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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King  201 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Drama, Fantasy]  [Peter Jackson]  [17 Dec 2003]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 94/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 11 Oscars. Another 197 wins & 123 nominations.
Actors:  Ali Astin, David Aston, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Noel Appleby, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen
Plot:  Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Writer:  J.R.R. Tolkien (novel), Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay), Peter Jackson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Quenya, Old English, Sindarin    Country:  USA, New Zealand    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring  178 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Drama, Fantasy]  [Peter Jackson]  [19 Dec 2001]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, Metacritic 92/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 113 wins & 123 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Howard, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Noel Appleby, Orlando Bloom, Sala Baker, Sean Astin
Plot:  A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Writer:  J.R.R. Tolkien (novel), Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay), Peter Jackson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Sindarin    Country:  New Zealand, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers  179 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Drama, Fantasy]  [Peter Jackson]  [18 Dec 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 118 wins & 138 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Allpress, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, John Bach, Sala Baker, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen
Plot:  While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Writer:  J.R.R. Tolkien (novel), Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay), Stephen Sinclair (screenplay), Peter Jackson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Sindarin, Old English    Country:  USA, New Zealand    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Richard III | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Richard III  110 min,  R,  [Drama, Sci-Fi, War]  [Richard Loncraine]  [29 Dec 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Annette Bening, Bill Paterson, Christopher Bowen, Edward Jewesbury, Ian McKellen
Plot:  The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming king staged in an alternative fascist England setting.
Writer:  William Shakespeare (play), Ian McKellen, Richard Loncraine
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
X-Men: Days of Future Past | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  X-Men: Days of Future Past  132 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Bryan Singer]  [23 May 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 47 nominations.
Actors:  Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Patrick Stewart
Plot:  The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
Writer:  Simon Kinberg (screenplay by), Jane Goldman (story by), Simon Kinberg (story by), Matthew Vaughn (story by)
Language:  English, Vietnamese, French    Country:  USA, UK, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gods and Monsters | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Gods and Monsters  105 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama]  [Bill Condon]  [04 Nov 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 33 nominations.
Actors:  Brendan Fraser, Ian McKellen, Lolita Davidovich, Lynn Redgrave
Plot:  The last days of Frankenstein (1931) Director James Whale are explored.
Writer:  Christopher Bram (novel), Bill Condon (screenplay)
Language:  English, Hungarian    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Six Degrees of Separation | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Six Degrees of Separation  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Mystery]  [Fred Schepisi]  [08 Dec 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen, Stockard Channing, Will Smith
Plot:  An affluent New York couple finds their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.
Writer:  John Guare (play), John Guare (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scandal | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Scandal  106 min,  R,  [Drama, History]  [Michael Caton-Jones]  [28 Apr 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen, Joanne Whalley, John Hurt
Plot:  Based on the Profumo Scandal of 1963, an affair between an exotic dancer and the Minister of War shakes up the British government.
Writer:  Michael Thomas
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Scarlet Pimpernel | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Scarlet Pimpernel  142 min,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Clive Donner]  [09 Nov 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Andrews, Ian McKellen, James Villiers, Jane Seymour
Plot:  During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while ...
Writer:  William Bast (teleplay), Baroness Emmuska Orczy (novels)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
X-Men | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  X-Men  104 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Bryan Singer]  [14 Jul 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  13 wins & 26 nominations.
Actors:  Famke Janssen, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart
Plot:  Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Writer:  Tom DeSanto (story), Bryan Singer (story), David Hayter (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stardust | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Stardust  127 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Matthew Vaughn]  [10 Aug 2007]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Alastair MacIntosh, Bimbo Hart, Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, David Kelly, Ian McKellen, Sienna Miller
Plot:  In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.
Writer:  Jane Goldman (screenplay), Matthew Vaughn (screenplay), Neil Gaiman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA, Iceland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flushed Away | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Flushed Away  85 min,  PG,  [Animation, Adventure, Comedy]  [David Bowers, Sam Fell]  [03 Nov 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Kate Winslet
Plot:  The story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life.
Writer:  Dick Clement (screenplay by), Ian La Frenais (screenplay by), Christopher Lloyd (screenplay by), Joe Keenan (screenplay by), William Davies (screenplay by), Sam Fell (story by), Peter Lord (story by), Dick Clement (story by), Ian La Frenais (story by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ballad of Little Jo | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Ballad of Little Jo  121 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Western]  [Maggie Greenwald]  [20 Aug 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Bo Hopkins, David Chung, Ian McKellen, Suzy Amis
Plot:  After being thrown out of her home, a young woman decides to disguise herself as a man to survive the ruthless Wild West.
Writer:  Maggie Greenwald
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey  169 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Peter Jackson]  [14 Dec 2012]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 72 nominations.
Actors:  Ian McKellen, Ken Stott, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage
Plot:  A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.
Writer:  Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay), Peter Jackson (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), J.R.R. Tolkien (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, New Zealand    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Priest of Love | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Priest of Love  125 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Christopher Miles]  [11 Oct 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Graham Faulkner, Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, Penelope Keith
Plot:  Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they ...
Writer:  Harry T. Moore (book), Alan Plater
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Touch of Love | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  A Touch of Love  107 min,  M,  [Drama]  [Waris Hussein]  [01 Sep 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ian McKellen, John Standing, Michael Coles, Sandy Dennis
Plot:  A young London woman, studying for her doctorate in the British Museum, spends her nights trying to avoid the sexual admiration of men in her life.
Writer:  Margaret Drabble (screenplay), Margaret Drabble (from her novel "The Millstone")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies  144 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Fantasy]  [Peter Jackson]  [17 Dec 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 59%, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 51 nominations.
Actors:  Ian McKellen, Ken Stott, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage
Plot:  Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.
Writer:  Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay), Peter Jackson (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), J.R.R. Tolkien (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  New Zealand, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
X-Men: The Last Stand | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  X-Men: The Last Stand  104 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Brett Ratner]  [26 May 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 37 nominations.
Actors:  Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart
Plot:  An all-out war looms when the discovery of a cure for mutations draws a line between the followers of Charles Xavier and those of Magneto.
Writer:  Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn
Language:  English    Country:  Canada, USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Animal Crackers | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Animal Crackers  94 min,  [Animation, Adventure, Comedy]  [Tony Bancroft, Scott Christian Sava, Jaime Maestro]  [01 Jun 2018]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Danny DeVito, Emily Blunt, Ian McKellen, John Krasinski
Plot:  A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington.
Writer:  Dean Lorey, Scott Christian Sava
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Spain, China, South Korea    More Info:  IMDB
Apt Pupil | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Apt Pupil  111 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Bryan Singer]  [23 Oct 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Brad Renfro, Ian McKellen, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell
Plot:  A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal.
Writer:  Stephen King (novel), Brandon Boyce (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Da Vinci Code | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  The Da Vinci Code  149 min,  PG-13,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Ron Howard]  [19 May 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 20 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Tom Hanks
Plot:  A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Writer:  Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Dan Brown (novel)
Language:  English, French, Latin, Spanish    Country:  USA, Malta, France, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Keep | Movie Details for Actor Ian McKellen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  The Keep  96 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Michael Mann]  [16 Dec 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, Metacritic 34/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alberta Watson, Ian McKellen, J├╝rgen Prochnow, Robert Prosky, Scott Glenn
Plot:  Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish historian for help in battling the ancient demon they have inadvertently freed from its prison.
Writer:  F. Paul Wilson (novel), Michael Mann (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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