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1. Film 2017 (1971– )
Episode: Episode dated 6 November 2006 (2006)

Talk-Show

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Director: Bex Palmer | Stars: Jonathan Ross, David Arnold, Christian Bale, Juliette Binoche

Votes: 7

2. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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84 Metascore

When the menace known as The Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham. The Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 2,072,309 | Gross: $534.86M

3. The Dreamstone (1990–1995)
Episode: The Dreamstone (1990)

TV-G | 26 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

9.0
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Sergeant Blob is Zordrak's new leader of the Urpneys. He plots to steal the Dreamstone, using the help of Frizz and Nug. Meanwhile a Noop called Rufus gets a job as a Dream Maker in the ... See full summary »

Directors: Martin Gates, Phil Robinson | Stars: Christian Bale, Jacqueline Clarke, Melvyn Hayes, Nancy Hendry

Votes: 6

4. The Prestige (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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66 Metascore

After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Votes: 1,069,214 | Gross: $53.09M

5. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.4
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,390,723 | Gross: $448.14M

6. DP/30: Conversations About Movies (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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Stars: David Poland, Michelle Williams, Marion Cotillard, Sally Hawkins

Votes: 78

7. Cage Insider (2010– )

30 min | News, Sport, Talk-Show

8.3
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Weekly rundown covering all things in Northeast MMA.

Stars: Matthew C. Dumond, David Mejia, John Howard, Shayna Frasco

Votes: 7

8. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

8.2
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,197,123 | Gross: $206.85M

9. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.2
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80 Metascore

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin, Akihiro Miwa

Votes: 283,699 | Gross: $4.71M

10. Batman Begins (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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You play as Batman and unleash your terror into the hearts of criminals, battling against foes such as Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow, Ra's al Ghul, and Carmine "The Roman" Falcone.

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes

Votes: 11,876

11. The Dreamstone (1990–1995)

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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Somewhere in the universe is a planet only visible to those who believe in it. On the sunny side lives the Old Dreammaker, guardian of the most precious and powerful thing in the world - ... See full summary »

Stars: Jacqueline Clarke, Melvyn Hayes, Nancy Hendry, Gary Martin

Votes: 292

12. The Prestige: Now That's Magic (2006 TV Special)

Documentary

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Stars: Christian Bale, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Samantha Mahurin

Votes: 129

13. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Dark Knight (2008)

Documentary, Short

8.2
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Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 24

14. Blood Drips Heavily on Newsies Square (1991 Video)

R | 25 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

8.1
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Washed up actor Don Knotts shows up on the back lot of Universal Studios in Hollywood, California in hopes of landing a role in the new Disney movie, Newsies. Unfortunately director Kenny ... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Goorjian | Stars: Christian Bale, Marty Belafsky, Lucy Boryer, Max Casella

Votes: 198

15. A Backyard Story (2010)

70 min | Drama

8.1
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Director: Falk Schultz | Stars: Matt Zemlin, Tyron Watzinger, Cosma Dujat, Ralf Bode

Votes: 73

16. Michael Mann: Making 'Public Enemies' (2009 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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Director: Tjardus Greidanus | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Jason Clarke, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 14

17. Public Enemies: Blu-ray Historical Interactive Timeline (2009 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Michael Mann

Votes: 11

18. On Dillinger's Trail (2009 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Nathan Crowley, Johnny Depp

Votes: 14

19. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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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: 1,481

20. The Oscars (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

Votes: 3,770

21. The Last of the Legendary Outlaws (2009 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, Bryan Burrough, Jason Clarke, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 15

22. Criminal Technology (2009 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Director: Jed Dannenbaum | Stars: Christian Bale, Bryan Burrough, Johnny Depp, Stephen Dorff

Votes: 14

23. The Big Short (2015)

R | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt

Votes: 310,227 | Gross: $70.26M

24. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 106,070 | Gross: $22.24M

25. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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79 Metascore

Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

Votes: 317,006 | Gross: $93.62M

26. Dying to Tell the Story (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, War

7.8
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This documentary studies the motivations of journalists dedicated enough to risk their lives for a story. We follow narrator Amy Eldon on a personal journey to find meaning in the death of ... See full summary »

Director: Kyra Thompson | Stars: Amy Eldon, Christiane Amanpour, Corrine Dufka, Jacqueline Arzt Larma

Votes: 49

27. Making of a True Story: Rescue Dawn (2007 Video)

53 min | Documentary

7.8
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Stars: Christian Bale, Galen Yuen, Steve Zahn

Votes: 26

28. Batman: The Journey Begins (2005 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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An overview of how Batman Begins (2005) was taken from concept to realization.

