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1. Sherlock (2010– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.3
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Creators: Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 292,658

2. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Writers: Gerry Conlon, Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Votes: 80,735

3. Cars 2 (2011)

G | 106 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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57 Metascore

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Writers: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis, Dan Fogelman, Ben Queen | Directors: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis | Stars: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 72,732

4. What a Girl Wants (2003)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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41 Metascore

An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.

Writers: William Douglas-Home, Jenny Bicks, Elizabeth Chandler | Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 37,277

5. The Libertine (2004)

R | 114 min | Drama

6.4
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44 Metascore

The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.

Writer: Stephen Jeffreys | Director: Laurence Dunmore | Stars: Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, John Malkovich, Paul Ritter

Votes: 28,599

6. Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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84 Metascore

A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Samuel Roukin, Elliot Cowan

Votes: 28,327

7. 24: Live Another Day (2014– )

46 min | Action, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.9
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Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.

Creators: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Yvonne Strahovski, Tate Donovan, Mary Lynn Rajskub

Votes: 19,129

8. Hustle (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings.

Creator: Tony Jordan | Stars: Robert Glenister, Robert Vaughn, Rob Jarvis, Adrian Lester

Votes: 17,642

9. Flawless (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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57 Metascore

Set in 1960 London, where a soon to retire caretaker convinces a glass-ceiling constrained American executive to help him steal a handful of diamonds from their employer, the London Diamond Corporation.

Writer: Edward Anderson | Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 16,300

10. The Physician (2013)

150 min | Adventure, Drama

7.3
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In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.

Writers: Jan Berger, Noah Gordon | Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Tom Payne, Stellan Skarsgård, Olivier Martinez, Emma Rigby

Votes: 12,367

11. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: A Study in Pink (2010)

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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War vet Dr. John Watson returns to London in need of a place to stay. He meets Sherlock Holmes, a consulting detective, and the two soon find themselves digging into a string of serial "suicides."

Creator: Mark Gatiss | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs

Votes: 11,447

12. MI-5 (2002– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Creator: David Wolstencroft | Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 9,868

13. Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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59 Metascore

When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home.

Writers: Jeffrey Caine, Christian O'Reilly | Director: Damien O'Donnell | Stars: James McAvoy, Romola Garai, Steven Robertson, Alan King

Votes: 9,547

14. Ripper Street (2012– )

59 min | Crime, Mystery

8.1
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A new drama set in the East End of London in 1889 during the aftermath of Jack The Ripper murders. The infamous H Division - the police precinct charged with keeping order in the district ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Warlow | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, David Wilmot

Votes: 8,478

15. The Nativity Story (2006)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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52 Metascore

A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

Writer: Mike Rich | Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass

Votes: 7,171

16. Call the Midwife (2012– )

60 min | Drama | Active

8.4
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The lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s.

Creator: Heidi Thomas | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Bryony Hannah, Helen George, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 6,348

17. Foyle's War (2002– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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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

Votes: 5,929

18. Ashes to Ashes (2008– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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DCI Gene Hunt is back, but he's no longer the self-styled "Sheriff of Manchester." Flanked by his faithful sidekicks, Ray Carling and Chris Skelton, and drawn by the action and intrigue of ... See full summary »

Creators: Matthew Graham, Ashley Pharoah | Stars: Philip Glenister, Keeley Hawes, Dean Andrews, Marshall Lancaster

Votes: 5,120

19. Fresh Meat (2011– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

8.1
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A comedy that follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university.

Creators: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain | Stars: Zawe Ashton, Greg McHugh, Kimberley Nixon, Charlotte Ritchie

Votes: 4,792

20. Isolation (2005)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.

Writer: Billy O'Brien | Director: Billy O'Brien | Stars: Essie Davis, Sean Harris, Marcel Iures, Crispin Letts

Votes: 4,754

21. The Snapper (1993 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of ... See full summary »

Writer: Roddy Doyle | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe, Eanna MacLiam

Votes: 4,383

22. Killing Bono (2011)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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46 Metascore

Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Simon Maxwell, Neil McCormick, Ben Bond | Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Krysten Ritter, Ralph Brown

Votes: 4,337

23. Wire in the Blood (2002– )

69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Letheren, Emma Handy, Mark Penfold

Votes: 4,142

24. Jonathan Creek (1997–2014)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 4,072

25. One Chance (2013)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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51 Metascore

The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for -- and ultimately winning -- "Britain's Got Talent".

Writer: Justin Zackham | Director: David Frankel | Stars: James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney

Votes: 3,579

26. Underdogs (2013)

106 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.1
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A young man named Amadeo sets off on an unexpected adventure with the players of his beloved Foosball game.

Writers: Michael Broadbridge, Juan José Campanella, Roberto Fontanarrosa, Gastón Gorali, Eduardo Sacheri | Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Rupert Grint, Peter Serafinowicz, Anthony Head, Rob Brydon

Votes: 3,468

27. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation.

Creator: Barbara Machin | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

Votes: 3,210

28. Mad Dogs (2011– )

Drama

7.6
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Follows the reunion of four old sixth form friends. They head to Mallorca to visit the fifth member of the gang, but things take a dark turn.

Stars: Max Beesley, John Simm, Marc Warren, Philip Glenister

Votes: 3,007

29. Moll Flanders (1996)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Defoe, Pen Densham | Director: Pen Densham | Stars: Robin Wright, Morgan Freeman, Stockard Channing, John Lynch

Votes: 3,007

30. The Van (1996)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy', following 'The Commitments' and 'The Snapper', depicts the hilarious yet poignant adventures of Bimbo. Upon being ... See full summary »

Writer: Roddy Doyle | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Ger Ryan, Caroline Rothwell

Votes: 2,998

31. 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: 2,391

32. The Shadow Line (2011 TV Mini-Series)

8.3
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A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain... See full synopsis »

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Kierston Wareing, Richard Lintern

Votes: 2,277

33. Zen (2011 TV Mini-Series)

270 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Caterina Murino, Stanley Townsend, Ben Miles

Votes: 2,050

34. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Family, Adventure

7.0
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Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.

Writers: Jim Sheridan, David Keating | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 1,922

35. Fleming (2014 TV Mini-Series)

TV-MA | 44 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.

Stars: Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Samuel West, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 1,817

36. The Virgin Queen (2005 TV Mini-Series)

237 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Sienna Guillory, Ian Hart, Tom Hardy

Votes: 1,552

37. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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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

Votes: 1,398

38. Appropriate Adult (2011– )

180 min | Drama

7.6
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Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.

Stars: Emily Watson, Dominic West, Robert Glenister, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Votes: 1,341

39. Omagh (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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An examination of the aftermath of the 1998 Real IRA bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh, Northern Ireland.

Writers: Paul Greengrass, Guy Hibbert | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Gerard McSorley, Michèle Forbes, Brenda Fricker, Stuart Graham

Votes: 1,311

40. Hard Times (2009)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable.... See full summary »

Writer: Michael O'Mahony | Director: Tom Reeve | Stars: John Lynch, Cornelius Clarke, Lochlainn O'Mearain, Cian Barry

Votes: 1,247

41. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama | Active

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Creators: Jeremy Brock, Paul Unwin | Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,175

42. 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

Votes: 1,140

43. Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012– )

Drama, History

7.2
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The construction of the RMS Titanic at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast against the background of union riots, political and religious conflicts, and a romance between a young ambitious engineer and an Italian immigrant.

Stars: Kevin Zegers, Alessandra Mastronardi, Derek Jacobi, Billy Carter

Votes: 1,129

44. Wondrous Oblivion (2003)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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61 Metascore

Eleven-year-old David Wiseman is mad about cricket but no good at it. He has the entire kit but none of the skill, and he's a laughingstock at school. So when a Jamaican family moves in ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Morrison | Director: Paul Morrison | Stars: Sam Smith, Leagh Conwell, Dominic Barklem, Jo Stone-Fewings

Votes: 1,017

45. The Witcher (2007 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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In medieval times, Geralt of Rivia, a member of a fading order of professional monster slayers known as Witchers, is on trail of Salamandra, a secretive crime syndicate that stole dangerous alchemical formulas from Witchers' fort.

Writers: Anne Toole, Andrzej Sapkowski, Michal Madej, Sande Chen, Karol Kowalczyk, Marcin Blacha, Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, Sebastian Stepien, Artur Gansyniec, Jaroslaw Oziemblewski, Katarzyna Kuczynska | Stars: Doug Cockle, Alison Dowling, Andrew Wincott, Arlene Decker

Votes: 1,013

46. The Tiger's Tail (2006)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself.

Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall, Ciarán Hinds, Sinéad Cusack

Votes: 991

47. Burton and Taylor (2013 TV Movie)

83 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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Legendary acting duo and husband and wife, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor prepare for a 1983 theatrical production of the play, "Private Lives".

Writers: William Ivory, Noel Coward, Alexander Walker | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Greg Hicks, Jeff Mash

Votes: 966

48. Taffin (1988)

R | 96 min | Action, Thriller

5.6
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An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers bent on building a chemical plant on the outskirts of town. The developers are ruthless ... See full summary »

Writers: David Ambrose, Lyndon Mallet | Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Ray McAnally, Alison Doody, Jeremy Child

Votes: 951

49. 24: Live Another Day (2014– )
Episode: 10:00 p.m.-11:00 a.m. (2014)

42 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

9.3
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As the world teeters on a terror plot of mass proportions, Jack and the team reunite one last time to avert an imminent crisis. With no time left and the fate of free world on the line, Jack is faced with an unthinkable and grave decision.

Creators: Joel Surnow, Robert Cochran | Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Yvonne Strahovski, Tate Donovan, Mary Lynn Rajskub

Votes: 861

50. Ballykissangel (1996–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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

Votes: 816