Most Voted Titles With Eileen Atkins


1. Robin Hood (2010)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen, Max von Sydow

Votes: 212,354 | Gross: $105.22M

2. Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 118,761 | Gross: $95.63M

3. The Hours (2002)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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81 Metascore

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.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 102,421 | Gross: $41.60M

4. Beautiful Creatures (2013)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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52 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Alice Englert, Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Alden Ehrenreich

Votes: 68,130 | Gross: $19.45M

5. Gosford Park (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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90 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 65,368 | Gross: $41.30M

6. What a Girl Wants (2003)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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.

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 48,309 | Gross: $35.99M

7. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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54 Metascore

A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater

Votes: 45,845 | Gross: $10.51M

8. Wolf (1994)

R | 125 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.2
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Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader, Kate Nelligan

Votes: 43,742 | Gross: $65.01M

9. The Avengers (1998)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.7
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12 Metascore

Two British agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 35,682 | Gross: $23.32M

10. Wild Target (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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41 Metascore

A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Rupert Grint, Rupert Everett

Votes: 30,090 | Gross: $0.12M

11. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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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.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 24,193

12. Major League II (1994)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Sport

5.5
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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.

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Corbin Bernsen, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 20,546 | Gross: $30.63M

13. Last Chance Harvey (2008)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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57 Metascore

In London for his daughter's wedding, a rumpled man finds his romantic spirits lifted by a new woman in his life.

Director: Joel Hopkins | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Kathy Baker, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 18,068 | Gross: $14.88M

14. Vanity Fair (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 17,413 | Gross: $16.12M

15. Evening (2007)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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45 Metascore

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.

Director: Lajos Koltai | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Patrick Wilson

Votes: 11,668 | Gross: $12.41M

16. Suite Française (2014)

107 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas, Margot Robbie, Eric Godon

Votes: 10,998

17. Ask the Dust (2006)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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58 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 8,092 | Gross: $0.74M

18. Wit (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

8.2
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A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald

Votes: 7,422

19. Doc Martin (2004– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Trials and tribulations of a socially challenged doctor in Cornwall, England

Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom

Votes: 7,392

20. Ballet Shoes (2007 TV Movie)

PG | 85 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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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.

Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Emma Watson, Yasmin Paige, Lucy Boynton, Emilia Fox

Votes: 7,090

21. Cranford (2007– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

8.4
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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.

Stars: Judi Dench, Julia McKenzie, Imelda Staunton, Lisa Dillon

Votes: 6,628

22. Equus (1977)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

Votes: 5,896

23. Vicious (2013– )

23 min | Comedy

8.0
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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.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Frances de la Tour, Iwan Rheon

Votes: 5,863

24. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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82 Metascore

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 »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Kate Beckinsale, Sheila Burrell, Stephen Fry

Votes: 5,650 | Gross: $5.60M

25. Psychoville (2009–2011)

Comedy, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Daniel Kaluuya, Daisy Haggard

Votes: 4,452

26. Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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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?

Director: Ed Blum | Stars: Holly Aird, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hardy

Votes: 4,413

27. Jack & Sarah (1995)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young American woman becomes a nanny in the home of a recent British widower.

Director: Tim Sullivan | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Samantha Mathis, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 4,252 | Gross: $0.22M

28. Upstairs Downstairs (2010–2012)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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A new family and their servants live at the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place in 1936.

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Ed Stoppard, Adrian Scarborough, Neil Jackson

Votes: 4,070

29. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

Votes: 3,850

30. The Dresser (1983)

PG | 118 min | Drama

7.7
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An effeminate personal assistant of a deteriorating veteran actor struggles to get him through a difficult performance of King Lear.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox, Zena Walker

Votes: 3,676

31. The Scapegoat (2012)

108 min | Drama

7.2
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Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Matthew Rhys, Eileen Atkins, Anton Lesser, Jodhi May

Votes: 3,063

32. Mrs Dalloway (1997)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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.

Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone, Michael Kitchen, Alan Cox

Votes: 2,912 | Gross: $3.26M

33. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.3
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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 »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 2,808

34. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An elderly spinster living in the village of St Mary Mead helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Julia McKenzie, Stephen Churchett, Greg Bennett

Votes: 2,691

35. Smiley's People (1982 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
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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 »

Stars: Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Bill Paterson, Vladek Sheybal

Votes: 2,580

36. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Murder on the Orient Express (2010)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.8
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Poirot investigates the murder of a shady American businessman stabbed in his compartment on the Orient Express when it is blocked by a blizzard in Croatia.

