B-Day Boy Michael Fassbender's Highest-Rated Films

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#2. 'Hunger'

By ZACH SEEMAYER

April 02, 2014

Year: 2008
Rating: 90%


In Hunger, Fassbender stars as the real-life prisoner and member of the Irish Republican Army, Bobby Sands, who goes on a hunger strike to protest the unfathomably terrible conditions inside Maze Prison in the early 1980s. To portray the starving Sands, Fassbender restricted himself to just a few hundred calories a day, and lost 30 pounds. The film is an unflinchingly powerful look at Sand's protest, and was the first collaboration between Fassbender and director Steve McQueen, who would later go on to make several amazing films including the top entry on this list…

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