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1. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Reichenbach Fall (2012)

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.7
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Jim Moriarty hatches a mad scheme to turn the whole city against Sherlock.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 30,748

2. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: A Scandal in Belgravia (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.5
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Sherlock must confiscate something of importance from a mysterious woman named Irene Adler.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 31,892

3. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: His Last Vow (2014)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.3
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Sherlock goes up against Charles Augustus Magnussen, media tycoon and a notorious blackmailer.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 25,211

4. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )
Episode: Benedict Cumberbatch/Eddie Redmayne/Bryan Cranston/LeAnn Rimes (2016)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.2
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Benedict Cumberbatch discusses his upcoming Marvel movie Doctor Strange (2016); Eddie Redmayne talks about his upcoming fantasy adventure Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016); ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Smith | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Graham Norton, Eddie Redmayne

Votes: 56

5. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Lying Detective (2017)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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Sherlock goes up against the powerful and seemingly unassailable Culverton Smith - a man with a very dark secret indeed.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 22,699

6. Sherlock (2010– )

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 700,949

7. Benedict Cumberbatch Performs I'm a Little Teapot (2018 Video)

Comedy

9.1
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What pairs better than Brits and their tea? You and Benedict Cumberbatch. Also with tea. That's right, you and your luckiest friend will fly out to Los Angeles to join everyone's favorite ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Lazernik | Star: Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 9

8. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: A Study in Pink (2010)

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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War vet Dr. John Watson returns to London in need of a place to stay. He meets Sherlock Holmes, a consulting detective, and the two soon find themselves digging into a string of serial "suicides."

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs

Votes: 25,160

9. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Great Game (2010)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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Mycroft needs Sherlock's help, but a remorseless criminal mastermind puts Sherlock on a distracting crime-solving spree via a series of hostage human bombs through which he speaks.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs

Votes: 22,143

10. Frankenstein (2011)

130 min | Drama

9.0
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Created by Victor Frankenstein, the one known only as the creature sets out to discover the world and the meaning of life.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andreea Paduraru, Ella Smith

Votes: 1,818

11. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )
Episode: Harrison Ford/Benedict Cumberbatch/Jack Whitehall/James Blunt (2013)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.0
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Harrison Ford/Benedict Cumberbatch/Jack Whitehall/James Blunt.

Director: Geraldine Dowd | Stars: Graham Norton, Harrison Ford, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jack Whitehall

Votes: 49

12. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Empty Hearse (2014)

TV-PG | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Mycroft calls Sherlock back to London to investigate an underground terrorist organization.

Director: Jeremy Lovering | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 25,877

13. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Sign of Three (2014)

TV-14 | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Sherlock tries to give the perfect best man speech at John's wedding when he suddenly realizes a murder is about to take place.

Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 22,535

14. Stephen Hawking's Universe (2010– )
Episode: The Story of Everything (2010)

TV-PG | 88 min | Documentary

8.9
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In two mind-blowing hours, Hawking reveals the wonders of the cosmos to a new generation. Delve into the mind of the world's most famous living scientist and reveal the splendor and majesty... See full summary »

Director: Iain Riddick | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Melissa Ricci, Stephen Hawking

Votes: 279

15. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: Unaired Pilot (2010)

TV-14 | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Invalided home from the war in Afghanistan, Dr. John Watson becomes roommates with the world's only "consulting detective," Sherlock Holmes. Within a day their friendship is forged and several murders are solved.

Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs

Votes: 8,860

16. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

PG-13 | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.8
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78 Metascore

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 402,706 | Gross: $774.53M

17. Wild Pacific (2009– )

353 min | Documentary

8.8
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A documentary series on life in and adapted to the conditions of the Southern part of the Pacific Ocean, a vast aquatic region with an unequaled number of islands. Both wildlife and human ... See full summary »

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Mike Rowe, Richard Wollocombe, Mark Brownlow

Votes: 2,086

18. Richard III: Deleted Scenes (2016 Video)

2 min | Short, History

8.8
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Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Treadaway

Votes: 5

19. Patrick Melrose (2018)
Episode: At Last (2018)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

8.8
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Patrick struggles with his childhood resentments as he attends his mother's funeral. In flashbacks, he attends to his alcoholism in a rehab facility.

Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving, Elizabeth Berrington

Votes: 774

20. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 331,924

21. Top Gear (2002– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, Ben Collins

Votes: 100,158

22. Fifty Years on Stage (2013 TV Movie)

151 min | Documentary

8.7
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Royal National Theatre celebrates 50 years.

Stars: Roger Allam, Jonathan Bailey, Simon Russell Beale, Alan Bennett

Votes: 203

23. Have I Got News for You (1990– )
Episode: Episode #40.1 (2010)

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show, News

8.7
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Director: Paul Wheeler | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Victoria Coren Mitchell

Votes: 21

24. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: Many Happy Returns (2013)

TV-14 | 7 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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John and Lestrade try to move on with their lives after Sherlock's apparent death. However, Anderson believes he is still alive.

