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1. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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66 Metascore

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it's up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 123,790

2. Thor (2011)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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57 Metascore

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Don Payne, J. Michael Straczynski, Mark Protosevich, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Votes: 441,560

3. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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54 Metascore

When Dr Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful object, Thor must protect it before an army and its ruthless leader try to get their hands on it to take over the remains of Earth.

Writers: Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Don Payne, Robert Rodat, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 326,461

4. The Wire (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.4
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers, and law enforcement.

Creator: David Simon | Stars: Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 151,719

5. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.8
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Votes: 162,926

6. The Gunman (2015)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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39 Metascore

A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot forces him into hiding. Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself.

Writers: Jean-Patrick Manchette, Don MacPherson, Pete Travis, Sean Penn | Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem

Votes: 4,072

7. The Jungle Book (2016)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Filming

An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther.

Writers: Rudyard Kipling, Justin Marks | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Giancarlo Esposito, Ben Kingsley

8. Prometheus (I) (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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65 Metascore

Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.

Writers: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

Votes: 407,642

9. Pacific Rim (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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64 Metascore

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Writers: Travis Beacham, Guillermo del Toro | Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day

Votes: 323,922

10. Luther (2010–2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Creator: Neil Cross | Stars: Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley

Votes: 49,598

11. CSI: Miami (2002–2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department's Crime Scene Investigations unit.

Creators: Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn

Votes: 39,704

12. Star Trek 3 (2016)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Writers: Doug Jung, Simon Pegg, Gene Roddenberry | Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine, Idris Elba, Simon Pegg

13. Finding Dory (2016)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming

The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish reunites with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the true meaning of family along the way.

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Victoria Strouse | Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy

14. 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

Votes: 298,796

15. RocknRolla (2008)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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53 Metascore

In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million dollar prize fall into... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba, Thandie Newton

Votes: 173,948

16. 28 Weeks Later (2007)

R | 100 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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78 Metascore

Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.

Writers: Rowan Joffe, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Enrique López Lavigne, Jesús Olmo | Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rose Byrne, Robert Carlyle, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 190,285

17. No Good Deed (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 84 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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26 Metascore

An unstable escaped convict terrorizes a woman who is alone with her two children.

Writer: Aimee Lagos | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba, Leslie Bibb, Kate del Castillo

Votes: 8,846

18. Takers (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted by a hard-boiled detective.

Writers: Peter Allen, Gabriel Casseus, John Luessenhop, Avery Duff | Director: John Luessenhop | Stars: Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Michael Ealy

Votes: 42,538

19. The Losers (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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44 Metascore

A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

Writers: Peter Berg, James Vanderbilt, Andy Diggle | Director: Sylvain White | Stars: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans

Votes: 68,942

20. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

4.3
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32 Metascore

As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.

Writers: Scott M. Gimple, Seth Hoffman, David S. Goyer | Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Idris Elba, Violante Placido

Votes: 76,573

21. The Unborn (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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30 Metascore

A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Odette Annable, Gary Oldman, Cam Gigandet, Meagan Good

Votes: 38,268

22. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy

8.1
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Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield

Votes: 12,226

23. Prom Night (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

3.9
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17 Metascore

Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

Writer: J.S. Cardone | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Brittany Snow, Scott Porter, Jessica Stroup, Dana Davis

Votes: 25,570

24. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Stars: William Gaminara, Emilia Fox, Tom Ward, Amanda Burton

Votes: 2,536

25. Obsessed (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

4.9
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25 Metascore

A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage. But when a temp worker starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

Writer: David Loughery | Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Idris Elba, Ali Larter, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 20,931

26. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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60 Metascore

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Writers: William Nicholson, Nelson Mandela | Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Robert Hobbs

Votes: 17,709

27. The Trap (2017)

Drama | Pre-production

Plot kept under wraps. Reportedly centers on a crime family in the South.

Writer: Harmony Korine | Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: James Franco, Al Pacino, Idris Elba, Robert Pattinson

28. The Big C (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

Creator: Darlene Hunt | Stars: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabriel Basso, John Benjamin Hickey

Votes: 11,255

29. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Music

6.6
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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, Seth Grahame-Smith, Michael Green, Andrew Kreisberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Dave Boone, Tim Carvell, Derek DelGaudio, Liz Feldman, Paul Greenberg, Paula Pell, Mason Steinberg | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, Lupita Nyong'o

Votes: 2,498

30. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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56 Metascore

A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.

