The best Alan Rickman’s movies

Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman

21/02/1946- 14/01/2016
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946-14 January 2016) was an English actor and theatre director. He was a renowned stage actor in modern and classical productions and a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Rickman was known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series, Eamon de Valera in Michael Collins, and Metatron in Dogma. He was also known for his prominent roles as the Sheriff of Nottingham in the 1991 film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and as Colonel Brandon in Ang Lee's 1995 film Sense and Sensibility. More recently he played Judge Turpin in Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and voiced the Caterpillar in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alan Rickman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
7.6/10
Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard—with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths—and about the villain who's to blame.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
7.7/10
When Harry Potter's name emerges from the Goblet of Fire, he becomes a competitor in a grueling battle for glory among three wizarding schools—the Triwizard Tournament. But since Harry never submitted his name for the Tournament, who did? Now Harry must confront a deadly dragon, fierce water demons and an enchanted maze only to find himself in the cruel grasp of He Who Must Not Be Named.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
7.4/10
Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts. Adventure and danger await when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber Of Secrets Has Been Opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione’s magical abilities and courage.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
7.6/10
As Lord Voldemort tightens his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds, Hogwarts is no longer a safe haven. Harry suspects perils may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle fast approaching. Together they work to find the key to unlock Voldemorts defenses and to this end, Dumbledore recruits his old friend and colleague Horace Slughorn, whom he believes holds crucial information. Even as the decisive showdown looms, romance blossoms for Harry, Ron, Hermione and their classmates. Love is in the air, but danger lies ahead and Hogwarts may never be the same again.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
7.9/10
Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban. And Harry will confront them all.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
8.1/10
  • Genre: AdventureFantasy
  • Release: 07/07/2011
  • Character: Professor Severus Snape
Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
7.5/10
The rebellion begins! Lord Voldemort has returned, but the Ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth – including appointing Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits in this enthralling film version of the fifth novel in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Prepare for battle!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
7.7/10
  • Genre: AdventureFantasy
  • Release: 17/10/2010
  • Character: Professor Severus Snape
Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland
6.4/10
Alice, now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass
6.1/10
Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
7.5/10
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of 18th century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. However, his work takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaHorror
  • Release: 25/01/2007
  • Character: Judge Turpin
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Die Hard

Die Hard
8.2/10
NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Something the Lord Made

Something the Lord Made
8.1/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 30/05/2004
  • Character: Dr. Alfred Blalock
A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins

Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins
8/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 17/11/2009
  • Character: Self - 'Professor Snape'
One from a series of documentaries on the making of the Harry Potter cinematic universe.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
6.9/10
When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of terror.

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility
7.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 13/12/1995
  • Character: Colonel Christopher Brandon
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
6.7/10
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Love Actually

Love Actually
7.6/10
'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Eye in the Sky

Eye in the Sky
7.3/10
  • Genre: DramaThrillerWar
  • Release: 11/09/2015
  • Character: Lieutenant General Frank Benson
A UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” As American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute reaching the highest levels of US and British government over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.

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