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1. Hereafter (2010)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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56 Metascore

A drama centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Matt Damon, Cécile De France, Bryce Dallas Howard, Thierry Neuvic

Votes: 80,301 | Gross: $32.74M

2. Great Expectations (1998)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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55 Metascore

Modernization of Charles Dickens classic story finds the hapless Finn as a painter in New York pursuing his unrequited and haughty childhood love.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper

Votes: 43,196 | Gross: $26.33M

3. Bleak House (2005 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 510 min | Drama

8.5
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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system

Stars: Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, Carey Mulligan, Finn Morrell

Votes: 6,412

4. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family

6.8
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55 Metascore

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine

Votes: 73,073 | Gross: $137.85M

5. Dickensian (2015– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Drama set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens critically acclaimed novels, bringing together some of his most iconic characters as their lives intertwine in 19th century London.

Stars: Tuppence Middleton, Sophie Rundle, Alexandra Moen, Joseph Quinn

Votes: 1,350

6. Fitoor (2016)

131 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A poor but talented Kashmiri boy Noor, is hired as a stable-keeper by Begum. He is deeply infatuated with her daughter Firdaus. Begum notices his actions and sends Firdaus to London. She ... See full summary »

Director: Abhishek Kapoor | Stars: Aditya Roy Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Tabu, Rahul Bhat

Votes: 2,515 | Gross: $0.51M

7. The Invisible Woman (2013)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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75 Metascore

At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death.

Director: Ralph Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander

Votes: 6,926 | Gross: $1.23M

8. Little Dorrit (2008 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.3
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The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in ... See full summary »

Stars: Claire Foy, Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay, Emma Pierson

Votes: 6,149

9. David Copperfield (1999 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 185 min | Drama

7.8
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Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.

Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Trevor Eve, Michael Elphick, James Thornton

Votes: 3,304

10. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

Votes: 17,631

11. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket ... See full summary »

Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies

Votes: 8,696

12. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 33,928 | Gross: $27.28M

13. Sand Castles (2014)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.

Director: Clenet Verdi-Rose | Stars: Jordon Hodges, Anne Winters, Randy Spence, Saxon Trainor

Votes: 3,025

14. The Pickwick Papers (1952)

Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

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The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Langley | Stars: James Hayter, James Donald, Nigel Patrick, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 300

15. Little Dorrit (1987)

G | 357 min | Drama, Romance

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Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit ... See full summary »

Director: Christine Edzard | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Max Wall

Votes: 828 | Gross: $1.03M

16. Our Mutual Friend (1998 TV Mini-Series)

350 min | Drama

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Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.

Stars: Paul McGann, Keeley Hawes, Dominic Mafham, David Bradley

Votes: 1,792

17. A Tale of Two Cities (1980 TV Movie)

162 min | Drama, History, Romance

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An ex-aristocrat from France and an alcoholic English lawyer find themselves crossing paths and in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Chris Sarandon, Peter Cushing, Kenneth More, Barry Morse

Votes: 455

18. A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, History, Romance

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A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.

Directors: Jack Conway, Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen

Votes: 3,944

19. David Copperfield (1935)

Passed | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.6
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When David's father dies, his mother remarries. His new stepfather Murdstone has a mean and cruel view on how to raise a child. When David's mother dies from grief, Murdstone sends David to... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Freddie Bartholomew, Frank Lawton, Edna May Oliver, Elizabeth Allan

Votes: 2,824

20. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001 TV Movie)

200 min | Comedy, Drama

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Nicholas Nickleby is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England. His good looks, kind heart and gentlemanly manner are fine ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: John Dallimore, James D'Arcy, Sophia Myles, Diana Kent

Votes: 817

21. An American Girl on the Home Front (2006 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, Family, War

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Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly's life. An English girl comes to live with Molly's family to escape the bombings. They slowly become good friends.

Director: Joyce Chopra | Stars: Maya Ritter, David Aaron Baker, Tory Green, Sarah Manninen

Votes: 654

22. A Christmas Carol (1938)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn

Votes: 4,296

23. Great Expectations (1999 TV Movie)

168 min | Drama

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Young Pip is expected to become a blacksmith, but, hating the soot and smoke, he secretly dreams of becoming a gentleman. When he meets the mysterious Miss Havisham and her haughty niece ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Justine Waddell, Charlotte Rampling, Laura Aikman

Votes: 1,486

24. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994 TV Mini-Series)

385 min | Drama

8.2
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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewits money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Chambers, Julia Sawalha, Keith Allen, Philip Franks

Votes: 616

25. David Copperfield (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

7.3
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A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Michael Richards, Eileen Atkins, Anthony Andrews

Votes: 815

26. A Tale of Two Cities (1958)

117 min | Drama, History, Romance

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During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, Frenchwoman Lucie Manette falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay who's hiding his true identity and purpose.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,030

27. Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003 TV Movie)

174 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the... See full summary »

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Kieran Bew, Emily Hamilton, Flora Montgomery, James Fox

Votes: 402

28. A Tale of Two Cities (1989 TV Mini-Series)

188 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.3
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Two men, one an aristocrat and one a drunken lawyer, fall in love with the same woman during the early stages of the French Revolution.

