#39. The Remains of the Day (1993)


Columbia Pictures

– Director: James Ivory

– Stacker score: 89.6

– Metascore: 86

– IMDb user rating: 7.8

– Runtime: 134 minutes

“The Remains of the Day” had Oscar written all over it, with huge British stars Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson performing in an adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s award-winning novel. The film tells the story in the flashbacks of a butler (Hopkins) who realizes he served a dishonorable man. Hopkins and Thompson earned Academy Award nominations for their roles, while the film itself and director James Ivory also received nods.