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1. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising.

Writers: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Pierre Boulle | Director: Rupert Wyatt | Stars: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Karin Konoval

2. Merlin (2008– )

45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The adventures of the legendary sorcerer as a young man.

Creators: Johnny Capps, Julian Jones, Jake Michie, Julian Murphy | Stars: John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Richard Wilson

3. The Pianist (2002)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.5
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85 Metascore

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Wladyslaw Szpilman | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

4. The Brothers Grimm (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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51 Metascore

Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.

Writer: Ehren Kruger | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci, Petr Ratimec

5. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Writers: Gary K. Wolf, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

6. Red Dwarf (1988– )

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Creators: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor | Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

7. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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43 Metascore

Adventuress Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box before an evil scientist and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her.

Writers: Dean Georgaris, Steven E. de Souza, James V. Hart | Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Chris Barrie, Ciarán Hinds

8. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Creator: Tony Warren | Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Anne Kirkbride

9. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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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

10. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

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A British police constable and his doctor wife, weary of the turmoil in contemporary London, decide to move and work in a quiet village where life is livelier than they anticipated.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

11. 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

12. Matlock (1986–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holliday, Nancy Stafford

13. Peppa Pig (2004– )

5 min | Animation, Family

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Peppa is a loveable, cheeky little piggy who lives with her little brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Peppa's favourite things include playing games, dressing up, days out and jumping... See full summary »

Creators: Neville Astley, Mark Baker | Stars: John Sparkes, Morwenna Banks, Richard Ridings, Lily Snowden-Fine

14. Amazing Grace (2006)

PG | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Romola Garai

15. Oliver Twist (2005)

PG-13 | 130 min | Crime, Drama

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An adaptation of the classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Ronald Harwood | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Barney Clark, Ben Kingsley, Jeremy Swift, Ian McNeice

16. Highlander (1992–1998)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Duncan MacLeod is Immortal, and must live in modern society, concealing his true nature while fighting other Immortals.

Stars: Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes, Alexandra Vandernoot

17. 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

18. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Creator: Reginald Hill | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

19. Creation (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama

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English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to find a balance between his revolutionary theories on evolution and the relationship with religious wife, whose faith contradicts his work.

Writers: John Collee, Jon Amiel, Randal Keynes | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Ian Kelly, Guy Henry

20. LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game (2014 Video Game)

Fantasy

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Relive the adventures of the first two hobbit movies in Lego style.

Writer: Dewi Roberts | Director: James McLoughlin | Stars: Christopher Lee, Richard Armitage, Sarah Beck Mather, John Bell

21. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Stirling Gallacher, Christopher Timothy

22. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. In series 1, the lads head to Germany seeking work, and... See full summary »

Creator: Franc Roddam | Stars: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

23. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

24. Fierce Creatures (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

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Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors.

Writers: John Cleese, Iain Johnstone | Directors: Fred Schepisi, Robert Young | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Robert Lindsay

25. Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Set long before the Star Wars films, the Sith Empire returns to the galaxy to begin a war with the Galactic Republic. After some brutal battles, both sides stop fighting each other, but the... See full summary »

Writers: Randy Begel, Charles Boyd, Jennifer Brandes Hepler, Rob Chestney, Armand Constantine, Daniel Erickson, Alex Freed, Travis Greene, Rebecca Harwick, Chris Hepler, Tyler Hitchings, Hall Hood, Drew Karpyshyn, Mary Kirby, Neil Pollner, Cathleen Rootsaert, Ian Ryan, Jessica Sliwinski, Aaron de Orive | Director: James Ohlen | Stars: Tom Spackman, Grey DeLisle, Bertie Carvel, Jo Wyatt

26. Erik the Viking (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

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Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.

Writer: Terry Jones | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

27. The Scapegoat (2012)

Drama

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Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Charles Sturridge | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Matthew Rhys, Eileen Atkins, Anton Lesser, Jodhi May

28. Relic Hunter (1999–2002)

60 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure

6.5
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Tia Carrere stars as a university professor and black belt who globetrots after lost, stolen and rumored-of artifacts and antiquities.

Stars: Tia Carrere, Christien Anholt, Lindy Booth, Tanja Reichert

29. Fable III (2010 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy

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Your journey to rule the throne of Albion begins 50 years after the events of the last chapter, and you play as the child of your hero from Fable II.

