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51. Jane Eyre (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Su Elliot

Votes: 66,720 | Gross: $11.23M

52. The Casual Vacancy (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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As Terri's attitude seems to improve Barry's widow Mary confides in Colin that she believes his civic duty killed her husband and warns Colin against accepting the vacancy. Colin reckons ... See full summary »

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: Rory Kinnear, Emily Bevan, Michael Gambon, Julia McKenzie

Votes: 103

53. Rev. (2010–2014)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2010)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Vicar Adam Smallbone and his solicitor wife Alex have been at his new urban parish of St. Saviours for a month but the congregation is tiny and,when part of a church window is broken, Adam ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Tom Hollander, Olivia Colman, Steve Evets, Miles Jupp

Votes: 49

54. The Casual Vacancy (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Barry is laid to rest but a blogger claiming to be his ghost posts online messages, exposing Simon as a thief and causing him to withdraw from the candidacy. The Mollisons are highly amused... See full summary »

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: Abigail Lawrie, Bryce Sanders, Silas Carson, Richard Glover

Votes: 104

55. Rev. (2010–2014)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2010)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Feeling shunned in the pub,Adam is pleased to meet Leon,who wants to get married to Debs in his church. They become drinking buddies and go jogging together. Adam invites Leon and Debs to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Tom Hollander, Olivia Colman, Steve Evets, Miles Jupp

Votes: 29

56. Performance (1992– )
Episode: Henry IV (1995)

175 min | Drama

7.3
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Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince ... See full summary »

Director: John Caird | Stars: Ronald Pickup, Jonathan Firth, Daniel Betts, Jonathan Cullen

Votes: 17

57. John Berger or The Art of Looking (2016)

54 min | Documentary

7.2
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Art, politics and motorcycles.

Director: Cordelia Dvorak | Stars: John Berger, Selçuk Demirel, Katya Berger Andreadakis, Michael Dibb

Votes: 26

58. Allied (2016)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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60 Metascore

In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Vincent Ebrahim

Votes: 63,546 | Gross: $40.07M

59. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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85 Metascore

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Votes: 155,703 | Gross: $24.10M

60. Body of Lies (2008)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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57 Metascore

A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani

Votes: 180,774 | Gross: $39.38M

61. Kafka (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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46 Metascore

Writer Franz Kafka works during the day at an insurance company where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Theresa Russell, Joel Grey, Ian Holm

Votes: 8,131 | Gross: $1.10M

62. Der Unhold (1996)

118 min | Drama

7.0
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Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester, he's recruited as a soldier in the 2nd World War, but very ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: John Malkovich, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Gottfried John, Marianne Sägebrecht

Votes: 2,027 | Gross: $0.05M

63. The Casual Vacancy (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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In the Cotswold village of Pagford grasping shop-keeper Howard Mollison, chairman of the local parish council, is keen to turn the village's popular but dilapidated community hall into a ... See full summary »

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: Joe Hurst, Sonny Ashbourne Serkis, Richard Glover, Silas Carson

Votes: 143

64. The Duchess (2008)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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62 Metascore

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 64,525 | Gross: $13.82M

65. Onegin (1999)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »

Director: Martha Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Liv Tyler, Toby Stephens, Lena Headey

Votes: 6,503 | Gross: $0.18M

66. The Luzhin Defence (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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64 Metascore

Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty.

Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson

Votes: 3,880 | Gross: $1.05M

67. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

Votes: 219,445 | Gross: $105.22M

68. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )
Episode: The Crying Game (1992)

34 min | Comedy

6.7
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Roy Brush has aspirations to be a great footballer and this seems likely when he scores for England in the European Cup Final. To add to this he becomes a national hero,having seemingly ... See full summary »

Directors: Keith Allen, Peter Richardson | Stars: Keith Allen, Peter Richardson, Antony Sher, Chris Hargreaves

Votes: 32

69. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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54 Metascore

A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater

Votes: 50,629 | Gross: $10.51M

70. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 89,221 | Gross: $65.95M

71. The Casual Vacancy (2015– )

180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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The citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies.

Stars: Rory Kinnear, Emily Bevan, Michael Gambon, Abigail Lawrie

Votes: 2,292

72. The Reckoning (II) (2002)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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49 Metascore

A priest on the lam takes up with a traveling band of actors, who then discover a murder has occurred and try to solve it by recreating the crime in a play.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Paul Bettany, Marian Aguilera, Trevor Steedman

Votes: 5,088 | Gross: $0.26M

73. Bright Young Things (2003)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.6
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64 Metascore

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.

Director: Stephen Fry | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, Simon McBurney

Votes: 4,479 | Gross: $0.93M

74. La mandrágora (1997–2010)

30 min | News

6.6
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Stars: Rocío Muñoz-Cobo, Lara López, Liz Lobato, Silvia Ruiz

Votes: 19

75. Bicycle Thieves (1997)

Short, Drama

6.6
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A man's obsession with the theft of his son's bicycle.

Director: Susanna White | Stars: Simon McBurney, Julia St John

Votes: 5

76. Tom & Viv (1994)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1915, T.S. (Tom) Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood elope, but her longstanding gynecological and emotional problems disrupt their planned honeymoon. Her father is angry because Tom's poetry ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris, Tim Dutton

Votes: 1,340 | Gross: $0.54M

77. For Those Who Can Tell No Tales (2013)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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An Australian tourist discovers the silent legacy of wartime atrocities when she arrives in a seemingly idyllic little town on the border of Bosnia and Serbia.

Director: Jasmila Zbanic | Stars: Kym Vercoe, Boris Isakovic, Simon McBurney, Branko Cvejic

Votes: 209

78. Inside-Out (1999)

7 min | Short, Romance

6.5
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Girl cleaning windows of an Oxford St store catches the eye of a guy in the street who larks about much to her amusement

Directors: Charles Guard, Thomas Guard | Stars: Lena Headey, Simon McBurney

Votes: 354

79. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Comedy

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Stars: John Kavanagh, Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 46

80. The Making of 'Friends with Money' (2006 Video)

Documentary

6.4
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Director: Ethan Higbee | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Anthony Bregman, Scott Caan, Joan Cusack

Votes: 15

81. Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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56 Metascore

Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe, Steve Pemberton, Lily Atkinson

Votes: 93,319 | Gross: $32.55M

82. The Two of Us (1986–1990)

60 min | Comedy

6.3
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It's about a young couple living in a basement apartment and the funny thing that happen to them and their family.

Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Janet Dibley, Tenniel Evans, Paul McDowell

Votes: 108

83. Performance (1992– )

Drama

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Stars: Ian Holm, Ronald Pickup, Jane Horrocks, Hugh Grant

Votes: 39

84. Cousin Bette (1998)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her ... See full summary »

Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 2,181 | Gross: $1.20M

85. Mesmer (1994)

Not Rated | 107 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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A biography of the eighteenth century Viennese physician, Franz Anton Mesmer, who used unorthodox healing practices based on his theory of "animal magnetism."

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Donal Donnelly, David Burke, Peter Dvorsky, Alan Rickman

Votes: 818

86. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010 Video Game)

Fantasy

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As the dark lord grows stronger, Death Eaters begin going for dangerous attacks. Harry, Ron, and Hermione must find the remaining horcruxes and battle dragons, dementors and Death Eaters.

Directors: Matt Birch, Adele Cutting, Andrew S. Walsh | Stars: Adam Sopp, Rupert Grint, Alice Keenan, Rupert Degas

Votes: 300

87. Skagerrak (2003)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Skagerrak is the story of being hit by happiness when you least expect it. In their late twenties and tired of partying their way around the world, Danish Marie and Irish Sophie come ashore... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Bronagh Gallagher, Martin Henderson, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 698

88. The Golden Compass (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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51 Metascore

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker

Votes: 154,011 | Gross: $70.08M

89. Eisenstein (2000)

99 min | Drama

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Director: Renny Bartlett | Stars: Simon McBurney, Raymond Coulthard, Jacqueline McKenzie, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 143

90. The 52nd Annual Tony Awards (1998 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Paul Miller | Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Lynn Ahrens, Alan Alda, Jane Alexander

Votes: 35

91. Human Touch (2004)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

6.0
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The wealthy Edward (Haywood) sparks to Anna (Mckenzie), the lead voice in a choir that's raising money for an upcoming trip to China. He donates money to her choir, and she agrees to sit ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Cox | Stars: Jacqueline McKenzie, Aaron Blabey, Chris Haywood, Rebecca Frith

Votes: 130

92. Friends with Money (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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68 Metascore

After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.

Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Frances McDormand, Catherine Keener, Joan Cusack

Votes: 20,193 | Gross: $13.37M

93. A Business Affair (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she ... See full summary »

Director: Charlotte Brändström | Stars: Christopher Walken, Carole Bouquet, Jonathan Pryce, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 346

94. Being Human (1994)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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33 Metascore

One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Robin Williams, John Turturro, Kelly Hunter, Maudie Johnson

Votes: 3,375 | Gross: $1.52M

95. Boogie Woogie (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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A comedy of manners set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene.

Director: Duncan Ward | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston

Votes: 3,057 | Gross: $0.00M

96. The New Man (2016)

75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

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A creative documentary about becoming a parent... and how to reconceive yourself. Fiction director Josh Appignanesi turns the camera on himself and his wife as they undergo the ordeal of ... See full summary »

Directors: Josh Appignanesi, Devorah Baum | Stars: Adam Andrusier, Lisa Appignanesi, Richard Appignanesi, Chloe Aridjis

97. Knifeman (2014 TV Movie)

Thriller

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Set in 18th century London, Knifeman will focus on the untold story of a charming, arrogant, decorum-breaking genius who challenges societal norms to transform his visions into cutting-edge discoveries.

Director: Craig Zisk | Stars: Tom Hollander, Simon McBurney, Daniel Mays, Mark Stobbart

98. The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1997 Video)

178 min

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Stars: Mehr Mansuri, Simon McBurney