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1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 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 County.

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

Votes: 15,204

2. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 6,386

3. The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

Writers: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser | Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 294,300 | Gross: $39.83M

4. 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: 25,978

5. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)

TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.9
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Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.

Creator: John Sullivan | Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Votes: 30,529

6. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.1
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Creators: Tony Holland, Julia Smith | Stars: Steve McFadden, Adam Woodyatt, Pam St. Clement, June Brown

Votes: 5,861

7. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama

5.9
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Creators: Jeremy Brock, Paul Unwin | Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,632

8. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Set amongst the stunning gardens of Europe, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two professional gardeners, find themselves drawn into solving mysterious crimes.

Stars: Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris, Ryan Philpott, Daisy Dunlop

Votes: 2,241

9. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 4,765

10. Les Misérables (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Victor Hugo, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Bille August | Stars: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson

Votes: 32,120 | Gross: $13.87M

11. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.2
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Jan Pearson, Stirling Gallacher

Votes: 708

12. Bad Girls (1999–2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.

Creators: Maureen Chadwick, Ann McManus, Eileen Gallagher | Stars: Kika Mirylees, Victoria Alcock, Helen Fraser, Jack Ellis

Votes: 1,467

13. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,189

14. The 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

Votes: 192

15. Ultimate Force (2002–2006)

74 min | Action, War

7.7
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This action adventure series follows the exploits of Sergeant Henno Garvie and his colleagues who make up Red Troop, a crack SAS team. Stopping the release of a lethal anthrax mutation, ... See full summary »

Creators: Rob Heyland, Chris Ryan | Stars: Ross Kemp, Miles Anderson, Christopher Fox, Danny Sapani

Votes: 1,480

16. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm (2002), Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

Writer: Hugh Whitemore | Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Clive Mantle, Adrian Scarborough, Jack Shepherd

Votes: 3,201

17. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

7.0
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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, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 78

18. M. Butterfly (1993)

R | 101 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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43 Metascore

In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.

Writer: David Henry Hwang | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeremy Irons, John Lone, Barbara Sukowa, Ian Richardson

Votes: 6,741 | Gross: $1.50M

19. 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: 967

20. Gulliver's Travels (1996 TV Mini-Series)

PG | 186 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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A Englishman returns after a long time abroad and tells his strange stories about the lands he visited which are allegories about the real world.

Stars: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, James Fox, Ned Beatty

Votes: 5,238

21. Sharpe's Gold (1995 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.5
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Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.

Writers: Nigel Kneale, Bernard Cornwell | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser, John Tams

Votes: 1,601

22. In Sickness and in Health (1985–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Alf and Elsie are getting old, Rita's left home, Elsie's confined to a wheelchair. Alf must now do battle with the Social Security system.

Stars: Warren Mitchell, Carmel McSharry, Arthur English, Ken Campbell

Votes: 347

23. 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 »

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

Votes: 311

24. 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 »

Creators: Jim Hill, William Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 453

25. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

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

Votes: 143

26. 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.

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

Votes: 367

27. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 123

28. Keen Eddie (2003–2004)

44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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A wisecracking N.Y. cop with no respect for authority, finds himself a fish out of water when he ends up being assigned to a police precinct in the U.K.

Creator: J.H. Wyman | Stars: Mark Valley, Sienna Miller, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Colin Salmon

Votes: 1,834

29. Chancer (1990–1991)

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.

Stars: Clive Owen, Simon Shepherd, Leslie Phillips, Susannah Harker

Votes: 271

30. The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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60 Metascore

During Napoleon's exile on St. Helena, some loyalists hire a look-alike to swap places with the deposed emperor: while the impostor lives in luxury on the island, the real Napoleon returns to Paris in order to retake the throne.

Writers: Simon Leys, Kevin Molony, Alan Taylor, Herbie Wave | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Ian Holm, Iben Hjejle, Tim McInnerny, Tom Watson

Votes: 2,198 | Gross: $0.57M

31. Divinity: Original Sin (2014 Video Game)

Adventure

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The lands are plagued by a dangerous form of magic known as "Source." A small party of Source hunters is sent to investigate a mysterious death, appearing to be related to the despicable ... See full summary »

Writers: Sarah Baylus, Jan Van Dosselaer | Director: Swen Vincke | Stars: Alec Newman, Alex Tregear, Alix Wilton Regan, Andrew Wincott

Votes: 54

32. The Monocled Mutineer (1986 TV Mini-Series)

310 min | Drama, History, War

8.4
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Stars: Paul McGann, Bill Fellows, Matthew Marsh, Anthony Calf

Votes: 205

33. Two Thousand Acres of Sky (2001–2003)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two Thousand Acres of Sky tells the story of single mum Abby Wallace, who escapes her inner city lifestyle with her two children to a small Scottish village.

