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1. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.1
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87 Metascore

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 201,292 | Gross: $100.32M

2. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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62 Metascore

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 85,879 | Gross: $46.41M

3. The BFG (2016)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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66 Metascore

An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 69,461 | Gross: $55.48M

4. The Debt (I) (2010)

R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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65 Metascore

In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 61,086 | Gross: $31.18M

5. Miss Sloane (2016)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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64 Metascore

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 52,956 | Gross: $3.44M

6. Proof (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students, who wants to search through his papers, and her estranged sister, who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 41,036 | Gross: $7.52M

7. Masters of Sex (2013–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution.

Stars: Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin FitzGerald, Teddy Sears

Votes: 32,500

8. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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36 Metascore

When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale

Votes: 31,261 | Gross: $25.54M

9. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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51 Metascore

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel

Votes: 28,972 | Gross: $33.08M

10. Waking Ned Devine (1998)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

7.4
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71 Metascore

When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.

Director: Kirk Jones | Stars: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

Votes: 23,764 | Gross: $24.79M

11. Killshot (2008)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic young upstart killer. The ensuing struggle will test Carmen to the limit.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Thomas Jane, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Brandon McGibbon

Votes: 19,902 | Gross: $0.02M

12. Mrs Brown (1997)

PG | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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71 Metascore

When Queen Victoria's husband dies, she finds solace in her trusted servant, Mr. Brown, but their relationship also brings scandal and turmoil.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher

Votes: 12,516 | Gross: $9.22M

13. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 9,038

14. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer, and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 8,677

15. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Illustrious Client and The Creeping Man.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 4,189

16. Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995 TV Movie)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, Robert Glenister, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 2,109

17. Ethan Frome (1993)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A new pastor arrives in a stark Vermont village and is intrigued by crippled, misshapen Ethan Frome living on an isolated, hardscrabble farm with his sickly wife Zeena.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Liam Neeson, Patricia Arquette, Gil Rood, Tate Donovan

Votes: 1,886 | Gross: $0.30M

18. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )

TV-PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 1,237

19. Masters of Sex (2013–2016)
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Romance

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Dr. William Masters, a successful doctor of obstetrics and gynecology, begins his controversial study of human sexuality. Dr. Masters recruits Virginia Johnson to be his secretary, but she quickly advances to be a valuable associate.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin FitzGerald, Teddy Sears

Votes: 1,051

20. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 825

21. Golden Gate (1993)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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A brash 22-year-old FBI agent trumps up charges of Communist spying against a Chinese laundryman. Ten years later, he wants to make amends to the man and his teenage daughter.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Matt Dillon, Joan Chen, Elizabeth Morehead, Bruno Kirby

Votes: 675 | Gross: $0.40M

22. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)
Episode: The Priory School (1986)

TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The headmaster of a prestigious prep school calls on Holmes for help when the ten year old only son of powerful but publicity-shy duke disappears.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Alan Howard, Christopher Benjamin

Votes: 538

23. The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999 TV Special)

Family

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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Gene Autry

Votes: 512

24. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Renée Fleming, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 500

25. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Dead on Time (1992)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A respected, dying Oxford don, husband of Morse's former fiancée, apparently shoots himself, but his doctor asserts that he was not capable of firing a gun.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Brendan O'Hea, David Haig

Votes: 493

26. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)
Episode: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax (1991)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A headstrong but titled suffragette slips into the power of a murderous con artist.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Cheryl Campbell, Julian Curry

Votes: 482

27. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Infernal Serpent (1990)

TV-14 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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An environmentalist professor is mugged and later dies of a heart attack after an attack on campus just prior to a controversial debate.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Geoffrey Palmer, David Neal

Votes: 467

28. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Promised Land (1991)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Morse and Lewis go to Australia to find a witness who has been in witness protection for ten years, but this is one witness who doesn't want to be found.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Con O'Neill

Votes: 446

29. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Way Through the Woods (1995)

TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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When a serial killer is murdered in prison, his deathbed confession disavows one of the murders he had previously confessed to. Morse wants to reopen the case.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Gary Powell, Vivienne Ritchie

Votes: 446

30. Film 2017 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.6
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 401

31. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: Truth or Dare (1996)

100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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When three university friends turn up unexpectedly, twenty-something lawyer Lorna Johnston is led into a dangerous world.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Baxendale, John Hannah, Susan Lynch, Ben Daniels

Votes: 324

32. Janela Indiscreta (2010– )

30 min | News

6.1
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A portuguese show where Mario Augusto presents the new films of the week and interviews actors, actresses and directors.

