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1. Barry Lyndon (1975)

PG | 184 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Votes: 101,134

2. The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.4
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40 Metascore

A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 96,481 | Gross: $51.23M

3. Torchwood (2006–2011)

50 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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The members of the Torchwood Institute, a secret organization founded by the British Crown, fight to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats.

Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen, Gareth David-Lloyd

Votes: 33,490

4. 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.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 15,224

5. Alfie (1966)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Julia Foster

Votes: 10,581

6. The Devils (1971)

X | 111 min | Drama, History

7.8
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Reed, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian

Votes: 8,531

7. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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The wizards behind The Odyssey (1997) and Merlin (1998) combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.

Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 6,309

8. The Krays (1990)

R | 115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell

Votes: 5,968 | Gross: $2.06M

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: 4,767

10. 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.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,364

11. A Taste of Honey (1961)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.7
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The moving story of a plain young girl who becomes pregnant by a black sailor, befriends a homosexual, and gradually becomes a woman.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin

Votes: 2,909

12. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.3
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 2,799

13. 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.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Ian Holm, Iben Hjejle, Tim McInnerny, Tom Watson

Votes: 2,197 | Gross: $0.57M

14. Princess Caraboo (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.0
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Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Austin | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Jim Broadbent, Wendy Hughes, Kevin Kline

Votes: 2,118 | Gross: $3.02M

15. The Boy Friend (1971)

G | 137 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.9
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The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company (Polly Browne) is forced to understudy for the leading lady (Rita) at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Twiggy, Christopher Gable, Max Adrian, Bryan Pringle

Votes: 2,066

16. Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)

M | 90 min | Comedy, History

6.6
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Two mismatched sets of identical twins - one aristocrat, one peasant - mistakenly exchange identities on the eve of the French Revolution.

Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Gene Wilder, Donald Sutherland, Hugh Griffith, Jack MacGowran

Votes: 2,002

17. Shout at the Devil (1976)

PG | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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During World War One a British aristocrat, an American entrepreneur and the latter's attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a German battle-cruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off Zanzibar.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Lee Marvin, Roger Moore, Barbara Parkins, Ian Holm

Votes: 1,817

18. Slipstream (1989)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.9
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In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Bob Peck, Mark Hamill, Kitty Aldridge, Bill Paxton

Votes: 1,803

19. Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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On HMS Defiant, during the Napoleonic Wars, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lt. Scott-Paget whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Maurice Denham, Nigel Stock

Votes: 1,729

20. Lisztomania (1975)

R | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

6.5
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Composer and pianist Franz Liszt attempts to overcome his hedonistic lifestyle while repeatedly being drawn back into it by the many women in his life and fellow composer Richard Wagner.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas, Ringo Starr

Votes: 1,522

21. Crossed Swords (1977)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A poor boy and the Prince of Wales exchange identities, but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 1,173

22. Doomsday Gun (1994 TV Movie)

Unrated | 120 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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When a brilliant munitions engineer contracts to build a super-gun for Saddam Hussein in 1988, he attracts the attention of several intelligence agencies.

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Frank Langella, Alan Arkin, Kevin Spacey, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 907

23. The Fixer (1968)

M | 132 min | Drama

7.0
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In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bok, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 877

24. Little Dorrit (1987)

G | 357 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit ... See full summary »

Director: Christine Edzard | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Max Wall

Votes: 822 | Gross: $1.03M

25. David Copperfield (2000 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

7.3
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A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Michael Richards, Eileen Atkins, Anthony Andrews

Votes: 808

26. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: Captain Jack Harkness (2007)

50 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Jack and Tosh investigate when there are reports of music coming out of nowhere in an abandoned dance hall. While in the building, a temporal shift puts them in back in 1941 but they soon ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Way | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Burn Gorman, Naoko Mori

Votes: 793

27. Concrete Jungle (1960)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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In UK, after pulling a racetrack robbery, repeat offender Johnny Bannion hides the loot in a farmer's field but the police and the local mob come looking for Johnny and for the money.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Grégoire Aslan, Margit Saad

Votes: 738

28. Starhunter (2000– )

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Bounty hunter Travis Montana searches for his lost father in the year 2300.

Stars: Tanya Allen, Stephen Marcus, Michael Paré, Murray Melvin

Votes: 652

29. Torchwood (2006–2011)
Episode: End of Days (2007)

50 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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The Rift is splintering - strange phenomena like UFOs and ancient soldiers are falling through time into various places around the world. These events resemble those in the prophecy of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ashley Way | Stars: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Burn Gorman, Naoko Mori

Votes: 611

30. 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 »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 545

31. Kaleidoscope (1966)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill, Eric Porter

Votes: 528

32. Prisoner of Honor (1991 TV Movie)

PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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"Prisoner of Honor" documents the French Dreyfus Affair that saw a French Captain sent to Devils' Island for espionage near the end of the nineteenth century. Richard Dreyfuss plays Colonel... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Peter Firth, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 483

33. Comrades (1986)

183 min | Drama

7.6
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The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Keith Allen, Dave Atkins, Stephen Bateman, Katy Behean

Votes: 483

34. Christopher Columbus (1985 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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After his proposal to sail west to the East Indies is rejected by Portugal, Columbus overcomes court intrigue in Spain to gain support for his expedition.