Stars: Michelle Collins, Paul Kaye, Michael Carter, George Anton

Votes: 165

34. French Fields (1989–1991)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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The British family from "Fresh Fields" (1984) moves to France. Episodes centre's around their adjustment to and difficulties dealing with French culture. Much humor is also derived from ... See full summary »

Stars: Julia McKenzie, Anton Rodgers, Pamela Salem, Valerie Lush

Votes: 93

35. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001 TV Mini-Series)

265 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

7.7
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H.G. Wells foresaw the future in such visionary novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. On a night in London in 1946, newspaper reporter Ellen McGillivray arrives at the home ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Ward, Barry Stanton, Matthew Cottle, Katy Carmichael

Votes: 411

36. Out (1978– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Tom Bell, Brian Croucher, John Junkin, Norman Rodway

Votes: 151

37. Bottle Boys (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

4.9
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Star of the oh-so-British series of saucy Confessions movies, Robin Askwith, was the leading man in Bottle Boys, portraying an accident-prone, football-mad milkman doing the rounds for ... See full summary »

Creator: Vince Powell | Stars: Robin Askwith, David Auker, Richard Davies, Eve Ferret

Votes: 16

38. Sunburn (1999–2000)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Michelle Collins, Rebecca Callard, Sharon Small, James Buller

Votes: 55

39. Diana (1984 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Kevin McNally, Jenny Seagrove, Gillian Raine, Fred Bryant

Votes: 73

40. Don't Go Breaking My Heart (1999)

95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.4
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Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.

Writer: Geoff Morrow | Director: Willi Patterson | Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Anthony Edwards, Charles Dance, Linford Christie

Votes: 327

41. Hannay (1988–1989)

52 min | Drama

7.7
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Creator: Michael Robson | Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Gavin Richards, Neville Phillips

Votes: 76

42. So Haunt Me (1992–1994)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A suburban family find their new home is still occupied by the ghost of its previous owner, a middle-aged Jewish woman.

Creator: Paul Mendelson | Stars: Miriam Karlin, George Costigan, Tessa Peake-Jones, Laura Howard

Votes: 59

43. Forever Green (1989–1992)

60 min

8.4
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Jack Boult, a former rally driver, and his second wife Harriet, who used to be a nurse, move from the bustle of London to start a new life in a cottage in the Somerset countryside, together... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Paola Dionisotti, Wendy van der Plank

Votes: 38

44. Nightingales (1990– )

25 min | Comedy

8.6
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Three disparate characters are nightwatchmen in an office block somewhere in Britain. Their night life is surreal to say the least. Anything can happen from a friendly werewolf performing ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis, Ian Sears

Votes: 173

45. The Manageress (1989–1990)

60 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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A woman takes over as the manager of a football team

Creator: Stan Hey | Stars: Cherie Lunghi, Warren Clarke, Tom Georgeson, Adam Bareham

Votes: 56

46. Under the Hammer (1993– )

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Life at a London art-auction house.

Stars: Richard Wilson, Jan Francis, Robert Lang, Michael Siberry

Votes: 26

47. Perfect Scoundrels (1990– )

60 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Ian Bartholomew, G.B. Zoot Money

Votes: 23

48. A Sense of Guilt (1990– )

50 min | Drama

8.6
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Family tensions are unearthed when a middle-aged writer has an affair with his friend's teenage daughter.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Votes: 39

49. Wilderness (1996 TV Mini-Series)

R | 174 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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A disturbed young woman has trouble convincing her lover that she's a wolf, and her psychiatrist is sure he's discovered a new complex that will make his name. She moves to a retreat in ... See full summary »

Stars: Johanna Benyon, Molly Bolt, Mark Caven, Jim Dunk

Votes: 177

50. In the City (2006– )

46 min | Drama

6.5
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Stars: Gemma Atkinson, Marcus Patric, Lee Warburton, Georgina Walker

Votes: 139