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1. Da Vinci's Demons (2013– )

59 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Active

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Written by David S. Goyer, the series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, ... See full summary »

Creator: David S. Goyer | Stars: Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Elliot Cowan, Lara Pulver

2. Luther (2010– )

360 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Creator: Neil Cross | Stars: Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley

3. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran DCI and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer.

Creator: Caroline Graham | Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

4. MI-5 (2002– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Creator: David Wolstencroft | Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

5. Law & Order: UK (2009– )

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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UK version of the long-running U.S. TV drama that tells the stories of two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the attorneys, who prosecute the offenders.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Bradley Walsh, Robert Glenister, Harriet Walter, Freema Agyeman

6. Inspector Lewis (2007– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

7. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Creators: Nigel McCrery, Roy Mitchell | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

8. Spy Game (2001)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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63 Metascore

Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.

Writers: Michael Frost Beckner, David Arata | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack, Stephen Dillane

9. 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

10. The Iron Lady (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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54 Metascore

An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.

Writer: Abi Morgan | Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Susan Brown

11. Red Dwarf (1988– )

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.6
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Creators: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor | Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

12. 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

13. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Inspector 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

14. Red Tails (2012)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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46 Metascore

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

Writers: John Ridley, Aaron McGruder, John B. Holway | Director: Anthony Hemingway | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo, Andre Royo

15. The Thick of It (2005– )

29 min | Comedy

8.8
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Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

Stars: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan

16. Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.

Stars: Alexander Morton, Susan Hampshire, Hamish Clark, Dawn Steele

17. As Time Goes By (1992–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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Lionel and Jean were lovers many years ago at the time of the Korean War. They are separated by a misunderstanding but meet again by chance when Lionel needs a secretary from Jean's firm. ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Moira Brooker, Philip Bretherton

18. An American Haunting (2005)

PG-13 | 83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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38 Metascore

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Writers: Brent Monahan, Courtney Solomon | Director: Courtney Solomon | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James D'Arcy

19. Bad Company (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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37 Metascore

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.

Writers: Gary M. Goodman, David Himmelstein, Jason Richman, Michael Browning | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Peter Stormare, Gabriel Macht

20. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Moffat | Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck

21. Hotel Babylon (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Creator: Tony Basgallop | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Martin Marquez, Michael Obiora, Raymond Coulthard

22. Jo (2013– )

Crime

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Stars: Jean Reno, Jill Hennessy, Tom Austen, Orla Brady

23. How Not to Live Your Life (2007– )

Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Dan Clark, David Armand, Leila Hoffman, Laura Haddock

24. Endgame (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, History

6.3
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55 Metascore

A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa.

Writers: Robert Harvey, Paula Milne | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jonny Lee Miller, Mark Strong

25. The Special Relationship (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 93 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A dramatization that traces former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair's relationships with Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Michael Sheen, Demetri Goritsas, Adam Godley, Marc Rioufol

26. 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

27. Lock, Stock... (2000– )

60 min | Drama, Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Ralph Brown, Daniel Caltagirone, Scott Maslen, Shaun Parkes

28. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

8.0
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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

29. The Philanthropist (2009– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Active

7.6
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Creators: Charlie Corwin, Tom Fontana, Jim Juvonen | Stars: James Purefoy, Neve Campbell, Michael K. Williams, Lindy Booth

30. Smilla's Feeling for Snow (1997)

R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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45 Metascore

Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Høeg, Ann Biderman | Director: Bille August | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ona Fletcher, Agga Olsen, Patrick Field

31. Mountains of the Moon (1990)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the... See full summary »

Writers: William Harrison, Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw

32. Land of the Blind (2006)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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32 Metascore

A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.

Writer: Robert Edwards | Director: Robert Edwards | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Donald Sutherland, Tom Hollander, Lara Flynn Boyle

33. Game On (1995–1998)

29 min | Comedy

8.0
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The daily lives of three London flatmates.

Stars: Matthew Cottle, Samantha Womack, Neil Stuke, Tracy Keating

34. The Green Green Grass (2005–2009)

50 min | Comedy

6.7
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Shifty car salesman Boycie and his wife Marlene leave their council estate in Peckham, London to start a new life in a rambling farmhouse in Shropshire.

Creator: John Sullivan | Stars: John Challis, Sue Holderness, David Ross, Jack Doolan

35. The Street (2006– )

60 min | Drama | Active

8.3
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Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.

Creator: Jimmy McGovern | Stars: Timothy Spall, Ger Ryan, Lee Ingleby, Christine Bottomley

36. Peak Practice (1993–2002)

50 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Esther Coles, Simon Shepherd, Gary Mavers, Margery Mason

37. Murphy's Law (2003– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Creator: Colin Bateman | Stars: James Nesbitt, Del Synnott, Sarah Berger, Michael Feast

38. Coming Up (2003– )

Drama

8.0
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Coming Up is a British Channel 4 television series of films made for television by new directors and writers.

Stars: Johnny Harris, Anthony Flanagan, Ben Smith, Billy Seymour

39. Screen Two (1985–2002)

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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, Bernard Hill, Pete Postlethwaite, Patrick Godfrey

40. O Jerusalem (2006)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.2
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39 Metascore

A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.

Writers: Élie Chouraqui, Didier Le Pêcheur | Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: JJ Feild, Saïd Taghmaoui, Maria Papas, Patrick Bruel

41. Miranda (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

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A librarian begins a passionate affair with a mysterious woman who walks into his library. When she suddenly disappears he travels down to London to search for her only to discover that she... See full summary »

Writer: Rob Young | Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Christina Ricci, John Simm, Kyle MacLachlan, John Hurt

42. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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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 »

Creator: J.C. Wilsher | Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

43. 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, Bill Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

44. Bugs (1995–1998)

50 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.0
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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.

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Craig McLachlan, Jan Harvey

45. Quicksand (2003)

R | 95 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

5.2
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After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.

Writers: Desmond Lowden, Timothy Prager | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Michael Keaton, Michael Caine, Judith Godrèche, Rade Serbedzija

46. Lead Balloon (2006–2011)

Comedy

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Rick Spleen is a world-weary comedian who ends up doing far too many corporate jobs to pay the bills.

Stars: Jack Dee, Raquel Cassidy, Sean Power, Anna Crilly

47. The Fourth Protocol (1987)

R | 119 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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KGB agent Major Valeri Petrofsky has been reassigned at the request of the KGB Chairman for a secret mission wherein he is sent to England to establish a residence near an American military... See full summary »

Writers: George Axelrod, Richard Burridge, Frederick Forsyth | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Ned Beatty, Joanna Cassidy

48. 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

49. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Creator: Nicolas Freeling | Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Susan Travers, Joanna Dunham

50. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An anthology series of self contained plays with a murderous theme, the twist being that the action is followed from the point of view of the killer.

Creator: Anthony Horowitz | Stars: Jackie Fielding, Tim Healy, Caroline Goodall, David Suchet