Highest Rated Titles With James Kent


1. Holocaust: A Music Memorial Film (2005 TV Special)

Music, War

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Emanuel Ax, John Axelrod, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Iva Bittová

Votes: 31

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

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

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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: 26,937

3. War Oratorio (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Music

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Director: James Kent

Votes: 5

4. 11.22.63 (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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A high school teacher travels back in time to prevent John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay, Chris Cooper

Votes: 46,319

5. Marchlands (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2011)

45 min | Drama, Fantasy

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In 1968 Ruth and Paul are told that his low sperm count makes it unlikely they will have other children. Upset,Ruth leaves the village and meets some students,with whom she gets stoned at a... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Anne Reid, Shelley Conn, Elliot Cowan, Jodie Whittaker

Votes: 31

6. American Crime (2015–2017)
Episode: Season Two: Episode Nine (2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama

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Following the on-campus murder of a Leyland student, the community re-examines the choices they have made in the wake of the sexual encounter between Eric and Taylor; leaked personal ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Lili Taylor, Elvis Nolasco

Votes: 205

7. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Soldier Boy (2016)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Unable to recall his mission, Jake turns to Bill for help, with unexpected results, while Sadie attempts to refresh Jake's memory.

Director: James Kent | Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones, Lucy Fry

Votes: 1,267

8. The Genius of Mozart (2004– )

Documentary, Drama, History

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The story begins with the composer's father Leopold with whom Mozart conducted a passionate and tortured correspondence. It is Leopold who knows Mozart's secrets. And there is another voice... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Tarlton, Ed Pearce, Andrew Price, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 76

9. Marchlands (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2011)

51 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Evelyn persuades Paul and a reluctant Ruth to seek help from a priest,Father Boyle,but his main argument,that the couple should try for another child,does not comfort Ruth. Seeing Alice's ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Ethan Griffin, Sydney Wade

Votes: 32

10. American Visions (1997– )

Documentary

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Star: Robert Hughes

Votes: 25

11. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Cat Among the Pigeons (2008)

TV-14 | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

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A foreign revolution, a kidnapped princess, and a trove of priceless rubies are linked to a prestigious girls' school, where staff members are brutally murdered.

Director: James Kent | Stars: David Suchet, Harriet Walter, Raji James, Adam De Ville

Votes: 1,050

12. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,234

13. The White Queen (2013)
Episode: The Storm (2013)

61 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Margaret Beaufort is pleased to learn that Warwick, whose daughter Isabel is George's reluctant bride, is holding a parliament in York to have George declared the rightful monarch. However ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Aneurin Barnard, Rebecca Ferguson, James Frain

Votes: 221

14. The White Queen (2013)

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Three different, yet equally relentless women vie for the throne in 15th Century England.

Stars: Aneurin Barnard, Rebecca Ferguson, Amanda Hale, Faye Marsay

Votes: 16,638

15. Inside Men (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2012)

55 min | Crime, Drama

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John Coniston,loyal manager of a cash-counting house where used bank notes are taken for disposal,is forced by gunmen who hold hostage his wife Kirsty and their young daughter to cooperate ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Paul Popplewell, Nicola Walker, Hannah Merry

Votes: 50

16. Marchlands (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2011)

46 min | Drama, Fantasy

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In 1968 Ruth and Paul Bowen mourn the death by drowning of their eight year old daughter Alice in the Marchlands area around their rural house. Ruth believes Paul blames her and is distant ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Jodie Whittaker, Denis Lawson, Tessa Peake-Jones, Jamie Thomas King

Votes: 39

17. The White Queen (2013)
Episode: The Price of Power (2013)

59 min | Drama, History, Romance

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The pregnant Elizabeth is crowned queen and welcomed by Edward's brothers Richard and George though Warwick and his daughters do not disguise their disapproval and Cecily refuses to attend ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Aneurin Barnard, Rebecca Ferguson, James Frain

Votes: 238

18. American Crime (2015–2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama

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Seasonal anthology series. Season 1: The lives of the participants in a trial with significant racial motives are forever changed during the legal process.

