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1. Re-Animator (1985)

Unrated | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

Writers: H.P. Lovecraft, Dennis Paoli, William Norris, Stuart Gordon | Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Votes: 31,806

2. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)

95 min | Comedy

8.9
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Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.

Creator: John Sullivan | Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Votes: 21,786

3. 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

Votes: 18,554

4. Priest (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.3
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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

Votes: 7,005

5. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Creator: Ian La Frenais | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 1,523

6. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Episodes follow uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station as they enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

Votes: 1,481

7. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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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

Votes: 1,416

8. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 1,237

9. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama | Active

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Creators: Jeremy Brock, Paul Unwin | Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,196

10. Ballykissangel (1996–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village.

Creator: Kieran Prendiville | Stars: Frankie McCafferty, Joe Savino, Deirdre Donnelly, Gary Whelan

Votes: 832

11. Boys from the Blackstuff (1982 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Michael Angelis, Bernard Hill, Alan Igbon, Peter Kerrigan

Votes: 688

12. Resurrection Man (1998)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and ... See full summary »

Writer: Eoin McNamee | Director: Marc Evans | Stars: David Williamson, Stuart Townsend, Brenda Fricker, George Shane

Votes: 644

13. Best (2000)

102 min | Biography, Drama

5.4
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The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.

Writers: John Lynch, Mary McGuckian | Director: Mary McGuckian | Stars: John Lynch, Ian Bannen, Jerome Flynn, Ian Hart

Votes: 614

14. Birds of a Feather (1989–2014)

75 min | Comedy

6.6
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Comedy series following the lives of sisters Tracey and Sharon who are left to fend for themselves after their husbands are arrested for armed robbery.

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph, Alun Lewis

Votes: 587

15. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 426

16. Heat of the Sun (1998 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Mystery

7.8
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Set in the 1930s, a former Scotland Yard detective is sent to colonial Kenya to head the new criminal investigation unit.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Susannah Harker, Michael Byrne, Julian Rhind-Tutt

Votes: 390

17. The Detectives (1993–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime

7.9
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In the never ending, high tech war against crime, Detective Constables Bob Louis and David Briggs are the Scud missiles of the police arsenal of intuition, hunches and inspired guesses... ... See full summary »

Stars: Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell, George Sewell, Frank Windsor

Votes: 386

18. Eternal Law (2012– )

Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Creators: Matthew Graham, Ashley Pharoah | Stars: Ukweli Roach, Samuel West, Orla Brady, Hattie Morahan

Votes: 345

19. Conspiracy of Silence (2003)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A can of worms is opened within the Irish Catholic Church following two controversial incidents, the suicide of Frank Sweeney, a parish priest and the expulsion of Daniel McLaughlin, a ... See full summary »

Writer: John Deery | Director: John Deery | Stars: Jonathan Forbes, Brenda Fricker, Niall O'Brien, Catherine Cusack

Votes: 311

20. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

6.6
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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, William Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 281

21. Oliver's Travels (1995 TV Mini-Series)

250 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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After his job is terminated, a humanities professor and puzzle addict joins forces with a woman PC to travel the country while solving a cold case murder.

Stars: Alan Bates, Sinéad Cusack, Bill Paterson, Morgan Jones

Votes: 280

22. Till Death Us Do Part (1965–1975)

40 min | Comedy

7.5
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A working-class Cockney bigot with a biased and expirienced opinion of everything shares them bluntly and almost carelessly.

Creator: Johnny Speight | Stars: Warren Mitchell, Anthony Booth, Una Stubbs, Dandy Nichols

Votes: 255

23. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)

Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Votes: 251

24. No Surrender (1985)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.0
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A scheduling mixup means two groups of old-timers have reserved the same bar for a party on the same night. The situation is trickier than expected since the bar is in Liverpool, and one ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Bleasdale | Director: Peter Smith | Stars: Michael Angelis, Avis Bunnage, James Ellis, Tom Georgeson

Votes: 234

25. Playing the Field (1998–2002)

60 min | Drama, Sport

7.1
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The on-the-field trials and tribulations and the off-the-field lives, loves and infidelities of 'The Castlefield Blues', an under funded, badly managed ladies football team from South ... See full summary »

Stars: Melanie Hill, Emma Rydal, Jo McInnes, Lorraine Ashbourne

Votes: 181

26. Leapin' Leprechauns! (1995)

PG | 84 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror

4.2
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A man tries to build a theme park on top of land that's secretly the home to friendly Leprechauns.

Writers: Charles Band, Michael McGann, Ted Nicolaou | Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Andrew Smith, John Bluthal, Ray Bright, Jeremy Levine

Votes: 176

27. Nightingales (1990– )

25 min | Comedy

8.1
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Three disparate characters are nightwatchmen in an office block somewhere in Britain. Their night life is surreal to say the least. Anything can happen from a friendly werewolf performing ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis, Ian Sears

Votes: 158

28. In Sickness and in Health (1985–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Alf and Elsie are getting old, Rita's left home, Elsie's confined to a wheelchair. Alf must now do battle with the Social Security system.

Stars: Warren Mitchell, Carmel McSharry, Arthur English, Ken Campbell

Votes: 158

29. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 149

30. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)
Episode: Strangers on the Shore...! (2002)

75 min | Comedy

7.5
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Going to France to scatter the late Uncle Albert's ashes near the village where he spent part of the war, Del decides to kill two birds with one stone and organize a booze cruise. At the ... See full summary »

Creator: John Sullivan | Director: Tony Dow | Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong

Votes: 143

31. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Battlefield: Part 1 (1989)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Knights from a parallel universe arrive on Earth to find the legendary sword Excalibur. And only the Doctor and Ace with the assistance of Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart and save the Earth from total catastrophe.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Kerrigan | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Jean Marsh, Nicholas Courtney

Votes: 142

32. Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (1984– )

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Stars: Dirk Benedict, Barbi Benton, David Carradine, Mary Crosby

Votes: 126

33. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 124

34. The Near Room (1995)

90 min | Thriller, Drama

5.4
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Charlie Colquhoun is a journalist whose career is floundering. As a teenager, he fathered a daughter, Tommy, who was committed to foster care as an infant. Seventeen years later, Charlie, ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Murphy | Director: David Hayman | Stars: Adrian Dunbar, David O'Hara, David Hayman, Julie Graham

Votes: 119

35. Woof! (1989–1997)

30 min | Family

7.3
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A young boy becomes a dog from time to time.

Stars: Liza Goddard, Adam Roper, Punch, Edward Fidoe

Votes: 119

36. Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (1984– )
Episode: Mark of the Devil (1984)

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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Frank Rowlett is a down on his luck loser who can't win at anything. When he can't come up with money for a poker game, he sneaks into the back of a tattoo parlor, kills the owner and takes... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Jenny Seagrove, George Sewell, John Paul

Votes: 121

37. Dragonworld: The Legend Continues (1999 TV Movie)

78 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

3.3
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In the remote Scottish Highlands, a place steeped in myth and mystery, there lives a boy wizard. His name is John McGowen and his only true friend is Yowler, the last dragon on Earth. But ... See full summary »

Writer: Ted Nicolaou | Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Drake Bell, Andrew Keir, James Ellis, Tina Martin

Votes: 115

38. Spellbreaker: Secret of the Leprechauns (1996)

G | 85 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror

3.4
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Fairyhill Ireland is a place filled with mysteries and legends,Leprechauns and Magic. And for an American Kid like Mike Dennehy... See full synopsis »

Writers: Charles Band, Patrick J. Clifton, Michael McGann, Ted Nicolaou | Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Gregory Smith, Madeleine Potter, Godfrey James, John Bluthal

Votes: 108

39. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Battlefield: Part 2 (1989)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The Doctor and Ace discover a stone spaceship underneath Warmsley's archaeological dig while Mordred summons Morgaine to Earth's dimension.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Kerrigan | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, James Ellis, Christopher Bowen

Votes: 106

40. Common As Muck (1994–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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The trials and tribulations of a group of binmen brought together by their common love of their job.

Stars: Anthony Barclay, Neil Dudgeon, Roy Hudd, Stephen Lord

Votes: 103

41. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Battlefield: Part 3 (1989)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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The Brigadier rescues the Doctor from the stone spaceship before they set out to locate Morgaine before she gains Excalibur.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Kerrigan | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Jean Marsh, James Ellis

Votes: 101

42. Big Deal (1984–1986)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Lighthearted drama series about Robby Box, a small-time London gambler, and his long-suffering family.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Votes: 89

43. Mike & Angelo (1989–2000)

20 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A series about an alien living with an American boy in Britain.

Stars: Tim Whitnall, Shelley Thompson, Michael Benz, Katy Murphy

Votes: 86

44. The Generation Game (1971–2001)

60 min | Game-Show

6.5
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Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Jim Davidson, Melanie Stace, Anthea Redfern

Votes: 86

45. No Country for Old Men (1981 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

6.8
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An exploration of Jonathan Swift's time in Dublin in 1739.

Writer: David Nokes | Director: Tristram Powell | Stars: Joanna Beccarelli, Cyril Cusack, Veronica Duffy, James Ellis

Votes: 84

46. Down to Earth (2000–2005)

60 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Creator: Ashley Pharoah | Stars: Pauline Quirke, Zara Dawson, Denise Welch, Warren Clarke

Votes: 73

47. Keep the Change (1992 TV Movie)

M | 95 min | Drama

5.8
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Joe Starling,a failed artist,returns to his hometown in search of life's meaning and finds himself caught up in a number of predicaments not of his making. Along the way, Joe encounters ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas McGuane, John Miglis | Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: William Petersen, Rachel Ticotin, Lolita Davidovich, Buck Henry

Votes: 66

48. The Chinese Detective (1981–1982)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: David Yip, Derek Martin, Arthur Kelly, Larrington Walker

Votes: 64

49. Crossing the Floor (1996 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy

8.4
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Political satire closely mirroring real-life British politics of the time - a self-serving Conservative minister "crosses the floor" to join the opposition Labour Party, at a time when the ... See full summary »

Writer: Guy Jenkin | Director: Guy Jenkin | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Neil Pearson, Clive Russell, James Fleet

Votes: 62

50. Screen Two (1985–2002)

7.5
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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 »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 58