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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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79 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.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 708,418

2. 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.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 22,096

3. For Your Eyes Only (1981)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Michael G. Wilson | Director: John Glen | Stars: Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson

Votes: 65,502

4. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Votes: 115,693

5. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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63 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Writers: Lorenzo Semple Jr., Michael Allin, Alex Raymond | Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 34,489

6. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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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

Votes: 3,867

7. Casino Royale (1967)

Approved | 131 min | Comedy

5.2
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In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.

Writers: Wolf Mankowitz, John Law, Michael Sayers, Ian Fleming | Directors: Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Richard Talmadge | Stars: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles

Votes: 20,883

8. Superman II (1980)

PG | 127 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.8
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87 Metascore

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Writers: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman | Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty

Votes: 68,550

9. The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.8
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A US Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers in World War II.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Lukas Heller, E.M. Nathanson | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, John Cassavetes

Votes: 49,361

10. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.7
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22 Metascore

The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Writers: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Christopher Reeve, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 31,123

11. The Saint (1962–1969)

48 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

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

Votes: 2,441

12. The Tomorrow People (1973–1979)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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The Tomorrow People are British teens who have special powers. They can communicate to each other using telepathy. They can also transport themselves (they call it "Jaunting"). With the ... See full summary »

Creator: Roger Damon Price | Stars: Nicholas Young, Philip Gilbert, Elizabeth Adare, Peter Vaughan-Clarke

Votes: 404

13. Blakes 7 (1978–1981)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.

Creator: Terry Nation | Stars: Michael Keating, Paul Darrow, Peter Tuddenham, Jan Chappell

Votes: 2,206

14. Grange Hill (1978–2008)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

Stars: Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes, Sally Geoghegan

Votes: 578

15. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Creator: Cyril Abraham | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 472

16. The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.1
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The younger brother of the consulting detective tries to steal Sherlock's glory by solving an important case assisted by an eccentric Scotland Yard detective and a lovely but suspicious actress.

Writer: Gene Wilder | Director: Gene Wilder | Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 4,536

17. Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.6
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A master swordsman and former soldier and his hunchbacked assistant hunt vampires.

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Brian Clemens | Stars: Horst Janson, John Carson, Shane Briant, Caroline Munro

Votes: 2,759

18. The Day of the Triffids (1981 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.4
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When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.

Stars: John Duttine, Emma Relph, Maurice Colbourne, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 1,342

19. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Charles Gray, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud, Eric Porter

Votes: 65

20. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 115

21. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 78

22. Brass (1983–1984)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Gritty, Northern mining drama meets Dallas. Bradley Hardacre runs the local mine and has to deal with his very strange family as well as the trouble caused by his workers, led by the ... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy West, Caroline Blakiston, James Saxon, Gail Harrison

Votes: 97

23. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)

50 min | Drama

8.6
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Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.

Creator: James Mitchell | Stars: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Votes: 224

24. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)

50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis The Face in 1902 ; in 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved... but ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Harris, Donald Cotton | Stars: Gerald Harper, Juliet Harmer, Jack May, Peter Ducrow

Votes: 123

25. Valhalla (1986)

89 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.3
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Through Loki's treachery, two children in the Viking age find themselves spirited away into the world of Norse Mythology.

Writers: Søren Håkansson, Henning Kure, Peter Madsen, Hans Rancke-Madsen, Niels Søndergaard, Per Vadmand | Directors: Peter Madsen, Jeffrey James Varab | Stars: Dick Kaysø, Preben Kristensen, Laura Bro, Marie Ingerslev

Votes: 1,368

26. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.5
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Creator: A.J. Cronin | Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

Votes: 67

27. Esther (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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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

Votes: 585

28. Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973)

90 min | Comedy

5.7
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A pirate crewman kills his captain after learning where he has hidden his buried treasure. However, as he begins to lose his memory, he relies more and more on the ghost of the man he just ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Sidney Fleischman, Evan Jones, Spike Milligan | Directors: Peter Medak, Spike Milligan | Stars: Peter Sellers, Anthony Franciosa, Spike Milligan, Clive Revill

Votes: 99

29. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 40

30. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2014)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Creators: A.J. Bacon, Neil Munro | Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 12

31. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Features adaptations of stories by famous sci-fi authors such as Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Fredrik Pohl, John Wyndham and others.

Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Peter Copley, Geoffrey Palmer, Erik Chitty

Votes: 53

32. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

Votes: 57

33. Softly Softly (1966–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 59

34. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

50 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, June Whitfield, Gordon Clyde

Votes: 58

35. Diana (1984 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Kevin McNally, Gillian Raine, Elizabeth Bennett

Votes: 68

36. Creatures the World Forgot (1971)

GP | 92 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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In prehistoric times two brothers (a more or less good one and a more or less bad one) fight each other for the leadership of their tribe.

Writer: Michael Carreras | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Julie Ege, Tony Bonner, Robin John, Brian O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 380

37. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.1
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 38

38. Freelance (1971)

91 min

6.1
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A small time London con-artist (McShane) witnesses a gangland hit. Determined to carry out his schemes, he must do so while avoiding the same hitman.

Writers: Bernie Cooper, Francis Megahy | Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Ian McShane, Gayle Hunnicutt, Keith Barron, Alan Lake

Votes: 39

39. Bootsie and Snudge (1960–1974)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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A spin off from "The Army Game", ex-Sergeant Major Claude Snudge meets up with Corporal Bootsie when they both start work at an exclusive Gentlemen's Club.

Creators: Barry Took, Marty Feldman | Stars: Alfie Bass, Bill Fraser, Robert Dorning, Clive Dunn

Votes: 25

40. Crane (1963–1965)

60 min | Adventure

8.2
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The adventures of Richard Crane, cafe owner & part-time smuggler, around the coast of Morocco, aided (and sometimes abetted) by his ex-Foreign Legion sidekick Orlando, waitress Halina, and ... See full summary »

Creators: Patrick Alexander, Jordan Lawrence | Stars: Patrick Allen, Sam Kydd, Gerald Flood, Laya Raki

Votes: 33

41. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Creator: Georges Simenon | Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Neville Jason, Helen Shingler

Votes: 78

42. A for Andromeda (1961– )

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Set in 1970, a team of scientists decipher a mysterious signal from space and discover that it provides instructions to build a powerful super-computer. Once built, this computer provokes ... See full summary »

Stars: Esmond Knight, Patricia Kneale, Peter Halliday, Noel Johnson

Votes: 67

43. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

Votes: 22

44. Espionage (1963–1964)

48 min | Drama, War

7.6
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An anthology series telling different and unrelated stories of espionage set in many countries and historical periods.

Stars: Victor Platt, Maxwell Shaw, Alan Tilvern, Gertan Klauber

Votes: 33

45. The Great Kandinsky (1995 TV Movie)

82 min | Comedy

7.6
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The once-reknowned escape-artist and magician, Kandinsky, is now reduced to confounding the staff and inmates of his retirement home. His one regret in life is never mastering an underwater... See full summary »

Writers: Julian Dyer, Terry Winsor | Director: Terry Winsor | Stars: Richard Harris, Tom Bell, Dorothy Tutin, Tim McInnerny

Votes: 63

46. Boy Meets Girl (1967–1969)

50 min | Romance

6.6
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Anthology series of love stories.

Stars: Anna Calder-Marshall, Eric Longworth, Hilary Mason, Ray Brooks

Votes: 7

47. T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom (1990)

20 min

8.5
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Stars: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Kellie Bright, Ivan Beavis

Votes: 25

48. Man of the World (1962– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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The adventures of globe trotting journalist and photographer Mike Strait.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Tracy Reed, Paul Maxwell, Graham Stark

Votes: 22

49. The Andromeda Breakthrough (1962– )

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Following on from "A For Andromeda" Fleming and Andromeda are recaptured by the British government but then kidnapped along with Professor Dawnay by the forces of Intel, headed by Kaufman ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Halliday, Susan Hampshire, Mary Morris, Noel Johnson

Votes: 23

50. The Stars Look Down (1974 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Ian Hastings, Basil Dignam, Alun Armstrong, Avril Elgar

Votes: 29