Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw

Date of Birth: 14 Oct 1980

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 43 (Actor)

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    Enduring Love
    Based on the acclaimed novel by Ian McEwan, Enduring Love is a psychological suspense thriller about how fate shapes our relationships, how accidents can change our lives and how meaning is unraveled from sheer chaos. (Paramount Classics)
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    Layer Cake
    A riveting thriller set in the drug underworld of the UK.
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    The Trench
    This dramatization of the 48 hours leading up to the Battle of the Somme in 1916 underscores the bitter loss of innocence of a group of idealistic young men, including 17-year-old Billy Macfarlane who's enlisted in order to be with his older brother, Eddie. But Eddie's sent home after being wounded, leaving his innocent brother behind to face the slow, inevitable countdown to the bloodiest massacre in British military history.
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    Stoned
    In 1962, Brian Jones was the founding member of one of the most famous rock and roll bands of all time: The Rolling Stones. A gifted musician, influential fashion icon and indiscriminate womanizer, Jones (Gregory) rode a glittering staircase to stardom for seven short years before being fired by the band. Shortly afterwards, he was found dead in the deep end of his own swimming pool and in the wake of his tragic death he became a legend. This is the directorial debut of Stephen Woolley, longtime producer for filmmaker Neil Jordan. (Landmark Theatres)
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    Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
    Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with no smell, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent. (imdb)
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    I\
    Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where seven characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work. (imdb)
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    My Brother Tom
    A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a private reality that no-one else can enter. (imdb)
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    Brideshead Revisited
    The memoirs of Captain Charles Ryder who is stationed at Brideshead Castle during WWII and remembers his involvement with the owners of the Brideshead estate: the aristocratic yet Catholic Flyte family and in particular brother and sister Sebastian and Julia.
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    Bright Star
    The drama based on the three-year romance between 19th century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne, which was cut short by Keats' untimely death at age 25.
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    The Tempest
    The Tempest is American comedy/drama film based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare. The film is directed by Julie Taymor and stars an ensemble cast. The Tempest premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September 2010. (wikipedia.org)
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    Cloud Atlas
    An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution
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    Skyfall
    Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
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    The Zero Theorem
    A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him. (imdb)
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    Teenage
    Teenagers did not always exist. In this living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and voices lifted from early 20th Century diary entries, a struggle erupts between adults and adolescents to define a new idea of youth.
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    The Hollow Crown
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    Lilting
    Lilting is a touching, intimate film about finding the things which bring us together. In contemporary London, a Cambodian Chinese mother mourns the untimely death of her son. Her world is further disrupted by the presence of a stranger. We observe their difficulties in trying to connect with one another without a common language, as through a translator they begin to piece together memories of a man they both loved.
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    Days and Nights
    Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. (imdb)
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    In the Heart of the Sea
    Based on the 1820 event, a whaling ship is preyed upon by a sperm whale, stranding its crew at sea for 90 days, thousands of miles from home. (imdb)
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    Paddington
    A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the kindly Brown family, who read the label around his neck ('Please look after this bear. Thank you.') and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist. (imdb)
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    The Lobster
    In a dystopian near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the woods. (imdb)
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    The Danish Girl
    The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. (imdb)
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    Nathan Barley
    Nathan Barley (2005) - TV Series
    After publishing a rant about 'idiots' - frantically hip, ignorant scenesters - Dan Ashcroft finds these same people embracing him as their idol and his nerves constantly tested by his biggest fan, moronic scene personality Nathan Barley. (imdb)
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    Fargo
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    Suffragette
    The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. (imdb)
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    Spectre
    A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE. (imdb)
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    The Hour
    The Hour (2011) - TV Series
    A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme. (imdb)
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    Beat
    Beat (2013) - Short Film
    A film about a man walking a paper-thin line between hopelessness and euphoria, testing and pushing the boundaries of conventions and impulse. (imdb)
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    London Spy
    London Spy (2015) - TV Mini-Series
    Story of a chance romance between two people from very different worlds, one from the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service, the other from a world of clubbing and youthful excess.
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    Ready When You Are Mr. McGill
    An extra in a TV drama is finally given a line to say. He goes on to cause mounting chaos. (imdb)
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    A Hologram for the King
    A failed American businessman looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his idea to a wealthy monarch.
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    Paddington 2
    Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief. (imdb)
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    A Very English Scandal
    British politician Jeremy Thorpe is accused of conspiracy to murder his ex-lover and is forced to stand trial in 1979. (imdb)
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    Mary Poppins Returns
    In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
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    Criminal Justice
    Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband. (imdb)
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    The Personal History of David Copperfield
    The life of David Copperfield is chronicled from his youth into adulthood. (Wikipedia)
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    Little Joe
    Alice; a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. Against company policy, she takes one home as a gift for her teenage son, Joe.
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    Surge
    Set over 24 hours in London, SURGE is a stripped back thriller about a man who goes on a bold and reckless journey of self-liberation. (imdb)
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    No Time to Die
    James Bond has left active service. His peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
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    This Is Going to Hurt
    This Is Going to Hurt (2022) - TV Mini-Series
    Set on labour ward with all its hilarity and heart-lifting highs but also its gut-wrenching lows, the show delivers a brutally honest depiction of life as a junior doctor on the wards, and the toll the job can take back home. (imdb)
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    Women Talking
    In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling their reality with their faith. Based on the novel by Miriam Toews.
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    Bad Behaviour
    Lucy, a former child actor, seeks enlightenment at a retreat led by spiritual leader Elon while she navigates her close yet turbulent relationship with her stunt-performer daughter, Dylan.
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    Passages
    About two men who've been together for fifteen years and what happens when one of them has an affair with a woman.
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    The Adventures of Paddington
    Paddington Bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw, reprising his role from the films) is a young, kind, and polite Peruvian bear who moved to London after an earthquake destroyed his home. Paddington writes letters to his Aunt Lucy in celebrating the new things he's discovered throughout the day. (en.wikipedia.org)
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