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1. American Beauty (1999)

R | 122 min | Drama

8.5
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86 Metascore

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after becoming infatuated with his daughter's attractive friend.

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

Votes: 642,667

2. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure

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: 404,845

3. The 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, Liam Aiken

Votes: 172,808

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

Votes: 129,967

5. 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

Votes: 121,446

6. 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: 61,580

7. 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: 41,592

8. Penny Dreadful (2014– )

60 min | Drama, Horror

8.3
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Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, and others unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

Creator: John Logan | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Simon Russell Beale

Votes: 24,586

9. 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: 21,529

10. 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: 13,786

11. 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: 12,780

12. 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

Votes: 7,092

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

90 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: 3,232

14. 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: 2,634

15. 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, Mark Strong, Stephen Graham, Brian Cox

Votes: 1,964

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

Drama, History

8.4
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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

Votes: 1,816

17. 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: 1,244

18. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Night Work (2014)

Drama, Horror

8.2
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London 1891. As the police investigate a series of gruesome murders, renowned explorer Sir Malcolm Murray and the strangely beautiful Vanessa Ives know there's something darker at play. In ... See full summary »

Creator: John Logan | Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 1,243

19. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Séance (2014)

Drama, Horror

8.6
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Vanessa and Sir Malcolm attend the party at Ferdinand Lyle's home in the hopes of learning more about the the Egyptian hieroglyphs found on the dead creature. Vanessa meets the ever young ... See full summary »

Creator: John Logan | Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 961

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

8.1
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Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

Votes: 953

21. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Closer Than Sisters (2014)

Drama, Horror

8.9
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A flashback in the mysterious and dramatic life of Vanessa Ives reveals her bond with Mina Murray-Harker.

Creator: John Logan | Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 870

22. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Possession (2014)

Drama, Horror

9.0
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Vanessa starts having "unnatural" fits and mentions that she is trying to fight the "thing inside me". Malcolm tells Ethan that she might be possessed by "the devil" or "a devil" and wants ... See full summary »

Creator: John Logan | Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 732

23. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Resurrection (2014)

Drama, Horror

8.0
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A flashback reveals Victor Frankenstein's motivation for delving into the questions of life and death. Flashbacks also show the history of Victor's "first-born". The Creature was born in a ... See full summary »

Creator: John Logan | Director: Dearbhla Walsh | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 729

24. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Demimonde (2014)

Drama, Horror

7.8
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Frankenstein consults a hematologist, Professor Abraham Van Helsing, who finds the blood contains an unique property that prevents complete coagulation. He believes it assists in the eating... See full summary »

Creator: John Logan | Director: Dearbhla Walsh | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 709

25. The Hollow Crown (2012– )
Episode: Richard II (2012)

Drama, History

8.4
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Fey,vain and foolish,young Richard initiates his downfall by banishing Henry Bolingbroke and the Earl of Mowbray as a resolution to their feud and then confiscating the lands of his uncle,... See full summary »

Writers: Rupert Goold, Ben Power, William Shakespeare | Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: David Bradley, Richard Bremmer, Daniel Boyd, Peter De Jersey

Votes: 682

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

Drama, History

8.6
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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

Votes: 638

28. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Grand Guignol (2014)

Drama, Horror

8.6
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Vanessa, Sir Malcolm, Ethan, Dr. Frankenstein and Sembene explore an empty theater - only to be confronted by their worst nightmares.

Creator: John Logan | Director: James Hawes | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 533

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

Drama, History

8.5
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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

Votes: 514

30. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: What Death Can Join Together (2014)

Drama, Horror

8.3
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Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene follow their vampire lead to a quarantined ship to find Mina only to see her taken away again. Vanessa has a violent sexual escapade with Dorian, where she is... See full summary »

Creator: John Logan | Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 513

31. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

Votes: 478

32. National Theatre Live (2009– )

8.1
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Stars: Nick Sampson, Simon Russell Beale, Alex Jennings, Helen Mirren

Votes: 449

33. 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

Votes: 441

34. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Barry Norman

Votes: 346

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

Documentary

4.5
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Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Natalie Portman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hilary Swank, Alejandro Amenábar

Votes: 345

36. Unscripted (2005– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Three young actors try to make it big in Hollywood.

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

Votes: 338

37. 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: 274

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

Documentary

4.3
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Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ben Affleck, Jessica Alba, Robert Altman, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 186

39. 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: 174

40. 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: 137

41. 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: 127

42. The Making of 'Road to Perdition' (2002 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.6
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This documentary treats movie fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Road to Perdition, about a mafia hit man who must deal with the toll his job takes on his family. Included ... See full summary »

Writer: Danny Miller | Stars: Jimmy Hodson, Sam Mendes, Tom Hanks, Dean Zanuck

Votes: 127

43. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.1
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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

Votes: 125

44. Xposé (2007– )

30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show

3.7
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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: 125

45. Cabaret (1993 TV Movie)

106 min | Musical, Drama

7.4
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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: 123

46. Out of the Ashes (2010)

86 min | Documentary

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: 108

47. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

7.1
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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 107

48. Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007– )

Talk-Show | Active

6.0
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Creator: Kourosh Taj | Stars: Carrie Keagan, Shark Firestone, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper

Votes: 98

49. The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2000 TV Special)

Family

4.3
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Stars: Ben Affleck, Pedro Almodóvar, Alec Baldwin, Alan Ball

Votes: 92

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

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

7.5
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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: 91