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1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 19,509

2. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
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75 Metascore

Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg

Votes: 308,890 | Gross: $195.04M

3. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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65 Metascore

Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising 4 children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 191,414 | Gross: $102.47M

4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

7.7
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65 Metascore

As Harry, Ron and Hermione race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Bill Nighy

Votes: 421,056 | Gross: $295.98M

5. The Theory of Everything (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
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72 Metascore

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry

Votes: 357,946 | Gross: $35.89M

6. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

Votes: 238,409 | Gross: $105.27M

7. Allied (2016)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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60 Metascore

In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Vincent Ebrahim

Votes: 124,119 | Gross: $40.07M

8. Body of Lies (2008)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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57 Metascore

A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani

Votes: 198,478 | Gross: $39.39M

9. The Borgias (2011–2013)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.9
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In the fifteenth century, Pope Alexander VI tries to control all power in Italy with the help of his several sons, through murder, intrigue, war, and marriage alliances.

Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan

Votes: 44,863

10. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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85 Metascore

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Votes: 174,104 | Gross: $24.15M

11. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy

8.2
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The wild misadventures of Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy Stone, who live in a near-constant haze of drugged, drunken selfishness.

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield

Votes: 16,540

12. The Golden Compass (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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51 Metascore

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker

Votes: 166,834 | Gross: $70.11M

13. Utopia (I) (2013–2014)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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After a group of people, who meet online, discover a bizarre graphic novel which seems to hold mysterious answers, they find themselves being tracked down by a merciless organization known merely as 'The Network'.

Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Paul Higgins, Neil Maskell, Fiona O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 35,102

14. The Loudest Voice (2019– )

Drama | Post-production

A look at the rise and fall of former Chairman and CEO of Fox News, Roger Ailes.

Stars: Russell Crowe, Naomi Watts, Sienna Miller, Josh Charles

15. Jane Eyre (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Su Elliot

Votes: 74,369 | Gross: $11.24M

16. The Duchess (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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62 Metascore

A chronicle of the life of 18th-century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 72,242 | Gross: $13.82M

17. The Mercy (2018)

Not Rated | 112 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.0
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60 Metascore

The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth, David Thewlis, Mark Gatiss

Votes: 5,175

18. The Last King of Scotland (2006)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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74 Metascore

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: James McAvoy, Forest Whitaker, Gillian Anderson, Kerry Washington

Votes: 164,724 | Gross: $17.61M

19. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2015)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.

Stars: Dawn French, James Fleet, Trevor Peacock, Gary Waldhorn

Votes: 9,976

20. Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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56 Metascore

Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe, Steve Pemberton, Lily Atkinson

Votes: 105,422 | Gross: $33.30M

21. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 97,087 | Gross: $65.96M

22. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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54 Metascore

A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater

Votes: 58,757 | Gross: $10.51M

23. Friends with Money (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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68 Metascore

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener, Joan Cusack

Votes: 24,296 | Gross: $13.37M

24. Carnival Row (2019– )

Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | Post-production

As a serial killer preys on mystical creatures in a dark futuristic city, a detective on the case becomes the prime suspect in the murders.

Stars: Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Waj Ali, Leanne Best

25. The Reckoning (II) (2002)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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49 Metascore

A priest on the lam takes up with a traveling band of actors, who then discover a murder has occurred and try to solve it by recreating the crime in a play.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Paul Bettany, Marián Aguilera, Trevor Steedman

Votes: 5,474 | Gross: $0.26M

26. Onegin (1999)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »

Director: Martha Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Liv Tyler, Toby Stephens, Lena Headey

Votes: 7,037 | Gross: $0.21M

27. The Casual Vacancy (2015)

180 min | Drama

6.6
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The citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies.

Stars: Silas Carson, Joe Hurst, Michael Gambon, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,680

28. Rev. (2010–2014)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of an Anglican vicar, his wife, and a small but odd group of parishioners in London.

Stars: Tom Hollander, Olivia Colman, Steve Evets, Miles Jupp

Votes: 1,792

29. Bright Young Things (2003)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.6
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64 Metascore

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies", is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.

