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1. Downton Abbey (2010– )

65 min | Drama

8.8
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Beginning in the years leading up to World War I, the drama centers on the Crawley family and their servants.

Creator: Julian Fellowes | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle

2. Revenge (2011– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Active

8.1
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The daughter of a framed executive makes it her mission to infiltrate upper Hamptons society and exact revenge on the people who set her father up.

Creator: Mike Kelley | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann, Nick Wechsler

3. Titanic (1997)

PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat, expecting to be married to a rich claimant by her mother, falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Writer: James Cameron | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

4. Royal Pains (2009– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.

Creators: Andrew Lenchewski, John P. Rogers | Stars: Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'Orsay

5. Anna Karenina (I) (2012)

R | 129 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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63 Metascore

In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky.

Writers: Tom Stoppard, Leo Tolstoy | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Matthew Macfadyen

6. Gone with the Wind (1939)

TV-PG | 238 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.

Writers: Margaret Mitchell, Sidney Howard | Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood | Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell, Barbara O'Neil

7. My Fair Lady (1964)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.9
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Writers: Alan Jay Lerner, George Bernard Shaw | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

8. What a Girl Wants (2003)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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41 Metascore

An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.

Writers: William Douglas-Home, Jenny Bicks, Elizabeth Chandler | Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston, Eileen Atkins

9. Dorian Gray (2009)

R | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

6.3
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

Writers: Toby Finlay, Oscar Wilde | Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Ben Barnes, Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall, John Hollingworth

10. All Good Things (2010)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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57 Metascore

Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.

Writers: Marcus Hinchey, Marc Smerling | Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe

11. The Great Gatsby (1974)

PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, F. Scott Fitzgerald | Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

12. Parade's End (2012 TV Mini-Series)

287 min | Action, Drama, Romance | Active

7.8
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Revolves around a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall, Roger Allam, Adelaide Clemens

13. Gosford Park (2001)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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90 Metascore

Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.

Writers: Robert Altman, Julian Fellowes, Bob Balaban | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas

14. The Age of Innocence (1993)

PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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83 Metascore

A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Writers: Edith Wharton, Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Linda Faye Farkas

15. Infamous (2006)

R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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68 Metascore

While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.

Writers: Douglas McGrath, George Plimpton | Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Toby Jones, Daniel Craig, Sandra Bullock, Sigourney Weaver

16. Hair (1979)

PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.5
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68 Metascore

Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted.

Writers: Gerome Ragni, James Rado, Michael Weller | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo, Annie Golden

17. Savage Grace (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

5.9
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51 Metascore

A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...

Writers: Howard A. Rodman, Natalie Robins, Steven M.L. Aronson | Director: Tom Kalin | Stars: Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Dillane, Anne Reid

18. Coco Before Chanel (2009)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.

Writers: Edmonde Charles-Roux, Anne Fontaine, Camille Fontaine | Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain

19. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Writers: Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

20. Swept Away (2002)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

3.6
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18 Metascore

A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor.

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Madonna, Adriano Giannini, Bruce Greenwood, Elizabeth Banks

21. The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

NC-17 | 124 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The wife of an oafish restaurant owner becomes bored with her husband and considers an affair with a regular patron.

Writer: Peter Greenaway | Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard

22. The Remains of the Day (1993)

PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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84 Metascore

A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years post World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been.

Writers: Kazuo Ishiguro, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve

23. Titanic (2012 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 190 min | Drama

5.9
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The world's largest ship, the Titanic, meets with disaster when it strikes an iceberg on its maiden voyage.

Stars: Peter McDonald, Steven Waddington, Glen Blackhall, Ruth Bradley

24. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.

Writer: John Guare | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Will Smith, Stockard Channing, Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen

25. An Ideal Husband (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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67 Metascore

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed.... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Wilde, Oliver Parker | Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Peter Vaughan, Minnie Driver

26. The Thin Man (1934)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Film-Noir

8.2
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Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it.

Writers: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Dashiell Hammett | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

27. A Good Woman (2004)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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53 Metascore

While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).

