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1. The Iron Lady (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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54 Metascore

An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.

Writer: Abi Morgan | Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Susan Brown

Votes: 62,948

2. Luther (2010–2013)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Creator: Neil Cross | Stars: Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley

Votes: 40,631

3. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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The cases of an eccentrically refined Belgian detective.

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

Votes: 16,355

4. 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.

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

Votes: 11,403

5. Mary Reilly (1996)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.8
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44 Metascore

A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.

Writers: Valerie Martin, Christopher Hampton | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon

Votes: 10,613

6. MI-5 (2002– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Creator: David Wolstencroft | Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 9,786

7. Foyle's War (2002– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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As World War II rages around the world, a police inspector fights his own war on the home-front in investigating murder, robbery, and espionage on the south coast of England.

Creator: Anthony Horowitz | Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 5,850

8. 7 Seconds (2005 Video)

R | 96 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

4.8
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When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.

Writer: Martin Wheeler | Director: Simon Fellows | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Tamzin Outhwaite, Deobia Oparei, Georgina Rylance

Votes: 5,391

9. Ginger & Rosa (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

6.2
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69 Metascore

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship.

Writer: Sally Potter | Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Oliver Platt

Votes: 5,307

10. Carrington (1995)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Period piece. Very visually beautiful. The relationship dynamics are compelling and insightful.

Writers: Christopher Hampton, Michael Holroyd | Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West

Votes: 3,990

11. Death in Paradise (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A strait-laced British inspector is transferred to St. Marie Island's police department. Unfortunately, he hates the sun, sea, and sand. In later series, an accident-prone officer heads the Caribbean investigative team.

Creator: Robert Thorogood | Stars: Sara Martins, Danny John-Jules, Gary Carr, Élisabeth Bourgine

Votes: 3,149

12. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Various pathologists spend as much time solving crimes as practising the post-mortal arts.

Stars: William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Emilia Fox, Amanda Burton

Votes: 2,077

13. Prime Suspect 2 (1992– )

Approved | 203 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Colin Salmon, John Benfield, Jack Ellis

Votes: 1,457

14. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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

Votes: 1,438

15. Different for Girls (1996)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Marchant | Director: Richard Spence | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Rupert Graves, Miriam Margolyes, Saskia Reeves

Votes: 1,403

16. Prime Suspect 3 (1993– )

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Peter Capaldi, Michael Shannon, Gregg Saunders

Votes: 1,364

17. Ultimate Force (2002–2006)

74 min | Action, War

7.7
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This action adventure series follows the exploits of Sergeant Henno Garvie and his colleagues who make up Red Troop, a crack SAS team. Stopping the release of a lethal anthrax mutation, ... See full summary »

Creators: Rob Heyland, Chris Ryan | Stars: Ross Kemp, Miles Anderson, Jamie Draven, Christopher Fox

Votes: 1,222

18. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.3
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Creator: Reginald Hill | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

Votes: 1,107

19. AKA (2002)

R | 123 min | Drama

6.3
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64 Metascore

AKA is the story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class ... See full summary »

Writer: Duncan Roy | Director: Duncan Roy | Stars: Matthew Leitch, Diana Quick, George Asprey, Lindsey Coulson

Votes: 921

20. Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995 TV Movie)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.

Writer: Guy Hibbert | Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Helen Mirren, Pip Donaghy, Tim Woodward, Stephen Boxer

Votes: 838

21. Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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Drama about life at Rugby School in Victorian England. The headmaster is fair but not effective and life is brutal for the young boys because of bullying and it's consequences. The acting ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas Hughes, Ashley Pharoah | Director: David Moore | Stars: Julian Wadham, Alex Pettyfer, Stephen Fry, Jemma Redgrave

Votes: 787

22. Absolute Power (2003– )

29 min | Comedy

8.2
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The inner workings of a successful PR firm - lying for a living.

Creator: Mark Tavener | Stars: Stephen Fry, John Bird, James Lance, Zoe Telford

Votes: 687

23. Garrow's Law (2009– )

Biography, Drama

8.3
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Garrow's Law is the true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.

Creator: Tony Marchant | Stars: Andrew Buchan, Lyndsey Marshal, Rupert Graves, Aidan McArdle

Votes: 685

24. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Episode: The Clocks (2009)

89 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.0
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Four clocks surround an unidentified corpse in a blind woman's house, and a young typist is summoned to the crime scene. However, Poirot is convinced that the complicated setup is merely hiding a simpler solution.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Stewart Harcourt | Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: David Suchet, Olivia Grant, Anna Skellern, Tom Burke

Votes: 677

25. Murphy's Law (2003– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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As a maverick cop with a dark past, DS Tommy Murphy fails a psychiatric assessment but is given one last chance by his boss and given a dangerous undercover assignment.

Creator: Colin Bateman | Stars: James Nesbitt, Del Synnott, Sarah Berger, Michael Feast

Votes: 643

26. Father Brown (2013– )

Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.

Stars: Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, Alex Price, Nancy Carroll

Votes: 590

27. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.3
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Stirling Gallacher, Christopher Timothy

Votes: 549

28. Luther (2010–2013)
Episode: Episode #2.4 (2011)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Luther and Jenny dispose of Kent's body and give Baba cause to believe that he was actually killed by her other henchman Frank. To ensure that there will be no reprisals he threatens her ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Steven Robertson, Jamie Richards, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Idris Elba

Votes: 508

29. The Honourable Woman (2014 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Thriller | Post-production

8.1
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Centers on Nessa Stein, a woman who inherits her father's arms business and finds herself in a international maelstrom when as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.

Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan, Katherine Parkinson, Lubna Azabal

Votes: 450

30. Rabbit on the Moon (2004)

112 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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Though around them a criminal world seethes, Julie and Antonio are a young and loving couple with a new baby and a solid, white-collar sense of stability. But when a loose social connection... See full summary »

Writer: Jorge Ramírez Suárez | Director: Jorge Ramírez Suárez | Stars: Bruno Bichir, Lorraine Pilkington, Jesús Ochoa, Adam Kotz

Votes: 447

31. National Theatre Live (2009– )

8.1
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Stars: Nick Sampson, Simon Russell Beale, Alex Jennings, Helen Mirren

Votes: 427

32. Karaoke (1996 TV Mini-Series)

63 min | Drama

8.0
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 423

33. The Quatermass Experiment (2005 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.

Creator: Nigel Kneale | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Adrian Dunbar, Mark Gatiss, David Tennant

Votes: 391

34. The Politician's Wife (1995– )

185 min | Drama

7.8
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A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Trevor Eve, Ian Bannen, Anton Lesser

Votes: 356

35. Killer Net (1998– )

201 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Students get involved in a violent Internet-based game, around the same time as a series of murders - is there a connection?.

Creator: Lynda La Plante | Stars: Emily Woof, Zoe Lucker, Jason Orange, Sara Stephens

Votes: 322

36. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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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: 321

37. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Creators: Ted Childs, Susan Rogers | Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 287

38. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Midsomer Rhapsody (2005)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Deaths follow the discovery of a valuable musical manuscript sold cheaply at an auction.

Writers: Richard Cameron, Caroline Graham | Director: Richard Holthouse | Stars: John Nettles, John Hopkins, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 183

39. Life Begins (2004– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Maggie and Phil are a late-30s English couple on a standard summer holiday with their two teenage children. On their first morning on holiday, Phil announces he wants to move out. Maggie is... See full summary »

Creator: Mike Bullen | Stars: Caroline Quentin, Alexander Armstrong, Elliot Henderson-Boyle, Ace Ryan

Votes: 171

40. Foyle's War (2002– )
Episode: The Eternity Ring (2013)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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MI5 suspects British atomic research has been infiltrated, and ask Foyle to investigate whether a Russian spy network could be at work in the heart of London.

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Ken Bones, Stephen Boxer, Kate Duchêne, Patrick Joseph Byrnes

Votes: 166

41. Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Late in 1926 acclaimed mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears after marital problems and creates a media frenzy.

Writer: Richard Curson Smith | Director: Richard Curson Smith | Stars: Olivia Williams, Anna Massey, Raymond Coulthard, Stephen Boxer

Votes: 157

42. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 147

43. Sons & Lovers (2003 TV Movie)

192 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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An adaptation of the D.H. Lawrence classic.

Writers: Simon Burke, D.H. Lawrence | Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Hugo Speer, James Murray, Rupert Evans

Votes: 135

44. Grafters (1998– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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In a bitter sweet drama, two dysfunctional brothers Joe and Trevor Purvis, are forced to work together for economic reasons. They come down to London to renovate a house for a London couple... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Chaplin | Stars: Robson Green, Stephen Tompkinson, Darren Morfitt, Emily Joyce

Votes: 123

45. Trust (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Creator: Simon Block | Stars: Robson Green, Sarah Parish, Neil Stuke, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Votes: 115

46. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)
Episode: And No Birds Sing (2003)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two plant and flower lovers, meet and hit it off while searching for the cause of two mysterious accidents concerning a very poisonous plant.

Writer: Clive Exton | Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris, Kate Gartside, Matyelok Gibbs

Votes: 90

47. Breaking the Mould (2009 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama, History

7.3
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A historical drama that tells the story of the development of penicillin in the 1930's/40's, by a group of scientists in Oxford at The Dunn School of Pathology

Writer: Kate Brooke | Director: Peter Hoar | Stars: Dominic West, Denis Lawson, Oliver Dimsdale, Joe Armstrong

Votes: 78

48. MI-5 (2002– )
Episode: Episode #8.5 (2009)

Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Everyone is shocked to learn of CIA agent Samuel Walker's death. It's been labeled a suicide but he had made appointment less than an hour before to see Harry Pearce as he had information ... See full summary »

Creator: David Wolstencroft | Director: Alrick Riley | Stars: Genevieve O'Reilly, Richard Armitage, Peter Firth, Nicola Walker

Votes: 72

49. In Deep (2001–2003)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Creator: Peter Jukes | Stars: Nick Berry, Stephen Tompkinson, Fiona Allen, Karianne Henderson

Votes: 68

50. Murphy's Law (2003– )
Episode: Electric Bill (2003)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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To find out where a kidnapper has hidden one of his victims, Murphy goes undercover as an inmate in the kidnapper's prison.

Writer: Colin Bateman | Director: Peter Lydon | Stars: James Nesbitt, Claudia Harrison, Christian Burgess, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh

Votes: 64