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1. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Arthur White

Votes: 4,471

2. Love and Death on Long Island (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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80 Metascore

Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Kwietniowski | Stars: John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Fiona Loewi, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 3,418 | Gross: $2.54M

3. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. ... See full summary »

Director: David Jackson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Patrick Stewart, Alexandra Paul, Ted Levine

Votes: 2,682

4. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 1,989

5. Lassiter (1984)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 1,588 | Gross: $17.50M

6. Tai-Pan (1986)

R | 127 min | Adventure

5.5
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Tai-Pan is Chinese for "supreme leader". This is the man with real power to his hands. And such a Tai-Pan is Dirk Struan who is obsessed by his plan to make Hong Kong the "jewel in the ... See full summary »

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Bryan Brown, Joan Chen, John Stanton, Tim Guinee

Votes: 1,276 | Gross: $4.01M

7. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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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 »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,220

8. Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Carlyle, Ralph Riach, Brian Pettifer, Stuart Davids

Votes: 983

9. Taggart (1983–2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 842

10. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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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.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 786

11. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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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 »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 468

12. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)

50 min | Drama

6.7
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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.

Stars: Ben Nealon, Robson Green, Jerome Flynn, Rosie Rowell

Votes: 425

13. Bugs (1995–1999)

50 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Ed, Ros, Alex and Beckett form the high-tech crime fighting team who work for the mysterious, secretive Bureau 2 chief, Jan, and are only assigned the most difficult and dangerous cases.

Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Craig McLachlan, Jan Harvey

Votes: 373

14. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers - of London's Metropolitan Police. The first two... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 314

15. The Last Place on Earth (1985 TV Mini-Series)

396 min | Drama

8.4
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Scott vs. Amundsen. It wasn't meant to be a race, but race it becomes, as the world awaits news of the first to reach the Pole. What follows is a tale of heroism, foolhardiness, ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Shaw, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Stephen Moore, Ståle Bjørnhaug

Votes: 302

16. Janice Beard (1999)

81 min | Comedy

6.1
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48 Metascore

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Director: Clare Kilner | Stars: Eileen Walsh, Rhys Ifans, Patsy Kensit, Sandra Voe

Votes: 295

17. Kim (1984 TV Movie)

150 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.3
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A friendly street kid in India, during the last years of the 19th century, looks and considers himself Indian but is in fact a Brit. The Brits discover his true origin and train him as a spy.

Director: John Davies | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Bryan Brown, John Rhys-Davies, Ravi Sheth

Votes: 155

18. Summer's Lease (1989 TV Mini-Series)

220 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Stars: Susan Fleetwood, John Gielgud, Michael Pennington, Rosemary Leach

Votes: 143

19. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Stranger in the House (1994)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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DI Frost has been making no progress in finding a serial rapist in the Denton area, so Mullet assigns WPC Wallace to him to broaden his perspective.

Director: Don Leaver | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Neil Phillips, Caroline Harker

Votes: 125

20. 99-1 (1994– )

Crime, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Leslie Grantham, Adie Allen, Niall Buggy, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 87

21. The Chinese Detective (1981–1982)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Stars: David Yip, Derek Martin, Arthur Kelly, Larrington Walker

Votes: 75

22. Class Act (1994– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Kate Swift has always know her place in the world. "I was a rich bitch! I was good at it! I liked it!" Imagine her horror when both her husband and all her ill-gotten cash vanish, leaving ... See full summary »

Stars: Joanna Lumley, John Bowe, Nadine Garner, Richard Vernon

Votes: 74

23. The Governor (1995–1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Helen Hewitt is first woman put in charge of Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a disastrous riot. Despite being greeted with open hostility by inmates ... See full summary »

Stars: Janet McTeer, Derek Martin, Ron Donachie, David Nicholls

Votes: 60

24. Chambre à part (1989)

93 min | Comedy

5.2
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Director: Jacky Cukier | Stars: Michel Blanc, Jacques Dutronc, Lio, Frances Barber

Votes: 60

25. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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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: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke

Votes: 54

26. The Chief (1990–1995)

50 min | Drama

6.8
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Focussing on the politics at the top of a typical English police force in its continual battle to solve the problems the times, in this case the fictional Eastland of East Anglia.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Karen Archer, Gillian Martell, Michael Cochrane

Votes: 51

27. Knights & Emeralds (1986)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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A white boy lives in a racially divided town. The only thing he cares about is playing his drums. A popular black band from school needs a drummer and he joins them, but being colorblind in this town makes life very difficult.

Director: Ian Emes | Stars: Christopher Wild, Beverly Hills, Warren Mitchell, Bill Leadbitter

Votes: 42

28. Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)
Episode: The Great Lochdubh Salt Robbery (1995)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Hamish investigates a salt theft from the grocery store, and a missing wife abuser.

Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Ralph Riach, Jon Croft, Barbara Rafferty

Votes: 38

29. Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)
Episode: The Big Freeze (1995)

Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Maj. Maclean fakes a burglary for the insurance money, but DI Bruce is determined to catch the gang he thinks is responsible. Hamish and TV John both resist learning to use their new computer.

