Highest Rated Titles With Rafe Spall

1. Desperate Romantics (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The Rossettis return from honeymoon to a proposal from Millais; to preserve the Brotherhood they should all move into his house. They agree, out of financial need, as Ruskin has dropped ... See full summary »

2. The Shadow Line (2011 TV Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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 »

3. Desperate Romantics (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Ruskin is annoyed that Lizzie - frequently taking laudanum - and Rossetti are squandering his advance on wild parties and moves Lizzie's studio into his house. Effie warns her not to allow ... See full summary »

4. Life of Pi (2012)
127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 79/100 (44 reviews)

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Writers: Yann Martel, David Magee |  Director: Ang Lee |  Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu
5. Masterpiece Classic (1971– )
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An anthology drama series featuring primarily British productions.

6. The Shadow Line (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

After refusing to accede to his ex-mistress's request that he tell his pregnant wife about her Gabriel gets a visit from Beatty,who turns out to be a customs officer. He tells Gabriel that ... See full summary »

7. The Shadow Line (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Bede starts an affair with Petra,Peter Glickman's girlfriend whilst Glickman himself,now posing as Paul Donnelly,a watch-maker in Dublin,lures Gatehouse to a showdown which both survive and... See full summary »

8. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
99 min | Comedy, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Metascore: 76/100 (34 reviews)

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

9. 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.

10. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: A Night at the Light Opera (2011)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

After winning tickets for 'Mamma Mia' Pete impresses Helene, whom he meets in a café, with his lovely new jacket. What she does not know is that he took it from outside a charity shop one ... See full summary »

11. The Shadow Line (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Bede is told that Harvey Wratten owed a million pounds to Turkish drugs importer for a lost delivery and proposes a new deal to the Turk,smuggling drugs into the country in Arum lilies,... See full summary »

12. The Shadow Line (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Bede begins his business with Babur the Turk to provide financial care for his wife,whose condition is worsening. Gatehouse persuades Andy to meet Wratten,telling him he 'messed up'. After ... See full summary »

13. Hot Fuzz (2007)
121 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 81/100 (37 reviews)

Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.

14. Electric Cinema: How to Behave (2012)
2 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

London's oldest working cinema asks its patrons to observe certain manners of behaviour when enjoying its shows.

15. The Shadow Line (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Khokar is forced to retire after Gabriel rumbles that he had Petra try and kill Gatehouse. Gabriel is summoned by the retired Commander Penney who tells him that Counterpoint was a scheme ... See full summary »

16. The Rotters' Club (2005– )
172 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais' adaptation of the novel by Jonathan Coe about three friends growing up in Birmingham in the 1970s.

17. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: Eco Warrior (2010)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Sports commentators Colin and Terry give a blow-by-blow analysis as young would-be sports journalist Pete Griffiths lurches from one disaster to another. Wanting out of attending friend ... See full summary »

18. The Shadow Line (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Drugs baron Harvey Wratten and his unstable nephew Jay are released from prison on a Royal pardon - Jay going for associate Bob Harris for suggesting that they earned their freedom by ... See full summary »

19. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: Older Woman (2010)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

At an art auction Pete meets 50-year old Ros,who is attractive,wealthy and urbane as well as being sex-mad,foul-mouthed and married to the glowering Duncan,though she insists that theirs is... See full summary »

20. Grindhouse (2007)
191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (36 reviews)

Two full length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino & Robert Rodriguez put together as a two film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.

21. The Romantics (2006 TV Mini-Series)
Biography, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
22. The Play's the Thing (2006– )
48 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

It takes true originality, tenacity and talent to make it as a successful playwright in the competitive world of commercial theater. In The Play's the Thing, a major four-part series, ... See full summary »

23. Desperate Romantics (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Fred Walters recalls his friendship with the Victorian artists who called themselves the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. ... See full summary »

24. Green Street Hooligans (2005)
109 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (22 reviews)

A wrongfully expelled Harvard undergrad moves to London, where he is introduced to the violent underworld of football hooliganism.

25. Desperate Romantics (2009– )
Drama
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26. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Pete, a journalist, is an average bloke, but what sets him apart is that his life is observed, analysed and commented on by two sports commentators.

