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1. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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81 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 905,118 | Gross: $290.16M

2. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident patient, the red-headed league, and one final problem.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams, Eric Porter

Votes: 14,863

3. Pardon My Genie (1972–1973)

30 min | Fantasy, Comedy

8.8
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Stars: Ellis Jones, Roy Barraclough, Lynnette Erving, Joe Dunlop

Votes: 13

4. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.7
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Controversal spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 7,237

5. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

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

Votes: 26,626

6. The Upchat Line (1977– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Mike Upchat is an unsuccessful novelist who lives out of a railway station locker - he has the gift of the Gab and changes his life story every episode to impress different women -basically he reinvents himself to score

Stars: John Alderton, Margaret Courtenay, Maurice Denham, Ruth Dunning

Votes: 9

7. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)
Episode: The Final Problem (1985)

TV-PG | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Holmes and Watson travel to Europe to escape Moriarty's vengeance.

Director: Alan Grint | Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Eric Porter, Rosalie Williams

Votes: 483

8. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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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.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 28,363

9. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)
Episode: The Testing of Eric Olthwaite (1977)

29 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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Eric Olthwaite is so boring that his family all leave home to escape him. Then one day he is accidentally caught up in a bank robbery and discovers that the robber shares his interests in ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Franklin | Stars: Michael Palin, Barbara New, John Barrett, Anita Carey

Votes: 136

10. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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53 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 741,191 | Gross: $309.13M

11. The Copter Kids (1976)

57 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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Helicopter pilots help children to track down cattle rustlers.

Director: Ronald Spencer | Stars: Vic Armstrong, Michael Balfour, Marc Boyle, Edward Burnham

Votes: 16

12. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Angels Are So Few (1970)

63 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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For the BBC's WEDNESDAY PLAY series, Dennis Potter offered one of his "visitation dramas": Housewife Cynthia Nicholls is married to prudish Richard Nicholls. One day, her mundane household ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Davies | Stars: Tom Bell, Christine Hargreaves, Susan Richards, Erik Chitty

Votes: 16

13. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)
Episode: Frank Is Introduced to Fatherhood (1973)

31 min | Comedy

8.4
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Because Frank passed out in the only fatherhood class he attended, after one minute of the 'dirty film', Betty takes him along to a cousin's daughters, who only enjoy his inadvertent ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mills | Stars: Michael Crawford, Richard Pescud, Michele Dotrice, Lajla Lund

Votes: 35

14. Callan (1967–1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 415

15. Class Act (1994– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Kate Swift has always know her place in the world. "I was a rich bitch! I was good at it! I liked it!" Imagine her horror when both her husband and all her ill-gotten cash vanish, leaving ... See full summary »

Stars: Joanna Lumley, John Bowe, Nadine Garner, Richard Vernon

Votes: 74

16. Paul Merton: The Series (1991–1993)

25 min | Comedy

8.3
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Stars: Paul Merton, John Irwin, Robert Harley, Neil Mullarkey

Votes: 77

17. The Gold Robbers (1969– )

60 min | Crime

8.3
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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: 22

18. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
Episode: Deja Vu (1985)

Not Rated | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Magnum and Higgins go to England to prepare Robin Masters' latest purchase, a castle, for a party. While there, Magnum looks up an old friend only to learn he is dead.

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

Votes: 106

19. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)
Episode: Learning to Drive (1975)

45 min | Comedy

8.3
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Frank gets fired from a a toy fair as head pixie as he disastrously oversteps his role, at the expense of sales and safety. His worries about another unemployment are alleviated when he ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mills | Stars: Michael Crawford, Hazel Bainbridge, George Sewell, Alrick Riley

Votes: 35

20. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Skallagrigg (1994)

87 min | Drama

8.3
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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 »

Director: Richard Spence | Stars: Bernard Hill, Kerry Noble, Karl Purden, Tom Tomalin

Votes: 55

21. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)
Episode: The R.A.F. Reunion (1973)

31 min | Comedy

8.3
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Frank's impending Royal Air Force reunion causes him to relive his brief and disastrous time in training for the RAF.

Director: Michael Mills | Stars: Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice, Stuart Fell, Marc Boyle

Votes: 43

22. The Flaxton Boys (1969–1973)

30 min | Family, Adventure, Mystery

8.2
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Four generations of boys have various adventures at Flaxton Hall in Yorkshire, beginning with Jonathon and his friend Archie in 1854.

Stars: Gerry Cowan, Victor Winding, Richard Gale, David Smith

Votes: 30

23. Whoops Apocalypse (1982– )
Episode: Autumn Cannibalism (1982)

Comedy

8.2
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Director: John Reardon | Stars: Barry Morse, John Barron, Ed Bishop, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 9

24. Dangerfield (1995–1999)
Episode: Death in Custody (1995)

Crime, Drama

8.2
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Director: Richard Holthouse | Stars: Nigel Le Vaillant, Amanda Redman, George Irving, Sean Maguire

Votes: 5

25. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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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 »

Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,836

26. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 15,539 | Gross: $0.02M

27. 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: 57

28. Brass Eye (1997–2001)
Episode: Sex (1997)

TV-MA | 21 min | Comedy

8.1
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First shown in 1997. Chris Morris casts a satirical eye over the subject of sex and its relationship to society. Helpful contributors include Peter Stringfellow and David Sullivan.

