Henry Cavill plays the role of Theseus in the 2011 film Immortals. He is the lead protagonist in the film and is a mortal chosen to battle the evil King Hyperion, played by Mickey Rourke.
14 Justice League
Henry Cavill stars as Superman/Clark Kent in Justice League, released in 2017. He is joined by other DC superheroes such as Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller), and Cyborg (Ray Fisher).
13 Sand Castle
In the Netflix Original film Sand Castle, Henry Cavill plays Matt Ocre, a soldier in the U.S. Army's 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment. He is a young recruit who is sent to Iraq to help repair a broken water system. During his time in Iraq, Matt and his fellow soldiers face many challenges and struggles, both on and off the battlefield. Matt's experiences in Iraq lead to him developing a greater appreciation for life, and the film shows how he matures into a more compassionate person.
12 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Henry Cavill plays the role of Superman in the 2016 film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He is the main antagonist in the movie and is pitted against Batman, played by Ben Affleck. Cavill's performance in the movie was praised by both critics and audiences alike.
11 Enola Holmes
Henry Cavill plays Sherlock Holmes in the 2020 Netflix film Enola Holmes. He also serves as a mentor to the titular character, Enola, who is Sherlock's much younger sister.
10 Tristan + Isolde
Henry Cavill plays the role of Tristan in Tristan + Isolde. He is a knight who falls in love with Isolde, the daughter of the Irish king. He helps her escape from an arranged marriage, and their love story unfolds from there.
9 I Capture the Castle
I Capture the Castle is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by Tim Fywell and starring Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Henry Cavill, and Tara Fitzgerald. The film is an adaptation of the 1948 novel of the same name by Dodie Smith. Cavill plays the role of Stephen Colley, a young man who is the object of affection for the protagonist, Cassandra Mortmain.
8 Man of Steel
Henry Cavill stars as the titular character in Man of Steel, the 2013 superhero film based on the DC Comics character Superman. Cavill portrays Clark Kent/Kal-El, a Kryptonian sent to Earth as an infant and later discovers his superhuman abilities. The film was directed by Zack Snyder and also stars Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne and Russell Crowe.
7 Whatever Works
Henry Cavill is an English actor best known for playing Superman in the DC Extended Universe. He made his film debut in the 2002 film "The Count of Monte Cristo". He then went on to star in a number of other films, including "Immortals" (2011), "Man of Steel" (2013), and "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" (2016). In 2009, he starred in the Woody Allen comedy "Whatever Works". Cavill was praised for his performance as Boris, a young man who falls in love with a divorced woman (played by Academy Award-winner Patricia Clarkson). Cavill's performance in the film was lauded by critics and audiences alike, and earned him a nomination for the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
6 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition
Henry Cavill portrays the character of Clark Kent/Superman in the 2016 superhero film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition. Cavill's portrayal of the character has been praised for its intensity and for staying true to the source material. He received particular praise for his fight scenes against Batman (Ben Affleck) and Doomsday (Jesse Eisenberg).
5 The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a 2015 American action spy comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie and written by Ritchie and Lionel Wigram. It is based on the 1964 MGM television series of the same name, which was created by Norman Felton and Sam Rolfe. The film stars Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki, Jared Harris, and Hugh Grant. The film was released in the United States on August 14, 2015, by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Henry Cavill starred as the character Tristan in the 2007 fantasy adventure film Stardust. Tristan was a young man from the small village of Wall who fell in love with a star (Claire Danes). He was willing to go on a quest in order to win her love. He was aided by a cross-dressing pirate (Robert De Niro) and a sky captain (Michelle Pfeiffer). The film was based on the novel by Neil Gaiman of the same name.
3 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Henry Cavill has proven himself to be an incredible actor and he is showing no signs of slowing down. In Mission: Impossible - Fallout, he plays the role of August Walker, a CIA agent sent in to help the Impossible Missions Force (IMF) with a mission. Cavill brings a great intensity to the role, and his physicality and martial arts skills make him an intimidating presence. His performance is the perfect complement to the already stellar cast. He expertly portrays the cold, calculating, and ruthless August Walker, while still managing to bring a level of humanity to the character. He is able to convey emotion and depth with subtlety, making the character relatable and sympathetic. Cavill's performance is one of the highlights of the movie and he is a great addition to the already stellar Mission: Impossible franchise. He proves once again that he is a talented actor who is capable of playing a wide range of roles.
2 The Count of Monte Cristo
Henry Cavill starred as Albert Mondego in the 2002 film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. He starred alongside Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, and Richard Harris.
1 Zack Snyder's Justice League
Henry Cavill returns as Superman in Zack Snyder's Justice League, the epic superhero team-up movie to save the world from Darkseid's evil forces.