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1. The Remains of the Day (1993)

PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance

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A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years post World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been.

Writers: Kazuo Ishiguro, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve

2. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

3. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

R | 110 min | Drama

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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »

Writer: Penelope Gilliatt | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

4. Lassie (2005)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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84 Metascore

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

Writers: Eric Knight, Charles Sturridge | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage

5. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.

Writers: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter, Jack Gwillim

6. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

7. The Saint (1962–1969)

48 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

8. Madhouse (1974)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

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A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.

Writers: Angus Hall, Ken Levison, Greg Morrison | Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

9. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Lovejoy is a loveable rogue and an antiques dealer with an amazing talent for spotting hidden treasures. When not looking for the odd collectible, Lovejoy spends most of his time using his ... See full summary »

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

10. Night Creatures (1962)

Unrated | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

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In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain... See full summary »

Writers: Anthony Hinds, Barbara S. Harper | Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Cushing, Yvonne Romain, Patrick Allen, Oliver Reed

11. UFO (1969–1973)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

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In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

Creators: Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson | Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

12. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

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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

13. Our Friends in the North (1996 TV Mini-Series)

623 min | Drama

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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker - from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Mark Strong, Gina McKee, Daniel Craig

14. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Gary Sparrow lives in the 1990s with his wife but has a route back to the 1940s where he has a mistress. Gary has a tough time keeping his double-life a secret from the two women as he ... See full summary »

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Victor McGuire, Christopher Ettridge, Elizabeth Carling

15. Dunkirk (1958)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, History, War

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Two stories in one - an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. ... See full summary »

Writers: Trevor Dudley Smith, Ewan Butler, J.S. Bradford, David Divine, W.P. Lipscomb | Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Robert Urquhart, Ray Jackson

16. The Tripods (1984–1985)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Sci-fi thriller about the takeover of earth by alien tripods. The conquerers start controlling human minds, but not until after they reach the age of sixteen. Two boys seek to end the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Shackley, Ceri Seel, Jim Baker, Robin Hayter

17. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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British police series which revolutionised the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s. Jack Regan (see also 'Regan' (1974)) played by John Thaw is a hard edged detective in the Flying ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

18. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

19. Virgin Witch (1972)

R | 88 min | Horror

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Christine gets her big chance at modelling when she applies at Sybil Waite's agency. Together with Christine's sister Betty they go to a castle for the weekend for a photo shoot. Sybil has ... See full summary »

Writer: Hazel Adair | Director: Ray Austin | Stars: Ann Michelle, Vicki Michelle, Keith Buckley, Patricia Haines

20. Esther (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), King of the Persians, whose empire now extends from India to Egypt after the defeat of the Babylonians, is holding a celebratory banquet for his people in the citadel ... See full summary »

Writer: Sandy Niemand | Director: Raffaele Mertes | Stars: Louise Lombard, F. Murray Abraham, Jürgen Prochnow, Thomas Kretschmann

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

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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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

22. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

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This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

23. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )
Episode: A Great Deliverance (2001)

TV-PG | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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After a farmer is found decapitated, aristocratic Detective Inspector Lynly is assigned to the case with a resentful new partner, D.S. Barbara Havers.

Writers: Elizabeth George, Lizzie Mickery | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Anthony Calf, Amanda Ryan

24. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part One (1979)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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As time slips a groove, the Doctor and Romana relive twenty-four seconds while on holiday in Paris. The second time it occurs the Doctor spots a woman using advanced, alien technology at ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

25. Births, Marriages and Deaths (1999– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy

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Stars: Ray Winstone, Mark Strong, Philip Davis, Maggie O'Neill

26. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part Two (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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As the very well-mannered but callous Count Scarlioni rehearses his forthcoming heist of the Mona Lisa, the Doctor, Romana and Det. Duggan explore his basement, discovering a time travel ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

27. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part Three (1979)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Pursuing the mystery of the multiple, authentic Mona Lisa's back to Leonardo de Vinci's workshop in 1505 Florence, the Doctor meets Captain Tancredi - the very same man he's met as Count ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

28. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

29. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode One (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor attempts to test his new dematerialisation circuit by taking Jo to Metebelis Three but instead the TARDIS arrives in the hold of a 1920s cargo ship.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

30. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Remembrance of the Daleks: Part 2 (1988)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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With two factions of Daleks involved in a race war on Earth, the Doctor takes care of old business by having the Hand of Omega ceremoniously but quietly buried in a churchyard. His actions ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Simon Williams, Dursley McLinden

31. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 1 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor and the newly formed UNIT must stop a Cybermen Invasion and a Sinister Industrialist in league with them

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

32. Ivanhoe (1958– )

30 min | Adventure

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The much-modified-for-television adventures of Walter Scott's Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a noble knight and champion of justice during the reign of evil Prince John.

Stars: Roger Moore, Robert Brown, Andrew Keir, Martin Wyldeck

33. Holding On (1997 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Drama

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A complex, moving story of life in the big bad city, in this case London. The tragic, senseless, futile murder of a beautiful young woman, just embarking on her journey through life, acts ... See full summary »

Stars: David Morrissey, Saira Todd, Phil Daniels, Ace Bhatti

34. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Four (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor escapes from the Scope and joins forces with Vorg to try and save its inhabitants but Kalik is still determined to use the Drashigs to start a rebellion.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

35. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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The Doctor and Jo return to the Bernice to try and aid their escape but find themselves pursued by the Drashigs.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

36. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Two (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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The Doctor and Jo attempt to find a way out of the Scope but, when Vorg attempts to entertain the Minorans, the crew of the Bernice suddenly become a lot more dangerous.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

37. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 2 (1970)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor attempts to convince people there are monsters in the caves, prompting Major Baker to start shooting at a reptile man.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Fulton Mackay

38. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 2 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor and Jamie are taken prisoner by their mysterious observers and have a reunion with an old friend while Zoe and Isobel carry out their own investigation of IE.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Kevin Stoney, Frazer Hines, Geoffrey Cheshire

39. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 3 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor and Jamie return to the IE factory in search of Zoe and Isobel, where they meet with Professor Watkins and fall foul of Vaughn.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Peter Halliday, Kevin Stoney

40. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 4 (1970)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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With Quinn dead, the Brigadier decides to take an armed party into the caves, prompting the Doctor to contact the Silurians himself.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Norman Jones

41. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 6 (1970)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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While the Doctor and Liz try to find a cure to the virus spread by Baker, the Young Silurian kills the Old Silurian and takes control of his people.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Geoffrey Palmer

42. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 5 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor and Jamie tell the Brigadier about the Cybermen but with Rutledge under Vaughn's control he is powerless to act.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

43. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 7 (1970)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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While Liz distributes the cure to the virus, the Doctor discovers the Silurians now plan to wipe out humanity by destroying the Van Allen Belt.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Paul Darrow

44. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 4 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor and Jamie enlist the help of UNIT to rescue Zoe and Isobel before trying to find out what Vaughn is really up to.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

45. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 5 (1970)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Worried about the Old Silurian's growing friendship with the Doctor, the Young Silurian has the scientist infect Baker with a virus and then release him.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Norman Jones

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 6 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Captain Turner manages to rescue Jamie and the others, while the Doctor begins working on a way to protect everyone from the Cybermen's hypno-sound signal.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

47. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 7 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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With the entire world unconscious apart from the Doctor and his friends, the Cybermen are poised to invade and only Zoe, the Brigadier and a missile crew can stop them.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Sally Faulkner, Wendy Padbury, Frazer Hines

48. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 8 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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The Cybermen are here to take over the world, and for the first time, UNIT are here to deal with the threats of a global invasion of a very alien and robotic kind. With locations shots of a... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Kevin Stoney, Sally Faulkner, John Levene

49. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.0
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

50. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 6 (1970)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The Doctor speaks with the alien captain and learns the astronauts sent to Earth were ambassadors.However, before he can alert the authorities he is kidnapped by Reegan.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Ronald Allen