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Christian Bale

Way before Christian Bale took on the title role in the "Batman" film franchise, he had a huge presence on the internet. With a group of dedicated fans calling themselves 'Baleheads,' Bale achieved legendary status on the web way before mainstream audiences discovered him in big studio films. It doesn't hurt that he's immensely talented and tackles projects of every genre.
  1. "3:10 to Yuma"
  2. "American Hustle"
  3. "Batman Begins"
  4. "Captain Corelli's Mando...
  5. "Equilibrium"
  6. "Harsh Times"
  7. "Howl's Moving Castle"
  8. "I'm Not There"
  9. "Laurel Canyon"
  10. "Out of the Furnace"
  11. "Public Enemies"
  12. "Reign of Fire"
  13. "Rescue Dawn"
  14. "Terminator Salvation"
  15. "The Dark Knight Rises"
  16. "The Dark Knight"
  17. "The Fighter"
  18. "The Machinist"
  19. "The New World"
  20. "The Prestige"

Christian Bale Lays Down the Law in "Public Enemies"
Johnny Depp stars as gangster John Dillinger and Christian Bale is FBI Agent Melvin Purvis, one of the men responsible for bringing Dillinger to justice, in Universal Pictures' "Public Enemies," a crime drama based on Bryan Burrough's book.

Christian Bale Interview
Christian Bale stars as FBI Agent Melvin Purvis in "Public Enemies" directed by Michael Mann. As Purvis, Bale pursues one of the America's most wanted gangsters of the 1930s - John Dillinger (Johnny Depp) - in this thriller based on true events. In this interview on the red carpet at the film's LA premiere, Bale talks about the early days of the FBI.

Christian Bale on "Terminator Salvation"
Christian Bale on the "Terminator Salvation" script, expanding the role of John Connor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and who would he like to spend time alone with on an island - John Connor or Batman.

Christian Bale "Terminator Salvation" Premiere Video
Christian Bale stars as John Connor, the leader of the Resistance, in the fourth "Terminator" movie, "Terminator Salvation." At the film's US premiere, Bale talked with a group of reporters about taking on the role and heading up another franchise.

Christian Bale on "The Dark Knight"
(June 2008) Christian Bale was sporting a buzz cut courtesy of "Terminator Salvation" at the LA press junket for "The Dark Knight," the second Batman movie for Bale and writer/director Christopher Nolan. Bale, like Nolan, was only interested in doing another Batman movie if there was a compelling story to tell and if it could live up to the standards they set with "Batman Begins."

Christian Bale Talks "3:10 to Yuma"
Russell Crowe and Christian Bale may have an adversarial relationship in the Western drama "3:10 to Yuma," but the two intense actors had no problem representing the film as a team at a press conference in Los Angeles. The banter between the two actors at the conference was free and easy, with Crowe even good-naturedly throwing a few Batman jokes Bale's way.

Christian Bale Discusses "The Dark Knight"
Christian Bale on "The Dark Knight," reprising his role as Batman, Heath Ledger as The Joker, and training for the second "Batman" movie.

Christian Bale Interview - "Rescue Dawn"
Christian Bale on "Rescue Dawn," playing Dieter Dengler, the stunts, the snake, the maggots, getting thin, and working with Steve Zahn.

Christian Bale Interview - "Harsh Times"
Christian Bale talks about working with David Ayer on the gritty independent film, "Harsh Times."

Christian Bale Interview - "The Prestige"
Christian Bale on "The Prestige," learning magic tricks, working with Christopher Nolan and Hugh Jackman, and a little bit on the next "Batman" movie.

Christian Bale Interview - "The New World"
Christian Bale talks about the Terrence Malick movie "The New World," the director's style of filmmaking, learning from Malick, and working with newcomer Q'Orianka Kilcher who plays Pocahontas. Christian Bale also talks about the second "Batman" movie and "The Prestige."

Interview with Christian Bale
"Batman Begins" star Christian Bale talks about getting into the Batsuit, the Batmobile, making "Batman Begins" a more character driven movie, and researching the role of Batman in this interview from the San Francisco Wonder Con.

