Benedict Cumberbatch is one of those actors who’s perfectly in place both on stage in a serious drama and in a massive Hollywood movie. We’ve just seen him in the latter kind of film, ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness‘. If the film has left you wanting more of Cumberbatch, then consider this diverse list of movies starring the actor. Watch them on BMS Stream.
‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’
In the sequel to ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ (2017) and ‘Spiderman: Far From Home’ (2019), Cumberbatch plays Doctor Stephen Strange from the Marvel universe. He’s a sorcerer who can conjure complex spells. Peter Parker enlists Doctor Strange’s help to make the world forget about Spider-Man’s identity. Here, Doctor Strange performs a tricky spell to help Parker, while warning him of the consequences.
Director: Jon Watts
Cast: Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zendaya, Toby Maguire, Andrew Garfield
Based on true events, this Cold War spy film has Benedict Cumberbatch as Greville Wynne, a British businessman who is unwittingly pulled into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. He forms a dangerous alliance with Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze), a Soviet officer, to provide crucial intelligence that’s needed to defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis (pictured above).
Director: Dominic Cooke
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan, Merab Ninidze
This legal drama is based on the memoir of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a Mauritanian man held for 14 years without charge in Guantanamo Bay for allegedly helping to recruit hijackers who were a part of the 9/11 attacks. Here, Cumberbatch plays the role of Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Couch, a US military prosecutor who refused to go ahead with Slahi’s prosecution, because he believed that the man’s incriminating statements were a result of torture.
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Cast: Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley
‘Star Trek Into Darkness
In this epic franchise, Cumberbatch plays the role of a ruthless villain, Khan. The plot revolves around Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), who leads his people on a mission to capture a deadly weapon of mass destruction.
Director: J.J. Abrams
Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldaña, Simon Pegg, Benedict Cumberbatch
‘The Current War’
This historical drama tells the story of Thomas A. Edison and George Westinghouse and their race to determine whose electrical system would power the new century. Cumberbatch stars as Edison.
Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Cast: Benedicut Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland