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1. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure

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82 Metascore

When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.

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

2. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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78 Metascore

A new menace emerges and the Dark Knight rises again to protect the city from a merciless terrorist with the help of anti-heroine Selina Kyle.

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

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

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Sally Hawkins, Greta Gerwig, Nicole Kidman, Adèle Exarchopoulos

4. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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66 Metascore

The rivalry between two magicians becomes more exacerbated by their attempt to perform the ultimate illusion.

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

5. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

8.4
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

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 war on crime to free the crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption that the 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

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

22 min | Documentary, Short

8.3
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Writer: Tjardus Greidanus | Director: Tjardus Greidanus | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Jason Clarke, Marion Cotillard

8. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 28 October 2008 (2008)

News

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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Paula Abdul, Christina Aguilera, Fred Armisen, Christian Bale

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 home.

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

10. Batman Begins (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

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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

11. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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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, Roddy McDowall

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

Documentary

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

13. 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

14. A Backyard Story (2010)

70 min | Drama

7.9
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Writer: Falk Schultz | Director: Falk Schultz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Tyron Watzinger, Cosma Dujat, Ralf Bode

15. 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

16. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )
Episode: Episode dated 28 July 2008 (2008)

News

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Director: Dennis Coleman | Stars: Christian Bale, Valerie Bertinelli, Alexis Bledel, Steven Cojocaru

17. The Machinist (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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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

18. 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

19. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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60 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

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

TV-14 | 214 min

7.8
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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

21. Henry V (1989)

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

7.8
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83 Metascore

The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.

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

22. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

23. The Batmobile (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 30 min | Documentary

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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

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

14 min | Documentary

7.7
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Writer: Tjardus Greidanus | Director: Tjardus Greidanus | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Marion Cotillard, Johnny Depp

25. 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 escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

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

26. Equilibrium (2002)

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

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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

27. The Flowers of War (2011)

R | 146 min | Drama, History, War

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

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

R | 25 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

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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

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

Documentary

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

30. Cartaz Cultural (2003– )

25 min | News

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Stars: Christian Bale, James Franco, Joaquim de Almeida, Ludivine Sagnier

31. On Dillinger's Trail (2009 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Writer: Jed Dannenbaum | Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Nathan Crowley, Johnny Depp

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

9 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Writer: Jed Dannenbaum | Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, Bryan Burrough, Jason Clarke, Marion Cotillard

33. Treasure Island (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is besieged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight... See full summary »

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

34. Heart of the Country (1987 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Susan Penhaligon, Christian Bale, Rosalind Bennett, David Buck

35. 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

36. Weekend Ticket (2013– )

Short, News

7.5
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Stars: Dave Karger, Mark Wahlberg, Kristen Bell

37. Batman Tech (2008 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writer: Steven Smith | Stars: Dave Hoffman, Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Lois H. Gresh

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

95 min | Documentary, Biography, War

7.5
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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

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

Documentary, Short

7.5
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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

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

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Michael Mann

41. American Hustle (2013)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama

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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

42. Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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77 Metascore

A US 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

43. 70th Golden Globe Awards (2013 TV Special)

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Live from the star-filled International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel... our hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who clearly did not coordinate their outfits). Tina: "Tonight we honor ... See full synopsis »

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

44. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

45. Batman: The Journey Begins (2005 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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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

46. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Batman Begins: An Origin Story (2005)

13 min | Documentary

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Writer: Curtis Paine | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, David Forman, Larry J. Franco

47. Little Women (1994)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance

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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

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

Comedy

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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

Writers: Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Billy Martin, Mason Steinberg, Tim Carvell, Ben Schwartz | Directors: Don Mischer, Kabir Akhtar, Archie Gips, Christopher Guest, Henry Hobson, Troy Miller | Stars: Emma Stone, Brad Pitt, Rose Byrne, Tom Cruise

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

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Christian Bale, Galen Yuen, Steve Zahn

50. The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011 TV Movie)

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Live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel... host Ricky Gervais takes the stage. His beer (presumably Fosters) is already waiting for him... See full synopsis »

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