Christian Bale Talks About "Batman Begins"
(Press Junket) Christian Bale on taking Batman seriously, sequels, the iconic character, and Christopher Nolan.

Christian Bale is Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale's first Academy Award nomination also proved to be his first win. Bale earned the Best Supporting Actor Oscar at the 83th Annual Academy Awards for his powerful performance of a troubled boxer past his prime in the David O Russell film, "The Fighter."

2011 SAG Awards
Christian Bale earned his very first Screen Actors Guild Award for his supporting performance in the riveting "The Fighter," based on a true story. Taking to the stage with better trimmed up hair than he's been showing off this awards season, Bale immediately joked, "Bloody hell, this is heavy."

2011 Golden Globes
Christian Bale earned his first Golden Globe nomination and win for his work in "The Fighter."

Best Supporting Actors of 2010
or the third year in a row choosing the actor who deserves the top spot on my Best Supporting Actor list was an extremely easy task. Last year, Christoph Waltz from "Inglourious Basterds" was the obvious choice. In 2008 it was Heath Ledger who delivered a performance as The Joker in "The Dark Knight" so far above his peers that selecting him as the best supporting actor that year was a no-brainer. And in 2010, Christian Bale set the bar impossibly high with his career-defining performance in "The Fighter."

Top 10 Best Actors of 2007
Christian Bale made my list of the Best Actors of 2007 for his performance in "Rescue Dawn."

Biography
Christian Bale biography, movies, and personal facts.

Christian Bale to Headline "Nanjing Heroes"
(Dec 2010) Director Zhang Yimou has tapped Christian Bale to star in "Nanjing Heroes," a big-budget drama about the Nanjing Massacre (also known as the Rape of Nanjing). Bale's set to play an American priest who helps shelter students and prostitutes during the invasion of Nanjing by Japanese soldiers.

Christian Bale Joins Terrence Malick's Latest Film
(Feb 2010) Christian Bale has just been cast in Terrence Malick's latest film, which also just signed up Javier Bardem, Rachel McAdams and "Quantum of Solace's" Olga Kurylenko.

Christian Bale Accused of Assault
(July 2008) "The Dark Knight" star Christian Bale, 34, has been questioned and released after allegations of assault were filed against him by the actor's mother and sister.

Christian Bale Joins Mark Wahlberg in "The Fighter"
(Apr 2009) The long-gestating film, "The Fighter," is finally in fighting shape. Mark Wahlberg has been attached to the project pretty much forever while everyone else associated with the film has moved on (including Matt Damon). Now it looks as though the main players are all but set in stone according to Variety, with Christian Bale co-starring in the film and David O. Russell at the helm.

Christian Bale in "Public Enemies"
(Jan 2008) Christian Bale and Johnny Depp may star in the movie "Public Enemies" for director Michael Mann.

"The Fighter" Exclusive Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the LA premiere of "The Fighter" featuring Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg, Melissa Leo, Amy Adams, Jack McGee, David O Russell, Micky Ward, Dicky Eklund, Virginia Madsen, Sugar Ray Leonard, Tia Carrere, AJ Buckley, Darren Le Gallo, Connie Britton, Edie McClurg, Eric Roberts, Erik Estrada, Jeremy Piven, Caitlin Dwyer, Kenny Wormald, Mark Hamill, Rhea Durham, Paulie Malignaggi, Ryan Kavanaugh, Shaun Toub, Sergio Gabriel Martinez, Dendrie Taylor, Bianca Hunter, Jenna Lamia, Erica McDermott, and Melissa McMeekin.

"The Fighter" Photos
Gallery of photos from the dramatic movie "The Fighter" starring Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg.

People's Choice Awards 2009 Photos
Gallery of photos from the 2009 People's Choice Awards featuring photos of Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart, Kate Hudson, Dakota Fanning, Paul Bettany, Christopher Nolan, Gavin Rossdale, Malin Akerman, Reese Witherspoon, Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Morrison, Simon Baker, Queen Latifah, Katherine Heigl, Robin Williams, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Paris Hilton, and Carrie Underwood.

