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1. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Tom Stoppard | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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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

3. 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

4. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Creator: Robert Banks Stewart | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

5. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)

55 min | Comedy

8.7
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Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Robert Daws, Richard Dixon

6. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912.

Writers: Walter Lord, Eric Ambler | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

7. The Professionals (1977–1983)

60 min | Action, Crime

8.2
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

8. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

60 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

Creators: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming | Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

9. Grand Prix (1966)

Approved | 176 min | Drama, Sport

7.1
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American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan-BRM racing team after a crash at Monaco that injures his British teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Alan Aurthur | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Toshirô Mifune

10. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

11. Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952)

109 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd, Nigel Patrick, John Justin

12. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

13. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

14. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

15. Abandon Ship (1957)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Writer: Richard Sale | Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd

16. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Writers: H.G. Wells, E.F. Benson, John Baines, Angus MacPhail, T.E.B. Clarke | Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

17. The Forsyte Saga (1967 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

8.2
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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Porter, Margaret Tyzack, Nyree Dawn Porter, June Barry

18. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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James Dempsey was a tough New York cop who got himself into a lot of trouble by killing his partner during a corruption investigation. With things too hot for him in New York, Dempsey was ... See full summary »

Creator: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Tony Osoba

19. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (1985 TV Movie)

153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An unusual announcement in the newspaper leads the curious villagers to Miss Blacklock's home, where they become witnesses to a murder.

Writer: Alan Plater | Director: David Giles | Stars: Joan Hickson, Ursula Howells, Renée Asherson, Samantha Bond

20. The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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A young officer, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

Writers: Sidney Carroll, Alexandre Dumas père | Director: David Greene | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Trevor Howard, Louis Jourdan, Donald Pleasence

21. The Camomile Lawn (1992 TV Mini-Series)

258 min | Drama

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Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to the present. Follows very closely the Mary Wesley novel. Begins with a funeral and uses the reminiscences of those gathered ... See full summary »

Stars: Felicity Kendal, Claire Bloom, Jennifer Ehle, Richard Johnson

22. Khartoum (1966)

Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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After an Egyptian army, commanded by British officers, is destroyed in a battle in the Sudan in the 1880's, the British government is in a quandary. It does not want to commit a British ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Ardrey | Directors: Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon | Stars: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson

23. The Heroes of Telemark (1965)

Approved | 131 min | Action, Drama, History

6.4
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Norwegian resistance tries to stop German troops to produce an atomic bomb component during WW2. Based on a true story.

Writers: Ivan Moffat, Ben Barzman | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave

24. Lionheart (1987)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Drama

5.3
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A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »

Writers: Menno Meyjes, Richard Outten | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Gabriel Byrne, Nicola Cowper, Dexter Fletcher

25. Howards' Way (1985–1990)

50 min | Drama

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Tom Howard is made redundant from his job as a senior aircraft designer and decides to invest his skill, time and redundancy money in a run-down local boat building yard. Without his ... See full summary »

Creators: Gerard Glaister, Allan Prior | Stars: Jan Harvey, Stephen Yardley, Glyn Owen, Susan Gilmore

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

50 min | Drama

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

27. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

28. House of Cards (1968)

G | 105 min | Thriller, Drama

5.8
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Leschenhaut and Morillon are trying to organize a plot to overthrow the French government and set up a new fascist organization. Their plans are interrupted by Davis, an American boxer, ... See full summary »

Writers: Stanley Ellin, Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: George Peppard, Inger Stevens, Orson Welles, Keith Michell

29. First Born (1988 TV Mini-Series)

150 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Edward Forester is a genetic researcher, intent on breeding primate hybrids. But his experiments take a strange turn when he succeeds in breeding a human/gorilla hybrid. He hides the ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Dance, Peter Elliott, Ralph Harvey, Philip Madoc

30. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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"Doctor in the House" follows the misadventures of medical students Michael Upton, Duncan Waring, Paul Collier and Dick Stuart-Clark. The lads basically mean well, but their habits of ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Barry Evans, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, George Layton

31. The Assassination Bureau (1969)

M | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert L. Fish, Jack London, Wolf Mankowitz, Michael Relph | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curd Jürgens

32. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

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This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

33. Children of the Damned (1964)

Approved | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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Scientists discovers that there are six children who each have an enormous intelligence. The children are flown to London to be studied, but they each escape their embassy and gather in a ... See full summary »

Writers: John Briley, John Wyndham | Director: Anton Leader | Stars: Ian Hendry, Alan Badel, Barbara Ferris, Alfred Burke

34. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

35. The Brothers (1972–1976)

50 min | Drama

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Robert Hammond died while "doing the deed" with his secretary/mistress Jennifer. His 3 sons Edward, Brian and David inherit the family trucking company and try to run it.

Creators: N.J. Crisp, Gerard Glaister | Stars: Jean Anderson, Richard Easton, Robin Chadwick, Jennifer Wilson

36. Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (1984– )

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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Stars: Dirk Benedict, Barbi Benton, David Carradine, Mary Crosby

37. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

38. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

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

39. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Roger Delgado

40. The Hasty Heart (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, War

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It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan is the... See full summary »

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, John Patrick | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Patricia Neal, Richard Todd, Anthony Nicholls

41. Murder Most Foul (1964)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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When Miss Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer.

Writers: David Pursall, Jack Seddon, Agatha Christie | Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Andrew Cruickshank

42. H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (1958–1960)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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British scientist Peter Brady, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident which turns himself invisible. Unfortunately, there is no antidote, so, while working on a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Turner, Lisa Daniely, Deborah Watling, Ernest Clark

43. The Heat of the Day (1989 TV Movie)

106 min | Drama

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Writers: Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Pinter | Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Michael Gambon, Patricia Hodge, Michael York, Ralph Michael

44. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Gwen Nelson

45. The Borgias (1981 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

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Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.

Stars: Oliver Cotton, Maurice O'Connell, Louis Selwyn, Adolfo Celi

46. William Tell (1958– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

8.0
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Creator: Friedrich Schiller | Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne, Richard Rogers

47. Devices and Desires (1991 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Roy Marsden, Susannah York, Gemma Jones, James Faulkner

48. Doctor at Large (1971– )

30 min | Comedy

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Following his student misadventures in Doctor in the House (1969), Michael Upton (Barry Evans) starts out on an equally fun-filled but disaster-prone solo career. He moves through a variety... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Richard O'Sullivan

49. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Charles Lloyd Pack, Derek Francis, Alfred Burke

50. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Creators: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall | Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish