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1. Atonement (2007)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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85 Metascore

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.

Writers: Ian McEwan, Christopher Hampton | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

2. Pride & Prejudice (2005)

PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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82 Metascore

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?

Writers: Jane Austen, Deborah Moggach | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland

3. A River Runs Through It (1992)

PG | 123 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Two fly-fishing sons of a Presbyterian minister--one reserved, one rebellious--grow up in rural Montana.

Writers: Norman Maclean, Richard Friedenberg | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Brenda Blethyn

4. Secrets & Lies (1996)

R | 136 min | Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

Successful black woman traces her birth mother to a lower-class white woman, who denies it; emotions run high as everyone's secrets are exposed.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Claire Rushbrook

5. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Fantasy, Family, Horror

6.8
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Allan Scott | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

6. Saving Grace (2000)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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62 Metascore

A small-town English widow, facing financial troubles after her husband's suicide, turns to agriculture of an illegal kind.

Writers: Mark Crowdy, Craig Ferguson | Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Craig Ferguson, Martin Clunes, Tchéky Karyo

7. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

The pathetically shy LV lives the life of a recluse listening to her late father's old records in her room and in the process driving her abusive, loud-mouthed mother, Mari Hoff, to ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Cartwright, Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

8. Beyond the Sea (2004)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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46 Metascore

A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin (Spacey) specifically, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee (Bosworth).

Writers: Kevin Spacey, Lewis Colick | Director: Kevin Spacey | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins

9. The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)

PG | 85 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

5.0
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69 Metascore

Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....

Writers: Arlene Klasky, Gabor Csupo, Steve Pepoon, David Silverman, Stephen Sustarsic, Kate Boutilier | Directors: Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath | Stars: Tim Curry, Rupert Everett, Flea, Lacey Chabert

10. The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006–2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

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A divorced mom tries to keep pace with everyone around her.

Creator: Kari Lizer | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Clark Gregg, Hamish Linklater, Trevor Gagnon

11. Pumpkin (2002)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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46 Metascore

A sorority girl is drawn to a disabled man.

Writer: Adam Larson Broder | Directors: Anthony Abrams, Adam Larson Broder | Stars: Christina Ricci, Hank Harris, Brenda Blethyn, Dominique Swain

12. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

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Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Richard Malmos

13. The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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John Truscott goes to Borneo to work with the Iban. He reports to Henry Bullard, who gives him a "sleeping dictionary"--one of the locals who teaches him the local language and culture. And... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Jenkin | Director: Guy Jenkin | Stars: Jessica Alba, Brenda Blethyn, Hugh Dancy, Bob Hoskins

14. Lovely & Amazing (2001)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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75 Metascore

Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.

Writer: Nicole Holofcener | Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Brenda Blethyn, Troy Ruptash, Emily Mortimer

15. RKO 281 (1999 TV Movie)

R | 83 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.

Writers: John Logan, Richard Ben Cramer, Thomas Lennon | Director: Benjamin Ross | Stars: Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich

16. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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James Hacker is the British Minister for Administrative Affairs. He tries to do something and cut government waste, but he is continually held back by the smart and wily Permanent Secretary... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

17. Music from Another Room (1998)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy... See full summary »

Writer: Charlie Peters | Director: Charlie Peters | Stars: Jude Law, Jennifer Tilly, Gretchen Mol, Martha Plimpton

18. Undertaking Betty (2002)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A woman, whose husband is cheating on her, and an undertaker, who has been in love with her since their childhood, decide to fake her death so they can be together.

Writer: Fred Ponzlov | Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina, Christopher Walken, Naomi Watts

19. Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.0
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When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist.

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Jean-Luc Julien, Brenda Blethyn

20. Sonny (2002)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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31 Metascore

An honorably discharged soldier returns home to New Orleans, hoping to break away from his upbringing as a trained male-prostitute, but his brothel-madam mother has other expectations.

Writer: John Carlen | Director: Nicolas Cage | Stars: James Franco, Brenda Blethyn, Mena Suvari, Harry Dean Stanton

21. Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)

G | 68 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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64 Metascore

A heffalump is heard trumpeting in the hundred acre woods. Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, and Piglet are scared and rush to Rabbit's house for advice. Roo joins them and they all agree that ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Hohlfeld, Evan Spiliotopoulos, A.A. Milne | Director: Frank Nissen | Stars: Jim Cummings, Brenda Blethyn, Kyle Stanger, John Fiedler

22. Dead Man Running (2009)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash ... See full summary »

Writers: Alex De Rakoff, John Luton | Director: Alex De Rakoff | Stars: Esmé Bianco, Blake Ritson, 50 Cent, Danny Dyer

23. London River (2009)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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67 Metascore

Two strangers come to discover the fate of their respective children in the 2005 terrorist attacks on London.

