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1. Playing Shakespeare (1982– )

Documentary

9.5
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John Barton holds a master class in how to play Shakespeare, using members of the RSC doing scenes, sonnets, and commentary as prime examples.

Stars: John Barton, David Suchet, Lisa Harrow, Alan Howard

Votes: 137

2. Playing Shakespeare (1982– )
Episode: The Two Traditions (1982)

50 min | Documentary

9.4
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Contrasting Shakespeare's elevated language with modern naturalistic speech.

Director: Peter Walker | Stars: John Barton, Mike Gwilym, Sheila Hancock, Lisa Harrow

Votes: 5

3. Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2001)

TV-14 | Biography, Drama, War

9.3
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Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Tatjana Blacher, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 13

4. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 203,250

5. The Love School (1975– )

Drama

9.0
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Stars: Ben Kingsley, Kika Markham, David Burke, Kenneth Colley

Votes: 5

6. Wetten, dass..? (1981– )
Episode: Wetten, dass..? aus Düsseldorf (2005)

Comedy, Game-Show, Music

9.0
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Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Mirjam Weichselbraun, 50 Cent, Robin Berrenberg

Votes: 9

7. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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93 Metascore

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 909,482 | Gross: $96.07M

8. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.8
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 118

9. The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream (1993 TV Movie)

Documentary, Music

8.8
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Director: Jeff McQueen | Stars: Julie Andrews, Peabo Bryson, Marilyn Horne, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 21

10. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Arthur Penn

Votes: 4,267

11. My Karma (2004)

30 min | Short, Drama

8.7
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A sheep sacrificed at Kalighat temple reincarnates as a privileged/ rich man but still is a sheep- until in the same place he goes through another sacrifice-what happens now?

Director: Korak Day | Stars: Arjun Chakraborty, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Korak Day, Moon Moon Sen

Votes: 661

12. Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film (2014)

Documentary

8.7
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The life story of the film director, movie star and industry figure who furthered the cause of cinema: Lord Richard Attenborough.

Director: Sally Norris | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen, Michael Douglas, Julian Fellowes

Votes: 17

13. Playing Shakespeare (1982– )
Episode: Irony and Ambiguity (1982)

52 min | Documentary

8.7
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John Barton and the RSC actors consider the subtle shadings produced by irony, ambiguity and sarcasm, and how best to express them.

Director: John Carlaw | Stars: John Barton, Tony Church, Susan Fleetwood, Mike Gwilym

Votes: 6

14. Playing Shakespeare (1982– )
Episode: Language and Character (1982)

51 min | Documentary

8.7
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John Barton and the cast discuss how Shakespeare defines his character by the language they speak, and how the characters attempt to achieve their aims by means of what they say and how they say it.

Director: John Carlaw | Stars: John Barton, Sinéad Cusack, Stephen Fry, Lisa Harrow

Votes: 6

15. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

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

8.6
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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: 32,291

16. Jaguar: Rendezvous (2014 Video)

2 min | Short, Action

8.6
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Why Brits play the villains in Hollywood? Its good to be bad.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Cassandra Bell, Tom Hiddleston, Ben Kingsley, Mark Strong

Votes: 502

17. The War That Never Ends (1991 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama

8.6
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The Peloponnesian Wars (Athens vs. Sparta for 27 years) told in the format of newsbroadcast-like monologues by Theucydides, Plato, and others

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Bennett, David Calder, Oliver Ford Davies, Don Henderson

Votes: 32

18. Étoiles et toiles (1982–1986)

Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Frédéric Mitterrand, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, George Tabori, Ingrid Caven

Votes: 40

19. 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets (2010)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Family

8.5
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Three teenagers are researching how the modern world has been impacted by the Dark Ages. They meet the Librarian who guides them through a journey of discovery about the ancient Golden Age.

Director: Alan Deakins | Stars: Ben Kingsley, James Holly, Courtney George, Rhiann Connor

Votes: 713

20. Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2001)

TV-14 | Biography, Drama, War

8.5
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Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Tatjana Blacher, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 18

21. Timewatch (1982– )

50 min | Documentary

8.4
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BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events.

Stars: Michael Praed, Sean Barrett, John Tusa, Bernard Hill

Votes: 91

22. Tinseltown TV (2002– )

60 min | Music, News

8.4
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Five camera crews are in action all week bringing audiences the best in film premieres, behind the scenes exclusives, music events, fashion shows and celebrity parties across the globe.

