The best Derek Jacobi’s movies

Derek Jacobi

Derek Jacobi

22/10/1938 (84 años)
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Cinderella

Cinderella
6.9/10
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.

Gladiator

Gladiator
8.5/10
In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Nanny McPhee

Nanny McPhee
6.6/10
Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's great-aunt and benefactor, Lady Adelaide Stitch, threatens to separate the kids, the family pulls together under the guidance of Nanny McPhee.

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider
6.3/10
Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Underworld: Evolution

Underworld: Evolution
6.7/10
As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together in an effort to unlock the secrets of their respective bloodlines.

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass
6.1/10
After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express
6.5/10
Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.

The King's Speech

The King's Speech
8/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 06/09/2010
  • Character: Archbishop Cosmo Lang
The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Come Away

Come Away
5.7/10
Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are forced to choose between home and imagination, setting the stage for their iconic journeys into Wonderland and Neverland.

Tolkien

Tolkien
6.8/10
England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.

Hereafter

Hereafter
6.5/10
  • Genre: DramaFantasy
  • Release: 22/10/2010
  • Character: Derek Jacobi
Three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — are touched by death in different ways.

The Day of the Jackal

The Day of the Jackal
7.8/10
  • Genre: ActionThriller
  • Release: 15/05/1973
  • Character: Inspector Caron
An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

My Week With Marilyn

My Week With Marilyn
6.9/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 23/11/2011
  • Character: Sir Owen Morshead
London, 1956. Genius actor and film director Laurence Olivier is about to begin the shooting of his upcoming movie, premiered in 1957 as The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe. Young Colin Clark, who dreams on having a career in movie business, manages to get a job on the set as third assistant director.

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH
7.5/10
A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.

Hamlet

Hamlet
7.8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 25/12/1996
  • Character: King Claudius
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Gosford Park

Gosford Park
7.2/10
In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.

Effie Gray

Effie Gray
6/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 08/03/2014
  • Character: Travers Twiss
A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.

Ironclad

Ironclad
6.1/10
In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. Barring his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's momentous struggle for justice and freedom.

Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco
5.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 14/05/2014
  • Character: Count Fernando D'Aillieres
The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s.

The Odessa File

The Odessa File
7/10
  • Genre: DramaThriller
  • Release: 17/10/1974
  • Character: Klaus Wenzer
After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually finds himself involved with the powerful organisation of former SS members—called ODESSA—as well as with the Israeli secret service. Miller probes deeper and eventually discovers a link between the SS-Captain, ODESSA and his own family.

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