Jeff Bridges is an actor who gets credit for starring in more movies than he should do. His personality of being likable makes him feature in many films, though he still needs an excellent script. Over the course of his four decades’ career, Jeff Bridges has displayed a talent that very few other actors have achieved. Jeff has received over six nominations as the ‘Best Actor’ and won one for his role in ‘Crazy Heart,’ the 2009 movie. Most his films are global thrillers, and here we have the best ten movies acted by Bridges.
Top Ten Movies by Jeff Bridges of all time
10. The Last Picture Show
At twenty-two years of age, Jeff already had an Oscar nomination for his role in ‘Peter Bogdanovich’ film called ‘Coming of Age.’ Although he lost to Ben Johnson who was his co-star, the movie launched the actor’s career. The scene involved a messy fight and his best friend on the screen, leading to an explosion that was correctly mounted. ‘The Last Picture’ gives Jeff Bridges an incredible chance to be a star.
9. The Fisher King
‘The Fisher King’ is a redemptive drama by Terry Gilliam about a shock jock who tries to make amends. Jeff Bridges is on another mission, and the co-star called Robin Williams received more plaudits for the role played. Bridges had a drunken descent that showed a lot of hopelessness, although he managed to make the scene and didn’t veer into melodrama. The actor regrettably speaks about his life to a puppet, which brings an emotional effect.
8. The Big Lebowski
‘The Big Lebowski’ is an absurd comedy by the Coen brothers that transformed into an overnight cult hit and gave Bridges a very recognizable role as a permanent slacker who unfortunately become the victim of a mistaken identity. The actor’s showdown arises amidst the two Lebowskis as the Dude attempts to replace his urine soaked rag.
7. Arlington Road
The 1999 movie called ‘Arlington Road’ has Bridges giving an underrated performance in the little-seen thriller about a paranoid professor who argues that he is convinced his neighbor are terrorists planning to attack the country. An uneasy tension builds up and reaches a breaking point in the devastating reveal as the professor discovers their evil plans.
6. True Grit
In ‘True Grit,’ Jeff Bridges teams up with Coens to make a remarkable 2010 movie that looked like an additional idea until everyone watched it. Jeff Bridges deserved the ‘Best Actor’ nomination that was given to him following his role as Rooster Cogburn. Bridges lowers down the law using a ferocious ease.
5. Star Man
In ‘Star Man,’ an alien assumes the form of the husband of a certain young widow’s husband and requests for a drive from Wisconsin to Arizona in the United States of America. Before the journey is completed, the government attempts to stop them but in vain. John Carpenter is the director of the 115 minutes’ movie. The actors are Karen Allen, Jeff Bridges, Richard Jaeckel and Charles Martin Smith.
4. Crazy Heart
A faded musician who once sang country music is forced to reassess a dysfunctional life during one doomed romance session that also does inspire him. The movie goes for 112 minutes and is directed by Scott Cooper. The actors are Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeff Bridges, James Keane and Colin Farrell.
3 The Contender
Senator Hanson Laine is a strong contender for the post of the vice-president in the United States. However, information and disinformation concerning her past comes up and threatens her confirmation, as well as the election. The 126 minutes’ movie has Rod Lurie as the director. The actors compose of Gary Oldman, John Allen, Christian Slater and Jeff Bridges.
2. The Fabulous Biker Boys
‘The Fabulous Baker Boys’ is a ‘tale’ of two musicians who struggle with life as well as their career. The two of them are also brothers, and they face the challenges of life together and boldly. The excellent team that acts the movie compose of Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Ellie Raab and Beau Bridges.
1. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
In the assistance of an irreverent and young sidekick, a former bank robber succeeds to get back his old gang together. They organize a daring heist in the 115 minutes’ movie with Michael Cimino as the director. The actors included are Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Jeff Bridges and Geoffrey Lewis.
Jeff Bridges Most Fascinating Movies
1. Iron Man
If there exists a film that is as popular as Jeff Bridges, that must be ‘Iron Man.’ Tony Stark is a billionaire engineer who is held captive in an inhuman Afghan cave. Stark creates a unique weapon suit that enables him to fight evil. Jon Favreau is the movie’s director, and the writers are Hawk Ostby and Mark Fergus. The of the actors in the film are Terre, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Robert Downey Jr.
2. The Door in the Floor
The young assistant of a writer becomes a pawn and catalyzes the disintegration of his boss’s household. Tod Williams is the director of the film written by John Irving. The actors are Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, and Jon Foster.
Jeff Bridges is one actor who thrills people by chilling when it needs to, then coming up and surprising everyone. The movies we have listed above are enough evidence that Jeff’s career is inspiring.