Stars: Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood, Eddie Griffin, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Votes: 886

23. Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold (1994 TV Movie)

61 min | Documentary

8.4
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Caine discusses his life from childhood to stardom. Includes family photos, movie clips, and interviews with many who've worked with him.

Directors: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter | Stars: Michael Caine, Shakira Caine, Dyan Cannon, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 30

24. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Episode: Luxury Lounge (2006)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Chris meets and beats the stars, while Artie turns violent after having his hospitality abused.

Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 1,420

25. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

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

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 8,873

26. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Ben Kingsley (2013)

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

8.3
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Ben Kingsley sits down with Stephen to talk about "Iron Man 3."

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Ben Kingsley, Charles Swift

Votes: 11

27. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )
Episode: Episode #8.10 (2002)

Talk-Show

8.3
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Interviewee: Ben Kingsley

Stars: James Lipton, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 12

28. Shutter Island: Into the Lighthouse (2010 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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This thoughtful, often fascinating featurette focuses on the film's psychiatric aspects and how consultant James Gilligan counseled the actors so they could better understand their ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Dante Ferretti, James Gilligan, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 8

29. The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1983 TV Special)

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Stars: Debbie Allen, Julie Andrews, Susan Anton, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 6

30. Tut (2015– )
Episode: Part Three: Destiny (2015)

88 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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Tut sets out against the Mitanni and seeks to destroy the last of his enemies within the palace in order to secure his place in history.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Avan Jogia, Sibylla Deen, Alexander Siddig

Votes: 209

31. The Love School (1975– )
Episode: The Brotherhood (1975)

Drama

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Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Peter Egan, Bernard Lloyd, David Collings

Votes: 8

32. Shutter Island (2010)

R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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63 Metascore

In 1954, a U.S. marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 834,511 | Gross: $127.97M

33. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 179,653

34. Conan (2010– )

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

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 17,688

35. Autograph (2002– )

30 min

8.1
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Autograph brings you in-depth biographies of the top stars of Hollywood's A-list. It digs deeper and reveals more about the lives of your favorite stars.

Stars: Robert Duvall, Patrick Bauchau, Michael Caine, David Carradine

Votes: 7

36. Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001– )

TV-14 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist.

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Tatjana Blacher, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 4,138

37. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

8.0
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 347

38. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009 TV Special)

TV-14 | 210 min

8.0
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.

Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

Votes: 2,013

39. Shutter Island: Behind the Shutters (2010 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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A captivating piece, which only should be viewed after you watch the movie. All the principal actors join Scorsese to discuss the director's style (Ben Kingsley calls him "a painter"), his ... See full summary »

Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Kingsley, Dennis Lehane

Votes: 10

40. Islam: Empire of Faith (2000)

160 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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Director: Robert H. Gardner | Star: Ben Kingsley

Votes: 635

41. I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal (2007)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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59 Metascore

A documentary on the Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer who became a Nazi hunter after surviving the Holocaust.

Director: Richard Trank | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Simon Wiesenthal, Asher BenNatan, Frederick Forsyth

Votes: 595 | Gross: $0.01M

42. Muse of Fire (2013)

83 min | Documentary

7.9
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Two young London actors set out together to face the greatest challenge in the world of acting - Shakespeare.

Directors: Dan Poole, Giles Terera | Stars: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Mark Rylance, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 81

43. A Force More Powerful (1999)

110 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Steve York | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Salvador Allende, Shahla Arasteh, Janet Cherry

Votes: 36

44. The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1995 TV Special)

7.9
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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Andy Ackerman, Jason Alexander, Gillian Anderson, Jennifer Aniston

Votes: 28

45. The Love School (1975– )
Episode: Beata Beatrix (1975)

Drama

7.9
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Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Kenneth Colley, Patricia Quinn, Kika Markham

Votes: 8

46. Lip Sync Battle (2015– )
Episode: John Cho vs. Sir Ben Kingsley (2016)

Music

7.9
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John Cho and Sir Ben Kingsley faceoff.

Stars: Charmaine Baquiran, Carlena Britch, Ksyn Cason, John Cho

Votes: 10

47. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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53 Metascore

A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Morgan Freeman, Lucy Liu

Votes: 269,014 | Gross: $22.49M

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

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

7.8
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 10,548

49. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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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: 652

50. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

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

Votes: 375