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1. Rome (2005–2007)
TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
3. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)
100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
4. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
8. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.
10. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.
11. Hogfather (2006 TV Movie)
189 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.
12. 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken ... See full summary »
13. Ladies in Lavender (2004)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.
14. Thriller (1973–1976)
65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.
15. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
16. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Complex, involved science-fiction series about a special force of interdimensional operatives whose task is to protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting ... See full summary »
19. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »
20. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
22. Edward the King (1975– )
50 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.
23. Murder Most Horrid (1991–1999)
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Dawn French stars in this dark and twisted comedy series, in which she plays a different character embroiled in murder, in each hilarious episode.
24. The Ten Commandments (2006 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.
25. Rose and Maloney (2002– )
120 min | Crime, Drama
Cases of a woman and her male assistant who work for the fictional CJRA (Criminal Justice Review Agency), an organization which seeks out miscarriages of justice.
27. A Hazard of Hearts (1987 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, ... See full summary »
29. The Return of the Native (1994 TV Movie)
PG | 101 min | Drama
Reddleman Diggory Venn drives slowly across the heath, carrying a hidden passenger in the back of his van. When darkness falls, the country folk light bonfires on the hills, emphasizing the pagan spirit of the heath and its denizens.
31. Stiff Upper Lips (1998)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Aunt Agnes vainly tries to force Emily to marry boring Cedric by taking them to Italy and India hoping that Emily will forget about the handsome George.
32. Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992 TV Mini-Series)
90 min | Drama
Three-part mini-series about Gerald Middleton, an aging historian, who reflects on his youth, relationships (especially the one with his best friends girl), career (shadowed by a scandal) and current issues like his marriage and kids.
34. No Place Like Home (1983–1988)
30 min | Comedy
When Arthur and Beryl Crabtree are set to begin a quiet life at last, their four grown-up children return home one by one. With a son-in-law and neighbours always popping in as well, the quiet life never gets started.
36. Privateer 2: The Darkening (1996 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Mystery
Ser Lev Arris wakes up in a hospital on the planet Crius and has no idea who he is and where he is coming from. He is told by a doctor that he had been frozen 10 or more years ago because ... See full summary »
40. Christabel (1988 TV Mini-Series)
149 min | Biography, Drama
An English girl marries a German lawyer in the 1930s and they try to live as normal a life as they can in Hitler's Germany. When Allied bombs start falling on German cities, Christabel ... See full summary »
41. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1982 TV Mini-Series)
30 min | Horror, Mystery, Crime
Tom Baker stars for the BBC as Sherlock Holmes in this faithful classic serial adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated story. Holmes investigates the suspicious death of Sir ... See full summary »
43. The Secret World of Michael Fry (2000 TV Mini-Series)
Council Planner Michael Fry uncovers a sinister plot in his Welsh seaside home town and finds himself caught in a growing tide of corruption and sleazy internet sex.
45. Sakharov (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama
Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him... See full summary »
50. The Life Story of Baal (1978)
58 min | Drama
German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht never produced a fully revised version of Baal, his first play (1918), and so the text can be considered fair game for further work. Director ... See full summary »