Stars: James Wilby, Xavier Deluc, Serena Gordon, John Mills

Votes: 276

29. Great Expectations (1989 TV Mini-Series)

303 min | Drama

7.6
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Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Simmons, John Rhys-Davies, Ray McAnally, Anthony Calf

Votes: 298

30. David Copperfield (1970 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.1
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The legendary novel by Charles Dickens comes to life in this colorful interpretation directed by Delbert Mann.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Cyril Cusack, Edith Evans, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 373

31. Hard Times (1994 TV Mini-Series)

100 min | Drama

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Stars: Harriet Walter, Bill Paterson, Alan Bates, Beatie Edney

Votes: 191

32. Great Expectations (2013)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama

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This stunning adaptation of Dickens' classic tale was captured live from the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End. Although Great Expectations has been adapted for film on two separate ... See full summary »

Director: Graham McLaren | Stars: Jack Ellis, Christopher Ellison, Paula Wilcox, Paul Nivison

Votes: 53

33. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985 TV Mini-Series)

391 min | Drama, Crime

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The great case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce drags on, an obsession to all involved. Then a question of inheritance becomes a question of murder.

Stars: Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Moore

Votes: 259

34. Great Expectations (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Michael York, Sarah Miles, James Mason, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 270

35. Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)

G | 53 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the ... See full summary »

Director: Abe Levitow | Stars: Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Jack Cassidy, Royal Dano

Votes: 1,850

36. Oliver Twist (1985 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama

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In a storm, in a workhouse, to a nameless woman, young Oliver Twist is born into parish care where he's overworked and underfed. As he grows older his adventures take him from the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Rodska, Eric Porter, Lysette Anthony, Michael Attwell

Votes: 238

37. David Copperfield (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Family, Animation

6.6
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An animated version of the classic David Copperfield story. Filled with music, color, and anthropomorphic versions of the classic characters.

Director: Don Arioli | Stars: Sheena Easton, Kelly LeBrock, Julian Lennon, Howie Mandel

Votes: 121

38. A Tale of Two Cities (1980 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Drama

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Stars: Paul Shelley, Ralph Michael, Sally Osborne, Vivien Merchant

Votes: 54

39. Great Expectations (1934)

102 min | Drama, Romance

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9 year old 'Pip' Pirrip, an orphan living with relatives, aids and befriends an escaped convict on the moors, an act that will have a profound effect on his life.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Henry Hull, Phillips Holmes, Jane Wyatt, Florence Reed

Votes: 115

40. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

7.0
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Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Derek Bond, Cedric Hardwicke, Mary Merrall, Sally Ann Howes

Votes: 484

41. Great Expectations (1981 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama

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Charles Dickens' classic story about an orphan who becomes a gentleman.

Stars: Gerry Sundquist, Tim Munro, Derek Francis, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 105

42. The Old Curiosity Shop (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Drama

7.2
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When young Nell Trent's grandfather loses the investment money of wharf owner Daniel Quilp with cards, Quilp develops an everlasting urge to get him put in the madhouse. Nell and her grandfather flee the city.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, Tom Courtenay, Brian de Salvo

Votes: 187

43. David Copperfield (1974 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama

7.4
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The story of a young boys life

Stars: Ian Hogg, David Troughton, Patience Collier, David Yelland

Votes: 63

44. Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)

87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.

Director: Stuart Walker | Stars: Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, David Manners

Votes: 302

45. Oliver Twist (1933)

80 min | Drama

4.9
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An orphan boy in 1830's London is abused in a workhouse, then falls into the clutches of a gang of thieves.

Director: William J. Cowen | Stars: Dickie Moore, Irving Pichel, William 'Stage' Boyd, Doris Lloyd

Votes: 246

46. Oliver Twist (1974)

91 min | Animation, Family

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Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Josh Albee, Les Tremayne, Dal McKennon, Larry Storch

Votes: 120

47. Nicholas Nickleby (1977 TV Mini-Series)

330 min | Drama

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After the death of his father, Nicholas Nickleby along with his sister Kate and their mother find themselves in difficult conditions. They relocate to London in the hope that Uncle Ralph ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Havers, Peter Bourke, Derek Godfrey, Robert James

Votes: 88

48. Micawber (2001– )

195 min | Comedy, Drama

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David Jason stars as Mr. Micawber in this gentle comedy set in Victorian England and inspired by a character from Charles Dickens' novel 'David Copperfield'.

Stars: David Jason, Annabelle Apsion, Lucinda Dryzek, Andrew Quigley

Votes: 63

49. David Copperfield (1966– )

25 min

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Stars: Ian McKellen, Tina Packer, Flora Robson, George Benson

Votes: 21

50. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1993)

112 min | Drama, Mystery

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Director: Timothy Forder | Stars: Gareth Arnold, Gemma Craven, Michelle Evans, Barry Evans

Votes: 46