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1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

9.5
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After escaping execution, the last living Dragonborn must grow in strength and power to defeat the dragons that have once again begun to plague the land of Skyrim.

Director: Todd Howard | Stars: Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Joan Allen, Michael Hogan

Votes: 22,992

2. A Tribute to John F. Kennedy from the Arts (1963 TV Special)

Drama, Music

9.2
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A quickly organized live tribute to President Kennedy, honoring his interest and encouragement of the arts, and featuring an impressive list of actors in dramatic readings as well as performances by classical artists.

Director: David Green | Stars: Fredric March, Marian Anderson, Sidney Blackmer, Florence Eldridge

Votes: 13

3. Shakespeare Uncovered (2012– )
Episode: King Lear with Christopher Plummer (2015)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary

9.1
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Christopher Plummer discusses William Shakespeare's King Lear with Jonathan Miller, Ian McKellen and Simmon Russell Beale.

Stars: Simon Russell Beale, Ian McKellen, Jonathan Miller, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 11

4. Crossings (1986)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1986)

TV-MA | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

9.0
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Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Lee Horsley, Christopher Plummer, Jane Seymour

Votes: 5

5. Parade of Stars (1983 TV Special)

Comedy, Music, Musical

8.9
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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Michele Lee, Eddie Albert, Jack Klugman, Pam Dawber

Votes: 10

6. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 2 (1977)

TV-G | 94 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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Jesus meets Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist and continues to perform miracles among his people.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, James Farentino

Votes: 254

7. Nature (1982– )

60 min | Documentary, Family

8.8
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Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.

Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page, David Attenborough

Votes: 488

8. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.8
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Joseph N. Welch, Helen Hayes

Votes: 137

9. Madeline's Rescue (1990 TV Movie)

30 min | Animation, Family, Musical

8.8
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Directors: Stephan Martinière, Cassandra Schafhausen | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Marsha Moreau, Judith Orban, Sonja Ball

Votes: 18

10. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 1 (1977)

TV-G | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.8
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After Joseph and Mary's betrothal, Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, who tells her she will bear the Son of God. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem to take part in Herod's census, where Jesus is born.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Claudia Cardinale

Votes: 261

11. National Geographic Specials (1965– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat ... See full summary »

Stars: Alexander Scourby, Leslie Nielsen, Joseph Campanella, Richard Kiley

Votes: 274

12. Playdate (1961–1964)

60 min

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Stars: Christopher Plummer, Gillie Fenwick, Norman Welsh, Gerard Parkes

Votes: 7

13. The Man Who Planted Trees (1987)

30 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.6
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The story of a shepherd's single handed quest to re-forest a barren valley.

Director: Frédéric Back | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 5,128

14. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )

Documentary, History

8.6
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The history of Hollywood film from the medium's invention to the birth of the New Hollywood in 1970.

Stars: Christopher Plummer, Daniel Selznick, Gregory Orr, Samuel Goldwyn Jr.

Votes: 322

15. The Untold Story of the Sound of Music (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Reporter Diane Sawyer and Julie Andrews visit filming locations from The Sound of Music (1965). Also included is an interview with Christopher Plummer, rare behind-the-scenes and related archival footage.

Director: Rob Vint | Stars: Diane Sawyer, Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Charmian Carr

Votes: 24

16. Natalie - A Tribute to a Very Special Lady (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Director: Harry Kooperstein | Stars: Natalie Wood, Lauren Bacall, Jim Backus, Martin Balsam

Votes: 30

17. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )
Episode: Brother, Can You Spare a Dream?: 1929-1941 (2010)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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The American movie business started as peepshows and grew into a near-mythical art form that used an exciting new technology to create drama, laughter and adventure bigger than life.

Stars: Christopher Plummer, Jeanine Basinger, Cari Beauchamp, A. Scott Berg

Votes: 28

18. Nature (1982– )
Episode: Kalahari: The Flooded Desert (2003)

Documentary, Family

8.6
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Director: Tim Liversedge | Star: Christopher Plummer

Votes: 14

19. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 17,515

20. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Vaughn Taylor, Ed Herlihy, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 117

21. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1977)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Fred Foy, Mort Sahl

Votes: 519

22. Shakespeare Uncovered (2012– )

55 min | Documentary

8.5
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Various actors discuss Shakespeare plays. Each episode is presented by one actor and, in most cases, the actor discusses one play. However, some episodes cover more than one play. For ... See full summary »

Stars: Jade Anouka, Harriet Walter, Simon Russell Beale, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 162

23. The Happy Prince (1974)

25 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.5
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A royal statue makes friends with a small swallow.

