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1. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

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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: 59,334

2. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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The UK's longest-running television 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: 3,822

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: 3,632

4. Life on Mars (2006–2007)

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

8.3
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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: 25,539

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: 28,388 | Gross: $1.13M

6. The Royle Family (1998–2012)

45 min | Comedy

8.1
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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: 4,795

7. Prime Suspect 3 (1993– )

207 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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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: 2,229

8. State of Play (2003– )

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: 7,747

9. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996– )

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: 1,649

10. Boy A (2007)

R | 102 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 violent crime he committed as a child.

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

Votes: 34,302 | Gross: $0.11M

11. Suchîmubôi (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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66 Metascore

In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Anna Paquin, Patrick Stewart, Alfred Molina, Anne Suzuki

Votes: 14,489 | Gross: $0.41M

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

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.

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

Votes: 6,371

13. 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: 13,807 | Gross: $0.06M

14. 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: 2,395

15. 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: 466

16. See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006– )

180 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A vivid drama that documents the notorious "Moors murderers", Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

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

Votes: 835

17. Finding Fatimah (2017)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

8.6
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Shahid struggles to find love in the Asian community due to the stigma of his divorce, several years prior.

Director: Oz Arshad | Stars: Danny Ashok, Asmara Gabrielle, Nina Wadia, Wahab Sheikh

Votes: 2,964

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: 1,642

19. 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: 1,142 | Gross: $0.00M

20. 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: 6,039

21. 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: 2,443

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: 808

23. One Love Manchester (2017 TV Special)

Music

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Live BBC coverage of the One Love Manchester benefit concert at Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Stars: Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, The Black Eyed Peas, Camila Cabello

Votes: 94

24. 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: 375

25. Northern Lights (2016)

54 min | Drama

8.1
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As Emma approaches adulthood, she tries to live an ordinary life and keep up with 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

Votes: 14

26. 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 »

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

Votes: 989

27. I Became a Criminal (1947)

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

7.3
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After WW2, former RAF airman Clem Morgan joins a gang of black-market smugglers-thieves but when a robbery goes wrong, Clem is caught , framed for a policeman's murder, and is sent to prison where he plots his escape and revenge.

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

Votes: 975

28. Resistance: Fall of Man (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Sci-Fi

8.2
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Sergeant Nathan Hale along with the human resistance forces attempt to drive a mysterious alien-like invasion out of Britain.

Director: Brian Hastings | Stars: Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy, Peter Jessop, David Kaye, Jonny Rees

Votes: 1,263

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

81 min | Documentary, Sport

5.7
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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: 439

30. Fame Is the Spur (1947)

Passed | 96 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 103

31. 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: 98

32. Corruption II (2016)

83 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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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

33. 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: 89

34. Boys in the Band (2015– )

15 min | Comedy

6.5
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Comedy web series following the trials and tribulations of unsigned Manchester band, The Lads.

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

Votes: 16

35. 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

36. 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

37. 25Gs (2008)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.0
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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: 15

38. 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

39. Do You Own the Dançefloor? (2015)

90 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.8
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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: 21

40. 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

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

65 min | Documentary, Music

8.4
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Director: Mike Cockayne | Stars: Jenny Frost, Natasha Hamilton, Liz McClarnon

Votes: 9

42. Imagining Love (2009)

20 min | Short

7.6
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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: 39

43. SouthSide (2003)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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: 19

44. A Mancunian Story (2012)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.8
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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: 26

45. 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

46. Untitled: The Last Day of the Premier League (2012)

10 min | Short, Comedy

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It's the final day of The Barclay's Premier League. Manchester City & Manchester United sit atop of the table separated only by goal difference. United are away at Sunderland, whilst City ... See full summary »

Director: Kris Thompson | Stars: Charles Bennett, Ed Kear, Ollie Pearson, Eddie Webber

47. 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

48. Welcome to No Man's Land (2015)

80 min | Crime

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Three unemployed friends agree to participate in a drug deal, but things don't go to plan.

Director: Paul McDonahue | Stars: Paul McDonahue, Michael Hagen, Nicola Potts, Julian Gorman

49. 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

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