Most Voted Titles With Derek Jacobi
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1. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
2. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
3. The Golden Compass (2007)
PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.
4. Underworld: Evolution (2006)
R | 106 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Picking up directly from the previous film, vampire warrior Selena and the half werewolf Michael hunt for clues to reveal the history of their races and the war between them.
6. Hereafter (2010)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy
A drama centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
7. My Week with Marilyn (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama
Colin Clark, an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier's, documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during production of The Prince and the Showgirl.
8. Gosford Park (2001)
R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery
Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
10. Nanny McPhee (2005)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Emma Thompson stars as a governess who uses magic to rein in the behavior of seven ne'er-do-well children in her charge.
12. Anonymous (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.
13. Ironclad (2011)
R | 121 min | Action, Adventure, History
In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John.
14. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama, History
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
15. The Day of the Jackal (1973)
PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.
16. The Secret of NIMH (1982)
G | 82 min | Animation, Drama, Family
To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected.
17. Henry V (1989)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
18. Dead Again (1991)
R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller
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 »
20. Looking for Richard (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Drama
Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
21. The Odessa File (1974)
PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a ... See full summary »
22. The Body (2001)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A crucified body dated back to the 1st century A.D is uncovered at an ancient cave in Jerusalem. Trouble ensues as word spreads.
24. The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)
G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
25. There Be Dragons (2011)
PG-13 | 122 min | Biography, Drama, War
Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.
26. Jason and the Argonauts (2000 TV Movie)
180 min | Adventure, Fantasy
One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ... See full summary »
27. Strings (2004)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A prince leaves his city and sets off to avenge his father not aware his father wasn't murdered and in-reality committed suicide and soon learns the truth about his people from a warrior woman.
28. The Medusa Touch (1978)
PG | 105 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Psychological thriller about a novelist, a telekinetic, who causes disasters simply by thinking about them.
29. Adam Resurrected (2008)
R | 106 min | Drama, War
In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.
30. Vicious (2013– )
Comedy | Active
Freddie and Stuart are an old gay couple who have been together for nearly 50 years. Their lives now revolve around entertaining their frequent guests and hurling insults at each other at every opportunity.
31. Baseball (1994 TV Mini-Series)
1,140 min | Documentary, History, Sport
A documentary on the history of the sport with major topics including Afro-American players, player/team owner relations and the resilience of the game.
32. Up at the Villa (2000)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the ... See full summary »
90 min | Biography, Drama
Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.
Doctor Who (2005– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Soon after bumping into old friend Jack Harkness, Martha and The Doctor head off to Malcassairo, a distant planet where an old professor will do anything he can to keep his people alive...
36. The Riddle (2007)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub. Gradually he becomes obsessed with unraveling a century-old murder in the pages of the manuscript. Only when he has done so, with the help of a mysterious beach-combing tramp who stalks the Thames foreshore, is he able to solve the modern ... See full summary »
39. Revelation (2001)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Dating back to the time of Jesus Christ, an ancient relic known as the Loculus has been fought over by the forces of light and darkness down the centuries. Created in 50 AD, the wood panels... See full summary »
40. Basil (1998)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
41. Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012– )
The construction of the RMS Titanic at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast against the background of union riots, political and religious conflicts, and a romance between a young ambitious engineer and an Italian immigrant.
42. The Secret Garden (1987 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Family, Drama
When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- ... See full summary »
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Agatha Christie's Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage
94 min | Crime, Drama
No one seems surprised when Colonel Lucius Protheroe, the most disliked person in St. Mary Mead, is found murdered in the local vicarage. Red herrings abound, especially when his widow and her lover both confess to the murder.
214 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The story of Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight boxing champion.
45. Last Tango in Halifax (2012– )
Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on his letter with apology for missing first date and forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles.
47. The Tenth Man (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, War
Based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene, this is a story of a French advocate Chavel who, while imprisoned by the Germans during the occupation, trades his material possessions... See full summary »
48. Molokai (1999)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of the 19th century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.
50. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)
95 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.