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1. Shoulder to Shoulder (1974– )

75 min | Drama

9.0
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This series dramatizes the lives of the Pankhurst women and their role in the Suffragette Movement.

Stars: Siân Phillips, Patricia Quinn, Angela Down, Georgia Brown

Votes: 82

2. Shoulder to Shoulder (1974– )
Episode: The Pankhursts (1974)

Drama

9.0
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In 1895 the progressive Labour candidate Richard Pankhurst fails to be elected as the MP for Gorton in Manchester but assures his wife Emmeline and elder daughters Christabel and Sylvia ... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Siân Phillips, Angela Down, Patricia Quinn, Liz Ashley

Votes: 6

3. The Singing Detective (1986)

415 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.7
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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: 3,668

4. Tidy Endings (1988 TV Movie)

53 min | Drama

8.7
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Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Stockard Channing, Harvey Fierstein, Jean De Baer, Nathaniel Moreau

Votes: 86

5. Diana (1984)

55 min | Drama

8.6
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Series follows the very different lives of Jan Leigh, a poor but studious young country lad and Diana Gayelorde-Sutton, the equally single minded daughter of a rich landowner, from the 1920s through to post-war Britain.

Stars: Kevin McNally, Jenny Seagrove, Gillian Raine, Fred Bryant

Votes: 79

6. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space fighting monsters and other villainous megalomaniacs with companions.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 29,326

7. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 23

8. Head Over Heels (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Exploits of a group of girls at a 1950s finishing school.

Stars: Ann Bell, Kathy Kiera Clarke, Elena Ferrari, Sally Geoghegan

Votes: 32

9. Vision On (1965–1976)

30 min | Family

8.3
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A show presenting art projects and pantomime performances oriented for a hearing impaired youth audience.

Stars: Pat Keysell, Rex Hays, Ralph Thompson, Robin Pitman

Votes: 52

10. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Rainy Day Women (1984)

Comedy, Drama

8.3
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In 1940, during World War II, an officer is sent to investigate rumors of German spies in a sleepy village where various people are the victims of war hysteria.

Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Charles Dance, Cyril Cusack, Suzanne Bertish, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 15

11. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 183 min | Drama, War

8.2
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An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

Votes: 255,124 | Gross: $48.98M

12. The Singing Detective (1986)
Episode: Heat (1986)

69 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.2
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After 10 or 11 weeks in the hospital, Marlow has a session with a psychiatrist, Dr. Gibbon, that does not go well. Gibbon believes that the root of Marlow's skin disorder is psychological ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Michael Gambon, Janet Suzman, Patrick Malahide, Alison Steadman

Votes: 50

13. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

Votes: 22

14. Widows 2 (1985)

301 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Having successfully robbed a security van [see _"Widows" (1983) (mini)_], Shirley Miller, Linda Pirelli and Bella O'Reilly have escaped to Rio de Janeiro, leaving Dolly Rawlins in London to... See full summary »

Stars: Ann Mitchell, Fiona Hendley, Debby Bishop, Maurice O'Connell

Votes: 71

15. Nancy Astor (1982– )

55 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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Virginia-born Lady Astor is the first woman to sit in Parliament. Her outspokenness in unpopular causes leaves her open to heartbreak, public and private.

Stars: Lisa Harrow, Lise Hilboldt, James Fox, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 37

16. Murder Reported (1957)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Ace reporter Jeff Holly is assigned to investigate the murder of a politician whose body was found stashed in a trunk. Holly's enthusiasm soon wanes when his editor insists that he take his... See full summary »

Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: Paul Carpenter, Melissa Stribling, John Laurie, Peter Swanwick

Votes: 5

17. Widows (1983)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1983)

Crime, Drama

8.0
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Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley, David Calder

Votes: 6

18. The Singing Detective (1986)
Episode: Skin (1986)

68 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.0
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Writer Philip Marlow is in hospital being treated for a severe skin affliction, something he has suffered from for 25 years but is now worse than it has ever been. He finds himself in a ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, David Ryall

Votes: 66

19. Summer of My German Soldier (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.9
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A young American girl meets a German prisoner of war.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Bruce Davison, Esther Rolle, Michael Constantine

Votes: 333

20. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Children Crossing (1990)

Drama

7.9
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Is Joe really having an affair - or is Rosie imagining it all? A story of sexual jealousy, betrayal and vengeance - an emotional journey which keeps you guessing to the bitter end.

Director: Angela Pope | Stars: Saskia Reeves, Peter Firth, Bob Peck, Richard Hope

Votes: 10

21. Widows (1983)

289 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Three armed robbers, Harry Rawlins, Terry Miller and Joe Pirelli, die when the security van that they are robbing catches fire in the Kingsway Tunnel in London. Their widows, Dolly Rawlins,... See full summary »

Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley, David Calder

Votes: 217

22. All Gas and Gaiters (1966–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Robertson Hare, William Mervyn, Derek Nimmo, John Barron

Votes: 38

23. Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (1985 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama

7.8
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Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Rachel Gurney, Alan MacNaughtan

Votes: 40

24. Harry's Kingdom (1987 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A pair of double glazing salesmen do battle at their company's annual dinner.

