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1. The Storyteller (1987 TV Mini-Series)

225 min | Fantasy

8.8
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

2. Living with Dinosaurs (1989 TV Movie)

47 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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Dom's about to turn ten and he doesn't like fish, his father, his cousin or his new school. He's also not sure that he likes The Bulge that's about to become his new sibling. But he has a ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Michael Maloney, Juliet Stevenson, Gregory Chisholm, Brian Henson

3. Grange Hill (1978–2008)
Episode: Episode #9.1 (1986)

Family

8.6
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On his first day at Grange Hill, Ziggy asserts his authority over Imelda Davis. Ant Jones gets into an accelerated spiral of trouble with Mr. Bronson while Danny Kendall just goes back home.

Writers: Barry Purchese, Phil Redmond | Director: Edward Pugh | Stars: John Alford, Alison Bettles, Ruth Carraway, George Christopher

4. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The Soldier and Death (1988)

24 min | Fantasy

8.6
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An honest soldier receives a ruby whistle, a comparable dance, an unbeatable deck of cards and a magic sack for being kind to three beggars. He defeats a bunch of devils by playing cards ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Bob Peck, Stuart Richman, Walter Sparrow

5. 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

6. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

7. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: Sapsorrow (1988)

24 min | Fantasy

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A king with three grown daughters is looking to find a new wife and proclaims to marry whomever fits the original queen's ring. When his daughter Sapsorrow puts on the ring by mistake, she ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: John Hurt, Alison Doody, James Wilby, Jennifer Saunders

8. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

10. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: A Story Short (1988)

24 min | Fantasy

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The Storyteller recounts a time in his life when he came upon a castle as a beggar and talked himself into a commission to tell the king a story each night for a year. On the last very day ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: John Hurt, Bryan Pringle, John Kavanagh, Brenda Blethyn

11. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Driven to Distraction (1990)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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After two beautiful women are stabbed to death a month apart by the same killer, the only connection between the pair is their car dealership.

Writers: Anthony Minghella, Colin Dexter, Kenny McBain | Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Julia Lane, Tariq Yunus

12. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The Luck Child (1988)

24 min | Fantasy

8.1
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When a cruel, cold hearted king hears about the birth of a luck child prophesied to one day rule in his stead, he seeks out the child and tries to get rid of him. But luck is with the baby ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: John Hurt, Steven Mackintosh, Philip Jackson, Anthony O'Donnell

13. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The Three Ravens (1988)

24 min | Fantasy

8.1
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A witch has set her eyes on the widower king and manages to turn his three young sons into ravens. Their sister escapes the curse and vows to remain silent for three years, three months, ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: John Hurt, Miranda Richardson, Jonathan Pryce, Joely Richardson

14. The Jim Henson Hour (1989– )

48 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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An anthology show featuring the work of the great puppeteer and his staff.

Stars: Jim Henson, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Dave Goelz

15. Maybury (1981– )

50 min

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Stewart plays a Psychiatric Consultant in Maybury General Hospital.

Creators: Jim Hawkins, Anthony Minghella | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Yvonne Brewster, Stuart Fox, Michael Melia

16. The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006– )
Episode: Puccini: Madama Butterfly (2009)

173 min | Music

8.0
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On shore leave in Japan, Lt. Pinkerton is ready for action and finds it in a wedding broker. Cio-Cio-San naively believes the marriage is real. Wait until the real Mrs. Pinkerton hears about this: there's sure to be a Little Trouble ahead.

Director: Gary Halvorson | Stars: Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, Dwayne Croft, Maria Zifchak

17. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008– )
Episode: The Big Bonanza (2009)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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The agency makes inquires about a dentist, searches for a missing dog, and investigates the case of a missing husband.

Writers: Alexander McCall Smith, Nicholas Wright | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube

18. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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81 Metascore

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Writers: David O. Russell, Matthew Quick | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

19. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )
Episode: Daedalus & Icarus (1991)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Daedalus was the greatest craftsman in Greece. Unfortunately his skill did not rub off on his son, Icarus. Jealosy and frustration forces the pair into a life on the run. Cruel King Minos ... See full summary »

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, Derek Jacobi, Ian Hawkes

20. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: Hans My Hedgehog (1987)

24 min | Fantasy

7.9
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A farmer's wife wishes to have a child so badly she doesn't care what it looked like. And as if by a miracle, she does get pregnant but the child, Hans, looks like a cross between a human ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: John Hurt, Eric Richard, Maggie Wilkinson, David Swift

21. 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

22. Atonement (2007)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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85 Metascore

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.

Writers: Ian McEwan, Christopher Hampton | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

23. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

24. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The True Bride (1988)

24 min | Fantasy

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Anja has been forced to work for a nasty troll all her life. When her master's tasks become increasingly difficult, a magical white lion appears out of nowhere to help her out. After being ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Peter Smith | Stars: John Hurt, Jane Horrocks, Sean Bean, Frederick Warder

25. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

26. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Deceived by Flight (1989)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Lewis goes undercover as a worker at the University so he can go undercover on the cricket team and discover the murderer of Morse's old college roommate.

