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1. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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52 Metascore

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Votes: 302,783

2. Finding Neverland (2004)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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67 Metascore

The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

Writers: Allan Knee, David Magee | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 162,898

3. Withnail & I (1987)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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London 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Robinson | Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

Votes: 27,642

4. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Creator: Caroline Graham | Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 12,907

5. 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: 5,221

6. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Stars: William Gaminara, Emilia Fox, Tom Ward, Amanda Burton

Votes: 2,531

7. Virtual Sexuality (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.0
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A frustrated teenage girl creates her perfect man in a virtual reality machine and in a freak accident gives him life with hilarious results!

Writers: Chloe Rayban, Nick Fisher | Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Laura Fraser, Rupert Penry-Jones, Luke de Lacey, Kieran O'Brien

Votes: 2,497

8. Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama, War

8.0
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A shy and quiet WWII evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, but they soon develop a close friendship.

Writers: Brian Finch, Michelle Magorian | Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Nick Robinson, Annabelle Apsion, Thomas Orange

Votes: 2,359

9. Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

Writer: Rafa Russo | Director: Maria Ripoll | Stars: Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz, Gustavo Salmerón

Votes: 1,934

10. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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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.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

Votes: 1,628

11. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A Crusader-turned-Monk uses his botanical knowledge to solve mysteries in the old Norman England town of Shrewsbury.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Julian Firth, Terrence Hardiman

Votes: 1,564

12. The Darling Buds of May (1991–1993)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.

Stars: David Jason, Pam Ferris, Stephanie Ralph, Philip Franks

Votes: 903

13. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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British police TV series which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid-1970s starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 864

14. The Battle of Culloden (1964 TV Movie)

69 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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A reconstruction of the Battle of Culloden, the last battle to take place on British soil, as if modern TV cameras were present.

Writer: Peter Watkins | Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Tony Cosgrove, Olivier Espitalier-Noel, Don Fairservice, George McBean

Votes: 833

15. Survivors (1975–1977)

50 min | Sci-Fi

8.2
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When a genetically engineered virus kills ninety-five percent of the world's population, the survivors must rebuild humanity in the face of overwhelming odds. "Survivors" is a study of man ... See full summary »

Creator: Terry Nation | Stars: Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley

Votes: 688

16. Paper Mask (1990)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.

Writer: John Collee | Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Paul McGann, Amanda Donohoe, Frederick Treves, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 422

17. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

6.5
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen who start out in business together, initially in Birmingham and later in Nottingham. During the seven series (1986-1992), Ken ... See full summary »

Creators: Jim Hill, William Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 321

18. 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.

Creators: Ted Childs, Susan Rogers | Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 319

19. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Robert Powell, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 238

20. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Who Killed Cock Robin? (2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Barnaby and Troy are drawn to Newton Magna where their search for a horse whisperer allegedly struck by a car is complicated by the discovery of a body in the town well.

Writers: Jeremy Paul, Caroline Graham | Director: David Tucker | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Patrick Drury

Votes: 232

21. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Ghost in the Machine (1989)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A vanished baronet and the theft of some of his collection of erotic art is investigated by Morse and Lewis.

Writers: Colin Dexter, Julian Mitchell | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Amanda Hillwood, Patricia Hodge

Votes: 217

22. The Girl Most Likely (1958)

98 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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Dotie dreams of marrying a millionaire so that she can live 'the life'. Buzz, her boyfriend, however is not rich as he is a salesman for a housing development. He proposes and Dotie accepts... See full summary »

Writers: Devery Freeman, Paul Jarrico | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jane Powell, Cliff Robertson, Keith Andes, Kaye Ballard

Votes: 203

23. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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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: 164

24. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)
Episode: One Corpse Too Many (1994)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Assigned by King Stephen to dispose of 94 hanged rebels, Cadfael discovers the body of a murdered man among the corpses and given just four days to solve the crime.

Writers: Russell Lewis, Edith Pargeter | Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Sean Pertwee, Peter Copley, Michael Culver

Votes: 158

25. Dandelion Dead (1994 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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This is a dramatisation of the true story of Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong, a solicitor and magistrate's clerk who lived in the small Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye. In 1921 he was arrested and ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 147

26. Julius Caesar (1979 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History

7.1
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Pasco, Charles Gray, Keith Michell, David Collings

Votes: 139

27. Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (1984– )

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Stars: Dirk Benedict, Barbi Benton, David Carradine, Mary Crosby

Votes: 134

28. Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (1984– )
Episode: Mark of the Devil (1984)

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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Frank Rowlett is a down on his luck loser who can't win at anything. When he can't come up with money for a poker game, he sneaks into the back of a tattoo parlor, kills the owner and takes... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Dirk Benedict, Jenny Seagrove, George Sewell, John Paul

Votes: 128

29. Foreign Affairs (1993 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Romance

7.1
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Two couples find love and comfort in London. A reserved, but lonely aging American female college professor meets a self-confident, married, but disillusioned aging American and aging English actress meets a young lively American.

