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1. Clockwise (1986)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

6.6
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An obsessively punctual comprehensive school headmaster sets out to give an important speech at the annual Headmasters' Conference.

Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: John Cleese, Penny Leatherbarrow, Howard Lloyd-Lewis, Jonathan Bowater

Votes: 9,478 | Gross: $1.48M

2. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 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: 6,912

3. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10.

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

Votes: 5,450

4. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

TV-14 | 290 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.

Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell

Votes: 5,431

5. Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.0
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The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Votes: 5,350 | Gross: $0.12M

6. The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988– )

Unrated | 171 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan.

Stars: Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox

Votes: 4,666

7. Shanghai Surprise (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

3.0
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Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 4,200 | Gross: $2.32M

8. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

Votes: 1,928

9. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

Votes: 1,060

10. 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

Votes: 937

11. The Barchester Chronicles (1982– )

385 min | Drama

8.3
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When a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires, scandal taints the cozy community of Barchester when their local church becomes the object of a scathing, investigative report.

Stars: Donald Pleasence, Janet Maw, Nigel Hawthorne, Angela Pleasence

Votes: 872

12. Turtle Diary (1985)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ben Kingsley, Richard Johnson, Michael Gambon

Votes: 628 | Gross: $2.16M

13. Bullshot Crummond (1983)

PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy

6.4
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The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 547

14. The Public Eye (1972)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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When a straight-laced British accountant marries a free-spirited American, he starts trying to change her. His wife doesn't keep regular hours, so he suspects an affair and hires a ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mia Farrow, Topol, Michael Jayston, Margaret Rawlings

Votes: 415

15. Fall of Eagles (1974– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.2
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties - the Romanovs, the Habsburgs and the Hohenzollerns.

Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 397

16. Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985– )

Unrated | 410 min | Drama

7.3
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The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: George C. Scott, David Suchet, Spencer Chandler, Lee Grant

Votes: 279

17. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Last Enemy (1989)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A headless, armless, footless body of a murdered academic is found in Oxford Canal and his investigation leads to petty hatred and jealousy among the local academia.

Director: James Scott | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Amanda Hillwood, Barry Foster

Votes: 267

18. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

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

Votes: 165

19. A Voyage Round My Father (1984 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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Before creating the beloved courtroom drama Rumpole of the Bailey, writer John Mortimer found inspiration in his own life for this portrait of a difficult but enduring love between father ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Alan Bates, Jane Asher, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 160

20. Game, Set, and Match (1988– )

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Bernard Samson is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central.

Stars: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Michael Degen, Anthony Bate

Votes: 150

21. Love for Lydia (1977– )

780 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Martin, Christopher Blake, Sherrie Hewson, Beatrix Lehmann

Votes: 148

22. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Episode: Return to the Circus (1979)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Retired espionage veteran George Smiley is called out on a top secret mission: to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Bernard Hepton, Terence Rigby, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 144

23. Suicide Mission (1954)

70 min | Drama, War

6.7
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"Shetlandsgjengen", which translates as "the Shetland-gang", relates the true story of the illegal traffic across the North Sea from German occupied Norway to Shetland during World War II. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Forlong | Stars: Leif Larsen, Palmar Bjørnøy, Anthony Oliver, Johannes Kalve

Votes: 133

24. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982– )

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Maurice Denham, Angela Easterling, Christopher Wren, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 124

25. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Neck (1979)

Horror, Thriller

6.9
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Invited to a weekend house party by Sir Basil Turton and his younger wife Natalia, John Bannister is struck by the lady's infidelity. She tries to undo his pyjamas and is plainly having an ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Roald Dahl, Joan Collins, Michael Aldridge, Peter Bowles

Votes: 122

26. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

Votes: 119

27. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Episode: Smiley Tracks the Mole (1979)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
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The investigation begins, with Peter Guillam burgling the archives for information, while Smiley visits an old comrade whose past knowledge could prove vital to locating the spy.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, Ian Richardson

Votes: 117

28. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Episode: Flushing Out the Mole (1979)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.7
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Smiley springs his trap and catches the spy. He later interrogates the spy and learns about how and why it happened, and the answers he gets robs him of any sense of victory.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell

Votes: 114

29. Walk in the Shadow (1962)

93 min | Drama

7.1
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When John Harris's daughter is badly injured in an boating accident, the hospital tells him that she will need an urgent blood transfusion. Due to his religious beliefs Harris refuses ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan, Janet Munro, Paul Rogers

Votes: 112

30. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Episode: How It All Fits Together (1979)

TV-14 | 50 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
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While Guillam and Tarr come under pressure, Smiley recounts his one meeting with the Soviet master spy Karla, who is undoubtedly running the spy inside MI6.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Warren Clarke, George Sewell

Votes: 112

31. Love in a Cold Climate (1980– )

420 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Aldridge, Michael Williams, Lucy Gutteridge

Votes: 109

32. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)
Episode: One of Us (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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When the Director General of MI5 informs the Prime Minister that his predecessor was a Soviet agent, Jim Hacker learns that he had been thoroughly investigated some years previously by none... See full summary »

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 103

33. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »

Stars: Jill Gascoine, Leslie Ash, Don Warrington, Tracy-Louise Ward

Votes: 102

34. Sense and Sensibility (1971– )

178 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Mrs. Dashwood and her two daughters, Elinor and Marianne, are faced with the prospect of Mrs. Dashwood's stepson and his wife moving into their home at Norland.

Stars: Michael Aldridge, Sheila Ballantine, Esme Church, Joanna David

Votes: 95

35. Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

8.3
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Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is a man who is very careful and very determined. And he is especially determined to not get caught committing the perfect murder of his wife. In the end he succeeds but then finds circumstances are "agin him".

Stars: Hywel Bennett, Cheryl Campbell, Belinda Carroll, David Ashford

Votes: 85

36. Murder by the Book (1986 TV Movie)

45 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Poirot has been murdered! Did Agatha Christie do it?

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Peggy Ashcroft, Ian Holm, Richard Wilson, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 71

37. Countdown to War (1989 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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Based on a play, the story details the dramatic negotiations between UK, France, Poland, Nazi-Germany and USSR from the day Czechoslovakia fell, until Britain's declaration of war on Germany caused by Hitler's invasion of Poland.

Director: Patrick Lau | Stars: Ian McKellen, Michael Aldridge, Tony Britton, John Woodvine

Votes: 67

38. Spyship (1983– )

55 min

7.6
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Suspicions are aroused when a British trawler goes missing... Tom Wilkinson leads the astonishing BBC Cold War drama inspired by real events. Enter a nightmarish world of political ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Peter Eyre, Lesley Nightingale, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 57

39. Murder in the Cathedral (1951)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

6.9
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The tape version, if one exists, may be 114 minutes but the film, on original release, ran the same 140 minutes in the USA as it did in England. It is an experimental transposition of the ... See full summary »

Director: George Hoellering | Stars: John Groser, Alexander Gauge, David Ward, George Woodbridge

Votes: 55

40. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 51

41. Charters & Caldicott (1985– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Two cricket-loving Englishman, now elderly, get involved in a bizarre plot which seems to involve espionage.

Stars: Robin Bailey, Michael Aldridge, Caroline Blakiston, Gerard Murphy

Votes: 48

42. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: Uncle of the Bride (1986)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy

8.1
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Wesley & Edie's daughter Glenda is getting married, and Clegg and Compo make a new friend in Edie's brother Seymour. Foggy has left to take over an egg decorating business he inherited.

Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Thora Hird, Joe Gladwin, Kathy Staff, Juliette Kaplan

Votes: 42

43. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 40

44. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982– )
Episode: The Mystery of the Blue Jar (1982)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A law student finds his morning golf games repeatedly disturbed by a woman's cries of 'murder, help murder'--pleas that only he can hear.

Director: Cyril Coke | Stars: Michael Aldridge, Robin Kermode, Derek Francis, Isabelle Spade

Votes: 38

45. American Dreamer (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Following the death of his wife, a world-travelling reporter decides to leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind, packs up his kids and moves to a quiet little town in Wisconsin, ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Carol Kane, Chay Lentin, Johnny Galecki

Votes: 37

46. Footlight Frenzy (1984)

110 min | Comedy

8.5
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The on-stage and backstage antics of an amateur group attempting to stage a play as a fundraiser to save their children's school.

Stars: Michael Aldridge, Rodger Bumpass, Ronald E. House, Anna Mathias

Votes: 37

47. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 36

48. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 36

49. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 33

50. Hadleigh (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Gerald Harper, Peter Dennis, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Alastair Hunter

Votes: 33