Christian Bale Filmography - IMDb

Christian Bale Filmography

by 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.

Stars: Amy Irving, Olivia de Havilland, Jan Niklas, Nicolas Surovy

Votes: 1,186

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 »

Stars: Susan Penhaligon, Sophie Cook, Christian Bale, Ilona Pike

Votes: 78

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.

Director: Vladimir Grammatikov | Stars: Nick Pickard, Christian Bale, Timothy Bottoms, Susannah York

Votes: 5,601

Jum-Jum / Benke

4. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation of China during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 126,690 | Gross: $22.24M

Jim Graham

*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

83 Metascore

In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

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.

Director: Fraser C. Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee

Votes: 5,422

Jim Hawkins

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 »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Joss Ackland, Glenda Jackson, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 885

Tim Perkins

8. Newsies (1992)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Family, History

46 Metascore

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.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

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

39 Metascore

A group of teens adores forbidden music in Nazi Germany just before the outbreak of World War II.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, Barbara Hershey

Votes: 16,610 | Gross: $5.63M

Thomas Berger

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.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Christian Bale, Brian Cox

Votes: 2,297

Amled

11. Little Women (1994)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

87 Metascore

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

Votes: 59,423 | Gross: $50.08M

Theodore "Laurie" Lawrence

12. Pocahontas (I) (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

58 Metascore

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.

Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Joe Baker

Votes: 188,593 | Gross: $141.60M

Thomas "voice"

13. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

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.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Martin Donovan

Votes: 12,038 | Gross: $3.69M

Edward Rosier

14. The Secret Agent (1996)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

41 Metascore

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 »

Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Patricia Arquette, Gérard Depardieu, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 2,436 | Gross: $0.11M

Stevie

15. Metroland (1997)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

53 Metascore

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.

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Christian Bale, Lee Ross, Emily Watson, Elsa Zylberstein

Votes: 3,444 | Gross: $0.30M

Chris Lloyd

16. Velvet Goldmine (1998)

R | 118 min | Drama, Music

65 Metascore

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.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette

Votes: 36,237 | Gross: $1.05M

Arthur Stuart

17. All the Little Animals (1998)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

51 Metascore

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 »

Director: Jeremy Thomas | Stars: John Hurt, Christian Bale, Daniel Benzali, James Faulkner

Votes: 2,978 | Gross: $0.03M

Bobby Platt

18. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

61 Metascore

Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 25,843 | Gross: $16.07M

Demetrius

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.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Christian Bale, Pernilla August, Melinda Kinnaman, David Threlfall

Votes: 1,350

Jesus of Nazaret

20. American Psycho (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

64 Metascore

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.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Votes: 615,392 | Gross: $15.07M

Patrick Bateman

Nominated *Empire Awards, Best British Actor

21. Shaft (2000)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

50 Metascore

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.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Christian Bale, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 77,684 | Gross: $70.33M

Walter Wade, Jr.

22. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

36 Metascore

When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale

Votes: 34,712 | Gross: $25.54M

Mandras

23. Laurel Canyon (2002)

R | 103 min | Drama

61 Metascore

When an uptight young man and his fiancée move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, Alessandro Nivola, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 17,006 | Gross: $3.66M

Sam

24. Reign of Fire (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

39 Metascore

A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting everything ablaze, establishing dominance over the planet.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, Gerard Butler

Votes: 137,719 | Gross: $43.06M

Quinn Abercromby

25. Equilibrium (2002)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

33 Metascore

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.

Director: Kurt Wimmer | Stars: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs

Votes: 332,083 | Gross: $1.20M

John Preston

26. The Machinist (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Votes: 391,475 | Gross: $1.08M

Trevor Reznik

*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

80 Metascore

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.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin, Akihiro Miwa

Votes: 394,749 | Gross: $4.71M

Howl /voice/

28. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama

70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

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

56 Metascore

A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Christian Bale, Freddy Rodríguez, Eva Longoria, Chaka Forman

Votes: 66,289 | Gross: $3.34M

Jim Luther Davis

30. The New World (2005)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

69 Metascore

The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale

Votes: 86,957 | Gross: $12.71M

John Rolfe

31. Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, War

77 Metascore

A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier

Votes: 107,017 | Gross: $5.49M

Dieter Dengler

Nominated *Satellite Awards, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

32. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

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.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

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

76 Metascore

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.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman

Votes: 312,922 | Gross: $53.61M

Dan Evans

Nominated *SAG Awards, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

34. I'm Not There (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

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

84 Metascore

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.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

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

49 Metascore

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?

Director: McG | Stars: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 363,372 | Gross: $125.32M

John Connor

Nominated *People's Choice Awards, Favorite Action Star

37. Public Enemies (2009)

R | 140 min | Action, Biography, Crime

70 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Christian Stolte, Jason Clarke

Votes: 304,567 | Gross: $97.10M

Melvin Purvis

38. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Action, Biography, Drama

79 Metascore

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.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

Votes: 369,001 | Gross: $93.62M

Dicky Eklund

*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

46 Metascore

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.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang

Votes: 53,288 | Gross: $0.01M

John Miller

40. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Drama

78 Metascore

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.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

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

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 117,075 | Gross: $11.33M

Russell Baze

42. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

90 Metascore

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.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Votes: 479,703 | Gross: $150.12M

Irving Rosenfeld

*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

52 Metascore

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.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver

Votes: 169,777 | Gross: $65.01M

Moisés

44. Knight of Cups (2015)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance