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1. The Big Sick (2017)

Comedy, Romance | Post-production

A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.

Director: Michael Showalter | Stars: Holly Hunter, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano, Kumail Nanjiani

2. The Night Manager (2016 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to infiltrate an arms dealer's inner circle.

Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Elizabeth Debicki, Olivia Colman

Votes: 24,610

3. Flowers (2016– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Dark comedy about the eccentric members of the Flowers family. Maurice and Deborah are barely together but yet to divorce. They live with Maurice's batty mother and their maladjusted twin children.

Stars: Olivia Colman, Julian Barratt, Will Sharpe, Sophia Di Martino

Votes: 868

4. Murdered by My Father (2016 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Goodison | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Salman Akhtar, Manoj Anand, Kay Awasti

Votes: 215

5. Cagefighter (2016)

Sport | Announced

Cagefighter is an uplifting and inspiring drama about a man grappling with a debilitating fear and panic attacks in the last place you'd ever want to be afraid: the violent world of British Mixed Martial Arts.

Director: Jesse Quinones | Stars: Andre Royo, Adeel Akhtar, Cathy Tyson

6. The Night Manager (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Ex-soldier Jonathan Pine, the night manager at the Nefertiti hotel in Cairo, is approached by Sophie Alekan, a guest who is the kept woman of businessman Freddie Hamid, and who asks him to ... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Nader Boussandel, Holly Hayes

Votes: 1,189

7. The Night Manager (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2016)

TV-14 | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Angela Burr sends Jonathan, out to avenge Sophie Alekan, to Devon, to present himself as vicious drug dealer Tom Quince, a successful ruse helped by money from American agent Joel Steadman.... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Elizabeth Debicki, Tom Hiddleston, Nancy Baldwin, Noah Jupe

Votes: 930

8. The Night Manager (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2016)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Roper makes Jonathan his front man for a bogus tractor company and accompanies him to Istanbul for an arms deal though not before Jed has shared a confidence - and secret sex - with ... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Elizabeth Debicki, Noah Jupe

Votes: 737

9. Flowers (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2016)

Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Maurice has been dropped by the Carols and Deborah is regretting her night with Barry so a dinner invitation from Barbara could not come at a worse time. Donald is upset as Amy and Abigail grow closer.

Director: Will Sharpe | Stars: Will Sharpe, Olivia Colman, Desiree Akhavan, Geoffrey Burton

Votes: 24

10. The Night Manager (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2016)

TV-14 | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Realizing that Angela Burr has seen the list of contacts Roper is suspicious of betrayal but, after Jonathan has confessed his true identity and purpose to Jed, promising to help her escape... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander

Votes: 708

11. The Night Manager (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2016)

TV-14 | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Angela's failure to catch Roper red-handed leads to the closure of her department but a call from Jonathan sends her and Joel to Cairo, where Roper is hoping to close a deal with Freddie ... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Debicki

Votes: 632

12. Pan (2015)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.8
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36 Metascore

12-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara

Votes: 39,465 | Gross: $34.96M

13. River (2015 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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John River is a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest.

Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 6,425

14. Capital (2015 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

6.8
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When the residents of an affluent London street receive a strange note they dismiss it as a marketing campaign, until things begin to escalate.

Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Danny Ashok, Shabana Azmi, Kaiya Bakrania

Votes: 535

15. Convenience (I) (2015)

87 min | Comedy

5.8
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Two convenience store robbers mess up the crime and end up working there for the rest of the night.

Director: Keri Collins | Stars: Ray Panthaki, Vicky McClure, Adeel Akhtar, Jenny Bede

Votes: 260

16. The Show (II) (2015)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

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Sometimes the drama backstage is better than anything on it... Sometimes the drama backstage threatens to destroy everything on it.

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

17. River (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

Crime, Drama

8.1
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Crime drama series with supernatural undertones. John River is a detective who is grief stricken at the death of his colleague and appears haunted by the manifestations of murder victims.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Scott Hunt, Josef Altin

Votes: 254

18. Capital (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

Drama

7.8
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City banker Roger and his acquisitive wife Arabella represent the new money living in Pepys Road, South London, whilst elderly widow Petunia, recently diagnosed with a tumour, has lived ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Danny Ashok, Shabana Azmi, Kaiya Bakrania

Votes: 32

19. River (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2015)

Crime, Drama

8.1
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Excluded from Stevie's wake by her family, who consider taking the law into their own hands, River comes under criticism for the death of the suspect Riley and is physically attacked by ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Josef Altin, Nicola Walker, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 173

20. Capital (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2015)

Drama

8.0
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Arabella returns after Christmas and seems less concerned about Matya's presence than Roger's decreased bonus, even when Roger takes the nanny to a charity auction and spends almost two ... See full summary »

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Alexander Arnold, Danny Ashok, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 25

21. River (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2015)

Crime, Drama

8.2
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Having received his psychiatric report River discovers that Stevie had a second phone. It reveals calls from the ex-convict brother she helped put away Jimmy, but he had an alibi for the ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 159

22. Capital (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2015)

Drama

7.9
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As the police investigation into the 'We Want What You Have' campaign leads them in an unexpected direction, DI Mill hopes to secure a confession.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Alexander Arnold, Danny Ashok, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 20

23. River (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2015)

Crime, Drama

8.1
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The police are anxious to trace Haider, a young Somali with whom Stevie had several phone conversations. His co-worker Khaalid believes Haider was happily married and would not have had a ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 140

24. River (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2015)

Crime, Drama

8.2
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River discovers that Stevie had been in contact with Chrissie's husband, judge Tom allegedly for advice for a friend, but he keeps it from Chrissie, who establishes that Stevie knew Haider ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Hobbs | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 142

25. River (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2015)

Crime, Drama

8.8
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Tormented by Cream River discovers that Michael Bennigan was a shareholder in one of the companies that, through a legal loop-hole, employed illegal immigrants. At the same time Tom Read is... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Hobbs | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 174

26. War Book (2014)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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Government officials practice their response and decisions in a simulated escalation of nuclear threat.

