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1. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: Rachel Hardcastle (1995)

Crime, Drama

8.7
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DCI Noel Bains finds himself under suspicion of murder when Rachel Hardcastle's husband is found beaten to death. Bains had only met Rahel the week before when she performed at a concert. ... See full summary »

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Stars: Philip Madoc, Sharon Morgan, Gillian Elisa, Geraint Lewis

2. Return to Treasure Island (1986– )

115 min | Adventure

8.3
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In this continuation of the classic "Treasure Island" tale that takes place ten years later, an adult Jim Hawkins meets up again with an older--but not necessarily wiser--Long John Silver.

Stars: Brian Blessed, Christopher Guard, Kenneth Colley, Reiner Schöne

3. Jonathan Creek (1997–2014)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

4. Y Pris (2007–2008)

Crime, Drama

8.2
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The series follows the tangled lives of a group of West-Walian gangsters. The drama centres on Lyn Edwards, who has responsibility thrust upon his shoulders when his father is taken ill. ... See full summary »

Creator: Tim Price | Stars: Matthew Gravelle, Aled Pugh, Jâms Thomas, James Thomas

5. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: The Cave Woman: Part 2 (2006)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

8.2
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Dalziel and Pascoe's investigation comes under increasing attack, despite their best efforts to search for clues. However, they battle harder than ever to uncover the truth about the ... See full summary »

Writers: Reginald Hill, Dusty Hughes | Director: Minkie Spiro | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Wayne Perrey, Jennifer James

6. The Giblet Boys (2005– )

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Anna Mountford, Jack Bannon, Scott Chisholm, Michael Kosminsky

7. Robin Hood (2006– )
Episode: For England...! (2007)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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The Sheriff's Black Knights gather at the castle to attend a feast and declare their allegiance to Prince John by signing the Great Pact of Nottingham. With the outlaws disguised as ... See full summary »

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Director: James Erskine | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Lucy Griffiths, Richard Armitage, Keith Allen

8. Robin Hood (2006– )
Episode: A Dangerous Deal (2009)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Gisborne awaits his execution in a Nottingham dungeon, and meets a fellow prisoner who has a profound effect upon him. Robin thinks he can strike a deal with Sheriff Isabella, but his plans... See full summary »

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Richard Armitage, David Harewood, Gordon Kennedy

9. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: Guardian Angel: Part 2 (2006)

Crime, Mystery, Drama

8.0
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As the deaths keep rising, the police try to figure out why the victims had all withdrawn large sums of money from their bank accounts. Were they being blackmailed? Andy doesn't think so ... See full summary »

Writers: Glenn Chandler, Reginald Hill | Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Jennifer James, Wayne Perrey

10. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: The Cave Woman: Part 1 (2006)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

8.0
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When a woman's mummified remains emerge from the water during a cave rescue operation, Dalziel and Pascoe embark upon a treacherous murder inquiry which rocks their world to its core.

Writers: Reginald Hill, Dusty Hughes | Director: Minkie Spiro | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Wayne Perrey, Jennifer James

11. Waterloo Road (2006– )
Episode: Episode #7.1 (2011)

Drama, Romance

7.9
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Headteacher Ms Fisher deals with abandoned infant found on school grounds.

Creators: Maureen Chadwick, Ann McManus | Director: Andrew Gunn | Stars: Kirstie Armstrong, Amanda Burton, Robson Green, Mark Benton

12. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: Fallen Angel: Part 2 (2006)

Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.9
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Dalziel and Pascoe continue their search for clues in the murder of a jockey and take little comfort from their rural surroundings as they find themselves getting dragged deeper into the dark side of horse racing.

Writers: Johanne McAndrew, Elliot Hope | Director: Ian Knox | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Jennifer James, Cheryl Campbell

13. Robin Hood (2006– )
Episode: Show Me the Money (2007)

Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Robin is determined to get hold of the Great Pact of Nottingham, written proof of the Sheriff's treason. So when lovelorn knight John of York (John Hopkins) and his chest of silver pass by ... See full summary »

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Director: James Erskine | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Lucy Griffiths, Richard Armitage, Keith Allen

14. Winner Takes All (2005)

6 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Winner Takes All is the tale of a cocky Stranger who enters a rowdy bar and accepts a challenge to win a pot of money. He fails to listen to the rules properly, with shocking but hilarious ... See full summary »

Writers: John Campbell-Mac, Helen Grace, Chico Slimani | Director: Helen Grace | Stars: Barber Ali, John Campbell-Mac, Dave Courtney, Lauretta Lewis

15. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: Fallen Angel: Part 1 (2006)

Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.8
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Following the murder of a jockey at a racetrack, Dalziel and Pascoe find themselves forced to examine the dark underbelly of horse racing.

Writers: Johanne McAndrew, Elliot Hope, Reginald Hill | Director: Ian Knox | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Jennifer James, Andrew Tiernan

16. Robin Hood (2006– )
Episode: The King Is Dead, Long Live the King... (2009)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Isabella will go to any lengths to prove her loyalty to the Prince, and to win the Sheriff's job for herself. Meanwhile, suspicious news arrives from the Holy Land that King Richard is dead... See full summary »

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Director: John Greening | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Richard Armitage, David Harewood, Gordon Kennedy

17. Helena (2006)

9 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Writer: Ed Clark | Director: Toor Mian | Stars: Vesna Stanojevic, Robin Kingsland, Sean Knopp

18. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: Guardian Angel: Part 1 (2006)

Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.6
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Wetherton's domestic bliss is rocked when housewife, Susan Goodman, is murdered while doing her weekly shopping. Lethal chemical, teltroxin, is the cause of death and Susan's demise is soon... See full summary »

Writers: Glenn Chandler, Reginald Hill | Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Jennifer James, Wayne Perrey

19. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: Rest Not Secure (1995)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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Things are not going well for DCI Bain. At home, 17-year old daughter Hannah increasingly resents him as a policeman, all the more so that he had to arrest someone she had become close to, ... See full summary »

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Director: Edward Thomas | Stars: Philip Madoc, Ffion Wilkins, Phylip Ab Owain, Allin Elidyr

20. Jonathan Creek (1997–2014)
Episode: The Chequered Box (2004)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A respected police officer is photographed in suspicious circumstances. Can Jonathan prove his innocence?

Writer: David Renwick | Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: Adrian Edmondson, Julia Sawalha, Frank Boyce, Alan Davies

21. Robin Hood (2006– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Active

7.5
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After 5 years of fighting in the crusades, Robin returns to England and leads a band of outlaws to outwit the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Gordon Kennedy, Sam Troughton, Joe Armstrong

22. Waterloo Road (2006– )

60 min | Drama, Romance | Active

7.5
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A contemporary drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school.

Creators: Ann McManus, Maureen Chadwick | Stars: Philip Martin Brown, Jason Done, Chelsee Healey, Denise Welch

23. Jonathan Creek (1997–2014)
Episode: Gorgons Wood (2004)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A priceless porcelain statue of the ancient Shinto monk Sikoto-no vanishes from a small town museum under impossible circumstances.

Writer: David Renwick | Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: Bamber Gascoigne, Michael Cochrane, Alan Davies, Stuart Milligan

24. Robin Hood (2006– )
Episode: The Enemy of My Enemy (2009)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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The gang is shocked when Robin announces that Gisborne is joining their fight against Isabella, but can their uneasy truce survive? Robin and Gisborne then travel to York to save their ... See full summary »

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Richard Armitage, David Harewood, Gordon Kennedy

25. Robin Hood (2006– )
Episode: Too Hot to Handle (2009)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A heat wave hits Nottinghamshire and, when Prince John blocks all the local wells, the outlaws are forced to take desperate measures to save those at risk. Prince John discovers Robin and ... See full summary »

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Director: John Greening | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Richard Armitage, David Harewood, Gordon Kennedy

26. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: White Rocks (1994)

Crime, Drama

7.5
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The police investigate the murder of Janice Johnson who was found beaten to death in her holiday caravan. Her young son Luke has run away and the police believe he may have witnessed the ... See full summary »

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Director: Edward Thomas | Stars: Philip Madoc, Gillian Elisa, Geraint Lewis, Sharon Morgan

27. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

28. Walk Away and I Stumble (2005 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Andy Spader has been happily married for 13 years, with two teenage children, when he meets a younger woman, Claire Holmes, after going to investigate a break-in at her travel agency shop. ... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Graham | Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Tamzin Outhwaite, Julie Graham, Mark Strong, Aidan Gillen

29. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: Shadow Falls (1998)

Crime, Drama

7.4
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Investigating a suspicious suicide in a tightly knit community, Bain wants to close the case and go home. Prompted by his daughter, Hannah, he digs deeper, unearthing a dark secret that binds three couples together.

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Director: Endaf Emlyn | Stars: Philip Madoc, Ffion Wilkins, Simon Kunz, Caroline Berry

30. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: Son of His Works (1995)

Crime, Drama

7.4
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DCI Noel Bain and his team investigate the murder of Dilwyn Collier. He is found nude in the woods having been run over by a car, beaten and shot and near what was apparently a grave he was... See full summary »

Stars: Philip Madoc, Owen Garmon, Philip Howe, Lowri James

31. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.3
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Creator: Reginald Hill | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

32. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: Bloodline (1997)

Crime, Drama

7.3
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DI Bain and the squad have two murder cases to investigate. The first involves the death of two brothers, Lewis and Dafydd Pemberton, found at the bottom of a lake. The post-mortem reveals ... See full summary »

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Director: Peter Edwards | Stars: Philip Madoc, Gillian Elisa, Sharon Morgan, Ffion Wilkins

33. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: Gameboys (1994)

Crime, Drama

7.3
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The police investigate the death of a young man who is found in an incineration pit meant for diseased animals. The police confirm that the young man was a rent boy but the subsequent ... See full summary »

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Director: Peter Edwards | Stars: Philip Madoc, Ffion Wilkins, Ifan Huw Dafydd, Morgan Hopkins

34. Mistress of Suspense (1990– )

50 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Stars: Anthony Perkins, Doug Rollins, Stéphane Freiss, Assumpta Serna

35. Waterloo Road (2006– )
Episode: Episode #7.2 (2011)

Drama, Romance

7.2
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Finn is back,bullying withdrawn Martin Dunbar,who is caught looking at lingerie magazines and patrolling the girls' cloak-room. However Chris discovers that Martin is desperate for a sex ... See full summary »

Creators: Maureen Chadwick, Ann McManus | Director: Andrew Gunn | Stars: Holly Kenny, Elaine Symons, Ian Aspinall, Amanda Burton

36. Solomon & Gaenor (1999)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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58 Metascore

A tragic love story between a Jewish young man and a Welsh woman in the beginning of the century. The movie is mostly in English with parts in Welsh and Yiddish

Writer: Paul Morrison | Director: Paul Morrison | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Nia Roberts, Sue Jones-Davies, William Thomas

37. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: Black Silence (1994)

Crime, Drama

7.0
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In the midst of a strike at a local coal mine, DCI Bain finds himself investigating the murder of 17-year old Lesley Price, a local prostitute. She had witnessed a scab being beaten up by ... See full summary »

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Director: Peter Edwards | Stars: Philip Madoc, Geraint Lewis, Ffion Wilkins, Stephen Chapman

38. Tarot Mechanic (2002)

3 min | Short

6.9
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A mechanic uses the mystic tarot to determine the problems of the vehicles he works on.

