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1. The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Dan Stevens, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Callow

2. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family

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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: 81,495 | Gross: $137.86M

3. Bleak House (2005)

TV-PG | 510 min | Drama

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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: 7,268

4. Hereafter (2010)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy

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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: 83,659 | Gross: $32.75M

5. Dickensian (2015– )

60 min | Drama

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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: 1,768

6. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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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: 37,241 | Gross: $27.28M

7. Little Dorrit (2008– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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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: 6,849

8. A Christmas Carol (1938)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

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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: 4,776

9. The Invisible Woman (2013)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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: 7,982 | Gross: $1.23M

10. Oliver Twist (1948)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

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

Votes: 9,341

11. David Copperfield (1999– )

Unrated | 185 min | Drama

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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: 3,534

12. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

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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: 18,889

13. Fitoor (2016)

131 min | Drama, Romance

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Modern adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations; a poor but talented boy falls in love with a girl from an affluent family.

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

Votes: 3,322 | Gross: $0.51M

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

200 min | Comedy, Drama

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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.

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

Votes: 875

15. Our Mutual Friend (1998– )

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: 1,921

16. David Copperfield (1935)

Passed | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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

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

Votes: 3,072

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

Not Rated | 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: 533

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

Approved | 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: 1,997

19. David Copperfield (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

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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: 886

20. Hard Times (1994– )

100 min | Drama

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Thomas Gradgrind, a wealthy, retired merchant in the industrial city of Coketown, England, devotes his life to a philosophy of rationalism, self-interest, and fact. He raises his oldest ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 207

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

Not Rated | 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: 707

22. Great Expectations (1999 TV Movie)

168 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 1,563

23. 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: 886 | Gross: $1.03M

24. Sand Castles (2014)

Unrated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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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: 3,314

25. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)

385 min | Drama

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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewit's 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: 659

26. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985– )

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: 278

27. A Tale of Two Cities (1989– )

188 min | Drama, History, Romance

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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: 287

28. Great Expectations (1989– )

303 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 316

29. David Copperfield (1970 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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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: 397

30. 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: 1,116

31. Our Mutual Friend (1976– )

50 min | Drama

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Based on the Dickens novel, tells the story of a young man who's inherited fortune hangs on his marriage to a woman he's never met. But many have their eyes on his fortune and scheme to ... See full summary »

Stars: Lesley Dunlop, John McEnery, Nicholas Jones, Leo McKern

Votes: 75

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

174 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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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: 440

33. 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: 340

34. Great Expectations (2013)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 64

35. Oliver Twist (1985– )

360 min | Drama

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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Stars: Ben Rodska, Eric Porter, Michael Attwell, Pip Donaghy

Votes: 249

36. A Tale of Two Cities (1980– )

240 min | Drama

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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.

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

Votes: 63

37. David Copperfield (1966– )

25 min

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

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

Votes: 24

38. Great Expectations (1981– )

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: 115

39. The Old Curiosity Shop (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Drama

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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: 197

40. Barnaby Rudge (1960– )

30 min

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Stars: John Wood, Barbara Hicks, Newton Blick, Neil McCarthy

Votes: 13

41. David Copperfield (1974– )

300 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 69

42. Great Expectations (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.1
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

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

Votes: 287

43. The 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: 321

44. A Christmas Carol (2012)

82 min | Drama

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On the anniversary of Jacob Marley's death, his business partner Ebenezer Scrooge finds unwelcome company in the form of three spirits from Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. If he ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Figgis | Stars: Karl Argue, Vincent Fegan, Peter Figgis, Neill Fleming

Votes: 61

45. David Copperfield (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Family, Animation

6.5
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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: 141

46. The First Fagin (2012)

87 min | Documentary

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When Charles Dickens created the character of Fagin in Oliver Twist, he gave birth to one of the most infamous personas in English literature. Few people know that Dickens' portrait of ... See full summary »

Directors: Helen Gaynor, Alan Rosenthal | Stars: Alison Alexander, Brian Andrews, John Andrews, Anthony Archer

Votes: 11

47. Oliver Twist (1933)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

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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: 261

48. David Copperfield (1986– )

30 min | Drama

7.9
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A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.

Stars: Colin Hurley, Brenda Bruce, Simon Callow, Jeremy Brudenell

Votes: 38

49. Nicholas Nickleby (1977– )

330 min | Drama

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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.

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

Votes: 92

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: 49