Stars: Mário Augusto, Paulo Branco, Nicolau Breyner, Afonso Pimentel

Votes: 153

33. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone

Votes: 143

34. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making movies for television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 117

35. Corazón de... (1997– )

30 min | News

3.9
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Stars: Anne Igartiburu, Alejandra Navas, Carolina Casado, Jose Toledo

Votes: 106

36. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: Meat (1994)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Myra is a teen prostitute and Charlie a recently released young offender. Together they begin an affair "amid the sleaze of London street-life". Myras' jealous pimp, Frank is not amused.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Sarah-Jane Potts, Peter Wight, John Simm

Votes: 76

37. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 73

38. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Anthology of unconnected movies of different genres.

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Mark Chapman, Julie Walters

Votes: 70

39. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )
Episode: Theseus & the Minotaur (1991)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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An Athenian storyteller and his dog take shelter in the labyrinth of Knossos. There he recounts the story of the minotaur confined to the maze by King Minos ten centuries earlier. When the ... See full summary »

Director: John Madden | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Morrissey, Maggie O'Neill

Votes: 64

40. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Behind the Story: Lights, Colours and Smiles (2012 Video)

2 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Stars: John Madden, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie

Votes: 50

41. The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999 TV Special)

Documentary

5.6
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The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards give out prestigious awards to some of America's favorite entertainers in film and television!

Stars: Ben Affleck, Gillian Anderson, Ann-Margret, Christina Applegate

Votes: 50

42. The John Thaw Story (2002 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

9.3
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Tribute to the much-missed actor John Thaw, featuring reminiscences from his family, friends and colleagues about both his private life and his public work.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Sally Alexander, Richard Attenborough, Richard Bates, Richard Briers

Votes: 41

43. The Big Picture (2011–2015)

10 min | Family

6.8
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The Big Picture promotes all the latest movies hitting the cinemas over the coming month, plus individual Specials looking at Red Carpet Premieres, Press Conferences or Junkets.

Stars: Johnny Fleming, Charlotte Mills, Simon Thompson, Oliver Crocker

Votes: 37

44. Shakespeare in Love and on Film (1999 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary

7.3
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Stars: Beau Weaver, John Madden, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 35

45. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Grown-Ups (1985)

Music

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A middle-aged journalist has, at last, grown up - only to find he's trapped in a world of emotional infants.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Martin Balsam, Paddy Campanaro, Charles Grodin, Marilu Henner

Votes: 30

46. The Widowmaker (1990 TV Movie)

Drama

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Kathy arrives home to find her house surrounded by police and reporters; she is then told that her husband has been arrested for a series of murders in the local community. How could she have loved a man capable of committing such crimes?

Director: John Madden | Stars: Annabelle Apsion, Alun Armstrong, David Morrissey, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 27

47. After the War (1989– )

60 min | Drama

6.3
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Two boys Michael and Joe become friends when Joe arrives at St. George's school in England as a refugee student. Both are Jewish but one has grown up in a middle class English home, while ... See full summary »

Stars: Adrian Lukis, Ingrid Hafner, Clare Higgins, Robert Reynolds

Votes: 26

48. The Many Faces of... (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

6.3
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Stars: Sally Phillips, Matthew Sweet, James King, Barry Cryer

Votes: 18

49. Spaghetti Requiem (2001)

56 min | Documentary

7.3
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Italian Soldiers (Spaghetti Requiem) is a portrait of a youthful and exceptional adventure which unfolds during an unforgettable summer. We are behind the scenes of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Cabras | Stars: Sergio Albelli, Francesco Cabras, Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz

Votes: 18

50. A Wreath of Roses (1987 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: John Madden | Stars: Trevor Eve, Joanna McCallum, Elizabeth Richardson, Fabia Drake

Votes: 17



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