These last weeks, Benedict Cumberbatch talk a lot about him. The British actor is indeed eagerly awaited in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the first Marvel film of the year and whose theatrical release has been announced for May 6. Until then, it’s an opportunity to discover other films by Benedict Cumberbatch. Here is a small TOP 5 of best movies with Benedict Cumberbatch which you might like!
Our selection of the best films with Benedict Cumberbatch
Doctor Strange (2016) – Fantasy, action
If you haven’t seen “Doctor Strange” yet, it’s not too late to do so! Benedict Cumberbatch plays Stephen Strange, a brilliant neurosurgeon who loses the use of his hands after a serious car accident. He will turn to the mystical arts in the hope of healing… but an even greater destiny and responsibilities await this very dear Doctor Strange who is not ready to return to his quiet little life as a neurosurgeon.
The Current War: Pioneers of Electricity (2017) – Drama, Historical
Discover the mad war of currents between Thomas Edison, Georges Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla during the 1880s. In this biographical drama, Benedict Cumberbatch lends his features to Thomas Edison, fervent supporter of the direct current electrical network. “The Current War: The Pioneers of Electricity” tells how the two electricity giants, Edison and Westinghouse, fought a fierce battle to develop a revolutionary electricity network.
An Ordinary Spy (2020) – Espionage
Benedict Cumberbatch has already played spies! “An Ordinary Spy” tells the incredible true story of Greville Wynne. In the early 1960s, when relations were very strained between the Western and Eastern blocs, Greville Wynne was an unremarkable British businessman who frequently traveled to the East on business. He is recruited by MI6 and the CIA to secretly meet with a Soviet Army military intelligence colonel to prevent a nuclear war.
The Power of the Dog (2021) – Drama
In this American drama, Benedict Cumberbatch perfectly embodies a misanthropic cowboy named Phil who makes life difficult for his brother’s wife. He is also not tender with Peter, the latter’s son, on the pretext that the young boy is somewhat effeminate. However, a strange relationship gradually begins to develop between Phil and Peter when the cowboy decides to take the teenager under his wing and “make a man out of him”.
The Extraordinary Life of Louis Wain (2021) – Drama, biopic
Do you like painting? Do you like cats ? Find Benedict Cumberbatch in this drama where the actor brilliantly and accurately embodies the painter Louis Wain. The latter is famous for his paintings of often anthropomorphic cats with big eyes. The film follows the journey of Louis Wain, including his touching love affair with his sisters’ governess, and later, his battle with psychiatric disorders at the time diagnosed as schizophrenia.