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1. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

Writer: William Monahan | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock

2. 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

3. Top Gear (2002– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

9.0
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Jeremy, Richard and James talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

Stars: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

4. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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51 Metascore

Sally's parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute as Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, Gemma Jones

5. 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

6. 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

7. Life on Mars (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler (Simm) wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers.

Creators: Matthew Graham, Tony Jordan, Ashley Pharoah | Stars: John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White, Dean Andrews

8. Bel Ami (2012)

R | 102 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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42 Metascore

A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's wealthiest and most influential women.

Writers: Guy de Maupassant, Rachel Bennette | Directors: Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci

9. Calendar Girls (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.

Writers: Juliette Towhidi, Tim Firth | Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Penelope Wilton, John Alderton

10. Ashes to Ashes (2008– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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DCI Gene Hunt is back, but he's no longer the self-styled "Sheriff of Manchester." Flanked by his faithful sidekicks, Ray Carling and Chris Skelton, and drawn by the action and intrigue of ... See full summary »

Creators: Matthew Graham, Ashley Pharoah | Stars: Philip Glenister, Keeley Hawes, Dean Andrews, Marshall Lancaster

11. Mad Dogs (2011– )

Drama

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Follows the reunion of four old sixth form friends. They head to Mallorca to visit the fifth member of the gang, but things take a dark turn.

Stars: Max Beesley, John Simm, Marc Warren, Philip Glenister

12. Cranford (2007– )

60 min | Drama

8.5
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In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.

Creators: Sue Birtwistle, Susie Conklin | Stars: Judi Dench, Julia McKenzie, Imelda Staunton, Lisa Dillon

13. Treasure Island (2012 TV Movie)

180 min | Adventure

6.4
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Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true ... See full summary »

Writers: Stewart Harcourt, Robert Louis Stevenson | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Eddie Izzard, Toby Regbo, Rupert Penry-Jones, Daniel Mays

14. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)

50 min | Drama

6.8
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Drama following the life of the officers and men of the King's Own Fusiliers regiment, during their home lives, training exercises and battles.

Creator: Lucy Gannon | Stars: Ben Nealon, Robson Green, Jerome Flynn, Rosie Rowell

15. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Creator: Robert Banks Stewart | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

16. State of Play (2003 TV Mini-Series)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.

Stars: John Simm, Kelly Macdonald, Bill Nighy, Philip Glenister

17. From There to Here (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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Created by Peter Bowker, From There To Here is set in the aftermath of the 1996 Arndale bombing and follows Daniel Cotton... See full synopsis »

Stars: Ben Batt, Morven Christie, Ben-Ryan Davies, Philip Glenister

18. I.D. (1995)

107 min | Crime, Drama

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Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Bannon, Vincent O'Connell | Director: Philip Davis | Stars: Reece Dinsdale, Richard Graham, Perry Fenwick, Philip Glenister

19. The Vice (1999–2003)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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The veteran Inspector Chappel heads up the Metropolitan vice squad as he and his team investigate prostitution and pornography in the London sex trade.

Creators: Barry Simner, Rob Pursey | Stars: Caroline Catz, David Harewood, Ken Stott, Rosie Marcel

20. The Catherine Tate Show (2004–2006)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Stars: Catherine Tate, Mathew Horne, Niky Wardley, Derren Litten

21. Wycliffe (1994– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Set in Cornwall, Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe, who works along with his colleagues DI Doug Kersey and DI Lucy Lane, investigates murder cases with his trademark determination and clinical accuracy.

Stars: Jack Shepherd, Helen Masters, Jimmy Yuill, Tim Wylton

22. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

23. 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

24. Island at War (2004 TV Mini-Series)

540 min | Drama, War

7.6
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Period: Second World War. A quiet channel island community is thrown into turmoil by the invasion forces of Nazi Germany.

Stars: Saskia Reeves, Owen Teale, Julia Ford, Clare Holman

25. Hidden (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Active

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When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death ... See full summary »

Creators: Ronan Bennett, Walter Bernstein | Stars: Philip Glenister, Thekla Reuten, Anna Chancellor, Matthew Marsh

26. Celebrity Masterchef (2006– )

30 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Stars: Gregg Wallace, John Torode, India Fisher, Wendi Peters

27. Demons (2009 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy | Active

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Creators: Johnny Capps, Julian Murphy, Peter Tabern | Stars: Philip Glenister, Zoë Tapper, Christian Cooke, Holliday Grainger

28. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

8.3
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Political satire about a TV news company.

