Most Popular Titles With Matthew Read

1. Only God Forgives (2013)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Metascore: 37/100 (39 reviews)

Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.

2. Hammer of the Gods (2013)
99 min | Action, Adventure, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A young man transforms into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother, Hakan the Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.

3. Valhalla Rising (2009)
93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (15 reviews)

1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together ... See full summary »

4. Wallander (2008– )
90 min | Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

5. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
93 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An elderly spinster living in the village of St Mary Mead helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

6. The Escape Artist (2013 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Revolves around Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm who specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he ... See full summary »

7. Outcasts (2010– )
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

With Earth rapidly becoming uninhabitable, pioneers seek to colonize the harsh terrain of the planet Carpathia. 10 years later, the town of Forthaven faces danger as the planet's dark secrets are revealed.

8. Last Tango in Halifax (2012– )
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on his letter with apology for missing first date and forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles.

9. Lip Service (2010– )
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Lives, loves & lusts of Lipstick Lesbians in Scotland.

10. Pusher (I) (2012)
89 min | Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (19 reviews)

In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing.

11. Restless (2012 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.

12. Case Histories (2011– )
Crime, Drama | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Former soldier and policeman, Jackson Brodie, becomes a private investigator.

13. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2014– )
60 min | Fantasy, History | Pre-production

Set in 19th-century during the Napoleonic Wars, tells us about magic once existing which would return again with two men.

14. Zen (2011 TV Mini-Series)
270 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.

16. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
94 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Dolly Bantry calls upon her old friend Miss Marple when the strangled corpse of an unknown blonde girl is found in the library of her home, Gossington Hall.

17. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: The Sittaford Mystery (2006)
100 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The death of the presumptive future PM is predicted during a séance in a snowbound country hotel and, not surprisingly, he is found stabbed to death the next morning.

18. Apparitions (2008 TV Mini-Series)
Drama, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
19. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: Agatha Christie's Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (2004)
94 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

No one seems surprised when Colonel Lucius Protheroe, the most disliked person in St. Mary Mead, is found murdered in the local vicarage. Red herrings abound, especially when his widow and her lover both confess to the murder.

20. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: Marple: What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw (2004)
94 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Miss Marple investigates the wealthy Crackenthorpe clan, believing a body to be hidden on their estate after a visiting friend witnesses a brutal strangling murder occurring on a passing train.

21. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: The Moving Finger (2006)
93 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Troubled war veteran Jerry Burton and his sister Joanna rent a cottage in a seemingly tranquil English village which is plagued by a spate of poison pen letters... and murder.

22. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: Sleeping Murder (2006)
93 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Gwenda Halliday, a wealthy young Englishwoman recently emigrated from India, intuitively buys a seaside manor house, where she re-experiences a murder.

23. Holy Flying Circus (2011 TV Movie)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Tells the story of the outraged, and sometimes violent, response to 'The Life of Brian' the Monty Python movie that satirized the life of Jesus.

24. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: A Murder Is Announced (2005)
94 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are summoned by a newspaper notice to the house of Letitia Blacklock, anticipating an evening of murder games. But things become all too real when an intruder is shot dead.

25. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2006)
102 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Miss Marple joins forces with Tommy and Tuppence Beresford to find the murderer of Tommy's Aunt Ada.

26. Tubby and Enid (2014 TV Movie)
90 min | Musical | Post-production

Musical set in 1969, with flashbacks to 1929. A middle-aged couple find love after meeting on a TV programme about a choir they both sang in as children.

27. The Best of Men (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Towards the end of the second world war Dr Ludwig Guttmann, a brisk refugee from Nazi Germany, arrives at Stoke Mandeville hospital in Buckinghamshire and is appalled to find the partially ... See full summary »

28. The Wolves of Kromer (1998)
82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 38/100 (9 reviews)

Once upon a time in the village of Kromer lived two beautiful young wolves. Cocksure Gabriel takes newcomer Seth under his paw and helps reconcile him to the vilification associated with ... See full summary »

29. Fallen (2004 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Jason Shepherd awakens in hospital in an amnesiac state. Discovering that he is a police detective he tries to solve the mystery of how he came to lose his memory and uncovers some shocking truths.

