Benedict Cumberbatch: outstanding actor in 8 of the most vivid roles

Бенедикт Камбербэтч: выдающийся актер в 8 самых ярких ролях

Famous Hollywood actor Benedict Cumberbatch celebrates his 44-th birthday. It is a very interesting and talented figure in the world of cinema.

British actor born in London. He is the son of actors Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham. Debut Benedict was when he was only 12 years old. In the first years of its activities in film and TV actor starred in the little-known paintings, or took a cameo role.

The most famous actor brought the role of the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in the popular BBC series “Sherlock”. Due to this embodiment, the screens iconic characters in a modern adaptation most and heard about Benedict.

LifeStyle 24 offers you a selection of the best films about the role of Cumberbatch is a must-see to meet with the actor.

1. “Hawking” (Hawking, 2005)

The British drama film of the BBC about the early career of physicist Stephen Hawking at Cambridge University and struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Stephen Hawking, the legendary scientist and astrophysicist, who made a great contribution to science. As a child, he fell madly in love physics and mathematics and with each step expanding their knowledge. Subsequently became one of the most talented graduates of the University of Oxford. All predicted a bright future for him, but in the twenty-one year Stephen was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. However, Hawking did not break, decided to work until he has the time.

The picture was nominated for a BAFTA in the category “Best dramatic film” in 2005. Benedict Cumberbatch received the “Golden nymph” festival in Monte Carlo as “Best actor” and was nominated for a BAFTA television award for best actor.

Hawking: watch movie trailer online

2. “Sherlock” (Sherlock, 2010-2016)

British mini-series of “Hartswood films” made for TV “BBC One”.

Detective series based on the works of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, but with the difference that the events of the series take place in our days. The focus of the modern Sherlock Holmes, who is considered a genius of deductive method, and Dr. Watson. Here puzzles to help solve the mysterious notes, and text messages. Also Watson has a blog.

The series has gained wide popularity despite the fact that the seasons with several series out with a break of several years. Each episode lasts almost an hour and resembles a feature film with stories and atmosphere.

Sherlock: watch the series trailer online

3. “The Hobbit” (The Hobbit, 2012-2014)

Trilogy directed by Peter Jackson, which is linked by a single story and is an adaptation of the novel by John Tolkien’s “the Hobbit, or There and There.” The films follows the adventures of hobbit Bilbo Turbine and thirteen dwarves towards the Lonely mountain. Also, movies are a prequel to the trilogy “the Lord of the rings.”

In the first part of “the Hobbit: an Unexpected journey” follows Bilbo Baggins, who went with a company of dwarves in a big and dangerous journey. He wanted to free a Dwarf Kingdom seized by a dragon named Smaug.

In the second part of “the Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug” the dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully crossed the Misty mountains, and Bilbo has gained the one Ring. They continue their dangerous journey to get all of that captured dragon.

In the final part of the trilogy the hobbit Bilbo Baggins went on a journey to the Lonely mountain, believed that his adventure will end. When he will perform his task – to find the treasure, which is so necessary to the leader of the dwarves Thorin. But the path to Erebor, the captured dragon Smaug in the dwarf Kingdom, were even more dangerous than expected dwarves.

The hobbit: watch movie trailer online

4. “The fifth power” (The Fifth Estate, 2013)

The American biographical drama directed by bill Condon. Feature-length film based on the true story of the website WikiLeaks, which was to publish a huge amount of material. Publishing classified data the diplomatic corps of the USA prove the lies and corruption of any government and of any state on the planet. And Julian Assange, its founder, became the most famous man in the world.

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5. “The imitation game” (The Imitation Game, 2014)

Historical drama about British cryptologist Alan Turing, who worked during the Second world war on the secret codes of Nazi Germany. With the support of his friends and bride Joan, Turing was able to decipher the secret code “Enigma” of the Third Reich. Due to decryption of decreased war and saved thousands of lives.

The imitation game: watch movie trailer online

6. “Doctor Strange” (Doctor Strange, 2016)

Here the actor played a main character with superpowers. The basis for the creation of the film was the story of the famous comic book “Dr.
Strange” (June, 1963).

The film doctor strange – a skilled and confident surgeon. It is extremely good to cope with any operation. However, fate deals him a heavy blow Stephen gets into an accident and loses touch sensitivity. Here his life changes. He gets the opportunity to learn magic from the elders, where it becomes an amazing skill. Over the years of practice Stephen becomes a powerful mage, who will soon fight against the ancient forces of evil and save the innocent people.

This picture was the fourteenth film in the Cinematic universe MarveI.

Doctor strange: watch the trailer of the film online

7. “Patrick Melrose” (Patrick Melrose, 2018)

One of the most famous films with the participation of Benedict is called the “Patrick Melrose”. It’s a British-American mini-series, which first saw the light in 2018. It tells how the main character goes the way of self-purification and self-improvement. From his childhood he remembers only the hard father and silent mother, and all his youth “was” using drugs and alcohol. Patrick Melrose thinks about its own entity and selects the real path of success.

Patrick Melrose: watch movie trailer online

8. “Breksi” (Brexit: The Uncivil War, 2019)

The action takes place in 2016. Britain considers itself an independent state, which it is not necessary to impose alien rules and regulations. That is why the government decides to hold a referendum on leaving the EU. Few people know that this is not a spontaneous decision, but a well-planned operation and that the referendum result was already a foregone conclusion.

All thanks to the main character. He’s the man no one had ever seen or heard. Not literally of course, but in terms of political ambitions. Such a gray cardinal of the people. He spent his agitation, he managed to build up a slogan and tell people how it is unprofitable to be in the European Union. His program was adopted and heard. All who participated in the rallies, were fascinated by what is happening. They knew that everything that happens, has a proper goal.

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Author: Irina Kovalchuk

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