Bryan Cranston is a well-known actor in film and television, but he certainly stole the hearts of fans and put his name in lights through his role as Walter White on Breaking Bad. However, this talented man has been acting since the ’80s, and his career is certainly far from over.
Since this hit drama series, Bryan Cranston has appeared in some of your favorite television series and movies. Whether it’s a cameo, voice acting, or a starring movie role, here are ten roles you must-see from this versatile actor since his time on Breaking Bad ended in 2013.
The Upside (2017)
This comedy-drama follows a wealthy man with quadriplegia (Bryan Cranston) who hires an unemployed man with a criminal record to help him (Kevin Hart). These two have incredible on-screen chemistry and make for a hilarious watch.
This flick is all about their friendship, love, and internal journey. With Nicole Kidman as well, this movie is a wholesome and hilarious treat about living life.
Last Flag Flying (2017)
This comedy-drama tells the story of Vietnam veterans – thirty years later – as they reunite with a road trip and a quest to bury one of their sons on the East Coast in his hometown.
With Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, and Steve Carell, this movie is unique, entertaining, and a wholesome story that will certainly keep fans mesmerized. This cast is to die for, and the story is fresh, but will also fill your heart.
In Wakefield stars Bryan Cranston as Howard Wakefield, a successful Manhattan lawyer who descends into insanity, hiding in his attic from his wife (Jennifer Garner) and two daughters – but they do not know he’s there.
This flick is all about reviewing one’s life and observing what you have. With grief, family, love, and growth, this unique movie is a riveting watch with an incredible Bryan Cranston performance.
Family Guy (1999-)
Family Guy has been going on for decades, but Bryan Cranston lent this voice to the show for ten episodes. In 2014, he played himself, but he also plays the character Bert.
Bryan Cranston is an incredible and memorable actor, but his voice acting has also landed him many roles on some of our favorite television series, including this classic animated comedy.
The Infiltrator (2016)
This highly-rated flick is a biography crime drama, telling the true story of a U.S. Customs official who uncovered a money-laundering scheme that involved Pablo Escobar.
Starring Bryan Cranston, this riveting and intriguing flick also stars Diane Kruger and John Leguizamo. For an interesting true story and an incredible lead role for Cranston, look no further than this film.
Godzilla has been around since the ’50s, but this is one of the newer films to take on this iconic monster. With Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Bryan Cranston, this flick is about saving the world from monsters.
While it’s a pretty basic action movie, this classic monster and incredible cast will give fans a riveting experience of suspense and action. Of course, this action flick is only better with Cranston at the forefront.
Robot Chicken (2005-)
This animated comedy series is certainly not for everyone, but its raunchy humor dives into sketches of pop culture. Bryan Cranston has actually voiced many characters but reappeared in 2016 to voice his Breaking Bad character Walter White.
Since then, he also voiced Jon Snow and the Joker in 2018. This talented guy is also quite the voice actor, and fans can catch his iconic voice in this show. As far as roles go, this one is definitely on the more humorous side for Cranston.
Isle Of Dogs (2018)
This animated adventure comedy is directed by the brilliant Wes Anderson and even received two Oscar nominations. With an incredible cast of voice actors, Bryan Cranston takes the lead as Chief.
Taking place in Japan, a boy searches for his missing dog. This wholesome, hilarious, and incredible film also includes Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, and many more.
Why Him? (2016)
While this movie certainly isn’t as critically-acclaimed as some of the others, it is bound to make all viewers laugh. Bryan Cranston plays a concerned father whose daughter (Zoey Deutch) returns home with her Silicon Valley millionaire, but huge train-wreck, boyfriend (James Franco).
This cringy movie is certainly a hilarious treat, and this cast is definitely enough of a reason to binge a more comedic side of this talented actor. While it isn’t his best movie, it’s still entirely entertaining.
This biography drama scored a whopping 7.5/10 on IMDb, and even received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor – for Bryan Cranston. He plays Dalton Trumbo, a Hollywood screenwriter that was jailed for his political beliefs.
This story takes place in 1947, and directed by Jay Roach, also stars Diane Lane and Helen Mirren. This incredible story is an invigorating film, and Cranston is terrific.