Austrian-born actor, producer, former bodybuilder, and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most successful box office stars in history. With over 50 credits totaling more than $4 billion worldwide, Schwarzenegger ranks among the top 40 earning stars of all time.
To celebrate his seventy-fifth birthday, diverse It ranks his top 10 movies.
With a career that began with playing a “special agent” infiltrating the gym in Stay Hungry (1976) and a highlight in the feature documentary classic “Pumping Iron” (1977), Schwarzenegger has become one of the most influential and influential classic action stars of his generation.
His breakout role came with the epic film Conan the Barbarian (1982), directed by John Milius and co-written by Academy Award winner Oliver Stone. An instant box office success, he moved on to the franchise defining his career with “The Terminator” (1984), where he played an evil cyborg who was sent in time to kill the mother of humanity’s savior John Connor. It produced one of the best sequels ever produced with “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” (1991). This time, Schwarzenegger became the protector of young Conor (played by Edward Furlong) along with an Oscar-worthy performance by Linda Hamilton.
Schwarzenegger was a dominant force in the 1980s and 1990s, with roles in “Commando” (1985), “Predator” (1987), “Twins” (1988), “Kindergarten Cop” (1990), “Total Recall” (1990) and ” True Lies” (1994).
It has won some awards despite being considered “one note” by film critics. Schwarzenegger was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Lead Actor (Comedy) for his performance as a lamb in “Junior” (1994) and won an Emmy Award as Executive Producer alongside longtime friend and collaborator James Cameron on the documentary series Years. of Living Dangerously ”(2014).
Read miscellaneous Rank below and see his best scene from each performance listed.
little honor: “Conan the Barbarian” (1982); “Red Sonya” (1985); “Last Action Hero” (1993); “Jingle all the way” (1996); “Batman and Robin” (1997)
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