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1. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. In series 1, the lads head to Germany seeking work, and... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Votes: 1,909

2. Toast (2010 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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57 Metascore

The ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960's Britain.

Director: S.J. Clarkson | Stars: Oscar Kennedy, Victoria Hamilton, Colin Prockter, Ken Stott

Votes: 7,037

3. Crossroads (1964–1988)

30 min | Drama

3.6
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The four or five times a week adventures of a motel owner, son, daughter and her staff. Drama was never far away from the ringing of the reception bell.

Stars: Noele Gordon, Susan Hanson, Ronald Allen, Paul Henry

Votes: 202

4. Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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71 Metascore

Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Will Young

Votes: 13,536 | Gross: $11.03M

5. 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: 426

6. A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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65 Metascore

Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Martin Arrowsmith, Dave Blant, Darren Campbell, Paddy Considine

Votes: 4,485 | Gross: $0.02M

7. Felicia's Journey (1999)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

A lonely middle-aged catering manager spends all of his time studying tapes of an eccentric TV chef. Meanwhile, a young woman is making her way from Ireland to find her boyfriend, who moved... See full summary »

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Arsinée Khanjian, Elaine Cassidy, Sheila Reid

Votes: 6,706 | Gross: $0.82M

8. Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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Drama about life at Rugby School in Victorian England. The headmaster is fair but not effective and life is brutal for the young boys because of bullying and it's consequences. The acting ... See full summary »

Director: David Moore | Stars: Julian Wadham, Alex Pettyfer, Stephen Fry, Jemma Redgrave

Votes: 878

9. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951)

Passed | 93 min | Drama

7.2
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A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman, the school bully.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, John Charlesworth, James Hayter

Votes: 243

10. The Rainbow (1989)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young woman deals in her own personal way with the trials of adolescence and young adulthood in early 1900s England.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Paul McGann, Christopher Gable

Votes: 927 | Gross: $0.44M

11. 24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience,... See full summary »

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Danny Nussbaum, Toby, Bruce Jones

Votes: 2,088

12. An Inspector Calls (1954)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When a young girl is found dead an inspector is sent to investigate a prosperous Yorkshire household. It emerges that each member of the family has a guilty secret - each one is partly responsible for her death.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Alastair Sim, Arthur Young, Olga Lindo, Brian Worth

Votes: 2,006

13. Anita & Me (2002)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence ... See full summary »

Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Kabir Bedi, Max Beesley, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Anna Brewster

Votes: 1,431

14. Faintheart (2008)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A romantic comedy set in the world of battle re-enactments, about an irresponsible guy who has to shape up in order to win back his wife.

Director: Vito Rocco | Stars: Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner, Jessica Hynes, Bronagh Gallagher

Votes: 764

15. Feast of July (1995)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Embeth Davidtz, Tom Bell, Gemma Jones, James Purefoy

Votes: 414 | Gross: $0.29M

16. Small Time (II) (1996)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Follows a gang of small time crooks in an English town. Malc is in danger of losing his girlfriend Kate if he doesn't spend more time at home and the gang leader Jumbo looks like he is ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Mat Hand, Dena Smiles, Shane Meadows, Gena Kawecka

Votes: 394

17. Warrior Queen Boudica (2006 TV Special)

7.8
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When the cowardly bureaucrat Catus Decianus breaks a peace treaty with the Iceni by brutalizing and humiliating their queen Boudica and her daughters the Iceian and allies join the queen in... See full summary »

Directors: Patrick Taulère, Kim Hawkins | Stars: Charlotte Comer, Simona Cuciurianu, Danny Green, Radu Andrei Micu

Votes: 73

18. Flame (1975)

91 min | Musical, Drama

7.0
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Light the Rock n' Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame. Set in the hardships of North England's ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Don Powell, Jim Lea, Noddy Holder, Dave Hill

Votes: 433

19. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1971 TV Mini-Series)

225 min | Drama, Family

8.3
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Tom Brown, as a new boy at Rugby Public School, has to contend with the school's harsh discipline and accepted bullying from the older boys. Adaptation of Thomas Hughes' novel.

Stars: Iain Cuthbertson, Simon Fisher-Turner, Richard Morant, Anthony Murphy

Votes: 115

20. Tom Brown's School Days (1940)

Approved | 86 min | Drama

6.8
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A young boy starts at Rugby boarding school. He is tormented by Flashman, the school bully.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew, Jimmy Lydon, Josephine Hutchinson

Votes: 303

21. Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Documents the rise of Mary Whitehouse during the 1960's, and the relationship between her and Sir Hugh Carleton Greene, the Director General of the BBC.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Julie Walters, Alun Armstrong, Hugh Bonneville, Georgie Glen

Votes: 249

22. All About Me (2002–2004)

30 min | Comedy

4.7
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Sitcom about life in a mixed-race Birmingham family as seen through the eyes of a teenager with cerebral palsy.

Stars: Jasper Carrott, Nina Wadia, Richard Lumsden, Amanda Root

Votes: 95

23. A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake (2002)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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77 Metascore

A study, mostly chronological, of the life of Nick Drake (1948-1974). Gabrielle, his older sister, tells us of her brother's birth in Burma, childhood in Warwickshire, life at Cambridge and... See full summary »

Director: Jeroen Berkvens | Stars: Nick Drake, Paul Weller, Gabrielle Drake, Rodney Drake

Votes: 540

24. His & Hers (2009)

80 min | Documentary

7.3
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A documentary which chronicles a ninety-year-old love story, through the collective voice of seventy ladies.

Director: Ken Wardrop | Stars: Leah Holohan, Grace McGee, Eimear Peters, Chloe O'Connor

Votes: 217

25. Decision Against Time (1957)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself. At the Conway Aero-Manufacturing Company... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars, Jeremy Bodkin, Gerard Lohan

Votes: 154

26. Swizzlewick (1964– )

Drama

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Drama series about the day-to-day events of a local council in a fictional Midlands town.

Stars: Patrick Mower, Arnold Peters, Martin Wyldeck, Gillian Royale

27. From ATVLand in Colour (2011 Video)

245 min | Documentary

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How ITV's regional station for the midlands created the first purpose-built colour television studios in Europe in 1969, covering the ATV heydays over to the transition to Central Independent Television.

Director: Peter Raven | Stars: Lee Bannister, Jim Bowen, Barbara Bradbury, Reg Harcourt

28. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1916)

Drama

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A squire's mischievous son becomes a boarder at Rugby.

Director: Rex Wilson | Stars: Joyce Templeton, Jack Coleman, Miss Marley, Evelyn Boucher