BEIJING, CHINA – APRIL 16: Actor Hayden Christensen arrives for the red carpet of 4th Beijing International Film Festival at China’s National Grand Theater on April 16, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Hayden Christensen has been in more than 30 different roles and we rank his top five role of all time.
While Hayden Christensen is known for being Anakin Skywalker, it’s not the only role he has played. To his credit, Christensen has had 36 roles throughout movies and television.
Some were big. Others were minor roles. But Christensen will always be a popular person around these parts. He brought to life Anakin Skywalker, putting the pieces together of what made him turn into Darth Vader.
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Yet, he wasn’t just a Jedi. Christensen has played a journalist, a man who could teleport, a distraught son and much more. He was also in a TV series called Higher Ground – go figure.
Through all of that, Hayden Christensen has had some memorable roles. Here are his top five movie roles of all-time.
5. Takers (2010)
Takers is one of those movies you have to watch because everyone is in it. It stars not just Hayden Christensen but Paul Walker, Matt Damon, Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jay Hernandez, Michael Ealy, T.I., and Chris Brown.
The movie follows a gang of bank robbers who go on a huge heist after one of their partners is released from prison – I guess they just couldn’t stay away. They attempt to steal $12 million while two detectives are on their trail.
Backstabbing and greed wreak havoc on the job and craziness happens.
The movie received mixed reviews, but so many fans loved it. From its daring stunts to one an amazing heist scene, this is a movie that is a fun watch. It’s not one that you will sit down to expecting your world change, but if you’re looking for about 100 minutes of entertainment, Takers will do the trick.
Christensen plays A.J. one of the crew members. He’s not one of the central figures in the crew, but he is important to the flow of the group.