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1. Invictus (2009)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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74 Metascore

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 134,525 | Gross: $37.49M

2. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)

TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, Romance

8.7
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A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century.

Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 129,986

3. London Has Fallen (2016)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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28 Metascore

In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

Director: Babak Najafi | Stars: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett

Votes: 111,880 | Gross: $62.52M

4. Jackie (V) (2016)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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81 Metascore

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup

Votes: 56,872 | Gross: $13.96M

5. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

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

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: 29,149

6. Ripper Street (2012– )

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.

Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, MyAnna Buring, Jerome Flynn

Votes: 16,448

7. MI-5 (2002–2011)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 12,635

8. W.E. (2011)

R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.3
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37 Metascore

The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.

Director: Madonna | Stars: Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac

Votes: 10,734 | Gross: $0.58M

9. The Girl in the Café (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald, Meneka Das, Anton Lesser

Votes: 7,763

10. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 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: 7,653

11. Breathe (I) (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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51 Metascore

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

Director: Andy Serkis | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Hugh Bonneville, Ed Speleers

Votes: 7,331 | Gross: $0.49M

12. The House of Mirth (2000)

PG | 135 min | Romance, Drama

7.1
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78 Metascore

A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney

Votes: 6,673 | Gross: $3.04M

13. Vera (2011– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, Riley Jones, David Leon

Votes: 4,949

14. Father Brown (2013– )

TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.

Stars: Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, John Burton, Nancy Carroll

Votes: 4,225

15. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

Votes: 4,142

16. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 3,920

17. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Stars: Emilia Fox, William Gaminara, Tom Ward, David Caves

Votes: 3,808

18. The Shadow Line (2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Chiwetel Ejifor leads an all-star cast in this gritty conspiracy thriller in which he plays a cop searching for the murderer of a crime boss. Detective Inspector Jonah Gabriel returns to ... See full summary »

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Kierston Wareing, Richard Lintern

Votes: 3,470

19. Silk (2011– )

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk.

Stars: Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Neil Stuke, Theo Barklem-Biggs

Votes: 3,460

20. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,287

21. Law & Order: UK (2009– )

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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UK version of the long-running U.S. TV drama that tells the stories of two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the attorneys, who prosecute the offenders.

Stars: Bradley Walsh, Robert Glenister, Harriet Walter, Freema Agyeman

Votes: 2,776

22. Hamlet (2009 TV Movie)

PG | 180 min | Drama

8.2
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The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer.

Director: Gregory Doran | Stars: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart, Penny Downie, Oliver Ford Davies

Votes: 2,662

23. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Rupert Everett, Nicholas Palliser, Neil Dudgeon, Ian Hart

Votes: 2,237

24. Girl on a Bicycle (2013)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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32 Metascore

Paolo (Vincenzo Amato), an Italian who drives a Paris tour bus, has just proposed to his true love, the German stewardess, Greta (Nora Tschirner), when the young French beauty, Cécile (... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Leven | Stars: Nora Tschirner, Vincenzo Amato, Louise Monot, Roberta Danza

Votes: 1,862 | Gross: $0.09M

25. Prisoner (1979–1986)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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The lives of women behind bars in a female prison.

Stars: Elspeth Ballantyne, Betty Bobbitt, Sheila Florance, Maggie Kirkpatrick

Votes: 1,411

26. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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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 »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,395

27. Wetherby (1985)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Director: David Hare | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench, Marjorie Yates

Votes: 1,207 | Gross: $1.30M

28. Breathless (2013– )

Drama

6.9
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A TV series set in early 1960s England and centered around the doctors and nurses in a gynecology ward.

Stars: Catherine Steadman, Zoe Boyle, Shaun Dingwall, Jack Davenport

Votes: 1,151

29. Threesome (I) (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Threesome is a comedy about three inseparable friends on the verge of 30. Alice lives with her boyfriend Mitch and their gay best friend Richie. Together they form three points of an ... See full summary »

Stars: Emun Elliott, Amy Huberman, Stephen Wight, Shonn Gregory

Votes: 1,132

30. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Taken at the Flood (2006)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A young widow is left in sole possession of her late husband's fortune, and her brother refuses to share it with her in-laws - so they enlist Poirot to try to prove that the widow's missing first husband might not be dead after all.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: David Suchet, Jenny Agutter, Patrick Baladi, Eva Birthistle

Votes: 1,064

31. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: A Moorland Holiday (2014)

TV-PG | 93 min | Drama, Romance

9.1
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Autumn of 1924. It's grouse shooting season and Rose's father-in-law invites the Crawley family to a shooting party in Northumberland.

