Christopher Plummer

Highest Rated:
100% The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Lowest Rated:
11% Where the Heart Is (1990)
Birthday:
Dec 13
Birthplace:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bio:
From his 1950 debut onward, Christopher Plummer has been regarded as one of the most brilliant Canadian actors of his generation. His portrayal of Hamlet was a major ratings coup when telecast over the CBC in the early '60s. Following his first Broadway appearance in 1954 (among his New York stage…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
The Metropolitan Opera: Ceasar & Cleopatra
  • Actor
-- 2014
Elsa & Fred
  • Actor
-- 2014
23% Hector And The Search For Happiness
  • Professor Coreman
-- 2014
Caesar & Cleopatra
  • Actor
-- 2014
The Legend of Sarila
  • Croolik (English version)
-- 2013
Imagine
  • Actor
-- 2013
Titans Of The Ice Age 3D
  • Narrator
-- 2012
71% Barrymore
  • John Barrymore
-- 2012
The Tempest Starring Christopher Plummer
  • Actor
-- 2012
67% The Tempest
  • Actor
-- 2012
84% Beginners
  • Hal
$5.8M 2011
86% The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Henrik Vanger
$102.5M 2011
16% Priest
  • Monsignor Orelas
$29.1M 2011
Sing-a-long-a Sound Of Music
  • Actor
-- 2011
The Tempest
  • Actor
-- 2010
71% The Last Station
  • Leo Tolstoy
$6.2M 2010
Priest (Unrated)
  • Actor
-- 2010
91% My Dog Tulip
  • J.R. Ackerley
$0.2M 2010
30% The Tempest
  • Prospero
$0.3M 2010
98% Up
  • Charles Muntz
$293.0M 2009
64% The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Doctor Parnassus
$7.5M 2009
57% 9
  • #1
$31.7M 2009
Already Dead
  • Actor
-- 2008
Madeline - Meet Me in Paris
  • Actor
-- 2008
31% Closing the Ring
  • Jack Etty
-- 2007
Autumn Hearts: A New Beginning
  • David Winters
-- 2007
47% Man in the Chair
  • Flash Madden
-- 2007
The Sound Of Music Sing-Along Edition
  • Actor
-- 2007
Nuremberg: The Nazis Facing Their Crimes
  • Narrator
-- 2007
86% Inside Man
  • Arthur Case
$88.4M 2006
35% The Lake House
  • Simon Wyler
$52.3M 2006
35% Must Love Dogs
  • Bill
$43.8M 2005
62% The New World
  • Capt. Christopher Newport
$12.5M 2005
72% Syriana
  • Dean Whiting
$50.8M 2005
The First Christmas
  • Narrator
-- 2005
Our Fathers
  • Cardinal Bernard Law
-- 2005
Four Minutes
  • Archie Mason
-- 2005
16% Alexander
  • Aristotle
$34.3M 2004
44% National Treasure
  • John Adams Gates
$173.0M 2004
12% Cold Creek Manor
  • Mr. Massie
$21.3M 2003
60% Blizzard
  • Santa
-- 2003
36% The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John
  • Narrator
$3.9M 2003
48% Lucky Break
  • Graham Mortimer
-- 2002
My Fair Madeline
  • Actor
-- 2002
First Circle
  • Actor
-- 2002
Agent of Influence
  • Actor
-- 2002
55% Ararat
  • David
$1.4M 2002
77% Nicholas Nickleby
  • Uncle Ralph Nickleby
$1.3M 2002
76% A Beautiful Mind
  • Dr. Rosen
$170.7M 2001
Blackheart
  • Actor
-- 2001
The Dinosaur Hunter
  • Actor
-- 2000
American Tragedy
  • Actor
-- 2000
Possessed
  • Actor
-- 2000
17% Dracula 2000
  • Van Helsing
$32.7M 2000
Dinosaur Hunter
  • Actor
-- 2000
Hollywood Screen Tests
  • Actor
-- 2000
Nuremberg
  • Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe
-- 2000
Full Disclosure
  • Actor
-- 1999
96% The Insider
  • Mike Wallace
-- 1999
Hidden Agenda
  • Actor
-- 1999
80% Winchell
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
-- 1998
The Clown at Midnight
  • Actor
-- 1998
Skeletons
  • Actor
-- 1997
Babes in Toyland
  • Barnaby Crookedman
-- 1997
Yanni - Tribute
  • Narrator
-- 1997
The Arrow
  • Actor
-- 1997
The Conspiracy of Fear
  • Wakeman
-- 1996
82% Dolores Claiborne
  • Detective John Mackey
-- 1995
88% Twelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys)
  • Dr. Goines
-- 1995
Harrison Bergeron
  • John Klaxon
-- 1995
61% Wolf
  • Raymond Alden
-- 1994
Crackerjack
  • Ivan Getz
-- 1994
Liar's Edge
  • Harry Weldon
-- 1992
The First Circle
  • Actor
-- 1992
25% Rock-A-Doodle
  • The Duke
-- 1992
Secrets
  • Actor
-- 1992
91% Malcolm X
  • Chaplain Gill
-- 1992
Impolite
  • Naples O'Rourke
-- 1992
Palomino
  • Mel Wexler
-- 1991
83% Star Trek VI - The Undiscovered Country
  • General Chang
-- 1991
Mapping Errors
  • Prospero
-- 1991
Firehead
  • Colonel Garland Vaughn
-- 1991
Young Catherine
  • Sir Charles
-- 1991
Money
  • Martin Yahl
-- 1991
33% Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
  • Howard
-- 1991
Miracle Planet
  • Actor
-- 1990
First Emperor of China: IMAX
  • Actor
-- 1990
11% Where the Heart Is
  • Homeless Gent
-- 1990
Nabokov on Kafka: Understanding "The Metamorphosis"
  • Vladimir Nabokov
-- 1990
Red Blooded American Girl
  • Dr. Alcore
-- 1990
The First Emperor of China
  • Actor
-- 1989
Mindfield
  • Doctor Satorius
-- 1989
Gandahar (Light Years)
  • Actor
-- 1988
Shadow Dancing
  • Edmund Beaumont
-- 1988
Souvenir
  • Ernst Kestner
-- 1988
Making of a Legend: Gone With the Wind
  • Actor
-- 1988
Nosferatu a Venezia (Nosferatu in Venice) (Vampire in Venice)
  • Paris Catalano
-- 1988
L'Homme qui plantait des arbres (The Man Who Planted Trees)
  • Actor
-- 1988
46% Dragnet
  • Rev. Jonathan Whirley
-- 1987
Happy Prince
  • Actor
-- 1987
I Love N.y.
  • John R. Yeats
-- 1987
A Hazard of Hearts
  • Sir Giles Staverly
-- 1987
The Boy in Blue
  • Knox
-- 1986
68% An American Tail
  • Henri
-- 1986
Tin Soldier
  • Narrator
-- 1986
Cannon Movie Tales: Rumpelstiltskin
  • Actor
-- 1986
The Boss' Wife
  • Mr. Roalvang
-- 1986
Final Chapter
  • Actor
-- 1985
Lily in Love
  • Roberto Terranova
-- 1985
Little Gloria
  • Reggie Vanderbilt
-- 1984
78% Dreamscape
  • Robert Blair
-- 1984
Ordeal by Innocence
  • Leo Argyle
-- 1984
Prototype
  • Dr. Carl Forrester
-- 1983
The Scarlet and the Black (The Vatican Pimpernel)
  • Colonel Herbert Kappler
-- 1983
Little Gloria: Happy at Last
  • Actor
-- 1982
The Amateur
  • Professor Lakos
-- 1982
Dial M for Murder
  • Tony Wendice
-- 1981
Being Different
  • Narrator
-- 1981
89% Eyewitness
  • Joseph
-- 1981
59% Somewhere in Time
  • William Fawcett Robinson
-- 1980
Shadow Box
  • Actor
-- 1980
Riel
  • Actor
-- 1979
Highpoint
  • James Hatcher
-- 1979
33% Starcrash
  • The Emperor
-- 1979
Female Space Invaders
  • Actor
-- 1979
57% Hanover Street
  • Paul Sellinger
-- 1979
86% Murder by Decree
  • Sherlock Holmes
-- 1979
The Day That Shook The World
  • Ferdinand
-- 1978
The Silent Partner
  • Harry Reikle
-- 1978
Assignment
  • Capt. Behounek
-- 1978
International Velvet
  • John Seaton
-- 1978
The Disappearance
  • Deverell
-- 1977
Jesus of Nazareth
  • Herod Antipas
-- 1977
Aces High
  • Sinclair
-- 1976
96% The Man Who Would Be King
  • Rudyard Kipling
-- 1975
Conduct Unbecoming
  • Maj. Alastair Wimbourne
-- 1975
88% The Return of the Pink Panther
  • Sir Charles Litton
-- 1975
The Spiral Staircase
  • Prof. Sherman
-- 1975
The Hooker Cult Murders
  • Jim Henderson
-- 1973
Waterloo
  • Wellington
-- 1970
63% Battle of Britain
  • Squadron Leader Colin Harvey
-- 1969
Royal Hunt of the Sun
  • Atahuallpa
  • Director
-- 1969
The High Commissioner
  • Sir James Quentin
-- 1968
Oedipus The King
  • Actor
-- 1967
Triple Cross
  • Eddie Chapman/"Fritz Grauman"
-- 1967
The Night of the Generals
  • Field Marshal Rommel
-- 1967
36% Inside Daisy Clover
  • Raymond Swan
-- 1966
85% The Sound of Music
  • Captain Von Trapp
-- 1965
100% The Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Commodius
-- 1964
95% My Fair Lady
  • Actor
-- 1964
Wind Across the Everglades
  • Walt Murdock
-- 1958
Stage Struck
  • Joe Sheridan
-- 1958
Nightingale
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Great Performances
2000-2014
  • John Barrymore
2014

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Quotes from Christopher Plummer's Characters

    1. Henri: Qu'est-ce que c'est? A little immigrant. Now they are coming by bottle.
    From An American Tail. Submitted by Adam O (6 months ago)
    1. Fievel Mousekewitz: Henri, what's that over there?
    2. Henri: Oh, that is more America.
    3. Fievel Mousekewitz: Can we go see it?
    4. Henri: You will, my little American. Someday, you will.
    From An American Tail. Submitted by Adam O (6 months ago)
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