Having played James Bond for over 15 years, it’s hard to imagine Daniel Craig in other films. But he’s actually starred in a lot of movies and now that his reign as 007 is over we’ve listed some of the best (outside of James Bond) for you based on reviews from critics on Rotten tomatoes.
9) Challenge (2008)
Daniel Craig plays Tuvia, one of three Jewish brothers held captive by the Nazis in 1941. After he and his brothers, Zus (Liev Schreiber) and Asael (Jamie Bell), manage to escape and take refuge in the forest where they played during their childhood, they seek revenge on the Nazis. As word of their exploits spreads, others join the fray, ready to risk their lives for freedom.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation:58 percent.
8) Infamous (2006)
Daniel Craig plays convicted killer Perry Smith, who becomes the subject of an author’s greatest works (Toby Jones) In cold blood. Jones’ character, Truman Capote, develops an intense and complex relationship with Smith as he researches for his book. This thrilling film is set in Kansas and also stars Sandra Bullock as Harper Lee, Perry Smith’s childhood friend.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation: 74 percent.
7) The Mother (2003)
Daniel Craig plays a beefy handyman where May (Anne Reid) seeks refuge after the sudden death of her husband, Toots (Peter Vaughan). Darren (Craig) is half May’s age and married, not to mention sleeping with his daughter, Paula (Cathryn Bradshaw). Steamy!
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation: 78 percent.
6) Munich (2005)
Daniel Craig is part of a murderous team of contract killers that have been tasked by the Israeli government to target 11 people in retaliation for the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics. Craig plays a driver and is joined by a forger (Hanns Zischler), a bomb maker (Mathieu Kassovitz) and a former soldier (Ciarán Hinds) in this global operation. But as the assassinations mount, Avner, the head of the operation, begins to doubt the morality of his actions.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation:78 percent.
5) Layered Cake (2004)
Daniel Craig plays an anonymous mid-level cocaine trafficker in London who plans to get away from criminal life. But as you can imagine, it’s not a smooth exit and before he can cut ties, his supplier, Jimmy Price (Kenneth Cranham) hands him a complex final to-do list. Craig’s character is tasked with kidnapping the teenage daughter of a rival gangster (Michael Gambon) and negotiating the purchase of a large shipment of ecstasy pills from a dealer known as “The Duke.” (Jamie Foreman), leading to a series of double complexes. crosses from all corners.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation: 80 percent.
4) The road to perdition (2002)
Mike Sullivan (Tom Hanks) is an executor of the powerful Midwestern Midwestern gangster of the Depression Era, John Rooney (Paul Newman). Rooney’s son Connor (Daniel Craig) is jealous of the close bond they share, and when Mike’s eldest son Michael (Tyler Hoechlin) witnesses a blow, Connor uses the incident as an excuse to murder of Sullivan’s wife (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and youngest son. Forced to flee, Sullivan and Michael embark on a journey of revenge and self-discovery.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation: 81 percent.
3) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
In this 2011 blockbuster film, Daniel Craig plays disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist, who finds a chance to redeem himself after being hired by wealthy Swedish industrialist Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer) to solve the murder of his niece, Harriet, 40 years old. . Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara) eventually joins Blomkvist in her dangerous quest for the truth, an unusual but resourceful investigator whose fragile trust is not easy to gain. Based on the bestselling novel, it’s an elegant and intriguing mystery that shouldn’t be missed.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation: 86 percent.
2) Lucky Logan (2017)
Daniel Craig plays Joe Bang, a demolition expert hired by Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum), his one-armed brother Clyde (Adam Driver) and his sister Mellie (Riley Keough) to help them steal money at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Carolina North. But complications arise when confusion forces the crew to pull off the heist in a popular NASCAR race while trying to dodge a relentless FBI agent.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation: 92 percent.
1) Knives Out (2019)
Knives Out was voted best film by Daniel Craig, even surpassing all of his James Bond movie theater. Craig plays Detective Benoit Blanc, who is tasked with solving the mystery surrounding the death of detective novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer). Everyone in Thrombey’s house is a suspect as White weaves his way through a web of lies and red herrings to find the truth.
Rotten tomatoes Evaluation: 97 percent.
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