With Bridgeman Art Library (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Blind Side (2009)

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

7.6
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53 Metascore

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

Votes: 289,632 | Gross: $255.96M

2. Steve Jobs (2015)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 152,667 | Gross: $17.77M

3. Dracula Untold (2014)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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40 Metascore

As his kingdom is being threatened by the Turks, young prince Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own people in order to obtain the power needed to protect his own family, and the families of his kingdom.

Director: Gary Shore | Stars: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon, Art Parkinson

Votes: 175,864 | Gross: $56.28M

4. The Wings of the Dove (1997)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alex Jennings, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 10,290 | Gross: $13.72M

5. Mermaids: The Body Found (2011 TV Movie)

82 min | Sci-Fi

4.8
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A team of scientists testifies that they found the remains of a sea creature with ties to human origins - a modern day mermaid. They claim a massive government cover-up is currently hiding the creature's existence from the general public.

Director: Sid Bennett | Stars: Sean Cameron Michael, Andre Weideman, Candice D'Arcy, David Soul

Votes: 1,517

6. Balderdash & Piffle (2006– )

50 min | Documentary

8.1
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Finding the orgin of words

Stars: Victoria Coren Mitchell, John Simpson, Tania Styles, Peter Gilliver

Votes: 31

7. Conspiracies... (2004– )

Documentary

5.9
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Unravelling the conspiracy theories behind some of the world's biggest stories. Getting to meet the people who passionately believe the theories and finding out what drives them.

Stars: Simon Reeve, Danny Wallace, Gerry Anderson, Bruce Beveridge

Votes: 25

8. The Undefeated (2011)

PG-13 | 118 min | Documentary, Biography

2.0
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32 Metascore

A documentary that chronicles Sarah Palin's pre-political life; her tenure as Governor of Alaska, and her time spent as John McCain's running mate.

Director: Steve Bannon | Stars: Andrew Breitbart, Mark Levin, Kurt Gibson, Pamela Anderson

Votes: 1,886

9. A History of Scotland (2008–2009)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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A documentary charting the birth and growth of the Scottish nation.

Stars: Neil Oliver, Grace Beagan, James Fleming, Scott Glynn

Votes: 322

10. Bloodline (I) (2008)

Not Rated | 113 min | Mystery

5.8
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One man's journey into the world of the so-called 'Bloodline' conspiracy, at the heart of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, where a secret society, the Priory of Sion, claims to have guarded ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Burgess | Stars: Bruce Burgess, Tracy Twyman, Robert Howells, Guy Patton

Votes: 376 | Gross: $0.06M

11. A Tudor Feast at Christmas (2006 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A group of historians and archaeologists prepare a Tudor feast as it would have been over 400 years ago, including the use of period clothes, recipes from the era, food sourced from the land and the absence of modern conveniences.

Director: Chris Mitchell | Stars: Dominic Frisby, Marc Meltonville, Ruth Goodman, Hugh Beamish

Votes: 119

12. Crusades (1995)

200 min | Documentary, History, War

8.1
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Terry Jones presents the history of the medieval religious wars in the middle-east known as the Crusades.

Stars: Terry Jones, Marcello Walton, Kammy Darweish, Antony Zaki

Votes: 488

13. Sex in a Cold Climate (1998 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Interlocking interviews of 4 women interred in various Magdalene asylums and/or orphanages because of out-of-wedlock pregnancies, being sexually assaulted, or just being "too pretty".

Director: Steve Humphries | Stars: Dervla Kirwan, Martha Cooney, Christina Mulcahy, Phyllis Valentine

Votes: 350

14. Richard III: The King in the Car Park (2013 TV Movie)

74 min | Documentary

7.3
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This documentary looks at the search for the remains of King Richard III of England (1452-1485). After being killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field (August 22, 1485), his remains were taken... See full summary »

Directors: Louise Osmond, Pete Woods | Stars: Simon Farnaby, Leon Hunt, John Ashdown-Hill, Richard Buckley

Votes: 98

15. Cleavage (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Documentary

6.2
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"Cleavage" is an uplifting and informative journey to the most eye-catching destination on earth: The space between a woman's breasts. Cleavage is what happens when breasts collide--a ... See full summary »

Stars: Carmen Electra, Pamela Anderson, Angelyne, Tyra Banks

Votes: 69

16. Return to Source: Philosophy & The Matrix (2004 Video)

61 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: Josh Oreck | Stars: Donna Bowman, David Chalmers, Peter Chung, Andy Clark

Votes: 385

17. Armando's Tale of Charles Dickens (2012 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

6.2
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Reevaluation of Dickens as modem and contemporary, without the Victorian seriousness. By interviewing ordinary people it focuses on his comedy, characters, view of children, money, bureaucracy, private life, plus texts showing his process.

