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Ian McKellen Filmography


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Miss In Her Teens
Year: 2014
Role: Actor


X-Men: Days of Future Past
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2014-05-23
Cast as: Magneto
Role: Actor
Box Office: $233,914,986.00


The Hobbit: There and Back Again
Release Date: 2014-12-17
Cast as: Gandalf
Role: Actor


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2013-12-13
Cast as: Gandalf
Role: Actor
Box Office: $258,355,354.00


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2012-12-14
Cast as: Gandalf
Role: Actor
Box Office: $303,001,229.00


For the Love of God
Year: 2007
Role: Actor


Neverwas
Release Date: 2007-07-03
Cast as: Gabriel Finch
Role: Actor


Stardust
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2007-08-10
Cast as: Narrator
Role: Actor
Box Office: $38,345,403.00


The Golden Compass
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2007-12-07
Cast as: Voice of Iorek Byrnison
Role: Actor
Box Office: $70,083,519.00


Displaced
Release Date: 2007-12-16
Role: Voice


Doogal
MPAA Rating: G
Release Date: 2006-02-24
Cast as: Voice of Zebedee
Role: Actor
Box Office: $7,559,846.00


The Da Vinci Code
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2006-05-19
Cast as: Sir Leigh Teabing
Role: Actor
Box Office: $217,536,138.00


X-Men: The Last Stand
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2006-05-26
Cast as: Eric Lehnsherr/Magneto
Role: Actor
Box Office: $234,360,014.00


Saint of 9/11
MPAA Rating: None
Release Date: 2006-09-06
Role: Narrator
Box Office: $4,901.00


Flushed Away
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 2006-11-03
Cast as: Voice of The Toad
Role: Actor
Box Office: $64,459,316.00


The Magic Roundabout
Year: 2005
Cast as: Voice of Zebedee
Role: Actor


Asylum
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2005-08-12
Cast as: Dr. Peter Cleave
Role: Actor
Box Office: $374,903.00


Ringers: Lord of the Fans
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2005-11-22
Role: Actor


X2: X-Men United
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2003-05-02
Cast as: Eric Lensherr/Magneto
Role: Actor
Box Office: $214,948,780.00


The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2003-12-17
Cast as: Gandalf
Role: Actor
Box Office: $377,019,252.00


Emile
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2005-02-04
Cast as: Emile
Role: Actor


The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2002-12-18
Cast as: Gandalf
Role: Actor
Box Office: $339,789,881.00


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2001-12-19
Cast as: Gandalf
Role: Actor
Box Office: $313,364,114.00


Cirque du Soleil Journey of Man
MPAA Rating: G
Release Date: 2000-05-19
Role: Narrator
Box Office: $15,585,208.00


X-Men
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2000-07-14
Cast as: Magneto
Role: Actor
Box Office: $157,299,717.00


The Book That Wrote Itself
Year: 1999
Role: Actor


Apt Pupil
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1998-10-23
Cast as: Kurt Dussander
Role: Actor
Box Office: $8,772,906.00


Gods and Monsters
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1998-11-04
Cast as: James Whale
Role: Actor
Box Office: $6,390,032.00


A Bit of Scarlet
Year: 1997
Role: Narrator


Bent
MPAA Rating: NC 17
Release Date: 1997-11-26
Cast as: Uncle Freddie
Role: Actor
Box Office: $418,167.00


Swept From the Sea
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1998-01-23
Cast as: Dr James Kennedy
Role: Actor
Box Office: $283,081.00


Richard III
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1995-12-29
Cast as: Richard III
Role: Actor, Executive Producer
Box Office: $2,427,906.00


Restoration
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1995-12-29
Cast as: Will Gates
Role: Actor
Box Office: $3,456,785.00


Richard III
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1995-12-29
Role: Screenplay, Executive Producer
Box Office: $2,427,906.00


Jack and Sarah
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1996-03-22
Cast as: William
Role: Actor
Box Office: $114,811.00


Cold Comfort Farm
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1996-05-10
Cast as: Amos Starkadder
Role: Actor
Box Office: $5,554,355.00