Director: Michael Cumming | Stars: Christopher Morris, Alexander Armstrong, Bill Bailey, Peter Baynham

Votes: 78

29. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Time Warrior: Part Three (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Doctor escapes the castle with Sarah and Hal and must persuade Sir Edward to trust him before Irongron launches an attack on them.

Director: Alan Bromly | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Kevin Lindsay, David Daker

Votes: 195

30. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Time Warrior: Part Two (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Doctor tracks the missing scientists to Irongron's castle, where Linx is using them to repair his spaceship and construct advanced weapons for Irongron.

Director: Alan Bromly | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Kevin Lindsay, David Daker

Votes: 198

31. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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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, Barbara New, David Griffin

Votes: 893

32. Budgie (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Chirpy Cockney petty crook 'Budgie' Bird is the main character in this British TV series of the early 70s. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to make his ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby, June Lewis

Votes: 115

33. Paul Merton: The Series (1991–1993)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (1993)

24 min | Comedy

8.0
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Features Paul's tobacconist kiosk; a very strange butcher's shop; and what happened when Paul joined the SAS.

Director: Liddy Oldroyd | Stars: Paul Merton, Robert Harley, John Irwin, Ben Miller

Votes: 5

34. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)

45 min | Comedy

7.9
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Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

Votes: 1,918

35. Wodehouse Playhouse (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A series of dramatisations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes.

Stars: John Alderton, Pauline Collins, P.G. Wodehouse, Paul McDowell

Votes: 86

36. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)
Episode: Armed and Extremely Dangerous (1985)

94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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New York Police Lieutenant James Dempsey kills his corrupt partner Joey and has to lay low until the case can be further investigated. His superior O'Grady sends Dempsey to London, England ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Ralph Michael

Votes: 49

37. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Instrument of Justice (1993)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Taggart has a new boss and he must take his orders from her even though he has his doubts about the guilt of a gang member.

Director: Richard Holthouse | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, Iain Anders

Votes: 19

38. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The Dream (1989)

TV-14 | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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A famous pie manufacturer tells Poirot that he has dreamt of his own suicide, then dies under the same circumstances he dreamt about the very next day.

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 662

39. Noble House (1988– )

355 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Co, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of the "... See full summary »

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,040

40. The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1999)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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Director: John Henderson | Stars: Randy Quaid, Whoopi Goldberg, Roger Daltrey, Colm Meaney

Votes: 5

41. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)
Episode: Extreme Prejudice (1986)

47 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Shipments of army weapons are being hit systematically. An eyewitness points Dempsey and Makepeace towards an ex-army man called Jimmy, but their superior Edwards insists they go after dimwitted strongman Big Ben Davis instead.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Tony Osoba

Votes: 19

42. We'll Meet Again (1982– )
Episode: Fighting Men (1982)

51 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Ronnie says nothing to Helen about Phyllis's garbled phone call. The police arrive at the Mundys to say that Sid has been arrested. Only after he has destroyed all his black market stock ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Susannah York, Michael Shannon, Ronald Hines, Lise Ann McLaughlin

Votes: 5

43. The Professionals (1977–1983)
Episode: Kickback (1980)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Working undercover as supposed hitmen out to fake the assassination of a government official, Bodie and Doyle's new partner turns out to be Jimmy Keller, who once saved Bodie's life when ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Sharp | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Norman Eshley

Votes: 34

44. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)
Episode: Money Talks (1995)

49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Henry is leading a stake-out of a pizza parlour, whose delivery drivers are suspected of robbing customers though Fisher doubts its cost effectiveness. Money problems hit the restaurant too... See full summary »

Director: Martin Hutchings | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Bella Enahoro

Votes: 30

45. Man About the House (1973–1976)
Episode: One for the Road (1975)

Comedy

7.8
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With the price of beer going up at the Legion,George brews his own and Robin samples some before giving Chrissy a driving lesson. Sadly she rams a man's bike and Robin, as the supervising ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Frazer-Jones | Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox, Sally Thomsett, Yootha Joyce

Votes: 13

46. Noble House (1988– )
Episode: Part II (1988)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 20

47. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Terror of the Autons: Episode One (1971)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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When a Nestene Energy Unit is stolen and a radio telescope sabotaged, the Doctor is contacted by a Time Lord who tells him his old rival the Master is responsible.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Roger Delgado, Katy Manning

Votes: 229

48. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: The Carrier (1972)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Callan and Lonely burglarize a scientist's home to photograph top-secret documents. But Lonely's sticky fingers endanger the entire operation.

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, William Squire, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 9

49. The Fifth Element (1997)

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

7.7
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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.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Votes: 362,634 | Gross: $63.54M

50. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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DI Crabbe retires from the police force after being shot and sets up his own restaurant. However, his ex-boss, Chief Constable Fisher constantly calls Crabbe back on duty.

Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Nick Raggett

Votes: 709