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1. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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66 Metascore

The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism by running off to Germany with a football team (soccer in America).

Writers: Gurinder Chadha, Guljit Bindra, Paul Mayeda Berges | Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

Votes: 84,032

2. Unleashed (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jet Li, Bob Hoskins, Morgan Freeman, Kerry Condon

Votes: 80,901

3. Cucumber (2015)

50 min | Drama

7.9
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Modern gay life in Manchester.

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

Votes: 1,584

4. 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: 999

5. Goodness Gracious Me (1998–2015)

45 min | Comedy

8.3
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A British sketch comedy that explores the integration of Indian and British cultures through a series of satires,musicals and skits.

Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia

Votes: 754

6. Remember Me (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, Mystery | Active

7.1
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The day Tom Parfitt moves from his home into residential care, he becomes the sole witness to a violent death.

Creator: Gwyneth Hughes | Stars: Michael Palin, Mark Addy, Jodie Comer, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 690

7. Provoked: A True Story (2006)

113 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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39 Metascore

It's the true story of a Punjabi woman named Kiranjit Ahluwalia who leaves India to marry a London-based guy, only to be badly abused. She ends up in prison for murdering her abusive husband.

Writers: Carl Austin, Rahila Gupta | Director: Jag Mundhra | Stars: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Miranda Richardson, Naveen Andrews, Ray Panthaki

Votes: 1,665

8. The Parole Officer (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name.

Writers: Steve Coogan, Henry Normal | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lena Headey, Emma Gilmour, Susan Jane Tanner

Votes: 5,333

9. Up There (2012)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to ... See full summary »

Writer: Zam Salim | Director: Zam Salim | Stars: Burn Gorman, Iain De Caestecker, Warren Brown, Jo Hartley

Votes: 209

10. No Angels (2004–2006)

47 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Stars: Kaye Wragg, Louise Delamere, Sunetra Sarker, Jo Joyner

Votes: 274

11. Marchlands (2011 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn, Denis Lawson

Votes: 952

12. The Kumars at No. 42 (2001–2006)

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.8
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Sanjeev Kumar is an aspiring chat-show host. He has celebrity guests round to his house (no. 42) to talk to them, but it all falls apart when his family cut in on the action. The celebrity ... See full summary »

Creators: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Richard Pinto, Sharat Sardana | Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Vincent Ebrahim, Indira Joshi, Meera Syal

Votes: 399

13. It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.3
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40 Metascore

A comedy centered on an Indian mother who takes her obsession with marriage into the world of serial murder.

Writers: Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges | Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Steve Morphew, Steve Jones, Jamie Sives

Votes: 1,184

14. Mr. Stink (2012 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.7
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Chloe is a lonely little girl with a mother more interested in entering right-wing politics, father yearning for his old life as a rock guitarist and child prodigy younger sister. One day ... See full summary »

Writers: Simon Nye, David Walliams | Director: Declan Lowney | Stars: Nell Tiger Free, Hugh Bonneville, Sheridan Smith, David Walliams

Votes: 502

15. Gone Too Far (2013)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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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 »

Writer: Bola Agbaje | Director: Destiny Ekaragha | Stars: Bhasker Patel, Adelayo Adedayo, Malachi Kirby, O.C. Ukeje

Votes: 145

16. Please Sir! (1971)

100 min | Comedy

5.8
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Mr Hedges takes his class on a field trip, with disastrous consequences.

Writers: John Esmonde, Bob Larbey | Director: Mark Stuart | Stars: John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, Noel Howlett, Joan Sanderson

Votes: 431

17. Anita & Me (2002)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence ... See full summary »

Writer: Meera Syal | Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Kabir Bedi, Max Beesley, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Anna Brewster

Votes: 1,388

18. Lost Christmas (2011)

89 min | Drama

7.1
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Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets ... See full summary »

Writers: John Hay, David Logan | Director: John Hay | Stars: Eddie Izzard, Larry Mills, Jason Flemyng, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 744

19. In Our Name (2010)

93 min | Drama

6.2
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Suzy's a British soldier, born and bred, but fitting back into civilian life after fighting in Iraq isn't easy. Haunted by the responsibility she feels for the death of an Iraqi child, she ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Welsh | Director: Brian Welsh | Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Mel Raido, Chloe Jayne Wilkinson, Andrew Knott

