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1. 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: 367,927

2. Prometheus (I) (2012)

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

7.1
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65 Metascore

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

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

Votes: 363,179

3. 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: 280,169

4. Pacific Rim (2013)

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

7.1
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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: 274,256

5. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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

7.2
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54 Metascore

When Thor's love interest gets cursed with a powerful object, Thor must protect it before an army and it's 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: 253,959

6. 28 Weeks Later (2007)

R | 100 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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: 174,687

7. 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: 161,912

8. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy | Active

8.9
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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: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Leslie David Baker

Votes: 144,110

9. 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, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 132,986

10. 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: 68,615

11. 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: 65,423

12. Luther (2010–2013)

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: 41,893

13. 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: 39,357

14. 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.

Stars: David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn

Votes: 36,327

15. The Unborn (2009)

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

4.7
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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: 35,747

16. 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: 34,238

17. Prom Night (I) (2008)

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

3.8
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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: 24,126

18. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 20,884

19. Obsessed (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

4.8
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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: 19,479

20. 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: 18,718

21. 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: 15,949

22. 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: 13,259

23. 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: 11,249

24. The Big C (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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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: 10,631

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

M | Action, War

8.3
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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, William Fichtner, Troy Baker

Votes: 8,856

26. 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: 7,708

27. This Christmas (2007)

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

6.0
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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: 5,713

28. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009– )

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

6.9
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Comedian Jimmy Fallon hosts a late-night talk show.

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

Votes: 5,668

29. 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: 5,346

30. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

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: 5,048

31. 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: 3,548

32. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.1
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Add a Plot

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

Votes: 3,518

33. Sometimes in April (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 140 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.

Writer: Raoul Peck | Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Idris Elba, Carole Karemera, Pamela Nomvete, Oris Erhuero

Votes: 3,434

34. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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A woman opens her own detective agency in Botswana.

Stars: Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube

Votes: 2,124

35. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Various pathologists spend as much time solving crimes as practising the post-mortal arts.

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

Votes: 2,110

36. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )

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: 2,085

37. Ultraviolet (1998 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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Michael Colefield is unwillingly thrust into the nightmarish world of vampires when he discovers a secret government organisation operating undercover within the police when his friend Jack... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Davenport, Susannah Harker, Idris Elba, Philip Quast

Votes: 2,021

38. Girlfriends (2000–2008)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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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: 1,903

39. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.2
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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

Votes: 1,828

40. Attack of the Show! (2005– )

60 min | News

7.7
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There's the inside track, and then there are those who pave the inside track. Attack of the Show gets you inside, underneath, around, and behind the newest tech, the hottest games, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Pereira, Olivia Munn, Candace Bailey, Zach Selwyn

Votes: 1,790

41. The Gospel (2005)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Music

4.2
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46 Metascore

This is a story about a successful young R&B singer that has an unlikely homecoming when his father, the bishop, becomes ill.

Writer: Rob Hardy | Director: Rob Hardy | Stars: Boris Kodjoe, Nona Gaye, Idris Elba, Clifton Powell

Votes: 1,755

42. The Wire (2002–2008)
Episode: The Target (2002)

TV-MA | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Baltimore Det. Jimmy McNulty finds himself in hot water with his superior Major William Rawls after a drug dealer, D'Angelo Barksdale who is charged with three murders, is acquitted. ... See full summary »

Writers: David Simon, Ed Burns | Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie Faison

Votes: 1,434

43. 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: 1,348

44. Demons Never Die (2011)

93 min | Horror

4.3
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When a young girl takes her own life, Archie and the other Suicide Kids decide to follow her lead and form a pact. But as the group begin to die one by one, Archie realizes that they have ... See full summary »

Writer: Arjun Rose | Director: Arjun Rose | Stars: Robert Sheehan, Ashley Walters, Tulisa Contostavlos, Jason Maza

Votes: 1,310

45. The Wire (2002–2008)
Episode: Middle Ground (2004)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.1
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The wire begins to yield information about the Barksdale organization. Stringer and Avon reminisce on how far they have come. McNulty finds the way to a key piece of the puzzle in an ... See full summary »

Writers: David Simon, George Pelecanos | Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie Faison

Votes: 1,089

46. The Wire (2002–2008)
Episode: The Detail (2002)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Lt. Daniels puts his team together but the extra help he's asked includes several less than stellar officers. It also includes McNulty, who is obviously in the doghouse. When one of the ... See full summary »

Writers: David Simon, Ed Burns | Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie Faison

Votes: 1,078

47. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008– )
Episode: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)

109 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A Botswanan woman starts up the country's first female-owned detective agency. Based on the series of novels by Alexander McCall Smith.

Writers: Richard Curtis, Anthony Minghella, Alexander McCall Smith | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Nikki Amuka-Bird

Votes: 1,066

48. Legacy: Black Ops (I) (2010)

R | 93 min | Thriller

5.3
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An AWOL Black Ops soldier mentally unravels when holed up in a Brooklyn motel room.

Writer: Thomas Ikimi | Director: Thomas Ikimi | Stars: Idris Elba, William Hope, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Richard Brake

Votes: 1,061

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, Regis Philbin, Michael Strahan, Kathie Lee Gifford

Votes: 1,033

50. The Wire (2002–2008)
Episode: The Cost (2002)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.0
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Orlando is still itching to get in on the action and tries to make a buy only to find that the seller is actually an undercover State policeman. Once arrested, he's keen to make a deal and ... See full summary »

Writers: David Simon, Ed Burns | Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie Faison

Votes: 989