Most Popular Titles With Ronald Pickup
6. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.
Votes: 225,152 | Gross: $90.76M
10. Vera (2011– )
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
12. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.
15. Holby City (1999– )
60 min | Drama
The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.
16. Matlock (1986–1995)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
17. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
18. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Votes: 44,680 | Gross: $17.22M
19. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
53 min | Drama
An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.
21. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama
British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.
Votes: 76,091 | Gross: $46.38M
23. Never Say Never Again (1983)
PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.
Votes: 49,194 | Gross: $55.50M
24. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
PG | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Votes: 23,079 | Gross: $33.07M
26. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.
28. Bergerac (1981–1991)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
31. The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 171 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan.
32. Dark Floors (2008)
R | 85 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.
33. The Last Detective (2003– )
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
"Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants, and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans.
34. Pramface (2012– )
A girl from a middle class family gets drunk one night and sleeps with a working class boy, who also happens to be younger than she, and gets pregnant. But are there really feelings there?
35. Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989– )
Unrated | 30 min | Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Young Prince Caspian of Narnia wonders and dreams about the old days of Narnia when animals talked, and there were mythical creatures and four rulers in Caer Paravel. But his uncle and aunt... See full summary »
36. Young Dracula (2006– )
25 min | Comedy, Family
Single dad Count Dracula moves to modern-day Britain from Transylvania with his two children, Vlad and Ingrid. To his father's horror, Vlad - the show's eponymous hero - wants not to bite, ... See full summary »
37. Scarlett (1994 TV Mini-Series)
PG-13 | 360 min | Drama, Romance
Atlanta, 1873. It's another day (Melanie's funeral, in fact), and Scarlett is determined to win back Rhett (who's spending a lot of time with Belle Watling). First, she goes to Tara and ... See full summary »
38. Screen Two (1985–2002)
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 »
40. Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996–1998)
TV-PG | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
41. Ivanhoe (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 142 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He finds England under the reign of Prince ... See full summary »
42. The Fourth Protocol (1987)
R | 119 min | Thriller
John Preston is a British agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the 'special relationship' between the two countries.
Votes: 7,097 | Gross: $12.42M
43. Boon (1986–1992)
60 min | Drama, Comedy
Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen who start out in business together, initially in Birmingham and later in Nottingham. During the seven series (1986-1992), Ken ... See full summary »
44. Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World (1989 TV Movie)
99 min | Family, Adventure, Drama
Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer ... See full summary »
45. A Dry White Season (1989)
R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,645 | Gross: $3.77M
46. The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
49. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988 TV Movie)
Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
When latest heir to the Baskerville estate seems to be threatened by a family curse, only the master detective, Sherlock Holmes, can find out the truth.
50. The Silver Chair (1990– )
Unrated | 30 min | Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rilian.
52. The Worst Week of My Life (2004–2006)
29 min | Comedy
Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly ... See full summary »
53. Camille (1984 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Romance
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying ... See full summary »
55. Eleni (1985)
PG | 114 min | Drama, War
Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a ... See full summary »
59. The Time of Their Lives (2017)
Comedy | Post-production
Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover's funeral on glamorous French hideaway Ile-de-Re, former Hollywood siren Helen (Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of ... See full summary »
61. Evilenko (2004)
111 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile Evilenko begins to ... See full summary »
62. Pope John Paul II (1984 TV Movie)
150 min | Biography, Drama
Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic world.
64. The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)
PG | 102 min | Thriller
The year is 1914 and Richard Hannay, Mining Engineer who is visiting Britain for a short time before returning to South Africa, is shocked when one of his neighbours, Colonel Scudder, ... See full summary »
65. Horizon (1964– )
50 min | Documentary
Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »
69. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (2007)
91 min | Family
When a broken hearted boy loses the treasured wooden nativity set that links him to his dead father, his worried mother persuades a lonely ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replacement, ... See full summary »
70. Joseph Andrews (1977)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Lady Booby alias 'Belle', the lively wife of the fat landed squire Sir Thomas Booby, has a lusty eye on the attractive, intelligent villager Joseph Andrews, a Latin pupil and protégé of ... See full summary »
71. Jekyll & Hyde (1990 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
Henry Jekyll is a troubled man. His wife died of pneumonia. He wants his sister-in-law, but her father forbids any contact. And his experiments into the dual nature of man have yielded a ... See full summary »
73. Fortunes of War (1987 TV Mini-Series)
407 min | Drama, War
Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. The film catalogs and chronicles, after the war begins, the ... See full summary »
74. Nijinsky (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant but headstrong premier... See full summary »
76. Journey of Honor (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the 17th century Japan is divided between two forces. The eastern army lead by the Warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu and the western army which fights for Toyotomi's clan. Despite wining a recent ... See full summary »
127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The first of three parts, we follow Tulse Luper in three distinct episodes: as a child during the first World War, as an explorer in Mormon Utah, and as a writer in Belgium during the rise ... See full summary »
79. A Murder of Quality (1991 TV Movie)
90 min | Mystery
Taken from the book by John le Carre, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague, Ailsa Brimley, to investigate a mysterious letter from a junior master's wife at... See full summary »
83. Wagner (1981– )
300 min | Biography, Drama, History
A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at ... See full summary »
84. Behaving Badly (1989 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Drama
Judi Dench is jilted by her husband. He goes off to marry a younger woman. His mother, however still keeps pestering the old wife,who, fed-up with the state of affairs, becomes decidedly misbehaved.
85. Three Sisters (1970)
G | 165 min | Drama
Olga, Masha, and Irina Prozoroff lead lonely and purposeless lives following the death of their father who has commanded the local army post. Olga attempts to find satisfaction in teaching ... See full summary »
86. Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999 TV Movie)
93 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Lt. Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own.
87. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Biography, Drama
Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour ... See full summary »
90. Feather Boy (2004– )
120 min | Drama
Robert Noble, a bullied child who has premonitions, visits an old people's home and meets an elderly lady who asks him to go to Chance House and solve the mystery of the young boy who supposedly fell to his death there.
92. Schadenfreude (2016)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | Post-production
Jeremy O'Reilly - the malicious, self-important TV presenter of the show - has returned to further demolish the reputation of the disheveled bunch of locals, as part of his 'Clean up ... See full summary »
94. The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Family, History
Bobby, a brave Skye Terrier, becomes local legend when it refuses to leave his master's grave after he dies. The townsfolk feed the dog until local authorities ban strays. The kids decide to help Bobby defy the law. Based on true events.
96. The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, History, War
97. Medics (1990–1995)
50 min | Drama
The everyday lives and loves, trials and tribulations of the doctors, nurses, patients and administrative staff of a large teaching hospital in the north-west of England near the city of ... See full summary »
98. Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Bethune has long been a hero in China. Perhaps for reasons of politics and personality, however, his fame in North America lagged far behind. The film explores the complexity of a character... See full summary »