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1. Happy Valley (2014 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama | Active

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Catherine is a no-nonsense police sergeant who heads up a team of officers in a rural Yorkshire valley. When a staged kidnapping spirals out of control turning into a brutal series of ... See full summary »

Creator: Sally Wainwright | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, George Costigan, James Norton, Charlie Murphy

2. Emmerdale (1972– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

4.8
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

Creator: Kevin Laffan | Stars: Lucy Pargeter, Elizabeth Estensen, Charley Webb, Mark Charnock

3. Chicken Run (2000)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.1
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88 Metascore

Chicken Run is a comedy escape drama with a touch of passion set on a sinister Yorkshire chicken farm in 1950s England.

Writers: Peter Lord, Nick Park, Karey Kirkpatrick, Mark Burton, John O'Farrell | Directors: Peter Lord, Nick Park | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson

4. The Secret Garden (1993)

G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's estate. Her uncle is very distant due to the ... See full summary »

Writers: Frances Hodgson Burnett, Caroline Thompson | Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott

5. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Douglas McGrath | Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

6. The History Boys (2006)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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74 Metascore

An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.

Writer: Alan Bennett | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Clive Merrison, Samuel Anderson

7. Wuthering Heights (2011)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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70 Metascore

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.

Writers: Andrea Arnold, Olivia Hetreed, Emily Brontë | Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Kaya Scodelario, James Howson, Solomon Glave, Shannon Beer

8. My Summer of Love (2004)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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82 Metascore

In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tamsin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.

Writers: Helen Cross, Pawel Pawlikowski, Michael Wynne | Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Natalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine, Dean Andrews

9. Altar (2014)

89 min | Horror, Mystery

4.7
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A young family move to an isolated estate that the wife has been hired to restore, only to discover that the previous owner is reputed to have murdered his wife.

Writer: Nick Willing | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Olivia Williams, Matthew Modine, Antonia Clarke, Adam Thomas Wright

10. Wire in the Blood (2002– )

69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Letheren, Emma Handy, Mark Penfold

11. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.3
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Creator: Reginald Hill | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

12. The Damned United (2009)

R | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

A look at Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of Leeds United.

Writers: Peter Morgan, David Peace | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Colm Meaney, Henry Goodman, David Roper, Jimmy Reddington

13. Calendar Girls (2003)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.

Writers: Juliette Towhidi, Tim Firth | Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Penelope Wilton, John Alderton

14. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

15. Possession (2002)

PG-13 | 102 min | Romance, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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52 Metascore

A pair of literary sleuths unearth the amorous secret of two Victorian poets only to find themselves falling under a passionate spell.

Writers: A.S. Byatt, David Henry Hwang, Laura Jones, Neil LaBute | Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Aaron Eckhart, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle

16. The Railway Children (1970)

G | 109 min | Family, Drama

7.4
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After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance.

Writers: E. Nesbit, Lionel Jeffries | Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Iain Cuthbertson

17. FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story.

Writers: Albert Ash, Tom McLoughlin, Ernie Contreras | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Paul McGann, Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Harvey Keitel

18. Brassed Off (1996)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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60 Metascore

The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.

Writer: Mark Herman | Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, Ewan McGregor, Stephen Tompkinson

19. Lassie (2005)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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84 Metascore

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

Writers: Eric Knight, Charles Sturridge | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage

20. Blow Dry (2001)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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38 Metascore

The annual British Hairdressing Championship comes to Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife Shelly and her lover Sandra run a beauty salon. Phil and ... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, Rachel Griffiths, Rachael Leigh Cook

21. Room at the Top (2012– )

120 min | Drama

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Stars: Matthew McNulty, Tom Brooke, Julia Ford, Peter Wight

22. Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A team of investigators attempt to stop a serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper from claiming his next victim, but uncover something far more terrifying.

Writers: Tony Grisoni, David Peace | Director: James Marsh | Stars: Warren Clarke, Paddy Considine, James Fox, David Calder

23. The Secret Garden (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Family, Drama

7.3
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When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- ... See full summary »

Writers: Blanche Hanalis, Frances Hodgson Burnett | Director: Alan Grint | Stars: Gennie James, Barret Oliver, Jadrien Steele, Michael Hordern

24. Ivanhoe (1952)

Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne.

Writers: Noel Langley, Æneas MacKenzie, Marguerite Roberts | Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

25. Robin Hood (1991)

TV-14 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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The Swashbuckling legend of Robin Hood unfolds in the 12th century when the mighty Normans ruled England with an iron fist.

Writers: Sam Resnick, John McGrath | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Uma Thurman, Jürgen Prochnow, Edward Fox

26. Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996–1998)

TV-PG | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Hetty wakes on her 60th birthday and decides to become a private investigator. With assistance from a teenager called Geoffrey and her husband Robert, combined with her own common sense, Hetty is confident she can solve any case.

Creators: John Bowen, David Cook | Stars: Patricia Routledge, Dominic Monaghan, Derek Benfield, John Graham-Davies

27. A Woman of Substance (1984 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings... See full summary »

Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Barry Bostwick, Deborah Kerr, Diane Baker

28. This Sporting Life (1963)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

7.8
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In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges ... See full summary »

Writer: David Storey | Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell

29. Lassie Come Home (1943)

Passed | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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After her destitute family is forced to sell her, a collie named Lassie escapes from her new owner and begins the long trek from Scotland to her Yorkshire home.

Writers: Hugo Butler, Eric Knight | Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Donald Crisp, Dame May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn

30. The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.0
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In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully - unaware that she is a lesbian. Anne is recording her ... See full summary »

Writer: Jane English | Director: James Kent | Stars: Maxine Peake, Anna Madeley, Susan Lynch, Christine Bottomley

31. Basil (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England stuggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.

Writers: Radha Bharadwaj, Wilkie Collins | Director: Radha Bharadwaj | Stars: Christian Slater, Jared Leto, Claire Forlani, Derek Jacobi

32. A Bit of a Do (1989– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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

33. Byron (2003 TV Movie)

147 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Following the success of his poem "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Byron becomes the toast of London.

Writer: Nick Dear | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Oliver Milburn, Michael Elwyn, Jonny Lee Miller

34. The Water Babies (1978)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.0
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This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel.

Writers: Charles Kingsley, Michael Robson, Lionel Jeffries, Denis Norden | Director: Lionel Jeffries | Stars: James Mason, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw, Joan Greenwood

35. Longford (2006 TV Movie)

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

7.8
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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.

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

36. Wuthering Heights (1970)

G | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Doomed lovers Catherine and Heathcliff are torn apart by their own selfishness and hate.

Writers: Emily Brontë, Patrick Tilley | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Anna Calder-Marshall, Timothy Dalton, Harry Andrews, Pamela Brown

37. Educating Yorkshire (2013– )

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"Educating Yorkshire is a British documentary television series broadcast on Channel 4. The eight-episode first series was first broadcast on 5 September 2013. It follows the everyday lives... See full summary »

Stars: Mr. Mitchell, Mr. Burton, Ryan Ward, Mr. Steer

38. The Secret Garden (1949)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Family

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When cholera takes the parents of Mary Lennox, she is shipped from India to England to live with her Uncle Craven. Archibald Craven's house is dark and drafty, with over 100 rooms built on ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ardrey, Frances Hodgson Burnett | Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell, Gladys Cooper

39. Seven Up! (1964 TV Movie)

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

40. The Secret Garden (1975– )

G | 210 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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In 19th-century India, little Mary Lennox is suddenly orphaned by cholera. Her only living relative is her crook-backed uncle, Archibald Craven, so Mary is sent to live at his estate on the... See full summary »

Stars: Sarah Hollis Andrews, Hope Johnstone, William Marsh, Jennie Goossens

41. Among Giants (1998)

R | 93 min | Romance, Comedy

5.8
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A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a ... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Beaufoy | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Griffiths, James Thornton, Lennie James

42. Billy Liar (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family.

Writers: Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

43. Hold the Dream (1986 TV Movie)

195 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Two-part, four-hour followup to "A Woman of Substance" with Deborah Kerr, now playing Emma Harte at age 80 in the last winter of her life and dealing with her granddaughter Paula, as well ... See full summary »

Writer: Barbara Taylor Bradford | Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Stephen Collins, Deborah Kerr, James Brolin

44. All Creatures Great and Small (1975 TV Movie)

92 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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The story of a young veterinarian's apprenticeship to a somewhat eccentric older vet in the English countryside, and the young man's hesitating courtship of the daughter of a local farmer.

Writers: Hugh Whitemore, James Herriot | Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Brenda Bruce, Christine Buckley, John Collin, Jane Collins

45. Wetherby (1985)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery

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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Writer: David Hare | Director: David Hare | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench, Marjorie Yates

46. Sharpe's Justice (1997 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Returning to Yorkshire, Sharpe finds himself on the wrong side between corrupt employers and exploited workers.

Writers: Bernard Cornwell, Patrick Harbinson | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Caroline Langrishe

47. Up 'n' Under (1998)

99 min | Comedy, Sport

5.4
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The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them ... See full summary »

Writer: John Godber | Director: John Godber | Stars: Gary Olsen, Richard Ridings, Samantha Womack, Ralph Brown

48. Stay Lucky (1989–1993)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Dennis Waterman, Emma Wray, Niall Toibin, Jan Francis

49. To Be the Best (1992 TV Movie)

Drama

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The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale! Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business-and struggles to salvage her marriage.

Writers: Barbara Taylor Bradford, Elliott Baker | Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Anthony Hopkins, Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Cazenove

50. How We Used to Live (1968–1996)

History

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British educational drama tracing the lives and fortunes of fictional Yorkshire families from Victorian times.

Stars: Redvers Kyle, Diana Davies, James Tomlinson, John Keyworth