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1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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53 Metascore

Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

Votes: 520,602 | Gross: $423.03M

2. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 112,815

3. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.4
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54 Metascore

A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Rab Affleck, Stéphane Algoud

Votes: 55,802 | Gross: $14.13M

4. 1984 (1984)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.2
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In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 48,751 | Gross: $8.40M

5. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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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.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 23,897

6. 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.2
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Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis

Votes: 17,472 | Gross: $71.61M

7. Ladies in Lavender (2004)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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61 Metascore

Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.

Director: Charles Dance | Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Brühl, Freddie Jones

Votes: 8,296 | Gross: $6.76M

8. Hogfather (2006 TV Movie)

189 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

7.6
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: David Jason, Marc Warren, Michelle Dockery, David Warner

Votes: 7,673

9. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.1
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Steve McFadden, Adam Woodyatt, Pam St. Clement, June Brown

Votes: 5,867

10. The Statement (2003)

R | 120 min | Thriller, Drama

6.2
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45 Metascore

Tale of a former Nazi executioner who becomes a target of hit men and Police investigators.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Alan Bates, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 4,254 | Gross: $0.76M

11. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Antony Sher

Votes: 2,431 | Gross: $0.07M

12. 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: 1,952

13. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Episodes follow uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station as they enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

Votes: 1,911

14. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama

5.9
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,634

15. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: The Stolen Eagle (2005)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

8.2
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In Gaul in 52 B.C., two Roman soldiers, Legionary Titus Pullo and Centurion Lucius Vorenus, are tasked with recovering Julius Caesar's personal Eagle, stolen from his camp in the dead of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,353

16. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: How Titus Pullo Brought Down the Republic (2005)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Drama, History

8.4
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Caesar winters his army in Gaul near the Italian border while his enemies in Rome fear that he will do something no Roman General has done: cross the Rubicon with his army. To ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,128

17. The Ten Commandments (2006– )

TV-14 | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.3
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A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.

Stars: Dougray Scott, Linus Roache, Naveen Andrews, Mía Maestro

Votes: 1,061

18. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Egeria (2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Drama, History

8.3
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Caesar pursued Pompey to Greece but the tide has turned and it's Caesar who is on the run. He contacts Mark Antony, who he left in charge in Rome, to come and join him with the 13th Legion ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 955

19. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Triumph (2005)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

8.6
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The price of Caesar's mercy: Cicero nominates Caesar to an unprecedented ten-year dictatorship and Brutus speaks in support of the motion. With martial authority and Niobe at his side, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 907

20. A Hazard of Hearts (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Diana Rigg, Edward Fox, Helena Bonham Carter, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 889

21. Stiff Upper Lips (1998)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.4
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Aunt Agnes vainly tries to force Emily to marry boring Cedric by taking them to Italy and India hoping that Emily will forget about the handsome George.

Director: Gary Sinyor | Stars: David Artus, Kevin Furlong, Nicholas Selby, John Boswall

Votes: 867 | Gross: $0.07M

22. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)

30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.3
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Complex, involved science-fiction series about a special force of interdimensional operatives whose task is to protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, David Collings, Gerald James

Votes: 822

23. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

8.2
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Political satire about a TV news company.

Stars: Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson

Votes: 812

24. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.2
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Jan Pearson, Stirling Gallacher

Votes: 708

25. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 545

26. The Return of the Native (1994 TV Movie)

PG | 101 min | Drama

6.4
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Reddleman Diggory Venn drives slowly across the heath, carrying a hidden passenger in the back of his van. When darkness falls, the country folk light bonfires on the hills, emphasizing the pagan spirit of the heath and its denizens.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Clive Owen, Ray Stevenson, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 515

27. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Wasps' Nest (1991)

TV-14 | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.0
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Poirot realizes that a murder is being plotted, and with the help of Hastings' latest hobby, he sets out to prevent it.

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 509

28. Murder Most Horrid (1991–1999)

Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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Dawn French stars in this dark and twisted comedy series, in which she plays a different character embroiled in murder, in each hilarious episode.

Stars: Dawn French, Paul Mark Elliott, Soo Drouet, Henry Naylor

Votes: 313

29. Edward the King (1975– )

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Votes: 309

30. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell

Votes: 270

31. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)

60 min | War, Drama

7.9
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The second world war experiences of brave women recruited as undercover agents behind enemy lines.