"Terminator Salvation" Photos
Gallery of photos from the Warner Bros Pictures movie, "Terminator Salvation," starring Christian Bale.

"Terminator Salvation" Premiere Photos
Exclusive gallery of photos from the US premiere of the Warner Bros Pictures movie "Terminator Salvation" featuring Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Bryce Dallas Howard, Moon Bloodgood, Anton Yelchin, Jadagrace Gordy, Mitchel Musso, Rose McGowan, Shawn Johnson, Rodrigo Santoro, Ben McKenzie and Eric Dane.

"Public Enemies" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Los Angeles Film Festival premiere of the Universal Pictures movie "Public Enemies" featuring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Stephen Dorff, Jason Clarke, Leelee Sobieski, Rory Cochrane, Don Frye, Shawn Hatosy, Branka Katic, Amber Heard, and Rosario Dawson.

"Public Enemies" Photos
Gallery of photos from the movie "Public Enemies" starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale.

"The Dark Knight" Photos
Gallery of photos from the movie "The Dark Knight" starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, and Morgan Freeman.

"The Dark Knight" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the premiere of the Warner Bros Pictures movie "The Dark Knight" featuring Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Christopher Nolan, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Nestor Carbonell, Peter Sarsgaard, Blake Lively and Emile Hirsch.

"3:10 to Yuma" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Lionsgate Films movie, "3:10 to Yuma," starring Christian Bale and Russell Crowe.

"3:10 to Yuma" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Hollywood Premiere of the Lionsgate Films movie "3:10 to Yuma" featuring Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Peter Fonda, Logan Lerman, Ben Foster, James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, Kevin Durand, Dallas Roberts, Vinessa Shaw, Alan Tudyk, Zoe Kravitz, Johnny Whitworth, Danielle Spencer, Sibi Blazic, and Ryan Kavanaugh.

"The Prestige" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "The Prestige" featuring photos of Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson and Michael Caine.

"I'm Not There" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "I'm Not There" featuring photos of Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Richard Gere, Ben Whishaw, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Marcus Carl Franklin.

"The Prestige" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Hollywood Premiere of the Touchstone Pictures movie "The Prestige" featuring photos of Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, Michael Caine, Christopher Nolan, Samantha Mahurin, William Fichtner, Rex Lee, Ricardo Chavira, Ace Young, Jackie Collins, Minnie Driver, and John Savage.

"Rescue Dawn" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "Rescue Dawn" featuring photos of Christian Bale and Steve Zahn.

"Batman Begins" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Warner Bros. Pictures movie "Batman Begins," featuring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson and Gary Oldman

"The New World" Photos
Gallery of photos from the New Line Cinema movie "The New World," featuring Colin Farrell, Christian Bale, and Q’Orianka Kilcher.

"Harsh Times" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Hollywood Premiere of the MGM movie "Harsh Times" featuring photos of Christian Bale, Freddy Rodriguez, Eva Longoria, David Ayer, Tammy Trull, Terry Crews, Golden Brooks, Jelynn Rodriguez, Jillian Murray, Michael Monks, Chaka Forman and Reggie Gaskins.

"Harsh Times" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie, "Harsh Times," starring Christian Bale, Eva Longoria and Freddy Rodriguez.

"The Machinist" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Paramount Classics movie "The Machinist," featuring Christian Bale and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

"Equilibrium" Photo Gallery
Production photos from Dimension Films' "Equilibrium," featuring Christian Bale, Taye Diggs and Emily Watson.

"Laurel Canyon" Photo Gallery
Here's a gallery of photos from Sony Picture Classics' dramatic film, "Laurel Canyon," featuring Kate Beckinsale, Christian Bale, Frances McDormand, and Alessandro Nivola.

"Reign of Fire" DVD Review
Matthew McConaughey and Christian Bale do battle against fire-breathing dragons in this fast-paced thriller.

"Reign of Fire" Premiere Photos
Original photographs from the LA Special Screening of Touchstone Pictures' "Reign of Fire," featuring photos of Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, and Scott Moutter.

"Reign of Fire" Production Photos
Large gallery of stills from the film featuring photographs of Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, and Matthew McConaughey.

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