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Christian Bale
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Date of Birth: Jan 30, 1974

Country: UK

Biography: Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. Best known for his roles in American films, Bale has starred in both big budget Hollywood films and the smaller projects from independent producers and art houses. Bale first caught the public eye at the age of 13, when he was cast in the starring role of Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun. He is notable for portraying Bruce Wayne in the Batman films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight... (wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 51 - You've Seen 51

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Titles You've Ranked (51)
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The Flowers of War The Flowers of War (2011)
Summary: A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's raid of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety. (imdb)
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The Fighter The Fighter (2010)
Summary: A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
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The Dark Knight Rises The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Summary: Eight years after Batman took the fall for Two Face's crimes, a new terrorist leader, Bane overwhelms Gotham's finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that brands him an enemy.
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Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)  - TV Movie
Summary: Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia. (imdb)
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Out of the Furnace Out of the Furnace (2013)
Summary: When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement fails to follow through, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice. (imdb)
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Mio in the Land of Faraway Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Summary: A fantasy about the 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. (imdb)
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Public Enemies Public Enemies (2009)
Summary: 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.
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The Dark Knight The Dark Knight (2008)
Summary: Batman and James Gordon join forces with Gotham's new District Attorney, Harvey Dent, to take on a psychotic bank robber known as The Joker, whilst other forces plot against them, and Joker's crimes grow more and more deadly.
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Treasure Island Treasure Island (1990)  - TV Movie
Summary: An excellent version that is probably the closest to Robert Louis Stevenson's book. A young boy entrusted with a treasure map by a drunken captain must battle on land and sea against the one-legged buccaneer Long John Silver if he wants to keep both the ship and the treasure (Yahoo.com)
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A Murder of Quality A Murder of Quality (1991)  - TV Movie
Summary: Taken from the book by John le Carre, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague.
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Terminator Salvation Terminator Salvation (2009)
Summary: After Skynet has destroyed much of humanity in a nuclear holocaust, a group of survivors led by John Connor struggles to keep the machines from finishing the job.
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American Hustle American Hustle (2013)
Summary: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner Sydney Prosser is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. (imdb)
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Mary, Mother of Jesus Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)  - TV Movie
Summary: "The Greatest Story Ever Told, As Seen Through a Mother's Eyes." Coproduced by Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her son Bobby Shriver, this reverent retelling of the Biblical story of the Madonna stars Melinda Kinnaman as young Mary, Perrilla August as the older Mary, David Threlfall as Joseph, and Toby Bailiff and Christian Bale as, respectively, the younger and adult Jesus. (allmovie.com)
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Exclusive Dark Knight Deleted Scene Exclusive Dark Knight Deleted Scene (2008)  - Short Film
Summary: Aziz Ansari's deleted scene from the Dark Knight. (Funny or Die)
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The Promise The Promise (2016)
Summary: Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris. (imdb)
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Hostiles Hostiles (2017)
Summary: In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. (imdb)
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Spielberg Spielberg (2017)  - TV Movie
Summary: A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg. (imdb)
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Mowgli Mowgli (2018)
Summary: A human child raised by wolves must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins. (imdb)
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The Director The Director's Notebook (2007)  - Short Film
Summary: A short doc on Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige" (2006).
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Sinfonia da Necrópole Sinfonia da Necrópole (2014)
Summary: The routine of an inept apprentice gravedigger changes when a new employee arrives at the cemetery. Together they must locate abandoned graves, but strange events make them think about the implications of tampering with the dead. (imdb)
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Exodus: Gods and Kings Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Summary: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. (imdb)
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Knight of Cups Knight of Cups (2015)
Summary: Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent him down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, he forgot he was the son of a king, forgot about the pearl and fell into a deep sleep. (imdb)
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The Big Short The Big Short (2015)
Summary: Four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predicted the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s decide to take on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed. (imdb)
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Howl Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Summary: An amazing new animated adventure that celebrates the power of love to transform and the resiliency of the human spirit in the face of adversity. (Disney)
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I I'm Not There (2007)
Summary: 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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3:10 to Yuma 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Summary: 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. (imdb)
