Best Benedict Cumberbatch movies

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Best Benedict Cumberbatch movies
We present our ranking of the best Benedict Cumberbatch movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Benedict Cumberbatch.

TOP 25:
Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
Character: William Pitt
Genre: Drama
Release: 2006
The true story of William Wilberforce and his courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Along the way, Wilberforce meets intense opposition, but his minister urges him to see the cause through.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rufus Sewell movies?

TOP 24:
Four Lions
Four Lions
Character: The Negotiator
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2010
Four incompetent British terrorists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.


TOP 23:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Character: Necromancer
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Release: 2012
Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Billy Connolly movies?

TOP 22:
War Horse
War Horse
Character: Maj. Jamie Stewart
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Release: 2011
Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Liam Cunningham movies?

TOP 21:
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Character: Smaug / Necromancer (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2014
Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mikael Persbrandt movies?


TOP 20:
Star Trek Into Darkness
Star Trek Into Darkness
Character: Khan Noonien Singh
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2013
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kevin Michael Richardson movies?

TOP 19:
Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange
Character: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2016
After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Benjamin Bratt movies?

TOP 18:
Hawking
Hawking
Character: Stephen Hawking
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
The story of Professor Stephen Hawking's early years. It is 1963, and our young cosmologist celebrates his 21st birthday. At the party is a new friend, Jane Wilde - there is a strong attraction between the two. Jane is intrigued by Stephen's talk of stars and the Universe. But she realises that there is something very wrong when Stephen suddenly finds that he is unable to stand up.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alice Eve movies?


TOP 17:
Tipping the Velvet
Tipping the Velvet
Character: Freddy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jodhi May movies?

TOP 16:
Thor: Ragnarok
Thor: Ragnarok
Character: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2017
Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Zachary Levi movies?

TOP 15:

1917

1917
Character: MacKenzie
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2019
At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers鈥擝lake's own brother among them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best George MacKay movies?


TOP 14:

Third Star

Third Star
Character: James
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.

TOP 13:

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

Van Gogh: Painted with Words
Character: Vincent Van Gogh
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Release: 2010
A drama-documentary presented by Alan Yentob, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role.

TOP 12:

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Character: Smaug / Necromancer
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2013
The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Fry movies?

TOP 11:

Atonement

Atonement
Character: Paul Marshall
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vanessa Redgrave movies?


TOP 10:

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

National Theatre Live: Hamlet
Character: Hamlet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC鈥檚 Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare鈥檚 great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live鈥檚 10th birthday. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father鈥檚 death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ciar谩n Hinds movies?

TOP 9:

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Stuart: A Life Backwards
Character: Alexander Masters
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
Story about the remarkable friendship between a reclusive writer and illustrator and a chaotic homeless man, whom he gets to know during a campaign to release two charity workers from prison.

TOP 8:

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
Character: William Ford
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2013
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon鈥檚 chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

TOP 7:

Unlocking Sherlock

Unlocking Sherlock
Character: Himself / Sherlock Holmes
Genre: TV Movie, Documentary
Release: 2014
Explore how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the hit television sensation. Take a personal voyage through the versions of Holmes that have served as inspirations for the new series - the original stories, their factual origins, hundreds of film adaptations - to arrive at their thoroughly modern Sherlock. Moffat and Gatiss explain the challenges they encountered adapting the original adventures of the iconic super-sleuth. Go behind the scenes on the set of the hit television series, including interviews with actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and Lara Pulver, who talk about the reinvention of their fictional characters.

TOP 6:

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Character: Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2016
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in 1890s London in this holiday special.


TOP 5:

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game
Character: Alan Turing
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Release: 2014
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

TOP 4:

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War
Character: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2018
As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

TOP 3:

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame
Character: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2019
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

TOP 2:

Sherlock: The Final Problem

Sherlock: The Final Problem
Character: Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 2017
Long buried secrets finally come to light as someone has been playing a very long game indeed. Sherlock and John face their greatest ever challenge. Is the game finally over?

TOP 1:

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein
Character: The Creature / Victor Frankenstein
Genre: Drama, Horror
Release: 2011
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein鈥檚 bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.



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