Creators: Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin | Stars: Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson

29. Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)

240 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.1
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Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny.

Writers: T.R. Bowen, C.S. Forester | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones

30. Vanity Fair (1998 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Stars: Natasha Little, Frances Grey, Philip Glenister, David Ross

31. Big School (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Stars: David Walliams, Julie T. Wallace, Catherine Tate, Frances de la Tour

32. 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

33. Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)

98 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.3
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Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.

Writers: C.S. Forester, Ben Rostul | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones

34. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

5.0
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Presenters Phillip Schofield, Fern Britton and Lorraine Kelly present Britain's number 1 daytime show to bring us the latest entertainment, health, home and garden, fashion and beauty ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Ruth Langsford, Fern Britton

35. The Other Boleyn Girl (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Romance, Drama

6.3
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Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleynwho becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII, ... See full summary »

Writers: Philippa Gregory, Philippa Lowthorpe | Director: Philippa Lowthorpe | Stars: Natascha McElhone, Jodhi May, Jared Harris, Steven Mackintosh

36. Byron (2003 TV Movie)

147 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London.

Writer: Nick Dear | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Oliver Milburn, Michael Elwyn, Jonny Lee Miller

37. Vincent (2005– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Ex Cop turned private investigator Vincent Gallagher and his team of PI's do whatever it takes to tackle cases that come to them.

Creator: Stephen Butchard | Stars: Ray Winstone, Suranne Jones, Joe Absolom, Angel Coulby

38. Clocking Off (2000–2003)

55 min | Drama

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Interconnected dramas about the lives of a group of workers at a Manchester textile factory, with each episode focusing on the home life of a different character.

Creator: Paul Abbott | Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Jason Merrells, Philip Glenister, Jack Deam

39. Sharpe's Justice (1997 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Returning to Yorkshire, Sharpe finds himself on the wrong side between corrupt employers and exploited workers.

Writers: Bernard Cornwell, Patrick Harbinson | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Caroline Langrishe

40. The ONE Show (2006– )

30 min | News

4.2
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Stars: Christine Bleakley, Adrian Chiles, Alex Jones, Matt Baker

41. The Jonathan Ross Show (2011– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Steve Coogan, Leigh Francis, Sarah Millican

42. London Kills Me (1991)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull ... See full summary »

Writer: Hanif Kureishi | Director: Hanif Kureishi | Stars: Justin Chadwick, Steven Mackintosh, Fiona Shaw, Brad Dourif

43. Love Hurts (1992–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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When Tessa Piggott goes through a messier breakup than most (her married ex-lover and ex-boss left her for a younger mistress), she looks for a new job. Deciding to leave the rat-race, she ... See full summary »

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Adam Faith, Zoë Wanamaker, Tony Selby, Jane Lapotaire

44. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

7.6
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Creator: Gil Grant | Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

45. A Fatal Inversion (1992– )

60 min | Thriller

7.6
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After Adam inherits a country house from his great uncle, he and his friend Rufus decide to spend the summer there instead of abroad. An odd assortment of 'house guests' turns up through ... See full summary »

Stars: Douglas Hodge, Jeremy Northam, Rachel Joyce, Patricia Kerrigan

46. GMTV (1993– )

205 min | News, Talk-Show

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Morning news, interviews and entertainment features.

Stars: Andrew Castle, Kate Garraway, Ben Shephard, Lorraine Kelly

47. Timeshift (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Series looking at changes in British society employing BBC archive footage.

Stars: Matthew Sweet, Andrew Collins, Peter York, Kim Newman

48. My Wonderful Life (1996– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Emma Wray, Vicky Connett, Elizabeth Berrington, Tony Robinson

49. Tu£sday (2008)

79 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

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What happens when 3 groups of people decide to rob the same bank on the same day?

Writer: Sacha Bennett | Director: Sacha Bennett | Stars: Philip Glenister, John Simm, Ashley Walters, Cristian Solimeno

50. Loved Up (1995 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama, Romance

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Tells the story of a girl who, while working in a London cafe, meets a "raver" who introduces her to the drug Ecstasy and the whole British drugs scene. The girl falls in love with the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ol Parker | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Lena Headey, Ian Hart, Linda Bassett, Milly Gregory