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1. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

382 min | Biography, Drama, History

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A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

2. Spartacus (1960)

PG-13 | 197 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

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The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Howard Fast | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

3. Robin Hood (1973)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.

Writers: Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry, Frank Thomas, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen, David Michener | Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

4. Logan's Run (1976)

PG | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at 30.

Writers: David Zelag Goodman, William F. Nolan, George Clayton Johnson | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

5. Quo Vadis (1951)

TV-PG | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien, Henryk Sienkiewicz | Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

6. The Muppet Show (1976–1981)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.6
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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

7. Death on the Nile (1978)

PG | 140 min | Mystery

7.2
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A murder is committed on a Nile steamer, but Hercule Poirot is on board...

Writer: Anthony Shaffer | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale, Jane Birkin

8. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama

7.2
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A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.

Writers: George Miller, Nick Enright | Director: George Miller | Stars: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite

9. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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The wizards behind "Merlin" and "The Odyssey" combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a three-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.

Writers: Lewis Carroll, Peter Barnes | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley

10. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Bianna Golodryga, Ginger Zee, Ron Claiborne

11. Luther (2003)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

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47 Metascore

During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.

Writers: Camille Thomasson, Bart Gavigan | Director: Eric Till | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Peter Ustinov, Alfred Molina

12. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

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

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

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

14. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

7.3
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Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

Writers: Tom Patchett, Jay Tarses, Jerry Juhl, Jack Rose | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson

15. Animal Farm (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.0
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The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny among themselves.

Writers: George Orwell, Alan Janes, Martyn Burke | Director: John Stephenson | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Ian Holm, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Julia Ormond

16. We're No Angels (1955)

106 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.

Writers: Albert Husson, Ranald MacDougall | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray, Joan Bennett

17. Evil Under the Sun (1982)

PG | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.

Writer: Anthony Shaffer | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely

18. The Bachelor (1999)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

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A committment-phobic man goes in search of a bride including his fed up girlfriend, to inherit his grandfather's $100 million inheritance.

Writers: Roi Cooper Megrue, Jean C. Havez, Clyde Bruckman, Joseph A. Mitchell, Steve Cohen | Director: Gary Sinyor | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Renée Zellweger, Artie Lange, Edward Asner

19. Topkapi (1964)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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Caper film about the theft of a jeweled dagger from an Istanbul museum.

Writers: Monja Danischewsky, Eric Ambler | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley

20. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Elliott

21. The Egyptian (1954)

TV-14 | 139 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and... See full summary »

Writers: Philip Dunne, Casey Robinson, Mika Waltari | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Gene Tierney, Michael Wilding

22. Wetten, dass..? (1981– )

165 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

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Each show has several celebrities invited who have to bet on different contestant(s) achieving his/her/their goal of performing a stunt. If the celebrities fail to anticipate whether their ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank Elstner | Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Frank Elstner, Mirjam Weichselbraun, Jessica Schwarz

23. Salem Witch Trials (2002 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, History

6.3
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Writer: Maria Nation | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Henry Czerny, Gloria Reuben, Jay O. Sanders

24. Ashanti (1979)

R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Geller, Alberto Vázquez Figueroa | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Michael Caine, Peter Ustinov, Kabir Bedi, Beverly Johnson

25. The Comedians (1967)

Approved | 150 min | Drama

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Set in the Haiti of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, The Comedians tells the story of a sardonic Welsh hotel owner and his encroaching fatalism as he watches Haiti sink into barbarism and poverty. ... See full summary »

Writer: Graham Greene | Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness, Peter Ustinov

26. Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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In this comedy, Peter Ustinov is the famous pirate's ghost that returns to our time. Blackbeard has been cursed by his last wife who was a notorious witch, so that he will never die. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Ben Stahl | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Elsa Lanchester

27. Billy Budd (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

Writers: Louis O. Coxe, Robert H. Chapman, Herman Melville, Peter Ustinov, DeWitt Bodeen | Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers

28. Under Capricorn (1949)

Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.

