Benedict Cumberbatch enters Marvel’s superhero arena with one of the most mysterious characters. Benedict Cumberbatch will play Stephen Strange in Marvel’s Doctor Strange, which is scheduled to be released this November. The first Doctor Strange teaser trailer was revealed this week by Benedict Cumberbatch on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The actor, who was a guest on Kimmel’s “Marvel Week” segment, revealed the first look of Doctor Strange, which will undoubtedly be another entry on the list of the best of Benedict Cumberbatch movies.
While we know how all of his obsessive fans will be delighted to watch him as a superhero, we’ve put up a list of the top 10 Benedict Cumberbatch movies, which will give you a hint of what the actor brings to the big screen!
Top Ten Benedict Cumberbatch Movies
The Imitation Game (2014)
Benedict Cumberbatch plays the lead character Alan Turing in this historical drama. The movie became hugely successful and was the highest-grossing independent film of the year, making over $233.0 million in worldwide box offices.
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
In this J. J. Abrams masterpiece, Benedict played the mysterious Khan Noonien Singh, who comes as an ally to the Enterprise, only to strike it down by becoming their worst enemy.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Even Benedict Cumberbatch’s voice is equally appealing as his acting. The actor gave voice to the dragon Smaug as well as played the mysterious sorcerer Necromancer in all of films in the The Hobbit trilogy.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
Cumberbatch’s role of William Prince Ford in the movie surely helped us believe that the English actor is far more versatile than we’d have thought.
August: Osage County (2013)
Benedict plays “Little” Charles Aiken in this star-studded movie and has also lend his voice to the movie’s “Can’t Keep It Inside” soundtrack.
Black Mass (2015)
It surely was gripping to watch Benedict play William “Billy” Bulger, brother of the notorious mob gang leader Hames “Whitey” Bulger, played by Johnny Depp.
War Horse (2011)
In the Steven Speilberg-directed war drama, Benedict Cumberbatch was seen as Major Jamie Stewart alongside Thor actor Tom Hiddleston, who played Captain James Nicholls.
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
The actor was seen voicing various character in this animated spin-off of the Madagascar movies. Watch it to figure out which of the movie’s characters was voiced by Cumberbatch!
Check out the video below to watch the all-new trailer of Marvel’s Doctor Strange, due to be released on November 4, 2016, and starring Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejlofor, Tilda Swinton, and Benedict Cumberbatch.