Top 5 superhits by Benedict Cumberbatch

An outstanding actor Hailing from London, England, Benedict Cumberbatch started his career in 2002 with a made-for-TV movie, the Fields of Gold. Check out the Top 5 movies by Benedict Cumberbatch.

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An outstanding actor Hailing from London, England, Benedict Cumberbatch started his career in 2002 with a made-for-TV movie, the Fields of Gold. Later, he began his career with small roles in several TV shows, before getting his first lead role in another film, ‘Hawking’, in 2004. Praised for his skills throughout, Cumberbatch finally got his first breakthrough in the BBC TV series, Sherlock, playing opposite his co-star, Martin Freeman, as John Watson in 2010. 

Let’s look at the top five superhits by Benedict Cumberbatch:

5. 1917

 1917 (Source: Twitter)

Released in 2019, the movie, ‘1917’ is a British war movie starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, and Benedict Cumberbatch. The movie was a critical and box-office success. Moreover, the movie’s worldwide gross was around $384 million worldwide. Besides this, the movie was also nominated for ten awards at the 92nd Academy Awards where it won three awards. 

 4. Spider-Man: No Way Home

 Spider-Man No Way Home (Source: Twitter)

An American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, the movie, ‘Spider-man: No Way Home’ was the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). The movie had a pretty good star cast including Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, and many others. It was the highest-grossing movie of 2021 and the sixth-highest-grossing film

 3. Doctor Strange

 Doctor Strange (Source: Twitter)

Based on the Marvel Comics character, ‘Doctor Strange’ was directed by Scott Derrickson. The movie stars Benedict Cumberbatch as neurosurgeon Stephen Strange learns the mystic arts after a career-ending car crash. It was quite a famous movie and received a positive response from the audience while grossing $677.8 million worldwide. Moreover, the movie was appreciated for its cast, visual effects, and musical score. 

 2. Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek into Darkness

Directed by J. J. Abrams, the movie, ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, was the 12th instalment in the Star Trek franchise and the sequel to the 2009 film Star Trek. The star cast included Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Peter Weller, and many more. The movie was a financial success and received positive reviews from critics and also grossed over $467 million worldwide. 

 1. Avengers: Infinity War

 Avengers: Infinity War (Source: Twitter)

The movie, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, is the sequel to The Avengers (2012) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film had an amazing star cast including an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, and many more. The movie became the first superhero film to gross over $2 billion worldwide in 2018.