15 The Good Night
Martin Freeman plays the lead role of Gary Shaller in the 2007 British romantic comedy-drama film The Good Night. In the film, Gary is a former musician who is trying to move on from his past and start a new life with his girlfriend, Dora (Gwyneth Paltrow). He soon finds himself stuck in a rut, however, and begins to fantasize about a woman he meets in his dreams.
Freeman plays the role of Matt, a wedding planner who is brought in to help plan a dream wedding for three couples competing on the reality TV show "Confetti". He is tasked with helping the couples create their perfect day and must balance the competing demands of their different tastes and desires. As the show progresses, Matt finds himself developing a bond with each of the couples and finds himself torn between his professional obligations and his personal feelings.
13 Ali G Indahouse
Freeman portrays Richard "Ricky" C, a political advisor who gets unwittingly caught up in Ali G's outrageous antics, in the 2002 British comedy film 'Ali G Indahouse'. With impeccable comedic timing, Freeman brings a perfect balance of exasperation and deadpan humor to his role. His interactions with Ali G provide some of the film's funniest moments, showcasing Freeman's versatility and comedic talent in this wacky and entertaining comedy.
Freeman's portrayal of Paul, a disenchanted teacher with a lack of holiday spirit, brings a perfect blend of humor and vulnerability to the character. He navigates the challenges of working with eccentric colleagues and spirited children, eventually finding his own joy and rediscovering the true meaning of Christmas.
11 The Eichmann Show
Martin Freeman stars as Milton Fruchtman in the film "The Eichmann Show." Freeman portrays Fruchtman, a television producer who teams up with director Leo Hurwitz to bring the trial to global audiences. With his nuanced portrayal, Freeman captures Fruchtman's determination, ethical dilemmas, and the profound impact of the trial on him personally.
10 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Martin Freeman appears as Iain MacKelpie in the film 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot'. He played the role of a Scottish freelance photographer who forms a romantic relationship with the main character, Kim Baker, played by Tina Fey. Martin Freeman's performance brings charm and humor to the film, complementing the overall story.
9 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Martin Freeman stars as Arthur Dent, the hapless protagonist of the 2005 film adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. He is an ordinary Englishman who finds himself in the middle of an intergalactic journey when his planet is destroyed to make way for a hyperspace bypass. Along the way, he meets a cast of wacky and lovable characters, including his alien best friend Ford Prefect (Mos Def), the two-headed President of the Galaxy (Sam Rockwell), and the manic robot Marvin (Alan Rickman).
8 Wild Target
In the film "Wild Target," Martin Freeman portrays the character Ferguson. "Wild Target" is a comedy film about an uptight hitman named Victor Maynard, played by Bill Nighy, who forms an unexpected bond with a con artist named Rose, portrayed by Emily Blunt. Freeman's character, Ferguson, is a fellow assassin who becomes entangled in their quirky adventures. Freeman brings his signature wit and comedic timing to the role, adding a touch of humor to the film's eccentric storyline. His portrayal of Ferguson contributes to the overall comedic charm of "Wild Target."
7 The World's End
In the 2013 film "The World's End," Martin Freeman plays the character of Oliver, who is one of the group of friends reuniting for a pub crawl in their hometown. Oliver is a real estate agent with a meticulous and slightly uptight demeanor. Martin Freeman brings his signature humor and wit to the role, adding to the ensemble cast's dynamic in this sci-fi comedy.
6 Black Panther
Martin Freeman portrays the character Everett K. Ross in the film "Black Panther." Everett Ross is a CIA agent who becomes involved in the events surrounding the fictional nation of Wakanda. He aids T'Challa, the Black Panther, and his allies in their fight against the film's antagonist, Erik Killmonger. Freeman's portrayal of Ross brings a blend of intelligence, wit, and charm to the character, adding an important supporting role to the overall story of "Black Panther."
5 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Martin Freeman stars as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The film is the third and final installment in Peter Jackson's three-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. Freeman's performance was praised by critics who noted his convincing portrayal of Bilbo's physical and emotional transformation.
4 Love Actually
Martin Freeman plays the character of John in the 2003 film 'Love Actually'. John is a body double who works on a film set and develops a flirtatious relationship with his fellow body double, Judy, played by Joanna Page. Their storyline in the film revolves around their awkward yet endearing interactions on set. Martin Freeman's performance brings humor and warmth to the role, adding to the overall charm of "Love Actually."
3 Captain America: Civil War
Martin Freeman portrays the character Everett K. Ross in the film "Captain America: Civil War." Everett Ross is a CIA agent who becomes involved in the conflict between Captain America and Iron Man. Martin Freeman's portrayal of Ross brings intelligence and wit to the character, adding an intriguing dynamic to the storyline. His performance as Everett K. Ross in "Captain America: Civil War" is a notable addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
2 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Martin Freeman portrays the character Bilbo Baggins in the film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Bilbo Baggins is the main protagonist and a hobbit who embarks on an adventure with a group of dwarves to reclaim their homeland from the dragon Smaug. Martin Freeman brings charm, wit, and a sense of vulnerability to the role, capturing the essence of Bilbo's reluctant heroism. His performance in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" adds depth and authenticity to the beloved character from J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy world.
1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Martin Freeman portrays the character Bilbo Baggins in the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." Bilbo Baggins is a reluctant hobbit who is swept into an adventure with a group of dwarves to reclaim their homeland from the dragon Smaug. Martin Freeman brings warmth, wit, and a sense of growth to the character, capturing Bilbo's journey from a timid homebody to a brave and resourceful hero.