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1. American Beauty (1999)

R | 122 min | Drama

8.5
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Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

Writer: Alan Ball | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

2. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Thriller

7.8
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81 Metascore

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

3. Penny Dreadful (2014– )

60 min | Drama, Horror | Pre-production

Some of literature's most famously terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula. become embroiled in Victorian London.

Creator: John Logan | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Rory Kinnear

4. Revolutionary Road (2008)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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69 Metascore

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.

Writers: Justin Haythe, Richard Yates | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jonathan Roumie

5. Bond 24 (2015)

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

The plot is unknown.

Writers: Ian Fleming, John Logan | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Daniel Craig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Penélope Cruz

6. Road to Perdition (2002)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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72 Metascore

Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living.

Writers: Max Allan Collins, Richard Piers Rayner, David Self | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Paul Newman

7. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.

Writers: William Broyles Jr., Anthony Swofford | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

8. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Writers: David Benioff, Khaled Hosseini | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

9. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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58 Metascore

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

Writers: Dave Eggers, Vendela Vida | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Carmen Ejogo

10. The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History

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A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts One and Two, and Henry V.

Stars: Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Georgeson, James Laurenson

11. Starter for 10 (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.

Writer: David Nicholls | Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Joseph Friend

12. Blood (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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44 Metascore

Thriller charting the moral collapse of a police family. Two cop brothers, smothered by the shadow of their former police chief father, must investigate a crime they themselves have committed.

Writer: Bill Gallagher | Director: Nick Murphy | Stars: Paul Bettany, Mark Strong, Brian Cox, Stephen Graham

13. Bond 25

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

The plot is unknown.

Writers: Ian Fleming, John Logan | Director: Sam Mendes | Star: Daniel Craig

14. The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Episode: Henry IV, Part 1 (2012)

Drama, History

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1403:- Henry IV finds himself facing uprisings from the Welsh chieftain Owen Glendower and impetuous young Harry Hotspur,son of the Duke of Northumberland,angry with the king for not paying... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Eyre, William Shakespeare | Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Alun Armstrong, Joe Armstrong, John Ashton, Will Attenborough

15. Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

Writer: Allan Loeb | Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, Alison Lohman, David Duchovny

16. The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Episode: Henry V (2012)

Drama, History

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Hal is now a responsible monarch as Henry V,his rejection of Falstaff hastening the latter's death. Told by courtiers that,through Edward III,he has a claim to the French throne he makes ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Power, William Shakespeare, Thea Sharrock | Director: Thea Sharrock | Stars: Edward Akrout, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Brooke, Geraldine Chaplin

17. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

The pathetically shy LV lives the life of a recluse listening to her late father's old records in her room and in the process driving her abusive, loud-mouthed mother, Mari Hoff, to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Cartwright, Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

18. Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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A writer (Cumberbatch) takes a backwards look at the life of his unlikely friend Stuart (Hardy), a homeless alcoholic who experienced a traumatic event in his childhood.

Writer: Alexander Masters | Director: David Attwood | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy, Nicola Duffett, Claire-Louise Cordwell

19. The Anniversary Party (2001)

R | 115 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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56 Metascore

Love is complex and relationships deteriorate.

Writers: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Alan Cumming | Directors: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh | Stars: Alan Cumming, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Kevin Kline

20. Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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44 Metascore

A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.

Writers: John Krasinski, David Foster Wallace | Director: John Krasinski | Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Ben Shenkman, Timothy Hutton, Michael Cerveris

21. The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Episode: Henry IV, Part 2 (2012)

Drama, History

8.3
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As Northumberland swears revenge for his son's death and gathers his allies to fight the ailing king,the Lord Chief Justice,having rebuked Falstaff for being a bad influence on Hal,charges ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Eyre, William Shakespeare | Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Alun Armstrong, Will Attenborough, Conrad Asquith, David Bamber

22. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min

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

23. Unscripted (2005– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Three young actors try to make it big in Hollywood.

Stars: Krista Allen, Bryan Greenberg, Jennifer Hall, Frank Langella

24. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Movie)

8.2
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Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

25. Everything or Nothing (2012)

98 min | Documentary

7.6
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A history of the James Bond franchise.

Writers: Stevan Riley, Peter Ettedgui | Director: Stevan Riley | Stars: Ken Adam, Maud Adams, John Barry, Shirley Bassey

26. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

27. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

28. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show | Active

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Creator: Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper

29. Cabaret (1993 TV Movie)

106 min | Musical, Drama

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A straight film of the stage show which as far as I know was only shown once. Young American writer goes to Berlin at a time Nazis were emerging. Meets Sally Bowles at the Kit Kat club... ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Masteroff, John Van Druten, Christopher Isherwood | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Alan Cumming, Sara Kestelman, George Raistrick

30. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Monts Llussà, Crisol Tuà, Àlex Gorina

31. Live from Studio Five (2009– )

65 min | News, Talk-Show

3.7
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A live, early evening magazine show dealing with the latest news, celebrity gossip and everything in between.

Stars: Kate Walsh, Ian Wright, Polly Whitehouse, Melinda Messenger

32. Grand Hotel (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Crime, Drama | Announced

An international luxury hotel in Paris turns into a hellish trap when it becomes the center of a terrorist attack.

33. The 11 O'Clock Show (1998–2000)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Iain Lee, Tommy Vance, Daisy Donovan, Ricky Gervais

34. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.9
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

35. Xposé (2007– )

30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show

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A daily look at celebrity life in Ireland, Hollywood and beyond - covering all the big home events including the top awards ceremonies, film premieres, rock and pop concerts, fashion shows ... See full summary »

Stars: Aisling O'Loughlin, Karen Koster, Lisa Cannon, Glenda Gilson

36. The Culture Show (2004– )

57 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Mark Kermode, Lauren Laverne, Andrew Graham-Dixon, Tom Dyckhoff

37. Lost in Austen

Drama | Announced

A modern day New Yorker and ardent Jane Austen fan somehow swaps places with Austen's fictional creation, Elizabeth Bennett.

Writer: Nora Ephron

38. Company (1996 TV Movie)

140 min | Musical, Comedy

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Writer: George Furth | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Adrian Lester, Rebecca Front, Clive Rowe, Clare Burt

39. Out of the Ashes (2010)

86 min | Documentary

7.1
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Against a backdrop of war and poverty, Out of the Ashes, traces the extraordinary journey of a team of young, Afghan men, as they chase a seemingly impossible dream, shedding new light on a... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Albone, Lucy Martens, Leslie Knott | Stars: Hasti Gul Abid, Taj Malik Aleem, Harsha Bhogle, Geoffrey Boycott

40. On Chesil Beach

Drama | Announced

A drama set in the early 1960s and centered on a young couple on their honeymoon.

Writer: Ian McEwan | Director: Mike Newell

43. Who Needs Sleep? (2006)

78 min | Documentary

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A documentary that highlights the deadly combination of sleep deprivation and long days of work.

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: David Agus, Netta Bank, Annette Bening, Gilbert Cates

44. Background (2006 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laura Nix | Stars: Shane Anglin, Chris Beault, George W. Brooks III, Gabriel Chavez

45. Netherland

Drama | Announced

A Dutch-born equities analyst living in post-9/11 New York City forms a friendship with a Trinidadian expatriate who dreams of building a Cricket stadium in Brooklyn.

Writers: Christopher Hampton, Joseph O'Neill

46. Bond's Greatest Moments (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.9
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Writer: Tim Postins | Director: Dan Storey | Stars: Maud Adams, Michael Apted, Javier Bardem, Honor Blackman

47. American Beauty: Look Closer... (2000 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Barbara Toennies | Stars: Scott Bakula, Alan Ball, Annette Bening, Wes Bentley

48. Skyfall: Modern Day Bond (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Ben Patterson | Stars: Javier Bardem, Barbara Broccoli, Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris

49. Magacine (1996– )

60 min | News

4.9
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Stars: Antonio Muñoz de Mesa, Guillermo de Mulder, Alejandro Amenábar, Jaume Figueras

50. The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002 TV Special)

Documentary

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Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ben Affleck, Jessica Alba, Robert Altman, Lauren Ambrose