Director: Minkie Spiro | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy

Votes: 961

32. Back (2017– )

24 min | Comedy

7.2
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Sitcom following estranged foster-brothers Stephen (David Mitchell) and Andrew (Robert Webb) as they vow to take over the family business following the death of their father.

Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Louise Brealey, Penny Downie

Votes: 892

33. Siblings (I) (2014–2016)

Comedy

7.0
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Siblings living together and the various crazy situations that ensue when they interact with other people.

Stars: Charlotte Ritchie, Tom Stourton, Stella Gonet, Matthew Steer

Votes: 887

34. Murder in Suburbia (2004–2005)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".

Stars: Caroline Catz, Lisa Faulkner, Jeremy Sheffield, Glen Davies

Votes: 833

35. Judge John Deed (2001– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Sir John Deed, a High Court judge, tries to seek real justice in the cases before him.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Jenny Seagrove, Barbara Thorn, Simon Chandler

Votes: 822

36. Byron (2003 TV Movie)

147 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London.

Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Oliver Milburn, Michael Elwyn, Jonny Lee Miller

Votes: 794

37. Crime and Punishment (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.2
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A man who is haunted by a murder he has committed

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Ben Kingsley, Julie Delpy, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 732

38. Lionheart (1987)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Drama

5.3
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A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Gabriel Byrne, Nicola Cowper, Dexter Fletcher

Votes: 707

39. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #5.8 (2014)

TV-PG | 67 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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Kuragin tells Violet he wants to live with her, someone tries to break up the Atticus Rose wedding, Daisy wants to live in London, and Anna is accused of Green's murder.

Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy

Votes: 692

40. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #5.6 (2014)

TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Violet's new maid doesn't seem to be working out, Kuragin reveals he still loves Violet, Anna realizes Bates' innocence, and Thomas reveals a secret to Baxter.

Director: Philip John | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy

Votes: 657

41. The Secret Agent (2016– )

60 min | Drama

5.8
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Verloc, the owner of a seedy shop in Victorian Soho, plays a dangerous game spying on an agitating anarchist group that will prove useful to the foreign power he is secretly working for.

Stars: Toby Jones, Vicky McClure, Charlie Hamblett, Marie Critchley

Votes: 654

42. The Ice House (1997– )

172 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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The peaceful, secluded, country hideaway of three diverse, lonely, supposedly lesbian, women is suddenly shattered when their gardener discovers a partially decomposed corpse in the old Ice... See full summary »

Stars: Frances Barber, Kitty Aldridge, Corin Redgrave, Penny Downie

Votes: 646

43. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #5.7 (2014)

TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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Atticus brings his parents, Edith and her daughter are brought home by Cora, Tom decides to take his daughter to America, Baxter volunteers to testify for Bates, and Isis is dying.

Director: Philip John | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy

Votes: 643

44. Suspects (2014– )

48 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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An unscripted crime/drama series centered on a team of three detectives - each with their own distinctive style of working.

Stars: Damien Molony, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Fay Ripley, Christian Brassington

Votes: 578

45. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

Stars: David Hayman, Dorian Lough, Victoria Smurfit, Kate Buffery

Votes: 517

46. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 429

47. Ripper Street (2012– )
Episode: The King Came Calling (2013)

TV-MA | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A man dies in the street, and word quickly spreads that cholera may have been to blame. However, Jackson thinks otherwise, and when dozens of others become ill, the race is on to discover the origin of the sickness.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, Jonathan Barnwell

Votes: 429

48. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Deadly Slumber (1993)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When the head of a medical clinic is found asphyxiated in his garage, the father of a one of his brain-dead patients becomes the prime suspect.

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Carol Starks, Jason Durr

Votes: 379

49. The Sullivans (1976–1983)

30 min | Drama

6.5
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Follows the Sullivan family during the Second World War.

Stars: Lorraine Bayly, John Bowman, Marcella Burgoyne, Michael Caton

Votes: 295

50. Lost for Words (1999 TV Movie)

76 min | Drama

7.8
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Deric Longden and his wife, Aileen, come to terms with the fact that his mother, Annie, is getting too old to live on her own. Annie suffers her first stroke and a nursing home is the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Thora Hird, Pete Postlethwaite, Penny Downie, Jennifer Luckraft

Votes: 232