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1. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 1,667,018 | Gross: $533.32M

2. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Making 'Public Enemies' (2009)

14 min | Documentary

8.7
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Writer: Tjardus Greidanus | Director: Tjardus Greidanus | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Marion Cotillard, Johnny Depp

Votes: 7

3. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,138,200 | Gross: $448.13M

4. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, Christopher Priest | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 839,591 | Gross: $53.08M

5. Blood Drips Heavily on Newsies Square (1991 Video)

R | 25 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

8.4
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Washed up actor Don Knotts shows up on the back lot of Universal Studios in Hollywood, California in hopes of landing a role in the new Disney movie, Newsies. Unfortunately director Kenny ... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Goorjian | Stars: Christian Bale, Marty Belafsky, Lucy Boryer, Max Casella

Votes: 176

6. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

Writers: Bob Kane, David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 975,743 | Gross: $205.34M

7. DP/30: Conversations About Movies (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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Stars: David Poland, Michelle Williams, Marion Cotillard, Sally Hawkins

Votes: 52

8. Cage Insider (2010– )

30 min | News, Sport, Talk-Show

8.3
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Weekly rundown covering all things in Northeast MMA.

Creator: Matthew C. Dumond | Stars: Matthew C. Dumond, David Mejia, John Howard, Shayna Frasco

Votes: 7

9. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.2
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80 Metascore

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.

Writers: Hayao Miyazaki, Diana Wynne Jones | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin, Akihiro Miwa

Votes: 212,858 | Gross: $4.71M

10. Batman Begins (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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You play as Batman and unleash your terror into the heart of criminals battling against foes such as Dr. Crane/Scarecrow, Ras Al Ghul and Carmine Falcone.

Writers: David S. Goyer, Bobby Johnson, Bob Kane, Christopher Nolan, J.T. Petty | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes

Votes: 10,231

11. A Backyard Story (2010)

70 min | Drama

8.2
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Writer: Falk Schultz | Director: Falk Schultz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Tyron Watzinger, Cosma Dujat, Ralf Bode

Votes: 67

12. Public Enemies: Blu-ray Historical Interactive Timeline (2009 Video)

Documentary, Short

8.2
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Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Michael Mann

Votes: 10

13. Michael Mann: Making 'Public Enemies' (2009 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Writer: Tjardus Greidanus | Director: Tjardus Greidanus | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Jason Clarke, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 12

14. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Dark Knight (2008)

Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 22

15. The Last of the Legendary Outlaws (2009 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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Writer: Jed Dannenbaum | Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, Bryan Burrough, Jason Clarke, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 13

16. On Dillinger's Trail (2009 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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Writer: Jed Dannenbaum | Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Nathan Crowley, Johnny Depp

Votes: 13

17. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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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: 579

18. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.9
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79 Metascore

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

Writers: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Keith Dorrington | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

Votes: 274,905 | Gross: $93.57M

19. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,082

20. The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 214 min

7.9
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

Votes: 3,298

21. The Prestige: Now That's Magic (2006 TV Special)

Documentary

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Stars: Christian Bale, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Samantha Mahurin

Votes: 88

22. Batman: The Journey Begins (2005 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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An overview of how Batman Begins (2005) was taken from concept to realization.

Stars: Christian Bale, Nathan Crowley, David Forman, David S. Goyer

Votes: 145

23. Dying to Tell the Story (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, War

7.9
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This documentary studies the motivations of journalists dedicated enough to risk their lives for a story. We follow narrator Amy Eldon on a personal journey to find meaning in the death of ... See full summary »

Writer: Kyra Thompson | Director: Kyra Thompson | Stars: Amy Eldon, Christiane Amanpour, Corrine Dufka, Jacqueline Arzt Larma

Votes: 45

24. Criminal Technology (2009 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Writer: Jed Dannenbaum | Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, Bryan Burrough, Johnny Depp, Stephen Dorff

Votes: 13

25. The Big Short (2015)

R | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

Writers: Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, Michael Lewis | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 177,396 | Gross: $70.24M

26. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Writers: Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Elmore Leonard | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman

Votes: 237,195 | Gross: $53.57M

27. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Tom Stoppard | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 89,522 | Gross: $22.24M

28. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

Votes: 363

29. Going Live! (1987–1993)

192 min

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Children's Saturday morning magazine/variety show featuring cartoons, sketches, games, music videos, special guests and features.