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: David Suchet, Tristan Shepherd, Sam Crane, Toby Jones

Votes: 2,118

37. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 1,998

38. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat hosted by fast-witted comic Jonathan Ross.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

Votes: 1,985

39. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Special)

8.0
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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.

Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

Votes: 1,047

40. A Hazard of Hearts (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Diana Rigg, Edward Fox, Helena Bonham Carter, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 892

41. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Two sisters Beatrice(Bee) and Evangeline hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new guardian. ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Cathy Murphy

Votes: 822

42. David Copperfield (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 815

43. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
Episode: Towards Zero (2007)

TV-14 | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A wealthy woman holds a party at her Devon estate for family and friends. When a solicitor and the hostess herself are both murdered, Miss Marple tries to find a clever killer with a devious plan.

Directors: David Grindley, Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Julian Sands, Zoë Tapper, Paul Nicholls

Votes: 785

44. Sharon's Baby (1975)

R | 95 min | Horror

3.9
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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 »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Joan Collins, Eileen Atkins, Ralph Bates, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 750

45. Loose Women (1999– )

45 min | Talk-Show

2.8
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Lively daytime TV show, in which four "loose women" chat about news, issues and life in general.

Stars: Carol McGiffin, Andrea McLean, Coleen Nolan, Sherrie Hewson

Votes: 731

46. The Feast of the Goat (2005)

132 min | Drama

6.4
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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.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Tomas Milian, Isabella Rossellini, Paul Freeman, Juan Diego Botto

Votes: 700

47. Madame Bovary (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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 »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Greg Wise, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville

Votes: 681

48. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

8.0
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 595

49. This Is Jinsy (2010– )

30 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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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 »

Stars: Chris Bran, Justin Chubb, Geoffrey McGivern, Alice Lowe

Votes: 585

50. Women Talking Dirty (1999)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A lively, outspoken single mother in Edinburgh, Scotland, develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.

Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Gina McKee, Eileen Atkins, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 523

51. Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: James Wilby, Alan Bates, Eileen Atkins, Dolly Wells

Votes: 429

52. A Dance to the Music of Time (1997 TV Mini-Series)

416 min | Drama

7.6
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Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.

Stars: Gillian Barge, Nicholas Jones, Simon Russell Beale, Robin Bailey

Votes: 355

53. The Queen of Sheba's Pearls (2004)

131 min | Drama

5.2
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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 »

Director: Colin Nutley | Stars: Helena Bergström, Lorcan Cranitch, Lindsay Duncan, Tim Dutton

Votes: 354

54. Oliver Twist (I) (1982 TV Movie)

103 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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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.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Tim Curry, Michael Hordern, Timothy West

Votes: 345

55. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.7
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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 »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Fred Foy

Votes: 343

56. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

4.9
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Magazine show featuring lifestyle, cookery, fashion and news segments, along with celebrity interviews and gossip.

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Ruth Langsford, Holly Willoughby, Eamonn Holmes

Votes: 307

57. The Lost Language of Cranes (1991)

87 min | Drama

5.6
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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.

Director: Nigel Finch | Stars: Brian Cox, Eileen Atkins, Angus Macfadyen, Corey Parker

Votes: 247

58. Shades of Darkness (1983–1986)
Episode: Bewitched (1983)

60 min | Drama, Horror

7.0
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The story is set in a small English coastal town, around the turn of the century. A young woman, thought by many in the village to be a witch, dies suddenly one day. Not long after she's ... See full summary »

Directors: John Gorrie, Edmund Oboler | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Alfred Burke, Mary Healey, Martyn Hesford

Votes: 215

59. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 170

60. Cranford (2007– )
Episode: June 1842 (2007)

TV-PG | 58 min | Drama

8.6
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In June 1842, Mary Smith arrives in Cranford to stay with her mother's friends Miss Matty and Miss Deborah Jenkyns. Cranford is a small town, on the edge of modernization. The railway now ... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Curtis, Steve Hudson | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Lisa Dillon, Simon Woods

Votes: 135

61. Egy hét Pesten és Budán (2003)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Károly Makk | Stars: Mari Töröcsik, Iván Darvas, Eszter Nagy-Kálózy, Dezsö Garas

Votes: 129

62. Upstairs Downstairs (2010–2012)
Episode: The Fledgling (2010)

61 min | Drama

7.4
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Sir Hallam Holland and his wife Agnes join his controlling mother, Lady Maud, returned from India after 30 years and reopen 165 Eaton Place.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Keeley Hawes, Ed Stoppard, Jean Marsh, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 126

63. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Sickness and Health (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Martin finally marries Louisa, with Joe Penhale as best man; though, neither party has a parent present, and Martin is irritated by the gate-crashers at the reception. The villagers club ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 115

64. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Departure (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Martin watches sadly as Louisa and their baby get in a taxi on their way to Spain, after which he seeks advice from Ruth. She believes his emotional detachment and fear of blood both stem ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 113

65. Roman Holiday (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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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 »

Director: Noel Nosseck | Stars: Catherine Oxenberg, Tom Conti, Ed Begley Jr., Paul Daneman

Votes: 111

66. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Ever After (2011)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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With Eleanor recovering from her operation and half the school down with the flu Martin agrees to baby-sit James for Louisa. When her husband seeks Martin's advice pharmacist Mrs. Tishell ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Eileen Atkins, Ian McNeice

Votes: 109

67. Talking Heads 2 (1998 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

8.7
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Add a Plot

Stars: Eileen Atkins, David Haig, Thora Hird, Patricia Routledge

Votes: 108

68. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.9
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 107

69. Psychoville (2009–2011)
Episode: Halloween Special (2010)

48 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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Four tales of terror unfold at the abandoned ruins of Ravenhill Psychiactric hospital.

Director: Matt Lipsey | Stars: Matthew Fenton, Eileen Atkins, Steve Pemberton, Alex Waldmann

Votes: 107

70. Cranford (2007– )
Episode: August 1842 (2007)

TV-PG | 58 min | Drama

8.6
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After a few months in the village, Dr. Harrison has caught the eye of several of the young ladies. He has focused his attention on the parson's daughter, Sophie Hutton, and hopes to spend ... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Curtis, Steve Hudson | Stars: Simon Woods, Lesley Manville, Rosy Byrne, Julia McKenzie

Votes: 105

71. Upstairs Downstairs (2010–2012)
Episode: The Ladybird (2010)

50 min | Drama

7.4
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Persie becomes romantically involved with Spargo, who in turn involves her with the Facist movement much to the distress of the family's new Jewish maid.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Keeley Hawes, Ed Stoppard, Jean Marsh, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 105

72. Titus Andronicus (1985 TV Movie)

168 min | Drama, Horror

7.8
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Roman warrior Titus Andronicus finds himself trapped in a nightmarish cycle of vengeance, misery, and bloodshed.

Director: Jane Howell | Stars: Paul Davies Prowles, Edward Hardwicke, Walter Brown, Brian Protheroe

Votes: 101

73. The Making of Gosford Park (2002 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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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 »

Director: Danny Miller | Stars: Robert Altman, Julian Fellowes, Emily Watson, Alan Bates

Votes: 100

74. An Age of Kings (1960– )

60 min | Drama

8.8
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A linking together of Shakespeare's history plays chronicling the rise and fall of monarchs over the 86 years between Richard II and Richard III.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Julian Glover, Patrick Garland, John Ringham

Votes: 93

75. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Dry Your Tears (2011)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Portwenn gathers to pay its last respects to Joan at a less than perfect funeral where the hearse is late,young pall-bearer Harry collapses,dropping the coffin and Joe Penhale's phone goes ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Eileen Atkins, Joe Absolom

Votes: 89

76. Upstairs Downstairs (2010–2012)
Episode: The Cuckoo (2010)

61 min | Drama

7.4
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Persie begins to develop a relationship with Ribbentrop, the King decides to abdicate, Lotta continues to be traumatized and Hellam discovers he has a sister.

Director: Saul Metzstein | Stars: Keeley Hawes, Ed Stoppard, Jean Marsh, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 89

77. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Born with a Shotgun (2011)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Ruth is disturbed when reclusive neighbour Shirley Dunwich tells her that her surly young son Michael is trying to poison her, and, since Ruth has no liking for Michael, who stole her hub ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom

Votes: 88

78. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Yahrzeit: Part 1 (2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When a London flat is being rehabbed a bloody Nazi dagger is discovered in the fireplace and the team joins with a Massad agent in a hunt to solve the case.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 88

79. Smiley's People (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1982)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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What is the connection between a penniless Russian woman in Paris and the brutal murder of an old man in a London park? And so begins a new conundrum for George Smiley to sort out.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Curd Jürgens, Eileen Atkins, Dudley Sutton

Votes: 85

80. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

7.1
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Long-running arts series.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Lenny Henry

Votes: 84

81. The Lady's Not for Burning (1974 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Romance

9.1
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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.

