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1. 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, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander

Votes: 22,585

2. 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.

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

Votes: 38,244

3. 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: 2,985

4. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

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

7.4
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Creators: Rene Balcer, Dick Wolf | Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 17,886

5. 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.

Creator: Abi Morgan | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 5,895

6. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked 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

Votes: 211,748

7. Utopia (2013–2014)

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'.

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

Votes: 24,991

8. 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

Votes: 55,388

9. Flowers (2016– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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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.

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

Votes: 790

10. 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

Votes: 49,104

11. 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: Paul Doolan, Ash Atalla, Anne Marie O'Connor | Stars: Rita May, Faye McKeever, Carl Rice, Beverly Rudd

Votes: 1,411

12. The Big Sick (2017)

Comedy, Romance | Post-production

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

Writers: Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani | Director: Michael Showalter | Stars: Holly Hunter, Zoe Kazan, Kumail Nanjiani, Bo Burnham

13. 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: 520

14. Conviction (2006– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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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 »

Creators: Rick Eid, Walon Green, Dick Wolf | Stars: Eric Balfour, Jordan Bridges, Milena Govich, Stephanie March

Votes: 756

15. 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 »

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

Votes: 197

16. 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: 575

17. 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: Fotios Foddy Savva, Johnny Harris, Anthony Flanagan, Ben Smith

Votes: 85

18. 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.

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

Votes: 458

19. 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.

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

Votes: 259

20. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

6.0
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Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Charlie Stayt, Carol Kirkwood, Sian Williams

Votes: 198

21. 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 »

Writer: Amit Gupta | Director: Amit Gupta | Stars: Tom Mison, Adeel Akhtar, Nikesh Patel, Amara Karan

Votes: 191

22. Keeping Up with the Joneses (2013)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A mid life crisis.

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

Votes: 42

23. 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.

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

24. Stranger Things (2010)

77 min | Drama

7.0
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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

Votes: 29

25. Comedy Showcase (2007– )

Comedy

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

Votes: 42

26. 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.

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

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

Comedy

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

30. The Angelos Epithemiou Show (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stars: Gabby Logan, Ulrika Jonsson, Amy Childs, Jodie Marsh

Votes: 14

31. 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.

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

Votes: 9

32. Side by Side (2010)

3 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.6
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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

Votes: 8

33. 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

34. 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.

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

Votes: 8

35. 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

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

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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.

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

Votes: 106

37. 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 »

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

Votes: 5

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

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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 »

Creators: Dick Wolf, Rick Eid, Walon Green | Director: Michael Fresco | Stars: Eric Balfour, Jordan Bridges, Milena Govich, Stephanie March

Votes: 14

39. 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

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

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 »

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

Votes: 812

41. 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 »

Writers: John le Carré, David Farr | Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander

Votes: 1,128

42. 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.

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

Votes: 230

43. 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 »

Writers: Peter Bowker, John Lanchester | Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Danny Ashok, Shabana Azmi, Kaiya Bakrania

Votes: 31

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

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

45. 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 »

Writers: John le Carré, David Farr | Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander

Votes: 878

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

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.

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

Votes: 551

47. 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 »

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

Votes: 158

48. 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 »

Writers: Peter Bowker, John Lanchester | Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Alexander Arnold, Danny Ashok, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 25

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 »

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

Votes: 13

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

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?

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

Votes: 496