Hugh Jackman's best movie roles: Logan, The Greatest Showman, more
The Front Runner (2018)
Jackman plays Senator Gary Hart in the real-life story of a politician who was expected to win the 1988 presidential election yet was forced to drop out of the race after an infidelity scandal broke. The drama hits theaters in November 2018 (yes, just in time for the elections).
The Greatest Showman (2017)
Don’t you wanna get away to a whole new part you’re gonna play? Hugh’s got what you need, so come with him and take the ride.
Back in the year 2000, this was the movie that started it all for Jackman and his iconic beard-fang combo.
Quite possibly the best superhero movie to date (it was even nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar), Jackman’s probable X-Men swan song was a powerful ode to the role he played for almost two decades.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
The 2015 indie dramedy-slash-coming-of-age-film featured a surprise cameo from Jackman himself — as a Wolverine poster come alive. It sounds bizarre, but trust that it fit in with the rest of the movie’s vibe.
Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal team up to seek revenge on the boy they believe kidnapped two girls and subsequently haunted all of our nightmares, both sexual and not.
Jackman voiced Memphis, the penguin who had a total ‘tude towards dancing, in what is the foremost penguin cartoon of our time.
Someone Like You (2001)
Jackman starred alongside Ashley Judd and Greg Kinnear in this classic rom-com about a woman who writes a column about all the bad relationship habits she’s noticed in men, but the real fun fact is that he was directed by none other than Scandal‘s Tony Goldwyn.
Les Misérables (2012)
In the timeless musical, Jackman demonstrates how to perfect the art of layering — and other stuff, too.
Kate & Leopold (2001)
You heard it here first: Hugh Jackman was the early-2000s rom-com king you totally forgot about. In this flick, he plays a Duke from the 1800s who unexpectedly finds himself in modern-day New York — and falls in love, of course.
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