Benedict Cumberbatch Movies List: Best To Worst

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

(2011)
As:
Cast
Role:
The Creature / Victor Frankenstein
Director:
Danny Boyle
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jonny Lee Miller, Ella Smith, John Killoran, Steven Elliot
The Imitation Game
PG-13

The Imitation Game

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Turing
Director:
Morten Tyldum
Genres:
War, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech
National Theatre Live: Hamlet

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Hamlet - Prince of Denmark
Director:
Robin Lough
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ciarán Hinds, Leo Bill, Sian Brooke, Jim Norton
Doctor Strange
PG-13

Doctor Strange

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Stephen Strange
Director:
Scott Derrickson
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen
12 Years a Slave
R

12 Years a Slave

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve McQueen
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Bryan Batt
Star Trek Into Darkness
PG-13

Star Trek Into Darkness

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
J.J. Abrams
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg
Atonement
R

Atonement

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, War, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Saoirse Ronan, Ailidh Mackay
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
PG-13

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott
Inseparable
TV-PG

Inseparable

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe / Charlie
Director:
Nick White
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Short, Family
Star Cast:
Natalie Press, Dylan Byrne, Bijan Daneshmand, J.D. Kelleher
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
PG-13

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

(2012)
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott
Third Star

Third Star

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
James
Director:
Hattie Dalton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Burke, JJ Feild, Adam Robertson, Hugh Bonneville
Amazing Grace
PG

Amazing Grace

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
William Pitt
Director:
Michael Apted
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai, Michael Gambon
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
PG-13

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

(2014)
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott
Four Lions
R

Four Lions

(2010)
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Morris
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Riz Ahmed, Arsher Ali, Nigel Lindsay, Kayvan Novak
The Whistleblower
R

The Whistleblower

(2010)
As:
Cast
Director:
Larysa Kondracki
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
R

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tomas Alfredson
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Mark Strong, John Hurt, Zoltán Mucsi, Péter Kálloy Molnár
War Horse
PG-13

War Horse

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Spielberg
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Niels Arestrup, David Thewlis
Little Favour

Little Favour

(2013)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Wallace
Director:
Patrick Viktor Monroe
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Short
Star Cast:
Colin Salmon, Nick Moran, Paris Winter Munroe, Liam Collins
August: Osage County
R

August: Osage County

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Wells
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale
Black Mass
R

Black Mass

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Bulger
Director:
Scott Cooper
Genres:
Drama, Crime, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Dakota Johnson, Kevin Bacon
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Heartbeat

(1992)
As:
Cast
Director:
Gerry Mill, Roger Bamford, Jonas Grimås, Tim Dowd, Judith Dine
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon
The Other Boleyn Girl
PG-13

The Other Boleyn Girl

(2008)
As:
Cast
Director:
Justin Chadwick
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess, Mark Rylance
Creation
PG-13

Creation

(2009)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Amiel
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Ian Kelly, Guy Henry, Martha West
Starter for 10
PG-13

Starter for 10

(2006)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Vaughan
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joseph Friend, James Gaddas, Catherine Tate, Mark Gatiss, Robert Cawsey
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

(2003)
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Barker
Genres:
History, Biography, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Dougray Scott, Olivia Williams, James Bolam, Corin Redgrave
The Fifth Estate
R

The Fifth Estate

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Peter Capaldi, David Thewlis, Anatole Taubman, Alexander Beyer
Wreckers
TV-MA

Wreckers

(2011)
As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
Dictynna Hood
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Claire Foy, Shaun Evans, Peter McDonald, Sinead Matthews
Zoolander 2
PG-13

Zoolander 2

(2016)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Justin Bieber, Jon Daly, Penélope Cruz, Katie Couric
Avengers: Infinity War
PG-13

Avengers: Infinity War

(2018)
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Danai Gurira, Karen Gillan, Idris Elba
The Current War

The Current War

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas Edison
Director:
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Nicholas Hoult, Tuppence Middleton
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Hills Like White Elephants

(2002)
As:
Cast
Role:
The Man
Director:
Paige Cameron
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Greg Wise, Emma Griffiths Malin, Todd Boyce, Paige Cameron
Girlfriend in a Coma

Girlfriend in a Coma

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dante
Director:
Annalisa Piras
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Bill Emmott, Giuliano Amato, Massimo Banzi, Silvio Berlusconi
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Electric Cinema: How to Behave

