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1. Time Bandits (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A young boy accidentally joins a band of dwarves as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.

Writers: Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 45,482

2. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

PG | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

Writer: Paul Dehn | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Votes: 35,968

3. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

R | 171 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

Writers: Milan Kundera, Jean-Claude Carrière, Philip Kaufman | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

Votes: 26,667

4. Shogun (1980 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 9,006

5. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.

Creator: Anthony Horowitz | Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 8,867

6. 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.

Creators: Tony Holland, Julia Smith | Stars: Steve McFadden, Adam Woodyatt, Pam St. Clement, June Brown

Votes: 5,831

7. Surviving Picasso (1996)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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55 Metascore

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.

Writers: Arianna Huffington, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone, Julianne Moore, Joss Ackland

Votes: 5,733

8. Remington Steele (1982–1987)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.

Creators: Robert Butler, Michael Gleason | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts, James Read

Votes: 4,927

9. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,316

10. Arabian Nights (2000 TV Mini-Series)

175 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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To cure a prince's murderous madness, Scheherezade tells him a series of wonderous stories.

Stars: John Leguizamo, Vanessa Mae, Dougray Scott, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 4,062

11. The Discovery of Heaven (2001)

150 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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God is disappointed with the human race and wants his stone tablets back. An angel is given the assignment and, with Gabriëls help, tries to manipulate several humans on earth to get his ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Mulisch, Edwin de Vries | Director: Jeroen Krabbé | Stars: Maureen Lipman, Will Bowden, Jeroen Krabbé, Stephen Fry

Votes: 3,504

12. Shogun (1980 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.

Writers: James Clavell, Eric Bercovici | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 3,349

13. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Writers: Robert K. Massie, Edward Bond, James Goldman | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 3,291

14. Countess Dracula (1971)

PG | 93 min | Horror

6.0
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In medieval Europe aging Countess Elisabeth rules harshly with the help of lover Captain Dobi. Finding that washing in the blood of young girls makes her young again she gets Dobi to start ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Paul, Alexander Paal, Peter Sasdy, Gabriel Ronay | Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green, Sandor Elès, Maurice Denham

Votes: 2,453

15. Nostradamus (1994)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the... See full summary »

Writers: Piers Ashworth, Roger Christian, Knut Boeser | Director: Roger Christian | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, F. Murray Abraham, Rutger Hauer, Amanda Plummer

Votes: 2,305

16. The Final Cut (1995 TV Mini-Series)

206 min | Drama

8.2
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Francis Urquhart is too experienced a politician not to know that everything must end, even his long career as British prime minister. In order to secure his retirement and establish ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Richardson, Diane Fletcher, Paul Freeman, Isla Blair

Votes: 2,163

17. The Last Valley (1971)

GP | 128 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.4
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People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.

Writers: James Clavell, J.B. Pick | Director: James Clavell | Stars: Michael Caine, Omar Sharif, Florinda Bolkan, Nigel Davenport

Votes: 2,068

18. Marat/Sade (1967)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, History, Music

7.6
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In an insane asylum, Marquis de Sade directs Jean Paul Marat's last days through a theater play. The actors are the patients.

Writers: Peter Weiss, Geoffrey Skelton, Adrian Mitchell | Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Patrick Magee, Clifford Rose, Glenda Jackson, Ian Richardson

Votes: 1,797

19. The Trial (1993)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Joseph K. awakes one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told what he is charged with, and despite being "arrested," is allowed to ... See full summary »

Writers: Franz Kafka, Harold Pinter | Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Anthony Hopkins, Jason Robards, Juliet Stevenson

Votes: 1,751

20. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,679

21. Inspector Clouseau (1968)

G | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

4.9
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A string of robberies has occurred in Britain and it's up to Inspector Clouseau to catch them.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Maurice Richlin, Tom Waldman, Frank Waldman | Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Alan Arkin, Frank Finlay, Delia Boccardo, Barry Foster

Votes: 1,579

22. Sharpe's Revenge (1997 TV Movie)

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

7.9
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Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napolean's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile, Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices.

Writers: Bernard Cornwell, Eoghan Harris | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Philip Whitchurch

Votes: 1,372

23. Cambridge Spies (2003 TV Mini-Series)

235 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

Stars: Tom Hollander, Toby Stephens, Rupert Penry-Jones, Samuel West

Votes: 1,367

24. Our Friends in the North (1996 TV Mini-Series)

623 min | Drama

8.8
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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker - from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Mark Strong, Gina McKee, Daniel Craig

Votes: 1,142

25. I Really Hate My Job (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is ... See full summary »

Writer: Jennifer Higgie | Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Neve Campbell, Shirley Henderson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Anna Maxwell Martin

Votes: 1,011

26. Noble House (1988 TV Mini-Series)

355 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Co, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of the "... See full summary »

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Deborah Raffin, Ben Masters, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 988

27. Eleni (1985)

PG | 114 min | Drama, War

6.8
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Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a ... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Gage, Steve Tesich | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Kate Nelligan, John Malkovich, Linda Hunt, Oliver Cotton

Votes: 988

28. Zorro (1990–2011)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

6.9
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Set in Spanish California, this often-refilmed story chronicles the adventures of Don Diego de la Vega, a young nobleman who lives a double live as El Zorro ('the Fox'), protector of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrice Martinez, Duncan Regehr, James Victor, Juan Diego Botto

Votes: 976

29. Personal Services (1987)

R | 105 min | Comedy

6.3
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The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne.

