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1. Vikings (2013– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.

Stars: Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Travis Fimmel

Votes: 227,302

2. Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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71 Metascore

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson

Votes: 25,065 | Gross: $27.37M

3. The Tudors (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

Votes: 53,304

4. Braveheart (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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68 Metascore

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 771,504 | Gross: $75.60M

5. Alexander (2004)

R | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.5
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39 Metascore

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 142,430 | Gross: $34.29M

6. Vikings: Athelstan's Journal (2015– )

4 min | Action, Drama, History

8.2
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Viking culture is seen from a first-hand experience through Athelstan's perspective. Athelstan reflects his inner thoughts on the ways of the Northmen including all their customs, values, ... See full summary »

Stars: George Blagden, Travis Fimmel, Jennie Jacques, John Kavanagh

Votes: 434

7. 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: 1,110

8. The Black Dahlia (2006)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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49 Metascore

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank

Votes: 64,499 | Gross: $22.52M

9. 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: 3,682

10. The Invisible Woman (2013)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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75 Metascore

At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death.

Director: Ralph Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander

Votes: 7,439 | Gross: $1.23M

11. Vikings: Season 4 - Guide to the Gods (2015 Video)

Documentary, Short

9.4
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Stars: Joan Bergin, George Blagden, Jochen Burgtorf, Dee Corcoran

Votes: 70

12. In Secret (2013)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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47 Metascore

Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Stratton | Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange, Oscar Isaac

Votes: 5,732 | Gross: $0.42M

13. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,085

14. The Storyteller (1987– )

225 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.

Stars: John Hurt, Brian Henson, Frederick Warder, David Greenaway

Votes: 3,087

15. Circle of Friends (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at ... See full summary »

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe, Saffron Burrows

Votes: 7,182 | Gross: $23.40M

16. Closing the Ring (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A young man searches for the proper owner of a ring that belonged to a U.S. World War II bomber gunner who crashed in Belfast, Northern Ireland on June 1, 1944.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Dylan Roberts, Gene Dinovi

Votes: 3,838

17. Maigret (1992– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway, James Larkin

Votes: 374

18. Scarlett (1994– )

PG-13 | 360 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Atlanta, 1873. It's another day (Melanie's funeral, in fact), and Scarlett is determined to win back Rhett (who's spending a lot of time with Belle Watling). First, she goes to Tara and ... See full summary »

Stars: Joanne Whalley, Timothy Dalton, Annabeth Gish, Julie Harris

Votes: 2,368

19. The Bachelor Weekend (2013)

94 min | Comedy

6.1
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57 Metascore

A bachelor party weekend in the great outdoors takes some unexpected detours.

Director: John Butler | Stars: Andrew Scott, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald, Brian Gleeson

Votes: 3,494

20. Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012– )

Drama, History

7.3
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The construction of the RMS Titanic at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast against the background of union riots, political and religious conflicts, and a romance between a young ambitious engineer and an Italian immigrant.

Stars: Kevin Zegers, Alessandra Mastronardi, Derek Jacobi, Billy Carter

Votes: 1,448

21. Jack Taylor: Priest (2013 TV Movie)

93 min | Crime

7.7
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A priest who had just returned from 20 years of working overseas is found beheaded in his church. Father Malachy confesses to Jack that now he himself fears for his life and reveals a ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: John Kavanagh, Susanne Schrader, Killian Scott, Iain Glen

Votes: 420

22. Painted Lady (1997 TV Movie)

204 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction,... See full summary »

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Helen Mirren, Iain Glen, Franco Nero, Michael Maloney

Votes: 458

23. The Butcher Boy (1997)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

Votes: 8,055 | Gross: $1.82M

24. The Clinic (I) (2003– )

60 min | Drama

6.4
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Drama centering around the work and private lives of the doctors, medical professionals and staff attached to a busy Dublin clinic.

Stars: Dominic Mafham, Gary Lydon, Amy Huberman, Rachael Pilkington

Votes: 177

25. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,232 | Gross: $4.79M

26. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

Votes: 2,174 | Gross: $0.61M

27. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Gerard McSorley, Catherine McCormack

Votes: 2,955 | Gross: $2.29M

28. The McKenzie Break (1970)

PG | 108 min | War, Drama, Action

6.5
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During WW2, German POWs in Britain plot to escape from their prison camp in Scotland.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry, Jack Watson

Votes: 1,171

29. Cal (1984)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, Romance

6.7
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Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Helen Mirren, John Lynch, Donal McCann, John Kavanagh

Votes: 1,133

30. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Anna Manahan, Brendan Conroy

Votes: 137

31. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Comedy

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Stars: John Kavanagh, Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 45

32. Theatre Night (1985– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Robert Lang, Timothy West, John Hudson

Votes: 19

33. Doctor Finlay (1993–1996)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Following his service in World War II, Dr. Finlay returns to the practice at Arden House, at a time when the National Health Service is about to be instituted.

Stars: David Rintoul, Annette Crosbie, Ian Bannen, Gordon Reid

Votes: 118

34. Performance (1992– )

Drama

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Stars: Ian Holm, Ronald Pickup, Jane Horrocks, Hugh Grant

Votes: 38

35. Deus Ex (2000 Video Game)

M | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.4
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In a dark cyberpunk future where poverty, disease, oppression and terrorism are widespread, J.C. Denton, a new cybernetically-enhanced special agent, finds evidence of a massive conspiracy when his brother, also an agent, goes rogue.

Director: Warren Spector | Stars: Jay Anthony Franke, Brent Anderson, Ralph Barbagallo, Chad Bannon

Votes: 2,298

36. Sharpe's Sword (1995 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, History

8.0
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Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success.

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, John Tams, Jason Salkey

Votes: 1,660

37. The Tiger's Tail (2006)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall, Ciarán Hinds, Sinéad Cusack

Votes: 1,126

38. Vikings: Season 3 - Guide to the Gods (2015 Video)

Documentary, Short

9.3
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Stars: Joan Bergin, George Blagden, Jochen Burgtorf, Dee Corcoran

Votes: 6

39. Widows' Peak (1994)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Joan Plowright, Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar

Votes: 1,351 | Gross: $6.24M

40. Fools of Fortune (1990)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Iain Glen, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Sean T. McClory, Frankie McCafferty

Votes: 165

41. The Informant (1997)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.5
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A young IRA member is forced to turn informant on his comrades when he is caught in an assassination attempt on a judge.

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Anthony Brophy, Cary Elwes, Timothy Dalton, Maria Lennon

Votes: 529

42. Pete's Meteor (1998)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama

4.8
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Micky is a tough, loudmouth but lovable 12 year old who lives with his younger brother and sister at his grandmother's house. One day, a meteorite lands in his backyard and the kids believe... See full summary »

Director: Joe O'Byrne | Stars: Brenda Fricker, Alfred Molina, Mike Myers, John Kavanagh

Votes: 295

43. Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, History

6.5
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On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Kelsey Grammer, Flora Montgomery, John Light

Votes: 436

44. Xposé (2007– )

30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show

3.6
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A daily look at celebrity life in Ireland, Hollywood and beyond - covering all the big home events including the top awards ceremonies, film premieres, rock and pop concerts, fashion shows ... See full summary »

Stars: Aisling O'Loughlin, Karen Koster, Lisa Cannon, Glenda Gilson

Votes: 143

45. The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.4
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The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Campbell Scott, Joanna Lumley, Selina Boyack

Votes: 606

46. The Price (1985)

360 min

9.1
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Drama/Triller set in northern Ireland where wife of wealthy business man is kidnapped for ransom by IRA Hitman, relationship between key protagonists took satisfying if non conventional arch, 6 part mini series, was unique in its time.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Harriet Walter, Aingeal Grehan, Nicholas Jones

Votes: 37

47. A Love Divided (1999)

Unrated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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52 Metascore

The true story of a Catholic man and his Protestant wife, and the events resulting in the Co. Wexford, Ireland community when the wife decides she doesn't appreciate being forced to send ... See full summary »

Director: Syd Macartney | Stars: Peter Caffrey, Brendan Conroy, Orla Brady, Liam Cunningham

Votes: 277

48. The Runway (2010)

101 min | Comedy

6.5
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The citizens of Ireland's County Cork come to the aid of a South American pilot who has crash landed in their town.

Director: Ian Power | Stars: Demián Bichir, Kerry Condon, James Cosmo, Jamie Kierans

Votes: 508

49. The Fantasist (1986)

R | 98 min | Thriller

5.5
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When an Irish woman moves from the suburbs to Dublin, she begins receiving phone calls from a stranger. Coincidentally, the city is being plagued by a serial killer who uses this method to ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Hardy | Stars: Moira Sinise, Christopher Cazenove, Timothy Bottoms, John Kavanagh

Votes: 194

50. Father & Son (2009– )

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Ex Manchester gangland boss Michael O'Connor, who is now happily settled in rural Ireland, is forced to go back to Manchester when his son Sean is found guilty of the murder of a gang member.

Stars: Dougray Scott, Sophie Okonedo, Ian Hart, Stephen Rea

Votes: 196