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1. Playing Shakespeare (1982 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

9.6
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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: 122

2. The Sopranos (1999–2007)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Creator: David Chase | Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 152,066

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

Comedy, Game-Show, Music

9.2
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Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Mirjam Weichselbraun, 50 Cent, Robin Berrenberg

Votes: 12

4. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )
Episode: Episode dated 27 May 2013 (2013)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

9.0
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Writer: Bob Oschack | Director: Tim Mancinelli | Stars: Craig Ferguson, Ben Kingsley, Alia Shawkat, Shadoe Stevens

Votes: 14

5. Schindler's List (1993)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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93 Metascore

In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Writers: Thomas Keneally, Steven Zaillian | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 729,751

6. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.8
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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, Dave Chappelle

Votes: 3,744

7. The Mechanical Man at the Heart of 'Hugo' (2012 Video)

13 min | Short

8.8
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Writer: Barbara Toennies | Director: Barbara Toennies | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Dug North, Martin Scorsese

Votes: 9

8. My Karma (2004)

30 min | Short, Drama

8.8
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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?

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

Votes: 646

9. The Colbert Report (2005– )

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

8.7
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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: 23,188

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

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Chris meets and beats the stars, while Artie turns violent after having his hospitality abused.

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

Votes: 1,527

11. 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

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

Votes: 29

12. Tinseltown TV (2002– )

60 min | Music, News

8.6
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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: 863

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

Documentary

8.6
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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.

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

Votes: 5

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

Documentary

8.6
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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.

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

Votes: 5

15. Jaguar: Rendezvous (2014)

2 min | Short, Action

8.5
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Why Brits play the villains in Hollywood? Its good to be bad.

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

Votes: 322

16. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.5
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Votes: 84

17. 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.

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

Votes: 627

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

Documentary

8.5
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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.

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

Votes: 11

19. Étoiles et toiles (1982–1986)

Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Frédéric Mitterrand, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, George Tabori, Brigitte Bardot

Votes: 33

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

61 min | Documentary

8.5
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Writers: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter | Directors: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter | Stars: Michael Caine, Shakira Caine, Dyan Cannon, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 24

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, Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun, Winston Churchill

Votes: 80

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

TV-14 | Biography, Drama, War

8.4
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Writers: Kirk Ellis, Melissa Müller | Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Tatjana Blacher, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 9

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

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

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: 7,742

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

Documentary, Music

8.3
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Director: Jeff McQueen | Stars: Julie Andrews, Peabo Bryson, Marilyn Horne, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 23

25. Conan (2010– )

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

8.2
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Creator: Conan O'Brien | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino, Jerry Vivino

Votes: 13,888

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

Talk-Show

8.2
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Interviewee: Ben Kingsley

Stars: James Lipton, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 14

27. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)
Episode: Episode dated 27 February 2004 (2004)

Drama, Talk-Show

8.2
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Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Sean Astin, Holly Hunter, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 13

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

Drama

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Writers: Robin Chapman, Ray Lawler | Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Peter Egan, Bernard Lloyd, David Collings

Votes: 8

29. Shutter Island (2010)

R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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63 Metascore

A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 635,521

30. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

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

Votes: 145,678

31. The Cinemagician, Georges Méliès (2012 Video)

16 min | Short

8.1
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Writer: Ted Nicolaou | Director: Barbara Toennies | Stars: Pauline Duclaud-Lacoste, Brian Selznick, Martin Scorsese, Serge Bromberg

Votes: 12

32. Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001 TV Mini-Series)

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: 3,738

33. 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: 278

34. 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.

Writers: Jon Macks, Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon, John Hoffman, Phil Alden Robinson, Bruce Vilanch, Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Ben Schwartz, Joel Stein, Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Robert Cohen | Directors: Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Arkin

Votes: 1,829

35. Islam: Empire of Faith (2000)

160 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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Writer: Jonathan Grupper | Director: Robert H. Gardner | Star: Ben Kingsley

Votes: 572

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

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

Votes: 5

37. 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.

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

Votes: 67

38. HARDtalk (1997– )

25 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Politicians and other public figures are asked the tough questions about whether the way they do things is really the best way.

Stars: Tim Sebastian, Stephen Sackur, Zeinab Badawi, Sarah Montague

Votes: 53

39. The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2012 TV Special)

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Writers: Wayne Federman, Billy Kimball | Director: Ivan Dudynsky | Stars: Seth Rogen, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, John Hawkes

Votes: 33

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

Drama

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

Votes: 8

42. 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.

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

Votes: 240,606

43. Maurice (1987)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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74 Metascore

After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

Writers: E.M. Forster, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, James Ivory | Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Hugh Grant, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 9,667

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

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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59 Metascore

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

Writers: Marvin Hier, Richard Trank | Director: Richard Trank | Stars: Frederick Forsyth, Marvin Hier, Nicole Kidman, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 477

45. A Force More Powerful (1999)

110 min | Documentary

7.8
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Writer: Steve York | Director: Steve York | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Salvador Allende, Janet Cherry, Mkhuseli Jack

Votes: 35

46. The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards (2009 TV Movie)

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Writers: Billy Kimball, Neil MacLennan | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Jessica Alba, Christina Applegate, Darren Aronofsky, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 14

47. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )

History, Talk-Show

7.8
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Creator: Amanda Palmer | Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

Votes: 25

48. Joseph in Egypt (1995 TV Movie)

185 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.

Writers: James Carrington, Lionel Chetwynd | Director: Roger Young | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 1,419

49. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

Votes: 513

50. The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer (2005 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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This DVD is a collection of the work of the director Jonathan Glazer and includes his music videos, commercials, short films , excerpts from his feature films as well as commentaries and ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonathan Glazer, Nick Cave | Stars: Milo Addica, Damon Albarn, Richard Ashcroft, Jean-Claude Carrière

Votes: 227