Highest Rated Titles With William Nicholson
2. Horizon (1964– )
50 min | Documentary
Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »
3. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
Votes: 1,060,513 | Gross: $187.67M
5. Les Misérables (2012)
PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
Votes: 258,614 | Gross: $148.78M
7. Shadowlands (1993)
PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.
Votes: 14,051 | Gross: $25.84M
8. Firelight (1997)
R | 103 min | Romance, Drama
In 1838, lovely governess Elisabeth agrees to bear a child of anonymous English landowner, and he will in return pay her father's debt. At birth she, as agreed, gives up the child. Seven ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,585 | Gross: $0.78M
Horizon (1964– )
The Race for the Double Helix
97 min | Documentary
Watson and Crick race to find the structure of DNA before Linus Pauling, Maurice Wilkins, or Rosalind Franklin can find the key to unlocking the secret.
10. Unbroken (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Votes: 114,854 | Gross: $115.60M
11. Crime of the Century (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 114 min | Crime, Drama
In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted,... See full summary »
Screen Two (1985–2002)
Sweet as You Are
A lecturer has an extra-marital one night stand and contracts HIV. The movie shows how he tells his wife and the way in which she is forced to cope with his infidelity and the fact he has ... See full summary »
13. Everest (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.
Votes: 156,262 | Gross: $43.25M
14. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Votes: 22,689 | Gross: $8.32M
16. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.
Votes: 57,410 | Gross: $16.26M
Screen Two (1985–2002)
104 min | Drama
Veteran broadcaster James Marriner is persuaded to front a new big budget national family TV channel. But he begins to suspect that the channel is a front for something much more sinister and political.
19. 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 »
22. The March (1990)
100 min | Drama
A group of several thousand Africans migrate westward across northern Africa and sail across the Strait of Gibraltar to Europe. Their message is: "We are poor because you are rich."
23. A Private Matter (1992 TV Movie)
PG-13 | Drama
The story of Sherri Finkbine, a woman who sought a medically recommended abortion and endured a firestorm of public controversy about her decision.
24. Grey Owl (1999)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Western
The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper-turned-conservationist who claimed to be an aboriginal North American.
Votes: 2,955 | Gross: $0.31M
25. First Knight (1995)
PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Lancelot falls in love with Guinevere, who is due to be married to King Arthur. Meanwhile, a violent warlord tries to seize power from Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
Votes: 58,266 | Gross: $37.60M
26. Breathe (I) (2017)
PG-13 | Biography, Drama, Romance | Completed
Based on the true story of Robin (Garfield), a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
27. Indian Summer (I)
Drama | Announced
A British Lord and his beautiful wife are sent to India in 1947 to oversee the handover of power.
28. 1066 (I)
Action, Drama | Announced
William the Conqueror battles King Harold for control of England's throne.
31. Resurrection (I)
Drama | Announced
A government official investigate the mysterious disappearance of a child who, reappears after vanishing 60 years ago.
35. Screenwriters: The BAFTA and BFI Lecture Series (2012– )
124 min | Documentary
This second year of the acclaimed Screenwriters' Lecture Series, in association with The JJ Charitable Trust, saw Nicholson, Moira Buffini (Tamara Drewe), John Logan (The Aviator), ... See full summary »
Everyman (1977– )
Are the Dead Alive and Well and Trying to Tell Us Something?
Director: William Nicholson