Most Popular Titles With Dave Atkins


1. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

7.0
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An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Votes: 83,548 | Gross: $14.56M

2. London's Burning (1988–2002)

50 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

Stars: Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Ben Onwukwe, Shirley Greenwood

Votes: 417

3. The Advocate (1993)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.8
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In medieval France, young lawyer Richard Courtois leaves Paris for the simpler life in the country. However, he is soon drawn into amorous and political intrigues. At the same time, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Megahey | Stars: Colin Firth, Amina Annabi, Jim Carter, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 1,666 | Gross: $0.67M

4. 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: 2,140

5. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 916

6. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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British Police television series, which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s, starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 1,256

7. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,196

8. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)

45 min | Comedy

7.7
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Two early thirties best friends live together while having completely different personalities. While their girlfriends try to help them take on more responsibilities the boys seldom respond well and usually end up drinking together.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin, Leslie Ash, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 5,700

9. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)

TV-PG | 55 min | Comedy

8.5
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Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Robert Daws, Richard Dixon

Votes: 9,618

10. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,346

11. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 232

12. Plunkett & Macleane (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Scott | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller, Iain Robertson, Ken Stott

Votes: 8,914 | Gross: $0.47M

13. The Detectives (1993–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime

7.5
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In the never ending, high tech war against crime, Detective Constables Bob Louis and David Briggs are the Scud missiles of the police arsenal of intuition, hunches and inspired guesses... ... See full summary »

Stars: Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell, George Sewell, Frank Windsor

Votes: 906

14. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 4,810 | Gross: $1.65M

15. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

8.0
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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

Votes: 875

16. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 536

17. Wycliffe (1994– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Set in Cornwall, Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe, who works along with his colleagues DI Doug Kersey and DI Lucy Lane, investigates murder cases with his trademark determination and clinical accuracy.

Stars: Jack Shepherd, Helen Masters, Jimmy Yuill, Tim Wylton

Votes: 340

18. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 97

19. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)

25 min | Comedy

6.7
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British version of the US TV show 'Who's The Boss?'

Stars: Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Joe McGann, William Puttock

Votes: 291

20. Britannia Hospital (1982)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It's the day when Her Royal Highness is ... See full summary »

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

Votes: 1,908

21. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 160

22. Shine on Harvey Moon (1982–1995)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Upon being demobbed RAF serviceman Harvey Moon, played by Kenneth Cranham, returns home and finds his family involved in various troubles. His wife Rita, played by Maggie Steed, is not ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Spriggs, Maggie Steed, Linda Robson, Lee Whitlock

Votes: 103

23. Personal Services (1987)

R | 105 min | Comedy

6.4
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The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox, Danny Schiller

Votes: 1,035 | Gross: $1.74M

24. The New Statesman (1987–1992)

70 min | Comedy

7.9
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In a parody of 1980s Conservatism, Rik Mayall is Alan B'Stard MP, the most machiavellian Tory of them all.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan, Terence Alexander

Votes: 1,797

25. Press Gang (1989–1993)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Paul Reynolds, Mmoloki Chrystie

Votes: 654

26. The Sign of Four (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 103 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.2
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The disappearance of a young woman's father and a mysterious note years later after the strange regular annual delivery of valuable pearls to her puts Sherlock Holmes on the case.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Robin Hunter, Alf Joint

Votes: 2,411

27. The Knock (1994–2000)

Crime, Action, Drama

8.5
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The Knock follows Her Majesty's Customs and Excise officers' lives and their efforts to hunt down the criminals trying to smuggle all sorts of contraband to the UK.

Stars: Steve Toussaint, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Enzo Squillino Jr., Andrew Dunn

Votes: 78

28. Alas Smith & Jones (1984–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.

Stars: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 999

29. The Last Seduction II (1999)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.4
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Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.