Writers: Robert O'Connor, Gregor Jordan, Eric Weiss, Nora Maccoby | Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Anna Paquin, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn

Votes: 19,522

31. 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

Votes: 8,744

32. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

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

Votes: 6,238

33. Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000– )

TV-MA | 15 min | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey.

Creators: Dave Willis, Matt Maiellaro | Stars: Dave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder, C. Martin Croker

Votes: 17,026

34. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.1
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Lee Mack, Dawn French

Votes: 4,149

35. The Reaping (2007)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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36 Metascore

A former Christian missionary, who specializes in debunking religious phenomena, investigates a small town which seems to be suffering from the 10 biblical plagues.

Writers: Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, Brian Rousso | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Hilary Swank, David Morrissey, AnnaSophia Robb, Idris Elba

Votes: 35,582

36. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 2,403

37. Girlfriends (2000–2008)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

Creator: Mara Brock Akil | Stars: Tracee Ellis Ross, Golden Brooks, Persia White, Reginald C. Hayes

Votes: 2,139

38. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

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

7.0
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Bashir Salahuddin

Votes: 7,179

39. Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Drama, War | Post-production

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.

Writers: Cary Fukunaga, Uzodinma Iweala | Director: Cary Fukunaga | Stars: Idris Elba, Ama Abebrese, Richard Pepple, Abraham Attah

40. Daddy's Little Girls (2007)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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49 Metascore

A mechanic (Elba) enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney (Union) while trying to wrest custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boy friend... See full summary »

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Tracee Ellis Ross, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 5,607

41. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, War

8.2
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The Russian Federation continues its invasion of the U.S., as well as Europe, including England, France and Germany.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Will Staples | Stars: Idris Elba, Timothy Olyphant, Graham McTavish, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 10,458

42. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga, Ron Claiborne

Votes: 662

43. A Hundred Streets (2015)

Drama | Post-production

Four people, four extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.

Writer: Leon Butler | Director: Jim O'Hanlon | Stars: Gemma Arterton, Idris Elba, Ryan Gage, Tom Cullen

44. Entertainment Tonight (1981– )

60 min | News

3.7
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"Entertainment Tonight" is the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. Launched in 1981, ET is anchored by Mary Hart and Bob Goen. Primary substitute anchors are Jann Carl ... See full summary »

Creator: Alfred Masini | Stars: Mark Steines, Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frazier, Mary Hart

Votes: 1,294

45. Chelsea Lately (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

6.4
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Comedian Chelsea Handler talks about celebrity gossip, pop culture and interviews celebrities while giving her audience something to laugh at. She is accompanied by her round table guests ... See full summary »

Stars: Chelsea Handler, Chuy Bravo, Mike Rock, Chris Franjola

Votes: 3,713

46. Bastille Day (2016)

Action | Post-production

A young artist and former CIA agent embark on an anti-terrorist mission in France.

Writer: Andrew Baldwin | Director: James Watkins | Stars: Richard Madden, Idris Elba, Charlotte Le Bon, Daniel Westwood

47. Alive Alone (2015)

Thriller | Pre-production

An ex-detainee of Guantanamo Bay working as a taxi driver, and a prostitute on the run from a feared crime boss worlds collide, as they unexpectedly find salvation in each other.

Writer: Khurram Longi | Director: Khurram Longi | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Idris Elba, Sam Worthington

48. The Human Contract (2008)

R | 103 min | Drama

5.3
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A successful corporate type harboring a deep, dark secret befriends a free-spirited stranger who encourages him to ditch his stuffy lifestyle and live life in reckless abandon.

Writer: Jada Pinkett Smith | Director: Jada Pinkett Smith | Stars: Jason Clarke, Paz Vega, Idris Elba, T.J. Thyne

Votes: 1,410

49. 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

Votes: 1,122

50. This Christmas (2007)

PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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63 Metascore

A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.

Writer: Preston A. Whitmore II | Director: Preston A. Whitmore II | Stars: Regina King, Columbus Short, Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba

Votes: 6,087