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1. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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52 Metascore

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

2. Rome (2005–2007)

90 min | Action, Drama, History

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

3. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.5
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85 Metascore

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Wladyslaw Szpilman | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

4. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Scott Frank, Jon Cohen | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

5. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

6. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.4
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100 Metascore

A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East.

Writers: T.E. Lawrence, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson | Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

7. Jonathan Creek (1997–2014)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

8. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Creators: Nigel McCrery, Roy Mitchell | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

9. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

10. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The gritty details of life as a member of a New York City police unit.

Creators: Steven Bochco, David Milch | Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

11. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

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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.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

12. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation.

Creator: Barbara Machin | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

13. Watership Down (1978)

PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.

Writers: Richard Adams, Martin Rosen | Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

14. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Set amongst the stunning gardens of Europe, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two professional gardeners, find themselves drawn into solving mysterious crimes.

Stars: Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris, Ryan Philpott, Daisy Dunlop

15. Hunter (1984–1991)

48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Detective Sergeant Rick Hunter and his partner, Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, are homicide investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department. Often they must go undercover to catch a variety ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank Lupo | Stars: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan, Perry Cook

16. The Professionals (1977–1983)

60 min | Action, Crime

8.2
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

17. The Saint (1962–1969)

48 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

18. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A Crusader-turned-Monk uses his botanical knowledge to solve mysteries in the old Norman England town of Shrewsbury.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Julian Firth, Terrence Hardiman

19. Blakes 7 (1978–1981)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.

Creator: Terry Nation | Stars: Michael Keating, Paul Darrow, Peter Tuddenham, Jan Chappell

20. 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

21. Split Second (1992)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Horror

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In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Scott Thompson | Director: Tony Maylam | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, Alastair Duncan, Michael J. Pollard

22. Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992)

120 min | Crime, Drama

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Veteran district attorney "Fatman" McCabe solves cases with the help of his easygoing private investigator partner Jake Styles.

Stars: William Conrad, Joe Penny, Alan Campbell, Olga Russell

23. Bergerac (1981–1991)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Creator: Robert Banks Stewart | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

24. I, Claudius (1976– )

Not Rated | 669 min | Drama, History

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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

25. Porridge (1974–1977)

45 min | Comedy

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The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system.

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay, Richard Beckinsale

26. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

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A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.

Writers: Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee, Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart, Titus Maccius Plautus | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford

27. Charlotte Gray (2001)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

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48 Metascore

A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.

Writers: Sebastian Faulks, Jeremy Brock | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Cate Blanchett, James Fleet, Abigail Cruttenden, Charlotte McDougall

28. Jason and the Argonauts (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient ... See full summary »

Writers: Matthew Faulk, Mark Skeet | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Jason London, Frank Langella, Natasha Henstridge, Derek Jacobi

29. The Plague Dogs (1982)

PG-13 | 103 min | Adventure, Animation, Drama

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Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Writers: Richard Adams, Martin Rosen | Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne

30. The Message (1977)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in ... See full summary »

Writers: H.A.L. Craig, Tewfik El-Hakim, A.B. Jawdat El-Sahhar, A.B. Rahman El-Sharkawi, Mohammad Ali Maher | Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

31. Priest (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama

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Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon ... See full summary »

Writer: Jimmy McGovern | Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson

32. Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human... See full summary »

Writers: Donald G. Jackson, Randall Frakes | Directors: Donald G. Jackson, R.J. Kizer | Stars: Julius LeFlore, RCB, Roddy Piper, William Smith

33. Survivors (1975–1977)

50 min | Sci-Fi

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When a genetically engineered virus kills ninety-five percent of the world's population, the survivors must rebuild humanity in the face of overwhelming odds. "Survivors" is a study of man ... See full summary »

Creator: Terry Nation | Stars: Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley

34. The Mirror Crack'd (1980)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Jonathan Hales, Barry Sandler | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson, Wendy Morgan

35. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

36. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

37. Alleyn Mysteries (1990–1994)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: William Simons, Patrick Malahide, Belinda Lang, Tim Dutton

38. Mulberry (1992–1993)

30 min | Comedy

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Mulberry, the cheerful Cockney son of Death and Springtime, starts his "career" as the Grim Reaper's apprentice when he is sent to collect the acerbic and reclusive Miss Farnaby. He instead... See full summary »

Stars: Karl Howman, Geraldine McEwan, Tony Selby, John Bennett

39. Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.

Writers: Gerhardt Boldt, Ennio De Concini, Maria Pia Fusco, Ivan Moffat, Wolfgang Reinhardt | Director: Ennio De Concini | Stars: Alec Guinness, Simon Ward, Adolfo Celi, Diane Cilento

40. Eye of the Needle (1981)

R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War

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A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

Writers: Ken Follett, Stanley Mann | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown

41. Bridge of Dragons (1999)

R | 92 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi

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The tough and cold mercenary Warchild, is working for the man who took care of his war training and upbringing, the greedy General Ruechang. Ruechang is planning to take over the country by... See full summary »

Writer: Carlton Holder | Director: Isaac Florentine | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Valerie Chow, Gary Hudson

42. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

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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 »

Creators: Jim Hill, Bill Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

43. The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

PG | 102 min | Horror, Mystery

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A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house: 1) A writer encounters a strangler of his own creation, 2) Two men are obsessed with a wax ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: John Bryans, John Bennett, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

44. Victim (1961)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure (homosexual acts still being illegal). But he's gay himself...

Writers: Janet Green, John McCormick | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

45. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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Stars: Charles Gray, John Gielgud, Eric Porter, Jeremy Brett

46. Fall of Eagles (1974 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

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

Creator: John Elliot | Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

47. Armadillo (2001– )

Drama

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Stars: James Frain, Catherine McCormack, Stephen Rea, Hugh Bonneville

48. The Forsyte Saga (1967 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Porter, Margaret Tyzack, Nyree Dawn Porter, June Barry

49. Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)

PG | 108 min | Drama, Music

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Paul McCartney's recording of his new album is complicated by the fact that the master tapes of his recordings are missing.

Writer: Paul McCartney | Director: Peter Webb | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bryan Brown, Ringo Starr, Barbara Bach

50. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987 TV Movie)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.

Writer: Ken Taylor | Director: John Davies | Stars: Joan Hickson, Geraldine Alexander, John Moulder-Brown, Frederick Treves