The best Ian McKellen’s movies

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen

25/05/1939 (83 años)
Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards and two Critics' Choice Awards. He has also received two Academy Award nominations, eight BAFTA film and TV nominations and five Emmy Award nominations. McKellen's work spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. His notable film roles include Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and Magneto in the X-Men films.
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
7.4/10
Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
8.8/10
Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
8.8/10
Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
9/10
Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
7.8/10
Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast
7.1/10
A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
7.8/10
The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past
7.9/10
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code
6.6/10
A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers
5.8/10
A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a rundown circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington.

Flushed Away

Flushed Away
6.6/10
London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.

X-Men: The Mutant Watch

X-Men: The Mutant Watch
6.3/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 11/08/2001
  • Character: Himself
While Senator Kelly addresses a senate committee about the supposed mutant menace, we learn about the making of the movie, X-Men.

Stardust

Stardust
7.6/10
In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

X-Men: Production Scrapbook

X-Men: Production Scrapbook
6.1/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 02/11/2003
  • Character: Himself

Last Action Hero

Last Action Hero
6.4/10
Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.

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.

X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects

X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects
5.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 11/02/2003
  • Character: Himself
The short documentary about X-Men movie is featured on the X-Men 1.5 DVD.

X-Factor: The Look of X-Men

X-Factor: The Look of X-Men
6.2/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 11/02/2003
  • Character: Himself
The short documentary about X-Men movie is featured on the X-Men 1.5 DVD.

Cats

Cats
2.8/10
A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.

The Good Liar

The Good Liar
6.7/10
  • Genre: Crime
  • Release: 08/11/2019
  • Character: Roy Courtnay
Career con man Roy sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty, worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes.

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