Top 6 must-see movies by Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is probably a name that is no longer strange to Marvel moviegoers when he is the Ultimate Wizard Doctor Strange who is storming the world these days. This royal actor, besides the role of Doctor Strange, has also rippled the audience through many different films, so what are those movies. Please refer to the article below!

Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch

Top 6 must-see movies by Benedict Cumberbatch:

Top 6 must-see movies:

  1. Hawking (2004)
  2. Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)
  3. Sherlock Holmes (2010-2017)
  4. The Fifth Estate (2013) The Fifth Power
  5. The Imitation Game (2014) as Alan Turing
  6. Doctor Strange (2016)

Benedict Cumberbatch – Hawking (2004)

Hawking is a BBC television series. The film revolves around the character Stephen Hawking – a famous physicist. Throughout the film revolves around the character’s early years as a PhD student at Cambridge University with a struggle against motor neuron disease. Benedict plays an extremely impressive role with methodical and flexible acting errors.

The film received rave reviews from critics, and was nominated for the BAFTA Best Drama Series award. Benedict was nominated for Best Actor of the Year.

If you do not know, Stephen Hawking was the first person to predict the theory of black holes emitting radiation. To do that, he had to go through an extremely difficult time, both physically and mentally. The film revolves around a genius character, but suffers from an incurable disease when he is diagnosed with only 2 years to live. How desperate does that feel? All the frustration, suffering, and despair are described by Benedict.

Hawking (2004)
Hawking (2004)

Benedict Cumberbatch – Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)

Maybe everyone knows about Van Gogh, so what kind of character is Benedict’s Van Gogh? In this film, Benedict transforms into a genius painter Van Gogh. This is an excellent film that tells the story of the artist’s life. Benedict played the role very well, showing his style and personality. Combined with a charming voice and strange eyes, this role seems to have been born just for Benedict, the charm of the acting is impeccable.

Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)
Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)

Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock Holmes (2010-2017)

This is the film that has made Benedict Cumberbatch’s name fly far and higher, with global coverage. This is a series of 17 episodes with 4 most popular episodes of BBC. The movie is based on the famous detective series of the same name.

Benedict plays the famous male detective Sherlock Holmes with his friend Watson, making the film bring with it a suspenseful plot with moments of searching for the culprit. If you pay attention, you will see that the actors in the film speak with a thick British accent because Sherlock Holmes is also British and is set in England.

The movie is based on the famous detective series of the same name. Because of the thrilling plot, the sharp intelligence along with the suffocating moments in the pursuit of criminals, make the film circuit always attractive and impossible to stop. The audience will both be scared and enjoy the moments of the film. Benedict’s performance was so immersive that director Steven Spielberg called him “the best Sherlock on screen.”

The series has reaped countless awards for its popularity, from the UK’s BAFTA, to the prestigious Emmy Award and the US Golden Globe.

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes

Benedict Cumberbatch – The Fifth Estate (2013) The Fifth Power

This is a film that is not very successful in terms of revenue but leaves Benedict with many memories. In this film he plays Julian Assange, another eccentric genius.

The Fifth Estate (2013) The Fifth Power
The Fifth Estate (2013) The Fifth Power

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Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game (2014) as Alan Turing

The film revolves around the context of the second world war, when the form of communication between the two armies is a code. Therefore, each faction needs to have a detachment to decode it separately. They must be extremely intelligent people. In this film, Benedict plays Alan Turing, a gay man with a sharp argument. He and his team tried to the end to create a cipher machine. Despite giving so much, but just because he was gay, he was forced by the authorities to take drugs to change Hormones, and in the end he had a very tragic end to his life.

The Imitation Game (2014) as Alan Turing
The Imitation Game (2014) as Alan Turing

Benedict Cumberbatch – Doctor Strange (2016)

This is a series of films in the popular series of the Marvel cinematic universe. Dr. Stephen Vincent Strange aka Doctor Strange is a character in comic books and was adapted into a movie produced by Marvel. This is the 14th film of this superhero studio. Doctor Strange is a powerful sorcerer who uses ultimate magic to protect the Earth from dangerous threats.

The film is about a famous but egotistical neurosurgeon, because once he was engrossed in using his phone, he had an accident that broke his hand. Unable to accept the fact that his hand cannot be cured, he searches for ways and cures for his hand. While searching for a cure, he accidentally heard about Kamar-Taj. From there, his journey to becoming the ultimate wizard officially began.

Doctor Strange (2016)
Doctor Strange (2016)

Above is a list of 6 films that should be watched by actor Benedict so as not to miss any mark on him. The above 6 films are enough to show the influence and acting ability of the actor.


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