Director: Michael Mills | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Glynis Johns, John Codner, Jill Frappier

Votes: 224

24. Miracle Planet (2004– )

325 min | Documentary, Mystery

8.5
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Stars: Christopher Plummer, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Henry Bunn, Joseph Kirschvink

Votes: 118

25. Telescope (1963–1973)

30 min | Documentary

8.5
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Documentary and biography with interviews as the central element of the show.

Stars: Fletcher Markle, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Stanley Kramer

Votes: 16

26. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )
Episode: The Birth of Hollywood: 1907-1920 (2010)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, History

8.5
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California was quickly recognized as the ideal setting for the American film industry, with its relative freedom from patent problems, constant sunshine and varied geography. As early as ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Plummer, Bob Balaban, Jeanine Basinger, Cari Beauchamp

Votes: 33

27. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Skitch Henderson

Votes: 2,805

28. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Oliver Platt, Michael Murphy

Votes: 1,360

29. Hamlet (Solo) (2007)

Documentary

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Director: Jeff Stephenson | Stars: Raoul Bhaneja, Robert Ross Parker, Christopher Plummer, Paul Gross

Votes: 11

30. Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

8.3
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The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Christopher Plummer, Maureen Stapleton, Martin Balsam

Votes: 606

31. Star Trek: Klingon Academy (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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In this FMV space combat game and prequel to Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), the death of a respected Klingon leader causes a coup d'état attempt. General Chang and his best cadet, Torlek (the player), try to stop it.

Director: Robb Hart | Stars: J. Paul Boehmer, Wayne Grace, Blake Lindsley, Douglas Owen McDonald

Votes: 82

32. The 36th Annual Tony Awards (1982 TV Special)

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Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Tony Randall, Karen Akers, Judith Anderson, Lucie Arnaz

Votes: 14

33. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )
Episode: The Attack of the Small Screens: 1950-1960 (2010)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Stars: Christopher Plummer, A. Scott Berg, Andrew Bergman, Peter Bogdanovich

Votes: 31

34. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 768,471 | Gross: $170.74M

35. Up (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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88 Metascore

Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.

Directors: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson | Stars: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 841,956 | Gross: $293.00M

36. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.2
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This program aired once every fourth week, and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950s. Many stars appeared on this show.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, Heller Halliday

Votes: 79

37. Witness to Yesterday (1973– )

Drama, History

8.2
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Patrick Watson "interviews" great figures of world history about their accomplishments.

Stars: Patrick Watson, Barry Morse, Jayne Meadows, Robert Christie

Votes: 5

38. Crossings (1986)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1986)

TV-MA | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Lee Horsley, Christopher Plummer, Jane Seymour

Votes: 5

39. The Thorn Birds (1983)
Episode: Part 4 (1983)

144 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Years after Ralph and Meggie consummate their love, Dane (Philip Anglim), the child of that union, enters the priesthood. Meggie is embittered that both the men she loves chose the church ... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward, Christopher Plummer, Ken Howard

Votes: 90

40. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 20,750

41. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 143

42. A Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

8.1
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Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Jane Alexander, Michael Allison, Rachel Aviva, Vernel Bagneris

Votes: 23

43. The Thorn Birds (1983)
Episode: Part 1 (1983)

147 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Mary Carson, the owner of a large sheep ranch, becomes enamored of parish priest Ralph de Bricassart Â- even as he takes notice of Mary's niece Meggie Cleary. When Ralph does not return her... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward, Jean Simmons, Ken Howard

Votes: 106

44. The Thorn Birds (1983)
Episode: Part 3 (1983)

98 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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Ordained an archbishop in Rome, Ralph is still tormented by his love for Meggie, who marries Luke (Bryan Brown) in a desperate bid to forget him. Ralph returns to Australia to share his ... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward, Christopher Plummer, Jean Simmons

Votes: 87

45. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )
Episode: The Dream Merchants: 1920-1928 (2010)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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The American movie business started as peepshows and grew into a near-mythical art form that used an exciting new technology to create drama, laughter and adventure bigger than life.

Stars: Christopher Plummer, Peter Bogdanovich, Richard D. Zanuck, Susan Fox-Rosellini

Votes: 27

46. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010– )
Episode: Warriors & Peacemakers: 1941-1950 (2010)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Stars: Christopher Plummer, Jeanine Basinger, Cari Beauchamp, A. Scott Berg

Votes: 28

47. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 172 min | Biography, Drama, Family

8.0
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63 Metascore

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Votes: 182,297 | Gross: $163.21M

48. Twelve Monkeys (1995)

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

8.0
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74 Metascore

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

Votes: 538,463 | Gross: $57.14M

49. The Thorn Birds (1983)

460 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie,... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward, Christopher Plummer, Bryan Brown

Votes: 7,318

50. Night of 100 Stars (1982 TV Special)

180 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.0
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.

Director: Clark Jones | Stars: Jane Alexander, Peter Allen, Steve Allen, June Allyson

Votes: 206



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