Most Voted Titles With Linda Bassett
- Movies or TV
1. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
2. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
3. Calendar Girls (2003)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.
4. East Is East (1999)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought... See full summary »
6. Kinky Boots (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat.
7. Mary Reilly (1996)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
8. Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.
9. Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In mid-1800's England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him... See full summary »
10. Sense & Sensibility (2008 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Drama, Romance
Widow Dashwood and her three unmarried daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, inherit only a tiny allowance. So they move out of their grand Sussex home to a more modest cottage in ... See full summary »
11. Haunted (1995)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Professor David Ash is invited to Edbrook to calm the fears of the elderly nanny of the Mariell family. Nanny Tess is seeing things, and Ash's book debunking such phenomenon makes him a ... See full summary »
12. Cass (2008)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An orphaned Jamaican baby is adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London and becomes one of the most feared and respected men in Britain. Based on a true story.
14. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008– )
An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.
15. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Detective Inspector Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.
16. Let Him Have It (1991)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »
17. Beautiful People (1999)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War
In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. ... See full summary »
20. Heartbeat (1992– )
50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
A British police constable and his doctor wife, weary of the turmoil in contemporary London, decide to move and work in a quiet village where life is livelier than they anticipated.
21. Traffik (1989 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 315 min | Drama, Crime
The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan. While he's on trial, his trophy wife, a former Olympic swimmer, discovers steely ... See full summary »
23. Spies of Warsaw (2013 TV Mini-Series)
120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.
24. The Martins (2001)
87 min | Comedy
Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant ... See full summary »
25. Grandma's House (2010– )
30 min | Comedy | Active
A successful television presenter has doubts about the direction of his career in the business and decides to quit to start searching for something more meaningful to do with his life.
27. Alive and Kicking (1996)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
28. Far from the Madding Crowd (1998 TV Movie)
54 min | Drama
A vain pretty girl has recently taken over her uncles farm. Her independent, naive personality leaves her torn between three men who wish to marry her.
29. Bramwell (1995 TV Mini-Series)
54 min | Drama
In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ... See full summary »
30. A Village Affair (1995 TV Movie)
101 min | Drama, Romance
Alice has married the rich but boring Martin. When they move to a small village Martin starts flirting with Clodagh, but she is more interested in his wife Alice...
31. Spivs (2004)
95 min | Drama, Comedy
Jack, Steve and Goat are East-End Spivs. They spend their time wheeling and dealing wherever and whenever they can. It's not until Jack and the others get involved with a guy called Villa, ... See full summary »
33. Boon (1986–1992)
60 min | Drama, Comedy
Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen who start out in business together, initially in Birmingham and later in Nottingham. During the seven series (1986-1992), Ken ... See full summary »
Midsomer Murders (1997– )
The Animal Within
93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Faith's unannounced visit to her wealthy Uncle Rex's estate turns into quite a surprise. When Rex's body turns up, his would-be heirs engage in a battle of wills that exposes plenty of motives for murder.
35. Loved Up (1995 TV Movie)
70 min | Drama, Romance
Tells the story of a girl who, while working in a London cafe, meets a "raver" who introduces her to the drug Ecstasy and the whole British drugs scene. The girl falls in love with the ... See full summary »
American Playhouse (1981– )
Waiting for the Moon
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
Sundance prizewinner. Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas. Summer 1930s France, Alice tends to ailing Gertrude; they visit Fernande Olivier, ... See full summary »
37. Daybreak (2010– )
PG | 150 min | News, Talk-Show
Morning Breakfast Show - Featuring News, guests, gossip, news every half hour. The final hour of the show is with Lorraine Kelly with guests and looks at fashion, paper reviews and cooking ... See full summary »
A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Nothing to Hide
102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Although DCI Frost is initially advised that a young addict found in a public toilet died by choking on his own vomit, he later learns that he was beaten to death.
43. The English Harem (2005 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Martine McCutcheon plays a young working class girl, Tracy, who - against the wishes of her parents and racist ex-boyfriend - becomes one of three wives of West London Persian restaurateur, Sam (Art Malik).
44. Love Hurts (1992–1994)
50 min | Comedy, Romance
When Tessa Piggott goes through a messier breakup than most (her married ex-lover and ex-boss left her for a younger mistress), she looks for a new job. Deciding to leave the rat-race, she ... See full summary »
46. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Mute of Malice
76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An army chaplain is accused of killing his brother after returning home from duty in Bosnia, but he will or cannot speak in his own defense.
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008– )
When a new baby is born into the family, eldest daughter Laura Timmins is told by her parents that she will have to make her own way in the world. Arrangements have been made for her to ... See full summary »
Screen Two (1985–2002)
Back in the 'bad old days' when the physically and mentally disabled were locked away in institutions a legend grew of someone who could stand up to the authorities and help them. This ... See full summary »
Spies of Warsaw (2013– )
47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Widowed Jean-Francois Mercier is a spy posing as a military atttache in the French embassy in Warsaw in 1937. Leading a double life he may escort League of Nations lawyer Anna Skarbek,... See full summary »