Filmography: Ian McKellen

2018

National Theatre Live: King Lear (NR)Release Date: September 27, 2018
Cast: Ian McKellen
Director: Jonathan Munby
Writer: William Shakespeare

McKellen: Playing the Part ()Release Date: May 27, 2018
Cast: Ian McKellen, Scott Chambers, Luke Evans
Director: Joe Stephenson

2015

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition (R)Release Date: October 13, 2015
Cast: Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson, J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition (PG-13)Release Date: October 7, 2015
Cast: Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Ian McKellen
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson, J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition (PG-13)Release Date: October 5, 2015
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson, J.R.R. Tolkien

Mr. Holmes (PG)Release Date: July 17, 2015
Cast: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan
Director: Bill Condon
Writer: Jeffrey Hatcher

2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (PG-13)Release Date: December 17, 2014
Cast: Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson, J.R.R. Tolkien

2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13)Release Date: December 13, 2013
Cast: Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Ian McKellen
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson, J.R.R. Tolkien

2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (PG-13)Release Date: December 14, 2012
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson, J.R.R. Tolkien

2006

Flushed Away (PG)Release Date: November 3, 2006
Cast: Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Bill Nighy
Director: Sam Fell, Henry F Anderson III, Dav
Writer: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais

Saint of 9/11 (NR)Release Date: September 6, 2006
Cast: Ian McKellen
Director: Glenn Holsten

X-Men: The Last Stand (PG-13)Release Date: May 26, 2006
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin
Director: Brett Ratner
Writer: Simon Kinberg, Zak Penn

The Da Vinci Code (PG-13)Release Date: May 19, 2006
Cast: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Alfred Molina, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno
Director: Ron Howard
Writer: Dan Brown, Akiva Goldsman

Doogal (G)Release Date: February 24, 2006
Cast: Daniel Tay, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart, Whoopi Goldberg, William H. Macy
Director: Dave Borthwick, Jean Duval
Writer: Butch Hartman

2005

Asylum (2005) (R)Release Date: August 12, 2005
Cast: Natasha Richardson, Ian McKellen, Marton Csokas, Hugh Bonneville, Sean Harris
Director: David MacKenzie
Writer: Patrick Marber

Ringers: Lord of the Fans (PG-13)Release Date: January 21, 2005
Cast: Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom
Director: Carlene Cordova
Writer: Cliff Broadway, Carlene Cordova

Emile (R)Release Date: January 14, 2005
Cast: Ian McKellen, Deborah Kara Unger, Theo Crane, Tygh Runyan, Chris William Martin
Director: Carl Bessai
Writer: Carl Bessai

2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (PG-13)Release Date: December 17, 2003
Cast: Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Stephen Sinclair, Phillippa Boyens

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2003) (PG-13)Release Date: December 16, 2003
Cast: Elijah Wood, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin, Liv Tyler
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Stephen Sinclair, Phillippa Boyens

X2 (PG-13)Release Date: May 2, 2003
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry
Director: Bryan Singer
Writer: Zak Penn, Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings & Two Towers (Double Bill) (PG-13)Release Date: January 1, 2003
Cast: Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Frances Walsh

2002

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (PG-13)Release Date: December 18, 2002
Cast: Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Stephen Sinclair, Phillippa Boyens

2001

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (PG-13)Release Date: December 19, 2001
Cast: Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin
Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh

2000

X-Men (PG-13)Release Date: July 14, 2000
Cast: Ian McKellen, Ray Park, Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry
Director: Bryan Singer
Writer: David Hayter

1998

Gods and Monsters (R)Release Date: November 4, 1998
Cast: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich
Director: Bill Condon
Writer: Christopher Bram, Bill Condon

Apt Pupil (R)Release Date: October 23, 1998
Cast: Ian McKellen, Brad Fenfro, Bruce Davison, Elias Koteas, Joe Morton
Director: Bryan Singer
Writer: Stephen King, Brandon Boyce

1997

Bent (1997) (NC-17)Release Date: November 26, 1997
Cast: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Ian McKellen, Brian Webber, Mick Jagger
Director: Sean Mathias
Writer: Martin Sherman

1996

Cold Comfort Farm (PG)Release Date: May 10, 1996
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Ian McKellen, Joanna Lumley, Eileen Atkins, Sheila Burrell

Jack and Sarah (PG)Release Date: March 22, 1996
Cast: Richard E. Grant, Samantha Mathis, Ian McKellen, Eileen Atkins, Imogen Stubbs

Restoration (1996) (R)Release Date: February 2, 1996
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Polly Walker, Meg Ryan, Ian McKellen, Hugh Grant
Director: Michael Hoffman
Writer: Rose Tremain, Rupert Walters

1995

Richard III (1995) (R)Release Date: December 29, 1995
Cast: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Robert Downey, Jr., Kristin Scott-Thomas, Jim Broadbent
Director: Richard Loncraine

1994

The Shadow (1994) (PG-13)Release Date: July 1, 1994
Cast: Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle, Ian McKellen
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Writer: Walter B. Gibson, David Koepp

1989

Scandal (1989) (R)Release Date: May 28, 1989
Cast: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen, Leslie Phillips
Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Writer: Michael Thomas

1981

Priest of Love (R)Release Date: October 11, 1981
Cast: Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, Ava Gardner, Penelope Keith, Jorge Rivero
Director: Christopher Miles
Writer: Alan Plater, Harry T. Moore

Other

Alfred the Great ()Cast: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely, Ian McKellen
Director: Clive Donner
Writer: James R. Webb

Animal Crackers (NR)Cast: Emily Blunt, Sylvester Stallone, John Krasinski, Ian McKellen, Patrick Warburton
Director: Tony Bancroft, Scott Christian Sava
Writer: Dean Lorey, Scott Christian Sava

The Colossus (NR)Cast: Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth, Ian McKellen, Susan Sarandon
Director: Sean Mathias

Displaced (NR)Cast: Mark Strange, Graham Brownsmith, Malcolm Hankey, Stephanie Fend, Cathy Miller
Director: Martin Holland
Writer: Martin Holland,

Doogle (NR)Cast: Tom Baker, Jim Broadbent, Lee Evans, Joanna Lumley, Ian McKellen
Director: Dave Borthwick, Jean Duval
Writer: Serge Danot, Raolf Sanoussi

A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation (NR)Cast: Ian McKellen
Director: Stefan Leuchtenberg, Martin Wallner
Writer: Martin Wallner

Miss in Her Teens (NR)Cast: Ian McKellen, Simon Callow, Carol Royle, Tori Butler Hart, Adam Alexander
Director: Matthew Butler Hart
Writer: Matthew Butler Hart, Tori Butler Hart, David Garrick

Neverwas (PG-13)Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Ian McKellen, Brittany Murphy, Nick Nolte, William Hurt
Director: Joshua Michael Stern
Writer: Joshua Michael Stern

A Performance of Macbeth (1979) (NR)Cast: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, John Bown
Director: Philip Casson
Writer: Trevor Nunn, William Shakespeare

Thin Ice (1995) (NR)Cast: Charlotte Avery, Sabra Williams, Clare Higgins, Ian McKellen, James Dreyfus
Director: Fiona Cunningham-Reid
Writer: Fiona Cunningham-Reid, Geraldine Sherman