Most Voted Titles With Ralph Riach
- Movies or TV
1. Braveheart (1995)
R | 177 min | Action, Biography, Drama
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, a commoner begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.
2. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
3. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.
4. Dangerous Beauty (1998)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.
6. Death Defying Acts (2007)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.
8. Good (2008)
R | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War
The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
9. Is Anybody There? (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama
Set in 1980s seaside England, this is the story of Edward, an unusual ten year old boy growing up in an old people's home run by his parents. Whilst his mother struggles to keep the family ... See full summary »
10. The Governess (1998)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance
When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family ... See full summary »
12. My Life So Far (1999)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son, and his ... See full summary »
14. South Riding (2011 TV Mini-Series)
In 1930s Yorkshire, a spirited new headmistress brings inspiration and modern ideas to an all girls' school and shakes up the more conservative-minded residents of South Riding.
15. Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
16. Crossing the Line (1990)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
An unemployed Scottish miner (Liam Neeson) is forced into bare-knuckle boxing to make ends meet.
Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)
The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes
104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Arthur Conan Doyle reveals the story behind Sherlock Holmes and his mysteries by telling about Dr. Joseph Bell.
19. Wedding Belles (2007 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
A darkly humorous look at the lives and loves of four modern women, each with their own remarkable, intriguing and often tragic stories.
20. Anazapta (2002)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1348, with the horrors of the Black Death haunting Europe, English soldiers return home from war with a French nobleman as hostage. When people in their home village soon after begin to ... See full summary »
27. Canterbury Tales (2003 TV Mini-Series)
349 min | Drama
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
29. Lost Empires (1986 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Drama
from Lost Empires novel re;eased in conjunction with original telecast "In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the ... See full summary »
31. Chancer (1990–1991)
55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
32. Wycliffe (1994– )
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Supt. Wycliffe keeps the Cornish coastline crime free as he tackles arsonists, kidnappers and the odd psycho. Jack Shepherd plays the eponymous hero in the one hour TV adaptations of W. J. ... See full summary »
33. In Praise of Older Women (1997)
105 min | Drama, Romance, War
In the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, a young man comes of age sexually, through a string of relationships with a wide range of mature, older women.
37. Quite Ugly One Morning (2004 TV Movie)
94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Investigative reporter Jack Parlabane stumbles across the aftermath of a murder scene in Edinburgh, and when he shows little sign of shock at the gruesome killing of a respected doctor, ... See full summary »
38. The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Henshall) is the author of the famous Sherlock Holmes books. This movie shows us how Doyle came up with the idea of the 'super detective' and how he uses the ... See full summary »
Canterbury Tales (2003– )
The Miller's Tale
Flash con artist Nick Zakian sweeps into a Kentish village and starts to scam the locals. The prize for him, though, is to seduce Alison, young trophy wife of pub landlord John and, as she ... See full summary »
44. The Russian Bride (2001 TV Movie)
Christopher, a middle-aged man who is obsessed with repairing old radios, marries the Russian bride Natasha. She comes to live with him and his mother Dora in his London house. Dora ... See full summary »
New Tricks (2003– )
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Gerry and Steve go to Glasgow,ostensibly to advise on establishing a UCOS office there but are asked to investigate the nineteen year old death of bookmaker James Soutar,given that the ... See full summary »
Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In Sunderland a young former car thief is run over by a local vigilante, leaving him brain damaged. His mother asks Kavanagh to to take on the case despite lack of sufficient evidence.
Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)
A Pillar of the Community
49 min | Comedy, Drama
New resident Vicky Jeffreys takes over Lochdubh Day planning and bullies everyone into promoting Scottish culture.
Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)
The Great Lochdubh Salt Robbery
50 min | Comedy, Drama
Hamish investigates a salt theft from the grocery store, and a missing wife abuser.