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1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 15,878

2. Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

Stars: Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney

Votes: 83,171

3. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Stars: Emilia Fox, William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Amanda Burton

Votes: 3,281

4. Father Brown (2013– )

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.

Stars: Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, Nancy Carroll, Alex Price

Votes: 2,543

5. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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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.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 25,602

6. Ransom (I) (2017– )

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Ransom is inspired by the professional experiences of crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert who with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world. Together, they ... See full summary »

Stars: Sarah Greene, Luke Roberts, Nazneen Contractor, Brandon Jay McLaren

Votes: 466

7. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

Votes: 6,953

8. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.1
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Steve McFadden, Adam Woodyatt, June Brown, Pam St. Clement

Votes: 6,048

9. MI-5 (2002–2011)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

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

Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 12,151

10. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama

5.9
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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Rosie Marcel, Tina Hobley, Paul Bradley

Votes: 1,096

11. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

Votes: 2,016

12. 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: Adeel Akhtar, Paul Higgins, Neil Maskell, Fiona O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 28,172

13. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama

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

Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,745

14. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Arthur White

Votes: 4,593

15. Inspector George Gently (2007– )

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard, Lisa McGrillis

Votes: 3,637

16. Home Fires (2015– )

45 min | Drama, War

8.1
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A drama following a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community during World War II.

Stars: Clare Calbraith, Brian Fletcher, Samantha Bond, Ruth Gemmell

Votes: 1,400

17. Primeval (2007–2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.3
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When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past.

Stars: Andrew Lee Potts, Hannah Spearritt, Ben Miller, Juliet Aubrey

Votes: 11,247

18. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,007

19. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

Votes: 3,926

20. Law & Order: UK (2009– )

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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UK version of the long-running U.S. TV drama that tells the stories of two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the attorneys, who prosecute the offenders.

Stars: Bradley Walsh, Robert Glenister, Harriet Walter, Freema Agyeman

Votes: 2,655

21. F (2010)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours.

Director: Johannes Roberts | Stars: David Schofield, Eliza Bennett, Ruth Gemmell, Finlay Robertson

Votes: 3,488

22. Dancing on the Edge (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.4
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Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society.

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Joanna Vanderham, Wunmi Mosaku

Votes: 2,011

23. The Fades (2011 TV Mini-Series)

55 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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A teenage boy named Paul is haunted by apocalyptic dreams that nobody can explain. As if that weren't terrifying enough, he begins to see spirits of the dead, known as The Fades, all around... See full summary »

Stars: Lily Loveless, Daniel Kaluuya, Iain De Caestecker, Sophie Wu

Votes: 5,136

24. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.3
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

Votes: 1,667

25. Five Days (2007 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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A five-part miniseries that revolves around the disappearance of a young mother in a quiet British suburb and the circumstances that leave her children abandoned far from home.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Lee Massey, Michelle Bonnard, David Oyelowo

Votes: 1,625

26. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

Stars: David Hayman, Dorian Lough, Victoria Smurfit, Kate Buffery

Votes: 442

27. Fever Pitch (1997)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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55 Metascore

A sports fan's romantic courtship clashes with his obsession with his favorite football team.

Director: David Evans | Stars: Colin Firth, Ruth Gemmell, Luke Aikman, Bea Guard

Votes: 8,682 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Cliffs of Freedom

Drama | Filming

A sweeping love story set during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence against the Ottoman Empire in the 1820s.

Director: Van Ling | Stars: Tania Raymonde, Billy Zane, Christopher Plummer, Raquel Cassidy

29. Good (2008)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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40 Metascore

The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.

Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittaker, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 5,800 | Gross: $0.02M

30. Moving On (2009– )

45 min | Drama

7.6
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Series of daytime plays set in contemporary Britain, all sharing the theme of someone going through some kind of change in their life.

Stars: Neil Bell, Alicia Brockenbrow, Warren Brown, Emma Lowndes

Votes: 192

31. Storage 24 (2012)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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52 Metascore

In London, a military plane crashes leaving its highly classified contents strewn across the city. Completely unaware that the city is in lockdown, a group of people become trapped inside a storage facility with a highly unwelcome guest.

Director: Johannes Roberts | Stars: Noel Clarke, Colin O'Donoghue, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Laura Haddock

Votes: 5,653

32. Offender (2012)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Justice needs to be served at Britain's most notorious young offenders institute.

Director: Ron Scalpello | Stars: Joe Cole, English Frank, Kimberley Nixon, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 2,586

33. Peak Practice (1993–2002)

50 min | Drama

6.2
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Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.

Stars: Esther Coles, Gary Mavers, Simon Shepherd, Margery Mason

Votes: 175

34. Band of Gold (1995–1997)

290 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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In Bradford, England, several desperate streetwalkers team up to run the business for themselves. They must deal with competition, mobsters, moralists, psychos and cops, but at least now they have each other and a plan.

Stars: Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson, Samantha Morton

Votes: 407

35. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 385

36. Inside Men (2012 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist.

Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown, Nicola Walker, Ashley Walters

Votes: 2,077

37. Coming Up (2003– )

Drama

8.1
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Coming Up is a British Channel 4 television series of films made for television by new directors and writers.

Stars: Fotios Foddy Savva, Johnny Harris, Anthony Flanagan, Ben Smith

Votes: 91

38. Murder in Mind (2001–2003)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Each episode of this anthology drama has a murderous theme with twist being that the action is followed from the point of view of the killer.

Stars: Tim Healy, Jackie Fielding, Reece Dinsdale, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 192

39. Summerhill (2008 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

8.2
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Summerhill, whose headmistress is Zoe Redhead, is a seventy year old progressive school, run on cooperative lines with pupils having an equal say in its constitution. However officious ... See full summary »

Director: Jon East | Stars: Olly Alexander, Annette Badland, Holly Bodimeade, Eliot Otis Brown Walters

Votes: 216

40. Tracy Beaker's 'The Movie of Me' (2004 TV Movie)

70 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Tracy Beaker's 13th birthday and as a suprise Cam wants to foster Tracy again. Tracy is delighted. An unexpected visitor turns up at the Dumping Ground, Tracy's real mum.

Director: Joss Agnew | Stars: Ruth Gemmell, Lisa Coleman, Dani Harmer, Darragh Mortell

Votes: 138

41. Macbeth (1998 TV Movie)

6.2
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English thespian Sean Pertwee plays the painfully ambitious royal who schemes to murder so he can ascend to the throne in this superior version of William Shakespeare's literary classic. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Bogdanov | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Greta Scacchi, Lorren Bent, Denise Black

Votes: 119

42. The Alchemists (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 150 min | Thriller

5.2
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Director: Peter Smith | Stars: Edward Hardwicke, Ruth Gemmell, Aneirin Hughes, Grant Show

Votes: 72

43. The Afternoon Play (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A series of individual Dramas each with a different story and cast.

Stars: Rob Swinton, Robert Stone, Tracie Bennett, Ray Burdis

Votes: 39

44. Gone Fishing (I) (2008)

13 min | Short, Drama

7.7
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The touching story of a boy and old man coming to terms with bereavement through their shared love of fishing, and the legend of Goliath, the biggest pike ever caught.

Director: Chris Jones | Stars: Bill Paterson, Devon Murray, James Wilson, Lin Blakley

Votes: 225

45. In Suspicious Circumstances (1991– )

Drama

8.2
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A series of murders from all periods introduced by Edward Woodward

Stars: Edward Woodward, Martin Reeve, Saskia Downes, Helen Baxendale

Votes: 19

46. Blue Dove (2003 TV Mini-Series)

400 min | Drama

6.0
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TV Series showing the life and times of a historic pottery family in Stoke on Trent.

Stars: Esther Hall, Ruth Gemmell, Anna Chancellor, Paul Nicholls

Votes: 16

47. The Perfect Blue (1997)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Director: Kieron J. Walsh | Stars: Inday Ba, Yvonne Brewster, Michele Austin, Lennie James

Votes: 46

48. You, Me and It (1993 TV Mini-Series)

55 min

8.5
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A former English rugby international and his wife go through difficulties while trying to conceive a baby.

Stars: James Wilby, Suzanne Burden, Jim Barclay, Rory Bremner

Votes: 11

49. January 2nd (2006)

95 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.1
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You know you are in trouble when your girl friends put up an organization chart to explain why you were invited to the New Years Party in the country ... Only in Britain can the New Years ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Winn | Stars: Josephine Butler, Andrew Clover, Rachel Fielding, Ruth Gemmell

Votes: 22

50. Love for Sale (2006)

11 min | Short, Comedy

6.9
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A lonely lady descends into a jazz club looking for her blind date, but finds herself in a weird and unwelcoming underworld. 'Love for Sale' is a short comedy played out to Cole Porter's famous song.

Director: Carey Born | Stars: Lottie Bovingdon, Paul Clarvis, Charlie Condou, Ruth Gemmell

Votes: 16