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1. Penny Dreadful (2014– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror

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Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

Creator: John Logan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney

Votes: 49,354

2. Spectre (2015)

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Filming

A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

Writers: Ian Fleming, John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux

3. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, 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

Votes: 449,661

4. American Beauty (1999)

R | 122 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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86 Metascore

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

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

Votes: 726,358

5. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | 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

Votes: 131,443

6. Revolutionary Road (2008)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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.

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

Votes: 139,837

7. Road to Perdition (2002)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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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, Liam Aiken

Votes: 184,690

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

Drama, History

8.5
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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: Jimi James, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Georgeson

Votes: 2,443

9. Blood (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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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, Stephen Graham, Brian Cox, Mark Strong

Votes: 2,475

10. 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

Votes: 64,605

11. Bond 25

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

The plot is unknown.

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

12. Away We Go (2009)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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

Votes: 43,788

13. 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

Votes: 15,402

14. Shrek the Musical (2013)

TV-G | 130 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.2
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Make room for ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in a whole new way in this breathtaking Broadway musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek!

Writers: William Steig, David Lindsay-Abaire | Director: Michael John Warren | Stars: Brian d'Arcy James, Sutton Foster, Christopher Sieber, John Tartaglia

Votes: 1,238

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

Votes: 22,538

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

TV-MA | 92 min | Drama

8.1
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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

Votes: 3,838

17. The Anniversary Party (2001)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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

Votes: 7,255

18. 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

Votes: 2,761

19. 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

Votes: 13,301

20. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

Votes: 520

21. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show

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

Votes: 109

22. Unscripted (2005– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Three young actors try to make it big in Hollywood.

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

Votes: 349

23. 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

Votes: 287

24. National Theatre Live: King Lear (2014)

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Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Saif Al-Warith, Waj Ali, Nathan Ampofo, James Barnes

Votes: 41

25. NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage (2014)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

7.0
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55 Metascore

Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company reveal some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of Richard III.

Director: Jeremy Whelehan | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Maureen Anderman, Stephen Lee Anderson, Jeremy Bobb

Votes: 212

26. 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

Votes: 1,467

27. Grand Hotel (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Crime, Drama | Announced

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

28. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

Votes: 112

29. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.0
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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, Elena S. Sánchez

Votes: 135

30. Film 2015 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

Votes: 363

31. 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.

Writers: Carrie Brownstein, Nora Ephron

32. Cabaret (1993 TV Movie)

106 min | Musical, Drama

7.3
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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

Votes: 139

33. Xposé (2007– )

30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show

3.6
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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

Votes: 133

34. The 11 O'Clock Show (1998–2000)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Stars: Iain Lee, Tommy Vance, Daisy Donovan, Ricky Gervais

Votes: 183

35. 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

Votes: 70

36. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Special)

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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.

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

Votes: 1,019

37. Out of the Ashes (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Sport

6.7
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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

Votes: 122

39. 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

41. The Culture Show (2004– )

57 min | Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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

Votes: 61

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

Documentary

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

Votes: 5

43. Who Needs Sleep? (2006)

78 min | Documentary

6.9
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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

Votes: 139

44. Untitled Enid Blyton Project

Fantasy | Announced

The plot is undisclosed at this time; the project will be an adaptation of one of Enid Blyton's novels in The Magic Faraway Tree series.

Writer: Enid Blyton

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

21 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Director: Barbara Toennies | Stars: Scott Bakula, Alan Ball, Annette Bening, Wes Bentley

Votes: 141

46. 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

47. The 52nd Annual Tony Awards (1998 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Thomas Meehan, Bruce Vilanch | Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Lynn Ahrens, Alan Alda, Jane Alexander

Votes: 36

48. The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005 TV Special)

Documentary

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Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Natalie Portman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hilary Swank, Alejandro Amenábar

Votes: 348

49. Background (2006 Video)

31 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Director: Laura Nix | Stars: Shane Anglin, Chris Beault, George W. Brooks III, Gabriel Chavez

Votes: 11

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

Votes: 187