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1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

2. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

3. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archelogical treasure hunter in his youth.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

4. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Approved | 142 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.

Writers: Lukas Heller, Trevor Dudley Smith | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger

5. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Lovejoy is a loveable rogue and an antiques dealer with an amazing talent for spotting hidden treasures. When not looking for the odd collectible, Lovejoy spends most of his time using his ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian La Frenais | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

6. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

7. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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British police series which revolutionised the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s. Jack Regan (see also 'Regan' (1974)) played by John Thaw is a hard edged detective in the Flying ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

8. Crooks in Cloisters (1964)

97 min | Comedy, Crime

5.7
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Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, ... See full summary »

Writers: T.J. Morrison, Mike Watts | Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Ronald Fraser, Barbara Windsor, Grégoire Aslan, Bernard Cribbins

9. Taggart (1983– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

10. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

11. Scandal (1989)

R | 106 min | Drama, History

6.4
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An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Thomas | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

12. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

13. The Wild Geese (1978)

R | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but ... See full summary »

Writers: Reginald Rose, Daniel Carney | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Hardy Krüger

14. Brideshead Revisited (1981 TV Mini-Series)

659 min | Drama, Romance

8.7
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Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner, Phoebe Nicholls

15. Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

4.9
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Inspector Clouseau mysteriously disappears and a journalist attempts to uncover the mystery. New scenes are interspersed with old footage of Peter Sellers from the previous films.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Frank Waldman, Tom Waldman, Geoffrey Edwards | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Peter Sellers, David Niven, Herbert Lom, Richard Mulligan

16. The V.I.P.s (1963)

119 min | Drama

6.3
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Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Louis Jourdan, Elsa Martinelli

17. In Search of the Castaways (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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An earthquake, a flash flood, an avalanche, a volcano, alligators, jaguars, mutineers, and a man-eating Maoris dog the steps of a shipping company owner, a scientist, and the two children ... See full summary »

Writers: Lowell S. Hawley, Jules Verne | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Maurice Chevalier, George Sanders, Wilfrid Hyde-White

18. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 54 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Davies, Daniel Defoe | Director: David Attwood | Stars: James Bowers, Alex Kingston, Nicola Kingston, Geoffrey Beevers

19. Absolute Beginners (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

5.5
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A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Burridge, Michael Hamlyn, Terry Johnson, Colin MacInnes, Don MacPherson, Christopher Wicking | Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Patsy Kensit, Eddie O'Connell, David Bowie, James Fox

20. Screen Two (1985–2002)

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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 »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Bernard Hill, Pete Postlethwaite, Patrick Godfrey

21. The Sundowners (1960)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure

7.3
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In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to ... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jon Cleary | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

22. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

6.5
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen who start out in business together, initially in Birmingham and later in Nottingham. During the seven series (1986-1992), Ken ... See full summary »

Creators: Jim Hill, Bill Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

23. Famous Five (1978–1979)

25 min | Adventure, Family

7.4
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Stars: Marcus Harris, Gary Russell, Jennifer Thanisch, Michelle Gallagher

24. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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Stars: Charles Gray, John Gielgud, Eric Porter, Jeremy Brett

25. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.3
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »

Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

26. Too Late the Hero (1970)

GP | 145 min | Action, War, Drama

6.8
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A reluctant hero, American Lt. Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.

Writers: Robert Aldrich, Lukas Heller, Robert Sherman | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews

27. The Killing of Sister George (1968)

X | 138 min | Drama

7.1
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George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Marcus, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser

28. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

29. Fathom (1967)

Approved | 99 min | Action, Comedy

5.7
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In Southern Spain with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Forrester, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch, Ronald Fraser, Richard Briers

30. Fortunes of War (1987 TV Mini-Series)

407 min | Drama, War

7.8
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Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. The film catalogs and chronicles, after the war begins, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry

31. The Bed Sitting Room (1969)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, ... See full summary »

Writers: John Antrobus, Charles Wood, Spike Milligan | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ralph Richardson, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

32. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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This British TV series, shot almost entirely on videotape, dramatized short mystery fiction by authors who were contemporaries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Many of these authors were ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

33. Sebastian (1968)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A British mathematician, working on code decryption, unexpectedly falls in love with another decrypter. This leads them to a complicated intrigue within the codebreakers.

