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1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 17,256

2. Liar (2017– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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British psychological thriller in which schoolteacher Laura Nielson accuses renowned surgeon Andrew Earlham of rape.

Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Ioan Gruffudd, Zoë Tapper, Warren Brown

Votes: 2,503

3. Vera (2011– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, Riley Jones, David Leon

Votes: 4,681

4. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

Votes: 7,797

5. Marcella (2016– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.

Stars: Anna Friel, Jack Doolan, Ray Panthaki, Nina Sosanya

Votes: 8,186

6. Bancroft (2017)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A dark and compelling thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.

Stars: Sarah Parish, Faye Marsay, Ryan McKen, Mark Preston

Votes: 114

7. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Jeff Stewart, Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse

Votes: 2,206

8. River (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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John River is a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest.

Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 11,854

9. No Offence (2015– )

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Follows a group of police officers on the front line wondering what they did to end up where they are now, on the ugly side of Manchester.

Stars: Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy, Alexandra Roach, Will Mellor

Votes: 2,100

10. Little Boy Blue (2017)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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The story about the murder of an 11-year-old boy, Rhys Jones in Croxteth, Liverpool, in 2007 and his parents, Melanie's and Steve's ordeal, and how Rhys's murderer and associates were eventually brought to justice.

Stars: Sinead Keenan, Brían F. O'Byrne, Matthew Roberts, Stephen Graham

Votes: 1,355

11. Cracker (1993–1996)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 4,532

12. Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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32 Metascore

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.

Director: Kevin Allen | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Anthony Anderson, Hannah Spearritt, Cynthia Stevenson

Votes: 12,141 | Gross: $23.22M

13. Rebus (2000–2004)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Set in Edinburgh, the mercurial Detective Inspector John Rebus's investigations lead him through the city's ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters.

Stars: Ken Stott, Claire Price, Jennifer Black, Gregor Gillespie

Votes: 1,176

14. WPC 56 (2013– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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The daily challenges facing the first Woman Police Constable to join a West Midlands force in the 1950s, where sexism, chauvinism and petty grudges are rife.

Stars: Charles De'Ath, John Bowler, Jennie Jacques, Mark Healy

Votes: 472

15. From Darkness (2015– )

233 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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Former Greater Manchester Police officer Claire Church's peaceful existence in the Western Isles is shattered when four bodies linked to her previous investigations are unearthed.

Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Richard Rankin, Johnny Harris, Caroline Lee-Johnson

Votes: 980

16. Black Work (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A policewoman sets out to discover who murdered her husband, an undercover officer.

Stars: Sheridan Smith, Matthew McNulty, Oliver Woollford, Honor Kneafsey

Votes: 928

17. The MacKintosh Man (1973)

PG | 98 min | Thriller

6.4
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A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda, James Mason, Harry Andrews

Votes: 3,392

18. The Fixer (2008– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Ex-special forces operative and convicted murderer John Mercer is awarded an early release from prison on the condition that he becomes an assassin for the government.

Stars: Andrew Buchan, Jody Latham, Tamzin Outhwaite, Peter Mullan

Votes: 865

19. Dead Eyes of London (1961)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Baal, Dieter Borsche, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 719

20. The Mysterious Magician (1964)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Heinz Drache, Sophie Hardy, Siegfried Lowitz

Votes: 882

21. Catching a Killer (2017 TV Movie)

105 min | Documentary, Crime

7.8
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Follows hour by hour Thames Valley Police's investigation into missing 31-year-old mother-of-three Natalie Hemming in May 2016. With extraordinary access to her family and the police investigation.

Director: Anna Hall | Stars: Simon Dennis, Karl Harrison, Natalie Hemming, Paul Hemming

Votes: 71

22. Carry on, Constable (1960)

86 min | Comedy

6.3
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With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally wreck the ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Eric Barker, Kenneth Connor

Votes: 1,709

23. Concrete Jungle (1960)

TV-14 | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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In UK, after pulling a racetrack robbery, repeat offender Johnny Bannion hides the loot in a farmer's field but the police and the local mob come looking for Johnny and for the money.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Grégoire Aslan, Margit Saad

Votes: 842

24. McCallum (1995–1998)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories.

Stars: Gerard Murphy, James Saxon, Richard O'Callaghan, Alex Walkinshaw

Votes: 284

25. The Murder Detectives (2015– )

Documentary, Crime

7.7
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Filmed in a documentary style, this UK Police TV Series deals with detectives handling murders.

Votes: 136

26. Calcutta (1947)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Neale and Pedro fly cargo between Chungking and Calcutta. When their buddy Bill is murdered they investigate. Neale meets Bill's fiancée Virginia and becomes suspicious of a deeper plot while also falling for her charms.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Alan Ladd, Gail Russell, William Bendix, June Duprez

Votes: 262

27. Conspirator (1949)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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In Cold-War London, young American Melinda Greyton marries British Army Major Michael Curragh who is a Communist spy working for the Soviets.

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Flemyng, Harold Warrender

Votes: 604

28. Lisa (1962)

112 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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At the end of WW2, a compassionate Dutch policeman helps smuggle a Jewish woman into British Palestine.

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Dolores Hart, Leo McKern, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 302

29. The Ripper (1997 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Thriller

5.8
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This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of England... who of... See full summary »

Director: Janet Meyers | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Gabrielle Anwar, Samuel West, Michael York

Votes: 515

30. Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Mary Maguire, Henry Wilcoxon, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 566

31. Police Interceptors (2008– )

Documentary

7.8
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Documentary series following the vehicle intercept teams of Essex Police.

Star: Christopher Fox

Votes: 72

32. The Clouded Yellow (1950)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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A former British agent is employed at the Fenton country estate where he aids Fenton's niece elude the police when she's unjustly accused of murdering a local gamekeeper.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard, Sonia Dresdel, Barry Jones

Votes: 532

33. Cops UK: Bodycam Squad (2016– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

8.4
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Documentary series following the work of police officers (fitted with body cameras) in the English county of Staffordshire, as they respond to emergencies, investigate crimes and arrest suspects.

Stars: Joe Tucker, Tim Horsfall, Andy Morey, Lee Tatton

Votes: 7

34. Maisie Raine (1998–1999)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A female detective inspector with a big attitude winds up her troops and her superiors, but gets good results. In addition to her work, she also has to cope with her ne'er-do-well kid brother.

Stars: Pauline Quirke, Ian McElhinney, Steve John Shepherd, Rakie Ayola

Votes: 50

35. The Long Haul (1957)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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After leaving his U.S. Army job in Germany, a trucker takes a long-haul driver job in Britain where he runs into an organized-crime syndicate that controls the trucking industry.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Victor Mature, Diana Dors, Patrick Allen, Gene Anderson

Votes: 191

36. Ring of Treason (1964)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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During the Cold War, a RN warrant officer stationed in the British Embassy in Warsaw leaks secrets to his Polish girlfriend who's a Soviet agent and after his transfer to a naval station in Britain he joins a Soviet spy ring.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, Margaret Tyzack, David Kossoff

Votes: 70

37. The Gentle Gunman (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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In 1941 in wartime UK, two Irish brothers working for the IRA come against their local leader's ruthless methods.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Beatty, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 218

38. Good-Time Girl (1948)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Drama concerning the British juvenile courts and reform schools for delinquent girls during the post-WW2 years.

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Jean Kent, Dennis Price, Herbert Lom, Bonar Colleano

Votes: 198

39. Hide and Seek (1964)

90 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

6.9
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A Cambridge astrophysicist on routine business in London finds it frustratingly difficult to return a wallet of money to an Eastern European friend, a task complicated by a puzzling if scatterbrained society girl.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Curd Jürgens, Janet Munro, George Pravda

Votes: 62

40. Hatton Garden: One Last Job (2016 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Crime

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Stars: Martin Brunt, Alan Ford, Wensley Clarkson, John Collins

41. Manhunt: The Search for the Yorkshire Ripper (1999– )

100 min | Documentary, Crime

7.5
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Two-part documentary focusing on the investigation to capture the Yorkshire Ripper by the West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police.

Stars: Janet Suzman, Dick Holland, Andrew Laptew, Megan Winterburn

Votes: 22

42. The Wanted (2015– )

Documentary

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43. Serena (1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Scotland Yard investigate when a woman, apparently the estranged wife of a London painter, is murdered with a shotgun in rural Surrey at the same time as the artist's striking model with ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Maxwell | Stars: Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones, Honor Blackman, Bruce Beeby

Votes: 91

44. Left for Dead by the Yorkshire Ripper (2014 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Crime

6.3
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Director: Katinka Newman | Stars: Janet Dibley, Andrew Laptew, George Oldfield, Tracy Browne

Votes: 7

45. Gareth Thomas v Homophobia: Hate in the Beautiful Game (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Sport

6.8
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Former Wales and Lions rugby union captain Gareth Thomas, one of the most famous gay international sports stars, takes a hard-hitting, personal look at what he sees as the last bastion of homophobia in sport - professional football.

Director: Jody Cusack | Stars: Eve Myles, Gareth Thomas

Votes: 6

46. Is It Safe to Be Gay in the UK? (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

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Homophobic hate crimes are on the increase in Britain, this film hears from the victims, their families and the police. What makes someone attack a person because of their sexuality?

Director: Mark Henderson

47. Say No to Strangers (1981)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Tommy Boyd, Bernard Hill, Lawrence James

Votes: 10

48. Neighbourhood Blues (2011– )

Documentary

7.2
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Documentary series following the hard work and dedication of pioneering community policing teams as they confront the problems of troubled communities.

Star: Rav Wilding

Votes: 5

49. Eyes of the Detective (2001 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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Director: Teresa Hunt | Stars: Albert Kirby, Alan Williams, Denise Fergus, Sue Kirby

Votes: 9

50. Never Go with Strangers (1971)

19 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.4
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An educational film warning children not to go with strangers.

Director: Sarah Erulkar | Star: Gary Kemp

Votes: 19