Votes: 373

20. 8 Minutes Idle (2012)

86 min | Comedy

5.4
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Based upon Matt Thorne's award-winning novel about life in a call centre, "Eight Minutes Idle" is a warped urban comedy about what it really means to put your life 'on hold'! Dan Thomas has... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Blincoe, Matt Thorne | Director: Mark Simon Hewis | Stars: Ophelia Lovibond, Antonia Thomas, Paul Kaye, Tom Hughes

Votes: 356

21. Foreign Body (1986)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy

5.9
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An unemployed Indian engineer emigrates to England to find work and through a series of circumstances, ends up impersonating a doctor to win the attention of an attractive young woman.

Writers: Céline La Frenière, Roderick Mann | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Victor Banerjee, Warren Mitchell, Denis Quilley, Amanda Donohoe

Votes: 198

22. Bromwell High (2005– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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The adventures of 3 students and their inept teachers at a high school in London.

Creators: Richard Osman, Richard Pinto, Sharat Sardana, Anil Gupta | Stars: Nina Conti, Graeme Garden, Simon Greenall, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 212

23. RU-486: The Last Option (2010)

Drama

6.4
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The dilemma faced by one woman over whether or not to abort the baby she carries inside while the world around falls apart. Meena Patel (Zina Badran) leaves her home and boyfriend, spending... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Nicholas, Eliot Webster | Director: Irene Maffei | Stars: Zina Badran, Sacha Bandara, Richard Holt, Tyrone Lopez

Votes: 16

24. Goodness Ungracious Me! (2002 TV Short)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Parv Bancil | Director: Lisa Fairbank | Stars: Parv Bancil, Ellie Crompton, Bobby Friction, Shaheen Khan

25. Rockin' Romeo & Juliet (2006)

87 min | Drama, Musical

3.2
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Shakespeare's famous love story set to music as a new rock musical featuring 17 all-original songs by the band OGGI. The band is whisked into the dream world of Verona, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love through music.

Writers: David McGaw, William Shakespeare, Ginger Wade | Director: David McGaw | Stars: Oto Brezina, Stephen Burr, Tristan Creeley, Gregg Edwards

Votes: 16

26. Sikh Street (2002 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Deborah Colman | Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Jasbinder Kaur Aujla, Pritam Singh Biring, Gurnam Singh Khera

27. The Drive (1995)

15 min | Short, Drama

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Tommy cruises the streets of east London with his mates, on his way to a run-in with a local gang.

Writer: Paul Sukhija | Director: Paul Sukhija | Stars: Ameet Chana, Anil Desai, Amardeep Kaushall, Phaldut Sharma

28. Mutiny: Asians Storm British Music (2003)

77 min | Documentary

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Shot on video and film over seven years, American filmmaker Vivek Bald's absorbing examination of the Asian Underground movement in English rock in the 90s combines interview and ... See full summary »

Director: Vivek Bald | Stars: Paul Arora, Asian Dub Foundation, State of Bengal, Anjali Bhatia

29. Coming Up (2003– )
Episode: Doughnuts (2013)

Drama

6.6
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Baz may be an assistant manager at a supermarket but he still lives rent free with his doting mother, is like a kid with his super motor and goes drinking with his colleagues - to the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ishy Din | Director: Simon Neal | Stars: Adeel Akhtar, James Burrows, Indira Joshi, Anjli Mohindra

Votes: 5

30. No Offence (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2015)

Comedy, Crime, Drama | Completed

7.4
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Following the death of Samina Hassan in an arson attack the team goes undercover at a wedding to arrest the groom Jimmy Webb, a known racist. CCTV had shown him arguing with Majib, Samina's... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Abbott | Director: Catherine Morshead | Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Colin Salmon, Alexandra Roach, Joanna Scanlan

Votes: 27

31. Kirstie & Phil's Love It or List It (2015– )
Episode: The Oberoi Family (2015)

Reality-TV

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Directors: Abdullai Adejumo, Charlotte Dawes | Stars: Kirstie Allsopp, Phil Spencer