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1. X-Men: First Class (2011)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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65 Metascore

In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.

Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, Sheldon Turner, Bryan Singer | Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 453,542

2. Testament of Youth (2014)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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77 Metascore

A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Writers: Vera Brittain, Juliette Towhidi | Director: James Kent | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Dominic West

Votes: 4,623

3. The Riot Club (2014)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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54 Metascore

Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.

Writer: Laura Wade | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Sam Claflin, Max Irons, Douglas Booth, Jessica Brown Findlay

Votes: 10,264

4. The Golden Compass (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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51 Metascore

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Writers: Chris Weitz, Philip Pullman | Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker

Votes: 139,364

5. An Education (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.

Writers: Lynn Barber, Nick Hornby | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Olivia Williams

Votes: 105,117

6. Philomena (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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76 Metascore

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Writers: Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope, Martin Sixsmith | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham

Votes: 66,136

7. The Ghost Writer (2010)

PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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77 Metascore

A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

Writers: Robert Harris, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 124,731

8. New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

4.8
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33 Metascore

One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into ... See full summary »

Writers: Emily Fox, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage | Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Eugene Levy, Andy Richter

Votes: 16,497

9. The Human Stain (2003)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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57 Metascore

When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years.

Writers: Philip Roth, Nicholas Meyer | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise

Votes: 24,325

10. Albatross (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.4
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42 Metascore

Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.

Writer: Tamzin Rafn | Director: Niall MacCormick | Stars: Felicity Jones, Jessica Brown Findlay, Sebastian Koch, Julia Ormond

Votes: 3,582

11. The Oxford Murders (2008)

R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.

Writers: Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría, Guillermo Martínez | Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Elijah Wood, John Hurt, Leonor Watling, Jim Carter

Votes: 21,001

12. Brideshead Revisited (1981 TV Mini-Series)

659 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner, Phoebe Nicholls

Votes: 4,397

13. The Lady (2011)

R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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43 Metascore

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Writer: Rebecca Frayn | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse

Votes: 7,831

14. The Red Violin (1998)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance, Mystery

7.8
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57 Metascore

A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.

Writers: Don McKellar, François Girard | Director: François Girard | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Jean-Luc Bideau, Christoph Koncz, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 25,364

15. Endeavour (2012 TV Movie)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Set in 1965, young Detective Constable Endeavour Morse investigates a case in Oxford.

Writers: Colin Dexter, Russell Lewis | Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Michael Matus, John Light, Flora Montgomery, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 3,104

16. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 383 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Writers: Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli | Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Sonia Bergamasco

Votes: 15,299

17. The Great Gatsby (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, wealthy Jay Gatsby.

Writers: F. Scott Fitzgerald, John J. McLaughlin | Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Mira Sorvino, Toby Stephens, Paul Rudd, Martin Donovan

Votes: 1,436

18. Savannah (2013)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History

5.9
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25 Metascore

SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Carter, Annette Haywood-Carter, John Eugene Cay Jr. | Director: Annette Haywood-Carter | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jaimie Alexander, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 893

19. Lost Horizon (1973)

G | 150 min | Fantasy, Musical, Adventure

5.1
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This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Kramer, James Hilton | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy

Votes: 1,542

20. Oxford Blues (1984)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.2
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A young American hustler pursues the girl of his dreams to Oxford, where he must enroll to obtain her.

Writer: Robert Boris | Director: Robert Boris | Stars: Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, Amanda Pays, Julian Sands

Votes: 2,222

21. Tunes of Glory (1960)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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Major Jock Sinclair has been in this Highland regiment since he joined as a boy piper. During the Second World War, as Second-in-Command, he was made acting Commanding Officer. Now the ... See full summary »

Writer: James Kennaway | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Dennis Price

Votes: 2,470

22. The Governess (1998)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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60 Metascore

When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family ... See full summary »

Writer: Sandra Goldbacher | Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Florence Hoath, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 2,457

23. 56 Up (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 144 min | Documentary

7.9
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83 Metascore

Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

Directors: Michael Apted, Paul Almond | Stars: Michael Apted, Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield

Votes: 1,364

24. AKA (2002)

R | 123 min | Drama

6.3
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64 Metascore

AKA is the story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class ... See full summary »

Writer: Duncan Roy | Director: Duncan Roy | Stars: Matthew Leitch, Diana Quick, George Asprey, Lindsey Coulson

Votes: 951

25. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984 TV Mini-Series)

237 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.6
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This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Alibe Parsons, Hunt Block, David Caruso

Votes: 319

26. Blind Revenge (2009)

88 min | Thriller

5.4
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Sir Paul, a distinguished author, blinded in a horrific accident, advertises for an amanuensis, an assistant to help him with his writing. He employs the amiable Jane Ryder to be his eyes ... See full summary »

Writer: Gilbert Adair | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Tom Conti, Daryl Hannah, Miriam Margolyes, Elaine Paige

Votes: 376

27. American Friends (1991)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Palin, Tristram Powell | Director: Tristram Powell | Stars: Bryan Pringle, Fred Pearson, Michael Palin, Alfred Molina

Votes: 524

28. Honest (2000)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

4.1
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The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, David A. Stewart, Karen Lee Street | Director: David A. Stewart | Stars: Nicole Appleton, Natalie Appleton, Melanie Blatt, Derek Deadman

Votes: 525

29. Blue Blood (2006)

89 min | Documentary

6.6
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For over 100 years Oxford and Cambridge have squared off once a year in a boxing match. This is the story of the Oxford blues that made the team in 2005.

Writer: Stevan Riley | Director: Stevan Riley | Stars: James Boyle, Fred Brown, Christopher Kavannagh

Votes: 107

30. The Mystic Masseur (2001)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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64 Metascore

In 1950s Trinidad, a frustrated writer supports himself as a masseur--and soon becomes a revered mystic and politico.

Writers: V.S. Naipaul, Caryl Phillips | Director: Ismail Merchant | Stars: Om Puri, James Fox, Aasif Mandvi, Ayesha Dharker

Votes: 423

31. Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.

Writer: Frank Deford | Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Jamie Maclachlan, Christopher Plummer, Shaun Smyth, Amy Rutherford

Votes: 337

32. Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)

84 min | Drama | Completed

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A film buff discovers strange goings-on at a movie museum and elsewhere in Hollywood.

Writer: Jordan Mohr | Director: Jordan Mohr | Stars: Jordan Mohr, Chris Karmiol, Sam Bologna, Jordan Preston

33. Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981 TV Movie)

Thriller

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The film is based on a purportedly true story, which has since become one of the most famous "time slips". The two ladies' real names were Annie Charlotte Moberly and Eleanor Jourdain, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Ian Curteis | Director: John Bruce | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Hannah Gordon, Bosco Hogan, Niall Toibin

Votes: 88

34. Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography

6.8
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In the 1950s Frankie Howerd, the famous radio and film comedian, meets a young waiter Dennis Heymer, who,like himself,is a closet homosexual. Their relationship blossoms into a partnership,... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Harness | Director: John Alexander | Stars: David Walliams, Rafe Spall, Peter Sandys-Clarke, Sally Leonard

Votes: 115

35. Student Tour (1934)

Passed | 84 min | Musical

5.0
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A college rowing team's world tour is in jeopardy because a philosophy professor plans to flunk the entire crew. Ann, the instructor's niece, convinces him to tutor the team on the ocean ... See full summary »

Writers: Ralph Spence, Philip Dunne, George Seaton, Arthur Bloch, Samuel Marx | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Jimmy Durante, Charles Butterworth, Maxine Doyle, Phil Regan

Votes: 65

36. Make Me a Tory (2007 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short, News

7.1
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Writer: Daniel Cormack | Director: Daniel Cormack | Stars: Anna Appleton, Robert Askey, David Cameron, Mark Clarke

Votes: 43

37. The Tottenham Theologian (1996)

32 min | Short

6.5
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Our story begins with the introduction of the Tottenham theologian as he embarks on a vocation in the Church of England. The world of the social climber now intrudes upon polite society and the conflict within our story thereby begins.

Writers: Andrew Shergold, Jason Young | Director: Andrew Shergold | Stars: Diane Baird, Chris Bostock, Julian Bostock, Nicolette Bostock

Votes: 10

38. Amen (2006)

8 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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Writer: Stephanie Shannon | Director: Stephanie Shannon | Star: Alistair Macnaughtan

39. A Different Face (2011)

15 min | Short

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Explores the life of Shaharzad Akbar, the first Afghan female to study at Oxford University.

Director: Victoria Musguin | Star: Shaharzad Akbar

40. The City of Youth (1928)

Drama

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Writers: Muriel Alleyne, Oona Ball | Director: E.H. Calvert | Stars: Betty Faire, Lilian Oldland, J. Fisher White, Desmond Roberts

41. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992)

107 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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Lawrence and Feisal go to argue for Arab independence at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.

Writer: Tim Rose Price | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Alexander Siddig, Denis Quilley, Nicholas Jones

Votes: 358

42. Testament of Youth (1979– )
Episode: Buxton 1913 (1979)

Drama, Romance, War

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Writers: Vera Brittain, Elaine Morgan | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Cheryl Campbell, Rosalie Crutchley, Rupert Frazer, Emrys James

43. Any Human Heart (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2010)

71 min

7.4
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Elderly Logan Mountstuart recalls his life as recorded in his many journals. In 1926 as an Oxford student he is keen to race his friends Peter and Ben to losing their virginity but the ... See full summary »

Writer: William Boyd | Director: Michael Samuels | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Conor Nealon, Matthew Macfadyen, Sam Claflin

Votes: 41

44. William and Mary (2003– )
Episode: Episode #3.2 (2005)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Doris's new bloke Amon, starts making his obnoxious appearance. Terrence starts tagging someone else's turf. Molly continues treatment and enters competitions. William leaves the band but ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Evans | Stars: Martin Clunes, Julie Graham, Cheryl Campbell, Michael Begley

Votes: 6

45. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 18 April 2014 (2014)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

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Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland | Director: Lance Kneeshaw | Stars: Hetti Bywater, Adam Woodyatt, Diane Parish, Laurie Brett

46. How the Earth Was Made (2009– )
Episode: Everest (2010)

Documentary, History

7.7
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The convergence of processes that resulted in the extreme height of Mt. Everest and the other Himalayan mountains is explained in conjunction with the supporting geological evidence.

Votes: 13

47. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: Fifty Ships (2003)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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After Foyle is a guest at a friend's home at a dinner for an important American diplomat, a suicide victim and German agent both are discovered near the house.

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Honeysuckle Weeks, Rebecca Johnson, Steven O'Donnell, Marlene Sidaway

Votes: 276

48. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Episode: Once a Ponzi Time (2009)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A Wall Street fund manager entering WITSEC with his wife wants to give away all his assets, amounting to $137-million.

Creator: David Maples | Director: Dan Lerner | Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Nichole Hiltz, Todd Williams

Votes: 39

49. The Twentieth Century (1957–1968)
Episode: Rhodes Scholar (1963)

Documentary, History

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Writer: James Benjamin | Director: Robert K. Sharpe | Star: Walter Cronkite

50. Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (2002– )
Episode: The Battle of Ideas (2002)

Documentary, History

8.4
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Writers: William Cran, Daniel Yergin | Director: William Cran | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Kenneth Baker, Gary Becker, Tony Benn

Votes: 17