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Humphrey Bogart
Director:
Marcel Grant
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Corden, Alexander Armstrong, Gemma Arterton, Thom Dobbin
9 Kisses

9 Kisses

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Man at Costume Party
Director:
Elaine Constantine
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Shailene Woodley, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette, Kristen Stewart
Burlesque Fairytales

Burlesque Fairytales

(2009)
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Clark
Director:
Susan Luciani
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Lindsay Duncan, Jim Carter, Sophie Hunter, Anna Andresen

TV Movie(s)

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vincent Van Gogh
Director:
Andrew Hutton
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jamie Parker, Aidan McArdle, Christopher Good, Rowena Cooper
Stuart: A Life Backwards
TV-MA

Stuart: A Life Backwards

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alexander Masters
Director:
David Attwood
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Hardy, Nicola Duffett, Claire-Louise Cordwell, Edna Doré
Hawking
TV-G

Hawking

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Stephen Hawking
Director:
Philip Martin
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck, Lisa Dillon
National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

(2013)
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Roger Allam, Jonathan Bailey, Simon Russell Beale, Alan Bennett
Small Island

Small Island

(2009)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Alexander
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Naomie Harris, Hugh Quarshie, Terence Frisch, Ruth Wilson
Dunkirk

Dunkirk

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt Jimmy Langley
Director:
Alex Holmes
Genres:
History, War, Documentary, Drama
Star Cast:
Timothy Dalton, Simon Russell Beale, Clive Brunt, Phil Cornwell
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Breakthrough Prize 2014

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Don Mischer
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Christina Aguilera, Kate Beckinsale, Sergey Brin, Dick Costolo
Fields of Gold

Fields of Gold

(2002)
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Anderson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Friel, Phil Davis, Max Beesley, James Fleet
72nd Golden Globe Awards

72nd Golden Globe Awards

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter / Nominee
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Aniston, Robert Duvall

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
Penguins of Madagascar
PG

Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
John Malkovich, Werner Herzog, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights

TV Shows and Videos

Sherlock
TV-14

Sherlock (2010)

As:
Cast
Role:
Sherlock Holmes
Director:
Paul McGuigan, Nick Hurran
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves, Louise Brealey
The Colbert Report
TV-14

The Colbert Report (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Hoskinson
Genres:
News, Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
David Cross, Stephen Colbert, Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Benedict Cumberbatch
The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dominic Cooke, Richard Eyre, Rupert Goold, Thea Sharrock
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Anton Lesser, Jimi James, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston
Spooks

Spooks (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alrick Riley, Bharat Nalluri, Sam Miller, Omar Madha, Julian Holmes
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones
Nathan Barley

Nathan Barley (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Morris
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Claire Keelan, Spencer Brown
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Deleted Scenes (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Guillam
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Ciarán Hinds
Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Geoffrey Sax
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May
Silent Witness

Silent Witness (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Thaddeus O'Sullivan, David Richards, Richard Signy, Renny Rye, Nicholas Renton
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Daisy Ridley, Emilia Fox, William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Benedict Cumberbatch
Agatha Christie's Marple
TV-14

Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Charlie Palmer, Andy Wilson, John Strickland, Tom Shankland, Nicolas Winding Refn
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Talulah Riley, Joan Collins, Jane Seymour, Kelly Brook, Geraldine McEwan
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TV-PG

Curiosity (2011)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Max, Jamie Alberti Kellum
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Josh Charles, Martin Sheen, Benedict Cumberbatch
Parade's End

Parade's End (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Christopher Tietjens
Director:
Susanna White
Genres:
Romance, Action, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Rebecca Hall, Roger Allam, Adelaide Clemens, Rupert Everett
Fortysomething

Fortysomething (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rory Slippery
Director:
Hugh Laurie, Nic Phillips
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock, Benedict Cumberbatch
Cambridge Spies

Cambridge Spies (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Fywell
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Tom Hollander, Toby Stephens, Rupert Penry-Jones, Samuel West
To the Ends of the Earth

To the Ends of the Earth (2005)

As:
Cast
Role:
Edmund Talbot
Director:
David Attwood
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jared Harris, Jamie Sives, Richard McCabe, Victoria Hamilton
Broken News

Broken News (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Morton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Indira Varma, Claudia Christian, Duncan Duff, Sharon Horgan, Phil Nice
The Last Enemy

The Last Enemy (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Stephen Ezard
Director:
Iain B. MacDonald
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Anamaria Marinca, Max Beesley, Robert Carlyle, Eva Birthistle
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff

Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (2014)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis