Most Voted Titles With Simon Chandler
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1. The King's Speech (2010)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
2. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
3. The Iron Lady (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
4. Penelope (2006)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A modern romantic tale about a young aristocratic heiress born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love with "one who will love her faithfully."
5. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War
A historical telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges on a road to Germany in World War II, in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.
6. Spice World (1997)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Music
World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.
7. The Lord of the Rings (1978)
PG | 132 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle Earth.
8. The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet.
9. Vera Drake (2004)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.
10. The Bounty (1984)
PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British ... See full summary »
11. Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003 TV Movie)
130 min | Biography, Drama, History
A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
12. Victor Victoria (1982)
PG | 132 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
14. The Thick of It (2005– )
29 min | Comedy
Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
15. Foyle's War (2002– )
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
17. The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
150 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the life and times of Mangal Pandey, 1857: The Rising is a film about the leader of the 1857 mutiny and his fight against the British rule.
18. Brideshead Revisited (1981 TV Mini-Series)
659 min | Drama, Romance
Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »
20. Stoned (2005)
R | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.
23. House of Anubis (2011– )
TV-G | 15 min | Drama, Family, Mystery
When one of their number disappears on the same day that an American girl joins their ranks, a group of English boarding school students embarks on solving a mystery.
24. Incognito (1997)
R | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are... See full summary »
25. The Shadow Line (2011 TV Mini-Series)
A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain... See full synopsis »
29. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.
30. Fast Girls (2012)
91 min | Drama, Sport
A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.
31. 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.
32. Middlemarch (1994 TV Mini-Series)
375 min | Drama, History, Romance
This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life, loves, foibles and politics of the fictional English town of Middlemarch. Adapted ... See full summary »
33. Vera (2011– )
With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
ShakespeaRe-Told (2005– )
The Taming of the Shrew
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young harridan MP marries a title in order to advance towards her goal of becoming party leader.
35. Lawless Heart (2001)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Three intersecting stories about people whose lives are affected by the death of a gay restaurateur.
36. Hollow Reed (1996)
R | 104 min | Drama
Following the break-up of his marriage after revealing his homosexuality, GP Martin Wyatt loses custody of his son Oliver to his now ex-wife Hannah and her new partner Frank. It is not long... See full summary »
38. Lace (1984 TV Movie)
240 min | Drama
A young actress, thought to be easy and have no morals, gathers three former school chums to find out which is her mother. Much of the movie takes place in flashback and the identity of her... See full summary »
39. Holby City (1999– )
60 min | Drama | Active
The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.
43. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
50 min | Drama
Louisa Trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the Queen of cooks, cook to the King, and owner of the Bentinck Hotel. Her life and happenings among the guests and staff of the... See full summary »
44. Sword of Honour (2001 TV Movie)
191 min | Drama, War
Guy Crouchback,heir to a declining English Roman Catholic family returns to England from Italy at the start of World War Two and joins the Royal Corps of Halberdiers,along with various ... See full summary »
46. Place of Execution (2008 TV Mini-Series)
A young girl mysteriously vanishes from her English village home. Forty-five years later, a journalist's attempts to make a documentary on the case threaten to shatter the lives of all involved.
47. Bergerac (1981–1991)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.
48. The Stone Raft (2002)
117 min | Drama, Fantasy
An inexplicable crack in the Pyrenees Mountains provokes excitement and scientific curiosity. As the geological fracture deepens and widens, the European community begins to disassociate ... See full summary »