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Rossano Brazzi, Virna Lisi, Oliver Reed

Votes: 461

35. Joseph Andrews (1977)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Lady Booby alias 'Belle', the lively wife of the fat landed squire Sir Thomas Booby, has a lusty eye on the attractive, intelligent villager Joseph Andrews, a Latin pupil and protégé of ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Ann-Margret, Peter Firth, Michael Hordern, Beryl Reid

Votes: 400

36. 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: 367

37. Gulliver's Travels (1977)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Part live-action and part-animated version of Gulliver's travels, especially his meeting with the tiny Lilliputians.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Richard Harris, Catherine Schell, Norman Shelley, Meredith Edwards

Votes: 349

38. A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Alan Bates, Janet Suzman, Peter Bowles, Sheila Gish

Votes: 288

39. William Tell (1987– )

26 min | Adventure

7.5
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In this period action series, Wilhelm ('William', several names are anglicized) Tell isn't just a father whose masterly archery saves his boy (Matthew)'s life but more of a Swiss Robin Hood... See full summary »

Stars: Will Lyman, Jeremy Clyde, Nick Brimble, David Barry Gray

Votes: 280

40. Ghost Story (1974)

89 min | Horror

5.1
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Several old college friends converge at a mansion, ostensibly for a pleasant reunion. Larry Dann, the most easygoing of the bunch, comes to the conclusion that all is not well in the old ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Weeks | Stars: Marianne Faithfull, Leigh Lawson, Anthony Bate, Larry Dann

Votes: 273

41. Super Gran (1985–1987)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.3
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The adventures of a superpowered grannie who fights crime in her commuity.

Stars: Gudrun Ure, Iain Cuthbertson, Bill Shine, Alan Snell

Votes: 264

42. Smashing Time (1967)

96 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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Two young women arrive in London to make it big in show business, and become corrupted by money and fame in the process.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave, Michael York, Anna Quayle

Votes: 256

43. The Village (2010 TV Movie)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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Kirsten, a 17 year old girl just before her 18th birthday, leaves for a village called Selmen. All the girls there kill themselves when they turn 18. Kirsten finds out that just before that... See full summary »

Director: Robert Sigl | Stars: Eleanor Tomlinson, Finn Atkins, Christopher Elson, David Bamber

Votes: 206

44. Testimony (1988)

Not Rated | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.

Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Sherry Baines, Magdalen Asquith, Mark Asquith

Votes: 196

45. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: The Dark Rider (2012)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The DeQuettevilles and the Fleetwoods have been enemies since the English Civil War. Now the DeQuettevilles are dying, each first seeing a headless horseman. Is the ancient feud to blame? Or is there a modern murderer at large?

Director: Alex Pillai | Stars: Neil Dudgeon, Jason Hughes, Fiona Dolman, Tamzin Malleson

Votes: 175

46. Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)

93 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.5
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The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

Director: Stephen Weeks | Stars: Murray Head, Ciaran Madden, Nigel Green, Anthony Sharp

Votes: 161

47. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
Episode: Black Canary (1998)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A retired female illusionist dies in mysterious circumstances. Maddy and Jonathan are called upon to investigate.

Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: Hannah Gordon, Suzanna Hamilton, Francis Matthews, Murray Melvin

Votes: 160

48. Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. Everyone else knows she is now shacked up with married bus driver Bert and a ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Littlewood | Stars: James Booth, Barbara Windsor, Roy Kinnear, Avis Bunnage

Votes: 149

49. Stanley and Us (1999)

58 min | Documentary

6.7
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Three hapless directors arrive in England from Italy to make a documentary on their idol. The funny thing is, they have no interviews lined up! Not to worry, these guys have a miracle or ... See full summary »

Directors: Mauro Di Flaviano, Federico Greco, Stefano Landini, Faisal A. Qureshi | Stars: Ken Adam, Michel Ciment, Mauro Di Flaviano, Nigel Galt

Votes: 135

50. Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World (1966 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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The outrageous life of the American dancer of the 1920s, Isadora Duncan, whom Ken Russell described as "part genius and part charlatan".

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Vivian Pickles, Peter Bowles, Alexei Jawdokimov, Murray Melvin

Votes: 132