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Amitabh Bachchan Movies Ranked by Tomatometer

Discover the films of legendary and prolific Indian icon Amitabh Bachchan! We’re featuring his films by Tomatometer, including 1975’s blockbuster Sholay, which became India’s highest-grossing film at the time, his crossover appearance in Baz Lurhmann’s The Great Gatsby (portraying Meyer Wolfsheim), beloved 2004 romantic epic Veer-Zaara, and Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva from this year, which, with its Disney-backed distribution in North America, became the widest global release for an Indian film.

#1

Pink (2016)
100%

#1
Adjusted Score: 66606%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A lawyer with wild mood swings helps three women sue the men who attacked them.... [More]

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 45688%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan), the adoptive son of business magnate Yash Raichand (Amitabh Bachchan), feels eternal gratitude to his father... [More]
Directed By: Karan Johar

#3

Khakee (2004)
100%

#3
Adjusted Score: 26422%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Lawmen (Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar) must escort a dreaded terrorist and a crucial informant across India.... [More]
Directed By: Rajkumar Santoshi

#4

Veer-Zaara (2004)
93%

#4
Adjusted Score: 52813%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Squadron Leader Veer Pratap Singh, a pilot in the Indian air force, rescues the stranded Zaara, a woman from Pakistan,... [More]
Directed By: Yash Chopra

#5

Sholay (1975)
93%

#5
Adjusted Score: 93927%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In the village of Ramgarh, retired police chief Thakur Baldev Singh (Sanjeev Kumar) plots to bring down the notorious bandit... [More]
Directed By: Ramesh Sippy

#6

Piku (2015)
90%

#6
Adjusted Score: 90045%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A cab driver (Irrfan Khan) is caught between a dysfunctional father (Amitabh Bachchan) and daughter (Deepika Padukone) as he drives... [More]
Directed By: Shoojit Sircar

#7

Kyon Ho Gaya Na (2004)
83%

#7
Adjusted Score: 18858%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A young woman (Aishwarya Rai) and her new beau (Vivek Oberoi) have opposing views on love and marriage.... [More]
Directed By: Samir Karnik

#8

Kaante (2002)
83%

#8
Adjusted Score: 19387%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Gathered in a warehouse after a bank robbery, six criminals (Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty) start to turn against... [More]
Directed By: Sanjay Gupta

#9

Bunty Aur Bubli (2005)
83%

#9
Adjusted Score: 20736%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When two ambitious dreamers and schemers from a pair of dead-end towns meet up, girl and boy team Bunty and... [More]
Directed By: Shaad Ali

#10

Yagna (2007)
75%

#10
Adjusted Score: 26679%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The people of an unnamed kingdom are suffering, thanks to the greed and madness of King Jaywardhan (Boman Irani). Meanwhile,... [More]
Directed By: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

#11

Gulabo Sitabo (2020)
73%

#11
Adjusted Score: 67062%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Two scheming men get caught up in a game of one upmanship, each one attracting other members to their clan... [More]
Directed By: Shoojit Sircar

#12

TE3N (2016)
67%

#12
Adjusted Score: 51383%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A man (Amitabh Bachchan) searches for clues related to the abduction and murder of his granddaughter, while a cop (Vidya... [More]
Directed By: Ribhu Dasgupta

#13

Badla (2019)
63%

#13
Adjusted Score: 56142%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A young married entrepreneur finds herself in a locked hotel room next to the body of her dead lover. Hoping... [More]
Directed By: Sujoy Ghosh

#14

Bhoothnath (2008)
60%

#14
Adjusted Score: 13503%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Banku and his parents move into their new home, the Nath Villa. Here, Banku meets the unfriendly ghost of the... [More]
Directed By: Vivek Sharma

#15

Reservation (2011)
57%

#15
Adjusted Score: 17612%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Dr Anand, a legendary principal, along with his disciples fights against the odds to abide by the Supreme Court's decision... [More]
Directed By: Prakash Jha