Writers: Leo Marks, Gerald Vaughan-Hughes | Director: David Greene | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York, Lilli Palmer, John Gielgud

34. Pennies from Heaven (1978 TV Mini-Series)

75 min | Drama, Musical

8.2
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Arthur, a sheet music salesman, has an ear for the hit tunes, but nobody will trust it. And his imagination often bursts into full song, building musical numbers around the greatest ... See full summary »

Stars: Cheryl Campbell, Bob Hoskins, Gemma Craven, Kenneth Colley

35. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

36. H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (1958–1960)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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British scientist Peter Brady, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident which turns himself invisible. Unfortunately, there is no antidote, so, while working on a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Turner, Lisa Daniely, Deborah Watling, Ernest Clark

37. Fiona (1977)

R | 80 min | Comedy

4.4
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Heavily fictionalised 'autobiography' of 70s sex superstar Fiona Richmond.

Writers: James Kenelm Clarke, Michael Robson | Director: James Kenelm Clarke | Stars: Fiona Richmond, Anthony Steel, Victor Spinetti, Ronald Fraser

38. Rentadick (1972)

94 min | Comedy, Crime

4.3
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Armitage runs a chemical company that is on the verge of producing a gas that causes temporary disability. Clearly the military want it but it is also sought by a group of Japanese. Both ... See full summary »

Writers: John Fortune, John Wells | Director: Jim Clark | Stars: James Booth, Richard Briers, Julie Ege, Ronald Fraser

39. The Whisperers (1967)

105 min | Drama, Thriller

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The title refers to the creatures a very poor addled old lady (Dame Edith Evans) imagines in her paranoid fantasies. They lurk behind every drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. They listen ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Nicolson, Bryan Forbes | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Edith Evans, Nanette Newman, Harry Baird, Jack Austin

40. Swallows and Amazons (1974)

92 min | Adventure, Family

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On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Ransome, David Wood | Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Ronald Fraser, Simon West, Suzanna Hamilton

41. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2014)

30 min | Comedy

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Creators: A.J. Bacon, Neil Munro | Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Ronald Fraser, Bernard Cribbins

42. Jungle Fighters (1961)

110 min | War, Drama

7.0
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A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to ... See full summary »

Writers: Willis Hall, Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Richard Todd, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, David McCallum

43. 3-2-1 (1978–1987)

60 min | Game-Show

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Three couples compete in a missing word game, with the winning couple going on to solve riddles left by guest performers to win prizes and avoid Dusty Bin's booby prize.

Stars: Ted Rogers, Chris Emmett, Caroline Munro, Mike Newman

44. The Best of Enemies (1961)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.1
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In 1941 during the desert war in Abyssinia the Italian captain Blasi and the British major Richardson alternate between being bitter enemies or best friends depending on the circumstances.

Writers: Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Agenore Incrocci, Jack Pulman, Furio Scarpelli, Luciano Vincenzoni | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: David Niven, Alberto Sordi, Michael Wilding, Harry Andrews

45. Star Maidens (1976– )

30 min | Sci-Fi

6.9
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TV series of British/German origin, and set in the "present" Earth of the 1970s. A planet from another solar system drifts into Earth's system and is detected by some Earth scientists who ... See full summary »

Stars: Lisa Harrow, Christian Quadflieg, Christiane Krüger, Judy Geeson

46. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy

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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Cook, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Kevin Billington | Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Vanessa Howard

47. Sinful Davey (1969)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Davey Haggart is quite certain of his paternity (even if nobody else is) and determined to emulate his father, a notorious rogue and highwayman. This includes breaking a man out of Stirling... See full summary »

Writer: James R. Webb | Director: John Huston | Stars: John Hurt, Pamela Franklin, Nigel Davenport, Ronald Fraser

48. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

Creator: Terence Feely | Stars: Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Paul Moriarty, Brian Gwaspari

49. Heavy Weather (1995 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy

7.2
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At Blandings Castle, the Earl of Emsworth only cares about his prize pig 'The Empress' and is wilfully ignorant of the fact that his brother is planning to publish a book which might ruin ... See full summary »

Writers: Douglas Livingstone, P.G. Wodehouse | Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Judy Parfitt, Roy Hudd, Richard Briers, Peter O'Toole

50. Come Play with Me (1977)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

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A health-resort where both the clients and the employees easily take their clothes off and have a little fun is the setting of this sex-comedy.

Writer: George Harrison Marks | Director: George Harrison Marks | Stars: Irene Handl, Alfie Bass, George Harrison Marks, Ronald Fraser