Since his breakout performance in Christopher Nolan’s Inception, Tom Hardy has been among Hollywood’s fastest-rising stars. Hardy’s muscular physique and rugged demeanor shouldn’t distract from his impressive acting talents.
Based on his most compelling characters, strongest film plots and top acting performances, the following is a list of best Tom Hardy movies, along with some additional titles for you to consider. Feel free to add a comment below if you want to speak on behalf of another title!
Tom Hardy plays rising MMA star Tommy Conlon in this intense action film directed by Gavin O’Connor. Conlon returns home to get trained by his alcoholic father, and his progression through a major tournament sets the stage for an epic fight with his estranged brother (Joel Edgerton).
Despite some other film accomplishments, Lawless was the first movie that really allowed Hardy to demonstrate his assertive, charismatic acting style in a prominent leading role. Directed by John Hillcoat, Lawless is a film about three brothers trying to profit from bootlegging alcohol in Franklin County, Virginia during the depression era. When corrupt law enforcement officials attempt to cut in on their business, brothers Forrest (Hardy), Jack (Shia LaBeouf) and Howard (Jason Clarke) Bondurant aren’t about to accept matters lying down.
Other best Tom Hardy movies deserving of consideration include (in descending chronological order): The Revenant (2015), Legend (2015), The Drop (2014), Locke (2013), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Inception (2010)
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