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1. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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80 Metascore

In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

Writers: John Cleese, Charles Crichton | Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 102,102

2. Spider (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.9
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83 Metascore

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.

Writer: Patrick McGrath | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 28,413

3. Fierce Creatures (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

6.3
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62 Metascore

Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors.

Writers: John Cleese, Iain Johnstone | Directors: Fred Schepisi, Robert Young | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 18,262

4. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

Votes: 5,285

5. Asylum (2005)

R | 99 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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51 Metascore

A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.

Writers: Patrick McGrath, Patrick Marber, Chrysanthy Balis | Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Natasha Richardson, Sean Harris, Marton Csokas, Ian McKellen

Votes: 3,879

6. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Hale | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 2,911

7. Half Moon Street (1986)

R | 90 min | Thriller, Drama

5.3
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Dr. Slaughter, a researcher in London who works as a high class hooker in her spare time, becomes a pawn in a dangerous political game, when her latest john Lord Bulbeck, who's negotiating an Arab-Israeli peace treaty, falls for her.

Writers: Edward Behr, Bob Swaim, Paul Theroux | Director: Bob Swaim | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Faith Kent

Votes: 1,959

8. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.2
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Writers: Akbar Ahmed, Jamil Dehlavi | Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 1,716

9. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn.

Stars: Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, David Griffin, Michael Stainton

Votes: 728

10. Doctor Faustus (1967)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A man sells his soul to the devil in order to have the woman he loves.

Writers: Nevill Coghill, Christopher Marlowe | Directors: Richard Burton, Nevill Coghill | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Andreas Teuber, Ram Chopra

Votes: 612

11. Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.5
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Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Patrick McGrath | Director: John-Paul Davidson | Stars: Alan Bates, Theresa Russell, Sting, Lena Headey

Votes: 494

12. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Creator: Cyril Abraham | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 464

13. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Plácido Domingo, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming

Votes: 388

14. Some Girls Do (1969)

G | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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The robot brained agents ... Were they the motivation for Mike Myers' "fembots" ?

Writers: David D. Osborn, Liz Charles-Williams, Herman C. McNeile, Gerard Fairlie | Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Richard Johnson, Daliah Lavi, Beba Loncar, James Villiers

Votes: 245

15. 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

16. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 120

17. Love on a Branch Line (1994 TV Mini-Series)

198 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Jasper is the perfect English Civil Servant - polite and refined. But to his girl friend, and even to himself, he is a bore. So he decides to become a painter in Paris. Not so fast. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Maloney, Leslie Phillips, Maria Aitken, Graham Crowden

Votes: 103

18. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)

25 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Suspense and mystery-themed anthology series.

Creator: Andrew Brown | Stars: Frank Duncan, Maria Aitken, Zena Walker, Benjamin Whitrow

Votes: 68

19. The Fool (1990)

140 min | Drama

7.7
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A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is ... See full summary »

Writers: Christine Edzard, Olivier Stockman | Director: Christine Edzard | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Cyril Cusack, Ruth Mitchell, Maria Aitken

Votes: 54

20. Acting (1987– )
Episode: Michael Caine: On Acting in Film, Arts, and Entertainment (1987)

Documentary

8.4
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Michael Caine teaches the art of movie acting to five young actors, who perform scenes from Alfie (1966), Deathtrap (1982) and Educating Rita (1983).

Director: David G. Croft | Stars: Michael Caine, Simon Cutter, Celia Imrie, Mark Jefferies

Votes: 52

21. Manhunt (1969– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.1
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'Manhunt' takes place in 1942, Nazi-occupied France. An idealistic young university student (code named Nina) volunteers to be a secretary for the French Resistance... See full synopsis »

Stars: Alfred Lynch, Cyd Hayman, Peter Barkworth, Philip Madoc

Votes: 51

22. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)
Episode: Episode #2.3 (1990)

Comedy

8.2
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Stephen and Hugh cope with the knotty problem of offensive language. They have uncovered a series of obscure words like 'pempslider,' a 'cloff-prunker' and 'pim-hole' which are extremely ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie | Director: Roger Ordish | Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Maria Aitken, Ralph Michael

Votes: 44

23. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)
Episode: Whinfrey's Last Case (1979)

Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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In 1913 the British government, hearing that the Germans are planning World War I, ask top agent Whinfrey to intervene, but instead he decides to go on holiday to Cornish fishing village ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Palin, Terry Jones | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Michael Palin, Maria Aitken, Anthony Carrick, Edward Hardwicke

Votes: 44

24. The Edwardians (1972 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Stars: Thorley Walters, Georgia Brown, Nigel Davenport, Michael Jayston

Votes: 36

25. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

5.9
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 35

26. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Gwen Nelson

Votes: 33

27. Call My Bluff (II) (1965–1988)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.3
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Two teams of three alternate between giving and guessing the meanings of obscure English words.

Creators: Mark Goodson, Bill Todman | Stars: Robert Robinson, Frank Muir, Patrick Campbell, Arthur Marshall

Votes: 32

28. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)
Episode: Quiet as a Nun Part 1: The Tower (1978)

180 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A reporter is asked to look into the mysterious death of a nun who died in a locked room at a convent.