Writers: John Colton, Margaret Linden, Helen Simpson, Hume Cronyn, James Bridie | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton

29. Appointment with Death (1988)

PG | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Emily Boynton, step-mother to the three Boynton children and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband which would ... See full summary »

Writers: Agatha Christie, Anthony Shaffer, Peter Buckman, Michael Winner | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall, Carrie Fisher, John Gielgud

30. Victoria & Albert (2001 TV Movie)

200 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the ... See full summary »

Writer: John Goldsmith | Director: John Erman | Stars: Victoria Hamilton, Jonathan Firth, James Callis, Diana Rigg

31. Around the World in 80 Days (I) (1989 TV Mini-Series)

PG | 266 min | Adventure, Comedy, Action

7.2
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A Victorian Age English gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just 80 days.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Julia Nickson, Peter Ustinov

32. The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Adventure

6.0
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The priceless Blue Water sapphire is coveted by the heirs of Sir Hector Geste - his new wife, Flavia; his daughter, Isabel; and his adopted twin sons, heroic Beau and pathetic Digby. When ... See full summary »

Writers: Marty Feldman, Chris Allen, Sam Bobrick, Percival Christopher Wren | Director: Marty Feldman | Stars: Marty Feldman, Ann-Margret, Michael York, Peter Ustinov

33. One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975)

G | 100 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

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Lord Southmere escapes from China with a microfilm of the formula for the mysterious "Lotus X", and is captured by Chinese spies who have been instructed to retrieve the microfilm from him.... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Walsh, David Forrest | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Helen Hayes, Derek Nimmo, Hugh Burden

34. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

35. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)

Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography

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The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.

Director: Jan Harlan | Stars: Katharina Kubrick, Malcolm McDowell, Tom Cruise, Ken Adam

36. The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.3
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Craig Kilborn interviews Celebrity guests, with sketch-comedy thrown in.

Stars: Craig Kilborn, Kip Madsen, Jay Phillips, Ram Ord

37. Thirteen at Dinner (1985 TV Movie)

87 min | Crime, Mystery

6.3
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An American movie actress, best known for playing dumb blondes, is Scotland Yard's prime suspect when her husband, Lord Edgware, is murdered. The great detective, Hercule Poirot, digs deeper into the case.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Rod Browning | Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Faye Dunaway, David Suchet, Jonathan Cecil

38. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mike Douglas, Sergio Franchi, Joe Harnell Sextet, Jackie Gleason

39. The Sundowners (1960)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure

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In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to ... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jon Cleary | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

40. Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Mystery

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Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Sherlock, Stan Burns, David Axlerod | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Lee Grant, Angie Dickinson, Richard Hatch

41. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

42. The Midnight Special (1972–1981)

90 min | Music

7.6
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"The Midnight Special" was a Friday night Pop Rock variety show on NBC TV that ran in the same weekly time slot of 12:30 AM to 2AM EST for 9 years (1972-1981). It was taped in front of a ... See full summary »

Stars: Donna Summer, Wolfman Jack, Tina Turner, KC & The Sunshine Band

43. The Way Ahead (1944)

91 min | War, Drama

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A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch but their sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Ambler, Peter Ustinov | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald, John Laurie

44. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Santiago Nocte

45. Dead Man's Folly (1986 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.3
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During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Rod Browning | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Jean Stapleton, Constance Cummings, Tim Pigott-Smith

46. Stiff Upper Lips (1998)

R | 94 min | Comedy

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Aunt Agnes vainly tries to force Emily to marry boring Cedric by taking them to Italy and India hoping that Emily will forget about the handsome George.

Writers: Paul Simpkin, Gary Sinyor, Stephen Deitch, Richard Sparks | Director: Gary Sinyor | Stars: David Artus, Kevin Furlong, Nicholas Selby, John Boswall

47. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)

60 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Les Brown

48. Lady L (1965)

117 min | Comedy

5.6
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Lady L. is an elegant, elderly lady who recalls the past loves and lusty adventures she has lived through.

Writers: Romain Gary, Peter Ustinov | Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Sophia Loren, Paul Newman, David Niven, Marcel Dalio

49. Murder in Three Acts (1986 TV Movie)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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In Acapulco, Hercule Poirot attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. The causes seem to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Scott Swanton | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Tony Curtis, Emma Samms, Jonathan Cecil

50. Beau Brummell (1954)

Approved | 113 min | Biography, Drama

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In 19th century England, captain George Brummell is an upper-class dandy. He has to leave the army after having insulted the crown prince. This gives him the opportunity to start a smear ... See full summary »

Writers: Karl Tunberg, Clyde Fitch | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Stewart Granger, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov, Robert Morley