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1. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: And They Were Enemies (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

9.3
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Vanessa must rely on her strength in order to defeat the demon.

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

Votes: 104

2. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: The Nightcomers (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

9.3
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Vanessa learns how to harness her powers from The Cut-Wife in a flashback.

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

Votes: 1,111

3. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: And Hell Itself My Only Foe (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

9.0
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Vanessa goes alone to battle Evelyn in order to save Sir Malcolm.

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

Votes: 372

4. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Memento Mori (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

9.0
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The Creature unleashes his rage; Sir Malcolm confronts Evelyn.

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

Votes: 492

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

TV-MA | 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: 1,444

6. Unscripted (2005– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2005)

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Director: George Clooney | Stars: Krista Allen, Bryan Greenberg, Jennifer Hall, Frank Langella

Votes: 7

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

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.8
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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: 1,631

8. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Fresh Hell (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.7
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Sir Malcolm returns to find a new evil hunting Vanessa.

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

Votes: 839

9. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Glorious Horrors (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.6
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Sir Malcom receives tragic news; a glorious night turns horrible for Vanessa.

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

Votes: 497

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

TV-MA | 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: 1,109

11. 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

12. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.5
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Lyle reveals how the story of the Verbis Diablo affects Vanessa.

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

Votes: 523

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

Drama, History

8.5
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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: 723

14. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Little Scorpion (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.5
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Vanessa and Ethan flee London for the Cut-Wife's cottage; a figure from the past resurfaces.

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

Votes: 433

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

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.5
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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: 1,624

16. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Verbis Diablo (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.5
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Ferdinand Lyle reveals Verbis Diablo's disturbing backstory.

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

Votes: 711

17. 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: 726,352

18. A Cinematic Life: The Art & Influence of Conrad Hall (2010 Video)

27 min | Short

8.4
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Director: Michael Brosnan | Stars: Byron Levy, Haskell Wexler, Conrad W. Hall, Janusz Kaminski

Votes: 8

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

Drama, History

8.4
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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: 593

20. 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: 788

21. Penny Dreadful (2014– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror

8.2
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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: 49,345

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

Drama, History

8.2
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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: 507

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

TV-MA | 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: 1,961

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

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.2
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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: 1,026

25. 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

26. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Above the Vaulted Sky (2015)

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

8.1
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Vanessa, Ethan and Sir Malcolm protect the mansion.

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

Votes: 517

27. 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

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

TV-MA | 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: 1,299

29. Semper Fi (2006 Video)

36 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Laura Nix | Stars: Jason Alameda, Sam Mendes, Alex Ryabov, Angel Serrano

Votes: 14

30. 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: 449,657

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

TV-MA | 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: 1,275

32. 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: 184,688

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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: 64,604

36. 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

37. Film 2015 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.6
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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Barry Norman

Votes: 363

38. Company (1996 TV Movie)

140 min | Musical, Comedy

7.6
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Writer: George Furth | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Adrian Lester, Rebecca Front, Clive Rowe, Clare Burt

Votes: 70

39. Still Tickin': The Return of A Clockwork Orange (2000 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: William Boyd, Anthony Burgess, Robin Duval, Mary Harron

Votes: 26

40. 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

41. The Secrets of Skyfall (2012 TV Short)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Action

7.4
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Stars: Javier Bardem, Barbara Broccoli, Daniel Craig, Judi Dench

Votes: 23

42. 2nd Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards (2005 Video)

7.4
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The 2nd Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards and Interviews backstage with the recipients, honorees and presenters of the Awards Show 2005. The Lifetime Achievement Award ... See full summary »

Directors: Sian Busby, Josef d'Bache-Kane, Colin Wilson | Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Simon Russell Beale, Cliff Bestall, Nick Broomfield

Votes: 7

43. 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: 139,836

44. 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

45. 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

46. 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

47. The BAFTA Britannia Awards (2012 TV Special)

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Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Roger Corman, Daniel Craig, Alan Cumming

Votes: 5

48. 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

49. 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

50. 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