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Tom Wilkinson
Born February 5, 1948 (age 71)
Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson, OBE (born 5 February 1948) is an English actor. He has twice been nominated for an Academy Award, for his roles in In the Bedroom (2001) and Michael Clayton (2007). In 2009, he won Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Film for playing Benjamin Franklin in John Adams.
Movie | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | 1h 48min
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When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.
RocknRolla
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 54min
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Lenny Cole, a London mob boss, puts the bite on all local real estate transactions. For substantial fees, he's helping Uri Omovich, a Russian developer. As a sign of good faith, Omovich loans Cole a valuable painting, promptly stolen off Cole's wall. While Cole's men, led by the dependable Archie, look for the canvas, three local petty criminals, the Wild Bunch, steal money from the Russian using inside... see more
The Titan
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 37min
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A military family takes part in a ground-breaking experiment of genetic evolution and space exploration.
Michael Clayton
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 59min
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A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 1h 59min
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A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.
The Debt
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 53min
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In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them.
Unfinished Business
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
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A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable - and unimaginable.
Duplicity
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 2h 5min
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Two ex-government agents turned rival industrial spies have to be at the top of their game when one of their companies prepares to launch a major product. However, they distract each other in more ways than one.
The Full Monty
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 31min
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Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.
Girl with a Pearl Earring
[2003]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.
Denial
[2016]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 49min
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Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
The Catcher Was a Spy
[2018]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, War | 1h 38min
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A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.
The Conspirator
[2010]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 2h 2min
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Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Good People
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 30min
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Discovering a stash of cash in their dead tenant's apartment, a couple in debt take the money and find themselves the target of a deadly adversary - the thief who stole it.
The Ghost and the Darkness
[1996]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller | 1h 50min
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A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers.
In the Bedroom
[2001]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 10min
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A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.
If Only
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 32min
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It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha.
Burke and Hare
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Thriller | 1h 31min
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A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.
Black Knight
[2001]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 35min
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Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Movie | Action, Comedy, Drama | 1h 30min
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After his ninth unsuccessful attempt on his own life, a young man outsources his suicide to an ageing assassin. "If you're serious about ending it, you need professional help"
Jenny's Wedding
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 34min
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Jenny Farrell has led an openly gay life - except with her conventional family. When she finally decides to start a family and marry the woman they thought was just her roommate, the small, safe world the Farrells inhabited changes forever. They are left with a simple and difficult choice - either change with it or drown.
This Beautiful Fantastic
[2016]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 40min
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A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.
A Good Woman
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
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While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).
Felony
[2013]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 45min
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An accident involving a young child sets off a chain of events that brings an Australian police officer's world crashing down.
Dedication
[2007]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 35min
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The romantic comedy follows a misogynistic children's book author who is forced to work closely with a female illustrator instead of his long-time collaborator and only friend.
The Gruffalo
[2009]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Family | 27min
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A cunning mouse goes for a walk in the forest and outwits a succession of predators.
Priest
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 38min
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Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an intensely emotional spiritual struggle deciding between choosing morals over religion and one life over another.
Separate Lies
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 1h 25min
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A couple's marriage is complicated by the introduction of a third party.
The Governess
[1998]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 55min
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When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Burden
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 9min
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Ku Klux Klansman Mike Burden opens the Redneck Shop and KKK museum in historic Laurens, SC. He subsequently falls in love with a single mom, and, under her influence, quits the Klan and is taken in by an African American Reverend.
Piccadilly Jim
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
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Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
The Night of the White Pants
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 27min
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The patriarch of a distinguished but crumbling Dallas family is forced to hit the town with his daughter's punk rock boyfriend.
An Angel for May
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family, Fantasy | 1h 35min
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Tom travels fifty years to the past after discovering a time machine. He meets May, a little orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends' fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.
A Number
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 16min
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A father is confronted by the sons he had cloned decades earlier. Based on a play by Caryl Churchill.
First Among Equals
[1986]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 1h
Political drama about the parallel careers of four MPs who all join Parliament in the mid-1960s.
Smuga cienia
[1976]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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From Joseph Conrad's great novel comes the story of a young seaman trying to helm a damaged boat to Singapore and dealing with many unfortunate events. While on command of the situation, he also devotes himself to help his failing crew and some of the boat's many passengers, some of them who are in poor health conditions.
Sylvia
[1985]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 35min
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Real-life story of Sylvia Ashton Warner's pioneering work teaching Maori children to read in the 1940's.
Spyship
[1983]
 
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Mini Series | 55min
Suspicions are aroused when a British trawler goes missing... Tom Wilkinson leads the astonishing BBC Cold War drama inspired by real events. Enter a nightmarish world of political cover-ups of international consequence in the last decade of the Cold War in this six-part BBC drama. When an ordinary British fishing vessel and its 36-man crew mysteriously disappears off the coast of Norway, journalist... see more
The Day I Died
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 50min
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
[2014]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1h 39min
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The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
Watership Down
[2018]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy | 3h 24min
Fleeing their doomed warren, a colony of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.
Batman Begins
[2005]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 20min
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After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 12min
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The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.
