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

TV-MA | Drama, Horror

9.4
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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: 445

2. 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: 1,272

3. 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

4. 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: 1,469

5. 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: 553

6. 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: 977

7. 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: 2,367

8. 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: 708

9. 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: 582

10. 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: 1,471

11. 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: 403

12. 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: 715,269

13. 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

14. 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: 773

15. 2nd Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards (2005 Video)

8.3
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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, Cliff Bestall, Nick Broomfield, Frank Budgen

Votes: 6

16. 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: 43,751

17. 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: 498

18. 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: 1,804

19. 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: 909

20. 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: 3,723

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

8.0
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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: 1,017

22. 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: 1,167

23. 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

24. 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: 444,540

25. 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: 37

26. 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: 1,142

27. 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: 183,075

28. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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

Votes: 517

29. Company (1996 TV Movie)

140 min | Musical, Comedy

7.7
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Writer: George Furth | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Adrian Lester, Rebecca Front, Clive Rowe, Clare Burt

Votes: 69

30. 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: 64,205

31. 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: 1,451

32. Film 2015 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

Votes: 362

33. Cabaret (1993 TV Movie)

106 min | Musical, Drama

7.5
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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: 136

34. 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

35. 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: 347

36. 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

37. 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: 138,641

38. 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: 1,199

39. 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: 22,406

40. 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: 130,216

41. 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: 43,466

42. 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

43. Film 2015 (1971– )
Episode: Episode dated 23 October 2006 (2006)

Talk-Show

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Director: Bex Palmer | Stars: Jonathan Ross, Andrea Arnold, Christian Bale, Patricia Clarkson

Votes: 8

44. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Making of 'Road to Perdition' (2002)

25 min | Documentary

7.1
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HBO takes a closer look to Sam Mendes' Road to Perdition, presenting stories from the behind the scenes, clips and interviews with the director, producer, the crew and some of the actors (... See full summary »

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

Votes: 14

45. 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: 13,240

46. 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: 133

47. 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: 182

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

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary

6.9
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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: 196

49. 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: 136

50. 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: 15,131