Patrick Stewart made his screen debut in the British soap opera ‘Coronation Street’ in 1967. He was next seen in television films and shows like ‘Civilisation’ (1969), ‘Play of the Month: The Love-Girl and the Innocent’ (1973), ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ (1974), ‘Fall of Eagles’ (1974), and ‘The Gathering Storm’ (1974). In 1975, he made his big-screen debut in the Trevor Nunn-directed film ‘Hedda.’ The film was inspired by Henrik Ibsen's 1891 play, ‘Hedda Gabler.’ He next appeared in television series and films like ‘I, Claudius’ (1976), ‘Jackanory’ (1977), ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ (1979), ‘The Anatomist by James Bridie’ (1980), ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’ (1980), ‘Maybury’ (1981-1983), ‘Smiley's People’ (1982), and ‘Pope John Paul II’ (1984). In 1984, he grabbed the role of ‘Jean-Luc Picard’ in the American science fiction television series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ created by Gene Roddenberry. The show aired 178 episodes in a span of 7 seasons before going off-air in 1994. He continued to appear in television series like ‘Reading Rainbow’ (1988), ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ (1993), ‘Saturday Night Live’ (1994), ‘500 Nations’ (1995), and ‘The Canterville Ghost’ (1996). In 1998, he portrayed Captain Ahab in the American television miniseries ‘Moby Dick’ directed by Franc Roddam. Stewart received the ‘Golden Globe Award’ and ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nominations for his performance in the series. The following year, he earned a ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ nomination for his portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge in the British-American made-for-television film ‘A Christmas Carol.’
In 2000, he starred as ‘Charles Xavier / Professor X’ in the American superhero film ‘X-Men’ directed by Bryan Singer. The film received positive reviews from critics and was a box office success, grossing over $296.3 million on a budget of $75 million. He continued to star in films like ‘Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius’ (2001), ‘Star Trek: Nemesis’ (2002), ‘X2’ (2003), ‘Boo, Zino & the Snurks’ (2004), ‘The Game of Their Lives’ (2005), ‘Steamboy’ (2005), ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ (2006), ‘TMNT’ (2007), ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’ (2011), ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ (2012), ‘Hunting Elephants’ (2013), ‘Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return’ (2013), ‘Match’ (2014), ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ (2014), ‘Christmas Eve’ (2015), ‘Green Room’ (2015), ‘Spark: A Space Tail’ (2016), ‘Logan’ (2017), and ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ (2019). In 2020, he became a part of the American television series ‘Star Trek: Picard’ where he reprised his role as ‘Jean-Luc Picard.’ The series was renewed for a 3rd season in 2022. He was last seen in the 2022 American superhero film ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ directed by Sam Raimi. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and grossed over $689.9 million on a budget of $200 million.
A weary Logan leads a secretive life taking care of an ailing Professor X in a dystopian future where no mutants have been born in 25 years and the X-Men have disbanded. He reluctantly agrees to transport a young mutant named Laura, who has similar powers like him, to safety past the Canadian borders.
In 2023, mutants are pushed to the brink of extinction by Sentinels, robotic killing machines programmed to identify and exterminate them, as well as humans helping them. In a desperate attempt, Professor X, Magneto, Storm, and Kitty Pryde send volunteer Wolverine five decades back to stop a younger Mystique from attempting to assassinate Bolivar Trask, who created the Sentinels.
The medieval fantasy depicts the legendary sword Excalibur bestowed to Uther Pendragon by wizard Merlin. Uther buries it into a stone declaring that the one who pulls it out will be the next king. Uther’s illegitimate son Arthur draws it and with Knights of Round Table, takes country to prosperity; but faces challenges after fathering a son with his evil half-sister Morgana.
As the eighth film in the popular science-fiction Star Trek series, Star Trek: First Contact sees Captain Picard and the USS Enterprise-E crew travel back in time to 2063 to stop the evil plans of cybernetic Borg and ensure Zefram Cochrane's warp drive flight. This movie has plenty of adventure, drama and action that is expected from a Star Trek franchise film.
