Cillian Murphy is one of the best Irish actors who became famous in Hollywood, and, paradoxically, one of the most underrated. Known mainly for his role as Thomas Shelby in the series “peaky blinders”, during his career he played in some of the most iconic films of the XXI century. Impeccable talent and striking appearance, especially sparkling blue eyes, attracted the attention of the famous Directors, including Christopher Nolan and Danny Boyle. Best movies Murphy remember in this material.
Post-apocalyptic horror movie by Danny Boyle talks about the breakdown of society after an accidental outbreak of a contagious virus and focuses upon the struggle of four survivors. Their goal is to cope with the destruction of the life they once knew, dodging infected with a virus. The first major role of Killian Murphy.
This Comedy-drama film Neil Jordan based on the novel by Patrick McCabe. It Cillian Murphy appears as transgender “kitten,” which tells the baby of a friend a complicated story of his life.
The movie “Batman begins” is the beginning of many years of cooperation Murphy with Christopher Nolan. Many believe that it is the role of Dr. Jonathan crane / the Scarecrow was a breakthrough in the career of the actor. In turn, the tape itself was a huge surprise – unlike previous paintings of the superhero, it turned out to be a real Thriller, and not a children’s film.
Winner of the Palme d’or at the Cannes film festival, this film by Ken Loach about the Irish war of independence is a masterpiece. The plot revolves around the O’donovan brothers – Damien (Murphy) and Teddy (Patrick Delaney). Damien decides to become a doctor to join his brother in the Irish Republican army in an attempt to force the British army to leave Ireland.
Christopher Nolan has their favorites. Among them Cillian Murphy, who is perhaps second only to Michael Caine in the number of roles in the film Director. Nolan likes to give Murphy the role of villain, but in the film “the Beginning” Killian was given a more nuanced role than most. Instead of outright antagonist he played the medium through which you can get to a real bad guy. The film tells the story of the spies who seek to instill in the minds of men certain ideas using dreams.