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1. Video Stars (1983 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Music

8.3
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The story of Channel D, a new underground TV station, and its crazy host Teddy (Tim Curry).

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Nicholas Ball, John Bird, Tim Curry, Roger Lloyd Pack

Votes: 10

2. Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Certain events which had an impact on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, while he was still a medical student under the supervision of Dr. Bell, his teacher and mentor, on whom the character of Sherlock Holmes is partly drawn from.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Charles Edwards, Simon Chandler, Mossie Smith

Votes: 425

3. Bramwell (1995– )

54 min | Drama

8.1
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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 »

Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Ruth Sheen, David Calder, Kevin McMonagle

Votes: 528

4. Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)
Episode: The Photographer's Chair (2001)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle and his mentor Dr. Joseph Bell investigate the strangulation deaths of two persons found floating in the river, as Doyle finds himself captivated by spiritualism.

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Charles Edwards, Claire Harman, Henry Goodman, Paul McNeilly

Votes: 283

5. 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: 3,753

6. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,166

7. Dead Head (1986– )

50 min | Drama

7.9
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4-part drama series. A dark tale about a small-time crook, Eddie Cass, who finds himself threatened by the state's shadowy security agencies.

Stars: Denis Lawson, Lindsay Duncan, George Baker, Simon Callow

Votes: 77

8. Titus Andronicus (1985 TV Movie)

168 min | Drama, Horror

7.9
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Roman warrior Titus Andronicus finds himself trapped in a nightmarish cycle of vengeance, misery, and bloodshed.

Director: Jane Howell | Stars: Paul Davies Prowles, Edward Hardwicke, Walter Brown, Brian Protheroe

Votes: 107

9. 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: 1,321

10. Finding Neverland (2004)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.7
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67 Metascore

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

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 180,849 | Gross: $51.68M

11. Crime and Punishment (2002 TV Movie)

200 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Living in squalor, a former student and loner (Raskolnikov) murders an old pawnbroker woman in order to confirm his hypothesis that certain individuals can pretermit morality in the pursuit of something greater.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: John Simm, Ian McDiarmid, Shaun Dingwall, Geraldine James

Votes: 573

12. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )

265 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

7.7
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H.G. Wells foresaw the future in such visionary novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. On a night in London in 1946, newspaper reporter Ellen McGillivray arrives at the home ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Ward, Barry Stanton, Raymond Coulthard, Mark Lewis Jones

Votes: 427

13. Walter & June (1983 TV Movie)

63 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Ian McKellen, Sarah Miles, John Gordon Sinclair, Tony Doyle

Votes: 94

14. Bramwell (1995– )
Episode: Loose Women (1998)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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A brothel fire causes dark secrets to be revealed and the relationships between Eleanor, Joe and Major Quarrie to be finally resolved.

Director: Tim Whitby | Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Kevin McMonagle, Ruth Sheen, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 40

15. Trial & Retribution (1997– )
Episode: Sins of the Father: Part 1 (2006)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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DCI Roisin O'Connor and DS David Satchell investigate the apparent murder of Emily Harrogate who is found by her parents at the bottom of the cellar stairs. When the parents and their two ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: David Hayman, Victoria Smurfit, Greg Wise, Nadia Cameron-Blakey

Votes: 81

16. 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: 467

17. Still Life (I) (2013)

92 min | Drama

7.4
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45 Metascore

A council case worker looks for the relatives of those found dead and alone.

Director: Uberto Pasolini | Stars: Eddie Marsan, Joanne Froggatt, Karen Drury, Andrew Buchan

Votes: 5,576

18. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An adaptation of the famous novel by Charles Dickens.

Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey, Ian McNeice

Votes: 6,501

19. 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: 767

20. Second Sight: Parasomnia (2000 TV Movie)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A police detective, who hides the fact that he's going blind, investigates a woman with a sleep disorder who wakes up covered in the blood of her fiance.

Director: Maurice Phillips | Stars: Clive Owen, Rupert Holliday-Evans, Mark Bazeley, Mark Sproston

Votes: 289

21. Luna (1983–1984)

30 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy, Family

7.4
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The show was about the domestic life of an eccentric family group set in the year 2040 - although in the setting, the characters are not in fact biologically related, but assigned to shared... See full summary »

Stars: Aaron Brown, Frank Duncan, Colin Bennett, Roy Macready

Votes: 13

22. New Tricks (2003– )
Episode: Bermondsey Boy (2014)

61 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Gerry is approached by Ralph Paxton, a boyhood friend who became a career criminal and was imprisoned for a jewel robbery. Ralph believes that his grandson, architecture student Jake was ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Denis Lawson, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tamzin Outhwaite, Dennis Waterman

Votes: 71

23. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Judgement of Solomon (1993)

54 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Retired RAF officer Connaught asks Lovejoy to sell a collection of Jewish religious artefacts,allegedly purchased by his late wife and with no provenance. However whilst Lovejoy asks father... See full summary »

Director: Rob Walker | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

Votes: 24

24. Wild Things (1988 TV Movie)

78 min

7.2
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Director: Rob Walker | Stars: Karen Young, Stuart Wilson, Willow Grylls, Ben Robb

Votes: 9

25. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
Episode: The Stolen Bacillus (2001)

46 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Director: Robert Young | Stars: Tom Ward, Katy Carmichael, Eve Best, Nicholas Rowe

Votes: 5

26. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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63 Metascore

Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Ciarán Hinds, David Alexander

Votes: 23,193 | Gross: $12.29M

27. The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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This film is based on a true story about a British teenager who allegedly poisoned family, friends, and co-workers. Graham is highly intelligent, but completely amoral. He becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Ross | Stars: Hugh O'Conor, Antony Sher, Tobias Arnold, Ruth Sheen

Votes: 3,127 | Gross: $0.75M

28. The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz (2000)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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The last day of creation. A stranger arrives in London. No one knows who he is or where he has come from. By the time he leaves, the entire universe will have been erased. A black comedy ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Hopkins | Stars: Tom Fisher, Ian McNeice, Tony Maudsley, William Keen

Votes: 933

29. Noah's Ark (1997– )

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Noah Kirby is an eccentric vet treating animals in the Worcestershire countryside. He is assisted by his very different son, Tom, local wildlife vet Clare and later on young vet Jake.