Director: Tom Harper | Stars: Phoebe Fox, Sophie Okonedo, Ben Chaplin, Shaun Evans

Votes: 461

28. Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.11 (2014)

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Add a Plot

Director: Dave Skinner | Stars: Steve Jones, Lisa Snowdon, Adeel Akhtar, Alexandra Roach

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

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.3
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1974:- In an England beset by strikes and shortages young scientist Philip Carvel is father to the seriously reticent toddler Pietre - who will one day become Arby - and conducts a macabre ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 605

30. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy

7.8
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Following the party to celebrate Trish's divorce Karl is shocked to find himself waking up nude in her bed. On arriving at work he meets the new deputy manager Natalie Mason whom Trish ... See full summary »

Director: Luke Snellin | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Laura Aikman, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 8

31. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (2014)

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.9
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Jessica is the prisoner of Milner - the real Mr Rabbit - who tells her that a sample of Janus has been extracted from her but she needs to know any adjustment made by Philip. Arby is hoping... See full summary »

Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Allan Corduner, Pixie Davies, Kevin Eldon

Votes: 379

32. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #2.3 (2014)

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.9
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After Lee frames Ian for his boss's murder Arby takes the group to meet Ben, a precocious young hacker who deciphers a mysterious phrase heard by Donaldson and links it to an artificial ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Will Attenborough, Allan Corduner, Juliet Cowan

Votes: 331

33. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.3 (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy

7.5
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Aware that the local MP backs job opportunities for young people Natalie invites him to an unemployment initiative day when each staff member mentors a young job-seeker. Sadly most of the ... See full summary »

Director: Luke Snellin | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Laura Aikman, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 6

34. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #2.4 (2014)

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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In exchange for new identities for his partner and her daughter Arby delivers Donaldson to Lee, who promptly shoots him. Ian discovers more about the synthesized virus and goes to Dugdale's... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Donovan | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Julia Montgomery Brown, Hollie Cunliffe, Sacha Dhawan

Votes: 317

35. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.4 (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy

8.0
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The staff are encouraged to get more people back in work and Natalie challenges Angela to hit the best target with the lazy Angela meeting her match as Trisha helps Natalie to win. Trisha ... See full summary »

Director: Luke Snellin | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Laura Aikman, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 6

36. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #2.5 (2014)

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.9
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As Terrence, ostensibly a fast food worker, prepares to send the packages of the virus to the pilots Jessica, with her hostage Milner, goes after Arby, who has taken Anton and Grant to a ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Donovan | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Micah Balfour, Tom Burke, Ruth Gemmell

Votes: 344

37. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #2.6 (2014)

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Jessica gets Arby to hospital, successfully foiling Lee's attempt to kill him. They are visited by Becky, Ian and Wilson, the latter explaining about the suicide pilots, only one of whom is... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Donovan | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, David Calder, Sacha Dhawan, Ruth Gemmell

Votes: 341

38. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.6 (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy

8.0
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The staff attends a mandatory Saturday morning work-shop on health and well-being with employees from the Kingstanding branch. In the exercises Karl is hoping to be paired with Natalie but ... See full summary »

Director: Luke Snellin | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Laura Aikman, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 6

39. The Tunnel (2013– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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, Cédric Vieira, Angel Coulby

Votes: 3,175

40. Utopia (2013–2014)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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After a group of people, who meet online, discover a bizarre graphic novel which seems to hold mysterious answers, they find themselves being tracked down by a merciless organization known merely as 'The Network'.

Stars: Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Alexandra Roach, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Adeel Akhtar

Votes: 25,465

41. The Job Lot (2013– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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The daily troubles of everyone who works at the job centre.

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

Votes: 581

42. Jadoo (2013)

84 min | Comedy

6.2
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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 »

Director: Amit Gupta | Stars: Amara Karan, Tom Mison, Adeel Akhtar, Ray Panthaki

Votes: 192

43. Keeping Up with the Joneses (2013)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A mid life crisis.

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

Votes: 42

44. The Cost of Living (2013)

16 min | Short, Action, Comedy

7.8
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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.

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

Votes: 9

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

PG-13 | Comedy

8.4
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Julie is offered the manager's job at Widnes. Leighton and Colin are at war with the local boy scouts. Geri Halliwell turns up to do her Christmas shopping. Heavy snow causes disruption for all.

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins, Adeel Akhtar, Owen Brady

Votes: 8

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

Drama

6.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 5

47. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 823

48. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2013)

TV-MA | 48 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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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.

Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Fox, Paul Higgins, Emilia Jones

Votes: 558

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

TV-14 | Comedy

6.5
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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 »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Adeel Akhtar, Angela Curran

Votes: 13

50. Utopia (2013–2014)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2013)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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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?

Director: Marc Munden | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Fox, Paul Higgins, Geraldine James

Votes: 501