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Mini-Series on my maybe/to-do-list.
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1.
A Girl Thing (2001 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office... (237 mins.)
Director: Lee Rose
 
2.
Above and Beyond (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
True Story about the Atlantic Ferry Operation during World War II.
 
3.
Angels in America (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals. (352 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
4.
Bangkok Hilton (1989 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand... (270 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
5.
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The adventures of young William Adama in the First Cylon War. (94 mins.)
Director: Jonas Pate
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
6.
Bleak House (2005 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system (510 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
7.
Brides of Christ (1991 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a...
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
8.
Brideshead Revisited (1981 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
An aristocratic English family is shown in the years between the Great War and The Second World War... (659 mins.)
 
9.
Centennial (1978 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s. (1256 mins.)
 
10.
Children of Dune (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe. (266 mins.)
 
11.
Das Boot (1985 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A World War II German U-Boat crew have a terrifying patrol mission in the early days of the war. (293 mins.)
 
12.
Dead Set (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House. (141 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
13.
Death Comes to Pemberley (2013 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt. An adaptation of PD James's homage to Pride and Prejudice. (180 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
14.
Dig (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Peter, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating a murder of a young female archaeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2000 years in the making. (60 mins.)
 
15.
Doctor Zhivago (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives... (226 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
16.
East of Eden (1981 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel which begins in the years after the American Civil War and, through the story of the Trask family, brings to light a struggle and conflict inherent in the human condition. (480 mins.)
 
17.
Earthsea (2004 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known... (90 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
18.
Edge of Darkness (1985 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force... (307 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
19.
Emma (2009 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home... (240 mins.)
 
20.
Empire (2005 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Epic four-hour series about the rise of Octavius who succeeds Julius Caesar and tangles with Marc Anthony for control of the Roman empire and finally went on to become the emperor Augustus. (360 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
21.
Fanny and Alexander (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls. (188 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
22.
Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A Rolling Stone reporter, embedded with The 1st Recon Marines chronicles his experiences during the first wave of the American-led assault on Baghdad in 2003. (70 mins.)
 
23.
Generation War (2013 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Five friends go out to war and promise each other to be back for Christmas. (270 mins.)
 
24.
Hatfields & McCoys (2012 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Dramatization of the bitter blood feud between the two families on the West Virginia/Kentucky border in the years after the Civil War. (290 mins.)
 
25.
Henry VIII (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two-part TV series documenting the stormy 38-year reign of King Henry VIII. (193 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
 
26.
House of Cards (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader... (226 mins.)
“ [B] + To Play the King (1993) & The Final Cut (1995) ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
27.
Human Trafficking (2005 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution... (176 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
28.
I, Claudius (1976 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers. (669 mins.)
 
29.
Into the West (2005 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Tales from the American West in the 19th century, told from the perspective of two families, one of white settlers and one of Native Americans. (552 mins.)
 
30.
Jamaica Inn (2014 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Based on Daphne Du Maurier's novel. A young woman moves in with her aunt and uncle and soon discovers unsavory happenings in her new home. (60 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
31.
Jane Eyre (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. However, his dark past may destroy their relationship forever. (230 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
32.
John Adams (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years. (71 mins.)
 
33.
Kingpin (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A drug cartel leader and his family try to keep what is "rightfully" their's. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Klondike (2014 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory... (274 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
35.
Little Dorrit (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father... (30 mins.)
 
36.
Lonesome Dove (1989 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Epic story about two former Texas rangers who decide to move cattle from the south to Montana. Augustus... (384 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
37.
Lost in Austen (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennet. (180 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
38.
Merlin (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot. (182 mins.)
 
39.
Neverwhere (1996 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Richard Mayhew leads an ordinary life in London when one day a girl named Door falls, injured, across his path... (180 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
40.
North & South (2004 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton. (58 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
41.
Oliver Twist (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies... (386 mins.)
 
42.
Our Friends in the North (1996 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker... (623 mins.)
 
43.
Our Mutual Friend (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London. (350 mins.)
 
44.
Parade's End (2012 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Revolves around a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette. (287 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
45.
Pennies from Heaven (1978 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Arthur, a sheet music salesman, has an ear for the hit tunes, but nobody will trust it. And his imagination often bursts into full song... (75 mins.)
 
46.
Political Animals (2012 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A divorced, former First Lady, is currently serving as the Secretary of State. She deals with State Department issues, while trying to keep her family together. (360 mins.)
 
47.
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s. (60 mins.)
 
48.
Shooting the Past (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London... (182 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
49.
Sofies verden (2000 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(27 mins.)
Director: Erik Gustavson
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
50.
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed... (55 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
51.
Taken (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Three families experience alien abductions over a period of five decades. (877 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
52.
The 10th Kingdom (2000 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins. (417 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
53.
The Buccaneers (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Four American girls go to England to find husbands. (212 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
 
54.
The Honourable Woman (2014 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Centers on Nessa Stein, a woman who inherits her father's arms business and finds herself in a international maelstrom when as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians. (60 mins.)
 
55.
The Last King (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return. (235 mins.)
 
56.
The Lost Room (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe. (270 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
57.
The Pacific (2010 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II. (530 mins.)
 
58.
The Pillars of the Earth (2010 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. (60 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
59.
The Scarlet and the Black (1993 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of an ambitious but impoverished young man who seduces women of social class in order to improve his own prospects. (238 mins.)
 
60.
The Singing Detective (1986 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations. (415 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
61.
The Slap (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Traces the shattering repercussions of a single event upon a group of family and friends. Based on Christos Tsiolkas' best-selling novel. (60 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
62.
Tin Man (2007 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's classic "The Wizard of Oz". (270 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
63.
Top of the Lake (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
When pregnant, 12-year-old Tui tries to kill herself in a freezing New Zealand lake, Detective Robin Griffin has plenty of questions for the girl. But when Tui suddenly disappears, Griffin finds herself knee-deep in small-town secrets. (350 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity
 
64.
Wayward Pines (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive. (60 mins.)
 
65.
Wives and Daughters (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend. (301 mins.)
 
66.
Women in Love (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Powerful adaptation of DH Lawrence's novel about the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own desires and passions. (180 mins.)
“ [Complete] ” - bookhouseboy_serenity