Stars: Felicity Huffman, Regina King, Timothy Hutton, Richard Cabral

Votes: 7,119

19. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 384

20. 9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Trapped in The Twin Towers on September 11th, thousands of ordinary people struggled to make contact with the outside world. Many knew that time was ticking away. These recorded messages ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, The Biegeleisen Family, Miriam Biegeleisen, Shimmy Biegeleisen

Votes: 105

21. The White Queen (2013)
Episode: In Love with the King (2013)

59 min | Drama, History, Romance

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In 1463, the lust between a Lancastrian commoner and Yorkist King turns into a secret wedding and a new Queen of England. But two women not so smitten with the arrangement vow to take her down.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Aneurin Barnard, Rebecca Ferguson, James Frain

Votes: 402

22. Marchlands (2011– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy

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A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn, Denis Lawson

Votes: 1,256

23. Inside Men (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2012)

55 min | Crime, Drama

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John's assertive side takes over as he plans the heist,getting annoyed with Marcus for letting his partner Gina in on the plan. She does prove useful when it comes to buying masks for the ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown, Ashley Walters, Leila Mimmack

Votes: 36

24. Marchlands (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2011)

46 min | Drama, Fantasy

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In 1968 Paul and Ruth reconcile though,after Brian has boasted of sleeping with Ruth,Paul punches him. Robert tells his son he thinks he should take Ruth out of the area to make a fresh ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Denis Lawson, Tessa Peake-Jones, Jodie Whittaker, Jamie Thomas King

Votes: 24

25. Inside Men (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2012)

54 min | Crime, Drama

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Following the robbery Marcus and his partner Gina visit Chris recovering in hospital after surgery. John recalls how he planned the heist nine months earlier. To ensure that the crime has ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Warren Brown, Kierston Wareing, Steven Mackintosh, Tom Mannion

Votes: 44

26. Marchlands (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2011)

45 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Paul and Ruth leave Marchlands, Ruth vowing to return. After they have gone Evelyn tells Robert she knows all about his affair with Liz Runcie,Olive's mother and makes him reveal the true ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Shelley Conn, Anne Reid, Elliot Cowan, Alex Kingston

Votes: 27

27. Testament of Youth (2014)

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

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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.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Dominic West

Votes: 18,280 | Gross: $1.82M

28. Inside Men (2012– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist.

Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown, Nicola Walker, Ashley Walters

Votes: 2,128

29. Margaret (2009 TV Movie)

113 min | Drama

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Margaret Thatcher's final days as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Roger Allam, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Charlotte Asprey, Elizabeth Bennett

Votes: 332

30. Chopin Saved My Life (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Chopin's Ballade Number One is an extraordinary piece of piano music. This moving film tells the story of how the Ballade has transformed the lives of two young pianists.

Director: James Kent | Star: Lang Lang

Votes: 25

31. Inside Men (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2012)

54 min | Crime, Drama

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The robbers rehearse their heist ,nerves and tempers coming to the fore whilst Chris,concerned for Dita and the baby,goes to the police and names John as the perpetrator of the upcoming ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Hannah Merry, Nicola Walker, Ashley Walters

Votes: 35

32. The Thirteenth Tale (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

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Follows aging novelist Vida Winter, who enlists a young writer to finally tell the story of her life including her mysterious childhood spent in Angelfield House, which burned to the ground when she was a teenager.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Janet Amsden, Alice Barlow, Isabel Barlow, Emily Beecham

Votes: 1,684

33. Looking for Elizabeth (2005 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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In June of 2002, Salt Lake City Utah was the scene of a chilling kidnapping. An angelic young girl was stolen from her bed in the middle of the night. The daughter of a wealthy Mormon ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Dan Barnes, Wanda Barzee, Lee Benson

Votes: 7

34. The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010 TV Movie)

92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully - unaware that she is a lesbian. Anne is recording her ... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Maxine Peake, Anna Madeley, Susan Lynch, Christine Bottomley

Votes: 1,356

35. Elizabeth David: A Life in Recipes (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

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Dramatization of the turbulent life of Elizabeth David, the original domestic goddess. She published her first book of Mediterranean Food in 1950, and went on to write eight more books that... See full summary »

Director: James Kent | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Greg Wise, Karl Johnson, Kieran O'Brien

Votes: 83

36. Inside Story (1974– )

Documentary

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A BBC documentary film strand, with the focus on investigative journalism.