Stars: Sarah Greene, Phillip Schofield, Peter Simon, Trevor Neal

Votes: 57

30. The Batmobile (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

7.8
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The history and evolution of the Batmobile in comic books, TV and movies.

Writers: Roko Belic, Michael Fallavollita, Tara Tremaine | Director: Roko Belic | Stars: Christian Bale, George Barris, Harald Belker, Tim Burton

Votes: 109

31. Making of a True Story: Rescue Dawn (2007 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Christian Bale, Galen Yuen, Steve Zahn

Votes: 25

32. The Machinist (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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61 Metascore

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.

Writer: Scott Kosar | Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Votes: 280,612 | Gross: $1.08M

33. Henry V (1989)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War in 1415, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

Votes: 23,382 | Gross: $10.16M

34. American Psycho (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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64 Metascore

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.

Writers: Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner | Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Votes: 355,645 | Gross: $15.05M

35. The Flowers of War (2011)

R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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46 Metascore

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Writers: Heng Liu, Geling Yan | Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang

Votes: 38,487 | Gross: $0.01M

36. Batman Tech (2008 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Writer: Steven Smith | Stars: Dave Hoffman, Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Lois H. Gresh

Votes: 92

37. Public Enemies: Blu-ray Picture in Picture (2009 Video)

Documentary, Short

7.6
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This is a running picture in picture video commentary featuring behind-the-scenes interviews and production footage.

Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Michael Mann

Votes: 11

38. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Dark Knight: Escalation (2008)

Documentary

7.6
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this blockbuster sequel to Batman Begins (2005). Starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger.

Writer: Richard Brehm | Stars: Wayne Baker, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Nathan Crowley

Votes: 30

39. Equilibrium (2002)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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33 Metascore

In a Fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Writer: Kurt Wimmer | Director: Kurt Wimmer | Stars: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs

Votes: 260,394 | Gross: $1.19M

40. 70th Golden Globe Awards (2013 TV Special)

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A ceremony that honors the best in Television and cinema of the year hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Writers: Barry Adelman, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Seth Meyers, Mike Scully, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Adams, Adele

Votes: 658

41. The Assassin (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

7.5
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James was a good guy. Until he took a position as an international cleaner with a British Crime Syndicate. For five years, he's been a jet-setting assassin who receives $10,000 a hit. ... See full summary »

Writer: Gavin Gray | Director: Gavin Gray | Stars: Gavin Gray, Molly Fix, Paul D. Roberts, Debra Arnott

Votes: 86

42. Treasure Island (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.

Writers: Fraser C. Heston, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Fraser C. Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee

Votes: 3,542

43. The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011 TV Special)

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The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais

Writers: Barry Adelman, Dave Boone, Lewis Friedman, Ricky Gervais, Jon Macks | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Max Adler, Dianna Agron

Votes: 569

44. The Machinist: Breaking the Rules (2005 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Trevor, a machinist, has not slept in a year. Fatigue has led to a shocking deterioration of his physical and mental health... See full synopsis »

Director: Nacho Cerdà | Stars: Brad Anderson, Alain Bainée, Christian Bale, Carlos Fernández

Votes: 108

45. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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90 Metascore

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

Writers: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Votes: 357,121 | Gross: $150.12M

46. Little Women (1994)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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87 Metascore

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

Writers: Louisa May Alcott, Robin Swicord | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

Votes: 36,484 | Gross: $50.00M

47. Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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77 Metascore

A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier

Votes: 84,438 | Gross: $5.48M

48. The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)

Comedy

7.3
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

Writers: Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Carol Leifer, Tim Carvell, Jeff Cesario, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Martin, Ben Schwartz, Marc Shaiman, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel, David Steinberg, Mason Steinberg, Colleen Werthmann | Directors: Don Mischer, Kabir Akhtar, Archie Gips, Christopher Guest, Henry Hobson, Troy Miller | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise

Votes: 1,578

49. The Alien Legacy (1999 Video)

68 min | Documentary

7.3
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The best bits of the Alien franchise.

Director: Michael Matessino | Stars: Nick Allder, Bolaji Badejo, Mia Bonzanigo, Bob Burns

Votes: 264

50. Batman Unmasked (2008 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

7.3
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Various analysts propose a psychological examination of the Dark Knight.

Writer: Steven Smith | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Paul Levitz, Robin S. Rosenberg, Cary A. Friedman

Votes: 248