- 10 Anton – Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
- 9 Sam – Under the Silver Lake
- 8 Dennis Nash – 99 home
- 7 Tommy – Don’t let me go
- 6 Rodrigues – Silence
- 5 Eduardo Saverin – The Social Network
- 4 Robin Cavendish – Breathe
- 3 Desmond Doss – Hacksaw Ridge
- 2 Jonathan Larson – Tick, Tick… Boom!
- 1 Spider-Man / Peter Parker – The Amazing Spider-Man
Andrew Garfield He has grown and developed over the years as an actor since he began his journey in the early 2000s. He quickly became a fan favorite when he gained mystical Spidey powers when he became the new face of the Spider Man in 2012. Garfield has been able to show his versatility as an actor ever since, playing characters that have audiences hooked with strings. He has even worked with some great directors like Martin Scorsese, Andy Serkis, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Garfield has become a huge star in his own right over the various films he has been in.
There’s a guarantee when Garfield is attached to a project – and it doesn’t matter if it’s a big or small part – that he’ll show great commitment and dedication to the role. He really captures the character, sometimes becoming unrecognizable in his part of the movie. Regardless of whether he’s been on stage or even appearing on the small screen, Garfield has become one of the most likable and hardworking actors in the industry. A proven actor is a chameleon when it comes to landing a role, so here are 10 of his most beloved movie characters.
10 Anton – Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus It was the first feature film in which Garfield appeared alongside an ensemble cast including Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Robert Redford, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell, and Heath Ledger before his death. Garfield played Anton, who was a member of a traveling theatrical company that gave audiences unexpected performances. He was able to transfer his theatrical expertise to the part of Anton which made the role imaginative and hard to forget.
9 Sam – Under the Silver Lake
Garfield plays Sam, who believes there is more to the sudden disappearance of his neighbor Sarah, so he begins his own investigation. Under the silver lake It was not well received and critics seemed divided on the thriller with a dark comedy edge. However, it was safe to say that Garfield’s performance was the film’s saving grace as he embraced the weirdness that came with it. Empire Magazine says Garfield was drawn to the film because it attempted to reinvent the horror genre, which is very rare to see in a Hollywood screenplay.
8 Dennis Nash – 99 home
99 homes Garfield was allowed to be the leading man in a movie where he didn’t wear a superhero suit. Dennis Nash is an unemployed single father trying to restore his mother’s foreclosed home and put food on the table for his son. It’s a heartbreaking movie as Garfield’s character is put into a sticky situation over and over again. His journey as a struggling father is an emotional one as he forces people to leave their homes after the same event happened to him. Garfield portrays humiliation and remorse at all times while conveying the message that money doesn’t always equal happiness.
7 Tommy – Don’t let me go
Three friends, Ruth, Cathy and Tommy, live together at an English boarding school in London never let me go. The film is based on the book of the same name and stars a talented cast, including Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, and Garfield. Children living in the school are supposed to be organ donors and are expected to die in early adulthood. At a very young age, these children are forced to deal with death as it was predestined for them. Garfield was drawn to this idea of how each person chooses to wake up each day and think about what they want to do to make each day unique.
6 Rodrigues – Silence
Directed by Martin Scorsese Silence, allowing Garfield to put on one of his best performances of the day. He plays a Jesuit priest, Father Rodriguez, who travels with Father Garupi in an attempt to find their teacher, Ferrera. Garfield spent a year with a Jesuit priest as if training for the priesthood. Scorsese’s film was a hit with critics, who found Garfield the most compelling character. Not only did the movie have a profound effect on Garfield, but it also had on audiences because it allowed people to question a relationship with someone or something older than themselves.
5 Eduardo Saverin – The Social Network
Garfield’s performance as Eduardo Saverin social network It was the spark that ignited the flame of his career. The film tells the story of a group of college students who created Facebook and the lawsuits that occurred after the social network platform took off. Eduardo was one of Zuckerberg’s co-founders who tried to force him out. Zuckerberg is portrayed as neurotic, while Eduardo is level-headed and has the only redeeming story arc. Garfield praises the director, David Fincher, who, Screen Rant says, required multiple takes of a scene so they could get the movie right, which is why it’s one of the best films of 2010.
4 Robin Cavendish – Breathe
breathes It was another challenging role for Garfield. Robin Cavendish is a victim of polio and is paralyzed at the age of 28. Garfield is really committed to this role as he has spent a lot of time doing research on polio. The fact that the character was based on a real person added even more value to his role. He was able to meet others struggling with his personality condition and learn where someone like that would find their strength and hope. Director Andy Serkis praised Garfield for being versatile and charismatic which made his portrayal of Robin feel sincere.
3 Desmond Doss – Hacksaw Ridge
Desmond Doss is a soldier who received the Medal of Honor without ever firing a weapon in it Hacksaw Ridge. Garfield was very passionate about this role because he wanted a lot of people to know this guy’s story. The film shows the horrors of war with a series of bloody and brutal actions that director Mel Gibson made sure to show. Garfield’s character is cute in the movie which offers a great contrast to the dark violence. Desmond saved nearly 100 men from the battlefield no matter who they were fighting for, and every time he recited a prayer to help him find strength.
2 Jonathan Larson – Tick, Tick… Boom!
Tick, tick… Boom! It tells the story of Jonathan Larson, a playwright. The movie also proves that Garfield can sing and even play the piano. Directed by Hamilton Its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, brings the film a musical-within-a-musical that shows Larson’s creative failures until he creates the show. rent Shoot it to fame. Garfield was able to bring Larson’s actual mannerisms to life in an emotional performance.
1 Spider-Man / Peter Parker – The Amazing Spider-Man
Becoming Spider-Man made Garfield a household name that advanced his career. He portrayed the student-turned-superhero as the new boss The Amazing Spider-Man franchise until all sequels have been put on hold. Garfield’s portrayal of Peter Parker is fiery with sarcastic banter and charm. TV Over Mind describes his version of the web-slinger hero as not that different from the others, but the actor seemed more at home with them and had strong chemistry with Gwen Stacy which makes their relationship feel authentic.