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1. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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65 Metascore

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

Writers: Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith | Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell

2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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87 Metascore

Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

Writers: Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling | Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

3. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

4. Beautiful Creatures (2013)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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52 Metascore

Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl | Director: Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Alice Englert, Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Alden Ehrenreich

5. Pride & Prejudice (2005)

PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

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82 Metascore

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?

Writers: Jane Austen, Deborah Moggach | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland

6. Annie (I) (2014)

Comedy, Drama, Family | Post-production

Business tycoon and mayoral candidate Benjamin Stacks launches a campaign to take in Annie, a young girl who has been living with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan since her parents left her as a baby.

Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Will Gluck, Emma Thompson, Thomas Meehan, Harold Gray | Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale

7. Brave (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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69 Metascore

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Writers: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Irene Mecchi, Michael Arndt | Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell | Stars: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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82 Metascore

It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

Writers: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Richard Griffiths

9. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

PG-13 | 138 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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71 Metascore

With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

Writers: Michael Goldenberg, J.K. Rowling | Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Brendan Gleeson

10. Men in Black 3 (2012)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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58 Metascore

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Writers: Etan Cohen, Lowell Cunningham | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement

11. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Creators: James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

12. I Am Legend (2007)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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65 Metascore

Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.

Writers: Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman, Richard Matheson, John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

13. Pirate Radio (2009)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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58 Metascore

A period comedy about an illegal radio station in the North Sea in the 1960s.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost, Michael Hadley

14. Treasure Planet (2002)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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60 Metascore

A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio | Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short, Roscoe Lee Browne

15. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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67 Metascore

An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

Writer: Zach Helm | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

16. An Education (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

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85 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

Writers: Lynn Barber, Nick Hornby | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

17. Sense and Sensibility (1995)

PG | 136 min | Drama, Romance

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84 Metascore

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.

Writers: Jane Austen, Emma Thompson | Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson

18. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: Paul Shaffer, David Letterman, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

19. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History

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84 Metascore

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Writers: Gerry Conlon, Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

20. Nanny McPhee (2005)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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59 Metascore

Emma Thompson stars as a governess who uses magic to rein in the behavior of seven ne'er-do-well children in her charge.

Writers: Emma Thompson, Christianna Brand | Director: Kirk Jones | Stars: Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Kelly Macdonald

21. Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, Kate Beckinsale

22. Junior (1994)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

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As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.

Writers: Kevin Wade, Chris Conrad | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson, Frank Langella

23. The Love Punch (2013)

94 min | Comedy

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41 Metascore

A divorced couple scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them.

Writer: Joel Hopkins | Director: Joel Hopkins | Stars: Emma Thompson, Pierce Brosnan, Tuppence Middleton, Timothy Spall

24. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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After Jay Leno's second retirement from the program, Jimmy Fallon stepped in as his permanent replacement. After 42 years in Los Angeles the program was brought back to New York.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, James Poyser

25. Men, Women & Children

Comedy | Post-production

A look at the sexual frustrations that young teenagers and adults face in today's world.

Writers: Chad Kultgen, Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Judy Greer, Adam Sandler, Ansel Elgort, Jennifer Garner

26. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

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

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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

27. The Remains of the Day (1993)

PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance

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84 Metascore

A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years post World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been.

Writers: Kazuo Ishiguro, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve

28. Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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52 Metascore

Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.

Writers: Emma Thompson, Christianna Brand | Director: Susanna White | Stars: Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ralph Fiennes, Oscar Steer

29. Voyage of Time (2014)

Drama | Post-production

An examination of the birth and death of the known universe.

Writer: Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Brad Pitt, Emma Thompson

30. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

31. Effie Gray (2014)

Drama | Completed

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.

Writer: Emma Thompson | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane, Claudia Cardinale

32. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Okungbowa, Jon Abrahams, Lauren Graham

33. QI (2003– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

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A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Stephen Fry is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies, Bill Bailey, Jo Brand

34. Angels in America (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.

Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

35. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Richard Malmos

36. Ellen (1994–1998)

30 min | Comedy

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Ellen Morgan is a neurotic bookstore owner who deals with life through comedy and extensive rambling.

Creators: David S. Rosenthal, Carol Black, Neal Marlens | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, David Anthony Higgins, Joely Fisher, Clea Lewis

37. Survivor (2015)

Thriller | Filming

A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set in New York, but is forced to go on the run after she is framed for crimes she didn't commit.

Writer: Philip Shelby | Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Emma Thompson, Pierce Brosnan, Dylan McDermott

38. The Young Ones (1982–1984)

35 min | Comedy

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The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan

39. Brideshead Revisited (2008)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance

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64 Metascore

A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.

Writers: Andrew Davies, Jeremy Brock, Evelyn Waugh | Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Matthew Goode, Patrick Malahide, Hayley Atwell, Thomas Morrison

40. Dead Again (1991)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

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66 Metascore

Mike Church is a Los Angeles private detective who specializes in finding missing persons. He takes on the case of a mystery woman who he calls Grace. She is suffering from amnesia and has ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Frank | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi

41. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Sherri Shepherd, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

43. Henry V (1989)

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

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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

44. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Graham Norton, Lee Mack, Ed Byrne, Jo Brand

45. Howards End (1992)

PG | 140 min | Drama, Romance

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87 Metascore

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Writers: E.M. Forster, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter

46. Last Chance Harvey (2008)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance

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57 Metascore

In London for his daughter's wedding, a rumpled man finds his romantic spirits lifted by a new woman in his life.

Writer: Joel Hopkins | Director: Joel Hopkins | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Kathy Baker, Eileen Atkins

47. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

48. Carrington (1995)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

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Period piece. Very visually beautiful. The relationship dynamics are compelling and insightful.

Writers: Christopher Hampton, Michael Holroyd | Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West

49. Primary Colors (1998)

R | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

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70 Metascore

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.

Writers: Joe Klein, Elaine May | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

50. Live with Kelly and Michael (1988– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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This popular and long-running morning talk show owes much of its success to the chemistry between its two hosts, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. Although the format is not significantly ... See full summary »

Stars: Kelly Ripa, Regis Philbin, Michael Strahan, Kathie Lee Gifford