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1. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Writers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer | Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

2. Pan (2015)

Adventure, Comedy, Family | Pre-production

The origin story of the classic character Peter Pan, the boy who could fly and never grew up.

Writers: J.M. Barrie, Jason Fuchs | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Rooney Mara, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Levi Miller

3. Utopia (2013– )

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Utopia will follow a group of people who find themselves in possession of a manuscript of a cult graphic novel. The tome is rumoured to have predicted the worst disasters of the last ... See full summary »

Creator: Dennis Kelly | Stars: Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Alexandra Roach, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Adeel Akhtar

4. Four Lions (2010)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.

Writers: Christopher Morris, Sam Bain, Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell | Director: Christopher Morris | Stars: Will Adamsdale, Riz Ahmed, Adeel Akhtar, Arsher Ali

5. The Tunnel (2013– )

Drama | Active

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Set primarily in Folkestone and Calais where detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are called to investigate the death of a French politician. When a shocking discovery is made at ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Dillane, Clémence Poésy, Alexander Hathaway, Sigrid Bouaziz

6. Traitor (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

Writers: Jeffrey Nachmanoff, Steve Martin | Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff | Stars: Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Archie Panjabi, Saïd Taghmaoui

7. Trollied (2011– )

PG-13 | 26 min | Comedy

7.4
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Set in Valco, a fictional supermarket in the north-west of England, Trollied is an eight-part sitcom that puts a comic twist on one of our most familiar surroundings. Acting deputy manager ... See full summary »

Creators: Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan, Anne Marie O'Connor | Stars: Faye McKeever, Jane Horrocks, Joel Fry, Rita May

8. Conviction (2006– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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ADA Alexandra Cabot from "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" returns as the bureau chief for the group of young ADAs. According to Dick Wolf, "'Conviction' will be a 'charactercedural,' we ... See full summary »

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Eric Balfour, Jordan Bridges, Milena Govich, Stephanie March

9. Coming Up (2003– )

Drama

8.0
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Coming Up is a British Channel 4 television series of films made for television by new directors and writers.

Stars: Johnny Harris, Anthony Flanagan, Ben Smith, Billy Seymour

10. War Book (2014)

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Writer: Jack Thorne | Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Shaun Evans, Sophie Okonedo, Ben Chaplin, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

11. Jadoo (2013)

84 min | Comedy

7.1
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This comedy revolves around two brothers, both wonderful chefs, who fall out catastrophically. At the climax of their dispute they rip the family recipe book in half - one brother gets the ... See full summary »

Writer: Amit Gupta | Director: Amit Gupta | Stars: Tom Mison, Amara Karan, Paul Bazely, Adeel Akhtar

12. The Job Lot (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Angela Curran, Jo Enright

13. Convenience (2013)

Comedy

7.4
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Writer: Simon Fantauzzo | Director: Keri Collins | Stars: Ray Panthaki, Vicky McClure, Adeel Akhtar, Jenny Bede

14. The Show (II) (2013)

84 min | Drama | Post-production

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Young TV actress and household celebrity Chloe Collins has quit the TV show that made her name and is making her stage debut in an offbeat production of Oscar Wilde's Salome. Directed by a ... See full summary »

Writer: James Alexandrou | Director: James Alexandrou | Stars: Celine Abrahams, Sean Buchanan, Charles Dorfman, Kate Fahy

15. Keeping Up with the Joneses (2013)

Short

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Writer: Selina Lim | Director: Michael Pearce | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Geoff Bell, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Anamaria Marinca

16. Comedy Showcase (2007– )

Comedy

7.2
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Creators: Phil Bowker, Mark Bussell, Justin Sbresni, Abigail Wilson | Stars: Katy Wix, Sara Pascoe, Rhys Darby, Catherine Tyldesley

17. Stranger Things (2010)

77 min | Drama

6.5
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85 Metascore

An unusual and touching bond develops when grieving Oona reaches out to a mysterious homeless man, offering him a place to stay in her garden shed.

Writers: Eleanor Burke, Ron Eyal | Directors: Eleanor Burke, Ron Eyal | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Bridget Collins, Victoria Jeffrey, Keith Parry

18. The Angelos Epithemiou Show (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Gabby Logan, Ulrika Jonsson, Amy Childs, Jodie Marsh

19. The Cost of Living (2013)

16 min | Short, Action, Comedy

8.1
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The Cost of Living is a dark comedy that focuses on the friendship and betrayal of two childhood friends whose lives have led them down very different paths.

Writer: David Beazley | Director: David Beazley | Stars: Paul Popplewell, Adeel Akhtar, Endy McKay

20. Angelos Epithemiou's Moving On (2010– )

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Stars: Sanjeev Kohli, Dan Renton Skinner, Adeel Akhtar, Bob Mortimer

21. Side by Side (2010)

3 min | Short, Drama, Family

8.5
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The story of two unlikely friends and the bond they share.

Writer: Jamie Hooper | Director: Jamie Hooper | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Debra Baker, Mia Baker

22. Angelos Epithemiou's Moving On (2010– )
Episode: Christmas Dinner (2010)

6 min | Comedy

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Writer: Dan Renton Skinner | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Sanjeev Kohli, Dan Renton Skinner

23. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Christmas Special (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

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Writers: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan, Abigail Wilson | Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar, Owen Brady

24. Angelos Epithemiou's Moving On (2010– )
Episode: Dancing Lessons (2010)

7 min | Comedy

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Writer: Dan Renton Skinner | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Sanjeev Kohli, Bob Mortimer, Dan Renton Skinner

25. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Dollhouse (2006)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The death of a car salesman leads Logan and Barek down a convoluted path involving two sisters, extortion, and a lawyer in love.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Frank Prinzi | Stars: Chris Noth, Annabella Sciorra, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

26. Coming Up (2003– )
Episode: Doughnuts (2013)

Drama

6.5
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Baz may be an assistant manager at a supermarket but he still lives rent free with his doting mother, is like a kid with his super motor and goes drinking with his colleagues - to the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ishy Din | Director: Simon Neal | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Burrows, Indira Joshi, Anjli Mohindra

27. Conviction (2006– )
Episode: Downhill (2006)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Potter takes on an easy case until a Parish Priest asks him to drop the case; Desmond networks with a exclusive group of upwardly mobile black men; Cabot and Rossi are at odds over a ... See full summary »

Creator: Dick Wolf | Director: Michael Fresco | Stars: Eric Balfour, Jordan Bridges, Milena Govich, Stephanie March

28. Angelos Epithemiou's Moving On (2010– )
Episode: Driving Lesson (2010)

7 min | Comedy

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Writer: Dan Renton Skinner | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Sanjeev Kohli, Bob Mortimer, Dan Renton Skinner

29. Utopia (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2013)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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When five strangers from an online comic book forum agree to meet after gaining possession of the original manuscript for the cult graphic novel 'The Utopia Experiments', they find ... See full summary »

Creator: Dennis Kelly | Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Fox, Paul Higgins, Neil Maskell

30. Utopia (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2013)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Unable to ever return to their old lives, Ian and Becky are forced to face the terrifying reality of life on the run. Meanwhile, Dugdale is drawn deeper and deeper into a plot that threatens to have fatal consequences.

Writers: Mark Aldridge, Dennis Kelly, Huw Kennair-Jones, Clare McDonald | Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Fox, Paul Higgins, Emilia Jones

31. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2013)

Comedy

6.6
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Trish brings in army sergeant Steve Fox for a recruitment drive. He gets few takers but the female staff all fall for him - especially after he has expelled a man working whilst signing on ... See full summary »

Writers: Claire Downes, Stuart Lane, Ian Jarvis | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Adeel Akhtar, Angela Curran

32. Utopia (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2013)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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In episode three the gang feel the full weight of The Network's power as Grant is framed for a shocking crime. With nowhere else to turn, they are forced to make a new ally - but can she really be trusted?

