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1. American Beauty (1999)

R | 122 min | Drama

8.4
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86 Metascore

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Votes: 987,820 | Gross: $130.10M

2. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.8
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81 Metascore

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Votes: 591,292 | Gross: $304.36M

3. Baby Driver (2017)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Eiza González

Votes: 360,348 | Gross: $107.83M

4. Spectre (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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60 Metascore

A cryptic message from 007's past sends him pitted against a mysterious terrorist organization called Spectre, and learns of its involvement in previous events of his most dangerous missions.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 351,753 | Gross: $200.07M

5. Road to Perdition (2002)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

A mob enforcer's son witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken

Votes: 227,850 | Gross: $104.45M

6. Revolutionary Road (2008)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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69 Metascore

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jonathan Roumie

Votes: 178,009 | Gross: $22.91M

7. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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58 Metascore

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

Votes: 161,732 | Gross: $62.66M

8. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein, and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

Stars: Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney

Votes: 100,809

9. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

Votes: 74,355 | Gross: $15.80M

10. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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58 Metascore

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Carmen Ejogo

Votes: 49,645 | Gross: $9.45M

11. Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, Alison Lohman, David Duchovny

Votes: 26,620 | Gross: $3.29M

12. Starter for 10 (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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69 Metascore

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.

Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Joseph Friend

Votes: 20,473 | Gross: $0.21M

13. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

Votes: 15,102 | Gross: $4.60M

14. Britannia (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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In 43 AD, the Roman Army returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia.

Stars: Eleanor Worthington-Cox, David Morrissey, Kelly Reilly, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 8,592

15. Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 92 min | Drama

7.9
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A writer takes a backwards look at the life of his unlikely friend Stuart, a homeless alcoholic who experienced a traumatic event in his childhood.

Director: David Attwood | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy, Nicola Duffett, Claire-Louise Cordwell

Votes: 8,083

16. The Anniversary Party (2001)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

Love is complex and relationships deteriorate.

Directors: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh | Stars: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Kevin Kline

Votes: 7,835 | Gross: $4.01M

17. The Hollow Crown (2012– )

150 min | Drama, History

8.4
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A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V.

Stars: Anton Lesser, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Georgeson, John Mackay

Votes: 4,908

18. Toast of London (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it

Stars: Matt Berry, Shazad Latif, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 4,173

19. Blood (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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44 Metascore

Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.

Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Paul Bettany, Stephen Graham, Brian Cox, Mark Strong

Votes: 3,551

20. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Night Work (2014)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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Ethan is hired by Vanessa to do a job and introduced to a world of supernatural beings. Sir Malcolm recruits doctor Frankenstein, who brings someone back to life.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 3,375

21. Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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44 Metascore

A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.

Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Ben Shenkman, Timothy Hutton, Michael Cerveris

Votes: 3,206 | Gross: $0.03M

22. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Séance (2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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Vanessa and Sir Malcolm attend the party at Ferdinand Lyle's home in the hopes of learning more about the the Egyptian hieroglyphs found on the dead creature. Vanessa meets the ever young ... See full summary »

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,902

23. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Closer Than Sisters (2014)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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A flashback in the mysterious and dramatic life of Vanessa Ives reveals her bond with Mina Murray-Harker.

Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,815

24. Informer (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A young East London man is coerced by an officer to work undercover for him.

Stars: Paddy Considine, Nabhaan Rizwan, Bel Powley, Reiss Jeram

Votes: 2,808

25. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: The Nightcomers (2015)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.2
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Vanessa learns how to harness her powers from The Cut-Wife in a flashback.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,734

26. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: A Blade of Grass (2016)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.2
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With the help of Dr. Seward, Vanessa undergoes hypnosis to relive her time in the Banning Clinic.

Director: Toa Fraser | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,590

27. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Possession (2014)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.0
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Vanessa starts having "unnatural" fits and mentions that she is trying to fight the thing inside her. Malcolm tells Ethan that she might be possessed by "the devil" or "a devil" and wants ... See full summary »

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,584

28. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Resurrection (2014)

TV-MA | 47 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A flashback reveals Victor Frankenstein's motivation for delving into the questions of life and death. Flashbacks also show the history of Victor's "first-born". The Creature was born in a ... See full summary »

Director: Dearbhla Walsh | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,411

29. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Demimonde (2014)

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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Frankenstein consults a hematologist, Professor Abraham Van Helsing, who finds the blood contains an unique property that prevents complete coagulation. He believes it assists in the eating... See full summary »

Director: Dearbhla Walsh | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,379

30. Shrek the Musical (2013)

TV-G | 130 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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Make room for ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in a whole new way in this breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek!

Director: Michael John Warren | Stars: Brian d'Arcy James, Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber, John Tartaglia

Votes: 2,260

31. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Grand Guignol (2014)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Vanessa, Sir Malcolm, Ethan, Dr. Frankenstein and Sembene explore an empty theater - only to be confronted by their worst nightmares.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,106

32. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: What Death Can Join Together (2014)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene follow their vampire lead to a quarantined ship to find Mina only to see her taken away again. Vanessa has a violent sexual escapade with Dorian, where she is... See full summary »

Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,015

33. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Fresh Hell (2015)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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Sir Malcolm returns to find a new evil hunting Vanessa.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,997

34. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: And They Were Enemies (2015)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.1
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Vanessa must rely on her strength in order to defeat the demon.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,973

35. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: The Blessed Dark (2016)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.4
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Sir Malcolm and his allies battle the fiend laying claim to Vanessa, the Creature faces a baleful demand, and Ethan makes a heartrending choice.

Director: Paco Cabezas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,936

36. Everything or Nothing (2012)

TV-14 | 98 min | Documentary

7.6
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A history of the James Bond franchise.

Director: Stevan Riley | Stars: Ken Adam, Maud Adams, John Barry, Shirley Bassey

Votes: 1,932

37. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Verbis Diablo (2015)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.4
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Ferdinand Lyle reveals Verbis Diablo's disturbing backstory.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,817

38. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: The Day Tennyson Died (2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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In the season 3 premiere of Penny Dreadful; Ethan is a prisoner under Inspector Rusk's watch heading through America. Sir Malcolm meets a mysterious native american while in Africa. ... See full summary »

Director: Damon Thomas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,768

39. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

30 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world.

Stars: Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frazier, Mark Steines, Nischelle Turner

Votes: 1,747

40. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: And Hell Itself My Only Foe (2015)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

9.0
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Vanessa goes alone to battle Evelyn in order to save Sir Malcolm.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,664

41. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Memento Mori (2015)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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The Creature unleashes his rage; Sir Malcolm confronts Evelyn.

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,654

42. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Above the Vaulted Sky (2015)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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Vanessa, Ethan and Sir Malcolm protect the mansion.

Director: Damon Thomas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,646

43. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places (2015)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.4
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Lyle reveals how the story of the Verbis Diablo affects Vanessa.

Director: Damon Thomas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,596

44. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Little Scorpion (2015)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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Vanessa and Ethan flee London for the Cut-Wife's cottage; a figure from the past resurfaces.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,592

45. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Glorious Horrors (2015)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Sir Malcolm receives tragic news; a glorious night turns horrible for Vanessa.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,585

46. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Predators Far and Near (2016)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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Lily and Dorian, rescue a young woman. Sir Malcolm continues on his journey with the enigmatic Kaetenay. Meanwhile, Ethan gets some unexpected help from Hecate. Dr. Frankenstein and Dr. ... See full summary »

Director: Damon Thomas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,432

47. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Good and Evil Braided Be (2016)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.3
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Vanessa Ives is confronted by a familiar face who will reveal a clue to her past.

Director: Damon Thomas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,344

48. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Perpetual Night (2016)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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While an apocalyptic pestilence enshrouds London, Victor decides Lily's fate and Ethan comes face-to-face with the evil that seduces Vanessa.

Director: Damon Thomas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,322

49. The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Episode: Richard II (2012)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History

8.3
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The incompetent Richard II is deposed by Henry Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer king.

Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: David Bradley, Richard Bremmer, Daniel Boyd, Peter De Jersey

Votes: 1,321

50. Penny Dreadful (2014–2019)
Episode: Ebb Tide (2016)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.6
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Lily sends her legion of women on a gruesome mission, Vanessa makes an ominous choice, and Kaetenay's visions drive Ethan toward his destiny.

Director: Paco Cabezas | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,302



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