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1. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 55,718

2. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama

5.8
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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Sally Dynevor

Votes: 3,540

3. Scott & Bailey (2011– )

45 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.

Stars: Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Tony Mooney, David Prosho

Votes: 3,023

4. Life on Mars (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers.

Stars: John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White, Dean Andrews

Votes: 24,654

5. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 27,061 | Gross: $1.13M

6. The Royle Family (1998–2012)

45 min | Comedy

8.0
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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house.

Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash

Votes: 4,332

7. State of Play (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.

Stars: John Simm, Kelly Macdonald, Bill Nighy, Philip Glenister

Votes: 7,138

8. Boy A (2007)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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75 Metascore

The story of a young Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a crime he committed as a child.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Peter Mullan, Shaun Evans, Siobhan Finneran

Votes: 33,268 | Gross: $0.11M

9. Blue Murder (2003–2009)

Not Rated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Single mother DCI Janine Lewis struggles with the problems of bringing up four children while leading her team of detectives in solving high-profile murders.

Stars: Caroline Quentin, Ian Kelsey, Paul Loughran, Nicholas Murchie

Votes: 623

10. Looking for Eric (2009)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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66 Metascore

Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Steve Evets, Eric Cantona, Stephanie Bishop, Gerard Kearns

Votes: 13,047 | Gross: $0.06M

11. Prime Suspect 3 (1993 TV Mini-Series)

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, Karen Tomlin, David Thewlis

Votes: 1,972

12. Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle (2016)

44 min | Short, Comedy

8.2
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Alan leaves behind his comfortable existence and heads north to ask whether, in this once United Kingdom, a `schasm` has formed between north and south.

Directors: Neil Gibbons, Rob Gibbons | Stars: John Thomson, Ben Rufus Green, Jean Ellwood, Rachel Bullen

Votes: 185

13. West Is West (2010)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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An immigrant father decides to take his truant son back to the old country.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Aqib Khan, Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Robert Pugh

Votes: 2,326

14. 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Joan Webster is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood. She meets her father in a fancy restaurant to tell him that she will ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney, Walter Hudd

Votes: 5,954

15. A Kind of Loving (1962)

112 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Alan Bates, June Ritchie, Thora Hird, Bert Palmer

Votes: 995

16. 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: 1,456

17. Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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65 Metascore

Sparks fly in Glasgow's south side when a young Asian man enters into a relationship with a Caucasian woman.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Atta Yaqub, Eva Birthistle, Ahmad Riaz, Shamshad Akhtar

Votes: 5,831

18. Wittgenstein (1993)

72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin

Votes: 1,505

19. Longford (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Lee Boardman, Jim Broadbent, Tam Dean Burn, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 2,305

20. See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A vivid drama that documents the notorious "Moors murderers", Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Maxine Peake, Sean Harris, Matthew McNulty

Votes: 744

21. Lost Christmas (2011)

89 min | Drama

7.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 879

22. 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: 715

23. Bob & Rose (2001– )

47 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A witty, touching comedy-drama about a thirtysomething gay man who is surprised to find himself falling in love with a woman.

Stars: Alan Davies, Lesley Sharp, Jessica Hynes, Katy Cavanagh

Votes: 357

24. Northern Lights (2016)

45 min | Drama | Post-production

Emma approaches adulthood, she tries to live an ordinary life and keep up to her late mothers expectations. However her anxiety weighs over her, stopping her from enjoying the last few youthful years.

Director: Nicholas Connor | Stars: Gemma North, Rhys Cadman, Katie Quinn, Carole Griffiths

25. I Became a Criminal (1947)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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In this gritty film noir, cynical ex-RAF flyer Morgan, bored with civilian life, joins a break-in gang led by Narcy. On his first job, the getaway car crashes after killing a policeman. ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Griffith Jones, René Ray

Votes: 882

26. Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land (2000 Video)

81 min | Documentary, Sport

5.6
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Official feature-length film tracing the fortunes of the Manchester United football team during the 1999/2000 season, the season after winning the treble. Includes footage of the training ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Potter | Stars: Emma Adams, Steve Adams, Eammon Atkinson, Sue Atkinson

Votes: 428

27. Fame Is the Spur (1947)

Passed | 96 min | Drama

6.9
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A British politician finds that his intense liberal views become more conservative with his rise to power.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John, Bernard Miles, Carla Lehmann

Votes: 87

28. Territory (I) (2014)

90 min | Drama

8.3
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Salford, Manchester - Ashley's been suspended from school. Stoney is looking for drugs. And Kieren and Sammy are bored. It's a typical Friday night - Until a new arrival changes everything.

Director: Reuben Johnson | Stars: Reuben Johnson, Benedict Fogarty, Michael Parr, Iain McKee

Votes: 16

29. Boys in the Band (2015– )

15 min | Comedy

6.2
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Comedy web series following the trials and tribulations of unsigned Manchester band, The Lads.

Stars: Craig Quinn, Daniel Bates, Callum Prewer, Lloyd Barnes

Votes: 12

30. The Alcohol Years (2000)

50 min | Documentary

6.3
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When artist, musician, writer and filmmaker Carol Morley was twenty-one she left her hometown of Manchester and did not return for twelve years. Growing up in the 80s, she began drinking ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Morley | Stars: Stella Grundy, Douglas Hart, Dave Haslam, Bruce Mitchell

Votes: 95

31. Factory: Manchester from Joy Division to Happy Mondays (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.4
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Director: Chris Rodley | Stars: John Simm, Jellybean Benítez, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris

Votes: 88

32. Do You Own the Dançefloor? (2015)

90 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.2
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The Hacienda nightclub closed it's doors for the last time in 1997. In 2000 69 lots from the club were sold off at auction in Central Manchester. Do you own the dance floor? tells the story... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Hughes, Chris Hughes, Daniel Lightening, Stuart Wareing, Toby Trueman | Stars: Clint Boon, Liam Gallagher, Dave Haslam, Peter Hook

Votes: 19

33. Imagining Love (2009)

20 min | Short

7.3
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An ambient story which works as a puzzle between 4 very different characters, by offering up ideas of imagination, false reality, escape from modern day pressures, and love.

Director: Nick Gillespie | Stars: Lauren Pressdee, Dominic Woodward, Steve Garry, Ian The Fish

Votes: 30

34. A Mancunian Story (2012)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.9
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A new breed of Football Hooligans gear up for The Manchester Derby with Violence imminent.

Director: Craig Quinn | Stars: Craig Quinn, Robert Chowdhry-John, Stephen Tailby, James McDonald

Votes: 22

35. Corruption II (2016)

83 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Gritty independent action/thriller set in Manchester, UK starring Michael L. Knight.

Director: Chris Gainsbury | Stars: Michael L. Knight, Maria Pazouros, Karl Greenwood, Thom Gallagher

36. Life as I Know It (2010– )

24 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A teen drama series about what life is really like at a British university. The people you meet, the arguments you have and the drama that happens when you first move away from home.

Stars: Shafiq Mirza, Jennifer Quinn, Brennan Reece, Leila Reid

Votes: 17

37. 25Gs (2008)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Johnny has lost £25,000. It all happened so fast: he just put it down for a second and then it was gone. It wasn't his to lose. He turns to his brother Del for salvation from his criminal ... See full summary »

Director: Baldwin Li | Stars: Joe Moan, Steve Garry, Helen Kennedy, Laura Danielle Sharp

Votes: 14

38. Human Garbage (2016)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Gary Jay | Star: Gary Jay

39. Diary of a Bad Lad (2010)

92 min | Comedy, Crime

4.1
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Frustrated filmmaker, Barry Lick, and a crew of film school wannabees, attempt to make a documentary about a local businessman who he believes is involved in property rackets, prostitution, pornography and drugs.

Director: Michael Booth | Stars: Joe O'Byrne, Paul Birtwistle, Donna Henry, Roxanne Gregory

Votes: 142

40. Mark Macready and the Archangel Murders (2009)

33 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

8.8
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Manchester. Present day. The supernatural crime hub of the twenty-first century, home of Detective Mark 'Mac' Macready. When Macready wakes from a coma he was brutally put into by an unseen... See full summary »

Director: Sean Candon | Stars: Ryan McDermott, Paul Feeney, Charlotte Fellows, Nathan Head

Votes: 35

41. Atomic Kitten: Kitten Diaries (2002 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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Director: Mike Cockayne | Stars: Jenny Frost, Natasha Hamilton, Liz McClarnon

Votes: 8

42. Charlie the Splendid (2014)

29 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

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The year is 1984. The city is Manchester. Margaret Thatcher is in power and unemployment is on the rise. Hard times are nigh. A foreign species is sending a soldier on a mission to Mother ... See full summary »

Directors: Brian McNulty, Callum Scott-Dyson | Stars: Matthew Stead, Harry Dyer, Andre Burton-March, Josh Morter

43. SouthSide (2003)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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The story's central character Billy Sheers, runs away from Manchester to hide out on the mean streets of south London. He's hiding from his ex girlfriends dad 'Brian Burns' a big time gangster from the north of England.

Director: M.J. McMahon | Stars: Dan Ashton, Waleed Elgadi, Stephen Lockwood, Joanna Maw

Votes: 20

44. I Am Gordon Burns (2013)

3 min | Short, Comedy

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Gordon Burns interviews Andi Googleheim (Once Used #1 fan) about his his meteoric rise to fame. Comedy parody starring Gordon Burns and Ted Robbins from Extremely Strange Pictures.

Director: Jean-Paul Bankes-Mercer | Stars: Shireen Ashton, Gordon Burns, Ted Robbins

45. Your State of Emergency (2008)

30 min | Short, Drama

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Your state of Emergency explores what happens when the War on Terror reaches your doorstep.

Director: Mark Ashmore | Stars: Audrey Ardington, Mark Ashmore, Allan Gentleman, Catherine Hamill

46. Mancattan (2009)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Directors: Phil Drinkwater, Colin Warhurst | Stars: Phil Drinkwater, Colin Warhurst, Hazel Earle, Vincent Heselwood

Votes: 21

47. How to Say I Love You. (2009)

8 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Two strangers meet in a park and strike up an unlikely and intimate conversation.

Director: Francesca Sophia | Stars: Sam Lucas Smith, Nicola Potts

Votes: 74

48. Final Payment (2006)

3 min | Short, Action

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John has to pay his loan-shark, but today he has a plan to sort out all his problems and make one FINAL PAYMENT.

Director: Ian Vernon | Stars: Hylton Collins, Gary Johnson

49. Ice Lolly (2013 Video)

10 min | Short, Comedy

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When Matt chats up Lisa for a bet he sees himself as the winner when he prevails but there is more to Lisa than meets the eye. After Matt meets Lisa's father the crazed ''Ice Lolly Ian'' things take a turn for the weirder.

Director: Craig Quinn | Stars: Jack Kenna, Cheryl Emlay, Phillip Mulhern, Ryan Lever

50. Hotpots II: Second Helpings (2013)

15 min | Short, Comedy

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The return of Percy and Bernard. This time they are out for Bernard's birthday to the local pub but when they do not sell Kebabs its a downhill slope.

Director: Lee Bolton | Stars: Lee Bolton, Graham Cheadle, John Clarkson, Ryan Lever