The Lone Ranger
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Western | 2h 30min
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Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.
Snowden
[2016]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Thriller | 2h 14min
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The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Valkyrie
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Thriller | 2h 1min
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A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.
The Green Hornet
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 59min
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Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.
The Ghost Writer
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 8min
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A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
Selma
[2014]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 8min
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A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
The Patriot
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, History | 2h 45min
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Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
Rush Hour
[1998]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 38min
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A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed LAPD detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 4min
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British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.
Shakespeare in Love
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, History | 2h 3min
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A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
The Choice
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 51min
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Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
In the Name of the Father
[1993]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 13min
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A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.
Little Boy
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, War | 1h 46min
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.
Cassandra's Dream
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go badly and the two become enemies.
Sense and Sensibility
[1995]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 16min
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Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.
Belle
[2013]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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The mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England.
The Last Kiss
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 44min
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Michael and Jenna, having been a couple for three years, want to get married and start a family. These plans seem to be well on their way when Jenna announces that she's pregnant. But Michael is worried that his life and his youth will be over for good. At a wedding of a friend, he meets a free-spirited college co-ed, Kim, who opens his eyes and leads him on a dangerous path away from Jenna. Meanwhile... see more
John Adams
[2008]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 11min
The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
The Happy Prince
[2018]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama, History | 1h 45min
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The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.
The Samaritan
[2012]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 30min
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After twenty years in prison, Foley is finished with the grifter's life. When he meets an elusive young woman named Iris, the possibility of a new start looks real. But his past is proving to be a stubborn companion.
Recount
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 56min
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
The Kennedys
[2011]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History, Romance | 5h 46min
The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history.
Stage Beauty
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desdemona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced?
Wilde
[1997]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 58min
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The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed Bosie. After legal action instigated by Bosie's father, the enraged Marquise of Queensberry, Wilde refused to flee the country and was sentenced... see more
44 Inch Chest
[2009]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 35min
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A jealous husband and his friends plot the kidnapping of his wife's lover with the intention of restoring his wounded ego.
Ride with the Devil
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 2h 18min
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Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles are friends in Missouri when the Civil War starts. Women and Blacks have few rights. Jack Bull's dad is killed by Union soldiers, so the young men join the Bushwhackers, irregulars loyal to the South. One is a Black man, Daniel Holt, beholden to the man who bought his freedom. They skirmish then spend long hours hiding. Sue Lee, a young widow, brings them food. She... see more
Smilla's Sense of Snow
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 1min
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Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house begins to suspect murder because she knows that the boy was afraid of heights and would not have played on the roof. As she begins to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very... see more
Oscar and Lucinda
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 12min
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In mid-1800s England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him through a sign to leave his father and his faith and join the Church of England. Lucinda is a teen-aged Australian heiress who has an almost desperate desire to liberate her sex from the confines of the male-dominated... see more
The Gathering Storm
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 36min
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A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
The Gruffalo's Child
[2011]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Family | 27min
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A little Gruffalo ignores her father's warnings and tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse.
Prime Suspect
[1991]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 3h 27min
Prime Suspect is a TV mini-series starring Helen Mirren, John Benfield, and Tom Bell. A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
Chain of Fools
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 38min
Salma Hayek plays an avid detective assigned to the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
David Copperfield
[1999]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 3h 5min
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A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.
Normal
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 50min
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A Midwestern husband and father announces her plan to have a sex change operation.
Essex Boys
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Thriller | 1h 42min
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The film is based loosely around events in December 1995 that culminated in the murders of three drug dealers in Rettendon, Essex, UK. On 6th December Patrick Tate, Craig Rolfe and Tony Tucker, three drug dealers well known to the police, were lured to Workhouse Lane, Rettendon. There they were blasted to death with a shot gun while sitting in their Range Rover. They had been lured to their deaths... see more
Ripley Under Ground
[2005]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 41min
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After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, a resourceful American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and reap millions in the process.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards
[2008]
 
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TV Special | 3h 17min
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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).
Jackboots on Whitehall
[2010]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 31min
A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full-on invasion.
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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.
Lovejoy
[1986]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery | 50min
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.
Royal Deceit
[1994]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama | 1h 43min
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This re-telling of Hamlet goes back to the original Danish source material. The opening scenario remains the same: Hamlet's father murdered by his brother who then weds the widowed mother. Hamlet must discover his strength and leadership that will allow him to regain his rightful throne. Don't expect an ending which matches the Bard's though, this is more like a true Viking epic.
The 74th Annual Academy Awards
[2002]
 
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TV Special | Family | 4h 16min
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Molokai
[1999]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 53min
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The true story of the 19th century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.
Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 43min
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When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Wetherby
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 42min
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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Space Junk 3D
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 38min
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Space Junk is a visually explosive journey of discovery that weighs the solutions aimed at restoring our planet's orbits.
Martin Chuzzlewit
[1994]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 6h 25min
Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewit's money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each one only interested in getting their hands on his estate.
Before You Go
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 34min
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The imperfect lives of three sisters are revealed at their unloved mother's funeral.
