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1. Chernobyl (2019)
Episode: Open Wide, O Earth (2019)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama, History

9.7
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Valery creates a detailed plan to decontaminate Chernobyl; Lyudmilla ignores warnings about her firefighter husband's contamination.

Director: Johan Renck | Stars: Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Paul Ritter

Votes: 4,941

2. Chernobyl (2019)
Episode: Please Remain Calm (2019)

TV-MA | 65 min | Drama, History

9.7
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With untold millions at risk, Ulana makes a desperate attempt to reach Valery and warn him about the threat of a second explosion.

Director: Johan Renck | Stars: Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Jessie Buckley

Votes: 8,175

3. Chernobyl (2019)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama, History

9.6
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In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.

Stars: Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Jessie Buckley, Adam Nagaitis

Votes: 32,790

4. Genius (2017– )
Episode: Einstein: Chapter Nine (2017)

TV-14 | 51 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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Albert Einstein settles into life in America, but dangers abroad continue to be a threat to both him and his former colleagues.

Director: Kenneth Biller | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Ralph Brown, Richard Topol, Michael McElhatton

Votes: 427

5. Genius (2017– )
Episode: Einstein: Chapter Eight (2017)

TV-14 | 50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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Einstein and his wife Elsa attempt to flee Germany after the rise of the Nazis, but they face unexpected roadblocks.

Director: Kenneth Biller | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Michael McElhatton, Emily Watson, T.R. Knight

Votes: 428

6. Genius (I) (2017– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

Stars: Samantha Colley, Seth Gabel, Antonio Banderas, Clémence Poésy

Votes: 14,018

7. Genius (2017– )
Episode: Einstein: Chapter Seven (2017)

TV-14 | 50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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In the wake of the war, patriotism corrupts one of Albert Einstein's closest friends, Fritz Haber, pitting them against each other.

Director: James Hawes | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, Samantha Colley, Ralph Brown

Votes: 413

8. 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: 9,850

9. Genius (2017– )
Episode: Einstein: Chapter One (2017)

TV-14 | 75 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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The story of Albert Einstein, seen through glimpses of his twilight years and flashbacks to his time as a student in Munich and Zürich in the 1890s.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Johnny Flynn, Samantha Colley, Richard Topol

Votes: 877

10. Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes (2002 Video)

20 min | Short, Mystery

8.0
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Stars: Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Claudie Blakley

Votes: 21

11. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.9
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76 Metascore

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 57,067 | Gross: $4.04M

12. CBeebies Bedtime Story (2004– )

10 min | Family

7.8
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A celebrity reads a children's bedtime story.

Stars: Richard Armitage, David Tennant, Toby Stephens, Floella Benjamin

Votes: 43

13. The Politician's Husband (2013)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2013)

57 min | Drama

7.8
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Government minister Aiden Hoynes launches an attack on the prime minister's immigration policy and makes a leadership bid but is forced to resign after it is thwarted by fellow minister ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Roger Allam, June Bailey, Mark Barrows, Tim Bentinck

Votes: 54

14. The Politician's Husband (2013)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2013)

57 min | Drama

7.8
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Drunk and angry that Freya has not done as he wanted and is enjoying her own sense of power Aiden forces himself on her sexually. Next day he apologizes but still asks her staff to keep him... See full summary »

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: David Tennant, Emily Watson, Roger Allam, Tim Bentinck

Votes: 50

15. Performance (1992– )
Episode: Summer Day's Dream (1994)

105 min | Drama

7.8
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In 1975, after a nuclear war, the nations have combined to set up a World Government. An old man who lives quietly in the country finds his peace threatened by a visit from three World Government figures.

Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Paul Bhattacharjee, John Gielgud, Rosemary Harris, Michael McShane

Votes: 27

16. The Theory of Everything (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
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72 Metascore

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry

Votes: 360,110 | Gross: $35.89M

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

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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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: 105

18. Little Women (2017)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2017)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama

7.7
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With Marmee, accompanied by John Brooke, still in Washington with her sick husband , Jo takes charge of the household, taking Amy out of the school where she is bullied. Beth continues to ... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Caswill | Stars: Kathryn Newton, Maya Hawke, Emily Watson, Dylan Baker

Votes: 114

19. Little Women (2017)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2017)

TV-PG | 24 min | Drama

7.7
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The war over Jo has some success as a writer but is annoyed when Amy is chosen over her to accompany an aunt to Europe and, with Meg giving birth to twins, feels side-lined, despite ... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Caswill | Stars: Dylan Baker, Maya Hawke, Willa Fitzgerald, Kathryn Newton

Votes: 104

20. The Book Thief (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War

7.6
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53 Metascore

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer

Votes: 118,734 | Gross: $21.49M

21. 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: 823

22. The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1997 TV Special)

News

7.6
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Golden Globe Award - American award awarded by the Hollywood association of the foreign press from 1944 for works in movies and television's pictures.