Writers: Mark Hill, Rich Bryant, Dalia Puertas | Stars: John Cleese, Michael Fassbender, Stephen Fry, Naomie Harris

30. Frozen (I) (2005)

90 min | Thriller

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It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie, but Kath remains haunted by a need to know what happened. When police investigations wind down, ... See full summary »

Writers: Juliet McKoen, Jayne Steel | Director: Juliet McKoen | Stars: Shirley Henderson, Roshan Seth, Ger Ryan, Richard Armitage

31. Born and Bred (2002–2005)

55 min | Drama

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Creators: Nigel McCrery, Chris Chibnall | Stars: Jenna Russell, Maggie Steed, Clive Swift, Naomi Radcliffe

32. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe, an intelligent, sensible, and mild-mannered man, would like nothing better than to retire from the police force and devote his time and energy to the ... See full summary »

Creator: Andrew Payne | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Nick Raggett

33. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

34. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

Writers: Terry Jones, Kenneth Grahame | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Antony Sher

35. Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (2009– )

Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Somewhere hidden amongst thorny brambles is a little kingdom of elves and fairies. Everyone who lives here is very... See full synopsis »

Stars: Preston Nyman, Sian Taylor, Sarah Ann Kennedy, Ian Puleston-Davies

36. Heavenly Sword (2007 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure

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The Heavenly Sword - legend says that it was forged in heaven and once wielded by a deity, and that no mortal may wield it in battle without paying the ultimate price. The prophecy says ... See full summary »

Writers: Tameem Antoniades, Rhianna Pratchett, Andrew S. Walsh | Directors: Ben Hibon, Nina Kristensen | Stars: Anna Torv, Ewan Stewart, Lydia Baksh, Andy Serkis

37. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate (2013 Video Game)

Action

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Stars: Richard Madden, Robert Carlyle, Adrian Schiller, Alec Newman

38. Clockwise (1986)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

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An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.

Writer: Michael Frayn | Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: John Cleese, Penny Leatherbarrow, Howard Lloyd-Lewis, Jonathan Bowater

39. The Worst Week of My Life (2004–2006)

29 min | Comedy

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Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly ... See full summary »

Creators: Mark Bussell, Justin Sbresni | Stars: Ben Miller, Sarah Alexander, Alison Steadman, Geoffrey Whitehead

40. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)

50 min | Drama

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The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »

Creators: Ashley Pharoah, Vicky Featherstone | Stars: Lesley Dunlop, Christian Cooke, Thomas Craig, William Travis

41. 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

42. Fable II (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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A peasant child finds out about the heroic past of the child's family. Once old enough, the hero decides to reclaim his or hers heritage.

Writers: Rich Bryant, Dene Carter, Richard Ham, Mark Hill, Peter Molyneux | Stars: Ron Glass, Julia Sawalha, Oliver Cotton, Stephen Fry

43. ShakespeaRe-Told (2005 TV Mini-Series)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A modern re-telling of four William Shakespeare stories.

Stars: Nick Malinowski, Shirley Henderson, James McAvoy, Sarah Parish

44. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (2010 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Writers: Dave Cox, Eddie Deighton, Jon Sloan | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Natascha McElhone, Aleksandar Mikic, Patrick Stewart

45. DmC: Devil May Cry (2013 Video Game)

PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Horror

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Devil May Cry brand new tears -- DmC reinvents Capcom's classic action franchise to explore new frontiers with the series... See full synopsis »

Writer: Tameem Antoniades | Director: Tameem Antoniades | Stars: Tim Phillipps, David de Lautour, Sage Mears, Louis Herthum

46. 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, Bill Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

47. Fat Friends (2000–2005)

48 min | Drama

7.5
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Drama series following eight women's struggle to lose weight at a weekly slimming club.

Creator: Kay Mellor | Stars: Janet Dibley, Ruth Jones, Alison Steadman, Gaynor Faye

48. Home to Roost (1985–1990)

50 min | Comedy

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Stars: John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett, Joan Blackham

49. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983 TV Mini-Series)

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

50. The Fourth Protocol (1987)

R | 119 min | Action, Thriller

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KGB agent Major Valeri Petrofsky has been reassigned at the request of the KGB Chairman for a secret mission wherein he is sent to England to establish a residence near an American military... See full summary »

Writers: George Axelrod, Richard Burridge, Frederick Forsyth | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Ned Beatty, Joanna Cassidy