Best Gary Oldman movies

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Best Gary Oldman movies

TOP 25:
Quest for Camelot
Quest for Camelot
Character: Ruber (voice)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Release: 1998
During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.

TOP 24:
Meantime
Meantime
Character: Coxy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, TV Movie
Release: 1983
A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a timid, chronically shy individual and Mark, an outspoken, headstrong young man, are on the dole. This situation is contrasted by the presence of Mavis's sister Barbara, and her husband John, whose financial and social loftiness appears to be a comfortable facade over the unspoken soreness of a lackluster marriage.


TOP 23:
Prick Up Your Ears
Prick Up Your Ears
Character: Joe Orton
Genre: Drama
Release: 1987
Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton moves to London in 1951, to study at RADA, and enjoys an openly gay relationship with Halliwell in their famous Islington flat in the 1960s. However, when Orton achieves spectacular success with such plays as 'What the Butler Saw' and 'Loot', Halliwell begins to feel alienated and the pair's future looks increasingly uncertain.

TOP 22:
State of Grace
State of Grace
Character: Jackie Flannery
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1990
Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

TOP 21:
Lawless
Lawless
Character: Floyd Banner
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Release: 2012
Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.


TOP 20:
The Space Between Us
The Space Between Us
Character: Nathaniel Shepherd
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 2017
A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.

TOP 19:
Immortal Beloved
Immortal Beloved
Character: Ludwig van Beethoven
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1994
The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was. Not easy as Beethoven has had many women in his life.

TOP 18:
Murder in the First
Murder in the First
Character: Glenn
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1995
Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.


TOP 17:
Beat the Devil
Beat the Devil
Character: Devil
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
The Driver drag-races the Devil, in order to earn James Brown his soul.

TOP 16:
Darkest Hour
Darkest Hour
Character: Winston Churchill
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2017
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

TOP 15:

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Character: Rosencrantz
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1991
Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.


TOP 14:

Interstate 60

Interstate 60
Character: O.W. Grant
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2002
An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.

TOP 13:

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Character: Dreyfus
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2014
A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.

TOP 12:

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element
Character: Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1997
In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

TOP 11:

Dracula

Dracula
Character: Dracula
Genre: Horror, Romance
Release: 1992
When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker—the reincarnation of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta—obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.


TOP 10:

True Romance

True Romance
Character: Drexl Spivey
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1993
Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

TOP 9:

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Character: Sirius Black
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Release: 2007
Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed 'Dumbledore's Army' – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

TOP 8:

Batman Begins

Batman Begins
Character: James Gordon
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 7:

JFK

JFK
Character: Lee Harvey Oswald
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 1991
This acclaimed Oliver Stone drama presents the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison. When Garrison begins to doubt conventional thinking on the murder, he faces government resistance, and, after the killing of suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, he closes the case. Later, however, Garrison reopens the investigation, finding evidence of an extensive conspiracy behind Kennedy's death.

TOP 6:

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises
Character: Commissioner James Gordon
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 5:

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Character: Sirius Black
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2005
Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for.

TOP 4:

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Character: Sirius Black
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2004
Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black—and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.

TOP 3:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Character: Sirius Black
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2011
Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

TOP 2:

Léon: The Professional

Léon: The Professional
Character: Norman Stansfield
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1994
Léon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Léon's footsteps.

TOP 1:

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
Character: Commissioner James Gordon
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.