Stars: Jane Asher, Michael J. Jackson, Kate Buffery, Jane Snowden

Votes: 250

32. Privateer 2: The Darkening (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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Ser Lev Arris wakes up in a hospital on the planet Crius and has no idea who he is and where he is coming from. He is told by a doctor that he had been frozen 10 or more years ago because ... See full summary »

Directors: Steve Hilliker, Erin Roberts | Stars: John Rowe, Clive Owen, John Hurt, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 227

33. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

7.9
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A drama series set in 14th century England about the Grey family, Sir Thomas Grey and his children, dealing with issues of the day.

Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 209

34. Poldark (1996 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama, History

5.9
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Ross Poldark returns from war to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Bowe, Mel Martin, Michael Attwell, Ioan Gruffudd

Votes: 205

35. Morris: A Life with Bells On (2009)

100 min | Comedy

6.8
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The film follows the fortunes of an avant garde Morris team in their struggle to evolve Morris Dancing.

Director: Lucy Akhurst | Stars: Lucy Akhurst, Brodie Bass, Andy Black, John Boswall

Votes: 152

36. Rose and Maloney (2002– )

120 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Cases of a woman and her male assistant who work for the fictional CJRA (Criminal Justice Review Agency), an organization which seeks out miscarriages of justice.

Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Phil Davis, Nisha Nayar, Susan Brown

Votes: 143

37. Christabel (1988 TV Mini-Series)

149 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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An English girl marries a German lawyer in the 1930s and they try to live as normal a life as they can in Hitler's Germany. When Allied bombs start falling on German cities, Christabel ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Stephen Dillane, Nigel Le Vaillant, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 117

38. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: Lady Killer (1973)

67 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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The careful planning of a man who attempts to murder his young wife.

Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Robert Powell, Barbara Feldon, Linda Thorson, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 117

39. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1982 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Crime

7.1
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Tom Baker stars for the BBC as Sherlock Holmes in this faithful classic serial adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated story. Holmes investigates the suspicious death of Sir ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Baker, Terence Rigby, Will Knightley, Nicholas Woodeson

Votes: 114

40. Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992 TV Mini-Series)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Three-part mini-series about Gerald Middleton, an aging historian, who reflects on his youth, relationships (especially the one with his best friends girl), career (shadowed by a scandal) and current issues like his marriage and kids.

Stars: Richard Johnson, Douglas Hodge, Elizabeth Spriggs, Dorothy Tutin

Votes: 109

41. Love in a Cold Climate (1980 TV Mini-Series)

420 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Aldridge, Michael Williams, Lucy Gutteridge

Votes: 105

42. Sakharov (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Jason Robards, Glenda Jackson, Nicol Williamson, Frank Finlay

Votes: 90

43. Selling Hitler (1991 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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The true story of the biggest fraud in publishing history - the Hitler diaries.

Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Alexei Sayle, Alison Doody, Julie T. Wallace

Votes: 88

44. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

7.0
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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: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 78

45. Paul Merton: The Series (1991–1993)

25 min | Comedy

8.2
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Stars: Paul Merton, John Irwin, Robert Harley, Neil Mullarkey

Votes: 76

46. The Secret World of Michael Fry (2000 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

8.2
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Council Planner Michael Fry uncovers a sinister plot in his Welsh seaside home town and finds himself caught in a growing tide of corruption and sleazy internet sex.

Stars: Ewen Bremner, Martin Glyn Murray, Rachel Scorgie, Rosie Marcel

Votes: 57

47. Sunburn (1999–2000)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Michelle Collins, Rebecca Callard, Sharon Small, James Buller

Votes: 55

48. No Place Like Home (1983–1988)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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When Arthur and Beryl Crabtree are set to begin a quiet life at last, their four grown-up children return home one by one. With a son-in-law and neighbours always popping in as well, the quiet life never gets started.

Stars: William Gaunt, Patricia Garwood, Michael Sharvell-Martin, Beverley Adams

Votes: 48

49. This Is David Lander (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Stephen Fry, Mark Arden, Frances Barber, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 39

50. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Comedy

6.6
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Stars: John Kavanagh, Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 38