Most Popular Cambridge University Movies and TV Shows
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1. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Votes: 329,345 | Gross: $27.11M
5. The Duchess (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of the life of 18th-century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Votes: 73,414 | Gross: $13.82M
7. An Education (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Votes: 123,912 | Gross: $12.57M
8. The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.
Votes: 44,749 | Gross: $3.87M
9. Dial M for Murder (1954)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Thriller
A tennis player frames his unfaithful wife for first-degree murder after she inadvertently hinders his plan to kill her.
Votes: 142,943 | Gross: $0.01M
10. Viceroy's House (2017)
Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
Votes: 5,883 | Gross: $1.11M
11. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 14,386 | Gross: $3.13M
12. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 92,292 | Gross: $16.76M
14. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
Votes: 23,076 | Gross: $21.21M
16. A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Votes: 25,612 | Gross: $0.14M
17. Head in the Clouds (2004)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, War
From the roaring 1920s to the ruinous Spanish Civil War and Adolf Hitler's rise into power, the lives of an Irish schoolteacher, a provocative heiress and her Spanish muse are intricately interlaced, sharing the same destiny and passion.
Votes: 14,036 | Gross: $0.40M
18. The Company (2007)
TV-14 | 47 min | Drama, History, Romance
Real-life figures from the Cold War-era mix with a fictional story based on a group of C.I.A. operatives and their counterparts in the K.G.B., MI6, and the Mossad.
19. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama
A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »
20. To End All Wars (2001)
R | 117 min | Action, Drama, War
A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle. Ultimately ... See full summary »
21. Random Harvest (1942)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance
An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life.
Votes: 6,437 | Gross: $10.14M
22. The Land Girls (1998)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three young women from very different walks of life join the women's land army during World War II and are sent to work together on a farm in Dorset and the experience changes their lives forever.
Votes: 1,794 | Gross: $0.15M
23. Wittgenstein (1993)
Not Rated | 72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »
24. Pygmalion (1938)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A phonetics and diction expert makes a bet that he can teach a cockney flower girl to speak proper English and pass as a lady in high society.
Votes: 7,246 | Gross: $3.05M
27. Hawking (2013)
TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Hawking is the extraordinary story of the planet's most famous living scientist, told for the first time in his own words and by those closest to him. Made with unique access to Hawking's ... See full summary »
28. Micro Men (2009 TV Movie)
84 min | Biography, Drama
In 1979 Clive Sinclair, British inventor of the pocket calculator, frustrated by the lack of home investment in his project,the electric car, also opposes former assistant Chris Curry's ... See full summary »
29. Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
The love story between British writer, Christopher Isherwood (whose book 'The Berlin Stories' inspired the musical and film Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, American portrait artist.
Votes: 807 | Gross: $0.21M
30. Kim Philby: His Most Intimate Betrayal (2014– )
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Drama, History
The story of Kim Philby, one of the famous Cambridge spies, who was a double agent for the KGB while working in a position of trust for the British secret service. The person he betrayed ... See full summary »
33. A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake (2002)
48 min | Documentary, Biography
A study, mostly chronological, of the life of Nick Drake (1948-1974). Gabrielle, his older sister, tells us of her brother's birth in Burma, childhood in Warwickshire, life at Cambridge and... See full summary »
34. Philby, Burgess and Maclean (1977 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Recruited by the Russians during their days at Cambridge, three young Englishmen rise to become high-ranked MI5 agents until their exposure in 1949.
100 min | Documentary
A documentary on the life of the alcoholic writer Malcolm Lowry, interspersed with readings of Lowry's work by Richard Burton. Lowry was born and educated in England. He moved to Mexico in ... See full summary »
39. Out at Lunch (2010)
41 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Out at Lunch introduces a group of gay friends during their last few days at Cambridge University as they prepare to leave the comfort and security of their tight-knit group for life in the 'real world'.
Masters of Darkness (2002– )
The Wickedest Man in the World
50 min | Documentary
Famous for his occult writings, founder of the religion of Thelema, which became adopted by the Ordo Templis Orientis (O.T.O.) as well as the magical order Argenteum Astrum, the Order of the Silver Star.
The Saad Truth (2014– )
Cambridge University Revokes Fellowship to Jordan Peterson
Star: Gad Saad
Great British Railway Journeys (2010– )
Cromer to Cambridge
29 min | Documentary
Michael follows in the footsteps of King Edward VII, from a grand estate in Norfolk to a bivouac on Brownsea Island. He learns the ropes aboard a wherry, tap dances on Cromer Pier and investigates the student days of E.M. Forster.
Genius (2017– )
Einstein: Chapter Seven
TV-14 | 50 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the wake of the war, patriotism corrupts one of Albert Einstein's closest friends, Fritz Haber, pitting them against each other.
Cambridge Spies (2003)
Blunt, Burgess, Philby and Maclean meet at Cambridge university and bond through their common leaning towards communism, which they see as the only alternative to fascism.
Bucket (2017– )
TV-14 | 26 min | Comedy
Mim plans to fund her bucket list escapades by returning to her Alma Mater to recover a time capsule of collectibles that she can sell. Fran hopes to meet famous historian Mary Tash at Cambridge but Mim must not let that happen.
Politics Live (2018– )
44 min | News, Talk-Show
Jo and her guests discuss - the failure of remain parties to present a unified front, the sacking of a research fellow at Cambridge and an automated future. Andrew interviews Ben Shapiro.
Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982– )
Expeditionen in die Wüste - Johann Ludwig Burckhardt
Penniless, German-law-trained Swiss adventurer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt convinced the British Royal Navy's cover African Association to engage him as undercover spy to reattempt the search ... See full summary »
Star: Robert Atzorn