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Top 5 Brendan Fraser Movies You Have To Watch

Top 5 Brendan Fraser Movies You Have To Watch
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Brendan Fraser, the charismatic and talented actor, has had a diverse career spanning for over three decades.

From heartwarming comedies to action-packed adventures, Fraser has demonstrated his versatility and ability to captivate audiences in a wide range of roles.

Here are the top 5 Brendan Fraser movies that you must watch at least once in your life.

1. The Mummy (1999)

We bet it's the first movie that comes to your mind every time you hear Brandon Fraser's name and it's not for nothing.

Fraser's portrayal of adventurer Rick O'Connell in this action-adventure film became iconic and made us all fall in love with his character.

His charm, wit, and undeniable chemistry with Rachel Weisz as Evelyn Carnahan made this movie an instant classic that every self-respecting fan likes to rewatch.

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2. Blast from the Past (1999)

In this romantic comedy, Fraser plays Adam Webber, a man raised in a fallout shelter who ventures into the outside world for the first time after 35 years in captivity.

The endearing innocence and childlike simplicity of the character, masterfully portrayed by Brendan, and the comedy make this movie a delightful and heartwarming experience. Still one of our best childhood movies of all time.

3. George of the Jungle (1997)

The movie captured in our minds what the real Tarzan would have looked like, and even after nearly 30 years, we can't see anyone but Brendan in the role.

In this family-friendly comedy, Fraser shines as the lovable and clumsy George, a man raised by apes.

His physical comedy and charming personality brought the beloved cartoon character to life and gave the audience a lot of unforgettable laugh-out-loud moments.

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4. Gods And Monsters (1998)

Although you might mostly remember Brendan for his comedic and adventurous roles, his ability to try on various masks has often given us a different perspective on his acting skills.

In this critically acclaimed drama, Fraser delivers a standout performance as Clayton Boone, a young man who forms a unique friendship with the director of the classic film Frankenstein, James Whale.

Fraser's portrayal of vulnerability and emotional depth earned him critical acclaim and demonstrated his ability to tackle complex roles.

5. The Whale ( 2022)

One of Brendan's most memorable roles. The movie, directed by Darren Aronofsky, gave Fraser his first Oscar statuette and finally brought him back after years of silence.

The story of Charlie, an English teacher suffering from obesity and the loss of his significant other and trying to reconnect with his teenage daughter, left no one indifferent.

A heartbreaking story and a breathtaking performance by the lead actor that will forever be etched in our minds and hearts.