Due to the fact that Sir Michael Caine announced that he is retiring from acting, we are listing the 3 best films with his participation, in our opinion.
Sir Michael Caine is one of two actors to have been nominated for an Academy Award (in the Leading Actor or Supporting Actor category) in every decade from 1960 to 2010 (the other is Jack Nicholson). He won two Oscars for Best Supporting Actor and devoted his entire life to his film career. For several decades – starting in the 1950s – he had the opportunity to appear in many famous films from various genres. Now, at the age of 90, he says it’s time to say goodbye to acting.
We are listing the 3 best films with his participation, in our opinion.
Sir Michael Caine gained enormous popularity thanks to the rough-edged petty-crook-turned-spy Harry Palmer in “The Ipcress File” and the titular womanizing young Cockney in “Alfie”. Recently, the actor has been much talked about thanks to the film “Interstellar” and the Batman trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan. Are these films included in our list? Read the list below.
1 “Children of Men”
It’s a riveting science-fiction movie that shows a nightmarish version of the late 2020s. It’s one of Michael Caine’s greatest performances. He disappears into the role of a laidback and loyal drug dealer/friend of the protagonist, managing to provide comedic relief in some scenes.
Although the title of the film suggests that it is a story about youth, it is actually a story of two elderly friends who come to terms with what they have done in their lives. Sir Michael Caine plays a retired composer of classical music who is asked to play his most popular piece “Simple Song #3” at Prince Philip’s birthday concert. He turns down the offer, claiming he is not interested in performing any more. However, the reason is actually different and he will have to face the ghost of his past.
British war film from 1964, directed by Cy Endfield. The film presents real events – one of the episodes of the British-Zulu War of 1879, and many of the characters shown in it are real. The film introduces Michael Caine, in his first major role. Caine played a stiff-upper-lipped posh type for the first and last time.