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1. 102 Dalmatians (2000)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.8
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35 Metascore

Cruella DeVil gets out of prison and goes after them darned puppies once more.

Writers: Dodie Smith, Kristen Buckley, Brian Regan, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Glenn Close, Gérard Depardieu, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans

Votes: 26,185

2. Father Ted (1995–1998)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

8.6
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems!

Stars: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Votes: 25,658

3. The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)

PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet.

Writers: Robert Farrar, Howard Franklin | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Bill Murray, Joanne Whalley, Peter Gallagher, Richard Wilson

Votes: 23,671

4. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)

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: 23,569

5. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 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: 15,068

6. Shadowlands (1993)

PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.

Writer: William Nicholson | Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Julian Fellowes, Roddy Maude-Roxby

Votes: 13,366

7. Erik the Viking (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.

Writer: Terry Jones | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

Votes: 11,005

8. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado".

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 9,984

9. Wives and Daughters (1999 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 301 min | Drama

8.2
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The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.

Stars: Francesca Annis, Justine Waddell, Bill Paterson, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 5,252

10. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Arthur White

Votes: 4,362

11. The Singing Detective (1986 TV Mini-Series)

415 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.8
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Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, David Ryall

Votes: 3,485

12. The Saint (1962–1969)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his yellow Volvo.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

Votes: 2,733

13. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Mr Gary Sparrow is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary life. By day, a very bored and uninspired TV repairman but by night, an accidental time traveler.

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Victor McGuire, Christopher Ettridge, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 1,406

14. Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002)

146 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old ... See full summary »

Writers: Bernardo Bertolucci, Mike Figgis, Claire Denis, E. Max Frye, Jirí Menzel, Anne-Marie Miéville, Michael Radford, István Szabó, Augustinus | Directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, Claire Denis, Mike Figgis, Jean-Luc Godard, Jirí Menzel, Michael Radford, Volker Schlöndorff, István Szabó | Stars: Amit Rayani, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Mark Long, Rudolf Hrusínský

Votes: 1,336

15. The Sight (2000 TV Movie)

86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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Michael Lewis a young American architect is sent to Britain to refurbish an old London hotel. But this assignment instantly stretches beyond the ordinary as he finds himself exposed to a ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul W.S. Anderson | Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Kevin Tighe, Amanda Redman, Jessica Oyelowo

Votes: 1,315

16. The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970)

GP | 94 min | Thriller

6.4
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Harold Pelham encounters a duplicate of himself in the aftermath of a car crash. After that moment his life is upset.

Writers: Anthony Armstrong, Basil Dearden, Michael Relph | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil, Alastair Mackenzie, Hugh Mackenzie

Votes: 1,214

17. Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.5
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Harold Smith, a quiet middle-aged Englishman becomes an instant celebrity when he suddenly starts exhibiting psychic and telekinetic powers. After he is arrested for accidentally killing ... See full summary »

Writer: Ben Steiner | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Michael Legge, Laura Fraser, Stephen Fry

Votes: 1,089

18. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (2000)

103 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.3
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Poirot comes out of retirement when his industrialist friend is brutally murdered a short while after a local widow who was suspected of killing her husband commits suicide.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Clive Exton | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: David Suchet, Philip Jackson, Oliver Ford Davies, Malcolm Terris

Votes: 1,033

19. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama

5.9
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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Tina Hobley, Rosie Marcel, Paul Bradley

Votes: 992

20. 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.

Writers: Paul Simpkin, Gary Sinyor, Stephen Deitch, Richard Sparks | Director: Gary Sinyor | Stars: David Artus, Kevin Furlong, Nicholas Selby, John Boswall

Votes: 866

21. Little Dorrit (1987)

G | 357 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dickens, Christine Edzard | Director: Christine Edzard | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Max Wall

Votes: 819

22. Far from the Madding Crowd (1998 TV Movie)

54 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A vain, pretty girl has recently taken over her uncle's farm. Her independent, naïve personality leaves her torn between the three men who wish to marry her.

Writers: Thomas Hardy, Philomena McDonagh | Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Paloma Baeza, Nigel Terry, Nathaniel Parker, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 702

23. American Friends (1991)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Palin, Tristram Powell | Director: Tristram Powell | Stars: Bryan Pringle, Fred Pearson, Michael Palin, Alfred Molina

Votes: 531

24. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)

40 min | Comedy

7.2
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2point4 Children is a BBC television sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porters; a seemingly average family whose world is frequently turned... See full summary »

Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, John Pickard

Votes: 483

25. Bramwell (1995 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Drama

8.2
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In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ... See full summary »

Creators: Lucy Gannon, Harriet Davison, Tim Whitby | Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Ruth Sheen, David Calder, Kevin McMonagle

Votes: 477

26. Bread (1986–1991)

70 min | Comedy

6.2
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The Liverpool-based Boswell family are experts at exploiting the system to get by in life. Despite the fact that none of the Boswells are officially employed, they manage to live a fairly ... See full summary »

Creator: Carla Lane | Stars: Jean Boht, Nick Conway, Jonathon Morris, Kenneth Waller

Votes: 469

27. The Final Curtain (2002)

R | 85 min | Drama

5.8
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A rivalry develops between a showbiz veteran and an upstart newcomer.

Writer: John Hodge | Director: Patrick Harkins | Stars: Aidan Gillen, Peter O'Toole, Adrian Lester, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 464

28. Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.7
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Randall and Hopkirk are detective partners with a difference - one of them is a ghost!

Stars: Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Emilia Fox, Charlie Higson

Votes: 434

29. 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: 368

30. London's Burning (1988–2002)

50 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

Stars: Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Ben Onwukwe, Shirley Greenwood

Votes: 332

31. Maigret (1992– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway, James Larkin

Votes: 318

32. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Beyond the Grave (2000)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Barnaby and Troy, with an actor tagging along for research, investigate a slashed painting at a museum, which later turns out to be the site of a murder.

Writers: Douglas Watkinson, Caroline Graham | Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 302

33. A Christmas Carol (2000 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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In this modern day adaptation of Charles Dickens classic novel, a mean loan shark is the subject of a haunting, attempting to make him see the error of his ways.

Writers: Peter Bowker, Charles Dickens | Director: Catherine Morshead | Stars: Ross Kemp, Warren Mitchell, Liz Smith, Michael Maloney

Votes: 250

34. Strange (2003– )

60 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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John Strange is an ex-priest who had dedicated his life to hunting down demons and the darker side of the church, a task which some of his former bosses stand in the way of.

Creator: Andrew Marshall | Stars: Samantha Womack, Richard Coyle, Ian Richardson, William Tomlin

Votes: 243

35. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)

50 min | Drama

8.7
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Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.

Creator: James Mitchell | Stars: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Votes: 237

36. Fist of Fun (1995–1996)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Stars: Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Peter Baynham, Kevin Eldon

Votes: 222

37. Diamond's Edge (1988)

PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.1
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When the man who left a package in his care is found murdered, detective Tim Diamond suddenly has every major gangster in the city after him. With only the package and the help of his ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Horowitz | Director: Stephen Bayly | Stars: Colin Dale, Saeed Jaffrey, Dursley McLinden, José René Ruiz

Votes: 206

38. 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

39. Endgame (2000 TV Movie)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Hamm is blind and unable to stand; Clov, his servant, is unable to sit; Nagg and Nell are his father and mother, who are legless and live in dustbins. Together they live in a room with two windows, but there may be nothing at all outside.

Writer: Samuel Beckett | Director: Conor McPherson | Stars: Michael Gambon, David Thewlis, Jean Anderson, Charles Simon

Votes: 189

40. Father Ted (1995–1998)
Episode: Escape from Victory (1998)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy

8.5
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Father Ted comes up with a scheme to win a football match against Father Dick Byrne.

Writers: Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews | Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Votes: 182

41. The Sea Change (1998)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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An uptight over-worked banker is thrown together with a relaxed working class man when their plane from Barcelona is delayed.

Writers: Michael Bray, Billy Hurman | Director: Michael Bray | Stars: Maryam d'Abo, Sean Chapman, Ray Winstone, Andrée Bernard

Votes: 178

42. Peak Practice (1993–2002)

50 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Esther Coles, Gary Mavers, Simon Shepherd, Margery Mason

Votes: 169

43. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 164

44. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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: 153

45. Strange (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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John Strange (Demon hunter and defrocked priest) and Canon Black investigate the mysterious happenings in a hospital ward.

Writer: Andrew Marshall | Director: Joe Ahearne | Stars: Richard Coyle, Samantha Womack, Ian Richardson, Timmy Lang

Votes: 152

46. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: No Other Love (1997)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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All families have secrets, but perhaps none so shocking as that which Frost unearths when he investigates the brutal murder of Peter Lawson.

Writers: R.D. Wingfield, Sian Orrells | Director: David Reynolds | Stars: David Jason, Matt Bardock, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons

Votes: 139

47. OcchioPinocchio (1994)

125 min

4.1
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Writers: Francesco Nuti, Giovanni Veronesi, Ugo Chiti | Director: Francesco Nuti | Stars: Francesco Nuti, Chiara Caselli, Joss Ackland, Gloria Arias-Osborne

Votes: 135

48. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

Votes: 115

49. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »

Creator: Terence Feely | Stars: Jill Gascoine, Leslie Ash, Don Warrington, Tracy-Louise Ward

Votes: 97

50. Sir Norbert Smith, a Life (1989 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy

8.5
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Writers: Harry Enfield, Geoffrey Perkins | Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Harry Enfield, Melvyn Bragg, Charles Simon, Stewart Harwood

Votes: 95