Christian Bale Filmographyby vaneheraz | created - 18 Apr 2017 | updated - 25 Jan 2019 | Public
All Christian Bale's characters played in movies.
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1. Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)
TV-PG | 200 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia.
Alekséi Nikoláyevich Románov
2. Heart of the Country (1987)
60 min | Drama
Natalie is a devoted wife and mother of two, who is abandoned by her husband and left with months of unpaid taxes, mortgage, school fees and grocery bills. She finds that in order to ... See full summary »
Ben Harris (Five episodes)
3. Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the King. In that country, he sets out on a quest, together with his new friend, to destroy the evil Knight Kato.
Jum-Jum / Benke
4. Empire of the Sun (1987)
PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation of China during World War II.
Votes: 126,690 | Gross: $22.24M
*National Board of Review, Outstanding Juvenile Performance *Young Artist Awards, Best Young Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
5. Henry V (1989)
PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Votes: 30,202 | Gross: $10.16M
Robin the Luggage-Boy
6. Treasure Island (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate Captain Long John Silver.
7. A Murder of Quality (1991 TV Movie)
90 min | Mystery
Taken from the book by John le Carré, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague, Ailsa Brimley, to investigate a mysterious letter from a junior master's wife at... See full summary »
8. Newsies (1992)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Family, History
A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
Votes: 21,187 | Gross: $2.82M
Jack "Cowboy" Kelly
Nominated *Young Artist Awards, Outstanding Youth Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture
9. Swing Kids (1993)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music
A group of teens adores forbidden music in Nazi Germany just before the outbreak of World War II.
Votes: 16,610 | Gross: $5.63M
Nominated *Young Artist Awards, Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Motion Picture
10. Royal Deceit (1994)
R | 107 min | Adventure, Drama
An old Norse legend of revenge, power and human spirit, that subsequently inspired William Shakespeare on his tragedy - Hamlet.
11. Little Women (1994)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance
The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.
Votes: 59,423 | Gross: $50.08M
Theodore "Laurie" Lawrence
12. Pocahontas (I) (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.
Votes: 188,593 | Gross: $141.60M
13. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance
An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.
Votes: 12,038 | Gross: $3.69M
14. The Secret Agent (1996)
R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian government, an agent ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,436 | Gross: $0.11M
15. Metroland (1997)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
The sudden reappearance of his best friend Toni, after a ten year absence, causes Chris to remember his past, to question some of his lifestyle decisions and to re-evaluate his life and marriage to Marion.
Votes: 3,444 | Gross: $0.30M
16. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
R | 118 min | Drama, Music
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
Votes: 36,237 | Gross: $1.05M
17. All the Little Animals (1998)
R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Bobby Platt is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange old man who ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,978 | Gross: $0.03M
18. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love.
Votes: 25,843 | Gross: $16.07M
19. Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 88 min | Drama
Mary, Mother of Jesus and her pivotal position in Christianity is portrayed in the story of the woman who has been a symbol of hope and inspiration to people of diverse faiths throughout history.
Jesus of Nazaret
20. American Psycho (2000)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.
Votes: 615,392 | Gross: $15.07M
Nominated *Empire Awards, Best British Actor
21. Shaft (2000)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
Votes: 77,684 | Gross: $70.33M
Walter Wade, Jr.
22. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance
When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.
Votes: 34,712 | Gross: $25.54M
23. Laurel Canyon (2002)
R | 103 min | Drama
When an uptight young man and his fiancée move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.
Votes: 17,006 | Gross: $3.66M
24. Reign of Fire (2002)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting everything ablaze, establishing dominance over the planet.
Votes: 137,719 | Gross: $43.06M
25. Equilibrium (2002)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In an oppressive future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system and state.
Votes: 332,083 | Gross: $1.20M
26. The Machinist (2004)
R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.
