Arnold Schwarzenegger is a man of many talents. How he transitioned from being a nobody from Austria to becoming one of the most celebrated actors in Hollywood is an inspirational story most people who are just starting out draw hopes from. Some of the best of Arnold in the acting industry include:


His ripped look sold this movie and his acting skills made it stand out. Schwarzenegger was the lead actor in this movie where he played the role of a retired officer whose daughter has been kidnapped by a dictator. The Latin American dictator (Dan Hedaya) wants to blackmail him into killing his replacement. In a quest to rescue his daughter, Schwarzenegger goes into fight mode and the movie is a thrilling one to say the least.

Conan the Barbarian

There are not many words spoken in this movie. Schwarzenegger acts a young boy who has been orphaned and enslaved when his village is destroyed by the vicious Thulsa Doom. When he becomes an adult, Conan decided to go and look for the people who killed his family and made away with his father’s sword.

True Lies

Arnold Schwarzenegger acts as a salesperson (Henry Tasker) who is engrossed in his job selling computers that he forgets about his wife who works as a legal secretary. A secret agent comes and seduces his wife, pretending to be a car salesman. Henry starts suspecting that his wife is having an affair and sends people to kidnap his wife and the secret agent. A bloody war ensues after that.

The Terminator

This science fiction movie that was directed by James Cameron is probably one of the best works of Arnold Schwarzenegger who took the lead role. He acts as an assassin who is sent back in time to kill the woman whose son is meant to become savior of machines in the future after an apocalypse.