directed By:
James Mangold
21. Scoop (2006)
9
4
Scoop
PG-13
9
4

Even after death investigative reporter, Joe Strombel, decides to communicate with an awkward journalism student Sondra Pranksy, to expose a serial killer known as the Tarot Card Killer. Unfortunately, the prime suspect, British aristocrat, Lyman, proves to be more than a match for Sondra and her ally magician Sid Waterman. 

Starring:
Ian McShane, Woody Allen, Romola Garai, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Bathurst
Directed By:
22. Swordfish (2001)
11
6
Swordfish
R
11
6

Gabriel wants the huge amount of illegal government funds to finance the counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell. He hires a convicted hacker Stanley Jobson, who wants to be back with his daughter Holly, for the job. However, Stanley soon realises that Gabriel and Ginger, his associate, have a far bigger plan. Meanwhile a federal agent, Roberts, is suspicious about Gabriel.

Role:
Stanley
Starring:
John Travolta, Don Cheadle, Drea de Matteo, Sam Shepard, Halle Berry, Vinnie Jones
Directed By:
Dominic Sena
23. Kate & Leopold (2001)
11
4
Kate & Leopold
PG-13
11
4

While chasing a man called Stuart using a small camera that should not exist to take photographs, Duke of Albany, Leopold, is transported from 1876 to 2001 Manhattan, through a time portal. Leopold starts falling in love with Stuart’s ex-girlfriend Kate McKay. But time and space threaten to tear the couple apart. 

Role:
Leopold
Starring:
Meg Ryan, Liev Schreiber, Natasha Lyonne, Viola Davis
Directed By:
James Mangold
24. Paperback Hero (1999)
9
3
Paperback Hero
9
3
Role:
Jack Willis
Starring:
Claudia Karvan, Angie Milliken, Andrew S. Gilbert, Jeanie Drynan
Directed By:
Antony J. Bowman
25. Butter (2011)
8
3
Butter
R
8
3

The film revolves around a few people in a small town who compete to win an annual butter carving contest.

Starring:
Alicia Silverstone, Ashley Greene, Jennifer Garner, Olivia Wilde, Yara Shahidi, Kristen Schaal, Ty Burrell
Directed By:
Jim Field Smith
26. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
7
3
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
PG-13
7
3
Starring:
Jun Ji-hyun, Russell Wong, Bingbing Li, Archie Kao, Ji-hyun Jun
Directed By:
Wayne Wang
27. Van Helsing (2004)
13
6
Van Helsing
PG-13
13
6

Famed monster hunter Abraham Van Helsing is sent to Transylvania to help the Valerious family destroy Count Dracula. There he falls in love with Anna Valerious but is unfortunately infected by the werewolf curse. Although Van Helsing manages to kill Dracula, he also kills Anna, who sacrifices her life to save him from the curse. 

Role:
Van Helsing
Starring:
Kate Beckinsale, Silvia Colloca, Elena Anaya, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham, Shuler Hensley
Directed By:
Stephen Sommers
28. Someone Like You... (2001)
8
3
Someone Like You...
PG-13
8
3

After her relationship with her boyfriend turns sour, Jane, a production assistant for a talk show, writes a column on the relationship habits of men. Little did she realize that it would gain her national popularity.

Role:
Eddie Alden
Starring:
Marisa Tomei, Greg Kinnear, Krysten Ritter, Tony Goldwyn, Julie Kavner, Ellen Barkin, Ashley Judd
Directed By:
29. Reminiscence (2021)
7
4
Reminiscence
PG-13
7
4

Reminiscence is a romantic science fiction thriller film which revolves around a man named Nick, who along with his friend, operates a business that allows people to relive their memories. One day, Mae, a client, asks for their help in finding her keys. Nick finds himself instantly attracted to her. However, months later, when Mae disappears without a word, Nick tries to relive his memories, hoping to find a hint.

Role:
Nick Bannister
Starring:
Rebecca Ferguson, Thandie Newton
30. The Front Runner (2018)
10
7
The Front Runner
R
10
7

The Front Runner is a biographical political drama film which tells the story of Gary Hart, a US senator, who decides to run for Presidency in 1987. However, things get complicated for him, when the paparazzi sheds light on an extramarital love affair that he had with Donna Rice.

Starring:
Vera Farmiga, Mike Judge, Kevin Pollak, Courtney Ford, J.K. Simmons
Directed By:
Jason Reitman
31. Movie 43 (2013)
7
7
Movie 43
R
7
7

An unsuccessful screenwriter, pitches in shockingly outrageous story ideas to a studio executive in this anthology comprising fourteen interlinked short films. It is directed by twelve different directors and stars famous Hollywood names. 

