Let’s see 10 best movies of Hugh Jackman, a famous star from Australia. He also earned the popularity not only for his role as the Wolverine.
1. Kevin Jones in Correlli (1995)
The second role in Hugh Jackman’s career was Kevin Jones. He was a prisoner suffering from amnesia with a mysterious past in the TV series Correlli. The work not only brought him initial success but also helped the actor soon find the half of his life, actress Deborra-Lee Furness. She was playing the female lead of Correlli. The two of them still have lived happily together until now.
2. X-Men series, Wolverine (2000 – 2017)
For more than 17 years, Hugh Jackman’s name has been associated with the Wolverine of the X-Men series. Initially, the character caused controversy due to the huge difference from the original comic book. But under the expression of the actor, Wolverine gradually gained the public’s hearts thanks to a strong image, sharp claws, and superhuman fighting ability. Logan (2017) marked the last time Hugh Jackman showed the character. The actor had brought complex emotions to this old mutant. It helped the work get many compliments from critics and audiences.
3. Kate & Leopold (2001)
One of best movies of Hugh Jackman includes the fantasy romance Kate & Leopold. It was an opportunity for him to be paired with the beauty Meg Ryan. In the movie, he played the role of noble Leopold who lived in the nineteenth century but suddenly got lost to the modern world. Then he fell in love with a girl who was facing many obstacles in life. The gentle, lovely witty of the plot, and the harmony between Jackman – Ryan made many audiences love the movie. It was Leopold that helped Hugh Jackman gain more female fans thanks to his masculine appearance, along with the polite and romantic gestures of the character.
4. Van Helsing (2004)
The fantasy film’s set was in a supernatural world, where demons always threatened the peaceful life of humans. The vampire hunter Van Helsing became a hope in the battle of survival, although his appearance was always cold and unapproachable. Despite the fact that producers have repeatedly cherished plans, Van Helsing of Hugh Jackman has not had the second part.
5. The Fountain (2006)
The Fountain was a complex work of art. The content praised the love and life of director Darren Aronofsky. Hugh Jackman starred in all three stories through thousands of years. It proved that the character Tomas, despite the finite of every human life, still loved only his woman. To join The Fountain, the actor had to train hard muscles and practice yoga for 14 months. He also needed to shave his head for the character Tom Creo at the end of the movie.
6. The Prestige (2006)
Also in 2006, Hugh Jackman made his mark through a work of magic theme. The content challenged the imagination of the audience by director Christopher Nolan. His character Robert Angier was a talented magician. However, his hatred caused unpredictable actions for his colleague Alfred Borden (Christian Bale). Audiences found it difficult to classify Angier as a protagonist or villain. Hugh Jackman had successfully performed this character.
7. Australia (2008)
The130-million-dollar blockbuster was like a brief history lesson about Australia before and during World War II. Hugh Jackman took on the role of Drover, a cattle lover who fell in love with a beautiful British noble (Nicole Kidman). Both of them shared the sweetness throughout the difficult and arduous times. Although critics did not overrate Australia, it was a great opportunity for Hugh Jackman’s fans to admire the sexiness of the idol.
8. Real Steel (2011)
Although Real Steel was the sci-fi genre with fierce boxing matches between robots, it was essentially a movie praising paternity. Hugh Jackman played the role of Charlie Kenton. He was an out-of-date man who became deadlocked and only began to see the “light at the end of the tunnel” when his wandering son found him. With the robot Atom, the Keaton father and son conquered one arena after another. They made the audience really touched by their journey.
9. Les Misérables (2012)
Adapted from the classic musical of the same name, the movie Les Miserable resonated both at the box office and with critics when it debuted in late 2012. Possessing a singing voice at average, but Hugh Jackman still made the audience admire him when he transformed into the character Jean Valjean with bright and intricate eyes. At Oscar 2013, he received the first Oscar nomination of his career in the category of Best Leading Actor for the film.
10. Prisoners (2013)
With the criminal work of director Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman once again played the role of a father. But this was a miserable and tormented father when his little daughter was suddenly missing. While the police were powerless, Keller Dover decided to investigate the matter himself. This pushed himself to greater tragedies. In real life, the actor loved his children very much. Therefore, this was probably the secret that helped Hugh Jackman always play the role of fathers on screen successfully.
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