Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen first appeared in Danish crime-thriller ‘Pusher’ (1996). After playing some small parts, he starred in crime-drama ‘Bleeder’ (1999), crime-film ‘Flickering Lights’ (2000), and comedy-drama ‘Shake it All About’ (2001).
Mikkelsen earned several accolades for Danish films ‘Open Hears’ (2002), ‘The Green Butchers’ (2003), ‘Pusher II’ (2004), ‘Adam’s Apples’ (2005), ‘Prague’ (2006), and TV-series ‘Rejseholdet’ (2000-2003).
Mikkelsen gained international recognition with ‘King Arthur’ (2004), and then worldwide stardom as main antagonist in Bond-film ‘Casino Royale’ (2006). His Danish drama-film ‘After the Wedding’ (2006), French romantic-drama ‘Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky’ (2009), and English-language Danish period-film ‘Valhalla Rising’ (2009) brought in more acclaim.
Mikkelsen’s performances were appreciated in ‘Clash of Titans’ (2010), ‘The Three Musketeers’ (2011), Danish films ‘The Hunt’ (2012) and ‘A Royal Affair’ (2012), TV-series ‘Hannibal’ (2013-2015) wherein he played titular role.
Mikkelsen’s notable films include historical-drama ‘Flame & Citron’ (2008), romantic-drama ‘Charlie Countryman’ (2013), French-German drama-film ‘Michael Kohlhaas’ (2013), Danish-Western ‘The Salvation’ (2014). He played antagonist in Marvel-Superhero film ‘Doctor Strange’ (2016).
Mikkelsen’s recent starrers include survival-drama ‘Arctic’ (2018), ‘At Eternity’s Gate’ (2018), action-thriller ‘Polar’ (2019), black-comedy ‘Another Round’ (2020), Danish-film ‘Riders of Justice’ (2020) and action-film ‘Chaos Walking’ (2021).
James Bond embarks on a mission to prevent Le Chiffre, a private banker who funds terrorists, from winning in a high-stakes poker game at Casino Royale. As he participates in the gamble with beautiful Treasury agent, Vesper Lynd, as his partner, both are threatened by a powerful organization.
Jyn Erso, an outcast whose scientist father Galen was forced by the Galactic Empire to complete the moon-sized battle-station Death Star, is rescued by the rebels after they learn that Galen secretly built a vulnerability into the super-weapon. She must accompany rebel intelligence officer Cassian Andor in rescuing Galen and retrieving the blueprint of the Death Star.
This Danish historical drama film, tells the story of a young queen, married to an insane king. She falls in love with her physician, and the two eventually start a revolution that leads to the nation changing.
A wealthy and arrogant neurosurgeon becomes victim of a terrible car crash, which leaves him unable to operate. In his effort to heal himself, he realizes that he knows nothing about the universe, and soon he learns about a hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.
This biographical drama film revolves around the final years of famous painter Vincent van Gogh, which he had spent in Arles, France. Despite being tormented, he spent his last days creating some of the best works of his life.
During the 1870s, Danish-American settler Jon sets out to avenge his family’s murder. One of the goons he kills is brother of ruthless land baron Henry Delarue, who has the entire town under his thumb. As the furious Delarue hunts down Jon, the scared community refuses to stand by him. Ex-soldier Jon must fight this battle alone to take down the outlaws.
On his dying mother’s biding, Charlie Countryman travels to Bucharest where he meets beautiful musician Gabi, as promised to a co-passenger. As he falls in love with Gabi, Charlie learns about her ruthless, charismatic ex-husband, gangster Nigel, who has no intentions of relinquishing his hold over her heart. Despite her violence-filled dark world, Charlie resolves to protect her and win her over.
This 'realistic' portrayal of the legendary King Arthur shows him as a cavalry officer in the Roman army in the fifth century when the influence of the Roman Empire on Britannia is diminishing. Arthur and his men reluctantly accept one final mission against the invading Saxons that would put him on the British throne following a tragic battle.
A remake of the 1981 movie of the same name, Clash of the Titans is an action-fantasy based on Greek mythology. It sees Zeus’ son Perseus and his companions go on a journey to save humans and the Gods. In order to do so, they must survive mythical beings like Medusa, the Kraken, and Hades.
This US-German-French-British co-production based on Alexandre Dumas' 1844 best-seller has D'Artagnan meet and fight with three disgraced Musketeers – Athos, Aramis and Rochefort. However, their mutual dislike for Richelieu, brings them together. Richelieu, along with Milady, is plotting against the King and if not stopped, it could eventually lead to a war between France and England.