Australian actor, Hugh Jackman, is one of the most likeable players in Hollywood. Thanks to his stellar on-screen performances, as well as his superb off-screen reputation, he has built up a career which dates back decades, and includes a string of hit movies.
Jackman’s films have ranged from action-adventure pictures to musicals, and from thrillers to animated features. He has led a number of box-office hits, has worked with multiple high-profile directors, and has developed a loyal fanbase through films such as the X-Men franchise and The Greatest Showman.
In this post I am taking a look back at Jackman’s film portfolio with a rundown of all his movies. I will be going through his film career, decade-by-decade, to showcase all of the pictures he has starred in, dating back to the 1990s.
Ever wondered what all of the Hugh Jackman movies are? Of course you have! Well, fear not, you’re about to see a list of them all!
Jackman’s acting career began in the 1990s, initially through television. He took on roles in a number of well-known Aussie dramas, including Blue Heelers and Snowy River: The McGregor Saga.
However, in 1999 he finally moved over to film with his first big screen performance as Jack Willis in the movie, Paperback Hero. He then followed this up with two additional films, before the decade came to a close.
Hugh Jackman’s movies during the 1990s include:
- Paperback Hero (1999)
- Erskineville Kings (1999)
- Oklahoma! (1999)
Moving into the ‘00s and this is where Jackman’s film career really took off. In 2000 he appeared as the Marvel super hero, Wolverine, in the comic book movie, X-Men, and this part caught the attention of many casting directors and opened a lot of doors for the actor.
From here he went on to appear in such films as Swordfish, Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, and The Prestige. He also continued in the role of Wolverine for X-Men 2, X-Men: The Last Stand, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and starred in the superb and beautiful Australia.
Hugh Jackman’s films throughout the 2000s include:
- X-Men (2000)
- Animal Attraction (2001)
- Swordfish (2001)
- Kate & Leopold (2001)
- X-Men 2 (2003)
- Van Helsing (2004)
- X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
- Scoop (2006)
- The Fountain (2006)
- The Prestige (2006)
- Flushed Away (2006)
- Happy Feet (2006)
- Deception (2008)
- Australia (2008)
- X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Heading into the 2010s and Jackman continued to appear in a number of high-profile movies, with notable pictures including Les Misérables, Chappie, Eddie the Eagle, and the excellent, Prisoners. The actor featured in more X-Men movies, including the critically acclaimed Logan, and took on the role of P.T. Barnum for the crowd-pleasing musical, The Greatest Showman.
Hugh Jackman’s movies throughout the 2010s include:
- X-Men: First Class (2011)*
- Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
- Butter (2011)
- Real Steel (2011)
- Rise of the Guardians (2012)
- Les Misérables (2012)
- Movie 43 (2013)
- The Wolverine (2013)
- Prisoners (2013)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
- Chappie (2015)
- Pan (2015)
- Eddie the Eagle (2015)
- X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)*
- Logan (2017)
- The Greatest Showman (2017)
- The Front Runner (2018)
- Missing Link (2019)
- Bad Education (2019)
And finally, moving into the 2020s, and Jackman has continued to appear in movies, including the romantic sci-fi film, Reminiscence. His films in the 2020s (so far) have included:
- Free Guy (2021)**
- Reminiscence (2021)
- The Son (2022)
**Brief voice over cameo
So, those are all of Hugh Jackman’s movies, but what are your favourites? Are you a fan of Prisoners? or is Swordfish your must-see film? Perhaps Logan is the movie for you, or maybe The Prestige?
Well, whatever your favourite Hugh Jackman movie, be sure to drop a comment below and share the love. There are a lot of Jackman fans out there, so be sure to holler!
And if you are a fan of Hugh Jackman you might like to know that many of his hit movies are available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray, including one of his best-loved films, Australia.
If you’ve not watched Australia before, the film is a sweeping epic set just before World War II. The movie is directed by Baz Luhrmann and sees Jackman co-star alongside Nicole Kidman.
The Australia DVD is available from all good entertainment stockists, including Amazon US and Amazon UK.
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