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Timothy West, Jill Baker, Peter Vaughan, Derek Newark

Votes: 12

25. Middlemarch (1994)

375 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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This Masterpiece Theatre production, set at the cusp of the Industrial Revolution, chronicles the life, loves, foibles and politics of the fictional English town of Middlemarch. Adapted ... See full summary »

Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Douglas Hodge, Robert Hardy, Peter Jeffrey

Votes: 1,822

26. Florence Nightingale (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.7
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The fact-based story of the pioneer of nursing, known as "the Lady with the Lamp".

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Claire Bloom, Timothy Dalton, Timothy West

Votes: 259

27. Moonlighting (1982)

PG | 97 min | Drama

7.7
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A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

Votes: 2,084

28. Take Hart (1977–1983)

30 min | Family

7.7
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Host Tony Hart demonstrates various art projects along with cartoon sequences.

Stars: Tony Hart, Patricia Dodwell, Colin Bennett

Votes: 51

29. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

Director: Tom Stoppard | Stars: Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss, Livio Badurina

Votes: 18,132 | Gross: $0.74M

30. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 175

31. Black Arrow (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, History

7.6
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In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow to seek justice.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Georgia Slowe, Oliver Reed, Fernando Rey

Votes: 445

32. The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as "To Sir, With Love," comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Michael Murphy, Rosalind Cash

Votes: 353

33. Never Come Back (1990– )

150 min

7.6
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Shortly before World War II, a disillusioned journalist finds that the mystery woman he has been pursuing is a Nazi spy.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, James Fox, Jonathan Coy, Jo Ross

Votes: 77

34. Age-Old Friends (1989 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy

7.6
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John Cooper is in a retirement home. There are strict rules for the residents, but he refuses to fall into passivity. He flirts constantly with Nurse Wilson and spends time with his best ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Aaron Alexander, Frummie Blatt, Hume Cronyn, Tandy Cronyn

Votes: 89

35. My Brother Jonathan (1985– )

50 min | Drama

7.5
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My Brother Jonathan is a 1985 BBC five part mini-series that relates the story of an idealistic doctor, Jonathan Dakkers, in the coal country of England during the period around WW1 and a love triangle.

Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Benedict Taylor, Helen Ryan, Caroline Bliss

Votes: 40

36. The Legend of Robin Hood (1975– )

50 min

7.5
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Stars: Martin Potter, Diane Keen, William Marlowe, Paul Darrow

Votes: 94

37. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Heading Home (1991)

Drama

7.5
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A story of a women is torn between two men in post World War II London.

Director: David Hare | Stars: Gary Oldman, Joely Richardson, Stephen Dillane, Stella Gonet

Votes: 64

38. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 4,812 | Gross: $1.65M

39. Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (1992 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.4
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Ada Harris, a London charwoman in the 1950's, sees a Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip to... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Pullen Shaw | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Diana Rigg, Lothaire Bluteau, John Savident

Votes: 615

40. The Party's Over (1965)

94 min | Drama

7.4
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An American businessman visits London and is horrified to discover his nubile teenage daughter has become involved with a gang of thuggish "beatniks". Her involvement leads to wild parties, sex, death and necrophilia.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Oliver Reed, Clifford David, Ann Lynn, Katherine Woodville

Votes: 411

41. A Pattern of Roses (1983 TV Movie)

65 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Suzanna Hamilton, Stuart MacKenzie, Joe Ritchie, Vivian Pickles

Votes: 66

42. Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)

GP | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Bruce Pritchard is paralysed mysteriously after his Brothers wedding. Rejected by his family, he is placed in a nursing home. Angry and depressed, he finds hope with a nurse. Can Bruce find a life outside the home?

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Nanette Newman, Georgia Brown, Bernard Lee

Votes: 303

43. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 64

44. Take a Girl Like You (1969)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Young Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career as a school teacher. Even before she has had a chance to settle in she meets Patrick, one of the local "lads". Within a short... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Miller | Stars: Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed, Noel Harrison, John Bird

Votes: 403

45. No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)

Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A crafty serial killer plays a game of cat-and-mouse with a harried police detective trying to track him down.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 1,598

46. Sitting Target (1972)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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Imprisoned Harry Lomart is a vicious, brute of a man and yet he is prepared to do his long jail term as he is confident that on his release his beautiful wife Pat will be waiting for him, but a visit from Pat brings him his worst nightmare.

Director: Douglas Hickox | Stars: Oliver Reed, Jill St. John, Ian McShane, Edward Woodward

Votes: 947

47. Coup de grâce (1976)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A countess' unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Matthias Habich, Margarethe von Trotta, Rüdiger Kirschstein, Marc Eyraud

Votes: 947

48. The Chain (1984)

100 min | Comedy

7.1
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Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Denis Lawson, Rita Wolf, Phyllis Logan, David Troughton

Votes: 216

49. Road Movie (1973)

88 min | Drama

7.1
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Gil and Hank are two independent truckers who run into problems when they are forced to pay off traffic managers to get loads. They also have to pay off highway cops when their rigs are ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Strick | Stars: Robert Drivas, Regina Baff, Barry Bostwick, David Bauer

Votes: 121

50. Pack of Lies (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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London in the early 1960s. The life of a couple is upset by the coming of a British Secret Service agent who moves in across the street.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Teri Garr, Sammi Davis, Ronald Hines

Votes: 267