Stars: George Appleby, Jonathan Aris, Louise Brealey, Jason Thomas Brown

Votes: 9,141

25. Wild Pacific (2009– )
Episode: Ocean of Volcanoes (2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Many if the countless island in the South Pacific are neither broken off continental shells nor made by corals, but created by spectacular volcanic activity in the ocean. These often young,... See full summary »

Director: Chiara Bellati | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Carolina Larrea Angermeyer, Richard Wollocombe

Votes: 83

26. The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Episode: Richard III (2016)

TV-14 | 129 min | Drama, History

8.7
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Evil Richard plots his path to rule and layers that path with bodies of friend and foe alike.

Director: Dominic Cooke | Stars: Josef Altin, Isaac Andrews, Paul Bazely, Geoff Bell

Votes: 408

27. Hamlet (2015)

217 min | Drama

8.6
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his Uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans his revenge.

Director: Robin Lough | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Jim Norton

Votes: 1,573

28. Stephen Hawking's Universe (2010– )

Documentary

8.6
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, Melissa Ricci, Christopher Goh

Votes: 4,652

29. Formula 1: BBC Sport (2009– )

Sport

8.6
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Stars: Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button, Nico Rosberg

Votes: 441

30. Patrick Melrose (2018)
Episode: Bad News (2018)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.6
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Patrick learns of his father's passing and must travel to New York to collect his remains, whilst struggling with drug withdrawals.

Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving, Gary Beadle

Votes: 1,508

31. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )
Episode: Benedict Cumberbatch/Chris Pine/Kim Cattrall/Bonnie Tyler (2013)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.6
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Director: Steve Smith | Stars: Graham Norton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 51

32. Variety Studio: Actors on Actors (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2014)

Talk-Show

8.6
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Director: Rob Schroeder | Stars: Jenelle Riley, Patricia Arquette, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 5

33. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Episode dated 11 December 2014 (2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Stephen salutes the final Hobbit film with a surprise special guest.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 40

34. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.5
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68 Metascore

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans

Votes: 658,914 | Gross: $678.82M

35. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 36,652

36. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.5
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, John Walters, Paul McCartney

Votes: 148

37. Sherlock Uncovered (2012 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 9 min | Documentary

8.5
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The stars of Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, talk in depth about the success of the first season and look ahead to season 2. This bonus feature also includes the show's ... See full summary »

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss, Rupert Graves

Votes: 193

38. Stephen Hawking's Grand Design (2012– )
Episode: Did God Create the Universe? (2012)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

8.5
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Hawking unfolds his personal, compelling vision of the biggest question of all: Is there a god who created and controls the universe in which we live? To answer this controversial and age ... See full summary »

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Gary Green, Stephen Hawking

Votes: 92

39. Fortysomething (2003– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2003)

49 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Still smitten with Estelle, Pilfrey exhibits increasingly bizarre behavior at the most inopportune time imaginable -- just as the practice prepares for a National Health Services inspection... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Laurie | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 76

40. Fortysomething (2003– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2003)

49 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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In a desperate attempt to revive his sagging sex life, Paul surreptitiously tries to ply Estelle with an herbal aphrodisiac. Estelle, however, has other things on her mind -- namely, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nic Phillips | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 73

41. Fortysomething (2003– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2003)

49 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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When sons Rory and Daniel decamp to their own flat, everyone in the Slippery household begin to reassess their lives. Paul, for his part, agrees to hypnotherapy at the hands of Pilfrey, ... See full summary »

Director: Nic Phillips | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 62

42. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )
Episode: Johnny Depp/Benedict Cumberbatch/James McAvoy/Daniel Radcliffe/The Corrs (2015)

44 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Johnny Depp and Benedict Cumberbatch talk about their upcoming movie Black Mass (2015); James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe talk about their upcoming movie Victor Frankenstein (2015); The ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Smith | Stars: Graham Norton, Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Radcliffe

Votes: 40

43. Patrick Melrose (2018)
Episode: Never Mind (2018)

TV-MA | 61 min | Drama

8.5
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At the Melrose family's house in the South of France, young Patrick has the run of the magical grounds; while the family awaits the arrival of weekend guests, shocking events transpire that tear Patrick's world in two.

Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving, James Fleet

Votes: 1,046

44. Patrick Melrose (2018)
Episode: Some Hope (2018)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.5
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Patrick reluctantly agrees to go to his first big social event since recovering. Together with his good friend Johnny Hall, he attends a glittering party in the English countryside hosted ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving, Harriet Walter

Votes: 893

45. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Hounds of Baskerville (2012)

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Sherlock and John investigate the ghosts of a young man who has been seeing monstrous hounds out in the woods where his father died.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 21,437

46. Stephen Hawking's Universe (2010– )
Episode: Time Travel (2010)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary

8.5
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The promise of time travel has long been one of the world's favorite scientific "what-ifs?" Hawking explores all the possibilities, warping the very fabric of time and space as he goes. ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Williams | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Christopher Goh, Stephen Hawking, Leon Mitchell

Votes: 228

47. 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: 4,903

48. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 42,023

49. Stephen Hawking's Grand Design (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.4
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In this documentary, Stephen Hawking tries to explain what science can tell us about the meaning of life through physics, philosophical discussion,and Hawking's own unique scientific ... See full summary »

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, Funke Adeleke, Tom Bonington

Votes: 1,123

50. Fortysomething (2003– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2003)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Paul becomes convinced that Estelle is having an affair, and his colleagues become convinced that he has hit the sauce too hard. Later, by drowning his sorrows over the supposed affair and ... See full summary »

Director: Nic Phillips | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 60



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