Directed by Mike Newell. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Toby Kebbell, Selva Rasalingam, Ben Kingsley and Richard Coyle. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 2010.
Ben Kingsley in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
In director Martin Scorsese's latest film, Leonardo DiCaprio plays Teddy Daniels, a U.S. martial investigating the disappearance of a woman (Emily Mortimer) from an institution for the criminally insane located on an island. Ben Kingsley plays the director of the institution, while Max von Sydow is one of the doctors in charge. As Teddy looks deeper into the disappearance, he begins to see visions of a mysterious woman (Michelle Williams) and to question his own sanity. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Mark Ruffalo, Ted Levine, John Carroll Lynch, Elias Koteas, and Nellie Sciutto. Categories: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2010.
Ben Kingsley in Shutter Island
David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley), a charismatic professor and cultural critic, beieves that he is an independent, self-actualized man and as a result keeps his relationships with women brief and casual. All of that changes when Consuela Castillo (Penélope Cruz), a beautiful, confident student, awakens David's sexual possessiveness. Caught in the first serious relationship since his divorce, David's preconceptions about women are shattered by Concuela, but his jealous fantasies drive him to the point of obsession. Directed by Isabel Coixet. With Patricia Clarkson, Dennis Hopper and Peter Sarsgaard. Categories: Drama, Romance, Based on a Novel. Year: 2008.
Ben Kingsley in Elegy
The Guru Pitka (Mike Myers), an American raised at an ashram in India, returns to his home country hoping to become famous using his unique methods of self-help and spirituality. His talents are put to the test when he is asked to cure the romantic troubles of star hockey player Darren Roanoke (Romany Malco), whose game has suffered since his wife (Meagan Good) left him for a rival athlete. Directed by Marco Schnabel. With Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake, Verne Troyer and Ben Kingsley. Category: Comedy. Year: 2008.
Ben Kingsley in The Love Guru
After finishing working as volunteers in China, Americans Roy (Woody Harrelson) and Jessie (Emily Mortimer) take the Trans-siberian Express train from Beijing to Moscow. Along the way, they meet Carlos (Eduardo Noriega) and Abby (Kate Mara), two fellow travelers, and make an instant bond. But, when Roy gets separated from the group, Jessie realizes that Carlos and Abby aren't who they seem to be. Trapped in a foreign land, Jessie must fight to escape from a drug conspiracy and reunite with her husband. Directed by Brad Anderson. With Ben Kingsley and Thomas Kretschmann. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Ben Kingsley in Transsiberian
In the summer of 1994, troubled teenage drug dealer Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) travels the streets of New York selling pot from an flavored ice cart. When he's not out sweating on the sidewalks, Luke meets up with Dr. Jeffrey Squires (Ben Kingsley), an unorthodox psychiatrist and the step-father of Luke's long-time crush Stephanie (Olivia Thirlby). Working out an agreement to trade therapy sessions for drugs, Luke and Squires explore New York City together and use their unlikely friendship to help them overcome depression and stumble towards maturity. Directed by Jonathan Levine. With Famke Janssen, Mary-Kate Olsen and Method Man. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2008.
Ben Kingsley in The Wackness
In this black comedy, John Cusack plays a troubled hit man hired by the CEO (Ben Kingsley) of a large corporation that does business in the Middle East. His task is to kill the oil minister of a small gulf state. So the hit man poses as the wedding planner for a Central Asian pop star (Hilary Duff), who is getting married in the oil-rich kingdom. He also attracts the attentions of a left-wing journalist (Marisa Tomei), as the plot gets more complicated. Directed by Joshua Seftel. With Joan Cusack and Dan Aykroyd. Categories: Action, Comedy, Thriller, War. Year: 2008.
Ben Kingsley in War, Inc.
While searching for a way to escape the island fortress of Capri, 12-year-old Romulus Augustus (Thomas Sangster) discovers "excaliburnus," the legendary sword of Julius Caesar. Aided by his teacher, Ambrosinus (Ben Kingsley), and the strength of his loyal legionnaire, Aurelius (Colin Firth), Romulus realizes that he must do everything in his power to save Rome. Directed by Doug Lefler. With Aishwarya Rai. Categories: Action, Adventure, War, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Ben Kingsley in The Last Legion
Frank Falenczyk (Ben Kingsley) is a successful hit man for a Polish mob family in Buffalo. But, when his excessive drinking causes him to botch an important assignment, Frank's uncle send him to the west coast to try to kick the habit. There, he connects with Laurel (Téa Leoni), a sharped-tongued woman who helps him start a new way of life. Later, when Frank finds out that an Irish gang is moving in on his family's business, he and Laurel head home to face the trouble together. Directed by John Dahl. With Luke Wilson, Dennis Farina, Philip Baker Hall and Bill Pullman. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Ben Kingsley in You Kill Me
After violating the rights of a serial killer during an arrest, FBI Agent Thomas Mackelway (Aaron Eckhart) is sent to a remote branch of the agency in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Together with his new partner, Fran Kulok (Carrie-Anne Moss), Mackelway sets out to track down Suspect Zero, a super serial killer responsible for hundreds of deaths who leaves no evidence behind to link his crimes. The clues leads them to the enigmatic Benjamin O'Ryan (Ben Kingsley), a man who, after participating in government experiments, now has the telepathic ability to see serial killers in action. Tormented by his visions, O'Ryan has a dark side of his own, and Mackelway must decide if he is Suspect Zero or just piece in the larger puzzle. Directed by E. Elias Merhige. With Harry J. Lennix and William Mapother. Categories: Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Ben Kingsley in Suspect Zero
The Thunderbirds are a global emergency team, assisting people the world over in times of crisis. When a meteor strike damages their space station, no one suspects that the criminal mastermind Aristotle Spode (Ben Kingsley) is behind the event. When he manages to take over the Thunderbirds' island, it's up to the Thunderbird kids to save the day. Directed by Jonathan Frakes. With Brady Corbet, Debora Weston, Bill Paxton, Alex Barringer, Anthony Edwards. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2004.
Ben Kingsley in Thunderbirds
Kathy (Jennifer Connelly) is dangerously unstable even before she is evicted from her home. Massoud Amir Behrani (Ben Kingsley), a proud Iranian man devoted to finding a husband for his daughter, Soraya (Navi Rawat), is the new owner. Without a home, Kathy has nothing to lose, and she befriends Lester (Ron Eldard), an abusive police officer, to try to force Massoud's family out. Together with Soraya, his son Esmail (Jonathan Ahdout) and his wife Nadi (Shohreh Aghdashloo), Massoud begins a mental war of attrition with the distraught Kathy. Directed by Vadim Perelman. Categories: Drama, Based on a Novel. Year: 2003.
Ben Kingsley in House of Sand and Fog