27. Out of Control (2002 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Powerful, moving drama following the lives of three teenage boys sent to a young offenders' institution.

28. A Taste of My Life (2006–2008)
30 min | Documentary, Biography, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Nigel Slater interviews celebrities about their lives and the food that has affected them.

29. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: Ollie's Girlfriend (2010)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Ollie's girlfriend Trish takes a shine to Pete and gets him a job on 'Sick As a Parrot',a magazine run by her boss Giles,though editor Tony hates what Pete writes. The job is,however,... See full summary »

30. Desperate Romantics (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

With only Ruskin giving them a favourable newspaper review the Brotherhood continue painting, Rossetti and Millais clashing professionally and emotionally over Lizzie. Millais paints her as... See full summary »

31. What If (I) (2013)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (5 reviews)

Medical school dropout Wallace has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. He meets Chantry, an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben, and they form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?

32. The Chatterley Affair (2006 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The trial, under The Obscene Publications Act, of the publishers of D.H. Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'in 1960 was a sensation that consumed the nation. The movie follows two ... See full summary »

33. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: Fankoo (2010)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

At a party Jake tells Pete that his child-like girlfriend Rachel - who says Fankoo rather than Thank You - sticks her finger up his bottom during sex. Pete promises to keep the confidence ... See full summary »

34. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: Frank Leaves Noreen (2011)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Pete reluctantly hosts his father Frank who has walked out on wife Noreen but he still manages to spend the night with Chloe,returning next morning to find Frank in bed with young blonde ... See full summary »

35. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: The Veteran (2011)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Pete runs over a cat but claims that he found its corpse to get in with the cat's owner Mel,whom he helps bury it. When a guilty Pete talks in his sleep about killing and Mel hears him he ... See full summary »

36. Cracker (2006 TV Movie)
109 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Fitz returns to Manchester after living 10 years in Australia with his wife and youngest son. He is soon drawn into the investigation of a British soldier who may have been traumatized by his years serving in Northern Ireland.

37. Desperate Romantics (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Millais is puzzled when Effie suggests her husband wants him to do more with her than paint her. However Annie correctly guesses that Ruskin wants Millais to have sex with her so that he ... See full summary »

38. Desperate Romantics (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Whilst Hunt is in Syria, getting stoned and painting 'The Scapegoat', Fred is charged to keep Annie away from other men. But he falls into the river whilst taking her punting and has to ... See full summary »

39. The Lion in Winter (2003 TV Movie)
167 min | Drama, History, Romance, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

King Henry II (Patrick Stewart) keeps his wife, Eleanor (Glenn Close) locked away in the towers because of her frequent attempts to overthrow him. With Eleanor out of the way he can have ... See full summary »

41. Twisted Tales (2005– )
Episode: Death Metal Chronicles (2005)
30 min | Comedy, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
42. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: Mum's Cleaner (2011)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Pete's mum Noreen has broken her arm and engaged a cleaner,Polish Gracja,who appears to be a good Catholic girl but is a right little raver desperate to screw Pete's brains out. She wants ... See full summary »

43. Prometheus (I) (2012)
124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (42 reviews)

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.

44. The World's End (2013)
109 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 81/100 (45 reviews)

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.

45. Pete Versus Life (2010– )
Episode: Marriage of Convenience (2010)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Feeling guilty for causing Anna's father Barry's cardiac arrest,Pete allows his Zimbabwean flat-mate Kurt to talk him into a marriage of convenience to Kurt's girl-friend Minikin. She will ... See full summary »

46. One Day (I) (2011)
107 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 48/100 (41 reviews)

After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.

47. A Good Year (2006)
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (33 reviews)

A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.

48. Anonymous (I) (2011)
130 min | Drama, History, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 50/100 (43 reviews)

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

49. Modern Life Is Rubbish (2009)
13 min | Short, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The classic scenario of a couple separating their CDs at the end of a relationship is given a new spin for the I-Pod generation.

Writer: Philip Gawthorne |  Director: Daniel Gill |  Stars: Rebecca Night, Frank Rizzo, Rafe Spall
50. Kidulthood (2006)
89 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

Writer: Noel Clarke |  Director: Menhaj Huda |  Stars: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon