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1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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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.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 27,968

2. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,625

3. You Only Live Twice (1967)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.9
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Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tamba

Votes: 78,541 | Gross: $43.10M

4. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 2,074

5. Secret Army (1977–1979)

50 min | Drama, War

8.8
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In this series, inspired by real events during World War II, the kind, intelligent and worrisome Albert Foiret runs both a café, which is the only notable public house in a small Belgian ... See full summary »

Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Votes: 816

6. The Land That Time Forgot (1974)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon, Keith Barron

Votes: 3,901

7. The Champions (1968–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 676

8. The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)

R | 97 min | Horror

6.4
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Horror thriller set in 17th century England about the children of a village slowly converting into a coven of devil worshipers.

Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Patrick Wymark, Linda Hayden, Barry Andrews, Michele Dotrice

Votes: 3,186

9. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 165

10. Inspector Clouseau (1968)

G | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

4.9
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A string of robberies has occurred in Britain and it's up to Inspector Clouseau to catch them.

Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Alan Arkin, Frank Finlay, Delia Boccardo, Barry Foster

Votes: 1,690

11. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

G | 144 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.2
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The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

Votes: 2,122

12. The Pallisers (1974– )

50 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character, Glencora, the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of ... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Barbara Murray, Moray Watson

Votes: 315

13. Lillie (1978– )

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller, Peggy Ann Wood, Anton Rodgers

Votes: 391

14. Department S (1969–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols, Dennis Alaba Peters

Votes: 281

15. Elizabeth R (1971– )

85 min | Biography, Drama

8.8
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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,228

16. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 69

17. Within These Walls (1974–1978)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Drama inside a women's prison.

Stars: Jerome Willis, Mona Bruce, Denys Hawthorne, Beth Harris

Votes: 51

18. Joanna (1968)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.9
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A provincial girl is entangled in the mod morality of London.

Director: Michael Sarne | Stars: Geneviève Waïte, Christian Doermer, Calvin Lockhart, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 274

19. In the Devil's Garden (I) (1971)

R | 91 min | Mystery, Crime, Drama

5.3
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After one schoolgirl is raped while taking a short cut through the local woods, and another is murdered in the same woods a few days later, the local police are baffled. With the help of a ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Suzy Kendall, Frank Finlay, Freddie Jones, James Laurenson

Votes: 323

20. Anne of Avonlea (1975– )

350 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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Stars: Kim Braden, Barbara Hamilton, Madge Ryan, Christopher Blake

Votes: 169

21. The Shadow of the Tower (1972– )

Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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A series of dramas by various writers recording the key events in the reign of Henry Tudor and his founding of the Tudor Dynasty

Stars: James Maxwell, Norma West, Hugh Sullivan, Denis Carey

Votes: 119

22. Warship (1973–1977)

50 min | Action, Drama

8.3
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Stars: David Savile, Andrew Burt, Donald Burton, James Cosmo

Votes: 32

23. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A classic anthology science fiction series which features adaptations of stories by famous authors including Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Frederik Pohl and John Wyndham.

Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Peter Copley, Geoffrey Palmer, Erik Chitty

Votes: 53

24. The Adventurer (1972–1973)

30 min | Adventure

6.5
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Basically an updating of Gene Barry's "Amos Burke, Secret Agent" character, Gene Bradley is a wealthy government agent, who, posing as an American movie star, travels the globe in search of... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Barry Morse, Catherine Schell, Garrick Hagon

Votes: 49

25. Clouds of Witness (1972– )

Drama

8.2
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Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Mark Eden, Rachel Herbert

Votes: 233

26. Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 113

27. Doomwatch (1970–1972)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

7.3
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Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for ... See full summary »

Stars: John Paul, Joby Blanshard, Simon Oates, Vivien Sherrard

Votes: 91

28. The Devil's Crown (1978– )

55 min | Drama, History

8.3
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BBC serial covering the rise of Henry ii.

Stars: Jane Lapotaire, Christopher Gable, John Duttine, Brian Cox

Votes: 48

29. Target (1977–1978)

50 min | Action, Crime

7.8
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Stars: Patrick Mower, Philip Madoc, Brendan Price, Vivien Heilbron

Votes: 25

30. Mackenzie (1980– )

50 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Jack Galloway, Lynda Bellingham, Sheila Ruskin, Richard Marner

Votes: 12

31. Nicholas Nickleby (1977– )

330 min | Drama

7.6
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A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.

Stars: Nigel Havers, Peter Bourke, Derek Godfrey, Robert James

Votes: 90

32. It's Dark Outside (1964–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: William Mervyn, Keith Barron, June Tobin, John Carson

Votes: 15

33. The Boy Who Won the Pools (1983– )

25 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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Rodney Baverstock wins the football pools and with the money buys a Ferrari, a tiger and a mansion for himself and his friends.

Stars: Michael Waterman, Roy Alexander, Lloyd Peters, Don Henderson

Votes: 13

34. Brett (1971– )

50 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Stars: Patrick Allen, Robin Bailey, Michael Hawkins, Peter Bowles

35. Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctors (1997 Video Game)

Sci-Fi

7.1
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The Master has taken over the planet Siralos, making use of its immense psychic power. He uses this power to imprison all seven incarnations of the Doctor. A creature of the Doctor's ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Ainley, Colin Baker, Tom Baker, David Coker

Votes: 32

36. The Foreman Went to France (1942)

Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.9
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Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Clifford Evans, Robert Morley

Votes: 247

37. Exorcism at Midnight (1966)

PG | 80 min | Horror

5.4
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Jamaican obi-man hexes student hostel manager, eventually causing the manager's death, before being killed himself by the manager's vengeful spirit.

Directors: Stanley Goulder, Steven Jacobson | Stars: Basil Dignam, Anthony Ainley, Suzanne Neve, Richard Coleman

Votes: 63

38. Spyder's Web (1972– )

60 min | Thriller

6.8
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Stars: Patricia Cutts, Anthony Ainley, Veronica Carlson, Roger Lloyd Pack

Votes: 8

39. Champion House (1967–1968)

50 min | Drama

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Drama series dealing with a family-run textiles firm.

Stars: Edward Chapman, Nicole Maurey, Maurice Kaufmann, Virginia Stride

40. The Golden Age (1967– )

25 min | Drama

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Stars: Guy Slater, Peter Shoesmith, Jonathan Collins, Derek Francis

41. Who-Dun-It (1969– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Gary Raymond, Amanda Reiss, Anthony Sagar, Daniel Johns

42. The Flight of the Heron (1976– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Tom Chadbon, David Rintoul, Michael Elder, Joseph Blatchley

43. Jubilee (1977– )

50 min | Drama

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A series of 13 plays that attempt to reflect the British way of life between 1952 and 1977, the first 25 years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

Stars: Stephen Churchett, Ronald Herdman, Keith Barron, Honor Blackman

44. Hassan (1971 TV Movie)

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Director: Rex Tucker | Stars: Anthony Ainley, Edward de Souza, John Gielgud, Rick Lester

Votes: 6

45. Biography (1970– )

85 min | Biography

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Stars: Alan Badel, Keith Barron, Bill Gavin, Anthony Hopkins

46. Once Upon a Time Lord (1983 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

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A documentary designed to introduce Americans to Doctor Who (1963).

Stars: Barbara Elder, Terry Sampson, John Nathan-Turner, Anthony Ainley

47. The Fortune Hunters (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: Robert Morley, Zena Walker, Peter Jeffrey, Barry Morse

48. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: A Change of Scene (1973)

51 min | Drama

8.2
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James' weekend visit to Somerby Park, with Hudson in tow as his valet, presents an opportunity for both to appreciate their beloved Eaton Place and what they've left behind there.

Director: Bill Bain | Stars: Simon Williams, David Langton, Gordon Jackson, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 45

49. The Golden Age (1967– )
Episode: A Divided Country (1967)

Drama

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Director: Robert Stead | Stars: Anthony Ainley, Sheila Ballantine, Jonathan Collins, Ann Curthoys

50. It's Dark Outside (1964–1965)
Episode: A Slight Case of Matrimony (1965)

Drama

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George can't stop marrying women, so how does Rose reign in a serial bigamist?

Stars: William Mervyn, John Stratton, Veronica Strong, Anthony Ainley