Best Christian Bale movies

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Best Christian Bale movies
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TOP 25:
Swing Kids
Swing Kids
Character: Thomas Berger
Genre: Music, Drama
Release: 1993
The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is forced to face some tough choices about right, wrong, and survival.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Barbara Hershey movies?

TOP 24:
American Hustle
American Hustle
Character: Irving Rosenfeld
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 2013
A conman and his seductive partner are forced to work for a wild FBI agent, who pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and the Mafia.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Peña movies?


TOP 23:
Hostiles
Hostiles
Character: Captain Joseph J. Blocker
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Release: 2017
A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Boots Southerland movies?

TOP 22:
Pocahontas
Pocahontas
Character: Thomas (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Romance
Release: 1995
Pocahontas, daughter of a Native American tribe chief, falls in love with an English soldier as colonists invade 17th century Virginia.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Cummings movies?

TOP 21:
Rescue Dawn
Rescue Dawn
Character: Dieter Dengler
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Release: 2006
A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.


TOP 20:
Equilibrium
Equilibrium
Character: John Preston
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2002
In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Fichtner movies?

TOP 19:
The Promise
The Promise
Character: Chris Myers
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Release: 2016
Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, a love triangle develops between Mikael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated artist Ana, and Chris, a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlotte Le Bon movies?

TOP 18:
Velvet Goldmine
Velvet Goldmine
Character: Arthur Stuart
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 1998
Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on assignment to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic Slade. Stuart, himself forged by the music of the 1970s, explores the larger-than-life stars who were once his idols and what has become of them since the turn of the new decade.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Rhys Meyers movies?


TOP 17:
Vice
Vice
Character: Dick Cheney
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Release: 2018
George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Short movies?

TOP 16:
3:10 to Yuma
3:10 to Yuma
Character: Dan Evans
Genre: Western
Release: 2007
In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ben Foster movies?

TOP 15:

Little Women

Little Women
Character: Theodore "Laurie" Laurence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1994
With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Trini Alvarado movies?


TOP 14:

The Big Short

The Big Short
Character: Michael Burry
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2015
The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rafe Spall movies?

TOP 13:

The Fighter

The Fighter
Character: Dick "Dicky" Eklund
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Melissa Leo movies?

TOP 12:

Henry V

Henry V
Character: Robin the Luggage-Boy
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1989
Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Derek Jacobi movies?

TOP 11:

American Psycho

American Psycho
Character: Patrick Bateman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 2000
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.


TOP 10:

The Flowers of War

The Flowers of War
Original Title: 金陵十三釵
Character: John Miller
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2011
A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

TOP 9:

The Machinist

The Machinist
Character: Trevor Reznik
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2004
The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

TOP 8:

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun
Character: Jim 'Jamie' Graham
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1987
Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

TOP 7:

Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight

Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight
Character: himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2008
Delve into the world of Batman and the vigilante justice that he brought to the city of Gotham. Batman is a man who, after experiencing great tragedy, devotes his life to an ideal--but what happens when one man takes on the evil underworld alone? Examine why Batman is who he is--and explore how a boy scarred by tragedy becomes a symbol of hope to everyone else.

TOP 6:

Spielberg

Spielberg
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2017
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.


TOP 5:

Batman Begins

Batman Begins
Character: Bruce Wayne / Batman
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2005
Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

TOP 4:

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises
Character: Bruce Wayne / Batman
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2012
Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

TOP 3:

Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari
Character: Ken Miles
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Release: 2019
American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

TOP 2:

The Prestige

The Prestige
Character: Alfred Borden
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2006
A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

TOP 1:

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
Character: Bruce Wayne / Batman
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2008
Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.



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