Director: Terry Marcel | Stars: Joan Severance, Con O'Neill, Beth Goddard, Dean Williamson

Votes: 367

30. Dramarama (1983–1989)

Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A series of plays for children which featured the supernatural frequently and science fiction occasionally.

Stars: Denyse Alexander, Ian Kirkby, Christopher Biggins, Bill Wallis

Votes: 79

31. Big Deal (1984–1986)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Lighthearted drama series about Robby Box, a small-time London gambler, and his long-suffering family.

Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Votes: 116

32. The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981–1988)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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Zany antics and sketches by the anarchic camp comic.

Stars: Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel, Andrie Reid

Votes: 395

33. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.8
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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 62

34. Rockliffe's Babies (1987– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Series featuring the tough and experienced Det. Sgt. Alan Rockcliffe, and his squad of young and enthusiastic plain-clothes PCs.

Stars: Ian Hogg, Joe McGann, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Bill Champion

Votes: 55

35. Spatz (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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A teen comedy show about life in a fast food restaurant.

Stars: Vas Blackwood, Paul Michael, Jonathan Copestake, Joe Greco

Votes: 84

36. P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982 TV Movie)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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The plot of one of the early Channel Four films is sweet and simple. Boy likes girl at school, but is too embarrassed to confront her. Alan relates everything to a running cricket ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Albasiny, Alison Steadman, Abigail Cruttenden, Maurice Dee

Votes: 612

37. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

7.8
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A drama series set in fourteenth century England, about the Grey family, Sir Thomas Grey and his children, dealing with issues of the day.

Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 220

38. The Odd Job (1978)

87 min | Comedy

6.6
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Arthur Harris is a happily married man who returns from his job to discover that his wife, Fiona, is leaving him. Devastated he gets really drunk and tries to commit suicide. After a few ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Graham Chapman, David Jason, Diana Quick, Simon Williams

Votes: 188

39. Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: John Shea, Bill Nighy, Lucy Gutteridge, David Warner

Votes: 568

40. London Kills Me (1991)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull ... See full summary »

Director: Hanif Kureishi | Stars: Justin Chadwick, Steven Mackintosh, Fiona Shaw, Brad Dourif

Votes: 491 | Gross: $0.17M

41. Hannay (1988–1989)

52 min | Drama

7.6
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Richard Hannay is a man of his times: an Edwardian gentleman and adventurer, a mining engineer from South Africa of Scottish origin, who lives by his own standards and wits, upholding a ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Gavin Richards, Jill Meager

Votes: 82

42. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Anthology of plays and novels adapted into feature length movies.

Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

Votes: 19

43. Forever Green (1989–1992)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Jack Boult, a former rally driver, and his second wife Harriet, who used to be a nurse, move from the bustle of London to start a new life in a cottage in the Somerset countryside, together... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Paola Dionisotti, Wendy van der Plank

Votes: 42

44. Comrades (1986)

183 min | Drama, History

7.6
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The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

Director: Bill Douglas | Stars: Keith Allen, Dave Atkins, Stephen Bateman, Katy Behean

Votes: 577

45. Happy Ever After (1974–1979)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Stars: Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Beryl Cooke, Caroline Whitaker

Votes: 32

46. Paradise Postponed (1986)

569 min | Drama

8.3
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A clergyman, famous for his support of left-wing causes, dies - and surprises his family by leaving a great deal of money to a Conservative Member of Parliament. Why?

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, David Threlfall

Votes: 92

47. Northern Lights (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Colin and Howie are constantly feuding best friends who marry sisters Jackie and Pauling turning them into brothers-in-law. Can their relationships survive their feuding as it seems they will stop and nothing to outdo each other.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Benton, Nicola Stephenson, Sian Reeves

Votes: 94

48. Truckers (1987– )

50 min

7.1
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Comedy Drama about a Northern Haulage Firm struggling in the recession hit 1980's in the UK.

Stars: James Hazeldine, Julie Shipley, Caroline Ryder, Daragh O'Malley

Votes: 21

49. Law & Order (1978– )

80 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Four-part drama series about the British juicidal system, dealing with an investigation presented from the perspectives of the police force, the criminal, the solicitor and the prison system.

Stars: Peter Dean, Derek Martin, Deirdre Costello, Billy Cornelius

Votes: 65

50. Finney (1994– )

60 min

6.9
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"Finney" begins with the murder of the patriarch of a criminal family, Patrick "Tucker" Finney. Who killed him? There are plenty of suspects - from his compulsive gambler and drug addict ... See full summary »

Stars: David Morrissey, Christopher Fairbank, Lynn Farleigh, Melanie Hill

Votes: 31

51. Gems (1985–1988)

7.2
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Stars: Jonty Miller, Cornelius Garrett, Margo Cunningham, Anjela Belli

Votes: 19

52. Singleton's Pluck (1984)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

6.8
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A farmer becomes an unintentional celebrity when, because of a strike, he has to walk his five thousand geese, one hundred miles to market.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Ian Holm, Penelope Wilton, Bill Owen, Richard Hope

Votes: 86

53. Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage (1989 TV Movie)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Joe and Sarah Marriot is a pair of European campers who have pitched their tent for a little R & R at a campsite in France. The other families that have come to the site on holiday provide ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Jack Shepherd, Zoë Wanamaker, Katerina Hadjimatheou, Jamie Groves

Votes: 77

54. Les Girls (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

5.4
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Comedy set in a modelling agency, Maggie's Models.

Stars: Debby Bishop, Rachel Fielding, Janet McTeer, Sadie Frost

Votes: 9

55. The Little World of Don Camillo (1981– )

Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Mario Adorf, Brian Blessed, Harry Fowler, Mark Lewis

Votes: 23

56. Muck and Brass (1982– )

50 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Mel Smith, Darien Angadi, Raymond Mason, James Faulkner

Votes: 27

57. Mr. Love (1985)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy

7.3
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An elderly mild-mannered gardener becomes a lovable legend in his town for his talent to romantically please every woman that fancies him.

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: Barry Jackson, Maurice Denham, Margaret Tyzack, Linda Marlowe

Votes: 74 | Gross: $0.00M

58. Big Jim and the Figaro Club (1979–1981)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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1950's set sitcom about Big Jim and his gang of builders, the Figaro Club, who are looking to enjoy life in their seaside town while avoiding work at all costs.

Stars: Bob Hoskins, Norman Rossington, David Beckett, Sylvester McCoy

Votes: 18

59. Horse in the House (1977– )

30 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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Children's TV-show about kids who attempt to hide their horse, called Orbit, in the main larder in the third east wing of their country mansion, seeing as mum and dad wants to sell the horse to an Arab oil billionaire.

Stars: Kim McDonald, Alison Glennie, Pete Postlethwaite, Dougal Rose

Votes: 10

60. Past Caring (1985 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama

8.4
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67 year-old Victor is forced to move into an old people's home but he prefers to grow old disgracefully.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Emlyn Williams, Connie Booth, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 15

61. Gone to the Dogs (1991– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Harry Enfield, Warren Clarke

Votes: 12

62. This Is David Lander (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Stephen Fry, Mark Arden, Frances Barber, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 41

63. Smashie and Nicey, the End of an Era (1994 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

8.2
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A mockumentary, rockumentary featuring the spoof radio DJ's from Harry Enfield's sketch shows. Telling of their rise to fame, their influence on music history and fall from grace in a parody of real life radio presenters.

Director: Daniel Kleinman | Stars: Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Dave Atkins, Dan Travers

Votes: 79

64. Frontiers (1996– )

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Stars: Kevin McNally, Peter Howitt, Simon Kunz, Clare Holman

65. Hard Cases (1988– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Eric Deacon, Barry Jackson, June Barrie, Gerrard McArthur

66. Bookmark (1983– )

50 min | Biography

7.4
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A look at the world of books and writers.

