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Top 10 Movies of Russell Crowe

Updated on June 6, 2016

Born on 7 April 1964 in Wellington, New Zealand and raised in Australia, Russell Ira Crowe is an actor and musician. Married in 2003 with Danielle Spencer, Australian actress and singer-writer, they have two kids named Charles Spencer Crowe and Tennyson Spencer Crowe.

Crowe began his career as musician. He then became an Australian actor. He became popular actor and well-known face of Hollywood after tremendous success of his historical epic movie, Gladiator in 2000. He won Oscar Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2001 from this movie (Gladiator).

Top 10 Movies List of Russell Crowe

1. Gladiator (2000)

2. L.A. Confidential (1997)

3. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

4. Cinderella Man (2005)

5. The Insider (1999)

6. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

7. American Gangster (2007)

8. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

9. The Next Three Days (2010)

10. Proof (1991)

Top 5 popular songs of Russelll Crowe

Name of song
Stars (les Miserables, Film Version)
Inside Her Eyes
Charlie's Song
Painted Veil
Unfaithful Man

Gladiator (2000)

In this historical epic movie directed by Ridley Scott, Crowe played roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius.

Ad 180 General Maximus is named ‘keeper of Rome’ by the dying Emperor Marcus Aurelius after successfully vanquishing the barbarian hordes. But emperor’s son Commodus has other ideas. Following a failed execution, Maximus flee his Spanish home to discover his wife and son have been murdered. Enslaved and trained as gladiator, Maximus is one of a troupe of warriors called for the gladiatorial games at Rome. He is soon involved in plot to overthrow the emperor at Rome.

Movie Information:

Actors: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris

Directors: Ridley Scott

Writers: David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson

Producers: Branko Lustig, David Franzoni, Douglas Wick, Laurie MacDonald

Rated: R (Restricted)

Studio: Dreamworks Video

Russell Crowe in Gladiator (2000)
Russell Crowe in Gladiator (2000)

LA Confidential (1997)

This film is based on James Ellroy's 1990 novel of the same title. As corruption grows three policemen investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice in Los Angeles during 1950s.

Movie Information:

Actors: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, James Cromwell

Directors: Curtis Hanson

Writers: Curtis Hanson, Brian Helgeland, James Ellroy

Rated: R (Restricted)

Studio: Warner Home Video

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

In this movie of Ron Howard, Crowe brilliantly portrayed the life of John F. Nash, a Noble Prize winner in economics.

The film was loosely based on a bestselling book of the same name by Sylvia Nasar.

Movie Information:

Actors: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Directors: Ron Howard

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Universal Studios

Cinderella Man (2005)

The titled of the film is taken from the nickname of heavyweight boxing champion, James J. Braddock. The movie, Cinderella Man is inspired by life story of James J. Braddock.

Movie Information:

Actors: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti, Paddy Considine

Directors: Ron Howard

Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Cliff Hollingsworth

Producers: Brian Grazer, James Whitaker, Kathleen McGill, Louisa Velis, Penny Marshall

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Universal Studios

The Insider (1999)

In this Michael Mann’s film, Crowe played as tobacco film whistle blower, Jeffrey Wigand. The film is based on a true story about tobacco industry which was aired on February 4, 1996 in 60 Minutes, an American television news magazine.

Movie Information:

Actors: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall

Directors: Michael Mann

Writers: Michael Mann, Eric Roth, Marie Brenner

Producers: Michael Mann, Avi Kleinberger, Gusmano Cesaretti, Kathleen M. Shea, Pieter Jan Brugge

Rated: R (Restricted)

Studio: Touchstone Home Entertainment

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3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: James Mangold

Year: 2007

Duration: 122 min

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western

Actors: Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Ben Foster, Peter Fonda

Rated: R (Restricted)

Studio: Lions Gate

American Gangster (2007)

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Year: 2007

Duration: 157 min

Genre: Crime, Drama, Biography

Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal

Studio: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Actors: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy, Edward Woodall

Directors: Peter Weir

Writers: Peter Weir, John Collee, Patrick O'Brian

Producers: Alan B. Curtiss, Bob Weinstein, Duncan Henderson, Harvey Weinstein

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: 20th Century Fox

The Next Three Days (2010)

Directors: Paul Haggis

Year: 2010

Duration: 133 min

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance

Starring: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Lionsgate

Proof (1991)

Directed by: John Madden

Year: 2005

Duration: 100 min

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis

Rated: R (Restricted)

Studio: New Line Home Video


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      Mel Carriere 21 months ago from San Diego California

      Perhaps he is not very likeable as a human being, but you can't argue with the fact that he is a great actor. Good job!

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      ParadigmEnacted 4 years ago

      You do real good with the layouts of your hubs and all the different capsules. I can take something from that.