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Shaft Shaft (2000)
Summary: New York City police detective John Shaft goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
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Reign of Fire Reign of Fire (2002)
Summary: An exciting tale of adventure and survival that fuses a medieval past with a post-apocalyptic future. (Buena Vista Pictures Entertainment)
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Velvet Goldmine Velvet Goldmine (1998)
Summary: In 1984, British newspaper reporter Arthur Stuart is investigating the career of 1970s glam rock star Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by American rock singer Curt Wild, whose show was quite crazy for his time. (imdb)
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Batman Begins Batman Begins (2005)
Summary: Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham. (Warner Bros.)
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The New World The New World (2005)
Summary: A sweeping adventure set amidst the first encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of the Jamestown Virginia settlement in 1607.
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A Midsummer Night A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Summary: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck.
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The Machinist The Machinist (2004)
Summary: Trevor Reznik has not slept for a year. His every waking minute has become an unremitting nightmare of confusion, paranoia, guilt, anxiety and terror - each of which is part of an escalating series of clues that will lead to the source of his mysterious affliction. (Paramount Classics)
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American Psycho American Psycho (2000)
Summary: Patrick Bateman, a young, well to do man working on wall street at his father's company kills for no reason at all. As his life progresses his hatred for the world becomes more and more intense. Based on the book by Bret Easton Ellis. (imdb)
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Captain Corelli Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Summary: In 1941, Italy allies with Germany and ruthlessly conquers the much weaker country of Greece. On a remote Greek island, an Italian artillery garrison is established to maintain order. One Italian officer, Captain Corelli, adopts an attitude of mutual co-existence with the Greeks and engages in such activities as music festivals and courting the daughter of a local doctor. In 1943, however, after Italy surrenders to the Allies and changes sides in the war, Captain Corelli must defend the Greek island against a German invasion. (imdb)
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Equilibrium Equilibrium (2002)
Summary: In a futuristic world, a strict regime has eliminated war by suppressing emotions: books, art and music are strictly forbidden and feeling is a crime punishable by death. Cleric John Preston (Bale) is a top ranking government agent responsible for destroying those who resist the rules. When he misses a dose of Prozium, a mind-altering drug that hinders emotion, Preston, who has been trained to enforce the strict laws of the new regime, suddenly becomes the only person capable of overthrowing it.
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Laurel Canyon Laurel Canyon (2002)
Summary: A rigorously honest exploration of relationships between people with wildly divergent world views. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Swing Kids Swing Kids (1993)
Summary: The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US... (imdb)
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Empire of the Sun Empire of the Sun (1987)
Summary: A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (imdb)
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Rescue Dawn Rescue Dawn (2006)
Summary: This film tells the real-life story of U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler, a German-American shot down and captured in Laos during the Vietnam War. Dengler, to be played by Bale, organized a death-defying escape for a small band of POWs, including Duane Martin (Zahn). (imdb)
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The Portrait of a Lady The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Summary: Isabel Archer, an American heiress and free thinker travels to Europe to find herself. She tactfully rebuffs the advances of Caspar Goodwood, another American who has followed her to England. Her cousin, Ralph Touchett, wise but sickly becomes a soulmate of sorts for her. (imdb)
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The Prestige The Prestige (2006)
Summary: Christopher Nolan directs this mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences. (Touchstone Pictures)
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Harsh Times Harsh Times (2006)
Summary: From the writer of "Training Day," Harsh Times is a gritty look at friendship, loyalty and ambition on the extremely rough streets of south central Los Angeles. (MGM)
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Metroland Metroland (1997)
Summary: After ten years absence Toni best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris when he lived with and enjoyed a torrid affair with Annick. (imdb)
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The Secret Agent The Secret Agent (1996)
Summary: 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 goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to the London police, specifically Chief Inspector Heat. (imdb)
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Royal Deceit Royal Deceit (1994)
Summary: This re-telling of Hamlet goes back to the original Danish source material. The opening scenario remains the same: Hamlet's father murdered by his brother who then weds the widowed mother. (imdb)
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Little Women Little Women (1994)
Summary: The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America. (imdb)
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Pocahontas Pocahontas (1995)
Summary: An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.
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Henry V Henry V (1989)
Summary: The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France. (imdb)
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Newsies Newsies (1992)
Summary: July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly (Christian Bale) organizes a newsboys' strike. (imdb)
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All the Little Animals All the Little Animals (1998)
Summary: 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 wanders the highways to bury roadkill animals. Bobby becomes the old man's apprentice and learns to see the world of nature in a strange idyllic way. But soon the shadow of his stepfather catches up to him and Bobby's world explodes into a grotesque nightmare. (imdb)