Director: Deborah Lee | Stars: Armando Iannucci, Anthony Arlidge, Barry Cryer, Kevin Eldon

Votes: 9

18. Queen Victoria's Empire (2001– )

219 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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In these 4hs we get to know everything about Queen Victoria's reign during the XIX Century. We are informed about the up and downs of her life and her people. How she managed to be the governor of such an important country.

Stars: Lawrence James, Donald Sutherland, Frances McDevitt, Maxine Berg

Votes: 84

19. Charles Dickens & the Invention of Christmas (2007 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

7.6
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This is a documentary that explains how we came to celebrate Christmas in the modern age Prior to Charles Dickens' "a Christmas Carol" it was not really celebrated as it is today

Director: Paul Tilzey | Stars: Griff Rhys Jones, Andrew Vesper, Anthony Parker, Tessa Pointing

Votes: 18

20. PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster (2014 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, War

8.5
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Jeremy Clarkson tells the dramatic story of the Arctic convoys of the Second World War, from Russia to the freezing Arctic Ocean.

Director: Richard Pearson | Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, Ron Batley, Jim Cairns, Mary Corrigan

Votes: 242

21. Gunpowder 5/11: The Greatest Terror Plot (2014 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

6.8
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The gunpowder plot analysed using the confessions of the plotters- a mixture of documentary and reconstruction.

Director: Adam Kemp | Stars: Jamie Thomas King, Jamie Maclachlan, Joseph Kennedy, Charles Aitken

Votes: 28

22. The Joy of Stats (2010 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

7.3
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Professor Hans Rosling shares his excitement with statistics, and shows how researchers are handling the modern data deluge.

Director: Dan Hillman | Stars: Hans Rosling, Stephen Emmott, Sep Kamvar, Eileen Magnello

Votes: 127

23. Murder on the Victorian Railway (2013 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

8.0
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Mixing narration with 'talking heads' portrayals of eye witnesses this tells how,in July 1864,elderly banker Thomas Briggs is found dying on railway lines near Hackney. He had been hit on ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Durlacher | Stars: Ben Addis, David Nellist, Patrick Warner, Robert Whitelock

Votes: 29

24. Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | History

8.0
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Suzannah Lipscomb takes a tour of the Victorian home and unveils the hidden dangers that posed a deadly threat to Victorian life.

Director: Suzanne Phillips | Stars: Suzannah Lipscomb, Judith Flanders, Kate Williams, Andy Meharg

Votes: 179

25. The Impressionists (2001– )

200 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Edward Herrmann, Victor Garber, Josef Sommer, Amy Irving

Votes: 85

26. In Search of Haydn (2012)

102 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.2
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In this eagerly-awaited documentary, Phil Grabsky's biographical account of Haydn's life is a visual and aural extravaganza, including breath-taking performances by some of the world's most celebrated musicians.

Director: Phil Grabsky | Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Henry Goodman, Emanuel Ax, Alison Balsom

Votes: 44

27. Who Wrote the Bible? (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary

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Who actually wrote the book that millions of people describe as the word of God? Christian theologian Robert Beckford sets off on a voyage of historical discovery through Genesis and beyond to uncover the Bible's complex origins.

Directors: Polly Morland, David Wilson | Stars: Robert Beckford, Janet Dibley, Edward Adams, Paul Bruce

Votes: 127

28. Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Excellent one hour documentary narrated by Professor Simon Schaffer which explores the fascinating and rarely told story of automata, those intricate clockwork devices built hundreds of ... See full summary »

Director: Nic Stacey | Stars: Simon Schaffer, Ilan Goodman, Laura Heath, Jonathan Betts

Votes: 57

29. The Real Jack the Ripper (2010 TV Short)

44 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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The Real Jack the Ripper looks at the 'Autumn of Terror' in London's East end in 1888 through the eyes of the victims of Jack the Ripper.

Director: David Mortin | Stars: Robert Latimer Cornell, Paul Begg, Jonathan Bennett, Stewart Evans

Votes: 14

30. Fig Leaf: The Biggest Cover-Up in History (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Director: Rosie Schellenberg | Stars: Stephen Smith, Caroline Vout, Aurelie Perraut, Jonathan Nelson

Votes: 11

31. Scouting for Boys (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Deborah Lee | Stars: Ian Hislop, John Rowe, Robert Crause Baden-Powell, Elleke Boehmer

Votes: 9

32. The Man Who Discovered Egypt (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Documentary about English Egyptologist Flinders Petrie, the pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology. Ancient Egypt was vandalised by tomb raiders and treasure hunters until this ... See full summary »

Director: Deborah Perkin | Stars: Chris Naunton, Jeffrey Blakely, Debbie Challis, Rupert Chapman

Votes: 15

33. Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II (1993 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: David Thompson | Stars: Jean Renoir, Peter Bogdanovich, Bernardo Bertolucci, Auguste Renoir

Votes: 28

34. Mushroom Magic (1989)

30 min | Documentary

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Stars: Michael Jordan, Peter Bateman, John Henry, John Jolly

35. The End of the Pier? Show (2014 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Matthew Wheeler | Stars: Matthew Wheeler, Carl Brookes, Ray Chapman, Fred Gray

36. Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here (2013 TV Movie)

58 min | History

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Director: Charles Colville | Stars: Jeremy Black, Jim Andrew, Sally Hoban, Eric Brian

37. Whose Britain Is It Anyway? (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Sebastian Barfield, Julia Foot, Anna Gravelle, Georgina Harvey | Stars: Dan Snow, Peter Snow

38. Scotland on Screen (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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A documentary exploring the various ways that Scotland has been portrayed on screen. From the Hollywood tartanry of Brigadoon (1954) and Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948) to the harsh reality of ... See full summary »

Director: Pauline Law | Stars: Alan Cumming, Christopher Brookmyre, Ian Christie, David Hayman

Votes: 10

39. Mysterious Science: Rebuilding Stonehenge (2005 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

6.9
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It's one of the wonders of the prehistoric world, but its purpose remains a mystery. Follow one ambitious team's attempt to replicate Stonehenge as it was 4,000 years ago to understand how the ancient stone circle was built and why.

Directors: Bruce Hepton, Pati Marr, Johanna Schwartz

Votes: 18

40. Lucy Worsley: Elizabeth I's Battle for God's Music (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.2
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Historian Lucy Worsley investigates the creation and development of choral evensong, a form of religious music born out of the English Reformation and out of religious compromise.

Director: Chloe Penman | Star: Lucy Worsley

Votes: 23

41. Cesar Millan: Love My Pit Bull (2014 TV Short)

44 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Director: Marc McCrudden | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Julie Conway, Leslie Corea, Tony Cárdenas

Votes: 37

42. The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (2000–2004)

Documentary, Family

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The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are annual lectures by the Royal Institution presenting scientific subjects the general public in an entertaining manner (since 1825), this series was broadcast by Channel 4 from 2000-2004.

Stars: Kevin Warwick, John Sulston, Tony Ryan, Monica Grady

Votes: 6

43. The Truth About Carols (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Jonathan Mayo | Stars: Howard Goodall, Douglas Alexander, Paula Gooder, Ronald Hutton

Votes: 5

44. The Great British Sunday (2008 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

8.0
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A look at the things considered synonymous with a traditional British Sunday.

Stars: Sean Lock, John Betjeman, Bo Derek, David Frost

Votes: 6

45. Edouard Manet. Une inquiétante étrangeté (2011 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

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In 1880, at the end of his life, Edouard Manet, the painter of 'Olympia' and 'The Luncheon on the Grass', is still both famous (for the scandals he created) and misunderstood. Things change... See full summary »

Director: Hopi Lebel | Stars: Pierre Baux, Georges Claisse, Alain Corbin, Gabriel Dufay

46. Quest for the Lost Ark (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Martin Kemp | Stars: Tudor Parfitt, Omar Al-Ghul, Khairieh Amr, Gabriel Barkay

Votes: 21

47. What Sank the Mary Rose? (2000 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Peter Bate | Stars: Stephen Rashbrook, Jonathan Adams, Christopher Dobbs, Dominic Fontana

Votes: 6

48. Ian Hislop Goes Off the Rails (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Ian Hislop looks at the effect of the Beeching railway closures of the 1960s and examines whether Beeching and the government ministers made the right decision.

Director: Deborah Lee | Stars: Ian Hislop, Richard Morant, Charles Loft, Christian Wolmar

Votes: 18

49. Method and Madness: Visualizing 'Dracula' (2007 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Kim Aubry | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Coppola, Steven Anthony Jones, Peter Ramsey

Votes: 26

50. Roundhead or Cavalier: Which One Are You? (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Charles Colville | Stars: Helen McCrory, A.S. Byatt, Bernard Capp, Justin Champion


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