From playing the honorable Commissioner Jim Gordan in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy to starring alongside Colin Firth and Tom Hardy in Tomas Alfredson’s 2011 drama Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Gary Oldman has portrayed some of the most memorable characters in cinematic history.
“You can not reason with a Tiger when your head is in its mouth.” ~ Winston Churchill
Join us as we pay homage to the Academy Award-winning actor by highlighting his 20 greatest films of his career. Enjoy!
20. The Book of Eli (2010)
Synopsis: Thirty years after war turned the world into a wasteland, a lone warrior named Eli (Denzel Washington) marches across the ruined landscape, carrying hope for humanity’s redemption. Only one other man (Gary Oldman) understands the power of what Eli carries, and he is determined to take it for himself. Though Eli prefers peace, he will risk death to protect his precious cargo, for he must fulfill his destiny to help restore mankind.
Starring: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Gary Oldman, Jennifer Beals, Ray Stevenson, Michael Gambon, and Tom Waits
Directors: Albert and Allen Hughes