Another Life
[2001]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 41min
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A woman is wrongly accused of murdering her husband in the early 1920s, in London.
Paper Mask
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 45min
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A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
A Business Affair
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 38min
This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she is swept off her feet by Alecs publisher, Vanni Corso, and leaves Alec for Vanni. She writes another novel and Vanni tells her he doesn't think the book will sell. Both of their actions are an indication of their... see more
TV Special | 2h
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Bone In The Throat
[2015]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
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'Bone in the Throat' based on celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's novel of the same, is a gritty fast paced story about a young ambitious chef who is mixed up with the East End London mob. While showing off his culinary skills, he finds himself trapped as a witness to a murder in his own kitchen.
TV Movie | Drama, History, War | 1h 35min
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Miep Gies struggle to keep Anne Frank and her family hidden and safe inside the secret annex, as the Nazis turn Amsterdam upside-down.
Alleyn Mysteries
[1990]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Drawing on her love of theatre and art, New Zealand novelist Ngaio Marsh created elegant crime-puzzlers full of quirky characters with hidden agendas, all brought meticulously to life in this BBC series.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 12min
What's messier than a breakup? Erasing memories of your ex followed by the surreal discovery of what you've lost.
Film '72
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
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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.
Mini Series | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 26min
Condensed animated adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare.
The Ruth Rendell Mysteries
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery
From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.
Interview Day
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 25min
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Comedy drama about the trials and tribulations of three sets of parents as they finally realise that their children have grown up and reluctantly they have to let them enroll at Cambridge University.
The Woman He Loved
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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The love story between American divorcee Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, that ended in his abdication for the woman he loved.
Counterstrike
[1990]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure | 1h
After his wife is killed in a terrorist operation, international industrialist Alexander Addington assembles a private team of troubleshooters to help combat terrorism around the world.
The Big Picture
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Family | 10min
The Big Picture promotes all the latest movies hitting the cinemas over the coming month, plus individual Specials looking at Red Carpet Premieres, Press Conferences or Junkets.
Crime and Punishment
[1979]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 3h 45min
Screen Two
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Drama
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 release. The result was a transition from the earlier concept of studio-made plays, such as "Play for Today" and the introduction of the new BBC anthology film series, "Screen One" and "Screen Two," with Trodd's supervision... see more
Sakharov
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 58min
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Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him to lose a senior party position, then half his salary, and finally completely being dismissed from his job and exiled to Gorky, an industrial city. When the Nobel prize is awarded, he is denied the trip to receive... see more
Happy Families
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 35min
Guy Fuddle (Ade Edmondson) lives with his grandmother (Jennifer Saunders). He has four sisters(Saunders) who were sent away from home as small children. Grandmother is now ill and she wants to see her granddaughters before she dies. She sends Guy into the world to find them. Grandmother's real motives are revealed when the family reunites.
Cold Enough for Snow
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 31min
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Following on from the events in Interview Day (1996), Pippa Lloyd and Neil Whittle have now started going out together, much to the dismay of Pippa's father. They take their A level exams and leave home to go to Exeter University, but drift apart after Pippa falls for another student, Tony Gregg, and Neil finds that he prefers to spend all his time drinking and setting up a pop group. However they... see more
Stay Lucky
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
Strangers and Brothers
[1984]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 55min
As WWII looms in Europe, an ambitious young English lawyer embarks on his tempestuous career-and even stormier romantic life.
Performance
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Drama
Travelling Man
[1984]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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After finishing a 2 year prison sentence for a bribe he never took Ex detective inspector Alan Lomax wants answers. Lomax has at least one luxury left - a narrowboat. And it's on the canals, among the day trippers and travelers, that he means to find revenge. Not an easy task for an ex-detective isolated on the wrong side of the law.
Bones
[1985]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 37min
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An Aussie businessman is trying to find out why and by whom he was kidnapped and then later released with no explanation.
Jilting Joe
[1998]
 
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Movie | Romance | 1h 17min
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Joe and Olivia are childhood sweethearts, about to embark on their wedding day. But, the so-called happiest day of their lives is over faster than they anticipated. Olivia doesn't quite make it up the aisle, and Joe is left jilted at the altar. A decade later, Olivia and Joe are walking up the aisle again, but this time it's as bridesmaid and best man. They haven't seen each other since and they have... see more
TV Special | Family | 2h
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h 30min
First and Last
[1989]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama
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A retired man decides to fulfill his life-time ambition and walk the length of Britain from Land's End to John O'Groats. The film centres around the "discovery" of himself, the relationship with his wife (who is unsure of his reasons) and the colourful, and not so colourful, people he meets on his travels.
Parnell & the Englishwoman
[1991]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 1h
A 19th-century Irish nationalist politician has an affair with the wife of an English MP.
Sharma and Beyond
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 25min
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A young English teacher and aspiring author, takes his class on a trip to the home of his favourite author, Gorley Peters. While there, he meets Peter's daughter and a relationship develops.
Squaring the Circle
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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An account of how Lech Walesa and the "Solidarity" trade union confronted the might of Communist dictatorship in Poland.
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