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1. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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44 Metascore

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Freddie Crowder

Votes: 63,399 | Gross: $6.86M

2. This Is England (2006)

Unrated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim

Votes: 102,703 | Gross: $0.33M

3. Billy Elliot (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 102,712 | Gross: $21.99M

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

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: 809

5. The Full Monty (1997)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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75 Metascore

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.

Director: Peter Cattaneo | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy, William Snape

Votes: 85,449 | Gross: $45.86M

6. Control (2007)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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78 Metascore

A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 53,500 | Gross: $0.87M

7. Geordie Shore (2011– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Reality-TV

5.3
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Reality TV show following eight young men and women as they spend a summer experiencing the highs and lows of Newcastle-upon-Tyne's party scene.

Stars: Vicky Pattison, Holly Hagan, Gaz Beadle, James Tindale

Votes: 3,677

8. How I Live Now (2013)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.5
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57 Metascore

An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Danny McEvoy

Votes: 23,189 | Gross: $0.06M

9. No Offence (2015– )

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Follows a group of police officers on the front line wondering what they did to end up where they are now, on the ugly side of Manchester.

Stars: Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy, Alexandra Roach, Will Mellor

Votes: 1,908

10. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)

50 min | Drama

6.2
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The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »

Stars: Lesley Dunlop, Christian Cooke, Philip Middlemiss, William Travis

Votes: 193

11. Safe House (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A married ex police couple are asked by a police officer and their close friend to turn their remote Guest House into a Safe House.

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Marsha Thomason, Paterson Joseph, Jason Merrells

Votes: 1,074

12. The Violators (2015)

101 min | Drama

6.0
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60 Metascore

When Shelly meets Rachel, two dysfunctional girls from radically opposed backgrounds set off on a collision course that will leave one of them shattered, the other re-born.

Director: Helen Walsh | Stars: Lauren McQueen, Brogan Ellis, Stephen Lord, Liam Ainsworth

Votes: 253

13. The Selfish Giant (2013)

91 min | Drama

7.3
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83 Metascore

Two thirteen year-old working-class friends in Bradford seek fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal.

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Lorraine Ashbourne

Votes: 9,401 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Black Work (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A policewoman sets out to discover who murdered her husband, an undercover officer.

Stars: Sheridan Smith, Matthew McNulty, Oliver Woollford, Honor Kneafsey

Votes: 838

15. Little Voice (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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68 Metascore

A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

Votes: 14,302 | Gross: $4.60M

16. Northern Soul (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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64 Metascore

Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.

Director: Elaine Constantine | Stars: Steve Coogan, Antonia Thomas, Ricky Tomlinson, James Lance

Votes: 2,874 | Gross: $0.01M

17. Playing the Field (1998–2002)

60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.2
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The on-the-field trials and tribulations and the off-the-field lives, loves and infidelities of the Castlefield Blues, an underfunded, badly managed ladies football team from South ... See full summary »

Stars: Ralph Ineson, Jo McInnes, Melanie Hill, Lorraine Ashbourne

Votes: 225

18. Hobson's Choice (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker, a widower and a tyrannical father of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson

Votes: 4,987

19. Housewife, 49 (2006 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, War

7.7
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In the late 1930s Nella Last,a housewife aged 49,living in Barrow-in-Furness on the North West English coast,agrees to send details of her routine to the Mass observation project,a ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Victoria Wood, David Threlfall, Christopher Harper, Ben Crompton

Votes: 561

20. The Tide of Life (1996– )

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby ... See full summary »

Stars: Gillian Kearney, John Bowler, Susie Burton, Gez Casey

Votes: 305

21. Catch Me Daddy (2014)

112 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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64 Metascore

Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.

Director: Daniel Wolfe | Stars: Sameena Jabeen Ahmed, Conor McCarron, Gary Lewis, Barry Nunney

Votes: 1,067

22. Electricity (2014)

96 min | Drama

6.1
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A journey seen through the eyes of a young woman with epilepsy that brings extraordinary hallucinations as she searches for her long lost brother.

Director: Bryn Higgins | Stars: Paul Anderson, Lenora Crichlow, Christian Cooke, Agyness Deyn

Votes: 639

23. 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: 785

24. The Wingless Bird (1997– )

180 min | Drama

7.6
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On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a ... See full summary »

Stars: Claire Skinner, Edward Atterton, Anne Reid, Michelle Charles

Votes: 386

25. Bedelia (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Bedelia, a newly remarried beautiful widow, is on honeymoon in Monte Carlo. A painter approaches her inquiring about her past. When she and her husband go back to England the artist will soon be there. Danger, crime and truth will follow.

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Ian Hunter, Barry K. Barnes, Anne Crawford

Votes: 83

26. Tony Robinson: Coast to Coast (2017– )

60 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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The actor picks up a pebble from the beach at St Bees in Cumbria and sets off along the 192 mile Wainwright Coast to Coast Walk to deposit it on the beach at Robin Hood's Bay on the other side of the country exploring the area en-route.

Star: Tony Robinson

Votes: 6

27. Myra Hindley: The Untold Story (2013– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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An in depth description of the lives of Myra Hindley and Ian Brady, otherwise known as the Moors Murderers. It focuses on their relationship and the series of events that led to them murdering 5 children.

Stars: Tom Roberts, Gemma Lawman, Haydn Holden, Conor Hanifin

Votes: 18

28. The Road to Coronation Street (2010 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

8.0
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The story of how the 22-year-old Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street (1960).