Stars: Andre Agassi, Joan Allen, Gillian Anderson, Patricia Arquette

Votes: 28

23. Apple Tree Yard (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2017)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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The murder trial continues, with Costley's lawyer Bonnard basing her defence on evidence that Costley suffers from a personality disorder which would have impeded his ability to react ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Hobbs | Stars: Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin, Frances Tomelty, Denise Gough

Votes: 129

24. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)

Documentary, Short

7.6
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Stars: Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, Emily Watson

Votes: 18

25. 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: 295,423 | Gross: $1.20M

26. Synecdoche, New York (2008)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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67 Metascore

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Director: Charlie Kaufman | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

Votes: 71,936 | Gross: $3.08M

27. Appropriate Adult (2011)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.

Stars: Emily Watson, Dominic West, Robert Glenister, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Votes: 2,243

28. Cannes Film Festival (1970– )

News

7.5
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Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert, Edouard Baer

Votes: 30

29. The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2007 TV Special)

7.5
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Coverage of the UK's prestigious annual film awards.

Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Jonathan Ross, Jamie Bell, Emily Blunt, Anne V. Coates

Votes: 25

30. Appropriate Adult (2011)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2011)

64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Trainee social worker Janet Leach is asked by Gloucester police to be the appropriate adult,sitting in on the interrogation of a simple-minded suspect who may not have a full grasp of the ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Emily Watson, Dominic West, Robert Glenister, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Votes: 77

31. Appropriate Adult (2011)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2011)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Continuing to sit in on the police interviews Janet is shocked when she learns of the Wests' sexual depravity and when Fred calls her Anna,one of his victims whom she physically resembles. ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Emily Watson, Dominic West, Robert Glenister, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Votes: 67

32. The Politician's Husband (2013)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2013)

58 min | Drama

7.5
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The marriage is put under pressure when Dita tells the newspapers that she had sex with Aiden and Noah lashes out at school in reaction to the news. Nonetheless Freya puts up a united front... See full summary »

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Roger Allam, June Bailey, Tim Bentinck, Chipo Chung

Votes: 49

33. Belle (2013)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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64 Metascore

The mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th-century England.

Director: Amma Asante | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 25,718 | Gross: $10.73M

34. Corpse Bride (2005)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.4
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83 Metascore

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.

Directors: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson | Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 223,068 | Gross: $53.36M

35. The Proposition (2005)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Western

7.4
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73 Metascore

A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.

Director: John Hillcoat | Stars: Ray Winstone, Guy Pearce, Emily Watson, Richard Wilson

Votes: 47,426 | Gross: $1.90M

36. Little Boy (2015)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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30 Metascore

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.

Director: Alejandro Monteverde | Stars: Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, David Henrie, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 20,907 | Gross: $6.42M

37. Hilary and Jackie (1998)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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78 Metascore

The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey

Votes: 9,281 | Gross: $4.87M

38. Panorama (1953– )

40 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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Long-running factual programme reporting on all aspects of life in Britain.

Stars: Fred Emery, David Dimbleby, Richard Lindley, Richard Dimbleby

Votes: 374

39. Meerkats (2011)

40 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Andrew Graham-Brown | Star: Emily Watson

Votes: 7 | Gross: $0.77M

40. A Salute to Robert Altman, an American Maverick (2002 TV Movie)

22 min | Biography

7.4
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A television special examining the work of director Robert Altman and his latest film "Gosford Park."

Director: Michael Rosen | Stars: Robert Altman, Glenn Close, Sally Kellerman, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 7

41. Inside the Two Worlds of 'The Corpse Bride' (2006 Video)

4 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Stars: John August, Tim Burton, Emily Watson, Carlos Grangel

Votes: 177

42. Apple Tree Yard (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2017)

TV-14 | 57 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Yvonne's life is turned upside down yet again as she is ripped away from her family and arrested for the murder of George Selway, along with Costley. In shock, Yvonne denies everything. As ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Hobbs | Stars: Emily Watson, Ben Chaplin, Mark Bonnar, Olivia Vinall

Votes: 119

43. Gosford Park (2001)

R | 131 min | Comedy, 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: 73,457 | Gross: $41.31M

44. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Andrews

Votes: 132,239 | Gross: $17.84M

45. Testament of Youth (2014)

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

7.3
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76 Metascore

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: 23,497 | Gross: $1.82M

46. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Based on the best-selling autobiography by Irish expatriate Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Votes: 19,107 | Gross: $13.04M

47. The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (2015– )
Episode: Part 1 (2015)

TV-MA | 86 min | Biography

7.3
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Marilyn Monroe recounts her early life to a new doctor, including her marriage at 16 years old, her struggle with a mentally unstable mother, and her career as a young starlet.

Director: Laurie Collyer | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Kelli Garner, Embeth Davidtz, Jack Noseworthy

Votes: 90

48. War Horse (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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72 Metascore

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 136,033 | Gross: $79.88M

49. Red Dragon (2002)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 231,593 | Gross: $93.15M

50. A Song for Jenny (2015 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 77 min | Drama

7.2
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In the aftermath of the July 7th, 2005 bombings in London, a woman desperately searches for her missing daughter, who may have been caught up in the attacks.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Emily Watson, Ryan Coath, Nicola Wren, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 220



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