Stars: Christian Bale, Nathan Crowley, David Forman, David S. Goyer

Votes: 157

29. The Machinist (2004)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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61 Metascore

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

Votes: 330,089 | Gross: $1.08M

30. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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76 Metascore

A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman

Votes: 270,362 | Gross: $53.61M

31. Spielberg (2017 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 147 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

Director: Susan Lacy | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Richard Dreyfuss, Bill Butler

Votes: 4,993

32. Intent to Destroy (2017)

PG-13 | 115 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger meets with historians and scholars to discuss the Armenian Genocide and the continuing denial by the Turkish government of it ever happening.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Taner Akçam, Hagop Asadourian, Peter Balakian

Votes: 417

33. The Batmobile (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

7.7
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The history and evolution of the Batmobile in comic books, TV and movies.

Director: Roko Belic | Stars: Christian Bale, George Barris, Harald Belker, Tim Burton

Votes: 131

34. American Psycho (2000)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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64 Metascore

A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage

Votes: 432,378 | Gross: $15.07M

35. The Flowers of War (2011)

R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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46 Metascore

An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Xinyi Zhang, Tianyuan Huang

Votes: 45,865 | Gross: $0.01M

36. Henry V (1989)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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83 Metascore

In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

Votes: 26,572 | Gross: $10.16M

37. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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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: 826

38. Going Live! (1987–1993)

192 min | News

7.6
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Children's Saturday morning magazine/variety show featuring cartoons, sketches, games, music videos, special guests and features.

Stars: Sarah Greene, Phillip Schofield, Peter Simon, Trevor Neal

Votes: 79

39. Film 2017 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.6
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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: 403

40. Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus - Gods and Kings (2015 Video)

153 min | Documentary

7.6
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An in-depth documentary on the making of Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings," featuring interviews with the cast and crew.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Alan Ames, Mark Amey, Christian Bale

Votes: 9

41. Public Enemies: Blu-ray Picture in Picture (2009 Video)

Documentary, Short

7.6
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This is a running picture in picture video commentary featuring behind-the-scenes interviews and production footage.

Stars: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Michael Mann

Votes: 14

42. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Making 'Public Enemies' (2009)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Director: Tjardus Greidanus | Stars: Christian Bale, G. Mac Brown, Marion Cotillard, Johnny Depp

Votes: 10

43. Equilibrium (2002)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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33 Metascore

In an oppressive future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system and state.

Director: Kurt Wimmer | Stars: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs

Votes: 296,408 | Gross: $1.20M

44. Ending the Knight (2012 Video)

111 min | Documentary

7.5
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A comprehensive look into how Director Christopher Nolan and his production team made "The Dark Knight Rises" the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight legend. These cover stunts and action, ... See full summary »

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Nestor Carbonell, Graham Churchyard

Votes: 17

45. Batman Tech (2008 TV Short)

45 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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Stars: Dave Hoffman, Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Lois H. Gresh

Votes: 107

46. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: The Dark Knight: Escalation (2008)

Documentary, Short

7.5
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this blockbuster sequel to Batman Begins (2005). Starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger.

Stars: Wayne Baker, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Nathan Crowley

Votes: 34

47. Treasure Island (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate Captain Long John Silver.

Director: Fraser C. Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee

Votes: 4,335

48. 70th Golden Globe Awards (2013 TV Special)

News, Reality-TV, Talk-Show

7.4
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A ceremony that honors the best in Television and cinema of the year hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Adams, Adele

Votes: 781

49. The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011 TV Special)

Comedy, Music

7.4
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The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Max Adler, Dianna Agron

Votes: 677

50. The Alien Legacy (1999 Video)

68 min | Documentary

7.4
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The best bits of the Alien franchise.

Director: Michael Matessino | Stars: Nick Allder, Bolaji Badejo, Mia Bonzanigo, Bob Burns

Votes: 321



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