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1. Parrot Fashion (2007 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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The writing and production of the Doctor Who story "The Pirate Planet", featuring interviews with Douglas Adams, John Leeson, Pennant Roberts and Mary Tamm.

Director: Kevin Davies | Stars: Douglas Adams, Tom Baker, Clive Bennett, Martin Benson

2. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: Aftermath (2005)

Drama

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Writer: Jason Sutton | Director: Rhys Powys | Stars: Susan Cookson, Janine Mellor, Simon MacCorkindale, Elyes Gabel

3. Reputations (1994–2002)
Episode: Arthur Lowe (2002)

Documentary

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Director: John Fothergill | Stars: Jancis Robinson, Stephen Lowe, Peter Campbell, Norman Hewitt

4. The Omen Legacy (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

7.1
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The true stories that spawned the eerie tale of Damien, a small boy with an angelic face, whose very name still conjures up thoughts of Satan. This documentary shares spine-tingling ... See full summary »

Writers: Naomi Pfefferman, Brent Zacky | Director: Brent Zacky | Stars: Jack Palance, David Seltzer, Blanche Barton, Doug Posey

Votes: 166

5. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank McCourt, Laura Jones, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Votes: 16,100

6. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )
Episode: The Only Diesel Saxophone in Captivity (1998)

TV-PG | Comedy

6.8
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Compo meets a childhood rival and blackmails him into competitions they did when they were eleven. Auntie Wainwright sells Barry a saxophone with a weird case.

Writer: Roy Clarke | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Frank Thornton, Jean Alexander

Votes: 6

7. Reputations (1994–2002)

50 min | Documentary

8.4
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Stars: Denis Lawson, Jancis Robinson, Veronika Hyks, Andrew Sachs

Votes: 7

8. The Making of 'The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (1993 Video)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary looking at the making of "Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, The" (1981)_, including interviews with leading members of the cast and production team, behind-the-scenes footage ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Davies | Director: Kevin Davies | Stars: Peter Jones, Alan J.W. Bell, Stella Elliott, Douglas Adams

Votes: 132

9. The Camomile Lawn (1992 TV Mini-Series)

258 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.6
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In 1939, young Oliver, Calypso, Polly and Walter visit friends and family in Cornwall. Spanish Civil War is over and WW2 has begun, so they enjoy their love life while they can. Decades later, they gather again, this time for a funereal.

Stars: Felicity Kendal, Claire Bloom, Jennifer Ehle, Richard Johnson

Votes: 544

10. The Camomile Lawn (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1992)

Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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During the summer of 1939 Helena Cuthbertson and her staid second husband Richard, guardians to orphaned nine-year old niece Sophy, entertain their other nieces and nephews on the camomile ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Wesley, Ken Taylor | Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Martin Benson, Richard Johnson, Richard Syms, Claire Bloom

Votes: 13

11. The Camomile Lawn (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1992)

Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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Polly is unnaturally calm when a telegram arrives informing of Walter's death whereas Calypso breaks down. Having had sex at last with Oliver - and almost getting caught by Hector - she is ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Wesley, Ken Taylor | Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Felicity Kendal, Nicholas Le Prevost, Rebecca Hall, James Gaddas

Votes: 13

12. Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)

50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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In 1930's England, a man from an aristocratic family takes up the pseudonym Albert Campion and, with the help of his ex-burglar manservant, solves mysteries.

Creator: John Hawkesworth | Stars: Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Andrew Burt, Moray Watson

Votes: 417

13. Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)
Episode: Look to the Lady: Part 1 (1989)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Campion and Lugg help protect a prominent family's name, fortune, and a priceless heirloom from thieves, cutthroats, and witchcraft.

Creator: John Hawkesworth | Director: Martyn Friend | Stars: Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Gordon Jackson, Barbara Jefford

Votes: 64

14. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Make My Day (1989)

Crime, Drama

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Writers: Geoff McQueen, Barry Appleton | Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Eric Richard, Christopher Ellison, Mark Wingett, Jon Iles

15. Young Toscanini (1988)

109 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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A fanciful biopic of legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini as a very young man.

Writers: William Stadiem, Franco Zeffirelli, Ennio De Concini | Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophie Ward, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 141

16. Wyatt's Watchdogs (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

4.7
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Sitcom focusing on a local Neighbourhood Watch group.

Stars: Brian Wilde, Trevor Bannister, Anne Ridler, April Walker

Votes: 6

17. Wyatt's Watchdogs (1988– )
Episode: A Clot on the Landscape (1988)

Comedy

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Writer: Miles Tredinnick | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Brian Wilde, Trevor Bannister, Anne Ridler, April Walker

18. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Creators: Jeremy Brock, Paul Unwin | Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,391

19. The Clairvoyant (1984–1986)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1986)

Comedy

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Car sales have slumped alarmingly since Arnold become clairvoyant and honest. Then, to everyone's surprise and joy. Arnold corners a casual browser and clearly demonstrates his old skill of verbal dexterity.

Writer: Roy Clarke | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson, Hugh Lloyd, Shaun Curry

20. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Episodes follow uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station as they enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

Votes: 1,690

21. Arch of Triumph (1984 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.5
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In Paris, before the Nazis penetrate into the city, an Austrian refugee doctor falls in love with a mysterious woman. The 2nd World War isn't the best environment for romanticism ...

Writers: Erich Maria Remarque, Charles E. Israel | Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Lesley-Anne Down, Donald Pleasence, Frank Finlay

Votes: 365

22. The Clairvoyant (1984–1986)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson, Hugh Lloyd, Shaun Curry

23. The Hello Goodbye Man (1984– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Ian Lavender, Mary Tamm, Paul Chapman, Dominic Guard

24. The Hello Goodbye Man (1984– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1984)

Comedy

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Writer: David Nobbs | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Ian Lavender, Mary Tamm, Paul Chapman, Dominic Guard

25. Schoolgirl Chums (1982 TV Movie)

65 min | Family

7.3
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In the 1930's, Alison starts a new boarding school and becomes embroiled in a sinister plot to dethrone the royal family of Bosnovia.

Writer: Peter Glidewell | Director: Ian Keill | Stars: Lalla Ward, Martin Benson, Barry Jackson, Barbara Bolton

Votes: 6

26. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981– )

152 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.0
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers.

Stars: Simon Jones, David Dixon, Peter Jones, Sandra Dickinson

Votes: 7,753

27. Sphinx (1981)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs - murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy's curse!

Writers: John Byrum, Robin Cook | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Lesley-Anne Down, Frank Langella, Maurice Ronet, John Gielgud

Votes: 855

28. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1981)

Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.4
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The story of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy begins when a 6-foot ape descendant named Arthur Dent is saved from the destruction of planet Earth thanks to Ford Prefect, who is in fact... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Adams | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Peter Jones, Simon Jones, David Dixon, Joe Melia

Votes: 91

29. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1981)

Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure

8.2
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Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect find themselves thrown off the Vogon spaceship into the vacuum of space. Improbably, they are rescued 29 seconds later by the Starship Heart of Gold. This brand... See full summary »

Writer: Douglas Adams | Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Peter Jones, Simon Jones, David Dixon, Sandra Dickinson

Votes: 80

30. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Way to Do It (1981)

Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Living a dreary life and dominated by his wealthy Aunt May, Roger Carson takes to gambling and, due to the wiles of the lovely but devious casino hostess Suzie, he has quickly run up a ... See full summary »

Writers: Denis Cannan, Jack Ritchie | Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Andrew Ray, Elizabeth Spriggs, Elaine Paige, Martin Benson

Votes: 38

31. The Sea Wolves (1980)

PG | 120 min | Action, History, War

6.3
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A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old.

Writers: James Leasor, Reginald Rose | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard

Votes: 2,652

32. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: Pews (1980)

Drama

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Writer: Chaim Bermant | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: John Bennett, Harold Berens, Jack Lynn, John Barrett

33. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 720

34. The Human Factor (1979)

R | 115 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.

Writers: Graham Greene, Tom Stoppard | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Nicol Williamson, Derek Jacobi, Joop Doderer

Votes: 757

35. Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)

108 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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G.I. Gurdjieff is a spiritual teacher and mystic who, after a lifetime study, developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.

Writers: Peter Brook, G.I. Gurdjieff, Jeanne Salzmann | Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Dragan Maksimovic, Terence Stamp, Mikica Dimitrijevic, Athol Fugard

Votes: 600

36. Telford's Change (1979– )

50 min

8.6
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Telford had worked for many years in a bank, and had progressed to a senior role which involved him travelling overseas. He decided that he wanted a change, so he applied for the job of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Hannah Gordon, Albert Welling, Veronica Sowerby

Votes: 26

37. Telford's Change (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1979)

73 min

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Writer: Brian Clark | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Peter Barkworth, Hannah Gordon, Martin Benson, David Markham

38. Telford's Change (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1979)

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Writer: Brian Clark | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Peter Barkworth, Hannah Gordon, Keith Barron, Martin Benson

39. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)

60 min | Adventure, Crime

7.0
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Simon Templar is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals and keeps the loot for himself (usually in such a way as to put the rich criminals behind bars). He's ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Norman Eshley, Edward Brayshaw, John Hallam

Votes: 170

40. The Professionals (1977–1983)
Episode: Long Shot (1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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The CI5 team is charged with the protection of former American Secretary of state Dr. Harbinger at a peace conference and Cowley's quick thinking saves him from being shot by Middle Eastern... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Director: Ernest Day | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Roger Lloyd Pack

Votes: 36

41. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)
Episode: One Black September (1978)

Adventure, Crime

7.0
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The Saint teams up with Israeli Captain Leila Sabin, a counter-terrorist officer, to track down Abdul Hakim. He is a member of the Black September terrorist group who has defected and is in... See full summary »

Writer: John Kruse | Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Prunella Gee, Emily Bolton, Garrick Hagon

Votes: 7

42. The Many Wives of Patrick (1976–1978)
Episode: The Sheikh of Saudi Kensington (1978)

Comedy

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Writer: Richard Waring | Director: William G. Stewart | Stars: Patrick Cargill, Robin Parkinson, Ursula Howells, Elspet Gray

43. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,481

44. The Message (1977)

PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.6
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This must-see epic depicts the birth of Islam. In the 7th century Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in ... See full summary »

Writers: H.A.L. Craig, Tewfik El-Hakim, A.B. Jawdat El-Sahhar, A.B. Rahman El-Sharkawi, Mohammad Ali Maher | Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Votes: 23,074

45. Jesus of Nazareth (1977 TV Mini-Series)

382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 10,326

46. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Episode: Part 2 (1977)

Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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Jesus meets Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist and continues to perform miracles among his people.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, James Farentino

Votes: 144

47. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Hostage (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James and Captain Baines sail to Palermo to pick up emigrants for America. Whilst James is ashore with his Sicilian agent Benito, several Mafia bandits led by local don Ranocci take over ... See full summary »

Writers: Cyril Abraham, Martin Worth | Director: Paul Ciappessoni | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Tom Adams

48. The Omen (1976)

R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the anti-christ? The devil's own son?

Writer: David Seltzer | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Votes: 72,890

49. Al-risâlah (1976)

170 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.8
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The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah".

Writers: H.A.L. Craig, Tewfik El-Hakim, A.B. Rahman El-Sharkawi, Abdel Hamid Gouda, Mohammad Ali Maher | Director: Moustapha Akkad | Stars: Abdallah Gheith, Mouna Wasef, Hamdy Gheith, Ali Achmed Taram

Votes: 1,580

50. The Many Wives of Patrick (1976–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Patrick Woodford has been married six times. All of his marriages have failed. Now he's planning to divorce his sixth wife, Helen. Later, he thinks of remarrying his first wife, Elizabeth. ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Cargill, Robin Parkinson, Patrick Ryecart, Ursula Howells

Votes: 7