Humans have a growing fear of mutants, who are born with unique genetic mutations, and employ various discriminatory practices to keep their powers in check. Professor Xavier advocates peace between the two groups and runs a school for "gifted" mutant children. However, his old colleague Magneto, who detests humans, steals one of Xavier's protégés to destroy humans.
After brainwashed mutant Nightcrawler attempts to assassinate the President in the White House, it triggers an all-out military offensive led by fanatic scientist Colonel William Stryker, who abducts Professor Xavier to use him to kill all mutants with the device Cerebro. The rest of the X-Men must work together with arch enemy Magneto to stop Stryker.
In a distant future, the Emperor gives noble Duke Leto Atreides control of desert planet Arrakis, the only source of extremely valuable spice melange required for interstellar travel. However, realizing that the hidden agenda was to destroy his house in a clash with their archenemies—the Harkonnens—Leto's son, Paul, organizes an uprising with the native Fremens.
Adapted from the 1891 play named Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, Hedda is a drama film which revolves around the story of a manipulative, controlling and strong-willed woman who is married to a man she doesn’t love.
The third film of the X-Men series, the movie revolves around a 'cure', which can apparently turn any mutant into a regular human being. This leads to outrage, and eventually a war is seen to be imminent.
Punk band Ain’t Rights, comprising of Pat, Sam, Reece, and Tiger unwittingly perform a show at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar. After the show, they are taken captive by the skinheads when Pat and a girl named Amber accidentally witness the murder of her friend. They must find a way to get out alive before being murdered.
During a rescue mission to save two El-Aurian ships, Captain James T. Kirk is left behind in an energy field and presumed dead while trying to save the USS Enterprise-B. Years later, when one of the survivors Dr. Soran decides to exploit the energy field again, it is up to Captain Picard and the USS Enterprise-D to stop him.
Captured during the Crusades, Robin Hood escapes and returns to England, which is now run by Prince John in the absence of King Richard. He leads a rebellion when he learns that John killed his family and snatched his estate, but soon draws the attention of Maid Marian, who is seeking a man to open her chastity belt.
New York taxi-driver, Jerry Fletcher, has an obsessive habit of writing conspiracy theories in a newsletter. He is besotted with Alice Sutton, who is an attorney for the same government which Jerry openly criticizes. Then Jerry gets pulled into a precarious situation where his life is at risk, because one of his theories has proved true, but he doesn’t know which one?
A TV weatherman working in Los Angeles feels bored with his job as well as his relationship with his girlfriend. His life takes a turn when he begins to receive secret messages from an electronic freeway sign near his home.
Lieutenant Commander Data of the USS Enterprise-E is sent on an undercover mission to Ba’ku, but soon develops a malfunction and goes rogue. When Enterprise Captain Picard and his crew decide to capture Data, they encounter violent opposition from a joint Federation–Son'a task force that wants to remove all the inhabitants of Ba’ku.
Set during the Northern Ireland conflict, the story follows a former IRA soldier, who has shunned violence and now leads a peaceful life with his wife and daughter in Belfast. The plot picks up when one day his family is caught in a riot and killed by the British. Enraged, he decides to move to London to avenge his loved ones.
When Capt. Picard discovers an energy reading he decides to land on Romulan and negotiate a peace deal with its new Praetor Shinzon. There he learns that Shinzon is his clone, created to be planted as spy in the Federation. To survive, he now needs Picard’s blood. His ship also produces low levels of deadly thalaron radiation, which can destroy Earth.
Charlie’s Angels is an action comedy film which tells the story of a team of female private agents, who receive a mission from their mysterious boss to expose an international conspiracy.
John Bennett, as a child, wished that his teddy bear came to life, which was miraculously granted. He grows up into a pothead who spends most of his time drinking beer and smoking weed with Ted. However, John's life turns into a nightmare when he must choose between his crude friend and his steady girlfriend of four years.
