20 Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
In the movie 'Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll,' Andy Serkis portrays the iconic British rock musician, Ian Dury.
19 Long Shot
In the film 'Long Shot', Serkis portrays the unscrupulous media mogul Parker Wembley, an antagonist to the main characters.
18 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Actor Andy Serkis is known for his stellar performance as Supreme Leader Snoke in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. His performance in The Last Jedi is dark and menacing, yet comical at the same time, helping to make Snoke a truly unique character.
17 Career Girls
In the movie 'Career Girls', Andy Serkis plays the character of Mr. Evans, a former college professor of the film's protagonist, Annie. Though a minor role, Serkis delivers a memorable performance, providing insight into Annie's past and her academic pursuits.
16 King Kong
In the movie 'King Kong', Andy Serkis plays two significant roles. First, he portrays Lumpy, a ship's cook who joins an expedition to Skull Island. While Lumpy is a minor character, Serkis infuses him with humor and charm. Secondly, and more notably, Serkis provides the motion-capture performance for the titular character, King Kong. Through his exceptional motion-capture work, Serkis brings the colossal ape to life, imbuing Kong with complex emotions and making him a sympathetic and awe-inspiring protagonist.
15 Wild Bill
Andy Serkis plays Wild Bill, a homeless ex-convict who takes a young boy under his wing and helps him find his way in life. With his charm and wit, Wild Bill teaches the boy the importance of friendship, family, and staying true to oneself.
14 Einstein and Eddington
Sir Andy Serkis portrays scientist Albert Einstein in the movie 'Einstein and Eddington'. He captures the eccentric genius of Einstein, showing him to be a complex and passionate man.
Andy Serkis starred as Richard Temple in the 1999 British comedy-drama film Topsy-Turvy, written and directed by Mike Leigh. The film follows the lives of the members of the Gilbert and Sullivan theatrical partnership and explores the development of their classic comic opera The Mikado. Serkis's character, Richard Temple, is a minor, but pivotal, character in the film.
12 Avengers: Age of Ultron
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' features Andy Serkis as the mysterious Ulysses Klaue, a black-market arms dealer with a powerful sonic weapon.
11 24 Hour Party People
In the movie '24 Hour Party People', Andy Serkis plays the character of Martin Hannett, a real-life record producer and influential figure in the Manchester music scene during the late 1970s and 1980s.
10 Black Panther
A motion capture performance, Andy Serkis plays Ulysses Klaue in Marvel's 'Black Panther'. Ulysses is an illegal arms dealer and a member of the criminal organization, the Ten Rings.
9 War for the Planet of the Apes
Andy Serkis portrays the ape leader Caesar in 'War for the Planet of the Apes'. He is a motion capture actor, which means he performs the role while wearing a motion capture suit and the movements are then translated into computer animation.
8 Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Andy Serkis plays the role of Caesar in the movie 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'. He portrays the intelligent ape as he leads his fellow primates in a fight for freedom against humans.
7 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Andy Serkis portrays Caesar, the leader of a group of genetically evolved apes, in the 2014 science fiction film 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'.
6 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
Andy Serkis stars as the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke in 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens'. He is a powerful figure in the dark side of the Force. His sinister presence threatens to destroy the fragile peace between the First Order and the Resistance.
5 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
In the movie 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', Andy Serkis reprised his iconic role as Gollum, a wretched and tortured creature corrupted by the One Ring's power. Through his exceptional motion-capture performance, Serkis brought Gollum's unique physicality and haunting personality to life.
4 The Prestige
Andy Serkis appears in 'The Prestige' as Mr. Alley. He appears briefly in the movie, playing the magician's assistant in Robert Angier's (Hugh Jackman) act.
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Andy Serkis plays the iconic character of Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers'. He is an important part of the story as he helps Frodo and Sam in their quest to destroy the One Ring.
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
In the movie 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring', Andy Serkis provided the groundbreaking motion-capture performance for the character Gollum. Gollum, a pitiful creature corrupted by the One Ring's influence, plays a significant role in the quest to destroy the Ring.
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
In the movie 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King', Andy Serkis continued his groundbreaking motion-capture performance as Gollum. As the epic trilogy's final installment, Gollum's role becomes pivotal in the fate of the One Ring and the quest to defeat Sauron.