Writers: Oscar Wilde, Howard Himelstein | Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Milena Vukotic

28. High Society (1956)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate. She is on the verge of marrying a man blander and safer than Dex, ... See full summary »

Writers: John Patrick, Philip Barry | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm

29. Suspicion (1941)

Not Rated | 99 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A shy young English woman marries a charming gentleman, then begins to suspect him of trying to kill her.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Joan Harrison, Alma Reville, Anthony Berkeley | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce

30. The Wings of the Dove (1997)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.

Writers: Henry James, Hossein Amini | Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings, Charlotte Rampling

31. The Walker (2007)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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55 Metascore

An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lauren Bacall, Ned Beatty

32. Small Time Crooks (2000)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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69 Metascore

A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant, Carolyn Saxon

33. On the Town (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Jerome Robbins | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

34. Boogie Woogie (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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A comedy of manners set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene.

Writer: Danny Moynihan | Director: Duncan Ward | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston

35. My Man Godfrey (1936)

Not Rated | 94 min | Romance, Comedy

8.1
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A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye.

Writers: Morrie Ryskind, Eric Hatch | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick

36. The Rules of the Game (1939)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.

Writers: Jean Renoir, Carl Koch | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parély

37. Criminal Lawyer (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Barry Brandon, a criminal lawyer, visits the night club of Denny Larkin, his primary client, with Betty Walker, a spoiled society girl. The police raid the club and Brandon pleads that the ... See full summary »

Writers: G.V. Atwater, Thomas Lennon, Louis Stevens | Directors: Christy Cabanne, Edward Killy | Stars: Lee Tracy, Margot Grahame, Eduardo Ciannelli, Erik Rhodes

38. Society (1989)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

6.5
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Bill is worried that he is 'different' to his sister and parents. They mix with other 'upper class' people while Bill is more down to earth. Even his girlfriend seems a bit odd. All is ... See full summary »

Writers: Rick Fry, Woody Keith | Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Billy Warlock, Devin DeVasquez, Evan Richards, Ben Meyerson

39. The House of Mirth (2000)

PG | 135 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.

Writers: Edith Wharton, Terence Davies | Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney

40. Pandora's Box (1929)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.0
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.

Writers: Frank Wedekind, Ladislaus Vajda | Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer, Carl Goetz

41. After the Thin Man (1936)

Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Dashiell Hammett | Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi

42. Delirious (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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68 Metascore

An offbeat drama focused on a homeless youth, a pop music siren and a member of the paparazzi.

Writer: Tom DiCillo | Director: Tom DiCillo | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Alison Lohman, Gina Gershon

43. Pygmalion (1938)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to speak proper English and thus be taken for a lady.

Writers: George Bernard Shaw, W.P. Lipscomb, Cecil Lewis | Directors: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson, Marie Lohr

44. Bernard and Doris (2006)

103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairness Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.

Writer: Hugh Costello | Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Asher, Don Harvey

45. Libeled Lady (1936)

TV-G | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel.

Writers: Maurine Dallas Watkins, Howard Emmett Rogers, George Oppenheimer, Wallace Sullivan | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy

46. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004 TV Movie)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.

Writer: Allan Cubitt | Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Rupert Everett, Nicholas Palliser, Neil Dudgeon, Ian Hart

47. Under the Cherry Moon (1986)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

4.6
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Two friends from Miami are in the Mediterranian are enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50 million from her father. At ... See full summary »

Writer: Becky Johnston | Director: Prince | Stars: Prince, Jerome Benton, Kristin Scott Thomas, Steven Berkoff

48. Princess Caraboo (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

5.9
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Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Austin, John Wells | Director: Michael Austin | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Jim Broadbent, Wendy Hughes, Kevin Kline

49. Rosebud (1975)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Bonnecarrère, Joan Hemingway, Erik Lee Preminger | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough, Cliff Gorman, Claude Dauphin

50. Dodsworth (1936)

TV-PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.

Writers: Sinclair Lewis, Sidney Howard | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor