Most Popular Oxford University Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Golden Compass (2007)
PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.
Votes: 170,553 | Gross: $70.11M
2. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.
Votes: 66,129 | Gross: $120.63M
3. Tolkien (2019)
PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama, War
The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
Votes: 17,981 | Gross: $4.54M
5. X-Men: First Class (2011)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the 1960s, superpowered humans Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr work together to find others like them, but Erik's vengeful pursuit of an ambitious mutant who ruined his life causes a schism to divide them.
Votes: 620,220 | Gross: $146.41M
6. The Ghost Writer (2010)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
Votes: 150,146 | Gross: $15.54M
7. The Riot Club (2014)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
8. Testament of Youth (2014)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 24,395 | Gross: $1.82M
9. 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: 124,284 | Gross: $12.57M
10. Philomena (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
Votes: 89,988 | Gross: $37.71M
11. The Human Stain (2003)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for fifty years.
Votes: 28,249 | Gross: $5.38M
12. New York Minute (I) (2004)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Two very different twin sisters haven't spent a day together in years. That changes the day they have to go to NYC and everything goes wrong - chased by a truancy officer, a killer wanting a chip back and two nice young guys.
Votes: 20,653 | Gross: $14.02M
13. Brideshead Revisited (1981)
659 min | Drama, Romance
Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »
15. The Red Violin (1998)
R | 130 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner.
Votes: 30,392 | Gross: $9.47M
16. Lost Horizon (1973)
G | 150 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are rescued and taken to the mysterious Valley of the Blue Moon, Shangri-La.
Votes: 2,020 | Gross: $8.28M
18. The Oxford Murders (2008)
R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.
Votes: 26,296 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Arabesque (1966)
Unrated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
20. Albatross (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
22. The Lady (2011)
R | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.
Votes: 9,848 | Gross: $0.36M
23. The Great Gatsby (2000 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married cousin Daisy Buchanan and her former love, nouveau riche Jay Gatsby.
24. Pornocracy: The New Sex Multinationals (2017 TV Movie)
77 min | Documentary
The wonders of internet has made the shady industry of pornography rich, but is now in death cramps due to the piracy ruining the market, and forcing the participants to perform more extreme sex.
25. Blind Revenge (2009)
Not Rated | 88 min | Thriller
Sir Paul, a distinguished author, blinded in a horrific accident, advertises for an amanuensis, an assistant to help him with his writing. He employs the amiable Jane Ryder to be his eyes ... See full summary »
26. Tunes of Glory (1960)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
After World War II, a Highland Regiment's acting Commanding Officer, who rose from the ranks, is replaced by a peace-time Oxford-educated Commanding Officer, leading to a dramatic conflict between the two.
27. Savannah (2013)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History
Drama about the friendship between an Oxford-educated Southerner and a former black slave in turn-of-the-century Savannah.
Votes: 1,356 | Gross: $0.04M
28. The Governess (1998)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance
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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,765 | Gross: $3.90M
29. 56 Up (2012 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 144 min | Documentary
Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.
Votes: 1,842 | Gross: $0.70M
30. A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 107 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Lawrence and Feisal go to argue for Arab independence at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.
31. Miss Morison's Ghosts (1981 TV Movie)
103 min | Fantasy, Thriller
Two British women claim to have been thrown into a time warp where they saw Marie Antoinette as they were strolling through the gardens at Versailles Palace in France. After they tell their... See full summary »
32. The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984– )
237 min | Drama, History, Sport
This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.
33. Honest (2000)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
The film is an edgy black comedy set in swinging London in the late 60s. The All Saints girls play three street wise sisters who head 'up West' to rob and generally cause trouble.
34. American Friends (1991)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years ... See full summary »
35. Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me (2008 TV Movie)
60 min | Biography
In the 1950s Frankie Howerd, the famous radio and film comedian, meets a young waiter Dennis Heymer, who, like himself, is a closet homosexual.
36. AKA (2002)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance
AKA is the story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class ... See full summary »
40. Blue Blood (2006)
89 min | Documentary
For over 100 years Oxford and Cambridge have squared off once a year in a boxing match. This is the story of the Oxford blues that made the team in 2005.
41. Student Tour (1934)
Passed | 84 min | Musical
A college rowing team's world tour is in jeopardy because a philosophy professor plans to flunk the entire crew. Ann, the instructor's niece, convinces him to tutor the team on the ocean ... See full summary »
46. The Tottenham Theologian (1996)
32 min | Short
Our story begins with the introduction of the Tottenham theologian as he embarks on a vocation in the Church of England. The world of the social climber now intrudes upon polite society and the conflict within our story thereby begins.