Boasting of an ensemble cast including Seth MacFarlane, Liam Neeson, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, and Neil Patrick Harris, this Western romantic comedy, is a story about how Albert Stark, a jilted sheep farmer, finds courage to fight after being encouraged by the pistol-wielding, beautiful Anna.
Ted and Tami-Lynn marry and a year later decide to adopt a child. However, Ted is a talking teddy bear and not a real person, so he is denied permission. Even his marriage and job is cancelled. Ted and his best friend, John, now employ a novice lawyer Samantha to fight for his civil rights in court. However, there are obstacles in way.
Kaze no tani no Naushika is a Japanese anime fantasy film that centres around Princess Nausicaä of Valley of the Wind kingdom who must save humanity from the destruction being planned by the Tolmekian kingdom whilst keeping her lands safe from the toxic jungle of the post-apocalyptic earth. Full of drama and adventure, this film was adapted from an eponymous manga comic.
Adapted from the novel by Richard Adams, this adventure drama film tells the story of two dogs who escape from a research laboratory, but they are hunted, as they possibly carry a deadly disease.
The Disney adaptation of the Book of Exodus is an animated retelling of the life of Moses. It follows Moses’ journey from an Egyptian prince, to his final destination of leading the Hebrew slaves in Egypt to their freedom, to Mount Sinai, away from his brother Pharaoh Rameses II.
This animated sci-fi action film tells the story of Ray, a brilliant young inventor who receives a mysterious mechanical ball as a gift from his grandfather. However, it contains some strange revolutionary power, which leads to his life turning upside down. Meanwhile, other people are in pursuit of this ball as well, and their intentions may not be good.
Scrat's obsessive pursuit of the acorn causes continental break up leading to Manny, Diego, Sid and Granny separating from their family. They sail across the sea on their iceberg-turned-ship and come across cruel pirates headed by Captain Gutt who wants to enslave them. Will Manny and rest ever be reunited with their families?
Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo, the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have grown apart since their last adventure. But when the world is threatened by an army of ancient monsters, they must not only unite, but must also strengthen their bond if they want to stand against it.
Gnomeo & Juliet is an animated romantic comedy film, which tells the story of Gnomeo and Juliet, two garden gnomes from opposing communities, who fall for each other. Now, they will need to overcome their respective clans in order to be with each other.
This animated action adventure film revolves around a ten-year-old boy genius named Jimmy, who is an excellent inventor though he lacks proper social skills. However, when the adults of his hometown including his parents are abducted by aliens, Jimmy joins forces with his friends and sets out to rescue them.
This adventure fantasy comedy film revolves around a timid young boy who enters a library in order to escape a storm. He soon finds himself transformed into an animated illustration and must face several obstacles if he wishes to return to real-life.
Chicken Little throws his little town in panic by claiming that a piece of sky has fallen on his head. But when the panic subsides and he fails to produce that piece, he becomes a laughingstock. To redeem his reputation, he joins the baseball team and helps his team to win. But that is not enough. He must now convince his town folks, still very skeptical, that an alien invasion is imminent.
The Emoji Movie is a comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, who lives in a teenager’s smartphone. He wants to become a normal emoji likes his parents, and therefore he sets out on a journey.
The first installment of the Wolverine trilogy, the film revolves around the early years of James Logan, his rivalry with his brother Victor Creed, his service in Weapon X, Special Forces team, and his experimentation into the mutant Wolverine.
Logan leads a hermit's life tormented by visions of Jean Grey and struggling against his prolonged life. Yashida, an industrialist in Japan whose life he had saved, offers to cure his superhuman healing by transferring the ability to himself to cure his cancer. Logan declines the offer, but soon finds out that his wounds are not healing anymore.
Patrick Stewart Awards
|Winner||Best Spoken Word Album for Children||1996|