Writer: Louise Adlam | Director: Jason King | Star: Jason Hughes

39. Waterloo Road (2006– )
Episode: Episode #7.6 (2011)

Drama, Romance

6.9
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Aiden and Ronan have a fight in class,allowing Daniel to show his authority and his compassion when he listens to Denzil's fear of losing Sambucca. Rob has a heart-to-heart with his son,... See full summary »

Creators: Maureen Chadwick, Ann McManus | Director: Julie Edwards | Stars: Holly Kenny, Jason Done, Elaine Symons, Reece Douglas

40. The Theory of Flight (1998)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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48 Metascore

A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Hawkins | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Branagh, Gemma Jones, Holly Aird

41. Undertaking Betty (2002)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A woman, whose husband is cheating on her, and an undertaker, who has been in love with her since their childhood, decide to fake her death so they can be together.

Writer: Fred Ponzlov | Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina, Christopher Walken, Naomi Watts

42. Deadly Strangers (1975)

R | 88 min | Thriller

6.7
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After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat ... See full summary »

Writer: Philip Levene | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Hayley Mills, Simon Ward, Sterling Hayden, Ken Hutchison

43. Cameleon (1997)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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1942. Delme Davies, a wayward idealistic young man, joins the army in a quest for excitement and adventure. One night he returns home unexpectedly to his widowed mother, Iwanna and brother,... See full summary »

Writer: Juliet Ace | Director: Ceri Sherlock | Stars: Daniel Evans, Simon Fisher, Aneirin Hughes, Phylip Hughes

44. Taliesin Jones (2000)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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A lonely boy, from a broken family, becomes inspired by faith healers.

Writers: Rhidian Brook, Maureen Tilyou | Director: Martin Duffy | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Ian Bannen, John-Paul Macleod, Geraldine James

45. Waterloo Road (2006– )
Episode: Episode #7.10 (2011)

Drama, Romance

6.6
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Inspector Alison Drew comes to appraise the school with a view to its survival but matters are not helped when Chris absents himself to pursue Scout,who has run off with Liam to prevent ... See full summary »

Creators: Maureen Chadwick, Ann McManus | Stars: Robson Green, Amanda Burton, William Ash, Katie McGlynn

46. The Christmas Stallion (1992 TV Movie)

6.5
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Sixteen year old Gwen Davies adores the horses she and her grandfather have raised on the beautiful Welsh Mountains. However, when her grandfather dies her uncle must either sell the farm ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Matthews | Director: Peter Edwards | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Lynette Davies, Siân MacLean, Patrick Loomer

47. A Mind to Kill (1994– )
Episode: The Little House in the Forest (2002)

Crime, Drama

6.4
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When a 15-year-old girl is found murdered, a pedophile living alone in the forest is easy to blame. But Bain knows that simple answers aren't always the right ones, and he steps in to help a young colleague solve the case.

Writer: David Joss Buckley | Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Philip Madoc, Ffion Wilkins, Sharon Morgan, Sara McGaughey

48. The Tichborne Claimant (1998)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

6.2
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Based on a true story, set in the late 19th century: Lord Tichborne, the ninth richest nobleman in England, disappears after a South American shipwreck. Some years later his erudite ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Fisher | Director: David Yates | Stars: Robert Pugh, John Kani, Stephen Fry, John Gielgud

49. A Mind to Kill (1994– )

120 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Creators: Lyn Ebenezer, Sion Eirian | Stars: Philip Madoc, Ffion Wilkins, Sharon Morgan, Gillian Elisa

50. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Suspicion (1988)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A remake of Hitchcock's 1941 suspenser about a wealthy young woman who comes to suspect that her new husband is plotting to murder her.

Writers: Anthony Berkeley, Joan Harrison, Barry Levinson, Jonathan Lynn, Samson Raphaelson, Alma Reville | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Jane Curtin, Ron Pember, Martin Clunes