Brian Cox

Biography: Considered one of the most important Scottish actors of his generation, Brian Cox has starred in more than 40 feature films already.

Born in Scotland, he attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and started out by playing in numerous plays on the stages of London, New York and Scotland; for his impressive performances he won numerous awards.

The movie that brought him world-wide recognition was Manhunter (1986), where he was the first actor ever to portray Dr. Hannibal Lecter. He went on to star in many movies, including academy award winner Braveheart, X2, The Bourne Identity and The Rookie.

He made his directorial debut on the acclaimed HBO television drama Oz.

Apart from this, he is also a writer, having published 2 books: The Lear Diaries and Salem in Moscow. He has also written many articles for publications such as Esquire, UK and The Guardian.

Brian Cox's Scores

Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 86 Rushmore
Lowest Metascore: 27 Pulse
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 45
  2. Negative: 2 out of 45
45 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Pixels May 15, 2015 Admiral Porter tbd
42 Anna Jun 6, 2014 Sebastian / Sebastian 7.0
40 Blumenthal Mar 28, 2014 Harold tbd
44 Blood Aug 9, 2013 Lenny Fairburn 5.0
47 RED 2 Jul 19, 2013 Ivan 6.8
50 The Campaign Aug 10, 2012 Raymond / Raymond Huggins 6.1
56 Citizen Gangster Apr 27, 2012 Glover 5.0
79 Coriolanus Dec 2, 2011 Menenius 6.8
68 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Aug 5, 2011 Cast 7.8
42 Ironclad Jul 8, 2011 Albany 6.8
60 RED Oct 15, 2010 Ivan Simanov 7.0
34 As Good as Dead Oct 8, 2010 Reverend Kalahan 7.3
40 The Good Heart Apr 30, 2010 Jacques 8.3
tbd Trick 'r Treat Oct 4, 2009 Mr. Kreeg 8.1
54 Battle for Terra May 1, 2009 General Hemmer 7.3
56 The Escapist Apr 3, 2009 Frank Perry 7.5
45 Shoot on Sight Sep 26, 2008 Daniel Tennant 3.7
61 Red Aug 8, 2008 Avery Ludlow 8.0
71 The Water Horse Dec 25, 2007 Old Angus 7.4
78 Zodiac Mar 2, 2007 Melvin Belli 7.8
49 The Flying Scotsman Dec 29, 2006 Douglas Baxter 8.8
52 Running with Scissors Oct 20, 2006 Dr. Finch 6.0
27 Pulse Aug 11, 2006 Producer 4.5
72 Match Point Dec 28, 2005 Alec Hewett 7.3
46 The Ringer Dec 23, 2005 Gary Barker 5.6
71 Red Eye Aug 19, 2005 Joe Reisert 6.4
73 The Bourne Supremacy Jul 23, 2004 Ward Abbott 7.6
56 Troy May 14, 2004 Agamemnon 6.7
49 The Reckoning Mar 5, 2004 Tobias 5.8
68 X2: X-Men United May 2, 2003 William Stryker 8.2