Starring:
Uma Thurman, Richard Gere, Dennis Quaid, Patrick Warburton, Johnny Knoxville, Naomi Watts, Anna Faris
32. Erskineville Kings (1999)
7
3
Erskineville Kings
7
3
Role:
Wace
Starring:
Joel Edgerton, Marty Denniss, Andrew Wholley, Aaron Blabey
Directed By:
Alan White
33. Uncle Jonny (2008)
6
3
Uncle Jonny
6
3
Starring:
Tom Nunan, Mark Constable, Natasha Kyritsis, Vanessa O'Neill
Directed By:
Mark Constable
34. Standing Room Only (2003)
7
3
Standing Room Only
7
3
Role:
Roger
Starring:
Joanna Lumley, Andy Serkis, Michael Gambon, William Ash, Nicholas Audsley
Directed By:
Deborra-Lee Furness
35. Making the Grade (2004)
5
3
Making the Grade
5
3
Role:
Mr. Slattery
Starring:
Bernadette Vitale, Chelsea Morgan, Carla Vitale
Directed By:
Corey Smith

Narrator/Dubbing

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
35
10
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
PG-13
35
10

Greg Gaines is a socially awkward 17-years-old high school student who spends most of his time creating low-budget remakes of classic movies with his "coworker" Earl. When he is implored by his parents to befriend his childhood friend Rachel Kushner, who has recently been diagnosed with leukemia, they develop a deep bond despite initial discomfort at the situation.

Role:
Self / Hugh Jackman (voice)
Starring:
Molly Shannon, Nick Offerman, Connie Britton, Jon Bernthal, Thomas Mann, Nick Offerman
Directed By:
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
An Aussie Goes Bolly
8
2
An Aussie Goes Bolly
8
2
Role:
 Self - Narrator 6 episodes, 2008
Starring:
Gus Worland
An Aussie Goes Barmy
8
3
An Aussie Goes Barmy
8
3
Role:
 Self - Narrator 1 episode, 2006
Starring:
Gus Worland
Directed By:
Tom Whitrow

Animation Movies

Rise of the Guardians (2012)
14
6
Rise of the Guardians
PG
14
6

For centuries, immortal Guardians like Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Easter Bunny have been protecting the world’s children from the darkness. But the evil bogeyman Pitch Black has been weakening the Guardians by replacing children’s memories with nightmares. Now the young Jack Frost must become the final Guardian to save the children. 

Role:
Bunny (voice)
Starring:
Jude Law, Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Isla Fisher, Isla Fisher
Directed By:
Peter Ramsey
Missing Link (2019)
7
4
Missing Link
PG
7
4
Role:
Sir Lionel Frost (voice)
Starring:
Stephen Fry, David Walliams, Zoe Saldana, Matt Lucas, Emma Thompson
Directed By:
Chris Butler
Flushed Away (2006)
11
6
Flushed Away
PG
11
6

The life of Roddy, a rat, is just perfect with luxuries all around him. So, when another rat Sid sends him into the sewers of London, it is too much for him to handle. As he struggles to get back to his comfortable life, he meets a scavenger rat Rita. Rita is pursued by Toad who is after her for a gem and also wants to wipe out all rats from the sewer.

Role:
Roddy (voice)
Starring:
Jean Reno, Kate Winslet, Miriam Margolyes, Andy Serkis, Ian McKellen, Bill Nighy
Directed By:
David Bowers, Sam Fell
Happy Feet (2006)
13
7
Happy Feet
PG
13
7

Male emperor penguins need to sing to attract a female for mating. However, Mumble is quite a disappointment in this field. Instead, he tap dances very well which appeals to Gloria, the object of his affection. But the elders despise it and consider this anomaly to be the cause of the recent fish shortage. Exiled, Mumble sets out to discover the root cause of the problem.

Role:
Memphis (voice)
Starring:
Brittany Murphy, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Magda Szubanski, Miriam Margolyes, Robin Williams, Nicole Kidman
Directed By:
Van Helsing: The London Assignment (2004)
5
3
Van Helsing: The London Assignment
5
3
Role:
Gabriel Van Helsing (voice)
Starring:
Tara Strong, Grey DeLisle, Robbie Coltrane, David Wenham, Dwight Schultz
Directed By:
Sharon Bridgeman

TV Shows

CollegeHumor Originals
9
3
CollegeHumor Originals
9
3
Starring:
Simon Pegg, Chevy Chase, Patton Oswalt, Yvonne Strahovski, Milana Vayntrub, Joss Whedon, Michelle Rodriguez
Law of the Land
8
2
Law of the Land
8
2
Starring:
Maggie King, David Ravenswood, John Dicks, Anne Phelan
Directed By:
Michael Offer, Julian Pringle, Richard Sarell, Ian Watson
The Directors' Series
8
2
The Directors' Series
8
2
Starring:
Deborra-Lee Furness
Snowy River: The McGregor Saga
9
3
Snowy River: The McGregor Saga
9
3
Starring:
Olivia Newton-John, Guy Pearce, Ben Mendelsohn, Wendy Hughes, Ben Geurens, Andrew Clarke
Directed By:
Colin Budds, Alister Hallum, Marcus Cole, Denny Lawrence, Tim Burstall
An Aussie Goes Bolly
7
3
An Aussie Goes Bolly
7
3
Starring:
Gus Worland
Halifax f.p.
7
3
Halifax f.p.
7
3
Starring:
Sullivan Stapleton, Jason Clarke, Emily Browning, Essie Davis, Guy Pearce, Hugo Weaving, Ben Mendelsohn
Directed By:
Michael Offer, Brendan Maher, Paul Moloney, Ken Cameron, Steve Jodrell
Correlli
7
3
Correlli
7
3
Role:
Kevin Jones
Starring:
Deborra-Lee Furness, Sue Jones, Tenley Gillmore, Paul Reardon
Directed By:
Kate Woods, Tony Tilse, Mandy Smith, Robert Klenner
Blue Heelers
7
3
Blue Heelers
7
3
Starring:
Manu Bennett, Sam Worthington, Luke Hemsworth, Jesse Spencer, Eliza Taylor, Sullivan Stapleton, Jason Clarke
Directed By:
Jeffrey Walker, Chris Martin-Jones, Ray Quint, Declan Eames, Denny Lawrence
An Aussie Goes Barmy
6
3
An Aussie Goes Barmy
6
3
Starring:
Gus Worland
Directed By:
Tom Whitrow
Viva Laughlin
1
3
Viva Laughlin
1
3
Starring:
Anna Kendrick, Melanie Griffith, Harry Shum Jr., Sebastian Tillinger, Carter Jenkins
Directed By:
Don Kurt, John F. Showalter

Special Appearance/Cameo

X: First Class (2011)
16
5
X: First Class
PG-13
16
5

The 5th movie in X-Men film series centres on the relationship of two very powerful mutants, Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr, as they join hands to prevent Sebastian Shaw, a dangerous mutant from starting a nuclear war. However, Eric has his own plan which causes a rift between the two friends.

Role:
Logan / Wolverine (uncredited)
Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Rose Byrne, Zoë Kravitz, Sasha Pieterse, January Jones, Edi Gathegi, Jennifer Lawrence
Directed By:
Matthew Vaughn
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
11
5
X-Men: Apocalypse
PG-13
11
5

En Sabah Nur, the first mutant worshipped as a god in ancient Egypt, wakes up thousands of years later and is extremely dissatisfied with the modern world. He recruits four powerful mutants, Storm, Psylocke, Angel and Magneto, to bring about Apocalypse to the world, which Professor Xavier and Mystique must prevent with the help of young recruits.

Role:
Logan (uncredited)
Starring:
Ally Sheedy, Sophie Turner, Oscar Isaac, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Evan Peters, Rose Byrne
Directed By:
Bryan Singer
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
6
4
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
PG
6
4

The film is the final installment of a trilogy based on Night at the Museum. The story focuses on Larry Daley, a night guard at American Museum of Natural History, where all the artifacts come to life at night and describes his travel to London in the company of Teddy Roosevelt, Sacagewea, Jedediah, Octavius, Dexter, Attila the Hun in order to save the tablet of Ahkmenrah from losing its magic.  

Role:
Self / Hugh Jackman (uncredited)
Starring:
Robin Williams, Rebel Wilson, Ben Stiller, Dick Van Dyke, Owen Wilson, Ben Kingsley, Rami Malek
Directed By:
Shawn Levy

Hugh Jackman Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Les Misérables Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2013
Primetime Emmy Awards
The 58th Annual Tony Awards Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 2005
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Action Movie Star 2012
Winner Favorite Action Star 2010
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Logan Best Duo 2017
Grammy Awards
The Greatest Showman Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 2019