#16
#16
Adjusted Score: 22221%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy starts a rebellion against the British East India Company.... [More]
Directed By: Surrender Reddy

#17

Paheli (2005)
63%

#17
Adjusted Score: 21244%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Kishanlal marries the beautiful Lachchi, but the day after the wedding, he leaves on business for five years. When Kishanlal... [More]
Directed By: Amol Palekar

#18

Wazir (2016)
56%

#18
Adjusted Score: 25796%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A brave ATS officer (Farhan Akhtar) and a disabled grandmaster (Amitabh Bachchan) face a mysterious and dangerous opponent (Neil Nitin... [More]
Directed By: Bejoy Nambiar

#19
#19
Adjusted Score: 31871%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Dev (Shah Rukh Khan) and Maya (Rani Mukerji) are married, but not to each other. A chance encounter brings Dev... [More]
Directed By: Karan Johar

#20

Shamitabh (2015)
50%

#20
Adjusted Score: 36582%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Two people come together, but their differences force them apart.... [More]
Directed By: R. Balki

#21

102 Not Out (2018)
50%

#21
Adjusted Score: 41069%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Dattatraya Vakharia is a 102-year-old man who wants to break the record of oldest living male. There's just one problem... [More]
Directed By: Umesh Shukla

#22

Runway 34 (2022)
50%

#22
Adjusted Score: 34669%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Runway 34 tells the turbulent tale of Captain Vikrant Khanna (Ajay Devgn), a pilot prodigy whose flight takes a stirring... [More]
Directed By: Ajay Devgan

#23

Paa (2009)
44%

#23
Adjusted Score: 17527%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A politician's 13-year-old son has a rare disorder that makes him appear to be a grown man.... [More]
Directed By: R. Balki

#24

The Great Gatsby (2013)
48%

#24
Adjusted Score: 62387%
Critics Consensus: While certainly ambitious -- and every bit as visually dazzling as one might expect -- Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby emphasizes visual splendor at the expense of its source material's vibrant heart.
Synopsis: Midwest native Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) arrives in 1922 New York in search of the American dream. Nick, a would-be... [More]
Directed By: Baz Luhrmann

#25
Adjusted Score: 50143%
Critics Consensus: Ambitious yet uneven, Brahmastra Part One: Shiva offers definite pleasures for Bollywood fans, although the incessant spectacle may ultimately overwhelm many viewers.
Synopsis: BRAHMĀSTRA - the Trilogy, is a 3-part film franchise and the beginning of India's first original universe -- the Astraverse.... [More]
Directed By: Ayan Mukherjee

#26
#26
Adjusted Score: 26588%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Two London couples experience the joys and perils of falling in love.... [More]
Directed By: Shaad Ali

#27

Sarkar Raj (2008)
43%

#27
Adjusted Score: 13548%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Shankar tries to drum up support for a power plant.... [More]
Directed By: Ram Gopal Varma

#28

Helicopter Eela (2018)
27%

#28
Adjusted Score: 17422%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: An overprotective mother joins her son at college.... [More]
Directed By: Pradeep Sarkar

#29

Goodbye (2022)
40%

#29
Adjusted Score: 23157%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A heart-warming story about life, family, and relationships.... [More]
Directed By: Vikas Bahl

#30
#30
Adjusted Score: 17833%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: East Indian freedom fighters unite to battle British soldiers in 1795.... [More]
Directed By: Vijay Krishna Acharya

#31

Ki & Ka (2016)
10%

#31
Adjusted Score: 5116%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A woman (Kareena Kapoor) focuses on her career, while her husband (Arjun Kapoor) looks to build a home.... [More]
Directed By: R. Balki

#32

Sarkar 3 (2017)
11%

#32
Adjusted Score: 5773%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A woman seeks revenge for her father's death.... [More]
Directed By: Ram Gopal Varma