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1. Band of Brothers (2001 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 705 min | Action, Drama, History

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The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Matthew Leitch, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

2. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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The cases of an eccentrically refined Belgian detective.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

3. Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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42 Metascore

After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special OperationsDivision of Britain's secret intelligence service, MI6, for a mission which will save millions of lives.

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Alex Pettyfer, Mickey Rourke, Sophie Okonedo, Sarah Bolger

4. Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)

Not Rated | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator.

Creators: Donald P. Bellisario, Glen A. Larson | Stars: Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley, Larry Manetti

5. Willow (1988)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen.

Writers: George Lucas, Bob Dolman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

6. Foyle's War (2002– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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As World War II rages around the world, a police inspector fights his own war on the home-front in investigating murder, robbery, and espionage on the south coast of England.

Creator: Anthony Horowitz | Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

7. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

8. Superman II (1980)

PG | 127 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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87 Metascore

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to marry Lois, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Writers: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman | Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty

9. A Bridge Too Far (1977)

PG | 175 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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A historical telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges on a road to Germany in World War II, in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden.

Writers: Cornelius Ryan, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

10. Formula 51 (2001)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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23 Metascore

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.

Writer: Stel Pavlou | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Nigel Whitmey

11. Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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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

12. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Creator: Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Lee Wilkof

13. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

14. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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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

15. Buster (1988)

R | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

5.7
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This movie is based on the story of Buster Edwards, one of the thieves involved in "The Great Train Robbery" of 1963.

Writer: Colin Shindler | Director: David Green | Stars: Phil Collins, Julie Walters, Larry Lamb, Stephanie Lawrence

16. Shopping (1994)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Lone group of teens, led by recently released joyrider and his disenchanted Belfast girlfriend, strives to leave their mark on "a British city in the near future" while attempting to avoid ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul W.S. Anderson | Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Sadie Frost, Jude Law, Sean Pertwee, Fraser James

17. Hanover Street (1979)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.

Writer: Peter Hyams | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer, Alec McCowen

18. Wycliffe (1994– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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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 »

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

19. Our Friends in the North (1996 TV Mini-Series)

623 min | Drama

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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker - from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Mark Strong, Gina McKee, Daniel Craig

20. Peak Practice (1993–2002)

50 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Esther Coles, Simon Shepherd, Gary Mavers, Margery Mason

21. The Bride (1985)

PG-13 | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

5.2
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Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film The Bride of Frankenstein (1935). After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".

Writer: Lloyd Fonvielle | Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Sting, Jennifer Beals, Anthony Higgins, Clancy Brown

22. Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

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One minute the New Yorker advertising expert Jim Ferguson is at a business party -- the next he finds himself way back in 1917 in a plane fight during World War I. Mr. Raymond explains to ... See full summary »

Writers: W.E. Johns, John Groves, Kent Walwin | Director: John Hough | Stars: Neil Dickson, Alex Hyde-White, Fiona Hutchison, Peter Cushing

23. The Awakening (1980)

R | 101 min | Horror

4.8
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An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen. To save mankind he must destroy her.

Writers: Chris Bryant, Clive Exton, Allan Scott, Bram Stoker | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Charlton Heston, Susannah York, Jill Townsend, Stephanie Zimbalist

24. The Jigsaw Man (1984)

PG | 94 min | Thriller

5.3
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An MI6 defector has his appearance altered by the KGB and is sent back to Britain to retrieve top-secret documents.

Writers: Dorothea Bennett, Jo Eisinger | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Susan George, Robert Powell

25. Shiner (2000)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.

Writer: Scott Cherry | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Michael Caine, Martin Landau, Frances Barber, Frank Harper

26. Blue Ice (1992)

R | 105 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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A former British secret service agent falls for an American woman and becomes entangled in a web of espionage.

Writers: Ted Allbeury, Ron Hutchinson | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Michael Caine, Sean Young, Ian Holm, Bobby Short

27. The Secret Laughter of Women (1999)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A beautiful young single mother feels the pressure from the ex-pat Nigerian community to get married. Her precocious son has met his hero, a cynical English comic book writer and decides he... See full summary »

Writers: Misan Sagay, O.O. Sagay | Director: Peter Schwabach | Stars: Colin Firth, Nia Long, Dan Lett, Joke Silva

28. Comfort and Joy (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

7.0
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Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an ice cream van is attacked and destroyed by an angry competitor. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families, the Bernardis and the ... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Forsyth | Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Bill Paterson, Eleanor David, Clare Grogan, Alex Norton

29. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »

Creator: Terence Feely | Stars: Jill Gascoine, Leslie Ash, Don Warrington, Tracy-Louise Ward

30. She-Wolf of London (1990–1991)

60 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A female American graduate student in London is bitten by a werewolf, then teams up with an English professor to investigate supernatural occurrences.

