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Dune (2000 Mini-Series)
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A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel. (265 mins.)
 
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Children of Dune (2003 Mini-Series)
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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe. (266 mins.)
 
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I, Claudius (1976 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers. (669 mins.)
 
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The Pacific (2010 Mini-Series)
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The Pacific Theatre of World War 2, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines. (530 mins.)
 
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Elizabeth I (2005 Mini-Series)
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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I. (223 mins.)
 
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Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
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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.)
 
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Flambards (1979 Mini-Series)
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In the early 1900's in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell... (780 mins.)
 
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Centennial (1978 Mini-Series)
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The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s. (1256 mins.)
 
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Sharpe's Gold (1995 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Sword (1995 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Regiment (1996 TV Movie)
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Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Company (1994 TV Movie)
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Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Battle (1995 TV Movie)
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When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Enemy (1994 TV Movie)
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Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women... (90 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Rifles (1993 TV Movie)
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In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company. (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Eagle (1993 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Honour (1994 TV Movie)
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1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Siege (1996 TV Movie)
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Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Waterloo (1997 TV Movie)
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Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Mission (1996 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Revenge (1997 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is framed as the thief who stole Napoleon's gold, and he must clear his name to avoid execution. Meanwhile, Jane - urged on by a friend - makes some questionable choices. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
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Sharpe's Justice (1997 TV Movie)
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Returning to Yorkshire, Sharpe finds himself on the wrong side between corrupt employers and exploited workers. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
23.
Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)
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Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999 TV Movie)
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Lt. Hornblower and his mates are sent to accompany a doomed royalist invasion of revolutionary France. (100 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998 TV Movie)
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Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999 TV Movie)
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Lt. Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998 TV Movie)
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While Lt. Hornblower studies for his promotion examination, he is distracted by the serious supply problems that face his crew. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)
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Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks. (125 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011 Mini-Series)
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Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed... (55 mins.)
 
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A Tale of Two Cities (1989 Mini-Series)
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Two men, one an aristocrat and one a drunken lawyer, fall in love with the same woman during the early stages of the French Revolution. (188 mins.)
 
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Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)
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Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny. (240 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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Hornblower: Duty (2003 TV Movie)
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Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower's wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon's troops are engaged in covert activities. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010 Mini-Series)
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Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. (60 mins.)
 
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The Far Pavilions (1984 Mini-Series)
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Story of forbidden love in 1800's India set against the revolution for India's freedom from England. (315 mins.)
 
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The Jewel in the Crown (1984 Mini-Series)
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The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end... (778 mins.)
 
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The Buddha of Suburbia (1993 Mini-Series)
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Karim's mother is English and his father is Indian. Therefore Karim has some problems with life in British... (222 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
 
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The Prisoner (2009 Mini-Series)
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An update to the cult favorite series from the 1960s, about a government agent who is kidnapped, and sent to a remote island known as "The Village". (360 mins.)
 
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John Adams (2008 Mini-Series)
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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.)
 
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Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
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The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day. (594 mins.)
 
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Tales of the City (1993 Mini-Series)
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up). (360 mins.)
 
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Further Tales of the City (2001 Mini-Series)
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This third installment to "Tales of the City" finds Mary Ann Singleton struggling to advance in her new career as a TV personality... (180 mins.)
 
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More Tales of the City (1998 Mini-Series)
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In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes... (330 mins.)
 
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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996 TV Movie)
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In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story... (54 mins.)
Director: David Attwood
 
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Mildred Pierce (2011 Mini-Series)
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Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda. (336 mins.)
 
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Hatfields & McCoys (2012 Mini-Series)
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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.)
 
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Endeavour (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2012)
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Young Endeavour Morse joins Inspector Fred Thursday's investigation into the disappearance of a schoolgirl named Mary Tremlett. (89 mins.)
 
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The Game (2014 Mini-Series)
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A Cold War spy thriller that tells the story of invisible wars fought by MI5. (60 mins.)