In the movie 'Cellular,' Jason Statham plays the character of Ethan Greer, a skilled and resourceful ex-con with a penchant for violence. The film revolves around a kidnapped woman who manages to make a call on a broken cellphone. Statham's character, Ethan, becomes involved when he receives the call and realizes the seriousness of the situation. He takes on the role of a reluctant hero, using his street-smarts, physical abilities, and determination to help rescue the woman and bring down the criminals responsible.
Jason Statham played the role of Phil Broker, a former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent who moves to a small town with his daughter in order to escape his troubled past. He soon finds himself in a battle with a local drug lord who is intent on taking over the town.
16 The Mechanic
Jason Statham plays the lead role of Arthur Bishop in the action thriller film 'The Mechanic'. He is a highly trained and experienced contract killer who is hired to do "mechanic" jobs. Bishop is an efficient assassin with a strict moral code and a passionate desire to protect his clients and his own identity. Bishop's mechanic jobs become more complicated and dangerous as the movie progresses, and he is forced to confront his own inner demons and make difficult choices.
The film follows a former elite agent (Statham) who is tasked with protecting a young girl from the Russian mob. He must use his skills and knowledge of the streets to keep her safe.
14 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Jason Statham plays Deckard Shaw, a former British Special Forces assassin-turned-mercenary who is recruited by the CIA to take down a genetically enhanced international terrorist, Brixton. Statham's character is an agile and fearless fighter with a dry wit and a penchant for taking risks.
13 The Fate of the Furious
Jason Statham plays the role of Deckard Shaw in 'The Fate of the Furious'. He is a former British military elite turned professional assassin who seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family after his brother, Owen Shaw, is left in a coma.
12 The Expendables 2
Jason Statham plays the role of Lee Christmas in 'The Expendables 2'. He is one of the mercenaries in the team, and is responsible for providing the team with explosive services. He is a skilled hand-to-hand combatant, skilled in the use of knives, and is a master of martial arts. He is also a good friend to the other members of the team and is fiercely loyal to them.
11 The Transporter
Jason Statham starred as Frank Martin in the action-thriller film 'The Transporter'. The film follows Frank as he is hired to deliver a package, only to find out that it contains a person. He soon finds himself caught in the middle of a dangerous situation involving a mob boss.
Jason Statham stars as Chev Chelios in the action film 'Crank'. In the movie, Chev has been poisoned by a mysterious organization and is given 24 hours to live unless he can find an antidote. He must keep his adrenaline levels high in order to stay alive, resulting in a series of outrageous stunts and chases.
9 The Italian Job
Jason Statham stars as Handsome Rob, a professional thief and member of the gang in the 2003 remake of the classic heist movie 'The Italian Job'. The group of criminals plans an intricate heist of gold bullion from an armored car in Venice, Italy. Statham's character is tasked with driving the getaway car, a Mini Cooper, during the daring robbery.
8 Fast & Furious 6
Jason Statham plays the villainous character, Deckard Shaw, in 'Fast & Furious 6'. He is a former British special forces assassin and the brother of Owen Shaw, the villain from Fast & Furious 5. Deckard seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his crew for the death of his brother. He is also determined to take down the "family" that Dom has created.
Jason Statham starred as Rick Ford in the movie 'Spy', a parody of the spy genre. In the movie, Statham played a secret agent who is sent on a mission to stop a threat to the world. His character often seems inept and out of his depth, but in the end, he manages to save the day. Statham's performance in Spy was praised by critics, who called him "hilarious" and praised his comedic timing.
6 Wrath of Man
'Wrath of Man' is an action thriller movie starring Jason Statham. It tells the story of a mysterious and revenge-driven security guard, known as 'H', who is hired to work for a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles. H has a mysterious past and a deadly set of skills, and soon finds himself in the middle of a criminal underworld with some of the most dangerous criminals in the city. Statham plays a complex character, going from a man with a vendetta to a hero who takes on the criminals to protect the innocent.
5 Furious Seven
Jason Statham starred in 'Furious Seven' as Deckard Shaw, a former British military elite turned mercenary, who seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his younger brother, Owen. Statham played the villain in the movie, and his performance was praised by critics, with some even calling it one of the best villain performances of the franchise.
4 The Bank Job
Jason Statham plays Terry, a small-time London criminal who leads a daring bank heist with his crew of friends. With the help of an insider, they plan the perfect robbery, but soon discover the job is more complicated than they thought.
Jason Statham plays the assassin Vincent in the crime thriller 'Collateral'. He is hired by mob boss Felix Reyes-Torrena to kill five targets in one night. Statham's character is ruthless and efficient, but is thrown off balance when he finds out that his final target is Max, a cab driver played by Jamie Foxx.
2 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Jason Statham stars as Bacon in the crime comedy 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels'. In the film, Bacon and his friends get caught up in a dangerous game of crime, gambling and violence after they attempt to rob a gangster. Statham's performance was praised by critics and audiences alike, and the film has become a cult classic.
Jason Statham starred in the crime comedy film 'Snatch' as Turkish, a boxing promoter. He was part of a group of friends led by Franky Four Fingers (Brad Pitt) who attempt to steal a valuable diamond from a local gypsy king. His character is known for being a bit of a hothead, and often resorts to violence when things don’t go his way.