Director: Patrick Lau | Stars: Brian Pettifer, Ralph Riach, Anne Lacey, Alan Tall

Votes: 33

30. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: An Officer and a Car Salesman (1988)

75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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Special feature length edition of the popular TV series. After "minder" Terry McCann does a stretch in prison for getting caught up in one of his boss Arthur Daley's shady deals, their long... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Patrick Malahide, Glynn Edwards

Votes: 32

31. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Dead Ringer (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The skeletal remains of a dismembered body are discovered beneath the floorboards of a house in Glasgow. The drama takes an unexpected twist when a nine-month-old toddler is kidnapped from ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson

Votes: 30

32. The Unknown Soldier (1998 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

5.6
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Shell-shocked, unidentified English WW I soldier, unable to speak, tries to recover health, identity, and his memory with the help of a nurse. This leads to romance, mystery and suspense.

Director: David Drury | Stars: Paul Brooke, Olivia Caffrey, Tom Chadbon, Jonathan Cullen

Votes: 29

33. Have Your Cake and Eat It (1997 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, Romance

8.0
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Sam, a middle-aged executive in the roller-coaster industry embarks on an affair with Allie, a younger woman, jeopardizing his marriage

Stars: Holly Aird, Miles Anderson, Jay Barrymore, Kate Blackham

Votes: 29

34. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Death Comes Softly (1990)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Taggart and Jardine are called to investigate the murders of elderly residents.

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, Iain Anders

Votes: 29

35. Give us a Break (1983– )

Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Stars: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

Votes: 28

36. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Scotch on the Rocks (1992)

54 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Vicky finds a Scots claymore in the attic of her new flat which Lovejoy buys from her. He is approached by a man named Kinloch who offers him a more than generous price for it,claiming a ... See full summary »

Director: Baz Taylor | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

Votes: 27

37. Seaforth (1994– )

50 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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An epic love story in nine parts, following the progress of handsome rogue Bob Longman , an ambitious working-class Yorkshire lad. The series begins with a feature-length episode by ... See full summary »

Stars: Linus Roache, Lia Williams, Raymond Pickard, Gary Lydon

Votes: 26

38. Harbour Lights (1999–2000)

50 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Stars: Nick Berry, Gerard Horan, Freddie Davies, Tim Matthews

Votes: 22

39. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: Black and Blue (1992)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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When a local black politician is murdered an undercover police officer unveils a web of police corruption which puts lives at risk and threatens the whole community.

Director: David Hayman | Stars: Christopher John Hall, Rowena King, Martin Shaw, Iain Glen

Votes: 21

40. Raspberry Ripple (1986 TV Movie)

6.7
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A clever paraplegic man, haunted by visions of imaginary gangsters, becomes desperate to leave the "cripple" facility he's stuck in. To get out, he must outwit the facility's matron and the constant surveillance of one of his fellows.

Director: Nigel Finch | Stars: Barbara Barnes, Edwin Craig, Faye Dunaway, Yvonne French

Votes: 19

41. TECX (1990– )

50 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Stars: Rob Spendlove, Urbano Barberini, Ulrike Schwarz, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 17

42. Underbelly (1992– )

60 min

6.6
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Stars: David Hayman, Tom Wilkinson, John McArdle, Christine Kavanagh

Votes: 16

43. Animal Ark (1997– )

30 min | Adventure

8.0
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Animal Ark is based on the popular book series by Lucy Daniels starring vet's daughter Mandy Hope and her best friend James Hunter. They both love animals and together they go through many ... See full summary »

Stars: Karianne Henderson, James Simmons, Alison Sterling, Gwilym Lee

Votes: 15

44. Kinsey (1990–1991)

55 min | Drama

7.1
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Midlands lawyer Neil Kinsey, known for being a maverick, takes on a new partner, Tricia Mabbott, who has recently left a larger firm. He brings an unconventional approach to dealing with ... See full summary »

Stars: Leigh Lawson, Serena Gordon, David Savile, Meera Syal

Votes: 13

45. Between the Lines (1992–1994)
Episode: Out of the Game (1992)

Crime, Drama

7.5
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Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 11

46. Bugs (1995–1999)
Episode: Pulse (1995)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Whilst investigating the disappearance of several company executives, Ed, Ros and Beckett stumble on to a plan to destroy the economic centers of London and Geneva, devised by a criminal mastermind.

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Craig McLachlan, Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Gareth Marks

Votes: 11

47. Taxi! (2001)

10 min | Comedy, Short

5.2
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A taxi appears and Alistair assumes that his disaster of an evening is over; only to discover it is just beginning.

Director: Neil Thompson | Stars: Lawrence Crawford, Tom Hayes, Bill Leadbitter, Hazel White

Votes: 10

48. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)
Episode: Loyal to the Corps (1991)

Drama

8.2
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Private David Tucker discovers his wife has been playing away whilst he's been training in Wales leading to the possibility of his being discharged from the army. Lt. Nick Pacoe's ... See full summary »

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Robson Green, Peter Wingfield, Jerome Flynn, Gary Love

Votes: 6

49. Boon (1986–1992)
Episode: Thieves Like Us (1995)

Drama, Comedy

7.8
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Ken and Harry pose as conference organisers in a bid to prove the innocence of a former head of security at a top hotel. Rocky and Alex , meanwhile, carry out an elaborate burglary - ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Garner | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Tony Guilfoyle, Nick Dunning

Votes: 6

50. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: Warriors (1991)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Jim travels to England in pursuit of Norman Atherton's wife Laura, who has joined a group run by her old flame George Bolingham. He believes in self-discovery by studying the lost city of ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Green | Stars: John Nettles, Leonard Maguire, Ursula Howells, Richard Caldicot

Votes: 6