Director: Joseph Hardy | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Jacques Aubuchon, John Carradine, Richard Chamberlain

Votes: 83

82. Upstairs Downstairs (2010–2012)
Episode: A Faraway Country About Which We Know Nothing (2012)

63 min | Drama

7.2
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1938: Lady Maude has died and Pamela has come to live at Eaton Place, as has Blanche Mottershead, Maude's half-sister, an archaeologist, who came for the funeral and seems likely to stay ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Keeley Hawes, Neil Jackson, Ed Stoppard, Blake Ritson

Votes: 83

83. Smiley's People (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1982)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Smiley makes inquiries among many Russian exiles, and uncovers a photograph revealing an astonishing secret.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Curd Jürgens, Eileen Atkins, Maureen Lipman

Votes: 83

84. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Don't Let Go (2011)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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As Maggie regains her memory and aims to leave Portwenn,a desperate Joe tries to impress her into staying by being assertive. Louisa returns to school where the children fall prey to a ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Eileen Atkins, John Marquez

Votes: 82

85. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: On Trial (1971)

50 min | Drama

7.8
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On a crisp autumn morning in 1903, a young woman seeks employment in a fashionable London townhouse.

Director: Raymond Menmuir | Stars: Pauline Collins, Gordon Jackson, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 81

86. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

7.0
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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 »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 79

87. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Cats and Sharks (2011)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Al is shocked to hear that his father is in debt to loan shark Alistair Tonken and his menacing son Norman, and lends him the money Ruth gave him to buy a new fence. When the Tonkens demand... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Eileen Atkins, Joe Absolom

Votes: 79

88. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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With Louisa back at work, the Ellinghams hire nanny Mel; but, she keeps scratching; and, when Martin tells her she has an infection caused by obesity, she leaves. Fortunately, Mike Pruddy ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 79

89. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Mother Knows Best (2011)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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As the first annual Portwenn charity fun run leads to unfit casualties and a price war between Bert and publican Mark Bridge Louisa's feckless,long-absent mother Eleanor turns up at the ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Eileen Atkins, Joe Absolom

Votes: 79

90. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Remember Me (2011)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Joe Penhale is shocked when his ex-wife Maggie, seemingly amnesiac and believing that they are still married, arrives in Portwenn. Not to upset her, he plays along but eventually has to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom

Votes: 77

91. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Listen with Mother (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Ruth bumps into Margaret and berates her for being an unloving mother to Martin; but, even Margaret, like Louisa, is concerned that Martin seems withdrawn and unwell. He attends the school ... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 76

92. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: The Practice Around the Corner (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Sally Tishell returns to Port Wenn, apparently cured of her obsession with Martin; though, she is hostile to Jennifer, whom she sees as a professional rival, and put out that Martin refuses... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 73

93. Smiley's People (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1982)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Smiley learns that his nemesis, the dreaded Soviet spymaster Karla, has a deep secret hidden involving his personal life. He now attempts to track down certain Russian individuals who could aid him, but they keep disappearing.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Mario Adorf, Eileen Atkins, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 71

94. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Hazardous Exposure (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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After vying with Jennifer for customer attention, Sally learns that she is finally allowed to practice alone and resume her old job, so she is keen to see off her rival. Jennifer plans to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 71

95. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Nobody Likes Me (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Following her stalker scare, Ruth moves into a new house, next door to cantankerous, asthmatic hoarder John Moysey, who matches Martin in rudeness. When Ruth's attic is flooded, Moysey is ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 71

96. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: Rescue Me (2015)

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Louisa has gone for a break to visit her mother in Spain and to have some time to think. Martin is faced with the questions: will Louisa come back to him; and what can he do to make sure that she does?

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins, Joe Absolom

Votes: 71

97. Doc Martin (2004– )
Episode: The Tameness of a Wolf (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Bert welcomes old flame Jennifer Cardew, Sally Tishell's replacement as pharmacist, as his lodger; but, is less than pleased when pupil Becky Wead claims in the school magazine that she got... See full summary »

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 71

98. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Yahrzeit: Part 2 (2007)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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When the team begins looking into the Dusnia Family, they find that their DNA does not match.

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 71

99. Psychoville (2009–2011)
Episode: Jelly (2009)

Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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The bidding against the Siamese twins for the cuddly toy resumes at the owners' home, but the original is 'temporarily missing'. After all his mean abuse towards child-friendly colleague Mr... See full summary »

Director: Matt Lipsey | Stars: Robert Portal, Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Tom Godwin

Votes: 69

100. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: The Swedish Tiger (1972)

52 min | Drama

5.1
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James entertains a visiting Swedish friend and Sarah is the prime suspect when valuable household objects go missing.

Director: Brian Parker | Stars: Sven-Bertil Taube, Pauline Collins, Nicola Pagett, Simon Williams

Votes: 69