Stars: Tom Bower, Caroline Beale, Geza Vermes, Bernard Carter

Votes: 8

37. Philip Larkin: Love and Death in Hull (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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An insight into the life of British poet, Philip Larkin.

Directors: James Kent, Nicolas Kent, Ian MacMillan | Stars: Martin Amis, Dave Hill, Philip Larkin, Andrew Motion

Votes: 8

38. The Late Show (1989–1995)

Documentary

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Television programme on arts, the media and culture.

Stars: Jeremy Isaacs, Sarah Dunant, Tracey MacLeod, Kirsty Wark

Votes: 16

39. HG Wells' War with the World (2006 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Michael Sheen, Sally Hawkins, Sarah Winman, Dermot Crowley

Votes: 88

40. Roots Remembered (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Feature-length British documentary catching up with the cast of _"Roots" (1977) (mini)_ 30 years on and exploring its place in history.

Director: Marina Warsama | Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Esther Armah, Edward Asner, John Barnes

Votes: 5

41. Fashion Victim: The Killing of Gianni Versace (2001 TV Movie)

77 min | Documentary

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Marisa Berenson, Joan Juliet Buck, Andrew Cunanan, Peter Cunanan

Votes: 56

42. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Pam St. Clement, Wendy Richard

Votes: 6,237

43. The Aftermath (2017)

Drama, Romance, War | Post-production

In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Fionn O'Shea

44. Spark (I) (2016– )

Drama

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Set in an alternate history where gas and coal fuel the world, this genre soap centers on the battle for power between two rival families and a rebellious young woman with a spark of invention that could level both their empires.

Stars: Austin Hébert, Jeff Koch, Jeffrey Koch, Ranjit Singh Shubh

45. Witchcraze (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Cathleen McCarron, Iain Agnew, Cas Harkins, Jimmy Harrison

46. My Life in Verse (2009– )

Documentary

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Stars: Malorie Blackman, Sheila Hancock, Cerys Matthews, Robert Webb

47. The Making of Testament of Youth (2015 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Rosie Alison, Mark Bostridge, Kit Harington, James Kent

48. Inside Story (1974– )
Episode: Boy Crazy (1998)

Documentary

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49. Film '72 (1971– )
Episode: Episode #44.1 (2015)

Talk-Show

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In the first show of the new run, Claudia and Danny review Whiplash (2014), Wild (2014), Testament of Youth (2014) and American Sniper (2014).

Directors: Michael Muncer, Rory Stallibrass | Stars: Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Xan Brooks, Damien Chazelle

50. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 10 January 2000 (2000)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Roberta Taylor, Gavin Richards, Tamzin Outhwaite, Pam St. Clement

51. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 11 January 2000 (2000)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Adam Woodyatt, Pam St. Clement, Danniella Westbrook, Michael Greco

52. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 13 January 2000 (2000)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Todd Carty, Lucy Benjamin, Michael Greco, Danniella Westbrook

53. Inside Story (1974– )
Episode: Heartbreak (1999)

Documentary

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54. Biography (1987– )
Episode: John Wayne: The Unquiet American

Documentary, Biography

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Director: James Kent | Stars: Ward Bond, Harry Carey Jr., Henry Fonda, John Ford

55. The Late Show (1989–1995)
Episode: Telling the Troubles (1993)

40 min | Documentary

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Sarah Dunant looks at how the conflict in Northern Ireland has been portrayed by fiction writers and dramatists over the years.

Stars: Sarah Dunant, Vincent Higgins, Lorelei King

56. American Visions (1997– )
Episode: The Republic of Virtue (1997)

Documentary

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Director: James Kent | Star: Robert Hughes

57. Inside Story (1974– )
Episode: The Russian Cracker (1999)

Documentary

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Star: Alexander Bukhanovsky