Writers: Andrew Brown, Antonia Fraser, Julia Jones | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Maria Aitken, Renée Asherson, Brenda Bruce, David Burke

Votes: 31

29. Out of the Trees (1976 TV Movie)

Comedy

6.9
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Writers: Douglas Adams, Graham Chapman, Bernard McKenna | Directors: Ian MacNaughton, Bernard Thompson | Stars: Graham Chapman, Roger Brierley, Simon Jones, Maria Aitken

Votes: 26

30. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Melba (1988)

330 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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Writer: Rodney Fisher | Director: Rodney Fisher | Stars: Linda Cropper, Hugo Weaving, Jon Ewing, Peter Carroll

Votes: 26

31. The Return of Shelley (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Stars: Hywel Bennett, Andrew Castell, Caroline Langrishe, David Ryall

Votes: 24

32. Acting (1987 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Michael Caine, Simon Callow, Jonathan Miller, Brian Cox

Votes: 22

33. The Gold Robbers (1969– )

60 min | Crime

8.2
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Tough cop Detective Chief Superintendent Cradock is assigned to track down and bring to justice the criminals behind the daring theft of five and half million pounds worth of gold bullion from an airfield in the South of England.

Stars: Peter Vaughan, Artro Morris, Richard Leech, Frederick Bartman

Votes: 18

34. Justice (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Cases of a lady barrister.

Stars: Margaret Lockwood, John Stone, John Bryans, Philip Stone

Votes: 17

35. Friday Night, Saturday Morning (1979–1982)

Talk-Show

5.9
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Stars: John Wells, Ned Sherrin, Tim Rice, Jane Walmsley

Votes: 17

36. Weekend in Wallop (1984 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Director: Stephen Pile | Stars: Maria Aitken, Rowan Atkinson, Billy Connolly, Peter Cook

Votes: 15

37. The Good Guys (1992– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Nigel Havers, Keith Barron, Hilary Gish, Godfrey James

Votes: 13

38. The Late Show (1989–1995)

Documentary

6.4
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Television programme on arts, the media and culture.

Stars: Jeremy Isaacs, Sarah Dunant, Kirsty Wark, Peter Hall

Votes: 11

39. Scotch on the Rocks (1973– )

215 min | Thriller

7.3
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Two undercover army operatives infiltrate an activist group working towards an independent Scotland by illegal means.

Stars: Maria Aitken, John Cairney, Madeleine Christie, Clinton Greyn

Votes: 11

40. Take Three Girls (1969–1971)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Liza Goddard, Barra Grant, Angela Down, Susan Jameson

Votes: 10

41. Counterstrike (1969– )

50 min | Sci-Fi

6.3
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Simon King, an alien agent from the Inter Galactic Council, is sent to Earth on a mission to stop unscrupulous refugees from a dying planet from wiping out Mankind and taking over the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Finch, Sarah Brackett, Katie Fitzroy, Fraser Kerr

Votes: 10

42. Crime of Passion (1970–1973)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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British courtroom drama set in France, concerning the trials of murderers who commit crimes of passion.

Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips, Peter Evans

Votes: 9

43. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)
Episode: Quiet as a Nun: Part 3 'The Black Nun' (1978)

Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Shore hears of an apparition that haunts the hallways at night and seems to portend death. Flashlight in hand, she goes off in search of the "Black Nun."

Writers: Andrew Brown, Antonia Fraser, Julia Jones | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Maria Aitken, Renée Asherson, Brenda Bruce, Sylvia Coleridge

Votes: 9

44. Bedroom Farce (1980 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

8.2
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Writer: Alan Ayckbourn | Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Michael Denison, Derek Newark, Maria Aitken, Stephen Moore

Votes: 6

45. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)
Episode: Quiet as a Nun: Part 2 'The Chapel' (1978)

Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Shore learns that Sister Miriam had recently inherited a fortune. While one nun warns Shore to get out while she can, another is all too eager to confide her suspicions.

Creator: Andrew Brown | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Maria Aitken, Renée Asherson, Susan Engel, David Burke

Votes: 6

46. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)
Episode: Quiet as a Nun: Part 4 'Witness and Wills' (1978)

Drama, Thriller

7.7
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The schoolgirls speculate that Sister Miriam wanted to leave the convent and had recently changed her will.

Writers: Andrew Brown, Antonia Fraser, Julia Jones | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Maria Aitken, Renée Asherson, Brenda Bruce, Susan Engel

Votes: 6

47. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)
Episode: Quiet as a Nun: Part 5 'Powers of Darkness' (1978)

Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Shore finds an underground passageway from the crypt to the tower and discovers a link between the dead nun and a missing schoolgirl. Unfortunately, the Black Nun is also on the hunt.

Writers: Andrew Brown, Antonia Fraser, Julia Jones | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Maria Aitken, Renée Asherson, Susan Engel, Sylvia Coleridge

Votes: 6

48. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)
Episode: Quiet as a Nun: Part 6 'Death and Decision' (1978)

Drama, Thriller

7.8
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With Shore's life in danger and the future of the convent at risk, help arrives from an unexpected source.

Writers: Andrew Brown, Antonia Fraser, Julia Jones | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Maria Aitken, Renée Asherson, Brenda Bruce, Susan Engel

Votes: 6

49. Poor Little Rich Girls (1984– )

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Creators: Maria Aitken, Jill Bennett | Stars: Jill Bennett, Maria Aitken, Lewis Fiander, Joan Hickson

Votes: 5

50. Saturday Night at the Mill (1976–1981)

Talk-Show

4.2
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Stars: Bob Langley, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Tony Lewis, Jenny Hanley

Votes: 5