Johnny Depp stars as John Dillinger, the legendary bank robber who was the target in the FBI's first war on crime. Marion Cotillard plays the girl who loves him, while Christian Bale is the U.S. Marshal out to capture him. Billy Crudup plays J. Edgar Hoover, the director the FBI. Catching Dillinger and keeping him in prison turns out to be harder than the authorities expect. Directed by Michael Mann. With Giovanni Ribisi. Categories: Crime, Drama. Year: 2009.
Christian Bale in Public Enemies
In 2018, after Skynet has destroyed much of the human race in a nuclear holocaust, John Connor (Christian Bale) leads a group of survivors as they struggle to prevent the machines from completing their mission. But, when Marcus Wright (Sam Worthington), a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row, appears, Connor must decide which side Marcus is on. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor leads Marcus and the resistance fighters into the heart of Skynet's operations, hoping to stop annihilation of mankind. Directed by McG. With Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood, Common, Bryce Dallas Howard and Helena Bonham Carter. Categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2009.
Christian Bale in Terminator Salvation
Batman (Christian Bale) continues his quest to bring down the criminal organizations that plague the streets of Gotham with the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart). But, when mob bosses make an alliance with a psychotic mastermind known as the Joker (Heath Ledger), Batman must use every weapon in his arsenal to put an end to the villain's deadly rampage. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Anthony Michael Hall, William Fichtner and Michael Caine. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
Christian Bale in The Dark Knight
In this tense drama based on the Elmore Leonard bestseller, Russell Crowe stars as a dangerous outlaw who must be transported from one jail to another. Christian Bale is a poor but honest farmer, desperate for money to pay for medical care for his younger son. So the farmer accepts the assignment to escort the outlaw from jail to a train that will take him to another state. The farmer is also motivated by a desire to impress his older son (Ben Foster), who is attracted to the outlaw life. Peter Fonda plays a former gunslinger who helps the farmer. Directed by James Mangold. With Logan Lerman and Dallas Roberts. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Western. Year: 2007.
Christian Bale in 3:10 to Yuma
Six actors portray the different eras and aspects of musician Bob Dylan's life and work. Directed by Todd Haynes. With Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Richard Gere, Julianne Moore and Heath Ledger. Categories: Drama, Music. Year: 2007.
Christian Bale in I'm Not There
Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) and Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman), two talented magicians in 1870s London, wage a bitter rivalry as they duel with one another to prove who is the greatest performer. When Borden unveils a new trick in which he seems to be transported from one side of the stage to the other, Angier is pushed to the brink of madness tryng to discover his secret. As the former friends battle to outdo one other and uncover what the other is hiding, their intense feud becomes lethal. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With David Bowie, Michael Caine and Scarlett Johansson. Categories: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Year: 2006.
Christian Bale in The Prestige
As a young child, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) watched helplessly as his parents were gunned down, victims of a petty criminal in corrupt Gotham city. Grown up and hardened by training under the ninja lord Ra's Al-Ghul (Ken Watanabe), Wayne returns to Gotham to become a force of justice: Batman. His first task is dealing with and old friend-turned-foe, Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), whose League of Shadows intends on driving the Gotham's citizens mad using an exotic poison. Director Christopher Nolan (Memento) returns the series to its dark and serious roots. With Michael Caine, Katie Holmes and Morgan Freeman. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Christian Bale in Batman Begins
Jim Davis (Christian Bale), an ex-Army Ranger, returns to his life of drugs, violence and petty crime after losing a chance for a job with the LAPD that would allow him to bring his Mexican girlfriend (Tammy Trull) to the US. While his best friend Mike (Freddy Rodríguez) is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia (Eva Longoria) to find a job, Jim is busy hustling and trying unsuccessfully to deal with his inner demons. Directed by David Ayer. Categories: Crime, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2005.
Christian Bale in Harsh Times
In 1607, three ships sail from England seeking to establish a foothold on the coast of the New World. Shackled below the deck of one of the ships is a soldier of fortune named John Smith (Colin Farrell). After landing, Smith seeks the assistance of the local tribesmen and meets a beautiful young woman named Pocahontas (Q'Orianka Kilcher). While the world around them changes forever, a bond develops between this Englishman and Native American woman that transcends friendship or romance. Directed by Terrence Malick. With Christopher Plummer and Christian Bale. Categories: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance. Year: 2005.
Christian Bale in The New World
Sofie (Sofie Grabol is a lonely girl working in her family's hat shop when an encounter with the handsome but mysterious wizard Howl (Christian Bale) leads to her transformation into a tired, old woman by the jealous Witch of the Waste (Lauren Bacall). With the burden of her new physical form too much to bear, Sofie sets out to find a way to reverse the curse. After finding Howl's magical floating castle and befriending his apprentice, Markl (Josh Hutcherson), and the fire demon, Calcifer (Billy Crystal), Sofie learns of Howl's deepest secret discovers what it will take to set her free. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi. Year: 2004.
Christian Bale in Howl's Moving Castle
Trevor Reznik (Christian Bale) is a lathe-operator dying from a lack of food and sleep deprivation. When his insomnia contributes to an accident that seriously injures a coworker, Trevor descends even deeper into a world of paranoia. As he tries to understand the meaning of cryptic notes left in his apartment and bizarre visions that are only visible to him, Trevor must face a terrible truth he has buried deep within his psyche. Directed by Brad Anderson. With Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian and Michael Ironside. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Christian Bale in The Machinist
In a fascist future, with the government regulating every aspect of the human life, citizens are required to take daily doses of Prozium, a drug that suppresses their natural emotions. High-ranking official John Preston (Christian Bale) is entrusted with preventing the spread of feelings of any kind, hunting down contraband books and smuggled paintings. But, while fighting against an underground revolution that hopes to free humanity from its numb existence, Preston misses his dose of Prozium and experiences what it means to truly live for the first time. As Preston begins to understand the motives of his bitter enemies, he discovers his passion for freedom. Directed by Kurt Wimmer. With Dominic Purcell, Sean Bean, William Fichtner, Angus Macfadyen and Emily Watson. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2002.
Christian Bale in Equilibrium