Stars: Anton Rodgers, Angela Thorne, Kate Alderton, Orla Brady

Votes: 19

30. Kinsey (1990–1991)

55 min | Drama

7.1
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Midlands lawyer Neil Kinsey, known for being a maverick, takes on a new partner, Tricia Mabbott, who has recently left a larger firm. He brings an unconventional approach to dealing with ... See full summary »

Stars: Leigh Lawson, Serena Gordon, David Savile, Meera Syal

Votes: 16

31. Trial & Retribution (1997– )
Episode: Sins of the Father: Part 2 (2007)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The police continue their investigation into Emily Harogate's death. Dr. Mullins thinks that her death is anything but accidental. DCI O'Connor is certain that it's friend or family-related... See full summary »

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: David Hayman, Victoria Smurfit, Greg Wise, Nadia Cameron-Blakey

Votes: 33

32. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
Episode: The New Accelerator (2001)

46 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Scientific discovery can be such a rush. Wrapped around the ongoing plot device of interviews with an elderly HG Wells as he recounts fantastical tales he swears are true. Starting with a lab experiment that could revolutionize the world.

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Tom Ward, Katy Carmichael, Eve Best, Nicholas Rowe

Votes: 9

33. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
Episode: The Truth About Pyecraft (2001)

46 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Director: Robert Young | Stars: Tom Ward, Katy Carmichael, Eve Best, Nicholas Rowe

Votes: 7

34. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
Episode: Brownlow's Newspaper (2001)

46 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A different sort of time travel tale--What would you do if you knew the future? Would you change that future? Remember Newtons's Third Law and Murphy's.

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Tom Ward, Katy Carmichael, Eve Best, Nicholas Rowe

Votes: 6

35. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
Episode: The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes (2001)

46 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Director: Robert Young | Stars: Tom Ward, Nicholas Rowe, Barry Stanton, Raymond Coulthard

Votes: 6

36. Onegin (1999)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »

Director: Martha Fiennes | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Liv Tyler, Toby Stephens, Lena Headey

Votes: 6,584 | Gross: $0.18M

37. The Chief (1990–1995)

50 min | Drama

6.9
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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.

Stars: Gillian Martell, Martin Shaw, Karen Archer, Dean Lepley

Votes: 60

38. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
Episode: The Crystal Egg (2001)

46 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Director: Robert Young | Stars: Tom Ward, Barry Stanton, Matthew Cottle, Raymond Coulthard

Votes: 7

39. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Bring Me the Head of Arthur Daley (1994)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Arthur is one of several people being targeted by violent criminal Charlie Knowles, who is doing time for armed robbery and wants vengeance on accomplices who got lighter sentences or in ... See full summary »

Director: John Stroud | Stars: George Cole, Gary Webster, Glynn Edwards, Stratford Johns

Votes: 16

40. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)

50 min | Drama

6.7
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Drama following the life of the officers and men of the King's Own Fusiliers regiment, during their home lives, training exercises and battles.

Stars: Ben Nealon, Robson Green, Jerome Flynn, Rosie Rowell

Votes: 482

41. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 91

42. Salome's Last Dance (1988)

R | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Set in France Oscar Wilde (so it appears) visits a local theatre and is surprised by their retelling of his own work ""Salome'" the story line then digresses in to a VERY twisted portrayal ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace, Douglas Hodge

Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $0.33M

43. The Prince and the Pauper (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Family

6.6
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The King and a poor boy swap places.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Alan Bates, Jonathan Hyde, Jonathan Timmins

Votes: 578

44. Underbelly (1992– )

60 min

6.6
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Stars: David Hayman, Tom Wilkinson, John McArdle, Christine Kavanagh

Votes: 16

45. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)
Episode: Proud Man (1994)

Drama

6.6
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The arrival of soldiers from the US Army for a training exercise forces rivalries to bubble to the surface and have far reaching consequences for Sergeant Tony Wilton and his wife Joy.

Director: Anthony Garner | Stars: Gary Love, Annabelle Apsion, Jerome Flynn, Rosie Rowell

Votes: 7

46. A Royal Night Out (2015)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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58 Metascore

On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations. It is a night full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett

Votes: 6,352 | Gross: $0.20M

47. Fierce Creatures (1997)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy

6.4
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62 Metascore

Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors.

Directors: Fred Schepisi, Robert Young | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 20,337 | Gross: $9.20M

48. Faintheart (2008)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A romantic comedy set in the world of battle re-enactments, about an irresponsible guy who has to shape up in order to win back his wife.

Director: Vito Rocco | Stars: Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner, Jessica Hynes, Bronagh Gallagher

Votes: 785

49. Entrapment (1999)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Crime, Romance

6.3
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54 Metascore

An insurance agent is sent by her employer to track down and help capture an art thief.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Sean Connery, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ving Rhames, Will Patton

Votes: 92,743 | Gross: $87.70M

50. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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A young girl named Alice falls down a rabbit-hole and finds herself in Wonderland, a fantasy land of strange characters and ideas.

Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 6,641