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1. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy | Post-production

The complex relationship of Maleficent and Aurora continues to be explored as they face new threats to the magical land of the Moors.

Director: Joachim Rønning | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Juno Temple

2. The Lion King (2019)

Animation, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Seth Rogen, Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones

3. Doctor Strange (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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72 Metascore

While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong

Votes: 509,969 | Gross: $232.64M

4. The Martian (2015)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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80 Metascore

An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Votes: 676,625 | Gross: $228.43M

5. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 385,413 | Gross: $59.70M

6. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

Votes: 366,138 | Gross: $130.16M

7. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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96 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

Votes: 575,225 | Gross: $56.67M

8. Z for Zachariah (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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68 Metascore

In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

Director: Craig Zobel | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Pine, Margot Robbie

Votes: 25,287 | Gross: $0.12M

9. Children of Men (2006)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine

Votes: 428,958 | Gross: $35.55M

10. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 327,236 | Gross: $166.11M

11. Serenity (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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74 Metascore

The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their members who is telepathic.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

Votes: 269,639 | Gross: $25.51M

12. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

TV-PG | 113 min | Drama

7.6
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68 Metascore

A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maxwell Simba, Felix Lemburo, Robert Agengo

Votes: 9,964

13. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 312,787 | Gross: $88.51M

14. Sherlock Gnomes (2018)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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36 Metascore

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Director: John Stevenson | Stars: Johnny Depp, James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Kelly Asbury

Votes: 7,919 | Gross: $43.24M

15. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 276,747 | Gross: $118.31M

16. Mary Magdalene (2018)

R | 120 min | Drama

5.8
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48 Metascore

The story of Mary Magdalene.

Director: Garth Davis | Stars: Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tahar Rahim

Votes: 5,825 | Gross: $0.12M

17. Triple 9 (2016)

R | 115 min | Crime, Thriller

6.3
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52 Metascore

A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul

Votes: 60,189 | Gross: $12.63M

18. Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

PG-13 | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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45 Metascore

A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris

Votes: 37,316 | Gross: $20.18M

19. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own chat show, which includes chatting to A-list celebrities, the very famous Red Chair game, live music, lots of jokes and fun from Graham and the celebrities themselves.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, James McAvoy, Jack Whitehall

Votes: 8,571

20. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History

7.3
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63 Metascore

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 65,923 | Gross: $44.18M

21. Four Brothers (2005)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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49 Metascore

When their adopted mother is gunned down in a store robbery the 'four brothers' investigated the murder for themselves & look for the killers but not all is what it seems.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 125,161 | Gross: $74.49M

22. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.1
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Anthony Okungbowa, Kym Douglas

Votes: 13,607

23. Conan (2010– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Conan O'Brien and his co-host Andy Richter discuss current news topics and interview celebrities and personalities.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, Jimmy Vivino

Votes: 20,742

24. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.7
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto and the Cletones, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett

Votes: 12,282

25. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.4
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 42,028

26. Red Nose Day Actually (2017 TV Short)

TV-PG | 15 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.2
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After 13 years, the cast of Love Actually reunite to pick up from where they are now.

Directors: Richard Curtis, Mat Whitecross | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Alexis Lynne Baumert, Marcus Brigstocke, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 4,062

27. Kinky Boots (2005)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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57 Metascore

A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Sarah-Jane Potts, Jemima Rooper

Votes: 16,886 | Gross: $1.82M

28. Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sophie Okonedo, Sergi López

Votes: 38,601 | Gross: $8.11M

29. The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.3
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Each week night, The Late Late Show with James Corden throws a late-night after-party with a mix of celebrity guests, edgy musical acts, games and sketches. Corden differentiates his show by offering viewers a peek behind the scenes into the green room, bringing all of his guests out at once and lending his musical and acting talents to various sketches. Additionally, bandleader Reggie Watts and ... See full summary »

Stars: James Corden, Reggie Watts, Louis Waymouth, Harry Styles

Votes: 4,476

30. Come Sunday (2018)

TV-14 | 106 min | Drama

5.9
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65 Metascore

Evangelist Carlton Pearson is ostracized by his church for preaching that there is no Hell.

Director: Joshua Marston | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gerard Catus, Allie McCulloch, LaKeith Stanfield

Votes: 1,514

31. Today (1952– )

TV-G | 240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.0
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford

Votes: 1,517

32. Earth from Space (2019– )

Documentary

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Add a Plot

Star: Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 74

33. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

2.8
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A panel of four real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations for a variety of topics.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Sherri Shepherd

Votes: 5,799

34. She Hate Me (2004)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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28 Metascore

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 6,921 | Gross: $0.37M

35. Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.0
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Seth Meyers hosts a late-night talk show.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, The 8G Band, Ben Warheit

Votes: 4,835

36. Dancing on the Edge (2013)

TV-MA | Drama

7.5
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Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society.

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Wunmi Mosaku

Votes: 2,317

37. Good Morning America (1975– )

TV-G | 120 min | News, Talk-Show

4.9
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was ... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos

Votes: 1,143

38. Live! with Kelly (1988– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Talk-Show

4.7
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A live morning talk show with hosts Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest and special guests.

Stars: Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, Tony Pigg, Ryan Seacrest

Votes: 1,607

39. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

6.3
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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 movies for television and theatrical ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 116

40. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

Votes: 11,977

41. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 9,849

42. BAFTAs 2019 (2019 TV Special)

News

5.7
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The 72nd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs/British Academy of Film and Television Arts) were held on 10 February 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, honoring the best films of 2018. ... See full summary »

Stars: Naomi Ackie, Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Ali

Votes: 26

43. The Shadow Line (2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Detective Inspector Jonah Gabriel returns to work after a botched operation that resulted in him sustaining a near-fatal bullet wound. It may be his first day back on the job but he's soon ... See full summary »

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Kierston Wareing, Richard Lintern

Votes: 3,731

44. Phil Spector (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, Jeffrey Tambor, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 6,049

45. Redbelt (2008)

R | 99 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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69 Metascore

A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Max Martini

Votes: 19,760 | Gross: $2.34M

46. Endgame (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, History

6.3
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55 Metascore

A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jonny Lee Miller, Mark Strong

Votes: 2,538 | Gross: $0.01M

47. Slow Burn (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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34 Metascore

A district attorney is involved in a 24-hour showdown with a gang leader and is, at the same time, being manipulated by an attractive assistant district attorney and a cryptic stranger.

Director: Wayne Beach | Stars: Ray Liotta, Jolene Blalock, LL Cool J, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 3,550 | Gross: $1.24M

48. Melinda and Melinda (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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54 Metascore

Two alternating stories, one comedy and the other tragedy, about Melinda's attempts to straighten out her life.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Will Ferrell, Vinessa Shaw, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 29,735 | Gross: $3.83M

49. Fox and Friends (1998– )

180 min | News, Talk-Show

3.5
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A morning news show that includes interviews, features and banter among the hosts.

Stars: Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, Ainsley Earhardt, Heather Nauert

Votes: 1,503

50. Rachael Ray (2006– )

TV-G | 60 min | Talk-Show

4.4
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Rachael Ray offers simple solutions to everyday issues.

Stars: Rachael Ray, Mike Goral, Gretta Monahan, Ian Smith

Votes: 863



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