Overall Best Akshay Kumar Movies!by Arjun | created - 29 Nov 2011 | updated - 29 Nov 2011 | Public
My list of personal favorites based off performances. Let me know what you think!
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1. Dosti: Friends Forever (2005)
136 min | Drama, Romance
Karan (Bobby Deol) was wealthy and a mansion was his habitat. Raj (Akshay Kumar) had empty pockets and the sky was his roof. Karan's jet ensured that he could fly if he wanted. Raj could ... See full summary »
The one movie that got a tear out of me. Such a great portrayal of friendship.
2. Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995)
Unrated | 162 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Lallu (Akshay Kumar) is an orphan who was separated from his parents and his brother as a child and has been brought up by foster parents. He decides to travel to Bombay to look for a job ... See full summary »
Includes the whole series, SBK, MKTA, KKK being my favorites!
3. Hera Pheri (2000)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.
4. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)
163 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sameer, fast at losing his temper is re-located to Goa where he falls in love with Rani. But Sameer's new roommate Sunny, has some plans of his own.
Akshay's comic timing and ability to piss you off is just mind blowing, he literally dominated this movie.
5. Ajnabee (2001)
Unrated | 165 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Bobby Deol and Kareena Kapoor play a new couple who get married and move to Switzerland. They make friends with their new neighbours Akshay Kumar and Bipasha Basu. Life seems perfect until one day when Bobby Deol wakes up in Akshay's house and finds out that Akshay's wife has been murdered. Bobby Deol is accussed of the murder but flees from the authorities in order to prove himself innocent.
One hell of a villain.
6. Aankhen (2002)
165 min | Comedy, Thriller, Crime
After a temperamental man is unceremoniously stripped of his duties as a bank manager, he decides to seek revenge by robbing the bank. He trains three blind men to do this risky task for him.
He can do serious roles.
7. Singh Is Kinng (2008)
135 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A comic caper about Happy Singh, a Punjabi villager who goes through a series of misadventures and eventually becomes the Kinng of the Australian underworld.
Proved himself capable of being a Box-office actor.
8. Mohra (1994)
177 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Journalist Roma Singh is the daughter of a jailer. While taking a tour of the jail, she is molested by some of the inmates, and an inmate, Vishal Agnihotri comes to her assistance. She ... See full summary »
Theres nothing to say about this movie. It's not number 1 because truly Sunil Shetty rules this movie, but Akshay was great too!
9. Jaanwar (1999)
Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Sultan (Shakti Kapoor) adopted an orphan and named him Badshah (Akshay Kumar). Badshah grows up to be a criminal and his life was made difficult by Inspector Pradhan (Ashish Vidyarthi). ... See full summary »
Gave Akshay a new chance.
10. Khakee (2004)
174 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A team of police force escorts an alleged terrorist from Chandangarh to Mumbai. However their trip turns into a deadly survival when an ex-cop tries to stop them to reach Mumbai.
Sad, but very great performance.
11. Dhadkan (2000)
161 min | Drama, Romance
Wealthy Anjali falls in love with poor Dev, both want to get married, but Anjali's family objects and instead get her married to equally wealthy Ram, who lives with his uncaring step-mother... See full summary »
Votes: 5,633 | Gross: $0.05M
Romantic lead giving SRK a run for his money.
12. Sangharsh (1999)
127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A rookie CBI officer must enlist the help of an incarcerated criminal in order to catch a serial child killer, who has recently escaped police custody.
Mind blowing performance worth critical acclaim!
13. Namastey London (2007)
128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan.
Votes: 17,356 | Gross: $1.21M
14. Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
153 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Waqt the race against time is the story of a father and a son between whom there is a special bond. Ishwarchand Thakur (Amitabh Bachchan) and Sumitra Thakur (Shefali Shah) are a married ... See full summary »
Liked this better then Ek Rishta.
15. Welcome (I) (2007)
159 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, but later discovers that her brothers are gangsters.
Votes: 13,308 | Gross: $1.09M
One of the best comedies, Akshay has done since Hera Pheri.
16. Khatta Meetha (2010)
157 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A seemingly corrupt petty contractor faces challenges from the local municipality, his family, his employees, as well as a former girlfriend and her family.
Votes: 7,476 | Gross: $0.54M
Honestly, this movie did not get justice. Described as a comedy, but was dealing with a topic that was very serious.
17. Keemat: They Are Back (1998)
162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After a man is killed when a mugging goes wrong, the two small-time crooks responsible try to make amends by pretending to be his best friends and helping his village.
Akshay's fire leg fight scene was one of the main reason I love this film, along with it being in the action genre.
18. Garam Masala (2005)
Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Romance
A rib tickling tale of two flirts who constantly flirts with women despite one of them having engaged. Chaos ensues when the fiancee finds that her to-be bride is cheating on her.
19. Aitraaz (2004)
Not Rated | 160 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A man is accused of sexual harassment by his former lover and he has to prove his innocence in order to restore his dignity.
Votes: 8,137 | Gross: $0.09M
A masterpiece thriller that Akshay brought justice too.
20. 8 x 10 Tasveer (2009)
122 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A man with the ability to visit the past by looking at photographs, must solve the mystery behind his father's sudden death.
A bizarre story with twists that only Akshay could have done justice too. His best movie where he was portrayed as a double role.
21. Andaaz (2003)
145 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Loyalty, Respect, commitment and love. What is Love? Loyalty, respect, commitment and friendship. Friendship and Love... Love and Friendship... So much in common, yet so different in emotion!
Evolves into a new kind of person.
23. Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)
Not Rated | 158 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A dentist's life turns into a roller coaster ride when he is unknowingly embroiled in gang wars.
Haha, this movie was just too good. Brilliant performance.
24. Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
150 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A slacker abducts the family of a crime kingpin to avenge the death of his brother.
Minuscule role, but huge impact.
25. Angaaray (1998)
Action, Crime, Drama
Bangalore-based Police Inspector Amar, a reformed juvenile, convicted for knifing a male, is approached by Mumbai's Police Commissioner Vinod Talwar, and assigned the task of locating the ... See full summary »