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Adam Driver: Ranking His Best TV & Movie Roles

 Adam Driver has had an incredible journey. From playing supporting roles in Tv shows to the main villain in one of the most famous movie franchises, he’s done it all. His acting career resulted from an unlikely switch- Driver enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2001 and had to quit after an injury. Adam Driver is an imposing figure on screen and has a mysterious aura and has established an impressive repertoire of roles on TV and in films:

12. Lev Shapiro (Frances Ha): Adam Driver had only five minutes of screen time in this black and white comedy-drama. But he made a significant impact on Baumbach. They have worked together in many movies after this.

1. Lev Shapiro (Frances Ha): Adam Driver had only five minutes of screen time in this black and white comedy-drama. But he made a significant impact on Baumbach. They have worked together in many movies after this.
His character was impactful

11. Adam Sackler (Girls): Driver played Adam, the boyfriend of the main character, Hannah. His performance was praised and even formally acknowledged. He also won three consecutive Emmy nominations for this role.

2. Adam Sackler (Girls): The show had six seasons. Driver played Adam, the boyfriend of the main character, Hannah. Driver's performance was praised and even formally acknowledged. He won three consecutive Emmy nominations for this role.
Some would argue this was the push Adam needed in Hollywood

10. Al Cody (Inside Llewyn Davis): He again had a concise screen presence in this movie. But when he was on screen, his bizarre songs made the scenes hilarious.

10. Al Cody (Inside Llewyn Davis): He again had a concise screen presence in this movie. But when he was on screen, his bizarre songs made the scenes hilarious.
A very unorthodox role

9. Kylo Ren (Star Wars): With his casting as Kylo Ren in Star Wars, Driver changed from an unknown actor to a megastar almost overnight. Director J.J. Abrams was very impressed with Driver’s previous works. So, Adam Driver did not have to audition for the role. Adam Driver was committed to the role – whether it was physically bulking up for it or getting into the headspace of Kylo Ren

Kylo Ren ,Adam Driver

8. Allan (What If): What If is a usual rom-com with light-hearted and funny moments and relationships. Driver’s performance as Allan is a scene-stealing one. He also delivers his lines with a flair for deadpan and superb timing.

8. Allan (What If): What If is a usual rom-com with light-hearted and funny moments and relationships. Driver's performance as Allan is a scene-stealing one. He also delivers his lines with a flair for deadpan and superb timing.
He loved his nachos!

7. Garupe (Silence): Working with Martin Scorsese was a dream come true for Driver. Despite having less screen time, his character stood out throughout the movie. Moreover, it involved spiritual training, weight loss, and silent retreats to prepare for the character.

7. Garupe (Silence): Working with Martin Scorsese was a dream come true for Driver. Despite having less screen time, his character stood out throughout the movie. Moreover, it involved spiritual training, weight loss, and silent retreats to prepare for the character.
A very emotional character losing his faith

6. Flip Zimmerman (BlacKkKlansman): This movie got him his first Oscar nomination for Best Performance for Actor in a Supporting Role. It was a deep, challenging, and complex character.

7. Flip Zimmerman (BlacKkKlansman): This movie got him his first Oscar nomination for Best Performance for Actor in a Supporting Role. It was a deep, challenging, and complex character.
The character of Flip was played very well in this biopic

5. Paterson (Paterson): This is one of Adam Driver’s best performances in his career. It is a meditative and reflective film. Consequently, Driver does full justice to the movie with the stillness and thoughtfulness he portrays onscreen.

8. Paterson(Paterson): This is one of Adam Driver's best performances in his career. It is a meditative and reflective film. Consequently, Driver does full justice to the movie with the stillness and thoughtfulness he portrays onscreen.
This movie has a very solid fan base

4. Clyde Logan (Logan Lucky): It was a very entertaining and underrated heist movie with a spectacular star cast. It also helped Driver prove his mettle as a comic actor. And, of course, show the world he could make a martini-one-handed!

4. Clyde Logan (Logan Lucky): It was a very entertaining and underrated heist movie with a spectacular star cast. It also helped Driver prove his mettle as a comic actor. And, of course, show the world he could make a martini-one-handed!
Adam was a Marine himself

3. Daniel. J. Joes (The Report): Adam Driver manages to convey the determination and frustration of a person on a quest for the truth beautifully on screen. Driver certainly does have a unique screen presence.

3. Daniel. J. Joes (The Report): Adam Driver manages to convey the determination and frustration of a person on a quest for the truth beautifully on screen.Driver certainly does have a unique screen presence.
Spielberg brought the best out of him

2. Jacques Le Gris (The Last Duel): Adam Driver plays the villain once again, which he excels at. He brings out the evil and wickedness to life on the screen.

2. Jacques Le Gris (The Last Duel): Adam Driver plays the villain once again, which he excels at. He brings out the evil and wickedness to life on the screen.
One of the biggest movies of 2021

1. Charlie Barber (Marriage Story): It was an honest, emotional, and challenging role for Driver, for which he was nominated at the Oscars. The movie was full of cathartic yet honest moments and Adam was brilliant in it.

1. Charlie Barber (Marriage Story): It was an honest, emotional, and challenging role for Driver, for which he was nominated at the Oscars. The movie was full of cathartic yet honest moments and Adam was brilliant in it.
A movie to be remembered

 

 

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