Writers: Colin Dexter, Anthony Minghella | Director: Anthony Simmons | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Amanda Hillwood, Norman Rodway

27. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )
Episode: Perseus & the Gorgon (1991)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Owing to the Oracle's prophesy, Perseus is born in darkness and captivity. Together with his mother Danaë, the young son of Zeus manages to escape death at sea. After coming of age, the ... See full summary »

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Director: David Garfath | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, Frances Barber, Jeremy Gilley

28. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: The Heartless Giant (1988)

24 min | Fantasy

7.7
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Young Prince Leo learns about a heartless giant imprisoned long ago by his father the king somewhere in his castle. The boy tries to befriend the giant, but the giant tricks Leo into ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Frederick Warder, Elliott Spiers, Gemma Jones

29. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Writers: David Hare, Bernhard Schlink | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

30. Malèna (2000)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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54 Metascore

A woman provokes sensual awakenings in a group of adolescent boys.

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore, Luciano Vincenzoni | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana

31. Play (2001)

16 min | Drama, Short, Fantasy

7.5
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The land is filled with people in urns chattering at top speed, but only to themselves, not to one another. The focus goes to three people: a man, his mistress and his wife.

Writer: Samuel Beckett | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Alan Rickman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Juliet Stevenson, Ray Donn

32. Bucco Blanco (2009)

13 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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When after seven years of separation Eve and Zak, an estranged married couple, meet in their favourite place, a chain of events is set in motion causing their reconciliation to have transformative effects.

Writer: Cassius Matthias | Director: Cassius Matthias | Stars: Christopher Adamson, Emily Bruni, Robert Emms, Patsy Harrison

33. The Storyteller (1987– )
Episode: Fearnot (1987)

24 min | Fantasy

7.5
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A young man named Fearnot sets out on a quest to learn how to shiver in fright. He meets a traveling tinker called McKay who vows to lead the boy to frightening places. Still, nothing on ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: John Hurt, Reece Dinsdale, Willie Ross, Frederick Warder

34. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Dead of Jericho (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Anne Stavely, a friend of Morse's, ostensibly commits suicide at her home in Jericho, though Morse isn't convinced.

Writers: Anthony Minghella, Colin Dexter | Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Gemma Jones, Patrick Troughton

35. The English Patient (1996)

R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War

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87 Metascore

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Writers: Michael Ondaatje, Anthony Minghella | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

36. The Directors (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

37. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Barry Norman

38. Fog City Mavericks (2007)

TV-14 | 119 min | Documentary

7.4
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Fog City Mavericks explores and applauds the extraordinary cinematic achievements of San Francisco Bay Area filmmakers, with notable attention to the way in which their lives and work ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Leva | Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Carroll Ballard, Brad Bird, Ronald Colby, Chris Columbus

39. Nicole Kidman: An American Cinematheque Tribute (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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The American Cinematheque brings Nicole Kidman together with her friends, family, and past co-stars to honor her for her contributions to film.

Writer: Paul Flattery | Director: Michael Dempsey | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Kathy Baker, Robert Benton

40. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990– )
Episode: Theseus & the Minotaur (1991)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An Athenian storyteller and his dog take shelter in the labyrinth of Knossos. There he recounts the story of the minotaur confined to the maze by King Minos ten centuries earlier. When the ... See full summary »

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Director: John Madden | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Morrissey, Maggie O'Neill

41. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.3
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76 Metascore

In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy, named Dickie Greenleaf. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.

Writers: Patricia Highsmith, Anthony Minghella | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett

42. Michael Clayton (2007)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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82 Metascore

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

Writer: Tony Gilroy | Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe

43. Grange Hill (1978–2008)

30 min | Family

7.3
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

Stars: Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes, Sally Geoghegan

44. Truly Madly Deeply (1990)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.3
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72 Metascore

Once upon a time there were two people in love, their names were Nina and Jamie. They were even happy enough to be able to live happily ever after, (not often the case) and then Jamie died.... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Minghella | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman, Jenny Howe, Carolyn Choa

45. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

7.3
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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers, Martin Parr

46. What If It's Raining (1985– )

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Stars: Eve Matheson, Jane Gurnett, Kamilla Blanche, Miles Anderson

47. Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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73 Metascore

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

Writers: Charles Frazier, Anthony Minghella | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins

48. Nowhere Boy (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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67 Metascore

A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

Writer: Matt Greenhalgh | Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall

49. Heaven (I) (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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68 Metascore

A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.

Writers: Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz | Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone, Stefania Rocca

50. The Andrew Marr Show (2005– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.2
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Presenter Andrew Marr talks to invited guests from politics, broadcasting and the arts to review the week's events making the news, and discuss the headlines in the Sunday newspapers.

Stars: Andrew Marr, Susanna Reid, Matt Taylor, Moira Stuart