Most Popular Titles With Eileen Atkins
2. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
3. Beautiful Creatures (2013)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.
Votes: 71,217 | Gross: $19.45M
5. Robin Hood (2010)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.
Votes: 219,531 | Gross: $105.22M
7. Cold Mountain (2003)
R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.
Votes: 121,960 | Gross: $95.63M
8. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
Votes: 105,723 | Gross: $41.60M
9. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Votes: 50,676 | Gross: $10.51M
10. Suite Française (2014)
107 min | Drama, Romance, War
During the early years of Nazi occupation of France in World War II, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier (Michelle Williams), a French villager, and Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), a German soldier.
12. Ballet Shoes (2007 TV Movie)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Family
The story of three orphan girls (Pauline, Petrova, and Posy), adopted by an eccentric explorer, Great Uncle Matthew, and his niece Sylvia, in 1930s London.
13. Gosford Park (2001)
R | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.
Votes: 67,201 | Gross: $41.30M
14. What a Girl Wants (2003)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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.
Votes: 49,900 | Gross: $35.99M
15. Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath, London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?
17. Vicious (2013– )
23 min | Comedy
Freddie and Stuart are an old gay couple who have been together for nearly 50 years. Their lives now revolve around entertaining their frequent guests and hurling insults at each other at every opportunity.
19. The Avengers (1998)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two British agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine.
Votes: 36,299 | Gross: $23.32M
20. Vanity Fair (2004)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.
Votes: 17,781 | Gross: $16.12M
21. Cranford (2007– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama
In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
24. Simon Amstell: Carnage (2017)
68 min | Comedy
Simon Amstell: Carnage It's 2067, the UK is vegan, but older generations are suffering the guilt of their carnivorous past. Simon Amstell asks us to forgive them for the horrors of what they swallowed.
27. Major League II (1994)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Sport
The Indians are now a World Series contender. But last year's hunger is now replaced with complacency, and bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear the team apart.
Votes: 21,159 | Gross: $30.63M
29. Evening (2007)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A drama exploring the romantic past and emotional present of Ann Grant and her daughters, Constance and Nina. As Ann lays dying, she remembers, and is moved to convey to her daughters, the defining moments in her life 50 years prior, when she was a young woman. Harris is the man Ann loves in the 1950s and never forgets.
Votes: 11,944 | Gross: $12.41M
31. Ask the Dust (2006)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Votes: 8,248 | Gross: $0.74M
33. ChickLit (2016)
96 min | Comedy
ChickLit is a comedy drama about four guys trying to save their local pub from closing down. They group write a chick lit, or more specifically a 'mummy porn' novel in the style of 'Fifty ... See full summary »
34. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
35. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,778 | Gross: $5.60M
37. Smiley's People (1982– )
360 min | Drama, Mystery
Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley finds his old organization, the Circus, so overwhelmed by political considerations that it doesn't want to know what ... See full summary »
38. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)
50 min | Drama
Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »
46. Mrs Dalloway (1997)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.
Votes: 2,986 | Gross: $3.26M
47. Madame Bovary (2000 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent.... See full summary »
48. A Hazard of Hearts (1987 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, ... See full summary »
49. Oliver Twist (I) (1982 TV Movie)
103 min | Crime, Drama
The classic Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.
50. Let Him Have It (1991)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »
55. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
56. This Is Jinsy (2010– )
30 min | Comedy, Musical
The series follows Arbiter Maven (the 17th Arbiter and 'Wearer of the Hat') and Operative Sporall (nice hair and 'Wearer of the Beige Suit') as they keep a close eye on the 791 residents of... See full summary »
60. Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)
99 min | Drama
A chronicle of the life of George VI, who was forced to become King following the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth.
61. La fiesta del Chivo (2005)
132 min | Drama
Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo, after several years, and remembers her and her family's relationship to Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator, as well as the events surrounding his assassination.
64. Roman Holiday (1987 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Remake of the 1953 original. Princess Elysa is touring Rome, and decides to get 'out and about' away from her normal life. She meets with an American reporter and his photographer, who show... See full summary »
65. Working in the Theatre (1976– )
60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show
Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »
67. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
75 min | Drama
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »
70. Sharon's Baby (1975)
R | 95 min | Horror
A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange ... See full summary »
73. The Lost Language of Cranes (1991)
87 min | Drama
A young gay man comes out to his middle-class parents, which has repercussions for his father who has long since been trying to repress his own sexuality.
80. Inadmissible Evidence (1968)
Approved | 94 min | Drama
A lawyer's agonizing journey to the breaking point of his private and professional lives as he becomes more and more alienated from everyone connected with him.
84. The Queen of Sheba's Pearls (2004)
131 min | Drama
Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who ... See full summary »
86. Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (1988– )
This documentary series uses drama and commentary to shed light on the lives and works of Joseph Conrad, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, T. S. Eliot, Henrik Ibsen, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann... See full summary »
91. Love Again (2003 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama
Dramatisation of the romantic life and various relationships of poet Philip Larkin, from his arrival as librarian at Hull University in 1955 to his death in 1985.
94. The Lady's Not for Burning (1974 TV Movie)
120 min | Comedy, Romance
A war-weary soldier who wants to die tries to convince a zealous cleric to accuse him of witchcraft and hang him instead of a beautiful condemned woman already accused of witchcraft who wants to live.
100. The Making of Gosford Park (2002 TV Short)
20 min | Documentary, Short
A documentary giving film fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making this Robert Altman film about a murder at an English country estate. Includes interviews with the cast and crew, who ... See full summary »