Famous Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman was born on October 12, 1968. He is originally from Australia, but gained popularity in Hollywood. For many people, he is primarily associated with the hero Wolverine, played by the actor. However, it is worth noting that, in addition to this role, Hugh took part in many more interesting films. In general, we counted 28 films where he played certain roles, this is in addition to series and short films. Therefore, today we offer you to watch the 10 most interesting films that you should definitely like. It is also worth noting that during his acting career, Hugh Jackman was awarded an Emmy and a Golden Globe, but he was just an Oscar nominee, a little short of his dream. So, we propose to consider a selection of the best films with the participation of Hugh Jackman.
Released in 2006 in the US and UK. The duration of the film is 125 minutes. Starring Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall and more . The film is about the life competitions of two former friends, illusionist magicians, who, after one accident, become enemies. Each of them is trying to develop their own secret of “moving”, someone with talent, and someone with cunning, using different tricks, as well as the help of a woman.
The film was released in 2013 in the USA. The duration of the film is 146 minutes. Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello and others. The plot is based on the kidnapping a girl of six years old and her girlfriend. Having lost faith in a fair investigation and the actions of the police, a heartbroken father takes hostage a man whom he suspects of kidnapping children. Now all the forces of law enforcement officers and detective Loki are sent to search for him.
Released in 2012 in the US and UK. The length of the film is 158 minutes. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne and others. The film is based on the life of a runaway convict who, while hiding from justice, at the same time tries to do everything for the happiness of the daughter of a woman for whom he considered himself responsible, did not save him from death. After all, this woman got into sexual exploitation. For the sake of the girl, he was ready for anything, even more.
This film project was released in 1999 in the USA. The duration of the film is 180 minutes. Starring Maureen Lipman, Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, David Shelmerden, Jimmy Johnston and others. The love story of a ranch worker, Curley, and a farmer’s daughter, who are constantly trying to get between a man with a dark past, Jud, who is her aunt’s worker. To spite Curly, the girl went to meet with Jud, but this becomes her very big mistake. How will this trio play out?
Rise of the Guardians
This film was released in 2012 in the USA. The duration is 97 minutes. In the plot of the film there are several children’s heroes, who are the guardians of dreams, who are trying to resist the evil Kromeshnik, who is determined to steal children’s dreams and replace them with nightmares. The story of the confrontation between good and evil, their influence on the psyche of not only children, but also adults.
X-Men film series
The sixth position in the selection was occupied by several works with the participation of Hugh Jackman, where he played, probably, his most famous hero – Wolverine. Let’s take a look at these films.
X-Men. It was released in 2000, 105 minutes long, USA. Jean Gray accidentally acquires superpowers that transform her into the Dark Phoenix, altering her subconscious and appearance. Now the X-Men face a choice – the life of a member of the team or the entire population of the world.
X-Men 2. It was released in 2003, 133 minutes long, Canada, USA. Starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Anna Paquin and others. The tape acts as a continuation of the history of the war and the life of mutant people who become participants in the assassination attempt on the President of the United States.
X-Men: The Last Stand. 2006 release, 100 minutes long, Canada, USA, UK. The film is the third part of the story about mutant people. He talks about attempts to restore their human form and normal life.
X-Men: The Beginning. Wolverine. 2009 release, duration 107 minutes, USA.
Wolverine: Immortal. Released in 2013, 126 min., Aust