Votes: 391,475 | Gross: $1.08M
*Sitges Film Festival, Best Actor
Nominated *European Film Awards, Audience Award for Best European Actor *Saturn Awards, Best Actor
27. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Votes: 394,749 | Gross: $4.71M
28. Batman Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.
Votes: 1,465,198 | Gross: $206.85M
Bruce Wayne / Batman
*MTV Movie & TV Awards, Best Hero *Saturn Awards, Best Actor
Nominated *Empire Awards, Best Actor *Irish Film & Television Awards, Best International Actor *Russian National Movie Awards, Best Actor *Scream Awards, Best Superhero/ Most Heroic Performance
29. Harsh Times (2005)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.
Votes: 66,289 | Gross: $3.34M
Jim Luther Davis
30. The New World (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.
Votes: 86,957 | Gross: $12.71M
31. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, War
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 107,017 | Gross: $5.49M
Nominated *Satellite Awards, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
32. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident, two stage magicians in 1890s London engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.
Votes: 1,327,478 | Gross: $53.09M
Alfred Borden/ Fallon
Nominated *Empire Awards, Best Actor
33. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.
Votes: 312,922 | Gross: $53.61M
Nominated *SAG Awards, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
34. I'm Not There (2007)
R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.
Votes: 59,260 | Gross: $4.02M
Jack Rollins / Pastor John
*Independent Spirit Awards, Robert Altman Award
35. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 2,638,189 | Gross: $534.86M
Bruce Wayne / Batman
*People's Choice Awards, Favorite Superhero *People's Choice Awards, Favorite On-Screen Match-Up (shared with Heath Ledger) *People's Choice Awards, Favorite Cast *Russian National Movie Awards, Best Foreign Actor *Scream Awards, Best Superhero
Nominated *Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Best Cast *Empire Awards, Best Actor *Gold Derby Awards, Ensemble Cast *MTV Movie & TV Awards, Best Male Performance/ Best Fight (shared with Heath Ledger)/ *People's Choice Awards, Favorite Leading Man/ Favorite Male Action Star *Saturn Awards, Best Actor *Scream Awards, Best Fantasy Actor
36. Terminator Salvation (2009)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?
Votes: 363,372 | Gross: $125.32M
Nominated *People's Choice Awards, Favorite Action Star
37. Public Enemies (2009)
R | 140 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
Votes: 304,567 | Gross: $97.10M
38. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.
Votes: 369,001 | Gross: $93.62M
*Academy Awards, Best Supporting Actor *Critics' Choice Movie Awards,Best Acting Ensemble *Critics' Choice Movie Awards,Best Supporting Actor *Gold Derby Awards, Supporting Actor *Golden Globe Awards, Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture *National Board of Review, Best Supporting Actor *Satellite Awards, Best Actor in a Supporting Role *SAG Awards, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated *BAFTA Awards, Best Actor in a Supporting Role *Gold Derby Awards, Ensemble Cast *Saturn Awards, Best Supporting Actor *SAG Awards, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
39. The Flowers of War (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 53,288 | Gross: $0.01M
40. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Drama
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Selina Kyle, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
Votes: 1,697,851 | Gross: $448.14M
Bruce Wayne / Batman
Nominated *Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Best Actor in an Action Movie *MTV Movie & TV Awards, Best Shirtless Performance/ Best Hero/ Best Fight (shared with Tom Hardy) *National Movie Awards, Best Performance – Male *People's Choice Awards, Favorite Action Movie Star/Favorite Movie Superhero *Saturn Awards, Best Actor *Teen Choice Awards, Choice Movie Actor – Action
41. Out of the Furnace (2013)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
Votes: 117,075 | Gross: $11.33M
42. American Hustle (2013)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
Votes: 479,703 | Gross: $150.12M
*Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Best Acting Ensemble *Gold Derby Awards, Ensemble Cast *Palm Springs International Film Festival, Ensemble Cast Award *SAG Awards, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated *AACTA International Awards, Best Actor *Academy Awards, Best Actor *BAFTA Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role *Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Best Actor/ Best Actor in a Comedy *Golden Globe Awards, Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy *MTV Movie & TV Awards, Best On-Screen Transformation/ Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Amy Adams) *Russian National Movie Awards, Best Foreign Actor of the Year *Satellite Awards, Best Actor in a Motion Picture
43. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Votes: 169,777 | Gross: $65.01M
44. Knight of Cups (2015)
R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance