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1. House of Cards (1990 TV Mini-Series)

226 min | Drama

8.9
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Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel

2. Play for Today (1970–1987)
Episode: Stocker's Copper (1972)

Drama

8.9
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In August 1913 a strike at a Cornish clay pit leads to Welsh police being sent to keep order. Having no other source of income... See full synopsis »

Writer: Tom Clarke | Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Gareth Thomas, Bryan Marshall, Jane Lapotaire, Tony Caunter

3. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Creators: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall | Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

4. House of Cards (1990– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1990)

56 min | Drama

8.8
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Francis Urquhart is the Conservative Party Chief Whip who keeps the party's Members of Parliament in line. The party has selected a new leader, Henry Collingridge, and at the general ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Dobbs, Andrew Davies | Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, David Lyon, Miles Anderson

5. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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91 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Writer: George Lucas | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

6. House of Cards (1990– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1990)

56 min | Drama

8.7
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Francis Urqhart continues his surreptitious campaign to force Prime Minister Henry Collingridge's resignation. After the tabloids spend the summer excoriating the PM's brother Charles, it's... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Dobbs, Andrew Davies | Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, David Lyon

7. House of Cards (1990– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1990)

57 min | Drama

8.7
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Francis Urquhart announces his intention to seek the leadership of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. It's six days until the first ballot and Urquhart plots against his ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Dobbs, Andrew Davies | Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Diane Fletcher

8. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

9. Prospects (1986– )

60 min

8.6
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Stars: Gary Olsen, Brian Bovell, Peter Lovstrom, Chrissie Cotterill

10. Poldark (1975– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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British officer Ross Poldark returns to his native Cornwall after the Revolutionary War after escaping as a prisoner of war. He finds that because he was believed dead, his home has fallen ... See full summary »

Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Clive Francis, Jill Townsend

11. Big Deal (1984–1986)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Lighthearted drama series about Robby Box, a small-time London gambler, and his long-suffering family.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

12. House of Cards (1990– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1990)

57 min | Drama

8.5
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The Prime Minister resigns and the race is to replace him. Environment Minister Michael Samuels and Foreign Minister Patrick Woolton are the apparent front-runners, though the Chronicle ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Dobbs, Andrew Davies | Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, David Lyon, Miles Anderson

13. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #2.10 (1977)

52 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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Caroline goes to London after her child's death, Whitworth reestablishes relations with money, and Ross secretly visits Elizabeth during a Warleggan party.

Writers: Martin Worth, Winston Graham | Director: Philip Dudley | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Christopher Biggins, Michael Cadman

14. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Judas Pair (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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A collector of flintlock pistols is murdered for a valuable but incomplete set of dueling pistols and Lovejoy has the missing pieces.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash | Director: Baz Taylor | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Tierney

15. Braveheart (1995)

R | 177 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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68 Metascore

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.

Writer: Randall Wallace | Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

16. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Firefly Cage (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A firefly cage, beautifully carved from coal leads Lovejoy to a gang of antique thieves and their cache of loot.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash | Director: David Reynolds | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Tierney

17. Lillie (1978 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller, Peggy Ann Wood, Anton Rodgers

18. A Life for a Life (1998 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama

8.3
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A moving dramatisation of a 1970s UK miscarraige of justice, centred around Stefan Khizcho, and his mother's subsequent battle for his freedom.

Writer: Peter Berry | Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: John Bleasdale, John Bowler, Magdalena Buznea, Tom Chadbon

19. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #2.11 (1977)

52 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Whitworth attempts to break off his ongoing affair with Rowella but is seduced into continuing it when Solway becomes aware he's being cuckolded.

Writers: Martin Worth, Winston Graham | Director: Philip Dudley | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Ralph Bates, Jill Townsend

20. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #2.12 (1977)

53 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Warleggan wagers Adderly that he will not be able to seduce Demelza, and when he fails at that, he goads Ross into challenging him to a duel.

Writers: Martin Worth, Winston Graham | Director: Philip Dudley | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Ralph Bates, Jill Townsend

21. The Love School (1975– )
Episode: The Brotherhood (1975)

Drama

8.3
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Writers: Robin Chapman, Ray Lawler | Director: Piers Haggard | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Peter Egan, Bernard Lloyd, David Collings

22. Lillie (1978– )
Episode: The Sailor Prince (1978)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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A scandal sheet trumpets a rumored Langtry divorce, and Edward is unable to collect his Irish rents. Lillie makes a new friend: W.E. Gladstone. Edward files suit against the scandal sheet ... See full summary »

Writers: John Gorrie, Mike Smith, James Brough | Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Francesca Annis, Anton Rodgers, Denis Lill, Peter Egan

23. 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

24. The Human Jungle (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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This is a British TV series in which Dr. Corder is a Psychiatrist who is able to treat and cure any Patients' mental disorders through Freudian and contemporary approaches.

Stars: Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans

25. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The March of Time (1986)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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After acquiring an old clock in in a trade with another dealer, Lovejoy finds some priceless love letters from the Napoleonic era.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, Murray Smith | Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Tierney

26. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Writers: Gerry Conlon, Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

27. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.1
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Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

28. Hannay (1988–1989)
Episode: Death with Due Notice (1988)

Drama

8.1
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Creator: Michael Robson | Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Jill Meager, Serena Gordon

29. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Taking the Pledge (1993)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Lovejoy tries to help an old friend, now turned homeless man, to redeem a valuable heirloom watercolor miniature.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, Alan Clews | Director: Baz Taylor | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

30. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Sting (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A reformed drug addict asks Lovejoy in helping her recover valuable statuettes from her late father's estate that she had used to support her habit.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash | Director: Baz Taylor | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Tierney

31. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: To Sleep No More (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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After a skilled antiques forger dies and a thief steals a forged snuff box, his only legacy to his widow, Lovejoy vows to retrieve it.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, David G.B. Brown | Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Tierney

32. Wallander (2008– )

90 min | Crime, Thriller

8.0
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Sarah Smart, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark

33. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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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.

Creator: Ian La Frenais | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

34. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Yorkshire Television's hugely successful legal drama, The Main Chance, was so fast-paced that even the opening credits were played over images of a speeding train... See full synopsis »

Creators: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm | Stars: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

35. ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959–1980)

Drama

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Stars: André Morell, James Grout, Felicity Kendal, Patricia Garwood

36. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Axeman Cometh (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Lovejoy connives to win a Welsh oak dresser at an auction well below his value, but when Eric discovers a stuck door, they find more than they bargained for.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, Terry Hodgkinson | Director: Roger Tucker | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Tierney

37. 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

38. Withdrawal (2006)

10 min | Short, Drama

7.9
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Writer: Mark Conn | Director: Mark Conn | Stars: Martine McCutcheon, Iddo Goldberg, Sean Rooney, Andrew Stevenson

39. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1982 TV Movie)

Drama

7.9
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Writer: Rudolph Besier | Director: Michael Darlow | Stars: Jane Lapotaire, Joss Ackland, Jeremy Brett, Nigel Stock

40. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: Child's Play (1998)

Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.9
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As Gwendoline Huby is being laid to rest her funeral is interrupted by Alessandro Pontelli, who claims to be her son Alexander, missing in action in Italy in 1944. The other heirs are not ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Chaplin, Reginald Hill | Director: David Wheatley | Stars: Eugene Walker, Marcus Romer, Bryan Pringle, Cathy Sara

41. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Dainty Dish (1993)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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In Brighton on a working holiday Lovejoy meets Lady Jane's friend Louise,widow of a Belgian baron and resistance hero. She possesses a valuable porcelain plate,part of a larger dinner ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, Jeremy Paul | Director: John Woods | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

42. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Friends, Romans and Enemies (1986)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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While reviewing articles from an estate sale of an eccentric engineer, Lovejoy uncovers clues that lead him to an ancient Roman grave.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash | Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Tierney

43. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Stones of Destiny (1993)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy accompanies Charlotte to Wales in search of a stolen Celtic cross that may have come from a coastal cave that served as a Medieval church.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, Alan Clews | Director: Jim Hill | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, Diane Parish

44. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Kakiemon Tiger (1993)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy's IOU to a former client is inherited by a notoriously lethal loan shark who gives him three days to pay... or else.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, Roger Marshall | Director: Nicholas Laughland | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Caroline Langrishe

45. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Nicholas Nickleby is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England. His good looks, kind heart and gentlemanly manner are fine ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dickens, Martyn Hesford | Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: John Dallimore, James D'Arcy, Sophia Myles, Diana Kent

46. The Unsinkable Titanic (2008 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writers: Patrick Reams, Tony Mulholland | Director: Patrick Reams | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Malcolm Tierney, Mark Tandy, Darrell D'Silva

47. Collision Course (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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Dramatisation of the events leading to the Zagreb air disaster and the subsequent trial of the air-traffic controllers.

Writer: Martin Thompson | Director: Leslie Woodhead | Stars: Antony Sher, David de Keyser, Nick Brimble, David Beames

48. 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.

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

49. Family Life (1971)

108 min | Drama

7.7
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A teenage girl suffers a nervous breakdown.

Writer: David Mercer | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Sandy Ratcliff, Bill Dean, Grace Cave, Malcolm Tierney

50. McLibel (2005)

85 min | Documentary

7.7
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81 Metascore

McLibel is the story of two ordinary people who humiliated McDonald's in the biggest corporate PR disaster in history.

Directors: Franny Armstrong, Ken Loach | Stars: Helen Steel, Dave Morris, Bruce Alexander, Anita Anand