Search results for "Christian Bale"


The Prestige (2006) RT 76% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Feb 2007

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Christian Bale  •  Michael Caine  •  Scarlett Johansson

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) RT 40% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Rupert Everett  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sophie Marceau

American Psycho (2000) RT 67% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mary Harron
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Josh Lucas

The Dark Knight (2008) RT 94% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Heath Ledger  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Michael Caine

American Hustle (2013) RT 93% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Amy Adams  •  Jeremy Renner

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) RT 27% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Mar 2015

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Aaron Paul  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Ben Kingsley

Knight of Cups (2015) RT 46% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jun 2016

Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Isabel Lucas  •  Natalie Portman

Out of the Furnace (2013) RT 53% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Scott Cooper
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sam Shepard

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) RT 87% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Gary Oldman  •  Tom Hardy  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The Flowers of War (2011) RT 42% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2012

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.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Zhang Yimou
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Paul Schneider  •  Ni Ni  •  Tong Dawei




The Fighter (2010) RT 90% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2011

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Christian Bale  •  Amy Adams  •  Melissa Leo

Public Enemies (2009)

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Johnny Depp  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Billy Crudup

Terminator Salvation (2009) RT 33% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Dec 2009

All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joseph McGinty Nichol
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Sam Worthington  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Moon Bloodgood

I'm Not There (2007) RT 76% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2008

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Todd Haynes
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Heath Ledger  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ben Whishaw

3:10 to Yuma (2007) RT 89% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jan 2008

In Arizona in the late 1800's, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Christian Bale  •  Logan Lerman  •  Dallas Roberts

Rescue Dawn (2006) RT 91% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2007

A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Werner Herzog
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Steve Zahn  •  Marshall Bell  •  Toby Huss

The New World (2005) RT 62% / Audience 57%

DVD release: May 2006

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Colin Farrell  •  Q'orianka Kilcher  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Christian Bale

Harsh Times (2005) RT 48% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Ayer
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Freddy Rodríguez  •  Eva Longoria  •  Chaka Forman

Batman Begins (2005) RT 84% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 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, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Christian Bale  •  Michael Caine  •  Liam Neeson  •  Katie Holmes