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1. The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies (2014)

Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

The Company of Thorin has reached Smaug's lair; but can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor and the treasure? And, if so, can they hold on to it?

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett

2. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy

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66 Metascore

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott

3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Fantasy

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58 Metascore

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

4. Top Gear (2002– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Jeremy, Richard and James talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

Stars: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins

5. Match Point (2005)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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72 Metascore

At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for a femme-fatal type who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode

6. Inspector Lewis (2007– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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. The Way (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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64 Metascore

A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the "El camino de Santiago," and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.

Writers: Emilio Estevez, Jack Hitt | Director: Emilio Estevez | Stars: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Deborah Kara Unger, Yorick van Wageningen

8. Coriolanus (2011)

R | 123 min | Drama, Thriller, War

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79 Metascore

A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.

Writers: John Logan, William Shakespeare | Director: Ralph Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Lubna Azabal

9. Cold Feet (1997–2003)

75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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At times comedic and at other times heartbreaking, the series follows the intertwining lives of three Manchester couples at different stages in their relationships. At the start, Adam ... See full summary »

Creator: Mike Bullen | Stars: James Nesbitt, Hermione Norris, John Thomson, Robert Bathurst

10. The Missing (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Drama | Post-production

"The Missing" follows Tony, played by James Nesbitt, as a man devastated by the abduction of his young son, Oliver, during a family vacation in France. He becomes a man obsessed, unable to ... See full summary »

Stars: Anastasia Hille, Joséphine de La Baume, Csaba Bartos, Max Wrottesley

11. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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The adventures of the archelogical treasure hunter in his youth.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

12. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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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.

Creator: Ian La Frenais | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

13. Cherrybomb (2009)

86 min | Drama, Thriller

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Three teenagers go on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars that quickly spins beyond their control.

Writer: Daragh Carville | Directors: Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn | Stars: Rupert Grint, Robert Sheehan, James Nesbitt, Niamh Quinn

14. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Lee Mack, Dawn French

15. Ballykissangel (1996–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village.

Creator: Kieran Prendiville | Stars: Frankie McCafferty, Joe Savino, Deirdre Donnelly, Gary Whelan

16. Murphy's Law (2003– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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As a maverick cop with a dark past, DS Tommy Murphy fails a psychiatric assessment but is given one last chance by his boss and given a dangerous undercover assignment.

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

17. Bloody Sunday (2002)

R | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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90 Metascore

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Writer: Paul Greengrass | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

18. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

19. Waking Ned Devine (1998)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

7.4
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71 Metascore

When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.

Writer: Kirk Jones | Director: Kirk Jones | Stars: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

20. Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)

R | 89 min | Drama

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The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.

Writer: Guy Hibbert | Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marinca, Mark Ryder

21. Gold (2014)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds himself responsible for almost destroying all their lives.

Writers: Brendan Heery, Niall Heery | Director: Niall Heery | Stars: James Nesbitt, Maisie Williams, David Wilmot, Kerry Condon

22. Jude (1996)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

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68 Metascore

A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love. ... See full summary »

Writers: Hossein Amini, Thomas Hardy | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet, Liam Cunningham, Rachel Griffiths

23. Monroe (2011– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: James Nesbitt, Sarah Parish, Thomas Morrison, Luke Allen-Gale

24. Jekyll (2007 TV Mini-Series)

Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

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London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family.... See full summary »

Stars: James Nesbitt, Gina Bellman, Denis Lawson, Michelle Ryan

25. Babylon (2014 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

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A look at the people in charge and on the front lines of a contemporary police force.

Writers: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain | Directors: Jon S. Baird, Danny Boyle, Sally El Hosaini | Stars: Brit Marling, Bertie Carvel, Adam Deacon, Jill Halfpenny

26. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)

50 min | Drama

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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.

Creator: Lucy Gannon | Stars: Ben Nealon, Robson Green, Jerome Flynn, Rosie Rowell

27. Outcast (2010)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

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It tells the tale of Petronella (a Scottish/Romany girl) and Fergal (her mysterious Irish traveller boyfriend). As their doomed relationship plays out, a Beast stalks the estate, killing ... See full summary »

Writers: Colm McCarthy, Tom K. McCarthy | Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Kate Dickie, Niall Bruton, Hanna Stanbridge, Josh Whitelaw

28. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

R | 103 min | Drama, War

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72 Metascore

Journalist Floyd from US, Michael Henderson from UK and their teams meet the beginning of Bosnian war in Sarajevo. During their reports they find an orphanage run by devoted Mrs. Savic near... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Nicholson, Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Emira Nusevic

29. Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then hosted by Simon Amstell until his departure in 2009. From that point forward the show ... See full summary »

Stars: Phill Jupitus, Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey, Sean Hughes

30. Matching Jack (2010)

99 min | Drama

6.5
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A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.

