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Article by Charlie Dunlap

John Connor….Bruce Wayne…..Every film lover worth his or her own salt is aware of the iconic characters which have made Christian Bale a household celebrity name, but what about the other past roles that have gotten him to where he is today? According to IMDb, Bale has appeared in roughly 45 roles (including a few television stints) since 1987′s powerful Empire Of The Sun, in which he filled the shoes of the unrecognizably young, Jamie Graham. With Bale once again splashing across the headlines – most recently regarding his visits to the Aurora hospitals housing victims of the recent Colorado theater shootings, this writer has decided that it’s the perfect time to present five of Bale’s best, more obscure and under-appreciated films, all presented in ascending chronological order:

1) Velvet Goldmine  – 1998

Still a relative unknown at this time, Bale tackles the role of British newspaper reporter, »

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