Christian Bale is one of the finest actors in the Hollywood industry. He always tries to put the maximum of his intensity in every movie. You can even see him struggling to lose weight in some films or gaining weight in others. He has even won an Oscar award for his film the Fighter in 2011. This article will share some of the amazing, underrated movies that you must watch in 2023.
1. The Machinist:
Every critic and fan became speechless to see such a physical transformation of Christian in the role of The Machinist. You can even call it record-breaking. You will be shocked to hear that to play the role of insomniac Trevor Reznik; he lost over 63 pounds. If this isn’t fantastic, then we don’t know what it will be. According to some reports, it is said that Bale wanted to lose around 100 pounds, but the producers did not allow him to do this because they were scared for his life.
2. The Big Short:
Christian has been nominated for the Oscar award for various movies, and this was one of them. It was the third movie for which he got nominated for the oscar. In this film, he played a real-life character for the 3rd time in his career. Bale played Michael Burry in this movie, who was a fund manager. He was constantly poked and underestimated by the people because of his appearance, but he proved himself in his profession by using his intelligence.
3. The Fighter:
As already mentioned at the very beginning of this article, Bale got nominated for many awards but got an oscar for only one of his creations, and that was “The Fighter.” In this movie, Bale played Dicky’s role, battling to get out of his addiction to drugs. For playing this role, Christian had to lose almost 30 pounds of weight. He also spent a considerable amount of time with the real Dicky to learn about habits and how he behaves.
Another blockbuster given by Christian is the Hostiles movie, which is written and directed by one of the most popular director Scott J. Cooper. The storyline of the film revolves around an Army captain named Joseph Blocker, whose role was played by Bale and his struggle to escort a dying war chief along with his family back to their nation. It is a legendary movie that everyone must watch at least once.
5. Howl’s Moving Castle:
It would be hard for you to believe that a serious-looking actor like Bale can lend his voice to some animated movie called Howl’s Moving Castle. The story of this film revolves around a teenage girl who some witch cursed, and that curse turned the young girl into an older woman. Then he meets a magician known as Howl, who gives her a choice to decide her fate. In this film, Howl’s voice is given by Christian Bale.
To sum up
Christian Bale has done many famous movies in his career and got nominated for an Oscar award for many of them. But he won the Oscar award for only one of them and, i.e., “The Fighter.” There are some other movies as well that you must never miss a chance to watch.