Creators: Mick Garris, Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Neil Dickson, Kate Hodge, Scott Fults, Dorothea Phillips

31. Deadly Strangers (1975)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat ... See full summary »

Writer: Philip Levene | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Hayley Mills, Simon Ward, Sterling Hayden, Ken Hutchison

32. Grafters (1998– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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In a bitter sweet drama, two dysfunctional brothers Joe and Trevor Purvis, are forced to work together for economic reasons. They come down to London to renovate a house for a London couple... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Chaplin | Stars: Robson Green, Stephen Tompkinson, Darren Morfitt, Emily Joyce

33. The Chief (1990–1995)

50 min | Drama

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Focussing on the politics at the top of a typical English police force in its continual battle to solve the problems the times, in this case the fictional Eastland of East Anglia.

Creator: Jeffrey Caine | Stars: Martin Shaw, Karen Archer, Gillian Martell, Michael Cochrane

34. Bloody Kids (1979)

91 min | Drama

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The slender premise springs from the actions of two listless 11-year-old boys, the cold, manipulative Leo, and his weaker, more impressionable friend, Mike. Contemptuous of the fallible ... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Poliakoff | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Derrick O'Connor, Gary Holton, Richard Thomas, Peter Clark

35. Forever Green (1989–1992)

60 min

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Jack Boult, a former rally driver, and his second wife Harriet, who used to be a nurse, move from the bustle of London to start a new life in a cottage in the Somerset countryside, together... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Paola Dionisotti, Wendy van der Plank

36. Tucker's Luck (1983–1985)

30 min | Drama

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Creator: Phil Redmond | Stars: Todd Carty, George Armstrong, Paul McCarthy, Hilary Crane

37. Metal Mickey (1980–1983)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Metal Mickey was a robot built by young Ken to do chores around the house. Ken was the eldest child of a typical British family--well, almost typical. Metal Mickey was endowed with a number... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Stainton, Georgina Melville, Ashley Knight, Lucinda Bateson

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

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Stars: Dirk Benedict, Barbi Benton, David Carradine, Mary Crosby

39. Roughnecks (1994– )

50 min

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Drama about the lives and loves of the crew of an oil-rig.

Creator: Kieran Prendiville | Stars: Teresa Banham, Colum Convey, Paul Copley, James Cosmo

40. Into the Blue (I) (1997 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

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Harry Barnett is a failed businessman who used to run a garage until he went bankrupt. He is now living on the island of Rhodes, looking after the villa of a friend, Alan Dysart, a former ... See full summary »

Writers: Simon Burke, Robert Goddard | Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Tom Towndrow, Vida Garman, Abigail Cruttenden

41. Within These Walls (1974–1978)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Drama inside a women's prison.

Creator: David Butler | Stars: Jerome Willis, Mona Bruce, Denys Hawthorne, Googie Withers

42. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

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Stars: Derren Nesbitt, George Sewell, Morris Perry, Fulton Mackay

43. Chance in a Million (1984–1986)

Comedy

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Tom Chance's life is plagued by coincidences. Even his initial meeting with his beloved Alison happened by pure chance - when he went to a local pub to meet another girl (also called Alison... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Callow, Brenda Blethyn, Deddie Davies, Bill Pertwee

44. Noah's Ark (1997– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Creator: Johnny Byrne | Stars: Anton Rodgers, Angela Thorne, Kate Alderton, Peter Wingfield

45. The Cry (2002 TV Movie)

194 min | Drama, Thriller

8.2
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Psychological thriller about a woman child-protection officer tramautized by her stillbirth who befriends a woman in hospital and then becomes convinced that the daughter is being abused.

Writer: Peter Ransley | Director: David Drury | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Emma Cunniffe, Anthony Calf, Joe Duttine

46. Don't Leave Me This Way (1993 TV Movie)

Mystery

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British academics Loretta and Bridget run into Sandra, an old school friend at a book launch. Although Sandra appears to be gay and carefree, Loretta notices an undercurrent of tension ... See full summary »

Writers: Joan Smith, Catherine Buchanan | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Janet McTeer, Imelda Staunton, John Fortune, Ian McNeice

47. The London Connection (1979)

100 min | Action, Drama

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Writers: Gail Morgan Hickman, David E. Boston, David Assael, Joshua Brand, Martha Coolidge | Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Jeffrey Byron, Larry Cedar, Roy Kinnear, Lee Montague

48. Diagnosis: Murder (1975)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Thriller

5.9
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A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife so he can be with his mistress, but his wife mysteriously disappears before he can carry out his plan.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Philip Levene, Ben Roberts | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Jon Finch, Judy Geeson, Christopher Lee, Tony Beckley

49. Terry on the Fence (1986)

70 min | Drama

6.0
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A mixed-up, teenage runaway becomes involved with a tough teenage street gang and its lawless activities while trying to find a way to redeem himself.

Writers: Bernard Ashley, Frank Godwin | Director: Frank Godwin | Stars: Jack McNicholl, Neville Watson, Tracey Ann-Morris, Jeff Ward

50. Mitch (1984– )

60 min | Drama

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Mitch is a newspaper reporter with a difference, he cares about the people he reports.

Creators: Roger Marshall, Donald Zec | Stars: John Thaw, David Calder, Clare Higgins, Gawn Grainger