I'll Do Anything
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1994-02-04
Cast as: John Earle McAlpine
Role: Actor
Box Office: $10,163,951.00


The Shadow
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1994-07-01
Cast as: Reinhardt Lane
Role: Actor
Box Office: $31,951,990.00


Thin Ice
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Cast as: Himself
Role: Actor


Heaven's a Drag
Release Date: 1995-06-23
Cast as: Quilt Documentary Narrator
Role: Actor
Box Office: $8,625.00


Camp Christmas
Year: 1993
Cast as: Himself
Role: Actor


Last Action Hero
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1993-06-18
Cast as: Death
Role: Actor
Box Office: $50,016,394.00


The Ballad of Little Jo
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1993-08-20
Cast as: Percy Corcoran
Role: Actor
Box Office: $459,328.00


Six Degrees of Separation
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1993-12-08
Cast as: Geoffrey
Role: Actor
Box Office: $6,311,061.00


Scandal
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1989-04-28
Cast as: John Profumo
Role: Actor
Box Office: $7,782,384.00


Zina
Year: 1985
Cast as: Professor Kronfeld
Role: Actor


Plenty
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1985-09-20
Cast as: Sir Andrew Charleson
Role: Actor
Box Office: $6,104,212.00


The Keep
MPAA Rating: R
Year: 1983
Cast as: Dr Cuza
Role: Actor


Loving Walter
Year: 1983
Cast as: Walter
Role: Actor


Priest of Love
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1981-01-01
Cast as: D H Lawrence
Role: Actor


Alfred the Great
Release Date: 1969-07-02
Cast as: Roger
Role: Actor


Current and Past Television:

TitleSeason
Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series)
2013 - 2014
Late Show With David Letterman (TV Series)
2013 - 2014
Doctor Who (TV Series)
2012 - 2013
Dr. Who (TV Series)
2012 - 2013
Vicious (TV Series)
2010 - 2014
Prisoner (TV MiniSeries)
2009 - 2010
2009 BAFTA Film Awards (TV Special)
2008 - 2009
2008 Brit Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
BAFTA Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2008
British Academy Film Awards (TV Special)
2007 - 2009
Extras (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
From Strip to Screen (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
Ultimate Super Heroes, Ultimate Super Villains, Ultimate Super Vixens (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
19th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
2004 IFP/Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
Journey to Middle Earth: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
Oscars (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
Simpsons (TV Series)
2003 - 2004
Inside the Actors Studio (TV Series)
2002 - 2003
Return To Middle Earth (TV Special)
2002 - 2003
Return to Middle-Earth (TV Special)
2002 - 2003
X-Pose: X2 Mutants Uncovered (TV Special)
2002 - 2003
Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, Return To Middle Earth (TV Special)
2002 - 2003
17th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Passage to Middle-Earth: The Making of "The Lord of the Rings" (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Scinema Beyond (12/09/01) (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Orange British Academy Film Awards (TV Special)
2001 - 2009
Changing Stages (TV Series)
2000 - 2001
David Copperfield (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre (04/16/00) (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
X-Men: The Mutant Watch (TV Special)
1999 - 2000
Rasputin (Hbo) (TV Movie)
1995 - 1996
Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny (TV Movie)
1995 - 1996
American Playhouse (01/10/94) (TV MiniSeries)
1993 - 1994
And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
1993 - 1994
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV MiniSeries)
1993 - 1994
City (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
Out There (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
A&E Stage (09/22/92) (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Armistead Maupin Is a Man I Dreamt Up (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Living Shakespeare: A Year With the RSC (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
46th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Tony Awards (92) (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Sidney Sheldon's "Windmills of the Gods" (TV MiniSeries)
1987 - 1988
Windmills of the Gods (TV MiniSeries)
1987 - 1988
Suleyman the Magnificent (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
Dying Day (TV Special)
1982 - 1983
Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Movie)
1982 - 1983
Hamlet (TV Special)
1981 - 1982
Ian McKellen Acting Shakespeare (TV Special)
1981 - 1982