Best Movies of Derek Jacobi

The King's Speech (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 201 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 88 | Earnings: $138.80M

The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.


Henry V (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $10.16M

In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.


Dead Again (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $38.02M

An amnesiac and a private eye find they might have a past life connection.


Two Men Went to War (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $0.15M

Comedy drama based on the true story of two British Army dentists who in 1942, eager to see action, go AWOL and invade occupied France on their own.


Adam Resurrected (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: null

In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.


Tolkien (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $4.54M

The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.


The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $0.06M

Dramatization of Russian ballet star Vaclav Nijinsky's diaries which detail his madness as well as his homosexual relationship with Ballet Russe impresario Sergei Diaghilev and his marriage to his Hungarian wife.


Hamlet (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 84 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $4.41M

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.


The Secret of NIMH (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 82 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.


Jail Caesar (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The early life of Roman ruler Julius Caesar as told in three working prisons in South Africa, the UK and Canada. A small group of professional actors is joined by a cast of to tell the story of one of history's foremost personalities.


The Fool (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 76 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is ...


Cloud Cuckoo Land (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 76 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A young man with cerebral palsy leaves the safety of his care home to search for a wrecked aircraft, finding adventure, freedom and love on the way.


Little Dorrit (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $1.03M

Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit ...


The Body (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 21 | Earnings: $0.03M

A crucified body dated back to the 1st century A.D is uncovered at an ancient cave in Jerusalem. Trouble ensues as word spreads.


Blue Blood (1974)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An unusually nasty butler takes over the possessions of his degenerate master by means of witchcraft.


Strings (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A prince leaves his city and sets off to avenge his father not aware his father wasn't murdered and in-reality committed suicide and soon learns the truth about his people from a warrior woman.


On Wings of Fire (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Maestro Zubin Mehta introduces the history of Zoroastrianism and prophet Zarathushtra in an epic that covers 3500 years of the Zoroastrians, Parsees of India.


Three Sisters (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Olga, Masha, and Irina Prozoroff lead lonely and purposeless lives following the death of their father who has commanded the local army post. Olga attempts to find satisfaction in teaching ...


The History of Love (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The story of a long-lost book that mysteriously reappears and connects an old man searching for his son with a girl seeking a cure for her mother's loneliness.


Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.34M

Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.



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