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1. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A film about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charles Chaplin.

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

Votes: 42,085

2. Romeo and Juliet (1968)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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When the now famous "star-crossed lovers" of two feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Franco Brusati, Masolino D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli | Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 23,328

3. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 6,188

4. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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60 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Tom Stoppard | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 88,132

5. A Taste of Honey (1961)

100 min | Drama

7.7
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The moving story of a plain young girl who becomes pregnant by a black sailor, befriends a homosexual, and gradually becomes a woman.

Writers: Shelagh Delaney, Tony Richardson | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin

Votes: 2,849

6. Cleopatra (1963)

Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, Carlo Maria Franzero | Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 20,980

7. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

Writers: Fred Waitzkin, Steven Zaillian | Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc, Joan Allen

Votes: 23,218

8. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.

Writers: Muriel Spark, Jay Presson Allen | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 6,630

9. Henry V (1989)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War in 1415, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

Votes: 23,122

10. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,148

11. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.

Writers: Michael Cristofer, Tom Wolfe | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 17,402

12. War and Peace (1956)

PG | 208 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

Writers: Leo Tolstoy, Bridget Boland, Robert Westerby, King Vidor, Mario Camerini, Ennio De Concini, Ivo Perilli | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman

Votes: 6,668

13. Holocaust (1978 TV Mini-Series)

475 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.2
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The saga of a Jewish family's struggle to survive the horror of Nazi Germany's systematic marginalization and extermination of their community.

Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Rosemary Harris, Tony Haygarth

Votes: 3,284

14. The Duellists (1977)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

7.5
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A duel between two feuding Napoleonic officers eventually evolves into a decades-long series of duels, after each bout - for various reasons - ends unresolved.

Writers: Gerald Vaughan-Hughes, Joseph Conrad | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Votes: 14,386

15. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

Votes: 7,525

16. War and Remembrance (1988 TV Mini-Series)

1,620 min | Drama, War

8.4
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The trials of the Henry and the Jastrow families amid the events after the USA's entry into World War II.

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 1,827

17. The Pope Must Diet (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.0
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A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.

Writers: Peter Richardson, Pete Richens | Director: Peter Richardson | Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Alex Rocco, Adrian Edmondson, Paul Bartel

Votes: 1,233

18. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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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 »

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke

Votes: 52

19. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | 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: 150

20. The Shout (1978)

R | 86 min | Horror, Drama

6.8
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A traveler by the name of Crossley forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.

Writers: Robert Graves, Michael Austin, Jerzy Skolimowski | Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt, Robert Stephens

Votes: 2,257

21. Lorna Doone (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 87 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, ... See full summary »

Writers: R.D. Blackmore, Matthew Jacobs | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Michael MacKenzie, Andrew Ferguson, Sean Bean, Claire Madden

Votes: 231

22. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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

Votes: 63

23. Fortunes of War (1987 TV Mini-Series)

407 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. The film catalogs and chronicles, after the war begins, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry

Votes: 520

24. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.3
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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 980

25. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 76

26. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Eric Sykes

Votes: 38

27. QB VII (1974 TV Mini-Series)

390 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A physician sues a novelist for publishing statements implicating the doctor in Nazi war crimes.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Caron, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 487

28. The Asphyx (1972)

PG | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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English country squire Sir Hugo Cunningham searches for immortality by literally 'bottling up' the Spirit of the Dead, or Asphyx.

Writers: Christina Beers, Laurence Beers, Brian Comport | Director: Peter Newbrook | Stars: Robert Powell, Robert Stephens, Jane Lapotaire, Alex Scott

Votes: 1,501

29. Morgan! (1966)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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After his wife leaves him for another man, a London artist begins his descent into madness in trying to win her back.

Writer: David Mercer | Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl

Votes: 1,238

30. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

Votes: 105

31. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography

8.5
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, John Gielgud, André Previn

Votes: 94

32. By the Sword Divided (1983– )

50 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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Story of the English Civil War as seen through the eyes of two families; the Laceys, loyal to King Charles I, and the Fletchers, loyal to Oliver Cromwell.

Creator: John Hawkesworth | Stars: Sharon Maughan, Andrew MacLachlan, Lucy Aston, Tim Bentinck

Votes: 149

33. Century (1993)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Paul Reisner, a young doctor, becomes a researcher in a prestigious medical institute. He feels he has a chance to be part of a movement of unending progress in science and civilization. ... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Poliakoff | Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Charles Dance, Clive Owen, Miranda Richardson, Robert Stephens

Votes: 239

34. Travels with My Aunt (1972)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she ... See full summary »

Writers: Jay Presson Allen, Hugh Wheeler, Graham Greene | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Maggie Smith, Alec McCowen, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Stephens

Votes: 1,339

35. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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Creator: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 49

36. The Box of Delights (1984– )

30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.4
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Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he ... See full summary »

Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Votes: 477

37. Afraid of the Dark (1991)

R | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A little boy, obsessed with blindness and violence, slowly gets trapped in his own delusions.

Writers: Mark Peploe, Frederick Seidel | Director: Mark Peploe | Stars: James Fox, Fanny Ardant, Paul McGann, Clare Holman

Votes: 839

38. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 30

39. 99-1 (1994– )

Crime, Drama

8.2
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Creator: Barbara Cox | Stars: Leslie Grantham, Adie Allen, Niall Buggy, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 84

40. The Winter's Tale (1981 TV Movie)

173 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Jane Howell | Stars: John Welsh, David Burke, Robert Stephens, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 83

41. Wings of Fame (1990)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an ... See full summary »

Writers: Herman Koch, Otakar Votocek | Director: Otakar Votocek | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Colin Firth, Marie Trintignant, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 565

42. The Fruit Machine (1988)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.6
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Two gay teenagers go on the run after witnessing a murder.

Writer: Frank Clarke | Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Emile Charles, Tony Forsyth, Robert Stephens, Clare Higgins

Votes: 343

43. High Season (1987)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist... See full summary »

Writers: Clare Peploe, Mark Peploe | Director: Clare Peploe | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox, Irene Papas, Sebastian Shaw

Votes: 253

44. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 18

45. Dandelion Dead (1994 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Drama based on the true story of a solicitor who in 1922 found himself at the center of one of Britain's most notorious murder trials.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Sarah Miles, David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 155

46. Luther (1974)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.

Writers: Edward Anhalt, John Osborne | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Stacy Keach, Patrick Magee, Hugh Griffith, Robert Stephens

Votes: 236

47. Birth of a Nation (1983 TV Movie)

79 min | Drama

7.3
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A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.

Writer: David Leland | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Robert Stephens, Bruce Myers, Richard Butler

Votes: 22

48. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 34

49. Comrades (1986)

183 min | Drama

7.6
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The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

Writer: Bill Douglas | Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Keith Allen, Dave Atkins, Stephen Bateman, Katy Behean

Votes: 480

50. 30 Door Key (1991)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II.

Writers: Jerzy Skolimowski, Józef Skolimowski, Michal Skolimowski, Witold Gombrowicz, Michael Sarne | Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Iain Glen, Robert Stephens, Crispin Glover, Judith Godrèche

Votes: 199