Most Popular Titles With Ian McKellen
1. Doctor Who (2005– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender, and his/her companions.
PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Votes: 1,389,035 | Gross: $315.54M
PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Votes: 1,369,283 | Gross: $377.85M
7. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.
Votes: 690,588 | Gross: $303.00M
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.
Votes: 407,939 | Gross: $255.12M
10. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
PG-13 | 179 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Votes: 1,239,498 | Gross: $342.55M
11. Stardust (2007)
PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.
Votes: 228,240 | Gross: $38.63M
12. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.
Votes: 535,513 | Gross: $258.37M
13. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
Votes: 578,368 | Gross: $233.92M
14. X-Men (2000)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Votes: 503,001 | Gross: $157.30M
15. The Wolverine (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.
Votes: 373,290 | Gross: $132.56M
16. X2 (2003)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President's life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.
Votes: 450,581 | Gross: $214.95M
17. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An all-out war looms when the discovery of a cure for mutations draws a line between the followers of Charles Xavier and those of Magneto.
Votes: 423,837 | Gross: $234.36M
18. The Golden Compass (2007)
PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 160,025 | Gross: $70.11M
19. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own chat show which includes him chatting to A-list celebrities, the very famous red chair game, live music and lots of jokes and fun from Graham and the celebrities there self.
21. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller
A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Votes: 352,176 | Gross: $217.54M
22. Last Action Hero (1993)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.
Votes: 116,934 | Gross: $50.02M
23. The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »
24. Flushed Away (2006)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life.
Votes: 94,806 | Gross: $64.67M
25. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.
26. Extras (2005–2007)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.
27. Mr. Holmes (2015)
PG | 104 min | Drama, Mystery
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case, and a mysterious woman, whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.
Votes: 53,728 | Gross: $17.74M
29. Animal Crackers (2017)
94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington.
30. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
An affluent New York couple finds their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.
Votes: 17,725 | Gross: $6.41M
32. Vicious (2013–2016)
23 min | Comedy
Freddie and Stuart are an old gay couple who have been together for nearly fifty years. Their lives now revolve around entertaining their frequent guests and hurling insults at each other at every opportunity.
34. The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015– )
60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Each week night, The Late Late Show with James Corden throws a late-night after-party with a mix of celebrity guests, edgy musical acts, games and sketches. Corden differentiates his show by offering viewers a peek behind the scenes into the green room, bringing all of his guests out at once and lending his musical and acting talents to various sketches. Additionally, bandleader Reggie Watts and ... See full summary »
40. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
The story of the discovery of the A.I.D.S. epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
42. Scandal (1989)
R | 106 min | Drama, History
Based on the Profumo Scandal of 1963, an affair between an exotic dancer and the Minister of War shakes up the British government.
Votes: 4,072 | Gross: $8.80M
43. Richard III (1995)
R | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming king staged in an alternative fascist England setting.
Votes: 12,403 | Gross: $2.60M
44. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
45. Bent (1997)
NC-17 | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance
Max is gay and as such is sent to Dachau concentration camp under the Nazi regime. He tries to deny he is gay, and gets a yellow label (the one for Jews) instead of pink (the one for gays).... See full summary »
Votes: 6,832 | Gross: $0.37M
47. Asylum (2005)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Votes: 4,421 | Gross: $0.37M
48. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Drama, Romance
During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while ... See full summary »
49. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.
50. David Copperfield (1999– )
Unrated | 185 min | Drama
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.
52. Restoration (1995)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History
The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.
Votes: 7,990 | Gross: $4.10M
56. Doogal (2006)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world. Doogal must prevent the evil sorcerer Zeebad from freezing the earth forever with the ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,080 | Gross: $7.38M
59. Great Performances (1971– )
Biography, Drama, Music
"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »
61. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
63. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
In England in the early 1930s, twenty-year-old Flora Poste, recently orphaned, and left with only one hundred pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,982 | Gross: $5.60M
65. Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (2005)
85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A group of friends embark on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil wizard ZeeBad.
Votes: 2,574 | Gross: $7.42M
66. Plenty (1985)
R | 121 min | Drama
A young Englishwoman spends twenty years to make whatever kind of life for herself, at the expense of others around her, in post-World War II England.
Votes: 2,309 | Gross: $6.15M
69. Neverwas (2005)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A well-educated psychiatrist leaves an academic career to work at an institution where his father, a novelist, lived before writing a renowned children's book. Acclimating to his position, ... See full summary »
70. Who Do You Think You Are? (2004– )
60 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history. An interesting and intelligent programme for ... See full summary »
71. British Airways Safety Video: Director's Cut (2017)
6 min | Short
Features celebrity personalities reading through the safety procedures for flying BA and encouraging people to donate to Comic Relief by putting loose change in any currency into the Flying Start envelope.
72. Swept from the Sea (1997)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The film tells the story of Russian emigree, and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall, and servant Amy Foster in the end of nineteenth century. When Yanko enters a farm, sick and... See full summary »
Votes: 2,525 | Gross: $0.28M
74. The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013 TV Movie)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
76. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
60 min | Talk-Show
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »
77. I'll Do Anything (1994)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
An aspiring actor has his life turned upside down when his ex wife dumps off their bossy, wild daughter into his custody.
Votes: 2,207 | Gross: $10.21M
78. King Lear (2008 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 156 min | Drama
Sir Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic monarch, in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
81. Have I Got News for You (1990– )
29 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »
83. The Isle (2018)
96 min | Fantasy, History, Horror | Completed
1840 and another ship crashes on the rocks of an almost deserted island in Scotland. Three sailors survive the wreck and make it to shore where the few locals take them in as they wait for ... See full summary »
84. CBS News Sunday Morning (1979– )
90 min | News
The news show that does personal interest pieces, and has done since 1979. Anything from interviews with actors, political figures, athletes, musicians, costume designers, fashion designers... See full summary »
86. Last Call with Carson Daly (2002– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Join Carson Daly as he checks out the coolest places in LA and talks with today's big names in film and television and introduces you to up-and-coming bands and musicians that rock.
Comedy | Announced
Upper Trollop, 1713. An illness takes hold of the villagers turning them into unfeeling creatures who eat anything they can get their hands on. Lord Fortitude must lead the small band of survivors and escape to France.
91. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)
M | 122 min | Drama, History, War
While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the ninth century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows, to... See full summary »
97. The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, Western
After being thrown out of her home, a young woman decides to disguise herself as a man to survive the ruthless Wild West.
Votes: 1,232 | Gross: $0.54M
98. National Theatre Live: No Man's Land (2016)
Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham's Theatre, London.
100. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
You control Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli fighting across the Plains of Rohan battling evil alike to the ferocious battle at Helms Deep.