Writer: David Leland | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox, Danny Schiller

Votes: 932

30. Tales That Witness Madness (1973)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.7
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A psychiatrist tells stories of four special cases to a colleague.

Writer: Jennifer Jayne | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Donald Pleasence, Kim Novak, Georgia Brown

Votes: 792

31. Esther Kahn (2000)

142 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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46 Metascore

A Jewish girl in 19th century London dreams of becoming a stage actress.

Writers: Emmanuel Bourdieu, Arnaud Desplechin, Arthur Symons | Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Summer Phoenix, Ian Holm, Fabrice Desplechin, Akbar Kurtha

Votes: 753

32. The Horsemen (1971)

GP | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions), the status of the proud men and their ... See full summary »

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Joseph Kessel | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Omar Sharif, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jack Palance, Peter Jeffrey

Votes: 752

33. Whoops Apocalypse (1988)

R | 93 min | Comedy

6.0
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A British satire on the beginning of WWIII.

Writers: Andrew Marshall, David Renwick | Director: Tom Bussmann | Stars: Stuart Saunders, Graeme Garden, Marc Smith, Loretta Swit

Votes: 690

34. Suzie Gold (2004)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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As Suzie Gold's sister prepares to get married, it seems only natural that Suzie's thoughts should turn to the state of her own love-life. While her doting but dysfunctional family ... See full summary »

Writers: Ric Cantor, Carry Franklin, Rebecca Green, Lisa Ratner | Director: Ric Cantor | Stars: Ariana Fraval, Daniel Mendoza, Summer Phoenix, Stanley Townsend

Votes: 572

35. Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–1989)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Martin is a committee man. He has numerous schemes and committees organised around the neighbourhood. He is so obsessive about every detail of everything he does he is driving his long ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton, Peter Egan, Stanley Lebor

Votes: 508

36. Sweeney 2 (1978)

104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Second cinematic spin-off from the popular 70's police series. Regan & Carter head a Flying Squad investigation into a series of bank raids by a team of well-armed villains who are flying in from the continent.

Writers: Troy Kennedy-Martin, Ian Kennedy Martin | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Denholm Elliott, Ken Hutchison

Votes: 498

37. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 435

38. Inside the Third Reich (1982 TV Movie)

300 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. The film is based on Speer's autobiography ... See full summary »

Writers: E. Jack Neuman, Albert Speer | Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Rutger Hauer, John Gielgud, Maria Schell, Blythe Danner

Votes: 410

39. Fall of Eagles (1974 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

8.2
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties - the Romanovs, the Habsburgs and the Hohenzollerns.

Creator: John Elliot | Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 372

40. Bloodmoon (1990)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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A serial killer is loose at an all girl school, where he strangles girls with a piece of barbed wire.

Writer: Robert Brennan | Director: Alec Mills | Stars: Leon Lissek, Christine Amor, Ian Williams, Helen Thomson

Votes: 339

41. Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991 TV Movie)

PG | 187 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock & Dr. Watson to travel to Viena and find the stolen plans & prototype for an electro-magnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are reunited ... See full summary »

Writers: H.R.F. Keating, Bob Shayne | Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Morgan Fairchild, John Bennett

Votes: 305

42. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: The Hide (2010)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Foyle battles to save a young man accused of high treason from the executioner's noose in a case that will shatter his personal world to the core.

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Andrew Scott, Richard Goulding, Tim van Eyken, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 304

43. The Famous Five (1978–1979)

25 min | Adventure, Family

7.5
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Add a Plot

Stars: Marcus Harris, Gary Russell, Jennifer Thanisch, Michele Galagher

Votes: 282

44. The Blockhouse (1973)

R | 93 min | Drama, War

6.1
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During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year.

Writers: Jean-Paul Clébert, John Gould, Clive Rees | Director: Clive Rees | Stars: Peter Sellers, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp, Per Oscarsson

Votes: 260

45. 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: 255

46. Twist of Fate (1989 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Drama

7.4
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An attempted assassination plot against Hitler sends one of his trusted SS officers into hiding as a Jew (thanks to plastic surgery and false papers) in a concentration camp. After the camp... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Cross, Paul Freeman, John Glover, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 253

47. McCallum (1995–1998)

120 min | Drama

7.9
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From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories.

Stars: Gerard Murphy, James Saxon, Richard O'Callaghan, Alex Walkinshaw

Votes: 250

48. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: My First Adventure (2000 TV Movie)

85 min | Adventure, Family

6.6
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When Professor Henry Jones Sr. is invited to give lectures all over the world in May 1908, he takes along his wife and son, and invites his former tutor Miss Helen Seymour to teach Henry Jr... See full summary »

Writers: Jonathan Hales, George Lucas, Jule Selbo | Directors: Jim O'Brien, Michael Schultz | Stars: Corey Carrier, Margaret Tyzack, Ruth de Sosa, Lloyd Owen

Votes: 237

49. The Protectors (1972–1973)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

7.1
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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Yasuko Nagazumi

Votes: 213

50. The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 189