All movies starring Christian Bale

The Big Short (2015) poster

The Big Short (2015) ★ 7.8

The story of several people who independently predicted the global economic crisis of 2008 long before it was whispered on the sidelines of Wall Street. And having predicted it, they began to make money on it.
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The Dark Knight (2008) ★ 9.0

Genres: Action Crime Drama
Batman raises the stakes in the war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and Prosecutor Harvey Dent, he intends to clean the streets of Gotham of crime. The cooperation proves effective, but they soon find themselves in the midst of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal genius known to terrified citizens as the Joker.
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Public Enemies (2009) ★ 7.0

America, 1930s. Daring attacks made John Dillinger the hero of all oppressors and a prime target for top agent Melvin Purvis and Bureau of Investigation director John Edgar Hoover. No one could stop the Dillinger gang. No prison could hold him back. As the adventures of the dashing gang, joined by Little Nelson and Alvin Karpis, inspire angry citizens, Hoover decides to take the opportunity to turn the Bureau of Investigation into the nation's premier law enforcement organization, the FBI.
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The Prestige (2006) ★ 8.5

Robert and Alfred are magician-illusionists who competed with each other in London at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Over the years, their friendly professional rivalry turns into a real war.

They are willing to do anything to learn from each other the secrets of fantastic tricks and disrupt their performance. The irreconcilable enmity that erupted between them begins to threaten the lives of those around them...

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Vice (2018) ★ 7.2

The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
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Equilibrium (2002) ★ 7.4

In an oppressive future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system and state.
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) poster

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) ★ 6.0

The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
The Machinist (2004) poster

The Machinist (2004) ★ 7.7

Genres: Drama Thriller
An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.
Out of the Furnace (2013) poster

Out of the Furnace (2013) ★ 6.7

Genres: Action Crime Drama
When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
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American Hustle (2013) ★ 7.2

Genres: Crime Drama
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.
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Shaft (2000) ★ 6.0

New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
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Harsh Times (2005) ★ 6.8

Genres: Action Crime Drama
A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.
American Psycho (2000) poster

American Psycho (2000) ★ 7.6

Genres: Crime Drama Horror
A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.
The Fighter (2010) poster

The Fighter (2010) ★ 7.8

Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.
Batman Begins (2005) poster

Batman Begins (2005) ★ 8.2

Genres: Action Crime Drama
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012) poster

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) ★ 8.4

Genres: Action Crime Drama
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
Newsies (1992) poster

Newsies (1992) ★ 6.9

July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly (Christian Bale) organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs (David Moscow) as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful.
3:10 to Yuma (2007) poster

3:10 to Yuma (2007) ★ 7.7

Genres: Action Crime Drama
Rancher Dan Evans heads into Bisbee to clear up issues concerning the sale of his land when he witnesses the closing events of a stagecoach robbery led by famed outlaw Ben Wade. Shortly thereafter, Wade is captured by the law in Bisbee and Evans finds himself one of the escorts who will take Wade to the 3:10 to Yuma train in Contention for the reward of $200. Evans' effort to take Wade to the station is in part an effort to save his land but also part of an inner battle to determine whether he can be more than just a naive rancher in the eyes of his impetuous and gun slinging son William Evans. The transport to Contention is hazardous and filled with ambushes by Indians, pursuits by Wade's vengeful gang and Wade's own conniving and surreptitious demeanor that makes the ride all the more intense.