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1. In the Dark (2017– )

52 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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As she grapples with pregnancy D.I. Helen Weeks must return to the hometown she loathes to help her childhood best friend, who finds herself at the centre of a media frenzy following the abduction of two girls.

Stars: Ben Batt, MyAnna Buring, Matt King, David Leon

Votes: 1,143

2. Spice World (1997)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Music

3.4
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32 Metascore

World famous pop group the Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.

Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, Geri Horner

Votes: 29,703 | Gross: $29.34M

3. Safe House (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A married ex police couple are asked by a police officer and their close friend to turn their remote Guest House into a Safe House.

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Marsha Thomason, Paterson Joseph, Jason Merrells

Votes: 1,378

4. Kidulthood (2006)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

Director: Menhaj Huda | Stars: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon

Votes: 16,187

5. Cucumber (2015)

50 min | Drama

7.6
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Modern gay life in Manchester.

Stars: Vincent Franklin, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Fisayo Akinade, Freddie Fox

Votes: 2,447

6. Some Girls (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Girls struggle with relationships, friendships and teachers at school.

Stars: Adelayo Adedayo, Natasha Jonas, Alice Felgate, Mandeep Dhillon

Votes: 1,300

7. Him (2016– )

45 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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HIM is struggling with a fractured family life, adolescence, failing grades and feelings he cannot control. However, unlike other 17-year-olds HIM also has to learn to master the supernatural power he has inherited from his grandfather.

Stars: Simona Brown, Angela Bruce, McKell David, Susan Jameson

Votes: 472

8. Love Thy Neighbour (1972–1976)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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A white working-class socialist has his world turned upside down when an educated black man moves in next door.

Stars: Jack Smethurst, Rudolph Walker, Nina Baden-Semper, Kate Williams

Votes: 378

9. Mona Lisa (1986)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A man recently released from prison manages to get a job driving a call girl from customer to customer.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Michael Caine, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 10,960 | Gross: $5.79M

10. Ellen (2016 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 72 min | Drama

6.7
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A tearaway teenage girl trying to take control of her life forms an amazing and unbreakable bond with a new friend. But can Ellen avoid becoming just another statistic?

Director: Mahalia Belo | Stars: Jessica Barden, Yasmin Monet Prince, Joe Dempsie, Jaime Winstone

Votes: 217

11. Honeytrap (2014)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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In Brixton, London, 15-year-old Layla gets sucked into gang activity.

Director: Rebecca Johnson | Stars: Jessica Sula, Lucien Laviscount, Ntonga Mwanza, Naomi Ryan

Votes: 518

12. Nuns on the Run (1990)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Brian and Charlie (B & C) work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave", he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Camille Coduri, Janet Suzman

Votes: 6,709 | Gross: $10.96M

13. Dreams of a Life (2011)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.8
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62 Metascore

A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn't discovered for three years, and newspaper reports offered few details of her life - not even a photograph.

Director: Carol Morley | Stars: Zawe Ashton, Alix Luka-Cain, Alistair Abrahams, Mandy Allen

Votes: 2,657 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Not Safe for Work (2015– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Katherine is a civil servant working on strategies to help immigrants. When public sector cuts force her to move from London to a satellite office in Northampton, she soon finds that she too feels like a stranger in a strange land.

Stars: Zawe Ashton, Anastasia Hille, Tom Weston-Jones, Sacha Dhawan

Votes: 415

15. Iona (2015)

85 min | Drama

5.4
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Iona takes her teenage son to the holy island where she was born so they can hide from a violent crime. As her son seeks forgiveness for what he has done Iona comes to terms with her loss of faith.

Director: Scott Graham | Stars: Ruth Negga, Douglas Henshall, Tom Brooke, Michelle Duncan

Votes: 194

16. Second Coming (2014)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

5.2
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A look at the life and struggles of a family living in London.

Director: Debbie Tucker Green | Stars: Nadine Marshall, Idris Elba, Kai Francis Lewis, Sharlene Whyte

Votes: 403

17. Bullet Boy (2004)

R | 89 min | Drama

6.5
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In one of East London's most volatile neighborhoods, pride, rivalry and revenge are the only codes on the street. Touted as a British Boyz in the Hood, Bullet Boy is a gripping and ... See full summary »

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Ashley Walters, Luke Fraser, Leon Black, Clare Perkins

Votes: 2,202

18. Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)

87 min | Drama

6.3
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Goodbye Charlie Bright is the humorous and heart-warming story of the friendship between two teenage boys from a tough council estate. Set during a long hard summer it charts the close but volatile relationship between Charlie and Justin.

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Paul Nicholls, Roland Manookian, Phil Daniels, Jamie Foreman

Votes: 1,448

19. Clubbed (2008)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.

Director: Neil Thompson | Stars: Mel Raido, Colin Salmon, Shaun Parkes, Scot Williams

Votes: 3,283

20. The Fosters (1976–1977)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.8
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Samuel Foster, a hard-working man trying to support his family in a South London multi-storey council flat. The Samuel character was based on the fictional character James Evans Sr. in Good... See full summary »

Stars: Norman Beaton, Isabelle Lucas, Lenny Henry, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 21

21. Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

7.3
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The true story of the murder of Damilola Taylor - a ten year old Nigerian boy living in Peckham, London - and the subsequent trial.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Wunmi Mosaku, Robert Pugh, Doc Brown, Dilyana Bouklieva

Votes: 179

22. Powder Room (2013)

86 min | Comedy

4.8
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The comedy follows Sam, as her life is turned upside down on a big night out. When reunited with her old college friends, Sam is forced to re-evaluate her life and constructs an elaborate ... See full summary »

Director: M.J. Delaney | Stars: Sheridan Smith, Jaime Winstone, Kate Nash, Oona Chaplin

Votes: 646

23. Best Laid Plans (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

6.3
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David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the ... See full summary »

Director: David Blair | Stars: Maxine Peake, Stephen Graham, David O'Hara, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Votes: 1,426

24. Gone Too Far (2013)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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GONE TOO FAR follows two estranged teenage brothers over the course of a single day as they meet for the first time, and struggle to accept each other for who they are. Yemi can't wait for ... See full summary »

Director: Destiny Ekaragha | Stars: Malachi Kirby, Tosin Cole, Kulvinder Ghir, Bhasker Patel

Votes: 274

25. Babylon (1980)

95 min | Drama

7.1
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The movie centers around Brindsley Forde's character blue. He fronts a reggae sound system based in west London. The movie captures the trials and tribulations of young black youths in troubled London in the early eighties.

Director: Franco Rosso | Stars: David N. Haynes, Trevor Laird, Victor Romero Evans, Brian Bovell

Votes: 497

26. George Michael: Freedom! '90 (1990 Video)

7 min | Short, Music

7.5
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For George Michael's song Freedom '90, he does not appear in the music video. Instead, five female models and five male models lip sync the lyrics to the song.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Scott Benoit, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista

Votes: 180

27. Prospects (1986– )

60 min

8.2
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Prospects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 122

28. Enterprice (2017 TV Movie)

24 min | Comedy

4.6
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Kazim and Jeremiah are two young entrepreneurs in the early stages of rolling out their home delivery business Speedi-Kazz. We follow this fledgling enterprise and this awkward bromance in this sitcom pilot.

Director: Nida Manzoor | Stars: Stirling Gallacher, Ivanno Jeremiah, Daniel Ezra, Femi Elufowoju Jr.

Votes: 16

29. Stone Cold (1997)

Drama

4.5
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A young boy, tired of his mother's abusive boyfriend, sets out on an adventure to London meeting a friendly man. But there is fear on the streets and people are missing. Will link be next?

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: Paul Gibbon, James Gaddas, Elizabeth Rider, Susan Vidler

Votes: 103

30. Shirley (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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In 1938 mixed race baby Shirley Bassey, her mother and eight siblings are living in a poor area of Cardiff after her father is imprisoned for sexual offences. The teen-aged Shirley will ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Teague | Stars: Ruth Negga, Lesley Sharp, Babou Ceesay, Victoria Pugh

Votes: 138

31. Bromwell High (2005– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy

5.7
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The adventures of 3 students and their inept teachers at a high school in London.

Stars: Nina Conti, Graeme Garden, Simon Greenall, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 305

32. Care (2000 TV Movie)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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A troubled boy (Steven Mackintosh) endures physical abuse by the staffers at a children's home.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Jaye Griffiths, Maria Pride, Charlotte Cornwell

Votes: 246

33. Borrowed Time (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A teenager with the wrong friends and a grumpy old man form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles.

Director: Jules Bishop | Stars: Phil Davis, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Juliet Oldfield, Warren Brown

Votes: 333

34. Freestyle (2010)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

3.0
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A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.

Director: Kolton Lee | Stars: Lucy Konadu, Arinzé Kene, Alfie Allen, Suzann McLean

Votes: 344

35. Babymother (1998 TV Movie)

R | 80 min | Drama, Musical

5.3
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48 Metascore

A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the... See full summary »

Director: Julian Henriques | Stars: Anjela Lauren Smith, Wil Johnson, Caroline Chikezie, Jocelyn Jee Esien

Votes: 127 | Gross: $0.01M

36. Sixteen (I) (2013)

80 min | Thriller

5.8
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An African former child soldier now living in London is forced to confront his violent past.

Director: Rob Brown | Stars: Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Rachael Stirling, Rosie Day, Fady Elsayed

Votes: 175

37. Sus (I) (2010)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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1979: Election Night - A police interview room. Delroy's pregnant wife has been found dead in a pool of blood and he is brought in as the chief suspect. He is interrogated by D.S. Karn, a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Heath | Stars: Ralph Brown, Clint Dyer, Rafe Spall, Anjela Lauren Smith

Votes: 272

38. King Lear (2016 Video)

180 min | Drama

7.0
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Don Warrington stars as the tragic monarch in this acclaimed version of the Shakespeare play recorded at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

Director: Michael Buffong | Stars: Don Warrington, Alfred Enoch, Miltos Yerolemou, Rakie Ayola

Votes: 14

39. The Comedian (2012)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Ed (Edward Hogg) is at a crossroads in his life. In his early thirties, his unrewarding job in a call centre is getting more and more frustrating, while his career as a stand-up is not ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Shkolnik | Stars: Edward Hogg, Elisa Lasowski, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Steven Robertson

Votes: 322

40. Mixed Blessings (1978–1980)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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Thomas and Susan are in love. But since he is white and she is black, their marriage raises tensions among their respective families

Stars: Christopher Blake, Muriel Odunton, Joan Sanderson, Carmen Munroe

Votes: 17

41. No Shade (2018)

Comedy, Drama, Romance | Post-production

Told through the prism of love and marriage, NS presents a raw account of experiences and issues around ethnicity.

Director: Clare Anyiam-Osigwe | Stars: Jade Asha, Lonyo Engele, Shone Romulus, Adele Oni

42. Pink Floyd: Another Brick in the Wall Part 2 (1979)

4 min | Short, Music

8.4
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The original 1979 music video with different imagery than the 1982 film sequence, but uses the same animation from The Wall.

Director: Gerald Scarfe

Votes: 117

43. WCW Slamboree (2000 TV Special)

180 min | Action, Sport

6.9
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Director: Craig Leathers | Stars: Scott Hudson, Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden, Chris Candido

Votes: 24

44. Meet the Adebanjos (2012– )

Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Wale Ojo, Yetunde Oduwole, Andrea Ama Aboagye, Moji Bamtefa

Votes: 22

45. Circle of Revenge (2013)

71 min | Drama

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A true depiction of gritty urban life in South London, Circle of Revenge tells the story of two rival gangs who get caught up in a vicious cycle of revenge.

Directors: Derrion Adams, J. Valentine | Stars: Derrion Adams, Darren Baba, Lawrence Brown, Katherine Evans

46. Back in Time for Brixton (2016– )

7.4
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Stars: Giles Coren, Emma Dabiri, Jazzie B, Janet Kay

Votes: 17

47. Vehemence (2010)

125 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.5
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A guy starts seeing the new office temp who is also the object of affection of her psychotic friend. The psycho embarks on terror campaign with dreadful consequences for the couple and the people closest to them.

Director: Meshack Enahoro | Stars: Sebastian Street, Tanya Duff, Stephen Tallett, Stuart Packer

Votes: 8

48. The Little Ones (1965)

66 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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To boys from London plan to run away to Liverpool and from there to Jamaica.

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Carl Gonzales, Kim Smith, Dudley Foster, Derek Newark

49. Don't Get High on Your Own Supply (1998 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.2
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This documentary by Leo Regan follows the life of his friend, photographer Lanre Fehintola, as he becomes part of the hard drug scene through researching it for his book ("Charlie Says: ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Regan | Stars: Lanre Fehintola, Neil McCormick, Leo Regan

Votes: 28

50. WCW Bash at the Beach (2000 TV Special)

180 min | Sport

7.0
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Stars: Brian Adams, Mike Alfonso, Marcus Bagwell, Tylene Buck

Votes: 28