Writers: Mark Aldridge, Dennis Kelly, Huw Kennair-Jones, Clare McDonald | Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Fox, Paul Higgins, Geraldine James

33. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2013)

Comedy

7.2
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When the local car plant closes overnight Brownall House is inundated with hundreds of the unemployed,Paul using the opportunity to try and sell them carpets. Flu-stricken Karl unwittingly ... See full summary »

Writers: Claire Downes, Stuart Lane, Ian Jarvis | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Adeel Akhtar, Angela Curran

34. Utopia (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2013)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Hidden away in a derelict manor house, the group attempt to decipher the secret meaning of the manuscript. But will uncovering the identity of Mr Rabbit really allow them to return to their former lives?

Writers: Mark Aldridge, Dennis Kelly, Huw Kennair-Jones, Clare McDonald | Directors: Alex Garcia Lopez, Wayne Yip | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Fox, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Paul Higgins

35. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2013)

Comedy

7.3
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Trish panics on learning that an undercover inspector is coming to rate Brownall House. She is certain he is hard-of-hearing Alan Tucker and goes out of her way to be helpful - as well as ... See full summary »

Writers: Claire Downes, Stuart Lane, Ian Jarvis | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Adeel Akhtar, Angela Curran

36. Utopia (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2013)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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The gang's attempt to disrupt The Network's plans backfires leaving one of them in danger. Arby's confession to Jessica has damaging repercussions while Becky is left with an impossible choice.

Writers: Mark Aldridge, Dennis Kelly, Huw Kennair-Jones, Clare McDonald | Directors: Alex Garcia Lopez, Wayne Yip | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Fox, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Paul Higgins

37. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2013)

Comedy

6.4
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Karl brags about having had sex with his new girlfriend,barmaid Mia,but is appalled when she comes in to sign on,as she is working and claiming and he is not meant to date clients. Thus he ... See full summary »

Writers: Claire Downes, Stuart Lane, Ian Jarvis | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Adeel Akhtar, Angela Curran

38. Utopia (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2013)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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The final episode sees time running out, and the gang must find Mr Rabbit and stopThe Network releasing Janus. As a daring plan is formed, only one question remains - will the true secrets of Utopia finally be revealed?

Writers: Mark Aldridge, Dennis Kelly, Huw Kennair-Jones, Clare McDonald | Directors: Alex Garcia Lopez, Marc Munden, Wayne Yip | Stars: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Geraldine James, Alexandra Roach, James Fox

39. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2013)

Comedy

6.8
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On her birthday Trish asks Karl to be acting manager to which he reluctantly assents as Angela spitefully drops him in it when an angry claimant glues herself to her desk and the queue of ... See full summary »

Writers: Claire Downes, Stuart Lane, Ian Jarvis | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Adeel Akhtar, Angela Curran

40. The Tunnel (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2013)

Drama

7.9
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Karl and Elise believe that the Truth Terrorist is a police officer based on his knowledge of police procedures... See full synopsis »

Writer: Emma Frost | Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Paul Blackwell, Alfie Buckley, Stephen Dillane

41. Utopia (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2014)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Creator: Dennis Kelly | Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Paul Higgins, Geraldine James, Neil Maskell

42. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.1 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

6.3
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Creators: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan | Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Mark Addy, Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar

43. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.10 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

6.3
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Creators: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan | Director: Jonathan Gershfield | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Adeel Akhtar, Elizabeth Bower, Lorraine Cheshire

44. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.11 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

5.9
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Creators: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan | Director: Jonathan Gershfield | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar, Elizabeth Bower

45. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.12 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

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Writers: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan, Abigail Wilson | Director: Jonathan Gershfield | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar, Nick Blood

46. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.13 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

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Writers: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan, Ben Edwards, Rachael New | Director: Jonathan Gershfield | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar, Nick Blood

47. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.2 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

5.3
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Writers: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan | Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Mark Addy, Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar

48. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.3 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

5.5
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Writers: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan, Ben Edwards, Rachael New | Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Mark Addy, Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar

49. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.4 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

5.3
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Creators: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan | Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Mark Addy, Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar

50. Trollied (2011– )
Episode: Episode #3.5 (2013)

PG-13 | Comedy

6.0
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Creators: Anne Marie O'Connor, Ash Atalla, Paul Doolan | Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Mark Addy, Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar