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1. Braveheart (1995)

R | 177 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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68 Metascore

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.

Writer: Randall Wallace | Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 562,931

2. Cloud Atlas (2012)

R | 172 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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55 Metascore

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.

Writers: David Mitchell, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski | Directors: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 233,979

3. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.4
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54 Metascore

A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.

Writers: Andrew Birkin, Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Rab Affleck, Stéphane Algoud

Votes: 50,784

4. Dangerous Beauty (1998)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.

Writers: Margaret Rosenthal, Jeannine Dominy | Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, Oliver Platt, Fred Ward

Votes: 10,980

5. Copying Beethoven (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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59 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.

Writers: Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Ed Harris, Diane Kruger, Matthew Goode, Ralph Riach

Votes: 9,896

6. Death Defying Acts (2007)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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48 Metascore

On a tour of Britain in 1926, Harry Houdini enters into a passionate affair with a psychic out to con the famous magician.

Writers: Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward | Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 7,535

7. The House of Mirth (2000)

PG | 135 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.

Writers: Edith Wharton, Terence Davies | Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney

Votes: 5,861

8. Good (2008)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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40 Metascore

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.

Writers: C.P. Taylor, John Wrathall | Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittaker, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 4,905

9. Is Anybody There? (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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54 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Peter Harness | Director: John Crowley | Stars: Michael Caine, Bill Milner, Anne-Marie Duff, Ralph Riach

Votes: 3,683

10. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Creators: Nigel McCrery, Roy Mitchell | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 2,453

11. The Governess (1998)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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60 Metascore

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 »

Writer: Sandra Goldbacher | Director: Sandra Goldbacher | Stars: Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Florence Hoath, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 2,340

12. My Life So Far (1999)

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

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Denis Forman, Simon Donald | Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irène Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 2,091

13. Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.

Stars: Alexander Morton, Susan Hampshire, Hamish Clark, Dawn Steele

Votes: 1,453

14. South Riding (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.1
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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.

Stars: Anna Maxwell Martin, David Morrissey, Penelope Wilton, Katherine McGolpin

Votes: 1,003

15. Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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: 796

16. Crossing the Line (1990)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.7
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An unemployed Scottish miner (Liam Neeson) is forced into bare-knuckle boxing to make ends meet.

Writers: Don MacPherson, William McIlvanney | Director: David Leland | Stars: Kenny Ireland, Liam Neeson, Joanne Whalley, Billy Connolly

Votes: 735

17. Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)
Episode: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes (2000)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Arthur Conan Doyle reveals the story behind Sherlock Holmes and his mysteries by telling about Dr. Joseph Bell.

Writer: David Pirie | Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Sean Wightman, Robin Laing, Dolly Wells

Votes: 641

18. Taggart (1983– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 601

19. Wedding Belles (2007 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A darkly humorous look at the lives and loves of four modern women, each with their own remarkable, intriguing and often tragic stories.

Writers: Dean Cavanagh, Irvine Welsh | Director: Philip John | Stars: Rab Affleck, Mabel Aitken, Andrew Barr, Leigh Biagi

Votes: 462

20. Anazapta (2002 Video)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Harriet Sand, Alberto Sciamma | Director: Alberto Sciamma | Stars: Lena Headey, David La Haye, Jason Flemyng, Christopher Fairbank

Votes: 429

21. Clarissa (1991– )

156 min | History

7.3
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A virtuous young woman is oppressed by her ambitious family and a rake who's becomes obsessed with her.

Stars: Saskia Wickham, Lynsey Baxter, Hermione Norris, Frances Viner

Votes: 406

22. Low Winter Sun (2006 TV Movie)

180 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Frank Agnew is a police detective who kills for revenge and naively believes he's engineered the perfect crime.

Writer: Simon Donald | Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Mark Strong, Brian McCardie, Irene Bagach, Fiona Bell

Votes: 377

23. Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.7
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Randall and Hopkirk are detective partners with a difference - one of them is a ghost!

Stars: Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Emilia Fox, Charlie Higson

Votes: 363

24. Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Stars: Ian Richardson, Charles Edwards, Simon Chandler, Mossie Smith

Votes: 342

25. M.I.High (2007– )

28 min | Drama, Family

5.8
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Stars: Chris Stanton, Jonny Freeman, Rachel Petladwala, Channelle Owen

Votes: 318

26. The Rocket Post (2004)

112 min | Drama

6.8
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Writers: James MacInnes, William Morrissey | Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Shauna Macdonald, Gary Lewis, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 293

27. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Creators: Ted Childs, Susan Rogers | Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 292

28. 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

Votes: 289

29. Young James Herriot (2011– )

180 min | Drama | Active

6.8
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The university days of the vet, James Herriot, set in 1933 Glasgow, Scotland.

Stars: Iain De Caestecker, Amy Manson, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Gary Lewis

Votes: 249

30. Lost Empires (1986 TV Mini-Series)

420 min | Drama

7.7
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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 »

Stars: Colin Firth, Gillian Bevan, John Castle, Mike Edmonds

Votes: 237

31. 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: 233

32. Wycliffe (1994– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Set in Cornwall, Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe, who works along with his colleagues DI Doug Kersey and DI Lucy Lane, investigates murder cases with his trademark determination and clinical accuracy.

Stars: Jack Shepherd, Helen Masters, Jimmy Yuill, Tim Wylton

Votes: 221

33. In Praise of Older Women (1997)

105 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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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.

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Manuel Lombardero, Stephen Vizinczey | Director: Manuel Lombardero | Stars: Juan Diego Botto, Miguel Ángel García, Faye Dunaway, Carme Elias

Votes: 204

34. 55 Degrees North (2004–2005)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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A London detective moves to Newcastle after blowing the whistle on a corrupt colleague.

Stars: Don Gilet, Dervla Kirwan, Andrew Dunn, George Harris

Votes: 200

35. One Last Chance (2004)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A group of slackers think they have found gold in the Highlands.

Writer: Stewart Svaasand | Director: Stewart Svaasand | Stars: Bill Armour, Bill Barclay, Jim Byars, Drew Cain

Votes: 189

36. Tutti Frutti (1987– )

69 min | Comedy

7.9
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Trouble ensues for the Majestics, Scotland's "Kings of Rock", when a good-looking redhead joins the band on tour.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Maurice Roëves, Emma Thompson, Stuart McGugan

Votes: 187

37. The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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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 »

Writer: David Pirie | Director: Cilla Ware | Stars: Tim McInnerny, John Bett, Emily Blunt, Gemma Burns

Votes: 154

38. Quite Ugly One Morning (2004 TV Movie)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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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 »

Writers: Christopher Brookmyre, Stuart Hepburn | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: James Nesbitt, Annette Crosbie, Daniela Nardini, Mark Benton

Votes: 148

39. Peak Practice (1993–2002)

50 min | Drama

6.3
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Stars: Esther Coles, Simon Shepherd, Gary Mavers, Margery Mason

Votes: 141

40. Watching (1987–1993)

60 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Emma Wray, Paul Bown, Liza Tarbuck, Patsy Byrne

Votes: 131

41. Doctor Finlay (1993–1996)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: David Rintoul, Annette Crosbie, Ian Bannen, Gordon Reid

Votes: 98

42. Mosley (1998– )

Biography

7.2
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An account of the colourful life of the infamous British fascist Oswald Mosely, concentrating on the period between the end of WW1 and his imprisonment at the beginning of WW2.

Stars: Jonathan Cake, Jemma Redgrave, Hugh Bonneville, Flora Montgomery

Votes: 65

43. First Among Equals (1986 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Political drama about the parallel careers of four MPs who all join Parliament in the mid-1960s.

Stars: David Robb, Jeremy Child, Tom Wilkinson, James Faulkner

Votes: 64

44. Screen Two (1985–2002)

7.5
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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: 58

45. Canterbury Tales (2003– )
Episode: The Miller's Tale (2003)

Drama

7.2
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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 »

Writers: Geoffrey Chaucer, Peter Bowker | Director: John McKay | Stars: James Nesbitt, Billy Seymour, Joe Halliday, Tom Ludlow

Votes: 48

46. The Russian Bride (2001 TV Movie)

60 min

7.2
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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 »

Writer: Guy Hibbert | Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Lia Williams, Sheila Hancock, Douglas Hodge, Alex Giannini

Votes: 46

47. New Tricks (2003– )
Episode: Glasgow UCOS (2012)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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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 »

Creators: Roy Mitchell, Nigel McCrery | Director: Philip John | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Denis Lawson, Anthony Calf, Kate Dickie

Votes: 39

48. City Lights (1984–1991)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Dave Anderson, Andy Gray, Gerard Kelly, Iain McColl

Votes: 37

49. This September (2010– )

6.0
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Stars: Clare Waugh, Charles Dance, Eleonore Weisgerber, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 34

50. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Episode: Heartland (1995)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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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.

Writer: Russell Lewis | Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: John Thaw, Rod Arthur, Christopher Barr, Daisy Bates

Votes: 32