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1. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith, David Tennant

Votes: 126,544

2. Outlander (2014– )

64 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is... See full summary »

Creator: Ronald D. Moore | Stars: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Duncan Lacroix

Votes: 31,727

3. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Creator: Caroline Graham | Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 13,421

4. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Creators: William J. MacDonald, John Milius | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 95,437

5. The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.4
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40 Metascore

A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.

Writers: Gaston Leroux, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Joel Schumacher | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 89,779

6. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 19,142

7. Amadeus (1984)

R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.4
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93 Metascore

The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.

Writer: Peter Shaffer | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Votes: 239,765

8. Inspector Lewis (2006– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

Votes: 5,345

9. Notting Hill (1999)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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66 Metascore

The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 182,908

10. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 5,453

11. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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87 Metascore

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Writers: Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard | Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 162,654

12. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An elderly spinster living in the village of St Mary Mead helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Julia McKenzie, Stephen Churchett, Greg Bennett

Votes: 1,643

13. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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45 Metascore

Pet detective Ace Ventura comes out of retirement to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the symbol of an African tribe.

Writers: Jack Bernstein, Steve Oedekerk | Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi

Votes: 145,203

14. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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81 Metascore

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet, Simon Callow

Votes: 99,774

15. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.7
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An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts, Steve Bloom | Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

Votes: 45,144

16. Street Fighter (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.7
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Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

Writer: Steven E. de Souza | Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa

Votes: 49,634

17. Flushed Away (2006)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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74 Metascore

The story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Christopher Lloyd, Joe Keenan, William Davies, Sam Fell, Peter Lord | Directors: David Bowers, Sam Fell | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno

Votes: 77,000

18. A Room with a View (1985)

Unrated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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80 Metascore

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting... See full summary »

Writers: E.M. Forster, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands

Votes: 26,896

19. The Invisible Woman (2013)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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75 Metascore

At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death.

Writers: Abi Morgan, Claire Tomalin | Director: Ralph Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander

Votes: 5,858

20. Angels in America (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals.

Stars: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 20,979

21. Plebs (2013– )

25 min | Comedy

7.9
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PLEBS follows three desperate young men from the suburbs as they try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city - a city that happens to be Ancient Rome.

Stars: Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry, Ryan Sampson, Sophie Colquhoun

Votes: 2,122

22. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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British police TV series which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid-1970s starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 928

23. The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007–2011)

60 min | Drama, Family, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Investigative journalist Sarah Jane Smith, with the help of her adopted son, his friends, and an intelligent supercomputer, combats evil alien forces here on Earth.

Creator: Russell T. Davies | Stars: Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, Alexander Armstrong, Tommy Knight

Votes: 2,816

24. Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)

139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

Writers: Jan Guillou, Hans Gunnarsson | Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Michael Nyqvist

Votes: 16,858

25. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

60 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

Creators: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming | Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

Votes: 1,232

26. Howards End (1992)

PG | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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87 Metascore

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Writers: E.M. Forster, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 20,053

27. Postcards from the Edge (1990)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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71 Metascore

Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her... See full summary »

Writer: Carrie Fisher | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman

Votes: 10,303

28. Love's Kitchen (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef ... See full summary »

Writer: James Hacking | Director: James Hacking | Stars: Dougray Scott, Sarah Sharman, Katrine De Candole, Lee Boardman

Votes: 1,809

29. Thunderpants (2002)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

3.6
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An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.

Writers: Peter Hewitt, Phil Hughes | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Simon Callow, Stephen Fry, Celia Imrie, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 4,390

30. Playhouse Presents (2012– )

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Eleven stand-alone dramas.

Creators: Stanley Kutler, Harry Shearer, Kate Hardie, Grayson Perry | Stars: Hayley Atwell, Brenda Blethyn, Tom Ellis, Rebecca Front

Votes: 136

31. Maurice (1987)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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74 Metascore

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.

