Chris Hemsworth is one of Hollywood's biggest stars. The Australian actor has appeared in some of the biggest blockbusters of the past decade, including "Thor," "The Avengers," and "Snow White and the Huntsman." He's also starred in some great films that may have flown under your radar. Here are five of Chris Hemsworth's best movies that you may have missed.
"Rush" is a biopic about Formula One racing legend James Hunt. Hemsworth plays Hunt's rival, Niki Lauda. The film chronicles the two drivers' legendary rivalry, which came to a head in the 1976 Formula One season. Hemsworth is great in the film, and it's worth watching for the racing scenes alone.
Hemsworth starred in J.J. Abrams' reboot of the "Star Trek" franchise. He plays George Kirk, the father of Captain James T. Kirk (played by Chris Pine). The film is packed with action, and Hemsworth is great in his brief role. It's a must-watch for any "Star Trek" fan.
This film is a bit of a departure from Hemsworth's usual fare. "The Cabin in the Woods" is a horror movie that subverts the genre. Hemsworth plays Curt, one of a group of friends who travel to a remote cabin for a vacation. Things quickly go wrong, and the group finds themselves in a fight for their lives. The film is a must-see for any horror fan.
Hemsworth's breakout role came as the title character in "Thor." The film is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Hemsworth plays Thor, the Norse god of thunder, who is exiled to Earth. The film is packed with action and features a great performance from Hemsworth. It's a must-watch for any Marvel fan.
Hemsworth reprises his role as Thor in "The Avengers." The film brings together some of the biggest names in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo). The film is a non-stop action ride, and Hemsworth is great as Thor. It's a must-watch for any superhero fan.