Search results for "Ian McKellen"


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

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 Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) RT 91% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Apt Pupil (1998)

Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden (Renfro) discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker (Mackellan) is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Brad Renfro  •  Bruce Davison  •  David Schwimmer

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

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2014

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Ian McKellen

Miss in Her Teens (2014)

An adaptation of David Garrick's 1747 afterpiece, this lighthearted comedy follows Miss Biddy Bellair as she pits her suitors against eachother in order to find true love.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Matthew Butler
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Simon Callow  •  Carol Royle  •  Tori Hart

The Golden Compass (2007) RT 43% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2008

After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Ian McShane

Stardust (2007) RT 76% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2007

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Charlie Cox  •  Claire Danes  •  Robert De Niro  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Flushed Away (2006) RT 72% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Feb 2007

London high-society mouse Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David Bowers  •  Sam Fell
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Kate Winslet  •  Ian McKellen  •  Jean Reno




X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) RT 58% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2006

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brett Ratner
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Halle Berry  •  Ian McKellen  •  Patrick Stewart

The Da Vinci Code (2006) RT 25% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Nov 2006

When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor Robert Langdon and cryptographer Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Audrey Tautou  •  Ian McKellen  •  Paul Bettany

Doogal (2006) RT 8% / Audience 19%

DVD release: May 2006

This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Dave Borthwick  •  Jean Duval  •  Frank Passingham
CAST:  Daniel Tay  •  Jimmy Fallon  •  Jon Stewart  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Neverwas (2005) RT 14% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist, who leaves a job at a prestigious university, to take up a job at the privately run mental institution, 'Millwood'. What he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joshua Michael Stern
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Aaron Eckhart  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Nick Nolte

Asylum (2005) RT 36% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 2006

A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Natasha Richardson  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Ian McKellen  •  Joss Ackland

The Magic Roundabout (2005)

A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Dave Borthwick  •  Jean Duval  •  Frank Passingham
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Kylie Minogue  •  Bill Nighy  •  Robbie Williams

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2004

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

X2 (2003)

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker in this sequel to the Marvel ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Ian McKellen  •  Halle Berry

Emile (2003) RT 57% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Apr 2005

In a story weaving the past and present together, Emile seeks redemption from the family he abandoned.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Carl Bessai
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Deborah Unger  •  Tygh Runyan  •  Chris William Martin