Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest directors of our time. His movies are loved and hated alike, but overall are considered masterpieces by critics and audiences.
Maybe Nolan’s films aren’t for everyone because of their complex plots and intricate narrative, but something can’t be denied; his films are masterfully created.
If you’re a Nolan fan or you’re just interested in knowing his filmography, here is a list with all his movies and where you can find them on streaming services globally.
How to watch these movies
As often happens with movies on streaming platforms, they aren’t available in all countries or all streaming services.
For this reason, depending on where you live and to which streaming service you’re subscribed to, you’ll need a VPN like ExpressVPN to access these films.
My advice is to check our dedicated guides on our website about how to access different streaming platforms from anywhere in the world.
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1. Memento (2000)
Mystery – Suspense – 113 min.
Available on HBO Max (the US), Netflix (Latin America, Japan, South Korea), Prime Video (Latin America, Canada)
Memento is actually Nolan’s second film, but the first one being released widely. Leonard (Guy Pierce) has short memory loss and tries to find his wife’s killer.
All his clues appear in tattoos all over his body as memos for himself to remember. The film is told in reverse, making the audience feel the protagonist’s confusion.
2. Insomnia (2002)
Drama, Mystery, Suspense – 118 min.
Available on Prime Video (Spain), HBO Max (the US)
Insomnia is a remake of the 1997 Norwegian film of the same name. Starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams, and Hilary Swank, the film follows two homicide detectives from Los Angeles who are sent to Alaska to help the local police to solve the murder of a young woman.
3. Batman Begins (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama – 140 min.
HBO Max (the US, Spain, Latin America), Crave TV (Canada), Netflix (Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey)
Nolan’s Batman redemption will always be one of the best versions of this DC’s superhero and opened the door to more superhero movies coming after.
Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) lost his parents when he was a young boy, now as an adult he’s facing his fears under severe training to become Batman and save Gotham City from corruption and crime.
4. The Prestige (2006)
Drama, Mystery, Suspense – 130 min.
HBO Max (Latin America, Spain), Netflix (Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Israel, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland), Binge (Australia), Foxtel Now (Australia), Stan (Australia), Disney+ (Canada), Prime Video (the UK)
Based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Christopher Priest and adapted for the screen by Jonathan and Christopher Nolan, this film has an ensemble cast including Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman in the main roles and supported by
Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, David Bowie, and Andy Serkis.
Set at the end of the 19th century, the story follows the rivalry of two magicians in London.
5. The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama – 152 min.
HBO Max (Latin America, Spain, the US), Paramount+ (Australia), Stan (Australia), Crave (Canada), Netflix (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Switzerland, Turkey)
The Dark Knight not only made history as one of the finest superhero films, but also it was the last film starring Heath Ledger after his tragic death.
A new villain, the psychopath Joker (Ledger), is menacing Gotham City, and Batman must face one of the most challenging enemies to bring balance once again to the city.
The cast includes Christian Bale as Batman, Michael Caine as Alfred, Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent, Gary Oldman as Gordon, Maggie Gyllenhaal as Rachel, and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox.
6. Inception (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi – 148 min.
HBO Max (the US, Spain, Latin America), Binge (Australia), Foxtel Now (Australia), Stan (Australia), Netflix (Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Turkey), Crave (Canada)
Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Inception follows Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio), a thief who steals secrets from corporations by using technology to access people’s dreams.
Cobb is offered a job to implant an idea in a big corporation CEO’s mind in exchange for evading prison. The cast also includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page, Ken Watanabe, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, Marion Cotillard, and Pete Postlethwaite.
7. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama – 164 min.
Paramount+ (Australia), Crave (Canada), Netflix (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey)
Eight years after the Joker’s chaos, Batman is exiled. However, with the help of the mysterious Catwoman, he must return to save Gotham from the terrorist named Bane.
The ensemble cast includes Christian Bale as Batman, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Catwoman, Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Blake, Michael Caine as Alfred, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, and Matthew Modine as Foley.
8. Interstellar (2014)
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi – 169 min.
HBO Max (Latin America, Spain), Binge (Australia), Foxtel Now (Australia), Stan (Australia), Paramount+ (the US), Netflix (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, the Netherlands, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey)
Written by Jonathan and Christopher Nolan, this film follows a team of explorers who travel through a wormhole in space trying to find a new home for humankind after the earth’s environment has become deadly.
The cast includes Matthew McConaughey in the main role of Cooper, followed by Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Caine, and Casey Affleck.
9. Dunkirk (2017)
Action, Drama, History – 106 min.
HBO Max (Latin America, the US), Netflix (Latin America, Australia, the US, the UK, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey), Paramount+ (Australia), Stan (Australia)
During WWII, Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German army. They’re evacuated before Dunkirk becomes a death trap.
10. Tenet (2020)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi – 150 min.
HBO Max (Latin America, Spain, the US), Netflix (Australia, India, Japan), Binge (Australia), Foxtel Now (Australia), Crave (Canada)
Tenet is perhaps one of the most intricate of Nolan’s films on the level of Memento and Inception but going beyond.
The Protagonist, who has no name because they can be any of us, is played by John David Washington. He has only one tool, the word Tenet, and he must save the world in a spy-like mission defying time, where past, present, and future blur their limits.
The cast is completed with Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Juhan Ulfsak and Michael Caine.
Christopher Nolan has created some of the greatest films of our time. His movies are considered masterpieces by many, and he has managed to bring to that category genres like Sci-Fi and superheroes that commonly aren’t totally appreciated by cinephiles and critics.
If you want to take a look at his complete filmography, then this list is for you.
Since not all these movies are available on every region and streaming platform, you may need the help of a VPN like ExpressVPN to access them. Don’t forget to check our dedicated guides mentioned above to learn more about how a VPN works with the different streaming platforms.
Now, go to grab your popcorn and start enjoying these movies!