Writers: Rachid Bouchareb, Zoé Galeron, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyaté, Francis Magee, Sami Bouajila

24. On a Clear Day (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.0
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62 Metascore

Frank determines to salvage his self-esteem and tackle his demons by attempting the ultimate test of endurance - swimming the English Channel.

Writer: Alex Rose | Director: Gaby Dellal | Stars: Peter Mullan, Brenda Blethyn, Billy Boyd, Sean McGinley

25. The Storyteller (1988 TV Mini-Series)

225 min | Fantasy

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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Creator: Jim Henson | Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

26. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

27. Introducing the Dwights (2007)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.

Writers: Brenda Blethyn, Jo Brand, Keith Thompson | Director: Cherie Nowlan | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Khan Chittenden, Emma Booth, Rebecca Gibney

28. Daddy and Them (2001)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.

Writer: Billy Bob Thornton | Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Kelly Preston

29. Mary and Martha (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Two mothers lose their sons to malaria.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn, Sam Claflin, Frank Grillo

30. War and Peace (2007 TV Mini-Series)

394 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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The story of five aristocratic families in Russia during the the Napoleonic Era.

Stars: Clémence Poésy, Alessio Boni, Alexander Beyer, Malcolm McDowell

31. The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

4.0
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Comedian Rosie O'Donnell produces and hosts her first daytime talk show that focuses on interviews with celebrities about acting, writing, charity work and family life.

Stars: Rosie O'Donnell, Caroline Rhea, Susan Lucci, Penny Marshall

32. Vera (2011– )

Crime

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The central character is Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope. Who is obsessive about her work and driven by her own demons. If she's lonely she doesn't show it and faces the world with ... See full summary »

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, David Leon, Paul Ritter, Tom Hutch

33. Piccadilly Jim (2005)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.

Writers: Julian Fellowes, P.G. Wodehouse | Director: John McKay | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Frances O'Connor, Tom Wilkinson, Brenda Blethyn

34. Blizzard (2003)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.

Writers: Agnes Bristow, Leif Bristow, Murray McRae | Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Paul Bates, Brenda Blethyn, Brittany Bristow, Leif Bristow

35. Loose Women (1999– )

45 min | Talk-Show

3.0
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Lively daytime TV show, in which four "loose women" chat about news, issues and life in general.

Stars: Carol McGiffin, Jane McDonald, Sherrie Hewson, Andrea McLean

36. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

37. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

38. Girls' Night (1998)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Two British best friends and in-laws Dawn and Jackie work together at a factory. When Dawn is diagnosed with a brain tumor Jackie shares $100,000 she's got from her secret lover with Dawn ... See full summary »

Writer: Kay Mellor | Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Julie Walters, Sue Cleaver, Meera Syal

39. Smith & Jones (1984–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.

Stars: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Sarah Alexander

40. A Way of Life (2004)

91 min | Drama

6.8
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At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) ... See full summary »

Writer: Amma Asante | Director: Amma Asante | Stars: Stephanie James, Gary Sheppeard, Nathan Jones, Dean Wong

41. The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Dave Boone, Jon Macks, Billy Martin | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Gene Autry

42. On the Nose (2001)

104 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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A luckless gambler finally finds the secret to picking winners at the track - a head in a jar.

Writer: Tony Philpott | Director: David Caffrey | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Robbie Coltrane, Brenda Blethyn, Tony Briggs

43. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min

7.4
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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Barry Norman

45. The New Paul O'Grady Show (2004–2013)

45 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.8
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Paul O'Grady and star guests liven up teatime with comedy and chat.

Stars: Paul O'Grady, Charlotte Ellen Price, Melanie Sykes, Ramon Christian

46. Richard & Judy (2001–2008)

48 min | Talk-Show

4.4
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Magazine programme featuring news items, expert advice and celebrity interviews.

Stars: Richard Madeley, Judy Finnigan, Raj Persaud, Mike McClean

47. The Buddha of Suburbia (1993 TV Mini-Series)

222 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Karim's mother is English and his father is Indian. Therefore Karim has some problems with life in British society which is becoming more and more racist and intolerant; he experiences this... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Fleetwood, Jemma Redgrave, Naveen Andrews, David Bamber

48. BBC2 Playhouse (1974–1983)
Episode: Grown-Ups (1980)

95 min | Drama

7.9
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Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple, move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried sister, Gloria... See full summary »

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Philip Davis, Lesley Manville, Brenda Blethyn, Janine Duvitski

49. Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987 TV Movie)

282 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.

Writers: Dennis Turner, C. David Heymann | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, David Ackroyd, Stéphane Audran, Amadeus August

50. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

5.0
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Presenters Phillip Schofield, Fern Britton and Lorraine Kelly present Britain's number 1 daytime show to bring us the latest entertainment, health, home and garden, fashion and beauty ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Ruth Langsford, Fern Britton