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1. Shameless (2004–2013)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they ... See full summary »

Stars: David Threlfall, Rebecca Atkinson, Alice Barry, Nicky Evans

Votes: 11,543

2. Fish Tank (2009)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Rebecca Griffiths

Votes: 49,152 | Gross: $0.37M

3. Weekend (II) (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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81 Metascore

After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.

Director: Andrew Haigh | Stars: Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race, Laura Freeman

Votes: 20,891 | Gross: $0.47M

4. From Paris with Love (2010)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller

6.5
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42 Metascore

In Paris, a young employee in the office of the US Ambassador hooks up with an American spy looking to stop a terrorist attack in the city.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: John Travolta, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kasia Smutniak, Richard Durden

Votes: 99,524 | Gross: $23.32M

5. Harry Brown (2009)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

Director: Daniel Barber | Stars: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley, Charlie Creed-Miles

Votes: 75,607 | Gross: $1.82M

6. Beautiful Thing (1996)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Glen Berry, Linda Henry, Meera Syal, Martin Walsh

Votes: 19,031 | Gross: $1.50M

7. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996 TV Mini-Series)

200 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

8.0
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Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Ray Emmet Brown, John Brobbey, Julia Lane

Votes: 1,523

8. Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995 TV Movie)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.

Director: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Helen Mirren, Thomas Russell, James Laurenson, Helene Kvale

Votes: 1,396

9. My Brother the Devil (2012)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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71 Metascore

Two teenage brothers must face their own prejudices head on if they are to survive the perils of being British Arabs growing up on the streets of gangland London.

Director: Sally El Hosaini | Stars: James Floyd, Elarica Johnson, Fady Elsayed, Saïd Taghmaoui

Votes: 2,503 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Wasp (2003)

26 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Zoë is a single mother who lives with her four children in Dartford. She is poor and can't afford to buy food. One day her ex-boyfriend drives by and asks her to go on a date with him. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Natalie Press, Danny Dyer, Jodie Mitchell, Molly Griffiths

Votes: 2,039

11. Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)

87 min | Drama

6.3
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Charlie is a London youngster who,with his friends,indulges in streaking and petty crime. However he aspires to better himself though his reckless friend Justin ruins his chances of working... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,370

12. Seven Up! (1964 TV Short)

39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

8.1
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A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to reinterview them at seven-year ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Douglas Keay, Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield

Votes: 2,701

13. The Whisperers (1967)

105 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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The title refers to the creatures a very poor addled old lady (Dame Edith Evans) imagines in her paranoid fantasies. They lurk behind every drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. They listen ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Edith Evans, Nanette Newman, Harry Baird, Jack Austin

Votes: 755

14. The Arbor (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.2
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88 Metascore

Portrayal of the late Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar.

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Manjinder Virk, Christine Bottomley, Natalie Gavin, Parvani Lingiah

Votes: 1,330 | Gross: $0.02M

15. Un balcon sur la mer (2010)

95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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Happily married with a daughter, Marc is a successful real estate agent in Aix-en-Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house. A few hours ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Marie-Josée Croze, Toni Servillo, Sandrine Kiberlain

Votes: 1,021

16. King Girl (1998 TV Movie)

72 min | Drama

8.0
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Gail, a fourteen-year-old from a middle class family in Leeds, is grieving over the death of her father. At school, she is tormented by a gang of other girls lead by Glenn, who comes from a... See full summary »

Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Louise Atkins, Maxine Campling, Sue Cleaver, Angela Forrest

Votes: 42

17. Kész cirkusz (2005)

74 min | Action, Comedy

6.1
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Probably in our world there are no coincidences but then we have to admit that up there a lot of beings could be working overtime. And here in our place in the left corner of the lukewarm suburb they are really doing their best.

Director: Zsombor Dyga | Stars: Gábor Welker, Zoltán Schmied, Ferenc Elek, Imre Csuja

Votes: 128

18. Täältä tullaan, elämä! (1980)

118 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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In the punk rock era of the late 1970s three restless teenagers, two boys and a girl, spend their time in and out of a special class for problem kids. Jussi seldom sees his parents at home,... See full summary »

Director: Tapio Suominen | Stars: Esa Niemelä, Tony Holmström, Kati Outinen, Risto Piskunen

Votes: 491

19. Out of Control (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Powerful, moving drama following the lives of three teenage boys sent to a young offenders' institution.

Director: Dominic Savage | Stars: Joanne Adams, Marvin Benoit, Mark Benton, Teon Blake

Votes: 162

20. Cekání na dést (1978)

Drama, Romance

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Twelve-year-old Alena (Dita Kaplanová) has had to leave the countryside on a blazing hot summer day and come back home to a block of flats on the outskirts of Prague. She spends most of the... See full summary »

Director: Karel Kachyna | Stars: Jirí Bartoska, Michal Hofbauer, Monika Hálová, Dita Kaplanová

Votes: 47

21. Tina Goes Shopping (1999 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: Dylan Fielding, Gwyn Hollis, Kelli Hollis, Colin Nutton

Votes: 94

22. Tina Takes a Break (2001 TV Movie)

65 min | Drama

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Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: Kath Barber, Lee Brimble, Rachel Brooksby, Mark Catley

Votes: 38

23. Tolka Row (1964–1968)

Drama

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Irish soap opera set in a North Dublin housing estate, centering around the lives of two working-class families living there.

Stars: Gerry Alexander, Jim Bartley, Colin Bird, May Cluskey

24. Peola (1970)

35 min | Short

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The hero has to create and train teen football team, but the problem is that he has no idea how to do that and doesn't like football at all. So he tries to create very weak team from ... See full summary »

Director: Baadur Tsuladze | Stars: Ipolite Khvichia, Gabriel Tsintsadze, Levan Shamilov, Vasili Chkhaidze

Votes: 144

25. National Geographic: Amish on Break (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.9
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Five Amish teenagers leave their sheltered community for the first time to spend four weeks abroad in the United Kingdom. It's a trip full of firsts - first time on an airplane, first visit... See full summary »

Director: Harry Beney | Star: Leah Miller

Votes: 20

26. Tower Block of Commons (2010– )

Documentary

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Stars: Mark Bazeley, Tim Loughton, Austin Mitchell, Mark Oaten

Votes: 9

27. Child Chain Smoker (2007 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary

7.1
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Joel is 13 years old, and has been smoking since he was 8. Filmmaker James Routh follows his progress as he tries to give up his habit.

Director: James Routh | Stars: Helen Nelson, Emma Parker, Joel Parker, Pam Parker

Votes: 15

28. 10:96: Training Night (2005 TV Movie)

28 min | Comedy

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Comedy pilot about two policemen who spend a claustrophobic evening in their patrol car under the call sign 10:96. Sergeant Barnes has high blood pressure and low self esteem but means well... See full summary »

Director: Noreen Kershaw | Stars: Neil Fitzmaurice, Chris Bisson, Fiona Clarke, Ben Thompson

29. Maisons d'Alsace (1954)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: André Zwoboda | Star: Roland Ménard

30. Le temps de l'urbanisme (1962)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Philippe Brunet | Star: Yves Furet

31. La naissance d'une cité (1956)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Marcel De Hubsch

32. Suburb 4 Sale (2006 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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A one-hour observational documentary about the aspirations and dreams of three different families as they buy into, or try to opt out of, a public housing estate on the southwest edge of Sydney.

Director: Anne Delaney