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1. The Inbetweeners (2008–2010)

25 min | Comedy

8.5
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The exploits of four friends, who are socially only marginally above what one of them calls "the freaks", are presented as they grow from their late teen years into adults and as they go on... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas

2. MI-5 (2002– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Creator: David Wolstencroft | Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

3. The Constant Gardener (2005)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

Writers: Jeffrey Caine, John le Carré | Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston

4. The Queen (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

After the death of Princess Diana, HM Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings

5. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)

60 min | Comedy

8.0
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A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.

Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Trevor Peacock

6. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Leonard Vole is arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly acquaintance. He employs an experienced but aging barrister as his defense attorney.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz, Lawrence B. Marcus | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

7. The Black Adder (1983)

195 min | Comedy, History

8.3
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray, Tim McInnerny

8. Sid and Nancy (1986)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.1
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Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. When the Sex Pistols break up after their fateful US tour, ... See full summary »

Writers: Alex Cox, Abbe Wool | Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman, Debby Bishop

9. The Tournament (2009)

R | 95 min | Action, Thriller

6.1
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Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash ... See full summary »

Writers: Gary Young, Jonathan Frank, Nick Rowntree | Director: Scott Mann | Stars: Ving Rhames, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Hu, Ian Somerhalder

10. Little Britain (2003–2006)

29 min | Comedy

7.7
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Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.

Stars: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker, Paul Putner

11. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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82 Metascore

A sympathetic look at Republicans in early 20th century Ireland, and two brothers who are torn apart by anti-Brit rebellion.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

12. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

13. Enduring Love (2004)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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61 Metascore

Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident.

Writers: Ian McEwan, Joe Penhall | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Daniel Craig, Samantha Morton, Bill Weston

14. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle vs. the Nazi Germany Air Force for control of British air space to prevent a Nazi invasion of Britain.

Writers: James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, Derek Dempster, Derek Wood | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

15. Secret State (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Thriller

7.7
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Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks.

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ralph Ineson, Charles Dance, Jamie Sives

16. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

M | 145 min | Drama, History

7.5
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Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.

Writers: Bridget Boland, John Hale, Richard Sokolove, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

17. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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Inter-cut with archive material, friends, family and associates of the musician tell the story of his life and how spirituality became such a major part of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

18. The Little Princess (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to Africa with the army.

Writers: Ethel Hill, Walter Ferris, Frances Hodgson Burnett | Directors: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

19. Hope and Glory (1987)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A semiautobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was more... See full summary »

Writer: John Boorman | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Geraldine Muir

20. Captain Blood (1935)

Approved | 119 min | Action, Adventure

7.8
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An enslaved doctor and his comrades in chains escape and become pirates of the Robin Hood variety.

Writers: Rafael Sabatini, Casey Robinson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone

21. Murderball (2005)

R | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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87 Metascore

Quadriplegics, who play full-contact rugby in wheelchairs, overcome unimaginable obstacles to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Directors: Henry Alex Rubin, Dana Adam Shapiro | Stars: Joe Soares, Keith Cavill, Mark Zupan, Joe Bishop

22. Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Hale | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Timothy Dalton

23. Alice in Wonderland (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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In Victorian England a bored young girl dreams that she has entered a fantasy world called Wonderland populated by even more fantastic characters.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, William Cameron Menzies, Lewis Carroll | Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Richard Arlen, Roscoe Ates, William Austin, Gary Cooper

24. Codebreaker (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama

7.2
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The highs and lows of Alan Turing's life, tracking his extraordinary accomplishments, his government persecution through to his tragic death in 1954. In the last 18 months of his short life... See full summary »

Writers: Simon Berthon, Craig Warner | Directors: Clare Beavan, Nic Stacey | Stars: Ed Stoppard, Henry Goodman, Paul McGann, Asa Briggs

25. Cromwell (1970)

G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Hughes | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin

26. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

TV-G | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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A major countermands orders and attacks to revenge a previous massacre of men, women and children.

Writers: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Michael Jacoby, Rowland Leigh | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Henry Stephenson

27. The Virgin Queen (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

Writers: Harry Brown, Mindret Lord | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson

28. The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)

PG | 102 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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The year is 1914 and Richard Hannay, Mining Engineer who is visiting Britain for a short time before returning to South Africa, is shocked when one of his neighbours, Colonel Scudder, ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Robson, John Buchan | Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Robert Powell, David Warner, Eric Porter, Karen Dotrice

29. Holy Flying Circus (2011 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Tells the story of the outraged, and sometimes violent, response to 'The Life of Brian' the Monty Python movie that satirized the life of Jesus.

Writer: Tony Roche | Director: Owen Harris | Stars: Ben Crispin, Steve Punt, Charles Edwards, Rufus Jones

30. Diana: Her True Story (1993 TV Movie)

180 min | Biography, Drama

5.1
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Writers: Andrew Morton, Stephen Zito | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Serena Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, Elizabeth Garvie, Donald Douglas

31. Clatterford (2006– )

60 min | Comedy

7.5
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The comical misadventures of friends involved with a women's club. Based on the BBC series "Jam and Jerusalem".

Stars: Sue Johnston, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, Jennifer Saunders

32. The Filth and the Fury (2000)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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82 Metascore

A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Paul Cook, Steve Jones, John Lydon, Glen Matlock

33. Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

7.9
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A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called "video nasties" caused in Britain during the 1980s.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Julian Petley, Marc Morris, Andy Nyman, Xavier Mendik

34. The Ruling Class (1972)

R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.

Writer: Peter Barnes | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Hugh Owens

35. S.W.A.L.K. (1971)

G | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future but as soon as possible. The story is told from the children's point of view.

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Mark Lester, Tracy Hyde, Jack Wild, Colin Barrie

36. Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.2
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The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife ... See full summary »

Writer: Nigel Williams | Director: Giles Foster | Stars: James Wilby, Alan Bates, Eileen Atkins, Dolly Wells

37. The Quatermass Experiment (2005 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.

Creator: Nigel Kneale | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Adrian Dunbar, Mark Gatiss, David Tennant

38. Here Come the Double Deckers! (1970– )

30 min | Family, Comedy

7.5
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The adventures of a gang of seven kids whose clubhouse is an abandoned double decker bus in a London junkyard. Usually involves a bit of singing, a bit of dancing and general fun times.

Creator: Roy Simpson | Stars: Peter Firth, Brinsley Forde, Gillian Bailey, Michael Audreson

39. The Dawn Patrol (1938)

Approved | 103 min | War, Drama

7.7
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British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war.

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Dan Totheroh, John Monk Saunders | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp

40. Another Time, Another Place (1958)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.8
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An American war correspondent falls in love with a BBC reporter, but their relationship seems doomed from the start.

Writers: Stanley Mann, Lenore J. Coffee | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Lana Turner, Barry Sullivan, Glynis Johns, Sean Connery

41. Manor House (2002 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Documentary, History, Reality-TV

8.3
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21 people from the 21st century are being brought together in an Edwardian Country House. 6 of them are the Upstairs family and the 15 others are the servants. For three months, these people have only the rulebook and each other...

Stars: Tristan Aldrich, Avril Anson, Ellen Beard, Charlie Clay

42. The Spirit of '45 (2013)

94 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.

Writer: Ken Loach | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Winston Churchill, Tony Benn, Clement Attlee, Simon Midgley

43. Mary of Scotland (1936)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Maxwell Anderson | Directors: John Ford, Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton

44. Fire Over England (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, History, Romance

6.7
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Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »

Writers: A.E.W. Mason, Clemence Dane, Sergei Nolbandov | Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh, Raymond Massey

45. Semnadtsat mgnoveniy vesny (1973 TV Mini-Series)

840 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.8
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The series, based on a popular novel of the same name, depicts the exploits of a Russian spy Isaev, working undercover as Standartenfuhrer Stierlitz, in Nazi Germany during 17 days in very ... See full summary »

Stars: Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Yefim Kopelyan, Leonid Bronevoy, Ekaterina Gradova

46. A History of Britain (2000–2002)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

47. Birth of the Beatles (1979)

104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.

Writers: John Kurland, Jacob Eskendar | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Stephen MacKenna, Rod Culbertson, John Altman, Ray Ashcroft

48. The Woman in White (1948)

Approved | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.6
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A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Wilkie Collins, Stephen Morehouse Avery | Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Alexis Smith, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, Gig Young

49. Comrades (1986)

183 min | Drama

7.5
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The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

Writer: Bill Douglas | Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Keith Allen, Dave Atkins, Stephen Bateman, Katy Behean

50. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.

Writers: Norman Reilly Raine, Æneas MacKenzie, Maxwell Anderson | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp