Best Ian McKellen movies to watch on Amazon or iTunes

Welcome to the distinguished collection showcasing the finest cinematic creations of Ian McKellen, a true luminary in the world of acting.

McKellen's extraordinary talent has left an indelible imprint on both the theatrical stage and the silver screen, as he's breathed life into some of the most iconic characters in the history of cinema.

From his portrayal of Gandalf, the wise and venerable wizard in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, to his unforgettable embodiment of the magnetic and complex Magneto in the "X-Men" series, his captivating performances have enthralled audiences with their unparalleled range and depth.

We delve deeper into the most memorable roles of this remarkable artist, exploring the profound themes and messages that render these films truly exceptional.

So, prepare to embark on a cinematic voyage that traverses the captivating realm of Ian McKellen's movies, where each role is a testament to his artistry, and I cordially invite you to join me in celebrating his illustrious career.

Also here are the best movies of all time and genres.If you like movies of specific genre, here are my list of the best action, adventure, animation, biography, comedy, crime, documentary, drama, family, fantasy, history, horror, musical, mystery, romance, sci-fi, sport, thriller, war or western movies.

If you have more time, feel free to check out my other lists of the best dilogy, trilogy, quadrilogy, pentalogy, hexalogy, septology or octology movies.

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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

2006 | Ron Howard

mystery thriller

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

2012 | Peter Jackson

adventure fantasy

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

2013 | Peter Jackson

adventure fantasy

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

2014 | Peter Jackson

adventure fantasy

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2001 | Peter Jackson

action adventure drama fantasy

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

2002 | Peter Jackson

action adventure drama fantasy

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2003 | Peter Jackson

action adventure drama fantasy

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X-Men

X-Men

2000 | Bryan Singer

action adventure sci-fi

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X2

X2

2003 | Bryan Singer

action adventure sci-fi

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X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand

2006 | Brett Ratner

action adventure sci-fi

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X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past

2014 | Bryan Singer

action sci-fi

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