Writers: E.M. Forster, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, James Ivory | Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Hugh Grant, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 9,861

32. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 170 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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Thousands of years ago, the great Child King Tutankhamen ruled. Few know the details of his life no one knows the secrets of his death. But all is about to change. In 1922 Cairo, ... See full summary »

Writer: David N. Titcher | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jonathan Hyde, Leonor Varela, Steven Waddington

Votes: 1,720

33. Jefferson in Paris (1995)

PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.7
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45 Metascore

One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »

Writer: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Nick Nolte, Greta Scacchi, Gwyneth Paltrow, Estelle Eonnet

Votes: 2,343

34. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

Creator: Lynda La Plante | Stars: David Hayman, Dorian Lough, Victoria Smurfit, Kate Buffery

Votes: 373

35. The Company (2007 TV Mini-Series)

286 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.9
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Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.

Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Alfred Molina, Michael Keaton, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 3,611

36. Bright Young Things (2003)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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64 Metascore

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.

Writers: Stephen Fry, Evelyn Waugh | Director: Stephen Fry | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, James McAvoy

Votes: 4,183

37. Arn: The Knight Templar (2010 TV Mini-Series)

R | 264 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Arn has to endure so much before he can get the love of his life Cecilie, who has been put away in a monastery.

Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Morgan Alling

Votes: 610

38. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series. It was produced by the BBC and it was transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984. During this period, more than 300 different ... See full summary »

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 146

39. The Best Man (2005)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A guy tries to help his best friend win the attention of the girl of his dreams.

Writers: Ed Roe, Stefan Schwartz | Director: Stefan Schwartz | Stars: Stuart Townsend, Raphael Schwartz, Jacob Moriarty, Callum Williams

Votes: 3,104

40. Loose Women (1999– )

45 min | Talk-Show

2.9
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Lively daytime TV show, in which four "loose women" chat about news, issues and life in general.

Stars: Carol McGiffin, Andrea McLean, Coleen Nolan, Sherrie Hewson

Votes: 677

41. The Woman in White (1997 TV Movie)

Unrated | 125 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in... See full summary »

Writers: Wilkie Collins, David Pirie | Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Tara Fitzgerald, Justine Waddell, Andrew Lincoln, Susan Vidler

Votes: 773

42. Ripley Under Ground (2005)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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After his friend, a hot young artist, is killed, a resourceful American man living in London covers up the crime and tries to keep the friend's name alive in order to exploit his legacy and... See full summary »

Writers: Patricia Highsmith, W. Blake Herron, Donald E. Westlake | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Barry Pepper, Jacinda Barrett, Ian Hart, Claire Forlani

Votes: 1,840

43. No Man's Land (I) (2001)

R | 98 min | Drama, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap.

Writer: Danis Tanovic | Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac, Filip Sovagovic, Georges Siatidis

Votes: 35,847

44. This Is Jinsy (2010– )

30 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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The series follows Arbiter Maven (the 17th Arbiter and 'Wearer of the Hat') and Operative Sporall (nice hair and 'Wearer of the Beige Suit') as they keep a close eye on the 791 residents of... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Bran, Justin Chubb, Geoffrey McGivern, Alice Lowe

Votes: 546

45. Nova (1974– )

Documentary, Biography

8.7
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Science documentaries.

Creators: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, David Condon, Lisa Leombruni | Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Lance Lewman, Neil Ross, Craig Sechler

Votes: 1,128

46. Bob the Butler (2005)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family

5.7
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Tom Green stars as a bumbling buffoon, who lands at Butling after working his way through all other 'A' and 'B' jobs.

Writers: Jane Walker Wood, Steven Manners, Gary Sinyor | Director: Gary Sinyor | Stars: Tom Green, Brooke Shields, Genevieve Buechner, Benjamin B. Smith

Votes: 3,100

47. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.3
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Votes: 88

48. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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73 Metascore

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan S. Connell, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

Votes: 2,225

49. The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night (2014 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

5.8
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The Channel 4 entertainment show, which will be screened in October, is billed as a format that will bring together "a host of talent from the world of music, comedy, TV, film and sport as ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Howe | Stars: Cara Delevingne, James Corden, Martin Clunes, Jack Whitehall

Votes: 11

50. Late Bloomers (2011)

95 min | Drama

5.7
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53 Metascore

The struggles of Mary and her husband adjusting to retirement.

Writers: Olivier Dazat, Julie Gavras, David H. Pickering | Director: Julie Gavras | Stars: William Hurt, Isabella Rossellini, Doreen Mantle, Kate Ashfield

Votes: 768