Director: Stephen Fry | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, Simon McBurney

Votes: 4,774 | Gross: $0.93M

30. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

8.0
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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

Votes: 1,033

31. Being Human (1994)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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33 Metascore

One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Robin Williams, John Turturro, Kelly Hunter, Maudie Johnson

Votes: 3,619 | Gross: $1.52M

32. Boogie Woogie (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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A comedy of manners set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene.

Director: Duncan Ward | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston

Votes: 3,370 | Gross: $0.00M

33. Kafka (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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46 Metascore

Kafka works during the day at an insurance company, where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Theresa Russell, Joel Grey, Ian Holm

Votes: 8,883 | Gross: $1.06M

34. Cousin Bette (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her ... See full summary »

Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins, Geraldine Chaplin

Votes: 2,387 | Gross: $1.20M

35. The Ogre (1996)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.0
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Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester, he's recruited as a soldier in the 2nd World War, but very ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: John Malkovich, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Gottfried John, Marianne Sägebrecht

Votes: 2,183 | Gross: $0.05M

36. Tom & Viv (1994)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1915, T.S. (Tom) Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood elope, but her longstanding gynecological and emotional problems disrupt their planned honeymoon. Her father is angry because Tom's poetry ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris, Tim Dutton

Votes: 1,438 | Gross: $0.54M

37. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Drama

6.3
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An anthology drama series.

Stars: John Kavanagh, Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 50

38. Mesmer (1994)

Not Rated | 107 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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A biography of the eighteenth century Viennese physician, Franz Anton Mesmer, who used unorthodox healing practices based on his theory of "animal magnetism."

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Donal Donnelly, David Burke, Peter Dvorsky, Alan Rickman

Votes: 893

39. Performance (1992– )

Drama

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Stars: Ian Holm, Ronald Pickup, Jane Horrocks, Hugh Grant

Votes: 49

40. The Two of Us (1986–1990)

60 min | Comedy

6.4
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It's about a young couple living in a basement apartment and the funny things that happen to them and their family.

Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Janet Dibley, Tenniel Evans, Paul McDowell

Votes: 130

41. The Luzhin Defence (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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64 Metascore

Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty.

Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson

Votes: 4,040 | Gross: $1.05M

42. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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As the dark lord grows stronger, Death Eaters begin going for dangerous attacks. Harry, Ron, and Hermione must find the remaining horcruxes and battle dragons, dementors and Death Eaters.

Directors: Matt Birch, Adele Cutting, Andrew S. Walsh | Stars: Adam Sopp, Rupert Grint, Alice Keenan, Rupert Degas

Votes: 428

43. Working in the Theatre (1976– )

60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

6.8
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Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Dalrymple, George White, Brendan Gill, Ted Chapin

Votes: 22

44. Skagerrak (2003)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Skagerrak is the story of being hit by happiness when you least expect it. In their late twenties and tired of partying their way around the world, Danish Marie and Irish Sophie come ashore... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Bronagh Gallagher, Martin Henderson, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 719

45. Inside-Out (2000)

TV-G | 7 min | Short, Romance

6.5
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Girl cleaning windows of an Oxford St store catches the eye of a guy in the street who larks about much to her amusement

Directors: Charles Guard, Thomas Guard | Stars: Lena Headey, Simon McBurney

Votes: 370

46. Human Touch (2004)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

5.9
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The wealthy Edward (Haywood) sparks to Anna (Mckenzie), the lead voice in a choir that's raising money for an upcoming trip to China. He donates money to her choir, and she agrees to sit ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Jacqueline McKenzie, Aaron Blabey, Chris Haywood, Rebecca Frith

Votes: 139

47. A Business Affair (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she ... See full summary »

Director: Charlotte Brändström | Stars: Christopher Walken, Carole Bouquet, Jonathan Pryce, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 370

48. Knifeman (2014 TV Movie)

Thriller

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Set in 18th century London, Knifeman will focus on the untold story of a charming, arrogant, decorum-breaking genius who challenges societal norms to transform his visions into cutting-edge discoveries.

Director: Craig Zisk | Stars: Tom Hollander, Daniel Mays, Simon McBurney, Mark Stobbart

49. Stolen (1990– )

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Stars: Cheryl Prime, Art Malik, Mary Maddox, Dean Ashraf

Votes: 11

50. Eisenstein (2000)

99 min | Drama

6.0
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Director: Renny Bartlett | Stars: Simon McBurney, Raymond Coulthard, Jacqueline McKenzie, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 155



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