Writers: Lynne Renew, David Parker | Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Jacinda Barrett, Richard Roxburgh, Tom Russell, James Nesbitt

31. Touching Evil (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit, a rapid response police force that serves the entire county.

Creator: Paul Abbott | Stars: Robson Green, Nicola Walker, Shaun Dingwall, Michael Feast

32. The Deep (2010 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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A research submarine beneath the Arctic stumbles upon a terrifying secret with Earth-shattering consequences.

Creator: Simon Donald | Stars: James Nesbitt, Orla Brady, Goran Visnjic, Minnie Driver

33. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

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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

34. Women Talking Dirty (1999)

97 min | Comedy

6.2
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A lively, outspoken single mother in Edinburgh, Scotland, develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.

Writer: Isla Dewar | Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Gina McKee, Eileen Atkins, Kenneth Cranham

35. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

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Presenters Phillip Schofield, Fern Britton and Lorraine Kelly present Britain's number 1 daytime show to bring us the latest entertainment, health, home and garden, fashion and beauty ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Ruth Langsford, Fern Britton

36. Playing the Field (1998–2002)

60 min | Drama, Sport

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The on-the-field trials and tribulations and the off-the-field lives, loves and infidelities of 'The Castlefield Blues', an under funded, badly managed ladies football team from South ... See full summary »

Stars: Melanie Hill, Emma Rydal, Jo McInnes, Lorraine Ashbourne

37. 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

38. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

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Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

39. Hear My Song (1991)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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The film is based loosely on the life of the Irish Tenor, Josef Locke (1917-1999), played by Ned Beatty... See full synopsis »

Writers: Peter Chelsom, Adrian Dunbar | Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Ned Beatty, Adrian Dunbar, Brian Flanagan, Constance Cowley

40. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

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Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Carol Kirkwood, Charlie Stayt, Sian Williams

41. Canterbury Tales (2003 TV Mini-Series)

349 min | Drama

7.4
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Clever adaptation of Chaucer's Canterbury to a modern setting. In Episode 1, The Miller's Tale, Nick Zakian attempts to seduce a landlord's wife with promises of a glittering singing career

Stars: Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rob Brown, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Nesbitt

42. The ONE Show (2006– )

30 min | News

4.2
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Stars: Christine Bleakley, Adrian Chiles, Alex Jones, Matt Baker

43. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

44. Fairy Tales (2008 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Traditional fairy tales are loosely adapted into a modern setting.

Stars: Una C., Bernard Hill, Lee Ingleby, James Nesbitt

45. Go Now (1995)

R | 81 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his ... See full summary »

Writers: Jimmy McGovern, Paul Henry Powell | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Juliet Aubrey, James Nesbitt, Sophie Okonedo

46. Midnight Man (2008 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, Thriller

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Max Raban is a former journalist, reduced to raking through bins for celebrity stories. Everything changes when he uncovers information that will lead him into a frightening world of deceit... See full summary »

Stars: James Nesbitt, Catherine McCormack, Rupert Graves, Reece Dinsdale

47. The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

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Jimmy McMahon (Meany) and his group of Liverpudlians plot to win the annual Ceili music competition in Ireland.

Writer: Nicholas Adams | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Colm Meaney, Bernard Hill, Shaun Evans, Andrea Corr

48. Janela Indiscreta (2010– )

30 min | News

7.0
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Stars: Mário Augusto, Nicolau Breyner, Paulo Branco, Afonso Pimentel

49. Lucky Break (2001)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

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Under the leadership of a small-time bank robber, British inmates hatch a plan to escape by staging a musical.

Writers: Ronan Bennett, Stephen Fry | Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Ron Cook, Frank Harper, James Nesbitt, Olivia Williams

50. Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan (2011– )

60 min | Talk-Show | Active

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Hosted by Carrie Keagan, Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan is a fun and edgy, one-hour morning talk show on VH1 that provides a live, daily dose of pop culture news, chat, music and entertainment.

Stars: Carrie Keagan, Jason Dundas, Jim Shearer, Janell Snowden