Search results for "Benedict Cumberbatch"


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) RT 64% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Mar 2013

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Andy Serkis

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) RT 74% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2014

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) RT 86% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) RT 59% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2015

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  John Bell  •  Dean O'Gorman  •  Lee Pace  •  Martin Freeman

August: Osage County (2013) RT 64% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2014

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Julia Roberts  •  Chris Cooper  •  Ewan McGregor

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Amazing Grace (2006) RT 70% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2007

From the makers of "Ray" and acclaimed director Michael Apted, comes the inspiring story of how one man's passion and perseverance changed the world. Based on the true story ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Romola Garai  •  Albert Finney  •  Benedict Cumberbatch

Starter for 10 (2006) RT 90% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jul 2007

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tom Vaughan
CAST:  James McAvoy  •  Alice Eve  •  Dominic Cooper  •  Simon Woods

Fields of Gold (2002)

A two-part conspiracy thriller starring Anna Friel. An eager young photographer and a bitter tabloid hack are sent to investigate mysterious deaths at a cottage hospital. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bill Anderson
CAST:  Anna Friel  •  Phil Davis  •  Max Beesley  •  James Fleet

Burlesque Fairytales (2010) RT Audience 57%

A fairytale thriller film set one night in a 1930's London theatre where all is not what it seems.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Susan Luciani
CAST:  Anna Andresen  •  Esmé Bianco  •  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Jim Carter




Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) RT 83% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Mar 2012

George Smiley, a recently retired MI6 agent, is doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service. However, when a disgraced agent reappears with information ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Mark Strong  •  Tom Hardy  •  Gary Oldman

The Fifth Estate (2013) RT 37% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Jan 2014

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Dan Stevens  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Alicia Vikander

Jerusalem (2013) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Dec 2015

JERUSALEM takes audiences on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the worlds oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5000 years, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Daniel Ferguson
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch

The Imitation Game (2014) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2015

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Morten Tyldum
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mark Strong  •  Rory Kinnear

Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)

A drama-documentary presented by Alan Yentob, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Andrew Hutton
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Jamie Parker  •  Aidan McArdle

Wreckers (2011) RT 91% / Audience 54%

A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  D.R. Hood
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Claire Foy  •  Shaun Evans