30. Fiona's Story (2008 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Fiona fights to hold her family together after husband is accused of owning child pornography.

31. Phoo Action (2008 TV Movie)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The year is 2012 and only Buddhist kung-fu cop Terry Phoo and teenage ne'er-do-well Whitey Action can save London and the Nation as a whole from mutant criminals who are taking over.

32. The Making of 'Pusher' (2012)
89 min | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
33. The Abominable Snowman
Horror | Announced

An expedition sets off on a restricted trek and stumbles upon an ancient Yeti.

34. Behind the Scenes: Agatha Christie's Marple (2005 TV Movie)
25 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
35. Wallander (2008– )
Episode: An Event in Autumn (2012)
90 min | Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Whilst investigating the death of a pregnant girl,pushed off a ferry,Wallander discovers a ten-year old skeleton in the garden of the house where he lives with girl-friend Vanja. Elderly ... See full summary »

36. Wallander (2008– )
Episode: Before the Frost (2012)
90 min | Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An elderly woman is murdered in a wood by a man she saw setting fire to swans. He buries her corpse with a bible annotating the book of Revelations and from his finger-prints he is ... See full summary »

37. Zen (2011– )
Episode: Cabal (2011)
270 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Playboy Umberto Ruspanti falls from a bridge, an apparent suicide but minister Colonna asks Zen to investigate and he finds the dead man's flat was ransacked. His last diary entry read AOC ... See full summary »

38. Last Tango in Halifax (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Alan, on farm, re-unites with childhood sweetheart "glamorous" Celia, learns his late wife kept them apart. Celia's daughter Caroline insults Alan's Gillian and lets husband John move back in.

39. Apparitions (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2008)
59 min | Drama, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Father Jacob is approached for help with an exorcism by a young girl who believes her father is possessed. Meawhile, one of Jacob's students who was once cured of leprosy by Mother Theresa is expelled by the Church for his homosexuality and falls victim to a larger demonic conspiracy.

40. Lip Service (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2010)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Gay photographer Frankie Alan returns to her native Glasgow after a two year absence to be met by straight best friend Jay. Carol, the aunt who brought her up on her parents' deaths, has ... See full summary »

41. Outcasts (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2011)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Carpathia awaits the arrival of a transporter from Earth. A leader amongst the Expeditionaries wants to break away from the settlement. And a secret lies beyond the gates of Forthaven.

42. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2014)
60 min | Fantasy, History | Filming
43. Last Tango in Halifax (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Alan and Celia test sportscar and hold engagement party. Gillian tells son Raff secret of his dad's fatal accident, and copes with amorous Paul. Caroline faces rumors of kissing teacher Kate; husband John faces visit of lover Judith.

44. Lip Service (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2010)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

After a night of passion Lou gets Tess a job as a runner on her show but asks her to keep their affair a secret. Tess asks her to dinner to meet Cat and Cat's brother Ed but Lou fails to ... See full summary »

45. Apparitions (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)
59 min | Drama, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Father Jacob realizes that his work is putting his friends in danger and decides to confront the possessed homeless man that murdered and skinned his student. Meanwhile, Cardinal Bukovak ... See full summary »

46. Apparitions (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2008)
59 min | Drama, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Father Jacob is called by Father Daniel to investigate a report of a possession in a prison. He wonders whether it is a case of demonic possession or possession by a saint. Meanwhile, ... See full summary »

47. Last Tango in Halifax (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Raff is released but refuses to talk to Gillian,having learned of her session with Paul,and goes to live with Robbie. Later a badly injured Paul arrives,beaten up by his girlfriend's ... See full summary »

48. Lip Service (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2010)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Frankie retrieves the necklace from Sadie who tells her she took it to make sure she contacted her. Cat is shocked when she finds Frankie has been taken on by her firm of architects as ... See full summary »

49. Last Tango in Halifax (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

As Alan and Celia spend the night in the haunted house their daughters worry and a frantic Gillian even persuades Raff and Robbie to visit her. After denying any knowledge of setting fire ... See full summary »

50. Apparitions (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2008)
58 min | Drama, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Father Jacob is called to an abortion clinic in order to investigate two mysterious pregnancies. The first is an elderly Italian woman who wishes to end her pregnancy while the second is a ... See full summary »