Most Popular Reference To Charles Dickens Movies and TV Shows
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1. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
PG-13 | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a murder occurs on the train on which he's travelling, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.
Votes: 194,658 | Gross: $102.83M
2. Blinded by the Light (2019)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen.
Votes: 13,695 | Gross: $11.90M
3. About Time (I) (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
Votes: 280,827 | Gross: $15.32M
6. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
Votes: 615,598 | Gross: $138.80M
7. 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: 334,889 | Gross: $27.11M
8. Paddington 2 (2017)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Paddington (Ben Whishaw), now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's (Imelda Staunton's) 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Votes: 54,475 | Gross: $40.44M
12. Superman II (1980)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Votes: 94,323 | Gross: $108.19M
15. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Votes: 61,440 | Gross: $10.51M
16. Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the "revolutionary" new treatments are inhumane, and that there is more going on than meets the eye.
17. Adventureland (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Votes: 149,248 | Gross: $16.03M
18. Seabiscuit (2003)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport
True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Votes: 64,564 | Gross: $120.28M
20. Hereafter (2010)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A drama centered on three people - a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy - who are touched by death in different ways.
Votes: 88,697 | Gross: $32.75M
21. Disturbing Behavior (1998)
R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The new kid in Cradle Bay, Washington stumbles across something sinister about the town's method of transforming its unruly teens into upstanding citizens.
Votes: 20,156 | Gross: $17.41M
23. Denial (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 17,989 | Gross: $4.07M
24. In the House (2012)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A high school French teacher is drawn into a precocious student's increasingly transgressive story about his relationship with a friend's family.
Votes: 28,254 | Gross: $0.35M
25. Murder in the First (1995)
R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller
An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.
Votes: 25,533 | Gross: $17.38M
27. The Freshman (1990)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime
An N.Y.C. film school student accepts a job with a local mobster who resembles a famous cinema godfather and who takes the young man under his wing, after demanding total loyalty.
Votes: 17,959 | Gross: $21.46M
28. Cry Wolf (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Votes: 25,437 | Gross: $10.05M
30. A Simple Wish (1997)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A bumbling male fairy godmother messes up his first assigment with a young girl, and must take on a witch to secure a new magic wand. With Kathleen Turner.
Votes: 4,998 | Gross: $8.12M
32. Viceroy's House (2017)
Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
The final Viceroy of India, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (Hugh Bonneville), 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: 6,311 | Gross: $1.11M
34. The Uninvited (1944)
Not Rated | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past.
35. Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre (2015 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a fracking environmental accident rips apart the earth's crust, the resulting hole lets out prehistoric sharks from underground. The sharks target a group of women and trap them in a cabin.
38. House of the Long Shadows (1983)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a twenty thousand dollar bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the ... See full summary »
40. Slipstream (1989)
PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »
41. Mr. Pip (2012)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, War
As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village.
42. Killing for Love (2016)
Unrated | 130 min | Documentary, Crime, Romance
The gruesome murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in 1985 were an international media sensation. The Haysoms were wealthy, respected members of Virginia society, and the murder conviction of ... See full summary »
43. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.
45. An American Girl on the Home Front (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Family, War
Molly is a girl living in the year 1944 and WWII has brought many changes to Molly's life. An English girl comes to live with Molly's family to escape the bombings. They slowly become good friends.
47. It's Christmas, Carol! (2012 TV Movie)
TV-G | 87 min | Family, Fantasy
The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive Carol Huffler, who on Christmas Eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the ... See full summary »
48. The History of Time Travel (2014)
72 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A fictional documentary about the creation of the worlds first time machine, the men who created it, and the unintended ramifications it has on world events.
49. Wrapped Up In Christmas (2017 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A mall manager is tasked with cancelling the leases of underperforming stores at Christmas. She soon finds herself falling for the nephew of a store owner as he helps his Aunt try to make it through the holidays.
50. Christmas Cupid (2010 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Los Angeles publicist is forced to reconsider her life choices as she gets visited by ghosts of her ex-boyfriends in the eve of Christmas.