Writers: Alison Lurie, Chris Bryant | Director: Jim O'Brien | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Brian Dennehy, Eric Stoltz, Stephanie Beacham

Votes: 126

30. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 109

31. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: Safe (1993)

66 min | Comedy

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Writer: Al Ashton | Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Aidan Gillen, Kate Hardie, Neil Smals, Robert Oates

Votes: 106

32. Timeslip (1970– )

30 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Simon and Liz were teenage friends who fell into a time hole and found themselves trapped in various periods of the 20th century, where they encounter all sorts of adventures. Many of them ... See full summary »

Creators: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell | Stars: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Votes: 95

33. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: I'm the Girl He Wants to Kill (1974)

PG | 70 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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Returning home to her flat, Ann Rogers passes a stranger leaving the building. A few moments later she discovers her neighbor lying dead in the hallway, the latest victim of a serial killer... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Shaun O'Riordan | Stars: Robert Lang, Julie Sommars, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

Votes: 93

34. Antony and Cleopatra (1974 TV Movie)

161 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Jon Scoffield | Stars: Richard Johnson, Janet Suzman, Rosemary McHale, Mavis Taylor Blake

Votes: 91

35. The Shadow of the Tower (1972 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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A series of dramas by various writers recording the key events in the reign of Henry Tudor and his founding of the Tudor Dynasty

Stars: James Maxwell, Norma West, Hugh Sullivan, Denis Carey

Votes: 81

36. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)

25 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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Suspense and mystery-themed anthology series.

Creator: Andrew Brown | Stars: Frank Duncan, Maria Aitken, Zena Walker, Benjamin Whitrow

Votes: 63

37. Law & Order (1978 TV Mini-Series)

80 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Four-part drama series about the British juicidal system, dealing with an investigation presented from the perspectives of the police force, the criminal, the solicitor and the prison system.

Stars: Peter Dean, Derek Martin, Deirdre Costello, Billy Cornelius

Votes: 57

38. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )
Episode: Hamlet (1970)

85 min | Drama

7.9
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Writers: John Barton, William Shakespeare | Director: Peter Wood | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Michael Redgrave, Margaret Leighton, Richard Johnson

Votes: 55

39. The Manageress (1989–1990)

60 min | Drama, Sport

8.0
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Creator: Stan Hey | Stars: Cherie Lunghi, Warren Clarke, Tom Georgeson, Adam Bareham

Votes: 51

40. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Features adaptations of stories by famous sci-fi authors such as Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Fredrik Pohl, John Wyndham and others.

Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Peter Copley, Geoffrey Palmer, Erik Chitty

Votes: 48

41. Strangers (1978–1982)

60 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Don Henderson resurrected the eccentric police detective George Kitchener Bulman (from the short lived series "The XYY Man") in this British series which saw him reluctantly and grumpily ... See full summary »

Creator: Murray Smith | Stars: Don Henderson, Dennis Blanch, Fiona Mollison, John Ronane

Votes: 46

42. The Chief (1990–1995)

50 min | Drama

6.8
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Focussing on the politics at the top of a typical English police force in its continual battle to solve the problems the times, in this case the fictional Eastland of East Anglia.

Creator: Jeffrey Caine | Stars: Martin Shaw, Karen Archer, Gillian Martell, Michael Cochrane

Votes: 42

43. The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game (1979– )

309 min | Mystery

7.1
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The cases of a disabled jockey turned private detective specializing in investigations involving horse racing.

Stars: Mike Gwilym, Mick Ford, James Maxwell, Susan Wooldridge

Votes: 42

44. Romeo and Juliet (1976 TV Movie)

168 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Romeo falls in love with the beautiful young Juliet, but their warring families spell tragedy for the lovers.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Joan Kemp-Welch | Stars: Christopher Neame, Ann Hasson, Laurence Payne, Mary Kenton

Votes: 38

45. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

5.9
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 35

46. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: Bribery & Corruption: Part One (1997)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A recent college graduate believes he loves the wife of his father's former friend, but young Nicholas does not know that she's having an affair with his father.

Writers: Guy Meredith, Ruth Rendell | Director: Mike Vardy | Stars: James D'Arcy, Fiona Mollison, Damian Zuk, Tim Woodward

Votes: 34

47. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Comedy

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

Votes: 31

48. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Gwen Nelson

Votes: 30

49. Silent Witness (1996– )
Episode: An Academic Exercise: Part 1 (1998)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Sam is shaken when she has to look into the death of a very dear friend, Dr. Annabelle Evans, a Cambridge professor. She was found in her home, badly beaten in what appears to be a botched ... See full summary »

Writers: Nigel McCrery, Tony McHale | Director: Jonas Grimås | Stars: Amanda Burton, Nick Reding, William Armstrong, Anthony Bate

Votes: 28

50. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Episode: The Sweetest Thing (1995)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Kavanagh defends a high-priced prostitute accused of murdering a business tycoon, and wife Lizzie interviews for a job on the continent.

Writer: Adrian Hodges | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: John Thaw, Daisy Bates, Jesse Birdsall, Stephen Boxer

Votes: 28