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10 Best Brendan Fraser Movies: From ‘The Mummy’ to ‘The Whale’

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> 10 Best Brendan Fraser Movies: From ‘The Mummy’ to ‘The Whale’

After being away from the spotlight, actor Brendan Fraser has made a comeback with his recent role in 'The Whale'. However, his past performances in films like 'The Mummy' and 'George of the Jungle' have cemented his place in our hearts as one of the top action stars of the late 90s and early 2000s. Throughout his career, Fraser has also had the opportunity to star alongside some of the most successful actors in the industry. In this article, we take a look at 10 of Brendan Fraser's best films!

1. The Whale (2022)

1. The Whale (2022)

Charlie, an English teacher, tries to reconnect with his 17-year-old daughter Ellie, but finds out that he won't live long due to his deteriorating health. The film is one of the best films of 2022 thanks to the charming performance of Brendan Fraser. In the film set in an intimate apartment, Charlie instills hope in the sickly story with his positivity and compassion, despite the fact that he cannot see anything good in himself.

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Ty Simpkins

2. George of the Jungle (1997)

2. George of the Jungle (1997)

The film is about Ursula, an American heiress who is traveling through Uganda. Her local guide tells her the story of the White Monkey, and soon Ursula and her fiancé start looking for the creature. When they are attacked by a lion, the White Monkey takes her back. Se soon discovers that the White Monkey is actually a man named George who grew up in the forest.

Director: Sam Weisman

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church

3. AirHeads (1994)

3. AirHeads (1994)

Chazz, Rex and Pip are in a band called 'The Lone Rangers'. Unfortunately, producers constantly turn them down when they hear demo tapes. In a last-ditch effort, they sneak into the local radio station to listen to their tapes, and things eventually spiral out of control to the point where the group takes the radio station employees hostage. In this film, which is another example of Fraser's comedic talent, the dose of laughter is constantly increasing.

Director: Michael Lehmann

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler

4. Gods and Monsters (1998)

4. Gods and Monsters (1998)

James Whale is the real-life film director of the 1931 film Frankenstein. This fictional account of his life focuses on his post-retirement from filmmaking, his flashbacks to the early 1900s and his role in World War I. Boone, a much younger man, wants more than friendship with Whale. The film takes place as an interesting film in Brendan Fraser's own career, as he shows a dramatic brilliance in the role of Boone.

Director: Bill Condon

Cast: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

5. The Mummy (1999)

5. The Mummy (1999)

Probably Fraser's most notable film, The Mummy is about adventurer Rick O'Connell guiding librarian Evelyn Carnahan on a quest to the secret city of Hamunaptra. While wandering around the city in pursuit of secrets and searching for treasure, they accidentally awaken a mummy that attacks them. With a satisfying plot and action, the film is the best production in which Fraser has consolidated his talent for directing a film.

Director: Stephen Sommers

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

6. School Ties (1992)

6. School Ties (1992)

In 1959, 17-year-old Jewish high school quarterback David Greene is offered a scholarship to play at a private Catholic boarding school due to his excellent grades and talent on football. While the opportunity to play football on a bigger field is exciting, David is faced with a school full of people who are biased against him because of his identity.

Director: Robert Mandel

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell

7. The Quiet American (2002)

7. The Quiet American (2002)

In the Vietnam of 1952, Alden Plye, an American CIA agent, and Thomas Fowler, a British journalist, compete for Phuong's affections. In Alden's quest to direct the war in the interests of America, the film tells a story about how America's actions in Vietnam will lead to conflict in subsequent years.

Director: Phillip Noyce

Cast: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Thi Hai Yen Do

8. Bedazzled (2000)

8. Bedazzled (2000)

Thinking that he has no chance with Allison, the girl of his dreams, Elliot makes a deal with the devil and gives up his soul, gaining the right to seven wishes to win Allison's heart. Elliot's wishes, which he thinks are simple, turn upside down when the devil gets discouraged in his choices, causing Elliot to make many mistakes along the way.

Director: Harold Ramis

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Frances O'Connor

9. Blast from the Past (1999)

9. Blast from the Past (1999)

Adam goes to 1997 America for the first time after spending the first 35 years of his life in the nuclear bunker built by his father. The guy soon realizes that nuclear war never happened, and he must learn to adapt to a society in which he no longer grows up.

Director: Hugh Wilson

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken

10. No Sudden Move (2021)

10. No Sudden Move (2021)

Doug Jones brings together a group of criminals to carry out what looks like a small-scale blackmail job. However, when they start to implement their plans, things develop differently than they initially expected and they begin to fear that they are being trapped. The film is Fraser's big return to the action scene.

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbour

What is your favorite movie from Brendan Fraser? Tell us in the comments!

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