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1. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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97 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Writers: John Ridley, Solomon Northup | Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

2. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

3. The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Music

6.7
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The 87th Acadamy Awards ceremony. The casts and crews of 2014's greatest films gather to see who wins and who doesn't.

Writers: Greg Berlanti, Dave Boone, Tim Carvell, Derek DelGaudio, Liz Feldman, Seth Grahame-Smith, Michael Green, Paul Greenberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Andrew Kreisberg, Paula Pell, Mason Steinberg | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Dakota Johnson, Margot Robbie, Chloë Grace Moretz

4. Serenity (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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74 Metascore

The crew of the ship Serenity tries to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their number who is telepathic.

Writer: Joss Whedon | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

5. The Martian (2015)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Filming

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Writers: Drew Goddard, Andy Weir | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Kate Mara, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon

6. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

7. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Writer: Russell Gewirtz | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

8. Z for Zachariah (2015)

95 min | Sci-Fi

7.6
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66 Metascore

In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

Writers: Nissar Modi, Robert C. O'Brien | Director: Craig Zobel | Stars: Margot Robbie, Chris Pine, Chiwetel Ejiofor

9. Doctor Strange (2016)

Adventure, Fantasy | Pre-production

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Writers: Steve Ditko, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Stan Lee, Joshua Oppenheimer, Jon Spaihts | Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor

10. Children of Men (2006)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Writers: Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, P.D. James | Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

11. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Writers: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

12. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Writer: Kurt Wimmer | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

13. The Oscars (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 214 min

7.9
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

14. Four Brothers (2005)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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49 Metascore

Four brothers look to avenge their mother's death.

Writers: David Elliot, Paul Lovett | Director: John Singleton | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Garrett Hedlund, André Benjamin

15. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

16. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History

7.2
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63 Metascore

About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

Writer: David Franzoni | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

17. Triple Nine (2015)

Crime, Drama | Completed

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

Writer: Matt Cook | Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Norman Reedus, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Gal Gadot

18. The Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Filming

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Writers: Billy Ray, Eduardo Sacheri | Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, Dean Norris, Chiwetel Ejiofor

19. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

20. Kinky Boots (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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57 Metascore

A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat.

Writers: Geoff Deane, Tim Firth | Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Sarah-Jane Potts, Nick Frost

21. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

7.4
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Okungbowa, Stephen Boss, Jon Abrahams

22. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

3.1
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A handful of celeb "hosts," led by the ever ethereal Whoopi Goldberg, discuss issues of the day.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters

23. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

24. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Creator: Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

25. Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sophie Okonedo, Sergi López

26. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

27. She Hate Me (2004)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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28 Metascore

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Writers: Michael Genet, Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci

28. Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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51 Metascore

Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.

Writers: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Biyi Bandele | Director: Biyi Bandele | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, John Boyega

29. Phil Spector (2013 TV Movie)

92 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: David Mamet | Stars: Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, Jeffrey Tambor, Chiwetel Ejiofor

30. Redbelt (2008)

R | 99 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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69 Metascore

A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: David Mamet | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Max Martini

31. Melinda and Melinda (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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54 Metascore

Two alternating stories about Melinda's (Mitchell) attempts to straighten out her life.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Vinessa Shaw, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wallace Shawn

32. Savannah (2013)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History

5.9
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25 Metascore

SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Carter, Annette Haywood-Carter, John Eugene Cay Jr. | Director: Annette Haywood-Carter | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jaimie Alexander, Bradley Whitford

33. Dancing on the Edge (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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A black jazz band becomes entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Wunmi Mosaku

34. The Shadow Line (2011 TV Mini-Series)

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A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain... See full synopsis »

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Kierston Wareing, Richard Lintern

35. Live with Kelly and Michael (1988– )

60 min | Talk-Show

5.0
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This popular and long-running morning talk show owes much of its success to the chemistry between its two hosts, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa. Although the format is not significantly ... See full summary »

Stars: Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, Regis Philbin, Kathie Lee Gifford

36. Endgame (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, History

6.3
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55 Metascore

A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

Writers: Robert Harvey, Paula Milne | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jonny Lee Miller, Mark Strong

37. Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 111 min | Drama

7.0
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Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of Thailand two years ago.

Writer: Abi Morgan | Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Tim Roth, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sophie Okonedo, Hugh Bonneville

38. 71st Golden Globe Awards (2014 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 71 annual event honoring excellence in film and television.

Writers: Barry Adelman, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Alex Baze, Robert Carlock, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Michael Shoemaker | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence, Jacqueline Bisset

39. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 127 min

7.0
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An awards ceremony honoring the best in American prime time television programming.

Writers: Alison Agosti, Alex Baze, Bryan Donaldson, Matt Goldich, Peter Grosz, Carol Kolb, Jack Kukoda, Andrew Law, John Lutz, Jon Macks, Seth Meyers, Jennifer Mischer, Chioke Nassor, Conner O'Malley, Josh Patton, Seth Reiss, Amber Ruffin, Pete Schultz, Michael Shoemaker, Ben Warheit, Michelle Wolf | Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Andre Braugher

40. Fox and Friends (1998– )

180 min | News, Talk-Show

3.1
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A morning news show that includes interviews, features and banter among the hosts.

Stars: Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, Maria Molina, Ainsley Earhardt

41. Masterpiece Contemporary (2008– )

Drama

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Stars: David Tennant, Bill Nighy, Ralph Fiennes, Rupert Graves

42. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

5.5
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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

44. The Queen Latifah Show (2013– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

5.2
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Queen Latifah hosts a daytime daily talk-show featuring music performances and celebrity guests.

Stars: Queen Latifah, Bridget McManus, Timothy Snell, MC Lyte

45. Slow Burn (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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34 Metascore

A district attorney is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney and a cryptic stranger.

Writers: Wayne Beach, Anthony Walton | Director: Wayne Beach | Stars: Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock, LL Cool J, Mekhi Phifer

46. Talk to Me (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

Writers: Michael Genet, Rick Famuyiwa | Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps

47. Film 2015 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

48. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An anthology series of self contained plays with a murderous theme, the twist being that the action is followed from the point of view of the killer.

Creator: Anthony Horowitz | Stars: Tim Healy, Jackie Fielding, Reece Dinsdale, Keeley Hawes

49. Red Dust (2004)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.9
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Police officer Dirk Hendricks (Bartlett) files an amnesty application for Alex Mpondo (Ejiofor), a member of the South African Parliament who can't remember the torture he once endured as a captive political activist. South African-born attorney Sarah Barcant (Swank), meanwhile, returns to her homeland to represent Mpondo, as well as Steve Sizela, Mpondo's friend who arrested along with him and ... See full summary »

Writers: Troy Kennedy-Martin, Gillian Slovo | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Jamie Bartlett, Hilary Swank, Ian Roberts, Chiwetel Ejiofor

50. Canterbury Tales (2003 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Drama

7.5
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Clever adaptation of Chaucer's Canterbury to a modern setting. In Episode 1, The Miller's Tale, Nick Zakian attempts to seduce a landlord's wife with promises of a glittering singing career

Stars: Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rob Brown, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Nesbitt