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3. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
4. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Professional writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher uses her intellect, charm, and persistence to get to the bottom of every crime she encounters.
5. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
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.
6. The Elephant Man (1980)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
8. Chaplin (1992)
PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Drama
A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy film-maker.
Writers: David Robinson, Charles Chaplin, Diana Hawkins, William Boyd, Bryan Forbes, William Goldman | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw
10. Borgia (2011– )
52 min | Drama | Active
It was the age of Da Vinci and Michelangelo, of enlightened creativity and unparalleled intellectual achievement. But it was also the age of Machievelli, of rampant lawlessness, incessant ... See full summary »
11. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)
50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
14. Scoop (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Mystery
An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.
16. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.
18. Hunter (1984–1991)
48 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.
19. The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet.
20. Queen and Country (2014)
115 min | Drama
In this sequel to Hope and Glory (1987), Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town.
21. The Sea Wolves (1980)
PG | 120 min | Action, History, War
A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old.
22. I Want Candy (2007)
R | 87 min | Comedy
Joe and Baggy are two misfit English film school students whose first movie goes awry. Desperate to finance their flick, they turn to a porn producer who agrees to give them the money ... See full summary »
Writers: Peter Hewitt, Phil Hughes, Jamie Minoprio, Jonathan M. Stern, Piers Thompson, Olivia Glazebrook, Fred Wolf, Jimmy Carr | Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Tom Riley, Tom Burke, Carmen Electra, Eddie Marsan
23. Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A young woman frets upstairs in her family's country manor on her wedding day, fearful she's about to marry the wrong man. Downstairs, both her fiancé and her former lover grow increasingly anxious.
24. Lassie (2005)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
25. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.
26. A Good Woman (2004)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).
27. Outlaw (2007)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
28. Au Pair Girls (1972)
R | 86 min | Comedy
Four sexy young foreign girls come to England as au pairs and quickly become quite intimate with their employers, host families, and just about everyone else they encounter.
29. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 TV Mini-Series)
290 min | Drama, Thriller
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
30. The Contractor (2007 Video)
R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
An ex-CIA agent is asked to take out a terrorist, only to realize he's been set up by his former employer.
31. Gulliver's Travels (1996 TV Movie)
PG | 186 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A Englishman returns after a long time abroad and tells his strange stories about the lands he visited which are allegories about the real world.
32. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Drama, Family, Horror
Marshall Teller's family moves to the small country town of Eerie, Indiana (Pop. 16,661). There, Marshall discovers that Eerie, as he puts it, "is the center of weirdness for the universe".... See full summary »
33. Hotel (1983–1988)
60 min | Drama, Romance
The elegant St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco is the setting for a string of distinct plots, usually romantic, often involving famous guest stars for an episode or two. Victoria Cabot runs... See full summary »
34. The Legacy (1978)
R | 102 min | Horror, Mystery
A millionaire and a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker and a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow...Five of the most powerful people in the world, gathered ... See full summary »
35. Secret Agent (1964–1966)
49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »
36. Mrs Dalloway (1997)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.
38. The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)
G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
39. Nightflyers (1987)
R | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Professor hires a spaceship to get to the source of weird signals from deep space. The trip is cut short however when the ship's computer gets jealous because the captain is in love with one of the female passengers and it gets homicidal.
40. The Woman in White (1997 TV Movie)
Unrated | 125 min | Mystery, Thriller
Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in... See full summary »
41. Joan of Arc (1999 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 180 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Joan of Arc is born in 1412 in the village of Domrémy in the war zone of Northern France. During her youth she often witnesses the horrors of war, but her spirit is kept high by the legend ... See full summary »
42. Walk Don't Run (1966)
Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Romance
During the housing shortage of the Summer Olympic Games in 1964, two men and a woman share a small apartment in Tokyo, and the older man soon starts playing Cupid to the younger pair.
44. The Vice (1999–2003)
90 min | Crime, Drama
The veteran Inspector Chappel heads up the Metropolitan vice squad as he and his team investigate prostitution and pornography in the London sex trade.
45. Van der Valk (1972–1992)
120 min | Action, Drama
Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.
46. King Rat (1965)
Approved | 134 min | War, Drama
A fast-taking wheeler-dealer corporal in a Malaysian POW camp during WWII uses bribery and larceny to take de facto control of the camp from his senior officers.
47. Screen Two (1985–2002)
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 »
48. Rogue Trader (1999)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, History
The story of Nick Leeson, an ambitious investment broker who singlehandedly bankrupted one of the oldest and most important banks in Britain.
50. King Solomon's Mines (2004 TV Movie)
173 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An adventurous quest for a treasure hidden in King Solomon's mines, based on H. Rider Haggard's timeless tale.