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Best Christian Bale Movies

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List of the best Christian Bale movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Christian Bale's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Christian Bale movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Christian Bale movies will be at the top of the list. Christian Bale has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Christian Bale movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Christian Bale films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Christian Bale role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Christian Bale performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing contains films like Velvet Goldmine and I'm Not There.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Christian Bale movies?" and "What are the greatest Christian Bale roles of all time?"


Christian Bale is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan and Terrence Malick. Movie fans who love Christian Bale have also been known to enjoy films starring Ben Kingsley and Clive Owen.


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    Gary Oldman, Anthony Michael Hall, Heath Ledger

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anna Massey, Reg E. Cathey

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    Jared Leto, Reg E. Cathey, Guinevere Turner

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    George Foreman, Melissa Leo, Amy Adams

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    David Bowie, Ricky Jay, Andy Serkis

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    Tom Conti, Gary Oldman, Linus Roache

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    Ken Watanabe, Gary Oldman, Linus Roache

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    Russell Crowe, Ben Foster, Luke Wilson

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    Sam Shepard, Forest Whitaker, Casey Affleck

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    John Malkovich, Joe Pantoliano, Miranda Richardson

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    Gerard Butler, David Kennedy, Izabella Scorupco

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    Tong Dawei, Paul Schneider, Ni Ni

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    James Russo, John Ortiz, David Wenham

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    Claire Danes, Sarah Strange, Donal Logue

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    Anton Yelchin, Sam Worthington, Buster Reeves

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    Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret, Michael A. Goorjian

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    John Singleton, Toni Collette, Lynne Thigpen

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    Emma Thompson, Ian Holm, Alec McCowen

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    Bernard Hill, Anna Friel, Rupert Everett

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    Jessica Hynes, Noah Wyle, Martin Clunes

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    Richard Gere, Kris Kristofferson, Julianne Moore

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    John Gielgud, John Malkovich, Viggo Mortensen

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    Benicio del Toro, Natalie Portman, Rooney Mara

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    John Hurt, Nicolas Cage, David Morrissey

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    The Last Photograph Christian Bale

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    Edward Fox, Susan Lucci, Amy Irving

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    Javier Bardem, Édgar Ramírez

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    The Secret Agent Eddie Izzard, Jim Broadbent, Patricia Arquette

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    A Murder of Quality Glenda Jackson, Billie Whitelaw, David Threlfall

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