Best Derek Jacobi movies

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Best Derek Jacobi movies
Today we present the best Derek Jacobi movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Derek Jacobi:

TOP 25:
Ironclad
Ironclad
Derek Jacobi as: Cornhill
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Romance
Release: 2011
In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. Barring his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's momentous struggle for justice and freedom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Predrag Bjelac movies?

TOP 24:
Adam Resurrected
Adam Resurrected
Derek Jacobi as: Dr. Nathan Gross
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2008
Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's "dog", entertaining him while his wife and daughter are sent off to die. "Adam Resurrected" is the story of a man who once was a dog who meets a dog who once was a boy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ayelet Zurer movies?


TOP 23:
Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider
Derek Jacobi as: Mr. Yaffe
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2018
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Daniel Wu movies?

TOP 22:
Anonymous
Anonymous
Derek Jacobi as: Prologue
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 2011
Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rafe Spall movies?

TOP 21:
Dead Again
Dead Again
Derek Jacobi as: Franklyn Madson
Genre: Thriller, Romance
Release: 1991
In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under hypnosis both the woman and Church seem to have a strange link back to the Strauss murder.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andy García movies?


TOP 20:
Underworld: Evolution
Underworld: Evolution
Derek Jacobi as: Alexander Corvinus
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2006
As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together in an effort to unlock the secrets of their respective bloodlines.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Scott Speedman movies?

TOP 19:
Nanny McPhee
Nanny McPhee
Derek Jacobi as: Mr. Wheen
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2005
Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's great-aunt and benefactor, Lady Adelaide Stitch, threatens to separate the kids, the family pulls together under the guidance of Nanny McPhee.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Brodie-Sangster movies?

TOP 18:
The History of Love
The History of Love
Derek Jacobi as: Léo Gursky
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 2016
The story of a long-lost book that mysteriously reappears and connects an old man searching for his son with a girl seeking a cure for her mother's loneliness.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sophie Nélisse movies?


TOP 17:
Cinderella
Cinderella
Derek Jacobi as: The King
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Release: 2015
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vanessa Hessler movies?

TOP 16:
The Odessa File
The Odessa File
Derek Jacobi as: Klaus Wenzer
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1974
After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually finds himself involved with the powerful organisation of former SS members—called ODESSA—as well as with the Israeli secret service. Miller probes deeper and eventually discovers a link between the SS-Captain, ODESSA and his own family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Voight movies?

TOP 15:

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon
Derek Jacobi as: Francis Bacon
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
Biography of the British painter Francis Bacon. The movie focuses on his relationship with George Dyer, his lover. Dyer was a former small time crook.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tilda Swinton movies?


TOP 14:

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express
Derek Jacobi as: Edward Masterman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2017
Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vanessa Redgrave movies?

TOP 13:

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm
Derek Jacobi as: Stanley Baldwin
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2002
A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lena Headey movies?

TOP 12:

Tolkien

Tolkien
Derek Jacobi as: Professor Wright
Genre: Drama, History, War, Romance
Release: 2019
England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.

TOP 11:

Looking for Richard

Looking for Richard
Derek Jacobi as: Himself/Interview
Genre: Documentary
Release: 1996
Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."


TOP 10:

The Medusa Touch

The Medusa Touch
Derek Jacobi as: Townley - Publisher
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1978
A French detective in London reconstructs the life of a man lying in hospital with severe injuries with the help of journals and a psychiatrist. He realises that the man had powerful telekinetic abilities.

TOP 9:

Gosford Park

Gosford Park
Derek Jacobi as: Probert
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2001
In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.

TOP 8:

Strings

Strings
Derek Jacobi as: Nezo
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2004
Strings is a mythological story about the son of a king, Hal Tara, who sets out on a journey to avenge the death of his father. To his surprise he discovers the truth of his own people - and where he least expects it - he finds true love.

TOP 7:

Henry V

Henry V
Derek Jacobi as: Chorus
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1989
Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

TOP 6:

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH
Derek Jacobi as: Nicodemus (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1982
A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.


TOP 5:

Hamlet

Hamlet
Derek Jacobi as: King Claudius
Genre: Drama
Release: 1996
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

TOP 4:

The Day of the Jackal

The Day of the Jackal
Derek Jacobi as: Inspector Caron
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1973
An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

TOP 3:

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden
Derek Jacobi as: Archibald Craven
Genre: Drama, Family, TV Movie
Release: 1987
When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She wishes to discover what has caused him so much sorrow and to bring joy back to the household. It all must have something to do with the screams and wails which echo through the house at night and no one wants to talk about.

TOP 2:

The King's Speech

The King's Speech
Derek Jacobi as: Archbishop Cosmo Lang
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2010
The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

TOP 1:

Gladiator

Gladiator
Derek Jacobi as: Senator Gracchus:
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 2000
In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.



If you like the best Derek Jacobi movies, then you will also like the best Kenneth Branagh movies, where many of their films coincide.