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Ann Aris, Lynda Baron, Steven Berkoff, David Dawson

Votes: 222

29. Tilly Trotter (1999– )

216 min | Romance, Drama

7.2
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Tilly Trotter is a down to earth young woman who is full of integrity and impassioned with innocent affection for the local farmer. Resilience and self belief carry her through some very ... See full summary »

Stars: Carli Norris, Simon Shepherd, Gavin Abbott, Neil Armstrong

Votes: 325

30. Harry (1993–1995)

50 min

6.3
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Harry Salter is the ruthless owner of a news agency in Darlington who will resort to any under-hand means or exploit anyone in order to get a story that he can sell to a newspaper. He is ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Bartholomew, Julie Graham, Tom Hollander

Votes: 26

31. The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Joanna Shimkus, Franco Nero, Honor Blackman, Mark Burns

Votes: 255

32. Class of '92: Out of Their League (2015– )

Documentary, Sport

8.5
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Giggs, Scholes, Butt, and the Neville Brothers... Man Utd legends from the Class of '92 buy shares in Salford City FC. The former United boys train, watch and cheer the Salford lads through their combined new footballing venture.

Stars: Nicky Butt, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes

Votes: 151

33. A Bit of a Do (1989– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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This series was set in a fictional Yorkshire town and based on the books by David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin and Henry Pratt. Each episode took place at a different social ... See full summary »

Stars: David Jason, Gwen Taylor, Nicola Pagett, Stephanie Cole

Votes: 107

34. Best (2000)

102 min | Biography, Drama

5.5
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The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.

Director: Mary McGuckian | Stars: John Lynch, Ian Bannen, Jerome Flynn, Ian Hart

Votes: 699

35. The Mark (1961)

Approved | 127 min | Drama

7.6
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A man who served prison time for intent to molest a child tries to build a new life with the help of a sympathetic psychiatrist.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Maria Schell, Stuart Whitman, Rod Steiger, Brenda de Banzie

Votes: 614

36. Between Two Women (2004)

92 min | Drama

6.1
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Set in Northern England, this powerful tale of suppressed sexuality offers poignant and sharply observant social commentary, interlaced with a tender romance. Vetern actress Barbara Marten ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Woodcock | Stars: Barbara Marten, Andrina Carroll, Andrew Dunn, Bruce Alexander

Votes: 337

37. Downtime (1997)

90 min | Romance, Thriller

4.6
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Former police psychologist Rob helps to save young Chrissy when she is about to commit suicide by jumping of 21st-story balcony with her 4-year-old son Jake. When he persuades her to go on ... See full summary »

Director: Bharat Nalluri | Stars: Paul McGann, Susan Lynch, Tom Georgeson, David Roper

Votes: 221

38. The Clouded Yellow (1950)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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When Secret Service agent David Somers is fired, he takes a quiet job with the Fentons at their country estate - cataloging butterflies, hence the title insect. David grows fond of Jess ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard, Sonia Dresdel, Barry Jones

Votes: 506

39. Barbara (1995–2003)

27 min | Comedy

7.1
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Whether she likes it or not the out-spoken, no-nonsense Yorkshire woman Barbara ('Gwen Taylor') has become the agony aunt, problem-solver for her extended family. Her husband, Ted ('Sam ... See full summary »

Stars: Gwen Taylor, Sam Kelly, Benedict Sandiford, Mark Benton

Votes: 93

40. Northern Lights (2016)

54 min | Drama

8.2
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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: Rhys Cadman, Katie Quinn, Gemma North, Mark Quinn

Votes: 13

41. Manhunt: The Search for the Yorkshire Ripper (1999– )

100 min | Documentary, Crime

7.5
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Two-part documentary focusing on the investigation to capture the Yorkshire Ripper by the West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police.

Stars: Janet Suzman, Dick Holland, Andrew Laptew, Megan Winterburn

Votes: 20

42. Granada Reports (1992– )

News

4.9
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Multiple daily news bulletins for the Granada North West region.

Stars: Tony Morris, Lucy Meacock, Jo Blythe, Kerrie Gosney

Votes: 9

43. BBC North West Tonight (1984– )

News

7.4
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Daily evening and nightly news bulletins for North West England.

Stars: Dianne Oxberry, Roger Johnson, Annabel Tiffin, Dave Guest

Votes: 9

44. Northern Soul (2004)

30 min | Drama, Short, Comedy

6.8
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Mark Sherbet is a young man obsessed with American wrestling. He dreams of becoming a professional wrestler but he has no idea what he is letting himself in for. Unfortunately for him, Mike couldn't punch his way out of a paper bag.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Jo Hartley, Jordan Dodd, David Coutts, Glyn Woods

Votes: 193

45. Left for Dead by the Yorkshire Ripper (2014 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, Crime

6.3
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Director: Katinka Newman | Stars: Janet Dibley, Andrew Laptew, George Oldfield, Tracy Browne

Votes: 6

46. Massive (2008– )

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Danny and Shay ditch their dead-end jobs to chase their dream - running a record label in Manchester.

Stars: Beverly Rudd, Faye McKeever, Christine Bottomley, Lorraine Cheshire

Votes: 88

47. Fanny Hawthorne (1927)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A celebration of working class leisure activities at Hindle, Lancashire, during "Wakes Week", an annual week still observed in parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire when all factories and ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Estelle Brody, John Stuart, Norman McKinnel, Marie Ault

Votes: 199

48. The Nature of the Beast (1988)

95 min | Drama

6.1
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A boy reads about the attacks of a unknown animal on livestock in the town. He plans to run his own investigation. The so called beast however is also used as a metaphor for every day problems the townsfolk face.

Director: Franco Rosso | Stars: Lynton Dearden, Paul Simpson, Tony Melody, Freddie Fletcher

Votes: 44

49. 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

50. Harold Shipman (2014– )

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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Stars: Alistair Parker, Ian Brooker, David Wayman, Audrey Nicholson

Votes: 7