Stars: David Troughton, Simon Winchester, Maureen Lipman, Patricia Routledge

Votes: 5

67. Caleb Williams (1980– )

284 min | Adventure

7.0
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Stars: Mick Ford, Günther Maria Halmer, Chrissie Cotterill, Jacques Maury

Votes: 23

68. The Life Story of Baal (1978)

58 min | Drama

8.1
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German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht never produced a fully revised version of Baal, his first play (1918), and so the text can be considered fair game for further work. Director ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Neil Johnston, Patti Love, Jeff Rawle, Nick Edmett

Votes: 10

69. Miracles Take Longer (1983– )

30 min | Drama

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Drama series set in a citizen's advice bureau.

Stars: Patsy Byrne, Rosemary Williams, Terence Harvey, Polly Hemingway

71. They Came from Somewhere Else (1984– )

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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The new town of Middleford is taken over by aliens. Not quite a sitcom or a sketch comedy but it fell somewhere in between.

Stars: Robin Driscoll, Tony Haase, Pete McCarthy, Rebecca Stevens

Votes: 18

72. Matilda's England (1979– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Anna Calder-Marshall, Georgine Anderson, Alan Bodenham, Roger Booth

73. Life's a Gas (1992)

15 min | Short

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Director: Phil Davis | Stars: Dave Atkins, Lee Ross

74. Bull Week (1980– )

270 min | Drama

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Drama chronicling one week at a Midlands factory.

Stars: Mark McManus, Philip Martin Brown, Stephanie Fayerman, Czeslaw Grocholski

75. Drunk and Disorderly (1995)

45 min

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Stars: Rowland Rivron, Keith Allen, Mark Arden, Dave Atkins

76. Sidney's Chair (1995)

21 min | Short

4.3
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Director: Roberto Bangura | Stars: Dee Anderson, Dave Atkins, Ricci Beevas, James Bentley

Votes: 6

77. Law & Order (1978– )
Episode: A Prisoner's Tale (1978)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Les Blair | Stars: Peter Dean, Deirdre Costello, Edward Cast, Roger Booth

78. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Alarms and Setbacks (1992)

Comedy

6.5
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While Dermot is trying to get Dorothy back together with Gary, Gary is trying to impress Deborah with a new burglar alarm.

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Harry Enfield, Martin Clunes, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 39

79. Paradise Postponed (1986)
Episode: And a Happy New Year to You, Too! (1986)

49 min | Drama

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The extended Simcox clan gathers at the rectory for Christmas, while the Titmusses join the Fanners. But the season's goodwill proves in short supply. Agnes learns disturbing news about ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Michael Hordern, Annette Crosbie, Peter Egan, Eleanor David

80. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Babies (1995)

29 min | Comedy

7.7
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Gary has a dream in which he and Dorothy are at the altar, both pregnant. After initial repulsion he starts to warm to the idea of being a father, buying a huge cuddly rabbit, but after ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin, Leslie Ash, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 39

81. Truckers (1987– )
Episode: Breaking the Eggman (1987)

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Director: Jan Sargent | Stars: James Hazeldine, Julie Shipley, Paul Angelis, Dave Atkins

82. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)
Episode: Bridging the Gap (2002)

Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Many years have passed since the lads completed the building job in Spain for Ally Fraser when all bar one of them are brought back together in Middlesborough for Oz's wake - but someone ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Tim Healy, Kevin Whately, Christopher Fairbank, Timothy Spall

Votes: 34

83. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)
Episode: Caroline's First Fight (1990)

Comedy

6.8
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Caroline and Charlie have to chase after the children who have run away to Charlie's former London estate, due to disagreements about their behaviour. But Caroline's fish out of water status leaves her ending up the naughty one.

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Joe McGann, Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Kellie Bright

Votes: 5

84. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)
Episode: Cheers (1993)

Comedy

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Jo goes to a party where she gets drunk and is consequently ill. Caroline feels that Charlie is over-reacting in his anger so, to set an example, he persuades his friends who come to watch ... See full summary »

Stars: Dave Atkins, Honor Blackman, Kellie Bright, Xavier Duran

85. London's Burning (1988–2002)
Episode: Christmas Special (1988)

Drama

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Blue Watch team find themselves having to make professional and personal plans for the festive period.

Director: Les Blair | Stars: Rupert Baker, Ross Boatman, James Hazeldine, Katharine Rogers

86. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
Episode: Chuffy (or, Jeeves in the Country) (1991)

TV-PG | 51 min | Comedy

8.7
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Jeeves gives notice when Bertie plans to continue his less-than-inspired horn playing during a country vacation. Chuffy rents Bertie a country cottage and hires Jeeves as his new ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Matthew Solon, Sharon Holm

Votes: 141

87. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Cleaning Lady (1994)

Comedy

7.6
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When Dorothy complains that the flat is a mess Gary hires attractive Portuguese Elena, who has a boyfriend back home but is still pursued by Gary. Tony loses his job at the pub to Les's ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Neil Morrissey, Martin Clunes, Dave Atkins, Caroline Quentin

Votes: 42

88. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Cock-Up (1989)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Eric Richard, Christopher Ellison, Peter Ellis, Jeff Stewart

89. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Deadly Weapon (1993)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Andrew Mackintosh, Lynne Miller, Graham Cole, Tom Butcher

90. Big Deal (1984–1986)
Episode: Deals on Wheels (1986)

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Dave Atkins, Deirdre Costello

91. Van der Valk (1972–1992)
Episode: Doctor Hoffmann's Children (1991)

Action, Drama

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Van Der Valk investigates several murders. A fall, a burning, a drowning, a dog attack, and a shooting. His daughter helps him get his clue to solve them.

Director: Anthony Simmons | Stars: Barry Foster, Meg Davies, Ronald Hines, Richard Huw

92. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Drag Act (1978)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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A daring gang of cold-blooded thieves make off with lorries carrying brandy on two separate occasions, killing a driver and injuring a policeman. The Sweeney are made to look a laughing ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Kate Fahy, Albert Welling

Votes: 37

93. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Dreamhouse (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Terry is hired to house-sit for the former sixties pop sensation Frankie Farrow whilst Frankie is appearing at a Las Vegas night-club. However after meeting Frankie's brother Derek he ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Richard Griffiths, Wanda Ventham

Votes: 32

94. British Men Behaving Badly (1992–2014)
Episode: Drunk (1995)

29 min | Comedy

8.8
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To celebrate getting back together again with Gary Dorothy cooks a meal but first Gary and Tony repair to the pub where landlord Les invites them to sample his guest ales. Inevitably the ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Caroline Quentin, Dave Atkins

Votes: 57

95. Finney (1994– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1994)

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Director: David Hayman | Stars: David Morrissey, Dave Atkins, Mark Benton, Elspeth Charlton

96. Caleb Williams (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1980)

90 min | Adventure

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Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Mick Ford, Günther Maria Halmer, Stephen Rea, Franz Rudnick

97. Northern Lights (2006– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2006)

46 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The two friends talk about starting a new company together--until Howard gets an offer to return to his old job. As Howie gets back behind the wheel of his company car, Colin finds a gig driving a taxi.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Benton, Nicola Stephenson, Sian Reeves

Votes: 9

98. Gone to the Dogs (1991– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1991)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Harry Enfield, Warren Clarke

99. Forever Green (1989–1992)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1989)

Drama

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Director: David Giles | Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Paola Dionisotti, Wendy van der Plank

100. Gems (1985–1988)
Episode: Episode #1.45 (1985)

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Director: Keith Washington | Stars: Bill Armstrong, Dave Atkins, Anjela Belli, Jenny Bolt